Elizabeth Harrington Lambert
Elizabeth is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History. She received her B.A. in History, Art and environmental studies from Agnes Scott College. After completing her M.A. in Modern European History at IU, she spent five years at Bauhaus –Universität-Weimar and the Freie Universität Berlin as a Fulbright and DAAD scholar. While in Germany she completed dissertation research with additional support from the Spencer Foundation, Holocaust Educational Foundation, German Historical Institute and Stiftung „Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft” and other German funding organizations. Since returning to Bloomington in Fall 2012, she is hard at work completing her dissertation, “Between Bauhaus and Buchenwald: Landscape and Memory in Postwar Weimar.” Her research interests include trans-Atlantic public history, historic preservation and 20th century architectural and urban studies. As a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Research Ambassador, Elizabeth is an enthusiastic supporter of German-American academic exchange, but is eager to assist you in identifying appropriate sources to successfully fund your own research.
Joshua B. Harris
Josh is a M.A. candidate in the Russian and East European Institute. He received his B.A. in Russian and English from the University of the South, where he served as Head Writing Tutor in the Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Program. After graduating from the University of the South in 2007, he received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for his project “Blades and Rails: Ice Hockey and Train Travel in Slavic Europe.” Over the course of his fellowship year, he traveled to fourteen eastern and central European countries, using hockey as a means of deepening his knowledge of Slavic culture and the post-Soviet sphere. His research interests include Slavic languages, Macedonia, the Balkan Conflict, and comparative postmodern literatures. With successful applications for over $50,000 in competitive grants and over five years’ editing, proofreading and tutorial experience, Josh brings skill, experience and enthusiasm to the GradGrants Center.
Alex M. Strong
Alex is pursuing a M.M. in Trombone Performance at the Jacobs School of Music and a M.A. in Arts Administration from the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He received his B.M.E. (Music Education) from Central Michigan University, where he was a national finalist for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to South Korea. He received a creative endeavor award from Central Michigan University to fund “Kind of New”, a collaboration with other musicians to reinvent the landmark Miles Davis album, “Kind of Blue” in a series of live performances. His research interests include education and the arts, but he is also familiar with funding proposals in a variety of other contexts.