Graduate Student Accolades

Elizabeth Weigler received the Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowship (The Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowship is intended for doctoral students from all academic disciplines who have advanced to candidacy and who are in the final stages of completing their dissertation. The Dissertation Fellowship is intended to free the awardee from TA or non-academic employment obligations, enabling full attention to dissertation writing.  Award is for one quarter.)
Erin Bornemann received the Humanities & Social Sciences Research Grant (Award is given to assist talented graduate students in education, social sciences, fine arts, and humanities to pursue original research. Award is for one quarter.)
Angela Garcia received the Wenner-Gren Foundation Fellowship. "The Dissertation Fieldwork Grant program contributes to the Wenner-Gren Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas."
The title of her dissertation project is: Do Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions Mediate Links Between Social Disparities and Metabolic Risk among Honduran Immigrant Women?
Melanie Martin, Ph.D. in 2015, has just accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle.