Alexis Rolando Chavez- 2016 Recipient

Major: Anthropology and Middle Eastern/South Asian Studies
Degree: B.A.
School: University of California, Davis
Sponsor: International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)

Bio: At the time of receiving this award, Alexis was an undergraduate student at the University of California, Davis. He dedicated a significant portion of his undergraduate career on Dr. Suad Joseph’s Media Genealogy Project, where he did content analysis on the representation of Muslims in the New York Times between 1850 to the present.

As of 2019, Alexis is currently a Ph.D student in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. He is the recipient of the Ford Foundation’s Predoctoral Fellowship Award and the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Award.

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