Works in Progress

Welcome to Works in Progress, the OI’s listing of scholars who have received fellowships to pursue research on early America broadly conceived. We will continue to add to the database from this year forward. Please contact Martha Howard (oieahc@wm.edu) to share any additions or corrections.

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African American Intellectual History Society C.L.R. James Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2018

  • Richard Benson, Spelman College
  • Christina Davidson, Duke University
  • Naomi Extra, Rutgers University - Newark

Award Year: 2017

  • Crystal Eddins, Michigan State University
  • Merve Fejzula, University of Cambridge
  • Garrett Felber, University of Michigan
  • Brian Lefresne, University of Guelph

AAS-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Nicholas Crawford, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse
    Sustaining Slavery: Plantation Provisioning and the Politics of Health in the British Caribbean, c. 1775-1838

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Ken Miller, Washington College
    The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kate Mulry, California State University, Bakersfield
    Unwholesome Tinctures: Inoculation and Questions of Heredity in the Early Eighteenth-Century Anglo Atlantic

AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Benjamin Bascom, Ball State University
    Feeling Singular: Masculinity and Desire in the Early Republic, 1786-1822
  • Greg Childs, Brandeis University
    Scenes of Sedition: Racial Politics in Bahia during the Age of Revolution
  • Sonia Hazard, Franklin & Marshall College
    The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
  • Elspeth Martini, Montclair State University
    Humanitarian Authority and Indigenous Dispossession in the U.S. and British Empires
  • Adam Thomas, Miami Univerisity Ohio
    An Unparalleled Time of Difficulty and Danger: Slave Rebellion, Emancipation, and Memory in the Atlantic World

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Juliana Chow, Saint Louis University
    Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
  • Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College
    The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
  • Samantha Harvey, Boise State University
    Reading the Book of Nature: Imagination, Observation, and Conservation in Transatlantic Romanticism
  • Reeve Huston, Duke University
    Reforging American Democracy
  • Sarah Schuetze, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
    Calamity Howl: Fear of Illness in Early American Writing
  • Adrian Weimer, Providence College
    Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Susanna Blumenthal, University of Minnesota
    Humbug: A Legal History
  • Tara Bynum, Rutgers University
    Reading Pleasures
  • Ezra Greenspan, Southern Methodist University
    The Lives and Times of Frederick Douglass and His Family: A Composite Biography
  • Esther Jones, Clark University
    Antebellum Black Speculation

ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Fellowships

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Christopher Phillips, Lafayette College
    The Hymnal Before the Notes: A History of Reading and Practice

Alstott Morgan Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Adam Laats, State University of New York
    Toe the Line: Joseph Lancaster and the Delusion of Early School Reform

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Brandon Layton, University of Toronto
    Wonderful Mining Country: Promoting Western Resource Extraction

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Mark Boonshoft, New York Public Library
    Monarchical Education and the Making of the American Republic, 1730-1812

American Historical Print Culture Society Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Erika Pazian, University of New York
    Visual Culture and National Identity during the U.S.-Mexican War

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Telesia Lett, Boston University
    Making Money: Alfred Jones and the Business of Engraving

Barbara L. Packer Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Mark Gallagher, University of California, Los Angeles
    'In the Optative Mood': Unitarian Optimism and the Transcendental Affects of Peabody, Parker, Emerson, Fuller, and Thoreau

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Reed Gochberg, Boston University
    Novel Objects: Museums and Scientific Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

David Jaffee Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Joseph Larnerd, Stanford University
    The Makings of Cut Glass in America, 1876-1916

Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Don James Brown, University of Tulsa
    Infectious Affect: The Phobic Imagination in American Literature

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Roberto Saba, University of Pennsylvania
    American Mirror: The United States and the Empire of Brazil in the Age of Emancipation

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Brendan Gillis, Miami University of Ohio
    Conduits of Justice: Magistrates and the British Imperial State, 1732-1834

Jay and Deborah Last Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Joshua Bartlett, State University of New York
    The Many Lives of the Charter Oak
  • Alex Beringer, University of Montevallo
    Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century American Comic Strip
  • Elizabeth Duquette, Gettysburg College
    Napoleonic Codes: Tyranny and Ubiquity in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Lauren Freese, University of South Dakota
    A Taste for Images: Depictions of Food and Eating in the American Popular Press
  • Julia Grummitt, Princeton University
    The Great National Work: Visualizing Territory and Race in Nineteenth-Century North America
  • Lucien Holness, University of Maryland, College Park
    Between North and South, East and West: The Anti-Slavery Movement in Southwestern Pennsylvania
  • Donald Johnson, North Dakota State University
    Thirteen Clocks: Popular Statecraft and the Coming of American Independence
  • Sandro Jung, Herzog August Library
    A Transnational History of American Book Illustration
  • Emma Newcombe, Boston University
    'A Place Rendered Interesting': Antebellum Print Culture and the Rise of Middle-Class Tourism
  • Asiel Sepulveda, Southern Methodist University
    City Impressions: Lithography and Urban Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Havana
  • Rachel Walker, University of Maryland, College Park
    A Beautiful Mind: Faces, Beauty, and the Brain in the Anglo-Atlantic World, 1780-1870

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Whitney Barlow Robles, Harvard University
    Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820
  • Irene Cheng, California College of the Arts
    The Shape of Utopia
  • Kathrinne Duffy, Brown University
    Doctrine of the Skull: Phrenology and Public Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Sonia Hazard, Duke University
    The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
  • Elizabeth Hopwood, Loyola University Chicago
    Eating the Atlantic: Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Caribbean Tables and Texts
  • Leslie McAbee, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Exotic Animals and the American Conscience, 1840-1900
  • Rachel Miller, University of Michigan
    Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern Stage, 1860-1910
  • Judith Ridner, Mississippi State University
    Clothing the Babel
  • Erika Schneider, Framingham State University
    Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books
  • Hesam Sharifian, Tufts University
    Americanizing Shakespeare in Print

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • AJ Blandford, Rutgers University
    Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys
  • Paul Fess, City University of New York Graduate Center
    Resonant Texts: The Politics and Practices of Nineteenth-Century African American Music and Print Culture
  • Jean Franzino, Macalester College
    Freak Show Aesthetics
  • Shawna McDermott, University of Pittsburgh
    Reading Race: Visual Literacy in Nineteenth-Century American Children's Periodicals
  • Christina Michelon, University of Minnesota
    Interior Impressions: Printed Material in the Nineteenth-Century American Home
  • Christy Pottroff, Fordham University
    The Mail Gaze: Early American Literature, Letters, and the Post Office
  • Sarah Schuetze, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
    Calamity Howl: Fear of Illness in Early American Writing
  • Nora Slonimsky, City University of New York Graduate Center
    The Engine of Free Expression[?]: The Political Development of Copyright in the Colonial British Atlantic and Early National United States
  • Juliet Sperling, University of Pennsylvania
    Animating Flatness: Seeing Moving Images in American Painting and Mass Visual Culture, 1800-1895

Jenny d'Hericourt Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Emilia Le Seven, Universite Paris Diderot
    Cooper's Sea Romances and the American Grand National Narrative

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Aureliane Narvaez, University of Paris IV, Sorbonne
    Mobility of Faith in Early America: Religious Wanderings and Spiritual Journeys

Justin G. Schiller Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Camille Owens, Yale University
    Blackness and the Human Child: Race, Prodigy, and the Logic of American Childhood

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Jaclyn Schultz, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Learning the Value of a Dollar

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Amanda Stuckey, College of William and Mary
    Reading Bodies: Disability and the Book in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Jamie Bolker, Fordham University
    Lost and Found: Wayfinding in Early American Literature and Culture
  • Camden Burd, University of Rochester
    The Ornament of Empire: Nurserymen and the Making of the American Landscape
  • Nikki Hessell, Victoria University of Wellington
    Sensitive Negotiations: Romantic Literature and Indigenous Diplomacy, 1820-1950
  • Peter Jaros, Franklin & Marshall College
    Incorporate Things: A Literary Genealogy of Corporate Personhood in Antebellum America
  • Madeline Kearin, Brown University
    The Sensory Ecology of the Worcester State Hospital for the Insane
  • Trent MacNamara, Texas A & M University
    Big Sky: Popular Ideas about the Heavens in America
  • Kate McIntyre, Columbia University
    Fugitive Circulations: The Political Ecology of Poetry in Early African-American Newspapers
  • Rachel Pasierowska, Rice University
    Beasts, Birds, and Bondsmen: Animal and Slave Interactions in Atlantic World Slavery
  • Dorin Smith, Brown University
    Brain Fever
  • Justin Tackett, Stanford University
    Investigating the Poetics of American Stethoscopy and Telegraphy

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Hannah Anderson, University of Pennsylvania
    Lived Botany: Domesticity, Settler Colonialism and Ecological Adaptation in Early British America
  • Kristen Beales, The College of William and Mary
    Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
  • Kevin Butterfield, University of Oklahoma
    The Great Excitement
  • Dexter Gabriel, University of Connecticut
    Performing Freedom in the Mighty Experiment
  • Abby Goode, Plymouth State University
    Democratic Demographics: A Literary Geneaology of American Sustainability
  • Kathleen Hilliard, Iowa State University
    Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867
  • Patrick O'Connor, University of Montana
    The Health of the State: Tobacco and the Paradox of Public Power, 1862-1933
  • John Shufelt, Brown University
    Newspaper Accounts of the Coolie Slave Trade
  • Nancy Siegel, Towson University
    Political Appetites
  • Todd Thompson, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Savage Laughter

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jonathon Booth, Harvard University
    Criminal Law and Post-Emancipation Society in the Atlantic World
  • Sonia Di Loreto, University of Torino
    Margaret Fuller's Transnational Archive
  • Mary Draper, University of Virginia
    The Urban World of the Early Modern British Caribbean
  • James Dupey, Arizona State University
    Editor as Clergy: The Power of Print in the Stone-Campbell Movement
  • Jessica Farrell, University of Minnesota
    (Re)Capturing Empire: A Reconsideration of Liberia's Precarious Sovereignty and American Empire as Exception in the Nineteenth Century
  • Kirsten Fischer, University of Minnesota
    Vitalism in America: Elihu Palmer’s Radical Religion in the Early Republic
  • Angela Hudson, Texas A&M University
    Indian Doctresses in the Nineteenth-Century United States
  • Sophie Jones, University of Liverpool
    From Anglicization to Loyalism: New York, 1691-1783
  • Natalie Joy, Northern Illinois University
    Abolitionists and Indians in the Antebellum Era

Lapides Fellowship in Pre-1865 Juvenile Literature and Ephemera

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Ann Daly, Brown University
    Hard Money: The Making of a Specie Currency, 1828-1846

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • JoAnn Conrad, California State University, East Bay
    Women's Work: Women Illustrators in Commercial Media during the Golden Age of Illustration

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Rachel Knecht, Brown University
    Inventing the Mathematical Economy in Nineteenth-Century America

Mellon Distinguished Scholar

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Neal Salisbury, Smith College

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Peter Onuf, University of Virginia
    The Worlds of Isaiah Thomas

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Gregory Nobles, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Betsey Stockton's Mission: From Slavery to Freedom, From Princeton to the Pacific

Stephen Botein Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Dana Badley, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Aesthetic Sociality and Nineteenth-Century America
  • Magdalena Zapedowska, University of Mass, Amherst
    Black Dissent and Black Freedom: Revolution, Emigration, Reform, 1850-1870

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Thora Brylowe, University of Colorado, Boulder
    Impressions and Folds: The Ecology of Romantic-Era Paper
  • Clare Mullaney, University of Pennsylvania
    American Imprints: Disability and the Material Text, 1858-1932

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • D. Emerson, Pomona College
    Local Rules: Vernacular Aesthetics and Alternative Democracies in Antebellum Print Culture
  • Justine Oliva, University of New Hampshire
    Anne C. L. Botta and the Business of Friendship

The "Drawn to Art" Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Tanya Pohrt, Lyman Allyn Art Museum
    Mary Way and Elizabeth Way Champlain: Miniaturists of the Early Republic”

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Katherine Harnish, Washington University in St. Louis
    Painting Ephemera in the Age of Mass Production

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jennifer Chuong, Harvard University
    Marbling and Projection in Early American Bindings

The Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Tatania Prorokova, Philipps-Universitat Marburg
    Climate Change, the Environment, and the Industrial Revolution in the U.S.

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Lukas Etter, University of Siegen
    Word Problems: Popular and Educational Discourses on Mathematics in the Pre-Civil War United States
  • Johanna Seibert, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
    Networks of Taste: The Early African Caribbean Press in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

The Joyce Tracy Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Jordan Wingate, University of California Los Angeles
    The Periodical Origins of the American Self

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Dianne Roman, Independent Researcher
    The Boston Olive Branch and Its Women: Compositors, Editors, and Authors

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Gustavo Paz, National Research Council of Argentina
    News from a Distant South: American Newspapers Report on the Latin American Revolutions for Independence, 1810-1825

The Legacy Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Courtney Buchkoski, University of Oklahoma
    Benevolent Colonization: Emigration Aid and the American West, 1820-1880

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Charles Lewis, Kalamazoo College
    The Traitor's Wife: Peggy Arnold and Revolutionary America

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Justin Pope, Beloit College
    Dangerous Spirit of Liberty: How Slave Rebellion Transformed the Atlantic World

The Reese Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Gordon Fraser, North Dakota State University
    The Hawaiian Creation Chant and the Firm of Lee & Shepard
  • Seth Perry, Princeton University
    Lorenzo Dow and the Origins of American Religious Celebrity

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Kristina Garvin, Saint Joseph's University
    Past and Future States
  • Sam Sommers, University of California, Los Angeles
    Reading in Books: Theories of Reading from Nineteenth-Century American Fiction

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jordan Howell, University of Delaware
    The Robinson Crusoe Online Bibliography

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Debby Banham, University of Cambridge
    Survival, Civilization, and Salvation: The Origins of Bread Culture in Early England
  • Martha Bayless, University of Oregon
    Survival, Civilization, and Salvation: The Origins of Bread Culture in Early England
  • Mario Biagioli, University of California, Davis
    Machine-Made Law: Mapping the Modern Patent Episteme, 1790-2000
  • Erik-Jan Bos, Independent Scholar
    New Critical Edition and Complete English Translation of the Correspondence of Rene Descartes
  • Melodie Eichbauer, Florida Gulf Coast University
    Codes, Communities, and Church: The Cultural Contexts of Medieval Law
  • Abigail Firey, University of Kentucky
    Codes, Communities, and Church: The Cultural Contexts of Medieval Law
  • Meredith Martin, New York University
    The Sun King at Sea: Maritime Art and Slavery During the Reign of Louis XIV
  • Alain Pottage, London School of Economics
    Machine-Made Law: Mapping the Modern Patent Episteme, 1790-2000
  • Gillian Weiss, Case Western Reserve University
    The Sun King at Sea: Maritime Art and Slavery During the Reign of Louis XIV

ACLS Digital Extension Grant

Award Year: 2016

  • Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University
    Enhancing the Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies Digital Archive

ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow

Award Year: 2016

  • Nicole Marafioti, Trinity University
    Crime and Sin in Late Anglo-Saxon England
  • James Mulholland, North Carolina State University
    Anglophone Literature and the Emergence of the Colonial Public Sphere in Asia, 1774-1819
  • Tatiana Seijas, Pennsylvania State University
    First Routes: Indigenous Trade and Travel between the American Southwest and Mexico

ACLS Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Award Year: 2016

  • Sonia Hazard, Duke University
    The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
  • Marysia Jonsson, New York University
    Carving Doors: Tolerance, Cultural Exchange, and Diplomacy during the Great Northern War, 1700-1721
  • Alexander Mazzaferro, Rutgers University
    'No Newe Enterprize': Empirical Political Science and the Problem of Innovation in the Colonial English Americas
  • Noemie Ndiaye, Columbia University
    Marking Blackness: Embodied Techniques of Racialization in Seventeenth-Century European Theater
  • Jesse Zarley, University of Maryland, College Park
    Toward a Transandean Mapuche Politics: Ritual and Power in Chile and Argentina, 1792-1862

Albert J. Beveridge Grant

Award Year: 2018

  • James Almieda, Harvard University
    Minting Slavery: Labor and Race in Potosi, 1570-1800
  • Emily Berquist Soule, California State University, Long Beach
    The Atlantic Slave Trade and the Rise and Fall of the Spanish Empire

Award Year: 2017

  • Michael Becker, Duke University
    Towards 'the Better Government of Slaves': Amelioration, Abolition, and Enslaved Jamaicans’ Struggles for Customary Arrangements, 1787-1838
  • Silvia Escanilla Huerta, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Neither Patriots nor Royalists: Indigenous People and the Process of Independence in the Viceroyalty of Peru, 1783-1828
  • Elizabeth Katz, Stanford Law School
    Courting American Families: The Creation, Spread, and Evolution of Courts of Domestic Relations
  • Erin Stone, University of West Florida
    Captives of Conquest: How Indigenous Slavery Shaped the Spanish Atlantic, 1490-1550

Award Year: 2016

  • Alice Baumgartner, Yale University
    Fugitives: The Underground Railroad to Mexico, 1821-67
  • Jesse Nasta, Wesleyan University
    'Wisconsin is Already Free from Slavery': Enslavement, Legal Culture, and the Politics of Emancipation in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, 1787-1848
  • Tyler Parry, California State University, Fullerton
    (White) Man's Best Friend: Interspecies Violence in the Atlantic World

Alfred J. Beveridge Award

Award Year: 2018

  • Camilla Townsend, Rutgers University
    Annals of Native America: How the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive (Oxford Univ. Press)

Award Year: 2017

  • David Chang, University of Minnesota
    The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration (Univ. of Minnesota Press)

Award Year: 2016

  • Ann Twinam, The University of Texas at Austin
    Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies (Stanford Univ. Press)

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant

Award Year: 2018

  • Ryan Butler, Baylor University
    Stewardship and Synergy: How 'Vital Religion' Forged Anti-Slavery and Empire in the British Atlantic World, 1772-1846
  • Joshua Ehrlich, Harvard University
    The East India Company and the Politics of Knowledge
  • Alexey Krichtal, Johns Hopkins University
    Liverpool, Slavery and the Atlantic Cotton Frontier, 1763-1833
  • Aislinn Muller, Boston College
    Missions and Materiality in Early Modern England, c. 1580-1773

Award Year: 2017

  • Julia Gossard, Utah State University
    Coercing Children: State-Building and Social Reform in the 18th-Century French World

Award Year: 2016

  • Kristie Flannery, University of Texas, Austin
    Forging Loyalty to Spain in the Catholic Republic of Manila, 1750-1808
  • Elizabeth Heath, Baruch College, City University of New York
    Everyday Colonialism: Commodities of Empire and the Crafting of French Capitalism, 1750-1950

Michael Kraus Research Grant

Award Year: 2018

  • Juneisy Hawkins, New York University
    Illicit Anglo-Spanish Food Trade in the Colonial American Southeast, 1703-63
  • Nicole Mahoney, University of Maryland
    Liberty, Gentility, and Dangerous Liaisons: French Culture and Polite Society in Early National America, 1770-1825
  • Maria Ryan, University of Pennsylvania
    Hearing Power, Sounding Freedom: Black Practices of Music-making and Ear-training in the British Colonial Caribbean, 1807-53

