Student Profiles

Student award and scholarship recipients across the Division of Social Sciences share what UC Santa Cruz means to them, advice for fellow students, and plans for the future.

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2020-21 Award Winners

  • Syd Abad

    Syd Abad

    Syd Abad is the recipient of a 2021 Gabriel Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship.
  • Lani Alameda Almand

    Lani Alameda Almand

    Lani Alameda Almand is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Nancy Matlock Teacher's Scholarship.
  • Madison James Bankosh

    Madison James Bankosh

    Madison James Bankosh is a recipient of the 2020-2021 James Stuart Chanley Scholarship in Environmental Studies.

  • Jasmine Banks

    Jasmine Banks

    Jasmine Banks is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Dr. Aaronette White Award.
  • Morgan Bishop

    Morgan Bishop

    Morgan Bishop is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award and Chancellor's Award for Undergraduate Research.
  • Hana Braitsch

    Hana Braitsch

    Hana Braitsch is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Blanche McKenzie Scholarship in Economics.
  • Grace Brieger

    Grace Brieger

    Grace Brieger is a recipient of the 2020-2021  Richard A. Cooley Memorial Award.
  • Diana Carranza Viveros

    Diana Carranza Viveros

    Diana Carranza Viveros is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Fanny Carruthers Award in Sociology.
  • Jason Chew

    Jason Chew

    Jason Chew is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Richard and Cindy Morley Award in Education.
  • Adrian Drummond-Cole

    Adrian Drummond-Cole

    Adrian Drummond-Cole is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Hammett Fellowship Award in Environmental Studies.
  • Aaron Cruz

    Aaron Cruz

    Aaron Cruz is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Kathryn Cheney Merriam Scholarship.
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    Aryan D’Rozario

    Aryan D’Rozario is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.
  • Kimberly Dare

    Kimberly Dare

    Kimberly Dare is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award and Chancellor's Award for Undergraduate Research.
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    Daniel Davis

    Daniel Davis is the recipient of a 2021 Walsh Family Scholarship.
  • Jessica De La Cruz

    Jessica De La Cruz

    Jessica De La Cruz is the recipeint of the 2020-2021 Valerie Fuette Scholarship in Politics.
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    Cielo De La Rosa Meza

    Cielo De La Rosa Meza is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.

  • Han Dinh

    Han Dinh

    Han Dinh is the recipient of a 2021 Weiss Family Scholarship.
  • Amanda Dover

    Amanda Dover

    Amanda Dover is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Dr. Midori Arima Scholarship in Anthropology.
  • Elise Duffau

    Elise Duffau

    Elise Duffau is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Federico and Rena Perlino Memorial Scholarship.
  • Siena Elvins

    Siena Elvins

    Siena Elvins is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.
  • Darcey Evans

    Darcey Evans

    Darcey Evans is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Richard Randolph Award.
  • Matt Evans

    Matt Evans

    Matt Evans is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Professor Bruce Bridgeman, Ph.D. and Diane Bridgeman, Ph.D. Graduate Award in Cognitive Psychology.
  • Chiara Fishburne

    Chiara Fishburne

    Chiara Fishburne is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.
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    Ellie Frazier

    Ellie Frazier is the recipient of a 2020-21 Milam-McGinty-Kaun Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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    McKenzie Gannon

    McKenzie Gannon is the recipient of a 2021 Walsh Family Scholarship.
  • Andrew Guydish

    Andrew Guydish

    Andrew Guydish is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Federico and Rena Perlino Memorial Scholarship.
  • Paria Harirsaz

    Paria Harirsaz

    Paria Harirsaz is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Fanny Carruthers Award in Sociology.
  • Daniel Hastings

    Daniel Hastings

    Daniel Hastings is a recipient of the s a recipient of the 2020-2021 Hammett Fellowship Award in Environmental Studies.
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    Alexis Hooper

    Alexis Hooper is the recipient of a 2020-2021 Keeley Coastal Scholarship award.
  • Sam Hughes

    Sam Hughes

    Sam Hughes is a repicient of the 2020-2021 Federico and Rena Perlino Memorial Scholarship.
  • Pearl Ibeanusi

    Pearl Ibeanusi

    Pearl Ibeanusi is the recipient of a 2021 Gabriel Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship.
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    Sophie Kennedy

    Sophie Kennedy is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.
  • Margot Kilroy

    Margot Kilroy

    Margot Kilroy is the recipient of a 2020-2021 Ryan Heumann Scholarship in Anthropology.
  • Alejandra Lax

    Alejandra Lax

    Alejandra Lax is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Ryan Heumann Scholarship in Anthropology.
  • Sabrina Leung

    Sabrina Leung

    Sabrina Leung is a recipient of the 202-2021 Ryan Heumann Scholarship in Anthropology.
  • Katie Ligmond

    Katie Ligmond

    Katie Ligmond is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Research Center for the Americas Student Award.
  • Samuel Lindquist

    Samuel Lindquist

    Samuel Lindquist is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.
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    Liwei Liu

