Applying for Grants and Fellowships: A Roundtable for Faculty and Graduate Students in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Learn from the experts! Faculty and graduate students who have recently won grants and fellowships discuss the application process and share their tips for a successful application. This roundtable discussion takes place Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 4:00-6:00pm, in the Charles E. Merrill Lounge. Reservations are recommended, but not necessary.

September 22, 2014


Featured Speakers:

Peggy Estrada, Associate Research Scientist, Latin American and Latino Studies, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Research, US Department of Education Grant recipient, 2011-14

Click here to read Dr. Estrada's abstract from her IES application.

Sylvanna Falcón, Assistant Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies, Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement for Junior Faculty Fellow, 2013-14

Click here to read Professor Falcón's abstract from her Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship application.

Claudia M. Lopez, PhD candidate, Sociology, University of California Chancellor's Graduate Teaching Fellowship, 2014-15, and Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Fellow, 2011-12

Click here to read Claudia's abstract from her SSRC application.

Matt O'Hara, Associate Professor, History, American Council of Learned Societies Fellow, 2013-14, and Franklin Research Grant recipient, American Philosophical Society, 2013-14

Click here to read Professor O'Hara's abstract from his ACLS application.

Edward Noel Smyth, PhD candidate, History, Atlantic History Research Grant recipient, Harvard University, 2013-14, UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research Dissertation Year Fellow, 2013-14, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellow, Huntington Library, 2012-13, Global Gulf South Research Fellow, New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, Tulane University, 2012-13, Phillips Fund Grant for Native American Research recipient, American Philosophical Society, 2011

Click here to read Noel's abstract from his IHR Dissertation Year Fellowship application.

Jimiliz Valiente-Neighbours, PhD candidate, Sociology, University of California President's Dissertation-Year Fellow, 2014-15, and University of California Center for New Racial Studies Grant recipient, 2013-14

Click here to read Jimi's abstract from her President's Dissertation-Year Fellowship application.

To read the speakers' successful project statements and other application materials, please RSVP to by October 20, 2014.

The Chicano Latino Research Center is proud to cosponsor this free, public event with the Division of Graduate Studies.