Harold Jones and Frances Murray Research Fellowship

Awards up to $2,500 to encourage research by curators, historians, social scientists, writers, artists, and critics, on photographers whose archives are at the Center.

Advanced scholars and researchers from any discipline are encouraged to apply. Pre-doctoral applicants must have completed coursework and preliminary examinations for the doctoral degree and must be engaged in dissertation research.

Application process:

  1. Complete the application form. Applications are currently closed. Please check back for more information as we navigate our plans for the next cycle.
  2. Include a 500-1,000 word statement detailing your research interests and project, and how they will be advanced by study of the Center's archives, library, and print collection.
  3. Attach a Curriculum Vitae of no more than four pages.

Application deadline:

Contact Information

CCP Reference Desk: CCP-RefDesk@ccp.arizona.edu



  • Adam Jolles, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Department of Art History, Florida State University and Josh Ellenbogen, Associate Professor, History of Art and Architecture, the University of Pittsburgh, are conducting research for a book about the institutional history of photography since WWII.


  • Alana Wolf Johnson is a PhD candidate in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. Her dissertation is titled, Sensational Atlases of New York City: Mapping Perception between the Wars. Her research at CCP will focus on her chapter, Mediating the Metropolis: Charles Sheeler and Paul Strand’s "Manhatta" and how the rhythmic organization of Manhatta is anything but accidental.