Dr. Willard Sunderland received a Fulbright award to continue his research on a forthcoming book.  He was recognized in the most recent issue of E-Currents.

Willard Sunderland, department head and associate professor in the Department of History, will spend seven months in East Asia as a Fulbright Scholar Senior Research Fellow for his new book project, “Continental Encounters: Eurasian Empires in the Cosmopolitan Age.” Though his research specialty is Russian history, he has spent recent years studying Chinese and is interested in comparative projects, including comparative history involving the Russian and Chinese empires during the 18th century. He will spend six months in Beijing, China, and one month in Taipei, Taiwan.

Congratulations and good luck with your research!