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Dr. Elidor Mëhilli
Hunter College of the City University of New York

Department of History
695 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10065

Link: Dr. Elidor Mëhilli at the Hunter College of the City University of New York

Education/Work Experience

8/2013–present Hunter College of the City University of New York, Assistant Professor

9/2012–5/2013 University of Pennsylvania, Penn Humanities Forum, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

9/2011–5/2012 Columbia University, The Harriman Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow

2011 Ph.D., Princeton University

2007 M.A., Princeton University

2005 A.B., Cornell University

2005 B.S., Cornell University

Fellowships / Awards


Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2013

Visiting Fellow within the international research network ‘Physical Violence and State Legitimacy in Late Socialism’, Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam, June-July 2012

Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 2011-2012 

Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, University of Chicago (unable to accept), 2011-2012

Mrs. Giles Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities, Princeton University, 2010-2011

Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Contemporary History, The George Washington University, 2009-2010

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) Research Grant, 2008-2009


Webb-Smith Prize for Best Article, 46th Annual Walter Prescott Webb Lecture Series, University of Texas at Arlington, 2011

Excellence in Teaching Award, Princeton University, 2008

St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award, Universität St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2006

Archival Research:

Albania (state, foreign ministry, interior ministry, and party archives)

Germany (state, security police, and party archives)

Italy (state, foreign ministry, and party archives)

Russia (state archives) 

United Kingdom (national archives)

United States (national and local archives)