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Fellowship Recipients


Geist and Rosberg Undergraduate Research Grants

2021

Liya Mulugeta, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Computer Science Education in Ethiopia
Victoria Osanyinpeju, Conservation and Resource Studies/Global Poverty and Practice. Land Grabs and Legal Empowerment in Nigeria: How Are Land Markets Evolving in Peri- Urban Regions Near the Lagos Metropolitan Area?

2020

Danielle Kaye, Global Studies. Artisanal Fishing in Senegal: Livelihood Threats and Adaptation Strategies
Jasmine Sozi, Ethnic Studies. It’s a Racialized World After All: A Transnational Study of Oakland, California and Durban, South Africa as Sites of Racialized, Yet Resistant Geographies

2018

Eliza McCullough, Development Studies., Gender & Women's Studies. The Frontier of Neoliberal Aid
Laura Goy, Public Health. Reformist Revolutions in Malawi: The Role of Reformed Islamic and Christian Congregations in Rural Malawi

2016

Kerby Lynch, African American Studies. Shadow of Myself: Defining Black Lesbian Genocide in a PostApartheid South Africa

2015

Emma Woolf, Linguistics. Documenting and describing Guébie

2014

Ashley Milller, Interdisciplinary Studies. Severe deficits in water and sanitation development in the Kenyan coastal province (specifically Kaloleni), prompting school absenteeism/gender inequity, increased health risk, and economic underdevelopment.

2013

Stephanie Danner, Economics and French. Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in Mauritius

2012

Ernest Honya, Development Studies. Ketwea Bea Nswa: The Politics of Susu in Ghana

2010

Akash Patel, Political Economy. The 2010 World Cup's Effect on Xenophobic Violence in Cape Town
Christina Law, Public Health. Utility of bacteriophages as biocontrol agents for bacillus anthracis

2009

Grace Newman, Development Studies. Microfinance in Internally Displaced People Camps in Northern Uganda
Jocelyn Matthews, Middle Eastern Studies. Issues of Representation in African Dance

2008

Curtis Boyd, History. The Reintegration of Former Soldiers in Sierra Leone
Evan Wu, Economics., Statistics., Spanish. Applying Friedman Liberalism to South Africa: China's Role in South African Development

2007

Nick Broten, Political Economy of Industrial Societies. Aid, Implementation, and Tradition in a Ugandan NGO
Peter Schulte, Conservation and Resource Studies/Comparative Literature. Aquaculture and the Decline of Marine Fisheries in Ghana

2006

Ileita Lafitte, Anthropology. A Nation Can Rise No Higher than its Woman": A Closer Look at the Gender Equality Movement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Khieu Thi Tran, Sierra Leone: Finding the Lost Generation in Dislocated Spaces