Campus News

Prof. Dickey Wins NEH Fellowship

Story posted December 09, 1999

Prof. Sara A. Dickey, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, has been awarded a $30,000 research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct an ethnographic study of the nature and significance of class in urban South India.

Dickey is currently on a one-year leave in India.

Dickey's grant was one of 172 awarded to scholars at 14 colleges and universities, and the only one given in Maine.

The NEH awarded a total of $9.7-million in grants and fellowships, ranging from $9,920 to $500,000. Approximately $7.5-million was awarded to other institutions, including libraries, museums and historical societies.

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