UNH professor of sociology Kenneth Johnson has been named a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. He is among just 33 scholars nationwide selected to receive the country’s most generous and most prestigious fellowships to advance research in the social sciences and humanities.
Fellows receive up to $200,000 from the Carnegie Corporation to fund scholarly research and writing aimed at addressing some of the world’s most urgent challenges to U.S. democracy and international order. As a fellow, Johnson will advance and expand his work on the changing demographic structure of rural America and its implications. He’ll mine demographic data for insights into the impact of the Great Recession and an influx of Hispanics on rural America.