The Host Colleges

The 2014-2016 C3 postdoctoral fellows cohort is hosted by Connecticut College, Middlebury College, and Williams College. Browse these links of interest on each College’s website.

Connecticut College
Middlebury College
Williams College

Approved fields of study for C3 Postdocs

The C3 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. As such, eligibility is limited to the Foundation’s approved fields of specialization:

  1. Anthropology and Archeology
  2. Area/Cultural/Ethnic/Gender Studies
  3. Art History
  4. Classics
  5. Geography and Population Studies
  6. English
  7. Film, Cinema, and Media Studies (theoretical focus)
  8. Foreign Languages and Literatures
  9. History
  10. Linguistics
  11. Literature
  12. Mathematics
  13. Performance Studies (theoretical focus)
  14. Philosophy & Political Theory
  15. Religion and Theology
  16. Sociology
  17. Theatre (non-performance focus)
  18. Interdisciplinary Studies:  interdisciplinary areas of study MAY BE eligible if they have one or more approved fields at their core


The departments and programs at the three host colleges that are listed below are eligible to host a C3 Fellow.

Clicking on the host college’s name will bring you to the department or program’s webpage.

Africana Studies (Connecticut, Williams)
American Studies (Connecticut, Williams)
Anthropology (Connecticut, Middlebury [with Sociology], Williams)
Arabic (Middlebury)
Arabic Studies (Connecticut, Williams)
Architectural Studies (Connecticut)
Art History (Connecticut, Middlebury [and Architecture], Williams)
Asian Studies (Williams)
Chinese (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Classics (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Comparative Literature (Middlebury, Williams)
Dance–History or Theory (Middlebury, Williams)
East Asian Studies (Connecticut)
Economics (Middlebury)
Education Studies (Middlebury)
English (Connecticut, Williams)
Environmental Studies–non-science (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams […and Policy])
Film Studies (Connecticut, Middlebury […and Media Culture])
French (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Geography (Middlebury)
German (Middlebury, Williams)
German Studies (Connecticut)
Government–Political Theory (Connecticut)
Hebrew (Middlebury)
Hispanic Studies (Connecticut)
History (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
History of Science, Science and Technology Studies (Williams)
International Politics & Economics (Middlebury)
International Studies (Middlebury, Williams)
Italian (Middlebury)
Italian Studies (Connecticut)
Japanese (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Jewish Studies (Williams)
Justice and Law (Williams)
Latin American Studies (Connecticut)
Latina/o Studies (Williams)
Leadership Studies (Williams)
Linguistics (Connecticut, Middlebury)
Mathematics (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Music–theoretical focus (Middlebury, Williams)
Performance Studies–theoretical focus (Williams)
Philosophy (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Political Science (Middlebury, Williams)
Religious Studies (Connecticut, Middlebury, Williams)
Russian (Middlebury, Williams)
Slavic Studies (Connecticut)
Sociology (Connecticut, Middlebury [with Anthropology], Williams)
Spanish (Middlebury [& Portuguese], Williams)
Theater (non-performance focus) (Connecticut, Williams)

C3 Postdoctoral Fellowship

> Program description
> C3 Postdoctoral Fellows 2014-16
> Eligibility
> Resources
> Application

If you have additional questions regarding the C3 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, please use the contact us page or contact your university representative.