Dr. Julie K. Maldonado has been awarded the President-Elect's 2016 Western Social Science Association's Outstanding New Scholar Award!
The Immediate Past-President of the WSSA, the President, and the President-Elect annually honor a junior faculty member at a United States university who has been active in his or her discipline for less than five years after receiving their Ph.D. The awards recognize cutting edge research, substantial contributions to the social sciences, and the strong promise of future such contributions. The recipients receive a cash award and are honored at the Presidential Luncheon. Dr. Maldonado was presented with this prestigious national award on Friday, April 15, in Reno, Nevada, the site of the 2016 Annual meeting.