UCLA IAC

Visiting Scholars, Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows, Research Grant Awardees, Shirley Hune Awardee, and Parson Grant Awardees 2016-2017

VISITING RESEARCHERS AND VISITING SCHOLARS

Vanessa Diaz, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center

Tanachai Mark Padoongpatt, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Asian American Studies Center

Natale Zappia, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, American Indian Studies Center

 

GRADUATE/PREDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Rahim Kurwa, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, Bunche Center for African American Studies
Research Title: Vouchers and the Elusive Promises of Housing Reform.

Tahseen Shams, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, Asian American Studies Center
Research Title: The Homeland, the Hostland, and Beyond: Identity Formation Based on Global Geopolitical Contexts.

SHIRLEY HUNE AWARDEES

Kimberly Welch, Graduate Student, Theater
Research Title: Spatial Dispossession: Historic and Contemporary Inter-racial Performative Practices in New Orleans

 

PARSON GRANT AWARDEES

Randall Akee, Ph.D., American Indian Studies
Research Title: Income Inequality and Income Mobility for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

Keith Camacho, Ph.D., Asian American Studies
Research Title: Sole!: Samoan Youth Rebellion in New Zealand and the United States.

Charlene Villaseñor Black, Ph.D., Chicana and Chicano Studies and Art History
Research Title: DIEZ: Ten Artists, Ten Stories.

Serena Does, Ph.D. and Margaret Shih, Ph.D, Anderson School of Management
Research Title: Mistaken identity: Development and Validation of Internal and External Racial Categorization Scale in Monoracial and Multiracial.

 

RESEARCH GRANT AWARDEES

Faculty

Randall Akee, American Indian Studies; Maylei Blackwell, Chicana and Chicano Studies; Lucy Burns, Asian American Studies; Keith Camacho, Asian American Studies Center; Jessica Cattelino, Anthrophony; Serena Does, Anderson School of Management; Eufemia Jacob, Nursing; Marissa K. López,  Department of English; Sean Metzger, Theater; Margaret Shih, Anderson School of Management; Robert Teranishi, Education

Graduate Students

Christina Ayson, Asian American Studies; Megan Baker, American Indian Studies; Clementine Bordeaux, American Indian Studies; Jacqueline Caraves, Vanessa Cisnero, American Indian Studies; Charlacia Dent, Film & Television; Benjamin Doleac, Ethnomusicology;  Michael Ishimoto, Education; Christina Lee, Urban Planning; Tiffany Lytle, Asian American Studies; Preston McBride, History; Jeremy Peretz, World Arts & Cultures/Dance; Angela Robinson, Gender Studies; Alex Warner Rodriguez, Ethnomusicology; Gitanjali Singh, Gender Studies; Jessica Stewart, Political Science; Heidi Tuason, Community Health Sciences; Ariana Valle, Sociology; Silvia Patricia Rodriguez Vega, Chicana and Chicano Studies; Kimberly Welch, Theater