Gina A. Garcia - Awards and Honors

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Book of the Year Award

Mar 6, 2020
The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) awards the "Book of the Year Award" annually to one author of a foundational book informing Hispanic higher education. Dr. Gina A. Garcia recevied this honor in 2020 for the book "Becoming Hispanic Serving Institution: Opportunities for Colleges and Universities."

ASHE CEP Mildred Garcia Award for Exemplary Scholarship (Junior)

Nov 15, 2018
This award recognizes one junior, nontenured scholar-practitioner (e.g., visiting assistant professor, clinical assistant professor, or tenure-track faculty) and one senior practitioner-scholar (i.e., tenured associate or full professor, senior/executive administrator) for seminal, exemplary scholarship that focuses on research and issues specifically related to underrepresented populations of color.

AERA Hispanic Research Issues SIG Early Career Scholar Award

Apr 2018

Award is designed to honor the research contributions of beginning national and international scholars who conduct research related to Hispanic/Latina/o/x issues in education.

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jan 1, 2017
The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. This nonresidential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members.

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jun 1, 2016
Through its program of Fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefi ts of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Gina A. Garcia


University of Pittsburgh
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