April 6, 2018

Dottie Holland will receive the 2018 Ned Brooks Award for Public Service today in the Carolina Club, Alumni Center.

Guy Shalev was awarded the prestigious Dan David Prize for Bioethics.

Michelle Rivkin-Fish has been offered a Lady Davis Visiting Professorship at Hebrew University for spring 2019.

Colin Thor West and colleague (Aaron Moody, Geography) have been recommended for funding by the NSF Cultural Anthropology Program to support their project titled, “Factors Influencing Vegetation in Dryland Zones.”

Peter Redfield’s co-edited issue of Limn, “Little Development Devices/Humanitarian Goods” is now up on Limn.it.

Towns Middleton’s co-edited issue of Limn, “Chokepoints” is now rolling out at Limn.it.

An English translation of Arturo Escobar’s Designs for the Pluriverse Radical Interdependence, Autonomy, and the Making of Worlds is out in May through Duke University Press.

Recent PhD Jami Powell has accepted the position of Associate Curator of Native American Art at the Hood Museum at Dartmouth University.

Maja Jeranko has been awarded a 2018 Pre-dissertation Field Research Grant from the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the Center for Global Initiatives for the project Gender, Race and Fishing in Post-Earthquake Ecuador.

Francesca Sorbara and Jacob Griffin also received 2018 Pre-dissertation Field Research Grants from the Institute for the Study of the Americas.

Alfredo Rojas has received FLAS funding through the African Studies Center.

Molly Green has been awarded a Mellon dissertation fellowship from the Institute for the Study of the Americas.

Maia Dedrick has received a Mellon dissertation fellowship from the Institute for the Study of the Americas.

Samantha King has been selected as a P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) award scholar.

Senior undergraduate Alix Kozin has accepted a summer internship position at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

Former undergraduate Patrick Mullins (now ABD at U of Pittsburgh) has received a Dumbarton Oaks pre-doctoral residential fellowship for 2018-2019.

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