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Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Modified: May 9, 2017

The Woodrow Wilson Foundation administers the Newcombe Fellowship competition at the request of and in consultation with the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, a private foundation created under the will of Philadelphia philanthropist Mrs. Newcombe, who died in 1979. The Newcombe Fellowships are provided to PhD candidates at American institutions located in the United States who will complete their dissertations during the academic year 2017-2018. 

This year, there are three Northwestern PhD candidates that are Newcombe Fellowship recipients. They are listed below.

Ean High, Northwestern University, English
Quakerism, Silence, and the Religious Body in American  Literature, 1650–1865

Kalonji Nzinga, Northwestern University, Learning Sciences
The Social Conscience of Rap: Moral Socialization Within Hip-Hop Culture

Hannah Scheidt, Northwestern University, Religious Studies
Practicing Atheism: Culture, Media, and Ritual in the Contemporary Atheist Network

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