candidate in the History and Philosophy of Science Program at the John J.
The awards support a year of research and writing for advanced graduate students in their final year of dissertation work.
Adriana Monica Solomon Filippo Gianferrari Graduate students Filippo Gianferrari and Adriana Monica Solomon have been awarded Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships to delve deeper into the lives and impact of two intellectual archetypes—Dante and Isaac Newton, respectively. The two are among just 65 graduate students nationwide to receive the fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for 2016-17.
candidate in the Medieval Institute, is investigating the Latin authors who may have influenced Dante. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, is shining a light on Newton’s lesser-known contributions to philosophy and science.
“The fellowship boosts my motivation because it shows that my work in the history and philosophy of science belongs in the larger realm of humanities,” Solomon said.
“Being part of the ACLS community challenges me to speak to a broader audience and connect my research to other disciplines.
Glass USAF Faculty Mentor/Graduate Fellow Distinguished Term Professor within The Graduate School.
The term professorship includes a corresponding fellowship, and Fauser selected Walker as the 2017-18 graduate fellow.
Walker’s research centers on the ways religion, politics and music intersected during the final decades of 19th-century France.
Her dissertation argues that music was the ideal medium through which Catholicism was reintegrated into Republican identity.