FACULTY AWARD: Eight win Guggenheim Fellowships

April 7, 2017 4:36 p.m.

Eight Princeton faculty members have received 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships — they are among 173 fellowships from a group of almost 3,000 applicants awarded on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise. The recipients are: Mark Beissinger, the Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics, for a project that concerns how revolution as a mode of regime-change has evolved globally over the past century; B. Andrei Bernevig, professor of physics, who focuses on quantum condensed matter physics; Linda Colley, the Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, for a forthcoming book on how rising levels of conflict after 1750 fostered the worldwide spread of new constitutions; Phil Klay, lecturer in creative writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts, for fiction; Aaron Landsman, visiting associate professor and Belknap Visiting Fellow in the Council of the Humanities, for drama and performance art; Fiona Maazel, lecturer in creative writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts, for fiction; Claudia Rankine, visiting professor of creative writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts, for poetry; and Stacy Wolf, professor of theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts, for her forthcoming book, "Beyond Broadway: Four Seasons of Amateur Musical Theatre in the U.S."