Michael Vincent

School of Music 2015-2016 Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowship Michael Vincent, a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology, used his 2015-2016 Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowship to travel to Paris and Berlin for archival work. His dissertation, “Cosmopolitan Culture in Boccherini’s Madrid, 1785-1800” examines the unpublished musical manuscripts of Luigi Boccherini housed in the Bibliothèque National in Paris and […]

Alana Lord

Ph.D. Candidate, History 2015-2016 Rothman Doctoral Fellowship Alana Lord, Ph.D. candidate is History, used her 2015 Rothman Doctoral Fellowship to travel to Spain and conduct archival research in the cities of Barcelona, Huesca, and Lleida. Her dissertation, “Constructing Royal Power: Host Desecration and Kingship in the Fourteenth-Century Crown of Aragon,” examines debates about royal power […]

Brandon Jett

Ph.D. Candidate, History 2015-2016 Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowship Brandon Jett, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department, used his 2015 Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowship to conduct archival research in the Birmingham City Archives in Birmingham, Alabama. His dissertation explores the complex web of interactions between African-American communities and the police in the Jim Crow South […]

John Hames

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology 2015-2016 Rothman Doctoral Fellowship John Hames, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology, used his 2015-2016 Rothman Doctoral Fellowship to conduct anthropological fieldwork in the West African countries of Senegal and Mauritania. His fieldwork contributed to his dissertation entitled, “Activism and the Politics of Language Loyalty: The Pulaar Movement in Senegal […]

Rebecca Devlin

Ph.D. Candidate, History 2015-2016 Rothman Doctoral Fellowship Rebecca Devlin, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department, used her 2015 Rothman Doctoral Fellowship to conduct further research on her dissertation entitled, “Bishops and Community in Northwestern Hispania: Transforming Roman Society, ca. 370 to 470 C.E.” In this project, Devlin explores the expanding social role of bishops […]

Velvet Yates

Department of Classics 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship Velvet Yates, a faculty member in the Classics Department, used her 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship to complete research for a forthcoming article in an edited volume titled “Men’s Cosmetics in Plato and Xenophon.” This article delves into how fourth century BCE Athenian philosophers redefined gender and […]

Ying Xiao

Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship Ying Xiao, Assistant Professor in Literatures, Languages, and Cultures, used her 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship to travel to China and finish research for her book project, China in the Mix: Cinema, Popular Music, and Multilingualism in the Age of Globalization, 1984-2010. Film, film […]

Stephanie A. Smith

Department of English 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship Stephanie A. Smith, a full Professor in the English Department, used her 2015-2016 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship to research and begin drafting a novel titled STILL ICE. The novel tells the story of Cody Hoving, CEO of a soft robotics company, who inherits property on Martha’s Vineyard […]

Ann Whitney Sanford

Department of Religion 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship Ann Whitney Sanford, an Associate Professor in the Department of Religion, used her 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship to conduct ethnographic fieldwork with intentional communities to complete a book project titled Be the Change: Food, Community and Sustainability in America. Intentional communities translate the values of non-violence, […]

Richard Kernaghan

Department of Anthropology 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship Richard Kernaghan, an Assistant Professor in Anthropology, used his 2015 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship to conduct ethnographic fieldwork in Peru’s Upper Huallaga Valley for his second book project, provisionally titled, Semblance in Terrain: On the Legal Topographies of Postwar. In his current research Kernaghan focuses on shifting […]