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DPDF Student Fellowship Competition 2010

The fourth 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 42 universities and 29 disciplines or interdisciplinary studies (including history, sociology, anthropology, geography, education, art history, history of science, political science, geography, religious studies, english, and others).  The 72 fellows were selected from 523 applicants.

The names of all 2010 DPDF recipients are listed below by research field.  We invite you to also browse these links for information about the 2010 research fields, field research directors, fellow projects, and workshop agendas.

DPDF Research Fields

After Secularization: New Approaches to Religion and Modernity
Field Directors:
  • Vincent P. Pecora, Gordon B. Hinckley Professor of British Literature and Culture, University of Utah, English
  • Jonathan Sheehan, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, History
Discrimination Studies
Field Directors:
  • Lisa G. Materson, Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, History
  • Samuel R. Lucas, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Sociology
Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Contentious Politics
Field Directors:
  • Doug McAdam, Professor, Stanford University, Sociology
  • Sidney Tarrow, Emeritus Professor, Cornell University, Government
Multiculturalism, Immigration, and Identity in Western Europe and the United States
Field Directors:
  • Christophe Bertossi, Senior researcher, L’Institut français des relations internationales, Migrations, Identité, Citoyenneté
  • Nancy Foner, Distinguished Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center, Sociology
Spaces of Inquiry
Field Directors:
  • Stuart W. Leslie, Professor, Johns Hopkins University, History of Science and Technology
  • Carla Yanni, Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Art History
Virtual Worlds
Field Directors:
  • Tom Boellstorff, Professor and Graduate Director, University of California, Irvine, Anthropology
  • Douglas Thomas, Associate Professor, University of Southern California, Communication