The Connected PhD program, which is generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to enrich professional development opportunities for doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences at Brandeis. This four-year program will fund professional development experiences for students and curricular innovation grants for faculty, all with the goal of re-imagining graduate education. The Connected PhD program serves doctoral programs in Anthropology, English, History, Musicology, Music Composition and Theory, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies (NEJS), Politics, and Sociology.
Future Funding Deadlines for Faculty and Students:
April 1st: Summer experiences
Extended deadline October 15: Fall semester experiences
February 15: Spring semester experiences
Program Staff and Contact
Alyssa Canelli, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Emily Wheeler, Senior Department Coordinator
Hannah Jung, Graduate Student Project Lead
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions!