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									The Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez
      Women’s Studies Fellowship

   This fellowship is named in honor of two Iowa
   graduates who are among the first African-
   American and Latina women to be found in
   University records. Begun in 1993, the award is
   given in alternate years to an undergraduate or a
   graduate woman.
The Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez
      Women’s Studies Fellowship
    1993 - Patricia Moreno, Anthropology.
    Academic Planning Services at the University of Iowa




                   1993 - Cherry Muhanji, African-American
                   Cultural Studies.
                   Recently returned to Iowa City from Portland
                   State University, where she was assistant
                   professor in University Studies.
The Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez
      Women’s Studies Fellowship
      1994 - Traevena Potter-Hall, African-American World
      Studies.




            1995 - Radhika Parameswaran,
            Journalism
            and Mass Communication.
The Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez
      Women’s Studies Fellowship

         1996 - Seon Ricks, Film & Media Studies.
         Manager of Brand Communications UPS.




         1997 - Julia Siverls, Social Foundations.
         Professor of education at Queensborough Community
         College in New York City at the time of her death in 2003.
The Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez
      Women’s Studies Fellowship
       1998 - Nicole Hayter, History.
       Librarian with the Des Moines Public Libraries.

       1999 - Willene Owens-Luper, Educational Administration.

       2000 - Lisa Devine, Anthropology.
       International Program Coordinator for the Johns Hopkins
       University, Nanjing University Graduate Center for
       Chinese-American Studies in Nanjing, China. As a
       Fulbright scholarship recipient she conducted
       archaeological work in X’ian, China for one year.
The Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez
      Women’s Studies Fellowship

                2001 - Morgan Hoosman, Geography.




 2002 - Lisa Outlaw, Women’s Studies.
The Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez
      Women’s Studies Fellowship
   2003 - Nicky Renee Darter, American Studies.




   2004 - Kavita Narayan, Women’s Studies and
   Anthropology.
   Second year law student at Stanford Law
   School, with plans to practice immigration law.




   2006 - Victoria Harbison, Women’s Studies.
   Graduate student in the Department of Women’s Studies at the
   University of Iowa.
Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship

 This scholarship was established by
 Dr. Philip G. Hubbard in memory of his
 wife. The award is given each year to an
 African-American woman with a grade-point
 average of 3.0 or above who demonstrates
 an unusual interest in the well-being of
 others.
Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship

        1993 - Marci Cannon Fisher,
        Journalism and Mass Communication.
        JD, Senior Attorney for the City of
        Toledo, OH.



        1993 - Traevena Potter-Hall
        (now Traevena L. Byrd),
        African-American World
        Studies.
        Director of Affirmative
        Action and Equal
        Employment Opportunity at
        Ithaca College.
Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship

      1994 - Nathalie Mingo, Elementary Education.
      Teacher at Willow Elementary School in Homewood, IL.
      Winner of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator
      Award in 2004.
Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship

 1995 - Jeanne Pugh, Global Studies and Pre-Law.

 1996 - Willene Owens, Educational Administration.
 Teacher in the Dallas Independent School District, a speech and
 debate coach, and owner of “Ethnic Hairwear.”

 1997 - Rahni Spencer, Theatre Arts and Communication Studies.
 Spencer Law Firm.

 1998 - Elaina Livings, Pre-Business.
 Student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-
 Flagler School of Business with an MBA. Anticipated to start as an
 Associate Brand Manager for General Mills in Minneapolis, MN.
 Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship

1999 - Nicole Hill, Psychology.
Auditor for BSM Financial mortgage company.




                2000 - Dara Tene Hickman, Pre-business and Psychology.
                Student of the Broad Graduate School of Management at
                Michigan State University.
Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship

                2001 - Kelsie Forbush, Psychology.
                Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology at the
                University of Iowa. Her research focuses on the
                intersection between personality and
                psychopathology, with a particular emphasis on
                eating disorders.



   2002 - Lynette Head, Nursing.

   2003 - Vanessa Calderon, Business.
Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship

  2004 - Matanyah Caldwell, Elementary Education.




   2005 - Paris Ivory,
   Financial Management.
   Student in the University of
   Iowa’s Henry B. Tippie College
   of Business and is active in the
   UI Multicultural Business
   Student Association.
  Wynonna G. Hubbard Scholarship
2006 - Courtney Parker.
University of Iowa student and president
of the Black Student Union.
Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship

  The Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship
  recognizes female applicants who demonstrate
  financial need and are committed to women’s
  issues, diversity, and social activism. The
  scholarship is administered by and recipients are
  selected by the Women’s Resource and Action
  Center at the University of Iowa.
Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship
   2002 - Erin McKee, Journalism and English.

   2002 - Jillian Duquaine, Women’s Studies.
Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship

       2003 - Sara Jane Laue, Art.
       Developed a clothing line called
       Copycat.



