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Alumni Perspective: Prof. Lindsay Cohn

Lindsay P. Cohn (PhD Political Science, Duke 2007) is an Associate Professor at the U.S. Naval War College, where she teaches courses on policy analysis, U.S. foreign policy, strategy, civil-military relations, and military history. Her research and publications focus on … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Prof. Andreas Koenig

Prof. Andreas Koenig is a Biological Anthropologist specializing in the behavioral ecology of non-human primates. Following his doctorate in 1992 from the Georg-August University at Goettingen, Germany, he received a Feodor-Lynen Research Fellowship in 1993 to work on the “Costs … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Dr. Lauren Stokes

Lauren Stokes is currently Assistant Professor of History at Northwestern University, where she teaches on modern German history, race and migration in European history, and the history of gender and sexuality. As a German Chancellor Fellow in 2013-2014, she was … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Ms. Carly Schmitt

By sharing a video that featured her recent public art projects, Carly Schmitt served as a virtual speaker at the #BUKA2016 Alumni Meeting, where over 80 German Chancellor Fellows gathered in Washington, DC.  Carly Schmitt is a Public Artist, Creative Entrepreneur and Educator.  She … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Dr. Bill Block

An Interview with Dr. Bill Block, BUKA 1997-98 Mr. Block’s research and experience are in the fields of international economics and finance. He has worked for the U.S. Treasury Department since 2001, with assignments in Turkey, Brazil, Egypt, Ukraine, Iraq, … Continued

Meet the #BUKA2016 Panelists

We are pleased to announce and feature the biographies of our panelists at the #BUKA2016 Alumni Meeting, where over 80 German Chancellor Fellows will gather in Washington, DC. They will have the opportunity to network, receive updates on the AvH programs, and … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Dr. Laura Otis

Since her early training as a Biochemist and Neuroscientist, Dr. Laura Otis has done interdisciplinary research to compare the ways that scientists and literary writers develop ideas. She currently works as a Professor of English at Emory University in Atlanta, … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Dr. Anke Walter

Dr. Anke Walter is an Assistant Professor of Latin Literature at the University of Rostock in Germany. She did her PhD on “storytelling in Flavian epic” (published by de Gruyter in 2014) and is currently working on a project focusing … Continued