Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award Archive

2016-2017 |2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014

This award supports research projects in the humanities that are based on the collections of the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. The committee awards funding for up to two projects in the amount of $2,000 each, tenable from 1 June to 31 August of the year in which the award is made. This award is made in conjunction with the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Recipients will discuss their research at the Cushing-Glasscock Award Ceremony in the fall of the award year at Cushing Library. For information about application, contact the Cushing Library at 979.845.1951 or

Academic Year 2016-2017

Micaela Sandoval | Masters candidate, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
“Memoirs of a Deadly Love: Tracking Public Health Information and Activism Through Gay Art and Literature During the AIDS Epidemic.”

Patrick Anderson PhD candidate, Department of Philosophy
“The Phallus and the Ogre: Rethinking the Nexus of White Supremacy, Gender, and Sexuality in the Work of Eldridge Cleaver.”

Academic Year 2015-2016

Kate Ozment | PhD candidate, Department of English
“The Page and the Stage: Women’s Commercial Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century”

Hillary Anderson | PhD candidate, Department of History
“Radicalizing the South: Race and Sexuality in the 1970s Civil Rights Struggles”

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Academic Year 2014-2015

Leah Sandlin | English
“Tracing European Attitudes on African Spirituality from the Early Explorations to the Age of Imperialism”

Jared Miracle | Anthropology
“Come a Good Punch-Up: Robert W. Smith and the American Invention of Asian Martial Arts”

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Academic Year 2013-2014

Bradley Cesario | History
“The Royal Navy and the British Public during Britain’s ‘Navalist Era,’ 1880-1920”

Laura Perrings | English
“Detectives in Context: Victorian Sleuths, the Supernatural, and Textual Materiality”

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For any inquiries about the Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award Archives dating 2002-2013, please contact the Glasscock Center.