Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship

Congratulations to Jerry Flores, a 2nd year doctoral student, who has been awarded a Ford Foundation Diversity Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for 2011-2014. Jerry is a member of the 2009 cohort. Jerry's dissertation analyzes how girls are negotiating gender, violence, and learning at a community school and juvenile detention facility in southern California. Nikki Jones (Chair), Denise Segura, Victor Rios and Sarah Fenstermaker are Jerry's committee members. His other areas of research include studies of race and ethnicity, correctional education, and ethnographic research methods.