2020 Recipients

Pomp and Circumstance: Exploring Self-Love for Black Students Transitioning Out of the Educational Context
Wilson Okello

Why Can’t You Just Say “Black People”? Stories of Anti-Blackness Rhetoric in Campus Statements as Experienced by Black Student Affairs Professionals
Kaleb L. Briscoe and Evangela Oates

2019 Recipients

Enhancing Foster Youth Pathways in Higher Education: A Case Study of the Foster Youth Success Center
Mauriell Amechi 

The Lived Experiences of Community College Students of Color Navigating the Study Abroad Application Process
Nicole Barone 

Working-class, first-generation, low-income, or another option D? Understanding how students from marginalized social class backgrounds identify and define their status
Genia M. Bettencourt

Integrating Intercultural Learning: The Winding Path After Short-Term Study Abroad
Gudrun Nyunt

Investigating Women’s Engineering Identity and Advancement through the Internship Experience
Katie Smith

2018 Recipients:

Minoritized Sexual and Gender Identities in STEM: An Exploratory Qualitative Analysis of Learning Environments at Three Campuses
Annemarie Vaccaro, Ryan Miller, and Ezekiel Kimball

Understanding the Engagement of Students with Disabilities along Multiple Aspects of Identity and Institutional Contexts
John Zilvinskis and Deborah Taub

A Phenomenological Study of the Socialization Experience of Mid-level Managers in Student Affairs
Krystyne Savarese

SSAO Perspectives on Professional Preparation
Sonja Ardoin, Rebecca Crandall, and Jeremiah Shinn

Mapping Queer OU: Visualizing (Un)Affirming Campus Environments
T.J. Jourian and Grace Wojcik

A Multicase Analysis of Racial Climates in Campus Residential Environments
Zak Foste

2017 Recipients:

Jessica Belue Buckley
University of Louisville
Cross-Class interaction and Social Class Expectations in the Transition to College

Nina Daoud
University of Maryland
A Change is Gonna Come: Muslim Students Navigating College in the 21st Century

Jodi L. Linley
University of Iowa and

Amanda Mollet
University of Iowa
Do Ask, Do Tell: Exploring LGBT Student Veterans’ Ecological Systems

Marc Johnston-Guerro
The Ohio State University
Exploring (Multi) Racial Literacy Among College Students: Toward A Grounded Theory

Sarah E. Schoper
Western Illinois University and
Amy E. French
Indiana State University
A Narrative Analysis of the Experience of Emerging Professionals with Disabilities

Christopher S. Travers
The Ohio State University
The Mind of a Black College Man: Exploring the Relationship between Manhood, Mindset, and Academic Achievement among Black Male Undergraduate Students