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Grace A. Ballor



Contact Information

Email    gballor@ucla.edu
Office  Bunche Hall

Grace Ballor is a Ph.D. Candidate in UCLA's Department of History, focusing on the economic history of twentieth century Europe. Her dissertation research investigates the role played by multinational firms in European integration and the development of the European Union. 

Fields of Study

European Economic History

Research

Grace Ballor is a Ph.D. Candidate in UCLA's Department of History, focusing on the economic history of twentieth century Europe. Her dissertation research investigates the role played by multinational firms in European integration and the development of the European Union.

Grants and Awards

2016 Center for Economic History Primary Research Grant
2015-2016 Pre-Dissertation Fellowship
2016 European and Russian Studies Endowed Award, Division of Social Sciences
2016 Center for European and Russian Studies International Conference Travel Grant
2016 Global Health Institute Women’s Health and Empowerment Fellowship
2016 European Union Studies Association Ernst B. Haas Research Fellowship
2015 Center for European and Russian Studies Pre-Dissertation Fellowship
2014-2015 Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship
2014 All-UC Economic History Group Research Grant, UC Berkeley
2014, 2015 Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship
2014 Departmental Research Travel Award
2013 Departmental Travel Grant
2013 Peter Reill Research Travel Fellowship
2008-2012 University Award
2008-2012 Aspiring Scholar Award

Conference Presentations

European Business History Association World Congress, Bergen, Norway, August 2016
Conflict and Development Conference, UC Irvine Center for Global Conflict Studies, All-UC Economic History, Feb. 2016
Council for European Studies 22nd International Conference, Sciences Po, Paris, July 2015
European Union Studies Association Conference, University of Pittsburgh, March 2015
Jean Monnet Center of Excellence Conference on the E.U., University of Victoria, British Columbia Canada, November 2014
Automotive History Society Conference, Stanford University, April 2014
Graduate Conference for Historians, University of California, Los Angeles, October 2013

Advisors

Dr. Ivan T. Berend (History, UCLA)
Dr. Mary Yeager (History, UCLA)
Dr. Naomi Lamoreaux (History and Economics, Yale)
Dr. John Agnew (Geography, UCLA)

Degrees

C.Phil. History, University of California, Los Angeles 2015
M.A. History, University of California, Los Angeles 2014
B.A. History, Political Philosophy, International Economics, University of Dallas 2012