Marilynn Johnson awarded ASA Dissertation Fellowship
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
Marilynn H. Johnson, a PhD Candidate at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, has been awarded the ASA Dissertation Fellowship for 2016-17.
Her dissertation, "Meaning Through Things," examines the nature of interpretation across diverse practices and modes of inquiry, including art, literature, the law, and archeology.
Ms. Johnson received her BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She specializes in aesthetics and philosophy of language, with interests in logic, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of biology.
The ASA will award another Fellowship for 2017-18, with the application deadline January 1, 2017. Complete guidelines are
The winner of the first ASA Fellowship was David Johnson [no relation], at Northwestern University.