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Volume 2 | Issue 2
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  Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network
Administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Dear MMUF Fellows:

Happy Black History Month!

We are pleased to share the February issue of the Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network newsletter. 

Throughout the year, there will be opportunities to attend MMFPN Kick-off events in various cities across the United States. Please read through the newsletter to see the latest MMFPN events in your city!   

Remember, once a Mellon, always a Mellon!

MMFPN Staff,

Dr. Caryl McFarlane
Senior Program Officer
Mellon Mays Programs and Pickering Fellowships


Evita Alpheaus
Program Associate
Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network

Courteney Ervin
Program Assistant

Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network

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Successes & Achievements
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MMFPN News & Events

Los Angeles MMFPN Kickoff!
Will you be in Los Angeles on February 22nd? If so, you are invited to the Los Angeles,California Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network Kickoff!
Connect and reconnect with MMUF alumni in your area! 
Email mmfpn@woodrow.org to receive an invitation

Upcoming MMFPN Kickoffs:  

Los Angeles, CA - February 22
Austin, TX - March 25

Successes & Achievements

 Teona Williams pic 

Meet Teona Williams: I developed a strong research interest in the intersections between marginalized groups and the environment during my undergraduate years. I knew that I would not be ready for graduate school until I had actively worked towards these pursuits. I am currently a 2012-2013 Watson fellow. The Watson Fellowship awards 25,000 to college seniors, in selected schools to travel around the world working on a passion.

My project looks at how marginalized groups participate in outdoor recreation/connect to their natural world. I have traveled to India and Malaysia, and I am currently in South Africa executing my project. Next, I will travel to Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Brazil to wrap up my year. This year has taught me strength, resilience and adaptability. Most importantly, it has given me a chance to develop and refine my research interests. I look forward to applying to graduate programs that will shape my love of environmental justice, activism and history in the next two years.

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Stephanie Lindquist photo Meet Stephanie Lindquist: I am currently developing a start up with two partners called MasterDabblers. MasterDabblers shares tips on how to expand your creative practice by learning from other practicing artists. We are also developing artist-curated mailings which supply you with materials and instructions from contemporary artists. 

This past September I left New York to live in Rome for a year as a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome with my partner and Rome Prize winner, Glendalys Medina. My work can be viewed at www.stephaniealindquist.com .

Stephanie Lindquist

MMFPN News & Events
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From left to right: Veronica Morales, T'SeyHaye Preaster, Maya Reid, Robert Bland, Amanda Mireles, Thu Nguyen.

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          MMUF alumni chatting and chowing during the
          Washington, D.C. MMFPN Kickoff Event.



 "The DC Kickoff was a huge success. Chatting and getting to know other Fellows is always wonderful."- Maya Reid, Washington, D.C. MMFPN Kickoff


Career Opportunities


USC Global Conference:
Global Challenges for Humanity

May 23-25, 2013
Seoul, Korea

28th Annual Empowering Women of Color Conference
May 16-19, 2013
Accra, Ghana

Performance Studies International(PSi 19) Now Then: Performance & Temporality Conference 
June26-30, 2013
Stanford University



Productive Writer
Sponsored by the Cornell Graduate School, the Productive Writer is free and open to all graduate students writing papers, proposals, theses, and dissertations.



The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus
Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy

Lecturer in Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Public Radio International
Interactive Department

Front-end Developer

University of London
Institute of Historical Research

Past & Present Postdoctoral Fellowships in History

Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy
Spring 2013 Internship

French-American Foundation
2013 Young Leaders Program


The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
Dissertation Fellowships

ACLS Public Fellows Program

The Watson Fellowship


The Beinecke Scholarship

The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Scholarship

Open Society Foundations Scholarships in European Studies


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