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Gillian Harkins Creates Seminar on Public Scholarship as Means and Ends Gillian Harkins (English) has developed a new graduate seminar based on her work as a 2016 Mellon Summer Fellow for New Graduate Seminars in the Humanities. The fellowship, part of the Simpson Center...
Jordanna Bailkin Unpacks the ‘Unsettled’ History of British Refugee Camps in New Book and Public Appearances Jordanna Bailkin (History) has a new book with Oxford University Press delving into the history of refugee camps in 20th century Britain. While we rarely think of Britain as a “land of camps,” as...
Sam Sumpter Awarded Alvord Fellowship in the Humanities Sam Sumpter, a doctoral candidate in Philosophy, has received the Alvord Fellowship in the Humanities for dissertation research into microaggressions and trans identity. Sumpter will join the Society...

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The Simpson Center provides financial and administrative support for crossdisciplinary research, teaching, and engagement projects. Simpson Center funding sponsors a wide range of activities, including fellowships for UW faculty and doctoral students, cross-departmental research groups, scholarly conferences and symposia, and community-engaged collaborations. Read more

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Each year, the Simpson Center receives generous gifts that provide support for a wide range of activities on the UW campus and in the greater Seattle community. These contributions enable the Simpson Center to foster the growth of existing programs and to provide support for new initiatives in the development of cutting edge research, innovative teaching, and campus-community engagement. Learn about ways to give

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