Awards: Graduate Students

New MA's: New PhD's:
Jill Bierly Rebecca Bartusewich
Rodrigo Lazo Daniel Habtemichael
  Kasey Jernigan
  Dana Johnson
  Marc Lorenc
  Elena Sesma
  Lauren Woodard


Graduate Student Department Awards:

Pre-dissertation Awards:

Victoria Bochniak, Joohyeon Han-Johnson, Danielle Raad, Ryan Rybka, Ana Smith-Aguilar
 

The Armelagos-Swedlund Graduate Research Award for outstanding research and in medical and biocultural anthropology.

1. Vanesa Giraldo-Gartner

2. Sofiya Shreyer


Richard B. Woodbury Travel Awards – for presentation of a first paper at a major conference

1. Tabitha Dorshorst

2. Gabriela Quijano-Seda

3. Peteneunuo Rulu

The Nathalie F.S. Woodbury Distinguished Service Award – for scholastic achievement and university service

1. Brittni Howard


Nat Smith Community Service Award:

1. Victoria Bochniak

Sylvia Forman Diversity Graduate Fellowship

1. Castriela Hernandez

2. Virginia McLaurin

Oriol Pi-Sunyer Dissertation Prize

1. Dana Johnson

Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship Award AY19-20:

1. Vanesa Giraldo-Gartner $10,000

2. Eric Griffith  $10,000

3. Erica Kowsz $10,000

4. Evan Taylor $10,000

Department of Anthropology European Field Study Summer Research Grant

1. Christa Burdick

2. Gabriela Quijano-Seda

3. Sofiya Shreyer

Graduate Travel Awards:

Fall 2018: Rebecca Bartusewich, Christa Burdick, Julieta Chaparro, Dana Johnson, Ahmad Mohammadpour, Gabriela Quijano-Seda, Seda Saluk, Elena Sesma, Evan Taylor, Lauren Woodard, Adam Zimmer

Spring 2019: Ana Del Conde, Tabitha Dorshorst, Meredith Degyansky, Amanda Fuchs, Castriela Hernandez, Sarah Mathena, Vanessa Miranda Juarez, Sofiya Shreyer, Anna Weyher

Other Awards:

Sofiya Shreyer           UMass Center for Research on Families CFR Methodology Award  

Anna Weyher             Center for Research on Families Spring Travel Award        

Adam Zimmer             Fulbright-NSF Arctic Research Grant 8/2019-5/2020 

Cecilia Vazquez          UMass Fieldwork Dissertation Grant $5000     

Seda Saluk                 National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Travel Award

Seda Saluk                 UMass Dept of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Travel Award      

Amanda Fuchs            Natural History Collections Summer Research Scholarship UMass Amherst   

Justin Helepololei        UMass Graduate School Dissertation Research Grant $840          

Justin Helepololei         Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship      

Erica Kowsz                 UMass Center for Research on Families 2019-2020      

Castriela Hernandez    Latin American Studies Association Travel Award-2019 LASA    

Danielle Raad              Lincoln Research Fellowship      

Danielle Raad              Dr. Charles K. Hyde Public History Intern Fellowship- UMass History Dept. 

Peteneinuo Rulu          Lincoln Research Fellowship         

Elias Capello               Community Research Fellowship Emory University           

Elena Sesma               Post-Doc (1 year) at UC-Berkeley             

Elena Sesma              Offer of Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position at University of Kentucky       

Drew Best                   Leakey Foundation for Dissertation Research           

Andrew Zamora          Leakey Foundation for Dissertation Research           

Victoria Bochniak        Graduate School Pre-dissertation Grant         

Andrew Best               Graduate School Pre-dissertation Grant   

Dana Conzo               Graduate School Pre-dissertation Grant   

Eleanor Finley            Graduate School Pre-dissertation Grant   

Ryan Rybka               Graduate School Pre-dissertation Grant