Paul and Polly Doughty Research Award

Funding Information

This endowment was established by Paul Doughty, Professor Emeritus, and his wife, Polly.

  • Eligibility: Graduate Anthropology student support for research and/or dissemination in areas dealing with international peace, human rights, and development with preference for focus on Latin America. These competitive awards are open to graduate students at the MA or Ph.D. level in Anthropology working in any subfield. Applicants are expected to show how their research is relevant to broad issues of international peace, conflict resolution, or development, whether in contemporary times or through history and prehistory. Eligible students are encouraged to seek supplementary funding from other sources. Previous recipients of a Doughty Award are not eligible. The award is for reimbursable expenses.
  • Contact: Department Chair, 1112 Turlington Hall
  • Award: Up to 4 awards annually, awarded in the spring.
  • Deadline: Award deadlines will be made available through the Department annually.

Applicants for this award should include:

  • The attached cover sheet
  • A Narrative Proposal (not to exceed 2 double-spaced pages) detailing the:
    • research objectives, design, and methods (with references to relevant literature)
    • explanation of relevance to international peace, conflict resolution, or development
    • indication of the relationship of the research to academic progress and career goals
    • language competency to carry out the proposed research (speaking and writing abilities)
  • A one-page budget (max. $2000) with justification and explanation of expenses and itinerary
  • A copy of current UF graduate transcript (unofficial transcript is sufficient)
  • A 150-word summary for donors telling what research will be conducted, where, and the relevance/importance of the research
  • A letter of support from their supervisory committee chair attesting to the relevance of the research towards a thesis or dissertation

Past Recipients

  • Myrian Barboza, 2016
  • Christina Callicott, 2016
  • Netty Carey, 2016
  • Cady Gonzalez, 2016
  • Felipe Infante, 2016
  • Jaclyn McWhorter, 2015
  • Scott Macrae, 2015
  • Miriam Dominguez, 2015
  • Marlon Carranza, 2015
  • Ben Burgen, 2015
  • Paola Soler, 2014
  • Ellen Lofaro, 2014
  • Aaron Victoria, 2013
  • Eshe Lewis, 2013
  • Leah Henderson, 2013
  • Crystal Felima, 2013
  • Jessica Jean Casler, 2013
  • Haiyan Xing, 2012
  • Erik Timmons, 2012
  • Deborah Andrews, 2012
  • Dawit Woldu, 2011
  • Justin Quinn, 2011
  • Jamie Lee Marks, 2011
  • John Hames, 2011
  • Joe Feldman, 2011
  • Anqi Liu, 2010
  • Tatiana Gumucio, 2010
  • Stephanie Borios, 2010
  • Ryan J. Peseckas, 2009
  • Sarah Page-Chan, 2009
  • Camee Maddox, 2009
  • Michael Lemons, 2009
  • Jeffrey Hoelle, 2008
  • Timothy Podkul, 2007
  • Ryan Peseckas, 2007
  • Camille Feaney, 2007
  • Sarah Cervone, 2007
  • Edward Tennant, 2006
  • Julie Kearney, 2006
  • David Garcia, 2006
  • Alicia Lusiardo, 2005
  • Christopher Berry, 2005
  • Deborah Johnson-Simon, 2004
  • Omaira Bolanos, 2004
  • Amber Wutich, 2003
  • Santiago Ruiz, 2003
  • David Haskell, 2003
  • Jennifer Hale-Gallardo, 2002
  • Amy Cox, 2002
  • Kendall Campbell, 2002