HSD Advancement Awards

Congratulations to the following students

The Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology program held a competition in Fall 2016 for a limited number of Advancement Awards that are intended to help students progress through the doctoral program. Applicants at all stages of the program were encouraged to submit proposals ranging from $500 to $5000. HSD chair Erik Fisher is pleased to announce the following five awards: 


Elizabeth Garbee (3rd year): Awarded $2,250 to support her dissertation research into the social value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) PhDs.



Eric Kennedy (5th year): Awarded $5,000 to support his dissertation research into contemporary wildland fire policy in Canada.



Joshua LoughmanJoshua Loughman (1st year): Awarded $1,500 to support his attendance at the 2017 STEPS Summer School at University of Sussex.



Rebecca MonteleoneRebecca Monteleone (1st year): Awarded $750 towards her second year project exploring disparate constructions of disability among researchers and activists.



Kaethe SelkirkKaethe Selkirk (1st year): Awarded $500 towards her second-year project exploring how different ways of thinking about the future can lead to different urban design decisions.