Genius Award for GWSS Alum// Perspectives

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Martha Gonzalez plays music with her son Sandino Gonzalez-Flores (left) and her partner and founder of Quetzal, Quetzal Flores (right).

In a recent roundup of awards earned by faculty, staff, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences, the November 2022 Perspectives Newsletter recognizes Martha Gonzalez, GWSS Ph.D. alum 2013, for receiving a 2022 MacArthur Fellowship. The fellowship provides recipients like Martha - individuals who have shown extraordinary talent and promise - with a grant in the amount of $800,000 that can be spent at their own discretion. Read more about Martha and her work as a scholar, musician, and activist in GWSS's recent news story profiling her many academic and personal successes.