Graduate Student Carmen Gutierrez Awarded Three-Year NSF Fellowship
Posted: April 4, 2013
Graduate Student Carmen Gutierrez has won a three-year National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Carmen Gutierrez's study, titled "Policing Legitimacy: Undocumented Residents' Experiences with Localized Immigration Enforcement," is a mixed methods project that spans numerous subfields of sociology, including sociology of law, immigration, criminology, and urban sociology.
The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. NSF received over 13,000 submitted applications for the 2013 competition, and made 2,000 award offers.