Grants & Awards

Research Grants

  • 2016: Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowship, Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald (€ 17,100), declined.
  • 2016: Research Grant, Fritz Thyssen Foundation: Conference ‘Die Grenzen der Verfassung’ (‘Constitutional Boundaries’), Humboldt University of Berlin (€ 10,000), with Silvia von Steinsdorff.
  • 2016: Conference Travel Grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Chicago (€ 2,100).
  • 2014: ‘Humboldt Postdoc Fellowship’, German Research Foundation (DFG)/Humboldt University of Berlin (€ 199,200).
  • 2014: Postdoc Research Grant, University of Greifswald (€ 3,850).
  • 2013: Research Grant, DFG/Humboldt University of Berlin: Research Network ‘Constitutional Politics in the Post-Socialist States of Central and Eastern Europe’, authors’ conference and publication of an edited volume (€ 15,000), with Anna Fruhstorfer.
  • 2013: Conference Travel Grant, DAAD, Pilsen (€ 400).
  • 2012: Dissertation Printing Costs Grant, Science Promotion and Support Fund of the Collecting Society VG WORT (€ 4,100).
  • 2012: Research Grant, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation: 5th ‘Central and Eastern European Forum for Young Legal, Political and Social Theorists’, Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald (€ 8,000), with Antonia Geisler.
  • 2012: Conference Travel Grant, Miami University, Oxford/Ohio (USD 800).
  • 2010: Conference Travel Grant, DAAD, Budapest (€ 300).
  • 2008: Intensive Language Course Grant: Croatian, DAAD (€ 850), declined.
  • 2005: Research Grant and Travel Expenses: Master’s Thesis Research in Sofia, DAAD (€ 1,100).
  • 2004: Intensive Language Course Grant: Bulgarian, DAAD (€ 800).

Awards

  • 2013: Doctoral Dissertation Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Southeast European Studies, Fritz and Helga Exner Foundation
  • 2012: Doctoral Dissertation Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis, University of Greifswald