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Cammett wins Mellon New Directions Fellowship

April 10, 2013

Photo: BBC

Melani Cammett, Dupee Faculty Fellow at the Institute, has been awarded the Mellon New Directions Fellowship, which funds scholars to pursue training outside of their own fields. Cammett, a political scientist, will train at the Harvard School of Public Health as a full-time visiting scholar and postdoctoral student. She will take coursework on health and health systems from diverse public health, sociological and anthropological perspectives during 2013-14 to further advance her current research in Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan, where she specifically examines state- and non-state providers in welfare regimes. Right: A street clinic provides free medical care to protestors in Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2011.