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Cassi Pittman awarded Career Enhancement Fellow

Cassi Pittman, associate professor of sociology, has been awarded a Career Enhancement Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which administers funds for the program provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Pittman is one of 20 junior faculty from around the country receiving six-month fellowships, which seek to create career development opportunities by supporting promising research projects. The program provides each fellow with a sabbatical stipend of up to $30,000; a research, travel or publication stipend of up to $1,500; as well as mentoring and participation in a professional development retreat.
Other fellows work in a variety of fields, including English, critical dance studies, history, Mexican American and Latino/a studies, sociology, music, American studies and philosophy—and represent some of the nation’s top institutions.