2016 Dan Dissertation Research Awards Announced

The Center for Research on Women and Gender is pleased to announce the 2016 Alice J. Dan Dissertation Research Award winners. The winners are Paige Sweet from the Department of Sociology for her research entitled, “Trauma, Domestic Violence, and Hybrid Medicalization;” and Vida Henderson from the Community Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health for her research entitled, “Understanding the Relationship between Psychological Well-Being and Well-Woman Visit and Preventive Care Use in Midlife African-American Women .” An honorable mention was awarded to Aimee Wodda from the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice for her research entitled, “What Did We Get When We Got Sex: Making Sense of Ulane v. Eastern Airlines.” The annual Dan Dissertation award encourages original and significant research about gender and/or women by UIC doctoral students. Recipients are awarded monetary support to assist with their research. The award is open to UIC doctoral students in any field who have completed the requirements for candidacy and have an approved dissertation proposal by the application deadline. To support the Dan Dissertation Award, visit our Support page.