2016

Trevor Allen, journal article: "All in the Party Family? Comparing Far Right Voters in Western and Post-Communist Europe," Party Politics, Sagepub.com
Trevor Allen received the 2016 CGPACS Research Award, $1,000. Lauren Anderson was a recipient of the 2016 Kugleman Fellowship Award. 
Megan Brooker was a recipient of the 2016 Kugleman Fellowship Award.
Kenneth Chaiprasert received his Ph.D. in Political Science in July 2016 and accepted a tenure track position as Assistant Professor at East Los Angeles City College.
John Cuffe received his Ph.D. in Political Science, February 2016 and accepted a position at the U.S. Census Bureau as a Survey Statistician, Directorate for Research and Methodology, Washington, D.C.
Andrew Duncan received his Ph.D. in Sociology in 2015 and is a Visiting Assistant Professor, St. Norbert College, Wisconsin.
Erin M. Evans has been awarded The Newkirk Center for Science and Society graduate student fellowship. The award of $8,000, is funded by a generous gift from Martha and Jim Newkirk and supports students from all disciplines. Evans' research project addresses how scientists are influenced to alter their practices based on societal happenings, particularly concerning animal advocacy groups.
Erin Evans received her Ph.D. in Sociology 2016 and accepted a position as Educator at National Nurses United, Oakland, CA.
Jennifer Garcia received her Ph.D. in Political Science, June 2016 and has accepted a tenure track position as Assistant Professor at Oberlin College, Ohio.
Jennifer R. Garcia and Christopher T. Stout (past Democracy Fellow) published "The Big Tent Effect: Descriptive Candidates and Black and Latino Political Partisanship," American Politics Research (43 #2) Sage Publications, 2015.
Henry Hail received his Ph.D. in Sociology 2016 and is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Pacific University, Oregon.
Eulalie Laschever was the recipient of the National Science Foundation, $11,447, Doctoral Dissertation Grant, "Firing the Staring Gun: How the Gun Control and Gun Rights Movements Responded to the Sandy Hook Shooting," 2016-17.
Dana Moss received her Ph.D. in Sociology, May 2016 and has accepted a tenure track position as Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh.
Dana Moss was the recipient of the UCI Alumni Association Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Graduate Student Award.
Kelsey Norman received a 2016 CGPACS Research Award.
Kelsey Norman was published in an op-ed entitled "The Real Refugee Crisis in the Middle East, not Europe" in The Washington Post.
Kelsey Norman was featured in Jadaliyya – "Refugees in Turkey: Implications of Increasing Politicization," 2015
Kelsey Norman has a published article "Terrorism Carves Division Between Morocco and Europe" in The Takeaway.
Kelsey Norman was featured in a American Public Media Marketplace report on language instruction by refugees.
Robert Nyenhuis received his Ph.D. in Political Science, July 2016 and has accepted a tenure track position at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Sierra Powell received her Ph.D. in Political Science, 2015 and has accepted a tenure track position at Mt San Antonio College, Walnut, California.
Ryan Shirah received his Ph.D. in Political Science, 2015, and accepted a position at University of Tennessee, Research Analyst.
Rachael Russell received her Ph.D. in 2016 and is a Lecturer at Clemson University.

 

