PhD student awards

Our students regularly receive recognition in the form of awards, grant funding, nominations, and appointments. Below is a list of recognition received by current and recently graduated Ph.D. students:

2018

  • Cindy Vang- Outstanding Mentor Award, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University
  • Cindy Vang- Graduate Research Support Program Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association and Graduate College, Arizona State University
  • Charlene Poola- First Year Fellow, Minority Fellowship Program, Council of Social Work Education
  • Elizabeth Kiehne- Graduate Research Support Program Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association and Graduate College, Arizona State University
  • Cara Kelly- National Policy Expert on Differential Response, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
  • Cara Kelly- Prevent Child Abuse Arizona Board Member, Phoenix, Arizona 
  • Kimberly Hogan- National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund Semifinalist, Point Foundation 
  • Kimberly Hogan- Doctoral Student Task Force Member, Society for Social Work and Research 
  • Kimberly Hogan- Badass Women of ASU, Womyn’s Coalition, Arizona State University
  • Ann Carver- Sun Devil Child Care Scholarship, Family Resources, Arizona State University

2017

  • Adrienne Baldwin-White- JumpStart Research Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University
  • De'Shay Thomas- JumpStart Research Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University
  • De'Shay Thomas- Doctoral Student Travel Award, Society for Social Work and Research
  • Cindy Vang- Obesity Solutions Grant, Obesity Solutions, Arizona State University

2016

  • Husain Lateef- Best Non-empirical Article of 2015, Perspectives on Social Work, University of Houston
  • Husain Lateef- Summer Research Scholar and Travel Grant, Center for Research on Black Americans, University of Michigan
  • Cindy Vang- Sun Award, Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, Arizona State University

2015

  • Adrienne Baldwin-White- Teaching Excellence Award, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University
  • Francie Julien-Chinn- Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-being, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago (2015-2017)
  • Megan Hayes- Completion Fellowship, Graduate College, Arizona State University
  • Chris Fike- Teaching Excellence Award Nominee, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University

2014

  • John Gallagher- Gabe Zimmerman Scholar, School of Social Work, Arizona State University
  • John Gallagher- Spirit of Service Scholar, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State University
  • Marcos Martinez- Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate College, Arizona State University
  • Allison Ward Lasher- Teaching Excellence Award, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University
  • Jana Wardian- President’s Award, American Diabetes Association

2013

  • Chris Fike- Spirit of Service Scholar, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State University
  • Jennifer Geiger- Preparing Future Faculty Emeriti Association Fellowship, Graduate College, Arizona State University
  • Megan Hayes- Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-being, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago (2013-2015)
  • Megan Hayes- JumpStart Research Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University
  • Kristi Hickle- Arizona Foundation for Women Fellowship, Training and Resources United to Stop Trafficking
  • Elisa Kawam- Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-being, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago (2013-2015)
  • Jonel Thaller- Distinguished Graduate Student Award, Faculty Women’s Association, Arizona State University

2012

  • Jaime Booth- JumpStart Research Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University
  • Chris Fike- Outstanding Graduate Student Award, LGBTQA’s Services, Arizona State University
  • Marcos Martinez- National Institute on Drug Abuse Fellowship, Interdisciplinary Research Training Institute on Hispanic Drug Abuse, University of Southern California (2012-2014)
  • Jennifer Geiger- GADE Student Award for Social Work Research
  • Jennifer Geiger- Distinguished Graduate Student Award Nominee, Faculty Women’s Association, Arizona State University
  • Megan Hayes- GADE Student Award for Social Work Research Nominee

2011

  • Megan Hayes- Dean’s Fellowship, Arizona State University
  • Jennifer Geiger- Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-being, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago (2011-2013)
  • Megan Hayes- P.E.O Scholar Award Nominee

2010

  • Marcos Martinez- Spirit of Service Scholar, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State University
  • Marcos Martinez- Doctoral Enrichment Fellowship, Graduate College, Arizona State University
  • Jana Wardian- Summer Training Workshop Fellowship, Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research, University of Michigan
  • Jana Wardian- Doctoral Enrichment Fellowship, Graduate College, Arizona State University
  • Jennifer Geiger- Kettner and Moroney Social Justice Scholarship Award, School of Social Work, Arizona State University 
  • Jennifer Geiger- Sloboda and Bukoski Cup Award, Society for Prevention Research