Albert M. Greenfield Fellowship

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Each year the Historical Society of Pennsylvania awards one Albert M. Greenfield Fellowship for research in 20th-century history. The fellowship supports one month of residency in Philadelphia for advanced, postdoctoral, and dissertation research. The stipend is $2,000. The Library Company's Cassatt House fellows' residence offers rooms at reasonable rates, along with a kitchen, common room, and offices with internet access, available to resident and nonresident fellows at all hours.

The Albert M. Greenfield Fellowship program began in 2011–2012 academic year and is endowed by the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation.

Current Fellow

  • Victor Yang, PhD Candidate in Philosophy, St. John’s College, University of Oxford: Browning the Rainbow of AIDS Activism: Race and Political Representation in Philadelphia’s AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP)

Past Fellows

2013–2014

  • Megan Black, PhD Candidate in American Studies, George Washington University: The Global Interior: Imagining Minerals in the Postwar Expansion of American Capitalism

2012–2013

  • Dr. David Hochfelder, University at Albany, SUNY: Creating the Ownership Society: A Social History of Saving and Investing

2011–2012

  • Vanda Krefft, Independent Scholar: Lone Master of the Movies: A Biography of William Fox, Founder of 20th Century Fox