2015

Seth Alexander received his Ph.D. in Political Science, 2014.
Mark Berlin received his Ph.Dl in Political Science, 2015.  Mark is an Assistant Professor, Marquette University. 
Moon-Young Choi defended her Ph.D. dissertation in 2014.
Kristine Coulter defended her Ph.D. dissertation in 2014 and has started a tenure-track position in the Department of Democracy and Justice Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.
Jennifer R. Garcia and Christopher T. Stout (past Democracy Fellow) published "The Big Tent Effect: Descriptive Candidates and Black and Latino Political Partisanship," Sage Publications, 2015
Sharmaine Jackson received her Ph.D. in Sociology, 2014. Sharmaine has accepted a Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Sociology, Yale University.
Dana Moss received the A. Kimball Romney Award for Outstanding Graduate Research Paper and she was awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $11,322. The funding is supporting Moss' research on the role that diasporas played in the "Arab Spring" revolutions of 2011, specifically the movements of Libyan, Yemeni and Syrian diasporas in the U.S. and Great Britain.
Katja Newman served on the OAS Election Observation Mission to the Presidential Elections in Columbia summer 2014.
Kelsey Norman received a grant from Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) Travel, Research & Engagement Grant for research in Egypt in Fall 2014 ($1500), CGPACS Summer Research Grant for research in Turkey in Summer 2014 ($1500), and a Research Grant from the Department of Political Science for research in Turkey in Summer 2014 ($1500). Ms. Norman has also received a three-year grant to support her graduate studies from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Kelsey Norman was featured in Jadaliyya – "Refugees in Turkey: Implications of Increasing Politicization," 2015
Peter Owens has been awarded a $10,545 Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant by The National Science Foundation to explore collective ethnic violence against California's indigenous population by early settlers from 1850 to 1865.
Sierra Powell was awarded a $10,000 Chancellors Club Fund for Excellence Fellowship for her studies in political behavior of Americans with disabilities.
Sierra Powell received her Ph.D. in Political Science, 2015.
Robert Nyenhuis was awarded the UCI Pedagogical Fellowship, 2014, and a $5,000 research grant from UC Pacific Rim Research Program to conduct research in Chile and Bolivia
Amanda Pullum joined Duke University as a Lecturing Fellow, Thompson Writing Program, 2014-2019.
Ryan Shirah received his Ph.D. in Political Science, 2015, and accepted a position at University of Tennessee, Research Analyst.

2014

Megan Brooker received an Honorable Mention for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).
Kristine Coulter has accepted a tenure-track position in the Department of Democracy and Justice Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
Katelyn Finley was awarded the David Easton Award for Best Qualifying Paper in Political Science, the Harry Eckstein Scholar Award for Top Political Science Student to Advance to Candidacy, Department of Political Science, and Pedagogical Fellow, UCI Teaching, Learning, and Technology.
Sharmaine Jackson received her Ph.D. in Sociology, 2014. Sharmaine has accepted a Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Sociology, Yale University.
Lila Kooklan received the Outstanding Graduate Student Service Award by Social Sciences.
Eulalie Laschever received the Center for Citizen Peacebuilding, Kugelman Research Fellowship ($1500), and the Center in Law, Society and Culture, Collaborative Research Grant ($700).
Danvy Le received her Ph.D. in Political Science, 2013. She is a lecturer at California State University Fresno in the Department of Political Science.
Dana Moss received the A. Kimball Romney Award for Outstanding Graduate Research Paper and advanced to candidacy.
Peter Miller received his Ph.D. in Political Science, 2013. Peter is the John Templeton Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program.
Alice Motes received her Ph.D. in Sociology, 2014. She will be a Post-Doctoral Fellow, Data Curation, University of Minnesota.
Dana Nakano received his Ph.D. in 2014, and has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Sociology, CSU – Stanislaus.
Katja Newman was appointed the Chair of the Western Hemisphere Members Committee at the Pacific Council on Foreign Policy. She is also serving on the OAS Election Observation Mission to the Presidential Elections in Columbia summer 2014.
Jared Olesen received his Ph.D. in 2014, and accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Sociology, Illinois Valley Community College.\
Vahid Niayesh was awarded a $6600 training grant to cover the entire cost for the IGCC nuclear boot camp program at UCSD. He also received the Global Connect Educational Partnership Award 2014, the Academic Advisor for GlobalScope Curriculum Guide-The Middle East: Arab Spring 2010-2014, and the Outstanding Academic Presenter Award for presenting on "Democratic Aspiration vs. Democratic Values" at Mission Viejo, El Toro, and Laguna Hills High Schools.
Kelsey Norman received a grant from Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) Travel, Research & Engagement Grant for research in Egypt in Fall 2014 ($1500), CGPACS Summer Research Grant for research in Turkey in Summer 2014 ($1500), and a Research Grant from the Department of Political Science for research in Turkey in Summer 2014 ($1500). Ms. Norman has also received a three-year grant to support her graduate studies from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Robert Nyenhuis was awarded the Pedagogical Fellowship, 2014, and a $5,000 research grant from UC Pacific Rim Research Program to conduct research in Chile and Bolivia.
Sierra Powell received the Harry Eckstein Scholar Award for Top Political Science Student Advanced to Candidacy, Department of Political Science.
Amanda Pullum joined Duke University as a Lecturing Fellow, Thompson Writing Program, 2014-2019.
Elizabeth Sowers received her Ph.D. in Sociology, 2013 and is an Assistant Professor at California State University, Channel Islands.

