Previous Award Winners
Gilbert Chinard Research Fellowships
Dr. Jennifer Palmer
The University of Chicago
“An Ocean between Them: Race, Gender, and the Family in France and its Colonies”
Kelly Summers
Gilbert Chinard Research Fellowship Winner:
Allison Fisher
Northwestern University
Department of Art History
“Experimental Collectivity: Housing, Technology and Architectural Research in France,
Edouard Morot-Sir Fellowship in Literature (1):  
Virginie Pouzet-Duzer    
Duke University
“Proust, Valéry, and Gracq’s Notebooks:  Finding Writer’s First Impressions”
Gilbert Chinard
Gilbert Chinard  Research Fellowships
Bethany S. Keenan
Department of History
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Vietnam is Fighting for Us: French National Identity and the U.S.- Vietnam
Gilbert Chinard Research Fellowships
Alicia C. Levin
Department of Music
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dissertation Title: “Seducing Paris: Piano Virtuosos and Artistic Identity, 1820-
The winners of the fellowships and awards given out by the Institut Français d’Amérique are listed here, along with the topic studied.