AAS Graduate Certificate Students Awarded Fellowships in Support of Independent Research

This spring several Princeton University graduate students pursuing graduate certification in the Department of African American Studies earned awards and fellowships to support continued research in African American Studies and intersecting fields. The graduate certificate provides an opportunity for graduate students to complement doctoral studies in their home department with coordinated interdisciplinary training in African American Studies.

This spring several Princeton University graduate students pursuing graduate certification in the Department of African American Studies earned awards and fellowships to support continued research in African American Studies and intersecting fields. 

Heath Pearson, a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Anthropology, has been selected for the Princeton University Fellow of Woodrow Wilson Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year.

Emanuela Kucik, a Ph.D candidate in the Department of English, has been selected for a dissertation completion fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year through the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Affairs.

Kelsey Moss, a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Religion, has been selected for a 2017 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship through the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 

Nyle Fort, a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Religion, has been selected for a 2017 Predoctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship through the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 

The Graduate Studies Program in African American Studies provides an opportunity for graduate students to complement doctoral studies in their home department with coordinated interdisciplinary training in African American Studies and participation in an intellectually stimulating community. Students entering the program may come from any department in the Humanities and Social Sciences in which interdisciplinary training in African American Studies is desired.

More information about the graduate certificate in African American Studies.

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  1. 'Rethinking Empire and Democracy' Reena N. Goldthree, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. 44:49
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