CNS Graduate Fellows

CNS Social Science Graduate Fellows

  • Cassandra Engeman
    Doctoral Candidate, Sociology
    UCSB
    Cassandra Engeman is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology and a Graduate Research Fellow (since 2010) at the Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS) at the...
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    Doctoral Candidate, Sociology
    UCSB
    Bridget Harr is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with doctoral emphases in Black...
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    Doctoral Student, Communication
    UCSB
    Ariel is a PhD student in the Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research focuses on the effects of media use...
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    Doctoral Student, Political Science
    UCSB
    Galen Stocking has been a CNS graduate fellow since 2011.  He is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara....
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    Doctoral Student, History
    UCSB
    Brian is a PhD student in History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research lies at the intersection of environmental history, history...

CNS Science and Engineering Graduate Fellows

  • Matthew Gebbie
    Doctoral Student, Materials
    UCSB
      Matt has been a CNS graduate fellow since 2011. He is a PhD student in the Materials Department. Matt’s thesis work is in the area of...
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    Doctoral Candidate, Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology
    UCSB
    Louise is a PhD candidate at UCSB in the Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology department and a Science Fellow at CNS in IRG3 and is a member of the...

Social Science Alumni

  • UCSB
    Kasim was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2007 to 2009.
  • Karl Bryant
    Assistant Professor, Sociology and Women's Studies
    SUNY New Paltz
    Karl Bryant, Ph.D. (UCSB) was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2006 to 2007. He is an Assistant Professor in both Sociology and Women's Studies at the SUNY...
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    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Politics
    Occidental College
    Meredith Conroy was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2008 to 2010.
  • Joseph Conti
    Assistant Professor, Sociology and Law
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Amanda Denes
    Doctoral Candidate, Communication
    UCSB
    Amanda Denes was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2010 to September 2011. A Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Communication at UCSB with a Feminist...
  • Roger Eardley-Pryor
    Doctoral Candidate, History
    UCSB
    Roger was CNS Graduate Fellow from 2010-2013. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History, with interests in the historical intersections of...
  • Summer Gray
    Doctoral Student, Sociology
    UCSB
    Summer Grey was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2008 to 2010. As a Ph.D. student in Sociology, Summer worked closely with Patrick McCray on developing a more...
  • Hillary Haldane
    Assistant Professor, Anthropology
    Quinnipiac University
    Hillary Haldane recieved her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2006.
  • Zach Horton
    Doctoral Student, English
    UCSB
      Zach Horton has been a CNS graduate fellow since 2011. He is a Ph.D. student in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as...
  • Mary Ingram-Waters
    Honors Faculty Fellow
    Arizona State University; Barett, the Honors College
    Dr. Mary Ingram-Waters was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2006 to 2008. She completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in...
  • Rachel Parker
    Research Staff Member
    Science &Technology Policy Institute
    Rachel Parker is a former research fellow at the Center for Nanotechnology in Society, where she worked on a comparative project investigating...
  • Christine Shearer
    Ph.D., Sociology
    UCSB
    Dr. Shearer was a CNS-UCSB Graduate Fellow in 2009-2010, and is a Postdoctoral Scholar with Barbara Herr Harthorn's Interdisciplinary Research Group 3...
  • Ph.D., Communication
    UCSB
    Kim Stoltzfus was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2006 to 2007.
  • James Walsh
    Ph.D., Sociology
    UCSB
    James was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2009 to 2011, and recieved his Ph.D. in Sociology from UCSB in 2011. His dissertation compared the recent trajectory...
  • David Weaver
    Ph.D., Political Science
    UCSB
    David obtained his PhD in Political Science from UCSB, focusing on American political communication, political activism, and political psychology.  A...

Science and Engineering Alumni

  • Peter Burks
    Doctoral Student, Chemistry
    UCSB
    Peter was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2010 to 2011. He is a PhD student in Chemistry, with research interests in solution phase nanoparticle synthesis....
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    Senior Scientist
    Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
  • Scott Ferguson
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    UCSB
    Scott was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2007 to 2008. He joined the Soh Lab in 2005 and recieved his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. He received his B.Eng,...
  • Alan Glennon
    Ph.D., Geography
    UCSB
    Alan Glennon was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2006 to 2007. He is a doctoral candidate in geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara studying...
  • Shannon Hanna
    Ph.D. Environmental Science & Mgt
    National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Shannon was a CNS-UCSB Graduate Fellow from 2010-2013. He received his PhD in Environmental Science and Management in 2013 and was also a member...
  • Indy Hurt
    Doctoral Student, Geography
    UCSB
    Indy Hurt was a CNS Graduate Fellow in 2008. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography, and she grew up in Orange County, CA. Her research...
  • Erica Lively
    Doctoral Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    UCSB
    Erica Lively was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2007 to 2010. She obtained her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho in 2005 and M.S. in...
  • Jerry Macala
    Senior Scientist, Analytic Services
    Allergan Medical
    Jerry Macala was a doctoral student in Chemistry and a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2006 to 2008. he is a materials chemist working on catalysis projects to...
  • Tyronne Martin
    Doctoral Student, Chemistry
    UCSB
      Tyronne Martin was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2007 to 2010. As a graduate student in the Chemistry Department and Environmental Science and...
  • Alexis Ostrowski
    Ph.D., Chemistry
    UCSB
    Alexis was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2007 to 2008. She received her PhD in July 2010, at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is now working...
  • Claron Ridge
    Ph.D., Chemistry
    UCSB
    Claron was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2008 to 2011. His research involved the characterization of nanostructures on metal/metal adsorbate systems. At CNS-...
  • Aaron Rowe
    Senior Biomedical Engineer
    Scanadu
    Aaron was a CNS-UCSB Graduate Fellow from 2006 - 2007.
  • Joe Summers
    PIC Test Development Engineer
    Infinera
    Joe was a CNS Graduate Fellow from 2006 to 2007  He received his B.S. from Northwestern University (2000), and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the...