Omohundro Institute and the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation Short-Term Fellowships - Recipients

Fellowship Information Application

2020

  • Michael Jarvis, University of Rochester — “Visualizing Spaces in Earliest Anglo-America”
  • Rachel Winchcombe, University of Manchester — “‘They being our first instructers for the planting of their Indian Corne’: Commensality, Culinary Exchange, and Anglo-Indigenous Relations”

2019

  • Nathan Braccio, University of Connecticut — “Parallel Landscapes: Algonquian and English Spatial Understandings of New England, 1500-1700”
  • Annemarie McLaren, Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, Cambridge — “‘Badges of silver or copper’: Peace Medals and Delicate Diplomacy in Early Colonial Jamestowne”
  • Emily Sackett, University of Virginia — “Women Wanted: Gender, Race, and the Origins of American Plantation Societies, 1607-1720”
  • Rachel Tracey, Queen’s University Belfast — “Comparative Archaeologies of the Early Atlantic World: British Colonial Encounters in Ireland and the Chesapeake”

2018

  • George Boudreau, McNeil Center for Early American Studies — “‘Telling the Story’: Material Culture, Surviving Spaces, and the Presentation of Early America’s History”
  • Simon Sun, Harvard University — “‘For That Way, You Shall Soonest Find The Other Sea’: Colonial Jamestown—Williamsburg in Chinese Perspective (1607—1774)”

2017

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

2016

  • Karin Amundsen, University of Southern California — “Metallurgy, Mining, and English Colonization in the Americas, 1550–1624”
  • Julia King, Maryland Historical Trust — “Political Development and Virginia’s Plantation Landscape”
  • Emily Rose, Harvard University — study of the Virginia Company of London (1606–1624) and its lasting impact on early America
  • Edmond Smith, University of Kent — “The City of London, Corporate Behaviour and the Development of the Virginia Plantation, 1609–1619”

2015

  • Lauren McMillan, University of Mary Washington — “Illicit Trade in the 17th Century Chesapeake: An Archaeological and Historical Study of Dutch Smuggling Activities in Virginia and Maryland”
  • Ashli White, University of Miami — “Object Lessons of the Revolutionary Atlantic”
  • Lauren Working, University of Durham — “Material Civility and Private Selves in Early Jamestown, 1607–1630”

2014

  • Ernesto Mercado-Montero, University of Texas — “Crossing Borderlands, Contesting Empires: The Black Caribs and the Politics of Allegiance and Independence in the Caribbean, 1763–1832 ”
  • Melissa Morris, Columbia University — “Cultivating Colonies: Tobacco and the Upstart Empires”