PRINCETON, NJ (Monday, May 13, 2019)—The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has announced the ten Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars for 2019. The Malkiel Scholars Award, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is given to junior faculty whose research focuses on American history, politics, culture, and society, and who are committed to the creation of an inclusive campus community for underrepresented students and scholars.
Each Malkiel Scholar receives a 12-month award of $17,500 while working toward tenure. The award seeks to free the time of junior faculty on their way to tenure—including those from underrepresented groups and others committed to eradicating disparities in their fields—so that they can both engage in and build support for systems, networks, and affinity groups that make their fields and campuses more inclusive.
The 2019 Malkiel Scholars come from a range of institutions, from large private research universities to regional institutions and public liberal arts colleges. The Fellows include Andia Augustin-Billy, AB Brown, Kelly Clancy, Caitlyn Collins, Natanya Duncan, Kelli Moore, Olivia Loksing Moy, Lissa Ramirez-Stapleton, Danielle Spurlock, and Rebecca VanDiver. (Full list of institutions and research below.)
“The Woodrow Wilson Foundation is proud to be able to support the scholarly excellence, dedicated service, and energetic mentorship that these Malkiel Scholars represent,” said Beverly A. Sanford, vice president and secretary of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. “They are already highly accomplished, with extraordinary potential to become—like Nancy Malkiel—lifelong leaders on their campuses and in their professions.”
Here is a link to read more about the fellowship: