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Celebrating Graduate Students 2020-2021

We are proud to celebrate some of the recent fellowships, awards, and positions won by our graduate students.

Graduate Predoctoral Fellowships/Awards

Lesdi Goussen Robleto
-Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
-Center for Race and Gender Grant

Claire Ittner
-Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art (Ellen Holtzman Fellowship)
-Smithsonian Institute Predoctoral Fellowship (Will Barnet Fellowship)

Andrea Jung-An Liu 
-Dr. and Mrs. James C.Y. Soong Fellowship
-Center for Japanese Studies Fellowship
-Toshio Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship
-Interuniversity Center for Japanese Language Studies

Riad Kherdeen
-Center for Middle East Studies Sultan Program Graduate Fellowship Grant
-Center for Middle Eastern Studies Stevens Scholar

Rebecca Levitan
-Samuel H. Kress Foundation/Emeline Hill Richardson Rome Prize

Mary Lewine 
-Kajima Foundation for the Arts Grant

Tausif Noor
-Malini Chowdhury Fellowship for Bangladesh Studie

Angela Pastorelli Sosa
-Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award

Ariana Pemberton
-Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
-British Studies Travel Fellowship
-Malini Chowdhury Fellowship for Bangladesh Studies

Yessica Porras 
Thoma Foundation Research Travel Award for Art of the Spanish Americas
-Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Dissertation Grant
-Graduate Remote Instruction Innovation Fellows Program
-University of California Dissertation Year Fellowship

Delphine Sims
-The Metropolitan Museum of Art History of Art and Visual Culture Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship 
-Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Wyeth Fellowship

Christine Theunissen
-John L. Simpson Pre-dissertation Fellowship

Joel Thielen
-Japan Foundation 2021-22 Japanese Studies Doctoral Fellowship

Kimberly Yu
-Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Japanese Language Study

Job Placements

Thadeus Dowad
Assistant Professor of global 18th and 19th-century art, Northwestern University 

Andrew Griebeler
Getty Foundation and American Council of Learned Societies 2021 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Art History

Miriam Said
Assistant Professor in the History of Art, Tufts University

Patricia Yu
Assistant Professor of Asian art history, Kenyon College

This list is likely incomplete and we would love to feature others. We welcome submissions of news updates for our website at any time.

TAGS: Awards, Fellowships, Graduate students, Mellon Fellowship

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