Prof. Mayanthi Fernando Receives Prestigious Weatherhead Fellowship

March 21, 2018

Associate Professor Mayanthi Fernando has received the 2018-19 SAR Weatherhead Fellowship.

UC Santa Cruz Department of Anthropology Associate Professor Mayanthi Fernando will receive the School for Advanced Research Weatherhead resident fellowship for 2018-2019.  This prestigious, nine-month residential fellowship is awarded to just two scholars per year who work in the humanities or social sciences.  Fellows receive a stipend in addition to housing and office space on the SAR campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Fernando's areas of research include secularism, Islam, religious minorities in France/Europe, political pluralism.  She received her B.A. from Harvard University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.  


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