Women's, Gender &
Sexuality Studies

University of Houston
624 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204
Phone: (713) 743-3214
Fax: (713) 743-0931
WGSS@uh.edu

Living Archives

Hours for Spring 2014:

Mondays 8AM - 4PM
Tuesdays 8AM - 4PM
Wednesdays 9AM - 5PM
Thursdays 9AM-5PM
Fridays 10AM-4PM

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Fellowships & Scholarships

$4000 Faculty Summer Fellowships (Summer 2014)

  • In support of summer work on a research project to do with women, gender &/or sexuality.
  • Must be UH faculty member. Preference may be given to those who have taught a course or courses cross-listed in WGSS or to those who are members of the WGSS Faculty Affiliates.
  • Submission Deadline: May 9, 2014, noon. No late submissions.
  • Submit:
    1. A description (3 pages maximum) of summer project - Please include in your description a sense of the length of the project (article, book, part thereof, etc.) as well as of your anticipated date of completion. Please note if you would use this money to support travel to an archive or other research site, though travel is not required.
    2. C.V.
    3. Two (2) letters of reference.
    4. A list of any WGSS courses you have taught.
  • Funded by the Friends of Women’s Studies.

$500 Women's Studies Faculty Travel Grant

  • For travel to a professional meeting/conference relevant to the recipient's research or teaching in WGSS. Payable as reimbursement of receipts for expenses or for purchase of a ticket before travel.
  • Open to full time UH faculty who have taught a course cross-listed under WGSS, or graduate students with primary teaching responsibility for a course listed under WGSS or are members of the WGSS Faculty Affiliate group.
  • Submission Deadline: May 9, 2014, noon. No late submissions.
  • Submit:
    1. memo stating the name, date and location of the meeting and the role you will be playing there (paper presenter, panel chair, etc.,
    2. outline of a simple budget,
    3. a description of how participation in this meeting will enhance your work in WGSS.
  • Funded by the Friends of Women’s Studies.

2011-2012 Recipients

Faculty

$4000 Faculty Summer Fellowship

Ann Christensen (English)

Zhiwen Xiao (Communication)

$500 Women's Studies Faculty Travel Grant

Francesca Behr (MCL)

Amanda Baumle (Sociology)

Graduate/Undergrad

$2500 Blanche Espy Chenoweth Graduate Fellowship

Colt Meier (Psychology)
For work on his dissertation: Psychological Effects of Exogenous Testosterone on Female-to-Male Transsexuals: A Longitudinal Study

$2500 Maud Smith Paddock Graduate/Undergrad Scholarship

Maria Corsi (History)
For work on her dissertation: The Role of Women in the Economic and Cultural Integration of Denmark with Latin Europe

$2500 Elizabeth Smith Chenoweth Undergraduate Scholarship

Michelle Perkins (Communication)

$500 Patricia Eichhorn Fellowships

Natalia Ballon (Political Science)

Chelby King (Art History)

Rebecca Mauldin (Social Work)