Funding & Awards

Recent PhD Awards

2023 Global Studies PhD Field Grant Awards (funded via the Global Studies Department)

  • Jahan Ahmed  (Advisor: Distinguished Professor Mark Juergensmeyer)
    • Project: Co-Constructing Islamic Glory – American Orientalism in Cold War Pakistan
  • James Altman (Advisor: Distinguished Professor Jan Nederveen Pieterse)
    • Project: Research in Former Soviet Regional Archives in the Caucasus and Central Asia
  • Christina Guirguis  (Advisor: Professor Paul Amar)
    • Project: Potty Politics
  • Swaroopa Lahiri (Advisor: Associate Professor Aashish Mehta)
    • Project: Erratic Rain, Exiting Men: Female Farm Operators and the Shifting Agricultural Landscape in Rural India
  • Mariah Miller  (Advisor: Distinguished Professor Jan Nederveen Pieterse)
    • Project: Comparing Social Enterprises in Chengdu, China; Barcelona, Spain; and San Francisco, USA
  • Amanda Pinheiro (Advisor: Associate Professor Nadege T. Clitandre)
    • Project: Haitijuana: Anti-Black Border Regimes, Haitian Migration and Resistance in Brazil, Mexico, and the United States
  • Mesadet Sozmen (Advisor: Professor Paul Amar)
    • Project: Nurturing the Nation, Uplifting the ‘East’: Women’s Duty in Welfare, Charity, and Solidarity
  • Leila Zonouzi (Advisor: Professor Janet Afary)
    • Project: The Second Wave of MENA Academic Migration: Mass Migration of Academics from Iran, Egypt, and Turkey in the 21st Century