HEMI Fellow Erica Schoenberger Receives 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship

Apr 14, 2020 | No Comments | By Michelle Pagano

Congratulations to Prof. Erica Schoenberger on being awarded a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship!

Schoenberger is a professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. An economic geographer and environmental historian, she is the author of Nature, Choice and Social Power, which explores how different forms of social power, including the power of markets, create and sustain pollution problems. Her current research delves into the origins of capitalism.

She is one of 173 applicants to receive a fellowship, out of a pool of nearly 3,000 applications for the year. Granted by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Guggenheim Fellowships provide financial awards to scholars and artists pursuing research in any field of knowledge or arts. Since its founding, the Guggenheim Foundation has granted more than $375 million in fellowships to more than 18,000 individuals.

The HEMI community applauds Prof. Schoenberger on her achievement.

Erica Schoenberger (far right) leads a class discussion

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