2016-17

Graduate Dissertation Fellowship

 

Elisabeth Kincaid, Doctorate in Theology
"In a Prudent Way and Without Rashness": Reclaiming Francisco Suarez' Theories of Legal Interpretation and Resistance

Italy

 

Lucia Manzi, Doctorate in Political Science
Corruption Exposed: The Judiciary and Political Accountability in Italy

Italy

 

Ana Petrova, Doctorate in Political Science
Political Parties' Organizational Strength in Eastern Europe and Latin America

 

Brandon Sepulvado, Doctorate in Sociology
Explaining the Formation of Disciplinary Networks: The Case of French Neurology

 

Graduate Academic Year Travel and Research Grants
 

Sevda Arslan, Doctorate in Anthropology
Immigration and Language Maintenance in Germany

Germany

 

Nathan Chase, Doctorate in Theology
The Mozarabic Rite as a Case Study for Liturgical Adaptation in the Catholic Church

Spain

 

Lorenzo Dell'Oso, Doctorate in Italian Studies, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Article on Giambattista Vico for the International Peer Reviewed Journal Historia Philosphica (XV, 2017). Naples (Italy) Spring Break 2017, March 11th-19th.

Italy

 

Deborah Forteza, Doctorate in Ph.D. in Literature
The Politics of English Tolerance in Early Modern Spanish Discourses

Spain

 

Maria Giulia Genghini, Doctorate in PhD in Literature
Jesuit Neo-Latin Poetry in Reformed England

England

 

Elisabeth Kincaid, Doctorate in Theology
"In a Prudent Way and Without Rashness": Reclaiming Francisco Suarez' Theories of Legal Interpretation and Resistance

Italy

 

Nelia Martsinkiv, Doctorate in History
Exploring the Petro Grigorenko Collections

USA

 

Timothy Neill, Masters in Sculpture
3D Scanning Chernobyl

Ukraine

 

Nicholas Ogle, Doctorate in Theology
Christian Obedience in the Moral Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar

Italy

Carli Steelman, Doctorate in Peace Studies and Sociology
Making a Memory: How States Use Monuments and Public Commemoration Ceremonies to Craft Narratives of Conflict
Northern Ireland

Laura Taylor, Doctorate in Theology
"The Current, Complicated State of Irish Missionary Sisters Since Vatican II"

Ireland

 

Maria Cecilia Ulrickson, Doctorate in History
A Colony Caught in the Heart of Empires: Trade, Traffic, and Freedom in Santo Domingo, 1811-1822

Dominican Republic

 

Anna Vincenzi, Doctorate in History
Views of the American Revolution in the public opinion of the Italian States, 1765-1809

Italy

 

Carla Villanueva, Doctorate in History
UNESCO's Education Campaigns

France

 

Arnaud Zimmern, Doctorate in English
Misanthropy at the Montpellier Medical Archives

France

 

Graduate Summer Travel and Research Grant

 

Sevda Arslan, Doctorate in Anthropology
Funded by the Katie Murphy McMahon Endowment for Excellence in Russian and East-Central European Studies
Impact of Migration on Zazaki Language and Identity Formation

Germany,France

 

Jonathan Ciraulo, Doctorate in Theology
The Eucharistic Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar

Switzerland

 

Lorenzo Dell'Oso, Doctorate in Italian
The sources of Dante's intellectual formation: dissertation project

Italy

 

Mimi Ensley, Doctorate in English
Funded by the R. Stephen and Ruth Barrett Family Endowment for the Nanovic Institute
Transmedia Traditions: Making Medieval Romance After Caxton

England

 

Ashley Foster, Doctorate in History
Through a Glass Darkly: the Landscape of Scottish lay Piety within the Fledgling British Empire

Scotland

 

Dylan LeBlanc, Doctorate in History
Capturing Empire: British Government Men, Atlantic Slavery, and the Roots of the Modern State

England

 

Steven Lemke, Masters in MFA Sculpture: Dept of Art, History, and Design
Funded by the Snider Family Endowment for Excellence in European Studies
Sculpture as Critical Experience: A Concurrent Analysis of Site, Context, and Agency in Contemporary European Installation Art

Greece, Italy, and Germany

 

Alberto Lo Pinto, Doctorate in Italian
Living on Borders: Cityscapes in Transformation in Italian Literature and Cinema of the 'Economic Miracle'

Italy

 

Michael Magree, Doctorate in Theology
Funded by the Dr. Charles C. Price Memorial Fund for East-Central European Studies

Theology of Divine Self-Emptying in 19th and 20th Century Germany

Germany

 

Nelia Martsinkiv, Doctorate in History
Funded by the Katie Murphy McMahon Endowment for Excellence in Russian and East-Central European Studies
Exploring Dissident Archives in Ukraine

Ukraine

 

Breanna Nickel, Doctorate in Theology
Balthasar Hubmaier's Doctrine of the Will

Netherlands, Germany

 

Jenny Smith, Doctorate in History
Fish, Cloth, and Gold: The Reformation and Material Culture in Early Modern London and Antwerp

England,Belgium

 

Jillian Snyder, Doctorate in English
Sir Stanley Wells Studentship

England

 

Mitchell Springer, Masters in Fine Arts
Sacred Sites and Contemporary Art Viewing in Italy and Greece

