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Ford Foundation Fellowships Scholar Award List

2022

The following 140 outstanding scholars have been awarded fellowships
in the 2022 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition administered at the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The programs seek to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. For more information on the awardees, you can use the Directory of Ford Foundation Fellows.

  Applicant Name Institution Name Field of Study
Predoctoral Competition - 77 individuals
Abiodun, Folasade Princeton Univ Neurosciences
Abrahamson-Richards, Teresa C.E. Univ of Washington Other Specialty Field
Antoine, Aja Janine Univ of California, Berkeley Interdisciplinary Sociology
Arroyo, Vidal Marcel Stanford Univ Biophysics
Aubey, Madison Joyce Univ of California, Los Angeles Archaeology
Bad Moccasin, Lennixx-Nickolai Treat Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities American Indian Studies
Barron, Gabriel Mathew Stanford Univ School of Medicine Immunology
Beckelhymer, Daniela Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities Mathematics
Boyd, Anjali Denise Duke Univ Marine Sciences
Carrera-Martínez, Roberto Raúl Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Evolutionary Biology
Castro, Lennice Keyla Univ of California, San Diego Virology
Celestin, Modeline Rice Univ Ecology
Chunga Pizarro, Carlo Andre Univ of California, Irvine Urban and Regional Planning
Contejean, Zaria Stanford Univ School of Medicine Genetics
Contreras, Minerva Univ of California, San Diego Neurosciences
Córdova Rosado, Rodrigo Eduardo Lope Princeton Univ Astrophysics
Cunningham, Maya Celeste Ann Univ of Massachusetts Amherst Ethnomusicology
Daniels, Jonathan Princeton Univ Cognitive Neuroscience
Dawson, Emma Rose Massachusetts Institute of Technology Biology
Desert, Christina Taina Emory Univ Religious Studies
Ebo, Regina Ngozi Univ of California, Berkeley Psychology
Echeverria, Adriana Univ of California, San Diego Ethnic Studies
Esparza, Jasmine Marie Univ of California, Davis Molecular Biology
Felix, Isaac Alejandro Univ of California, Berkeley Education Research
Forrest, Ines Scripps Research Biological Sciences
Frausto, Ricardo Fausto Univ of California, Los Angeles Neurosciences
Fuentes, Anthony Joseph Univ of California, Berkeley Earth Sciences
Fuentes, Kimberly Univ of California, Los Angeles Social Justice
Gallardo, Roman Angel Univ of Chicago Behavior - Human
Gamble, James Monroe Massachusetts Institute of Technology Economics
Giron, Miguel Northwestern Univ American History
Glenn, Maya C Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Sociology
González, Rubén A Stanford Univ Education Research
Hampton, Lelia Marie Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science
Holman, Blake Ethan Purdue Univ Computer Science
Hurtado Moreno, Argenis Brown Univ Cultural Anthropology
Keliipuleole, Melanie Univ of Hawaii at Manoa Marine Biology
Lee, Kristina Elizabeth Northwestern Univ Sociology
Luthers, Christopher Roy Univ of California, Los Angeles Immunology
Magallanes-Gonzalez, Cynthia Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Sociology
Matos Meira, Katarena Angelik Univ of Colorado Boulder Geography
McDonald, Jordan Taliha Harvard Univ African-American Literature
Mendoza, AnMarie Ramona Univ of California, Los Angeles Urban and Regional Planning
Molina-Rogers, Nancy Univ of California, Santa Barbara Communication
Monreal, Angie Belen Univ of California, Irvine Sociology
Montes, Andre Univ of California, Berkeley Mechanical Engineering
Munson, Anthony Univ of Maryland Theoretical Physics
Olguin, Ashley Nalanimohalaleohoonani Univ of Hawaii at Manoa Marine Biology
Ortiz, Ismael Vanderbilt Univ Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Ortiz-Carpena, Jorge Felipe Univ of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Immunology
Osele, Obumneme Godson Stanford Univ Robotics
Pannell, Justin Lance Univ of Pennsylvania Black/African American Studies
Parker, Jordan Elizabeth Univ of California, Los Angeles Psychology
Parra, Michael Andrew Univ of California, Santa Barbara Literature
Partovi, Roushanac Sayson Univ of California, Irvine Human Development
Payer, Taylor Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities Art History
Peters, Dory Cornell Univ Mechanical Engineering
Pioche-Lee, Durante Ray Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Chemical Engineering
Plowden, Chandra Corena Harvard Univ Religious Studies
Robinson, Luz Elizabeth Univ of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Psychology and Education
Rodriguez, Antonio Cuevas California Institute of Technology Astrophysics
Roper, Christopher Douglas Georgia Institute of Technology Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
Sanchez, Rosie Elane Univ of California, Irvine Anthropology
Sephus, Cathryn Dawn Univ of California, San Diego Marine Sciences
Shabazz, Rasheed El Univ of California, Los Angeles Urban and Regional Planning
