UCL Institute of the Americas


Emily Hull receives academic award for her research

21 July 2021

Emily Hull

We are delighted to announce that Emily Hull has been granted the British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) Caroline Coignou award for her research on American journalist and historian Irving Kristol.

The BFWG is an inclusive organisation of women with degrees or equivalent qualifications, whose vision is to build a better life for in women in and through education. Their academic awards are offered to women postgraduate students on research doctoral programmes at higher education institutions in Great Britain.

Learn more about the BFWG Academic Awards' eligibility criteria and key dates here. Emily has kindly indicated she would be happy to share her advice and experience to anyone interested in applying for the 2022 competition.

Emily's research studies the intellectual career of Irving Kristol (1920-2009), the former Trotskyist and so-called 'Godfather' of new-conservatism. Her project is funded by the Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship. She is pursuing her PhD at UCL Institute of the Americas under the supervision of Dr Nick Witham and Dr Nadia Hilliard.


Emily Hull | academic profile

British Federation of Women Graduates BFWG | website

BFWG Academic Awards requirements | website

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship | website

Dr Nick Witham | academic profile 

Dr Nadia Hilliard | academic profile


Emily Hull