2013

  • Kenneth Chaiprasert, (Political Science) was awarded the Pedagogical Fellowsh
  • Neil Chaturvedi received his Ph.D. in Political Science in 2013 and accepted a position as Assistant Professor, Seattle University.  He also received the Congressional Research Award research grant from the Dirksen Center. $3,500.
  • Katelyn Finley, (Political Science) received Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
  • Sharmaine Jackson, (Sociology) received the UCI President’s Dissertation Fellowship.
  • Eulalie Jean Laschever, (Sociology) received a 3 year Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, to support her graduate studies, and to study the history and consequences of gun control and gun rights mobilization ($100,000).  She is the first graduate student in Sociology to win the award. 
  • Rodolfo Lopez, (Sociology) received the UC Mexus CONACYT Fellowship, a grant for transnational collaborative research projects on public affairs. 
  • Peter Miller, (Political Science) won the Harry Eckstein Scholar Award for Distinguished Graduate Student (June 2012).  He received his Ph.D. in Political Science in 2013 and he accepted a post-doctorate Fellowship with Sebatiana Bavetta at the University of Pennsylvania (2013-14).
  • Dana Moss, (Sociology) received the American Institute for Yemeni Studies’ Pre-Dissertation Fellowship Award (2012).
  • Eric Mossinger, (Political Science) received the International Studies Association - West graduate student paper award for “Explaining Paramilitarization in Civil War.”
  • Kelsey Norman, (Political Science) received a U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Morocco, summer 2013. 
  • Michelle Peria, (Sociology) received the Reed Foundation Dissertation Grant, from the Ruth Landes Memorial Foundation ($22,000) for her dissertation, “Re-making Race for Citizenship:  Afro-Brazilian Popular Education Movements and Identity Work among Poor Urban Youth in Brazil.” 
  • Sierra Powell, (Political Science) was named a Pedagogical Fellow and will develop and implement the campus-wide TA Professional Development Program and offer training workshops throughout the year. 
  • Amanda Pullum, (Sociology) received the 2013-2014 NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant and the UCI President’s Year Dissertation Fellowship for her dissertation, “The ABCs of Dissent: Teachers’ Unions and Influences upon Strategic Choice.” 
  • Elizabeth Sowers, (Sociology) received the 2013 Kathy Alberti Prize for outstanding promise as a future professor.  She also received her Ph.D. in Sociology in 2013 and will join California State University, Channel Islands, as an Assistant Professor.  

 

2012

  • John Cuffe received the Best Graduate Paper at the Southwestern Social Sciences Conference (March 2011)
  • Karl Kruse received his Ph.D. in Political Science in 2012. Managing Consultant, Washington, D.C
  • Adam Martin received his Ph.D. in Political Science in 2012. Visiting Assistant Professor, Graceland University, Iowa   
  • Peter Miller received the Harry Eckstein Scholar Award for Distinguished Graduate Student
  • Dana Moss received the American Institute for Yemini Studies’ Pre-Dissertation Fellowship Award
  • Michelle Peria received the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. Funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation (2011-2012)
  • Michelle Peria received the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant – Law and Social Sciences Division (2011-2012)
  • Dana Moss received a Critical Language Scholarship Award in Arabic, Council of American Overseas Center (Full-funding for an 8-week intensive language study abroad program in ‘Amman, Jordan, summer 2012
  • Sierra Powell received the Harrell Rodgers Award, Sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization and the MPSASierra Powell received the Order of Merit award in Outstanding Service, School of Social Sciences, 2011-2012
  • Fatima Rahman received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 2012. Assistant Professor at Lake Forest College, Illinois
  • Elizabeth Sowers received the Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, The John Randolph Haynes Foundation ($20,000) (2012-2013)
  • Elizabeth Sowers received the Dean’s Endowed Fellowship for Academic Excellence, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine (2011-2012)

2011

  • Daisy Reyes, 2010-2011 UCI Alumni Association Lauds and Laurels Award to the Outstanding Graduate Student at UCI
  • Jennifer Garcia, David Easton Award for best qualifying paper, titled “The ‘Electoral Connection’ of Felony Disenfranchisement Reform.
  • Dana Moss, Critical Language Scholarship Award in Arabic, Council of American Overseas Research Center (Full-funding for an 8-week intensive language study abroad program in ‘Amman, Jordan, summer 2011, approximately $9,000)
  • Dana Moss, University of California Human Rights Fellowship ($4,600, summer 2011

 

2010

  • Christopher Stout, 2010 Alumni Association Lauds and Laurels Recipient for "Outstanding Graduate Student"
  • Rueben Kline, 2010 Max Weber Fellowship at European University Institute
  • Dana Y. Nakano 2010-11 American Sociological Association Minority Fellow (Cohort 37)
  • Dana Y. Nakano 2010-11 Center for Organizational Research Small Grant (Project Title - The Power and Pervasiveness of Story: The Merging of Personal, Organizational, and Ethnic Narratives)
  • Kenneth Chaiprasert, Social Science Merit Award for Graduate Student - UCI, Podlich Fellowship - UCI
  • Daisy Reyes, UC ACCORD, $20,000, Doctoral Dissertation Grant "Latino Student Politics: Constructing Ethnic Identities in Organizations," 2010-2011.
  • Beth Gardner, Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship in Contentious Politics
  • Beth Gardner, recipient of Reading Group Award from the Center for Law Society and Culture for our reading group: "How new technologies shape and affect our understanding of culture and spawn new and emergent understandings of law and legal institutions."
  • Fatima Rahman, A. Kimball Romney Award for Outstanding Graduate Paper.

2009

  • Amy Alexander, Junior Scholar Travel Grant, Women in Politics Global Perspectives Conference, Mershon Center for International Security, Ohio State University, April 24.
  • Reuben Kline, Funded Participant, Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality in Psychology and Economics, Max Plank Institute for Human Development, Berlin: July.
  • Reuben Kline, Funded Participant, International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics, Graduate Student Workshop, Chapman University, January.
  • Danvl Le, James L. Brulte Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Kathy Rim, 2009 Alumni Association Lauds and Laurels Recipient for "Outstanding Graduate Student"
  • Benjamin Thomas, Aznar-Argyros Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine

 

2008

  • Amy Alexander, Regional Business Fellowship, Center for the Study of Democracy, Leuphana Universitat, Lueneberg, Germany, September-March.
  • Amy Alexander, Alice Paul Award for Best Dissertation Proposal, Women's Caucus of the American Political Science Association, August 28th.
  • Amy Alexander, Eskstein Scholar Award for Distinguished Graduate Student, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine, Spring.
  • Amy Alexander, Regents Dissertation Writing Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, Spring Quarter.
  • Amy Alexander, Travel Grant, Society for Comparative Research's Graduate Retreat for Young Comparativists, The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 24-25.
  • Yiyang Hu, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Peter Miller, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Kathy H. Rim, Willie L. Brown Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Kathy H. Rim, Best Paper Award, Asian Pacific American Caucus, American Political Science Association, 2008.
  • Kathy H.Rim, David Easton Award, Outstanding Graduate Qualifying Paper, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine, 2008.
  • Kathy H. Rim, Kathy Alberti Award for Excellence in Graduate Study, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 2008.
  • Kathy H. Rim, Dissertation Research Scholarship, Korean American Scholarship Foundation, 2008.
  • Elizabeth Sowers, "Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award", Department of Sociology, University of California, Irvine, 2008.
  • Christopher Stout and Reuben Kline, John Sullivan Award for the best graduate student paper delivered in the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior, organized by APSA Section.
  • Benjamin Thomas, Aznar-Argyros Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine

 

2007

  • Amy Alexander, Order of Merit for Outstanding Graduate Student Service, School of Cocial Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Sprint
  • Amy Alexander, Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, Institute of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Spring.
  • Amy Alexander, Easton Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine, Spring
  • Seth Alexander, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Moon-Young Choi, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Jill V. Harper, Presidential Management Fellow ( P.M.F.), Class of 2007
  • Sharmaine Jackson, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Willy Jou, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Fellowship (Spring 2007)
  • Alice Motes, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong, UC Pacific Rim Research Mini-Grant, February 2007.
  • Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine 
  • Fatima Rahman, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Kathy H. Rim, A. Kimball Romney Award, Outstanding Graduate Research Paper, School of Social Sciences, 2007.
  • Elizabeth Sowers, Aznar-Argyros Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine

 

