Cold War Fellowships

The Center for the United States and the Cold War supports research on the Cold War at home and the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society. It is offering a dissertation fellowship and a post-doctoral fellowship. Applicants for the dissertation fellowship must have passed their comprehensive examinations and expect to complete their dissertations within two years. The post-doctoral fellowship is designed for junior scholars who will have received the Ph.D. by August 31, 2013. A dissertation fellow will receive a stipend of $25,000 for a nine-month academic year; a stipend for post-doctoral fellow is $45,000; and travel grants are $2,000
per month. There are also at least five travel grants, one post-doctoral fellowship, and one dissertation fellowship available.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a short project description (5 pages maximum), a statement describing the relevance of the collections of the Tamiment Library to the project, and two letters of recommendation. Writing samples are welcome (5 pages maximum).

Submit material by February 15, 2013 to Zuzanna Kobrzynski at


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