Our Fellows

Smathers Library Undergraduate Fellows

The Smathers Libraries Undergraduate Fellowships are awarded to students who have worked in other departments of the libraries. Fellows work with a mentor on an individual research project during the Fall, Spring, or Summer of their award year.

Finley Simons (’23)

The History of Trans Literature

Follow Finley’s project on our Blog

University Scholars

University Scholars work with the curators in Special Collections on their own yearlong research projects- they publish and present their work at the end of the Spring semester. Learn more about the program on the Center for Undergraduate Research’s webpage.

Applications for our 2024-25 University Scholars cohort will be due Monday, November 28, 2023. Click below to keep informed and to talk to us about potential projects.


Dalia Dooley, Undergraduate Scholar in Special Collections 2023-2024

Dalia Dooley (’24)


Follow Dalia’s project on our Blog.

Women in War Propaganda: The US Office of War Information during World War II

Discovery Fellows

Discovery fellows work widely across our collections to develop research or creative projects – visit our blog to see the work of our previous cohorts. Fellows receive a $500 award for their work, and work to develop an area of interest into a question or topic through blog posts and presentations.

Spring 2024

Applications are now open for our Spring Cohort of Discovery Fellows. Contact us to stay in touch about information and deadlines, or see the work that our previous fellows have done

Past Fellows

This page lives in the moment, but you can always find where and who we’ve been by looking at our growing number of past fellows.

Click here to see our past fellows and their projects.