Italian Studies PhD candidate Sean Wyer awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

May 16, 2023

The Institute for Citizens & Scholars has named 21 Fellows to the 2023 class of the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

The Newcombe Fellowship, funded by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, is the largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values in interesting, original, or significant ways. Fellows receive a 12-month award of $30,000 to support the final year of dissertation writing.

Fellows in this year’s class are working in fields such as anthropology, history, political science, and philosophy. They are exploring diverse topics, including refugeehood, political conflict, surveillance, and urbanism.