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2003-2004 UC Santa Barbara Department for Black Studies Dissertation Fellowship

The Center for Black Studies no longer sponsors Dissertation Fellows but information can be obtained from
The Department of Black Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara

Purpose:

Two Fellowships are available to assist scholars whose research focuses on areas significant to African, Caribbean and/or African-American Studies. Applicants from all disciplines are encouraged, including humanities, social sciences, sciences and interdisciplinary fields.

Eligibility: Advanced to candidacy at an accredited university

Stipend and Tenure:

The nine-month appointment carries a stipend of $20,000. Office space and library privileges are provided.

Duties:

The recipient is required to be in residence at UC Santa Barbara during the academic year, to teach one undergraduate course and to present two public lectures. There is an expectation that the dissertation will be completed during residence.

Application:

Submit curriculum vitae, a brief description of the dissertation project, a writing sample (approx. 25 pages) and 3 letters of reference to: Dissertation Fellowship Chair, UCSB Center for Black Studies, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA 93106. The deadline is Friday, February 8, 2002. AA/EO Employer.

 

Our Fellows in residence for 2001-2002 are Boulou Ebanda de B'beri,
Concordia University, Montreal (Film Studies) and Suzette A. Spencer,
University of California, Berkeley (African-American Studies)

 

PAST PRE-DOCTORAL DISSERTATION FELLOWS    

1975-1976    
Edwards, William Arnold, UC Berkeley (Sociology)    
Munchenje, Frank Gideon, UC Santa Barbara (Political Science)    
White, Dovie, UC Berkeley (Criminology)    

1976-1977    
Bailey, Ronald, Stanford University (History)    
King, Jules, Stanford University (Economics)    

1977-1978    
Richards, Johnetta, University of Cincinnati (History)    
Richards, Sandra, Stanford University (Dramatic Art)    

1978-1979    
Drake, Willie, Cornell University (Political Science)    
Taylor, Theman, UC Santa Barbara (History)    

1979-1980    
Plummer, Brenda Gayle, Cornell University (History)    
Tatum, Travis, University of Michigan (Political Theory)    

1980-1981    
Coleman, Marsha Lynn, MIT (Political Science)    
Tatum, Beverly Daniel, University of Michigan (Psychology)    

1981-1982    
Dejongh, James, New York University (Literature)    
Thompson, Elizabeth, University of Pittsburgh (History)    

1982-1983    
Biru, Meshesha, Case Western Reserve University (Political Science)    
Madison, Otis, UC Santa Barbara (Political Science)    

1983-1984    
Chinsole, University of Oregon (Literature)    
Defour, Darlene, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne (Psychology)    
Dorsey, Joseph, UC Santa Barbara (History)    

1984-1985    
Hill, Anthony, New York University (Dramatic Art)    
Miller, Karen Millette, UC Santa Barbara (History)    
Miller, Randi Lynn, University of Connecticut (Sociology)    

1985-1986    
Mitchell, George H., University of Southern California (School of Internat’l Relations)    
Patrick, Leslie, UC Santa Cruz (History Consciousness)    
Rolison, Garry, UC Santa Cruz (Sociology)    

1986-1987    
Johnson, Deborah Jean, Northwestern University (Psychology)    
Stevens, Jose, Yale University (Political Science)    
Yee, Shirley, Ohio State University (History)    

1987-1988    
Mullin, Harryette, UC Santa Cruz, (Literature)    
Woods, Dwayne, University of Chicage (Political Science)    

1988-1989    
Edge, Wayne, University of Delaware (Political Science)    
Guerrero, Edward, UC Berkeley (Ethnic Studies)    
Manning, Diana, Cornell University (Geography)    

1989-1990    
Malone-Hawkins, Sally, SUNY Binghamton (Sociology)    
Roberts, Edwin UC Riverside (Political Science)    

1990-1991    
Anderson, Robert, UC Santa Cruz     

1991-1992    
Dorsey, Allison, UC Irvine (History)    
Takagi, Midori, Columbia University (History)    

1992-1993    
Organ, David, UC Berkeley, (Geography)    
McAuley, Christopher, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Political Science)    

1993-1994    
Swearingen, Martha, Stanford University (Linguistics)    
Bangura, Ahmed, University of Alberta (Comparative Literature)    

1994-1995    
Green, Adam, Yale University (History)    
Chiteji, Ngina, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (History)    

1995-1996     
Roberson, Houston, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (History)    
John, Catherine, UC Santa Cruz (English)    

1996-1997    
Lefalle-Collins, Lizzetta, UC Los Angeles (Art History)    
Banks, Ingrid, UC Berkeley (Ethnic Studies)    

1997-1998    
Knight, Frederick, UC Riverside (History)    
Edwards, Sheila Page, University of Oregon (Sociology)

1998-1999
Brown, Damita, UC Santa Cruz (History of Consciousness)
Squires, Catherine, Northwestern University (Communications)

1999-2000
Brown, Nikki, Yale University (History)
Johnson, Gaye, University of Minnesota, (American Studies)

2000-2001
Thomas, Damion, UCLA (American History)