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Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award

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2020 Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders

Allyson Brantley • University of La Verne, history
“Givin’ Up This Beer: The Coors Boycott and the Remaking of Consumer and Corporate Activism in Postwar America” 

Alex E. Chávez • University of Notre Dame, anthropology
Audible City: Urban Cultural History, Latina/o/x Chicago, and the Sonic Commons 

Dalal Katsiaficas • University of Illinois at Chicago, educational psychology
Hyphenated Selves of Undocumented Latinx Students under the Trump Administration: Exploring Stereotypes and Resistance through Pluralistic Narratives 

Sarah McNamara • Texas A&M University, history
From Picket Lines to Picket Fences: Latinas and the Remaking of the Jim Crow South, 1930 – 1963 

Dana Olwan • Syracuse University, women’s and gender studies
Mediated Choices: Khulu’ and the Right to Marriage and Divorce in the Arab World

Victoria Reyes • University of California, Riverside, sociology
Reputation and Empire: How Authors and Audiences Racialize and Gender Place 

Sonia Rodriguez • LaGuardia Community College, literature
Conocimiento Narratives: Challenging Oppressive Epistemologies through Healing in Latinx Children’s and Young Adult Literature 

Piper Sledge • Bryn Mawr College, sociology
Bodies Unbound: Gender-Specific Cancer and Social Intelligibility 

Mairead Sullivan • Loyola Marymount University, women’s and gender studies
One in Ten: The Racial and Sexual Politics of HSV 

Kathryne Young • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, sociology
Legal Consciousness and Cultural Capital 

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