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Visiting Scholars, Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows, Research Grant Awardees, and Shirley Hune Awardee

2020-21

Research Grants 2020-2021

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Clementine Bordeaux, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, "Living Mitákuye Oyás'in "

Juan Francisco Cristobal, Ethnomusicology, "Nostalgic Memory of the Q'anjob'al Fiddle: Musical Appropriation in Indigenous Maya Religious Customs and Commemoration the Dead"

Viki Eagle, Anthropology, "Ancestors Rez Metal"

Alana de Hinojosa, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Overlapping and Colliding Inter-Ethnic Claims to El Chamizal"

Sandra Howard, American Indian Studies, "Indigenous STEM Students' Experiences in Higher Education"

Talia Quintana, Gender Studies, " Hiaki Vatwe Yoeme Relations and Neoliberal Agendas of Settler Colonial Desire"

Renee White Eyes, Education, "60 Years of Native American Student Recruitment and Retention in the Journal of American Indian Education"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Randall Akee , American Indian Studies, "Indigenous Rights to Knowledge, Data and Records"

Erin Debenport , Anthropology, "Frontier Indigeneity: Contested Subjectivities and Linguistic Sovereignty in the Pueblo Borderlands"

Angela Riley, American Indian Studies, "The United Nations World Intellectual Property Organization Project on the Protection of Indigenous Peoples' Traditional Knowledge"

Tria Blu Wakpa , World Arts and Cultures/Dance, "Native American Embodiment in Educational and Carceral Contexts: Fixing, Eclipsing, and Liberating"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Taylor Aquino, Sociology, "Multiracial Identity and the Gender Gap in College Attainment"

Kathleen Corpuz , Asian American Studies, "Ai Pono Project: Educating the Next generations of Farmers in Manoa Valley"

Lauren Higa , Asian American Studies, "Radical Asian American Social Workers: An Examination of Politics, Practice, and the Pursuit of Social Justice"

Hanna Joo , Asian American Studies, "Our Name is Dosan "

Sharon Lau, Asian American Studies, "Talking to Our Own: Mental health dialogue in Chinese American households between immigrant parents and second generation youth"

Annie Le, Education, “I Only ‘Gang Bang’ on the Weekends": The Racial Imaginings of Cambodian American Gang Affiliated Youth in a Schooling Context"

Hyunjeong Lee, Political Science, "AAPI Undocumented Immigrant Project"

Vivien Leung, Political Science, “How Microaggressions Shape Asian American Politics”

Dana Saifan, Psychology, “The Impact of Multiple Minority Identities on Mental Health: An Examination of Muslim American Transition-Age Youth”

Jacob Thomas, Sociology, “The Denied, the Deterred, and the Disenchanted: Why a Variety of Potential Emigrants Never Immigrated”

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees – Faculty

Michelle Caswell, Information Studies, “Assessing the Affective Impact of Seeing Yourself in Archives”

Vinay Lal, History, “New Forms of Political Solidarity among Indian Americans around Civil Resistance in India”

Chicano Studies Research Center Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Lorena Camargo Gonzalez, Education, “A Historical Critical Race Analysis of Latinx Representation in Children's Literature”

Delaney Knorr, Anthropology, “Experiences of adult mother-daughter relationships during daughters' first pregnancy: a study of culture, family, and mental health”

Lucia Leon, Chicana and Chicano Studies, “Love and Legalization: Latino Undocumented Young Adults in Los Angeles”

Gemma Repiso Puigdelliura, Spanish and Portuguese, “Empty Onset Repair Strategies in Spanish Heritage Speakers”

Fernando Villegas Rivera, Chicana and Chicano Studies, “Politics of Sanctuary and Politics of Hate in North America: A Transnational and Comparative analysis of Pro-migrant and Anti-migrant Policies and Practices in Mexico and the United States”

Chicano Studies Research Center Grant Awardees – Faculty

Molly Fox, Anthropology, “How social adversity may relate to psychological distress and adverse birth outcomes in Latina pregnant women”

Marissa K. López, English, “Picturing Mexican America”

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Graduate Students

Azeb Tadesse, Education, “Classroom Without Walls: Online Learning in Higher Education in Africa”

Debanjan Roychoudhury, Sociology, “Southside, We Outside: Policing & Placemaking in Historic Jamaica, Queens, New York”

Blair Black, Ethnomusicology, “By Us For Us: The Queer Of Color Sound Economy in Electronic Dance Music”

Brisa Smith Flores, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, “The Afrocentric Museum: Understanding Identity, Decoloniality, and the African Diaspora through Museums in the Global South”

Mary Senyonga, Education, “Black Women and Femmes’ Resistive and Healing Projects: Making a Way on Traditionally Oppressive Institutions”

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies – Faculty

Tiffany Brannon (Interethnic/CSRC), Pyschology, “Reading, Writing, and Reducing Prejudice: Leveraging Inclusive Curriculum Practices to Decrease Intergroup Bias and Backlash”

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Christine Slaughter, Political Science, "No Strangers to Hardship: African Americans, Poverty, and the Politics of Resilience”

Shirley Hune Award

Julio Alicea, Education, "Each One Teach One: Uncovering the Pedagogies and Politics of Black and Latinx Students at a South Central High School”

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center – Nicholas Barron (Anthropology, University of New Mexico, PhD), “Applying Anthropology, Assembling Community: The Co-Production of Anthropology and Indigenous Politics in Southern Arizona”

Asian American Studies Center – Anna Kim (Urban Planning, UCLA, PhD), “Immigrant Atlanta: Integration, Segregation, and Sprawl in the New South”

Chicano Studies Research Center – José A. Muñoz (Sociology, Stony Brook University, PhD), “Navigating the Academic Field: Latino First-Gen and In-Between Identities”

2019-20

Research Grants 2019-2020

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Megan Baker, Anthropology, "Visions of Opportunity: Choctaw Economic Development and Land Governance in Southeastern Oklahoma"

Carlie Domingues, American Indian Studies, "Contemporary California Indian Women and Intellectual Oral Tradition"

Tabatha Keton, American Indian Studies, "Governmental Structure, Bureaucracy, and the Settler Colonial State"

Preston McBride, History, "A Lethal Education: Institutionalized Negligence, Epidemiology, and Death in United States Off-Reservation American Indian Boarding Schools, 1879-1934"

Brenda Nicolas, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Zapotecs Across Settler Colonial Borders: Gendering Politics of Belonging and Identity"

Alexa Sampson, American Indian Studies, "Examining Lumbee Women's Public Service Strategies"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Jessica Cattelino, Anthropology, "Seminole Water and Everglades Restoration"

Mishuana Goeman, Gender Studies, " Carrying Our Ancestors Home: Digital education Project on NAGPRA and repatriation"

Tria Blu Wakpa, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, "Native American Embodiment in Educational and Carceral Contexts: Fixing, Eclipsing, and Liberating"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Rishi Gune, Asian American Studies, "Fragments of National Inclusion: Indian American Women/Trans Diasporic Communities and the State"

Harleen Kaur, Sociology, "Surviving Stigma: How Sikhs Navigate Racialized Violence and Trauma in the US and Canada"

June Kuoch, Asian American Studies, "Southeast Asian Deportation: Abolitionist Models of Justice through a Queer/Trans Feminist Praxis"

Talitha Angelica Trazo, Asian American Studies, "What’s the Tea?: The Bond Between Boba and Asian American Youth Culture in California (IRB#19-000282, Certified Exempt)"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Jaqueline Kim, Psychology, "Supportive Care Needs in Korean American Patients with Metastatic Cancer"

Norma Mendoza-Denton (Interethnic/CSRC), "LA Speaks: Mapping Linguistic Boundaries of the Greater Los Angeles Area"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Alana De Hinojosa, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Unruly Río Grande Terrain of Struggle: The Unresolved Space of el Chamizal"

Alma Esperanza Villa Loma, Urban Planning, "Contesting Precarity & Dispossesion: Undocumented Latinxs Transforming the Meaning of Space and Home in Boyle Heights"

Natalie Santizo, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Critical Latina/o Foodways: Tracing Regional Foods in Southern California and New Mexico, 1910-1945"

Adriana Silvestre, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Abject Communities: Queers and Feminist Punks of Color in Los Angeles"

