At its Spring 2022 meeting, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected the following dissertations for receipt of fellowships in the amount of $26,000 each:

“Deregulated Home: Belonging in the Neoliberal Landscape of the East San Fernando Valley,” Julia Brown-Bernstein, University of Southern California

“Working on the Inside: Labor, Race, and Political Economy in California’s Carceral State after World War II,” Michael Dean, University of California, Los Angeles

“Characterizing Decisions of the Los Angeles Poor,” Marcos Nazareth Gallo, California Institute of Technology

“How the enforcement of quality-of-life ordinances affects everyday life for the unhoused in Los Angeles’ public spaces,” Christopher Giamarino, University of California, Los Angeles

“Home / Language / Loss: Newcomer Schooling in Los Angeles,” Kyle Halle Erby, University of California, Los Angeles

“Coordinating college-for-all and career-technical pathways: Public high school authorities’ logics of students’ futures,” Mary Ippolito, University of Southern California

“The Spillover Effects of Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model: Evidence from Los Angeles,” Narae Kim, University of Southern California

“The Role of Multimedia Tools in Environmental Policy Framing,” Jaime Lopez, University of Southern California

“Mayan Civic Engagement in Riverside County,” Julio Orellana, University of California, Riverside

“The History of the Driver’s License and Suspension Policy in California,” Miriam Pinski, University of California, Los Angeles

“The Stadium and the Community: Tenants’ Perspectives on Stadium-Centered Development,” Cerianne Robertson, University of Southern California

“Are Transit-Oriented Developments Equitable? Examining TOD Policies and Their Impact on Location Affordability in Los Angeles,” Qi Song, University of California, Irvine