Student Spotlight: Caroline West and Megan Fariello Receive Dissertation Completion Grants

Congratulations to Caroline West and Megan Fariello for receiving Dissertation Completion Grants through GMU. This is a prestigious grant awarded to upper-level doctoral students who are approaching the completion stage of their dissertations. Receiving it allows them to focus solely on completing rigorous and high-quality research in order to advance towards their degree at an accelerated pace.

Caroline's dissertation title is "Picturing Capital: Mass Media and the Art of Visualizing Poverty" and Megan's dissertation is entitled "The Techno-Historical Acoustic: The Reappearance of Older Sound Technologies in the Contemporary Media Landscape." 

The Cultural Studies program congratulates Caroline and Megan and looks forward to hearing more about their progress in the near future.