Christina Yuen Zi Chung Awarded Prestigious 2023-24 American Dissertation Fellowship 

Submitted by Whitney Miller on

Christina Yuen Zi Chung, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, has been awarded the highly competitive 2023-24 American Dissertation Fellowship by the American Association of University Women for her outstanding research. This prestigious fellowship is one of the largest sources of funding for graduate women worldwide, and comes with a generous financial award of $25,000.

In addition to the American Dissertation Fellowship, Christina has also recently been recognized for her exceptional research by the Institute for Citizens & Scholars, which named her one of only eight Women's Studies Fellows for 2023, and the Simpson Center, which awarded her the Joseph and Yetta Blau Award for Excellence in Research.

The American Dissertation Fellowship will provide Christina with the necessary funding to complete her research and dissertation, titled "At the Seams of the World: Gender and Decoloniality in Hong Kong Contemporary Art," which explores the intersectionality of gender and colonialism in contemporary Hong Kong art.

Please join us in congratulating Christina Yuen Zi Chung on her well-deserved achievements!