Nadia Zepeda, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Healing Justice in Chicana Feminist Organizing"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Amada Armenta, Urban Planning, "Immigration and Legal Attitudes: Examining Puebladelphia"

Genevieve Carpio (Interethnic/AISC), Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Spanish Mission Architecture and the White Spatial Imaginary in New Zealand"

Kristine Flanagan, Film, Television and Digital Media, "Las Aguilas del Desierto"

Ruben Hernandez-Leon, Sociology, "The Return of the Bracero Program: The Recruitment of Temporary Migrant Workers Under the H-2 Visa Program"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Saroya Corbett, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, "The Moving Pelvis, Hips, and Butt: Dancing the Everyday through Bounce and Majorette Performance"

Jamelia Harris, Education, "Punished at the Intersections: A Case Study of Black Girls and School Discipline"

Kali Malaika Tambree, Sociology, "The Temporality of Waves & Atlantic Waterworlds: Imagined Communities of the Middle Passage"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Karida Brown, Sociology & African American Studies, "The Origins of Racial Inequality in Education"

Scot Brown, African American Studies, "P-Funk Speaks"

Ellen Scott, Film, Television and Digital Media, "Cinema's Peculiar Institution: a Proposal for Research Trip Funding and to Complete a Database of Images of the Enslaved"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Channel Cecilia McLewis, Education, "Brave Black Women on White Campuses: Black Undergraduate Women’s Experiences with Gendered Racism"

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Rebecca Tsosie (Law, UCLA, PhD) " Indigenous Sustainability: Traditional Knowledge, Climate Adaptation and Resilience"

Asian American Studies Center - Erin Khue Ninh (English, UC Berkeley, PhD), "Perfect Lies: Passing for the Model Minority"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Jennifer Josten (History of Art, Yale University, PhD), "From Post-Revolutionary Mexico to the Chicano Movement, and Back: Graphic and Urban Design Across Borders"

2018-19

Research Grants 2018-2019

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Megan Baker, Anthropology, "Chahta, Nahullo, Lusa (Choctaw, White and Black): Sovereignty and Racial Formations in Southeastern Oklahoma"

Kylie Gemmell, American Indian Studies, "Re-Integration of Native Prisoners in Seattle"

Iara Mantenuto, Linguistics, " San Sebastián del Monte Mixtec: Documentation and Analysis in the Community"

Preston McBride, History, "A Lethal Benevolence: Institutionalized Negligence, Epidemiology, and Death in Perris Indian School and Sherman Institute, 1892-1934"

Anmarie Mendoza, American Indian Studies, "Decolonizing the Los Angeles Water Narrative: A Social Justice Multimedia Art Campaign uplifting Tongva and Paiute Communities"

Christine Samuel-Nakamura, Nursing, "A pilot study exploring the relationship between the environment and American Indian/Alaskan Natives residents in Los Angeles County"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Paul Kroskrity, Anthropology, "Designing a Dictionary for Tewa Youth: Critical Language Documentation in the Village of Tewa"

Kyle Mays, African American Studies, "Black Belonging, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Radical Resurgence on Turtle Island"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Sharee Anzaldo, Nursing, "Filipino American Parental Beliefs and Perceptions about Managing Care for a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder"

Aruna Ekanayake, Film and Television, "Incarceration, Immigration and the Police State: Cinema and Decolonization following the Civil Rights Era"

James Huynh, Asian American Studies & Public Health, "We're Here, We're Queer, Happy New Year! LGBTQ Vietnamese American Intergenerational Organizing and its Impacts on Quality of Life"

Tamar Kodish (Interethnic/CSRC), Psychology, "Perspectives on School-Based Suicide Risk Assessment and Referral Procedures: Barriers and Facilitators to Mental Health Services for Ethnic Minority Youth"

Edward Nadurata, Asian American Studies, "Who Cares?: Labor, Ability, and Elderly Filipina Migration"

Hoa Nguyen, Education, "Federally Funded Diversity Initiatives: Building Capacity for Civic Engagement at Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions"

Josephine Faith Ong, Asian American Studies, "The Colonial Boundaries of Exile: Contextualizing Mabini’s Incarceration in Guåhan"

Bryan Wilcox (Interethnic/CSRC), Statistics & Political Science, "Identity Politics in Context: How Context Shapes Our Connection to Groups and Our Politics"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Renee Tajima-Pena, Asian American Studies, "Three Nikkei Fathers: A Social Documentary Trilogy"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Chantiri Duran Resendiz, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Making Moves in, with and Against the University: The Development of a Politicized Voice in Immigrant Student Organizing"

Gabriela Rodriguez Gomez, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Preserving Culture, Picturing Trauma: Chicana/o and Mexican Commemorative Murals in Watsonville, California in the 1980s"

Rafael Solorzano, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Queering the Emergent Borderlands; Undocuqueer Activism in the U.S. South"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Maylei Blackwell, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Women Who Make Their Own Worlds: The Ester Hernández Oral History Project"

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, Political Science, "Women of Color, Intersectionality, and the Geography of Electoral Politics in the United States"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Chantal Jones, Education, "The Educational Diversity Project Follow-Up: Law Graduates Ten Years into the Future"

Joelle Julien, Anthropology, "Haitian Migration to Latin America and the American Southwest"

Adria Tinnin (Interethnic/CSRC), Political Science, "From Picket Fences to Picket Lines: Environmental Pollution and Discrepancies in Modes of Mobilization"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Marcus Hunter, African American Studies & Sociology, "Black Los Angeles: A Public and Digital Archive"

Ellen Scott, Film, Television and Digital Media, "Cinema's Peculiar Institution: A Book Project and Digital Humanities Extension"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Yatta Winnie Kiazolu, History, “'ALL THE WOMEN ARE MEETING:' Black Women Activists, Ghanaian Independence, and Pan-African Sisterhood, 1950-1966"

Visiting Scholars

Asian American Studies Center - Josen Masangkay Diaz, Literature, University of California, San Diego, "Configurations of Martial Law"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Roy Perez, English and American Literature, New York University, "Proximities: Queer Configurations of Race in Latina/o Literature and Performance"

Shirley Hune Award

Megan Baker, Anthropology, "Chahta, Nahullo, Lusa (Choctaw, White and Black): Sovereignty and Racial Formations in Southeastern Oklahoma"

2017-18

Research Grants 2017-18

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Amanda Bailey, Anthropology, " Reclaiming Wellness for Landscapes and Communities at a Tribal College in Montana"

Patrick Burtt, American Indian Studies, " Reclaiming Washoe History, California Gold Rush (1848) to the Comstock Lode (1859)"

Marcus Bear Eagle, American Indian Studies, "Retaining Language & Identity in the Face of Urbanism: An Analysis of Methods Used by Taiwan’s Indigenous Population and Other Ethnic Minorities"

Sina Bear Eagle, American Indian Studies, "Lakota Interests and Oral Histories in National Park System Areas"

Lydia Faitalia, American Indian Studies, "A Matriarchs Tautua: Commodifying Matai (Chief) titles and its effect on PI diaspora"

Allison Ramirez, Sociology, " United We Rise, Divided We Fall: Selection and Resistance in Pan-Indian Entities"

Shena Sanchez (Interethnic/Bunche & CSRC), Education, " Urban Girls of Color On The Beaten Track: Disciplined And Tracked Out Of College Opportunities"

Melo-Jean Yap (Interethnic/Bunche & CSRC), Education, "Sister Scientist Outsider: Women of Color Community College and Transfer STEM Students in Los Angeles"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Gregson Schachner, Anthropology , "Hopi Perspectives on the Archaeology of the Hopi Mesas"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Tamar Kodish (Interethnic/CSRC), Psychology, " Cultural, Interpersonal and Communication Themes in a Depression Prevention Program with Adolescents from Low-Income Immigrant Families "

Jenny Lee, Education, " Argonauts of the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Educational Persistence and Success among Pacific Islander College Students"

Demiliza Saramosing, Asian American Studies, " Indigenizing Kalihi: Cultivating Solidarities between Working-Class Filipinos and Native Hawaiians in the U.S. Colony of Hawai‘i"

Latana Thaviseth (Interethnic/Bunche), Education, " Southeast Asian American Students and the Transfer Process"

Tykeysha Thomas (Interethnic/Bunche), Nursing, "The Lived Experiences and Health Impacts of Micro-aggressions on College Students"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Visiting Research Fellow

