• At the one year mark, you will be asked to share an update about the status of your research.
  • In publications and presentations, acknowledge ISR and this award’s support.
  • Awards are intended for use within one year, but may be extended upon request for an additional six months

Eligibility and Scope

  • Candidate must have been admitted to Ph.D. candidacy, or equivalent progression in a professional school
  • After receiving the fellowship, candidates must plan to finish their doctoral program within a year
  • Deadline: To be determined
  • Award Amount: To be determined

Application Process

  • Documents required for submission
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Proposal Document
  • If you have any questions about the award process, please contact [email protected]

Previous Kahn Fellows

  • Elly Field, 2023, U-M Department of Sociology. How School Choice Policies Shape How Schools and Neighborhoods Experience Racial Demographic Changes Over Time
  • Kimberly Hess, 2023, U-M Department of Sociology. Representation Matters: Minority Inclusion and American National Identity in K-12 U.S. State Social Studies Standards
  • Elizabeth Burland, 2022, Ford School of Public Policy. Consequences of Rural-Urban Inequality: The Role of Geographic Variation in Educational Inequality
  • Darrell Allen, 2021, School of Education. Disconnect between race-blind policies and race-conscious results: A mixed-methods Critical Policy Analysis of two district Local Control Accountability Plans
  • Sara Stein, 2020, School of Social Work, Psychology. Towards Intentional Relational Well-Being: Syndemic Contributions of Mental Health, Trauma Exposure, and Sociodemographic Factors to Risk for Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Victimization.
  • Tia Clinton, 2019, U-M Department of Sociology. You Belong Here: Understandings of the School Bond, Discipline and Achievement in a Restorative Educational Environments
  • Sarah Gutin, 2018, School of Public Health. Factors Associated with Safer Conception Uptake by Women Living with HIV in Botswana.
  • Lauren Tighe, 2018, School of Social Work. Examining Unique Groups at the Intersection of Income, Education, and Achievement.
  • Jasmine Manalel, 2017, U-M Department of Psychology. Successful “Adulting” to Successful Aging: Lifespan Influences of Social Relations
  • Tissyana Camacho, 2016, U-M Department of Psychology. Ethnic Identity in College: Social Experiences and Developmental Pathways.
  • Eric Seymour, 2015, Urban and Regional Planning, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Federal Financial Institutions, Foreclosure and the Fortunes of Detroit’s Middle- and Working-Class Neighborhoods.
  • Suntae Kim, 2014, Department of Management & Organizations, Ross School of Business. Entrepreneurial Imagination in Detroit: Ethnography of Post-Corporate Entrepreneurship.
  • Kristen Elmore, 2013, School of Social Work, Joint Program with Psychology. Improving Academic Effort and Achievement among Low-Income Minority Youth using Small Scale Interventions.
  • Traci Kennedy, 2012, U-M Department of Psychology. Who, What, When, and Where? The Differential Impact of Community Violence Exposure on Youth’s Psychological Well-Being.
  • Lisa Marchiondo, 2011, U-M Department of Psychology. Investigating the Mechanisms by which Interpersonal Mistreatment Undermines Organizational Life.
  • Joel Adam Cobb, 2010, Stephen M. Ross School of Business Management & Organization. From the ‘Treaty of Detroit’ to the 401(k): The Development, Evolution and Consequences of Privatized Welfare in the United States.

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