The winner of the 2009 Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship in Greek Studies is Michelle Jenkins (right) of the University of Arizona.
Jenkins, who grew up in North Pole, Alaska, received her B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., majoring in philosophy with a minor in classical Greek. She is currently a sixth-year graduate student in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Arizona where she is working on her dissertation, “Seekers of Wisdom, Lovers of Truth: A Study of Plato’s Philosopher,” under the guidance of Julia Annas and Rachana Kamtekar.
The annual Sibley Fellowship is awarded alternately in the fields of Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature. The fellowship has a stipend of $20,000.
The fellowship is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa or to U.S. citizens.
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