2002 SOUTHERN STUDIES RESEARCH STIPEND RECIPIENTS
The Manuscripts Department of the Academic Affairs Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2002 Southern Studies Research Stipends. This marks the second year that the Manuscripts Department has offered stipends to individuals who plan to use its collections for a major research project, including dissertations, theses, articles, and monographs. This year, the Department received over 70 applications for the six awards.
The 2002 Southern Studies Research Stipend recipients are:
Dr. Edward E. Baptist, Charlton W. Tebeau Assistant Professor of History at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla., received a Joel Williamson Research Stipend for his project, Stony the Road They Trod: Forced Migration in the US Slave South.
Devin Fergus, a Ph.D. candidate in history at Columbia University, received a Joel Williamson Research Stipend for his project, The Ordeal of Liberalism and Black Nationalism in an American Southern State, 1965-1980.
Lisa Hazirjian, a Ph.D. candidate in history at Duke University, received a Guion Griffis Johnson Research Stipend for her project, Negotiating Poverty: Economic Insecurity and the Politics of Working-Class Life in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 1929-1969.
Natalie Ring, a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of California at San Diego, received a Guion Griffis Johnson Research Stipend for her project, The Problem of the South: Race, Region, and Southern Readjustment, 1880-1930.
Dr. Elaine Frantz Parsons, assistant professor of history at the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, received the J. Carlyle Sitterson Research Stipend for her project, The Ku Klux Klan in American Culture, 1866-1874.
Eric S. Yellin, a Ph.D. candidate in history at Princeton University, received the John Eugene and Barbara Hilton Cay Research Stipend for his project, The Mason-Dixon Poverty Line: Howard W. Odum and American Prosperity in the 1920s.