Graduate Fellowships and Grants

Congratulations to our graduate students on their grants and fellowships. If you have accomplishments you would like to share, please send them to us!

April Greenwood received a Fulbright Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship to conduct research on cross-cultural workplace relationships between Indian employers and African employees in the port city of Tanga, Tanzania. The project is called “’Indian Bosses’ and ‘African Workers’: Race, Stereotype, and Community in Tanga, Tanzania”.

Emily Niespodziewanski was accepted to attend the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Central Identification Laboratory Forensic Science Academy for the Fall 2013 semester. This is a four-month fellowship during which fellows are in residence at the CIL and receive specialized training in forensic anthropology, archaeology, and lab techniques.

Sylvia Deskaj received a Lewis and Clark Exploration Grant from the American Philosophical Society for “Assessing Change and Continuity: Intra- and Inter- Regional Interaction During the Bronze – Iron Age of Northern Albania” which will aid in continuing her dissertation research in Albania.

[This article is featured in the Winter 2014 Department of Anthropology Newsletter]