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History Faculty Awarded Fellowships in Humanistic Study

Professor Carlos Aguirre and Associate Professor Julie Weise have both been awarded a 2020–21 Presidential Fellowship in Humanistic Study.

The Presidential Fellowship awards provide funding support to faculty research and projects in the arts and humanities. Recipients have demonstrated exceptional scholarly or creative accomplishments within the creative arts, humanities, or humanistic social sciences.

Carlos Aguirre is a social historian specialized in the history of modern Peru and Latin America. His current project is “The Inner History of the Latin American Literary Book.”

Julie Weise is an interdisciplinary historian exploring themes of identity, citizenship, migration, race, and nations in hemispheric and global context. Her current project is “Moving Citizens: Migrant Political Cultures in the Era of State Control.”