This award is for contributions to the Social Science community, including the intellectual growth of others. Significant activities might include informal or formal help to other students, organizing seminars, service on committees, efforts to improve teaching and curricula, or public activities bringing favorable attention to the student’s home department, the School of Social Sciences or the UCI campus.

How to Apply:
Nominations are due to Jennifer Gerson via email at by June 5, 2020. Nominations for these awards should be submitted electronically, in formal memo or letter form, including sufficient detail to enable evaluation of the nominated student’s relevant achievements. Faculty may nominate more than one student; however, each student can be nominated in no more than one award category. Self-nomination statements will not be accepted.


2020: Canton Winer, Sociology &
Anna Setyaeva, Political Science

2019: Stephanie Pulles, Sociology

2018: Vanessa Delgado, Sociology

2017: Sheefteh Khalili, Sociology

2016: Edelina Burciaga, Sociology

2015: Hector Martinez, Sociology

2014: Lila Kooklan, Political Science

2013: Jennifer Jones, Political Science

2012: Sierra Powell

2011: Caitlin Elizabeth Fouratt, Anthropology

2010: Christopher Marcum, Sociology

2009: Sylvia J. Martin

2008: Neha Vora

2007: Amy Alexander, Andrea Ballestero Salaverry and Jeff Katcherian



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