Prize-winning RBS-UVA Fellowship Projects


A $500 prize is awarded to the most distinguished project from each RBS-UVA Fellowship cohort. As of 2014, this award is known as the Betsy and Stuart Houston Prize, thanks to the generous contributions of Betsy and Stuart Houston to the RBS-UVA Fellowship program. The winning projects from each fellowship cohort are:

2015–16

  • Peter Miller – Ph.D. student, Department of English
    Making American Literature: Poetry With Footnotes
  • Elizabeth Doe – Ph.D. student, McIntire Department of Art (Honorable Mention)
    The Flâuneuse and the Urban Night: Reinscribing the Nocturnes of Martin Lewis
  • Christian Howard – Ph.D. student, Department of English (Honorable Mention)
    Recreating Faulkner’s Fictional World: The Publication of the Chronology and Genealogy in Absalom, Absalom!

2014–15

2013–14

2012–13

2011–12