MMUF fellow Joshua Bennett wins Princeton's Jacobus dissertation prize

February 17, 2016

MMUF fellow Joshua Bennett is one of four co-winners of Princeton University's Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, the university's highest honor for graduate students. Josh, who was selected as a fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, won for his dissertation "Being Property Once Myself: In Pursuit of the Animal in 20th-Century African-American Literature," which examines representations of personhood and non-personhood in the African-American literary tradition. He is currently a predoctoral fellow in the literature department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Congratulations, Josh!