Award Year: 2017

  • Whitney Barlow Robles, Harvard University
    Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820
  • Nathaniel Holly, College of William & Mary
    From Chota to Charles Town: The Urban Lives of Cherokees
  • Muiris MacGiollabhui, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Sons of Exile: An Atlantic History of the United Irishmen, 1795-1830

Award Year: 2016

  • Marissa Rhodes, University of Buffalo
    Body Work: Wet-Nurses and Politics of the Breast in Eighteenth-Century London and Philadelphia
  • Casey Schmitt, College of William and Mary
    Frontiers of Neighbors: Negotiating a Legal and Cultural Vernacular in the 17th-Century Caribbean
  • Sonia Tycko, Harvard University
    Spirited Beyond the Sea: Persuasion and Consent in the Early English Empire

APS Phillips Fund for Native American Research

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • David Arbesu, University of South Florida
    Remains of the Apalachee Language in Spanish Colonial Documents
  • Baligh Ben Taleb, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    The Legacy of American Settler Colonialism: Treaty Claims and the Western Shoshone Quest for Justice
  • Kathryn Pewenofkit Bridwell-Briner, Florida Atlantic University
    Conversational Comanche
  • North Davenport de Pencier, University of Western Ontario
    The Epidemic Begins: Type II Diabetes Mellitus Among the Indigenous Patients of the Sioux Lookout Zone Hospital, 1969-1996
  • Bernadette Driscoll Engelstad, Smithsonian Institution
    Inuit Portrait Casts: A Biographical History of the Whaling Era in Nunavut
  • Emily A Hank, University of Chicago
    Auxiliaries and the Verbal Complex in Washo
  • Ryan Henke, University of Hawaii at Manoa
    The L1 Acquisition of Demonstratives in Northern East Cree
  • Katrina Jagodinsky, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    An Extraordinary Case: Indigenous Women and Indignant Laborers in Pacific World Empires
  • Roxanna Jane King, Washington State University
    From Pain to Power: An Ethnohistory of Trauma and Resiliency among the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
  • Kevin Kokomoor, Coastal Carolina University
    A Century of Law and Violence on the Southern Frontier
  • Benjamin R. Kracht, Northeastern State University
    Raised by the Chief's Son: Autobiography of a Kiowa Woman
  • Marisela Martinez-Cola, Emory University
    In Search of Alice Piper
  • Cherry Meyer, University of Chicago
    Noun Categorization in Ojibwe (Algonquian): Gender and Classifiers
  • Greg A. Olson, Missouri State Archives
    Baxoje in Blue: Ioway Soldiers in the Civil War
  • Kaitlin Paige Reed, University of California, Davis
    From Gold Rush to Green Rush: Illegal Marijuana Cultivation on Yurok Tribal Lands
  • Bethany Henry Rosenbaum, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
    Promise and Practice: Toward an Expanded, Integrated, Collaborative Narrative on American Indians in our National Parks
  • Joshua J. Smith, University of Western Ontario
    Peoplehood and Polities: Indigenous Expressions of Sovereignty
  • Nicholas G. Toler, University of Alberta
    Documenting Norton Sound Kotlik Yugtun
  • Josh Wayt, University of Virginia
    Documenting Dakota Language, Kinship, and Verbal Art at Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota
  • Shiann Wahehshon Whitebean, Concordia University
    Child-Targeted Assimilation: Indian Day Schools in Kahnawake

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nicholas Barron, University of New Mexico
    Assembling Indigenous Community in Southern Arizona: The Pascua Yaqui Indians, Applied Anthropology, and the Office of Economic Opportunity
  • Monika Bilka, Chandler-Gilbert Community College
    Remaking a People, Restoring a Watershed: Klamath Tribal Empowerment Through Natural Resource Governance
  • Heather Bliss, University of Victoria
    Translation and Transcription of Blackfoot Stories and Conversations
  • Jordan Lee Craddick, University of Washington
    The Christian Invasion of Tlingit Dominion: Disease, Sex Roles, and Pseudo-Speciation
  • Ashley Falzetti, Eastern Michigan University
    Gendering Pre-Removal Miami
  • Justin R. Gage, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
    We Consider Ourselves as One: Creating a Native American Community and the Spread of the Ghost Danc
  • Nathaniel Holly, College of William & Mary
    From Chota to Charles Town: The Urban Lives of Cherokees
  • Taylor Kirsch, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Indigenous Land Ownership in the Praying Towns of the Seventeenth-Century New England Borderlands
  • Robert E. Lewis, University of Chicago
    Potawatomi Discourse Markers
  • Patrick Lozar, University of Washington
    Behind and Beyond the Line: Indigenous Group Identities and the U.S.-Canadian Border on the Columbia Plateau, 1870s-1920s
  • Diana E. Marsh, American Philosophical Society
    Researching the Digital Turn: Documenting the Impacts of Digital Knowledge Sharing in Indigenous Communities
  • Hilary McMahan, University of Chicago
    Kalaallisut Demonstrative Usage by Greenlandic Emigrants in Copenhagen
  • Mallory L. Moran, College of William & Mary
    Cultural Landscapes of Canoe Travel: Wabanaki Travel Routes and Toponyms in Maine and New Brunswick
  • Meredith Moss, Hamilton College
    Grassroots Language Revitalization in the Mohawk Valley
  • Lise Puyo, University of Pennsylvania
    The 1676 Huron-Wendat Wampum Belt: Indigenous Negotiations With the Divine
  • David Douglas Robertson, Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe
    Lower Chehalis Salish Dictionary
  • David L. Shaul, Independent Scholar
    A Reference Grammar of Eastern Shoshone
  • Jeffrey Washburn, University of Mississippi
    "Labor in the Field Is Much Changed": The Chickasaws and the Civilization Plan, 1790–1837
  • Natalie Weber, University of British Columbia
    Segment Duration and Consonant Deletion in Blackfoot Nouns
  • Garrett Wright, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Cycles of Sovereignty: Central Plains Diplomacy and Movement, 1702–1806

APS-Jack Miller Center Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Catherine Tourangeau, Yale University
    An Ocean of Joiners: Voluntary Associations in the British Atlantic, 1730-1800

Barra Foundation/Edward C. Carter II Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Daniel Couch, University of California, Los Angeles
    The Imperfect Form: Literary Fragments and Politics in the Early Republic
  • Jared Halverson, Vanderbilt University
    Bible Burlesque: Thomas Paine and the Rhetoric of Anti-Religious Ridicule

Center for Native American and Indigenous Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Brandon Layton, University of California, Davis
    Children of Two Fires

Daythal L. Kendall Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Robert Caldwell, University of Texas, Arlington
    Indians in the Proper Place: Culture Areas, Linguistic Stocks and the Genealogy of a Map

Digital Humanities Fellow

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Loren Michael Mortimer, University of California-Davis
    (re)Mapping Kaniatarowanenneh: A Digital Atlas of Native American Political Ecology on the Upper St. Lawrence River, 1603-1850
  • Serenity Sutherland, SUNY Oswego
    Visualizing 19th and 20th Century Women in Science

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Annette Joseph-Gabriel, The University of Arizona
    Mapping Marronage: Visualizing Transatlantic Networks of Freedom
  • Steve Marti, University of Delaware
    Eastern State Penitentiary records

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • A.J. Blandford, Rutgers University
    Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys, 1780-1860
  • Sarah Ketchley, University of Washington
    Visualizing 'Golden Age' Nile Travel: The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project

Edward C. Carter II Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Marissa Rhodes, SUNY Buffalo
    Body work: Wet-Nurses and Politics of the Breast in Eighteenth-Century London and Philadelphia

Elizabeth R. Moran Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Alexandra Montgomery, University of Pennsylvania
    Brushwood Stables Deed Collection & “Projecting Power in the Dawnland: Colonization Schemes, Imperial Failure, and Competing Visions of the Gulf of Maine World, 1710-1800”

Friends of the American Philosophical Society Fellowship: Short Term, Early America

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kristen Beales, College of William and Mary
    Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
  • Cho-Chien Feng, Saint Louis University
    The Cultural Roots of New York Loyalists Political Ideology

Friends of the APS Fellowship in Early American History (to 1840)

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Katlyn Carter, Princeton University
    Practicing Politics in the Revolutionary Atlantic World: Secrecy, Publicity, and the Making of Modern Democracy

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Elaine LaFay, University of Pennsylvania
    Atmospheric Bodies: Medicine, Meteorology, and the Cultivation of Place in the Antebellum Gulf South

Isaac Comly Martindale Fund Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Reed Gochberg, Boston University
    Novel Objects: Museums and Scientific Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Mark Samuels Lasner Fellowship in Printing History

Award Year: 2018

  • Jordan Wingate, University of California, Los Angeles
    Philadelphia's Black Printmen, 1787-1841

Award Year: 2017

  • Amanda Stuckey, College of William & Mary
    Reading Bodies: Disability and the Book in American Culture, 1789-1886

Award Year: 2016

  • Hazel Wilkinson, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
    A monograph about the history of the Wild Court Press (1718-1785)

Travel Grant to the United Kingdom

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Chelsea Berry, Georgetown University
    Poisoned Relations: Medicine, Sorcery, and Poison Trials in the Greater Caribbean, 1690-1850
  • Christopher Gillett, Brown University
    Catholicism and the Making of Revolutionary Ideology in the British Atlantic, 1630-1673
  • Emily Kern, Princeton University
    Evolution’s Footprints: Science, Empire, and the History of the Search for the Geographic Origins of Humankind
  • Joseph Rezek, Boston University
    Early Black Writing and the Politics of Print
  • Lance Thurner, Rutgers University
    Mexican Indigenous Medicine in the Spanish Pharmacopeia: 1560-1800
  • Sonia Tycko, Harvard University
    Spirited Beyond the Sea: Persuasion and Consent in the Early English Empire

Cromwell Article Prize

Award Year: 2018

  • Noam Maggor, Cornell University
    To Coddle and Caress These Great Capitalists: Eastern Money, Frontier Populism, and the Politics of Market-Making in the American West

Award Year: 2016

  • Daragh Grant, Harvard University
    The Treaty of Hartford (1638): Reconsidering Jurisdiction in Southern New England

Cromwell Book Prize

Award Year: 2016

  • Kevin Butterfield, University of Oklahoma
    The Making of Tocqueville’s America - Law and Association in the Early United States (University of Chicago 2015)

Cromwell Foundation Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2016

  • Maria Montalvo, Rice University
    "All Could Be Sold": Making and Selling Enslaved People in the Antebellum South
  • Yael Schacher, University of Connecticut
    Exceptions to Exclusion: A Prehistory of Asylum in the United States, 1800-1980
  • Adam Wolkoff, SUNY Buffalo
    Possession and Power: The Legal Culture of Tenancy in the United States, 1800-1920

A. Bartlett Giamatti Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Matthieu Scherman, Ecole Francaise de Rome
    Tuscans' Networks and the European Economy in the Fifteenth Century

Edith and Richard French Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Rochelle Johnson, The College of Idaho
    The Daughter's Labors: Susan Fenimore Cooper's Legacy for America
  • Giada Viviani, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice
    Late Seventeenth-Century Venetian Opera: French and Arcadian Connections

James M. Osborn Fellowship in English Literature & History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kristen Block, Florida Atlantic University
    Health, Disease, and the Enslaved Body in Thomas Thistlewood's Private Papers
  • Kerry Sinanan, University of the West of England
    Slave Masters and the Language of Self: Thomas Thistlewood in Jamaica

BSA Short-term Fellowship

Award Year: 2017

  • Steffi Dippold, Kansas State University
    To Judge A Book By Its Cover: The Matriarchive of the Wampanoag Bible
  • Mary Franklin-Brown, University of Minnesota
    The Roman Calendar After Rome
  • Loreto Romero Martinez-Eiroa, University of Virginia
    Early Modern Spanish Books as Cultural Artifacts
  • Holly Shaffer, Dartmouth College
    Lucknow: City of the Senses in Late Mughal India

Award Year: 2016

  • Pierre Delsaerdt, University of Antwerp
    Researching Provenance Information in the Arenberg Library, now in the Library of Congress, Washington
  • Andrew Keener, Northwestern University
    Staging Translation: Cosmopolitam Vernaculars in Shakespeare's England
  • Sarah Lindenbaum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Reconstructing the Library and Reading Habits of Early Modern Book Collector Frances Wolfreston
  • Natale Vacalebre, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
    Books Production and Distribution Between Venice and the Papal States in the Late Sixteenth Century: The Case of Luciano Pasini

BSA-ASECS Fellowship for Bibliographical Studies in the Eighteenth Century

Award Year: 2017

  • Michael Pierce Williams, Carnegie Mellon University
    Impolite Science

Award Year: 2016

  • Adam Komisaruk, West Virginia University
    Erasmus Darwin's 'The Botanic Garden': A Critical Edition

BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography

Award Year: 2016

  • Christy Pottroff, Fordham University
    Early American Women's Literature, Letters, and the Post Office, 1790-1865

BSA-Pine Tree Foundation Fellowship in Hispanic Bibliography

Award Year: 2017

  • Renee Jennifer Raphael, University of California, Irvine
    Mining Texts and Mining Ores

Award Year: 2016

  • Hannah Alpert-Abrams, University of Texas at Austin
    Legacies of Colonial Mexican Printing: The Taller Martin Pescador

Charles J. Tanenbaum Fellowship in Cartographical Bibliography

Award Year: 2017

  • Daniele Pellacani, University of Bologna
    Between Poetry and Pictures

Award Year: 2016

  • Zoe Langer, Brown University
    Measuring Dante's Inferno: Maps of Hell in Renaissance Books and Prints, 1500-1750

Katharine Pantzer Fellowship in the British Book Trades

Award Year: 2017

  • Aurelie Martin, Ligatus Research Centre
    Bindings found on John Baskerville's editions in American Collections: Study of the market for Baskerville printing work in Europe and America

Award Year: 2016

  • Giles Bergel, University of Oxford
    A Digital Catalogue of the Charnley-Dodd Woodblocks

Katharine Pantzer Senior Fellowship

Award Year: 2017

  • Matthew Payne, Westminster Abbey
    The Books of Robert Fabyan (c.1450-1513)

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • J. Christopher Warner, Le Moyne College
    Seditious Books from Across the Sea: John Fowler in the Low Countries' Book Trade

McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States

Award Year: 2016

  • James Poskett, University of Cambridge
    Printing Useful Knowledge in the Transatlantic World, 1828-1845

Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography

Award Year: 2017

  • Sandie Blaise, Duke University
    Transnational Trickster: Publishing, Distributing and Representing Dany Laferriere in Haiti and the Unequal Francophone Space
  • Martin Bruckner, University of Delaware
    "Publishing History of Object Narratives in America, 1775-1914"

Award Year: 2016

  • Mike Kelly, Amherst College
    A Bibliography of Samson Occom's A Sermon Preached at the Execution of Moses Paul

American Congregational Association-Boston Athenaeum Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Erin Fulton, University of Kentucky
    Vestry Meetings and Vestry Music in New England, 1841-1848

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Nicholas Bonneau, University of Notre Dame
    Unspeakable Loss: North America’s Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemics, 1735-1765

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jessica Parr, University of New Hampshire, Manchester
    Let Us Not Sell Our Birthrights

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Whitney Barlow Robles, Harvard University
    Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Nicole Mahoney, University of Maryland, College Park
    Liberty, Gentility, and Dangerous Liaisons: French Culture and Polite Society in Early National America

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Elise Leal, Baylor University
    Reforming Manners, Redeeming Souls: Sunday Schools and the Place of Childhood in American Protestantism, 1790-1860

Caleb Loring Jr. Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Ben Parten, Yale University
    Blow Ye Trumpet, Blow: The Idea of Jubilee in Slavery and Freedom

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Scott Martin, Bowling Green State University
    The Psychoactive Civil War: Alcohol and Drugs in the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Abigail Cooper, Brandeis University
    "Lord, Until I Reach My Home": Inside the Refugee Camps of the American Civil War
  • Sarah Pearlman Shapiro, Columbia University
    Death, Resistance, and Public Order: State Reactions to Slave Suicide in Eighteenth Century British North America

Mudge Teacher Fellowship

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Daniel James Gavin, Boston Latin School
    Remember the Ladies: Honoring the Mosaic of Women Fighting for the Fundamental Right to Vote!
  • Allison Lange, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    Should Women Vote?: Resources for Teaching the Woman Suffrage Movement

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Margaret Funkhouser, Walnut Hill School for the Arts
    How to be a Library Cormorant - Writing Creatively from the Bookstacks and Collections
  • Robert Sykora, University of Massachusetts, Boston
    American Utopia - a series of poems considering the American Utopian impulse

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Christina Casey, Independent Scholar
    Lady Governors of the British Empire
  • David Faflik, University of Rhode Island
    Passing Transcendental: Harvard, Heresy, and the Modern American Origins of Unbelief
  • Kate McIntyre, Columbia University
    Maroon Ecologies: Albery Allson Whitman and the Place of Poetry
  • Gwenn Miller, College of the Holy Cross
    You Will Bring Opium to Canton: John Perkins Cushing and Boston's Early China Trade
  • Ian C. Stevenson, Boston University
    "The Summer-Home of the Survivors": The Civil War Vacation in Architecture and Landscape, 1878-1918
  • Kari Winter, State University of New York, Buffalo
    Fourteenth: Vermont’s Struggle For and Against Democracy, 1775-1875

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Chris Babits, University of Texas at Austin
    To Cure a Sinful Nation: A Cultural History of Conversion Therapy and the Making of Modern America, 1930 to the Present Day
  • Laura McCoy, Northwestern University
    In Distress: Family and a Marketplace of Feeling in the Early American Republic
  • Tyler Sperrazza, Pennsylvania State University
    Defiant: African American Cultural Responses to Northern White Supremacy, 1865-1915
  • Donald Yacovone, Harvard University
    The Liberator's Legacy: Memory, Abolitionism, and the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1865-1965

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Louis Gerdelan, Harvard University
    Calamatious Knowledge: Understanding Disaster in the British, Spanish, and French Atlantic Worlds, 1666-1755
  • Jonathan Lande, Brown University
    Disciplining Freedom: Union Army Slave Rebels and Emancipation in the Civil War Courts-Martial
  • Rachel Miller, University of Michigan
    Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern Stage, 1860-1930
  • Alexandra Montgomery, University of Pennsylvania
    Projecting Power in the Dawnland: Colonization Schemes, Imperial Failure, and Competing Visions of the Gulf of Maine World, 1710-1800

Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellow

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Tara Bynum, Hampshire College
    Reading Pleasures

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Cam Terwilliger, Seton Hall University
    Yet Wilderness Grew in My Heart

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Andrew Lawler, Independent Scholar
    Lost Colony of North Carolina's Roanoke Island

Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Robert Parkinson, Binghamton University
    The Heart of American Darkness: Savagery, Civility, and Murder on the Eve of the American Revolution

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Wil Haygood, Independent Scholar
    Tigerland, 1968-1969: A City Divided, A Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • David Carter, Independent Scholar
    Biography of Dr. Frank Kameny
  • Martha Saxton, Amherst College
    The Widow Washington

Center for French Colonial Studies Carl J. Ekberg Research Grant

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Max Flomen, University of California, Los Angeles
    War and Slavery in the Texas-Louisiana Borderland, 1760-1845

