Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize, 2004

The 2004 Fritz Stern Dissertation Prizes were awarded to Christopher Fischer (Indiana State University) and Erik Jensen (Miami University, Ohio). The award ceremony took place at the 13th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the German Historical Institute on November 19, 2004. The Stern Prize Selection Committee was composed of Atina Grossmann (Cooper Union), Kees Gispen (University of Mississippi), and Vernon L. Lidtke (Johns Hopkins University).

  • Christopher Fischer (Indiana State University), Alsace to the Alsatians? Visions and Divisions of Alsatian Regionalism, 1890–1930 (Ph.D. dissertation, Loyola College, Maryland, 2003). For more information on Fischer's dissertation, see his article in the GHI's Bulletin.
  • Erik Jensen (Miami University, Ohio), Images of the Ideal: Sports, Gender, and the Emergence of the Modern Body in Weimar Germany (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2003). For more information on Jensen's dissertation, see his article in the GHI's Bulletin.