Doctoral Fellows

  • Larissa Johnson

    Ph.D. Candidate, Music and Africana Studies

    Project: Land, the Human, Practice: Indigneous revivalism in South Africa since democracy

    Larissa A. Johnson is a South African audiovisual artist pursuing doctoral studies in Music and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Larissa holds a Bachelor of Music from the South African College of... (more)

  • Max Johnson Dugan

    Ph.D. Candidate, Religious Studies

    Project: Feeling Authentically Islamic: Halal Consumption, Islamic Tradition, and Material Religion in a Gentrifying Philadelphia

    Max Johnson Dugan’s research focuses on Islamic material and visual culture, embodiment, and emotions in contemporary North America. In his dissertation, he examines halal consumption in Philadelphia through... (more)

  • Anna Lehr Mueser

    Ph.D. Candidate, History and Sociology of Science

    Project: Land After Technology: Collective Memory and the New York City Water Supply

    Anna Lehr Mueser is a PhD candidate in the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work explores the intersections of collective memory and watershed management and development. Her... (more)