In 2008 the following persons received an RSC Research Grant for their projects:
- Krysztof Flis (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland), “The Eisenhower Administration and Vietnam, 1953-1956” (Ph.D.);
- Gijs Stolk (Leiden University, the Netherlands), “The Radicalization of Robert F. Williams in the Period 1956-1961” (B.A.);
- Annick Cizel (Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France), “Nation-Building in the Philippines: Rooseveltian Statecraft for Imperial Modernization” (article);
- Laura Maessen (Leiden University, the Netherlands), “Robert Parris Moses and the SNCC: The Role of Organizational Leadership in the Production of Social Change during the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1965” (Ph.D.);
- Christopher Minck (Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France), “Diplomacy and Desegregation in the United States: African Americans in Congress and in the Department of State from 1961 to 1969: Tools or Lobby?” (Ph.D.);
- Janice C. Holbrook (University ofEdinburgh, U.K.), “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Equal Rights Amendment: Views on Feminism in Changing Times” (M.A.);
- Rogier van Nierop (Leiden University, the Netherlands), “Time(s) and Nixon: The Image of Nixon in Time Magazine and The New York Times during the American Presidential Campaigns of 1960 and 1968” (M.Phil.);
- David Charles Horten-Middleton (Cambridge University, U.K.), “An Investigation into New Deal Educational Policy Regarding Native Americans” (B.A.);
- Maarten Zwiers (University of Groningen, the Netherlands), “Between Party and Principle: The Political Life of James O. Eastland” (Ph.D.);
- Michael Boyden (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium), “Linguistic Autobiographies of European Immigrants in U.S. Literature, 1870-1924” (book);
- J. Simon Rofe (University of Leicester, U.K.), “Visions from Washington: Explaining the Philosophical Bases of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Administration’s Foreign Policy in Postwar Planning” (book).
European students seeking a masters or doctorate in American history as well as advanced scholars are invited to apply for a Research Grant. Application forms can be found here and relevant information on the RSC archival collections can be found here.