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Doctoral candidate Guangshuo Yang named Newcombe Fellow

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Guangshuo Yang is a doctoral candidate in history in Weinberg College.

Guangshuo Yang, a doctoral candidate in history in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow. The 23 scholars in this year’s class of 2020 are each exploring topics of religion and ethics in their dissertation research. 

Yang’s project is “Between the Animal Kingdom and Modern States: Buddhist Animal Protectionism and the Making of Chinese Modernity, 1895-1958.”

Funded by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, the Fellowship was created in 1981 and has supported nearly 1,300 doctoral candidates. Funding at the dissertation stage remains a vital time to support young scholars.