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Curriculum Vitae
Professional Experience:



Selected Fellowships, Grants, and Distinctions:

    2020 (April): Delivery of The Belgum Lectures, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.  

    2018-2019: Fulbright Specialist Grant (US Department of State & Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China)

    2017-2018: Public Scholar Award (offered by the National Endowment for the Humanities)

    2017-2018: The Solmsen Fellowship (offered by the Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin - Madison)

    2016-2017: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant (offered by the Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange)

    2016 (Summer): Visiting Faculty Fellowship, The Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India)

    2015 (Summer): Guest Fellowship (offered by the Indian Institute for Advanced Study, Shimla, India)

    2015 (Spring): Outstanding Researcher Award (offered by the Honors College, Texas Tech University)

    2013 (July): Short-Term Research Scholarship (offered by The Gladstone’s Library, UK)

    2013 (Summer): Bogliasco Fellowship (offered by the Bogliasco Foundation, New York & The Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities, Genoa, Italy)

    2013 (Spring): Visiting Faculty Fellowship (offered by the Institute for Humanities Research, Arizona State University)

    2012 (Fall): Distinguished Guest Fellowship (offered by the Institute for Advanced Study, Notre Dame University)

    2012 (Summer): Research Scholarship (offered by The Woddrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)

    2009-2010: The Solmsen Fellowship (offered by the Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin - Madison)

    2009: Named Outstanding Professor at the 2009 Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony, Texas Tech University’s Phi Beta Kappa Chapter, April 17, 2009  

    2008-2009: The Clark Library Short-Term Fellowship (offered by The Clark Library & The Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of California at Los Angeles)

    2008-2009: The Newberry Short-Term Fellowship for Individual Research,  The Newberry Library, Chicago

    2004-2006: Post-Doctoral Fellowship (offered by the Havighurst Center, Miami University)

    2003-2004: Knight Post-Doctoral Fellowship (offered by the Knight Institute, Cornell University)

    2000-2003: Durham University Research Studentship (offered by the University of Durham)

    2000-2003: Overseas Research Scheme Award (offered by the “Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom”)

    2000-2003: Open Society Institute Supplementary Grant (offered by the Open Society Institute)

    2002 (July): Fellowship (offered by the Central European University, for participating in the CEU Summer University, Budapest, Hungary)

    2000-2001: OSI/FCO Chevening Scholarship, St. Cross College, Oxford University (offered by Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Oxford University & Open Society Foundation) (declined)

    1999: The Nemira Publishing House Prize for the Best Essay

    1998: Grant for attending The International School of Theory in the Humanities, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (offered by the Open Society Foundation & the Romanian Ministry of Education)

     1996: The Humanitas Publishing House Prize for Junior Journalists

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