The Archaeological Institute of America has awarded Ph.D. candidate Grace Erny its prestigious Ann C. and Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year. This fellowship will support Grace's research for her dissertation, entitled Landscapes of Inequality: Social Differentiation in Geometric through Classical Crete,at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.
Grace's research at Stanford focuses on the archaeology of Greece in the first millennium BCE. Her dissertation investigates social differentiation and economic inequality in Geometric through Classical Crete and incorporates both household archaeology and evidence from archaeological survey. Public archaeology remains important to her, and she is co-coordinator of the Stanford Archaeology Center's school outreach program. She is also serving as the Senior Digital Humanities Graduate Fellow at CESTA, Stanford's Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, for the 2019-20 school year.
Grace was selected from a pool of many other applicants for this award, so please join us in wishing her hearty congratulations!