2014–15 Awarded Fellowships


Long-Term Awards


Scholars are listed with their topics of study.



Kathleen Wilson, Professor, Stony Brook University

Admirals as Heroes: Military and Naval Adventuring and British Masculinity in the Long 18th Century



Tim Harris, Professor, Brown University

Regicide: The British Monarchy on Trial. A Political, Religious, and Cultural History of the Three Kingdoms, 1642–49



David Hall, Professor, Harvard Divinity School

The Puritan Movement in England, Scotland, and New England, ca. 1550–1665



Susan Juster, Professor, University of Michigan

Sacred Violence in Early America



Joseph Glatthaar, Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

The Army of the Potomac: From Defeat to Victory 



Kevin Lambert, Associate Professor, California State University, Fullerton

Symbols and Things: English Mathematics and British Physics, 1800–1860


Stephen Snobelen, Associate Professor, University of King’s College

Science and Religion in the Thought of Isaac Newton



Ann M. Little, Associate Professor, Colorado State University

The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright



Matthew Fisher, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Out of the Ashes: The Cotton Library Fire and the Founding of the British Museum



Matthew Kadane, Associate Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The Path to Enlightenment: The Life of Pentecost Barker



Matthew Bahar, Assistant Professor, Oberlin College

Pirating Empire: People of the Dawn in the Age of Sail


Chris Kyle, Associate Professor, Syracuse University

Engaging the Public: Proclamations and Political Communication in Early Modern England, 1540–1642


Brent Sirota, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University

The Globalization of British Christianity: Evangelicalism and the Empire, 1783–1848



Urvashi Chakravarty, Assistant Professor, George Mason University

Serving Like a Free Man: Labor, Liberty, and Consent in Early Modern England


Catharine Franklin, Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University

“The Army Stands Between”: The United States Army, Federal Indian Policy, and Native Sovereignty, 1862–1902



Adria Imada, Associate Professor, University of California, San Diego

Capturing Leprosy: The Medical Gaze in America’s Tropical Empire



Carla Mazzio, Associate Professor, University at Buffalo

The Trouble With Numbers: The Drama of Mathematics in the Age of Shakespeare



Susan Barbour, Lecturer, University of Oxford

Elegiac Materialism: Documentary and Loss in the Poetry and Art of Susan Howe


Julie Park, Assistant Professor, Vassar College

Dark Rooms and Moving Objects: Interior Life and the Novel in 18th-Century England



Sandra Rebok, Research Associate, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid

Alexander von Humboldt and the Globalization of Science: Networks of Knowledge between Germany and the United States in the 19th Century



Frank Guridy, Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin

Ambivalent Arenas: The Stadium and the American City



William Newman, Professor, Indiana University

Deciphering a Historical Mystery: The Alchemy of Isaac Newton



Tom Sitton, Curator Emeritus, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County and its Government, 1950–2010



Susan Brigden, Langford Fellow, Lincoln College, and Reader in History, University of Oxford

Literary Coteries in Mid-16th Century England



Short-Term Awards


Robert Aguirre, Associate Professor, Wayne State University

Before the Canal: Representing Panama, 1840–1914

One month


David Alff, Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo

The Wreckage of Intentions: Projects in British Culture, 1660–1730

One month


Ilaria Andreoli, Associate Professor, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie

Images without Borders in the “Library of Libraries”: Transnational Circulation of Images in Illustrated Books (1470–1600)

One month


Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Ph.D. candidate, Yale University

Threads of Empire: The Visual Economy of Cotton in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans 1840–1900

Three months


Tamara Atkin, Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

Play and Book: Drama, Reading, and the Invention of the Literary in Tudor England

One month


Jeffrey Austin, Ph.D. candidate, Florida International University

Of Lice and Men: The Effects of Phylloxera on the California Wine Industry, 1860–1910

One month


Suzanne Barnett, Visiting Assistant Professor, Manhattan College

Romantic Paganism: Ecstasy and Excess in the Shelley Circle

One month


Marisa Bass, Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Daniel Rogers, Joris Hoefnagel, and the Humanist Art of Friendship

One month


Jacob Berkowitz, Independent scholar

Paul Merrill—The Man who Discovered the Evolving Universe

Two months


Kristen Block, Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Health, Disease, and the Spirit: Religion, Healing, and the Colonial Body in the Early Caribbean

One month


Monica Bravo, Ph.D. candidate, Brown University

Picturing Greater America: U.S. Modernist Photography and the Mexican Cultural Renaissance, 1920–45

