Dan Award Announcement 2017

The Center for Research on Women and Gender is pleased to announce the 2017 Alice J. Dan Dissertation Research Award winners. The winners are Alize Arican from the Department of Anthropology for her research titled, “Urban Transformation in Tarlabasi: Feminist Challenges to Discourses of Securitization”; William Scarborough from the Department of Sociology for his research titled, “Configurations of Inequality: Material and Cultural Change Across Metropolitan Areas”; and Hailee Yoshizaki-Gibbons from the Department of Disability and Human Development for her research titled, “Institutionalized Women with Dementia: Constructions of Disability, Age, Care, and Confinement.”

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.