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Shanleigh Corrallo has received a competitive Fellowship on Women & Public Policy through the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, through the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. She was awarded a field placement with the Child Support Services division of the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. The fellowship trains graduate students and mid-level professionals on public policy and offers direct experience with legislators, advocacy organizations and state offices. Fellowship alumnae have gone on to become the CEO of health associations, Executive Directors of state councils and senior staff with legislators.  Shanleigh will be in Albany from January-June 2019.  Congrats Shanleigh!
Recent PhD Sarah Handley-Cousins' article, "'Wrestling at the Gates of Death:' Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Nonvisible Disability in the Post Civil War North" was published in the Journal of the Civil War Era. The article, drawn from Sarah's Dissertation, is available on Project Muse. Congratulations, Sarah!
Congratulations are in order for both Professors Michael Rembis and Camilo Trumper, who have recently announced new publications and prizes. Professor Michael Rembis has co-edited a handbook, The Oxford Handbook of Disability History, which will be published by Oxford University Press in July. Professor Camilo Trumper, who joined the department this spring, has won several prizes for his recent book, entitled Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile, including the Best Book Award, Historia Reciente y Memoria Section, Latin American Studies Association,  the Marysa Navarro Best Book Prize from the New England Council of Latin American Studies, the Best Book Prize in the Humanities from the Latin American Studies Association Southern Cone Studies Section,  and the Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize from the Southern Historical Assocation, Latin American and Caribbean Section (Honorable Mention). 

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