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ACM-Mellon Fellowships - Cohort 3

The third cohort of the ACM-Mellon Post-doctoral Teacher-Scholar Fellowship Program began in fall 2011.  A total of nine Fellowships were awarded to the eight colleges listed below. Two of the Fellows left after one year and were replaced and three received one-year extensions to their fellowships.

For each Fellow, the listing includes his/her academic area for teaching and academic year(s) in the program.


Coe College

  • Evangeline M Heiliger, Gender Studies, 2011-13
    PhD, University of California-Los Angeles, Women's Studies
    Gina Hausknecht, Associate Professor of English

Colorado College

  • Jennifer Clare, Comparative Literature, 2011-13
    PhD, University of California-Berkeley, South and Southeast Asian Studies
    Mentor: Corinne Scheiner, Maytag Associate Professor of Comparative Literature

Cornell College

  • Nilay Ozok-Gundogan, Modern Middle Eastern History, 2011-12
    PhD, Binghamton University (SUNY), History
    Mentor: Philip Lucas, Associate Professor of History
  • Aaron Hagler, Modern Middle Eastern History, 2012-14
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Arabic & Islamic Studies
    Mentor:Philip Lucas, Professor of History

Lake Forest College

  • Aurelia Campbell, Asian Art, 2011-13
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania, East Asian Languages & Civilizations
    Mentor: Ann Roberts, James D. Vail III Professor of Art

Lawrence University

  • Burcu Bakioglu, New Media Studies, 2011-14
    PhD, Indiana University, Comparative Literature
    Mentor:Julie McQuinn, Assistant Professor of Music

Luther College

  • Michael O'Brien, Ethnomusicology, 2011-14
    PhD, University of Texas at Austin, Ethnomusicology
    Mentors: Juan Tony Guzman, Associate Professor of Music and Education; Brooke Joyce, Assistant Professor of Music

Monmouth College

  • Michael Laughy, Classical Archaeology, 2011-12
    PhD, University of California-Berkeley, Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology
    Mentor: Tom Sienkewicz, Minnie Billings Capron Professor of Classics
  • Jeremy Pool, African History, 2011-14
    PhD, Emory University, History
    Mentor: William Urban, Lee L. Morgan Professor of History and International Studies
  • Kristian Lorenzo, Classical Archaeology, 2012-14
    PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Classics
    Mentor: Tom Sienkewicz, Minnie Billings Capron Professor of Classics

Ripon College

  • VaNatta Ford, African American Rhetoric/Communication, 2011-13
    PhD, Howard University, Communication
    Mentor: Jody Roy, Professor of Communication and Assistant Dean of Faculty