Two months


Boyd Brogan, Stipendiary Lecturer, University of Oxford

The Influence of Alice Egerton’s Personal Circumstances in the Years 1632–33 on Milton’s Comus

One month


John Broich, Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Empire at Work: Water Engineering and the Construction of the British Empire

Two months


Marne Campbell, Assistant Professor, Loyola Marymount University

Arrival and Revival in the American West: African Americans through the Lens of Race, Class, and Gender in Los Angeles, 1850–1917

Three months


Gerry Canavan, Assistant Professor, Marquette University

Modern Masters of Science Fiction: Octavia E. Butler

One month


Susan Carlile, Professor, California State University, Long Beach

Charlotte Lennox: Consummate Professional

Two months


Elaine Chalus, Professor, Bath Spa University

The Admiral’s Wife: An Intimate History of Family, Navy, and Empire

Two months


Katherine Charles, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Idle Stories: The Interpolated Tale in the Anglophone Novel, 1690-1820

One month


Stephen Clucas, Reader in History, Birkbeck, University of London

The Iconic Function of Diagrams of Pneumatic Devices in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century

One month


Sophie Coulombeau, Ph.D. candidate, University of York

Kinship, Posterity, and Surname Change by Royal Licence in the Correspondence of Elizabeth Montagu and Matthew Montagu, 1775-1785

Two months


Brittany Cowgill, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cincinnati

Rest Uneasy: Monitoring Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Twentieth-Century America

One month


Simon Davies, Associate Tutor, University of Sussex

Witchcraft and the Book Trade in Early Modern England

One month


Evan Davis, Associate Professor, Hampden-Sydney College

Reading Errors in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Two months


William Deringer, Lecturer, Columbia University

Calculated Values: Financial Politics and the Quantitative Age, 1688-1776

One month


Katherine Ding, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley

William Blake and Honesty

One month


Charles Drummond, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Standing Armies, the “Militia Power,” and Resistance in Late Stuart Britain, 1660-1701

Two months


Rachel Eccleston, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oregon

Princely Feminine Graces: Virtue and Power in Early Modern English and Spanish Literature

One month


D. Berton Emerson, Visiting Assistant Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Local Rules: The Alternative Democracies of Mid-Nineteenth-Century U.S. Print Culture

Two months


Rebecca Emmett, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford

Publishing Networks in Elizabethan London: The Case of Thomas Man

One month


Scott Esplin, Associate Professor, Brigham Young University

A Williamsburg of the Midwest: Mormonism's Development of Historic Nauvoo, Illinois and its insertion into the American Narrative

One month


Rebecca Evans, Ph.D. candidate, Duke University

Natural Histories: Ecological Temporality in Post-1945 American Literature

One month


Rebecca Fall, Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern University

Common Nonsense: The Production of Popular Literature in Renaissance England

One month


Susan Felch, Professor, Calvin College

A Critical Edition of The Obedience of a Christian Man by William Tyndale (1528)

One month


Kristie Flannery, Ph.D. candidate, University of Texas, Austin

Forging Loyalty in the Iberian Pacific World: Manila, 1750-1830

Two months


Lori Flores, Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University

Golden Brown City: Latinos and the Making of San Francisco

Two months


Kelsey Flynn, Ph.D. candidate, George Washington University

Information Management and the Early English Atlantic Empire, 1603-1640

One month


James Freeman, Independent scholar

The Past and Presentation in Ranulph Higden’s Polychronicon: The Dissemination and Readership of a Historical Work of Reference, c. 1330

Two months


Sarah Gardner, Professor, Mercer University

Reading Confederate Defeat

Two months


Josh Garrett-Davis, Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University

Resounding: American Indians and Audio Technology, 1890-1969

One month


John Gascoigne, Professor, University of New South Wales

Science and the State from Francis Bacon to Vannevar Bush’s Science, The Endless Frontier (1945)

One month


David Gellman, Professor, DePauw University

Liberty’s Legacy: The Jay Family and Slavery across Four Centuries

One month


Penelope Geng, Ph.D. candidate, University of Southern California

Popular Jurisprudence in Early Modern England

Three months


David Gibney, Ph.D. candidate, Trinity College Dublin

An Exploration of Literary Identity and Authorial Control in Thomas Hoccleve’s Huntington Holograph “Anthologies”

