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Glasscock Graduate Research Fellows 2022-23

The Glasscock Center for Humanities Research annually funds up to ten Graduate Research Fellowships at $2,000 each. Departments can nominate up to two graduate students to be considered for these awards. To be eligible, students in affiliated departments have to be working on a Doctoral dissertation or Masters thesis but could be at the initial stages of their projects. The outcome should be a dissertation or a thesis, or a significant portion thereof. These students will make up the community of graduate scholars who participate in the Colloquium Series and use the experience as a tool to improve their own writing and projects and help each other to improve the quality of the work being produced as a group.

Academic Year 2022-23

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Victoria Green | PhD candidate, Philosophy

Victoria is a current PhD student in the Department of Philosophy and has received an M.S. in Primate Behavior from Central Washington University. Her area of study is in animal and environmental ethics. Specifically, she focuses her research on scientific methodology and the relationship between scientists and their nonhuman animal subjects in wild, noncaptive settings. She is a student in the Applied Biodiversity Science graduate certificate program and works primarily on cross-disciplinary collaborations for her research projects, including projects that speak to the ethics of conservation practices, ethics of new technologies, and how science and conservation reflect society’s relationship with the natural world.

 

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Brandon Wadlington | PhD candidate, Philosophy

Brandon Wadlington received his BA in Philosophy from California State University, Stanislaus. He is currently a PhD student in the Philosophy Department at Texas A&M. He is also pursuing a Master’s Degree in English as a part of the Philosophy PhD. His research focuses on the ethics of Plato and Aristotle, with special emphasis on their conceptions of practical wisdom and practical judgment. His Master’s Thesis explores the origins of Ancient Greek conceptions of practical wisdom as they are found in Homer, especially the Iliad.