2020 UCSC Hellman Fellows Program Award Recipients

Established at UCSC in 2011, the purpose of the Hellman Fellows Program is to support substantially the research of promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research.

In 2020, ten faculty received awards. It is with great pride that we announce this year's recipients.

Faculty Name
Department
Title of Project
Saskias Casanova Psychology Youth Participatory Action Research, Cultural Knowledge & Resilience for (Im)migrant High School Students
A.M. Darke Arts Open Source Afro Hair Library
Camilla Hawthorne Sociology A Black Santa Cruz Sense of Place
Timothy Johnstone Chemistry & Biochemistry Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry to Treat Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Neglected Tropical Disease 
Jennifer Kelly Feminist Studies Three pre-tenure projects
Katy Seto Environmental Studies Turning the Tide: Shifting Access, Equity, and Vulnerability in Coastal California
Michael Wehner Electrical and Computer Engineering Low cost automation for Endotracheal Intubation 
Margaret Zimmer Earth and Planetary Sciences  Quantification of groundwater recharge in non-perennial rivers 

Click here to find out more about the Hellman Fellows Program.