Ismael Biyashev awarded Cohen–Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship (CTDRF)

We want to share with you the good news that one of our graduate students, Ismael Biyashev, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Stephen F. Cohen–Robert C. Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship (CTDRF). Ismael was awarded this highly competitive research fellowship for his dissertation “Beyond Myths and Ruins: Archaeology and Nomadism in Russia 1850-1925.” Ismael received this award letter congratulating him on this amazing award:

"On behalf of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the CTDRF Program, whose funding is generously provided by the KAT Charitable Foundation, I congratulate you on having been selected from a highly competitive field."

The University of Illinois at Chicago has exceptional, hard-working, and beyond dedicated graduate students. This award demonstrates just how much our graduate students excel in their programs. The History Department will continue to support graduate students in their education and careers.

The History Department congratulates Ismael Biyashev in this amazing accomplishment.