University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota–Social Science Research Council
Interdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program

For UMN Social Science and Humanities Graduate Students

The IAS announces the inaugural year competition for the Interdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development program as part of the Capacity Building for 21st-Century Scholarship Dissertation Proposal Development training program made possible by a grant from the Social Science Research Council, with funds provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Twelve University of Minnesota social science and humanities PhD students are selected to participate in the 2017 program. The program involves two interdisciplinary, faculty-led training workshops as well as exploratory summer research. The SSRC covers all travel and lodging costs associated with the Spring and Fall workshops in addition to stipends of up to $5,000 for summer research and living expenses.

2017 Participants

Kari Campeau, Writing Studies
Dana DeVlieger, Music
Eric Goldfischer, Geography, Environment, and Society
Vanessa Guzman, American Studies
Ezekiel Joubert, Curriculum and Instruction
Michael Kadow, History
Nithya Rajan, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Harshit Rathi, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Matthew Treon, American Studies
Mikkel Vad, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Robin Wright, Geography, Environment, and Society
Wei Ye, Anthropology