Emilia Guevara
2015 Del Jones Award Winner 

jones_guevara.jpgEmilia M. Guevara is currently a medical anthropology PhD student at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received both her BA and MA in cultural anthropology at George Mason University. Her research interests include Latin America, illness narratives, transnationalism, im/migration, race/ethnicity and inequality, the molecularization of race, and clinical ethnography. She has worked on a wide range of projects from transnational adoption to evaluating community health worker programs. She is currently working on two projects: Health-related Deservingness and Illegality on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and Stigma, Retention in Care, and Adherence among Older Black Women with HIV.


Colette Street
2015 Del Jones Award Winner 

jones_street.pngColette Street is an independent researcher and Child Protective Services practitioner in Los Angeles, California.  She completed  her graduate education at Fielding Graduate University, and the University of Southern California.

As an advocate of enhancing work-life balance and professional/practitioner safety, she has developed a future-forward, humane, and holistic framework known as the Time-Space Intelligence Assessment System.  The framework was initially created as a tool for child protective services practitioners to conduct safe and accurate family/caregiver visits.  Please see "What Is Time-Space Intelligence?" for more information.    To compliment her research in time-space intelligence, she is also a certified Strength Deployment Inventory facilitator.

Dr. Street is an inductee in the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society.  Professional memberships include the National Association of Social Workers, the American Professional Society on the abuse of Children, and the Society for Applied Anthropology.  Her research has led to national and international presentations on subjects such as workplace bullying, spirituality in social work practice, and time-space intelligence in child protective services.