Anne Gray Fischer is one of ten candidates to receive the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies for 2017. The doctoral student in History will receive $5,000 toward expenses incurred while completing her dissertation, Arrestable Behavior: Women, Police Power, and the Making of Law-and-Order America, 1930-1980. Her research examines the morals policing of women as the sexual and racial politics of American cities underwent massive transformations across the twentieth century. “I am honored to be recognized by this prestigious community of scholars, and hope to one day support in turn a rising generation of students devoted to the interrogation of gender and racial power inequities,” says Fischer.
April 26, 2017