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51. Programs & Projects
Tracking how America is doing from the perspective of human development.
52. Programs & Projects
The quality of undergraduate education has become a central question in academic and policy circles in recent decades. But how do we define quality? And how can we measure it? While many actors in the higher education arena are grappling with these issues, we believe it is crucia…
53. Programs & Projects
Held on the campus of an MMUF institution, the Dissertation Writing Retreat brings together 12-15 advanced graduate student fellows for four days of independent work on the dissertation project, makes a support network available to each dissertation-stage fellow, and creates a st…
54. Programs & Projects
Providing doctoral and early postdoctoral support exclusively to former MMUF Fellows.
55. Programs & Projects
The Summer Conference is the flagship component of the SSRC-Mellon Mays Graduate Initiatives Program. Targeted towards graduate students in years one through three, it provides a forum for skills exchange, cohort-building and the development of professional proficiencies such as…
56. Programs & Projects
The Retreat is held in odd numbered years and brings together Mellon PhDs for three days to exchange ideas, update networks and engage the key issues and challenges they face as junior faculty—teaching, research, publication and the tenure process as well as making the transiti…
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The PWDDS addresses common concerns arising in the process of preparing the dissertation proposal, and in writing the dissertation itself. The Seminar is divided into two parallel tracks, one for Fellows focusing on the proposal, and a second for the more senior group, focusing o…
58. Programs & Projects
In addition to supporting our fellows through various stages of the doctorate, the Program aspires to foster and strengthen relationships among all members of the Mellon Mays community. To that end, the Lecture Series brings together undergraduates, graduate students, coordinator…
59. Programs & Projects
Preparing for the Professoriate gives fellows who have completed or are close to completing the dissertation a set of skills they will need to transition from being good researchers to successfully negotiating their first faculty appointments. Rather than focusing on the presenta…
60. Programs & Projects
Generating new social science perspectives on the Middle East and North Africa.