Vanessa Diaz, "Manufacturing Celebrity: Whitewashed Red Carpets, Latino Paparazzi, and the Political Economy of Hollywood Media Production"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Graduate Students

Claudia Diera, Education, "Los Angeles Latina/o Youth: Civic Ways of Being"

Leighanna Hidalgo, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "If Vendors Get No Justice, You Don’t Get No Peace!. Black and Latina/o Street Vendors Demand Rights in Contested Urban Spaces"

Alana De Hinojosa, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "El Rio Grande as Unruly Archive: Submerged Voices of the Chamizal Diaspora"

Johnny Ramirez, Education , "They Say Pushout, WE SAY PUSHBACK!!!’ A Case Study Examination of Chicanx-Latinx After-School Youth Development and Transformational Resistance"

Silvia Rodriguez Vega. Chicana and Chicano Studies , "Healing with HeART: Resilience and Coping with State Neglected Immigrant Children"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Gerald Higginbotham, Psychology, "Can I Belong in School & Sports? The Interplay of Race, Gender, & Athletics on Academic Identity"

Channel McLewis, Education, "Looking at the Residuals: A Qualitative Analysis of the Expectations v. Realities of Black Women's College Choice"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Tiffany Brannon, Psychology, "When and How do Diversity Courses (and other Inclusion Initatives) Teach Lessons that Reduce Social Inequality?"

Karida Brown, Sociology, "The Eastern Kentucky African-American Migration Project"

Serena Does and Margaret Shih (Interethnic/AISC), Anderson/Psych, "Mistaken identity: Development and Validation of Internal and External Racial Categorization Scale in Monoracial and Multiracial Contexts"

Eufemia Jacob, Nursing, "Testing of Personalized Health Education Series Delivered via Smartphone in Children with Sickle Cell Disease"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Gregory Tadashi Toy, English, "Sites, Settings, and Strata: Asian American Literature and the Built Environment"

Savannah Kilner, Gender Studies, "Pride and Property: Queer Settler Colonialism, Blackness, and the Landed Politics of Solidarity"

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Nancy Marie Mithlo, Cultural Anthropology, Stanford University, "A/Part of this World: Indigenous Art at the Venice Biennale 1999-2017"

Asian American Studies Center - Crystal Baik, American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California, "Decolonial Mediations: Korean Diasporic Aesthetics & Demilitarizing Division"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Bernadine Hernández, Literature, University of California, San Diego, "Sexing Empire: Producing Nationhood, Sexual Economies, and Racialized Gender and Sexuality in the Southwest Borderlands"

Shirley Hune Award

Shena Sanchez, Graduate Student, Education, "Urban Girls of Color on the Beaten Track: Disciplined and Tracked Out Of College Opportunities"

2016-17

Research Grants 2016-17

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Megan Baker, American Indian Studies, "Promised Zone: Reconciliation through Choctaw Economic Development"

Clementine Bordeaux, Culture and Performance, "UNTITLED (Mitákuye Oyásʼiŋ)"

Vanessa Cisneros, American Indian Studies, "Saginaw Anishinaabe Tribal Observer: Strong Voice, Strong Nation"

Preston McBride, History, "A Lethal Benevolence: Institutionalized Negligence, Epidemiology, and Death in American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding Schools, 1879-1934"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Randall Akee, Public Policy & American Indian Studies, "Income Inequality and Income Mobility for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders"

Jessica Cattelino, Anthropology, "Citizenship and Territoriality in the Everglades: Synthesizing Settler Colonialism, Racialized Labor, and White Property Ownership"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Christina Ayson, Asian American Studies, "M.O.B. and Perform"

Michael Ishimoto, Education, "No More Gaman: A Historical Ethnographic Study of Asian American Student Activism In Philadelphia"

Christina Aujean Lee, Urban Planning, "The Effects of Ethnic Neighborhoods and Resources on Housing Choice"

Tiffany Lytle, Asian American Studies, "Knoum Kaun Khmer (I am Cambodian): An Exploration of Cambodian American-ness"

Angela Robinson, Gender Studies, "Indigenous Sovereignty in Oceania: Affect, Performance, and Sociality"

Gitanjali Singh, Gender Studies, "Sikh Mothers and Daughters: Sexuality, Knowledge and the Metropolis"

Heidi Tuason, Public Health, Community Health Sciences, "The Kamalayan Project: Digital Storytelling for Mental Health Stigma Reduction in the Filipino Community"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns, Asian American Studies, "The New Woman in Plays by Chinese Women in Hawaii"

Keith Camacho, Asian American Studies, "Sole!: Samoan Youth Rebellion in New Zealand and the United States"

Sean Metzger, Theater, "Seismic Shifts and Asian American Theater"

Robert Teranishi, Education, "Navigating Racial and Social Hierarchies within the Postdoctoral Workforce"

Chicano Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Jacqueline Caraves, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Transgressing Boundaries: Latinxs Navigating Family, Labor, and Spirituality"

Ariana Valle, Sociology, " Nuevos Destinos, Nuevas Posibilidades?: The Incorporation and Citizenship Experiences of Puerto Ricans in Orlando, Florida"

Silvia Rodriguez Vega, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Healing with HeART: Resilience and Coping with State Neglected Immigrant Children"

Chicano Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Maylei Blackwell, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "The Politics of Localization: Indigenous Women’s Social Movements in Guerrero and Oaxaca"

Marissa K. López, English, "The Xicano Future is Now: Poetry, Performance, and Prolepeis: Observation and Oral History with Adrian Molina"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Charlacia Dent, Film and Television, "Cultural Identity, Self-Identification and Iconography in African- American Music Videos"

Benjamin Doleac, Ethnomusicology, "The New Orleans Second Line: Diaspora, Tradition and Transmission"

Jeremy Peretz, Culture and Performance, "Performing Colonial Social Orders: Ritually Embodied Hierarchies of Race and Ethnicity in Guyanese Comfa Religion"

Alex Warner Rodriguez, Ethnomusicology, "Improvising Ethnography on the Siberian Jazz Scene"

Jessica Lynn Stewart (Interethnic/CSRC), Political Science, "Spatialized Racial Views: The Influence of Geography and Economic Restructuring on American Perceptions of Racial Progress"

Kimberly Welch, Theater and Performance Studies, "Spatial Dispossession: Historic and Contemporary Inter-racial Performative Practices in New Orleans"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Serena Does & Margaret Shih (Interethnic/AISC), Anderson School of Management/Psychology, "Mistaken identity: Development and Validation of Internal and External Racial Categorization Scale in Monoracial and Multiracial Contexts"

Eufemia Jacob, Nursing, "Testing of Personalized Health Education Series Delivered via Smartphone in Children with Sickle Cell Disease"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies Center - Tahseen Shams, Sociology, "The Homeland, the Hostland, and Beyond: Identity Formation Based on Global Geopolitical Contexts"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Rahim Kurwa, Sociology, "Vouchers and the Elusive Promises of Housing Reform"

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Natale Zappia, History, UC Santa Cruz, "Food Frontiers: Indigenous Ecologies in Early America, 1350-1850"

Asian American Studies Center - Tanachai Mark Padoongpatt, American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California, "Thais That Bind: Food and the Making of Thai American Los Angeles"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Vanessa Diaz, Anthropology, University of Michigan, "Manufacturing Celebrity: Whitewashed Red Carpets, Latino Paparazzi, and the Political Economy of Hollywood Media Production"

Shirley Hune Award

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

Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Faculty Research Award

Randall Akee, American Indian Studies, "Income Inequality and Income Mobility for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders"

Keith Camacho, Asian American Studies, "Sole!: Samoan Youth Rebellion in New Zealand and the United States"

Charlene Villaseñor Black, Chicana and Chicano Studies & Art History, "DIEZ: Ten Artists, Ten Stories"

Serena Does and Margaret Shih, Anderson School of Management, "Mistaken identity: Development and Validation of Internal and External Racial Categorization Scale in Monoracial and Multiracial Contexts"

2015-16

Research Grants 2015-16

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Juan David Delgado, Sociology, "Black as Indigenous: The Non-Ethnoracial Origins of 'Black Communities' in Colombia"

Jan David Hauck, Anthropology, "Language Shift, Hybridization, and Revitalization in an Aché community"

Temryss Lane, American Indian Studies, "Native Americans and an Emerging Identity in Soccer"

Preston McBride, History, "Institutionalized Negligence: The Mechanics of Disease and Death at California’s Perris Indian School and Sherman Institute. 1892-1930"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Felicia S. Hodge, Nursing, "Examining Type 2 Diabetes among California American Indians"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Sumiko Bruan, Asian American Studies, "Cultivating Sovereignty: Disruptions of Post-Industrial Society through Native Hawaiian Resistance"

Maria Sayil Camacho, Education, "Postdoctoral Scholars at University of California: Constructing a Migrant Identity within the Workplace"

Brady Joseph Collins, Urban Planning, "The Boundaries of Culture: Neighborhood Branding in Multi-Ethnic Los Angeles"

Nina M. Flores, Urban Planning, "Redefining A Happy Ending: Rights For Massage Workers"

Ivuoma Onyeador, Psychology, "Marginalized or Model Minority: Do Asian Students’ perceptions of ingroup status predict outgroup attitudes and intergroup contact?"

Victoria Rodriguez-Operana, Education, "The Achievement-Adjustment Paradox: Understanding the Academic Achievement and Psychosocial Adjustment of Filipino American Adolescents"

Preeti Sharma, Asian American Studies, "Raising Eyebrows: Affective and Intimate Labor in Los Angeles' South Asian Threading Salons"

Jacob Richard Thomas, Sociology, "To Over-stay or Return: Asian-American Nonimmigrant Visa Holder's Decisions Under Immigration Control"

Tykeysha Thomas (Interethnic/Bunche), Nursing, "The Lived Experiences and Health Impacts of Micro-aggressions on College Students"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Grace Kyungwon Hong, Asian American Studies, "Transnational Solidarities: The Third World Women's Alliance (1971-1979)"

Sean Metzger, Theater, "Ten Thousand Waves: Migration and Performance"

Renee Tajima-Peña, Asian American Studies, "Building History 3.0"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Diana Alicia Porras, Education, "Mamás as Education Policymakers in the Era of the Local Control Funding Formula: A Case Study of Latina Mothers of English Learners in the Rancho los Nietos Unified School District"

Casandra Salgado, Sociology, "The Economic and Social Incorporation of U.S.-born Hispanics and Whites in Albuquerque, New Mexico"

Rafael Solorzano, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Trail of Dreams: UndocuQueer Acts and Political Possibilities"

Ariana Valle, Sociology, "Nuevos Destinos, Nuevas Posibilidades?: The Incorporation and Citizenship Experiences of Puerto Ricans in Orlando, Florida"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Cesar Ayala, Sociology, "Federal Race-Making Statecraft in Puerto Rico"

Robert Romero (Interethnic/AASC), Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Being Mixed Race at UCLA"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Lisa Berglund, Urban Planning, "Talking Detroit: A Comparison between Academic, Media and Local Rhetoric Defining Redevelopment Challenges in Detroit"

Araceli Centanino, History, "The Correctional Class: Race, Education, and Juvenile Justice in Los Angeles, 1945-1980"

Benjamin Doleac, Ethnomusicology, "New Orleans Drummers: Diasporic, Tradition and Transmission"

Peter Haffner, Culture and Performance, "The Circulation of Haitian Art"

Deonte Harris, Ethnomusicology, "African Diasporic Performance Culture and Black Internationalism: A Critical Investigation of Interculturality among Black Migrants in Britain"

Guadalupe Navarro-Garcia, Education, "Integrating Social Justice Values in Educational Leadership: A Study of African American University Presidents"

Alex Warner Rodriguez, Ethnomusicology, "Jazz Space, Sound, and Society among Chilean Millennials"

Shena Crystel Sanchez, Education, "Care not Condemnation: Urban Girls of Color and School Discipline, a Collective Memory by Black and Brown Girls on the Wounds Inflicted by Current School Discipline Policies"

Alessandra Williams, Culture and Performance, "Choreographing Decolonized Labor: The Social Movements of REALITY and Ananya Dance Theatre in the Americas"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies Center - Keali‘i Troy Kukahiko, Education, "Pacific Islanders in College Football: Bridging the Gap Between Access and Degree Attainment"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, English, "Gender Times: The Multiple Temporalities of Manual and Reproductive Labor in Nineteenth-Century African American Autobiographies"

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Julia Gosart, Information Studies, UCLA, "Why Indigenous Politics Matter"

Asian American Studies Center - Isabela Seong Leong Quintana, History, University of Michigan, "Urban Borderlands: Neighborhood and Nation in Chinese and Mexican Los Angeles, 1870s-1930s"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Robb Hernandez, American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, "Finding AIDS: Archival Body/Archival Space and the Chicano Avant-garde"

Shirley Hune Award

Alessandra Williams, Graduate Student, Culture and Performance, "Choreographing Decolonized Labor: The Social Movements of REALITY and Ananya Dance Theatre in the Americas"

Brady Collins, Graduate Student, Urban Planning, "The Boundaries of Culture: Neighborhood Branding in Multi-Ethnic Los Angeles"

2014-15

Research Grants 2014-15

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Jacinta Arthur de la Maza, Culture and Performance, "Ka Haka Mai Te Mana Tupuna: The Repatriation Movement in Rapa Nul"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Randall Akee, Paul Ong, Silvia Jimenez, Public Policy, "Asset Building for Native Americans"

Maylei Blackwell, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Remapping Abya Yala: The Continental Indigenous Women’s Network and the Politics of Scale"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Stephanie Chang, Asian American Studies, "What’s Eating Gidra? Representation of Foodways in Gidra"

Micah Kamoe, American Indian Studies, "Indigenous Entrepreneurship: Interviews with Native Hawaiian & Native American Business Owners"

Darrah Kuratani, Public Health, "An Ethnographic Exploration of Native Hawaiians’ Sense of Well being"

Chhandara Pech, Urban and Regional Planning, "Welfare Trap: The Struggle for Intergenerational Mobility Amongst Southeast Asians"

Rita Phetmixay, Asian American Studies & Social Welfare, "Memory Works and Self-Reflection through Lao American Family Dynamics"

William Tsai, Psychology, "Cultural Differences in Emotion Expression and Suppression: Implications for Health and Well-Being"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Casandra Salgado, Sociology, "Home-School Cultural Value Conflicts as a Casual Influence in Reducing Academic Persistence and Well-Being Among Latino First-Generation College Students"

Yolanda Vasquez Salgado, Psychology, "Home-School Cultural Value Conflicts as a Casual Influence in Reducing Academic Persistence and Well-Being Among Latino First-Generation College Students"

Irene Vega, Sociology, "Patrolling Territorial Borders, Negotiating Symbolic Boundaries: A Case of Mexican American Immigration Agents"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Ruben Hernandez-Leon, Sociology, "Appalachia Meets Aztlan: A New Destination of Mexican Immigration after the Great Recession"

Marissa Lopez, English, "Latino Cultures Network"

Abel Valenzuela, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "UCLA Carwash Industry Study – Phase 2"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Benjamin Doleac, Ethnomusicology, "New Orleans Drummers as a Community of Practice: Diaspora, Tradition and Transmission"

Lucio Oliveira, Political Science, "Rio de Janeiro 2000’s Sporting Mega-Events and Socio-Spatial Inequalities"

Anndretta Lyle Wilson, Theater and Performance Studies, "Black Performances, Women Practitioners, International Stages"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Scot Brown, African American Studies & History, "Dayton, Ohio: Soul and Funk Oral History Project"

Grace Hong, Asian American Studies & Gender Studies, "Against Domestication: Audre Lorde’s Anti-Imperialist Vision"

Vinay Lal, History, "James Lawson and the Architecture of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Staff

Dalena Hunter, African American Studies & Information Studies, "Out of the Archival Closet: Opening the Historical Record to Black Lesbian Lives"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies Center - Phi Su, Sociology, "Immigrant Political Resocialization and Incorporation"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Susila Gurusami, Sociology, "Doing Time After Prison: Raced, Classed, and Gendered Dynamics of Navigating Spaces in the Carceral State"

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Thomas Christopher Aplin

Matthew Hooley

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

Asian American Studies Center - Margaret Ji Rhee

Chicano Studies Research Center - Ernesto Chávez

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Vanessa Tyson

2013-14

Research Grants 2013-14

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Clementine Bordeaux, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, "Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Voices from the Pine Ridge Reservation"

Alexandra Mojado, American Indian Studies, "Does Public Law 280 Contribute to Domestic Violence on Southern California Indian Reservations?"

