Awards

 

Sugandh Gupta was awarded the Humanities Professional Pathways Award (2021) for the Humanities for the Public Good Initiative for her project, “Designing an Enrolment Infographic for First-Time Substance Use Recovery Clients at the Opioid Substitution Treatment Center, Jammu, India.”

Sugandh Gupta was awarded the Joseph W. Elder Fellowship in the Social Sciences by American Institute of Indian Studies (2020) for her dissertation fieldwork

Sugandh Gupta was awarded the Dissertation Fieldwork Grant (2019) by the Wenner-Gren Foundation.

Sugandh Gupta was awarded the Junior Research Fellowship (2019) by the American Institute of Indian Studies.  

 

Ampson Hagan has won the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship 2018-2020 (Niger); and the UNC Graduate School – Off-Campus Dissertation Fellowship 2018-2019.

 

Moriah James has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award.

 

Francesca Sorbara was awarded the Institute for the Study of the Americas (UNC) Mellon Dissertation Travel Award (2021) to conduct ethnographic fieldwork research in the Colombian Amazon. 

Francesca Sorbara was awarded the Community Engagement Fellowship (2021) to develop a participatory mapping project with a peasant community in the Colombian Amazon. The project has been co-designed with CEALDES, a Colombian interdisciplinary research group supporting grassroots communities facing socio-ecological conflicts. 

Francesca Sorbara was awarded the Maynard Adams Fellowship for the Public Humanities (2020-2021) to develop an original outreach project to raise environmental awareness among community college students in North Carolina.

Lucía Stavig  has won the Helen Safa Prize, Gender Section, LASA (Latin American Studies Association) for her paper “Unwittingly Agreed: Fujimori, Neoliberal Governmentality, and the Inclusive Exclusion of Campesinas in the World of Women’s Rights.”

Lucía Stavig and Hilaria Supa Huamán were awarded a grant as Leading Community Researchers (2020) for their project Mosoq Pakari Sumaq Kawsay from the Sovereign Bodies Institute. 

Lucía Stavig was awarded the P.E.O. Scholar Award (2019) from the Philanthropic Educational Association.            

Lucía Stavig was awarded the Chancellor’s Doctoral Candidacy Award (2019) from the Initiative for Minority Excellence at UNC-Chapel Hill. 

Lucía Stavig was awarded a Community Engagement Fellowship (2019) from the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC-Chapel Hill in partnership with the Mosoq Pakari Sumaq Kawsay healing center in Anta, Cusco, Peru.

Julio Villa-Palomino was awarded the Society for Psychological Anthropology/Lemelson Foundation Fellowship for his summer research project entitled, “De-Institutionalization Unfolding: The Ongoing Transition to Community Mental Health in Lima, Peru”

Julio Villa-Palomino was awarded the Dissertation Fieldwork Grant (2021) from the Wenner-Gren foundation.

Julio Villa-Palomino was awarded the Institute for the Study of the Americas Pre-Dissertation Field Research Grant (2020) and the Graduate Research Award (2020) to conduct research  on Community Mental Health in Lima, Peru.

Julio Villa-Palomino was awarded the UNC Humanities for the Public Good Initiative – Humanities Professional Pathway Fellowship (2020) to conduct remote research on psychiatric deinstitutionalization amidst the pandemic in Lima, Peru.

Julio Villa-Palomino was awarded the American Anthropological Association Carole H. Browner Latin American Studies Fellowship Fund for Travel (2020).