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Two Phi Kappa Phi Members Named Carnegie Fellows

by Hannah Breaux | May 04, 2017

Two Phi Kappa Phi members, David E. Campbell and Jared Farmer, recently were named as 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Campbell and Farmer are among 35 recipients who will receive up to $200,000 toward the funding of research and writing in the social sciences and humanities.

  • David E. Campbell (Brigham Young University), a former Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, is Packey J. Dee professor of American democracy and political science department chair at the University of Notre Dame. He is a graduate of Harvard University and Brigham Young University. His research focuses on religion, politics, and civic engagement. His project title is Godless Politics: The Politics of Secularism in the United States.
  • Jared Farmer (Utah State University) is an associate professor at Stony Brook University. Farmer is a graduate of Utah State University, the University of Montana, and Stanford University. He studies the overlapping historical dimensions of landscape, environment, technology, science, religion, and culture. His project title is Latest Oldest Living Beings.

Campbell and Farmer were chosen from 200 candidates by a selection committee comprised of distinguished scholars and intellectual leaders representing some of the world’s premier institutions of learning. Ten members of the committee are either current or former university presidents.

Click here to learn more about the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program.

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