The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society has announced its 2020-2021 Faculty Research Projects, which include fellowships for four members of the history department's faculty:
Faith Hillis, Associate Professor of Russian History and the College, will work with Leah Feldman (Comparative Literature) on a project about the Soviet collapse on the 30th anniversary of this event.
John W. Boyer, Martin A. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of History and the College, will join Luis Bettencourt (Ecology & Evolution), Martin Kornberger (University of Edinburgh), Christof Brandtner (Stanford University), Renate Meyer (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien), and John Padgett (Political Science) in researching the development of Fin de Siècle Vienna.
James T. Sparrow, Associate Professor of History, the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, and the College, and Kathleen Belew, Assistant Professor of US History and the College, will examine the roles of material and advocacy infrastructures in fostering American hegemony. They will work on the project with Ruth Bloch Rubin (Political Science), Julian Go (Boston University), Daniel Immerwahr (Northwestern University), Daniel Abebe (Law School), Jennifer Pitts (Political Science), and Austin Carson (Political Science).
The Neubauer Collegium supports work that crosses disciplinary and methodological boundaries in the humanities and social sciences. It has funded 100 projects since launching in 2012.