Your focus on, and understanding of, the American South is truly innovative.
You think creatively about narrative power, and you communicate across disciplines. Your work sparks truth-telling conversations that are necessary to move the region and nation forward. Your commitment to listening as both a skill and an ethical value is exactly the type of scholarship we are looking to encourage.
Student Profile: Moriah James
Moriah James received a Southern Futures Award to pursue her research, which will involve interviews with some of her family members. Although COVID-19 prohibited her from returning to Green Valley this past summer, she is conducting interviews remotely with residents.
In spring 2021, James received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support doctoral research, an ethnography “on the Black elite and Black elite identity formation.”
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