              2003 - Michelle Roddy, Law.
              Attorney at Quarles & Brady practicing commercial
              litigation On the board of directors for NARAL Arizona, a
              pro-choice advocacy group. Volunteer for Wills for
              Heroes, an organization that drafts wills for firefighters,
              police, and other emergency workers and the Volunteer
              Lawyers Program, representing children who have been
              abandoned by their parents.
Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship


                 2005 - Molly Cantrel-Kraig, Art.
                 Works in sales in the Quad Cities office of Women’s Edition:
                 The Magazine for Metropolitan Women.




 2005 - Tiisetso Russell, Education.
 PhD student in the Comparative, International, and Development Education
 Program at the University of Toronto.
Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship

         2006 - Monica Brasile, Women’s Studies.
         Graduate Instructor and PhD candidate in Women’s Studies
         at the University of Iowa. She is also a Certified Childbirth
         Educator and Doula.
Margaret P. Benson Memorial Scholarship

   2006 - Elizabeth King, Medicine.
   Fourth year University of Iowa medical
   student. She will begin residency training in
   Family Medicine.
Katherine Orne Memorial Scholarship

  The scholarship was established in 1981 by Mrs.
  Pauline Munn of Iowa City as a memorial to her
  granddaughter, Katherine Orne, a 1980 graduate
  of the University and a member of the Iowa City
  women’s community. The scholarship was
  awarded from 1981 - 1987 to a doctoral student
  whose research was in the area of women’s
  studies.
Katherine Orne Memorial Scholarship


     1981 - Fran Bartowski, Comparative Literature.
     Professor at the University of Rutgers – Newark.


     1982 - Laura Stempel (Mumford), English.
     Assistant to the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at the
     University of Illinois – Chicago.
Katherine Orne Memorial Scholarship

   1983 - Jill Zahniser, Women’s Studies.
   Taught at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls from 1998 - 2005.
   She has temporarily left that position to assist Amelia Fry
   with the completion of the long-awaited biography
   of National Woman’s Party founder Alice Paul.


   1984 - JoAnn Castagna, American Studies.
   Assistant to the Dean for Special Projects at
   the University of Iowa.
Katherine Orne Memorial Scholarship


   1985 - Joyce Meier, English.
   Lecturer in English at the University of Michigan.


   1986 - Mary Ann Rasmussen, American Studies.
   Director of the English Honors Program at the University of Iowa.
Katherine Orne Memorial Scholarship

  1987 - Duadgrudi Suksang, English.
  Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
  Adele Kimm Scholarship

In 1992, a bequest from Adele Kimm in
memory of her brother S. Conrad Kimm and
his wife Hilda made it possible for the
Women’s Studies Program to award the
Adele Kimm Scholarship to a deserving
women’s studies student.
             Adele Kimm Scholarship
  1992 - Leslie Taylor, American Studies.
  Program Coordinator for the Center for Health, Education,
  and Research at the University of Washington.



1993 - Hannah Brenner [center],
American Studies.
Director of Women’s Leadership
Programs at the Carl Albert
Congressional Research & Studies
Center at the University of Oklahoma.
She also teaches in the Department of
Women’s Studies as adjunct faculty.
           Adele Kimm Scholarship
1994 - Hongun Sum, American Studies.
Assistant professor of Chinese literature at Bates College.




                   1995 - Keeley Cain, Political Science and Philosophy.
                   Attorney with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York.




1996 - Marie-Chantal Kalisa, French and Italian.
Assistant professor of Francophone studies in the Department of Modern
Languages and Literatures at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
         Adele Kimm Scholarship
1997 - Lindsay Farmer, Psychology.

1998 - Patricia Reid, History.
Student in the Department of Africana Studies at the University of
Notre Dame.
           Adele Kimm Scholarship

1999 - Sarah Freed, American Studies.

2000 - Fiona Young-Brown, Women’s Studies.
Taught in the Department of Women’s Studies and Japanese at
the University of Kentucky. Currently conducts freelance
projects: running a life coaching practice, working
with women who are struggling with infertility,
and helping women who want to return to graduate
school after raising a family.
        Adele Kimm Scholarship

2002 - Natalia Chernyayeva, Women’s Studies.
Graduate student in Women’s Studies at the University of Iowa.



               2003 - Jill Moffett, Women’s Studies.
               Graduate student in Women’s Studies at the University of
               Iowa writing her dissertation about how breast cancer
               activists are working to change the health care system.
               She’s also doing a practicum for her Masters of Public
               Health degree, in which she’s looking into the policies of
               Fortune 500 companies and universities regarding breast-
               feeding in the workplace.
              Adele Kimm Scholarship

                  2004 - Jayne Swift, Women’s Studies.
                  Relocated to Seattle where she is doing temp work and
                  volunteering with the Seattle Gay and Lesbian history
                  project. She plans to apply to graduate school in Gender
                  and Cultural Studies programs.




