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Fellowships Awarded

 

 2012-2013 Fellowships

Sophie Hochhausl, a PhD Candidate at Cornell University, was awarded a fellowship of $15,680 to support her research on Adolf Loos’ Vision of Rural America and the Connection to the Austrian Settlement and Allotment Garden Association.

Barbara Louis, a PhD Candidate at the University of Minnesota, was awarded a fellowship of $23,555 to support her dissertation research on Austrian women social scientists who came to the US in the 1930s and 1940s to escape persecution and found careers in social work.

 

2013-2014 Fellowships

Joseph Malherek, a Ph.D. Candidate and Graduate Teaching Fellow at George Washington University, was awarded a fellowship of $19,500 to support his dissertation research on the experience of several Austrian émigrés to the United States who became prominent in the fields of market research, social psychology, and commercial design.

Heather Morrison, an Associate Professor at State University of New York at New Paltz, was awarded a fellowship of $30,000 to support her work on a book that will focus on the failure of a botanical expedition that left Vienna for the fledgling United States in 1783.

Margit Reiter, a Senior Research and Lecturer at the University of Vienna, was awarded a fellowship of $29,760 to support her work on a book that will examine the perceptions of United States President Woodrow Wilson in Austria.

 

2014-2015 Fellowship

Ian Wasserman, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama was awarded a fellowship of $30,000 for a book project on the intellectual significance of the Austrian School of Economics in the Twentieth century.

 

2015-2016 Fellowship

Tyler James Callaway, a Ph.D. Candidate at New York University, was awarded a fellowship of $22,400 to support his dissertation research that examines how the late imperial Habsburg state realigned its focus on old diplomacy to accommodate the mass immigration of its subjects in the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Stefanie Populorum, a Ph.D. Candidate at Rutgers University, was awarded $26,346 to support her dissertation which explores the interdependence between Austrian literacy and visual productions and economic theories within the context of two major economic crises: the breakdown of the Austrian economy after World War I and the global recession in 1929.

Kristina Elizabeth Poznan, a Ph.D. Candidate at the College of William and Mary, was awarded $30,000 to support her dissertation research that examines the relationship between transatlantic migration, migrant identities, and the dissolution of the Austro-Hungary Empire from the 1880’s through the 1920’s.

 

2016-2017 Fellowship

Robert Gross a Junior Researcher at the Centre for Environmental History/Institute of Social Ecology at the Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt, Graz, Wien received a $20,030 fellowship toward his peer reviewed publication on the relevance of the Marshall Plan for the cultural construction of the Austrian landsca

 

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