Intersecting Inequities in Food Bank Access

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Leon Mayhew Award for Best Qualifying Paper
$500 from Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis
Institute for Social Sciences 2018 Summer Research Award
$750 from University of California, Davis
Sociology Small Research Grant
$368 from University of California, Davis


Intersecting Inequities for Nonprofit Clients: The case of private food assistance
Intersecting Inequities in Food Assistance Programs
Intersecting Identities: How Race, Gender, Housing Status, and Disability Status Affect Food Bank Access

    Former Research Assistants

  • Sanha Ali

    Sanha Ali graduated from UC Davis in Sociology with an emphasis in Law and Society and a Communication minor. Sanha currently works as a Public Advisor in the Undergraduate Admissions office for UC Davis. Her interests include law and criminology as well as education. Sanha hopes to work in the law field upon graduation.

  • Alyssa Alvarado

    Alyssa graduated from The University of California Davis, in a Sociology and Psychology double major with a minor in Education. She is hoping to pursue a career as a mental health counselor and is particularly interested in serving those in marginalized communities within the Central Valley. While working with Alana, she developed a passion for learning about intersectionality specifically in the context of disability, race, and mental health.

  • Juli Bautista

    Juli graduated from The University of California Davis, in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Service and a minor in Chicanx Studies. She is interested in aiding marginalized communities like people of color, women, low-income, and undocumented populations. While working with Alana, she developed a better understanding of the difficulties various groups face accessing food in Yolo County and learned about various food banks through out California.

  • Ashley Cabrera

    Ashley graduated with a Sociology: Organizational Studies and Psychology double major and is interested in the intersectionality of poverty, race, and gender and how it is perpetuated in various social organizations. In the future, Ashley is hoping to pursue a career in the realm of social work or non-profit management. Outside of school Ashley enjoys reading sci-fi novels and watching interesting programs.

  • Ingrid Chang

    Ingrid Chang graduated from the University of California, Davis. She has collaborated in sociological research with Alana Stein and assisted in the publications of multiple Japanese-English light novel translations of Cross Infinite World.