Awards

Human Development students continue to win awards! Below is a list of our most recent winners. Congratulations to all!

The department's undergraduate Franklin Research Fellows can be found here.

Ansari, David

Neugarten Award 2016-17

Georges Lurcy Educational and Charitable Trust Dissertation Fellowship 2015-16

Sciences Po/France Chicago Center Fellowship 2014 -2015

National Research Service Award (NRSA) through Health Services Research Training Program 2013

Lemelson fellowship 2013

François Furet Travel Grant 2012

Rynerson grant 2012

Nicholson Center for British Studies Graduate Initiative Award 2012

Foreign Language Area Studies fellowship 2012

Barenboim, Deanna

Fulbright-Hays, Fulbright IIE

Bartz McCormick, Naomi

Canada-U.S. Fulbright Student Award

Gianinno Dissertation Write-Up fellowship, Comparative Human Development, 2012

Beldo, Leslie

William Henry Award 2014-15

Neugarten Lectureship 2013-14

Mellon Foundation Dissertation-Year Fellowship, University of Chicago 2012

Berman, Elise

Research Travel Grant (Orin Williams Fund), University of Chicago 2011

Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant 2009-2010

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant 2009-2010

Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Abroad Grant 2009 (declined)

Summer FLAS to study K'iche' from the Center for Latin American Studies 2006

Biagioli, Rita

Neugarten Prize Lectureship 2015-16

Rynerson Grant 2015-16

Bird, Mathew

Fulbright-Hays; National Science Foundation

Braff, Lara

Fulbright-Hays; Fulbright IIE Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Center for Latin American Studies

Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the UC San Diego Center for U.S. Mexican Studies

Bruck, Jason

Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve Student Research Grant for research on Belding's Ground Squirrels from the University of California, Santa Barbara

Rynerson Grant

Janco Travel Grant

Bustamente, Nadxieli Toledo

Neugarten Prize Lectureship 2015-16

Neugarten Award 2013-14

Byeon, Hae Min

Neugarten Award 2016-17

Cassaniti, Julia

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

"Culture and Mind" post-docs at Stanford University.

Chladek, Michael

Harper Dissertation-Year Fellowship 2016-17

Gianinno Dissertation Write Up 2015-16

National Science Foundation Fellowship for dissertation research

Conklin, Lindsey

Neugarten Prize Lectureship 2016-17

Gianinno Dissertation Write Up 2015-16

Rynerson Grant 2013-14

Fulbright-IIE to Jordan 2012-2013

Boren NSEP Fellowship 2012-2013 [Declined]

Summer FLAS for Arabic study in Jordan 2012

Doolittle-Harrison Fellowship 2011

Lemelson/SPA Fellowship 2011

Summer FLAS for Arabic study in Jordan 2011

Critical Language Scholarship for Arabic 2011 [Declined]

Summer FLAS for Arabic study in Syria 2010

   

Cooper, Amy

Fulbright-Hays DDRA, Fulbright-IIE (declined)

Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT)- Predoctoral Fellowship 2006-2007

Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture- Graduate Research and Travel Grant

Center for Latin American Studies- Summer Field Research Grant

Irmgard Coninx Foundation's Berlin Roundtable on Transnationality

Coyne, Sean

Neugarten Prize Lectureship 2016-17

Social Sciences Division "Long Term Project" Grant 2014-15

SSD Summer Grant, 2013

Dahl, Bianca

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research; Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Africanist Student Research Grant; University of Chicago

Drake, Ashley

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Dissertation Fieldwork Grant 2016-17

Neugarten Award 2016-17

Neugarten Award 2015-16

Rynerson Grant 2015-16

University of Chicago Graduate Council Travel Fund 2014 

Social Sciences Division Short-Term Research Grant 2013-2014

Rynerson Fellowship 2013-14

Doolittle-Harrison Fellowship, University of Chicago 2013

African Languages Fund, University of Chicago 2010-2011 (Declined) 

Eliacin, Johanne

NIH/NIMH Mental Health Dissertation Research Grant 2008-2009

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant 2007

Nicholson Long Term Fellowship from the Nicholson Center for British Studies at U of C 2006-2007

Fleener, Christine

Rynerson Grant 2013-14

Frausel, Rebecca

UChicago GRAD Graduate Global Impact Internship 2016 Summer

Association for Psychological Science Student Research Grant 2016 Summer

Rynerson Grant 2015-16

Hadlock, Lorna

 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship 2017-18

FLAS award for language study of Portuguese 2016-17 

FLAS award for intensive language study in Brazil 2016 Summer

Hammack, Phillip L.

Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

Hampel, Amir

Society for Psychological Anthropology's Condon Prize 2016-17

Neugarten Prize Lectureship 2016-17

Gianinno Dissertation Write Up 2015-16

Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Harris, Keshia

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship 2016-17

Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture Research and Travel Grant 2015-2016

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) 2015-16 Academic Year

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) Summer 2014

 Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) Tinker Field Research Grant 2014

Hickman, Jacob

Foreign Language and Area Studies Summer Fellowship (FLAS) to study Hmong at UW-Madison

Hoffman, Christy

Rynerson Fellowship, University of Chicago 2008

Louis B. Harris Endowment for Primate Research, Caribbean Primate Research Center 2008

Hinds Fund for Dissertation Research 2007

Horton, Laura

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) 2016-2017

National Academy of Education/ Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2016-2018

Bernice L. Neugarten Scholarship Fund, 2015-2016

Tinker Field Research Grant, The Center for Latin American Studies, Summer 2014

SPA/ Lemelson Pre-Dissertation Award 2013-2014

Field Research Grant, The Center for Latin American Studies, Summer 2013

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, Summer 2012

Hota, Pinky

Committee on South Asia Studies Write-Up Fellowship 2008-2009

Doolittle-Harrison Fellowship 2008-2009

WennerGren Foundation International Dissertation Research Grant 2007-2008

Committee on South Asian Studies Pre-Dissertation Fellowship 2006

Ingersoll, Jason

Center for East Asian Studies Dissertation Write-Up Fellowship, University of Chicago 2007-2008

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, Cultural Anthropology Program, National Science Foundation 2006

Jenness, Katherine

Provost Summer Fellowship 2007

Jones, Kamaya

Division of the Social Sciences Research Grant 2014-15

Center for Studies on Race, Politics and Culture Research & Travel Grant 2012-13 

OMSA Academic Support Grant Fall 2014

OMSA Academic Support Grant Fall 2012

 National Science Foundation (Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences) Summer Grant 2012

Doolittle-Harrison Fellowship 2011-12

OMSA Research Initiative Grant 2011-12

FLAS 2011

FLAS 2010

Kern, David

William Henry Award 2015-16

Mellon Foundation Dissertation-Year Fellowship, University of Chicago 2013-14

Kowalski, Julia

Mellon Sawyer Seminar Dissertation Fellowship, Center for Gender Studies 2011-2012

Francis X. Kinahan Award for Excellence in Teaching Advanced Undergraduate Writing 2010

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship 2009-2010

Loomis, Miles

NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant 2016

Wenner Gren Grant to Aid Doctoral Dissertation research "Generation on Hold? Hope, Risk and Relationality among China's 'Ant Tribe.' 2015

Pre-Dissertation Research Travel Grant, Committee on Chinese Studies, Univerisity of Chicago 2013


Lyons, Emily


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2015-16

Ma, Zhiying

Disability Research Interest Group Travel Award from Society for Medical Anthropology 2016

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Michigan Society of Fellows, 2016

William Rainey Harper Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2015-2016

Doctoral Fellowship, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (United States), 2015-2016 

Urban Network Doctoral Fellow, University of Chicago, 2015-2016

Toyota Dissertation Fellowship, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Chicago, 2015-2016 (declined)

Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad, China Scholarship Council, 2015

Bernice Neugarten Lectureship Award, Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago, 2015

New Generation China Scholar Fellowship, Ford Foundation & the University of Chicago Center in Beijing, 2013

Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Pre-dissertation Grant for China Studies, 2013

Small Grant for Research Travel, China and Inner Asia Council, Association for Asian Studies, 2012

Rynerson Fellowship for Dissertation Research, Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago, 2012

Student Committee Endowed Award, Society for Applied Anthropology, 2012

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship at Needham Research Institute, Cambridge, U.K., 2011

Lemelson/Society for Psychological Anthropology Pre-dissertation Fund, 2011

Mandalaywala, Tara

Neugarten Lectureship, 2013-14

Marrow, Jocelyn

"Culture and Mind" post-docs at Stanford University.

McFee, Erin

Fulbright Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Award 2017-2018

Pozen Family Center Human Rights Lectureship 2014-15

Pozen Family Center for Human Rights Pre-Dissertation Fieldwork Grant 2014-15

Tinker Field Research Grant, Center for Latin American Studies 2014-15

Tinker Field Research Grant, Center for Latin American Studies, 2013

Miklin, Sanja

Society for Psychological Anthropology (SPA) / Robert Lemelson Foundation (RLF) Fellowship 2016-2017 

Moore, Erin 

Association for Feminist Anthropology's Sylvia Forman Prize 2016-17

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Buffet Institute, Northwestern University 2016

American Association of University Women American Dissertation Fellowship 2014-15

Society for Research on Adolescence Innovative Small Grant, 2014

Bernice Neugarten Prize Lectureship, University of Chicago, 2014

Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2012

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2011

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, 2010-2015

Human Rights Program Graduate Research Grant

Gender Studies Research Project Grant

Society for Psychological Anthropology/Lemelson Research Grant, 2011

Myers, Neely

Doolittle-Harrison Fellowship 2008

National Institute for Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award 2006

Nickels, Nora

Rynerson Grant 2016-17

Nickrenz Fein, Elizabeth

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows: National Institute of Mental Health 2008

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant: Science and Society Program 2008

Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant 2008

National Psychologist Trainee Register Scholorship 2006

Nutter El Ouardani, Christine A.

