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Aaron Willis named the 2013-2014 Murphy Irish Exchange Fellow

Author: Margaret Lloyd

Aaron Willis

Aaron Willis, a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History, was named the 2013-2014 Murphy Irish Exchange Fellow.  In its second year, the Exchange Fellowship was established to promote research in Irish Studies through a greater understanding between graduate students at Notre Dame and the University College Cork in Cork, Ireland.

In alternating years, a graduate student from each institution will be fully integrated into the academic life and social cultures of each institution. 

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English Graduate Student Wins 2013 NEH Keough Fellowship

Author: Margaret Lloyd

Wes Hamrick

James W. “Wes” Hamrick, a former graduate student in the Department of English, has been awarded the National Endowment for the Humanities Keough Fellowship. Hamrick received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Notre Dame in January, 2013.  

Hamrick will use the Fellowship to expand upon his dissertation “From Gaeltacht to Grub Street: The Eighteenth-Century Public Sphere in a Four-Nations Context.”  

 

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