Previous UC Nominees, Distinguished Dissertation Awards

2020 UC Nominee

Social Sciences

Alan V. Grigsby, Sociology, PhD
Integration without Assimilation: Black Social Life in a Diverse Suburb

2019 UC Nominees

Biological Sciences

Courtney Sullivan, Neuroscience, PhD
Bioenergetic Abnormalities in Schizophrenia

Humanities/Fine Arts

Maria Eugenia Achurra G., Architecture, PhD
An Exceptionalist Spectacle: Federal Architecture After the 1898 Spanish-American War

2018 UC Nominees

Mathematics/Physical Sciences/Engineering  

Joshua Eby, Physics, PhD
Phenomenology and Astrophysics of Gravitationally-Bound Condensates of Axion-Like Particles

Social Sciences

Marcia Gail Headley, Educational Studies, PhD
What is Symbolic Mathematics Language Literacy? A Multilevel Mixed Methods Study of Adolescents in a Middle School

2017 UC Nominees

2016 UC Nominees

2015 UC Nominees

Biological Sciences

Kyle McCracken, Molecular and Developmental Biology, PhD
Mechanisms of Endoderm Patterning and Directed Differentiation of Human Stem Cells into Foregut Tissues

Humanities/Fine Arts

Scott Hales, English and Comparative Literature, PhD
Of Many Hearts and Many Minds: The Mormon Novel and the Post-Utopian Challenge of Assimilation

2014 UC Nominees