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Program in East Europe Studies Fellows and Grantees


The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the results of competitions in the Program in East Europe Studies, which provides fellowships and grants to scholars pursuing research in the social sciences and the humanities pertaining to Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo/a, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Language-Training Grants were also made to three institutions for language-training programs in summer 2008 and to one institution for advanced-mastery language training in summers 2007 and 2008.

This program has been supported until 2012 by funding administered by the U.S. Department of State under the Research and Training for Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union Act of 1983, Title VIII.

Read more about these fellowship programs.

Please note: affiliations shown are as of time of award. Please click on fellows' names for current information.

Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies

Max A. Bergholz
Max A. Bergholz|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, University of Toronto - Constructing and Consuming the Partisan Past: Monuments and Graves to the People's Liberation War in Yugoslavia, 1947-1972

Jelena Subotic|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Hijacked Justice: Domestic Politics of International Justice in the Former Yugoslavia

Tolga U. Esmer|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, University of Chicago - Religion, Rebellion, and Justice in Ottoman Bulgaria and the World(s) of the Balkan Rebel Kara Feyzi and His Kin, c. 1795-1839

Andria K. Wisler
Andria K. Wisler|Abstract

Doctoral Student, International and Transcultural Studies, Columbia University - The Balkanization of Peace Knowledge: A Philosophical Exploration in War-Torn Post-Yugoslav Countries

Philip Wilson Lyon|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park - Ethnic Germans and Identity in Interwar Yugoslavia: How Yugoslavia's Largest Minority Became Nationally Conscious

Karen E Young|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Political Science, City University of New York, The Graduate Center - Trust in Money: The Politics and Process of Economic Reforms: A Comparative Case Study of Banking Sector Reforms After Dollarization and Currency Boards in Bulgaria and Ecuador

Mirjana Morosini-Dominick|Abstract

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Georgetown University - A Tormented Land--The Italian Exodus from Istria after World War II: A Case Study of Pola

Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research in East European Studies

Florin Curta|Abstract

Associate Professor, History, University of Florida - Deserted Medieval Villages in Thrace and Transylvania: Colonization and Ethnicity

Brian Andrew Hodson|Abstract

Assistant Professor, History, Fort Hays State University - Frontiers of Absolutism: Habsburg Expansion in Southeast Europe, 1683-1739

Sonia A. Hirt
Sonia A. Hirt|Abstract

Assistant Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Suburbanizing Sofia: Context, Characteristics, and Meanings of Post-Socialist Spatial Development

East European Studies Program Language Grants to Individuals for Summer Study

Jessica W. Chin|Abstract

, Kinesiology, - Romanian, elementary

Jason Alan Reuscher|Abstract

, , - Bulgarian, advanced

Ashby B. Crowder|Abstract

, History, - Romanian, advanced

Robert L. Romanchuk|Abstract

, Modern Languages and Linguistics, - Serbian, advanced

Andrew Stefan Dombrowski|Abstract

, Slavic Languages and Literatures, - Macedonian, intermediate

Olivia L. Starr|Abstract

, History, - Albanian, intermediate

Gregg Alexander Friedman|Abstract

, School of Management, - Romanian, elementary

Margo Elizabeth Stavros|Abstract

, Foundations, - Macedonian, elementary

Daniel S. Hammer|Abstract

, Anthropology, - Bosnian/Serbian/Croation, advanced

Matthew J. Vanderwerff|Abstract

, Slavic Languages and Literatures, - Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, intermediate