Doctoral Dissertation Grant Recipients (Fahs-Beck Scholars)

With over 325 Fahs-Beck Scholars in our alumni ranks, we continue to contribute to the advancement of the social sciences.

2019

Daphne M. Brydon

Graduate School of Social Work • University of Denver

Emily Parker

Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology • Cornell University

Erin McCauley

Department of Sociology • Cornell University

Jennifer Miller Scarnato

City, Culture, & Community PhD Program • Tulane University of New Orleans

Lisa A. Juckett

College of Social Work • The Ohio State University

Martha Zimmermann

Department of Psychology • University of Nevada, Reno

Shannon Canfield

School of Social Work • University of Missouri-Columbia

Theresa Chrisman

Graduate College of Social Work • University of Houston

Yan Yuan

School of Social Work • University of Pittsburgh

2018

Ashley Cureton

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Dylan John-Franklin Bellisle

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Erela Portugaly

Department of Sociology • Columbia University

Jane Hereth

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Katie Massey Combs

Graduate School of Social Work • University of Denver

Lance Keene

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Lincoln Hill

Department of Counseling Psychology • Loyola University Chicago

Rachael Singer

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs • The University of Texas at Austin

Rachel L Harrington

College of Pharmacy • University of Illinois at Chicago

Robert O. Motley Jr.

Brown School of Social Work • Washington University in St. Louis

2017

Judith Biesen

Department of Psychology • University of Notre Dame

Katherine Barrett

Department of Anthropology • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kathryn Showalter

School of Social Work • The Ohio State University

Lianjun Li

Economics Department • University of Iowa

Maureen Dimock Clark

School of Social Work • University of Connecticut

Michelle Y. Martin Romero

Department of Biobehavioral Health • The Pennsylvania State University

Samantha Schneider

School of Social Work • Simmons College

2016

Alexandra Freidus

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development • New York University

Anna Ortega-Williams

Graduate School of Social Service • Fordham University

Ashley Reichelmann

Sociology • Northeastern University

Beth Sapiro

School of Social Work • Rutgers University

Christina Ventura-DiPersia

Epidemiology • City University of New York School of Public Health

Giovanna “Odessa” Gonzalez Benson

School of Social Work • University of Washington

Jennifer E. O’Brien

School of Social Work • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jordan Davis

School of Social Work • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Julian Thompson

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Kathleen Flandrick

School of Public Health • The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Meghan Jarpe

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Shelly Ben-David

Silver School of Social Work • New York University