Graduate Student Awards and Achievements

2021 – Madelaine Matej MacQueen, Cleveland Humanities Collaborative Graduate Mellon Fellow

2021 – Taylor McClaskie, Cleveland Humanities Collaborative Graduate Mellon Fellow


2020 – Sophie Benn, Elliott Antokoletz Travel Grant, American Musicological Society

2020 – Sophie Benn, CWRU Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research

2020 – Christopher Jenkins, David Dalton Research Competition 2nd prize for “African-American Violists: A Retrospective”

2020 – Christopher Jenkins, Residency at the Lebanese American University in Beirut

2020 – Aaron McPeck, CWRU Lenore A. Kola Graduate Student Community Service Award

2020 – Taylor McClaskie, Graduate Affiliate, Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities Fellow

2020 – Kelli Minelli, CWRU Freedman Student Fellow, Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship, Kelvin Smith Library

2020 – Sophie Benn, Nathan Dougherty, Taylor McClaskie, and Kelli Minelli- College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship


2019 – Paul Abdullah, Chateaubriand Fellowship for study in France

2019 – James Aldridge, Research Fellow, Library of Congress

2019 – Sophie Benn, CWRU Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship for archival research at the Deutsches Tanzarchiv Köln

2019 – Christopher Jenkins, Published paper "Signifyin(g) within African American Classical Music” in the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism

2019 – Christopher Jenkins, Residency at the Lebanese American University in Beirut

2019 – Taylor McClaskie, Research Fellow, Library of Congress

2019 – Rachel McNellis, CWRU Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research


2018 – Daniel Batchelder, Eva Judd O’Meara Award for Best Review Written in Notes

2018 – Kelli Minelli and Stephanie Ruozzo, Library of Congress Summer Research Fellows

2018 – Kate Rogers, Case Western Reserve University Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities Graduate Affiliate

2018 – Daniel Batchelder, CWRU Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research
 


2017 – Sophie Benn and Rachel McNellis, Library of Congress Summer Research Fellows

2017 – Nicholas Stevens, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research

2017 – Peter Graff, Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship

2017 – Rachel McNellis, AMS Membership and Professional Development Grant

2017 – Rachel McNellis, Travel Grant for the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, granted by the American Cusanus Society

2017 – Paul Abdullah, CWRU Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities Graduate Affiliate

2017 – Paul Abdullah, William Holmes / Frank D’Accone Endowment Travel Grant, AMS

2017 – John Romey, American Council of Learned Societies Andrew W. Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship

2017 – Daniel Batchelder, The Graduate Dean’s Instructional Excellence Award, Case Western Reserve University

2017 – Mandy Smith, The Graduate Dean’s Community Award, Case Western Reserve University

2017 – Rachel McNellis, Medieval Academy of America Annual Meeting Bursary Prize

2017 – Brian F. Wright, Society for American Music’s Mark Tucker Student Paper Award

2017 – Peter Graff, International Association for the Study of Popular Music-US Branch, David Sanjek Student Paper Prize

2017 – Kate Doyle, Library of Congress Wittall Pavilion Talk

2017 – Kate Rogers, Grand Prize in Kelvin Smith Library’s chapter of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest

2017 – John Romey, Guest Music History Lecturer and Viol Soloist in University of Louisville’s Early Music Ensemble


2016 – Kate Doyle, Luke Conklin, Peter Graff- Library of Congress Summer Research Fellows

2016 – Michael Bane, Winner of Oxford Bibliographies Graduate Student Prize (“Air de Cour”)

2016 – John Romey, The Graduate Dean’s Instructional Excellence Award, Case Western Reserve University

2016 – Kate Doyle, Aaron Manela, Peter Graff, John Romey – College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship

2016 – Peter Graff, Ora Frishberg Saloman Research Grant, American Musicological Society

2016 – Mandy Smith, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research

2016 – Mandy Smith, David Sanjek Memorial Graduate Student Prize from the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (US Branch)


2015 – Paul Abdullah and Nicholas Stevens, Library of Congress Summer Research Fellows

2015 — Leah Branstetter, Richard A. Zdanis Award to a Case Graduate Student for Excellence and Creativity in Research

2015 — Brian MacGilvray, Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowships

2015 — Rachel McNellis, Medieval Academy of America / CARA Summer Language Scholarship

2015 — Michael Bane, Fulbright Scholarship (Paris, France)

2015 — John Romey, William Holmes / Frank D’Accone Endowment Travel Grant, AMS

2015 — Aaron Manela, The Graduate Dean’s Instructional Excellence Award, Case Western Reserve University

2015 — Mandy Smith, David Sanjek Memorial Graduate Student Prize, International Association for the Study of Popular Music-US Branch

2015 — John Romey, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research


2014 — Alanna Ropchock Tierno, Professional Development Travel Award, American Musicological Society

2014 – Kate Doyle and Peter Graff, Library of Congress Summer Research Fellows

2014 — Mandy Smith, John Romey (declined), Brian MacGilvray, and Michael Bane, College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship

2014 — Michael Bane, Newberry Library Fellowship

2014 — Michael Bane, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research

2014 — John Romey, Fulbright Scholarship (Paris, France)

2014 — Devin Burke, Best Graduate Student Paper at conference of the Society for 18th-Century Music

2014 — Devin Burke, Richard A. Zdanis Award to a Case Graduate Student for Excellence and Creativity in Research


2013 — Devin Burke, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research

2013 – Michael Bane and Brenton Grom, Library of Congress Summer Research Fellows

2013 — Alanna Ropchock Tierno, Fulbright Scholarship, Germany


2012 — Leah Branstetter, Devin Burke, and Armin Karim, College of Arts & Sciences Dissertation Fellowship

2012 — Barbara Swanson, American Council of Learned Societies Andrew W. Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship

2012 — Barbara Swanson, Paul A. Pisk Prize of the American Musicological Society

2012 — Brian MacGilvray, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research


2011 — Kelly St. Pierre, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research


2010 — Armin Karim, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research


2007 — Alex Bonus, CWRU Department of Music’s Adel Heinrich Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Musicological Research