One month


Cora Gilroy-Ware, Ph.D. candidate, University of York/Tate Britain

Marmorealities: Classical Nakedness in British Art 1798-1840

Two months


Candice Goucher, Professor, Washington State University, Vancouver

The Memory of Iron: African Metallurgy in the Atlantic World

One month


Melody Graulich, Professor, Utah State University

“Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments”: A Collection of Letters between Mary Hallock Foote and Helena de Kay Gilde

Two months


Paul Greenham, Ph.D. candidate, University of Toronto

God in the Micro-world: Theology, Alchemy, and Chemistry in the Work of Isaac Newton

One month


Eric Griffin, Professor, Millsaps College

Geopolitics and The Spanish Tragedy

One month


Musa Gurnis, Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Heterodox Drama: Theater in Post-Reformation London

Four months


Ryan Hackenbracht, Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University

 National Reckonings: The Last Judgment and Literature in Milton’s England

One month


David Hadbawnik, Ph.D. candidate, University at Buffalo

The Open Books of John Lydgate

Two months


Joshua Hainy, Ph.D. candidate, University of Iowa

John Flaxman: Beyond the Line

One month


Sara Harris, Junior Research Fellow, University of Cambridge

Neologisms and Borrowings in Henry Daniel’s Liber Uricrisiarum

One month


Caitlin Hartigan, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oxford

Image, Manuscript, Print: Le Roman de La Rose, ca. 1481–1538

Two months


Helmer Helmers, Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam

Translating History in Early Modern Europe, 1600–1660

Two months


Michael Hetherington, Research Fellow, University of Cambridge

Logics of the Text: Order, Abstraction, and Literary Experience in Early Modern England

One month


Alanna Hickey, Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern University

The Forms of National Belonging: The Politics of U.S. Citizenship in 19th-Century Native American Print Poetry

Two months


James Hill, Ph.D. candidate, College of William and Mary

Muskogee Internationalism in an Age of Revolution, 1763–1818

Three months


David Hitchcock, Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University

Pillar to Post: The Social and Cultural History of Vagrancy in England, 1650–1750

Three months


Nicole Horejsi, Assistant Professor, Columbia University

Enlightenment Timescapes

One month


Ann Hughes, Professor, Keele University

Preachers and Hearers in the English Revolution

Three months


Noreen Humble, Associate Professor, University of Calgary

The Reception of Xenophon in the Early Modern Period

One month


Chloe Ireton, Ph.D. candidate, University of Texas, Austin

Ethiopian Royal Vassals: Black Itinerancy in the Iberian Atlantic 1500–1650

Two months


Randall Janes, Ph.D. candidate, Western Michigan University

Technological Diffusion and the Caribbean Sugar Industry during the Twilight of the Spanish Empire 1713–1865

One month


Matthew Jenkinson, Director of Studies, New College School, Oxford

The King Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley, William Goffe, and John Dixwell, 1640–2010

One month


Donald Johnson, Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern University

Occupied America: Everyday Experience and the Failure of Imperial Authority in Revolutionary Cities under British Rule, 1775–1783

Two months


Fredrik Jonsson, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

The British Origins of the Anthropocene: Coal, Climate, and Deep Time 1784–1884

Two months


Annette Kern-Stahler, Professor, University of Bern

Cultural Arbiters: British Writers in Occupied Germany

One month


Anna Klosowska, Professor, Miami University

The Fifth Element: Jean de Meun’s (attr.) Dodecahedron in French and English, 1350–1650

One month


John Knapp, Instructor, University of New Mexico

The Hymn Genre in Long 18th-Century British Poetry

Two months


Henry Knight, Lecturer, Northumbria University

Pacific Reach: California and Hawaii through the Progressive Era

One month


Elizabeth Kolkovich, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, Mansfield

The Letters and Patronage of Alice Egerton, Countess of Derby

One month


Jamie Kreiner, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia

The Premodern Pig

One month


Paul Kuenker, Ph.D. candidate, Arizona State University

In the Unlikely Event: Danger and the Transportation Revolution in America

One month


Mary Kuhn, Ph.D. candidate, Boston University

The Garden Politic: Botany, Horticulture, and Domestic Cosmopolitanism in 19th-Century American Literature

One month


Patricia Laurence, Professor, Brooklyn College

Farouche: A Biography of Elizabeth Bowen

One month


Serena Le, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Bigger than the Sound: The Acoustic Space of Modern Poetry

