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Students, alumni win Newcombe Fellowships

Three Princeton graduate students and two alumni of the undergraduate program have been awarded Charlotte Newcombe Fellowships by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The grants, awarded to 28 doctoral candidates, support the students in the final year of their dissertation work with a $17,000 stipend.

The winners are Jonathan Garthoff, Michael Lazzara, Eva Martin, Thomas Strong and Raquel Ukeles.

Garthoff, a 1997 Princeton graduate, is pursuing a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of California-Los Angeles. He won the Yost Prize for excellence in teaching in the philosophy department at UCLA in 2000-01.

Lazzara, a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton, is studying world literature. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Martin, who was a Fulbright Fellow, is pursuing a Ph.D. in world literature at Princeton. She graduated from Middlebury College.

Strong, a graduate of Reed College, is a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at Princeton. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the Andrew Mellon Foundation.

Ukeles, a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University, is studying religion. A 1993 Princeton graduate, she is a past winner of a Fulbright Fellowship to Israel.

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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