Howard H. Peckham Fellowship on Revolutionary America

Award Year: 2018-2019

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Award Year: 2017

  • Kevin Kokomoor, Coastal Carolina University
    Stories of Law and Justice on a Southern Frontier
  • Allan Kulikoff, University of Georgia
    Violence, Wartime Devastation, and the Origins of the American Republic

Award Year: 2016

  • Arthur Cohn, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
    Connected by History: Sir Henry Clinton and Benedict Arnold During the Revolutionary War
  • Donald F. Johnson, North Dakota State University
    Occupied America: Military Rule and the Everyday Experience of Revolution
  • Mark Quintanilla, Hannibal-LaGrange University
    The West Indian Frontier: British Colonization of the Ceded Islands

Jacob M. Price Visiting Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kristen Beales, College of William and Mary
    Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth Century America
  • John Collins, Eastern Washington University
    The Ghost of Thomas of Lancaster: Wartime and Emancipation in the American Revolution
  • Mary Draper, University of Virginia
    The Urban World of the Early Modern British Caribbean
  • Christopher Florio, Princeton University
    The Poor Always with You: Poverty in an Age of Emancipation, 1833-1879
  • Nancy Gallman, University of California, Davis
    American Constitutions: Life, Liberty & Property in Colonial East Florida
  • Katie Lantz, University of Virginia
    Contested Futures: Anishinaabe and American Societies in the Great Lakes, 1790-1840
  • Daniel Papsdorf, Duke University
    Power and Persuasion: Natives and Non-Natives in the Mississippi Valley, 1763-1803
  • Tyler Putman, University of Delaware
    The Incommunicable Experience of War, 1775-1918
  • Bryan Rindfleisch, Marquette University
    Possessed of the most Extensive Trade Connexions, and Influence: The Atlantic Intimacies of an Eighteenth-Century Indian Trader
  • Gary Sellick, University of South Carolina
    A Fleeting Glimpse of Freedom: The Evolution of British Emancipation Policy During the Revolutionary War
  • William Skidmore II, Rice University
    A Nation of Abolitionists: The Rise of the Global Antislavery Movement, 1840-1890
  • Sarah Templier, Johns Hopkins University
    Merchants, Shopkeepers, Smugglers and Thieves: Circulating and Consuming Textiles and Clothing in the Eighteenth-Century French and British Empires
  • Catherine Tourangeau, Yale University
    An Ocean of Joiners: Voluntary Associations in the British Atlantic

Reese Fellowship in the Print Culture of the Americas

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Patrick Bottiger, Kenyon College
    A Shared Memory?: Native Oral Histories, Anglo Printed Pasts, and the Creation of Tippecanoe

Short-Term Residential Fellowships, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Award Year: 2017

  • Libby Cook, Ivor Noel Hume Fellowship in Archaeology
    Public programs in Archaeology
  • Caroline Creeden, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library fellowship
    Eat Them, Toss Them, Fire Them: The Significance of the Oyster Shell in Colonial American Architecture & Landscape
  • Jobie Hill, NEH We the People fellowship
    Saving Slave Houses
  • Nikola Krstovic, ExArc
    Museum Off Boundaries
  • John Ragosta, Jack Miller Center fellowship
    Patrick Henry, Federalist
  • Thomas Whitfield, Coffelt fellowship
    Materializing Liberty - The material culture of the Wilkes and Liberty movement in colonial America

Award Year: 2016

  • Janine Boldt, Coffelt fellowship
    Research for dissertation on dissertation titled "Facing the Old Dominion: Portraiture in Colonial Virginia”
  • Tim Breen, Jack Miller Center & John D. Rockefeller Jr fellow
    The Face of Revolution: American’s Domestic Enemies During the War for Independence
  • Sierra Dorschutz, NEH 3D fellowship
    Colonial Williamsburg in 3D Motion
  • Brian Emery, NEH 3D fellowship
    Robert Carter House Attic 3D
  • Odai Johnson, Jack Miller Center fellowship
    Imagining the Rebellion: Theatre, Genre, and the Shape of the American Revolution
  • Russell Dylan Reudiger, Coffelt fellowship
    Research for dissertation, which explores the meaning and practice of tributary relations between Virginians and a wide range of Algonquin, Siouan, and Iroquoian peoples of the Chesapeake and Piedmont during the 17th & 18th centuries.
  • Sarah Thomas, Coffelt fellowship
    Long Gone Buildings & Indifferent Improvements: The Fleeting Material Culture of Mid-18th Century Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Natalie Zacharewski, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library fellowship
    Whisperings around Williamsburg: Channeling Information during the Revolutionary War

Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Alice Baumgartner, Yale University
    Fugitives: The Underground Railroad to Mexico
  • Chelsea Berry, Georgetown University
    Poisoned Relations: Medicine, Sorcery, and Poison Trials in the Greater Caribbean, 1690-1850
  • Huiying Chen, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Show Me the Way: Culture, Commerce, and Politics of the Road in Eighteenth Century China
  • Rebecca Egli, University of California, Davis
    "The World of Our Dreams:" Agricultural Explorers and the Promise of American Science
  • Jennifer Gaugler, University of California, Berkeley
    The Architecture of the Archive, the Museum, and the Heritage Site in Rwanda
  • Danya Pilgrim, Yale University
    Gastronomic Alchemy: How Black Philadelphia Caterers Transformed Taste into Capital, 1790-1925
  • Marian Smith, University of Michigan
    Reconstructing a Timurid Cosmopolitanism: Abd Allah Hātifī's Tīmūrnāmeh in the Cultural Production of Early Modern Eurasia

David Library Fellowship

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Stephen Elliott, Temple University
    The New Jersey Highlands War: Civilians, Soldiers and Environment, 1777-1781
  • Rhys Jones, University of Cambridge
    Temporal Claustrophobia at the Continental Congress, 1774-1776
  • Camille Kaszubowski, University of Delaware
    Left in Distress’: Women on Their Own in Revolutionary Pennsylvania.
  • Shira Lurie, University of Virginia
    “Politics at the Poles: Liberty Poles and the Popular Struggle for the New Republic.
  • Michael Lynch, University of Tennessee
    Backwater Men: Manliness: Authority, and Conflict on the Revolutionary Frontier.
  • Ken Miller, Washington College
    “The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
  • Richard Tomczak, Stony Brook University
    North American Corveé: British Colonialism and the Politics of Popular Insurrection in Québec, 1730-1783.
  • David Ward, William & Mary
    The Continental Army: Leadership School for the Early Republic.
  • Garry Wheeler Stone, Independent Scholar
    Gloucester, New Jersey: Forgotten Battlefield of the American Revolution.

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kristen Beales, College of William and Mary
    Religion and Commerce in 18th Century America
  • Lauren Duval, American University
    Landscapes of Allegiance: Space, Gender, and Military Occupation in the American Revolution
  • Matthew Hollis, SUNY Binghamton University
    Supply and Demand: The Politicization of Military Supplies in the American Revolution
  • Nicola Martin, University of Stirling / University of Dundee
    The Cultural Paradigms of British Imperialism in the Militarization of Scotland and North America, 1745-1775
  • Tessa Murphy, University of Chicago
    The American Revolution in the Southern Caribbean
  • Ross Nedervelt, Florida International University
    The Border-Seas of a New British Empire: The British Atlantic Islands in the Age of the American Revolution
  • Craig Smith, Brandeis University
    The Greatest Man in the World: A Global Perspective on George Washington

Folger Shakespeare Library Long-Term Fellowships

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Urvashi Chakravarty, George Mason University
    Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England
  • Surekha Davies, Western Connecticut State University
    Collecting Technology in the Age of Empire: Inventing Europe
  • Nicholas Popper, The College of William and Mary
    The Specter of the Archive: Paper and Political Practice in Early Modern Britain
  • Nigel Smith, Princeton University
    Polyglot Poetics: Transnational Early Modern Literature
  • Julianne Werlin, Duke University
    The Bureaucratic Foundations of Renaissance Literature
  • Jessica Wolfe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Absolute Poet: The Life of George Chapman

Folger Shakespeare Library Short-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Hannah Baker-Saltmarsh,
    Research for poetry manuscript, Author Comma A Lady
  • Sarah Barnden, King's College, London
    Shakespeare Performance and the Royal Collections‚ 1714-1952
  • Lakshmi Bulathsinghala, State University of New York, Binghamton
    Humor and Amusement on the Western and the Eastern Stage: A Study of the Clown Characters in Shakespearean Drama and Sri Lankan Nurthi
  • Sarah Burdett,
    Martial Women in the British Theatre‚ 1789-1815
  • Victoria Burke, University of Ottawa
    Collecting, Compiling, and Creating: Manuscript Writing by Seventeenth-Century Women
  • Brooke Conti, Cleveland State University
    Religious Nostalgia from Shakespeare to Milton
  • Eugenia Conwayec, Appalachian State University
    Ballad Keepers of the “Old Love Songs”
  • Sonya Cronin,
    Royalist Counter Public: Royalist Networks and Communications during the Interregnum
  • Brian Cummings, University of York
    Memory‚ Humanism‚ & the Reformation
  • Noah Dauber, Colgate University
    The Reformed Ethics of Thomas Hobbes
  • Markman Ellis, Queen Mary University of London
    Theatrical sociability: Charles Macklin’s British Inquisition‚ 1753-1755
  • Misha Ewen, University College London
    Intimate Connections: Virginia and English Society in the Seventeenth Century
  • Christine Ferdinand, Magdalen College Oxford
    A Biography of the Actor‚ Singer‚ and Businesswoman Anne Bracegirdle
  • Amy Froide, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Clayton‚ Morris & Co.: the Clientele of an early Banking House in Restoration London
  • Shanti Graheli, University of St. Andrews
    A European Bestseller: The Orlando Furioso and Its Readers
  • Eilish Gregory, University College London
    The Integration of the Catholic Community in English Society‚ 1649-1689
  • Matthew Growhoski, Vanderbilt University
    Satire and Secret War: Literary Violence in the Age of Reformation
  • Helen Hattab, University of Houston
    Substance‚ Unity and Universals in 16th and 17th Century Philosophy
  • Sarah Higinbotham, Georgia Tech University
    The Violence of the Law: Aesthetics of Justice in Early Modern England
  • Jonathan Hsy, The George Washington University
    Digital Pasts: Deaf Culture and the Middle Ages
  • Angela Iannone,
    “The Prince” Play Five in The Edwin Booth Plays- Edwin Booth, Tommaso Salvini and the performance of Hamlet and Othello in 19th Century American Theatre
  • John Jowet, University of Birmingham
    Transcript and edition of Edward Dering's Henry IV
  • Carrie Klaus, DePauw University
    Le Sceptre de la France en quenouille: Women’s Political Authority and Expression in the Fronde
  • Laura Kolb, The City University of New York
    Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare
  • Heather Kopelson, University of Alabama
    Idolatrous Processions: Music, Dance, and Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World, 1500-1700
  • Stephanie Koscak, Wake Forest University
    Royal Subjects: Mass Media and the Reinvention of Reverence
  • Colin Lahive, University College Dublin
    Milton's Irish Readers
  • Katarzyna Lecky, Bucknell University
    English Roots: Cultivating the Early Modern Commonwealth
  • Hilary Leichter,
    The Ghost: A Commonplace Book
  • Ivan Lupic, Stanford University
    Shakespeare and the End of Editing
  • Lynne Magnusson, University of Toronto
    Shakespeare's Language and the Grammar of Possibility
  • James Marino, Cleveland State University
    The Laius Complex: Shakespeare‚ Freud‚ and the Murderous Father
  • Clare McManus, University of Roehampton
    Early Modern Women's Performance and the Dramatic Canon
  • Nedda Mehdizadeh, University of California, Los Angeles
    Translating Persia: Safavid Iran and Early Modern English Writing
  • Marc Mierowsky, University of Cambridge
    Friendship as Resistance in the Poetry of Jacobite Women
  • David Miller, University of South Carolina
    “Amoretti” and “Epithalamion” for The Collected Works of Edmund Spenser
  • Jennifer Mori, University of Toronto
    Popular science in the Gentleman's Magazine‚ 1778-1826
  • Kendra Packham, Yale University
    Engaging with Catholic Books in “Long Reformation” England
  • Courtney Quaintance, Dartmouth College
    Performing Women: Opera, Literature, and the Female Voice in Early Modern Italy
  • Susan Royal, Durham University
    Memory and Martyrdom Across Borders: The Waldensians in the Early Modern English Imagination
  • Simon Ryle, University of Split
    Shakespeare’s Alphabet: Print Technology and Poetic Infrastructure
  • Alec Ryrie, Durham University
    An Emotional History of Atheism in Renaissance England
  • Paul Salzman, La Trobe University
    How editors constructed the Renaissance Literary Canon‚ 1825-1915
  • Maria Shmygol, University of Geneva
    The German Shakespeare Project: Tito Andronico (1620)
  • Lauren Shohet, Villanova University
    Yet / Once / More: Mediation, Remedy, and Milton's Paradise Lost
  • James Siemon, Boston University
    Social Hierarchy and Distinction: Shakespeare
  • Lindsey Snyder, American Shakespeare Center
    Sawing the Air Thus: American Sign Language translations of Shakespeare and the Echo of Rhetorical Gesture
  • Sarah Toulalan, University of Exeter
    Multiple births in early modern England: mortality‚ maternity‚ meanings

Long-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Derek Dunne, University of Fribourg
    Rogues’ Licence: The Counterfeiting of Authority in Early Modern Literature
  • Jessica Goethals, University of Alabama
    Margherita Costa and the Audacity of Italian Literature and Spectacle
  • Megan Heffernan, DePaul University
    Willing Minds: Gathered Writing, Material Epistemology, and the Early Modern Poetic Imagination
  • Carmen Nocentelli, University of New Mexico
    Black Legends and the Invention of Europe
  • Joseph Ortiz, University of Texas at El Paso
    Against Translation: The Form of Renaissance Epic
  • Debapriya Sarkar, Hendrix College
    Possible Knowledge: Forms of Literary and Scientific Thought in Early Modern England

Short-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Angela Andreani, University of Sussex
    Meredith Hanmer: Mapping the career of an Anglican Divine in the Elizabethan Church
  • Kerri Andrews, University of Strathclyde
    The Letters of Hannah More: A Digital Edition
  • Matthew Augustine, University of St. Andrews
    Aesthetics of Contingency: Writing, Politics, and Culture in England, 1639-1689
  • Chris Barrett, Louisiana State University
    The Underside of the Map: Cartographic Anxieties and Early Modern English Literature
  • Sara Beam, University of Victoria
    The Violence of Godly Justice: Torture in the Republic of Geneva‚ 1550-1750
  • Fabrizio Bigotti, University of Exeter
    Santorio Santorio in the Manuscripts of the Folger Shakespeare Library, 1607-1658
  • Anston Bosman, Amherst College
    Shakespeare in Multimedia Translation
  • William Carroll, Boston University
    Multiplying Villainies: A Cultural History of Macbeth
  • Jennifer Clement, The University of Queensland
    Print‚ Passions‚ and the Early Modern Sermon‚ 1603-1660
  • Jason Cohen, Berea College
    Scala Intellectualis: Functions of Scale in Francis Bacon's New Humanism
  • Sonya Cronin, Independent Scholar
    Royalist Counter Public: Royalist Networks and Communications during the Interregnum
  • Ambereen Dadabhoy, Harvey Mudd College
    Why Black Lives Matter in Shakespeare
  • Michelle DiMeo, Chemical Heritage Foundation
    The Intellectual Life of Katherine Jones‚ Lady Ranelagh, 1615-91
  • Hillary Eklund, Loyola University, New Orleans
    World Enough and Time: Ecology and the Logic of Empire in Renaissance Literature
  • Frances Gage, SUNY Buffalo
    Gossip‚ Blasphemy and Conversion: The Discalced Carmelites and the Reception of Caravaggio's Death of the Virgin
  • John Garcia, American Antiquarian Society
    Transatlantic Rambles: John Dunton‚ Colonial New England‚ and the London Book Trade‚ 1686-1700
  • Indira Ghose, University of Fribourg
    Renaissance Courtesy Literature and the Theatre
  • Benjamin Goldberg, University of South Florida
    Medicine and Margaret Cavendish
  • Jason Gray, Playwright
    Ye Bare and Ye Cubb
  • Marissa Greenberg, University of New Mexico
    Adam in the Motions: Revolution in Seventeenth-Century Literature
  • Hiro Hirai, Radboud University, Nijmegen
    Forgery and Signature between Magic and Science: Pseudo-Paracelsus's "De natura rerum"
  • Richard Hoyle, University of London
    Petitioning as a Means of Communication in Early Modern England‚ 1558-1642
  • Ann Hughes, Keele University
    Preachers‚ Hearers‚ Readers in the English Revolution
  • Phebe Jensen, Utah State University
    The Early Modern English Calendar
  • Brian Lockey, St. John's University
    "To the Defense of my Secret Conscience": Public Narratives of Conversion within the Early Modern Republic of Letters
  • Jesus López-Peláez, University of Jaen
    The Loss of Spain topos: A Critical Bilingual (Spanish and English) Edition of Thomas Dekker's Lust's Dominion and W. Rowley's All's Lost by Lust
  • Lucia Martinez, Reed College
    Mere Meter: Early Modern Metrical Psalms and the Sound of English Poetry
  • Jeffrey Masten, Northwestern University
    A New Critical Edition of Christopher Marlowe's Edward II
  • Vin Nardizzi, University of British Columbia
    Marvellous Vegetables in Renaissance Poetry
  • Julia Osman, Mississippi State University
    War by the Book: Disciplining War in French Imagination and On the Battlefield 1550-1789
  • Holly Pickett, Washington and Lee University
    Sensational Idolatry: Reforming the Senses in Early Modern English Drama
  • Laura Rosenthal, University of Maryland
    Cosmopolites: Men of the World‚ Sophisticated Ladies‚ and the London Theater Culture‚ 1660-1760
  • Katharine Rycker, Newcastle University
    The Thomas Nashe Project
  • Anna Sagal, Independent Scholar
    Women's Periodicals and the Philosophical Girl
  • Elizabeth Scala, University of Texas
    Shakespeare and the Renaissance Chaucer Book
  • Emma Solberg, Bowdoin College
    The Promiscuity of the Virgin
  • Ginger Strand, Non-Fiction Writer
    Charlotte Cushman and her Circle
  • Erin Sullivan, University of Birmingham
    Shakespeare and Digital Performance
  • Andrea Sununu, DePauw University
    "The Plays‚" for The Complete Writings of Katherine Philips‚ co-edited with Elizabeth H. Hageman
  • Susan Valladares, University of Oxford
    The Eighteenth-Century Stock Play
  • Jessica Walker, Johns Hopkins University
    Ancestry and Allegiance in Marian England
  • Andrew Walkling, Binghamton University
    Music for the Restoration Tempest, 1695-1775: Henry Purcell's Successors and the 1786 Harrison Score
  • Daniel Wasserman-Soler, Alma College
    A Sixteenth-Century Best-Seller: Luis de Granada's Libro de la Oracion y Meditacion
  • Andy Wood, Durham University
    Social Relations and Everyday Life in England‚ 1500-1640
  • David Worrall, Nottingham Trent University
    The Economics of Culture: Drury Lane during Edmund Kean’s Early Seasons

Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Rachel Banke, University of Notre Dame
    Bute's Empire: Reform, Reaction, and the Roots of Imperial Crisis
  • Mark Boonshoft, Norwich University
    Education and the Fight over Who Should Rule at Home in the Early Republic
  • Kristen Brill, Keele University
    The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association and the Politics of Neutrality in the Civil War Era (1861-74)
  • Justin Cherry, Half Crown Bakehouse
    The Impact of George Washington’s Mount Vernon in 18th-Century Foodways
  • Frank Cogliano, University of Edinburgh
    Jefferson and Washington
  • Sara Collini, George Mason University
    Birthing A Nation: Enslaved Women and Midwifery in Early America, 1750-1820
  • Brian Douglass Steele, University of Alabama- Birmingham
    “A Man to Whom the Whole World is Offering Incense”: The Founders Remember George Washington
  • George Goodwin, Benjamin Franklin House
    George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and the Propaganda and Intelligence War in the British Isles and Europe During the American Revolution
  • Sean Harvey, Seton Hall University
    Albert Gallatin, the Early Republic, and the Atlantic World
  • James Hrdlicka, University of Virginia
    Federal Empire: Constitution-Making in Revolutionary America
  • Elizabeth Jamieson, Independent Scholar
    A Carriage for the President? The Powel Coach and its Place in the Story of George Washington’s Mount Vernon
  • Daniel Livesay, Claremont McKenna College
    Endless Bondage: Slavery in Old Age and the Origins of Paternalism
  • William Rieley, Independent Scholar
    The Guiding Geometry of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Landscape
  • David Stewart, Independent Scholar
    America’s Master Politician
  • Mark Tabbert, GWMNMA
    'A Deserving Brother': George Washington & Freemasonry
  • Karin Wulf, OIEAHC
    Founders on Founding: Genealogy and Political Legacies in Washington’s America
  • Joyce Zankel Lindorff, Temple University
    A Harpsichord as Cultural Narrator: Eleanor Parke Custis and Music-Making at Mount Vernon
  • Hubert Zapf, University of Augsburg
    George Washington, Frederick the Great, and the Emergence of National Literary Cultures: A Transatlantic Comparison

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware
    The Prince and the Pines: Art, Slavery, War, and Freedom in the American Revolutionary Era
  • Krysten Blackstone, University of Edinburgh
    The Hardest Conflict: Morale and Identity in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, 1775-1783
  • Charlene Boyer Lewis, Kalamazoo College
    The Traitor’s Wife: Peggy Arnold and Revolutionary America
  • Iris de Rode, University of Paris
    The Franco-American networks of François Jean de Chastellux (1734-1788)
  • Steven Elliott, Temple University
    The New Jersey Highlands War: Soldiers, Civilians, and Environment in Northern New Jersey, 1777-1781
  • Rachel Engl, Lehigh University
    America’s First Band of Brothers: Friendship, Camaraderie, and Collusion within the Continental Army during the Revolutionary Era
  • Michael Hattem, Yale University
    Past and Prologue: History Culture and the American Revolution
  • Lawrence Hatter, Washington State University
    Negotiating Independence: American Overseas Merchant Communities in the Age of Revolution
  • Stephanie Lawton, University of Virginia
    In Memory of the Best: The Classical Commemoration of American Presidents in the Nineteenth Century
  • Mark Lender, Kean University
    Cabal! The Challenge to General Washington Revisited
  • Robert Paulett, Southern Illinois University
    The Proclamation of 1763 and the Idea of a Beautiful America
  • Alyssa Penick, University of Michigan
    The Fate of the Parish: Religion and Government in the Chesapeake, 1720-1820
  • Samantha Seeley, University of Richmond
    Race and Removal in the Early American Republic
  • Elisa Vargas,
    George Washington: His First Years in Office and the Beginning of the Bilateral Relations with Spain as Reported by Diego María de Gardoqui, Spain’s First Diplomatic Envoy to the United States
  • James Vaughn, University of Texas- Austin
    A Very British Revolution?: The Crisis of the Empire of Liberty and the Origins of the American Republic

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jamie Brummitt, Duke University
    Protestant Relics: The Politics of Religion & the Art of Mourning in the Early American Republic
  • Colin Calloway, Dartmouth College
    The Indian World of George Washington: First Americans, the First President, and the Birth of the Nation
  • David Flaherty, University of Virginia
    Envisioning the British Atlantic: Strategies for Settlement and Sovereignty on the North American Caribbean Frontiers, 1700-1763
  • Lorri Glover, Saint Louis University
    An “All Accomplished” Woman: The Life and Legacies of Eliza Lucas Pinckney
  • Jonathan Hartog, Northwestern University
    Statesmanship and Diplomacy in the New Nation: George Washington and John Jay
  • Ricardo Herrera, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
    Feeding Valley Forge: The Grand Forage of 1778
  • David Hildebrand, Peabody Conservatory
    Interpreting Washington through Music: Continued Studies of Sources and Applications
  • Matthew Hollis, Binghamton University
    The Politicization of Supplies in the American Revolution
  • Donald Johnson, North Dakota State University
    Occupied America: Military Rule and the Everyday Experience of Revolution
  • Aimée Keithan, University of York
    From the Garrets to the Cellars: Mount Vernon’s Role in the Development of American Domestic Service Architecture
  • William Kerrigan, Muskingum University
    Citizen Henfield: Privateering and the Politics of Neutrality during Washington’s Presidency
  • Scott Miller, University of Virginia
    A Merchant’s Republic: Independence, Depression, and the Development of American Capitalism, 1760-1807
  • Rebecca Schumann, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Overcoming the Silence: Free African American Life at 19th Century Mount Vernon
  • Philip Smucker, Independent Scholar
    Riding with George: On the Trail of America’s First Sportsman and President
  • Maurizio Valsania, University of Turin, Italy
    Founding Bodies: Corporeality and the Early Republic
  • Betsy Widmer, Independent Scholar
    “Endearing society”: Children and Family at Mount Vernon, 1759-1799
  • Rosemarie Zagarri, George Mason University
    The Empire Comes Home: Thomas Law and the Making of British India and the Early American Republic

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Short-Term Research Fellowships

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Charlene Fletcher, Indiana University
    “Confined Femininity: Race, Gender, and Incarceration in Kentucky, 1865–1920”
  • Kurt Graham, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library
    “Counting the Unpopular Vote: A History of the Strange Way Americans Elect Their President”
  • E. Bennett Jones, Northwestern University
    “‘The Indians Say’: Settler Colonialism and the Scientific Study of Animals in America, 1700–1860”
  • Stephanie Lawton, University of Virginia
    “In Memory of the Best: The Classical Commemoration of American Presidents in the Nineteenth Century”
  • Michael Mckinley, Independent Scholar
    “Spats: A Soldier of the Great War”
  • Jessica Olsavsky, University of Pittsburgh
    “‘Fire and Sword Will Do More Good’: Fugitive Slaves, Vigilance Committees, and the Rise of Revolutionary Abolitionism, 1835–1865”
  • Lindsay Van Tine, Council on Library and Information Resources
    “The Geography of History: Plotting Columbus in Map and Narrative”

Short-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Dan Du, University of Georgia
    This World in a Teacup: Chinese-American Tea Trade in the Nineteenth Century
  • Lewis Eliot, University of South Carolina
    Illegal Slavery in the Atlantic World, 1833–1867
  • Craig Friend, North Carolina State University
    Lunsford Lane: Betwixt Slavery and Freedom
  • Sarah Gardner, Mercer University
    Reading during Wartime
  • Aaron Hall, University of California, Berkeley
    A Constitutional Sublime: Claiming the Founding in Antebellum America
  • Andrew Porwancher, University of Oklahoma
    The Jewish Founding Father: Alexander Hamilton’s Hidden Life
  • Peter Walker, Columbia University
    The Church Militant: The American Loyalist Clergy and the Making of the British Counterrevolution, 1763-1792

Gest Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kristen Beales, College of William and Mary
    Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
  • Ean High, Northwestern University
    Quakerism, Silence, and the Religious Body in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
  • Kallie Kosc, Texas Christian University
    The Education of Mary Doxtator: Indian Women, Community, and Power in the Early Republic, 1780-1837

Dianne Woest Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Alicia Maggard, Brown University
    Technology, Society, and the State in the Steamboat Era

Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nicole Dressler, Northern Illinois University
    The “Vile Commodity”: Morality, Convict Servitude, and the Rise of Humanitarianism in the Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American World
  • William Fenton, Fordham University
    Unpeaceable Kingdom: Fighting Quakers, Revolutionary Violence, and the Antebellum Novel

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Sean Moore, University of New Hampshire
    Slavery and Abolition in the Making of the Library Company of Philadelphia

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kristen Beales, College of William and Mary
    Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
  • Cassandra Berman, Brandeis University
    Motherhood and the Court of Public Opinion: Transgressive Maternity in America, 1768-1868
  • Andrea Blandford, Rutgers University
    Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys, 1780-1860
  • Lucas Dietrich, Lesley University
    J.B. Lippincott Co., Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton, and Early Mexican American Literature
  • Katherine Ibbett, University College London
    Liquid Empire: Building the French Mississippi
  • Hans Leaman, Yale University
    Whitefield among the Pennsylvania Pietists
  • Rachel Monroy, University of South Carolina
    The Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson Digital Edition
  • Johanna Seibert, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
    Networks of Taste: The Early African Caribbean Press in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World
  • René Silva, Florida International University
    The Aftermath of Revolution in Pennsylvania
  • Katherine Thompson, University of California, San Diego
    “Dens of Iniquity”: George Lippard, Seduction, and Competing Visions of Masculine Brotherhood

Anthony N.B. and Beatrice Garvan Fellow in American Material Culture

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jamie Brummitt, Duke University
    Protestant Relics: Religion, Objects, and the Art of Mourning in the Early American Republic

Balch Fellow in Ethnic Studies

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Muiris MacGiollabhuí, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Carrying the Green Bough: An Atlantic History of the United Irishmen, 1795-1830
  • Raluca-Nicoleta Rogoveanu, Ovidius University, Constanta, Romania
    Becoming Romanian-American: A Study of the First Romanian Ethnic Organizations in Philadelphia

Barra Foundation International Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Esther Sahle, University of Bremen
    A Faith of Merchants: Quakers and Institutional Change in the Early Modern Atlantic
  • Hannah Young, University College London
    The Johnstons: Family, Property, and the Atlantic World

Deutsch Fellow in Women’s History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Magdalena Zapędowska, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Lydia Sigourney, Maria Gowen Brooks, and the Materiality of Antebellum Poetry

Esther Ann McFarland Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jonathan Lande, Brown University
    Disciplining Freedom: Union Army Slave Rebels and Emancipation in the Civil War Courts-Martial

Fellow in the Program in Early American Medicine, Science, and Society

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Miriam Rich, Harvard University
    Monstrous Childbirth: Concepts of Defective Reproduction in American Medicine, 1830-1920

Fellow in the Visual Culture Program

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kathryn Desplanque, Duke University
    Papermania: The Popular Printed Image, Mass Customization, and the Nineteenth-Century Consumer

McLean Contributionship Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jordan Taylor, Indiana University
    “On the Ocean of News”: North American Information Networks in the Age of Revolution

Mellon Scholars Program in African American History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Tara Bynum, Rutgers University
    Reading Pleasures
  • James Ford, Occidental College
    Disheveling the Origins: Impossible Canonicity and African Diasporic Writing
  • Damon Turner, Morgan State University
    The Reinventing of an Abolitionist: The Transatlantic Study of the United States, Sierra Leone, England, and the Quest for an Omaginary Homeland in Africa through the Eyes of Paul Cuffe, 1776-1817

Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Dissertation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Vanessa Holden, Michigan State University
    Forming Intimacies: Queer Kinship and Resistance in the Antebellum American Atlantic
  • Rashauna Johnson, Dartmouth College
    “A Looking Glass for the World”: Slavery, Immigration, and Overlapping Diasporas in the U.S. South
  • Nakia Parter, University of Texas at Austin
    Trails of Tears and Freedom: Slavery, Migration, and Emancipation in the Southwest Borderlands, 1830-1887
  • Crystal Webster, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Fugitive Play, Discursive Resistance: The Politics of Black Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America

National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • William Coleman, Washington University in St. Louis
    Painting Houses: The Domestic Landscape of the Hudson River School
  • Maeve Kane, University at Albany
    Shirts Powdered Red: Iroquois Women and the Politics of Consumer Civility, 1600-1850
  • Joseph Rezek, Boston University
    Early Black Writing and the Politics of Print.

Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Dissertation-Level Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jessica Blake, University of California, Davis
    A Taste for Africa: Imperial Fantasy and Garment Commerce in Revolutionary-Era New Orleans
  • Amy Sopcak-Joseph, University of Connecticut
    Converting Rags into Gold: “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” Female Consumers, and the Business of Periodical Publishing in the Nineteenth Century

Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Michael Blaakman, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota
    Speculation Nation: Land and Mania in the Revolutionary American Republic, 1776-1803
  • Mara Caden, Yale University
    Mint Conditions: The Politics and Geography of Money in Britain and its Empire, 1650-1750

Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Short-Term Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Guadalupe Carrasco-Gonzalez, University of Cadiz, Spain
    Maritime Traffic between Philadelphia and Cadiz (Spain) and the U.S. Merchants in Cádiz during the Revolutionary and  Napoleonic Wars
  • Dan Du, University of Georgia
    This World in a Teacup: Chinese-American Tea Trade in the Nineteenth Century
  • Lindsay Keiter, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
    Uniting Interests: The Economic Functions of Marriage in America, 1750-1860
  • Alicia Maggard, Brown University
    Steamboats on the Ohio River in the Nineteenth Century
  • Ernesto Mercado-Montero, University of Texas at Austin
    Saltwater Empire: The Caribs and the Politics of Smuggling, Insurgency, and the Slave Trade in the Circum-Caribbean, 1763-1833
  • Scott Miller, University of Virginia
    A Merchant’s Republic: Independence, Depression, and the Development of American Capitalism, 1760-1807
  • Franklin Sammons, University of California, Berkeley
    The Long Life of Yazoo: Land Speculation, Finance, and Dispossession in the Southeastern Borderlands, 1789-1840
  • Liat Spiro, Harvard University
    Drawing Capital: Depiction, Machine Tools, and the Political Economy of Industrial Knowledge, 1824-1914

Reese Fellow in American Bibliography

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Belvin Shelnutt, New York University
    Print Capital: Broadway and the Making of Mass Culture

Richardson Dilworth Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Mary Freeman, Columbia University
    Letter Writing and Politics in the Campaign against Slavery in the United States, 1830-1870

Robert L. McNeil Jr. Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Michael Hattem, Yale University
    The Past is Prologue: The Origins of American History Culture, 1730-1800
  • Bethany Mowry, University of Oklahoma
    Relative Distances: Men and Women on the Philadelphia Waterfront, 1770-1830
  • Marissa Rhodes, University at Buffalo
    Body Work: Wet-Nurses and Politics of the Breast in the Revolutionary Atlantic
  • Amber Shaw, Coe College
    The Fabric of the Nation: Textiles, Nationhood, and Identity in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Sally Hadden, Western Michigan University
    The Earliest U.S. Supreme Court
  • Spencer Wells, College of William and Mary
    Heaven’s Exiles: Excommunicates and the Reformation of American Christianity, 1750-1830

AHRC-Huntington Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Simon Bate, King’s College, London
    Echoes of Late Medieval Chester in the Ellesmere Manuscripts
  • Ursula Clayton, Royal Holloway, University of London
    “Time’s Flies”: A Study of Early Modern Medicinal, Culinary, and Herbal Approaches towards Parasitic Infection
  • Catherine Evans, University of Sheffield
    Music and Time in Early Modern Commonplace Books and Almanacs of the Huntington Library
  • Sara Hale, King’s College, London
    Men of Letters: British Neo-Latin Epistolary Odes of the 17th-18th Centuries in the Manuscript Collections of the Huntington Library
  • Celyn Richards, Durham University
    Stylistic Innovation or Inheritance: A Technical Analysis of the English Printing Industry in the Reign of Edward VI, 1547-1553
  • Madelaine Schurch, University of York
    The Bluestockings and the Popularization of Science
  • Emily Vine, Queen Mary, University of London
    Domestic Devotions in Early Modern England
  • Rebecca Whiteley, University College, London
    Understanding the Early Modern Pregnant Body: Images and Texts at the Huntington Library

Barbara Thom Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • M. Heerman, University of Miami
    Many Slaveries: An Entangled History of Human Bondage and Emancipation in the Illinois Country, 1730-1865
  • Maria Zepeda Cortes, Lehigh University
    The Politics of Reform: Jose de Galvez and the Transformation of the Spanish Empire

Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Leah Klement, Princeton University
    Violence and Order, Past and Present
  • Bettina Koch, Virginia Tech
    Violence and Disordered Order in Theory and Historical Practice

Corpus Christi College Exchange Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Rayne Allinson, University of Michigan, Dearborn
    William Maitland of Lethington: Courtier, Counsellor, Chamaeleon
  • David Russell, University of Oxford
    Learning from Experience

Dana and David Dornsife Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Keith Woodhouse, Northwestern University
    Alternatives to Action: Environmental Impact Statements and American Environmentalism

Dibner Research Fellow in the History of Science and Technology

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Tawrun Baker, University of Pittsburgh
    Chiasmata: Vision in the Intertwined Histories of Anatomy, Natural Philosophy, and Optics in the Early Modern Period

Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in the History of Science at Caltech and the Huntington

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Stefano Gattei, Chemical Heritage Foundation
    The Phoenix and the Architecht: Speaking Images and the Engraved Frontispiece of Kepler’s Tabulae Rudolphinae

Fellow in the Huntington-UC Riverside Program for the Advancement of the Humanities

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Fuson Wang, City College of New York
    Romantic Disease Discourse: A Radical Literary History of Smallpox Inoculation

Fletcher Jones Foundation Distinguished Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Margo Todd, University of Pennsylvania
    Urban Community in Early Modern Scotland: Perth from Reformation through Cromwellian Occupation

Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nicholas Ridout, Queen Mary University of London
    Scenes from Bourgeois Life

Lincoln College Exchange Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Darcy Kern, Southern Connecticut State University
    The Political Kingdom: Authority, Representation, and the Language of Nationhood in England and Castile, 1450-1520

Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Woody Holton, University of South Carolina
    Liberty is Sweet: An Integrated History of the American Revolution

Mary Robertson Fellow in Tudor Studies

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Greg Walker, University of Edinburgh
    A Biography of John Heywood, Tudor Playwright

Mellon Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Tiffany Werth, Simon Fraser University
    The English Lithic Imagination from More to Milton

Molina Fellowship in the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Heidi Hausse, Columbia University
    Cutting, Coping, Curing: Surgical Dismemberment in the Holy Roman Empire, 1500-1700

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • J.K. Barret, University of Texas at Austin
    Pandora's Clock: Contingent Ethics in Renaissance English Literature
  • Laura Forsberg, Concordia University Texas
    The Miniature and Victorian Literature
  • Matthew Hunter, McGill University
    Fluid Cunning: The Temporally Evolving Chemical Object in the British Enlightenment

New College Exchange Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Christy Edwall, University of Oxford
    The Poetic Uses of Botanic Taxonomy from Erasmus Darwin to John Ruskin
  • Anne Heminger, University of Michigan
    Confession Carried Aloft: Music, Sound, and Religious Identity in London, 1540-1560

Occidental/Billington Visiting Professor in US History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Bethel Saler, Haverford College
    A Republic for a New World: North Africa and the American Imagination, 1783-1825

R. Stanton Avery Distinguished Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jon Mee, University of York
    Networks of Improvement?: Book Clubs, Reading Groups, and Philosophical Societies in Britain 1760-1840

Robert C. Ritchie Distinguished Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • John Demos, Yale University
    "I am Rich Potosi": A Crucible of the Early Modern World

Rogers Distinguished Fellow in 19th century American History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Steven Hahn, New York University
    Colonies, Nations, Empires: A History of the United States and the People Who Made It

Short Term Award

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Ruth Abbott, University of Cambridge
    George Eliot and the History of Scholarship
  • Phoenix Alexander, Yale University
    Visionary Fictions: Towards a Feminist Genealogy of Black Speculative Writing
  • Erik Altenbernd, University of California, Irvine
    Great American Desert: Arid Landscapes, Federal Exploration, and the Construction of a Continental United States
  • Leah Astbury, University of Cambridge
    Marriage, Health, and Compatibility in Early Modern England
  • Rachel Banke, University of Notre Dame
    Bute’s Empire: Reform, Reaction, and the Roots of Imperial Crisis
  • Alice Baumgartner, Yale University
    Fugitives: The Underground Railroad to Mexico
  • Jessica Beckman, Stanford University
    The Mind’s Eye: Vision, Text, and Thought in Early Modern English Print
  • Chelsea Berry, Georgetown University
    Poisoned Relations: Medicine, Sorcery, and Poison Trials in the Greater Caribbean, 1690-1850
  • Allison Bigelow, University of Virginia
    Cultural Touchstones: Mining, Refining, and the Languages of Empire in the Early Americas
  • Rachel Blumenthal, Indiana University, Kokomo
    Misdiagnosis: Psychology and the Female Patient in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
  • Claire Bourne, Virginia Commonwealth University
    “Set Forth as It Hath Been Played”: Printing the Performance in Early Modern England
  • Lloyd Bowen, Cardiff University
    Anatomy of a Duel: Gentry Honour, Family Politics, and the Law in Jacobean England
  • Marco Bresadola, University of Ferrara
    Science in Transition: The Cultures of Galvanism, ca. 1795-1850
  • Ashley Buchanan, University of South Florida
    Stones from Goa, Roots from Timor, and Beans from the Philippines: The Art and Science of Collecting at the Late Medici Court, 1642-1743
  • Keith Budner, University of California, Berkeley
    When the Empire was a Colony: Roman Hispania and the Cultural Imagination of Early Modern Spain
  • Teresa Cribelli, University of Alabama
    National Natures: Landscape, Natural Resources, and Narratives of Progress in Brazil and the United States
  • Gregory Dart, University College London
    Edition of the Complete Works of Charles and Mary Lamb
  • Adhaar Desai, Bard College
    Unruly Lines: Illustrating Ideas in Early Modern English Poetry and Science
  • Parissa Djangi, Stony Brook University
    Colonial Wives: Gender Work and Transcolonial Connections in the British Empire, 1780-1830
  • Meghan Doherty, Berea College
    Carving Knowledge: Printed Images, Accuracy, and the Early Royal Society of London
  • Alejandra Dubcovsky, Yale University
    Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713
  • Martin Dzelzainis, University of Leicester
    Editing Early Modern Texts
  • Mary Dzon, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    A Study of Mary’s Vitae within the Devotional and Scholastic Cultures of the Later Middle Ages
  • Hillary Eklund, Loyola University, New Orleans
    World Enough and Time: Ecology and the Logic of Empire in Renaissance Literature
  • Misha Ewen, University College London
    The Intimate Networks and Political Culture of Virginia Company Investors and Colonists, 1606-1642
  • Julie Farguson, University of Oxford
    Imperial Journeys: Royal Progresses and Later Stuart Political Culture, 1660-1714
  • Lara Farina, West Virginia University
    On the Sense Lives of Plants: Medieval Botany and Floral Feeling
  • Krystle Farman, City University of New York Graduate Center
    Conceptions of Faith: Afro-Mexican Catholicism in Seventeenth-Century Mexico
  • Samuel Fisher, University of Notre Dame
    Fit Instruments: Gaels, Indians, and the Creation of a British Atlantic World, 1745-1783
  • Andrew Fleck, University of Texas, El Paso
    Comets, Supernovas, and Judicial Astrology in Early Modern Europe
  • Anabel Galindo, University of Arizona
    Mapping Yaqui History: Labor, Migration, and Identity 1780-1940
  • James Gallman, University of Florida
    Loyal Dissenters, Angry Copperheads, and Violent Resisters: The Northern Democratic Party and the American Civil War
  • Anna Gialdini, University of the Arts, London
    Collecting and Using Books in Early Modern Science: An Analysis of Materiality through Visual Sources
  • Kate Gibson, University of Sheffield
    Perceptions and Experiences of Illegitimacy in the Long Eighteenth Century
  • Nora Gilbert, University of North Texas
    Gone Girls: The Runaway Woman Narrative in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Fiction
  • Cosima Gillhammer, University of Oxford
    Huntington MS HM 144—Exploring a “Bad Text”
  • Melissa Gismondi, University of Virginia
    “The Character of a Wife”: Rachel Donelson Jackson and American Expansion, 1760s-1820s
  • Giacomo Giudic, Birkbeck, University of London
    Renaissance Historiography of Milan at the Huntington Library: The Texts, their Materiality, the Networks of their Owners
  • Reed Gochberg, Boston University
    Novel Objects: Museums and Scientific Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
  • Sarah Griffin, University of Oxford
    Drawing Dimension: Quantifying Time and Theology in the Medieval Diagrams of HM 83
  • Steven Gunn, University of Oxford
    Everyday Life and Accidental Death in Sixteenth-Century England
  • Aaron Hanlon, Colby College
    Abraham Cowley and the Poetics of Objectivity
  • Karen Harvey, University of Sheffield
    “Painful Sensations” and the “Welfare of the Body”: Illness, Childbirth, and Emotion in an Eighteenth-Century Middling-Sort Family
  • Lauren Haumesser, University of Virginia
    The Party of Patriarchy: Democratic Gender Politics and the Coming of the Civil War
  • Ian Haywood, University of Roehampton
    The Rise of Victorian Caricature
  • Sonia Hazard, Duke University
    The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
  • Adam Herring, Southern Methodist University
    Early European Images of Inca Peru in Huntington Collections
  • Hidetaka Hirota, Columbia University
    Democratic Intolerance: The History of American Nativism
  • Andrew Isenberg, Temple University
    The Experimental Empire: Alternatives to Manifest Destiny
  • Phebe Jensen, Utah State University
    The Early Modern English Calendar
  • Abram Kaplan, Columbia University
    The Janus Faces of Tradition: Newton, Leibniz, and the Philological Roots of Calculus
  • Andrew Keener, Northwestern University
    Staging Translation: Cosmopolitan Vernaculars in Shakespeare’s England
  • Shannon Kelley, Fairfield University
    Wounded Trees and the Poetics of Trauma in the English Renaissance
  • Luke Keogh, Ludwig Maximilian University
    The Wardian Case: An Environmental History
  • Hyun-Ah Kim, University of Toronto
    The Praise of Musicke, 1586: An Edition with Commentary
  • Racha Kirakosian, Harvard University
    Theology of the Book—Manuscript Studies and Material Culture
  • Alison Knight, University of Cambridge
    Prize Books and Historical Fictions: The Historical Novels of the Religious Tract Society and American Tract Society
  • Karin Koehler, University of St. Andrews
    Epistolary Aesthetics and Victorian Poetry
  • Maryanne Kowaleski, Fordham University
    The Origin of Scolding Indictments in Medieval England and Wales
  • Adolfo La Borda, University of Maryland
    Imperial Officials, Mobility, and Cosmopolitanism in the Making of the Spanish Empire, 1580-1700
  • Jamie Latham, University of Cambridge
    The Clergy and Print in Eighteenth-Century England, 1714-1750
  • Julia Lewandoski, University of California, Berkeley
    “The kind of title which the Indians enjoy”: Imperial Treaties and Private Land Records in Native North America
  • Rose Logie, University of Toronto
    Circulating Objects: Agency and Subjectivity in Eighteenth-Century French Art
  • Michael Madrinkian, University of Oxford
    Science and Catechesis: Reforming Late-Medieval Practical Instruction
  • Alicia Maggard, Brown University
    Technology, Society, and the State in the Steamboat Era
  • Carl Martin, Norwich University
    Domesticating Henry V: Hoccleve’s “To Henry V and the Company of the Garter”
  • Lucia Martinez, Reed College
    Mere Meter: Early Modern Metrical Psalms and the Sound of English Poetry
  • Joanna McCunn, University of Cambridge
    The Interpretation of Deeds at Common Law, c. 1550-1630
  • Stuart McManus, Harvard University
    Globalizing Cicero: Classical Eloquence in the Early Modern Worl
  • Melina Moe, Yale University
    Public Intimacies: Literary and Sexual Reproduction in Eighteenth-Century Britain
  • Jennifer Mori, University of Toronto
    Popular Enlightenment in Britain, 1680-1830
  • Sophie Morris, University College London
    Drawn and Quartered: The Anatomical Print and Studies “From Life” in Seventeenth-Century London
  • Lucy Munro, Kings College, London
    Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men
  • John Murphy, Northwestern University
    The Utopian Leap from William Blake to William Morris
  • Aditi Nafde, Newcastle University
    From Print to Manuscript: The Post-Print Manuscript, 1470-1550
  • Hayley Negrin, New York University
    Possessing Indian Women and Children: Slavery, Gender, and English Colonialism in the Early American South, 1607-1730
  • Sandrine Parageau, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre
    Quod Nihil Scitur: Mapping Ignorance in Early Modern England and France
  • Eric Parisot, Flinders University
    Refashioning Suicide: Emotions and Self-Destruction in Eighteenth-Century Britain
  • Deven Parker, University of Colorado, Boulder
    Romantic Media Culture: Aesthetic Technologies of Print and Performance
  • Joy Partridge, City University of New York Graduate Center
    From Treatise to Encyclopedia: The Re-figuration of Scientific Diagrams in the Late Middle Ages
  • Jason Pearl, Florida International University
    Aerial Propsects: Seeing from Above in Eighteenth-Century Britain
  • Sara Pennell, University of Greenwich
    Knowing your Stuff: Rethinking Domestic Chattels in Eighteenth-Century England
  • Giulio Pertile, Claremont McKenna College
    Feeling Faint: Liminal Consciousness in the Renaissance
  • Holly Pickett, Washington and Lee University
    Sensational Idolatry: Reforming the Senses in Early Modern English Drama
  • Nicholas Popper, College of William and Mary
    The World in the Archive: The Production of Political Knowledge in Early Modern Britain
  • Kelly Presutti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Terroir after the Terror: Landscape and Representation in Nineteenth-Century France
  • Naomi Pullin, University of Warwick
    Female Friends and the Transatlantic Quaker Community: Gender and Identity in the Atlantic Age, 1650-1750
  • Teja Pusapati, University of Oxford
    Making News Far and Wide: The Professional Networks of Female Political Journalists in Nineteenth-Century England
  • Joseph Rezek, Boston University
    Early Black Writing and the Politics of Print
  • Jane Rickard, University of Leeds
    Ben Jonson and the Construction of the Reader
  • Sophia Rochmes, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Medieval Monochrome and the Practice of Inserting Images into Books of Hours
  • Jorge Romero, Instituto Cervantes
    Misgovernment, Trade, and Foreign Threats in Early Colonial Philippines (1610-1644): A Comparative Study of Colonial Policy Treatises
  • Jason Rozumalski, University of California, Berkeley
    Lords of All They Survey: Property and the Social Origins of the English State
  • Twyla Ruby, University of California, Los Angeles
    Vigani’s Cabinet: Chemistry and the Study of Life Before 1750
  • Flavia Ruzi, University of California, Riverside
    Aesthetic Intersections: Portraiture and Women’s Life Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century
  • Alec Ryrie, Durham University
    Becoming Radical in the English Revolution
  • Michelle Schwarze, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Interpreting Marginalia from the Scottish Enlightenment in Context
  • Emma Solberg, Bowdoin College
    The Promiscuity of the Virgin
  • Alex Solomon, Rutgers University
    The Rhetoric of Probability from New Science to Common Sense
  • Matthew Sparacio, Auburn University
    In Time of Iron-Age: The Choctaw Civil War and the Southern Frontier
  • Andrew Sturtevant, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
    Pontiac’s Other War: Indigenous and Imperial Politics in the Detroit Borderland, 1701-1766
  • Naomi Tadmor, Lancaster University
    Cultures of Settlement: England, 1660-c. 1780
  • Xiaoli Tian, University of Hong Kong
    Relocating Science: Medical Missions and Western Medicine in Nineteenth-Century China
  • Xavier Tubau, Hamilton College
    The Politics of Ghibellinism during the Empire of Charles V, 1519-1556
  • Miguel Valerio, Ohio State University
    Kings of the Kongo, Slaves of the Virgin Mary: Religious Confraternities and Afro-Latin American Identity in Colonial Mexico and Brazil
  • Amanda Vickery, University of London
    “The Aesthetics of Anglican Virtue”: The Moral Negotiation of Fashion in Late Eighteenth-Century England
  • Andrew Walkling, Binghamton University
    Instruments of Absolutism: Restoration Court Culture and the Epideictic Mode
  • Michael West, Columbia University
    Enigmatic Theater in Shakespeare’s England
  • Sarah Whittingham, Independent scholar
    The Fern: A Botanical, Horticultural, Cultural, and Social History
  • Jay Williams, Senior Managing Editor, Critical Enquiry
    Author under Sail: The Imagination of Jack London
  • Lauren Working, Durham University
    The Passions of Empire: Political Friendships and Private Selves in Early Stuart London and Virginia
  • Hannah Young, University College London
    Imperial Wives: Maria Nugent’s Letter-Writing and the Making of the British Empire
  • Natale Zappia, Whittier College
    Food Frontiers: Indigenous and Euro-American Food Systems in the Early American West
  • Dan Zborover, John Carter Brown Library
    The Port of Pochutecs and Pirates: Long-Term Colonial Transformations in Huatulco, Mexico

Trinity Hall Exchange Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nicholas Guyatt, University of Cambridge
    Other People’s Empires: Americans and the Worlds of Imperialism, 1787-1898
  • Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre, Trinity College
    Imperial Wine: The British Empire and the Making of the New World

Internal Research Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Sumit Guha, University of Cambridge
    The Political Ecology of Agrarian Western India from the Late Imperial to Early Colonial Eras
  • Madeline Hsu, University of Texas, Austin
    Building a Better Wall: Emerging Systems of Immigration Control and the Shaping of Chinese America

Visiting Research Affiliate

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Ide Francois, University of Leuven
    Francesco Filelfo's "Consolatio ad Iacobum Antonium Marcellum de obitu Valerii filii", the Rhetoric of Early Modern Consolation Literature and the Editing of Renaissance Latin Texts in General
  • Lars Garpenhag, Uppsala University
  • Marta Kane, CRISES – Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires
  • Rachel Laudan, Independent Scholar
    Historiography of Food
  • Carla Phillips, University of Minnesota
    The Struggle for the South Atlantic in the Late Sixteenth Century
  • William Phillips, Jr., University of Minnesota
    European World in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
  • Woodruff Smith, University of Massachusetts, Boston
    A Study of Respectability as a Global Cultural Pattern

Visiting Research Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Laura Giannetti, University of Miami
    Food Culture and the Literary Imagination in Early Modern Italy
  • Michelle King, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    The Pei Mei Project: History, Gender and Memory Through the Pages of a Chinese Cookbook

Harley-Delmas Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Florin-Stefan Morar, Harvard University
    The Maps of Myriad Kingdoms: Translation and the Circulation of Cartographic Knowledge between East Asia and Early Modern Europe
  • Susan Schulten, University of Denver
    A History of North America in 100 Maps

Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Andrew Lawler, Independent Scholar
    Reimagining Roanoke: The English voyages of 1584-1590 and the Genesis of the United States and British Empire

Interdisciplinary Cluster Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Karl Arenz, Universidade Federal do Pará
    Cacao, the Amazonian spices and the Atlantic (17th and 18th centuries)
  • Silvia Bombin, University of St Andrews
    Amerindian pathways and spatial relations in the Guianas and northeastern Amazonia, 1650-1750
  • Rafael Chambouleyron, Universidade Federal do Pará
    Cacao, the Amazonian spices and the Atlantic (17th and 18th centuries)
  • Martha Few, Pennsylvania State University
    On Cesarean Operations and Fetal Baptism: An Eighteenth-Century Guatemalan Treatise in Historical Perspective
  • Mark Harris, University of St Andrews
    Amerindian pathways and spatial relations in the Guianas and northeastern Amazonia, 1650-1750
  • ElizaBeth Hill, Independent Artist and Writer
    Indigenous perspectives on the lives of Pocahontas and Joseph Brant
  • Shelley Niro, Independent Visual Artist
    Indigenous perspectives on the lives of Pocahontas and Joseph Brant
  • Stephanie Pratt, Independent Scholar
    Indigenous perspectives on the lives of Pocahontas and Joseph Brant
  • Nina Scott, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    On Cesarean Operations and Fetal Baptism: An Eighteenth-Century Guatemalan Treatise in Historical Perspective
  • Zeb Tortorici, New York University
    On Cesarean Operations and Fetal Baptism: An Eighteenth-Century Guatemalan Treatise in Historical Perspective
  • Adam Warren, University of Washington
    On Cesarean Operations and Fetal Baptism: An Eighteenth-Century Guatemalan Treatise in Historical Perspective

Long-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Alex Borucki, University of California, Irvine
    Slaves, Silver, and Atlantic Empires: the Slave Trade to Spanish South America, 1660-1810
  • Sarah Crabtree, San Francisco State University
    Whaler, Traitor, Coward, Spy!: William Rotch, the Quaker Ethic & the Spirit of Capitalism
  • Diogo Curto, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    The South Atlantic World - Angola and Brazil (1570-1750)
  • Laura Llerena, Northwestern University
    Restoring the Illegible: the Unexpected Uses of Alphabetic Writing and the Book in Early Colonial Peru
  • Marcy Norton, George Washington University
    Of Pets and Prey: People and Animals in the Early Modern Atlantic World
  • Linda Rupert, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
    Inter-Imperial Marronage, Colonial Policy and Imperial Dynamics in the Early Modern Circum-Caribbean
  • Daniel Ruppel, Brown University
    Probable Histories and Virtual Performances: Festival Books and the Performance of Historiography in Early Modern France

Researchers-in-Residence

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Amy Bushnell, Brown University
  • Carol Delaney, Stanford University
  • Jack Greene, Johns Hopkins University
  • James Muldoon, Rutgers University

