Balistreri Awarded Lowry Dissertation Writing Fellowship

Monday, Aug 22, 2016
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Photo of Alex BalistreriSixth-year Ph.D. student Alexander Balistreri was awarded the Heath W. Lowry Distinguished Dissertation Writing Fellowship for 2016–17 by the Institute of Turkish Studies. His dissertation, “Creating Nations and States on the Turkish-Caucasian Border, 1850-1950,” examines state- and nation-building in the Turkish-Caucasian borderland region through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.