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The English Department is pleased to announce the Nielson-Donaldson Women’s Scholarship, which offers financial support for returning or interrupted female students majoring in English or the Liberal Arts at UB.
Robert and Carol Morris Dissertation Completion Fellowships:
    Shosuke Kinugawa, "Mark Twain's Secret Writings"
    Melissa Schindler, "Black Women Writers and the Spatial Limits of the African Diaspora"

Louis and Joan Slovinsky Dissertation Completion Fellowship:
    Macy Todd, "Countable Man: From the Great Famine to Modernism”
To understand the changes that American prisons underwent in the 20th century, there is no better visual archive than that of Bruce Jackson, a photographer, filmmaker, writer, and professor who secured the kind of access that journalists today can only dream of. In the 1960s and 1970s, Jackson took thousands of pictures of southern prisons, mostly in Texas and Arkansas, capturing an intimacy of daily life that reveals how, despite all the talk of politics and policy, these institutions are as much products of culture and society. Now, a couple of generations later, Jackson’s work is getting another look.
Jesse Miller, PhD candidate in English, was awarded a Public Humanities Fellowship by UB’s Humanities Institute for his project, “Reading for Better Health(Care):  A Bibliotherapy Workshop and Educational E-pamphlet.”
Steven Miller, Associate Professor of English, is the recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, one of only three faculty at UB to receive the award this year. The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching is based on syllabuses, letters from departmental colleagues, external letter writers, and students. Well-known and well-regarded as rigorous and highly engaging, Steven has been and continues to be an outstanding teacher and mentor at both the undergraduate and graduate levels since coming to UB as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2004.