PhD Student Mohit Kaycee Awarded International Dissertation Research Fellowship and merican Institute of Indian Studies Junior Fellowship

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Mohit Kaycee for receiving two competitive fellowships for his fieldwork research. He received the 2022-23 International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) awarded by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). The IDRF fellowship is funded by the Mellon Foundation and supports doctoral students conducting dissertation research on non-US or US Indigenous cultures and societies around the world. He has also been awarded the 2022 American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Junior Fellowship. Both these fellowships will support Mohit to conduct research on his project: 'Imprints of Place and Memory: Dalit Pedagogy and the Quest for Re-habitation in Rural Karnataka'.

June 08, 2022