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Michael Tworek

Thesis Workshop Organizer


Michael Tworek

Michael T. Tworek is an associate at the department of history at Harvard University. At CES he coordinates the Thesis Workshop for Juniors with William Whitham.

Tworek’s research and teaching focus on the intellectual and cultural life of early modern Europe, especially central and eastern Europe, from a transcontinental and global perspective. He has held visiting fellowships at Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS). He earned his AM and Ph.D. in history from Harvard University in 2014 and his BA and MAT from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

He has received research fellowships and grants from Fulbright (IIE/U.S. State Department), Villa I Tatti, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and Fulbright-Hays (U.S. Department of Education), and has been awarded the Carl S. Meyer Prize for Best Paper by a Young Scholar at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in Fort Worth, TX in 2012 and the Best Paper at the Boston Area Study Abroad Association (BASAA) in 2015.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Associate, History Department, Harvard University
  • Thesis Workshop Organizer, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University