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Spring 2020 Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Awardees

Submitted on January 3, 2020

The Graduate College is pleased to announce the recipients of the Spring 2020 Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez - Marshall Foundation Dissertation Scholarship. Congratulations!

 

The Spring 2020 recipients for the Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship are:

  • Julia Cheng, Cancer Biology -- "The Importance of TGFbeta and Estrogen Signaling in Osteolytic ER + Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis"
  • Pedro Luis Espino, Physics -- "Constraining the Nuclear Equation of State Using Realistic Simulations of Binary Neutron Star Mergers"
  • Nicolas Lopez-Galvez, Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology -- "Characterizing Kidney Function and Occupational Risk Factors in Migrant Farm Workers"
  • Jennifer Richards, Health Behavior Health Promotion -- "Applying Indigenous Research Methodologies to Inform an American Indian Mother-Daughter Preconception Health Intervention"
  • Brigette Walters, Spanish and Portuguese -- "Drag:  Politics and Performance in the Americas Today"
  • Kenneth Yamamoto, Applied Mathematics -- "Geometry, Mechanics, and Non-Euclidean Elasticity:  Biologic and Robotic Applications"

 

The Spring 2020 recipient for the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez - Marshall Foundation Dissertation Scholarship is:

  • Michelle Aguilera, Language, Reading, and Culture -- "Language Socialization, Linguistic Agency, and the Verbal Play of Young Children"