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Seminarreihe des Arbeitsbereichs Ökonomie am IOS

Zeit: Dienstag, 13.30–15.00 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS); vorerst online via Zoom, Link wird mit den Einladungen verschickt!
Programm

Forschungslabor: „Geschichte und Sozialanthropologie Südost‐ und Osteuropas“

Zeit: Donnerstag, 14–16 Uhr (Lehrstuhl) oder 16–18 Uhr (Graduiertenschule und Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus)
Ort: WiOS, Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 017)
Programm

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Jon-Wyatt Matlack

Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus „Europa und Amerika in der modernen Welt“

E-Mail: matlack(at)ios-regensburg.de 

 

 

Lebenslauf | Publikationen | Vorträge | Projekte

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Education

March 2020–Present
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik Universität Regensburg
Doctoral Candidate
Working Title: “Maneuvering Towards ‘The West’: U.S. Army-Bundeswehr Joint War Games as Conduit for Western Identity Formation“
– Project funded through a scholarship from the Leibnitz ScienceCampus.

October 2015–September  2018
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik Universität Regensburg
Master of Arts in European-American Studies
Thesis: “The Displaced Battlefield: Political Instrumentalization and its Operational Consequences on the NATO War-Simulation WINTER SHIELD II“
– This study revolves around the 1961 NATO exercise “Winter Shield II“.

August 2011–May 2015
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, College of Arts and SciencesSyracuse University
Bachelor of Arts: German Language and Literature International Relations (focus in International Security & Diplomacy), History (focus in European History)
•  Dean’s List (2012–2015)

Spring 2014
History Capstone
“The Fickle Frontier: The Disposition of the Rhineland Frontier in the Early Principate”

Fall  2014
International Relations Capstone
“Schroedinger’s  Nukes:  The  Opacity  of  American  Nuclear  Weapons  in  Germany,” presented at and published by Moravian College in April 2015 (bit.ly/1HuJQ7U).
A study dedicated to determining the military and diplomatic roll of NATO–controlled warheads stationed in Germany and analyzing what utility, if any, these weapons offer.

 

Experience

April 2019–present
Medienwissenschaftler,  Unicepta GmbH Berlin
•     Project Manager in Team Mobility for clients primarily in the airline and automotive industries in DACH
•     Composition of daily reports on print and online media presence on a client-to-client basis
•     Monitoring and research of various print publications in the European market

July 2018–January 2019
Lead research and analysis, bookingkit Berlin
•     Researched new sources for leads on suitable customers
•     Evaluation and analysis of collated and past leads and  accounts
•     Salesforce database maintenance

Februrary–April 2018
Intern, Das Zentrum für Militärgeschichte und Sozialwissenschaften der Bundeswehr Potsdam
•     Historical research assistant on the Federal German Navy and U.S. Navy and NATO security strategy 1985–1995.
•     Completion of an independent study on U.S. Navy strategy with regards to German security 1990–1995.

May 2016–October 2017
English trainer, inlingua Sprachschule Regensburg
•    Trainer of English language courses for private sector professionals and  Azubis
•    Development of language learning seminars for the workers at the Bundesagentur für Arbeit in Regensburg, Deggendorf, Passau and  Landshut

December 2015–April 2016
Translator, Antiquariat Gebrüder Ziereis Regensburg
•    Translation of descriptive texts of facsimilie Medieval manuscripts from German to English for online use
•    Databank maintenance and research for potential clients

Summer 2013
Webmaster/Researcher, Musconetcong Foundrymen Historical Society Stanhope, NJ
•    Data aggregation
•    Organized, compiled, and formatted a large amount of historical content

 

Skills

•    Advanced German reading skills
•    Advanced German speaking skills
•     Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
•    Advanced research and writing capabilities
•    Advanced translation capabilities

 

Honors

April 2015
Max Kade Prize for Best Research Project and Presentation: Undergraduate Research Conference in German Studies Moravian College 

April 2015
Department of Political Science Award for Best Paper: PSC 347 “The Politics of Russia”

Spring 2015
Outstanding Graduating German Student

Spring 2015
Sigma Iota Rho, Int. Relations Honor Society

Summer 2013
DAAD Summer Course Scholarship
•     Full Academic scholarship with additional stipend for study in Germany

Spring 2012
Delta Phi Alpha, German Honor Society
Phi Alpha Theta- History Honor Society National Society of Collegiate Scholars