The 2016 Frank F. Conlon reception attendees. (Front row L to R: Joan Conlon, Frank F. Conlon, Sunila S. Kale; Back row L to R Taylor Rockhill, Resat Kasaba, Ann Pryde, Marc Pryde, Deep Pal, Keith Snodgrass)

The 2016 Frank F. Conlon reception attendees. (Front row L to R: Joan Conlon, Frank F. Conlon, Sunila S. Kale; Back row L to R Taylor Rockhill, Resat Kasaba, Ann Pryde, Marc Pryde, Deep Pal, Keith Snodgrass)

The 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 awardees of the Frank F. Conlon Fellowship in South Asian Studies were honored at a luncheon today on campus. Taylor Rockhill, the 2016-2017 awardee, recently graduated from the Master of Arts in South Asian Studies program. Mr. Rockhill has focused on the Commonwealth of Nations and its changing role and composition in the 21st century. Deep Pal, the 2016-2017 awardee, is working on a history of India’s foreign relations.

The South Asian Studies Program was honored to host the major funders of the Frank F. Conlon Endowment in South Asian Studies, Frank F. and Joan Conlon, Ann Pryde, and Marc Pryde at the luncheon. We were joined by South Asia Program Chair Sunila S. Kale, South Asia Center Managing Director Keith Snodgrass, and Jackson School of International Studies Director Resat Kasaba.

Find more information on the Conlon Fellowship here. Support the endowment here.