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Fellowships 2014

December 9, 2014 | By NEH Staff

Zayde Gordon Antrim
Trinity College, Hartford
Hartford, CT
Near and Middle Eastern History
A History of Mapping the Middle East from the 11th Century

Gauvin Alexander Bailey
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, Scotland
European History
Art and Architecture in the French Atlantic World, 1608-1828

Jordanna Bailkin
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
European History
Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain, 1930s-1980s

Susan McWilliams Barndt
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
American Studies
The Founding Fathers as Architects and Urban Designers

Aviva Ben-Ur
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Amherst, MA
Jewish Studies
Jewish Autonomy on the Imperial Frontier: Suriname, 1651-1825

Stephanie Berard
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
French Literature
A History of Haitian Theater since the 1970s: The Power of the Stage

Frances Lee Bernstein
Drew University
Madison, NJ
Russian History
Vanishing Veterans: Disability, Medicine, and Soviet Manhood at the End of World War II

Katharine Sara Bjork
Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN
U.S. History
Scouting for Empire: Indian Country Abroad, 1876-1916

Brian Scott Bockelman
Ripon College
Ripon, WI
Latin American History
Urban Design and Buenos Aires' First Modern Culture War, c. 1883

Mark Evan Bonds
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Music as Autobiography: Connections between Composers' Lives and Their Works

Antoinette Marie Burton
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
British History
Wars Against Nature? Environmental Fictions of the First Anglo-Afghan Wars

Daniel Folger Caner
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Ancient History
The Early Evolution of Christian Philanthropy

Timothy Blum Cassedy
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
British Literature
A History of Linguistic Identity in the U.S. and Britain, 1775-1825

Brian A. Catlos
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
Medieval Studies
Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the Medieval Mediterranean and Beyond

Shamik Dasgupta
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Philosophy, General
Empirical Rationalism: A Philosophical Defense

Marcy J. Dinius
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
American Literature
African American Abolitionist David Walker's "Appeal" (1829) and Antebellum American Print Culture

Olga Dror
Texas A & M University, College Station
College Station, TX
Cultural History
Youth Identities in North and South Vietnam during the War (1965-1975)

Marshall C. Eakin
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Latin American History
One People, One Nation: Brazilian Identity in the 20th Century

Lahcen Elyazghi Ezzaher
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO
Composition and Rhetoric
Averroes' Middle Commentary on Aristotle's Rhetoric: An Arabic-English Translation

Ilana Feldman
George Washington University
Washington, DC
Near and Middle Eastern History
Palestinian Refugees and the Humanitarian Experience, 1948-Present

Peter Filkins
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Great Barrington, MA
German Literature
The Life and Times of H.G. Adler (1910-1988): Poet, Novelist, and Holocaust Survivor

Humberto Garcia
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Romanticism Re-Oriented: Indian Authors and English Literary Culture, 1770-1830

Andreas Giger
Louisiana State University and A & M College
Baton Rouge, LA
Music History and Criticism
Ruggero Leoncavallo’s 1892 Opera "Pagliacci": A Critical Edition with Commentary and Historical Introduction

Melissa Girard
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD
American Literature
Modernist Women's Poetry and the Problem of Sentimentality

Van Erben Gosse
Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, PA
U.S. History
The Origin of Black Politics in America, 1790-1860

Lisa Jane Graham
Corporation of Haverford College DBA Haverford College
Haverford, PA
European History
Changing Social Norms in France during the Enlightenment

Ksenya Gurshtein
Independent Scholar
Area Studies
Conceptual Art in Eastern Europe in the 1960s and 1970s

Jeffrey Hamburger
President and Fellows of Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
History of Religion
Berthold of Nuremberg's 13th-Century Reconfiguration of Hrabanus Maurus's 9th-Century Treatise on the Cross

Ryan Patrick Hanley
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI
History of Philosophy
The Moral and Political Thought of Early Modern French Philosopher François Fénelon (1651-1715)

Colin M. Heydt
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
History of Philosophy
Practical Ethics in 18th-Century Britain

Susan Hiner
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
French Literature
Women, Fashion, and Work in 19th-Century France

Tawny L. Holm
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
Near and Middle Eastern Literature
The Aramaic World through an Egyptian Lens: A Critical Edition of Papyrus Amherst 63

Elizabeth Anne Horodowich
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Las Cruces, NM
Italian Literature
Perceptions of the New World in Early Modern Venetian Print Culture

John F. Horty
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD
Common Law Reasoning

Martin Louis Johnson
Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
Film History and Criticism
Main Street Movies: Local Films in the United States, 1909-1975

Amy K. Kaminsky
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
Latin American Literature
Jews, Gender, and Modernity in Argentina

Elisabeth Maria Krimmer
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA
European History
German Women and World War II

Marcy Lascano
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
History of Philosophy
Early Modern Women Philosophers: Cosmology to Human Nature

Mi-Kyoung Lee
University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, CO
History of Philosophy
Justice in Aristotle's Ethics and Political Philosophy

Brook Danielle Lillehaugen
Corporation of Haverford College DBA Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Latin American Languages
A Collection of Zapotec Indigenous Testaments in Translation with Linguistic Analysis and Annotation

Olga Litvak
Clark University
Worcester, MA
Russian History
Russian Intellectual M. L. Lilienblum (1843-1910) and the Origins of Zionism

Paul Walter Ludwig
St. John's College, Main Campus
Annapolis, MD
Classical Languages
Love, Friendship, and Family in Ancient Philosophy

Jack Lynch
Rutgers University, Newark
Newark, NJ
British Literature
The Shakespeare Phantom: The Lives of William Henry Ireland, Late 18th-Century Forger and Fabulist

Jennifer Jane Marshall
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
U.S. History
The Life and Work of African American Folk Artist William Edmondson (ca.1874-1951)

