The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

The Newcombe Fellowship application is now closed.

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Newcombe Selection Committees


Scott G. Bruce CN ’99 • Fordham University
CM Chin CN ’02 • University of California, Davis
Babak Rahimi •  University of California, San Diego
M. Whitney Kelting CN ’94 • Northeastern University
Susan Hyatt CN ’91  • Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at Indianapolis



John Kelly CN ’85 • Anthropology, University of Chicago
Rupert Stasch CN ’97 • University of California, San Diego
William Bissell CN ’96 •  Lafayette College
Michael Cepek CN ’04 •  University of Texas

Art History

Ikumi Kaminishi CN ’93 • Tufts University
Adrienne Baxter Bell CN ’04 • Marymount University

Asian Studies/Hindu & Buddhist Religions

Sid Brown CN ’96 • Sewanee, University of the South
Francisca Cho CN ’91 • Georgetown
James Ketelaar CN ’86 • University of Chicago

American History

Paul Harris CN ’82 • Minnesota State University, Moorhead
Kathryn Sklar WF ’65 • State University of New York, Binghamton
Mary Cygan CN ’84 • University of Connecticut

Early World History

Barbara Diefendorf • Boston University
Lisa McClain CN ’99 • Boise State

Modern World History

Mary Gluck • Brown University
Susie Steinbach CN ’94 • Hamline University
Frances Bradley CN ’09 • The Pratt Institute

American Literature

Gregg Crane • University of Michigan
Lori Merish CN ’91 • Georgetown University
Lee Mitchell • Princeton University

English Literature

David Bleich • University of Rochester
Jean Howard WF ’75 • Columbia University
Paula McQuade CN ’96 • De Paul University
Nancy Yousef CN ’93 • English, City University of New York

World Literature

Gary Saul Morson • Northwestern University

Middle Eastern Studies

Kimberly Katz CN ’98 • Towson University
John O. Voll • Georgetown University

World Art and Culture

Timothy Rommen CN ’01 • University of Pennsylvania
Negar Mottahedeh WS ’96 • Duke University


Charles Courtney • Drew University
James Klagge CN ’81 • Virginia Tech
Gordon Marino CN ’85 • St. Olaf College
Laurence Thomas • Syracuse University

Political Science

Peter Dennis Bathory WF ’64 • Rutgers University
James Johnson CN ’88 • University of Rochester
Nancy Love CN ’89 • Appalachian State University


Yaakov Ariel CN ’85 • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
John Bowlin CN ’89 • Princeton Theological Seminary
Maureen Fitzgerald WS ’87, CN ’88 • College of William and Mary
Stacey Floyd-Thomas • Vanderbilt Divinity School
Amir Hussain • Loyola Marymount University
Michael Satlow CN ’92 • Brown University
Mark Lewis Taylor • Princeton Theological Seminary
Sumner B. Twiss • Florida State University

Sociology/Psychology/Human Development

Andrew Perrin CN ’00 • University of North Carolina
Steven Thoma • The University of Alabama

CN = Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellow
WF = Woodrow Wilson Fellow
WS = Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Fellow


Changing the name of the Foundation

The Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has voted unanimously to rename the organization and to remove Woodrow Wilson from its name; a new name will be announced by early fall.

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