Student Spotlight | Özlem Eren Receives Travel Awards for Summer Dissertation Research

Ph.D. Candidate Özlem Eren received the CREECA Graduate Student Short-Term Research Award for 2023, the Graduate School Student Research Grants Competition Combined Award, and the Margaret Davidson Schorger Award for dissertation research in Northern Italy and Croatia during May and June of 2023. Özlem explored sculptural decorations in 11th–12th century Romanesque, Pre-Romanesque, and Southern Slavic architecture in various Italian and Croatian cities to make a comparative analysis with the architecture of Galicia-Volhynia and Vladimir-Suzdal Rus’ for her broader dissertation project. Congratulations Özlem!