"Every Graduate Center student knows the hardship of balancing their love for what they do with the high costs of living in NYC. Without the Leon Levy Center grant last year, there is no way I could have made as much progress on my dissertation as I did."
—Peter-Christian Aigner, 2012–2013 dissertation fellow, History: "The Politician and the Professor: Daniel Patrick Moynihan and the Strains of Modern American Liberalism."
2013 - 2014 Dissertation Fellows
Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
Adrian Izquierdo is a doctoral candidate in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages whose dissertation is entitled "Translating History, Translating Lives: Pierre Matthieu and the Translation of Political Biography in 17th Century Spain."
Anna Simonson is a doctoral candidate in History whose dissertation is entitled "'Call[ing] attention to the great women of history': Katharine Anthony, Alma Lutz, and the Birth of Feminist Historical Biography, 1920-1964."