The Michigan Society of Fellows has selected four new Fellows to serve three-year appointments as postdoctoral scholars and assistant professors, beginning this fall. The Fellows were selected from among nearly 300 applicants for their independent scholarship and interdisciplinary intellectual interests. During their tenure at the U-M, they will teach selected courses in their affiliated departments and continue their scholarly research.
The new Fellows, their affiliated departments and their research interests are:
Fellows appointed in previous years who will continue their affiliation with the Society are Oz Frankel, history; Tiffany Holmes, art and design; Ram Mahalingam, psychology; Carla Mazzio, English; Peter Wilf, Museum of Paleontology and geological sciences; Daniel Rothenberg, anthropology; Robert Self, history; and Grand Parker, classical studies.
The Michigan Society of Fellows was founded in 1970 with grants from the Ford Foundation and the Horace H. and Mary Rackham Funds. The Society provides financial aid and intellectual support to individuals selected for professional promise and interdisciplinary interests. Competition for the fellowships is open to eligible candidates in the physical and life sciences, engineering, social sciences and education, the humanities and the arts.