CISSR is pleased to announce the 2021-22 Lloyd & Susanne Rudolph Field Research Fellows. Read all about our cohort of graduate students and their projects at the links below. 


  • Erin Atwell – Anthropology 

    • Preaching Taqwā: Textuality, Intimacy and Humanitarian Reason in Contemporary Cairo
  • Lauren Beard – Sociology

    • The Wellness of Children, The Health of All: Tracing Logics of Global Youth Mental Health
  • Anna Berg – Sociology

    • DIY and Dissidence: how online media have changed political mobilization in Germany, East and West
  • Zoë Berman – Comparative Human Development

    • Intergenerational Memory Practices and Sociopolitical Transformation in Post-Genocide Rwanda
  • Ipek Cinar – Political Science

    • Beyond ‘mere words’: Rhetorical Stratagems of Would-be Autocrats
  • Alice Diaz Chauvigné – Anthropology

    • Webs of interactions among sentient beings in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (Colombia): an ethnoarchaeological project
  • Brandon Deadman – History

    • Conservative Revolution: The Metapolitical Roots of Europe’s Right Wing Resurgence
  • Gabriel Groz – History

    • The Transnational Origins of Interregnum Statecraft, 1642-1660 
  • Elizabeth Hines – History

    • Remonstrants and Parliamentarians in the English Civil Wars
  • Yağmur Deniz Kısa – Psychology

    • Spatial cognition in an Amazonian culture: How the Tsimané conceptualize space
  • Ilqua Lufti – Comparative Human Development

    • Intimacy and Domestic Labor Relations in Karachi
  • Ashma Mittal – Anthropology

    • Making Air Breathable: experimental ecologies of ‘clean’ technoscientific capital in India
  • Yasser Nasser – History

    • Creating ‘New Asia’: Sino-Indian Friendship and its Global Afterlives, 1947-1962
  • Evgenia Olimpieva – Political Science

    • Putin’s Prosecutors: How Law Enforcement Helps Build Authoritarian States
  • Kelsey Rooney – Anthropology

    • Every day, the Sea: the infrastructure of Senegal’s harbor spaces
  • Xiaogao Zhou – Sociology

    • Mobilizing Medicine: Politics of Health on Gender Affirming Care in China