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Isom Fellows Program Seeking Applicants

The Sarah Isom Center invites instructional faculty at the University of Mississippi to apply for a two-year fellowship.


The Sarah Isom Center invites instructional faculty at the University of Mississippi to apply for a two-year fellowship at the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. Isom Fellows will be asked to contribute to the Isom Center through research, teaching, and service.

The Isom Center will support five fellows in research projects in gender and sexuality for the two-year period.  This may include grant writing support, research assistance, and organizing symposia or conferences.  Fellows may also assist in planning the Isom Student Gender Conference, and coordinate with the Isom Center in planning lectures and other campus events, as relevant to their teaching and research interests. Fellows may also develop new crosslisted courses or teach a graduate course for the Gender Studies program including GST 600 - Gender Studies Methodology, GST 601 - Gender Theory, or a special topics course. The Isom Fellows programs is intended to be flexible to meet the needs of interested fellows and their home departments.

Interested applicants should contact Isom Director Jaime Harker to discuss possible research projects, classes, and programs. Dr. Harker will meet with prospective fellows and their chairs to work out the details of a two-year fellowship.  Please send applications to jlharker@olemiss.edu by January 31, 2020.