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Stanford News: Walter Scheidel wins Guggenheim Fellowship

May 5 2015

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Awards, Faculty

Prof. Walter Scheidel was one of two Stanford scholars to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship this year. The award winners are selected based on prior achievement and future promise their fields, and competed against a field of about 3000 candidates across many disciplines in the humanities and sciences. Professor Scheidel will use this opportunity to work on a global history of income inequality.