Seventy Scholars Awarded International Dissertation Research Fellowships

The latest cohort of International Dissertation Research Fellows, a distinguished group of 70 junior scholars, will conduct 9–12 months of doctoral research across the globe. Launched in 1997, the International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) has been a core component of the Social Science Research Council for more than 20 years, and traces its roots at the organization to the 1950s. To date, the IDRF program has funded more than 1,400 scholars to conduct research across the world. These scholars embody the spirit of intellectual discovery that has been synonymous with the program since its inception. The 2019 cohort is indicative of the wide …