José Luis Serrano Nájera, History, "Making Human Rights Civil Rights: Chicana/o Indigenous Consciousness and Transnational Human Rights?"

David Shorter, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, "Lutu Chuktiwa Film Repatriation: Giving Back a Film to Yoeme Community Member"

Chantal Walker, American Indian Studies, "The Owens Valley Paitues and their History of Water and Water Rights"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Laura Enriquez, Sociology, "'Border Hopping Mexicans' and 'Law-Abiding Asians': The Consequences of Radicalized Undocumented Immigration Status for Undocumented Students"

Aakash Kishore, Psychology, "Parental Rejections and Psychological Distress in South Asian LGBT Americans"

Preeti Sharma, Asian American Studies, "Raising Eyebrows: Affective, Intimate, and Body Labor in LA’s South Asian Threading Salons"

Rachel Grace Shuen, Asian American Studies, "La Fiesta de Los Angeles: Race, Ethnicity, and History on Parade in Late 19th and Early 20th Century LA"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Lucy Burns, Asian American Studies, "Starring Ms. Roboto: Human-Robot Sociality in Asian American Theater"

Patricia Greenfield, Psychology, "Cultural Differences in Support to Stress"

Sean Metzger, Theater, "Reconceptualizing Asian America: Montreal and the Chinese Atlantic"

Paul Ong, School of Public Affairs/Urban Planning, "Immigrant Earning in an Era of Growing Economic Inequality"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Nancy Acevedo-Gil, Education, "Building a College-Going Culture in an Under-Resourced High School: Implications for Latina/o College Choices and Enrollments"

Laura Enriquez (Interethnic/AASC), Sociology, "'Border Hopping Mexicans' and 'Law-Abiding Asians': The Consequences of Radicalized Undocumented Immigration Status for Undocumented Students"

Ana K. Soltero López, Education, "Examining the Identity, Social Interactions, and Academic Performance of Undocumented Latina/o Students"

Caitlin Patler (Interethnic/AASC), Sociology, "The Educational, Economic, Civic Engagement and Health Trajectories of DACA Applicants"

Janet Rocha, Education, "First Year Experience: Exploring How Students’ Cultural Tool-kits Serve as Resources for College Persistence"

Patricia Torres, Urban Planning, "Fieldwork for Mapping Survival and Accountability in Aztlan: On Feminisms and Politics of Violence"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

David Garcia, Education, "Complicating the 'Mexican School' Narrative: School Segregation in Oxnard, CA 1900-1975"

Marissa Lopez, English, "Latino Culture Network"

Renee Tajima-Peña, Asian American Studies, "No Mas Bebes Interactive"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Negin Ghavami, Psychology, "Disparities in Health and Academics of Urban, Ethnic Minority LGBQ Middle School Students"

Susila Gurusami, Sociology, "Mothering on the Margins: Race and Class Constructing of Precarious Mothering"

Jacob Lau (Interethnic/CSRC), Gender Studies, "Sistership as Survival: Looking after Sylvia, Marsha and Queens in Exile"

Kimberly Mack, English, "The Fictional Black Blues Figure: Blues Music and the Art of Narrative Self-Invention"

Winter Schneider, History, "History, Memory and Identity in Haiti’s Lakou: Views from the Diaspora"

Janira Teague, History, "I, Too, Am America: Migrations, Identity and Citizenship in Black New York City, 1890s – 1930s"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Walter Allen & Patricia McDonough, Education, "Counselor Calculus: Assessments of Student-Institutional Fit and (mis)conceptions about the UC"

Paul Von Blum, Communication Studies, "The Civil Rights Movement for Beginners"

Robin Derby, History, "Male Heroism, Demonic Pigs and Memories of Violence in Haiti and the Dominican Republic"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies Center - Joyce Warren, English

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Cory Gooding, Political Science

Postdoctoral Fellows

Celia Lacayo, Institute of American Cultures

Visiting Scholars

Asian American Studies Center - Sharon Luk
Chicano Studies Research Center - Maurice R. Magaña

2012-13

Research Grants 2012-13

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Logan Clark, Ethnomusicology, "UNESCO Safeguarding at the Local Level: Effects on Maya-Achí traditional dance"

Elizabeth Fasthorse, American Indian Studies, "Components to Creating a Luiseno Language and Arts Project to Further American Indian Education"

Alfred Flores, History, "Landowners and Laborers: The U.S. Military Expansion of Guam, 1945-1975"

Ann Foster, Linguistics, "Documenting Q'anjob'al in Los Angeles and Guatemala"

Ryan Koons, Ethnomusicology, "Oral History of a Native American Elder"

Lawrence Mojado III, American Indian Studies, "Self, Place, and Memory on the Pala Indian Reservation"

Christine Samuel-Nakamura, Nursing, "U in the plant-animal-human food chain near abandoned mining sites/structures in an AI community"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Paul Kroskrity, Anthropology, "Toward an Arizona Tewa Dictionary: Language Ideologies and Lexicography"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Veena Hampapur, Anthropology, "Desis Rising Up and Moving: Youth, Race and Citizenship"

Susan Nakaoka, Urban Planning, "A portrait of Japanese American Community Development Strategies in Post-war Hawai`i"

Chiara Paz, Education, "Exploring the career aspiration development process of undocumented AAPI college students in CA"

Yen Ling Shek, Education, "Cultural resource centers in higher education: Missions, structures, and strategies"

Gitanjali Singh, Gender Studies, "Sikh American Girls and Women: Trauma, Resistance, and Temples"

William Tsai, Psychology, "Emotional Expression and Disclosure in Ethnic Matching"

Kate Viernes, Social Welfare & Asian American Studies, "Second-Generation Educational Decline: The Effects of Racialization on Filipino Americans in School"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Vinay Lal, History, "Monumentality and Modernist Achievement: The Temple Hinduism of Swaminarayan Gujaratis in the United States"

Paul Ong, School of Public Affairs/Urban Planning, "Asian American and Middle Eastern American Panethnicity: A Cross-Historical Comparative Analysis"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Guadalupe Bacio, Psychology, "Substance Use in Latino Teens: Neurocognitive & Contextual Explanations of the Immigrant Paradox"

Bert Maria Cueva, Women's Studies, "Theorizing the Experiences of Chicanas and Native American Women in Higher Education"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Cesar Ayala, Sociology, "Social, political, and legal dimensions of current Afro-Puerto Rican race formation"

Virginia Espino. Chicana/o Studies, "Madrigal Vs. Quilligan Digital Archive"

Leo Estrada, Urban Planning, "Creating Base Line Data for Latino Majority Cities in California"

Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Sociology, "Challenging prolonged punishment: Activism for California's life-term Prisoners"

Ruben Hernandez-Leon, Sociology, "Return Migration, Skills Transfers and Social Mobility in the US-Mexico Migratory System"

Kelly Lytle-Hernandez, History, "Jail Town’ Los Angeles and the Rise of Mass Incarceration in the American West"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Carol DeLilly, Nursing, "Health literacy and medication adherence among hypertensive African American young men"

Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Sociology, "Challenging prolonged punishment: Activism for California's life-term Prisoners"

Lucio Oliveira, Political Science, "Black music and political resistance under Brazilian authoritarian rule in Rio de Janeiro (1976-1979)"

Janira Teague, History, "I, too, am America: Identity, migrations, and citizenship in Black New York City, 1890 to 1930s"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Cesar Ayala, Sociology, "Social, political, and legal dimensions of current Afro-Puerto Rican race formation"

Robin Derby, History, "Male heroism, demonic pigs, and memories of violence in Haitian and the Dominican Republic"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies Center - Ami Patel, Asian American Studies

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Michael Slaughter, History

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Renya Ramirez

Asian American Studies Center - Lily Anne Welty Tamai

Chicano Studies Research Center - Juanita Heredia

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Jordan Camp

2011-12

Research Grants 2011-2012

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Meredith Duarte, American Indian Studies, "Repatriation and the National Museum of the American Indian"

Caitlin Keliiaa, American Indian Studies, "Washiw Wagayay Maŋal: Renewing the Washoe Language"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

David Shorter, World Arts & Cultures, "Yoeme Health in Word and Deed"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Staff

