Aaron Stamper Named Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow
Aaron Stamper, a Ph.D. candidate in History, is one of four Princeton Ph.D. candidates who have been named Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows by the Institute for Citizens & Scholars (formerly the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation) for 2020 and 2021.
The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. Each fellow receives a 12-month award of $25,000 to support their final year of dissertation work.
Stamper’s dissertation, “Reconfigured and Remade: A Sensory History of Islamic Granada’s Reformation as a Civitas Christiana, 1474-1614,” is a sensory history of Early Modern Granada, as the region transitioned from an Islamic emirate to a Christian kingdom.
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