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UMD English Alum Elizabeth DeLoughrey (PhD '99) Awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship

April 14, 2021 English

 (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

DeLoughrey is the founder of the UCLA Postcolonial Literature & Theory Colloquium as well as co-editor for the interdisciplinary open access journal Environmental Humanities.

UMD English Alum Elizabeth DeLoughrey (PhD '99) was among those awarded a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship. These 184 individuals represent the best of their respective fields, ranging from applied mathematics and political science to choreography and translation.

Professor Elizabeth DeLoughrey has appointments in the English Department and the UCLA Institute for the Environment and Sustainability. She is the founder and coordinator of the UCLA Postcolonial Literature and Theory Colloquium and was co-editor for the online open access journal Environmental Humanities (2015-2020). Her scholarship has been supported by institutions such as the ACLS, NEH, Rockefeller, Mellon Foundation, UCLA Global Studies Program, Fulbright, UC Humanities Research Institute, and the Cornell Society for the Humanities.

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Photo of Elizabeth DeLoughrey by Kanishka Mehra.