Two professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Published: April 25 2014

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida professors are among 178 scholars, artists and scientists who have been awarded 2014 Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

They are:

Lillian Guerra, professor of Cuban and Caribbean history and director of Cuba Program, Center for Latin American Studies. Her project: “Making Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1959.”

John Palmer, professor of philosophy. His project: “Plato’s Pythagorean Theory of Value.”

They were among almost 3,000 applicants seeking to become one of the almost 17,700 individuals who have been granted more than $315 million in Fellowships since the foundation was established in 1925.

Often characterized as midcareer awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.

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