Student / Alumna Spotlight: Zina Ward

History and Philosophy of Science

The American Council of Learned Studies has named Zina Ward, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, as one of 65 recipients of the 2019 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship. The fellowship, sponsored by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, provides Ward and other fellows a $30,000 stipend and up to $8,000 in research funds and university fees in their final year of dissertation writing.

Ward is being recognized for her dissertation, “Individual Differences in Cognitive Science: Conceptual, Methodological, and Ethical Issues.” (Pittwire)

Update 2020: After earning her Ph.D. in 2020, Dr. Ward was appointed Assistant Professor in the  Department of Philosophy at Florida State University.