The Library Company of Philadelphia 2021-2022 Research Fellows

Francis Johnson Fellows

Uchenna Ngwe, Ph.D. Candidate, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, The African Diaspora in British Classical Music: Francis Johnson meets Queen Victoria

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, Ph.D. 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, Ph.D. 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, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, West Virginia University, Sheriffs, Capitalism, and Civil Society in the Early Republic

Cody Nager, Ph.D. 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 Post-Doctoral Fellows

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

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

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 Post-Doctoral Fellows        

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

Hannah Knox Tucker, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of Virginia, Masters of the Market: Ship Captaincy in the British Atlantic

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