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Graduate Global Research Fellows


The Halle Institute for Global Research with support from Laney Graduate School, will offer up to ten fellowships to support research outside the United States for LGS PhD students in the pre-candidacy stage. The international research portion of the fellowship will be followed by participation in a grant writing and professionalization workshop organized by the Halle Institute for Global Research. 

Read more about eligibility requirements, proposal guidelines, and the review process.

Applications for the 2022-23 grant cycle are closed and will open in Spring 2023.

View list of past winners and project titles.

2022 Projects

Rusen Bingul
The Heqî: Customary Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the margins of Turkey
Roshni Chattopadhyay Conciliations at the Margins of the State: An Ethnographic Study of the Majhi System in Contemporary India
Olivia Cocking

Reinventing Citizenship: Race, Gender, and the Everyday Life of Law in Paris, 1919 – 1962

Alejandro Guardado Building a New World: A Reimagining Catholicism in Late Twentieth Century Oaxaca
Seyed Hossein The Sale of Debt in Islamic Finance

Ayssa Yamaguti Norek

Same Prisons, Different Methods: Gender, Political Prisoners and Penitentiaries in the Brazilian Military Dictatorship, 1964–1985

Hina Raheel

To test the effect of a community-based educational intervention on women’s empowerment status among Xinca indigenous women livening in the Xalapam region of rural Jalapa, Guatemala.


Ursula Rall

Forging Urban Communities: The Spatial Mobility and Social Networks of Women of African Descent in Seventeenth-Century New Spain

Surbhi Shrivastava

Shifting standards of care: Health workers’ interactions with birthing women in India

 Eddy Yeung

Beyond Persuasion and Signaling: Propaganda as Provocation

2021 Projects

das.png Anwesha Das
Shaped by the Sea: Situating the Coast of Gujarat in the Medieval Indian Ocean
Liu.png  Cheng Liu  Cultural transmission and lithic variability in the Later Stone Age Gona, Ethiopia
sharma.png Kanika Sharma


Beyond Access: Women’s Experiences of Healthcare in Rural India

shasanmi.png Rebecca Shasanmi Intersectionality, Nursing Workforce and Mental Health: Focusing on COVID-19 Response in Brazil
wang.png Yumin Wang Mass Political Consequences of Partial Redistribution - Evidence from China

Anjuli Webster

Fluid Empires: Environment, Sovereignty, and Enclosure in southern Africa

2020 Projects

georgia.png Georgia Brunner 
Cultivating a Nation: Gender and the Political Economies of Nationalism in Late Colonial Rwanda
peter.png  Peter Habib Syrian Navigation and Establishment of Systems of Refuge in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley
sarah.png Sarah Kovalaskas Between Group Competition and Within-group Cooperation in Wild Capuchins (​Cebus capucinus): a Behavioral and Physiological Investigation
brittany.png Brittany Landorf Sitting with Lella Manoubia: Gender, Sainthood, and Citizenship in Tunisian Modernity
Grad-Global-Fellows-Headshots.png Katharine Lindquist Middle Classness and Inequality in Urban Uganda
brigitte.png Brigitte Pfluger
ECoMiD (Enteropatógenos, Crecimiento, Microbioma, y Diarrea) Neurodevelopment and Behavioral Outcomes Pilot Project

2019 Projects

1.png Pearce Edwards Argentine Military Dictatorship
ian.png Ian Hennessee Impacts of a Clean Cookstove Intervention on Abundance of Insect Disease Vectors in Eastern Province, Rwanda
3.png Rosemary Kinuthia Impact of the Human Resources for Health on HIV Outcomes in Kenya
2.png Xorla Ocloo Sustainable Nutrient Recapture in Agro-ecosystems: Assessing the Feasibility of Azolla spp. as a Biofertilizer, Biofeed, and Biocontrol agent for Vectors of Human Pathogens in Northern Senegal