Lesser Awarded Fulbright for Research in Brazil

Congratulations to Jeffrey Lesser, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of History and Director of the Halle Institute for Global Research, for being awarded a Fulbright Research Grant in Brazil. Lesser’s project is titled, “Structural Health: Immigrants, the State, and the Built Environment in São Paulo, 1870-2020.” Luis Ferla at the Federal University of São Paulo and Fernando Cosentino of the Bom Retiro Public Health Clinic will host Lesser while he conducts archival research and fieldwork with the Brazilian National Health Service medical team. Read more about the project here.