Luis Martin-Estudillo
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
Spanish Literature
Spanish Culture and the Rise of Euroskepticism, 1939-2013

Ross Melnick
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
American Studies
Hollywood's Global Exhibition Empires, 1925-2013

James Andrew Millward
Georgetown University
Washington, DC
East Asian History
Lutes on the Silk Road: Transculturation of Eurasian Chordophones

John Monroe
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
European History
African Sculpture and the French Invention of Primitive Art

Barbara G. Montero
CUNY Research Foundation, College of Staten Island
Staten Island, NY
Thought and Effort in Expert Action

Sean Doyle Moore
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH
British Literature
Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade

Robert Michael Morrissey
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
U.S. History
The Illinois and the Edge Effect: Bison Algonquians in the Colonial Mississippi Valley

Susan Dorrit Murray
New York University
New York, NY
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
A Cultural History of American Color Television

Carolyn A. Nadeau
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL
European History
Critical Edition and Translation of a 1611 Culinary Treatise by Francisco Montiño, Chef to Kings Philip III and IV of Spain

John Kenneth Noyes
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
History of Philosophy
The Legacy of Johann Gottfried Herder's Theories of Cultural Difference and Universal Reason

Michael Ochs
Independent Scholar
Music History and Criticism
"Di goldene kale" (The Golden Bride), a 1923 Yiddish-American Operetta by Joseph Rumshinsky: A Full-Score Critical Edition

Jeffrey Ostler
University of Oregon, Eugene
Eugene, OR
U.S. History
The Destruction and Survival of American Indian Nations, 1750s-1900

Timothy Robert Pauketat
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
Spirits, Birds, and Luminous Beings: Reconceptualizing Ancient Urbanism

John Pollini
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Classical History
Destruction, Mutilation, and Repurposing of Classical Images in Late Antiquity

Jason Eliot Powell
St. Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA
British Literature
The Complete Works of Early Modern Poet Thomas Wyatt the Elder, Volume 2

Francois Proulx
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
European History
Reading and French Masculinity at the Fin de Siecle

Andreea Deciu Ritivoi
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
International Relations
Captive Nations: American Democracy in the Cold War and the Politics of Rescue

Camille Robcis
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
European History
The Psychiatric Revolution in France, 1945-1975

Anne Daisy Rockwell
Independent Scholar
South Asian History
An English Translation of Hindi Author Upendranath Ashk’s 1963 Novel "A Mirror Wandering the City" with Annotated Website

Regina A. Root
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Arts, General
The Conquest Imagined: The Tillett Tapestry and Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Steven Joseph Ross
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
U.S. History
Anti-Nazi Activities in Hollywood, 1933-1945

Kaya Ibrahim Sahin
Indiana University, Bloomington
Bloomington, IN
Near and Middle Eastern History
Ottoman Public Ceremonies, 1520-1566

Seth Larkin Sanders
Trinity College, Hartford
Hartford, CT
Near and Middle Eastern Languages
The Form of the Pentateuch in the History of Ancient Hebrew Literature

Deborah Schwartz-Kates
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
Music History and Criticism
The Film Music of Argentinian Composer Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)

Sanford Shieh
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
History of Philosophy
Modality and Logic in Early Analytic Philosophy

John Shovlin
New York University
New York, NY
European History
Trade, Debt, and International Order in the Age of Enlightenment

Damian Joseph Smith
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO
Medieval History
James I of Aragon (1213-76) and His People

Valeria Sobol
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
Russian Literature
Visions of Empire in Russian Gothic Literature, 1790-1850

Gustavus Stadler
Haverford College
Haverford, PA
American Studies
Woody Guthrie and the Intimate Life of the Left

Amy Stanley
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
East Asian History
Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her Worlds,1821-62

Christopher Tozzi
Howard University
Washington, DC
European History
Mixed-Race Military Units in the French Colonial World

Abram C. Van Engen
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
U.S. History
"A Model of Christian Charity": A History of the Reception of John Winthrop's 1630 City on the Hill Sermon

James Vernon
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
European History
The Economic Transformation of Everyday Life in Late 20th-Century Britain

Shane Vogel
Indiana University, Bloomington
Bloomington, IN
American Studies
A Cultural History of the 1950s Calypso Craze in the United States

Emily Wakild
Boise State University
Boise, ID
Latin American History
A History of Scientific Land Conservation in Patagonia and Amazonia, 1880s-Present

Wendy L. Wall
SUNY Research Foundation, Binghamton
Binghamton, NY
U.S. History
"To Wage the Peace": The Immigration Act of 1965 and the Cold War Politics of Immigration Reform

Laura Dassow Walls
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
American Literature
The Life of American Author Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Roslyn E. Weiss
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
History of Philosophy
Translation of Hasdai Crescas's Or Adonai (Light of the Lord), A 14th-Century Work on the Philosophy of Religion

Phyllis Weliver
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO
British Literature
Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon, 1876-1883

Sophie Kirsten White
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
U.S. History
Voices of the African Diaspora: Slave Testimony from French Colonial Louisiana

Charles Wilkins
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
Near and Middle Eastern History
A Portrait of Ottoman Aleppo, 1516-1918

Michael Wintroub
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Renaissance History
The Voyage of Thought: A 16th-Century Journey from France to Sumatra and Beyond

Ellen Dionne Wu
Indiana University, Bloomington
Bloomington, IN
U.S. History
Overrepresented: Asian Americans in the Age of Affirmative Action

Ori Yehudai
Center for Jewish History
New York, NY
Near and Middle Eastern History
Jewish Emigration from Palestine/Israel, 1945-1967

Serena Ruth Zabin
Carleton College
Northfield, MN
U.S. History
A New History of the Boston Massacre