To honor Nobel Peace Prize laureate and CCPB Peace Award winner Shirin Ebadi, Dr. Fariborz Maseeh was instrumental in the establishment of the Shirin Ebadi Faculty and Graduate Student Fellowships in Citizen Peacebuilding.
These fellowships were made possible through the generous support of Dr. Fariborz Maseeh, founder and president of the Massiah Foundation, Mr. Larry and Mrs. Dulcie Kugelman, and Coventry Healthcare, Inc.
- Andres Salcedo, Department of Anthropology, School of Social Sciences, "Reinventing the Community: Transformation Within Displaced Colombian groups" ($8118)
- Daniel Wehrenfennig, Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, "Dialogue and Citizen Peacebuilding: New Opportunities and Challenges in the Network Society" ($3500)
- B. Remy Cross, Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, "The Path of the Radical: Narrative and Relation Effects on Organizational Transition in Movements" ($2000)
- Heather Goldsworthy, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, School of Social Ecology, "
- Road to freedom or Faustian deal?: The environmental consequences of micro-finance" ($2000)
- Bruce Hemmer, Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, "Putting the "Up" in Bottom-Up Peacebuilding: Mobilizing Peace Constituencies in Democratizing Societies"($2000)
- Laurent Tambayong, Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, School of Social Sciences, "Historical City Network" ($2000)
- Omar Yousef, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, School of Social Ecology, "Urban Morphologies of Conflict: A Study of Urban Space, Attitudes and Behavior in Palestinian East Jerusalem" ($2000)
- Alison Brysk, Professor of Political Science/International Studies, School of Social Sciences, January 2007 conference “The Human Face of Peace: Human Rights vs. Human Security Approaches” ($5000)
- Kristen Monroe, Professor of Political Science and Director of UCI Interdisciplinary
Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality, School of Social Sciences,
"Peace Building: A Comparative Analysis of Successful Reconciliation" ($2050)