K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award Recipient Archive

Recipients of the 2021 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Terri Dunbar, Engineering Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Eliaquin Gonell, Education Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Vermont
  • Devon Isaacs, Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Utah State University
  • Megan Massa, Neuroscience, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Kristen Nelson, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Rachel Perez-Udell, Plant Biology, University of Georgia
  • Tatiane Russo-Tait, STEM Education, University of Texas at Austin
  • Meshell Sturgis, Communication, University of Washington
  • Ashleen Williams, History, University of Mississippi

Recipients of the 2020 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Sara Abelson, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan
  • Maria Alcivar, Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University
  • Ciara Christian, Language, Literacy and Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Zachary del Rosario, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Brett Nachman, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Doug Valentine, Sociology, University of Missouri
  • Edgar Virguez, Environmental Sciences and Policy, Duke University

Recipients of the 2019 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Brianna Benedict, Engineering Education, Purdue University
  • Naniette H. Coleman, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Andrew Katz, Engineering Education, Purdue University
  • Aurora B. Le, Health Behavior, Indiana University
  • Shelbi Nahwilet Meissner, Philosophy and American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Michigan State University
  • Hannah Volkman, Environmental Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota
  • Arley R. Ward, II, History, University of Arkansas

Recipients of the 2018 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Kelsey Melinda Boyle, Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
  • Arianna I. Celis Luna, Biochemistry, Montana State University
  • Tony J. Cunningham, Clinical Psychology, University of Notre Dame
  • Anahid Ebrahimi, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
  • Darla Ida Himeles, American Literature, Temple University
  • Rishi R. Masalia, Plant Biology, University of Georgia
  • Alexandra B. Reznik, English Literature, Duquesne University

Recipients of the 2017 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Ileana Cortes Santiago, Literacy and Language Education, Purdue University
  • Peter DelNero, Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
  • Mona Eskandari, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Brian Hendrickson, Rhetoric and Composition, University of New Mexico
  • Alexandra Mathwig, History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
  • Keri Rodgers, Educational Studies—Curriculum, Ball State University
  • Danica Savonick, English, City University of New York Graduate Center
  • Heather Woods, Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Recipients of the 2016 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Claire Berezowitz, Civil Society & Community Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Nusta Carranza Ko, Political Science, Purdue University
  • Annemarie Galeucia, Cultural Geography & Anthropology, Louisiana State University
  • Uttam Gaulee, Higher Education Administration, University of Florida
  • Brad Jacobson, Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English, University of Arizona
  • Jasmine Linabary, Communication, Purdue University
  • Breanne Przestrzelski, Bioengineering, Clemson University
  • Roman Ruiz, Higher Education, University of Pennsylvania
  • Daniel Siakel, Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
  • Desiree Weber, Political Science, Northwestern University

Recipients of the 2015 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Anya Adair, English Language and Literature, Yale University
  • Rebecca Christensen, Higher Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Neil Conner, Geography, University of Tennessee
  • Victoria Hortensia Febrer, Visual Arts, Stony Brook University
  • Carolyn Fisher, Biochemistry, Molecular, & Cell Biology, Cornell University
  • Jacob Grohs, Educational Psychology, Virginia Tech
  • Rebekah Le, Developmental Biology, University of California, Irvine
  • Hannah Miller, Teacher Education, Michigan State University
  • Naghme Naseri Morlock, Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Erin Marie Rentschler, English, Duquesne University

Recipients of the 2014 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Elena K. Abbott, History, Georgetown University
  • Sarah J. Hatteberg, Sociology, Indiana University
  • Jennifer King Chen, Education in Math, Science and Technology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Amy Lueck, English, University of Louisville
  • Yedalis Ruiz Santana, Higher Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Michael VanElzakker, Psychology/Neuroscience, Tufts University
  • Omar Villanueva, Chemistry, Emory University
  • Cathery Yeh, Education, emphasis in Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine

Recipients of the 2013 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Atnreakn Alleyne, Political Science, University of Delaware
  • Fiona Barnett, Literature, Duke University
  • Milagros Castillo-Montoya, Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Sarah Lang, Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University
  • Justin Lomont, Chemistry, University of California–Berkeley
  • Laurie A. Pinkert, English, Purdue University
  • Gina Spitz, Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison

The awards are named in honor of K. Patricia Cross, David Gardner Professor of Higher Education, Emerita, at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1996 through 2005, the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Awards were administered by the American Association for Higher Education, where Professor Cross had served as Chair of AAHE’s Board of Directors.