2006

  • Amy Alexander, Outstanding Teaching, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Winter Quarter.
  • Amy Alexander, Summer Research Grant, Department of Political Science; Summer Research Grant, School of Social Sciences.
  • Amy Alexander, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow of the Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine.
  • Amy Alexander, Regent's Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, Fall Quarter.
  • Kristine Coulter, Aznar-Argyros Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Gregory Ferenstein, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Bruce Hemmer (with Paula Garb and Daniel Wehrenfennig, co-investigators), USAID grant. Comparative study of Citizen Peacebuilding in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Georgia/Abkhazia. Center for Citizen Peacebuilding, 2006.
  • Karl Kruse, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Lindsey J.H Lupo, University of California, Irvine, Chancellor's Club Fund for Excellence Dissertation Fellowship, 2005-2006.
  • Natalie Masuoka, Ted Robinson Award for Graduate Student Research on Minority Politics, Southwest Political Science Association, 2006.
  • Jared Olesen, Aznar-Argyros Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong, UC President's Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2006-07
  • Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong, Center for Asian Studies Grant, University of California, Irvine, 2006.
  • Michelle Peria, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Kathy H. Rim, Regents' Pre-dissertation Fellowship, School of Social Science, University of California, Irvine, 2006.
  • Kimberly Shella, Aznar-Argyros Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Elizabeth Sowers, Fellowship from the Society of Logistics Education, 2006.

 

2005

  • Matt Barreto, Ford Foundation Fellowship Program for Minorities, 2004-05
  • Matt Barreto, UC President's Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2004-05
  • Matthew Cardinale, Youth-Led Research Grant. Team of Homeless Youth to Investigate Treatment of Homeless by Public Officials in New Orleans. CIRCLE, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement 2005
  • Catherine Corrigall-Brown, Regents' Pre-Dissertation Fellowship School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 2004-2005
  • Lorien Jasny, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Reuben Kline, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Natalie Matsuoka UC Irvine Faculty Mentor Pre-Dissertation Fellowship 2004-2005
  • Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong, Harry Eckstein Scholarship, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine, 2005.

 

2004

  • Matt Barreto, Order of Merit for Graduate Research, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine, 2004
  • Matt Barreto, Harry Eckstein Award, Department of Political Science, UCI, 2004
  • Matthew Cardinale, Graduate Fellowship, The Point Foundation, 2004-
  • Matthew Cardinale, Harvey Milk Scholarship, 2004
  • William Chiu, Willie L. Brown Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Catherine Corrigall-Brown, Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistance Department of Sociology, University of California, Irvine, 2004
  • Jill Harper, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Hsin yeh Hsieh, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Michael Jensen, Regents Pre-dissertation Fellowship, 2004
  • Willy Jou, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Maryam Komaie, Willie L. Brown Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Natalie Masuoka, Faculty Mentor Program Fellowship, 2004-05
  • Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong, Second Prize, Student Paper Competition, Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Public Opinion Research 2004
  • Chris Stout, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Steve Weldon, Regents Dissertation Writing Fellowship, 2004 

 

2003

  • Matt Barreto, Best Paper award from the Section on Race, Ethnicity and Politics of the American Political Science Association, 2003.
  • Matthew Cardinale, Research Fellowship, "The Sentencing Project".
  • Matthew Cardinale, "Personal Achievement Award," Broward County Coalition for the Homeless, 2003, Broward County, Florida, November 2003.
  • John Ensch, James L. Brulte Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Bruce Hemmer, Regents' Predissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2003.
  • Michael Jensen, David Easton Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the Department of Political Science, 2003.
  • Bryan Liefer, Willie L. Brown Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Lindsey Lupo, Regents' Predissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2003.
  • Adam Martin, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Nhu-Ngoc Ong, Regents' Predissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2003.
  • Nhu-Ngoc Ong, Jack and Suzanne Peltason Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, UCI. 
  • Deana Rohlinger, Order of Merit for Graduate Research, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine, 2003.
  • Deana Rohlinger, National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2003-2004.
  • Deana Rohlinger, University of California Regents Dissertation Fellowship, Fall 2003.
  • Steven Weldon, David Easton Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the Department of Political Science, 2003.

