Graduate Teaching Awards & Honors

Charlotte Stough Memorial Prize 2018:

Anita Stahl

Distinguished Service 2018:

Emma Schuster, Feminist Studies

Amoni Thompson, Feminist Studies

NWSA Graduate Scholarship, 2016:

Sandibel Borges, Feminist Studies

Gloria E. Anzaldua Book Prize, 2016:

Sylvanna M. Falcon, Sociology

Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Maryjoyce Green Dissertation Scholarship, 2016:

Karen Hanna, Feminist Studies

Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award, 2016:

Carly Thomsen (Ph.D. 2014), Feminist Studies

Women, Gender, and Social Justice: Intersectional and Global Research Award, 2015-16

This new UCSB graduate student award is established by Janet Afary, Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Chair and Professor of Religious Studies and Feminist Studies and Eileen Boris, Hull Chair and Professor of Feminist Studies.

The purpose of this research award is to support graduate students who need travel funding to conduct ethnographic or archival research on topics related to women, gender, and social justice with an intersectional and/or global framing.

 Each Spring, graduate students in Feminist Studies and Religious Studies, and Feminist Studies doctoral emphasis students, are eligible to apply. 
 
 
Photo of Award Winners
Feminist Studies Graduate Awards Celebration 2012

Left to Right: Leigh Dodson (Feminist Studies), Distinguished Service Award, Heather Berg (Feminist Studies), Charlotte Stough Memorial Prize, Carly Thomsen (Feminist Studies), Graduate Students Association Excellence in Teaching Award, Melissa Barthelemy (History) Feminist Studies Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award

 

 

 

 

 

Women, Gender, and Social Justice: Intersectional and Global Research Award:

2014-15

Karen Hanna, Feminist Studies
Shawn Warner-Garcia, Feminist Studies
 

University Award of Distinction:

2013-14
Carly Thomsen, Feminist Studies

Distinguished Service Awards:

2014-15

Laura Tanner, Feminist Studies

2013-14
Laura Tanner, Feminist Studies

2012-13
Lauren Clark, Feminist Studies

2011-12
Leigh Dodson, Feminist Studies

2010-11
Carly Thomsen, Feminist Studies

2009-10
Joan Budesa , Sociology
Denise Gill-Gürtan, Music
Adrianna Santos, Chicana/o Studies

2008-09
Alison Crossley, Sociology

2007-08
Tracy Royce, Sociology

 

Distinguished Graduate Teaching Awards:

2013-14
Kristin Conover, Counseling, Clinical, & School Psychology

2012-13
Chloe Diamond-Lenow, Feminist Studies
Leigh Dodson, Feminist Studies
Meredith Heller, Theater & Dance

2011-12
Melissa Barthelemy, History

2010-11
Ryan Bowles, Film & Media Studies

2008-09
Michelle Baca, Chicana/o Studies
Tracy Royce, Sociology
Cristina Serna, Chicana/o Studies

2007-08
Janiene Langford, History

2006-07
Lachelle Hannikel, French

 

Previous Winners of the Charlotte Stough Memorial Prize:

2014

Carly Thomsen
Feminist Studies
Stough Prize, 2014:
"The Post-Raciality and Post-Spatiality of Calls for LGBTQ and Disability Visibility."

2013

Amanda Phillips

Amanda Phillips
English
Stough Prize, 2013:
"Techonology: Making a Face."

 

2012

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Heather Berg
Feminist Studies
Stough Prize, 2012:
"(Re)Locating Labor in Feminist Discourses of Sex Work."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011

denesAmanda Denes
Communication
Stough Prize, 2011:
"Biology as Consent: Problematizing the Scientific Approach to Seducing Women's Bodies."
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut

 

 

 

 

2010

 

 

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Justin Bengry
History
Co-Winner, Stough Prize, 2010:
"Queer Profits: The Popular Press, Homosexual Scandal, and the Origins of Legal Reform in Britain."
2010-2012: Elizabeth and Cecil Kent Post Doctoral Fellowship in History, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Denise Gill
Music
Co-Winner, Stough Prize, 2010:
"Melancholy, Turkish Classical Music, and the Making of Men with Muhabbet."
2010-11: Visiting Instructor, Ethnomusicology, College of William and Mary

 

 

 

 

2009

murilloBianca Murillo
History
Stough Prize, 2009:
"Ideal Homes and the Gender Politics of Consumerism in Postcolonial Ghana, 1960-70." Subsequently published in Gender and History 21.3 (November 2009): 560-575.
Currently Assistant Professor of History, Willamette University

