Grants, Awards and Memberships

Fellow of the Graduate College “Minor Cosmopolitanisms”(funded by the DFG), University of Potsdam, Germany (since 2016)

Visiting Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); Awarded for a research stay at the Center for Biographical Research, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, HI, USA (2016)

Excursion funding; awarded by the Commission for Development, Planning and Finances (EPK) for an in-class field trip to the Karl-May-Museum (Radebeul). Bachelor Seminar “Introduction to Native American Studies.” University of Potsdam (2015)

Alumnus of the Junior Teaching Professionals Program, Potsdam Graduate School, University of Potsdam (2014)

Conference funding; “Teachers Workshop – Postcolonial Justice”; Awarded by the Commission for Research and Junior Scientific Staff (FNK), University of Potsdam (2014)

Fellow of the Institute for the Cultural Study of the Law, University of Osnabrück (2014 Alumnus)

Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar American Studies Association, Salzburg (2014 Alumnus)

Travel grant of the Embassy of the United States of American in Berlin (2014)

Masters Thesis Prize of the Professor Dr. Friedrich Schubel-Stiftung; awarded for an outstanding master thesis in American Studies titled “Displacing the Nation in the American Southwest: Joaquin Murieta and Geronimo’s Story of His Life.” Mainz (2012)