History doctoral student selected Newcombe dissertation fellow

Author: William G. Gilroy


Timothy Gloege, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a winner of the 2006 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship competition by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. He joins 30 doctoral candidates from 17 universities nationwide who received the award, which supports original and significant study of ethical and religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences.

Gloege, aSouth Bendresident, will receive an $18,500 award to support 12 months of full-time dissertation research and writing. He won for his dissertation,Consumed: Reuben A. Torrey and the Construction of Corporate Fundamentalism, 1880-1930.His dissertation adviser is George Marsden, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History.

Since its inception in 1981, the Newcombe Fellowship has supported nearly 1,000 doctoral candidates, many of whom are now noted faculty at colleges and universities.

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