In March, the National Science Foundation awarded more than $560,000 in research grants to three social scientists: Allison Pugh, a professor of sociology; Fiona Greenland, an assistant professor of sociology; and China Scherz, and assistant professor of anthropology.
In April, Anna Brickhouse, professor of English, and Thomas Klubock, professor of history, were awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Also in April, Grace Elizabeth Hale, Commonwealth Professor of American Studies and History, and Talitha LeFlouria,
the Lisa Smith Discovery Associate Professor in African and African-American Studies, were named to the 2018 class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which provides up to $200,000 to each fellow to support a research sabbatical focused on their studies.
In May, Hector Amaya, professor and department chair of media studies, and Murad Idris, an assistant professor of politics, were awarded fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, for the 2018-19 academic year.