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Fellowship Recipients 2017 – 2018

The Graduate School would like to congratulate all of the recipients of the 2017 – 2018 fellowships. In addition to having their names posted below, fellowship recipients will receive a formal letter from Dixie L. Thompson, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School. This letter will also provide valuable information on processing the fellowship.

Fellowship recipients must contact the Graduate Fellowship Coordinator, Ernest Brothers, at ebrother@utk.edu, by April 15th and notify him if you will be accepting or declining the fellowship.

This announcement will be updated as fellowships are declined.

J. Wallace & Katie Dean Graduate Fellowships

Suehyun Choi
MLA—Landscape Architecture
Shaundra Cunningham
PhD—Geography
Joseph Dartez
PhD—Philosophy
Travis Davis
MS—Entomology and Plant Pathology
Naomi Gilbert
PhD—Microbiology
Kelsey Hildreth
MS—Nutrition
Lynsey Jones
MS—Food Science and Technology
Robert Leonard
MA—Sociology
Ashley Roach
PhD—Nursing
Timothy Robertson
PhD—Mathematics
Jordan Rundberg
PhD—History
Lauren Schroeder
PhD—Kinesiology and Sport Studies
Mary Smith
MArch—Architecture
Lynnette Whitsitt
PhD—School Psychology

Access and Diversity Fellowships

Valerie García-Negrón
PhD—Materials Science and Engineering
Jessica Marzi
PhD—Counselor Education
Elena Schuch
PhD—Psychology

Isobel Griscom Graduate School Fellowship

Holland Prior
PhD—English

Seaton Graduate School Fellowships

Alex Grossman
PhD—Microbiology
Alfonso Hernanz
PhD—Modern Foreign Languages
April Marten
MFA—Art
Caitlin Pinkard
MS—Business Analytics
Taylor Younginer
PhD—Psychology

Herman E. Spivey Humanities Graduate Fellowships

Adam Aaron
PhD—History
Michael Ebling
PhD—Philosophy
Ashley Mays
MFA—Art
Karen Norwood
PhD—English

Lori Mayer Re-Entry Women’s Graduate Fellowships

Rachel Fuentes
PhD—Political Science
Nadya Vera
PhD—Sociology

Shipley-Swann Graduate School Fellowships

Seif Eldeen Eteifa
PhD—Civil Engineering
Tanner Kilpatrick
MS—Child and Family Studies
Hannah Mullally
MS—Wildlife and Fisheries Science
Todd Pierson
PhD—Ecology and Environmental Biology
Katie Thomas
PhD—Education
Elizabeth Weld
PhD—English

Mary Phipps Shepherd Graduate School Fellowship

Emily Frazier
PhD—Geography

Oscar Roy Ashley Graduate School Fellowships

Jill Fennell
PhD—English
Marissa McElrone
PhD—Nutrition
Joanne Patterson
PhD—Health Behavior and Health Education

Yates Dissertation Fellowships

Jennifer Bauer
PhD—Geology
Siva Karthik Varanasi
PhD—Life Sciences
Ernesto Zuleta
PhD—Energy Science and Engineering

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