Alumni (National Fellow)

Michael de Groot

Jefferson Scholars Foundation National Fellow
B.A. Stanford University (2011)
M.A. University of Virginia (2014)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2018)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Fields of Interest:
Economic Policy
International Relations

Thesis Description:

Disruption: Economic Globalization and the New World Order in the 1970’s
Drawing on archival research in eight countries and five languages, his dissertation examines the global economic disruptions of the 1970s, and the challenges and opportunities they presented to the advanced industrial states on both sides of the Iron Curtain.

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