Burt Feintuch and Julia Rodriguez Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship

Burt Feintuch and Julia Rodriguez Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship

Nov 26, 2012

Burt Feintuch and Julia Rodriguez were recognized by their peers recently for their outstanding scholarship.

Burt Feintuch, professor of English and Director of the UNH Center for the Humanities, was named a fellow of the American Folklore Society.  Established in 1960, the Fellows of the American Folklore Society is "an honorary body of folklorists, whose election to the Fellows signifies their outstanding contributions to the field. Members of the Fellows have produced a significant number of important articles, books, and other scholarly productions or exhibitions on folklore, and have provided meritorious service to the Society and the discipline of folklore studies."

Julia Rodriguez, associate professor of history, has been awarded the 2012 Best Article Prize by the New England Council on Latin American Studies (NECLAS). “A Complex Fabric: Intersecting Histories of Race, Gender, and Science in Latin America” appeared in Hispanic American Historical Review. In making the award, Peter Kingstone, President of NECLAS, said Rodriguez's article was selected for the prize "because we believe that it will serve as a foundational article for future study and debate."

Read an abstract or the full text of Rodriguez's article

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