Seitz receives prestigious fellowship


Jack Seitz, a PhD candidate in History has been awarded a 2016-2017 Stephen F. Cohen Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship (CTDRF) for his dissertation project, ‘Colonizing the Countryside: Scientific Agriculture and Colonial Control on the Kazakh Steppe, 1881-1928.’

The fellowship is sponsored by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies together with the CTDRF Program, with the funding provided by the KAT Charitable Foundation. Seitz’s dissertation was selected from a highly competitive field.

The award will support his PhD dissertation research on 19th- to early 21st-century Russian historical studies, to be conducted in Russia during the 2016-2017 academic year.