News

July 2014

July 16th 2014
New from the University of Chicago Press: The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880–1941, by Nancy L. Green, codirector of the 2014 DPDF research field Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections: Transnationalism in Historical Perspective →

May 2014

May 27th 2014
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship announces its 2014 cohort: 72 fellows will develop projects in 6 interdisciplinary research fields →

March 2014

March 18th 2014
Martin Jay and Sumathi Ramaswamy, directors of the 2009 DPDF research field Empires of Vision, located at the intersection of the cross-disciplinary fields of colonial and postcolonial studies and visual culture, have published an edited volume coming out of that work: Empires of Vision: A Reader (Duke University Press) →

December 2013

December 12th 2013
Fellow Spotlight video: Watch DPDF fellow Aynne Kokas (2007) describe how the fellowship enriched her Fulbright application and informed her career choices →
December 4th 2013
The Student Fellowship Competition of the Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship is now open for applications (due: February 3) →
December 2nd 2013
DPDF announces results of the 2014 Faculty Field Competition, introducing six new research fields and research director teams →

November 2013

November 19th 2013
New from Cambridge University Press: Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877–1929, by DPDF research director Ajay K. Mehrotra (2013) →
November 15th 2013
DPDF fellow Antero D. Garcia (2010) coauthored “The Importance of Still Teaching the iGeneration: New Technologies and the Centrality of Pedagogy” in the Harvard Educational Review
November 12th 2013
DPDF research director Isaac William Martin (2013) has published Rich People’s Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent (Oxford University Press) →
November 5th 2013
DPDF fellow Nikhar Gaikwad (2012) published an article in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science: “Presidential Prospects, Political Support, and Stock Market Performance” →
November 5th 2013
DPDF research director Helga Leitner (2011) has coauthored an article for Urban Geography: “Provincializing Global Urbanism: A Manifesto” →

September 2013

September 24th 2013
Tenured humanities and social sciences faculty: the DPDF Faculty Field Competition closes in one week (applications due October 1) →

July 2013

July 30th 2013
Watch DPDF Fellow Rebecca Woods (2008) talk about her work in the Animal Studies research field in the program’s latest Fellow Spotlight video →
July 16th 2013
New DPDF Fellow Spotlight video: watch Stuart Schrader (2011) discuss his Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship experience in the research field "Provincializing Global Urbanism" →

June 2013

June 27th 2013
DPDF research director Nancy Foner (2010) has a new book with Columbia University Press, One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century
June 11th 2013
Layna Mosley (2012), director of the DPDF research field Governing Global Production, is editor of Interview Research in Political Science, new from Cornell University Press →

May 2013

May 20th 2013
DPDF announces its 2013 student cohort, representing 45 universities and 15 disciplines and interdisciplinary studies →
May 13th 2013
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2013 Faculty Field Competition. Deadline: October 1 →
May 2nd 2013
DPDF research director Amy Ross is reporting from Guatemala at the trial of former president José Efrain Rios Montt, as an international observer for an Open Society Justice Initiative project →

February 2013

February 22nd 2013
DPDF and the University of California Humanities Research Institute are cohosting a conference titled "After Secularization" at UC Irvine, March 1–2 →