Graduate Scholarship Recipients
Graduate Scholarship Recipients

2019 Scholarship Recipient
Aqdas Aftab, University of Maryland
Dissertation: Trans Worlding within: Decolonial Examinations of Trans of Color Interiority

2019 Honorable Mentions
Rosanna Simons, Texas Tech University
Dissertation: Documented: Queer Latinx Migrants Refusing Surveillance and Performing Recognition

Kenna Neitch, Texas Tech University
Dissertation: Persistence/Resistance: Gender, Testimony, and Organizing in Central America

2018 Scholarship Recipient
Jallicia Jolly, University of Michigan
Dissertation: I'm Not Sick!': A Critical Embodiment of Illness, Sexuality, & Self-Making among HIV-Positive Jamaican Women

2018 Honorable Mentions
Jaimee Swift, Howard University
Dissertation: On a Black Brazilian Radical Feminist Politics: Afro-Brazilian Women, Police Brutality and Anti-LGBTQ+ Violence in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Julia Gutierrez, Arizona State University
Dissertation: We identify as poor because of the money we earn not because of the way we live': Perceptions and Experiences of Poverty among Mexican Immigrant Women on the Southwest side of Chicago

2017 Scholarship Recipient
P. Michelle Morado Peters, University of Washington
Dissertation: Past, Present, Pachuca: La Pachuca Sexuality and the Formation of Identity

2017 Honorable Mentions
Armaghan Ziaee, University of Cincinnati
Dissertation: Transnational Modernization and the Gendered Built Environment in Iran: Altering Architectural Spaces and Gender Identities in the Early Twentieth Century (1925-1941)

Karen Hanna, University of California, Santa Barbara
Dissertation: Makibaka!: A Feminist Social History of the Transnational Filipina/o American Left From 1969-1992

2016 Scholarship Recipient
Sandibel Borges, University of California, Santa Barbara
Dissertation: Re-Creating Home: The Migration of Queer Latina Women

2016 Honorable Mentions
Karen Lawford, University of Ottawa
Dissertation: Understanding the Experiences and Processes of Health Canada’s Evacuation Policy for Pregnant First Nations Women in Manitoba

Abraham Weil, University of Arizona
Dissertation: Trans Versality: Anti Black Racism, Trans Politics and Molecular Revolution

2015 Scholarship Recipient
Elizabeth Verklan, University of Arizona
Dissertation: Objects of Desire: Feminist Inquiry, Transnational Feminism and Global Fashion

2015 Honorable Mentions
Krystal Cleary, Indiana University
Dissertation: Mainstream Sideshow: Disability and Freak Discourse in Popular Culture

Cristina Perez, University of Maryland
Dissertation: Bodies on the Line: Violence, Disposable Subjects, and the Border Industrial Complex

2014 Scholarship Recipients
Rosemary Ndubuizu, Rutgers University
Dissertation: Where Shall The Monsters Live? Tracking Undeserving Poor Discourses in Affordable Housing Debates

Noralis Rodriguez-Coss, University of Washington
Dissertation: Feminist Street Performances in Puerto Rico: Alternative Imaginaries of the Ideal National Body

2013 Scholarship Recipient
Emek Ergun, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Dissertation: Doing Feminist Translation as Local and Transnational Political Activism: The Turkish Translation and Reception of Virgin: The Untouched History

2012 Scholarship Recipient
Xiumei Pu, University of Minnesota
Dissertation: Decolonizing Knowledge Production: Eco Spiritual Literary Criticism and Literature by Chinese Women in Diaspora

2012 Honorable Mention
Carly Thomsen, University of California, Santa Barbara