Caroline Cheung and Melissa Cradic win major fellowships

Monday, August 1, 2016

AHMA is pleased to announce that two of our current students, Caroline Cheung and Melissa Cradic, have won major fellowships for 2016-17 to support their dissertation research.

Cheung will spend 2016-17 at the American Academy in Rome as a Rome Prize fellow.  She will continue work on her dissertation, "Storage and Packing for an Empire: Agricultural Economies in West-Central Italy, c. 200 BCE -- 200 CE," supervised by Professor Ted Pena.  The formal announcement and list of all 2016-17 Rome Prize winners can be found here.

Cradic will spend 2016-17 at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem as an Educational and Cultural Affairs Research fellow.  She will continue work on her dissertation, "Transformations in Death: Funerary Practices and Personhood in the Bronze Age Levant," supervised by Professor Benjamin Porter.  A formal announcement of the Albright fellowship winners will be made in September.

Congratulations to Caroline and Melissa!