Fellowships, Awards, Grants

Columbia University Teaching Fellowship
2013-2014, 2008-2011

Columbia University Dissertation Fellowship
2012-2013

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant for Berlin, Germany (10 months)
2011-2012
Project title: “Making Connections between East and West Germany: Stagings of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle”
Host institution: Akademie der Künste zu Berlin
Sponsor: Dr. Werner Grünzweig
[link to the announcement on the DAAD website]

Columbia University Faculty Fellowship
2007-2008

Fulbright Research Grant for Munich, Germany (10 months)
2006-2007
Project title: “Inner Emigration and Propaganda: Opera during the Third Reich”
Host institution: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Sponsors: Prof. Hartmut Schick, Prof. Michael Dreyer
[Link to press release 1]
[Link to press release 2]

DAAD Study Scholarship (declined)
2006

Geza von Molnar German Achievement Award, first prize essay
2006
Essay title: “Über die Einheitsmöglichkeit einer Sprache: Kafkas ‘Rede über die jiddische Sprache’”
Sponsor: Prof. Thomas Schestag

Geza von Molnar German Achievement Award, third prize essay
2005
Essay title: “Schillers Gedankenfreiheit und Kants Aufklärung”
Sponsor: Prof. Helmut Müller-Sievers

Pathfinder High School Scholarship Award
2001

Dreyfoos School of the Arts Piano Department Scholarship
2001