One month


Kat Lecky, Assistant Professor, Arkansas State University

The Laureate Poetics of Pocket Maps in Renaissance Britain

One month (RSA)


Hyun Wu Lee, Ph.D. candidate, Texas A&M University

British Troops, Colonists, Indians, and Slaves in Southeastern North America, 1756–1763

Two months


Daniel Lynch, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Southern and Californio Convergence in Southern California

One month (Ridge-WHA)


Craig Martin, Associate Professor, Oakland University

Global Science before Global Networks: The Context and Aftermath of Francis Bacon’s History of the Winds

Three months


Rebekah Martin, Ph.D. candidate, Pennsylvania State University

Ritual Medicine in a Colonial Society: Inquisitional Encounters in Yucatan, 1620–1820

One month


Barry McCarron, Ph.D. candidate, Georgetown University

The California Irish, Chinese Exclusion, and U.S.-China Relations, 1852–82

One month


Colleen McDannell, Professor, University of Utah

Mormon Women

One month


Read McFaddin, Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University

The Case for Franciscan Authority: Apocalyptic Mural Cycles in Early Colonial Mexico

Four months


Megan McGilchrist, Teacher, The American School of London

Rapture and Reticence: Mary Hallock Foote’s View of the Natural World of the American West as Revealed in Her Letters

One month


Catherine Medici-Thiemann, Ph.D. candidate, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

“She Governs the Queen”: Jane Dudley, Mary Dudley Sidney, and Catherine Dudley Hastings’ Political Actions, Agency, and Networks in Tudor England

One month (NACBS)


Emily Merrill, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Judging Empire: British Military Courts and the Politics of the Body

One month


Timothy Minella, Ph.D. candidate, University of South Carolina

The Republic of Farmers: Science, Authority, and Agriculture in the Early United States

One month


Mark Molesky, Associate Professor, Seton Hall University

This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake and the Forging of the Modern World

One month


Sean Munger, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oregon

Ten Years of Winter: The Cold Decade and Environmental Consciousness in the Early 19th Century

One month


Mary Murphy, Professor, Montana State University

Gender, Culture, and the Politics of Food on the Northern Borderlands of North America, 1860–1940

One month


Catriona Murray, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Royal Designs: Negotiating Image and Identity at the Stuart Court, 1603–1714

One month


Geoffrey Nuttall, Independent scholar

The Healy Memorial Window—A Study in Late Victorian Patronage

One month


Rosemary O'Day, Professor Emerita, The Open University

Caring for Siblings in Early Modern England: The Social and Economic Implications of Responsibilities for Siblings, ca. 1500–1780

Three months


David O'Shaughnessy, Assistant Professor, Trinity College Dublin

The Censorship of British Theatre, 1737–1843

Three months


Marisa Parham, Associate Professor, Amherst College

Before and After: Kindred and the Intellectual Life of Octavia Butler’s Manuscripts

Three months


Trevor Pearce, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

“Science Organized”: Positivism and the Metaphysical Club

One month


Gregory Peek, Adjunct Professor, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Hoosier Republicanism: Indiana Political Culture and the Coming of the Civil War, 1816–61

One month


Tricia Peone, Ph.D. candidate, University of New Hampshire

“Strange shall be the wonders”: Preternature in the Early Modern English Atlantic World

One month


Liliana Perez Miguel, Ph.D. candidate, Universidad de Burgos

Shaping Kinship and Social Networks: Encomenderas in Early Colonial Peru

Three months


T. Robert Przeklasa, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside

Reservation Empire: The Mission Indian Federation and Native American Conservatism

One month


Cynthia Radding, Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Bountiful Deserts and Imperial Shadows: Seeds of Knowledge and Corridors of Migration in Northern New Spain

Two months


Darren Raspa, Ph.D. candidate, University of New Mexico

Pacific Policeways: Grassroots Control and Power in San Francisco, 1850–1950

One month


Alpen Razi, Ph.D. candidate, University of Toronto

Narratives of Amelioration: Slavery and the Problem of Social Death in the British Didactic Imagination

Two months


Ellen Rentz, Assistant Professor, Claremont McKenna College

Placebo in the Parish: Books of Hours and Collective Devotion

One month


Morgan Ring, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Stories of the Saints in Early Modern England, 1483–1611

One month


Strother Roberts, ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Brown University

The Commodities of the Country: An Environmental History of the Colonial Connecticut Valley

