• Congratulations to Assistant Professor Janelle Lamoreaux (Anthropology), who is the recipient of a one year Wenner Gren Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship for her project titled “Infertile Futures: Epigenetic Environments in a Toxic China.” Dr. Lamoreaux will use the time to complete her book of the same title. 

  • Evan MacLean and Stacey Tecot (Anthropology) were awarded a $436,860 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  Their project, “Oxytocin Pathways and the Health Effects of Human-Animal Interaction” will investigate psychological and physiological aspects of the human-animal bond in children and dogs.

  • Congratulations to Drs. Mark Kear and Margaret Wilder (Geography and Development) who have been awarded funding from the Haury Program to work with manufactured housing residents, Habitat for Humanity, and the City of Tucson in order to understand quality of life and build resilience in manufactured housing communities. (Photo: Kear)

  • Dr. Kevin Anchukaitis (Geography and Development) received a Udall Fellowship to expand his research in the western highlands of Guatemala. His new research focuses on the co-production of knowledge linking indigenous land management, forests history, and water resources and ecohydrology in the Maya communities around Totonicapan, Guatemala. (Photo: Anchukaitis)

  • Congratulations to Diego Martinez-Lugo (School of Geography and Development and Mexican American Studies) on receiving the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship. Diego is a first generation Chicano working on issues of environmental justice and race/ethnicity. 

  • Congratulations to Professor Scott Lucas (MENAS), an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2018 Fellow. He is studying the complex relationship between the Qur'an and Islamic law by focusing on a 14th century Qur'an commentary from Yemen. (Photos: Qur'an manuscript and copy of Kitāb al-Rawḍah, courtesy of Princeton University Library)

  • RCTE PhD Candidate Lizzy Bentley was awarded a 2018-2019 American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowship in the amount of $20,000. This highly-competitive national fellowship will offset her living expenses as she writes her dissertation, "Speculative Cohabitations: Israel/Palestine." (Image: Jaffa, by Tabitha-Brunnen)

  • Victoria Moses (Anthropology), a former SBSRI Dissertation Research Grant recipient, was awarded the prestigious two year Rome Prize Fellowship to complete her dissertation entitled "The Zooarchaeology of Early Rome: Meat Distribution and Urbanization (8th–6th Centuries BCE)" at the American Academy in Rome. (Photos: Victoria Moses)

  • Dr. Christina Diaz (Sociology) received an SBSRI Faculty Small Grant. Dr. Diaz is a demographer and SBSRI support will help fund research examining how shifts in local population composition go on to change cultural boundaries among native-born persons and institutions in the US. (Images: Diaz & Getty Images)

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Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program

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Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (FH DDRA) Fellowship Information Session

Come learn more about the FH DDRA supporting full-time dissertation research abroad Tuesday, November 13th from 12:30-1:30pm. For more information on the fellowship, see... Read More

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