 

2002

  • Catherine Corrigall-Brown, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Andrew Drummond, David Easton Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the Department of Political Science, 2002.
  • Susan Kupperstein, Regents' Predissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2002.
  • Sharon Lean, Order of Merit, Outstanding Graduate Service, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine, 2002.
  • Natalie Masuoka, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Deana Rohlinger, Regents' Predissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2002.
  • Deana Rohlinger, Best Graduate Student Paper award from the Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements, American Sociological Association, 2002.
  • Deana Rohlinger, The Southern Sociological Society ODUM award for Best Graduate Student Paper, 2001/02.
  • Steve Weldon, Predissertation Fellowship, Institute for European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2002.
  • Steve Weldon, Predissertation Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2002. 2002.
  • Steve Weldon, Regents' Predissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2002. 

 

2001

  • Michele Budz, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Matt Barreto, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Rachel Cichowski, Order of Merit for Graduate Research, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine, 2001.
  • Marcus Harper, Harry Eckstein Dissertation Award, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine, 2001.
  • Marcus Harper, Summer Internship, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., 2001.
  • Sharon Lean, Dissertation Fellowship, Institute for Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, 2001-2002.
  • Sharon Lean, Research Grant, Pacific Rim Research Program, University of California, 2001-2002.
  • Lina Newton, Dissertation Fellowship, Institute for Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, 2001-02.
  • Deana Rohlinger, Kimball Romney Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the School of Social Sciences, 2001.
  • Deana Rohlinger, Robin Williams Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research paper in the Department of Sociology, 2001.
  • Deana Rohlinger, Predissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine. 

 

2000

  • Miki Caul, Order of Merit for Graduate Research, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine, 2000.
  • Miki Caul, Dissertation Fellowship, German Marshall Fund of the United States, 1999-2000.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Dissertation Fellowship; awarded by the Institute for International Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, 2000-2001.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Dissertation Fellowship; Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2000-2001.
  • Michael Latner, William F. Podlich Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine
  • Lina Newton, Presidential Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2000-01.
  • Lina Newton, UC MEXUS dissertation grant, 2000-2001.
  • Lina Newton, Ted Robinson Award for notable research on minority politics, Southwestern Political Science Association, 2000.
  • Steven Recchia, Predissertation Fellowship, Center for European and German Studies, University of California, 2000.
  • Deana Rohlinger, 2000 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics competition.
  • Anthony Salvanto, UC Research Fellow, University of California, Irvine, 2000-2001.

 

1999

  • Miki Caul, Alice Paul Award for Dissertation Research, The Women's Caucus in Political Science, American Political Science Association, 1999.
  • Miki Caul, Predissertation Fellowship, Center for German and European Studies, University of California, 1999.
  • Miki Caul, Predoctoral Fellowship Award, Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation, 1999.
  • Rachel Cichowski, David Easton Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research paper in the Department of Political Science, 1999.
  • Marcus Harper, Fulbright Fellowship to study in Bulgaria, 1999-2000.
  • Steven Recchia, A Study of Local Government Initiatives to Ensure Water Quality in Southern California, a research grant from the Haynes Foundation, 1999.

 

1998

  • Miki Caul, Order of Merit for Distinguished Service, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine, 1998.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Dissertation Fellowship to study at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy; awarded by the Institute for International Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, 1998-99.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Predissertation Fellowship, Council for European Studies, Columbia University, 1998.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Predissertation Fellowship, Center for German and European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1998.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Renee Riese Hubert Prize for graduate research in Women's Studies, University of California, Irvine, 1998.
  • Marcus Harper, Predissertation Fellowship, Center for German and European Studies, University of California, 1998.
  • Marcus Harper, Summer Internship, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., 1998.
  • Marcus Harper, David Easton Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the Department of Political Science, 1998.
  • Marcus Harper, Kimball Romney Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the School of Social Sciences, 1998.
  • Deborah Kaplan, Robin Williams Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the Department of Sociology, 1998.

 

1997

  • Miki Caul, Winner of the best research paper competition on the topic of political parties, sponsored by Party Politics.
  • Miki Caul, David Easton Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the Department of Political Science, 1997.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Scholarship Recipient, Women in International Trade, 1997-98.
  • Rachel Cichowski, Summer Language Program Fellowship to study in Leipzig, German Academic Exchange Service, 1997.
  • Sharon Weldon, Robin Williams Prize for the Best Graduate Student Research Paper in the Department of Sociology, 1997.
  • Sharon Weldon, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1995-98.

 

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