Prizes & Awards

Leadership Fellows Mentoring Award Past Winners

2013

Paul Christensen is a visiting assistant professor in the anthropology department at Union College. He was mentored by Rayna Rapp. 

Lauren Miller Griffith is currently an instructional designer at Central Michigan University (CMU), and co-directs a study abroad program in Belize for Central Michigan students. She was mentored by Cheryl Mwaria.

Tami Navarro is currently a presidential postdoctoral fellow in anthropology at Rutgers University. She was mentored by Sandra Lopez Varela. 

Lavanya Proctor is currently a lecturer in anthropology at SUNY Buffalo State in Buffalo, NY. She was mentored by Alex Barker.

Bianca Williams is an assistant professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. She was mentored by Frances Mascia-Lees.

 

2012

April Beisaw is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Vassar College. She was mentored by Sandra L. Lopez Varela.

Rebecca Galemba is a Visiting Lecturer at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at University of Denver. She was mentored by David Himmelgreen.

Bertin M. Louis, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. He was mentored by Niko Besnier.

Garrett Alexandrea McDowell is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Eastern New Mexico University. She was mentored by Florence Babb.

Maxine Oland is a Visiting Lecturer in Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Smith College. She was mentored by Susan Gillespie.


2011

Heide Castañeda is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Florida. She was mentored by Jay Schensul.

Julienne Rutherford is an assistant professor in the Department of Oral Biology and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was mentored by Lee Baker.

 

2010

Tendai Chitewere is an assistant professor in the Liberal Studies program at San Francisco State University.  She was mentored by Mary Gray and Florence Babb.

Ritu Khanduri is an assistant professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington. She was mentored by Laura Graham.

 

2009

Jennifer Burrell is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Albany - SUNY. She was mentored by Ed Liebow.

Emily Jones is a research assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico. She was mentored by Nan Rothschild. 

Carrie Lane is an associate professor in the Department of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton. She was mentored by Virginia Dominguez. 

Gabriela Torres is an assistant professor in the Departments of Anthropology, Development Studies, Latin American Studies, Urban Studies and Women's Studies at Wheaton College, Massachusetts. She was mentored by Alisse Waterston.

Jennifer Wies is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work at Eastern Kentucky University. She was mentored by Mary Gray.