Short-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Sunil Agnani, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Overcoming Resentment: Enlightenment Thought and the Impasses of Decolonization
  • Christopher Albi, SUNY New Paltz
    Francisco Xavier Gamboa, Colonial Legal Culture, and the Decline of Judicial Authority in Eighteenth-Century Mexico
  • Hannah Alpert-Abrams, University of Texas at Austin
    Acquisition of Mexicana at the John Carter Brown Library
  • Renzo Baldasso, Arizona State University
    The Emergence of the Visuality of the Printed Page from Gutenberg to Ratdolt
  • Candida Barros, Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Brazil
    Comparative study of the baptismal ceremony in catechisms in indigenous languages of Iberian colonization, XVIth and XVIIth centuries
  • Enrique Belderrain, National Center of Medical Science Information
    Social History of Epidemic Disease in the Caribbean, 1800-2000
  • Agnieszka Brylak, University of Warsaw
    Between Perversion and Theatricality. The Appropriation of Ahui-stemmed Vocabulary in the Creation of Nahua Colonial Discourse
  • Rafael Campos, New University of Lisbon
    Scientific Resistance on Late 18th-Century, or How Naturalists Appointed the End of Slavery and Reinterpreted European Science
  • Leonardo Cataldi, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
    Spaces of Knowledge in Early Modern Cartographical Practice. The Case Study of Jeronimo de Chaves, 1523-1574
  • Jason Cohen, Berea College
    Scala Intellectualis’: Functions of Scale in Francis Bacon’s New Humanism
  • Brett Culbert, Harvard University
    Britain’s Imperial Prospects and the Aesthetic Origins of the Scenographia Americana, 1725-1775
  • Miguel da Cruz, Lisbon University
    Restyling Imperialism and the Shared American Obsession in Times of Revolution, 1774-1825
  • Andrew Dial, McGill University
    The ‘La Valette Affair’: A Jesuit Scandal in the French Atlantic
  • Soledad Diaz, Universidad Bernardo O’Higgins
    What lies behind Nueva Coronica: a reconstruction attempt of Guaman Poma library
  • Bradley Dixon, University of Texas at Austin
    Republic of Indians: A Legal History of the Native South to 1830
  • Jesse Dorst, University of Minnesota
    Catchpenny Bumfodder: Ephemera and Nationhood in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic
  • Mary Draper, University of Virginia
    The Tropical Metropolis: Cities and Society in the Early Modern British Caribbean
  • Crystal Eddins, Michigan State University
    African Diaspora Collective Action: Rituals, Runaways, and the Haitian Revolution
  • Jeffrey Erbig, University of New Mexico
    Limited Lands: Native Peoples and Iberian Boundary Demarcations in the Age of Imperial Reforms
  • Sergio Escribano-Ruiz, University of the Basque Country
    Basque Fisheries through English and Spanish Sources
  • Bruno Feitler, Universidade Federal de São Paulo
    Jews and New-Christians in Northeastern Brazil, 1640-1750-2015
  • Joshua Fitzgerald, University of Oregon
    Unholy Pedagogy: Nahua-Otomí Intermediaries and the Lessons of Popular Colonial Education, 1521-1650
  • Kristie Flannery, University of Texas at Austin
    Forging Spain’s Asian Empire in the Age of Imperial Revolutions, 1750-1808
  • Guadalupe García, Tulane University
    City of Light and Shadow: Urban Space, Black Mobility, and the Transformation of Havana, 1791-1863
  • Leo Garofalo, Connecticut College
    Challenging Slavery, Securing Freedom: ‘Indios Chinos’ in the Andes and Iberia, 1565-1680
  • Arad Gigi, Florida State University
    Fortifying Colonialism: Colonial State and Society in the French Caribbean, 1660-1789
  • Elizabeth Heath, Baruch College
    Visualizing Colonial France in the Eighteenth Century: Using Digital Humanities to Map a New Approach to an Old Claim
  • Chloe Ireton, University of Texas at Austin
    Ethiopian Royal Vassals: Free Black Itinerancy in the Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1650
  • Vitor Izecksohn, Instituto de História/Universidade Federal do Rio
    Race and Militias in Colonial Rio de Janeiro and Massachusetts, 1750-1775
  • Mark Kelley, University of California, San Diego
    Sentimental Seamen: Labor, Feeling, and Bondage in Antebellum Sea-Narratives
  • Timo McGregor, New York University
    Imagining the Dutch Atlantic: Cross-Imperial Collaboration and the Origins of Atlantic Political Thought
  • Ernesto Mercado-Montero, University of Texas at Austin
    From Imperial Bordered-Lands to Carib Borderlands: The Caribs and the Politics of the Slave Trade, Smuggling, and Insurgency in the Circum-Caribbean, 1763-1833
  • Scott Miller, University of Virginia
    A Merchant’s Republic: Independence, Depression, and the Development of American Capitalism, 1760-1807
  • Jessica Pierre-Louis, Université des Antilles
    Free Colored People and ‘passing’ in French Caribbean in the 18th and 19th century
  • Aysha Pollnitz, Rice University
    Justifications for liberal education in the New World
  • VK Preston, University of Toronto
    Archives and Embodiments: Dancing New France (1534-1763) and Franco-Indigenous Contact Zones
  • Cameron Strang, University of Nevada, Reno
    Indian Explorers: The Other Face of Knowledge and Power in North America
  • Lance Thurner, Rutgers University
    Nature and the Politics of Medical Knowledge in New Spain, 1600-1750
  • Larry Tise, East Carolina University
    The Collecting and Coloring of Early Printed Books & Maps: John Carter Brown Library’s Collection of Theodor De Bry’s Grand Voyages, 1590-1634
  • Matthew Wyman-McCarthy, Columbia University
    Negotiating Imperial Identities: Slave Owners in Britain, 1763-1833

LWL / ASECS Library Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Rebecca Barr, National University of Ireland
    John Bull and Irish Bull: Representations of Irish Masculinity in Late Eighteenth-Century Visual Satire
  • David Coast, Bath Spa University
    The Voice of the People in Early Modern England, 1530-1789
  • Nicole Garret, Stony Brook University
    Early Modern Niobes
  • Rhianne Grieve, Australian National University
    Conceptions of Sociability in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century British Socialism
  • Sasha Handley, University of Manchester
    Sleep in Early Modern England
  • Ian Haywood, University of Roehampton
    Reforming Caricature, 1820-1840
  • Yu Liu, Niagara County Community College
    Changing Chinese Gardening Ideas into a Native English Tradition: The Horticultural Nationalism of Horace Walpole
  • Kendra Packham, Independent Scholar
    The Interplay between Satiric Text and Image in Early Georgian Electoral Culture
  • Slaney Ross, Fordham University
    Fictions of Surveillance in the Long Eighteenth Century
  • Mark Schoenfield, Vanderbilt University
    The Palimpsest of Justice:  Law, Narrative, and the Romantic Self
  • Jacqueline Thalmann, University of Oxford
    The Library of General John Guise, 1682-1765
  • Dale Townshend, University of Stirling
    Gothic Antiquity: History, Romance, and the Architectural Imagination, 1760-1840
  • Hazel Tubman, University of Oxford
    Self-Writing in an Information Age, 1700-1850
  • Nicholas Valvo, Northwestern University
    Parish of Parnassus
  • Bethany Wong, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Imagining Theater in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Travel Grant

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Andrea Coldwell, Coker College
    Fictional Lives and Living Fictions
  • Freya Gowrley, University of Edinburgh
    Assembling the Self: Collage and Identity, 1770-1900
  • Giovanni Iamartino, University of Milan
    Sketching Standard English: Language Norms, Attitudes, and Usage in Eighteenth-Century British Prints
  • Chelsea Phillips, Villanova University
    Celebrity Pregnancy, Satire, and Imaging-Making, 1791-92
  • Andrew Rudd, University of Exeter
    Charity in Georgian Literature and Art
  • Anne Ruderman, Harvard University
    Supplying the Slave Trade: How Europeans Met African Demand for European Manufactured Products, Commodities, and Reexports, 1670-1790
  • Katherine Thorpe, Princeton University
    Figuring the Real, Realizing the Figure: The Nature of Personification in Eighteenth-Century Poetry

Kislak Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Frauke Sachse, University of Bonn
    A Sixteenth-Century Missionary Handbook from Highland Guatemala: Preparing a Critical Edition of Ms. 1015 from the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress

Kluge Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Christy Chapin, University of Maryland Baltimore County
    The U.S. Economy and the Emergence of Financial Capitalism

Lord Baltimore Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Gareth Davis, University College, London
    Lost Horizons: the United States and the Challenge of British North America, 1760–1871
  • Candace Gray, Morgan State University
    First National Powerball Lottery and Early Jewish Baltimore Networks
  • Andrew Hazlett, Independent Scholar
    A House on Lanvale Street
  • Helen Kilburn, University of Manchester
    Influence of feudalism and religious conflict on slavery, 1634–1689
  • Duncan Knox, Texas Tech University
    Maryland’s Revolutionary War Prisoners of War
  • Diana Marsh, American Philosophical Society
    Peale Exhibition Research

Andrew Oliver Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kimberly Alexander, University of New Hampshire
    Exploring Anglicization Through Pre-1750 Textiles

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jessica Farrell, University of Minnesota
    (Re)Capturing Empire: A Reconsideration of Liberia’s Precarious Sovereignty and American Empire as Exception in the 19th Century
  • Andrea Gray, Papers of Thomas Jefferson, George Mason Univ.
    “Leaving their callings”: Retirement in the Early Republic
  • Ross Nedervelt, Florida International University
    The Border-seas of a New British Empire: The British Atlantic Islands in the Age of the American Revolution
  • Luke Nichter, Texas A&M University, Central Texas
    Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., and the Decline of the Eastern Establishment
  • Franklin Sammons, University of California, Berkeley
    The Long Life of Yazoo: Land Speculation, Finance, and Dispossession in the Southeastern Borderlands, 1789-1840
  • Michael Verney, University of New Hampshire
    “Our Field of Fame”: Naval Exploration and Empire in the Early American Republic, 1815-1860

Benjamin F. Stevens Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Abram Van Engen, Washington University in St. Louis
    American Model: The Life of John Winthrop’s City on a Hill

Long Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Manisha Sinha, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Men for All Seasons: Sumner, Stevens, and the Making of Radical Reconstruction
  • Kara Swanson, Northeastern University
    A Passion for Patents: Inventiveness, Citizenship and American Nationhood

Louis Leonard Tucker Alumni Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Catherine Kelley, University of Oklahoma
    Making Peace: Loyalists in the Early U.S. Republic

Malcolm and Mildred Freiberg Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nora Slominsky, City University of New York Graduate Center
    “The Engine of Free Expression”[?]: The Political Development of Copyright in the Colonial British Atlantic and Early National United States

Marc Friedlaender Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Julia Kraut, New York University
    A Fear of Foreigners and of Freedom: Ideological Exclusion and Deportation in America

Ruth R. & Alyson R. Miller Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Evan Haefeli, Texas A&M University
    The Delaware as Women and the Iroquois Great Peace of 1670
  • Cathryn Halverson, University of Copenhagen
    Faraway Women and The Atlantic Monthly

The Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Craig Smith, William Woods University
    Redemption: The American Revolution, Ethics, and Abolitionism in Britain and the United States

W. B. H. Douse Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nathan Fell, University of Houston
    The Nature of Colonization: Native Americans, Colonists, and the Environment in New England, 1400-1750
  • Michael Hattem, Yale University
    The Past is Prologue: The Origins of American History Culture, 1730-1800

Advisory Council Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jane Dinwoodie, Oxford University
  • Lauren Duval, American University

Andrew W. Mellon Early American Literature and Material Texts Dissertation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Christy Potroff, Fordham University
  • Alyssa Reichardt, Yale University
  • Nora Slominsky, City University of New York Graduate Center

Barra Dissertation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Yevan Terrien, University of Pittsburgh

Barra Dissertation Fellow in Art and Material Culture

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Whitney Stewart, Rice University

Barra Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Elizabeth Ellis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    The Many Ties of the Petites Nations: Relationships, Power, and Diplomacy in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1685-1785
  • Christopher Heaney, Pennsylvania State University

Carpenter Fellow in Early American Religion Studies/Friends of MCEAS Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nicholas Bonneau, University of Notre Dame

Friends of MCEAS Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Eric Herschthal, Columbia University

Marguerite Bartlett Hamer Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Alexander Ponsen, University of Pennsylvania

MCEAS Consortium Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Megan Bailey, University of Maryland
  • Rebecca Rosen, Princeton University
  • Katherine Smoak, Johns Hopkins University

Richard S. Dunn Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Melissa Morris, Columbia University

Sabbatical Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Emma Hart, Oxford University

Research Travel Award

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Lynneth Miller, Baylor University
    'Satan Danced in the Person of the Damsel': Dance, Sacrilege, and Gender in England, 1280-1642

E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jeffrey Kovach, Charter Oak State College
    Economics of the Leadership of the Quaker Women’s Meetings on Nantucket in the Eighteenth Century

ACLS Burkhardt Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nicole Marafioti, Trinity University
    Crime and Sin in Late Anglo-Saxon England
  • James Mulholland, North Carolina State University
    Anglophone Literature and the Emergence of the Colonial Public Sphere in Asia, 1774–1819
  • Tatiana Seijas, Pennsylvania State University
    First Routes: Indigenous Trade and Travel between the American Southwest and Mexico

Allen W. Clowes Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nancy Wicker, University of Mississippi
    Viking Art in Scandinavia and across the Viking Diaspora: Patrons, Producers, and Consumers from the Fifth through the Eleventh Centuries

Delta Delta Delta Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Richard Turits, College of William and Mary
    New World of Color: Slavery, Freedom, and the Making of Race in Santo Domingo and the Atlantic World

GlaxoSmithKline Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Zsuzsanna Gulácsi, Northern Arizona University
    Artistic Culture of Religious Instruction Along the Trade Routes of Late Ancient and Medieval Asia

Henry Luce Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Christopher Grasso, College of William and Mary
    Skepticism and American Faith: From the Revolution to the Civil War

Hurford Family Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Mary Floyd-Wilson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    The Tempter or the Tempted: Demonic Causality on the Shakespearean Stage

John G. Medlin, Jr. Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kim Hall, Barnard College, Columbia University
    ‘Othello was my grandfather’: Race and Shakespeare in the African Diaspora

John Hope Franklin Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Celeste-Marie Bernier, University of Nottingham
    Living Parchments: Artistry and Authorship in the Life and Works of Frederick Douglass

Josephus Daniels Fellowship of the Research Triangle Foundation

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Marlene Daut, Claremont Graduate University
    An Anthology of Haitian Revolutionary Fictions (Age of Slavery)

M. H. Abrams Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Derek Attridge, University of York
    Poetry in Performance from Homer to the Renaissance
  • Blake Wilson, Dickinson College
    Dominion of the Ear: Memory, Performance, and Oral Poetry in Early Modern Italy

NEH Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Cynthia Talbot, University of Texas, Austin
    Martial Sentiments: Writing Warrior Histories in Mughal India, 1590-1680

Resident Associate

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kalman Bland, Duke University
    Aesopian Fables, Islamic Political Philosophy, and the Transmission of Aristotle’s Poetics and Rhetoric in Medieval Judaism
  • Ian Newman, University of Notre Dame
    Songs of the City: Literature, Ballads, and the Urban Soundscape
  • Hannah Rosen, College of William and Mary
    Separate Suffering: Histories of Race, Death, and Burial in the Nineteenth-Century South
  • Joan Stewart, Hamilton College
    The Maid and the Milkmaid: Joan of Arc and Marie Antoinette

STIAS Iso Lomso Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Grace Musila, Stellenbosch University
    Critical Illegibility, Blackness and Scoring Dangerous Freedoms

Walter Hines Page Fellowship of the Research Triangle Foundation

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Mariana Dantas, Ohio University
    Family Formation, Race, and Social Mobility in Eighteenth-Century Minas Gerais, Brazil

William C. and Ida Friday Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Laurent Dubois, Duke University
    Katherine Dunham: An Afro-Atlantic Itinerary

Consortium Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Cassandra Berman, Brandeis University
    Motherhood and the Court of Public Opinion: Transgressive Maternity in America, 1768-1868
  • Amy Breimaier, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    “I learn my Books well”: Child Readers and the Economics of Cultural Change in New England, 1765-1815
  • Jamie Brummitt, Duke University
    Protestant Relics: The Politics of Religion and the Art of Mourning in the Early American Republic
  • Emily Burns, Auburn University
    Innocence Abroad: The Cultural Politics and Paradox of American Artistic Innocence in Fin-de-Siècle France
  • Ben Davidson, New York University
    Freedom’s Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation
  • Mary Draper, University of Virginia
    The Tropical Metropolis: Cities and Society in the Early Modern British Caribbean
  • John Garcia, University of Pennsylvania
    Specimen Pages: Critical Bibliography and Digital Analysis of 19th-Century Subscription Publishing in America
  • Louis Gerdelan, Harvard University
    Calamitous Knowledge: Understanding Disaster in the British, Spanish, and French Atlantic Worlds, 1666-1755
  • Kenyon Gradert, Washington University in St. Louis
    The Second Reformation: Protestant Inheritance in Antislavery New England
  • Nalleli Guillen, University of Delaware
    Round the World Every Evening: Panoramic Spectacles, Entertainment Culture, and a Growing Imperial Consciousness in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Jane Hooper, George Mason University
    “Let the Girls Come Aboard”: Intimate Contact between America and Madagascar
  • Rachel Knecht, Brown University
    Inventing the Mathematical Economy in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Alexandra Montgomery, University of Pennsylvania
    Projecting Power in the Dawnland: Colonization Schemes, Imperial Failure, and Competing Visions of the Gulf of Maine World, 1710-1800
  • Carrie Streeter, University of California, San Diego
    Before Yoga: Self-Expression and Health in the Age of Nervousness

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Fellowships

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Hannah Anderson, University of Pennsylvania
    Lived Botany: Households, Ecological Adaptation and the Origins of Settler Colonialism in Early British North America
  • Christopher Babits, University of Texas- Austin
    To Cure a Sinful Nation: A Cultural History of Conversion Therapy and the Making of Modern America, 1930 to the Present Day
  • Renzo Baldasso, Arizon State University
    The Emergence of the Visuality of the Printed Page from Gutenberg to Ratdolt: Case Studies in the Collections of the New England Consortium of Libraries
  • Kathrinne Duffy, Brown University
    Doctrine of the Skull: Phrenology, Public Culture, and the Self in Antebellum America
  • Craig Gallagher, Boston College
    Covenants and Commerce: Religious Refugees and the Making of the British Atlantic World
  • J. Ritchie Garrison, University of Delaware
    Matter and Mind in the Early Modern Atlantic World
  • Karen Harker, University of Birmingham
    Shakespeare's 19th-Century Soundscape: Reconstructing, Reconsidering, and Preserving Shakespearean Incidental Music written for Victorian and Edwardian Theatres
  • Hina Hirayama,
    Edward Sylvester Morse (1838-1925): his American Life & Times
  • Alexander Jacobs, Vanderbilt University
    Pessimism and Progress: Left Conservatism in Modern American Political Thought
  • Shira Lurie, University of Virginia
    Politics at the Poles: Liberty Poles and the Popular Struggle for the New Republic
  • Jen Manion, Amherst College
    Born in the Wrong Time: Transgender Archives and the History of Possibility, 1750-1900
  • Laura McCoy, Northwestern University
    In Distress: Family and a Marketplace of Feeling in the Early American Republic
  • Brianna Nofil, Columbia University
    Gender, Community Policing, and Crime Control in the Late 20th C.
  • Heather Sanford, Brown University
    Palatable Slavery
  • Nancy Siegel, Towson University
    Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic
  • Daniel Soucier, University of Maine
    Navigating Wilderness and Borderland: Environment and Culture in the Northeastern Americas during the American Revolution, 1775-1779
  • Tyler Sperrazza, Penn State University
    Defiant: African American Cultural Responses to Northern White Supremacy, 1865-1915
  • Amy Voorhees,
    Christian Science Identity and New England Cultures, 1820-1920
  • Peter Walker, University of Pennsylvania- McNeil Center
    The Church Militant: Anglicanism, Loyalism, and Counterrevolution in the British Empire, 1720-1820
  • Donald Yacovone, Harvard University
    The Liberator's Legacy: Memory, Abolitionism, and the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1865-1965

