Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

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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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AAS-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

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 Long-Term Fellowship

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: 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: 2016-2017

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

Barbara L. Packer Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

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

Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

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: 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
  • 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’Héricourt Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

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

Justin G. Schiller Fellowship

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: 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: 2016-2017

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

Mellon Distinguished Scholar

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: 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: 2016-2017

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

The Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship

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: 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: 2016-2017

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

The Reese Fellowship

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 René 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: 2016-2017

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

African Humanities Program Postdoctoral Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Elinaza Mjema, University of Dar es Salaam
    Archaeological Investigation of Early Swahili Burial Practices at Pangani Bay on the Northern Tanzania Coast

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow

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

Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Juliet Sperling, University of Pennsylvania
    Animating Flatness: Seeing Moving Images in American Painting and Mass Visual Culture, 1800-1895

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Sara Balance, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Learning to Listen: Musical Hearing and the Construction of Musicality in the Nineteenth Century
  • 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
  • Sarah Roth, Northwestern University
    An Interesting Situation: Reproduction and the Un-Domestication of the Victorian Novel
  • 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: 2016-2017

  • Alice Baumgartner, Yale University
    Fugitives: The Underground Railroad to Mexico, 1821-67
  • Jesse Nasta, Northwestern 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

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • 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
  • Katherine Lindeman, McMaster University
    Lay Inquisitors: Dominicans, Municipal Structures, and Inquisition in Medieval Valencia
  • Carolyn Twomey, Boston College
    Living Water, Living Stone: The History and Material Culture of Baptism in Early Medieval Britain
  • Faizah Zakaria, Yale University
    Sacral Ecologies of the North Sumatran Highlands, 1800-1928

Littleton-Griswold Grant

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Maria Montalvo, Rice University
    All Could Be Sold: Making and Selling Enslaved People in the Antebellum South

Michael Kraus Research Grant

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • 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

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship: Early American History

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Liat Spiro, Harvard University
    Drawing Capital: Depiction, Machine Tools, and the Political Economy of Industrial Knowledge, 1824-1914

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship: Native American History / Studies

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Patricia Anderson, Tulane University
    Tunica Language Dictionary: The Role of Lexicography in Native American Language Revitalization
  • Nicholas Timmerman, Mississippi State University
    The Mysterious Mounds: Indian Mounds and Contested Landscapes in the South

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: 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

Nancy Halverson Schless Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Gerard Hugues, Université Aix Marseille
    Research into the Manuscript of Gouverneur Morris of his Correspondence while Staying in Paris During the French Revolution, 1789-1793

Phillips Fund Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Laticia McNaughton, SUNY Buffalo
    Recipes of Peace: Considering Jikonsaseh and the Power of Haudenosaunee Women’s Food-Seed Responsibilities in the Great Law of Peace Narrative

Cromwell Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • 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, École Française 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: 2016-2017

  • 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: Cosmopolitan 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, Università 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: 2016-2017

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

BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • 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: 2016-2017

  • 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: 2016-2017

  • 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: 2016-2017

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

Katharine Pantzer Senior Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • J. 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: 2016-2017

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

Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • 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: 2016-2017

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

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

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: 2016-2017

  • Sarah Shapiro, Columbia University
    Death, Resistance, and Public Order: State Reactions to Slave Suicide in Eighteenth Century British North America

Mudge Teacher Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Robert Sykora, University of Massachusetts, Boston
    American Utopia - a series of poems considering  the American Utopian impulse

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • Louis Gerdelan, Harvard University
    Calamatious Knowledge: Understanding Disaster in the British, Spanish, and French Atlantic Worlds, 1666-1755
  • 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: 2016-2017

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

Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

Award Year: 2016-2017

  • David Carter, Independent Scholar
    Biography of Dr. Frank Kameny

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: 2016-2017

  • Art Cohn, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
    Connected by History: Sir Henry Clinton and Benedict Arnold During the Revolutionary War
  • Donald 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

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: 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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 2016-2017

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

Winterthur Short-Term Fellowship

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