Past Fellows: 2001-2002

The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Jointly Sponsored 2001-2002 Research Fellows

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellows

Dr. Thomas Augst, Assistant Professor of English, University of Minnesota: The Sobriety Test: Temperance, Manhood and Practice of Citizenship, 1820-1920

Dr. Kevin Berland, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University at Shenango: William Byrd’s Histories of the Dividing Line

Dr. Patricia Prandini Buckler, Associate Professor of English, Purdue University North Central: Antebellum Scrapbooks, Albums and Commonplace Books

Dr. Eric Burin, Assistant Professor of History, University of North Dakota: Reckoning with Slavery: American Colonization Society Manumissions

Jane E. Calvert, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Chicago: Dissenters in Our Own Country: 18th-Century Quakerism and the Limits of American Political Legitimacy

James Carrot, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Wisconsin at Madison: The “Paxton Boys” Unmask’d: Settlers, Native Americans, and Resistance on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1730-1771

Dr. James W. Cook, Assistant Professor of History and American Culture, University of Michigan: Cracks in the White Republic: Race, Culture and Transgression in the U.S. North, 1780-1865

Francois Furstenberg, Ph.D. candidate in History, Johns Hopkins University: Ideological Origins of American Nationalism, 1800-1848

Dr. Scott Gac, Ph.D. candidate in History, Queens College-City University of New York: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

Dr. Lori Ginzberg, Associate Professor of History and Women’s Studies, Pennsylvania State University: Sexual and Religious Transgression and 19th-Century Women’s Citizenship

Gabriele Gottlieb, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Pittsburgh: “A Solemn Warning and Caution to Every One”: Capital Punishment in Early America, 1750-1800

Joshua Greenberg, Ph.D. candidate in History, American University: Advocating “The Man”: Masculinity and the Critique of the Market Revolution in New York, 1800-1840

Dr. Matthew Pratt Guterl, Assistant Professor of History, Washington State University: After Slavery: Emancipation in the Atlantic World, 1830-1880

Jennifer J. Harper, Ph.D. candidate in Art History, Yale University: Popular Imagery Intended to Promote Abolitionism

Dr. Thomas J. Humphrey, Assistant Professor of History, Cleveland State University, Cleveland State University: Forging Community: Cultures of Violence in the Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1753-1815

Benjamin H. Irvin, Ph.D. candidate in History, Brandeis University: Representative Men: Personal and National Identity in the Continental Congress

Dr. Daniel Kilbride, Assistant Professor of History, John Carroll University: The Grand Tour: Americans, European Travel, and the Formation of American Culture, 1760-1865

Michael Mackintosh, Ph.D. candidate in History, Temple: The Nature of Contact: Natives, Newcomers, and the Natural World in Pennsylvania, 1638-1765

Dr. Holly Mayer, Associate Professor of History, Duquesne University: Soldier to Citizen: Military Service and the Development of American Identity during the Revolution

John McCurdy, Ph.D. candidate in History, Washington University in St. Louis: The Rank of Men Called Bachelors: Manhood, Family and 18th-Century Anglo-American Cultural Change

Amrita Myers, Ph.D. candidate in History, Rutgers University: Negotiating Freedom: Being Free, Black and Female in Charleston, South Carolina, 1790-1860

Dr. Carl Smith, Professor of History, Northwestern University: The Cultural History of Water in Urban America

Dr. Olivia Smith Storey, Associate Professor of Literary Studies, Colby-Sawyer College: Fly Away Home: Orality and Literature in Great Britain, the Caribbean and African America

Dr. Marrianne S. Wokeck, Associate Professor of History, Indiana University–Purdue University at Indianapolis: Between Tradition and New Ways: The Role Pastors Modeled for German Settlers in Colonial German America

Aaron Wunsch, Ph.D. candidate in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley: Laurel Hill Cemetery

McLean Contributionship Fellow

Dr. Shirley Samuels, Professor of Humanities, University of Delaware: Facing the Nation: Cultural Iconography and the Civil War

Barra Foundation International Fellows

Dr. Adrienne Hood, Associate Professor of History, University of Toronto: Fashion and Memory

Silvia Sebastiani, Ph.D. candidate in History and Civilization, European University Institute: Race, Women and Progress in the Debate of the Scottish Enlightenment

Reese Fellow in American Bibliography

Peter Brownlee, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, George Washington University: Vision and the Cultural Production of Market Revolution: Changing Formation of American Visual Culture, 1828-1855

Morgan Fellow in the History of the Book

Patrick Erben, Ph.D. candidate in English, Emory University: German-American Writing in Manuscript and Print

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

Dr. Mark Schmeller, Lecturer in History, Rice University: Phrenology Surveys the Public Mind

Program in Early American Economy & Society

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Seth Rockman, Assistant Professor of History, Occidental College: Between Freedom and Slavery: Working for Wages in Early Baltimore and Philadelphia

Dissertation Fellow

Shawn Kimmel, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, University of Michigan: Political Economy in Philadelphia’s Pamphlet Literature of Philanthropy and Reform, 1825-1855

Short-Term Fellows

Jennifer Anderson-Lawrence, Ph.D. candidate in History, New York University: Mahogany as a Commodity in the Atlantic World Economy

Kenryu Hashikawa, Ph.D. candidate in History, Columbia University: City and Country in the Early Republic: Social and Economic Networks in the New York-Philadelphia Region

Brian Luskey, Ph.D. candidate in History, Emory University: Marginal Men: Clerks and the Social Boundaries of 19th-Century America

Sarah Hand Meacham, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Virginia: The Topography of Drink: Gender and the Creation of a Market for Alcohol in Early Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland