Host institution: University of Silesia, Institute of Sociology
Grant category: U.S. Student
Project: Corporate Colonies: Local and Global Politics in Interwar Polish Silesia, 1926 – 1939
Academic year: 2016-2017
Grant start date: September 1, 2016
Grant end date: May 31, 2017
Tiffany Wilson is a PhD candidate in the history department at the University of Illinois at Chicago and holds a MA from the University of Wyoming. Tiffany’s work examines Silesian mines as sites of international relations during the interwar period. Her project focuses on the connections between the Polish company Giesche Spolka Akcjna and the American Anaconda Mining Company.