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DPDF Student Fellowship Competition 2014

DPDF Research Fields

Development and Migration (International Field)
Field Directors:
  • Ronald Skeldon, Professorial Fellow, University of Sussex, Geography
  • Josh DeWind, Research Director, Social Science Research Council
Immigrants and their Homeland Connections: Transnationalism in Historical Perspective
Field Directors:
  • Roger Waldinger, Distinguished Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, Sociology
  • Nancy L. Green, Directrice d'études (Professor), Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre de Recherches Historiques (Center for Historical Studies)
Making the Biotech Body: Technologies, Knowledge, and Global Markets
Field Directors:
  • M. Susan Lindee, Professor/Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, History and Sociology of Science
  • Karen-Sue Taussig, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Anthropology
Modernity and Autochthony: The Question of Land-Based Group Identity
Field Directors:
  • Vincent P. Pecora, Gordon B. Hinckley Professor of British Literature and Culture, University of Utah, English
  • Peter Geschiere, Professor, University of Amsterdam, Sociology and Anthropology
Oceanic Studies: Seas as Sites and Subjects of Interdisciplinary Inquiry
Field Directors:
  • Brenda Chalfin, Associate Professor, University of Florida, Anthropology
  • Gaurav Desai, Professor, Tulane University, English and African and African Diaspora Studies
State Building and Governance in Retrospect and Prospect
Field Directors:
  • Andrew Schrank, Olive Watson Professor of Sociology and International Studies, University of New Mexico, Sociology and International Studies
  • Marcus Kurtz, Professor, Ohio State University, Political Science