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The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Women & Gender

The 2014 Women’s Studies Fellows have been announced! Please see the press release for more information. To sign up for information regarding the next competition click here.

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Women's Studies Selection Committees


Chair: Martha Nell Smith WS ’84 • English, University of Maryland
Randy Albelda • Economics, University of Massachusetts
Evelyn Blackwood • Anthropology, Purdue University
Leila J. Rupp • History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Leslie Salzinger • Gender and Women’s Studies, University of California, Berkeley


Nwando Achebe WS ’00 • History, Michigan State University
Maria Cristina Alcalde WS ’02 • Anthropology, University of Kentucky
Michele Barale WS ’81 • English and Women and Gender Studies, Amherst College
Sharon Block WS ’93 • History, University of California, Irvine
Linda Blum WS ’86 • Sociology, Northeastern University
Marisela Chavez WS ’02 • History, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Nancy Rose Hunt WS ’90 • History, University Michigan
Wendy Smooth WS ’00 • Government Politics, The Ohio State University
Cecilia Van Hollen WS ’97 • Anthropology, Syracuse University

WS = Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Fellow

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