Aaron Crawford has been awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
Chiara Galli just published her paper, "A Rite of Reverse Passage: the construction of youth migration in the US asylum process" in Ethnic and Racial Studies.
Peter Catron has been awarded the 2016 IPUMS Research Award for best contribution in the category of US research by a grad student for his article "The Citizenship Advantage: Immigrant Socioeconomic Attainment across Generations in the Age of Mass Migration.”
David Schieber was author of the article, "Money, Morals, and Condom Use: The Politics of Health in Gay and Straight Adult Film Production" in the latest issue of Social Problems.
Irene Vega co-authored an article with Professor Vilma Ortiz entitled, "Mexican Americans and Immigration Attitudes: A Cohort Analysis of Assimilation and Group Consciousness" in the latest issue of Social Problems.
Nicole Iturriaga coauthored an article with Professor Abigail Saguy entitled, "'I Would Never Want to be an Only Wife': The Role of Discursive Networks and Post-Feminist Discourse in Reframing Polygamy” that was just published in Social Problems.
Karina Chavarria has been chosen as a 2016 National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellow.
Peter Catron has the lead article in the current issue of AJS: Made in America? Immigrant Occupational Mobility in the First Half of the Twentieth Century.
Michael Siciliano received the NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Award to conduct additional research on the experiences of digital media content producers in the Midwest and Northeast.
Andrew Le was awarded the Taiwan Studies Lectureship Graduate Research Fellowship for his proposed project, “Taiwan’s Role in Global Migration and the Creation of an ‘Accidental’ Community” and the Professor Harry H. L. Kitano Graduate Prize from the Asian American Studies Center for his paper titled "An Accidental Community? The Vietnamese Immigrants in Trinidad and Tobago.”
Pat Reilly received an honorable mention for the ASA Organizations, Occupations, and Work section's James Thompson student paper prize for his paper “The Layers of a Clown: Career Development in Cultural Production Industries.” This paper was also a runner-up for the Academy of Management's Organization and Management Theory Divisions Louis Pondy Award for best dissertation-based paper, and it was included in the AOM's Best Paper Proceedings--which recognizes the top 10% of papers accepted for the AOM's annual conference.
Tahseen Shams has received the IAC Graduate/Predoctoral Fellowship from the Asian American Studies Center for Summer 2017.
Rahim Kurwa is to receive the Bunche Center for African American Studies Graduate/Predoctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017.
Karina Chavarria was selected as a National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellow.
Eleni Skaperdas has won a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for her ethnographic project entitled "Reproductive Dystopia? Stratified Prenatal Choice in the Two Americas.
Jose Chuchilla has been awarded the Ford Predoctoral Fellowship.
Susila Gurusami has received the CSW Paula Stone Legal Research Award.
Nada Ali Ramadan has recieved the Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) fellowship for 16-17
Leydy Diossa-Jimenez has received the Will Rogers Memorial privately endowed fellowship.
Eli Wilson has recieved the Werner R. Scott privately endowed fellowship.
Anne White has received the Dr. Ursula Mandel privately endowed fellowship.
Congratulations to Matt Fox on receiving the UCLA Asia Institute: Taiwan Studies Lectureship Graduate Research Fellowship for Summer 2016
Congratulations to Nicole Iturriaga on receiving The Russian & Eurasian Studies Endowed Award for Summer 2016.
Congratulations to Lina Stepick on receiving the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Fellowship for her project "Gentrification and Displacement around Transit-Oriented Development and Affordable Housing Land Use Policy".
Congratulations to Amy Zhou on receiving the Elizabeth Blackwell, MD award by the UCLA Center for the Study of Women for her paper “The uncertainty of treatment: Women’s use of HIV treatment as prevention in Malawi”.
Joshua Bloom has been elected to two ASA positions: the council of the ASA section on Labor and Labor Movements and the publications committee of the ASA section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements.
Saskia Nauenberg was awarded a NSF Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide Travel Allowance and USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship to conduct fieldwork in Colombia from August 2015-August 2016.
