The Board of Administration of the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation has awarded eight fellowships of $33,000 each for the 2017-2018 academic year. The nine recipients represent the fields of Archaeology, Anthropology and Photography. The fellows and their projects are:
Liza Gijanto, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, St. Mary's College of Marylands, Emancipation and Commerce: The Gambia Colony and American Plantations in the Age of British Abolition.
Jessica Barnes, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and School of Earth, Ocean, and Environment at the University of South Carolina, Making Bread: The Cultural Politics of Food Security and Wheat Self-Sufficiency in Egypt.
Lieba Faier, Associate Professor of Geography at University of California, Los Angeles, The Banality of Good: Rights, Bureaucracy, and Human Trafficking to Japan
Nancy Marie Mithlo, Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Arts, Occidental College, Chair, American Indian Studies, Autry Museum of the American West, A/Part of this World: Indigenous Art at the Venice Biennale 1999-2017.
Justin Brice Guariglia, Independent Artist, New York, NY, Artist Collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mission “OMG" (Oceans Melting Greenland).
Vesna Pavlović, Associate Professor of Art, Vanderbilt University, The Art History Archive.
Krista Steinke, Assistant Instructional Professor, Department of Visualization, Texas A&M University, Good Luck with the Sun.
Sheilah Wilson, Associate Professor, Studio Art, Denison University, SOTD (Strangely Ordinary This Devotion).