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 and the hard sciences.
It is financed by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the Franco-American Commission.
Stipend: €6,500/ month if in Paris. If outside Paris, between €6,100/ month and €6,300/ month depending on location. Additional travel allowance of €1,200.
February 2016 - July 2016
University of California, Los Angeles
Hosted by Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques, Université de Bordeaux
January 2016 - June 2016
Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College
Hosted by Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Université d'Aix-Marseille