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Fellowships Awarded in 2016

In 2016, the American Council on Germany awarded fellowships to the following individuals to complete research on timely topics:

Elvira Basevich
Ph.D. Candidate
CUNY – Graduate Center
Research Topic: “The Purpose of the State in 19th– and 20th–Century American and German History”
Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowship

Simon Book
Reporter
WirtschaftsWoche
Research Topic: “TTIP in the United States or the End of the Transatlantic Dream”
Anna-Maria and Stephen M. Kellen Fellowship

Justus von Daniels
Reporter
Correctiv GmbH
Research Topic: “$15: More Than You Would Expect”
Anna-Maria and Stephen M. Kellen Fellowship

David Gerlach
Associate Professor of History
Saint Peter’s University
Research Topic: “Lost Property and the Presence of the Past”
Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowship

Marlene Halser
Head of Society and Media
Die Tageszeitung
Research Topic: “A New Left-Wing Movement?”
Anna-Maria and Stephen M. Kellen Fellowship

Natasha Haverty
Reporter
National Public Radio
Research Topic: “Going My Own Way: Unaccompanied Minors Seek Their Place in Berlin”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends

Taylor Jordan
Professional Staff Member
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
U.S. House of Representatives
Research Topic: “Leading by Example: Measuring the Success of Climate-Change Policies in the United States and Germany”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends

Mareike Meyn
Policy Advisor
Andreas Hermes Akademie Plattform Ländliche Räume
Research Topic: “Digitalization: Status Quo and Future Trends – A New Impact on Life in Rural Areas?”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends

Jessica Wurwarg
Energy Manager
New York City Department of Transportation
Research Topic: “A Comparative Look at Policies in Urban Sustainability in Germany and New York City”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends

Maria Zahout
Journalist
Nürnberger Zeitung
Research Topic: “Women in Cybersecurity”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends