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Yale: Six new Solomon Fellowships were Awarded in 2019
written by Natasha, 6/19/18 4:55pm
edited by Natasha, 9/25/20 12:18am

6 new Solomon Fellowships were awarded in 2019. Full list here:

  • Six new Solomon Fellowships were awarded in 2019
A generous gift from Andrew Solomon ‘85 has enabled Yale to organize an annual competition for summer fellowships to support undergraduate research projects in sexuality studies, especially LGBT studies. Stipend support of up to $5,000 is granted for 8-10 weeks of full-time summer research.  Applications are due February 2020.

Six new Solomon Fellowships were awarded this spring:
     1. Jordan Cozby, LGBTQ+ Teacher acceptance in the United States and South Africa
2. Anonymous (name withheld)
Arab Foundation for Freedom and Equality
3. Rachel Koh, NGO internship and thesis research on sex work in Singapore
4. Maxwell Richardson, Exploring kinship dynamics among black queer men in the context of the ongoing HIV epidemic
5. Anonymous, Human Rights Watch internship
6. Marisa Vargas-Morawetz, Queering the Homestead: An Oral, Visual, and Archival History of Queer and Genderqueer Farmers in the United States

Prior Recipients of Solomon Fellowships: 

  • 1. Maeve HowardValuing Bodies: LGBTQ and Gender Nonconforming Reproductive Healthcare

  • 2. Kellyn Kusyk, “Every Dyke Knows a Dyke Mechanic”: Mapping Queer and Trans Theory On the Field of Auto-Mechanics

  • 3. Brian MatusovskyCharacterizing the Experiences of Discrimination and Stigma among Transgender Individuals and Queer Women in Bucharest, Romania (in collaboration with the Romanian Anti-AIDS Association (ARAS)

  • 4. Deborah MontiThe Body in War: The Revolution and Queer Opportunity in Rural Mexico, 1910-1930

  • 5. Rebecca Persson, The Law and BDSM: Consent in Adjudicating Sex

  • 6. Nitya RayapatiLGBTQ Community-Based Healthcare in U.S. Cities in the 1970s

  • 7. Maxwell RichardsonEsteem

  • 8. Liam RileyBlack Queer Urban Resistances and Redefintions: Intersectional Spaces in Late 20th Century Harlem

  • 9. Justine Xu“Culture Change:” Negotiating Heterogeneity in San Francisco’s Queer and Transgender Asian American Community

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