HSP, LCP Welcome January 2016 Fellows

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HSP, LCP Welcome January 2016 Fellows

Monday, January 4, 2016

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and the Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during each academic year. Fellows hail from across the country and around the world, utilizing both institutions' collections in contemporary scholarship. 

HSP and LCP proudly welcome the January 2016 fellows:

Jacqueline Beatty, PhD Candidate in History, George Mason University, In Dependence: Women's Protection and Subordination as Power in Early America, 1750–1820, LCP Deutsch Fellow in Women’s History

Julia Bernier, PhD Candidate in Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, A Papered Freedom: Self-Purchase and Compensated Manumission in the Antebellum United States, Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Short-Term Fellow

Patrick Callaway, PhD Candidate in History, University of Maine, Grain, Warfare, and the Reunification of the British Atlantic Economy, 1768–1815, Program in Early American Economy and Society Short-Term Fellow

Michael Dickinson, PhD Candidate in History, University of Delaware, Surviving Slavery: Oppression and Social Rebirth in the Urban British Atlantic, 1680–1807, Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Dissertation Fellow

Dr. Ellen Handy, Department of Art, City College of New York, CUNY, Histories of Photography: An Introduction, LCP Fellow in the Visual Culture Program

Dr. Laura T. Igoe, Princeton University Art Museum, Art and Ecology in the Early Republic, LCP NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson, Department of History, Michigan State University, Practicing Freedom: Intimacy, Kinship, and Property in Atlantic New Orleans, 1685–1810, Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Postdoctoral Fellow

Stephen O’Donnell, PhD Candidate in History, University of Strathclyde, The Transatlantic Slovak National Movement, 1890–1920, HSP Balch Fellow

Dr. Christopher N. Phillips, Department of English, Lafayette College, The Hymnal before the Notes: A History of Reading and Practice, LCP NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

Justin Simard, PhD Candidate in History, University of Pennsylvania, The Technocrats: Lawyers and Capitalism in Early National America, 1780–1870, Program in Early American Economy and Society Short-Term Fellow