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Fellowships Awarded in 2018

In 2018, the American Council on Germany awarded fellowships to the following individuals to complete research on timely topics:

Jessica Brier
Doctoral Candidate
University of South Carolina
Research Topic: “Typophoto and the Reininvention of Photography in Weimar Germany”
Hunt Fellowship

Efraim Chalamish
Professor
New York University
Research Topic: “Constructive Transatlantic Trade Relations in Times of Economic Populism – From Industrial Policies to Bilateral Investments”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends

Susan Colburn
Henry Chauncey Jr. ’57 Postdoctoral Fellow
International Security Studies
Yale University
Research Topic: “Euromissiles: A Transatlantic History”
Goldman Fellowship

Michael Cowden
Correspondent
American Metal Market
Research Topic: “Trump, Trade Wars, and Metal: Why Nationalism Remains Forged in Steel in a World of Composite Drones”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends

Tobias Haberkorn
Editor
Die Zeit
Research Topic: “The Technology, Culture, and Politics of Immersion”
Kellen Fellowship

Daniel Hellwig
Doctoral Candidate
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative
Research Topic: “Future State of the Blockchain Ecosystem for Transatlantic Trade, Finance, and Logistics”
DZ BANK Fellowship on Transatlantic Business and Finance

Sonja Peteranderl
Freelance Journalist
Research Topic: “Algorithms on Patrol: Automated Decision Making Systems and AI for Policing and Public Security”
Kellen Fellowship

Anna Sauerbrey
Editor
Der Tagesspiegel
Research Topic: “On the Road-  Infrastructure, Politics, and the Future of America in Transatlantic Perspective”
Kellen Fellow

Carolyn Taratko
Doctoral Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Research Topic: “Feeding Germany: Food, Land, and the Social Question in Modern Germany, 1871-1923”
Hunt Fellowship

Dominik Schottner
Freelance Radio Reporter
Research Topic: “Diaster of Homeless Segregation – How One of the Richest Countries in the World Forgets about Half a Million People”
Kellen Fellowship

Ann Toews
Fellow
Foreign Policy Research Institute
Research Topic: “Policy Implications of Germany’s Shifting Religious Demography”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends

Carolin Wefer
Program Assistant
German Marshall Fund in Berlin
Research Topic: “Women Leaders in Transatlantic Relations”
McCloy Fellowship on Global Trends