We are raising funds for the Sbragia Fund for Graduate European Studies to honor the founder and long-time Director of the European Studies Center, Dr. Alberta Sbragia, and her commitment to mentoring and educating young scholars.
In 2012, the Alberta Sbragia Fund for Graduate European Studies was established to honor this commitment to education and mentoring of young scholars. This fund supports doctoral students through dissertation assistance, research and publication support, and travel to and research in relevant European countries. Graduate students have used these funds to travel to Europe to conduct interviews, visit and conduct research in archives, among other research activities.
A Book-Worthy Conference
To celebrate Dr. Sbragia’s retirement and achievements as a scholar and mentor, we held a conference in Pittsburgh in November 2018, which brought together former students and colleagues to discuss the impact that her work had on the fields of EU Studies and multilevel governance. Out of this conference, a book was written which brings together scholars of different generations, fields, and from across North America and Europe. It was edited by the current ESC Director at Pitt (Jae-Jae Spoon) and one of Dr. Sbragia's former PhD students (Nils Ringe), who is now an ESC Director himself at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
We hope that we can count on you to make a donation in honor of Dr. Sbragia so that more students have the opportunity to follow in her footsteps. All donations will support graduate student research on Europe and the European Union.
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