Xi Song has recveived an honorable mention for this year's ASA Family Section Graduate Paper award for her paper "Heterogeneous Grandparent Effects: The Effect of Grandparents' Education on Grandchildren's Education in One-Parent and Two-Parent Families."
Sung Park has won an award for her PAA Poster "Home-leaving During the Transition to Adulthood: A Comparison of Two American Cohorts."
Congratulations to Danielle Callendar on receiving the Ford Fellowship!
Hasan Mahmud’s paper “Social Determinants of Remitting Practices among Bangladeshi Migrants in Japan” has been awarded the Distinguished Graduate Student Paper 2015 by the Pacific Sociological Association.
Joshua Bloom’s book Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party (co-authored with Waldo Martin) is the winner of the American Book Award. Josh is in great company with Jamaica Kincaid, Audre Lorde, Henry Louis Gates, bell hooks, Art Spiegelman, Don DeLillo, Edward Said, Isabel Allende, Cornel West, and others as previous winners
Calvin Ho, Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Research Council of Norway, University of Oslo
Marie Berry, 2013-14 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award
Jaeeun Kim (Alumna), Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award, Comparative and Historical Sociology Section [ASA Conference 2013]
Elena Shih, Graduate Student Paper Award, Asia and Asian America Section [ASA Conference 2013]
Kristen Schilt (Alumna), Distinguished Book Award Honorable Mention, Sex and Gender Section [ASA Conference 2013]
Anthony Campo (Alumnus), Distinguished Article Award, Sociology of Sexualities [ASA Conference 2013]
Kjerstin Gruys, Thomson Award for Best Graduate Student Paper, Honorable mention, Organizations, Occupation and Work Section [ASA Conference 2013]
Kjerstin Gruys, Best Graduate Student Paper, Honorable Mention, Labor and Labor Movements/Critical Sociology Sections [ASA Conference 2013]
Kjerstin Gruys, Best Student Paper Award, Consumers & Consumption Section [ASA Conference 2013]
David Fitzgerald, The Award for Public Sociology in International Migration, International Migration Section [ASA Conference 2013]
Rene Almeling (Alumna), Distinguished Book Award Honorable Mention, Sex and Gender Section [ASA Conference 2013]
Thomas Soehl's article, "Inheriting the Homeland? Intergenerational Transmission of Cross-Border Ties in Migrant Families," co-authored with UCLA Professor Roger Waldinger and originally published in the November issue of the American Journal of Sociology, has been honored with the 2013 Reuben HIll Award from the National Council on Family Relations. This highly prestigious award is presented to the authors of the best research article from the prior year which makes a substantial and significant contribution to the family research and theory.
Gustav Brown's article, "Does Framing Matter? Institutional Constraints on Framing in Two Cases of Intrastate Violence," has been accepted for publication in the journal Mobilization.
