Aimi Hamraie, an alumnus of the Dissertation Proposal Development Program, is an assistant professor of medicine, health, and society and American studies at Vanderbilt University who focuses on critical disability studies. They…
Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship
In this resource, three Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) alumni give advice about turning a dissertation into a book. They discuss their individual book projects and share tips for other scholars.
A 2016 International Dissertation Research Fellowship recipient, Heather Wurtz is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University. Her dissertation research assumes an ethnographic approach along the Mexico-Guatemala border to examine how migrant women navigate their reproductive lives within complex institutional settings. The “Research Snapshots” series is an initiative aimed at highlighting important and innovative research by SSRC fellows who are currently conducting or who have recently returned from doing international research.