Dissertation Research & Development Grants

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Students who received Dissertation Research & Development Grants (Previously called Dissertation Research Travel Grants) in 2012-2013

  • Rebecca Cech: for travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo for research on her dissertation “Good Girls, Bad Boys, and Monsters in Contemporary African Development Novels”
  • Liam O’Loughlin: for travel to New Delhi, India, for research on his dissertation “Disaster Cosmopolitanism in the South Asian Anglophone Novel”
  • Loring Pfeiffer: for travel to the Huntington and Clark Libraries in southern California for her dissertation “The Politics of Desire: English WomenPlaywrights, Partisanship, and the Staging of Female Sexuality, 1660-1737.”
  • Joanna Collins: for travel to London for research on her dissertation “Victorian Literary Celebrity and the Graphic Revolution.”
  • Racheal Forlow: for participation in the Futures of American Studies Institute at Dartmouth College
  • Daniel Barlow: for travel to the C19 conference in Berkeley, CA, as a reporter for the “Year in Conferences” feature of the journal ESQ


Students who received Dissertation Research Travel Grants in 2011-2012

  • Julie Beaulieu:  for travel to archives in London for her dissertation “Mechanisms of Desire: Erotic Knowledge in the Eighteenth Century”
  • Alexandra Valint:  for travel to the Houghton Library, Harvard University, for research on her dissertation “Collaboration and Contestation:  The Victorian Multiple-Narrator Novel”
  • Alicia Williamson:  for travel to libraries and labor archives in NYC for her dissertation “A Free Union?:  Sexual Politics in Progressive-Era Socialist Novels”