Shamsid-Deen, Maya LeNene Univ of New Mexico Biology
Smith, Alexis Sierra Univ of California, San Diego Developmental Psychology
Tejada Arevalo, Roberto Alexander Princeton Univ Astrophysics
Thompson, Demontea Univ of California, Los Angeles Education Research
Torres Hernandez, Arnaldo Xavier Kansas State Univ Organic Chemistry
Valle, Emiliano West Univ of Iowa Interdisciplinary History
Wallace, Darion Aaron Stanford Univ Education Research
Walton, Najah Leslie Tufts Univ School of Medicine Neurosciences
Weng, Erica Carnegie Mellon Univ Computer Science
Wiley, Cameron Ross Univ of California, Irvine Interdisciplinary Psychology
Williamson, Victoria Univ of Oregon Clinical Psychology
Yellowtail, Jamie L. Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Social Psychology
Dissertation Competition - 38 individuals
Anderson, Amanda Faith Emory Univ Gender Studies
Cox, Ina Elisabeth Loyola Univ Chicago American History
Dromgoole, Ambre Yale Univ Interdisciplinary Religion
Favilla, Arina Bronzatto Univ of California, Santa Cruz Marine Sciences
Fret, Nancy Univ of Illinois-Chicago Education Research
Holguin, Brian Elliott Univ of California, Santa Barbara Archaeology
Jones, Micah Camille Yale Univ African-American History
Khahaifa, Naiima India State Univ of New York Univ at Buffalo Geography
Lewis, Demar Francis Yale Univ Sociology
Loewen, Tisa N Arizona State Univ Biological Anthropology
Meza, Alexis Nicole Univ of California, San Diego History
Minor, Alicia Juell Brown Univ Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Miranda, Joseph Isaac Cornell Univ Ethnic Studies
Muwwakkil, Jamaal Justin Univ of California, Santa Barbara Linguistics
Nunez, Vanessa Univ of Nevada-Las Vegas Sociology
Ortiz Rodriguez, Jessica Univ of California, Davis Inorganic Chemistry
Owens, Golden Marie Northwestern Univ Media Study
Padilla, Kiara Priscilla Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities Ethnic Studies
Pennington, Lillie K Univ of California, Merced Ecology
Portis Templeton, Da'Shay Marie Florida State Univ Educational Policy Research
Radocay, Jonathan David Univ of California, Davis Native American Literature
Rivera, Roman Gabriel Columbia Univ Economics
Roberts, Alexus Symone Univ of California, Davis Evolutionary Biology
Rosario, Elena Marie Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor History
Saito, Nozomi Univ of Pittsburgh Cultural Studies
Santiago, Nicholas Andrew Univ of California, Santa Cruz Neurosciences
Shannon, Candice Andrea Univ of Maryland Social Psychology
Shaw, Mia Shardae Univ of Pennsylvania Interdisciplinary Education
Shultz, Lorianne Rebecca Univ of Central Florida Chemistry
Smith, Nicholas Chad Indiana Univ Bloomington Sociology
Staley, Brooke Salil Univ of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Epidemiology
Stanton, Alexis Grayce Univ of Virginia Psychology
Stepetin, Haliehana Matrona Univ of California, Davis Ethnic Studies
Toraif, Noor Boston Univ Social Science
Vargas Nunez, Cesar Daniel Stanford Univ Political Science
Wicker, Paris Dominique Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Education Research
Wilfred, Salome Adelia Univ of Missouri-Kansas City Clinical Psychology
Wrensford, Kwasi Chinua Univ of California, Berkeley Behavior - Animal
Postdoctoral Competition - 25 individuals
Albarrán, Raquel Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey Caribbean Literature
Battle, Brittany Pearl North Carolina State Univ Sociology
Burton, Tristesse Catessa Jasmin Univ of Illinois-Chicago Nutrition
Clark, Langston Huston-Tillotson Col Education Research
Dhein, Kelle James Santa Fe Institute Philosophy of Science
Esparza, René Univ of Illinois-Chicago Interdisciplinary History
Flores-Marcial, Xochitl Marina National Autonomous Univ of Mexico History
Gamero-Garrido, Alexander Manuel Northeastern Univ Computer Science
Garcia Zambrana, Ivis Texas A&M Univ Urban and Regional Planning
Gonzalez, David J.X. Univ of California, Berkeley Epidemiology
Guise, Holly Univ of New Mexico History
Jolly, Jallicia Yale Univ Black/African American Studies
Knox, Jerica Latondra Univ of Maryland School of Medicine Educational Psychology
Kuate Defo, Rodrick Princeton Univ Electrical Engineering
Monroy, Maria Univ of California, San Francisco Psychology
Murillo, Lina-Maria Univ of Texas-Austin History
Ochoa, Jessica Micaela California Institute of Technology Structural Biology
Ohueri, Chelsi West Univ of Pennsylvania Area Studies
Osorio, Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Univ of Hawaii at Manoa Interdisciplinary History & Political Science
Peoples, Gabriel Allen Washington Univ in St. Louis Performance Study
Pickett, Xavier Deonte Columbia Univ Religious Studies
Raza, Arifa Elizabeth Univ of California, San Diego Ethnic Studies
Romero, Matthew Anastacio Univ of California, Los Angeles Developmental Biology
Snell, Heather Danielle Albert Einstein Col of Medicine Neurosciences
Yazdiha, Hajar Indiana Univ Bloomington Sociology
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