Rebecca Hernandez Rosser, American Indian Studies Center, "Native Refuge: The Kateri Circle in Los Angeles and Beyond"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Daisy Kim, Asian American Studies, "Transnationalizing Healthcare: Exploring the Status of Korean Americans’ Healthcare Access at Home and the Rise of Transnational Healthcare Practices"

Hannah Nguyen, Social Welfare, "Understanding the experiences of first-generation Vietnamese Americans in outpatient treatment"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Graduate Students

Bert Maria Cueva, Women's Studies, "Theorizing the Impacts of Race-Based Trauma to Chicanas and Native Women in the Academy"

Liana Epstein, Psychology, "Deputizing Disrespect - How Policy Poisons Intergroup Interactions"

Sarah Morando Lakhani, Sociology, "Immigrant Victims and their Attorneys before the Law - The Process of Acquiring Safety and Freedom through Legal Status in the United States"

José Luis Serrano Nájera, History, "Indigenous Philosophical and Social Influence on Chicana/o Idealogy in the Twentieth Century"

Maureen Purtill, Urban Planning, "Pushing the Boundaries of Citizenship from the Intersections of Race, Gender, and Immigration Statues"

Gilda Rodriguez, Political Science, "Trans-local Citizenship: The Political Subjectivity of Indigenous Mexican Migrants"

Joelle Wolstein, Health Services, "Obesity, Dietary Behaviors, Acculturation among Latinos in California"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Post-Doctoral Visiting Scholar

Jennifer Rose Najera, American studies and ethnicity, USC, "On the Move and in the Moment: Community Formation, Identity, Politics, and Opportunity in South Central Los Angeles, 1945-Present"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Faculty

Maylei Blackwell, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "New Transnational Hubs: Rewriting Race, Gender and Indigeneity in Los Angeles"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Tatiana Benjamin, Afro-American Studies, "Second-Generation Jamaicans and the Formation of a New Black Identity"

Lisa Mendelman, English, "National Bodies and the Politics of Friendship"

Melissa Millora, Education, "A Study of How Niche Institutions Contribute to a Diverse Democracy"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Scot Brown, African American Studies & History, "Dayton, Ohio: Soul and Funk Oral History Project"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

American Indian Studies Center - Bert Marie Cueva, Women's Studies

Asian American Studies Center - Eri Kameyama, Asian American Studies

Asiroh Cham, Asian American Studies

Ellen-Rae Cachola, Information Studies

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Joshua Bloom, Sociology

Vis iting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - William Bauer

Asian American Studies Center - Oiyan Poon

Chicano Studies Research Center - Abigail Rosas

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Dexter Blackman

2010-11

Research Grants 2010-2011

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Ulia Gosart, Information Studies, "Protecting Cultural and Intellectual Property: The Case of Hopi tithu (ceremonial dolls)"

Leah Shearer, American Indian Studies, "Rosebud Sioux Tribe: Criminal Justice System"

Edna Marie Best Yokum, American Indian Studies, "The Osage Reservation: Disestablished or Preserved?"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Anthony Seeger, Ethnomusicology, "A Collaborative Biography of the Last Suyá/ Kïsêdjê Ceremonial Leader"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Hsin-Fu Chiu, Applied Linguistics, "Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to Chinese-American Children’s Language Socialization in the Family and Beyond"

Jennifer Doane, Asian American Studies, "Transracial Adoption: Korean American Adoptee Identity Formation and the Creation of Adoptee Social Networks"

Jen-You Hwang, Asian American Studies, "From Two-Spirit to Ku’Er: Transforming Movement, Activism, and the Politics of Visibility and In-Betweeness"

May Hong-Ying Lin, Asian American Studies, "Youth Interventions against Gentrification in Little Tokyo"

Susan Nakaoka, Urban Planning, "From Plantations to Corporations: The Origins of Asian American Community Development in Hawai’i"

Viet Nam Nguyen, Asian American Studies, "Spoken Word Poetry for the Movement"

Ryoko Onishi, Library-Info Science, "Enhancing Internet Access for the Elderly Asian American Community"

Yang S. Xiong, Sociology, "A Study of Civic Engagement among Hmong Americans"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Lucy Burns, Asian American Studies, "Scenes of Migration"

Patricia Marks Greenfield, Psychology, "Cultural value orientations of Asian American children and Asian immigrant parents"

Ailee Moon, Social Welfare, "Perceptions of Elder Abuse and Neglect and Knowledge of Related Services in the Cambodian American Community"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Graduate Students

Katherine Baucom, Psychology, "Prevention of Marital Distress in Low-Income Couples Transitioning to Parenthood"

Ofelia Huidor, Education, "Riding the Yellow School Bus in a Post-Brown Era: Experiences of Mexican-Origin Students in a Racially Integrated Suburban School Setting"

Pedro Enrique Nava, Education, "Sin Sacrifico No Hay Recompensa: A Look at Parental Engagement in Farmworking Families in the California Central Valley"

Rocio Rosales, Sociology, "Hidden Economies in Public Spaces: A Study of Fruit Vendors in Los Angeles"

Sylvia Zamora, Sociology, "Mexican Immigrants’ Racial Perceptions of African American Pre and Post-Migration"

Chicano Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Cesar Ayala, Sociology, "Militarism and Colonialism: the U.S. Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico, 1940-1953"

Ruben Hernandez-Leon, Sociology, "The Mobility Responses of Mexican Immigrant Women to the U.S. Economic Crisis"

Maria Elena Ruiz, Nursing, "Older Latinos: The Path to Homelessness in Skid Row Los Angeles"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Basirat Alabi, Psychology, "Black American diversity: achievement, attitudes, and identity"

Jean-Paul deGuzman, History, "Shaking up the Suburbs: From Marketing to Mobilization in the San Fernando Valley"

Aletha Harven, Education, "Exploring factors that counteract the negative impact of racial discrimination on Black adolescent’s achievement"

Christopher Newman, Education, "Engineering Success for African American Collegians"

Deirdre Pfeiffer, Urban Planning, "African American Migration to California’s Inland Empire"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Aisha Finch, Gender Studies & African American Studies, "Troubled Revolutions"

Mignon R. Moore, Sociology, "Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships and Motherhood among Black Women"

Stefan Timmermans, Sociology, "Getting Access to Health Care in South Central Los Angeles"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies - Alfred Flores, History

Albert Lee, Asian American Studies

Amy Peri Malek, Anthropology

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Chinyere Osuji, Sociology

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Joanne Barker

Chicano Studies Research Center - Jennifer Rose Najera

Deborah Vargas

2009-10

Research Grants 2009-10

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Michael Cavanaugh, American Indian Studies, "American Indian Retention in Higher Education: Strategies for Success from a Student Perspective"

Nicole Goude, World Arts and Cultures, "Visual Sovereignty through Photography: Jennie Ross Cobb, Cherokee Photographer"

Christopher Hodge, American Indian Studies, "Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Among American Indian Veterans"

Christie M. Poitra, American Indian Studies, "Native American Student Achievement in the Era of NCLB"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Alfred P. Flores, History, "An Empire of Labor: U.S. Infrastructure Projects in Guam, 1898-1965"

Karen L. Ishizuka, Anthropology, "Gidra:The Original Asian American Blogsite"

Bo (luengsuraswat) Rittapa, Asian American Studies, "Remembering Asian FTM Subjectivitiy through the Performances of Countermemories"

Rican Vue, Education, "Hmong Student Experiences: Exploring Racialization and Postsecondary Persistence"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Keith L. Camacho, Asian American Studies, "Indigeneity on Trial: Colonialism, Law, and Punishment in America’s Pacific Empire"

Takahashi Lois, Urban Planning and Asian American Studies, "Blended Labor Markets for Korean and Latino Immigrant Worker"

Robert Nakamura, Asian American Studies, "Documenting Ourselves: Archives in the Asian American Community"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Graduate Students

Liana Epstein, Psychology, "Policy Brutality and Trust: Unpacking the Consequences of New Policy Trends in Policing Illegal Immigration"

Sarah Morando Lakhani, Sociology, "The Second Generation at Work: The Early Employment Careers of the Children of Mexican Immigrants"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Faculty

Ruben Hernandez-Leon, Sociology, "Chicano and Veracruzanos: Music, Migration and Ethnicity in the Veracruz-Los Angeles Connection"

