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Northwestern PhD candidate named one of twenty Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows

Modified: April 27, 2016

Northwestern University Ph.D. candidate and Presidential Fellow Jaimie Morse has been named one of twenty Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2016 at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. 

The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. Each Fellow will receive a 12-month award of $25,000 to support their final year of dissertation work. 

Ms. Morse is completing her dissertation, titled Documenting Mass Rape: The Emergence and Implications of Medical Evidence Collection Techniques in Settings of Armed Conflict and Mass Violence, in the Department of Sociology. The dissertation traces the history and use of medical evidence to document political and sexual violence as a means of human rights advocacy since the 1970s.

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