NYBG Mellon Fellowship Program for Environmental Humanities

The Humanities Institute is currently accepting applications for two full-time Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowships in the Food Humanities for the academic year 2022–23.

The Humanities Institute of The New York Botanical Garden offers various research opportunities for students and visiting scholars focused on the field of Food Humanities. These include a full-time, residential Research Fellowships for Ph.D. students and recent post-docs, a short-term summer Urban Foodways Internship Program for local college students, as well as a Visiting Scholarship Program in Food Humanities for established researchers. Students and scholars are invited to conduct their own research involving interdisciplinary approaches to Food Studies, with special focus on the multi-cultural communities in the Bronx. For their research, candidates have access to the important collections at NYBG, including the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, the Archives, the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium, the Edible Academy and the Garden’s Living Collections.

Information on how to apply can be found in the linked PDF.

Application date
9 months
Humanities : Anthropology & Ethnology, Architecture and urbanism, Arts and Art history, History, Literature, Digital humanities and big data, Philosophy, Theology and religion
Social sciences : Geography, Information and Communication Sciences, Environmental Sciences