The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has named Professor Joseph Harris a 2015-16 Faculty Research Fellow. “With seed funding from the Pardee Center, the 10 Faculty Research Fellows will launch two- or three-year interdisciplinary research projects on topics ranging from the implications of China’s investments in other developing countries to […]
Professor Neha Gondal has been named a 2015 Hariri Instiute Junior Faculty Fellow. Recognizing “outstanding junior faculty at Boston University working in diverse areas of computing and the computational sciences,” the Hariri Institute Fellows Program “helps connect like-minded researchers at BU and beyond, […] providing a focal point for supporting broader collaborative research.” In an […]
Ph.D. Candidate Rebecca Farber is the recent recipient of two exciting awards in support of her dissertation work! She has been awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship from the University of Wisconsin Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the University of Wiconsin’s National Resource Centers, […]
Susan Eckstein, a Professor of Sociology and International Relations in the Pardee School of Global Studies, has been awarded a 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for her research on Cuban immigration exceptionalism. In its ninety-first competition, the Guggenheim Fellowship awarded 173 Fellowships to 175 scholars, chosen from over 3,100 applicants “on the basis of […]
Ph.D. Candidate Rebecca Farber has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. This competitive research fellowship supports three years of research and studies and provides international research and professional development opportunities. Rebecca’s project is titled “Local Impacts of Medical Tourism in Thailand.” Congratulations, Rebecca!
Ph.D. Candidate Natalicia Tracy was interviewed by WBUR Radio 90.9 Boston (Boston’s NPR News Station) about her 2014 Petra Foundation Fellowship win and her work as the Executive Director of the Brazilian Immigrant Center in Allston. Listen to the interview here. See news article about her Petra Fellowship win here.
BU Sociology Ph.D. Candidate Natalicía Tracy will be honored on November 15th by the Petra Foundation as one of four 2013 Petra Fellows. Established in 1988 in honor of Petra Tölle Shattuck, the Petra Foundation “seeks out and champions unsung heroes who are making distinctive contributions to the rights, autonomy and dignity of others.” In […]
Professor Stephen Kalberg received from the Fulbright Commission a Teaching / Research Fellowship for the Spring Semester, 2014. He will teach at the American University of Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia from January until June. His research will compare the political culture of Armenia’s “hybrid” government to the political cultures of several Western European nations.
Sociology Ph.D Candidate Elyas Bakhtiari was awarded one of three graduate student fellowships under the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows Program. These prestigious national fellowships provide generous support for three years of study, available for fellows to use at any point in the next five years. Elyas works closely with Sigrun Olafsdottir, Assistant […]
The American Council of Learned Societies awards a small number of highly-sought-after sabbatical fellowships each year. Congratulations to Professor Ruha Benjamin on this recognition of her important work. She will spend the 2012-13 academic year completing work on her book, People’s Science: Reconstituting Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier.