Grants, Fellowships, & Awards

Current Grants

“Addressing environmental health concerns of community residents of Kettleman City, CA: A community-based approach to examining exposure and assessing community health”

Environmental Health Sciences Center, UC Davis, Pilot Program, Funded, $60,000

Center for Regional Change, UC Davis, Faculty Award, Funded, $2,000

Feminist Research Institute, UC Davis, Seed Grant, Funded, $10,000

Past Grants

“Unequal Exposure to Environmental Hazards: Analyzing the Location and Distribution of Landfills in the Contiguous United States”

National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant–Sociology Program, Funded, $11,999 (#1602813)

School of Liberal Arts Merit Fellowship, Tulane University, Funded $2,500


2020-2021. Public Scholarship Faculty Fellowship, UC Davis Office of Public Scholarship and Engagement. 

2019. Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

2018-2019. Global Curriculum Enhancement, Global Affairs, UC Davis

2018 Engaged Learning & Teaching Community Fellowship, Center for Educational Effectiveness, UC Davis


Honorable Mention, The Section on Environment and Technology Marvin E. Olsen Student Paper Award, American Sociological Association, 2016

Shelley Coverman Memorial Award from the Newcomb College Institute, Tulane University, 2015

Hoffman Award for Excellence in the study of German Language, Hunter College, 2012

Edward A. White Award for excellence in American Studies, Claremont Colleges, 2008

Fulbright Honorable Mention, Southeast Asia, 2008