2010 UCLA Student Small Grant Awardees

Principal Investigator(s)


Project Title

Anthony Alvarez
Under- and Unemployed Financial Strategies

Kyle Arnone

Union strategic research
Cheye-Ann Corona

Urban Planning/
Latin American Studies

Community Cultural Wealth, Mexican Laborers and the Barrio: A Look into El Monte, California, Since 1910
Andrea Dinneen Sociology
Creating Green Cities: The politics and work of implementing “sustainable development” at the regional, national and international level
Laura Enriquez
The Intersection of Employment and Education: Incorporation Patterns of Undocumented Immigrant Young Adults in Los Angeles
Adam Fish
New Media Firms in Los Angeles: Labor, Management, and Blended Accounting
Alfred Flores


Colonial Subjects and Agents of Empire: U.S. Military Laborers in Guam, 1945-1980

Clare Fox

Urban Planning
Green Jobs in the Food System
Caroline Luce
History of the Jewish Bakers Union of Los Angeles
Lee Mackey
Urban Planning
Responses to Changing Work in Transnational Development and Conservation Regions in Bolivia
Parissa Majdi Clark
Political Science

Drivers of Puerto Rican migration

Sarah Morando
Law in Action: How Immigration Attorneys Manage Legal Uncertainty
Lisa Mueller
Politcal Science
Variation in developing world labor unrest
Anthony Ocampo
Postcolonial Legacies and the Employment Trajectory of Second-generation Filipino Americans
Caitlin Patler
A Comparative Study of the Impacts of Immigration Status on Mobility and Claims-Making among Immigrants in Low-Wage Jobs in Los Angeles and Madrid
Ellen Sharp
The Impact of Migration on Gendered Divisions of Labor at Work and at Home
Elena Shih
Globalizing Morality and Justice: Local Orientations Towards Women’s Work in Faith-Based and Rights-Based Organizations in the Transnational Anti-Trafficking Movement
Juli Thomas
The Effects of Parental Job Displacement on Children's Academic Achievement
Julia Tomassetti
Research and Strategic Decision-Making in Labor Organizations
Anita Yuan
Improving Access to Skilled Jobs: An Assessment of the Los Angeles Community and Faith-Based Construction Initiative