Jane Grant Fellows

2019-2020 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Celeste Reeb, Department of English, “Closed Captioning: Reading Between the Lines.”
2018–2019 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Laura Strait, Media Studies, School of Journalism and Communication: “Occupying a Third Place: Pro-Life Feminism, Legible Politics, and the Edge of Women’s Liberation.”
2017-18 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Yi Yu, Department of Geography: “Institutional Mother, Professional Caregivers: Biopolitics of Affective Labor in Chinese State-owned Social Welfare Institutions.”
2016-17 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Baran Germen, Department of Comparative Literature. “Melodramatics of Turkish Modernity: Narratives of Gendered Victimhood, Affect, and Politics.”
2015-16 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Iván Sandoval Cervantes, Department of Anthropology, “The Intersections of Transnational and Internal Indigenous Migration: Gender, Kinship, and Care.”
2014-15 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Jenée Wilde, Department of English (Folklore) — “Speculative Fictions, Bisexual Lives: Changing Frameworks of Non-Binary Desire.”
2013-14 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Miriam Abelson, Department of Sociology, “Transgender Experiences and Transmasculinities in Three U.S. Regions.”
2012-13 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Easther Chigumira, Graduate Student, Geography: “Re-peasantization under the Fast Track Land Reform Program: Implications for gender, livelihoods and the natural environment, Sanyati District, Zimbabwe”
2011-12 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Meagan Evans, Graduate Student, English; “Sounding Silence: Twentieth-Century Feminist Poetic Innovation”
2010-11 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Ingrid Nelson, graduate student, Geography, “Gender Equity and Sustainable Rural Development in Zambezia, Mozambique”
2009-10 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Jennifer Erickson, graduate student, anthropology, $10,000, Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, “Gendered Citizenship and the State in a Neoliberal Era: Refugees and Social Service Organizations in Fargo, North Dakota.”
2008-09 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Alison Altstatt, graduate student, School of Music and Dance, Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, $12,500, “The Music and Liturgy of Kloster Preetz: Ritual Practice in a North German Women’s Community, 1350-1550.”
2007-08 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Courtney P. Smith, graduate student, political science, $7,500 for AY 2007-08, “Politics of the Marked Body: An Examination of Female Genital Cutting and Breast Implantation.”
2006-07 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Mandolin R. Brassaw, graduate student, English, $7500 for AY 2006-07, “Divine Heresy: Feminist Revisions of Sacred Texts.”
2005-06 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
  • Hee-Jung “Serenity” Joo, graduate student, comparative literature, $7,500 for AY 2005-06, “Speculative Fiction and the Spectacle of Race: The Nation as Utopian Be/longing in the 20th Century Asian-American and African-American Futurist Narratives.”