For graduate student publications and engagement of many kinds, see the Research page on this website

2020


Congress Graduate Merit Award of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Taylor Dysart

Early Career Scholar Award, World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine: Nicole Welk-Joerger

Honorable Mention, Shryrock Medal, AAHM: Sara Ray, for "Origin Stories: Mothers, Midwives, and Monstrous Births" 

Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students: Zachary Loeb

SAS Dean's Scholar: Claire Sabel

SAS Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Sumiko Hatakeyama

SAS Dissertation Research Fellowships: Arnav Bhattacharya, Austin Rory Cooper, Zachary Loeb, Claire Sabel, Leah Samples 

SAS Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students: Taylor Dysart

Leboy-Davies Graduate Student Award: Arnav Bhattacharya

Wolf Humanities Center Graduate Research Assistant 20-21: Alexis Rider

CASI Summer Research Funds: Arnav Bhattacharya 

Michele Aldrich History and Philosophy of Geology Student Research Award from the Geological Society of America: Claire Sabel

CTL Graduate Fellow for Teaching Excellence for 2020-21: Zachary Loeb

 

2019

APS John C. Slater Predoctoral Fellowship in History of Science for 2019-2020: Prashant Kumar

Linda Hall Library Fellowships: Alexis Rider, Nikhil Dharan

Mellon Dissertation Fellowship: Jason Chernesky

National Science Foundation Dissertation Grant: Alexis Rider

Science History Institute Dissertation Fellow: Sara Ray

Smithsonian Fellowship: Alexis Rider

Dean's Scholar: Leah Samples

Research Fellowship at the Consortium for History of Science,Technology, and Medicine: Alexis Rider

FLAS Fellowship in Arabic: Austin Cooper

Penn Dissertation Research Fellowship: Austin Cooper

LBJ Library Moody Research Grant: Austin Cooper

Eisenhower Library Research Grant: Austin Cooper

Doctoral Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada: Taylor Dysart

Penn Center for Teaching and Learning Graduate Fellow 2019-2020: Alexis Rider

2019 Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize Honorable Mention (Society for the History of Technology):
Sam Schirvar

2019 Envirotech Joy Parr Travel Grant Award: Nicole Welk-Joerger

Emerging Scholars Policy Prize: Lisa Ruth Rand (Phd 2016) 

 

2018

Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture Graduate Fellowship: Christopher Fite

Consortium Dissertation Fellowship:  Ekaterina Babintseva

Dean's Scholar: Sumiko Hatakeyama

Fulbright Scholarship: Sara Ray

Mellon Dissertation Fellow, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities: Jesse Smith

Penn Prizes for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students: Tabea Cornel, Alexis Rider 

2018 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program: Nicole Welk-Joerger

Humanities Book Prize of the Latin American Studies Association: Eve Buckley (Phd '06)  

 

2017

Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students:  Nicole Welk-Joerger

Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities Fellows: Alexis Rider, Nicole Welk-Joerger

Center for Teaching and Learning Graduate Fellow: Elaine Lafay

Pressman Prize (AAHM): Rachel Elder

 

2016 

HSS Dissertation Prize: Whitney Laemmli

APS Fellow in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine: Elaine Lafay

Dean's Scholar: Elaine Lafay

University Dissertation Completion Fellowships (DCF):  Rosanna Dent, Matthew Hoffarth

University Dissertation Research Fellowships (DRF):  
Ekaterina Babintseva, Tabea Cornel, Kate Dorsch

Mellon/ACLS Fellowship: Rosanna Dent

Cheiron Young Scholars Award: Matthew Hoffarth

Atkinson Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Cornell): Mary Mitchell

A.W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Wisconsin): Lisa Ruth Rand

Columbia Society of Fellows (New York): Whitney Laemmli

Penn Program on Race, Science and Society: Eram Alan

 

2015

AAHM Shyrock Medal: Marissa Mika

ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion Award: Whitney Laemmli

Halpern Prize: Tamar Novick

Mellon Fellowship for Research in Original Sources: Elaine Lafay

NASA Fellowship and PACHS Dissertation Writing Fellowship: Lisa Ruth Rand

Max Planck Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Tamar Novick

Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Digital Humanities: Peter Collopy

SHOT Edelstein Prize: Christopher Jones (PhD '09)