The Library Company of Philadelphia 2021-2022 Research Fellows

Francis Johnson Innovation Fellows

Dr. Uchenna Ngwe, Royal Academy of Music / Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, The African Diaspora in British Classical Music: Francis Johnson in Victorian London

Brent White, Director of Jazz Orchestra, Drexel University, The Double Consciousness of Johnson’s Compositions

Long-Term Fellows

Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellows                 

Jonah Estess, PhD Candidate, Department of History, American University, The Sense of Money: People, Politics, and the Making of Moral Coinage and Paper Money, 1775-1896

Paul Wolff Mitchell, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Anthropological Skull Collections, 1790-1860: Global History, Politics, and Afterlives of Cranial Race Science

Program in Early American Economy and Society Dissertation Fellows

Chad Holmes, PhD Candidate, Department of History, West Virginia University, Sheriffs, Capitalism, and Civil Society in the Early Republic

Cody Nager, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Graduate Center, CUNY, From Different Quarters: Regulating Migration and Naturalization in the Early American Republic, 1783-1815

National Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Corinne Field, Associate Professor, Department of Women, Gender & Sexuality, University of Virginia, Grand Old Women: How Abolitionists and Feminists Transformed Aging in America

Dr. Eric D. Lamore, Professor, Department of English, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, “Unstable as [W]ater:” Early Black Atlantic Literature and Textual Fluidity

Dr. Laura Ping, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of History, Pace University, Beyond Bloomers: Fashioning Change in Nineteenth-Century Dress

Program in Early American Economy and Society Postdoctoral Fellows        

Franklin Sammons, PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley, Yazoo’s Settlement: Finance, Law, and Dispossession in the Southeastern Borderlands, 1789-1820

Dr. Hannah Knox Tucker, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Masters of the Market: Ship Captaincy in the British Atlantic

Joseph Wallace, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Johns Hopkins University, “The Architects of their Fortunes”: Financial Revolutions on Baltimore’s Market Street, 1760s-1840s