2015 Faculty Fellowship Awards

At its Winter 2015 meeting, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees awarded fellowships of $12,000 each for the following faculty projects:

“Improving Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Outcomes for Low-Income Youth in the Los Angeles Region,” Patricia Burch, University of Southern California

“After Redevelopment in the Los Angeles-Long Beach Combined Statistical Area,” Nicholas Marantz, University of California, Irvine

“Leveraging Social Capital to Achieve First-Generation College Student Success,” David Obstfeld, California State University, Fullerton

“The Consequences of Ignoring Neighborhood Context When Estimating School Performance and Achievement Gaps,” Gregory Palardy, University of California, Riverside

“The Potential for Free Broadband to Impact Digital Equity and Civic Engagement in the Hollywood Studio District,” Gwen Shaffer, California State University, Long Beach

“Precarious Work in the Shadow of Mass Incarceration,” Noah D. Zatz, University of California, Los Angeles