Assistant Professor Elizabeth Athens named 2020-2021 UCHI Fellow

headshots of the 2020-2021 UConn Faculty Fellows

Big congrats to Assistant Professor Elizabeth Athens on her 2020-21 UCHI Fellowship!

The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI) is proud to announce its incoming class of UConn faculty fellows. The Class of 2020–21 will consist of seven faculty members who embody the creative drive and energy of the arts and humanities scholarship at the University of Connecticut. Fellows’ names, home departments, and project titles are listed below. More information about each fellow, including their biographies, will be provided at a later date. Congratulations to all incoming fellows!

Elizabeth Athens (Art History) – “Figuring a World: William Bartram’s Natural History”

Amanda J. Crawford (Journalism) – ”The Sky is Crying: the Sandy Hook Shooting and the Battle for Truth” 

Melanie Newport, (History) – “This is My Jail:  Reform and Mass Incarceration in Chicago and Cook County”

Helen M. Rozwadowski (History) – “Science as Frontier: History Hidden in Plain Sight”

Sara Silverstein (History) – “Toward Global Health: A History of International Collaboration”

Scott Wallace (Journalism) – “The Bleeding Frontier: Indigenous Warriors in the Battle for the Amazon and Planet Earth”

Sarah Winter (English) – “The Right to a Remedy: Habeas Corpus, Empire, and Human Rights Narratives”


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