Grants & Fellowships

I’m very grateful that my research over the years has been generously funded by several organizations and schools.

Competitive External Funding

International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Social Science Research Council, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $29,700; for research in US, UK, and Ghana, 2016-17

Beinecke Scholarship, Beinecke Foundation, $34,000; for graduate studies, 2014-15 (awarded 2011)

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Watson Foundation, $28,000; for research in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Malaysia, 2013-14

Competitive Internal Funding

Lindsay Fellowship for Research in Africa, Council on African Studies, Yale University, $4,000; for research in Ghana, 2015

Pre-Dissertation Grant, Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University, $2,000; for research in Ghana, 2015

Alpha Delta Phi Research Grant, Amherst College, $2,000; for research in Sierra Leone, 2012

Internal Funding

International Dissertation Research Fellowship, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University, $2,350; for research in UK

Conference Funding

My trips to regional and national conferences have been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation / American Society for Environmental History, the Agricultural History Society, the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, and the Department of History at Yale University.