American Sociological Association

Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Advisory Panel

The Minority Fellowship Program Advisory Panel provides advice to the Executive Office about the MFP, which is funded through an organized partnerships and member contributions. The committee generally meets twice each year: once in winter, and again briefly during the ASA Annual Meeting in August. MFP is a pre-doctoral training program intended for underrepresented minorities and is open to all subject areas. The Minority Fellowship Program Advisory Panel is composed of 6 people plus a Council Liaison and an ASA Staff Liaison. Recommendations for replacements are made by the Executive Officer and are presented to Council in August for approval.

Name Begin End Position
Jean H. Shin 2/1/2006 12/31/2020 ASA Staff Liaison
Gilda Laura Ochoa 1/1/2015 12/31/2017 Member
Ramiro Martinez, Jr. 1/1/2015 12/31/2017 Member
Cedric Herring 1/1/2016 12/31/2018 Member
Roberta Espinoza 1/1/2016 12/31/2018 Member
Fernando I. Rivera 1/1/2016 12/31/2017 Member
Margaret L. Andersen 1/1/2016 12/31/2018 Member
Mabel Berezin 9/1/2016 8/31/2019 Council Liaison
Michelle M. Jacob 1/1/2017 12/31/2019 Member
Ethel G. Nicdao 1/1/2017 12/31/2019 Member
Ingrid E. Castro 1/1/2017 12/31/2019 Member

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