Africa

Spring 2018 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Brenton Peterson (Politics) In many newly emerging democracies, incumbent leaders use their control over election administr

Fall 2017 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Toluwalogo Odumosu (Engineering and Society) Workshop: STS Africa is a workshop that will highlight and address the structural challen

Nomi Dave, Assistant Professor (Critical & Comparative Studies) and Rachel Wahl, Assistant Professor (Curry)

Fall 2017 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Anna Eisenstein (Anthropology) Across sub-Saharan Africa, heart failure has become one of the most prevalent forms of chronic

Jeanine Braithwaite, Professor of Public Policy (Batten)

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Hank Shugart (Environmental Sciences) The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program will enhance Dr. Natasha S.

Fall 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Matthew Burtner (Music) The Global Ecoacoustics Project is a collaborative global initiative between the University of Virginia, and i

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Whitney Bevill (French) Urgent questions on migrancy have brought mass movement, the Mediterranean, and North Africa togeth

This project will examine Christianity in the kingdom of Kongo in the early modern period. This question has resonance not only for African historians but also for scholars of the Atlantic world.

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Andrew Mondschein (Urban and Enviromental Planning, Architecture) This study investigates the role of nature in urban walking, exami

David Edmunds, Track Director (Global Development Studies)

Spring 2016 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Bremen Donovan (Anthropology) I am a PhD student in socio-cultural anthropology, focusing on policing, migration, and visua

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Faculty

Nancy Takahashi (Architecture) Focusing on the complex interwoven forces of sea level rise and rapid urbanization impacting coastal

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Bremen Donovan(Anthropology) I am a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology (socio-cultural subfield) with a formal a

Rupa Valdez, Assistant Professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics, in the Department of Public Health Sciences, andDavid Edmunds, Director of the Global D

Quantitative household survey data will be triangulated with new anthropological qualitative research in a mixed-methods study of poverty/wealth, health, and traditional healers.Jeanine Bra

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient

Graduate Student

Anna Eisenstein (Anthropology) My PhD research investigates the construction of trust as a way of understanding how people in

Nancy Takahashi, Distinguished Lecturer (Landscape Architecture) and Guoping Huang, Assistant Professor (Urban and Environmental Planning)

Christopher Moore, Associate Professor (Medicine, Infectious Diseases and International Health)

Alison J. Murray Levine (French) Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako will be at UVA for an artist residency from April 9-13, 2015.

YEDEA is an eight-week service-learning project in Koforidua, Ghana, created by UVa School of Medicine student and program director Emmanuel Larbi Abebrese.