University of California, Riverside

Graduate Division



Dr. Gordon S. and Anna Watkins Award


Watkins Award Winners

The Watkins Award was established to recognize graduating graduate students for academic excellence and outstanding campus and/or community awareness.  Prior to 1988, the Watkins Award was given to undergraduate students.

2016 Jessica Tsai Wen PhD, Bioengineering
2015 Sonia Rodriguez PhD, English
2014 Serena Cervantes PhD, Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology
2013 Devin McBride PhD, Bioengineering
2012 Blake Coffin MBA, Management
2011 Thanh Thu Dinh PhD Plant Biology
2010 Tanya Rawal MA, Comparative Literature
2009 Irene Calizo PhD Electrical Engineering
2008 Ting Ting Chang PhD, Dance History and Theory
2007 Matthew Heard PhD, English
2006 Not awarded  
2005 Keri Nicole Gushwa MBA, Management
2004 Lauren Garner PhD, Botany
2003 Jeffrey Friedman PhD, Dance History and Theory
2002 Heather Murray MA, Art History
2001 John A. Al-Amin MA, Education
2000 Scott Melzer MA, Sociology
1999  John Yasmer MA, Anthropology
1998 Alvaro Alvarado PhD, Environmental Toxicology
1997 Sergio Guazzotti MS, Chemistry
1996 Mary Flyr PhD, Education
1995 Michael Kent Bergler MS, Biomedical Sciences
1994 Melinda Messineo MA, Sociology
1993 Francine Sanders MA, Political Science
1992 Ronald Powell PhD, Education
1991

David Hough

Sara Beach

PhD, Education

PhD, Education

1990

Steven Buckingham

Hwey-Zoo Jung

Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

1989 Valeen Afualo MBA, Management
1988

Ruth Knudson

Roy McJunkin

PhD, Education

MA, History

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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Tel: (951) 827-4302
Fax: (951) 827-2238
E-mail: graddiv@ucr.edu

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