We are pleased to announce the recipients of our DES Graduate Research Fellowships and the Best Graduate Student Paper Award.
- Cassandra Gonzalez received a Graduate Research Fellowship Award to support her dissertation project, Remnants of Chattel: Black Women, Sex Trafficking, and the Criminal Justice System
- Deanne Grant received a Graduate Research Fellowship Award to support the completion of her dissertation over the summer, titled, Indigenous Women at the Heart: Decolonial Feminisms to Imagine Sexual Realities.
- Lau Malaver received the Best Graduate Student Paper Award for her work: "A Critical Theory of Decolonization Through Recovecos: From the Perspective of the Colonized, Towards the Liberation of All"
- Alejandra Portillos received Honorable Mention for the Best Graduate Student Paper for her paper, "Breaking the ICE: Understanding Latinx Experiences with Immigration Detention and Deportation."
- Shawn O’Neal also received Honorable Mention for the Best Graduate Student Paper for his paper, "Eunice Kathleen Waymon: Content Analysis of Nina Simone and the Essential Positioning of Critical Africana Womanism Theory."
Congratulations to all!