Four months


David Rollison, Honorary Research Associate, University of Sydney

Theology as Social Theory: Secular and Religious Aspects of a Commonwealth in the Writings of English Religious Reformers from William Tyndale to John Preston 

Four months


Mark Rosen, Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Dallas

The Bird’s-Eye View and the Viewer, 1400–1700

One month


Michael Rossington, Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University

The Poems of Shelley, Volume 5

One month


James Rutherford, Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University

Irrational Actors: Literature, Logic, and Religious Experience in Early Modern England

One month


Benjamin Sacks, Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University

The Many Lives of Lands beyond the Line: A Global History of the Ceded Islands, ca. 1670–1830

Two months


Daniel Sawyer, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oxford

“Mast nedefull thynge”: The Uses of Manuscripts Containing Religious Instructional Literature in England, ca. 1350–1500

One month


Kirsten Saxton, Professor, Mills College

“Circumstances Compel Her”: Victorian and Edwardian Detective Fiction by Women

One month


Jennifer Scappettone, Associate Professor, University of Chicago

The Architecture of Text and the Book as Landscape: The Opening of the Field in Victorian Poetics and the Origins of Modernist Form

Two months


Valentina Sebastiani, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Basel

Renaissance Bestsellers: Johann and Hieronymus Froben’s Editions at the Huntington

Two months


Camille Serchuk, Professor, Southern Connecticut State University

Realm and Representation: Art and Cartography in 16th-Century France

Two months


Cameron Shriver, Ph.D. candidate, Ohio State University

Village to Nation: Rethinking American Indian Political Culture in the Great Lakes, 1750–1850

One month


Josh Sides, Professor, California State University, Northridge

Homesteading Los Angeles

Five months


Philip Slavin, Lecturer, University of Kent

Environment and Economy in Late-medieval Sussex, ca. 1300–1500

One month


Jordan Smith, Ph.D. candidate, Georgetown University

The Invention of Rum

One month


Matthew Smith, Assistant Professor, Azusa Pacific University

Stage, Cathedral, Wagon, Street: The Grounds of Belief in Renaissance Performance

Five months


Diana Solomon, Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University

The Repetition of Comedy in Long 18th-Century British Theatre

Two months


Mark Somos, Research Director, Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

American States of Nature: Rightless Savage, Chosen Nation, or Liberty for All

Three months (JMC)


Jason Stohler, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara

The Founding of the Nation: Discourses of Family and Citizenship and Chinese Immigration, 1870–1930

One month


Carolyn Strange, Deputy Director and Graduate Director, Australian National University

Nineteenth-Century America’s Foremost Critic of Executive Clemency: Francis Lieber

One month


Rose Stremlau, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Pembroke

Many Trails: Barbara Hildebrand Longknife and Southeastern American Indian Migration in the Age of Empire

One month


Mei-Ying Sung, Assistant Professor, FoGuang University

Cataloguing the Woodblock Collection of James Tarbotton Armstrong

Two months


Yevan Terrien, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pittsburgh

Exiles and Fugitives: Mobility, Labor, and Power in Early Louisiana (ca. 1700–1810)

One month


Jennifer Terry, Lecturer, Durham University

Imagined Futures in African American Narrative

Three months


David Thomson, Ph.D. candidate, University of Georgia

Bonds of War: Union Debt, Marketing, and the American Civil War

One month


Emily Torbert, Ph.D. candidate, University of Delaware

Going Places: The Material and Imagined Geographies of Prints in the Atlantic World, 1770–1840

One month


Robert Train, Professor, Sonoma State University

Inventing Spanish in Multilingual California, 1769–1849: Global and Local Practices of Language and Education

One month


Scott Trudell, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Song and Mediation in Early Modern England

Two months


Krista Turner, Ph.D. candidate, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Toxic Encounters: Literature, Medicine, and Empire in the Early Modern Atlantic World

One month


L. Elizabeth Upper, Visiting Fellow, Warburg Institute

Vivid Prints: Colour Printmaking and the Transformation of Visual Information in Early Modern Germany, ca. 1475–1600

Two months


Chet Van Duzer, Library Technician, Library of Congress

Re-Evaluating a Treasure: The King-Hamy Portolan Chart (HL HM 45)

One month


Emily Vasiliauskas, Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University

The Literary Afterlife: Books and Death in Renaissance England

One month


Michelle Wallis, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Medical Advertising and the Public Practice of Medicine, 1660–1720

