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Associate Professor of Political Science Lida Maxwell Receives Fellowship Award for ‘Truth in Public’ Book Project

With the presidential campaigns underway, disputes over who is telling the truth – and of what “the truth” even means – are ever-present. Lida Maxwell, Associate Professor of Political Science at Trinity College, was awarded a Mellon Mid-Career Research Fellowship
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Brownell Professor of Philosophy Dan Lloyd Continues to Learn from Mentor Daniel Dennett by Studying Philosopher’s Brain

Probably we’ve all met people whose brilliance is so apparent that we exclaim, “Wow, I wish I had that brain!” My personal list of admired brains is headed up by philosopher Daniel Dennett, director of the Center for Cognitive Studies
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Gary Reger Receives Competitive NEH Fellowship to Write About Economic History of the Greco-Roman World

Gary Reger, Hobart Professor of Classical Languages at Trinity College, has received an award of $50,400 from the National Endowment for the Humanities through its Fellowship program. The NEH Fellowship program is extremely competitive and prestigious; approximately 7 percent of
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