Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Fellows 1985 - 1989

Hiring incentive: Fellows appointed in 1996 and forward are eligible for the UC hiring incentive unless they currently hold a UC faculty appointment. To see a list of current fellows who hold a UC faculty appointment, visit the Meet our faculty page. See list of Fellows 1985-1989 and list of Fellows 1990-1995.

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* Sorted by fellow's last name.

James Abello
1985-87, Physics
Mentor: John Bruno, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Professor,
DIMACS Center for Discrete Mathematics and
Theoretical Computer Science,
Rutgers University

Larisa D. Acevedo
1989-91, Zoology
Mentor: Michael E. Adams, UC Riverside
Current Position: Independent Scholar

Renato Aguilera
1987-89, Molecular Biology
Mentor: Hitoshi Sakano, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Biological Sciences,
The University of Texas at El Paso

Elizabeth Allegretto
1988-90, Biochemistry
Mentor, Michael Karin, UC San Diego
Current Position: Researcher,
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology,
Ligand Pharmaceutical Inc.

Richard Baker
1987-89, Mathematics
Mentor: Marc A. Rieffel, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Mathematics,
University of Iowa

Suzanne E. Barbour
1989-91, Immunology
Mentor: Edward A. Dennis, UC San Diego
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Biochemistry,
Virginia Commonwealth University

Mary Barsony
1989-91, Physics
Mentor: Frank Shu, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Adjunct Professor,
Department of Physics and Astronomy,
San Francisco State University

Delroy A. Baugh
1989-91, Electrical Engineering and Electrophysics
Mentor: R. Stanley Williams, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
University of California, Los Angeles

Jean Baum
1986-88, Chemistry
Mentor: Alexander Pines, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Distinguished Professor,
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,
Rutgers University

Alice Bean
1987-89, Geology
Mentor: Michael Witherel, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Physics and Astronomy,
The University of Kansas

Victoria Bennett
1987-89, Geology
Mentor: James M. Mattinson, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Senior Fellow,
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences,
Australian National University

Ralph L. Bertrand
1989-91, Botany
Mentor: Michael Freeling, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Molecular Biology,
Colorado College

Virginia Bilanchone
1986-88, Genetics
Mentor: Susan Sandmeyer, UC Irvine
Current Position: Associate Specialist,
Department of Biological Chemistry,
University of California, Irvine

Shirley T. Bissen
1987-89, Zoology
Mentor: David Weisblat, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Attorney/Patent Agent,
Polsinelli Law Firm

Antonia Bluher
1988-90, Mathematics
Mentor: Haruzo Hida, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Cryptologic Mathematician,
National Security Agency

Nilsa Bosque-Perez
1987-88, Entomology
Mentor: Ivan Buddenhagen, UC Davis
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences,
University of Idaho

Catherine Bristow
1985-87, Zoology
Mentor: Catherine Toft, UC Davis
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Entomology,
Michigan State University

Richard Brooks
1988-89, Metabolic Research
Mentor: Norman L. Eberhardt, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Independent Scholar

Carolyn A. Brown
1989-91 History
Mentor: Michael Watts, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of History,
Rutgers University

Rae Linda Brown
1988-89, Musicology
Mentor: Jacqueline DjeDje, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education,
Academic Affairs, Loyola Marymount University

Mark Buchanan
1988-89, Soil Science
Mentor: Joseph Riddel, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Scientist, Agronomic Division,
North Carolina Department of Agriculture

Eduardo Cadava
1988-89, English
Mentor: Joseph Riddel, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Professor,
Department of English,
Princeton University

Patricia C. Caldera-Munoz
1988-90, Chemistry
Mentor: Anthony Trevor, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Science and Health Education Partnership Academic Coordinator,
University of California, San Francisco

Andrew G. Campbell
1988-90, Biology
Mentor: William J Rutter, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology,
Brown University

Linda Chamberlain
1985-87, Chemistry
Mentor: William J. Evans, UC Irvine
Current Position: Owner and Principal, InnoValuation, LLC

Mei-Chu Chang
1987-89, Mathematics
Mentor: David Gieseker, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Mathematics,
University of California, Riverside

Sharon Collins
1987-89, Sociology
Mentor: William Bielby, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Associate Professor Emerita,
Department of Sociology,
University of Illinois at Chicago

Maria Cook
1989-91, Political Science
Mentor: Peter Smith, UC San Diego
Current Position: Professor,
Department of International and Comparative Labor,
Cornell University

Dorota Dabrowska
1986-88, Statistics
Mentor: Kjell A. Doksum, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Biostatistics,
University of California, Los Angeles

Laura de Francesco
1985-87, Biology
Mentor: George Laties, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Senior Editor,
Nature Publishing Group

Adela De La Torre
1986-87, Health Care Economics
Mentor: Refugio Rochin, UC Davis
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies,
University of California, Davis

Carolyn Dean
1985-86, Mathematics
Mentor: Lance Small, UC San Diego
Current Position: Senior Teaching Fellow,
School of Mathematics,
The University of Manchester

