Xavier Magazine

Fullbright, Outgoing

Rachel Chrastil, an assistant professor of history, received a Fulbright-Alsace Regional Council Award from the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board. Chrastil is using the highly prestigious award to conduct research in Strasbourg, France, during the Spring 2009 semester for her book Civilians Under Siege: Strasbourg and European Civilization during the Franco-Prussian War. She will be affiliated with the Faculty of Arts at the Université Marc Bloch. In recent years, an average of just one historian per year has been selected for the award for research in France.

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