International Fellows


From October 1 through November 30, 2023, 
Alan Burnett Valverde is a GREP international
fellow at ConTrust and the Department of American
Studies at the Institute of English and American
Studies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English
from Columbia University, and is currently an
MA/PhD candidate in English at Stanford University.
His research explores literary exchanges between
writers from the United States and Mexico
during the early twentieth century, paying
special attention to the relationship between
radical politics and literary genres. Alan has
presented academic papers at Stanford's Center
for the Study of the Novel, the American
Literature Association Conference, and 
Université Paris Cité. 
He is now working on his dissertation, titled “Children of the Revolution: Mexican-American
Modernisms in the 1930s.” He is co-hosted by ConTrust and part of the new GREP
fellowship program, see the links below for further information.

Dr. Mohammad Hadi is working on his Habilitation
project “Despite, or Rhizomatic Resistance“ under the
supervision of Prof. Dr. Bernd Herzogenrath.