Peter Catron, comment on Immigrant Unionization through the Great Recession has just been published in the American Sociological Review April 2013
Stepanie D'Souza, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship honorable mention 2013
Philippe Duhart has been awarded a Council for European Studies (CES) Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Laura Enriquez, Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Megan Fornasar, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship from UCLA's Center for European and Eurasian Studies Summer 2013
Rocio Garcia has received an honorable mention for her application to the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Program
Susila Gurusami, CSW Constance Coiner Graduate Fellowship 2013
Calvin Ho, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013
Jay Johnson, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship from UCLA's Center for European and Eurasian Studies 2013-2014
Hasan Mahmud, Hosei International Scholars Fellowship 2013-2014
Tara McKay, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Scholar's in Health Policy Research Program UC Berkeley/UC San Francisco Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2013-2015
Saskia Nauenberg, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013
Zeynep Ozgen, Council for European Studies (CES) Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2013
Zeynep Ozgen, Council for European Studies (CES) Mellon-ACLS Dissertation 2013
Caitlin Patler, UC MEXUS Fellowship 2013-2014
Caitlin Patler, Community Action Research Award, American Sociological Association's Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied Social Research amd Sociol Policy 2013-2014
Caitlin Patler, Graduate Student Research Grant, UC Center for New Racial Studies 2013-2014
Tahseen Shams, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013
Oliver Schilke, National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (Sociology Program) 2013-2013
Oliver Schilke, UCLA Graduate Division Travel Grant 2013-2014
Elena Shih, Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship 2013
Elena Shih, ASA Minority Fellowship Program Fellowship 2013
Lina Stepick, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013
Lina Stepick, honorable mention for her application to the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Program
Alexandra Tate, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship honorable mention 2013
Julia Tomassetti, Law Research Fellowships at Georgetown Law 2013-2015
Irene Vega, Predoctoral Fellowship from the Ford Foundation
Irene Vega, Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship from the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations
Danielle Wondra, Poster Award for "Understanding Men's Fertility Preferences and Intentions: The Effects of Race, Class and Sexuality" presentatin at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting 2013
Marie Berry, Dissertation Fieldwork Fellowship for International Studies, UCLA International Institute, 2012
Marie Berry, Jean Stone Dissertation Research Fellowship, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, 2012
Deisy Del Real, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012
Laura Enriquez, National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2012
Laura Enriquez, UC MEXUS, Dissertation Grant, 2012
Yuval Feinstein, Winner of the Elise Boulding Student Paper Award, 2012
Yuval Feinstein, Best Doctoral Student Paper Award from the Nationalism Section of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2012
Yuval Feinstein, ASA Sociology of Emotion's Section's Outstanding Graduate Student Paper award, 2012
Neil Gong, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012
Neil Gong, Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship, 2012
Shanna Gong, Pacific Rim Research Program Graduate Fellowship, 2012
Jay Johnson, Boren Fellowship, 2012-13
Hasan Mahmud, Kawahara Fellowship, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies (UCLA), 2012
Tara McKay, Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2012
Tara McKay, National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2012
Mirian G. Meux, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012
Sarah Morando, American Bar Foundation’s Law and Social Science Dissertation & Mentoring Fellowship, 2012.
Sarah Morando, American Dissertation Fellowship from the American Association of University Women, 2012
Sarah Morando, Employment, Instability, Family Well-Being, and Social Policy Network at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration Grant, 2012
Sarah Morando, Graduate Student Paper Award from the journal Law & Social Inquiry, 2012
Sarah Morando, UC MEXUS, Dissertation Grant, 2012
Ana Muniz, Soros Justice Fellow, Open Society Foundations, 2012
John O’Brien, Best Student Paper Award from the Association for the Sociology of Religion, 2012
Caitlin Patler, University of California Humanities Research Institute/UC California Studies Consortium Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, 2012-13
Caitlin Patler, Law & Society Association Graduate Travel Grant Recipient, 2012
Caitlin Patler, UC California Studies Consortium Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, University of California Humanities Research Institute, 2012-13
Michael Stambolis, Chateaubriand Fellowship (Humanities and Social Sciences Division) from the French Embassy, 2012
Sylvia Zamora, Distinguished Student Scholar Award from the ASA International Migration Section, 2012
Sylvia Zamora, James E. Blackwell Graduate Student Paper Award from the ASA Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section, 2012
