Scholarship & Award Recipients

Below is a list of recipients of the scholarship and awards administered by the Department of Sociology. 

Fall 2021 Winners:

Mel Fellrath- Public Policy Intern

Shulin Wang- Parent TBT Design Intern

Amanda Krinke- Research Intern with the Center for Homicide Research in Minneapolis

Spring 2022 Winners:

Zoe Zander- MN State Senate- Senator Dziedzic

Angel Daniels- MSID- Ecuador

Alexa Cofer- Forensic Evaluations Department

Rodica Cogle- MN GreenStep Schools

Summer 2022 Winners:

Katrina Lindgren- Hennepin County Public Defender's Office

Huda Ahmed- Hennepin Public Defender's Office

Yangchechen Lie- QiaMu Growth

Olivia Saggio- Wisconsin Dept. of Justice- Division of Criminal Investigation

Claire DUchesne- MN 350

Jenna Olien- Nonprofit Intern at Open Arms of Minnesota

Clare Peterson- James B Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Fall 2022 Winners:

Kristen Mahnke- Publix Engagement Intern for Governor Walz Office

Shayla Miller- Marsh Library Assistant

Arianne Schaper- Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Investigations

2022-2023 Academic Year Winners:

Melissa Llamas-Moreno

Kong Xiong

2020-2021 Winners:

Anton Harrington 

Keely Sipiorski

2021-2022 Winners:

Libby Radies 

Kyra Schlicht

Noura Abukhadra: Identifying and Addressing Disparities in the Criminal Justice and Healthcare Systems

Chelsea Carlson: Public Housing and Perceptions of Crime in Urban and Suburban Contexts

Matthew Erkenbrack: School Calendars and the Student Achievement Gap

June Kuoch: Queer Utopias and Liberations: Shades of Yellow Oral History

May Li: The Impact of the Nativity of Health Professionals on Targeted Health Outcomes in Africa

Alejandro Narvaez: Kids Involvement in Diversity Study (KIDS): Interview, Transcription, and Analysis of Latino Parents and Kids

Maya Smith: Language of Instruction, Reading Comprehension, and Classroom Participation in Rural Senegal

Maya Smith: The Effect of Differing Types of ESL and Bilingual Education Programs on Teacher-Student Relationships

Elizabeth Stencel: Armenian Genocide Denial