The Board of Administration of the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation recently announced the recipients of its 2012-13 fellowships. Jessaca Leinaweaver, assistant professor of anthropology, and Laurel Bestock, assistant professor of archaeology, were among nine recipients nationwide who will be awarded $30,000 each for the 2012-13 academic year. Leinaweaver will be working on a project titled “Transnational Children: What Adoption and Migration Means for a Global World.” Bestock will use her fellowship to research “Warfare and Ideology in Ancient Egypt.” The Howard Foundation is an independent agency reporting to the Graduate School at Brown. It awards fellowships to early mid-career faculty in a five-year rotation of fields in the arts and humanities. The fields of archaeology, anthropology, and photography were represented in this year's awards.

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