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Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to two Northeastern faculty

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Northeastern University professors and newly-minted Guggenheim Fellows Jessica Silbey and Theo Davis both have ties to the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Silbey is current a resident fellow in the Northeastern Humanities Center, while Davis, who served as a Humanities Center resident fellow in 2015-16, is a professor in the Department of English.

Two Northeastern University professors—Jessica Silbey and Theo Davis—are among a diverse group of 173 scholars, artists, and scientists to be awarded fellowships this year from the Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

The fellowship is a prestigious honor recognizing prior achievement and exceptional promise. This year’s Guggenheim Fellows were selected from a group of nearly 3,000 applicants. The winners represent 49 scholarly disciplines and artistic fields—and Silbey is the only law professor among them.

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