By the Office of Communications
Four Princeton faculty members, representing a range of subjects in the humanities, have received Guggenheim Fellowships.
Brooke Holmes, the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities and professor of classics, explores the Greco-Roman roots of Western ideas about the physical body, the natural world, matter and the non-human.
Martin Kern, the Joanna and Greg Zeluck ’84 P13 P18 Professorship in Asian Studies and chair of the East Asian studies department, was awarded the Guggenheim for his project Performance, Memory and Authorship in Ancient China: The Formation of the Poetic Tradition.
Ekaterina Pravilova, professor of history, specializes in 19th-century Imperial Russia, and was awarded the Guggenheim for her project Political Money: A History of the Russian Ruble, 1768-1917.
Monica Youn, a lecturer in creative writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts, is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Blackacre (2016), which won the William Carlos Williams Award of the Poetry Society of America. Her 2010 book, Ignatz, was a finalist for the National Book Award.