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Two Ford School PhD candidates receive ISR Next Generation Awards

June 30, 2022

The Institute for Social Research (ISR) has announced the recipients of the 2022 Next Generation Awards. The announcement stated, "These donor-funded awards propel recipients forward in their careers and catalyze important research projects. This group represents the immense potential among our early-career and student researchers, the investment of the faculty and staff at ISR, and the incredible generosity of our donors who made these awards possible." 

Two Ford School PhD candidates received the awards.

Catalina Anampa Castro

Catalina Anampa Castro is a doctoral candidate in sociology and public policy

“Nothing and nobody can kick them out.” Incorporating the experiences of formerly undocumented older adults into aging and health research for the Latino/a population.

Marshall Weinberg Endowment, to support research in the areas of population issues, in particular how malnutrition, poor health, and lack of education affect societies, and how populations impact the environment.

Elizabeth Burland

Elizabeth Burland is a doctoral candidate in sociology and public policy. 

Consequences of Rural-Urban Inequality: The Role of Geographic Variation in Educational Inequality

Robert Kahn Fellowship for the Scientific Study of Social Issues, to provide dissertation support for one doctoral candidate each year from the University of Michigan community who is committed to using empirical science to help solve the deep and abiding challenges confronting society. The Fellowship is awarded to the candidate whose research gives most promise of dealing innovatively with some major social problem.