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Awards and Grants

April 2014 Travel Grant from the Fund for Gender Equality, School of Language, Literature, and Culture, University of Regensburg, to present a paper at the European Association for American Studies Conference, Leiden College, The Hague, The Netherlands.
November 2013 DAAD Grant, to present a paper at the American Studies Association’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (War and Peace Studies Project)
November 2012 DAAD Grant, to present a paper at the American Studies Association’s Annual Meeting in San Jose, Puerto Rico
March 2012 Travel Grant from the Fund for Gender Equality, School of Language, Literature, and Culture, University of Regensburg, to present a paper at the European Association for American Studies Conference, Izmir, Turkey
October 2011 – September 2012 Research Fellowship from the State of Bavaria for post-doctoral project
October 2010 DAAD Grant, to present a paper at the American Studies Association’s Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas
October 2009 – March 2011 Mentoring Program for Young High Potential Scholars, University of Regensburg
September 2008 Grant of the Verein der Freunde der Universität Regensburg to travel to and present a paper at the American Studies Association’s Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico
August 2008 Luce Foundation Travel Grant, to attend the American Studies Association’s Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 2008 Travel Grant from the Fund for Gender Equality, School of Language, Literature, and Culture, University of Regensburg, to attend the American Studies Association's Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico
May 2008 DFG Grant, to present a paper at the European Association for American Studies Conference, Oslo, Norway
May 2006 First Book Award of the Bayerische Amerika-Akademie for the Doctoral Dissertation
December 2005 Dr. Katharina Sailer Dissertation Award, University of Regensburg
July 2005 Publication grant of the women’s representative, School of Language and Literature, University of Regensburg
September 2003 Grant of the Verein der Freunde der Universität Regensburg to visit and conduct research at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
August 2003 Postgraduate grant of the Bayerische Amerika Akademie to conduct research at UCLA, UC Berkeley, CSU Sacramento, and in San Jose, Oakland, and Washington, D.C. (National Archives, Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution)
June 2003 Fulbright Scholar, American Studies Summer Institute "Visual Culture and History in America", Amherst, MA
August 2000 – April 2001 Graduate student scholarship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
April – September 2000 Research grant for the doctoral thesis (State of Rhineland Palatinate)
January 1999 Research grant for the master’s thesis at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Berlin (Free University Berlin; USIA)
August 1994 – May 1995 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) American Studies Program Scholarship; University of California, Davis, CA