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PRINCETON, NJ (March 28, 2018) – The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has announced the 2018 class of Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellows in Women’s Studies.

The ten Fellows represent Boston University, University of California–Berkeley, University of California–Los Angeles, University of California–San Diego, Johns Hopkins University, University of Minnesota, the University of Notre Dame, University of Pittsburgh, Princeton University, and University of Texas at Austin. They are completing Ph.D.s in fields such as history, education, English, ethnic studies, gender studies, and sociology (see full list below). Read the full press release here.

THE WOODROW WILSON NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS IN WOMEN’S STUDIES, 2018

Tazeen Ali • Boston University, religious studies
Rethinking Interpretative Authority: Gender, Race, and Scripture at the Women’s Mosque of America

Maria Baiocchi • University of Pittsburgh, anthropology
Becoming Workers: Changing Labor Laws and Domestic Workers’ Challenges in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Angela Carter • University of Minnesta, gender, women, and sexuality studies
Disabling PTSD: Toward a Crip Critique of PTSD

Yige Dong • Johns Hopkins University, sociology
From Textile Mill Town to iPhone City: Gender, Class, and the Politics of Care in an Industrializing China (1949-present)

Yessica Garcia Hernandez • University of California—San Diego, ethnic studies
Intoxicated by Jenni Rivera: Digital Chingona Solidarity, Sonic Pedagogies, and The Erotics of Fandom

Savannah Kilner • University of California—Los Angeles, gender studies
Pride and Property: Queer Settler Colonialism, Blackness, and the Landed Politics of Solidarity

Jinsook Kim • University of Texas at Austin, radio, television, and film
Contesting Hate: Online Misogyny and Anti-Hate Feminist Activism in South Korea

Miranda Marraccini • Princeton University, English
Feminist Types: Reading the Victoria Press

Allegra Midgette • University of California—Berkeley, education
Gendered Household Labor Distribution & Morality: Social & Moral Reasoning in Chinese & South Korean Families

Jillian Plummer • University of Notre Dame, history
Saving Latin America: Catholic Sisters, Communism, and the Cold War, 1958-1979

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