History graduate student Jennifer Gramer is a 2018-2019 Mellon Public Humanities Fellow at UW-Madison’s Center for the Humanities. The fellowships, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are designed to give graduate students in the humanities professional experience outside of the academy. Jennifer has a nine-month residency with UW-Madison’s Chazen Museum of Art, which is giving her lots of opportunities to translate her experience and expertise as a historian to the public sphere and to acquire new skills. Among other things, she is helping to prepare for the museum’s anniversary in 2020.
Jennifer, advised by Professor Emeritus Rudy Koshar, works in German History and her research focuses on the relationship between art, architecture, and politics under the Third Reich.