Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize, 2000

The 2000 Fritz Stern Dissertation Prizes were awarded to Frank P. Biess (University of California at San Diego) and H. Glenn Penny III (University of Iowa). The award ceremony took place at the 9th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the German Historical Institute on November 9, 2000. The Stern Prize Selection Committee was composed of Peter Fritzsche (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dagmar Herzog (Michigan State University), and Mary Lindermann (Carnegie-Mellon University).

  • Frank P. Biess (University of California at San Diego), The Protracted War: Returning POWs and the Making of East and West German Citizens, 1945-1955 (Ph.D. dissertation, Brown University, 1999). For more information on Biess's dissertation, see his article in the GHI's Bulletin.
  • H. Glenn Penny III (University of Iowa), Cosmopolitan Visions and Municipal Displays: Museums, Markets, and the Ethnographic Project in Germany, 1868-1914 (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Missouri, 1999). For more information on Penny''s dissertation, see his article in the GHI's Bulletin.