Current Fellows

HomeAbout UsFellowshipsCurrent Fellows

Current Fellows


Balch Fellows in Ethnic Studies

  • Muiris MacGiollabhuí, PhD Candidate in History, University of California, Santa Cruz, Carrying the Green Bough: An Atlantic History of the United Irishmen, 1795–1830
  • Dr. Raluca-Nicoleta Rogoveanu, Department of Modern Languages and Communication Sciences, Ovidius University, Constanta, Romania, Becoming Romanian-American: A Study of the First Romanian Ethnic Organizations in Philadelphia

Albert M. Greenfield Fellow in 20th-Century History

  • Chris Babits, PhD Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin, To Cure a Sinful Nation: A Cultural and Intellectual History of Conversion Therapy in the United States from the Second World War to the Present Day

Short-term Fellows Jointly Sponsored by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Library Company of Philadelphia

LCP Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellows and HSP Fellows

  • Kristen Beales, PhD Candidate in History, College of William and Mary, Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
  • Cassandra Berman, PhD Candidate in History, Brandeis University, Motherhood and the Court of Public Opinion: Transgressive Maternity in America, 1768–1868
  • Andrea Blandford, PhD Candidate in History, Rutgers University, Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys, 1780–1860
  • Dr. Lucas Dietrich, Department of English, Lesley University, J. B. Lippincott Co., Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton, and Early Mexican American Literature
  • Dr. Katherine Ibbett, Department of French, University College London, Liquid Empire: Building the French Mississippi
  • Dr. Hans Leaman, Department of History, Yale University, Whitefield among the Pennsylvania Pietists
  • Katherine Mintie, PhD Candidate in Art History, University of California, Berkeley, Rights and Reproductions? Commercial Photography and Copyright Law in the United States, 1884–1909
  • Dr. Rachel Monroy, Department of History, University of South Carolina, The Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson Digital Edition
  • Christoph Nitschke, PhD Candidate in History, University of Oxford, America in the World of Crisis: The Panic of 1873 and US Foreign Relations
  • Johanna Seibert, PhD Candidate in American Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Networks of Taste: The Early African Caribbean Press in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World
  • René José Silva, PhD Candidate in History, Florida International University, The Aftermath of Revolution in Pennsylvania
  • Katherine Thompson, PhD Candidate in English, University of California, San Diego, “Dens of Iniquity”: George Lippard, Seduction, and Competing Visions of Masculine Brotherhood

HSP McNeil Fellows

  • Michael Hattem, PhD Candidate in History, Yale University, The Past is Prologue: The Origins of American History Culture, 1730–1800
  • Bethany Mowry, PhD Candidate in History, University of Oklahoma, Relative Distances: Men and Women on the Philadelphia Waterfront, 1770–1830
  • Marissa Rhodes, PhD Candidate in History, State University of New York at Buffalo, Body Work: Wet-Nurses and Politics of the Breast in the Revolutionary Atlantic
  • Dr. Amber Shaw, Department of English, Coe College, The Fabric of the Nation: Textiles, Nationhood, and Identity in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

HSP McFarland Fellow

  • Jonathan Lande, PhD Candidate in History, Brown University, Disciplining Freedom: Union Army Slave Rebels and Emancipation in the Civil War Courts-Martial

HSP Dilworth Fellow

  • Mary Freeman, PhD Candidate in History, Columbia University, Letter Writing and Politics in the Campaign against Slavery in the United States, 1830–1870

LCP McLean Contributionship Fellow

  • Jordan Taylor, PhD Candidate in History, Indiana University, “On the Ocean of News”: North American Information Networks in the Age of Revolution

LCP Reese Fellow in American Bibliography

  • Blevin Shelnutt, PhD Candidate in English, New York University, Print Capital: Broadway and the Making of Mass Culture

LCP Anthony N. B. and Beatrice Garvan Fellow in American Material Culture

  • Jamie Brummitt, PhD Candidate in Religion, Duke University, Protestant Relics: Religion, Objects, and the Art of Mourning in the Early American Republic

LCP American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow

  • Dr. Sean Moore, Department of English, University of New Hampshire, Slavery and Abolition in the Making of the Library Company of Philadelphia

LCP Fellow in the Program in Early American Medicine, Science, and Society

  • Miriam Rich, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University, Monstrous Childbirth: Concepts of Defective Reproduction in American Medicine, 1830–1920

LCP Fellow in the Visual Culture Program

  • Kathryn Desplanque, PhD Candidate in Art History, Duke University, Papermania: The Popular Printed Image, Mass Customization, and the Nineteenth-Century Consumer

LCP Deutsch Fellow in Women’s History

  • Magdalena Zapędowska, PhD Candidate in English, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Lydia Sigourney, Maria Gowen Brooks, and the Materiality of Antebellum Poetry

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Fellows

  • Dr. Sally Hadden, Department of History, Western Michigan University, The Earliest US Supreme Court
  • Spencer Wells, PhD Candidate in History, College of William and Mary, Heaven’s Exiles: Excommunicates and the Reformation of American Christianity, 1750–1830

Barra Foundation International Fellows

  • Dr. Esther Sahle, Department of History, University of Bremen, A Faith of Merchants: Quakers and Institutional Change in the Early Modern Atlantic
  • Hannah Young, PhD Candidate in History, University College London, The Johnstons: Family, Property, and the Atlantic World