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Associate Professor Sophie White Wins NEH Fellowship

April 30, 2015 Carrie Gates

Sophie White

Sophie White, associate professor in the Department of American Studies, has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)—her second NEH award in five years—for her book project, Voices of the African Diaspora Within and Beyond the Atlantic World. As one of two winners from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters for 2015, White continues the University’s record success in earning NEH fellowships. Arts and Letters faculty members have been awarded a total of 53 NEH fellowships since 1999—more than any other university in the country. Read More >

Tyler Barron Awarded Udall Internship

April 20, 2015 Margaret Handelman


Senior American Studies major Tyler Barron is one of 12 students nationwide to win a 2015 Native American Congressional Internship from the Udall Foundation.

Barron will complete an intensive, 10-week internship in the summer of 2015. A member of the Bay Mills Indian Community, Barron will be interning in the office of Representative Raul Grijalva in Washington D.C. Read More >