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Kevin Axe

Cohort 2020

Supervisor: Dr. Tobias Rupprecht

Topic of PHD-Thesis: Goulash with Hapukoor: Adaptations of Hungarian Market Reforms in Late Soviet Estonia

Axe, Kevin

Junior Research Group "Peripheral Liberalism", Freie Universität Berlin

Project Doctoral Researcher

Education and Work Experience

  • 08/2013 - 06/2015: University of Tartu. Tartu, Estonia. MA: Baltic Sea Region Studies
  • 05/2009-  08/2009: Archival Processing Internship, Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center, Madison, WI, USA
  • 08/2007 - 05/2011: Beloit College, Beloit, WI, USA. BA: History, German



Fellowships, Stipends and Awards

  • 2015: Council of Baltic Sea States Summer University, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014: Erasmus semester, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
  • 2013-2015: Tuition waiver, DoRa 9 MA stipend, Achievement Grant, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
  • 2007-2011: Dean’s List (every semester), Clarence S. Pellet Endowed Scholarship, Robert H. Irrmann Endowed Scholarship, Charlotte Ingersoll Morse German Prize, Royal Bronson Way History Award, Phi Sigma Iota modern language honorary society, Phi Beta Kappa general honorary society, History departmental honors, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, USA
  • Baltic Sea Region Relations and History
  • 20th Century Estonian History
  • 20th Century CEE History
  • Transitional Politics and Economics
  • Interwar CEE Politics and Military History
  • Small State International Affairs
  • Media in Authoritarian States