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PhD Candidate Michael Borsk selected as McNeil Center Dunn Dissertation Fellow

PhD Candidate Michael Borsk has been awarded the 2022-23 Dunn Dissertation Fellowship at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.

The Dunn Dissertation Fellowship will support Michael's residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia next year. 

Michael's doctoral research focuses on the history of land surveyors in British Upper Canada and the American Old Northwest and their impacts on the formation of state-backed property. He is completing his dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Jeffrey McNairn. 

Congratulations, Michael!


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