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Alumnae Fellowship Recipients

2021–2022

The 1905 Fellowship

Awarded regardless of year of graduation, field of work or place of study.

  • Binderiya Byambasuren ’15: Dissertation research studying intergenerational transmission of gender norm and gender role attitudes in the United States.
  • Lorraine Cordeiro ’93: Research project investigating the maternity care experiences of Goan women in Canada and the United States.  
  • Siobhan Anderson Mei ’11: Open-source digital humanities project titled Rendering Revolution: Sartorial Approaches to Haitian History, which documents the significant role that fashion and clothing played in the production of identity during and after the Haitian Revolution.
  • Shannon Stanton ’08: Master of Education degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education with the focus on addressing complex challenges in the field of education, including equity, through innovative practices and building interactive learning tools for students.
  • Nadine Verna ’00: Research project chronicling the impact modern-day social movements have on Black teen girls and identifying best practices for schools and communities to better support Black girls.

Bardwell Memorial Fellowship

Awarded to a recent graduate (within five years), without limitation to field of work or place of study.

  • Sarah Cavar ’20: Ph.D. in cultural studies, with a designated emphasis in science and technology studies, at the University of California, Davis.
  • Hyo Rhi Kim ’15: Multidisciplinary study on storytelling and indigenous knowledge in Korea.
  • Topaz Mukulu ’18: Two-year master’s degree in global human development, with a focus on Africa and technology, at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

Dr. Mary P. Dole Medical Fellowship

Awarded for research to alums, preferably to those who hold a Doctor of Medicine degree.

  • Jiuk Byun ’20: Graduate degree in materials science and engineering or chemistry to develop bio-inspired methods to solve environmental problems using integrated tools of materials science, chemistry and physics.
  • Temitope Ojo ’10: Dissertation project to develop and administer a survey that captures contextual factors that influence the feasibility of implementing evidence-based interventions for cardiovascular diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

Frances Mary Hazen Fellowship

Awarded, preferably, to a candidate in the field of classics.

  • Isabel Cooperman ’21: Master of arts in classics from Tufts University.
  • Hyo Rhi Kim ’15: Multidisciplinary study on storytelling and indigenous knowledge in Korea.
  • Corinne Morgan ’13: Doctorate in Education at London’s Global University. Two-year institution focused study of University of Western England Bristol International College to revise and implement updated support measures that align with student and faculty needs and best practices from the existing literature during the 21-22 school year.
  • Ann Schindler ’15: NICU field placement and participation in two community-based participatory research projects: (1) Project with Dr. Betsy Bledsoe that works with mothers in Robeson County, North Carolina, and (2) Project to engage children attending a summer camp for kids with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy.

Hannum-Warner Travel Fellowship

Awarded for travel and study, preferably in Asia (although the West is not excluded).

  • Jing Gao ’13: Project to document and understand an aspect of the grammar of the Chinese Sign Language (CSL), identifying deaf consultants who are native users of CSL and collecting relevant language data from the consultants that target the use of relative clause.
  • Anna White ’15: Doctoral dissertation at McGill University’s School of Religious Studies studying the history of the Ramanandi community, one of the largest and most influential ascetic communities in India today.

Lyon’s Pride Fellowship

Awarded, preferably, to a candidate pursuing a LGBTQ, gender, or feminist studies project.

No recipients this year.

Mary E. Woolley Fellowship

The Alumnae Association’s most prestigious award, granted regardless of year of graduation, field of work or place of study.

  • Arti Dhar ’10 and Krutika Ravishankar ’10: Project identifying the most effective methods for conserving forests in Gadchiroli, India.

Rachel Brown Fellowship

Awarded for the first year of graduate study in the physical or biological sciences to those who majored in these fields.

  • Claudia Mazur ’16: Proposal to quantify the impact of coastal acidification on sediment nutrient cycling.

Richard A. Johnson Prize

Awarded to a candidate planning to teach at the secondary level in any discipline.

  • Nadine Verna ’00: Research project chronicling the impact modern-day social movements have on Black teen girls and identifying best practices  for schools and communities to better support Black girls.

Learn more about all available Alumnae Fellowships and how to apply.