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DPDF Student Fellowship Competition 2008

The second 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 40 universities and 21 disciplines or interdisciplinary studies (including history, sociology, anthropology, American studies, geography, architecture, science studies, art history, environmental studies, political science, cinema and media studies, religious studies, urban and regional planning, English, and Islamic studies, and other fields of study).  The 60 fellows were selected from a total of 460 applicants.

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

DPDF Research Fields

Animal Studies
Field Directors:
  • Harriet Ritvo, Arthur J. Conner Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, History
  • Janet Browne, Aramont Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University, History of Science
Critical Studies of Science & Technology Policy
Field Directors:
  • Clark Miller, Associate Professor of Science Policy and Political Science, Arizona State University, Political Science
  • Sheila S. Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard University, Science and Technology Studies at Harvard Kennedy School
Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Field Directors:
  • Brent Yarnal, Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Geography
  • Tom Evans, Associate Professor, Indiana University Bloomington, Geography
Muslim Modernities
Field Directors:
  • Bruce Lawrence, Professor, Duke University, Religion
  • Charles Kurzman, Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sociology
Urban Visual Studies
Field Directors:
  • m christine boyer, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Architecture, Princeton University, Architecture
  • Edward Dimendberg, Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine, Film and Media Studies/Visual Studies/German