Michael Kraus

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Michael Kraus, the Frederick C. Dirks Professor of Political Science, has received funding for his 2017-2018 leave project, “Digging Through The Ruins of Memory” from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington, D.C.

Starting on September 1, 2017, the Ben and Zelda Cohen Fellowship provides for a five-month residency at the Mandel Center. Apart from conducting their own research in the rich archives and resources of the USHMM, the Center Fellows meet as a group each week to present and discuss their research projects and to evaluate the merits of new scholarship.