 

 

 

 

2008

Katrina Kimport
Sociology
Stough Prize, 2008:
"Citing and Disrupting: An Analysis of the Discursive Production of Gender and Sexuality in Lesbian Marriage Photographs."
Currently Qualitative Sociologist, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), University of California, San Francisco

2007

Karl E. Bryant
Sociology
Stough Prize, 2007:
"In Defense of Gay Children?: 'Progay' Homophobia and the Production of Homonormativity." Subsequently published in Sexualities 11.4 (2008): 455-475. Paper was also co-winner of the 2007 Graduate Student Paper Award, Sexuality Studies Division of the American Sociological Association.
Currently Assistant Professor, Sociology and Women's Studies, State University of New York, New Paltz

2006

Leandra Zarnow
History
Stough Prize, 2006:
"Braving Jim Crow to Save Willie McGee: Bella Abzug and the Fight for Civil Rights, 1948-1951." Subsequently published as "Braving Jim Crow to Save Willie McGee: Bella Abzug, the Legal Left, and Civil Rights Innovation, 1948-1951" in Law and Social Inquiry 33.4 (2008): 1003-1041. Paper was also co-winner of the 2007 Graduate Student Paper Competition of the journal Law and Social Inquiry, and winner of the Judith Ridge Prize for Best Article from the Western Association of Women's Historians.
2010: Post-doctoral fellowship, Center for the United States and the Cold War, Tamiment Library, New York University

2005

Susan Keller
English
Stough Prize, 2005:
"Statuesque Beauty: The Porcelain Complexion and the Gilded Age."
Currently Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Literature and Languages, East Tennessee State University

2004

Molly Talcott
Sociology
Stough Prize, 2004:
"Gendered Webs of Development and Resistance." Subsequently published as "Gendered Webs of Development and Resistance: Women, Children, and Flowers in Bogota." Signs 29.2 (2004): 465-489.
Currently Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University, Los Angeles

Carolyn Herbst Lewis
History
Honorable Mention, 2004:
"Waking Sleeping Beauty: The Premarital Pelvic Exam and National Security in the United States, 1950-1969." Subsequently published as "Waking Sleeping Beauty: The Premarital Pelvic Exam and Heterosexuality during the Cold War." Journal of Women's History 17.4 (2005): 86-110. Paper was also winner of the 2007 Judith Lee Ridge Prize for the best article in the field of history published by a member of the Western Association of Women Historians
Currently Assistant Professor of American and Women's History, Louisiana State University

Beth Currans
Religious Studies
Honorable Mention, 2004:
"Instituting Heteronormative Belief in the Law."
Currently Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, Eastern Michigan University

2003

Suzanne Crawford (O'Brien)
Religious Studies
Stough Prize, 2003:
"A Generation Lost: Defining Health and Wellness for Women of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation."
Currently Associate Professor, Religion and Culture, Chair of Global Studies Program, Pacific Lutheran University

2002

Sharon P. Doetsch-Kidder
English
Stough Prize, 2002:
"Methods of Rule: Capitalism, Imperialism, and Patriarchy in Victorian Social Novels."
Currently Adjunct Professor of Languages, Mathematics and Sciences, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, VA

1999

Laura S. Holliday
English
Stough Prize, 1999:
"Household Hints and Home Cooking: Technologies of the U.S. Kitchen, 1945-68." Subsequently published as "Kitchen Technologies: Promises and Alibis, 1944-1966." Camera Obscura 47.16 (2001): 79-131.
Currently Owner, Doc Holliday Wordsmithing

1997

Dana Collins
Sociology
Stough Prize Co-Winner, 1997:
"'No Experts! Guaranteed!!': Feminist Common Senses and the Production of a Lesbian Sex Zine, Brat Attack." Subsequently published as "'No Experts: Guaranteed!': Do-It-Yourself Sex Radicalism and the Production of the Lesbian Sex Zine 'Brat Attack.'" Signs 25.1 (1999): 65-89.
Currently Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University Fullerton

Sarah Parsons (Watson)
Art History
Stough Prize Co-Winner, 1997:
"Neurotic Masculinity: Garry Winogrand's Women are Beautiful Project and 1970's Sexual Politics of Vision."
Currently Associate Professor of Canadian Art History, Visual Arts, York University