Fullbright-Hays 2007-08

National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant

AIMS (American Institute for Maghrib Studies) long-term grant for fieldwork 2006-2007

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Write-Up Fellowship

Offidani-Bertrand, Carly 

Schweitzer Fellow 2016-17

Tinker Award for Field Research Center for Latin American Studies 2016 Summer

Pagel, Kristina

NIA T32 Specialized Training Program in the Demography and Economics of Aging 2016-2017

Pelka, Suzanne

Joint Post-Doc at UCLA: The Foundation for Psychocultural Reseach and The Center for Society and Genetics

Perez-Felkner, Lara

Doolittle-Harrison Fellowship, University of Chicago 2008

Dissertation Fellowship for Research Related to Education, Spenser Foundation 2007

Student Travel Grant, American Sociological Association 2007

Collaborative Research Grant, Alliance for Graduate Education for the Professoriate/ Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation (with Richard P. Taub) 2006

Alternate and Honorable Mention, Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship, Ford Foundation 2005

Power, Séamus

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences 2017-2018

Mellon Dissertation-Year Fellowship 2016-17

Lemelson grant for Psychological Anthropology 2015-16

Division of Social Sciences Summer Research Grant 2014-15

Innovative Small Grant from the Society for Research on Adolescents via the Jacobs Foundation 2014-15

Council on Advanced Studies to develop Human Development speaker series  (with Kelsey Robbins and Rebecca Frausel) 2014-15        

The Norman Wait Harris Fund to develop Cultural Psychology speaker series 2013-14

Qin, Xu

2017 National Academy of Education/ Spencer Dissertation Fellowship 

2016 Joint Statistical Meetings Student Paper Award

Riedel, Barnaby

NIMH grant

Reyes, Teofilo

FLAS to study in Russia, Summer 2006

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Social Sciences Division Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant

Rynerson Grant

Robbins, Kelsey

 NSF Cultural Anthropology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant 2017-18

Nicholson Graduate Student Fellowship 2015-16

Society for Psychological Anthropology/Lemelson Student Fellow, 2013-14

Roussel, Camille

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program 2015-2018

Pozen Research Grant for PhD Students 2014-15

CLAS Tinker Field Research Grant 2014-15

Doctoral Scholarship from the Fonds de recherche du Québec, Société et culture

Sandberg, Shana

Bernice Neugarten Prize Lectureship 2006

Graduate Student Paper Award from the Society for Medical Anthropology's Council on Anthropology and Reproduction 2010

Seaman, Aaron

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa 2016

Bernice Neugarten Lectureship Spring 2015

Harper Dissertation-Year Fellowship, University of Chicago 2013-14

Bernice Neugarten Lectureship Winter 2012

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant 2010-11

Wenner Gren Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Grant 2010-11

Smith, Benjamin

Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork 

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Smith, Gabriel David

National Science Foundation Grant

Sosa, Amy

Fullbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship 2008

Spaepen, Geertrui

Social Sciences Division Center for Sexuality and Gender Studies Research Grant 2014-15

Rynerson Research Fellowship 2010-11

Doolittle-Harrison Travel Fellowship 2009

Rynerson Research Fellowship 2008-2009

IMB Conference Travel Grant 2008

Hinds Fund Research Grant 2007-2008

New Initiatives Fund Grant 2007-2008

IMB Conference Travel Grant 2007

Doolittle-Harrison Travel Fellowship 2007

Sigma XI: The Scientific Research Society; Grant-in-Aid of Research Award 2006-2007

Staroselsky, Marianna

Neugarten Award 2013-14

Taylor-Seymour, Raffaella

UK-US Fulbright-Diamond Family Foundation Award 2015-2018

Pozen Center for Human Rights Research Grant 2016-17

African Languagesd Study Grant 2016-17

Thompson, Gregory

Benjamin Bloom Dissertation Fellowship 2008-2009

University of Chicago Dissertation Teaching and Research Fellowship 2007-2008

Post-Doctoral Fellowship at UC San Diego in the Communication Department.

Velez, Gabriel

Grant for The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts 2017-18

American Psychological Foundation (APF) Ungerleider/Zimbardo Travel Scholarship 2017-18

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2016-17

Pozen Family Center for Human Rights Internship 2016-17

Walters, Kim

Dissertation Write-Up Fellowship from the Committee on South Asian Studies 2014-2015

National Science Foudnation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant 2013-2014

Committee on South Asian Studies Dissertation Write-up Grant 2013-14

Social Science Division Travel Grant 2013

University Centennial Scholar 2003-2008

Weiner, Talia

Gianinno Dissertation Write Up Grant 2016-17

NIA pre-doctoral fellowship in the Demography and Economics of Aging 2015-2016

Wenner Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant 2013

Stirling Prize from the Society of Psychological Anthropology 2013

Wilson, Emily

Lemelson Center Fellowship 2017-18

Ye, Shenghe (Lily)

 UChicago GRAD Graduate Global Impact Internship 2016 Summer