Three faculty win ACLS fellowships for humanistic research

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

Three members of the Princeton faculty have been awarded fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, which funds humanistic research.

This year the council provided awards totaling more than $15 million to more than 300 scholars. Princeton's recipients, along with the titles of their research projects, are:

Devin Fore, associate professor of German, "All the Graphs: Soviet Factography and the Emergence of Avant-Garde Documentary"

Robert Kaster, professor of classics, "A New Critical Edition of Suetonius' 'Lives of the Caesars'"

Judith Weisenfeld, professor of religion, "Apostles of Race: Religion and Black Racial Identity in the Urban North, 1920-1950"

The American Council of Learned Societies is a private nonprofit federation that seeks to advance studies in all fields in the humanities and the social sciences.