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.
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.
September 2014 - Decemeber 2014
Professor Sandra Babcock
Cornell University Law School
Hosted by Université de Caen, Basse Normandie
January - June 2015
Dr. Benjamin tenOever
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS)
Hosted by Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris