|2009–2010 International Dissertation Research Grant Winners Announced|
The American Academy of Religion is pleased to announce the recipients of its inaugural International Dissertation Research Grants program: Kathleen Foody, Ehud Halperin, and Ilyse Morgenstein-Fuerst.
Foody, a doctoral candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, won the $5,000 grant for students working in any subdiscipline within religious studies. She will travel to Iran for research at the Imperial Iranian Academy.
Halperin, a PhD candidate at Columbia University, and Morgenstein-Fuerst, a PhD candidate at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, won the Selva J. Raj Endowed International Dissertation Research Fellowship. Each receives $2,500. Halperin will do field research in the Kullu Valley in India, and Morgenstein-Fuerst will travel to London to research an original manuscript held by the British Library.
The grants are awarded on a competitive basis by a panel of senior AAR members selected by the AAR President. For more information about our international dissertation research grant program, click here.