Sylvia Zamora, Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award, 2012
Marie Berry, Charles and Louise Tilly Prize from the Social Science History Assocation for best unpublished paper, 2011
Josh Bloom, Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award, 2011
Josh Bloom, ASA Reinhard Bendix Prize, Best Graduate Student Paper (Comparative Historical Sociology), 2011
Josh Bloom, ASA Best Graduate Student Paper (Collective Behavior & Social Movements), 2011
Deisy Del Real, Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans in, 2011
Phillipe Duhart, SSCR International Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2011
Phillipe Duhart, UCLA International Institute, Long-Term Fieldwork Fellowship, 2011
Yuval Feinstein, National Science Foundation (Sociology Program), Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2011
Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Haynes Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2011
Neil Gong, Elena and Greg Davis Foundation Grant, 2011
Neil Gong, UCLA Department of Sociology Fellowship, 2011
Nahoko Kameo, NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Grant in Science of Science and Innovation Policy, 2011
Nahoko Kameo, Aratani Fellowship from the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, 2011
Nahoko Kameo, Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2011
Stela Krasteva, American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship, 2011
Yana Kucheva, Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Research Grant, 2011
Yana Kucheva, Phi Beta Kappa Alumni in Southern California Scholarship, 2011
Tara McKay, Martin Levine Dissertation Award, ASA Sexualities Section, 2011
Anthony Ocampo, Chancellor's Post-Doctoral Fellowship, UCSD, 2011
Anthony Ocampo, Distinguished Scholar Award, ASA International Migration Section, 2011
Anthony Ocampo, Honorable Mention, ASA Racial & Ethnic Minorities Section, 2011
Anthony Ocampo, Distinguished Student Scholarship Award, ASA International Migration Section, 2011
Anthony Ocampo, Cristina Maria Riegos Student Paper Award, ASA Latino/a Sociology Section, 2011
Chinyere Osuji, James E Blackwell Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA Racial & Ethnic Minorities Section, 2011
Zeynep Ozgen, Fulbright IIE Graduate Fellowship for International Study, 2011
Zeynep Ozgen, Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2011
Caitlin Patler, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, Paula Stone Legal Research Fellowship, 2011
Marisa Gerstein Pineau, Notre Dame, Science of Generosity project, Dissertation Fellowship, 2011
Forrest Stuart, Haynes Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2011
Gary Yeritsian, UCLA Institute for Research on Labour and Emploment (IRLE), Thought and Action Award, 2011
Anita Yuan, Veteran's Affairs HSR&D Center of Excellence, Associated Health Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011
Anthony Alvarez, Haynes Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2010
Amada Armenta, NSF Dissertation Research Award for Law and Social Science, 2010
Amada Armenta, UCSD Comparative Center for Immigration Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 2010
Marie Berry, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, SSRC, 2010
Gustav Brown, Lemelson Fellowship for Indonesian Studies, 2010
Gustav Brown, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2010
M. Antonio Guzman, Kawahara Fellowship from the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, 2010
Jaeeun Kim, Mellon/ACS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2010
Jaeeun Kim, Law and Social Inquiry Graduate Student Paper Prize, 2010
Jaeeun Kim, UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2010
Rahim Kurwa, UCLA Institute for Research on Labour and Emploment (IRLE) Thought and Action Award, 2010
Sarah Morando, CSW Paula Stone Research Fellowship focusing on women and the law, 2010
Anthony Ocampo, Haynes Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2010
Anthony Ocampo, UCLA Institute of American Cultures Predoctoral Fellowship, 2010
Chinyere Osuji, Poster Award Winner, Annual Population Association of America Conference, 2010
Chinyere Osuji, UCLA Institute of American Cultures Predoctoral Fellowship, 2010
Zeynep Ozgen, Council for European Studies, Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2010
Rocio Rosales, Haynes Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2010
Elena Shih, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, SSRC, 2010
Elena Shih, UC Pacific Rim Advanced Graduate Research Fellowship, 2010
Juli Simon Thomas, Advanced Quantitative Methods in Education Research Fellowship, 2010
Thomas Soehl, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, SSRC, 2010
Thomas Soehl, Advanced Quantitative Methods in Education Research Fellowship, 2010
Forrest Stuart, Charles E. and Susan K. Young Award, UCLA College of Letters and Science, 2010
Forrest Stuart, ASA Minority Fellowship, 2010
Forrest Stuart, UCLA Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, 2010
Anita Yuan, UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Graduate Student Mini-Grant, 2010
Amada Armenta, NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant for Law and Social Science, 2009
Sarah Morando, UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) Graduate Student Mini-Grant (2009 – 2010)
Caitlin Patler, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2009-2014
Caitlin Patler, Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship, 2009-2014
Forrest Stuart, Peter Kollock Memorial Teaching Award, UCLA Department of Sociology, 2009