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Faculty member awarded two prestigious awards

Painting of woman's arm in front of another large round painting with the words "socorre enseñando" in Spanish on it

Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Jaffe for having received the:

NEH Summer Stipend, an extremely competitive grant funded at only 11%.


Hispanex Program grant from Spain's Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte & François Chevalier Fellowship at the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies

To produce a collaborative book with U.S. and Spanish historians and literary scholars on the Junta de Damas de Honor y Mérito de la Sociedad Económica Matritense de Amigos del País (the Women’s Council of Honor and Merit of the Royal Madrid Economic Society of Friends of the Country). This pioneering philanthropic organization of aristocratic and elite women was founded in 1787 to promote enlightened reform and the improvement of women’s education and professional training, especially that of the most unfortunate classes of Madrid society.