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End-of-Semester Graduate Student Accomplishments

As the semester draws to an end, we want to inform everyone of the incredible honors some of our graduate students have received this week.

Award for Graduate Research: PhD student Sravanthi Dasari was awarded funding to facilitate fieldwork on her project "Reimagining India’s Independence: The Telangana Armed Struggle and its Revisionist Role in History."

Dean's Scholar Fellowship: PhD student Aldo Foe was awarded a fellowship for the 2024-2025 year to finish writing his dissertation "Nagara and the Masjid: Mosque Construction and the Political Economy of Islamization in Early Modern Period (EMP) Indonesia, 15th-19th C"

Charles A. Reed Award: PhD students Sravanthi Dasari, Do Yeon Shin, and Simone-Jeannelle Sisk

Dorner Graduate Student Scholarship: MA student Lukas Kerbyson

Joshua J. Terry Graduate Award: PhD student Sonia Saxon

Rothschild Scholarship Fund: PhD students Danielle Silverman and Ashley Vance

UIC Department of Anthropology Graduate Teaching Award: PhD students Sarah Shepherd-Manandhar and Dipti Sherchan won this faculty-nominated award for demonstrated excellence in teaching and student support; contributions to instructional materials and pedagogy; support for the instructor and fellow TAs; support for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and workplace; and collegiality and professionalism

Graduate Employees Organization: PhD student Simone Sisk has been elected as Co-President and PhD student Luis Gómez Ordóñez has been elected to be part of the GEO's delegation to the AFT Union Convention this year.

Congratulations to all of our honored students!