2009 Grant and Fellowship Awardees

Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
Jennifer Erickson, 2009 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship Winner

Jennifer Erickson, 2009 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship Winner

Jennifer Erickson, graduate student, anthropology, $10,000, Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, “Gendered Citizenship and the State in a Neoliberal Era: Refugees and Social Service Organizations in Fargo, North Dakota.”

Graduate Student Research Grant Awards

Shannon Bell, graduate student, sociology, $2500, CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant,  “Mobilizing for Environmental Justice in the West Virginia Coalfields: Uncovering the Process of Cognitive Liberation through the Feminist Methodology of Photovoice.”

Lia Frederiksen, graduate student, international studies and geography, $2450, Graduate Student Research Grant, “Bodies, Geography and Globalization: Social Reproduction in Post-Apartheid Cape Town, South Africa.”

Ryanne Pilgeram, graduate student, sociology, $2500, Graduate Student Research Grant, “Sustainable for Whom? Implications of Sustainable Agriculture on Race, Class, Gender and Sexual Orientation.” Outcomes: Pilgeram, Ryanne. 2012. “Social Sustainability and the White, Nuclear Family: Constructions of Gender, Race, and Class at a Northwest Farmers’ Market.” Race, Class & Gender 19: 37-60.

Aditi Sinha, graduate student, international studies, $1250, Graduate Student Research Grant, “Women’s Voices in Assessing the Impact of a Microcredit Program: A Case Study of SHARE Microfin (SML) in India.”

Bryna Tuft, graduate student, East Asian languages and literatures, $2261, “Literary Bodies and Private Selves in the Works of the Chinese Avant-Garde Women Writers.”

Faculty Research Grant Awards

Yvonne Braun, assistant professor, sociology, $2500, Faculty Research Grant, “Water for Money: Gender, Development, and Globalization in Lesotho, Southern Africa.”

Alisa Freedman, assistant professor, Japanese literature and film, $3910, Faculty Research Grant, “Changing Images of Working Women on Japanese Television Dramas.”

Gina Herrmann, associate professor, Romance languages, $8460, Faculty Research Grant, “Voices of the Vanquished: Spanish Republican Women in War and Prison.”

Daniel HoSang, assistant professor, ethnic studies and political science, $2500, Faculty Research Grant, “Reproductive Justice at the Ballot: Origins, Trends and Future Developments.” 

Michelle McKinley, assistant professor, law, $2500, “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism and Ecclesiastical Courts, 1589-1700.”

Jane Mendle, assistant professor, psychology, $2500, “Coping Responses to Date Rape: Attachment, Behavior, and Cognition.”

Deborah Olson, assistant professor, special education, $2497, Faculty Research Grant, “Understanding disabled women’s experiences with abuse: Recasting identities while conducting collaborative anticipatory research.”

Tania Triana, assistant professor, Romance languages, $2500, Faculty Research Grant, “Erasing the Memory of Slavery through the Afro-Cuban Female Body”—chapter two of the book manuscript “Blackness Unmoored: Cuban Narratives of Racialization.”

Priscilla Yamin, assistant professor, political science, $6000, “Nuptial Nation: Marriage Politics in the US.”