UF Professor Pamela K. Gilbert Named 2016 Guggenheim Fellow
Pamela K. Gilbert, the Albert Brick Professor in the Department of English, has been awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for a new book project, Victorian Skin: Surface, Subjectivity, Affect.
Professor Gilbertís research interests include gender, the Victorian novel, the body, Victorian cultural and medical history, and medical humanities. Her current project focuses on the surface of the body, the history of science and medicine, and 19th-century British culture.
The Guggenheim Fellowship program provides an important source of support for artists, scholars in the humanities and social sciences, and scientific researchers. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the 178 successful candidates were chosen from a group of nearly 3,000 applicants in the Guggenheim Foundationís 92nd competition.