Curriculum Vitae

Click here for Victoria M. Massie’s full CV.

Education:

Ph.D. 2020 Sociocultural Anthropology with a Designated Emphasis in Science & Technology Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 
Advanced to Doctoral Candidacy (ABD) August 2014

  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant for Science, Technology, and Society (2017-2018) (declined)
  • Wenner-Gren Dissertation Research Grant (2017-2018)
  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award (2017-2018)
  • UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology, Stanley Brandes Grant for Ethnographic Fieldwork (2017)
  • Fellow for The New School Institute for Critical Social Inquiry Seminar on The Cosmopolitan Nationalism of W.E.B. Du Bois with K. Anthony Appiah (2017)
  • Awarded Lifetime Membership in the West African Research Association (2015)
  • UC Center for New Racial Studies Dissertation Research Grant for Global Raciality: Empire, Postcoloniality and Decoloniality (2014-2015)
  • UC Berkeley Center for African Studies Rocca Dissertation Fellowship (2014-2015)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (Awarded 2011, 2013-2015)
  • UC Berkeley Center for African Studies Rocca Pre-Dissertation Fellowship (2013)
  • UC Berkeley, Graduate Division, Faculty Mentored Research Award (2011-2012)
  • UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology, Lowie-Olson Grant for Pre-Dissertation Fieldwork (2011)
  • UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology, Block Grant for Pre-Dissertation Fieldwork (2011)
  • UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Study (2011-2013)

M.A. 2015, Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

B.A. 2011, Anthropology and African & African American Studies, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • Graduated Highest Distinction in Anthropology
  • Graduated Honors in Research in Anthropology
  • Graduated Highest Distinction in African & African American Studies
  • Helen S. Jones Award (2011)
    • Awarded annually by the University of Rochester to a student who demonstrates significant achievement in the areas of sociology, international relations, and /or political science
  • Distinguished Service Award by the Department of Anthropology (2011)
  • Senior Scholar (2010-2011)
    • Approved by Deans Committee to devote senior year to a single research project.
  • McNair Scholar (2009-2011)
  • Dean’s List, Eight semesters (2007-2011)
  • Renaissance Scholarship (2007-2011)
    • Full-tuition scholarship awarded to the top 1% of incoming freshmen demonstrating outstanding intellectual promise and academic achievement.

Spring 2010, CIEE Study Abroad Program, University of Ghana at Legon, Ghana, Africa

Summer 2008, Malawi Immersion Seminar Summer Study Abroad Program, Department of Anthropology, University of Rochester, Malawi, Africa

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