Rina Dechter
1985-87, Computer Science
Mentor: Judea Pearl, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Computer Science,
University of California, Irvine

Laura Enriquez
1988-90, Sociology
Mentor: Michael Burawoy, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Sociology,
University of California, Berkeley

Peggy Estrada
1988-90, Child and Adolescent Development
Mentor: Elliot Turiel, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Associate Research Scientist,
Department of Latin American & Latino Studies,
University of California, Santa Cruz

Katherine Freese
1987-88, Astronomy
Mentor: Joseph Silk, UC Berkeley
Current Position: George E. Uhlenbeck Professor of
Physics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts,
University of Michigan

Guadalupe Friaz
1988-89, Economics
Mentor: Patricia Zavella, UC Santa Cruz
Current Position: Clinical Social Worker, KidScope

Hisauro Garza
1985-87, Sociology
Mentor: Robert Blauner, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Independent Researcher

Jerome Gaspard
1986-88, Plant Pathology
Mentor: Howard Ferris, UC Davis
Current Position: Scientist, Nematec Co.

Alyssa A. Goodman
1988-91, Physics
Mentor: Michael Rose, UC Irvine
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Astronomy,
Harvard University

Joseph L Graves, Jr.
1988-90, Evolutionary Biology
Mentor: Michael Rose, UC Irvine
Current Position: Professor,
Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Herman Gray
1988-90, Sociology
Mentor: Melvin Oliver, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Sociology,
University of California, Santa Cruz

Camille Guerin-Gonzales
1985-87, History
Mentor: David Brody, UC Davis
Current Position: Professor Emeritus,
Department of History,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Barbara Hargrave
1987-89, Physiology
Mentor: William Ganong, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Biological Sciences,
Old Dominion University

Luis Haro
85-87, Endocrinology
Mentor: Frank Talamantes, UC Santa Cruz
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Biology,
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Susan Hart
1986-88, Mathematics
Mentor: Stanley G Williams, UC San Diego
Current Position: Mathematics Teacher,
Southington Board of Education

Jeri Hill
1986-87, Microbiology and Immunology
Mentor: David Yu, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Independent Researcher

Anne Jennings
1985-87, Anthropology
Mentor: Eugene Anderson, UC Riverside
Current Position: Consulting Cultural Anthropologist (Retired)

Deborah Johnson
1987-88, Sociology
Mentor: Reginald Jones and Jewell Taylor-Gibbs, UC Berkeley
Current: Position: Professor,
Department Engineering and Society,
University of Virginia

Catalina Jordan
1986-88, Plant Pathology
Mentor: James E Devay, UC Davis
Current Position: Independent Researcher

Julia Kovacs
1986-88, Chemistry
Mentor: Robert G. Bergman, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Chemistry,
University of Washington

Londa Jo Larson
1989-91, Inorganic Chemistry
Mentor: Robert N Rosenfield, UC Davis
Current Position: Chemistry Instructor,
Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering Division,
Foothill College

Gerard R. Lazo
1989-91 Plant Pathology
Mentor: Robert A. Ludwig, UC Santa Cruz
Current Position: Scientist,
Western Regional Research Center,
United States Department of Agriculture

Carlito Lebrilla
1988-89, Chemistry
Mentor: Robert T McIver, UC Irvine
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Chemistry,
University of California, Davis

Kathryn Lloyd
1985-86, Chemistry
Mentor: John C Hemminger, UC Irvine
Current Position: Independent Researcher

Stephen Lockhart
1988-90, Biostatistics
Mentor: Edmond I. Eger, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Regional Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
East Bay Region, Sutter Health

Augusto Lois
1989-91, Molecular Biology
Mentor: Don Helsinki, UC San Diego
Current Position: Associated Director, Prometheus

Joanna Lopez
1986-88, Biology
Mentor: Frank Talamantes, UC Santa Cruz
Current Position: Independent Researcher

Jorge Mancillas
1985-88, Neurosciences
Mentor: Floyd Bloom, UC San Diego
Current Position: Specialist in Donor Relations,
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Lee Anne Martinez
1987-89, Biological Sciences
Mentor: James F. Case, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Biology,
Colorado State University, Pueblo

Luz Martinez-Miranda
1985-87, Physics
Mentor: Yuen-Ron Shen, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Material Science and Engineering,
University of Maryland

Peggy Mason
1988-90, Neurosciences
Mentor: Howard Fields, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Neurobiology,
University of Chicago

Jaime L. Matta
1988-91, Biology
Mentor: Robert K. Trench, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Researcher,
Department of Toxicology,
Moffitt Cancer Center

Margaret McFall-Ngai
1986-88, Biology
Mentor: George Somero, UC San Diego
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Joseph McGillis
1986-88, Biochemistry
Mentor: Donald G Payan, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
University of Kentucky

