The University of North Texas Libraries invite applications for the 2018 UNT Special Collections Research Fellowship. Research in special collections is relevant to studies in a variety of disciplines including history, journalism, political science, geography, fine art, art history and American studies. We encourage applicants to think creatively about new uses for special collections. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the greatest potential for publication and the best use of special collections at UNT Libraries.


The UNT Special Collections 2018 Research Fellowship Awardee

Giselle Greenidge

Project Title

African American and Caribbean Organizations in the DFW Metroplex

Project Description

Although there is a large number of Caribbean immigrants residing in Texas, their needs are often neglected, especially in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This study will explore ways in which African American and Caribbean groups in D-FW can establish shared goals to serve the Caribbean community. 

Biography

Ms. Giselle Greenidge is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology. Her major concentration is Global and Comparative Sociology and her minor concentration is Social Stratification. Ms. Greenidge is a teaching fellow at UNT, and her research interests include culture, globalization, and immigration.