2014-15 Fellows Announced!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

HSP is pleased to announce the 2014-15 fellowship recipients. These scholars research the collections of HSP and LCP to further study their varied areas of interest.

Balch Fellowship

Dr. Hidetaka Hirota, Columbia University: An Anti-Alien Tradition: The History of American Nativism

Julia Lange, PhD Candidate in American Studies, University of Hamburg: Contested Histories: German-American Politics of Memory and the Holocaust

Kristina Poznan, PhD Candidate in History, College of William and Mary: Becoming Immigrant Nation-Builders: The Development of Austria-Hungary’s National Projects in the United States, 1880–1920s

Greenfield Fellowship

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

Barra Fellowship

Dr. Volker Depkat, Department of English and American Studies, University of Regensburg, The Visualization of Legitimacy in Founding Situations: A Transatlantic Approach to Political Visual Cultures

Brett Goodin, PhD Candidate in History, Australian National University, Victims of American Independence: A Collective Biography of Barbary Captives and American Nation-building, 1770–1840

McNeil Fellowship 

Dr. Bronwen Everill, Department of History, King’s College London, African Trade and Ethical Consumption in the Atlantic World, 1760–1840

Alexander Mazzaferro, PhD Candidate in English, Rutgers University, Political Innovation and Atlantic Political Science

Dr. Susan Oliver, Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex,Transatlantic Periodicals and the Visual Image: Lithography and Photography, 1828–1860

Dr. Jordan Stein, Department of English, Fordham University, The Myth of the Woman Novel Reader

McFarland Fellowship

Nathan Jérémie-Brink, PhD Candidate in History, Loyola University Chicago, “Gratuitous Distribution”: Distributing African American Antislavery Texts, 1773–1845

To learn more about these scholars’ projects, as well as information regarding fellowship applications, please click here