Karen Quartz, Education, "A Community School Choice Study: The Case of the RFK/Ambassador Schools Complex"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Anthony Alvarez, Sociology, "Paday Lending in Los Angeles"

Negin Ghavami, Psychology, "Black Homophobia and White Racism: The Effects of Proposition 8"

Nataria Joseph, Psychology, "Stress and Sociocultural Resilience in African-American Hurricane Katria Survivors: Stress Exposure and Perceived Stress Endurance Beliefs as Predictors of Mood and Cortisol"

Chinyere Osuji, Sociology, "Marriage and Mistura: Black-White Interracial Marriage in Los Angeles and Rio de Janerio"

Natasha Rivers, Geography, "An Evaluation of Historical and Contemporary Sub-Saharan African Migration to and within the United States"

Jesse D. Ruskin, Ethnomusicology, "Teaching Tradition, Marketing Culture: Educators, Entrepreneurs, and the Globalization of the Yoruba Talking Drum"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, Political Science, "Multiracial Politics after Obama: Results from the Collaborative Multriracial Post Election Survey"

Mignon R. Moore, Sociology, "Social Histories of African American Lesbians and Gay Elders: A Two-City Study"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

American Indian Studies Center - Kimberly Robertson, Women's Studies

Asian American Studies Center - Chun Mei Lam, Asian American Studies & Social Welfare

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Erica Morales, Sociology

Postdoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies Center - Thuy Vo Dang

Chicano Studies Research Center - C. Ondine Chavoya

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Libby Lewis

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Amy Lonetree

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Robert Singleton

2008-09

Research Grants 2008-09

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Thomas Christopher Aplin, Ethnomusicology, "'That’s the Only Time It Was Good’: Apache Imprisonment and Musical Liberation on the Road to Fort Sill"

Jennifer Guzman, Anthropology, "Communication in Indigenous Children’s Medical Care"

Alisa Lee, American Indian Studies, "Best Practices, Native Practitioners: Analyzing the Rise and Impact of Indigenous Expert Organizations"

Brian Min, Political Science, "Pilot Study to Measure Government Resource Distributions in Two Inuit Villages"

Eva Thomas, American Indian Studies, "City of Indians: The Lives of Urban Indians"

De’Sha Wolf (Interethnic), Education, "Support Exchanges within the Families of Underserved College Students and Their Influence on College Persistence"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Tara Browner, Ethnomusicology, "Defining the Boundaries of Song Performance: Appropriation, Borrowing, Simulation, and Appreciation"

Miriam Golden, Political Science, "Contested and Uncontested Local Elections in Nunavik"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Staff

Christopher D. Wetzel, Sociology, "Best Practices, Native Practitioners: Analyzing the Rise and Impact of Indigenous Expert Organizations"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Angela Chen (Interethnic), Education, "Administrative Redefining Democratic Education: Critical Administrative Praxis in Serving Undocumented Students"

Lisa Liu (Interethnic), Psychology, "Family Ethnic Socialization and Psychological Adjustment in Ethnic Minority Young Adults"

Jennifer Yu Louie, Psychology, "Understanding Cultural Differences in Affect in Early Childhood"

Michelle G. Magalong, Urban Planning, "Ethnic Municipal Designations and Physical Markers in Multiethnic Neighborhoods: Assessing Public Participation"

OiYan A. Poon, Education, "'We’re the Awkward Turtle’: Critical Race Counter-stories and Asian American College Students"

Beth Tamayose, Urban Planning, "Patriarchy/Matriarchy versus Blood Quantum: Cultural Significance as Evidenced in Hawaii Land Commission Grants"

Shu-Wen Wang, Psychology, "Cultural Values, Social Support, and Distress in Asian American College Students"

Vivian Wong, Education, "Documenting Ourselves: Archives in the Asian American Community"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Graduate Students

Milo Alvarez, History, "On the Shoulders of Generations: The Brown Berets of Aztlan in the Long Civil Rights Era"

Lauren Mason, Applied Linguistics, "'Protecting and Serving Outcast Communities’: Chicana/o Performance and Performativity in Chicano Secret Service Teatro"

Betina R. Yanez (Interethnic), Psychology, "Understanding the Breast Cancer Experience in Ethnically Diverse Women: A Predictive Model"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Faculty

Maylei Blackwell, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Lideres Campesinas: Transnational Migrant Organizing Strategies"

A.P. Gonzalez (Interethnic), Film, TV, and Digital Media, "El Beisbol: The Story of Latinos in Baseball"

Ruth Milkman, Sociology, "Low Wage Workers and Labor Law Violations in Los Angeles"

Pamela Munro, Linguistics, "A New Dictionary of Valley Zapotec"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Chinyere Osuji, Sociology, "Black-White Interracial Marriage in Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro"

Susan Solt, African American Studies & History, "OTHELLO, the Signifying Moor: Africa and the Matter of Race in Shakespeare’s England"

Janira Teague, History, "African-Americanization: African Americans and Immigrants of African Descent in the United States Construct a Black Identity"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Walter Allen, Education

Ernest Morrell (Interethnic), Education, "Life in Our Schools: Youth Research, College Access, and Educational Reform"

Michael Stoll, Public Policy, "Redlining or Risk?: Race and Auto Insurance Rates in Los Angeles"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Staff

Tina Henderson, Psychiatry, "A Discussion with African American Ministers in Los Angeles"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

Asian American Studies Center - Arshad Imtiaz Ali, Education

Carolina de Leon San Juan, World Arts and Cultures/ Dance

Jennifer Yu Louie, Psychology

Chicano Studies Research Center - Argelia Edith Andrade, Hispanic Langugage/Literature

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Heather Daly, History

Christina Zanfagna, Ethnomusicology

Postdoctoral Fellows

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Libby Lewis

Visiting Scholars

Asian American Studies Center - Clement Lai

Chicano Studies Research Center - Deena González

2007-08

Research Grants 2007-08

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Thomas Christopher Aplin, Ethnomusicology, "The Fire Dance of the Fort Sill Apache: Southwest Ceremonialism and Experience of Place in the Southern Plains"

Theresa Rocha Beardall, American Indian Studies, "The Intertribal Court of Southern California-Culturally Conscious Legal Access for California Indians"

Heather M. Daly, History, "American Indian Freedom Controversy"

Natalie I. Joy, History, "'Hydra's Head:' Fighting Slavery and Indian Removal in the Early Republic"

Kari Mans, American Indian Studies, "Negotiating NAGPRA: The Effects of Federal Recognition in Tribal Cultural Resource Sovereignty"

Brian Min, Political Science, "Pilot Study to Measure Government Resource Distributions in Two Inuit Villages"

Joshua A. Paddison (Interethnic), History, "American Heathens: Religion, Race, and Reconstruction in California"

Kimberly Dawn Robertson, Women's Studies, "Representations That Matter: American Indian Women and Sexualized Violence"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

DeAnna Rivera, Law, "Unidentified Bodies: Urban Indian Women and Gendered Violence"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Jolie Chea, Asian American Studies, "'Routes to 'Freedom': Khmer Rouge Survivors and America"

Nina Farnia, Urban Planning, "The Racialization of Iraninas and Iranian-Americans in the San Fernando Valley"

Natalya Maisel (Interethnic), Psychology, "Stress and Coping in Interethnic Romantic Relationships"

Julie J. Park (Interethnic), Education, "Race, Religion, and the Campus Climate: Exploring a Multi-Ethnic Campus Religious Group"

Sangita Shresthova, World Arts and Cultures, "It's all about the hips"

Ravneet Tiwana, Education, "Panjabi Language Instruction at the American Sikh Temple School: A Site for Hybrid Cultural Socialization"

Yang Sao Xiong, Sociology, "Hmong Americans: The First Generation and Their Children"

Fanny Yeung, Education, "Knowing What You Know, Would You Do It Again? Experiences of Asian American Female Faculty Members in Higher Education"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Lucy Burns, Asian American Studies, "At Rise: On Filipino American Theater and Performance"

Grace Hong, Asian American Studies, " Death as Possibility: Governmentalities of Globalization and Racialized Contradiction"

Margorie Kagawa-Singer, Public Health-Community Health Sciences, "Youth Nutrition and Physical Activity Project"

Jerry Kang, Law, "Implicit Bias Against Asian Americans in the Law"

Jinqi Ling, English, "Across Meridians: History and Imagination in Karen Tei Yamashita's Fictional Arts"

