Published April 14, 2021
Associate Director Sarah Handley-Cousins has won a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for 2021. The ACLS strives to promote the circulation of humanistic knowledge throughout society. In addition to stewarding and representing its member organizations, ACLS employs its $140 million endowment and $35 million annual operating budget to support scholarship in the humanities and social sciences and to advocate for the centrality of the humanities in the modern world. Handley-Cousins was awarded a fellowship to work on her new project, The Age of Crime: Disability, Crime, and Veterans in Gilded Age America. You can read more about Handley-Cousins's new project here.