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Monday, April 10, 2017

Two U-M faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowships | U of M News Service

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"Two University of Michigan humanities faculty are among a distinguished group of 173 scholars, artists and scientists from the U.S. and Canada to receive 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships." inform Jared Wadley, writes about faculty research and student learning in departments mainly affiliated with the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, such as political science, psychology, communication studies, sociology and women's studies. He also updates the Michigan News featured experts.

Photo: Adela Pinch
Photo: Paolo Squatriti

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced today that Adela Pinch, English professor, and Paolo Squatriti, professor of history and romance languages and literatures, both in the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, received the prestigious honor. Foundation president Edward Hirsch described the fellows as "the best of the best." 

Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of nearly 3,000 applicants in the foundation's 93rd competition. The funding amounts of the awards vary.

"We are proud to have two faculty members named as Guggenheim Fellows," said Interim Provost Paul N. Courant. "This award honors their outstanding and innovative work. It is also a testament to the breadth and depth of scholarship at the University of Michigan."

Source: U of M News Service