Awards (Selected)

 
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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

My postdoctoral research on brain science and society received a two-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (I was ranked #2 nationally among all applicants in sociology, anthropology, and criminology)

My dissertation research on scientific explanations of illness received a three-year Doctoral Fellowship.

My Master's research on neurological diseases and illness experience received a Canada Graduate Scholarship.

 

Killam Laureates

My postdoctoral research on brain science and society received the Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship.

 

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

My dissertation research on scientific explanations of illness received a fellowship from the Mellon Foundation.

 
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Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

My dissertation research on scientific explanations of illness received a five-year University Fellowship.

 
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American Sociological Association

My paper "Science and Suffering: Genetics and Illness Experience" received the Section on Medical Sociology's Louise Johnson Memorial Award.

 
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Society for the Study of Social Problems

My paper "The DSM and Professional Practice: Research, Clinical, and Institutional Perspectives" received the SSSP Mental Health Division's Graduate Student Paper Award.

My paper "Science and Sociodicy: Neuroscientific Explanations of Social Problems" received the SSSP Theory Division's Outstanding Student Paper Award.

 
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John F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies

My dissertation research on scientific explanations of illness received the Dissertation Fellowship.

My dissertation research on scientific explanations of illness the Summer Scholar Award (twice awarded).

 

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

My Master's research on neurological diseases and illness experience received a Health Research Trainee Award.

 

 

Albert Advanced Education

My dissertation research on scientific explanations of illness received the Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction.

My Master's research on neurological diseases and illness experience received Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction.

 

Contact:

mahalpin@wisc.edu