Recent Awards and Fellowships

Great Wall of China, Hershatter

2016-17

Awards, Honors, Projects and Publications
Aaron Aruck
2016 Lionel Cantu Memorial Award
Erik Bernardino
2017 Lionel Cantu Memorial Award
Melissa Bryzcki
Podcast (joint), East Asia for All
Bristol Cave-LaCoste
2017 Lionel Cantu Memorial Award
Kiran Garcha
Co-Curator, Pictures and Progress: The Black Panthers, 1966-2016 Exhibit, McHenry Library
Xiaofei Gao
“Life and Death in the Fisheries of Northeastern China, 1905-1907.” In Still Facing East: International Scholars on Japanese Culture (Kraków: Wydawnictwo Nowa Strona, 2016), 21-31.
Priscilla Martinez
2017 Outstanding TA Award
Stephanie Montgomery
Podcast (joint), East Asia for All
Honorable Mention-Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Nicole VanderMeer
13th Annual UCSC Graduate Symposium Presenter, Deans Award
 
Research Grants, Fellowships and Scholarships
Aaron Aruck
National Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Melissa Bryzcki
2017-18 IHR Dissertation Completion Fellowship
U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program, Alumni Development Fund
UNC Phillips Ambassador Program, 10-Year Anniversary Award
Kiran Garcha
UC Humanities Research Institute Dissertation Fellowship
Kyuhyun Han
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies
China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC)/Ching-kuo Foundation (CCKF)                                                                                                                                             
Donald Hickey
Humanities Research Institute, Humanist@Work Workshop, Travel Grant
Sean Lawrence
Fulbright Scholars Program
Taylor Kirsch
Phillips Fund for Native American Research Grant
Muiris MacGiollabhui
AHA Michael Kraus Fellowship
Priscilla Martinez
IHR Public Fellowship
Wilson Miu
Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development
Stephanie Montgomery
U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program, Alumni Development Fund
UNC Phillips Ambassador Program, 10-Year Anniversary Award
Jaclyn Schultz
Virginia Historical Society Mellon Research Fellowship
Oberlin Frederick B. Artz Summer Scholar Research Grant
American Antiquarian Society Justin G. Schiller Fellowship
Andrei Tcacenco
REEEC SLR Fellowship, University of Urbana-Champaign’s Russian, East European and Eurasian Center
Samantha Williams
The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University

2015 - 2016

The Association for Asian Studies China and Inner Asia Council Small Grant - Stephanie Montgomery 

Center for Archival Training and Research Fellowship - Samantha Williams

Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grant - Melissa Brzycki 

Henry Luce ACLS Pre-Dissertation Summer Travel Grant - Stephanie Montgomery

Humanities Research Institute of California Studies Consortium Award - Kiran Garcha 

IHR Summer Dissertation Fellowship - Meg Eppel Gudgeirsson

IHR Summer Dissertation Fellowship - Martin Rizzo

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Melissa Brzycki

NCID Emerging Diversity Scholar Award - Elyse Banks

Silas Palmer Research Fellowship - Melissa Brzycki

Teaching Assistant Sabbatical Fellowship - Meg Eppel Gudgeirsson

2014 - 2015

Chancellor's Dissertation Year Fellowship - Jermey Tai

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Dissertation Fellowship - Fang Yu Hu

DAAD Intensive Language Course Grant, Duetscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service)- Benjamin Pietrenka

Dissertation Sabbatical Quarter Fellowship - Martin Rizzo

Fulbright IIE Graduate Research Fellowship - Benjamin Pietrenka

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award - Jessica Barbata-Jackson

Humanities Division Dean's Award - Jessica Barbata-Jackson

IHR Dissertation Year Fellowship - Nicholas Conrad

IHR Summer Dissertation Fellowship - James (Dustin) Wright

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Jessica Barbata-Jackson

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Melissa Brzycki

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Muiris MacGiollabhui

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Stephanie Montgomery

President's Dissertation Year Fellowship - Elyse Banks

Summersell Center for the Study of the South Fellowship - Jessica Barbata-Jackson

2013 - 2014

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Program in China Studuies, Pre-Disseration Grant, the Henry Luce Foundation - Xiafei Gao

American Philosophical Society, Library Resident Research Fellow - Edward (Noel) Smyth

Atlantic History Research Grant, Harvard University - Edward (Noel) Smyth

Nippon Foundation Fellows Scholarship & Inter-University Center Scholar Tuition Fellowship - George Gonzales

CV Starr International Initiative Scholarship, Middlebury College - Xiaofei Gao

Critical Language Scholarship, U.S. State Department - George Gonzales

IHR Dissertation Year Fellowship - Edward (Noel)  Smyth

IHR Summer Dissertation Fellowship - Amanda Shuman

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Evan Grupsmith

IHR Summer Research Fellowship -Kiran Garcha

Japanese Language Program, Specialist in Cultural and Academics, the Japan Foundation - Xiaofei Gao