Italy and Greece

 

Benjamin Wright, Doctorate in Medieval Institute
Publishing the Imitation of Christ before Print

Italy, Germany, Netherlands, and Belgium

 

Arnaud Zimmern, Doctorate in English
John Donne Goes to Lausanne, John Milton to Geneva

Switzerland and France

 

Graduate Language Training

 

Natasha Milavec, Masters in Theology
Advanced Language Training Grant: Summer course at the Center for Slovene as a Second and Foreign Language

Slovenia

 

Raul Rodriguez, Doctorate in Political Science
Advanced Language Training Grant

France

 

Graduate Professional Development Grant

 

Reginald Lynch, Doctorate in Theology
Symposium Thomisticum: Aquinas and Modern Thinkers

Portugal

 

Jenny Smith, Doctorate in History
Summer course in modern and early modern Dutch language and paleography

USA

 

Dimitris Apostolopoulo, Doctorate in Philosophy
Paper Presentation: 2016 Meeting of the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy

Canada

 

Dimitris Apostolopoulo, Doctorate in Philosophy
Paper Presentation: Issues in Contemporary Phenomenology International Conference

Poland

 

Rachel Banke, Doctorate in History
Conference Presentation at the american Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

USA

 

Joshua Benjamins, Masters in Early Christian Studies
Aristotelian Physics and the Place of Christ's Glorified Body in the Debate between Peter Martyr Vermigli and Johannes Brenz

USA

 

Kay Malte Bischof, Doctorate in Philosophy
Kant's Objection to Leibniz's PII in the Nova Dilucidatio

Netherlands

 

Daniel Contreras, Doctorate in Medieval Studies
A Week-Long Seminar on Textual Criticsm

France

 

Lorenzo Dell'Oso, Doctorate in Italian
Conference Presentation "Pre-Modern Book in a Global Context: Materiality and Visuality", Binghamton University (NY).

USA

 

Lorenzo Dell'Oso, Doctorate in Romance Languages and Literatures
Paper presentation at the Conference "Boccaccio e dintorni"

Italy

 

Pawel Figurski, Masters in Theological Studies
Political Theology in Medieval Poland. On the 1050th Anniversary of Poland's Baptism.

and

Ritual and Historiography in the Middle Ages: Prayers for Rulers in the Roman Canon of the Mass and the so-called 'Investiturstreit'

Germany and Poland

Garrett Fontenot, Doctorate in History
EEASA Conference Presentation: "French Louisiana's 1768 Revolt Against the Spanish Empire"
France

Maria Giulia Genghini, Doctorate in PhD in Literature
Quomodo cantabimus canticum Domini in terra aliena? (Ps. 136): Jesuit Neo-Latin rhetoric in the New World.

England

 

Kristina Hook, Doctorate in Kroc Institute and Anthropology Department
Presentation of Conference Paper ("The Politics of Never Again: Analytically Quantifying and Politically Qualifying Genocide in International Politics") at the European Consortium of Political Research General Conference

Czech Republic

 

Qingyuan Jiang, Doctorate in Literature
Free Lay Church in the Ceremonial City: Ulysses, Urbanity, and the Quest for Civic Religion and Debating Nostalgia: D.H. Lawrence's Churchgoing Writings, 1920-1921

USA

 

Shinkyu Lee, Doctorate in Kroc Institute
Defiant Realism: Arendtian Reflections on Peace

USA

 

Erica Machulak, Doctorate in English
Chaucer's Secret of Secrets: The Secretum secretorum and Medieval English Intellectuals (presenting at annual MLA convention)

USA

 

Melissa McCoul, Doctorate in English
“Playing at Being Dead: Charles Dickens, Child's Play, and Temporality.”

Ireland

 

Robert Mowry, Doctorate in Sociology
How Gender Moderates the Individual-Level Effects of Demonstration Participation

USA

 

Andrew O'Connor, Doctorate in Theology
Obeying God and His Messenger: Medinan Prophetology in the Meccan Quran?

England

 

Brandon Sepulvado, Doctorate in Sociology
4th Meeting of the Reseaux et Histoire Collaborative Group

France

 

Sidney Simpson, Doctorate in Political Science
Presenting dissertation proposal at the 10th Annual Critical Theory Conference in Rome

Italy

 

Sidney Simpson, Doctorate in Political Science
Paper presentation at the 2017 Nietzsche and Critical Theory Conference

USA

 

Stacy Sivinski, Doctorate in English
George Egerton and the fin de siecle Conference

England

 

Carli Steelman, Doctorate in Peace Studies and Sociology
Attending 9th International Network of Museums for Peace Conference

Northern Ireland

 

Anna Vincenzi, Doctorate in History
How Does the American Revolution Change if Looked at from an Italian Perspective?

USA

 

Graduate Internship and Service

 

Nicholas Ames, Doctorate in Anthropology
Materiality in Motion: Irish and Italian Trajectories of Rural Community Development

Ireland and Italy

 

Sara Morrow, Doctorate in Anthropology
On the Edge of Empire: Networks of British Trade and Exchange in 19th Ireland and Scotland

Scotland and Ireland

 

Michael Rossetti, Masters in Theology
Acts of Mercy

Italy