Dissertation Grant (2017), Cold War Military History, Adams Center

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2017 Dissertation Grant, Cold War Military History
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The John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute

2017 Dissertation Grant, Cold War Military History

The John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute will award a $3,000 grant to a graduate student in history or related field working on a dissertation in the area of Cold War military history. The award is intended to promote innovative scholarship on Cold War topics. The Adams Center invites proposal in all subject areas—including international security affairs, military strategy, leadership, and operations. All periods of Cold War history are welcome. The prize is made possible through the generous support John A. Adams and George J. Collins Jr.

To be considered, graduate students must submit a brief proposal (prospectus) describing their doctoral research, a project timeline, and curriculum vitae with list of references. Applications should be delivered, electronically, to the Adams Center at [email protected] by 4:00 p.m. Eastern, Friday, March 3, 2017. Direct questions to Adams Center director Bradley Lynn Coleman.

Deadline for submissions: March 3, 2017

Submissions to:  [email protected]

Questions to:

Bradley Lynn Coleman, Ph.D.
Director, John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis
Department of History
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450
[email protected]
540-464-7447

Or

Ms. Deneise Shafer
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
540-464-7338
Fax: 540-464-7246

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www.vmi.edu/adamscenter

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Previous Recipients:

  • Susan Colbourn, “Defining Détente: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Struggle for Identity, 1975–1983,” University of Toronto, Canada.
  • Kuan-jen Chen, “U.S. Maritime Policy in East Asia during the Cold War era, 1945–1979,” University of Cambridge, UK
  • Nathaniel R. Weber, “U.S. Military Assistance and Advisory Groups, 1945–1965,” Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
  • Brett M. Reilly, “International Military Advising and the Armed Forces of the State of Vietnam and Republic of Vietnam, 1948–1975,” University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Fatih Tokatli, “Turkish-American Military Cooperation and Transformation of Turkish Military in the Cold War, 1947–1954,” Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.