Dromi Awarded Fellowship for Faith and Giving Research

Department News
Student Awards and Recognition
March 22, 2015

Graduate student Shai Dromi has been selected to receive the Lake Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to support his research and dissertation writing through 2015-16. The fellowship is presented annually to a doctoral candidate working in the field of faith and giving or religion and philanthropy. Dromi’s dissertation, entitled “The Transnational Humanitarian Field: Origins, Diffusion, and Institutionalization” examines the emergence and development of the transnational humanitarian sector in the second half of the nineteenth-century, with an emphasis on the intersection of politics, religion, and nationalism. The $22,000 fellowship is given by the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.