WHO WE ARE
The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including the lands of the former Habsburg empire, by awarding grants and fellowships, organizing lectures and conferences, and publishing the Journal of Austrian-American History.
Videos: In Conversation with Dr. Anton Pelinka
Dr. Anton Pelinka, professor of political science and nationalism studies, shares his insights regarding U.S. and Austria relations since WWII with Dr. Gary Cohen, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, during an interview on May 11, 2019. View videos on BIAAS or YouTube.
Job Opening: BIAAS Program Officer – Austrian-American History
BIAAS seeks a part-time Program Officer (PO) to serve as a core member of BIAAS’s programmatic staff. The PO would report to the Managing Director and would be responsible for providing timely advice and support to the development and implementation of BIAAS programs and events.
BIAAS supports grant and fellowship proposals for projects that promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history.
Each year BIAAS staff members travel throughout the United States and around the globe to attend conferences, lectures, and events that support scholarship on the historic relationship between Austria and the United States.
The Journal of Austrian-American History is an open-access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal sponsored by BIAAS and published by Penn State University Press.
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