History Students Win Research Awards

January 23, 2018

Stephanie Rocha, Mikhaila Reid, Teodor Jaich, and Ethan Pezzolo

The Department of History is delighted to announce that the following history majors have received Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowships and Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year:

HUGRA Recipients

Teodor Jaich
Project Title: “A History of State Control over Christianity in the People’s Republic of China”
Faculty Mentor: Gail Hershatter

Ethan Pezzolo
Project Title: “A History of Struggle at UCSC: Mapping the Past, Informing the Future”
Faculty Mentor: David Brudage

Mikhaila Reid
Project Title: “Russian Orientalism and Gender in Film, Art, and Writing, 1850-1950”
Faculty Mentor: Maya Peterson and Bruce Thompson

Stephanie Rocha
Project Title: “A Print Series: Dialogue with the Past & Present of Mexican Americans”
Faculty Mentor: Grace Delgado

Koret Recipients

Gabriel Louis Embrey
Project Title: “Caste Class and the Left, an Inquiry into the Ideological roots of leftist praxis pertaining to caste and class”
Faculty Mentor: Juned Shaikh

Please join in extending hearty congratulations to these students and their faculty mentors!

What are Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowships?

Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowships support undergraduate research projects in the humanities. Up to 10 awards in the amount of $500 each are given each year. There are no constraints on the expenditure of the stipend. The top proposal receives the Bertha N. Melkonian prize, an additional $500. Any project involving research within or including any of the humanities disciplines is eligible for consideration.

What are Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarships?

Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarships are intended to enable students to participate in a research project outside of their courses in collaboration with faculty and/or graduate students. Scholarships recipients receive a $1,500 scholarship and up to $500 for research expenses.

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