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CIC/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Awards Announced

Feb 06, 2013
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The CIC is proud to announce the 2013 CIC/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship awardees.

Fellowships are offered by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for graduate students to conduct research in association with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff, and to utilize the resources of the Institution. These one-year fellowships are offered through the Smithsonian's Office of Fellowships and Internships in partnership with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation in order to support research in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Fellowships carry a stipend of $30,000. All fields of study that are actively pursued by the museums and research organizations of the Smithsonian Institution are eligible.



Congratulations to the following CIC graduate students:

Indiana University

Richard John Dominic Bykowski – “Extending Trait-Based Analyses of Dinosaur Communities to Test Observed Patterns of Endemism and Provincialism in Laramidia”



Northwestern University

Emilie Boone – “Developing a Legacy through Photography: James Van Der Zee and the Making of Harlem's Visual Narrative”



University of Chicago

Victoria Lucy Salinger – “Translating Mathematics: The Art of Hanne Darboven”



University of Iowa

Dimitrios Latsis – “Nature, Nation, Narrative: The Discourse of Landscape in Pre-WWII American Cinema”



University of Minnesota

Maria Gabriela Gei – "Phylogenetic, resource, and rhizobial controls on different strategies of nitrogen fixation in tropical legumes"



University of Wisconsin, Madison

Jesse John Gant – “Lincoln Slept Here: Western 'Black Republicans' and the Racial Politics of Forgetting in the United States, 1848-1898”

For more on the CIC/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship, please visit the Fellowship's homepage.





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