The REEES Graduate Fellowship
The Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies awards its own fellowship to an incoming graduate student in any department. The REEES fellowship covers the entire period of study -- either four or five years -- depending on the student's academic department.
Emma Patten holds a BA in Religious Studies from the University of California Santa Barbara (2011) and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School (2014). She is currently a Ph.D student in Anthropology at Princeton University. Her primary interest is the revitalization of Siberian shamanic practices, especially in the context of anthropological theories of memory, tradition, and nostalgia.
Anna Lind-Guzik graduated from Duke in 2006 with a BA in History and Slavic Languages and Literature. In 2011, she got a JD from Harvard. Her interests lie in Soviet legal and cultural history. In her dissertation, she plans to study the regulation of literary production in the 1950s and 1960s, intellectual property rights and defamation laws in particular.
Denis A. Zhernokleyev, B.A. in Humanities (FPU), M.Div in Theology (Yale), PhD candidate in Slavic Literature (Princeton). Research interest: 19th century Russian literature and religious thought, tragedy. Dissertation: epistemological significance of image/sight in Dostoevsky.
Angelina Grigoryeva graduated with a BA in Sociology from the State University-Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia) in 2010. Her broad areas of interest include social inequality, economic sociology, and organizations. Her current research explores how adult children share parent care responsibilities. For her dissertation research, she plans to study the connection between growing inequality and financialization of the American economy.
Jeremy Friedman (History Department), admitted 2004/2005.
Pey-Yi Chu (History Department), admitted 2004/2005.
MustafaTuna (History Department), admitted 2002/2003.