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2011-2012 Tomash Fellowship & Norberg Travel Grants Awarded!

CBI is happy to present Andrew McGee as our 2011-2012 Erwin & Adelle Tomash Fellow. Andrew is a doctoral candidate at the University of Virginia and his project, entitled "Mainframing America: Computers, Systems, and the Transformation of U.S. Policy and Society, 1940-1985," is on the history of computer use in civilian government, specifically looking at computing within the Social Security Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, and other departments and agencies of the U.S. federal government. Congratulations Andrew!

We also had the pleasure of awarding our 2011 Arthur L. Norberg Travel Grants to Hansen Hsu and Rachel Lee. Hansen Hsu is a doctoral candidate at Cornell University working on a social history and ethnographic study of the "Cocoa" software developer community. Rachel Lee is a doctoral candidate at the University of Rochester and her dissertation is entitled "Media of the Imagination: Romantic Poetry, Media History, and the Digital Humanities." Congratulations!

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