Robert Kawashima

Department of Religion and Center for Jewish Studies 2017 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellow During the summer of 2017, with the support of the Rothman Fellowship, Dr. Kawashima began research on his proposed book project, The Pentateuch: An Interpretation, his attempt to read that narrative stretching from Genesis through Deuteronomy as if it was a novel, […]

Vandana Baweja

School of Architecture 2017 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellow Dr. Baweja received a Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship for her project titled “Tropical Architecture in Australia,” which is part of a broader book project on “Tropical Architecture in Florida.”

Shifra Armon

Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies 2017 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellow Dr. Armon received a Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship for her book project titled “Staging Curiosity: Skepticism, and Science on the Spanish Stage, 1650-1750.” She traveled to Spain for archival research on late seventeenth-century drama and ways of knowing.

Najwa Al-Tabaa

Department of English 2017-2018 Library Enhancement Grant Najwa Al-Tabaa and Charles Acheson on behalf of the Graduate Comics Organization and ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Study Journal, received a Library Enhancement Grant to acquire materials necessary to enhance these programs focusing on Comics and Visual Rhetoric. The grant will add to the UF Smathers Libraries’ comics collection […]

Jorge Valdes Kroff

Departments of Spanish and Linguistics 2017 Faculty Summer Fellow Dr. Jorge Valdés Kroff, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, used his 2017 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellowship to travel to the University of Granada. There he tested a group of Spanish-English bilingual speakers about how they use linguistic cues present in prior speech to anticipate upcoming […]

Matthew F. Simmons

Department of History 2017-2018 Rothman Doctoral Fellow Matthew Simmons received a Rothman Doctoral Fellowship for his project entitled “Revolt in the Fields: The Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union and the New Deal.” He traveled to the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Western Historical Collections at the University of Oklahoma to access histories of underprivileged American Southerners […]

Prea Persaud

Department of Religion 2017-2018 Rothman Doctoral Fellow Prea Persaud, doctoral candidate in the Department of Religion, used her 2017-2018 Rothman Doctoral Fellowship to travel to Trinidad to document Hindu temples and rituals through photography and participant-observation interviews. She also met with prominent Caribbean scholars and conducted archival research at the National Archives of Trinidad, the […]

Elyssa Gage

Ph.D. Candidate, History 2017-2018 Tedder Family Fellow Elyssa Gage received a Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowship for her dissertation project entitled “‘A Softer and More Durable Glory’: Justice and Colonialism in Post-Revolutionary France, 1802-1830.” This project examines narratives of justice and colonialism in the French Atlantic, specifically in Guadeloupe and the metropole, in the wake of […]

Cacey Farnsworth

Department of History 2017-2018 Rotham Doctoral Fellow Cacey Farnsworth received a Rothman Doctoral Fellowship for his dissertation project entitled “Atlantic Lisbon: From Restoration to Baroque Splendor, 1640-1755.” He will travel to Lisbon for archival research on Lisbon’s social transformation into an imperial capital.

Adrienne deNoyelles

Department of History 2017-2018 Rothman Doctoral Fellow Adrienne deNoyelles received a Rothman Doctoral Fellowship for her dissertation proposal entitled “The ‘Lung Block:’ Tuberculosis and Progressive Reform in Early-Twentieth-Century New York.” During the summer of 2017, she traveled to New York City to complete archival research on a 1903 reform crusade to demolish New York’s “Lung […]