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Professors Juan Cobo and Verónica Castillo-Muñoz land fellowships

Both Professors Cobo and Castillo-Muñoz have been awarded prestigious library fellowships, which is a testament to the quality of their scholarship.

Professor Cobo won a yearlong John Carter Brown Library fellowship for his project “The coming of the kingdom: the Muisca, the Catholic Reformation, and the Spanish monarchy in the New Kingdom of Granada.” The John Carter Brown Library, at Brown University, has a rare book, manuscript, and map collection that encompasses a variety of topics related to the history of European discovery, exploration, settlement, and development of the New World until 1825.

For her part, Professor Castillo-Muñoz won a long term fellowship from the Huntington Library to work on her project “Women and Revolution: A Tale of Violence and Deception on the Mexico-U.S. Borderlands.” The Huntington Library is one of the top research libraries in the country. Its holdings contain seven million items, over 400,000 rare books, and over a million photographs, prints, and other ephemera.

Congratulations, professors!