Sociology graduate students Sarah Brothers, Alex DiBranco, and Tina Law have been announced as 2017-2018 Graduate Policy Fellows at Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies, where they will conduct policy-relevant projects on domestic issues. Sarah Brothers’ ISPS research examines how persons who inject drugs disseminate preventative knowledge on infection and overdose in the New Haven area. Sarah was also a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship. Alex DiBranco analyzes the role of conservative foundations in shaping and sustaining the infrastructure of the U.S. New Right toward long-term policy influence. Alex was also Visiting Student Researcher, Center for Right-Wing Studies, University of California-Berkeley, 2016-2017, and won the FLAGS (Fund for Lesbian and Gay Studies) Research Award funding archival research on conservative foundations 2016-2017. She has also published “Mobilizing Misogyny” (2017) and “Whole Woman’s Health’s Unexpected Win for Science” (2016), The Public Eye
Tina Law is currently exploring the effects of the sharing economy on neighborhood social well-being and long-term patterns of inequality in U.S. Cities. Tina was also a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship, and was an Honorable Mention for the Ford Foundation’s Predoctoral Fellowship.
Congratulations to you all!