AUSTIN, Texas—Six doctoral students in the College of Liberal Arts have been named COLA Graduate Fellows, a program that offers five years of competitive funding to help students undertake their studies.
Established in 2012, the COLA Graduate Fellows program is an effort to increase the quality and visibility of its graduate programs in terms of recruitment of top applicants, student support, training, professional-development opportunities, timely graduation and placement. The program is directed by John Huehnergard, professor of Middle Eastern studies.
The recipients are:
Benjamin Cox, Religious Studies
Research Topic: Contemporary Japanese Religion
Emily Viehman, Psychology
Research Topic: Age-Related Cognitive Decline and Neurological Change
Justin Dainer-Best, Psychology
Research Topic: Cognitive Biases associated with Depression
Kate Goodin, Middle Eastern Studies
Research Topic: Arabic Literature and Literary Translation
Margaret Clark, Classics
Research topic: Historiography of Roman Civil War
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