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Smithsonian ACLS Public Fellowship


The American Council Of Learned Societies Public Fellowship Program

The Smithsonian is proud to partner with the American Council of Learned Societies on their public fellows program.

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Public Fellowship Program places recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sectors. The ACLS Public Fellowship program allows PhDs to gain valuable, career-building experience in fields such as public policy, international aid, conservation, arts and culture, and digital media. The fellows participate in the research and the work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring.

Read more about the ACLS Public Fellowship Program here!

 2014 Smithsonian- ACLS Public Fellows 

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Joan Fragaszy Troyano- Joan was a Public Fellow for the Smithsonian Institution in 2014. Joan received her Ph.D. in  American Studies at George Washington University.  She was appointed as a Public Outreach Manager, Our American Journey, Smithsonian Institution, Grand Challenges Consortia.  To find out more about Joan’s experience as a Public Fellow visit here!

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Rebecca Wall- Rebecca was also a Public Fellow for the Smithsonian Institution in 2014. She received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  She was appointed as Program Officer for the Office of International Relations, Smithsonian Institution.  To find out more about Rebecca’s experience as a Public fellow visit here!