The National Park Service’s Mellon Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship Program places recent humanities PhDs with National Park Service sites and programs across the agency. Its aim is to advance the National Park Service education mission through new research and study in the humanities. Mellon Fellows work with National Park Service mentors, scholars, and community partners to complete original research projects, and develop new interpretive and educational programming.

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Fellows and Host Sites

Meet the Mellon Fellows, Host Sites, and Partners

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Learn About the Program

Explore the goals and mission of the Mellon Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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Webinars & Events

View some of the virtual and in-person programming Mellon Fellows have organized with their host site teams.

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Digital Storytelling

A list of digital storytelling projects developed by Mellon Humanities Postdoctoral Fellows including podcasts, maps, and other projects.

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A collection of written scholarship by Mellon Fellows based on their research.

Last updated: July 24, 2024