Doris Duke Foundation Names 15 Child Abuse/Neglect Fellows

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announced 15 recipients for its Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being, given to researchers looking to explore innovation in prevent child abuse and neglect.

The fellows were selected by a panel of experts convened by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. The Fellows receive an annual stipend of $25,000 for up to two years to support the completion of their dissertation and related research at their academic institution.

“The best strategies for preventing abuse and neglect will come from an innovative and well-prepared workforce—one that is not bound by the limits of any single traditional academic discipline,” said Chapin Hall Senior Research Fellow Deborah Daro, who oversees the initiative.

Beginning their two-year term in August 2013, the third cohort of Doris Duke Fellows are:

  • April Allen – Brandeis University
  • Kaela Byers – University of Kansas
  • Colleen Cary – University of Chicago
  • Barbara H. Chaiyachati – Yale University
  • Megan Feely – Washington University in St. Louis
  • Megan J. Hayes – Arizona State University
  • Elisa Kawam – Arizona State University
  • Chie Kotake – Tufts University
  • Joseph Mienko – University of Washington
  • Sheridan Miyamoto – University of California – Davis
  • Jennifer Mortensen – University of Arizona
  • Carlomagno Panlilio – University of Maryland, College Park
  • Elizabeth Shuey – Tufts University
  • Jalika Street – Georgia State University
  • Natalia Escobar Walsh – San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego (Joint Program)
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