This summer, several Project MALES Faculty and Research Affiliates received highly competitive research awards to support their ongoing work. These recognitions highlight the high-impact and high-caliber scholarship of our Affiliates. We would like to take a moment to recognize these incredible accomplishments.
Dr. Sarah Rodriguez from Texas A&M – Commerce, received a grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study graduate student experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. This project is titled, “RAPID: Graduate Student Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Learn more.
Dr. Adrian Huerta from the University of Southern California received a rapid response COVID-19 award from the ECMC Foundation to support his ongoing study of Men of Color. Learn more.
Dr. Claudia García-Louis from the University of Texas at San Antonio was named a Ford Foundation Fellow, one of the most competitive scholarly programs in the country. This award will be used to advance her project, “A Chicana Feminist Approach to Disaggregating Hispanic Ethnicity in Higher Education: An Analysis on Latina/o/x Students’ Sense of Belonging.” Learn more.
Dr. Deryl Hatch-Tocaimaza and Dr. Elvira Abrica from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln received an NSF grant to work on a 5-year project titled, “SomosSTEM! An Early Community-Based Research Pathway for Improving Undergraduate Life Sciences Success at a Rural Hispanic Serving Institution.” Learn more.