Phoenix, Turney, Enriquez, Atkinson

In its annual celebration of Dynamic Womxn of UCI, the Womxn’s Hub has named four Anteaters from social sciences among its 2023 awardees. Learn more about the honors and our social sciences recipients below, and congrats to all honorees celebrated.

Davin Phoenix, Associate Professor, Political Science

The Ally Award honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to creating a space to advance womxn in higher education by breaking down barriers for advancing womxn’s voice, role and presence at different levels of the UCI campus. Examples can include BIWOC study spaces, scholarships for grad students, professional development/training/mentorship for the advancement of womxn, and more.

Kristin Turney, Dean’s Professor, Sociology
Kayla Atkinson, Senior, Psychology and Sociology

The Outstanding Social Justice Activist Award honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to working on anti-sexist endeavors and who have drawn connections between various communities to end multiple forms of oppression including but not limited to ableism, heterosexism, racism, classism, xenophobia, and ageism.

Laura Enriquez, Associate Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies

The Dynamic Womxn of the Year Award honors individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the personal growth and success of womxn, through education, research, public or volunteer service, above and beyond their expected responsibilities. This award recognizes an individual's significant contribution to the UCI community that may often go unnoticed.

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