Faculty Awards

A brief selection of the numerous awards won by our Faculty.

2016

  • Christine Borgman – elected to The board of the Interuniversity Consortium for the Political and Social Research, 2016
  • Michelle Caswell – Second Prize Winner, Best Conference Paper, Archival Education and Research Institute, for “Owning Critical Archival Studies: A Plea,” Kent State University
  • Michelle Caswell and Anne Gilliland – Honorable Mention, Library Juice Paper Competition for Best Theoretical Paper, Litwin Books
  • Johanna Drucker – Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Safiya Noble – Fellow, Hellman Fellows Fund
  • Safiya Noble – UCLA Early Career Award, 2016

2015

2014

  • Christine Borgman – Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery
  • Michelle Caswell – Faculty Career Development Award, UCLA Office of Diversity and Faculty Development

  • Michelle Caswell – Library Juice Paper Competition for Best Theoretical Paper, Litwin Books
  • Johanna Drucker – Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • Johanna Drucker — Oscar Lewis Award, Book Club of California

  • Esther Grassian – ALA’s Miriam Dudley Award
  • Luiz Mendes – California Library Association Award of Achievement

2013

2012

  • Christine Borgman – Oliver Smithies Visiting Fellow and Lecturer, Balliol College, University of Oxford; also a Visiting Scholar at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Oxford eResearch Center
  • Leah Lievrouw – Information Studies Department Teaching Award, 2012
  • Leah Lievrouw – 2012 Top Book Award, American Sociological Association, Communication and Information Technology section, for Alternative and Activist New Media (Polity, 2011).
  • Beverly Lynch- Melvil Dewey Medal Award, 2012
  • John Richardson – Fulbright Scholar to Turkmenistan

2011

  • Christine Borgman – ASIST Research Award – American Society for Information Science & Technology
  • Christine Borgman – Paul Evan Peters Award – Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and EDUCAUSE
  • Loretta Gaffney – Information Studies Teaching Award Winner – UCLA Department of Infomation Studies
  • John Richardson – Participant in America Engages Eurasia, 19th Century – Present: Studies, Teaching, and Resources sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

2010

  • Murtha Baca – Nancy DeLaurier Award – Visual Resources Association (with Patricia Harpring for their work on the Getty
    Vocabularies)
  • Marcia Bates and Mary Niles Maack – Best Information Science Book of the Year for the third edition of Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences (ELIS-3) – the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
  • Jean-François Blanchette – Information Studies Teaching Award Winner – UCLA Department of Infomation Studies
  • Beverly Lynch – Los Angeles Panhellenic Association Woman of the Year

2009

Student Awards

2016

  • Jade Finlinson – Art Libraries Society Gerd Muehsam Award
  • Gloria Gonzalez – Berea College Archives Leadership Institute
  • Pearl Ly – ACRL CJCLS EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Leadership Award
  • Alda Allina Migoni – Spectrum Scholar, American Library Association (ALA), 2015-2016
  • Alda Allina Migoni – Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW) Scholar, Association of Research Libraries,  2014-2016
  • Nicole Patch – CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland
  • Hermine Vermeij – CLA Technical Services Award of Achievement
  • Ding Yi – Taylor & Francis/ ER&L Student Travel Award

2015

  • Kathy Carbone – Dissertation Proposal Award, Information Studies Department
  • Joanna Chen Cham – MLIS Award for the Advancement of the Profession
  • Joanna Chen Cham – Pre-conference Scholarship – Rare Books and Manuscripts Section
  • Javier Garibay, Diversity Paper Award Honorable Mention, Information Studies Department
  • Ashley Larson – Karen Gersten-Sternheim Memorial Scholarship, Southern California Chapter of SLA
  • Alda Allina Migoni – Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) Scholarship, April 2015
  • Alda Allina Migoni – Emerging Archival Scholar Program, Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) , April 2015
  • Jennifer Pierre – Diversity Paper Award, Information Studies Department
  • Ashley Sands – Hal Borko Fellowship, Information Studies Department
  • Shanna Shiah – CLA Begun Scholarship
  • Collette Salvatierra – CLA Reference Service Press Fellowship
  • Stacey Wood – Teach of the Year Award, Information Studies Department

2014

  • Erin Hurley – Karen Sternheim Scholarship – Special Libraries Association, Southern California
  • Ashley Sands – 10th IEEE International Conference on e-Science Student Scholarship
  • Joanna Chen – James V. Mink Scholarship – Society of California Archivists
  • Joanna Chen Cham – Association of Research Libraries and Society of American Archivists Mosaic Fellowship (2014-2015)
  • Joanna Chen Cham – Josephine Forman Scholarship (2014-2015) – Society of American Archivists
  • Joanna Chen – Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund Graduate Scholarship – ARMA