Patricia McGuiggan
1988-90, Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Jacob N. Israelachvilli, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Associate Research Professor,
Department of Material Science and Engineering,
John Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering

Annemarie Meike
1988-90, Geology
Mentor: Robert S. Coe, UC Santa Cruz
Current Position: Business Development Executive,
Director’s Office,
Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Margaret Murnane
1989-90, Physics
Mentor: Robert Falcone, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Physics,
University of Colorado, Boulder

Keith Naylor
1987-89, Religious Studies
Mentor: Edwin S Gaustad, UC Riverside
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Religious Studies,
Occidental College

Johara Mohamed Nour
1988-90, Biochemistry
Mentor: Jesse C. Rabinowitz, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Independent Researcher

James Pearce
1987-89, English
Mentor: Thomas G. Barnes, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Owner, Pearce Consulting

Sharon Pedersen
1988-91, Mathematics
Mentor: Morris Hirsch, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Senior Database Analyst and Programmer,
Information Technology,
Bowdoin College

Lisa Randall
1987-89, Physics
Mentor: Lawrence Hall, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Physics,
Harvard University

Mary Reid
1986-88, Geochemistry
Mentor: George Tilton, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Professor,
School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability,
Northern Arizona University

Victoria Rodriguez
1987-89, Political Science
Mentor: Wayne Cornelius, UC San Diego
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Government,
University of Texas at Austin

Daniel Romero
1987-89, Molecular Biology
Mentor: Elizabeth Blackburn, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
University of Minnesota

Mary Romero
1987-89, Sociology
Mentor: Arlie Hochschild, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
School of Social Transform,
Arizona State University

Forest Rouse
1987-89, Physics
Mentor: Gerson Goldhaber, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Engineer, ICEM CFD Engineering

Michael Saenz
1987-89, Ethnic Studies
Mentor: George Lipsitz, UC San Diego
Current Position: Independent Researcher

Gregory Sarris
1989-91, Modern Thought and Literature
Mentor: Kenneth Lincoln, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Tribal Chairman of The Federated
Indians of the Graton Rancheria

Malcolm Schinstine
1989-91, Anatomy and Neurobiology
Mentor: Fred H. Cage, UC San Diego
Current Position: Clinical Associate Professor,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Calgary Laboratory Services

Elizabeth R. Schermer
1989-91, Geology
Mentor: Cathy J. Busby-Speara, UC Santa Barbara
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Geology,
Western Washington University

Susan Y. Schwartz
1988-90, Seismology
Mentor: Karen McNally, UC Santa Cruz
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences,
University of California, Santa Cruz

Denise Segura
1985-87, Sociology
Mentor: Arlie Hochschild, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Sociology,
University of California, Santa Barbara

Myra Shulman
1985-87, Biology
Mentor: Donald Buth, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Senior Research Associate,
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
Cornell University

Vivian Siegel
1987-88, Genetics and Cell Biology
Mentor: Marc Kirschner, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Director of Education and Outreach,
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Kay Simon
1986-88, Neuroscience
Mentor: V. Lingappa, UC San Francisco
Current Position: Owner, Kay Simon Photography

Daphne Smith
1986-88, Statistics
Mentor: David Blackwell, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Healthcare Analyst, Alere Health, Inc.

Michael Soldatenko
1989-91, Comparative Economics History
Mentor: Patricia O’Brien, UC Irvine
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Chicano Studies,
California State University, Los Angeles

Angela A. (Steffen) Meyer
1988-90, Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Robert O. Ritchie, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Vice President of Client Services, Exponent

Abigail Thompson
1987-88, Mathematics
Mentor: Robin Kirby, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Mathematics,
University of California, Davis

Nivaldo J. Tro
1980-90, Chemistry
Mentor: Charles B. Harris, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Chemistry,
Westmont College

Catherine Ulibarri
1988-89, Psychobiology
Mentor: Paul E. Michevych, UC Los Angeles
Current Position: Associate Professor Emeritus,
Department of Integrative Physiology and Neurology,
Washington State University

Olga Vásquez
1989-91, Communications
Mentor: Michael Cole, UC San Diego
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Communication,
University of California, San Diego

Roberto Vega
1988-90, Theoretical Physics
Mentor: John F. Gunion, UC Davis
Current Position: Associate Professor,
Department of Physics,
Southern Methodist University

Joy Williams
1989-91, History
Mentor: Ed Reynolds, UC San Diego
Current Position: Independent Researcher

A. Kevin Williams
1986-88, Political Sciences
Mentor: Aaron Wildavsky, UC Berkeley
Current Position:

Richard Wongkew
1985-87, Mathematics
Mentor: Morris W. Hirsch, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Independent Researcher

Rosemary Wyse
1985-87, Astronomy
Mentor: Joseph Silk, UC Berkeley
Current Position: Professor,
Department of Physics and Astronomy,
Johns Hopkins University

Emilio Zamora
1987-88, History
Mentor: Juan Gomez-Quinones
Current Position: Professor,
Department of History,
University of Texas, Austin