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Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Advisory Panel

MFP Advisory Panel Charge


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.


Advisory Panel Members

Name Beginning of Term End of Term Position
Gilberto Q. Conchas 1/1/2014 12/31/2016 Member
Elizabeth Higginbotham 1/1/2013 12/31/2015 Member
Shirley A. Hill 1/1/2012 12/31/2015 Member
Gilda Ochoa 1/1/2015 12/31/2017 Member
Willie Pearson, Jr. 1/1/2013 12/31/2015 Member
Ramiro Martinez, Jr. 1/1/2015 12/31/2017 Member
David T. Takeuchi 1/1/2013 12/31/2015 Member
Dana Y. Takagi 1/1/2014 12/31/2016 Member
William T. Trent 1/1/2014 12/31/2016 Member
Jean H. Shin 1/1/2006 12/31/2020 Executive Staff Liaison