Shu-Mei Shih, Asian Languages and Cultures, "Sinophone American Literature: A Critical Bibliography"

Min Zhou, Sociology, "The Push-Pull Forces and Transnational Movements: Highly Skilled Migrants from Mainland China to the United States"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Graduate Students

Jorge Adres Herrera, Ethnomusicology, "The Saxophone-based conjunto Norteno: An Innovative Musical Genre Propelling Mexican American Cultural Appreciation and Awareness"

Vanessa Ochoa, Education, "What's OK at Foshay? A Portrait of an Academically Effective High School's Contribution to Latino Academic Preparation and the College Choice Process"

Allison Ramay (Interethnic), Spanish & Portuguese, "Revealing Perspectives from the South: Representations of the Mapuche"

David Sarabia, Comparative Literature, "The Anthropological Texts of Juan Rulfo"

Leticia Soto, Ethnomusicology, "Female Identity in Mariachi Performance"

Adai Tefera (Interethnic), Education, "The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Students of Color with Special Needs: Perceptions of Administrators, Teachers & Students"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Faculty

David Manuel Hernandez, Chicana and Chicano Studies, "Subcontractors & Surrogates: Privatization and Defederalization of US Immigrant Detention Practices"

Carollee Howes, Education, "Bridging the Gap: Helping Latino Families Connect with Los Angeles Pre-School Systems"

Vilma Ortiz, Sociology, "Ethnic Identity Among Mexican Americans"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Faustina DuCros, Sociology, "Louisiana Migrants in Los Angeles: First and Second Generation Interpretations of Race and Ethnicity"

Kimberly Kahn, Psychology, "The effects of Black stereotypicality on the experience of stereotype threat"

Dennis Tyler, English, "The Disability of Color: Reconsidering the Black Body in African American Literature and Culture"

Christina Zanfagna, Ethnomusicology, "Flippin' the Script(ure): Hip Hop, Religion, and African American Youth"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Anne J. Gilliland, Information Studies, "Enhancing Intellectual Control Over Early African American Motion Picture Collection at Western States Black Research Center"

Mignon Moore (Interethnic), Sociology, "'She's One of Our Own:' The Relationships of Gay Women of Color to Black and Latina/o Communities, and to Lesbian Communities"

Jerome Rabow (Interethnic), Sociology, "Ethnic Minority Groups' Perception of Whites"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Staff

La'Tonya Rease Miles, UCLA First Year Experience, " The National Bowling Association and Black Bowlers in Southern California"

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

American Indian Studies Center - Thomas Christopher Aplin, Ethnomusicology, "The Fire Dance of the Fort Sill Apache: Southwest Ceremonialism and Experience of Place in the Southern Plains"

Asian American Studies Center - OiYan A. Poon, Education

S atish Kunisi, Asian American Studies, "Pain, Penalty and Capital in Post 9-11 Detentions"

Preeti Sharma, Asian American Studies

Chicano Studies Research Center - Lauryn Salazar, Ethnomusicology

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Deirdre Cooper Owens, History

Postdoctoral Fellows

Chicano Studies Research Center - David G. Garcia

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Sonya Winton

Visiting Scholars

American Indian Studies Center - Deborah Ann Miranda

Asian American Studies Center - Amy Haruko Sueyoshi

Chicano Studies Research Center - Ellie Hernández

2006-07

Research Grants 2006-07

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Thomas Christopher Aplin, Ethnomusicology, "The Fire Dance of the Fort Sill Apache: Southwest Ceremonialism, Identity, and Experience in the Southern Plains"

Julienne L. Bernard, Anthropology, "Resistance, Persistence, and Culture Change at a Historic Period Inland Chumash Village"

Erik Stegman, American Indian Studies, "Indian Law Clinics: Objectives and Outcomes"

Colleen Zori, Anthropology, "Exploring Ethnicity in an Inka Provincial Center: Tarapaca viejo, Chile"

American Indian Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Tara Browner, Ethnomusicology, "Transcribing Songs from 'A New Circle of Voices'"

Felicia Hodge, Health Policy and Management, "Cocopah Environmental Study"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Gena Hamamoto, Asian American Studies, "Okinawan American Veterans and World War II: An Ethnographic Historiography"

Theresa Jaranilla, Asian American Studies, "Ethnic Studies Elsewhere: A Case-Study of Ethnic Studies at James Logan High School"

Julie Park, Education, "Behind the Scenes: Decision makers and Advocates on the AAPI Serving Institutions Designation"

Lily Song, Urban Planning, "Korean American Hostess Bars in Gardena and their Role in the Development of the Korean Ethnic Enclave Economy"

Ravneet Tiwana, Education, "Panjabi Language Instruction at the American Sikh Temple School: A Site for Hybrid Cultural Socialization"

Mark Villegas, Asian American Studies, "Decolonizing through Hip Hop: Filipino American Racial and Ethnic Construction"

Asian American Studies Center Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Bob Nakamura, Asian American Studies, "From Oriental to Asian American: The Cultural Legacy of the Early Asian American Movement"

Paul Ong, School of Public Affairs/Urban Planning, "Voting Patterns of Naturalized Chinese Immigrants: A Study of the 1996 San Francisco Cohort"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Graduate Students

Erin Kimura-Walsh, Education, "The Process of Coming Up: How Chicana/o Studies became an Academic Department"

Stacy Macias, Women's Studies, "Counter-Femininities: Cultural Circuits of Femme Ontology"

Rita Rico, Political Science, "Pan-Latino Identity and Coalition: Political Strategy or Contrived Grouping"

Wendy Jennifer Rivera, Education and Information Studies, "Social capital & Student - School Personnel Relationships"

Lauryn Salazar, Ethnomusicology, "The Academic Mariachi movement of the West and Southwestern United States"

Arely Zimmerman, Political Science, "Contesting Citizenship: Examining the Role of 'Extranational' Public Spheres and Alternative Conceptions of Membership in Latino Communities"

Chicano Studies Research Center - Faculty

Maylei Blackwell, Chicana/o Studies, "Indigenous Women's Organizing in the Migrant Stream: Digital Storytelling, Community memory and Empowerment"

Kelly Lytle Hernandez, History, "Mexican Immigration Archives"

Vilma Ortiz, Sociology, "Educational Mobility among Mexican Americans"

Abel Valenzuela, Chicana/o Studies and Urban Planning, "Immigrant Workers and Disaster Relief: Day Labor in the Wake of Katrina"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Graduate Students

Ifeoma Amah, Education, "The Silenced Speak Out: African American Student's Perspectives on the Conditions Critical for Success at an Urban High School"

Juana Gatson, Psychology, "The Effects of the Classroom Environment on Racial Identity Development, Self-Esteem and Achievement Orientation"

Kimberly A. Griffin, Education, "Can Reaching Back Push you Forward? A Qualitative Exploration of Black Faculty and Their Relationships with Students"

Robin Johnson, Education, "African American Academic Achievement: Intellectual Internalized Racism and Self-Perceptions"

Jenee Slocum, Education, "Açòes Afirmativas: Race and Class Based Admissions Quotas in Brazilian Universities"

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Research Grant Awardees - Faculty

Susanna Hecht, Urban Planning, "African Amazon: Quilombos, History, and Environment in the Brazilian Amazon"

Mark Sawyer, Political Science & African American Studies, "Nationhood and Race in the Americas"

Daniel Solorzano, Education, " The Lesser Known Precursor to Brown v. Board and Other Civil Rights Cases: McLaurin v. Oklahoma Board of Regents"

Interethnic

Amada Armenta, Faculty, Sociology

Aletha Harven, Graduate Student, Education

Natalie Joy, Graduate Student, History

Graduate/Predoctoral Fellows

American Indian Studies Center - Courtney C. Elkin, Theater

Asian American Studies Center - Gwen Shuni D’Arcangelis, Women’s Studies

Paul Julian Nadal, Asian American Studies

Jeffrey G. Schroeder, Comparative Literature

Chicano Studies Research Center - Maria C. Ledesma, Education

Martha A. Rivas, Education

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Lauren Adele Brown, French and Francophone Studies

Postdoctoral Fellows

American Indian Studies Center - Melissa Nelson

Asian American Studies Center - Irum Shiekh

Chicano Studies Research Center - Horacio Roque Ramirez

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies - Daniel Widener