AMERICAN STUDIES Ph.D. Candidate Aaron Eddens was awarded the Global Food Security Fellowship with The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC) for the academic year 2015-2016 to support research on his dissertation project, "'Climate Smart' Seeds: Science, Property, and the Changing Landscape of International Agriculture".
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SARAH ATWOOD and ROBERT SMITH III were named as Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Fellows. They will participate in a three-week alternative academic career workshop in Chicago this summer with doctoral students from 14 other Midwestern universities.
AFFILIATE FACULTY MEMBER LORENA MUNOZ (Geography) has received the Woodrow Wilson 2015 Career Enhancement Fellowships for Junior Faculty.
SCOTT SHOEMAKER (Ph.D. 2011) has joined the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis as the Thomas G. and Susan C. Hoback Curator of Native American Art, History and Culture.
MATTHEW SCHNEIDER-MAYERSON (PhD 2013) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Yale-NUS College, in Singapore.
PH.D. STUDENT MARIO OBANDO'S article "Queerness as Conviviality: Race, Sexuality and Risk in Instructions Not Included" was recently published by Cinephile: The University of British Columbia's Film Journal. It appears in the Volume 10, no. 2, "New Queer Theory in Film," Winter 2015 issue.
KATE BEANE has received her PhD with her dissertation entitled,"Woyakapi Kin Ahdipi "Bringing the Story Home": A History Within the Wakpa Ipaksan Dakota Oyate." Brenda Child and Jean O'Brien, advisers.
HOKULANI AIKAU PhD '05 has just been appointed General Education Director at the Univeristy of Hawai'i at Mānoa. Click here to read more.
MARY RIZZO, American Studies PhD (2005) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Associate Director of Public and Digital Humanities Initiatives for American Studies and History at Rutgers University - Newark.
Rene Esparza has received his MA. Kevin Murphy, adviser.