Previous Graduate Student Research Fellows

Alyse Minter, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: Black Women and Unmet Fertility Desires

Foster Reynolds-Santiago, MFA Candidate, Intermedia + Digital Arts Program
Project: Transgender Euphoria: Puerto Rico’s Queer Exaltation

Jae Inscoe, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: Sonic Waves of Grain: Paul Harvey’s American Evangelism

Corbin Jones, M.A. Candidate, Texts, Technologies, and Literatures Program
Project: Narrating the ‘Self’ in ibn Battuta’s Travels

Ibrahim Er, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: Global Television Formats and National Identities

Chinen Aimi Bouillon, M.F.A. Candidate, Intermedia + Digital Arts Program
Project: Finding Ryukyu

Erin L. Berry, Ph.D Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: ‘They Ask, Why Do You Talk Like That; I Ask, Why Don’t You Want to Talk Like That?’ Analyzing the Online Speech and Identity Practices of Black Female Undergraduates

Mary Laurents, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: The Fracture of Upper Class Identity in the First World War and the Cultural Impact of that Fracture on Britain in the Interwar Period

Kelly Daughtridge, M.A. Candidate, Historical Studies
Project: Defining their Past and Immortalizing their Future: Women’s Monuments in Early Modern England

Jessica Floyd, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: Jibooms, Barrels, and Arseholes: Singing Sex in Sea Chanteys

Felix Burgos, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: Exploring Memory and Memorialization in the midst of Colombia’s Armed Conflict

Rachel Carter, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: Imagining otherwise: Narrating transformative identity work in a college-level social justice course

Kevin Wisniewski, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Project: (Re)membering Francis Hopkinson and his Literary Gambols

Emek Ergun, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, & Culture Program
Project: Doing Feminist Translation as Local and Transnational Activism: The Turkish Translation of Virgin: The Untouched History and Its Reception

Teresa Foster, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, & Culture Program.
Project: Felonious Women & Familial Bonds: Convict Transportation to the Maryland Colony, 1718-1739