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Graduate Students Earn Major Fellowships

in the field of Brazilian history

Congratulations to history graduate students Daniel Franken and Cassia Roth for earning major fellowships in Brazilian history!

Daniel Franken:   The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Daniel Franken the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship to Brazil for 2012-2013, for his project "Economic Development and the Biological Standard of Living in Brazil, 1860-1960."
(Dissertation Committee Chair: William Summerhill)

Cassia Roth:  The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and U.S. Department of State, as well as the National Science Foundation, have awarded Cassia Roth dissertation research grants to Brazil for 2012-2013, for her project "Maternal-Infant Health Care in Rio de Janeiro, 1850-1930." (Dissertation Co-Chairs: Robin Derby and William Summerhill)