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Use the links below to schedule an appointment with one of our advisors. If you graduated more than one year ago, please email us to request an appointment. 

In-person appointments will be held in 24 Capen Hall. If you would prefer a telephone appointment, please include your phone number in the comments section of the appointment request. Students scheduling Zoom appointments should click on the Zoom link listed at the time of your appointment. You will be let in from the waiting room. Please enable your web cam and microphone for this meeting.

Office Location

24 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-9100
Email: fellowships@buffalo.edu

Our Staff

Megan Stewart, Director of Fellowships and Scholarships (she/her/hers)

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Awards: undergraduate, international, Schomburg and Presidential

Megan Stewart (she/her/hers) grew up in the Mid-Hudson Valley, outside of Poughkeepsie, New York. She completed both her graduate and undergraduate work at UB. She has previously worked in the UB Career Design Center (formerly Career Services) and the Honors College as an advisor.

Stewart has two sons and loves spending time with her family. She enjoys reading, traveling, running and cheering on the Buffalo Bills. Stewart is also a volunteer with Just Buffalo Literary Center. 

H Fogarty, PhD, Fellowships and Scholarships Advisor (they/them/theirs)

H Fogarty.

Awards: graduate, STEM, leadership, United Kingdom

H Fogarty (they/them/theirs) earned their undergraduate degree at Kent State University and their master’s and PhD at Case Western University and the University at Buffalo, respectively. Their dissertation research focused on Victorian literature and culture, and the history of psychology and the senses. Their work has been published in SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900. During their graduate studies at UB, they taught literature and composition in the English department and served as writing consultant for the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships and the Center for Excellence in Writing. They continued their work in the English department as a postdoctoral fellow before joining the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships.

Outside of work, H enjoys reading, Taekwondo—both as a student and teaching assistant at their dojang—cooking, hiking, and spending time with friends.

Hannah Griffith, Graduate Assistant (she/her/hers)

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Hannah Griffith (she/her/hers) grew up in the tiny town of Bemus Point, NY and completed her undergrad degree at UB with majors in international studies and Spanish. During undergrad, she was a teaching assistant for the Honors College and studied abroad in Mexico and Russia. After graduating in 2017, she worked for Wegmans, The Buffalo Zoo, and a grassroots nonprofit called Let Them LOL.

Griffith is excited to be back at UB pursuing a master’s degree in history. In her free time, she loves hiking with her awesome parents, reading, sunrise runs, smothering her cat with love and affection, and cooking. She is passionate about the environment and volunteers at a local wildlife refuge so she can continue working with animals, a love that was sparked by working at the zoo.

Faculty Fellows

Patrick F. McDevitt, PhD (he/him/his)

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Patrick F. McDevitt (he/him/his) is the academic director of the University Honors College and a faculty member in the Department of History. He  is a historian of Ireland, Great Britain and the British Empire, with research interests in the areas of gender and sexuality, imperialism and colonialism, sports, fashion, and food and famine. McDevitt earned a BA from NYU, where he graduated magna cum laude with Honors in History. He won a Fulbright to New Zealand and earned a First Class Honours degree from the University of Canterbury. He then completed his MA and PhD in modern European history at Rutgers University. McDevitt is currently writing a book entitled “The Great Irish Famine: A Global History,” to be published in 2022, and published his first book, “May the Best Man Win: Sport, Masculinity and Nationalism in Great Britain and the Empire, 1880-1935,” in 2004.

McDevitt is the UB Fulbright program advisor and works with students applying for the Fulbright grants to research, study or teach English around the world.  

Ashlee N. Ford Versypt, PhD (she/her/hers)

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Ashlee N. Ford Versypt, PhD (she/her/hers), leads the Systems Biomedicine and Pharmaceutics Laboratory. The long-term goal for her research program is to develop multi-scale mathematical and computational models to enhance understanding of the mechanisms governing tissue remodeling and damage as a result of diseases and infections and to simulate the treatment of those conditions to improve human health. The Systems Biomedicine and Pharmaceutics Laboratory specializes in modeling kinetics and transport processes involved in biological and chemical interactions related to both physiological microenvironments and engineered biomedical and pharmaceutical systems, particularly those involved in tissue damage and treatment. Her research program is funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Additionally, Ford Versypt also disseminates educational scholarship through publications, presentations, and software related to chemical engineering instruction, computational activities, student development, and outreach.

While earning her PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ford Versypt was awarded the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP). 

Ford Versypt is the UB NSF GRFP faculty fellow and will provide feedback on the research proposal for students applying for the NSF GRFP. 

Center for Excellence in Writing Consultant

Callie Ingram (she/her/hers)

Callie Ingram.

Callie Ingram (she/her/hers) is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University at Buffalo and the Graduate Convention Assistant for the Northeast Modern Language Association. She has nine years of experience in teaching college writing and literature, writing consulting and pedagogy and editorial work.

Her research interests include 20th and 21st-century US fiction, narrative ethics and phenomenologies of reading, and her dissertation explores how contemporary women writers interrogate the popular and disciplinary investment in “encounter” as the site of literary ethics. Her scholarly work has been published in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, and her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in P-QUEUE, Dream Pop, and on Poets.org (as recipient of the 2021 Dan Liberthson Poetry Prize).

She enjoys working with writers of all different kinds and at any stage of the writing process.

Callie Ingram is available to meet with applicants on Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 p.m., or other times as needed.