2013

  • Yee May Chua – 2013 Medical Library Association’s Rittenhouse Award
  • Angel Diaz – 2013 Society of American Archivists’ Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award.
  • Nicoletta Beyer – Karen Sternheim Scholarship – Special Libraries Association, Southern California
  • Joanna Chen – Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW) Fellowship (2013-2015) – Association of Research Libraries
  • Joanna Chen – Spectrum Scholarship (2013-2014) – American Library Association
  • Joanna Chen – Marjorie S. Mardellis Fellowship (2013-2014) – UCLA
  • Joanna Chen – Archie Motley Memorial Diversity Scholarship – Midwest Archives Conference
  • Joanna Chen – Graduate Scholarship – ASsociation of Jewish Libraries
  • Joanna Chen – Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund Graduate Scholarship – ARMA

2012: In Process

2011

  • Amelia Acker – UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship Program Fellowship
  • Kyoko Aoki – Career Development Grant – American Association of University Women
  • Daniella Aquino – Graduate Opportunity Fellowship Program
  • Kelly Besser – MLIS Award for Advancement of the Profession
  • Ellen-Rae Cachola – UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship Program Fellowship
  • Roderick Crooks – Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship
  • Morgan Currie – UCLA Chancellor’s Prize
  • Stephanie Der – Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) Scholarship
  • Bo Doub – ARMA International Educational Foundation Scholarship
  • Britt Foster – MLIS Commendation for Advancement of the Profession
  • Gloria Gonzalez – Graduate Opportunity Fellowship Program
  • Samantha Guerrero – Graduate Opportunity Fellowship Program
  • Andrew Lau – Information Studies Dissertation Proposal Award
  • Ian Leong – Chancellor’s Marshall – UCLA Department of Information Studies
  • Amber Kennedy Madole – Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) Scholarship
  • Amanda Millbourn – Student Travel Award – Art Libraries Society of North America, Southern California Chapter (ARLIS-SC)
  • Lilly Nguyen – Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship
  • Crystal Ramirez – Spectrum Scholarship – American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Diversity
  • Domonique Roberts – Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) Scholarship
  • Danielle Salomon – MLIS Commendation for Advancement of the Profession
  • Danielle Salomon – Student Stipend Award – Special Libraries Association Business and Finance Division
  • Danielle Salomon – Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) Business Reference and Services Section BRASS Gale Cengage Learning Student Travel Award
  • Alyx Sherman – UCLA Affiliates Fellowship
  • Katie Shilton – Best Poster Award – 2011 iConference
  • Jennifer Shuang – Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarship of Library and Information Science
  • Jennifer Shuang – Juliana Cheng Scholarship for Library Studies – Friends of the Chinatown Library (LAPL)
  • Muoy Tea – Edna Yelland Scholarship – California Library Association
  • Jessica Thomas – Will Rogers Memorial Fellowship
  • Cody White – Justin Winsor Prize – ALA Library History Round Table

2010

  • Amelia Acker – Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
  • Kimberly Anderson – Beta Phi Mu Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Sarah Buchanan – Best Research Paper – American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
  • Ellen-Rae Cachola – Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
  • Vivian Choy – Spectrum Scholarship – American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Diversity
  • Roderick Crooks – E.J. Josey Scholarship – Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)
  • Stephen Kiyoi – National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow – National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • Patrick Keilty – UCLA Center for the Study of Women / Graduate Division Irving & Jean Stone Dissertation Year Fellowship
  • Lindsay Klick – IS Student Diversity Paper Award
  • Jessica Levy – Young Adult Literature Symposium Student Stipend – Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
  • Amanda Marchand – MLIS Award for Advancement of the Profession
  • Matthew Mayernik – Information Studies Dissertation Proposal Award
  • Stacey Meeker – UCLA Graduate Students Association Hanson Award for Stipended Appointments
  • Lilly Nguyen – Fulbright Institute of International Education Fellowship
  • Lilly Nguyen – National Science Foundation Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
  • Xochitl Oliva – Elizabeth Martinez Scholarship – Los Angles chapter of REFORMA
  • Alberto Pepe – ASIS&T ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • Gregg Rugolo – MLIS Award for Advancement of the Profession
  • Muoy Tea – Juliana Cheng Scholarship for Library Studies – Friends of the Chinatown Library (LAPL)
  • Vivian Wong – Society of American Archivists (SAA) Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award
  • Ashley Sands – Karen Sternheim Scholarship – Special Libraries Association, Southern California