What is fellow?

Fellow

A fellow in the broadest sense is someone who is an equal or a comrade. The term fellow is also used to describe a person, particularly by those in the upper social classes. It is most often used in an academic context: a fellow is often part of an elite group of learned people who are awarded fellowship to work together as peers in the pursuit of knowledge or practice. The fellows may include visiting professors, postdoctoral researchers and doctoral researchers.

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Some articles on fellow:

Claremont Institute - Notable Staff and Fellows
... Bennett (Washington Fellow) Mark Helprin (Senior Fellow) Harry V ... Jaffa (Distinguished Fellow) Larry Greenfield (Distinguished Fellow) John H ... Hinderaker (Institute Fellow) Scott W ...
Jozef T. Devreese - Distinctions / Awards
... Fellow of the American Physical Society (1990), Fellow of the European Physical Society (2006) and Fellow of the Institute of Physics, UK (2000) ... Fellow of the European Physical Society (2006) ...
Fellow - Nonprofit / Government
... The title fellow can be used for participants in a professional development program run by a nonprofit or governmental organization ... Fellows are given a stipend as well as professional experience and leadership training ... Examples are White House Fellows Supreme Court Fellows Program Sample of Nonprofit Leadership Programs Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowships ...
Rebecca Mac Kinnon - Career - Fellowships
... In the spring of 2004, MacKinnon was a fellow of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government ... School's Berkman Center for Internet Society as a Research Fellow, where she remained until December 2006 ... From February 2009 to January 2010, she conducted research as an Open Society Fellow, funded by George Soros' Open Society Institute ...
IEEE Fellow
... An IEEE member is elevated to the grade of IEEE Fellow for "unusual distinction in the profession and shall be conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with ... The number of members selected for elevation to Fellow in any year is limited to at most one-tenth of one percent of the total voting membership ... The grade of Fellow first appeared in the AIEE constitution of 1912 ...

More definitions of "fellow":

  • (noun): An informal form of address for a man.
    Example: "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"
    Synonyms: buster
  • (noun): A person who is member of your class or profession.
    Example: "He sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
    Synonyms: colleague, confrere

Famous quotes containing the word fellow:

    Thou art a fellow of a good respect;
    Thy life hath had some smatch of honor in it.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    One fence needs three stakes; one able fellow needs three helpers.
    Chinese proverb.

    ... every woman’s organization recognizes that reformers are far more common than feminists, that the passion to look after your fellow man, and especially woman, to do good to her in your way is far more common than the desire to put into every one’s hand the power to look after themselves.
    Crystal Eastman (1881–1928)