Congratulations to Graduate Affiliates
Kevin Baker (PhD candidate, History) has accepted a dissertation fellowship from the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Philadelphia for 2017-18. He was also selected to receive the Breen Fellowship for 2018-19 from the Chabraja Center for Historical Research, allowing him to complete his dissertation on the history of global environmentalism, computer processing, and sustainable development in the 1960s and ‘70s.
Alka Menon (PhD candidate, Sociology), has been awarded the Graduate Student Paper Award from the American Sociological Association’s Body and Embodiment Section for her article, “Reconstructing Race and Gender in American Cosmetic Surgery.”
Kellie Owens (PhD 2017, Sociology) has accepted a multi-year postdoctoral fellowship in Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and received the Nicholas C. Mullins Award from the Society for Social Studies of Science for her article: “Too Much of a Good Thing? American Childbirth, Intentional Ignorance, and the Boundaries of Responsible Knowledge,” Science, Technology, and Human Values (March 20, 2017).
Stefan Volger, (PhD 2018, Sociology), who has accepted a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California-Irvine for next fall!
Guangshou Yang, (PhD candidate, History), who has been awarded a Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Predissertation-Summer Travel Grant for his research on his dissertation dealing with animal protectionism in Republican China!
Alka Menon, (PhD 2018, Sociology and former doctoral colloquium co-coordinator) has accepted a job as assistant professor of sociology at Yale University!
Savina Balasubramanian, (PhD 2018, Sociology and co-chair of last year’s Buffett-STS grad student conference) has accepted a job as assistant professor of sociology at Loyola University (Chicago)!