ACLS/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Xuefei Ren, Michigan State University
    Urban Governance and Citizen Rights in China and India: Housing, Land, and Air

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Daniel Ritchie, Bethel University
    Fashioning a Free People: Citizens, Subjects, Ladies, and Gentlemen in the Late Atlantic Enlightenment

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Samantha Seeley, University of Richmond
    Race and Removal in the Early American Republic

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Katharina Uhde, Valparaiso University
    Joseph Joachim

Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellow in the History of Cartography

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Elisabeth Schwab, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
    Descriptions of Rome in the 14th to 16th Centuries: Antiquarian Practices in Humanist Literature

Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Charity White, Independent Scholar
    Looking Back to Move Forward: An Art and Social Intervention Approach to Race Relations

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Tori Barnes-Brus, Cornell College
    Novel Action: Literature, Social Movements, and the Public Good
  • Rebecca Entel, Cornell College
    Novel Action: Literature, Social Movements, and the Public Good

Charles Montgomery Gray Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Mark De Vitis, University of Sydney
    Medium, Message and Meaning: Printmaking in Louis XIV’s France
  • Patricia Manning, University of Kansas
    Madrid in Novellas and Maps

Frances C. Allen Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Patricia Trujillo, Northern New Mexico College
    Between Fact and Fiction: Locating Genizara Identity in Lorraine Lopez’s The Galbadón Sisters and Women’s Tales from the New Mexico WPA: La Diabla a Pie

John S. Aubrey Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Aysha Pollnitz, Rice University
    New World, Ancient Texts, and New Justifications for Liberal Education

Lawrence Lipking Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Andrew Keener, Northwestern University
    Theaters of Translation: Cosmopolitan Vernaculars in Shakespeare’s England

Lester J. Cappon Fellow in Documentary Editing

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • W. Martin, Huntington University
    Katherine Mansfield at the Newberry: A Compendium of Textual Revisions

Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Woody Holton, University of South Carolina
    Liberty is Sweet: An Integrated History of the American Revolution

Midwest Modern Language Association Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Rebecca Janzen, Bluffton College
    Liminal Sovereignty: Mennonites and Mormons and Borderlands Popular Culture

Monticello College Foundation and Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Sarah Iovan, Independent Scholar
    Performing Poesis: Musica Humana in Early Modern Lyric

National Endowment for the Humanities and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Mara Wade, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Early Modern Intellectual Networks: Emblems as Open Sources

National Endowment for the Humanities and Center for Renaissance Studies Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Monique Allewaert, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Cut Up: Colonial Insectophilia, the Poetics of the Small, and the Work of Enlightenment

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Christopher Albi, SUNY New Paltz
    Francisco Xavier Gamboa, Colonial Legal Culture, and the Decline of Judicial Authority in Eighteenth-Century Mexico

Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Paul Ramirez, Northwestern University
    Salt of God: A Religious History of Mexico

Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Amber Annis, University of Minnesota
    “The use of your reservation is important”: The Militarization and Exploitation of Lakota Land and Lakota Sovereignty on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
  • Raquel Escobar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Reconcile the Indian, Reconcile the Nation: Indigenismo, the Nation, and Transnational Networks of the Inter-American Indian Institute
  • Rose Miron, University of Minnesota
    Strategies of Self-Representation: Re-Thinking Public History as a Method of Mohican Resistance
  • Garrett Wright, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Protecting the Plains: Central Plains Diplomacy and Movement, 1702-1806

Newberry Library – American Society for Environmental History Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Zachary Nowak, Harvard University
    The American Train Station: An Environmental History

Newberry Library – École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellow (to the École)

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Edward Gray, Purdue University
    The Marillac: Family Strategy, Religion, and Diplomacy in the Making of the French State during the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Newberry Library – École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellow (to the Newberry)

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Marc Smith, École Nationale des Chartes
    Early French Writing Manuals, 1560-1815

Newberry Library – Jack Miller Center Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Max Flomen, University of California, Los Angeles
    War and Slavery in the Texas-Louisiana Borderland, 1760-1845
  • Emily Macgillivray, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    I do not know any such woman: Native Women Traders’ Property, Mobility, and Self-Determination in the Great Lakes from 1740 to 1840
  • Bartholomew Sparrow, University of Texas at Austin
    Unequal at the Founding: Indentured Servants, the Poor, and the Colonial Legacy
  • J. Tomlin, University of Tennessee
    A Leveling Spirit: Religious Fear and Democratic Sensibilities in Early America

Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Faculty Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • David Magliocco, Vanderbilt University
    Being Catholic: The Earl of Castlemaine and the Politics of Publicity

Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Graduate Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jesse Dorst, University of Minnesota
    Catchpenny Bumfodder: Popular Print and National Identity in the Anglo-Dutch Atlantic World, 1600-1700

Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jason Dyck, University of Toronto
    Piety, Presidios, and Polemics: Juan de Albizuri and the Northern Missions of Seventeenth-Century Mexico
  • Noah Gentele, Yale University
    Napoleon and the Timelines of Modernity: The Form and Sense of the Past in France and Britain, 1783-1852
  • Julia Gossard, Utah State University
    Reforming Children: The Pedagogy, Commerce, and Politics of Childhood in the Early Modern French World
  • Holly Hurlburt, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
    The Struggle for Cem: Culture and Politics in the Late Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean
  • Phillip Round, University of Iowa
    Cultural Shorthand: Native Media and the Practice of Sovereignty
  • Tatiana Seijas, Pennsylvania State University
    First Routes: Indigenous Trade and Travel between the American Southwest and Mexico
  • Silvia Valisa, Florida State University
    News, Notes and Novels: The Stabilimento Sonzogno and the Technologies of Culture in Italy, 1804-1914

Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Faculty Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Laura Hostetler, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Exchange Before Orientalism: Encounters Between Europe and Asia, 1500-1800
  • Ellen McClure, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Exchange Before Orientalism: Encounters Between Europe and Asia, 1500-1800

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Sheryl Reiss, Independent Scholar
    A Portrait of a Medici Maecenas: Giulio de’ Medici (Pope Clement VII) as Patron of Art

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Carol Guarnieri, University of Virginia
    New World, New Form: Novel Subjects in the Eighteenth-Century British Caribbean
  • Jennifer Miller, West Virginia University
    “Our Own Flesh and Blood”?: Indians and Moravians in the Eighteenth-Century Ohio Country

Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nick Estes, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
    Indian Questions: Self-Determination, Tribalism, and Colonial Power at the Dawn of the American Century

The Renaissance Society of America / Kress Foundation Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Bradley Cavallo, Temple University
    Escudos de monjas and the Mental Colonization of Latin American Religious Practice, 1600-1800

The Renaissance Society of America Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Daniela D’Eugenio, City University of New York Graduate Center
    Transferring Macro-terms: Cultural, Linguistic, and Literary Transitions of Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases, by Vincenzo Brusantini, John Florio, and Pompeo Sarnelli

Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Antonio Iurilli, University of Palermo
    Flacco Annali delle Edizioni a Stampa Secoli XV-XVIII

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Megan Cherry, North Carolina State University
    New York Asunder: Factionalism in Colonial New York, 1689-1719
  • Maeve Kane, University at Albany
    A Company of These Women: Kin, Community Boundaries and Archival Silences in Iroquois Social Networks, 1600-1850

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Alisa Wade, City University of New York Graduate Center
    'The Sole Cause of My Distress and Suffering’: Protecting Elite Women’s Inheritance in Early National New York City

NEH Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Natalie Joy, Northern Illinois University
    Abolitionists and Indians in the Antebellum Era

Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Robert Caldwell, University of Texas, Arlington
    Native Peoples Should Tell Their Own Stories
  • Hidetaka Hirota, Columbia University
    Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Origins of American Immigration Policy
  • Jane Manners, Princeton Universty
    The Great New York Fire of 1835 and its Role in the Evolution of America’s Antebellum Political Economy

Fellowship in Historical Editing

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Nicole Penn, University of Virginia
  • Anna Roberts, College of William and Mary
  • Kasey Sease, College of William and Mary

Georgian Papers Programme

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Rick Atkinson, U.S. Army War College
    The role of King George III in military decisions, specifically those relating to espionage and expeditionary warfare
  • Rachel Banke, Northwestern University
    The 3rd Earl of Bute and his correspondence with King George III regarding political economy and the American colonies
  • Andrew Beaumont, University of Oxford
    Frederick & George, The First Minister and his King, 1771–1783
  • Cynthia Kierner, George Mason University
    Inventing Disaster: the Culture of Calamity from Jamestown to Johnstown
  • Daniel Robinson, University of Cambridge
    European Geopolitics and British Foreign Policy in the Politics and Culture of the Thirteen Colonies, 1713–1776
  • Suzanne Schwarz, University of Hull
    George III’s views on the development of Sierra Leone as Britain’s first significant Crown Colony in West Africa in the first decade of the nineteenth century, and in particular the emergence of the colony as a post-slavery society

Lapidus-OI Early American and Transatlantic Print Culture Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jamie Bolker, Fordham University
    Lost and Found: Wayfinding in Early American Literature
  • Marissa Rhodes, SUNY Buffalo
    Body Work: Wet-Nurses and Politics of the Breast in Anglo-Atlantic Classified Advertisements
  • Amanda Stuckey, College of William and Mary
    Reading Bodies: Disability and the Book in American Literature and Culture
  • Jordan Taylor, Indiana University, Bloomington
    On the Ocean of News’: North American Information Networks in the Age of Revolution
  • Peter Walker, Columbia University
    The Church Militant: The American Émigré Clergy and the Making of the British Counterrevolution, 1763-1792

Lapidus-OI Slavery and Print Culture Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Fernanda Lane, Vanderbilt University
    Cuban Slavery in the Age of British Abolitionism

Omohundro Institute Fellowships in Historical Editing

Award Year: 2017

  • Frances Bell, William & Mary
  • Holly Gruntner, William & Mary
  • Mitchell Oxford, William & Mary
  • Christopher Slaby, William & Mary

Omohundro Institute Georgian Papers Programme Fellowships

Award Year: 2017

  • Cassandra Good,
    researching the effects of George III’s public presentation of his family on George Washington’s ideas of family.
  • David Hancock,
    researching the life of Lord Landsdowne, Britain’s first Irish-born Prime Minister.
  • Meghan Kobza,
    researching the social and economic history of the eighteenth-century London masquerade.
  • Brooke Newman,
    researching the evolution in the Georgian monarchs’ response to contentious national and imperial debates regarding African slavery, liberty, and subjecthood.
  • Robert Paulett,
    researching British imperial policies from 1762–64 and their effect on the borders which defined British North America at that time.
  • Anya Zilberstein,
    researching George III’s engagement with the sciences of agriculture, ornithology, and climate and the relationship of these topics to contemporary ideas of slavery and race.

Omohundro Institute Lapidus Fellowship for Graduate Research in Early American Print Culture

Award Year: 2017

  • Louis Gerdelan, Harvard University
    “Calamitous knowledge: the languages of disaster in the British, French and Spanish Atlantic worlds, 1666–1765”
  • Stephen Hay, University of British Columbia
    “Mariners and Misinformation in the American Atlantic, 1740–1775”
  • Shira Lurie, University of Virginia
    “Politics at the Poles: Liberty Poles and the Popular Struggle for the New Republic”
  • Nicole Mahoney, University of Maryland
    “Liberty, Gentility, and Dangerous Liaisons: French Culture and Polite Society in Eighteenth-Century America”
  • Sean Morey Smith, Rice University
    “Debating Slavery and Making Race Scientific: A Scientific and Medical History of Abolition in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1733–1833”
  • Anna Vincenzi, University of Notre Dame
    “Imagining an Age of Revolutions? A Study of the Reception of the American Revolution in the Italian States (1765–1809)”
  • Jordan Wingate, University of California- Los Angeles
    “The Transnational Origins of the American Self”

Omohundro Institute Lapidus Initiative Fellowships for Digital Collections

Award Year: 2017

  • Lauren Coats, Louisiana State University
    will digitize approximately 1400 surveys housed by LSU Libraries that mapped land claims in Spanish Louisiana at the close of the eighteenth and opening of the nineteenth centuries. These surveys provide a comprehensive overview of the patterns of land and life in Spanish Louisiana on the eve of its integration into the territory of the United States.
  • Nicholas Gliserman,
    will digitize, transcribe, and encode the diaries and correspondence created by members of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends in the course of establishing and supporting a Quaker mission to the Seneca Country between the years 1795 and 1820.
  • Stephen Mullen,
    will digitize the Stirling of Keir collection held at Glasgow City Archives at the Mitchell Library. The collection includes mid-eighteenth-century records, such as invoices, letter and account books, associated with two sugar plantations in Jamaica-Hampden in St. James and Frontier in St. Mary.
  • Andrew Sluyter, Louisiana State University
    will digitize approximately 1400 surveys housed by LSU Libraries that mapped land claims in Spanish Louisiana at the close of the eighteenth and opening of the nineteenth centuries. These surveys provide a comprehensive overview of the patterns of land and life in Spanish Louisiana on the eve of its integration into the territory of the United States.

Omohundro Institute NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Carolyn Arena, Columbia Unviersity
    "Indian Slaves from Caribana: Trade and Labor in the Seventeenth-Century Caribbean."
  • Laurel Daen, William & Mary
    “The Constitution of Disability in the Early United States”

Omohundro Institute Scholars' Workshop

Award Year: 2017

  • Zachary Dorner, Stanford University
  • Kara French, Salisbury University
  • Katherine Johnston, Beloit College
  • Kate Mulry, CSU Bakersfield
  • Tamika Nunley, Oberlin College
  • Edward Smyth, University of California- Santa Cruz

Omohundro Institute-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Deborah Hamer, Omohundro Institute
    More Water than Wine: Marriage and the Construction of the Dutch Atlantic World
  • Ryan Kashanipour, Northern Arizona University
    Between Magic and Medicine: Colonial Yucatec Healing and the Spanish Atlantic World
  • Shauna Sweeney, Omohundro Institute
    A Free Enterprise: Market Women, Insurgent Economies and the Making of Caribbean Freedom

Scholars’ Workshop

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Megan Cherry, North Carolina State University
    New York Asunder: Factionalism in Colonial New York, 1689-1719
  • Neal Dugre, University of Houston, Clear Lake
    Inventing New England: The Rise and Fall of the United Colonies in British North America, 1630-1684
  • Donald Johnson, North Dakota State University
    Social and political dynamics of port towns occupied by the British army during the American Revolution
  • Mairin Odle, University of Alabama
    Stories Written on the Body: Cross-Cultural Markings in the North American Atlantic, 1600-1830
  • Melissah Pawlikowski, Ohio Dominican University
    The Plight and the Bounty: Squatters, War Profiteers & the Transforming Hand of Sovereignty in the Indian Country, 1750-1774
  • Bryan Rindfleisch, Marquette University
    "Possessed of the most Extensive Trade, Connexions and Influence": The Atlantic Intimacies of an Eighteenth Century Indian Trader 

Short-Term Visiting Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Karin Amundsen, University of Southern California
    Metallurgy, Mining, and English Colonization in the Americas, 1550–1624
  • Julia King, St. Mary's College of Maryland
    Political Development and Virginia’s Plantation Landscape

Omohundro Institute-Folger Library Fellowship

Award Year: 2017

  • Heather Kopelson, University of Alabama
    “Idolatrous Processions: Music, Dance, and Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World, 1500–1700”

Omohundro Institute and Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation Short-Term Visiting Fellowships

Award Year: 2017

  • Scott Berthelette, Unvierity of Saskatchewan
    “Between Sovereignty and Statecraft: New France and the Contest for the Hudson Bay Watershed, 1663–1774”
  • Ywone Edwards-Ingram, William & Mary
    “Coachmen in Slavery and Freedom: The Convergence of Work and Display”
  • Luciano Figueiredo, Universidade Federal Fluminense
    “Jamestown and Rio de Janeiro by the Atlantic: compared perspectives of Bacon’s Rebellion and the Revolt of Rio in the seventeenth century”
  • Evan Haefeli, Texas A&M University
    “The British Imperial Expansion of American Religious Diversity, 1660–1732”
  • Hannah Tucker, University of Virginia
    “Masters of the Market: Mercantile Ship Captaincy in the Colonial British Atlantic, 1607–1774”

Lemon Project Fellow

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Vineeta Singh, University of California-San Diego

John Higham Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Evan Taparata, University of Minnesota
    No Asylum for Mankind: The Creation of Refugee Law and Policy in the United States, 1787–1924

Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Barbara Gribling,
    “Pastimes and Play: Child Consumers of British History and Heritage through Toys and Games, 1750-1930,
  • Michael Williams,
    “Impolite Science: Print and Performance in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic,”

Research Grant

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Rachel Cope, Brigham Young University
    Sanctification and Friendship in the Correspondence of Catherine Livingston Garrettson
  • Ben Davidson, New York University
    Freedom's Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation
  • Garrett Davidson, College of Charleston
    Paratextual Transmission Notes in the Hadith Manuscripts of the Garrett Collection
  • James Ford, Occidental College
    Disheveling the Origins: Impossible Canonicity and African Diasporic Writing
  • William Hart, Middlebury College
    I Am a Man: Martin Freeman and the Cant of Colonization
  • Andrew Keener, Northwestern University
    Staging Translation: Cosmopolitan Vernaculars in Shakespeare's England
  • Keith O’Sullivan, Church of Ireland College of Education, Dublin
    The Horse as Romantic Symbol in Children’s Literature and Illustration from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day
  • Maria Papadopoulou, University of Copenhagen
    Between City and Cosmos: Mapping Alexandria and the Oikoumene. A Study in Cartographic Heritage
  • Lucas Sheaffer, Messiah College
    Damming the American Imagination
  • Raji Soni, Virginia Tech
    The Idiomatic Sublime, or les petits abîmes: Kant in the Archive of Derrida’s La Vérité en Peinture

ICJS / Barringer Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Stephen Bending, Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies
    Pleasure Gardens and the Problems of Pleasure
  • Chelsea Berry, Georgetown University
    Poisoned Relations: Medicine, Sorcery, and Poison Trails in the Greater Caribbean, 1690-1850
  • Frank Cogliano, Edinburgh University
    The Use and Abuse of History in the "War on Terror": The Strange Career of Thomas Jefferson
  • Carolyn Eastman, Virginia Commonwealth University
    The Strange Genius of Mr. O: Celebrity and the Invention of the United States
  • Dominic Hennessy, University of Queensland, Australia
    Agricultural Improvement on English Estates and Virginia Plantations
  • Malte Hinrichsen, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Jefferson, Race, and Racism
  • Holly Mayer, Duquesne University
    Congress's Own: Constructing at Continental (Army) Community
  • Nelson Mundell, University of Glasgow
    Scottish émigrés newspapers editors and representations of race, ethnicity and otherness
  • Paula Saunders, City University of New York
    Thomas Jefferson and Enlightenment Ideology in Plantation Management
  • Barry Shain, Colgate University
    Revolutionary-era Pamphlet Literature in Context
  • John van Horne, Library Company of Philadelphia
    A Tale of Two Polymaths: Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello Fritz and Claudine Kundrun Open-Rank Fellowship

