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Assistant Professor Ashley Mears has been awarded the distinguished Junior Fellowship from the Humanities Foundation for the academic year 2011/2012. She will receive leave for one semester to devote herself to her research.
“Defining Beauty-Women Come in all Colors. Why Don’t Fashion Models?” is one of the latest featured articles in the fall 2010 CAS newsletter. Writer Corinne Steinbrenner features the recent studies by Assistant Professor Ashley Mears, an ethnographer with interests in popular culture and markets. Professor Mears dives into these and many other topics in her forthcoming book, titled “Pricing Beauty: The Making of a Fashion Model”.
Prof. Ashley Mears’ article ” How Supermodels Are like Toxic Assets”, as featured on the blog 3 Quarks Daily, has been nominated Recommended Reading by The Economist and NY Times Economix. Her article was also reviewed on the websites Jezebel and The Atlantic Wire.