Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Fellows

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DeWitt King, CPF

Ph. D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

“Infinite Supply: Sportcraft, Black Athleticism, and the Disposability of the Black Athlete”

Mentor: Professor Victoria Johnson, Department of Film and Media Studies


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Fabiola Pulido-Chavez

Ph. D., University of California, Riverside

“Assessment of Cross-Kingdom Interactions During Litter Decomposition”

Mentor: Professor Jennifer B.H. Martiny, Department of Biological Sciences



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Giovanni Ramos, CPF

Ph. D., University of California, Los Angeles

“Design and test of a peer support program to improve engagement and outcomes in app-based mental health interventions for people of color”




Brisa Smith Flores, CPF

Ph. D., University of California, Los Angeles

“Displaying the Afro-Diaspora: Museums, Black Identity, and Transcultural Solidarity, Art History & African Studies”

Mentor: Professor Bridget Cooks, Department of Art History & African American Studies

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Oscar Fabian Soto, CPF

Ph. D., University of California, Santa Barbara

“Digitized Warfare: Global Capitalism, Digitization, and the Spatial Social Control in Poor Barrios”

Mentor: Professor Elliot P. Currie, Department of Criminology, Law & Society



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Jennifer Yonan, CPF

Ph. D., University of California, Irvine

“Exploring mechanisms of PTEN deletion-induced morphological and network modifications underlying the formation of a seizure-prone circuit in the adult brain”

Mentor: Professor Oswald Steward, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology



The UC Irvine Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship is a partnership of several campus units including the Offices of the Provost, Graduate Division, and Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.