Pac Rim Fellowship - Martin Rizzo

Pac Rim Fellowship - Jeremy Tai

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award- James (Dustin) Wright

UC Center for New Racial Studies Fellowship - Edward (Noel) Smyth

2012 - 2013

DAAD Intensive Language Course Grant, Duetscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (Germand Academic Exchange Service)- Benjamin Pietrenka

Academia Sinica Fellowship - Fang Yu Hu

American Philosophical Society, Philips Fund Grant for Native American Research - Edward (Noel) Smyth

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellow, Hunington Library - Edward (Noel) Smyth

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship - James (Dustin) Wright

Global Gulf South Research Fellow, New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, Tulane University - Edward (Noel) Smyth

Dissertation Sabbatical Quarter Fellowship - Benjamin Pietrenka

IHR Summer 2012 Fellowship - Benjamin Pietrenka

IHR Summer 2012 Fellowship - Jeffrey Sanceri

IHR Summer 2012 Fellowship - Jeremy Tai

IHR Summer 2012 Fellowship - Kelsi Evans

IHR Research Travel Grant - Jessica Barbata

IHR Research Travel Grant- Xiaofei Gao

IHR Research Travel Grant - Amanda Shuman

Pac Rim Research Fellowship - Fang Yu Hu

2011 - 2012

IIE Graduate Fellowships for International Study, funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered by Institute of International Education, U.S. State Department - Fang Yu Hu

Saul Kagan Fellowship for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Center for Jewish History Graduate Research Fellowship, Max Weinreich Center at the YIVO Institute, Professor Bernard Choseed Fellowship, and Targum Shlishi Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2011 - 2012 - Polly Zavadivker

Alumni Development Fund, Critical Language Scholarship, U.S. State Department - Fang Yu Hu

Doctoral Student Sabbatical Fellowship - Spring 2012 - Alicia Romero Sanchez

Doctoral Student Sabbatical Fellowship - Fall 2011 - Troy Crowder

Institute of International Education Fulbright Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship - Jeremy Tai

IHR Dissertation Year Fellowship - Kelly Feinstein-Johnson

IHR Dissertation Quarter Fellowship - Elizabeth Mullins

IHR Summer 2011 Fellowship - Elyse Banks

IHR Summer 2011 Fellowship - Troy Crowder

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Fang Yu Hu

IHR Summer 2011 Fellowship - Alicia Romero

IHR Summer 2011 Fellowship - Sara Smith

Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Program for Specialists (6-months) - James Dustin Wright

President's Dissertation-Year Fellowship - Chrislaine Pamphile Miller

American Association of University Women Fellowship - Laura Martin

Phillips Fund Grant for Native American Research from the American Philosophical Society, Summer 2011
Edward (Noel) Smyth

Regents Fellowship - George Gonzales

STARS (Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students) scholarship, funded by the UC Santa Cruz Women’s Club - Fang Yu Hu

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award- Benjamin Pietrenka

2010 - 2011

Advanced Japenese in Kyoto, Critical Language Scholarship, U.S.  State Department - Fang Yu Hu

James and Sylvia Thayer Short-Term Research Fellowship, UCLA Library Special Collections, 2010-2011 - David Palter

UCHRI California Humanities Scholars Program Research Fellowship - Kelly Feinstein-Johnson

UC Center for New Racial Studies Fellowship - David Palter

Chancellor's Fellowship - Pauline Fu

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship - Amanda Shuman

Alumni Development Fund, Critical Language Scholarship, U.S. State Department - Fang Yu Hu

IHR Summer Research Fellowship - Fang Yu Hu

IHR Summer 2010 Fellowship - Laura Martin

IHR Summer 2010 Fellowship - Jeremy Tai

Chancellor’s Dissertation-Year Fellowship, 2010-11 - Yajun Mo

Doctoral Student Sabbatical Fellowship, Fall 2010 - Elizabeth Mullins

IHR Dissertation Fellowship, 2010-2011 - David Palter

IHR Dissertation Fellowship, 2010-2011 - Laura Rosenzweig

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Fellowship, 2010-2011 - Chrislaine Pamphile

2009 - 2010

Japan Foundation, Japenese Language Programs Specialist in Cultural and Academics - Fang Yu Hu

UC Center for New Racial Studies Fellowship, 2009-2010 - Sabrina Sanchez

STARS (Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students) scholarship, funded by the UC Santa Cruz Women’s Club - Nicolette Severson

Ernest and Lisa Auerbach Award, UCSC IHR, Summer ’09 - Edward (Noel) Smyth

IHR Summer Summer Fellowship - Fang Yu Hu

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award - Elizabeth Mullins

2008 - 2009

Anglo-California Scholarship 2009, UC Berkeley Center for British Studie - Brien O’Connell

Pac Rim Fellowship 2008-2009 - Eliza Martin

Pac Rim Fellowship 2008-2009 - Michael Jin

Pac Rim Fellowship 2008-2009 -Ana Candela