Recipients of the 2012 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Benjamin L. Castleman, Quantitative Policy Analysis, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
  • Sarah L. Eddy, Zoology, Oregon State University
  • Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, Communication Studies, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Alexander Igor Olson, American Culture, University of Michigan
  • Ashley E. Palmer, Sociology, Baylor University
  • Ghanashyam Sharma, Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville
  • Martha Althea Webber, English (Writing Studies), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • Timothy Wong, Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine

Recipients of the 2011 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Awards:

  • Adam Bush, American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
  • Edmond Chang, English, University of Washington
  • Keary Engle, Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute
  • Michelle Gaffey, Literature, Duquesne University
  • Sam Potolicchio, American Government, Georgetown University
  • Chera Reid, Higher Education, New York University
  • Cara Robinson, Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware
  • Jennifer Veilleux, Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Recipients of the 2010 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Awards:

  • Netta Avineri, Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Shauna K.Carlisle, Social Welfare, University of Washington
  • Judith Flores Carmona, Sociology of Education, University of Utah
  • Elizabeth Hoover, Anthropology, Brown University
  • Ilana Kramer, Clinical Psychology, Long Island University
  • Jonathan P. Rossing, Rhetoric and Public Culture, Indiana University
  • Jentery Sayers, English, University of Washington
  • Wendy Wagner, College Student Personnel Administration, University of Maryland
  • Holly F. West, Higher and Postsecondary Education, New York University

Recipients of the 2009 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Awards:

  • Holly Bruland, English, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
  • Cara Gormally, Plant Biology, University of Georgia
  • Mitchel T. Keller, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Tessa Lowinske Desmond, Literary Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Tamara Mann, History, Columbia University
  • Elizabeth Munz, Communication, Purdue University
  • Geoff Preidis, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Marcella Runell-Hall, Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Lisa Thornhill, Language and Rhetoric, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Kyle Whyte, Philosophy and American Indian Studies, Stony Brook University

Recipients of the 2008 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Thomas Eatmon, Jr., Public Policy, Southern University
  • Andrew Farke, Vertebrate Anatomy / Paleontology, Stony Brook University
  • Kyle Gobrogge, Neuroscience, Florida State University
  • Frances Gratacos, Molecular Biology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers
  • Jennifer Lavy, Theatre History and Criticism, University of Washington
  • Christine Reiser, Anthropology, Brown University
  • Paul Rogers, Education, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Cindy Spurlock, Communication Studies, University of North Carolina
  • Kimberly Van Orman, Philosophy, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Dumaine Williams, Pharmacology, Stony Brook University

Recipients of the 2007 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Kasey Baker, English, University of Tennessee
  • Bethany Bowling, Interdisciplinary Studies - Biology Education, University of Cincinnati
  • Amy Cass, Sociology, University of Delaware
  • Stephanie Milling-Robbins, Dance and Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University
  • Evelyn Perry, Sociology, Indiana University
  • Margaret Post, Social Policy, Brandeis University
  • Tarsem Purewal, Computer Science, University of Georgia
  • Sarah Wise, Evolutionary Developmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder

Recipients of the 2006 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award:

  • Derek Cabrera, Education, Cornell University
  • Michael Coyle, Justice Studies, Arizona State University
  • Emily Fairchild, Sociology, Indiana University
  • Molly Beth Kerby, Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, and Organizational Development, University of Louisville
  • Diane Nutbrown, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Regina Praetorius, Human Resource Education, Louisiana State University
  • Victor Raymond, Sociology, Iowa State University
  • Joan Shin, Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Ian Stewart, Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley