Graduate Student Awards and Fellowships

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    Marie Tolan

    Awarded the Fulbright Award to begin her dissertation work in Foz de Iguaçu, Brazil, hosted by the Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana (UNILA) (April 2018)
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    Emilia Maria Valenzuela Vergara

    Published a peer-reviewed journal article entitled "Media Representations of Immigration in the Chilean Press: To a Different Narrative of Immigration?" in the Journal of Communication Inquiry. (October 2018)
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    Candy Martinez

    Received grant from the Programa de Investigacion en Migracion y Salud (PIMSA) in 2018-19 for dissertation research. (September 2018)

    Finalist for a 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Mexico

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    Karla Reyes

    Received a UC MEXUS Student and Postdoctoral Research Small Grant for her project "Archiving the Present: The Mexican War on Drugs and the Politics of Social Media" (May 2018)
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    Victoria Sanchez

    Received a UC MEXUS Student and Postdoctoral Research Small Grant for her project "Alter-Native Worlds and Histories" (March 2018)

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    Juan Carlos Davila Santiago

    Program proposal was selected for UC Santa Cruz Chancellor's Graduate Internship Program (CGIP) in 2018-19 (September 2018)

    Won the 2016 Best National Short Film at Festival Internacional de Cine Fine Arts for "The Stand-By Generation"

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    Cesar Estrella

    Received funding through the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Program for 2018-19 (March 2018)
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    Ismael Illescas

    Worked as a Smithsonian Latino Museum Studies Fellow with Melissa Carrillo, Director of New Media & Technology, on the practicum "Latinos in the 21st Century: A Digital Experience for All" at the Smithsonian Latino Center in Washington D.C (Summer 2017)

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    Mauricio Ramirez

    Received funding through the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Program for 2017-18 (March 2017)
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    Alina Ivette Fernandez

    Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) Justin and Heather Kirk Research Grant 2016-17 for dissertation research on the political engagement practices of undergraduate members of Latina sororities

    Center for Archival Research and Training (CART) Fellow 2016-2017: Feminist Studies and Women of Color Cluster Collections

    Koret Graduate Student Mentor 2016-17

    Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship 2016-17 recipient