Distinguished Chair Award
The Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair in American Studies was offered for the first time in 2005, marking the bicentennial of the birth of Alexis de Tocqueville, the famous french historian and politician and author of "Democracy in America".
The award aims to reinforce collaborative research between France and the United States in France by developing the latest trends in American studies.
Since 2010, the chair position is open to all fields. Fields of specialization can include: public administration, arts, art history, cinema, law, economics, history, literature, philosophy, public policy, religion, international relations, political science, social sciences.
It is financed by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the Franco-American Commission.
September 2013 - January 2014
Dr. Cristanne Miller
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Hosted by Université de Paris Diderot - Paris 7
Dr. Joshua Otaigbe
University of Southern Mississippi
Hosted by Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1