2015 Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Awards

At its Spring 2015 meeting, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected the following dissertations for receipt of fellowships in the amount of $20,000 each:

“Assessing the Resilience of Desert Farming Systems to Water Scarcity” Arisha Ashraf, University of California, Riverside

“Why are regulations adopted and what do they do? The case of Los Angeles” Charles Gabbe, University of California, Los Angeles

“Food Waste for Fuel: A two-part experiment to test new tools in organic waste policy implementation” Sally Geislar, University of California, Irvine

“How Do Los Angeles’s New Curriculum Standards Impact Students’ Interest and Performance in Math and Science?” KMichela Musto, University of Southern California

“Worthy of Care: Comprehensive Healthcare and King-Drew Medical Center” Nic John Ramos, University of Southern California

“Community Development Agreements: Addressing Urban Inequality through Urban Development Projects in Los Angeles” Jovanna Rosen, University of Southern California

“Exploring the Changing Structures of Invention in Southern California: The emergence and evolution of inventor networks between 1975 – 2015” Frank van der Wouden, University of California, Los Angeles