Intersecting Inequities in Food Bank Access

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

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 Identities: How Race, Gender, Housing Status, and Disability Status Affect Food Bank Access

    Current Research Assistants

  • Alyssa Alvarado

    Alyssa, currently a senior at The University of California Davis, is 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 has developed a passion for learning about intersectionality specifically in the context of disability, race, and mental health.

  • Former Research Assistants

  • Sanha Ali

    Sanha Ali is a fourth year student at UC Davis and is working towards her degree 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.

  • Ashley Cabrera

    Ashley is a fourth-year 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 is a Sociology student with a Japanese minor at 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.