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May 8, 2020

Each year the Presidential Fellowship is awarded to outstanding graduate students who are in the final stages of of their research. The Fellowship provides financial support so the fellow is able…

May 4, 2020

Please extend warmest congratulations to Afsane Rezaei, who will be headed to Utah State University’s Department of English this fall as Assistant Professor of Folklore!

Utah State has…

May 4, 2020

With aplomb, this morning Afsane Rezaei defended her dissertation: “Agency Between Narratives: Women, Faith, and Sociability in Irangeles.” Her committee consisted of Katey Borland, Morgan Liu,…

May 1, 2020

Congratulations to:

RaShelle Peck (graduated 2014), who accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at Borough of Manhattan Community College in Black Studies.

Nic Flores…

May 1, 2020

This year professors in the comparative studies department put together a heartfelt video to wish the graduates good luck and congratulations.

The seniors also wrote amazing theses on a…

May 1, 2020

This year the Comparative Studies 2020 Annual Awards Ceremony was held virtually over zoom! The awards and their recipients are the following: 

Teaching Awards—Margaret Lynd Award

April 27, 2020

The Center for Ethnic Studies is pleased to announce Theresa Delgadillo, Professor of Comparative Studies and former director of the Center, as the recipient of its 2019-2020 Award for…

April 24, 2020

Please join the Department of Comparative Studies in congratulating Seth Gaiters, who this past week was awarded not one, but TWO different graduate fellowships for the 2020-21 academic year! He…

April 21, 2020

The Department of Comparative Studies mourns the death of one of its Ph.D. graduates, Ken Walibora Waliaula (1964-2020) in Nairobi, Kenya, at age 56. Tragically, Ken was struck by a matatu, a 52-…