Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, and Awards

2014

Sejin Kim. International Presidential Fellow, Colorado State University.

Adam Mayer. Rural Sociological Society Dissertation Research Award. ($2,000)

Stacia Sydoriak. Second place, Applied Anthropology Valene Smith Prize, Student Posters on Tourism. ($250)

Stacia Sydoriak. Alpha Kappa Delta Student Membership Research Travel Grant. ($400)

Stacia Sydoriak. Center for Collaborative Conservation Fellowship, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University. ($4,500)

Jennifer Tobin-Gurley. Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship, Sociologists for Women in Society and Society for the Study of Social Problems. ($15,000)

Jennifer Tobin-Gurley. Global Sustainability Leadership Fellow, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University.

Jennifer Tobin-Gurley. Graduate Student Research Excellence Award, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University. ($100).

2013

Sara Gill. Alpha Kappa Delta Student Membership Research Travel Grant. ($400)

Sejin Kim. Professional Development Grant, Colorado State University. ($1,050)

Michelle Meyer. Alpha Kappa Delta Student Membership Research Travel Grant. ($400)

Meghan Mordy. Alpha Kappa Delta Student Membership Research Travel Grant. ($400)

Meghan Mordy. National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant. ($11,989)

2012

Sejin Kim. Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award for 2011-2012, Journalism and Technical Communication Department, Colorado State University.

Sejin Kim. Programs for Research and Scholarly Excellence Fellowship. ($1,665)

Michelle Meyer. CMMI Conference Graduate Student Fellow, NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Boston, MA.

Michelle Meyer. Global Sustainability Leadership Fellow, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University.

Michelle Meyer. Midwest Sociological Society Endowment Committee Award. ($1,500)

Michelle Meyer. Robert Dentler Award for Outstanding Student Achievement from the American Sociological Association Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology.

Michelle Meyer. Rural Sociological Society Dissertation Research Award. ($3,000)

Holly Marlatt. Emerging Scholar Student Travel Award, Society for Risk Analysis, 2011.

Holly Marlatt. Global Sustainability Leadership Fellow, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University.

2011

Michelle Meyer. PERIShip Fellow in Hazards, Risk, and Disasters. ($10,000)

Phoenix Mourning-Star. Northern Colorado Business Review’s Community Business Leaders Under 40 Nominee.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. Service Recognition Award from Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.

Liesel Schilperoort. Colorado State University International Presidential Fellow.

2010

Meghan Mordy. Colorado State University International Presidential Fellow.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. National Science Foundation Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Scholar.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Fellow: BioEnergy.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. United States Presidential Management Fellow Nominee.

2009

Phoenix Mourning-Star. Energy and Climate Change Antarctica Expedition with Polar Explorer Robert Swan and 2041.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar; New Zealand.

2008

Phoenix Mourning-Star. Colorado Environmental Health Association Scholarship.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. CSU Presidential Pacesetter Award Recipient.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. Colorado State University Program for Research and Scholarly Excellence Grant/Award.

Phoenix Mourning-Star. Environmental Protection Agency STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Grant Recipient.

Paper Competition Winners

2013

Stacia Sydoriak.  Graduate Winner: Annual Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. "Women, Men, and the Face of a Frack Disaster: From Gender-Specific Risks to Gender-Inclusive Solutions."

2012

Audrey Matusich. Undergraduate Winnner: Annual Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. “Vulnerable Victims: Media Constructions of Children after the BP Oil Spill.”

Stacia Sydoriak. Winner: Graduate Student Paper Competition, sponsored by the US Gender and Disaster Resilience Alliance (GDRA) network. “Health Risks, Human Rights, and Disaster Vulnerability: A Gendered Exploration of the Environmental and Social Consequences of Hydraulic Fracturing in the United States”

2011

Jennifer Tobin-Gurley. Graduate Winner: Annual Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. “Downward Mobility: Displaced Single Mothers in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.”

Jennifer Tobin-Gurley. Winner: Graduate Student Paper Competition, sponsored by the US Gender and Disaster Resilience Alliance (GDRA) network. “Downward Mobility: Displaced Single Mothers in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.”

2010

Ysaye Zamore. Undergraduate Winner: Annual Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. "Being Black: Examining the Relationship between Sociodemographic Characteristics, Racial Residential Segregation, and Evacuation Behavior in Hurricane Katrina."

2009

Krista Richardson. Undergraduate Winner: Annual Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. "Katrina’s Children: An Analysis of Educational Outcomes Among Displaced Children in Colorado."

2007

Alex Mitchell. Undergraduate Winner: Annual Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. "Impact of Fear: An Examination of the 2002 Washington, DC Sniper Shootings."

Advanced Training Opportunities

2010

Michelle Meyer. Participant: Summer Academy on Social Vulnerability, “Protecting Environmental Migrants: Creating New Policy and Institutional Frameworks.” Sponsored by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security and the Munich Re Foundation, Hohenkammer, Germany. (1 of 20 Ph.D. students from around the world selected to participate.)