Five College Fellowship Program

Five College Fellowships offer year-long residencies for doctoral students completing dissertations. The program supports scholars from under-represented groups and/or scholars with unique interests and histories whose engagement in the Academy will enrich scholarship and teaching.

(2015-16 is the last year of the fellowship program.)

2015-16 Fellows:

Amherst College

Charisse Burden-Stelly
University of California, Berkeley
African Diaspora Studies
Dissertation: "What’s Left of African Diaspora Theory?: (Re)Turning to Political Economy and
Articulating the Cultural to Economic Realities."

Mount Holyoke College

Sarah Pierce Taylor
University of Pennysylvania
South Asia Studies
Dissertation: “The Aesthetics of Sovereignty: The Poetic and Material Worlds of Medieval
Jainism."

Smith College

Dwight Carey
University of California, Los Angeles
Art History
Dissertation: "Building the Creolized Empire: Architectural Mixture in the French Colonial World,
1659-1810"

Smith College School for Social Work
(Bertha Capen Reynolds Pre Doctoral Fellowship)

Tarek Zidan
Howard University School of Social Work
Clinical Social Work
Dissertation: "Attitudes of Arab Americans toward Person with Disabilities"

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