The fellowships provide two students from other U.S. universities with one year of financial support, including a stipend, fringe benefits, and research and travel funds. The fellows will be in residence at Marquette for an academic year, during which they will teach one course in their area of specialization while completing their dissertations. They will also participate in a formal mentoring program.
The fellowships are named in honor of Dr. Arnold L. Mitchem, who earned his Ph.D. from Marquette in 1981 and is an internationally recognized champion of educational opportunity. Mitchem founded Marquette's Educational Opportunity Program and served as its director from 1969-86. Currently he is president of the Council for Educational Opportunity in Washington, D.C.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are well under way in their dissertation writing and who belong to a racial or cultural group historically underrepresented in the U.S. professoriate. African-American, Native-American and Hispanic-American candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications are sought in: Communication Studies, Counseling Psychology, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social and Cultural Sciences, or Theology/Religious Studies.
All applications for this position must be initiated through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system found at http://www.marquette.edu/hr/careers.shtml.
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