Award Year: 2018

  • Melissa Adler, Western University
    "A 'peculiar satisfaction': Thomas Jefferson's Disciplinary Imagination"
  • Karin Altenberg, Independent Scholar
    "Forgetting the Facts: researching and writing the novel of York and the Corps of Discovery"
  • George Boudreau, McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    "The Front Lines of Early American History: Complicating (and Improving) the Interpretation of Anglo-American Sites
  • Andy Cabot, University of Paris Diderot VII
    "Thomas Jefferson and the Global Destiny of Slavery: Interpreting Jefferson's Views on American Slavery in a Global Context"
  • Dean Caivano, York University
    "Jefferson Against the State: A Politico-Historical Account of Radical Domestic Thought"
  • Andrew Cecchinato, Univeristy of Trento
    "The Constitutional Purpose of Jefferson's Doctrine on Tyranny"
  • Daniel Cornette, US Customs and Border Protection
    "The Tea Act Crisis of 1773"
  • Neal Curtis, University of Virginia
    "Jefferson's Dual Monument: The Rotunda (Library)"
  • Elizabeth Dowling Taylor, Independent Scholar
    "Margaret Bayard Smith" biography
  • Kyle Edwards, University of Virginia
    "'My cabins are yet to be seen only on paper...': Rediscovering the Plantation Landscape at James Monroe's Highland"
  • Ywone Edwards-Ingram, Independent Scholar
    "Thomas Jefferson's Coachmen of African Ancestry and other Heritages"
  • Montia Gardner, University of Maryland
    "The Reproductive Resistance of Enslaved Women in the Antebellum South"
  • Miriam Gordon-Stewart, Victory Hall Opera
    "Monticello Overheard"
  • Alley Jordan, University of Edinburgh
    "The Healing Power of Nature: Thomas Jefferson's Englightenment Explanations for Race in Early America"
  • Jung-Hwa Kim, Seoul National University
    "Legacies of Gardens on Education and Enlightenment: Jefferson's Botanical Garden at the University of Virginia and Yun's Garden at the Anglo-Korean School"
  • Samuel Lemley, University of Virginia
    "Jefferson's Dual Monument: The Rotunda (Library)"
  • John McCusker, Trinity University
  • Travis McDonald, Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
    "The Restoration and Architectural Significance of Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest"
  • Brenda Patterson, Victory Hall Opera
    "Monticello Overheard"
  • Lisa Perrone, Bucknell University
    "Stimatissimo Signore, e Amico Carissimo: Thomas Jefferson, Italy, and the Republic of Letters"
  • Cara Rogers, Rice University
    "Jefferson's Sons: Notes of the State of Virginia and American Antislavery, 1769-1832"
  • Stephanie Seal Walters, George Mason University
    "'As I GLORY in the name of TORY': Loyalism, Community, and Memory in Revolutionary Virginia, 1765-1800"

Robert L. Platzman Memorial Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Kate Bellamy, Leiden University
    Rediscovering Lost Voices: Two Approaches to Indigenous Literacy in Purépecha, Mexico
  • Lucie Claire, Université de Picardie Jules Verne
    The American Destiny of the Humanist Marc-Antoine Muret, 1526-1585
  • John Suval, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Dangerous Ground: Squatters, Statesmen, and the Rupture of American Democracy, 1830-1860

Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Julia Bernier, Georgetown University
    for research on enslaved African Americans who engaged in self-purchase, to examine how they contested their legal and economic position within a slave society.
  • Sara Collini, George Mason University
    for research on enslaved women and midwifery in the American South during the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary eras.
  • Sarah Gardner, Mercer University
    for research on the reading choices, habits, and practices of southerners in the Civil War Era
  • Daniel Livesay, Claremont McKenna College
    for research on elderly enslaved African Americans in the Chesapeake during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
  • Brian Neumann, University of Virginia
    for research on the social, political, and ideological dynamics of Unionism manifested during the Nullification Crisis of the 1830
  • Peter Olsen-Harbich, College of William & Mary
    for research on the historical import of coercive institutions among indigenous communities in the colonial period.
  • Anne Rubin, University of Maryland
    for research on foodways in the South during the Civil War as a means to examine questions of nationalism, resistance, migration, and public welfare
  • Daniel Sunshine, University of Virginia
    for research on how conceptions of Unionism influenced the leaders of the West Virginia statehood movement
  • Jason Tercha, Binghamton University
    for research on how internal improvements were developed in the early national era and how those developments related to ideas of progress and modernity among rural communities.
  • Adam Thomas, Miami University of Ohio
    for research on the Nat Turner Insurrection in comparison to the Jamaican “Baptist War” of 1831
  • Russell Weber, Univeristy of California- Berkeley
    for research on how the British-American colonial elite created an “emotions rhetoric” that helped to foster a rebellion and to create a distinct political culture
  • J'Nese Williams, Vanderbilt University
    for research on scientific projects supported by the British government among its colonies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Award Year: 2017

  • Rebecca Adams, George Mason University
    for research on changes in courtship and marriage rituals of Virginia women during the Civil War.
  • Nicolas Bell-Romero, Cambridge University
    or research on the conflicts between Virginia colonists who supported the revolution and those who supported the British crown
  • Robert Colby, University of Northa Carolina- Chapel Hill
    for research on the slave trade in the South during the Civil War.
  • Jay Donis, Lehigh University
    for research on the political culture of the frontier regions west of Virginia and Pennsylvania in the colonial and early federal periods
  • Alexandra Garrett, University of Virginia
    for research on single female business owners in the nineteenth century and how their enterprises affected their Virginian communities
  • Laura McCoy, Northwester University
    for research on women and the “emotional work” provoked by the emerging capitalist system in the early United States
  • Sydney Miller, Ohio State University
    for research on the reading patterns of the Virginia elite between 1789 and 1860 and how those patterns affected their views on slavery
  • Daniel Peart, Queen Mary University of London
    for research on the evolution of the Speakership of the House of Representatives from 1789 until 1861
  • Jaclyn Schultz, University of California, Santa Cruz
    for research on cultural constructions of childhood and how children were taught habits of consumption between 1830 and 1900
  • Rachel Stephens, University of Alabama
    for research on the visual tactics employed by proslavery artists in the years leading up to the Civil War.
  • David Ward, William & Mary
    Continental Army veterans’ postwar lives

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Lindsey Bestebreurtje, George Mason University
    Research on community development and how whites’ and blacks’ competing visions of an ideal place to live played out in Arlington County
  • Janine Boldt, College of William and Mary
    Research on how domestic portraiture can inform historical understanding of social and family life in colonial Virginia
  • Rebecca Brannon, James Madison University
    Research on men’s aging in the late-eighteenth century, particularly how the American Revolution and the embrace of Enlightenment ideals led to a devaluation of age
  • Daniel Burge, University of Alabama
    Research on opposition to the ideology of Manifest Destiny over the nineteenth century, with a focus on religious, ethical, humorous, and constitutional arguments
  • Mandy Cooper, Duke University
    Research on the role of families in the process of nation building in the United States between 1800 and 1860 by examining two prominent, southern family networks
  • Katherine Fialka, University of Georgia
    Research on female readers, self-writing, and sensibility in the American South, from 1840 to 1920
  • Sean Gerrity, City University of New York Graduate Center
    Research on representations of slave marronage in antebellum American literature
  • Cassandra Good, University of Mary Washington
    Research on how George Washington’s extended family shaped its public face, particularly in light of fears of inherited power in the nineteenth century
  • Lauren Haumesser, University of Virginia
    Research on the antebellum Democratic Party in the Upper South, gender conservatism, and the approaching American Civil War
  • Franklin Sammons, University of California, Berkeley
    Research on the Yazoo land fraud in Georgia (and what is now Mississippi and Alabama) and territorial expansion in the post-Revolutionary South
  • Lauret Savoy, Mount Holyoke College
    Research on a family of mixed African-American and Indigenous heritage in Virginia from the colonial era to the Civil War
  • Ashley Schmidt, Tulane University
    Research on black military service in the American Revolution and the experience of those veterans after the war
  • Sarah Thomas, College of William and Mary
    Research on the people of Shenandoah County as they dealt with the consequences of post-Revolutionary American life and the development of separate ethnic cultures into a regional culture of backcountry Virginia

The Bill & Rita Clements Fellowship for the Study of Southwestern America

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Thomas Richards Jr, McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    “The North America that Almost Was: Breakaway Republics and Contested Sovereignty in the Era of U.S. Expansion”
  • Sarah Rodriguez, University of Arkansas
    "‘Children of the Great Mexican Family': Anglo-American Immigration to Mexican Texas and the Making of the American Empire, 1820-1861”
  • Aimee Villarreal, Our Lady of the Lake University
    Secular Miracles: Unexpected Crossings in Religion and Politics"

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Eric Meeks, Northern Arizona University
    The U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Transnational History

The Bill & Rita Clements Senior Fellowship for the Study of Southwestern America

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Sarah Pearsall, University of Cambridge
    "'The Violence of our Passions': Polygamy and Power in Early America”

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Maurice Crandall, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM
    Republicans, Citizens, and Wards: Indian Voting in New Mexico and Arizona, 1598–1912

Dissertation Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Jessica Blake, University of California, Davis
    A Taste for Disaster: Racial Formation and the Garment Markets of Revolutionary-era New Orleans
  • Jamie Bolker, Fordham University
    Lost and Found: Wayfinding in Early American Literature
  • Brett Culbert, Harvard University
    Britain’s Imperial Prospects and the Aesthetic Origins of the Scenographia Americana (1725-1775)
  • Sonia Hazard, Duke University
    The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Blevin Shelnutt, New York University
    “Print Capital: Broadway and U.S. Literary Production, 1836-1860."

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • William Coleman, Washington University in St. Louis
    Painting Houses: The Domestic Landscape of the Hudson River School

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library Research Fellowships

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Tabitha Baker, University of Warwick
    “The Embroidery Trade in Eighteenth-Century France."

Winterthur Short-Term Fellowship

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Michelle Anderson, University of Delaware
    “Home Away From Home: Temporary Housing and American Families."
  • Lisa Binkley, Queens University
    “Textiles, Needlework, Design: Unstitching the Mystique of the Baltimore Album Quilts."
  • Janine Boldt, College of William & Mary
    “The Art of Plantation Authority: Domestic Portraiture in Colonial Virginia."
  • Kevin Butterfield, University of Oklahoma
    “The Great Excitement: Anti-Masonry, Social Reform, and Democracy in America.”
  • Stephanie Carpenter, Michigan Technological University
    “Many and Wide Separations: Two Novellas.”
  • Jennifer Chuong, Harvard University
    “Surface Experiments in Early America."
  • Dan Du, Wake Forest University
    “Behind the Teacup: American Tea Consumption in the Nineteenth Century."
  • Elisabeth Gernerd, University of Glasgow
    “Têtes to Tails: Eighteenth-Century Underwear and Accessories in Britain and Colonial America.”
  • Rachel Gotlieb, Gardiner Museum
    “Canadian Colonialism Served as a British Dish.”
  • Jennifer Greenhill, University of Souther California
    “The Commercial Imagination: American Illustration and the Materialities of the Market, 1890-1930.”
  • Nalleli Guillen, University of Delaware
    “‘Round the World Every Evening: Panoramic Spectacles and Entertainment Culture within the Transatlantic Antebellum United States."
  • Christopher Herbert, The Julliard School
    “The 1747 Song of the Lonely Turtledove of Ephrata, Pennsylvania: a Study of America’s First Music Theory Treatise and its Accompanying Hymns and Motets.”
  • Judith Ridner, Mississippi State University
    “Clothing the Babel: The Material Culture of Ethnic Identity in Early America.”
  • Rachel Walker, University of Maryland
    “A Beautiful Mind: Faces, Beauty, and Brains in the Anglo-Atlantic World, 1780-1860.”

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Johanna Amos, Dalhousie University
    Kashmiri and ‘Indian’ Shawls in North America
  • Jamie Brummitt, Duke University
    Protestant Relics: The Politics of Religion & the Art of Mourning in the Early American Republic
  • Nicholas Cooley, University of Iowa
    'Extensions of Ourselves’: Hand Tools and the Construction of Nature in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, 1823-1873
  • Nika Elder, University of Florida
    William Harnett’s Curious Objects
  • Bryce Evans, Liverpool Hope University
    Ethnic Tradition and American Nation-Building: Evidence from the Downs Collection and Archive
  • Fionnuala Gerrity, Harvard University Library
    Exercise Books at Winterthur: A Case Study in Early American Blankbooks
  • Freya Gowrley, University of Edinburgh
    Assembling the Shelf: Collage and Identity, 1770-1900
  • Kelly Kean, University of California, Davis
    Farmers Plots to Backlot Stewpots: Creating the Culinary Creolism of Urban Antebellum Charleston
  • Laura Keim, Stenton Museum, University of Pennsylvania
    Hornor’s Blue Book, Philadelphia Furniture: A Colonial Revival Icon Reconsidered
  • Margaretta Lovell, University of California, Berkeley
    The Cabinetmaker’s Apprentice
  • Joseph Manca, Rice University
    Shaker Vision: Forms, Beauty, and Belief
  • Krystyna Michael, City University of New York Graduate Center
    The Urban Domestic: Domesticity, Space and Aesthetics in 19th and 20th Century American Literature and Culture
  • William Motley, Independent Scholar
    Chinese Export Porcelains en grisaille and their European print sources
  • Del-Louise Moyer, Independent Scholar
    Heavenly Fraktur: How Fraktur Influenced Moravian and Pennsylvania German
  • Kate Mulry, California State University, Bakersfield
    Unwholesome Tinctures: Inoculation and Questions of Heredity in the Early Eighteenth-Century Anglo Atlantic
  • Kelli Nelson, Mississippi State University
    Fearing the Reaper: Religion, Nature, and Death in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Amanda Pullan, Lancaster University
    Women’s Cultural Literacy and Domestic Textiles in the Atlantic World, c. 1600-1800
  • Molly Reed, Cornell University
    Ecology of Utopia: Environmental Discourse and Practice in Antebellum Communal Settlements
  • Amy Sopcak-Joseph, University of Connecticut
    'Converting Rags into Gold': Godey’s Lady’s Book, Female Consumers, and the Business of Periodical Publishing in the Nineteenth Century
  • Sarah Thomas, College of William and Mary
    Objects of the Early Southern Backcountry: The People of Shenandoah County and their Material Culture
  • Caroline Wigginton, University of Mississippi
    Nature’s Art: Commodities, Material Culture, and Books in Early America

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship

Award Year: 2018-2019

  • Elio Brancaforte, Tulane University
    The Epistemology of the Copy in Early Modern Travel Narratives
  • Damian Fernandez, Northern Illinois University
    At the Origins of the Hispanic Legal Tradition: A Translation and Commentary of the Book of Judgments
  • Stephanie Leitch, Florida State University
    The Epistemology of the Copy in Early Modern Travel Narratives
  • Noel E. Lenski, Yale University
    At the Origins of the Hispanic Legal Tradition: A Translation and Commentary of the Book of Judgments
  • Lisa Voigt, Ohio State University
    The Epistemology of the Copy in Early Modern Travel Narratives

Award Year: 2017-2018

  • Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Princeton University
    Beyond Recovery: Reframing the Dialogues of Early African Diaspora Art and Visual Culture, 1700-1900
  • Mia L. Bagneris, Tulane University
    Beyond Recovery: Reframing the Dialogues of Early African Diaspora Art and Visual Culture, 1700-1900
  • Alejandro de la Fuente, Harvard University
    Comparing Law, Slavery, Race, and Freedom in the Americas: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia, 1500-1868
  • Sarah J. Eyerly, Florida State University
    Songs of the Spirit: The Collaborative Hymnody of the Mohican Moravian Missions
  • Martha Few, Pennsylvania State University
    Postmortem Cesarean Operations and the Spread of Fetal Baptism in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires
  • Ariela Gross, University of Southern California
    Comparing Law, Slavery, Race, and Freedom in the Americas: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia, 1500-1868
  • Zeb J. Tortorici, New York University
    Postmortem Cesarean Operations and the Spread of Fetal Baptism in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires
  • Adam Warren, University of Washington
    Postmortem Cesarean Operations and the Spread of Fetal Baptism in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires
  • Rachel M. Wheeler, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    Songs of the Spirit: The Collaborative Hymnody of the Mohican Moravian Missions

ACLS Digital Extension Grant

Award Year: 2018

  • Joseph F. Loewenstein, Washington University in St. Louis
    Enhancing Scholarly Use of the Corpus of Early Modern Print
  • Steven Wernke, Vanderbilt University
    Extending GeoPACHA: Geospatial Platform for Andean Culture, History, and Archaeology

Award Year: 2017

  • Sheila A. Brennan, George Mason University
    Sustaining and Extending the US Papers of the War Department Digital Edition
  • Aaron Carter-Enyi, Morehouse College
    The Africana Digital Ethnography Project (ADEPt) with Video-EASE Toolbox (Encoding and Analysis of Sound and Embodiment)

ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow

Award Year: 2018

  • Malick W. Ghachem, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    In the Name of the Colony: The Revolt against the Indies Company in Haiti, 1720-1725
  • Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College
    In the Kingdom of Devils: The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution

Award Year: 2017

  • Daniela Bleichmar, University of Southern California
    The Itinerant Lives of Painted Books: Mexican Codices and Transatlantic Knowledge in the Early Modern World

ACLS Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Award Year: 2018

  • Emilie Connolly, New York University
    Indian Trust Funds and the Routes of American Capitalism, 1795-1865
  • Julia Mavis Lewandoski, University of California, Berkeley
    Indigenous Proprietors Across Empires in North America, 1763-1891
  • Elizabeth O'Brien, University of Texas at Austin
    Intimate Interventions: The Cultural Politics of Reproductive Surgery in Mexico, 1790-1940
  • Jesse Olsavsky, University of Pittsburgh
    "Fire and Sword Will Do More Good": Fugitives, Vigilance Committees, and the Making of Revolutionary Abolitionism, 1835-1859
  • Sean O'Neil, Columbia University
    The Art of Signs: Symbolic Notation and Visual Thinking in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1750
  • Danya Pilgrim, Yale University
    Gastronomic Alchemy: How Black Philadelphia Caterers Transformed Taste into Capital, 1790-1925
  • Elizabeth Polcha, Northeastern University
    Redacting Desire: The Sexual Politics of Colonial Science in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
  • Melissa Reynolds,
    Gentyll Reader Ye Shall Understande”: Practical Books and the Making of an English Reading Public, 1400-1560
  • Sonia Tycko, Harvard University
    Captured Consent: Bound Service and Freedom of Contract in Early Modern England and English America

Award Year: 2017

  • Domenica G. Romagni, Princeton University
    The Hard Problem of Consonance and Its Place in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy
  • Casey Schmitt, College of William & Mary
    Bound among Nations: Labor Coercion in the Early-Seventeenth-Century Caribbean
  • Katherine Smoak, Johns Hopkins University
    Circulating Counterfeits: Making Money and Its Meanings in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic