Nancy Fraser (New School for Social Research, New York) has already been the Einstein Visiting Fellow at the Graduate School of North American Studies for the years 2010-2012. Due to a successful follow-up application at the Einstein Foundation, the project will be continued until December 2014. the Visiting Fellow Program of the Einstein Foundation Berlin aims at further strengthening the international profile of Berlin's universities and research institutions by inviting highly-renowned international scholars and to make them a part of Berlin's scientific community network. During her fellowship, Nancy Fraser, together with an international group of young scientists, has been doing research on "The Crisis of Democracy".
Ethan Miller, PhD: "Culture, Selfhood and Conformity: The Fate of the Autonomous Self in the Cultural Thought of the 1930s and 1940s"
Larry Reynolds, PhD: "Environmentalism, Economy, Crisis and Transition"
Blair Taylor: "The Crisis of American Social Movements: Prefigurative Politics from the Alterglobalization Movement to Occupy Wall Street"
Özge Yaka, PhD: "Emergent Community and the Struggles for Commons"
Ethan Miller, PhD: “Culture, Selfhood and Conformity: The Fate of the Autonomous Self in the Cultural Thought of the 1930s and 1940s”
Brian Milstein, PhD: “What Does ‚Crisis‘ Mean Today? Recovering Critical Theory in a Global Age”
Dr. Stefanie Wöhl: “Die politische Rationalität des Regierens in den USA”