2006 - Caroline Schultz, International Studies and Women’s
Studies.
Senior at the University of Iowa. She is a Team Leader for
Orientation Services at the University.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship

Jane A. Weiss was an assistant professor of women’s
studies and sociology at the University of Iowa at
the time of her death in 1981. As a faculty
member, she made a generous contribution to the
study of women’s issues. In her memory, her
friends, colleagues, and family established a
scholarship fund. Each year an award is made to a
doctoral student whose dissertation promises to
expand our understanding of important women’s
issues.
   Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship
1982 - Kathryn Ward, Sociology. Professor of sociology and women’s studies at
                        Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Since
                        2001, she has spent time in Bangladesh - most
                        recently as a Fulbright Fellow in 2004-2005,
                        working on her NSF research, and establishing a
                        women’s training program, Nari Jibon.

She continues to work with the
program’s training activities in Bangla,
tailoring, English, computers, and with
three business start ups including a
cyber café for women and a tailoring
shop.
                                    Kathy Ward marching with
                                    migrant women in 2004.




Kathy Ward teaching English on
International Women’s Day at Nari
Jibon, Bangladesh in 2005.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship

 1983 - Kristin Burns, Physical Education and Dance.


               1984 - Jennifer Karlsson, Psychology.
               Pediatric Psychologist with Dean Health Systems in
               Madison, WI. Employed in the Department of Psychiatry
               since 1988 and prior to that as the assistant professor in the
               Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of
               Wisconsin in Milwaukee, working out of the Pediatric
               Oncology Division at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship


    1984 - Linda Jo Ruprecht, Counseling.

    1985 - Karen Pirnot, Counseling Psychology.
    Psychologist at the Assessment
    Center in Sarasota Florida.
     Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship
     1986 - Kazuko Tanaka, Sociology.
     Professor and founder of the Center for Gender Studies at
     the International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan.



1987 - Kesho Scott, American Studies.
Professor of American Studies and Sociology at Grinnell College.
   Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship



   1988 - Katherine Jellison, History.
   Associate Professor of History at Ohio University.




1989 - Linda J. Yanney, American Studies.
Free-lance oral historian living in Iowa City. She was the University of Iowa
oral historian from 1999-2001.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship
      1990 - Nancy
      Reincke, English.
      Associate Professor of
      English and Director
      of Women’s Studies at
      Drake University in
      Des Moines.



         1991 - Lisa Cuklanz, Communication Studies.
         Associate Professor and Assistant Chair in the Department
         of Communication at Boston College.
 Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship
1992 - Sharon Wood, American Studies.
Associate professor in the Department of
History at the University of Nebraska – Omaha.




1993 - Janet Delwiche, English.
Assistant Director at the University of Iowa International Programs,
National Resource Center.

1992 - Janet Kaufman, English.
Associate Professor of English at the University of Utah.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship
1994 - M. Alison Kibler, American Studies.
Professor in Women’s Studies and American Studies, first at the University
of Wisconsin - Green Bay, at the Australian National University in
Canberra and now at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.

1995 - Leslie Taylor, American Studies.


                     1996 - Radhika Parameswaran,
                     Journalism and Mass Communication.
                     Associate professor in the School of
                     Journalism at Indiana University.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship

 1997 - Paula Ford, Anthropology.

 1997 - Catherine Halley, English.

 1998 - Mary Beth Combs, Economics.
 Associate professor of economics at Fordham University in New York
 City. Currently, she’s working on a book about 19th century British
 women’s investment decisions and property rights, and beginning a new
 research project on immigration, domestic violence, and household
 bargaining power among New York City immigrants from Puebla,
 Mexico.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship

2000 - Jolene Marie Stritecky, Anthropology.

2001 - Nancy Muturi, Mass Communication.
Lecturer and graduate programs coordinator at the University of West Indies
Mona Campus, The Caribbean Institute of Media
and Communication (CARIMAC).
 Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship
2001 - Carol Lauhon, English.
Teaches nonfiction writing for non-English majors as an online faculty
member at the University of Iowa



2002 - Jillian Duquaine–Watson, Women’s Studies.
Assistant professor of Women’s Studies at Texas
Women’s University.



2003 - Mary J. Moran, English.
Assistant professor of Adolescent Literature in the English Department of the
College of Staten Island, CUNY.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship




          2004 - Melissa Donegan,
          English.
          Graduate student in the
          English department at the
          University of Iowa.
Jane A. Weiss Memorial Scholarship

                     2005 - Sonja Hidalgo-Nuñez, Spanish and
                     Portuguese.
                     Spanish department at the University of
                     Minnesota.




         2006 - Jill Moffet, Women’s
         Studies.
         Graduate student in women’s
         studies at the University of Iowa.
       For more information visit:
http://www.uiowa.edu/celebrationofexcellence
Slideshow Presentation

       Research by:
   Jun-Nicole Matsushita

      Production by:
     Emily Ashenfelter
  Yuki-Michelle Matsushita

      March 2007

								
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