Pukhovaia Awarded CLIR Mellon Fellowship

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Photo of Kate PukhovaiaThird-year PhD student Kate Pukhovaia has been selected for The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)  Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources to support original source research for her doctoral dissertation, “State-building in Early Modern Zaydi Yemen (15th – early 17th century).” Among the selection criteria for the fellowship are “originality and creativity of the research proposal; the importance of the proposed dissertation to the applicant’s field; and the competence of the applicant for proposed research as indicated by references, transcripts, language skills, research experience, and other academic achievements.” As a CLIR Mellon Fellow in 2018–19, Pukhovaia will carry out manuscript research in Italy and Turkey.