Doctoral Candidates in Political Science Awarded Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

We are pleased to announce that two graduate students from Political Science have been awarded Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion fellowships. These fellowships support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. ACLS awarded 65 fellowships in this competition for the 2019-20 academic year.

Sean Kim Butorac has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion fellowship for 2019-2020 for his dissertation entitled “States of Insurrection: Race, Resistance, and the Law.” He specializes in race and ethnic politics, American political development, African American political thought, public law, and democratic theory.

Emma Rodman has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion fellowship for 2019-2020 for her dissertation entitled "The Idea of Equality in America." Her research focuses on American political thought, particularly on questions of equality, inclusion, race, constitutional law, and subjectivity.

Congratulations, Sean and Emma!

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