Maine Professors Win Guggenheims
Bowdoin College professor Kristen R. Ghodsee and Colby College professor Catherine Besteman have won Guggenheim fellowships.
Ghodsee, a gender and women’s studies professor, will study “State socialist women’s organizations reconsidered: The committee of the Bulgarian women’s movement and African feminisms, 1965-1990.”
Besteman, an anthropology professor, will study “An unexpected life: Somalis, Mainers, and the new global normal.”
Only 181 people out of 3,000 applicants received the awards.