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Andrew Carnegie Fellows

ANDREW CARNEGIE FELLOWS PROGRAM

Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program Recognizes 35 Scholars


In keeping with its mission to advance and disseminate knowledge and understanding, Carnegie Corporation of New York announced 35 recipients of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowships, with awards totaling $7 million. Each fellow will receive up to $200,000 toward the funding of significant research and writing in the social sciences and humanities—the most generous stipend of its kind.

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Andrew Carnegie Fellows Chair Dr. Susan Hockfield quote on the need for the fellowship.
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Research in Focus

Research in Focus

In Plain Sight: The Neglected Linkage between Brideprice and Violent Conflict
by  Valerie M. Hudson and Hilary Matfess


What motivates young men to take up arms for organized group violence with political ends? Hudson and Matfess explore how inflationary brideprice incentivizes violence to obtain the required payment for marriage, and serves as an effective recruitment tool for insurgent groups.

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