2017 Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Awards

At its Spring 2017 meeting, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected the following dissertations for receipt of fellowships in the amount of $20,000 each:

“Addressing Environmental Injustice in Farmworker Communities: Bureaucratic Discretion and Practice in Ventura County,” Kaitlyn Alvarez-Noli, University of California, Irvine

“Treatment Not Custody: Process and Impact Evaluation of Santa Monica’s Homeless Community Court,” Maria Buenaventura, Pardee RAND Graduate School

“Implementing the Minimum Wage: Investigating Government and Non-Profit Partnerships,” Kushan Dasgupta, University of Southern California

“Contentious Sharing: The Politics of Short-Term Rentals in Los Angeles,” Yotala Oszkay, University of California, Los Angeles

“Representation in a Multi-Racial Southern California: The voting behavior of Asian Americans,” Sara Sadhwani, University of Southern California

“Defining Worthiness: Mental Health Care in California, from Postwar Crisis to Deinstitutionalization, 1941-1975,” Angelica Stoddard, University of Southern California

“Reducing Recidivism by Improving the Process of Linking Released Prisoners to Social Services in Los Angeles County,” Gabriel Weinberger, Pardee RAND Graduate School

“Agents of Opposition? Simulating Community Conflict over New Energy Facilities,” Kristoffer Wikstrom, Claremont Graduate University