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Mélise Edwards (Grant Writing Program 2019-20) and her advisor, Agnès Lacreuse (Family Research Scholar 2013-14), are among the 50 winners of this year’s Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study for dissertation adviser–graduate student pairs.

The past 2 years have been exceptionally successful for former Graduate Student Grant Writing program member Mélise Edwards. Among her many accomplishments, she was awarded a Ford Foundation grant, named a recipient of the Wendy Helmer Graduate Student Award a peer-nominated award given annually to Psychological and Brain Sciences graduate students who work to improve the quality of life in the department and/or their program. Most recently she has been named winner of the Gilliam Fellowship alongside her advisor, Agnès Lacreuse, a former Family Research Scholar in 2012-13 and close faculty affiliate of our Center. Read more about the duo and their award here and join us in celebrating our two colleagues on this notable achievement.