The UC-CUBA Academic Initiative awards up to ten $1,200 grants per academic year to University of California Ph.D. students conducting Cuba-related research, including travel, in any field. Two of the grants will be earmarked for health-related research. Applications will be considered for both initial research explorations and for developing/completing advanced projects.

2012 Recipients

  • Milda Zilinskaite,Literature UC San Diego
  • Rebecca Herman, History, UC Berkeley
  • Shane Collins, Global Health, UC San Francisco
  • Hanna Garth, Anthropology,UCLA
  • Teresa Sanchez, Ethnomusicology, UC Riverside
  • Andrew Gomez, History, UCLA
  • Teishan Latner, History, UC Irvine
  • James Schrader,History, UC San Diego
  • Dana Linda, Comparative Literature, UCLA
  • Kati Greaney, Visual Arts, UC Santa Cruz

2011 Recipients

  • Kendra Johnson, Medical Student, UC San Francisco
  • Antonio Guzmán, Sociology, UCLA
  • Gabriela Santizo, Literature, UC San Diego
  • Alexander Zevin, History, UCLA
  • Bethany Beyer, Spanish, UCLA
  • Jamie Fudacz, Spanish, UCLA
  • Joshua Jelly-Schapiro,Geography, UC Berkeley
  • Iyabo Kwayana, MFA Candidate, UCLA
  • Sarah Chenault, Latin American Studies, UCLA
  • Jon Dettman, Spanish, UC Davis

2010 Recipients

  • Alissa Bernstein, Anthropology, UC Berkeley
  • Anita Casavantes Bradford, History, UC San Diego
  • Colin Closek, Quantitative and Systems Biology, UC Merced
  • Hanna Garth, Anthropology, UCLA
  • Dan Rood,History, UC Irvine
  • Nadia Sanko, Spanish, UCLA
  • Carrie Viarnes,Art History, UCLA
  • Selene Zander, Spanish, UC Berkeley

2009 Recipients

  • Rebecca Bodenheimer, Ethnomusicology, UC Berkeley
  • Valerie Dickerson, Music, UC Los Angeles
  • Adanna Jones, Dance, UC Riveside
  • Seth Kauppinen, Biology, UC Berkeley
  • M. Kone,Political Science, UC Los Angeles
  • Tom McEnaney, Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
  • Rachel Neff, Hispanic Studies, UC Riverside
  • Ayesha Nibbe, Anthropology, UC Davis
  • Gabriela Santizo, Literature, UC San Diego
  • Kristina Shull, History, UC Irvine
  • Allen Young, Spanish, UC Berkeley

2008 Recipients

  • Virginia Benitez, Comparative Literature, UC Santa Cruz
  • Hanna Garth, Anthropology, UC Los Angeles
  • Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Geography, UC Berkeley
  • Henry Lovejoy, History, UC Los Angeles
  • Lindsay Puente, Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
  • David Rice, Communications, UC San Diego
  • Susana Rodriguez, Comparative Literature, UC Los Angeles
  • Beth Rosenbloom, Art History, UC Los Angeles

2007 Recipients

  • Rebecca Bodenheimer, Ethnomusicology, UC Berkeley
  • Ivette Gómez, Spanish, UC Irvine
  • Monika Gosin, Ethnic Studies, UC San Diego
  • Nadia Sophia Sanko, Spanish, UC Los Angeles

 

 

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