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The layers beneath the church

October 31, 2022

Summer Research Fellow Michelle Freeman visited cemeteries in Croatia, North Macedonia and Greece to learn how saints were venerated in the 4th century.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Francesca Sorbara

August 4, 2022

Francesca Sorbara is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology, housed in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences. She is the 2022 recipient of the Coffield Family Summer Research Fellowship, which has allowed her to resume field work after COVID-19 placed a pause on her research.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Lily Herbert ‘16

July 27, 2022

Lily Herbert ’16 is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography housed in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences. Herbert is a 2022 recipient of the Ou Family Summer Research Fellowship, which has allowed her to work on her dissertation, centering on hate crime legislation and its geographical ties.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Seh-Joo Kwon

July 20, 2022

Seh-Joo Kwon is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences. She is the recipient of the Carol and Ed Smithwick Summer Research Fellowship.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Erin Dickey 

July 13, 2022

Erin Dickey is the 2022 recipient of the Poulton Family Summer Research Fellowship, which allows her to travel and collect research for her dissertation on art, technology, and feminism in the 1980s. 

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Michelle Dromgold-Sermen

July 6, 2022

Michelle Dromgold-Sermen is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences. Dromgold-Sermen has been awarded the Peggy Totten Harpold Summer Research Fellowship.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Courtney Chaaban

June 29, 2022

Courtney Chaaban ‘11 is a Ph.D. candidate within the Human Movement Science Curriculum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — a joint program offered by the Department of Allied Health Sciences, UNC School of Medicine, and the Department of Exercise and Sport Science within the College of Arts & Sciences. She is the recipient of the Tom and Karen Sox Summer Research Fellowship.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: John West 

June 22, 2022

John West is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As he works to complete his dissertation — research that focuses on emotional granularity in individuals and how it shapes our memory — he has been awarded the Drs. Thomas and Sharon Watkins Summer Research Fellowship.

Why I Give: John Poulton

February 23, 2022

John Poulton (Ph.D. ’80) discusses his endowment of a Summer Research Fellowship at The Graduate School.

Why I Give: Fran and Paul Hoch

September 20, 2021

Why I Give: Fran and Paul Hoch—supporters of The Graduate School’s Summer Research Fellowships.