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Stellar WGS Graduate Students Win Awards, Postdocs, Fellowships

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Check out the recent major accomplishments for WGS graduate students:

  • Rosemary Ndubuizu was awared a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, which awards her a full year of funding to finish her dissertation. 
  • Lindsey Whitmore was awarded the School of Arts and Sciences Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education.
  • Susana Galán was recently awarded the Bevier Fellowship, a highly competitive award given to dissertation-stage doctoral students at Rutgers to support completion of the PhD. This is the first time a WGS PhD student has won this award since the program's inception in 2001.
  • Rasha Moumne was awarded a Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, which will allow her to do fieldwork in Lebanon this summer.
  • Carolina Alonso Bejarano was awarded the Graduate School of New Brunswick's Dissertation Teaching Award. GSNB makes two awards each year to graduate students who have shown excellence in both teaching and research and who propose to offer an upper-division undergraduate course in the major in the area of the student’s dissertation research. Carolina will teach a course on "Decolonial New Jersey."
  • Max Hantel was recently awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to begin Fall 2015 at the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID). Max will take part in a seminar on "Gender Matters: Feminist Ecologies and Materialities."
  • Recent PhD graduate Laura Lovin won a two-year Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship from the European Commission. Her research project is "The Race, Class and Gender of Transnational Urban Labour: Romanian Workers in the Cities of London and NYC,” and her collaborating institution is the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research at London South Bank University.

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