Mario Bianchini Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

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Mario Bianchini, a doctoral candidate in the School of History and Sociology, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in Germany on his dissertation entitled “Modeling a Technological Future: Culture and Technological Imagination in East Germany, 1945-1990.” He will be affiliated with Germany’s leading research center on East Germany, the Potsdam Center for Contemporary Research. Mario is the recipient of numerous other awards including a DAAD Fellowship in 2017-18 when he launched research for his dissertation and a Linda Hall Fellowship also for 2019-20. In addition to many presentations at conferences about his work, Mario’s modified masters paper research “Soldiers of Theory: German Economists and the Cold War”  will be published in the journal German Studies Review, 2020.

Fulbright is the world's largest and most diverse international educational exchange program. As a grantee, you will join the ranks of distinguished participants in the program. Fulbright alumni have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers. They include 59 Nobel Laureates, 82 Pulitzer Prize winners, 72 MacArthur Fellows, 16 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, and thousands of leaders across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Since its inception in 1946, more than 390,000 “Fulbrighters” have participated in the Program.


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