African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

Faculty & Student Awards / Appointments

2020-2021  |  2019-2020

2020-2021

Faculty

Name Award Organization
Nicole Burrowes Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
ACLS Fellowship American Council of Learned Societies
Ashley Farmer NEH Fellowship National Endowment for the Humanities
Humanities Research Award College of Liberal Arts, UT Austin
Omi Osun Joni L. Jones Appointment as Faculty Emerita of AADS UT Austin
Marcelo J.P. Paixão Provost's Authors Fellowship Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, UT Austin
Ashanté M. Reese Margaret Mead Award American Anthropological Association & the Society for Applied Anthropology
Cherise Smith Promotion to Full Professor UT Austin
Lisa B. Thompson ACLS Fellowship American Council of Learned Societies
Artist Residency MacDowell Colony
Pavithra Vasudevan American Fellowship American Association of University Women
Humanities Institute Faculty Fellowship Humanities Institute, UT Austin

Students

Name Award Organization
Gustavo Melo Cerqueira Two-year Lectureship in the Department of Theatre Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Eva Hodgson University Continuing Fellowship UT Austin
Jaden Janak Donald D. Harrington Graduate Fellowship College of Liberal Arts, UT Austin
Pablo Joseph López Oro Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies Smith College
Carla Ramos Munzanzu Chief, Department of Anthropology Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará in Brazil
Latoya Teague University Thematic Continuing Fellowship UT Austin
LaKayla Williams University Graduate Continuing Brunton Fellowship UT Austin

 

2019-2020

Faculty

Name Award Organization
Simone Browne College of Liberal Arts' Student Council Endowed Teaching Award UT Austin
Kevin Cokley Appointment to UT Austin's Academy of Distinguished Teachers UT Austin
Ashley Farmer Radcliffe Fellowship Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Jean Holloway Award for Excellence in Teaching Texas Exes, UT Austin
Xavier Livermon Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure UT Austin
Stephen Marshall Provost's Authors Fellowship Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, UT Austin
Christen Smith Appointment as Director, Center for Women's and Gender Studies UT Austin
Lisa B. Thompson Promotion to Full Professor UT Austin
Shirley Thompson Provost's Authors Fellowship Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, UT Austin

Students

Name Award Organization
Angelica Allen Carter G. Woodson Institute Fellowship University of Virginia
Bethzabeth Colon Pizzini Office of Graduate Studies Continuing Fellowship UT Austin
Alexandria Cunningham John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology Kinsey Institute for Sex, Gender and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington
Khyree Davis Summer Dissertation Writing Fellowship Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin
Zaria El-Fil Undergraduate Research Ambassador Academy of Undergraduate Researchers Across Texas
Daniela Gomes da Silva Patricia C. and Charles H. McGill III '63 Visiting Assistant Professor, International Studies Trinity College
Charles Holm Spring Dissertation Writing Fellowship College of Liberal Arts, UT Austin
Jacob Hood Dean's Distinguished Graduate, College of Liberal Arts UT Austin
Jaden Janak Donald D. Harrington Graduate Fellowship College of Liberal Arts, UT Austin
Pablo Joseph López Oro Carter G. Woodson Institute Fellowship University of Virginia
William Mosley Mellon Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Humanities Wake Forest University
Chinwe Oriji Carter G. Woodson Institute Fellowship University of Virginia
Tenure-track Assistant Professorship, Department of Sociology Wesleyan University
Carla Ramos Munzanzu Professor, Department of Anthropology Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará in Brazil
Christopher Ndubzuizu McNair Scholars Graduate Fellowship Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
Tabias Olajuawon Wilson Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-Funded Dissertation Bootcamp Fellowship UT Austin
Minority Dissertation Fellow and Lecturer, Dept. of Political Science and International Relations Middle Tennessee State University