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DPDF Student Fellowship Competition 2009

The third DPDF Program offered training in preparing dissertation research and funding proposals to student fellows. The 12 student fellows who participated in each field were drawn  from 33 universities and 19 disciplines or interdisciplinary studies (including history, sociology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, geography, architecture, education, art history, environmental studies, political science, law and society, religious studies, sociomedical studies, urban studies, english, and economics, and others).  The 60 fellows were selected from 392 applicants.

For information about the fields, field research directors, fellow projects, and workshop agendas, please browse the links below.

DPDF Research Fields

Critical Agrarian Studies
Field Directors:
  • Marc Edelman, Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center, Anthropology
  • Wendy Wolford, Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson Professor, Cornell University, Development Sociology
Cultures & Histories of the Human Sciences
Field Directors:
  • Emily Martin, Professor, New York University, Anthropology
  • Elizabeth Lunbeck, Professor, Vanderbilt University, History
Empires of Vision
Field Directors:
  • Sumathi Ramaswamy, Professor, Duke University, History
  • Martin E. Jay, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, History
Revitalizing Development Studies
Field Directors:
  • Andrew Schrank, Professor, University of New Mexico, Political Science and Sociology
  • Ben Ross Schneider, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Political Science
State Violence
Field Directors:
  • Stathis Kalyvas, Arnold Wolfers Professor, Yale University, Political Science
  • Ivan Ermakoff, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Sociology