Weiss Receives Grants for Ethnographic Research on Queer Activists

Margot Weiss, assistant professor of American studies and anthropology, received a $22,372 Post-Ph.D. Research Grant (with Osmundsen Initiative funding) from The Wenner-Gren Foundation, and a $6,250 grant from the Joan Heller-Diane Bernard Fellowship in Lesbian and Gay Studies from The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies.

Both grants will support Weiss’s ethnographic research project titled “Visions of Sexual Justice Among Contemporary Queer Activists” during the 2011-12 academic year.