2018-19 Bouchet Society Inductees
The Graduate School was pleased to induct five graduate students into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society (Bouchet Society) on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
These inductees for Northwestern University are featured back in the photo above with TGS Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Damon Williams (at far right):
- Julian Kevon Glover, African American Studies
- Julissa Muñiz, Human Development and Social Psychology
- Ivan A. Hernandez, Social Psychology
- Schnaude Dorizan, Neuroscience
- Liliana M. Hernandez Gonzalez, Environmental Engineering
About the Society
Named for Edward Alexander Bouchet, the first African American doctoral recipient in the United States, the Bouchet Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate. It seeks to develop a network of preeminent scholars who exemplify academic and personal excellence, foster environments of support, and serve as examples of scholarship, leadership, character, service, and advocacy for students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the academy.
About the Inductees
Julian Kevon Glover is a PhD student african american studies. Their dissertation is a performance ethnography of the experiences of transgender women in the ballroom scene across Chicago, London, Paris and Amsterdam.
Julissa Muñiz is a third-year PhD student in human development and social policy. Her research examines social, cultural, historical, and legal dimensions of teaching and learning within the carceral context, centering on the experiences of incarcerated youth.
Ivan A. Hernandez is a PhD student in the social psychology program. His research broadly focuses on understanding the factors that influence the identities, well-being, motivation, and academic outcomes of students from historically underrepresented racial-ethnic minority groups and lower socioeconomic status backgrounds.
Schnaude Dorizan is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the neuroscience program. Her research focuses on the development of a rodent model of memory enhancement using the stimulation of cortical brain regions to better understand how changes within the cortical-hippocampal network occur to enhance episodic memory.
Liliana M. Hernandez Gonzalez is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the neuroscience program at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on the development of a rodent model of memory enhancement using the stimulation of cortical brain regions to better understand how changes within the cortical-hippocampal network occur to enhance episodic memory.
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