    Liwei Liu is the recipient of a 2020-21 Milam-McGinty-Kaun Award for Excellence in Teaching.
  • Ted Liu

    Ted Liu

    Ted Liu is a recipient of the Hammett Fellowship Award in Environmental Studies.
  • Gloriana Lopez

    Gloriana Lopez

    Gloriana Lopez is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Lionel Cantú Memorial Award.
  • Montserrat Lopez

    Montserrat Lopez

    Montserrat Lopez is the recipient of a 2021 Weiss Family Scholarship.
  • Catherine Ma

    Catherine Ma

    Catherine Ma is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Robert J. Shepherd Economics Accounting Path Scholarship.
  • Sam McHugh

    Sam McHugh

    Sam McHugh is a recipient of the 2020-2021  Frank X. Barron Memorial Award in Creativity Research.
  • Janet Medlin

    Janet Medlin

    Janet Medlin is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Jeremy Demian Marx Award for Cultural Anthropology.
  • Nissa Milberger

    Nissa Milberger

    Nissa Milberger is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Sabrina Greenfield Memorial Scholarship.
  • Virginia Mota

    Virginia Mota

    Virginia Mota is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Richard and Cindy Morley Award in Education.

  • Vanessa Oviedo

    Vanessa Oviedo

    Vanessa Oviedo is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Federico and Rena Perlino Memorial Scholarship.
  • Cynthia Oliva

    Cynthia Oliva

    Cynthia Oliva is the recipient of the 2021 Benjamin Quaye Memorial Award for Social Justice.
  • Mercedes Oliva

    Mercedes Oliva

    Mercedes Oliva is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Frank X. Barron Memorial Award in Creativity Research.
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    Nivie Oron

    Nivie Oron is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Sociology of Race, Class, and Gender Senior Thesis Award and a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.
  • Jacqueline Paniagua

    Jacqueline Paniagua

    Jacqueline Paniagua is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Dr. Midori Arima Scholarship in Anthropology.
  • Michelle Gomez Parra

    Michelle Gomez Parra

    Michelle Gomez Parra is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Sociology of Race, Class and Gender Graduate Award.
  • Sonya Pendrey

    Sonya Pendrey

    Sonya Pendrey is a recipient of the 2020-2021 of the Concur, Inc. Award.
  • Susan Potts

    Susan Potts

    Susan Potts is a recipeient of the 2020-2021 Dr. Midori Arima Scholarship in Anthropology.
  • Mary Rossi

    Mary Rossi

    Mary Rossi is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Delta Kappa Gamma Education Award.
  • Samantha Rozal

    Samantha Rozal

    Samantha Rozal is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Richard A. Cooley Memorial Award.
  • Karina Ruiz

    Karina Ruiz

    Karina Ruiz is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Lionel Cantú Memorial Award.
  • Dakeya Sampson

    Dakeya Sampson

    Dakeya Sampson is the recipient of a 2021 Walsh Family Scholarship.
  • Brandon Sanchez

    Brandon Sanchez

    Brandon Sanchez is a recipient of the 2020-2021  James Stuart Chanley Scholarship in Environmental Studies.
  • Anirban Sanyal

    Anirban Sanyal

    Anirban Sanyal is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Eileen Brooks Memorial Scholarship in Economics.
  • Ankit Sharma

    Ankit Sharma

    Ankit Sharma is a recipeint of the 2020-2021 Jessica Roy Memorial Award.
  • Yiluan Song

    Yiluan Song

    Yiluan Song is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Hammett Fellowship Award in Environmental Studies.
  • Saxon Stahl

    Saxon Stahl

    Saxon Stahl is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Terence Freitas Award in Environmental Studies.
  • Harrison Shieh

    Harrison Shieh

    Harrison Shieh is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Eileen Brooks Memorial Scholarship in Economics.
  • Veronica Solis Mora

    Veronica Solis Mora

    Veronica Solis Mora is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Dr. Midori Arima Scholarship in Anthropology.
  • Saxon Stahl

    Saxon Stahl

    Saxon Stahl is the recipeient of the 2020-2021 Terence Freitas Award in Environmental Studies.

  • Yesenia Vega

    Yesenia Vega

    Yesenia Vega is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Dr. Aaronette White Award.
  • Lucia Vitale

    Lucia Vitale

    Lucia Vitale is a recipient of the 2020-2021  Jessica Roy Memorial Award.
  • Stephanie Webb

    Stephanie Webb

    Stephanie Webb is a recipent of the 2020-2021 Concur, Inc. Award.
  • Daphne White

    Daphne White

    Daphne White is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Delta Kappa Gamma Education Award.
  • Madeline Wong

    Madeline Wong

    Madeline Wong is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Psychology Student Award.
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    Lauren Woo

    Lauren Woo is the recipient of a 2020-21 Dean's Award for Undergraduate Research.
  • Andre Yu

    Andre Yu

    Andre Yu is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Robert J. Shepherd Economics Accounting Path Scholarship.