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Hasan Adwan

(Geschwister Supp Foundation)

Hasan Adwan holds a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in political science (with emphasis on political philosophy) and American history from Westminster College in Missouri and is a graduate of the HCA's master's program. His dissertation "Money, Democracy and the Decline of the Peace Party" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Detlef Junker and PD Dr. Martin Thunert.

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Raluca-Lucia Cimpean

(HCA PhD in American Studies Scholarship, Landesgraduiertenförderung)

Raluca-Lucia Cimpean studied English and Romanian Language and Literature at the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca. In 2006, she received an M.A. in American Studies at the University of Heidelberg. Her dissertation, supervised by Prof. Dr. Manfred Berg, is entitled "John F. Kennedy Through the Looking Glass: Docudramatic Representations of the JFK Image."

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Maria Diaconu

(Heidemarie Engelhorn Ph.D. Scholarship)

Maria Diaconu received her B.A. from the University of Bucharest, Romania, majoring in English and minoring in American Studies, and completed an M.A. degree in American Studies at Heidelberg University. Her dissertation, "Literature and Democratic Criticism: The Post-9/11 Novel and the Public Sphere," was supervised by Prof. Dr. Dietmar Schloss.

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Michael Rodegang Drescher

(Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Michael Drescher studied English philology, political science and law at Heidelberg University and received his Magister degree with honors in 2011. His dissertation, supervised by Prof Dr. Günter Leypoldt, is entitled “Poets of Protest: Mythological Resignification in American Antebellum and German Vormärz Literature.”

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Heike Jablonski

(Heidemarie Engelhorn Ph.D. Scholarship)

Heike Jablonski pursued her higher education in English and American Studies, Business Administration, and Economics at the Universities of Passau and Kassel as well as at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She was awarded her M.A. in English and American Studies at the University of Kassel in 2012. Her dissertation, "John Foxe in America: Discourses of Martyrdom in the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century United States," was supervised by Prof. Dr. Jan Stievermann.

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Axel Kaiser

(Friedrich Naumann Stiftung)

Axel Kaiser holds an MA degree in American Studies from the HCA, and an MA degree in international law from Heidelberg University. He worked under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Katja Patzel-Mattern, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Detlef Junker, and Dr. habil. Martin Thunert. In 2014, Axel completed his dissertation entitled “The American Philosophical Foundations of the Chilean Free Market Revolution.”

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Barbara Kujath

Barbara Kujath studied English and German as a Foreign Language at Heidelberg University, where she graduated with an M.A. in 2007. She completed her dissertation, entitled "'Sympathy for the Devil': A Literary and Cultural History of the Psychopath, the Late 1950s to 1980," under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Dietmar Schloss in 2016.

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Christian Maul

(HCA PhD in American Studies Scholarship, Landesgraduiertenförderung)

Christian Maul studied English and German literature and linguistics at the University of Heidelberg and at San Francisco State University. His dissertation, which he completed under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Dieter Schulz, is entitled “From Self-Culture to Militancy, From Conscience to Intervention: Henry David Thoreau Between Liberalism and Communitarianism.”

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Eva-Maria Mayer

(Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

Eva-Maria Mayer received her Magister degree in American Studies, psychology and political science from Bonn University. Her dissertation “U.S. Government in Times of Crisis: How Securitization shaped Congressional Behavior after 9/11” was supervised by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Harnisch and PD Dr. Martin Thunert.

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Mohamed Ahmed Taha El Sayd Metawe

Mohamed Metawe graduated from Cairo University before he joined the HCA PhD Program in October 2008. He worked under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Junker and Dr. habil. Martin Thunert and completed a dissertation entitled “The Middle East in Transatlantic Politics, 2003-2009.”

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Anja Milde

(BASF Dissertation Scholarship)

Anja Milde received her M.A. in American Studies from Heidelberg University in 2008. Her dissertation, supervised by Prof. Dr. Manfred Berg, is entitled "'Liberal Oases in Conservative Hell': Blacks, Gays, and the Struggle for Equality."

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Anthony Santoro

(BASF Dissertation Scholarship)

Anthony Santoro was part of HCA’s first MAS Class of 2005 before joining the Ph.D. program in 2006. His dissertation is entitled “Exile or Embrace: The Religious Discourse on the Death Penalty in the Contemporary Era.” The project was supervised by Prof. Dr. Manfred Berg and Prof. Dr. Inken Prohl.

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Styles Sass

(Curt Engelhorn Scholarship)

Styles Sass received his bachelor's degree in English from the University of Iowa and his master's degree in American Studies at Heidelberg University. His dissertation, "Swaying the Nation: Campaign Narratives in the 2008 and 2012 Presidential Elections," was supervised by Prof. Dr. Dietmar Schloss.

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Karsten Senkbeil

(Landesgraduiertenförderung)

Karsten Senkbeil graduated from the University of Osnabrück, Germany, and the City College of New York before he joined the HCA PhD Program in October 2006. He worked under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Marianne Hundt and completed a dissertation entitled “The Language of American Sports: A Corpus-Assisted Discourse Study.”

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Erhan Simsek

Erhan Simsek received a B.A in English language teaching from Middle East Technical University and an M.A. in American Studies from Heidelberg University. His dissertation, “Changing Images of Business and Businessmen in American Fiction and Social Thought, 1880-1929,” was supervised by Prof. Dr. Dietmar Schloss.

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Cristina Stanca Mustea

(BASF Dissertation Scholarship)

Cristina Stanca-Mustea received her M.A. in American Studies from Heidelberg University  in 2006. She majored in Literature, Religious Studies, and Law. Her thesis was entitled “Carl Laemmle and the Making of Hollywood.”

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Bryce Taylor

Bryce Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Utah Valley University and an M.A. in American Studies from Heidelberg University. His dissertation on the life of nineteenth-century New England clergyman Adin Ballou was supervised by Prof. Dr. Jan Stievermann.

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Stephen Urich

Stephen Urich holds an MBA from Virginia Tech and graduated magna cum laude from the Centre Européen de Recherches Internationales et Stratégiques with a master’s degree in international politics. Supervised by PD Dr. Martin Thunert, his dissertation focuses on “Delegation of Power as a Political Tool of the United States Congress.”

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Stefanie Weymann-Teschke

(BASF Scholarship)

Stefanie Weymann-Teschke studied English and American Studies as well as modern German literature at the University of Freiburg, where she graduated in 2006 with a B.A. In 2008, she earned an M.A. degree in English from King’s College London. She completed her dissertaion, which was supervised by Prof. Dr. Dietmar Schloss, in 2015. It is entitled "The City as Performance: The Contemporary American Novel and the Power of the Senses.”

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