Thursday, March 22, 2012

Clements Library Fellowships Awarded for 2012


The Clements Library is pleased to announce the list of fellowship recipients for 2012. See the Clements Library Research Fellowships page on our website for full descriptions of the fellowships offered.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

HOWARD H. PECKHAM FELLOWSHIP ON REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA

Prof. Ruma Chopra, San Jose State University: “Imperial Governance After the American Revolution: The Logic of British Rule in Canada, in the Caribbean and in India.”

EARHART FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS

Prof. Ian Finseth, University of North Texas: “Born in Flame: Civil War Mortality and the Making of Modern America.”

Dr. Matthew P. Dziennik, The New School University: “Our Sovereign Lord the Mob: Committee and Community in Revolutionary America.”

Prof. Mary Stockwell, Lourdes University: “Confessions of a Mad General: The Life and Times of Anthony Wayne.”

Prof. Gregory D. Smithers, Virginia Commonwealth University: “The Cherokee Diaspora: A History of  Indigenous Identity.”

UPTON FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS

Prof. Brooke N. Newman, Virginia Commonwealth University: “Island Masters: Gender, Race, and Power in the Eighteenth-Century British Caribbean.”

Dr. Teagan Schweitzer, University of Pennsylvania: “Defining American Cuisine: An Exploration of American Identity Through Examination of Early American Foodways.”

EARHART FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS ON AMERICAN HISTORY

Dr. Karen Marrero, Independent Scholar: “Making New Nations: Natives, Métis, and Euro-Americans and the Reconfiguration of the Midwest in the Nineteenth Century.”

REESE FELLOWSHIP IN THE PRINT CULTURE OF THE AMERICAS

Dr. Uriel Heyd, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: “The Culture of Newspaper Reading in the British Atlantic.”

Jacob M. Price Visiting Research Fellowships

Stephanie Bergman, The College of William and Mary: “The Colonial Landscape of Material Improvement: An Archaeological and Historic Study of St. Nicholas Abbey Sugar Plantation, Barbados, WI.”

Michael Leonard Cox, University of California, Riverside: “Wyandot Communities and the War of 1812.”

Christine Alice Croxall, University of Delaware: “Holy Waters: Lived Religion, Identity and Loyalty Along the Mississippi River, 1780-1830.”

Dr. Huw J. Davies, King’s College, London: “Institutional Memory in the British Army, 1781-1815: Military Lessons from the British Strategic Defeat in the American Revolutionary War.”

Prof. Jonathan Den Hartog, Northwestern College: “Transatlantic Anti-Jacobinism.”

Vincent Denis, University of Paris, Sorbonne: “A British Commissioner in Paris: The Letters of William Mildmay (1750-1755).”

Prof. James J. Gigantino, University of Arkansas: “Freedom and Slavery in the Garden of America: African Americans and Abolition in New Jersey, 1775-1861.”

Dr. Lawence B. A. Hatter, University of Nevada: “A People in Between: The Laurentine Trade and the Making of an American State, 1763-1825.”

Donald F. Johnson, Northwestern University: “Occupied America: Politics and Society in Revolutionary Cities Under British Rule, 1774-1783.”

Jacob F. Lee, University of California, Davis: “Imaginary Empires: Natives, Newcomers, and Networks in the Illinois Country, 1550-1840.”

Paul Lee, Texas A&M University: “Soldiers in the Southeast: British Troops, Colonists, Indians, and Slaves in Southeastern North America, 1756-1763.”

Christopher R. Pearl, Binghamton University: “For the Good Order of Government: The America Revolution and the Creation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1740-1790.”

Bryan Rosenblithe, Columbia University: “Where Tyranny Begins: British Imperial Expansion and the Origins of the American Revolution, 1759-1766.”

Simon Andre Thode, The Johns Hopkins University: “The Observational Sciences and Their Use in the Development of the Early United States, 1770-1820.”

Matthew Wyman-McCarthy, McGill University: “Empire After America: The American Revolution and the Origins of British Abolitionism, c. 1775-1793.”

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