Two months


Thomas Ward, Assistant Professor, United States Naval Academy

Sounding Consent: Voice and Volition from Spenser to Milton

Two months


Dana Weiner, Associate Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University

The Protections of Citizenship: The Shifting Landscape of African American Rights in California, 1820–70

One month


Joanna Wharton, Ph.D. candidate, University of York

Materiality and Gift Relations in British and American Educational Writing of the Long 18th Century

One month


Sarah Wood, Fixed-Term Fellow, University of Oxford

“In-eched”: Interpolation and Invention in Middle English Literature

Two months


Hannah Young, Ph.D. candidate, University College London

Gender and Slave Ownership in Britain and the Caribbean, 1763–1833

Three months


Natale Zappia, Assistant Professor, Whittier College

Food Frontiers: Indigenous and Euro-American Food Systems in the Early American West

Two months




From Corpus Christi:

Skye Montgomery, Ph.D. candidate, Corpus Christi College

Conceptions of Anglo-American Kinship in the Antebellum South

One month


To Corpus Christi:

Matthew Chew, Assistant Research Professor, Arizona State University

An Ecological Pandemonium: Charles S. Elton and The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants




From Linacre:

Andrew Mackley, Ph.D. candidate, Linacre College, Oxford

North British Interests in London: Scottish Lobbying in the British State, 1760–1832

One month


To Linacre:

Meegan Kennedy, Associate Professor, Florida State University

Beautiful Mechanism: The Microscope, the Eye, and the Limits of Wonder in Victorian Science




From Lincoln:

Daniel Starza Smith, Postdoctoral Fellow, Lincoln College

John Donne and the Countess of Huntingdon

One month


To Lincoln:

Benjamin Breen, Ph.D. candidate, University of Texas, Austin

Tropical Transplantations: Nature, Globalization, and Drugs in the Portuguese and British Empires, 1640–1755




From Trinity Hall:

Ian Campbell, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge

Protestant Natural Law in Ireland, Scotland, and England

One month


To Trinity Hall:

Lindsay O'Neill, Lecturer, University of Southern California

“Barbarous Country”: The Global Reformation of Sir John Perceval, 1683–1748




Bethany Cencer, Ph.D. candidate, Stony Brook University

Masculinity, Mourning, and Monumentality in Late 18th-Century English Partsong


Cyndia Clegg, Distinguished Professor, Pepperdine University

Textual Comparison of Richard Grafton’s 1552 and 1559 Books of Common Prayer


Nikolas Georgacarakos, Ph.D. candidate, University of Colorado, Boulder

Urban and Evangelical Identities in Tudor London, 1530–80


Elizabeth Rodriguez, Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern University

Consensual Relations: Sexual and Political Subjectivity in England, 1550–1700


Carolyn Twomey, Ph.D. candidate, Boston College

Waters of Life: The History and Material Culture of Baptism in Early Medieval Britain


Jonathan Woods, Ph.D. candidate, Fordham University

Rebellion and Reformation in Scotland: The Emergence of the Lords of the Congregation, 1542–60




Megan Barford, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Francis Beaufort and Royal Naval Hydrography, 1830–1850

Three months


Mark Breeze, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Reevaluating the Nature of the Photographic and Proto-Cinematic Work of Eadweard Muybridge through Californian Photography of His Time

Three months


Adam Bridgen, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oxford

Patrons, Poets, and Producers: Exploring the World of Work in the Letters of Elizabeth Montagu and James Woodhouse

Six months


Grace Egan, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oxford

Transatlantic Epistolary Style in the 18th Century

Three months


Jennifer Hamilton, Ph.D. candidate, University College London

Ford Madox Ford, James Brand Pinker, and the Edwardian Literary Scene

Three months


Nicola Kirkby, Ph.D. candidate, King’s College London

Victorian Rail Terminals and the Imagination (1830–60)

Three months


Phillip Sargeant, Ph.D. candidate, University of Liverpool

New Perspectives on the Administration of Sir Robert Walpole: 1719–42

Six months


Cathryn Setz, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Modernism and Evolution: Literature and the Eclipse of Darwinism, 1910–39

Four months


Zoe Thomas, Ph.D. candidate, Royal Holloway, University of London

A Study of Arts and Crafts Women and the Transnational Spread of Gendered Ideas through Archives and Art Works in the Huntington Library

Three months


Louise Wilson, Research Assistant, University of Bristol

Witchcraft, Magic, and Medicine in Medieval England, 1100–1550

Three months


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