Faculty Research Fellows

We congratulate the following Rice faculty who have been awarded one-semester fellowships during 2023-24, with the goal of facilitating the initiation, completion, or development of individual or collaborative research projects.

Sophie Crawford-Brown, assistant professor of Art History and director of the Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations Program: “Shaping Identity on Republican Temples”

Farshid Emami, assistant professor of Art History: “Urban Images and Civic Selves: Single-Page Paintings and Their Publics in Early Modern Iran”

Elizabeth Petrick, associate professor of History and founding co-director of the Science and Technology Studies Program: “The Tablet Computer: The Idea of a Machine”

Danielle Ward-Griffin, assistant professor of Musicology, Shepherd School of Music: “Televising Opera: Broadcasting and Performance in Anglo-American Culture (1947-75)”

The Humanities Research Center supports other fellowships for faculty, including the following recipients of the inaugural Vice President for Research Fellowships:

Research and Promotion Fellowship for Associate Professors:

Shih-Shan Susan Huang, associate professor of Transnational Asian Studies, “The Dynamic Spread of Buddhist Print Culture: Mapping Buddhist Book Roads in China and its Neighbors”

Nicole Waligora-Davis, the Alan Dugald McKillop Professor and Department of English associate chair, “The Murder Book: Race, Forensics, and the Value of Black Life”

Senior Faculty Distinguished Research Fellowship:

Elizabeth Brake, professor of Philosophy, “Relationship Wrongs”