Past Fellows: 2002-2003
The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Jointly Sponsored 2002-2003 Research Fellows
Corey Capers, Ph.D. Candidate in History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz: On the Streets and in the Vernacular: Popular Culture, Publicity, and Race-making in the American Early Republic
James Alexander Dun, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Princeton University: Dangerous Neighbors: Slavery, Race, and St. Domingue in the Early American Republic, 1791-1820
Peter S. Genovese, Jr., Ph.D. Candidate in History, Bowling Green State University: Law, Labor, and Freedom: Working-Class Constructions of Free Labor in the Northeastern United States, 1780s-1880s
Dr. Teresa Goddu, Associate Professor of English, Vanderbilt University: Selling Antislavery: Antebellum Literature and the Culture of the Marketplace
Ann N. Greene, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Pennsylvania: Horses As a Power Technology, 1810-1910
Dr. Jerome S. Handler, Senior Fellow, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy: The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
Nancy A. Holst, Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, University of Delaware: Architecture, Identity, and the Suburban Ideal in Germantown, 1830-1870
Jennifer Lawrence Janofsky, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Temple University: ‘There is no hope for the likes of me’: Eastern State Penitentiary, 1829-1893
Karl M. Kippola, Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre, University of Maryland: Out of the Forrest and into the Booth: Performance of Masculinity on the American Stage, 1828 to 1865
Dr. Clare A. Lyons, Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland: Mapping an Atlantic Sexuality Culture
Douglas F. Mann, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Georgia: Becoming Creole: Material Life and Society in Eighteenth-Century Kingston, Jamaica
Dr. William S. McFeely, Writer/Historian, Wellfleet, Massachusetts: A Biography of Thomas Eakins
Donald J. McNutt, Ph.D. Candidate in English, University of Arizona: Cities, Homes, and Other Ruins in American Literature, 1790-1860
Dr. David Morgan, Duesenberg Chair in Christianity and the Arts, Christ College, Valparaiso University: A History of the Religious Tract in Nineteenth-Century America
Susan Jennifer Pearson, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: ‘The Rights of the Defenseless’: Children, Animals, and the Rhetoric of Rights in American Reform, 1865-1930
Birte Britta Pfleger, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California, Irvine: The Creation of a Gendered Middle Ground in Penn’s Woods: Public Discourse, Community and Diversity in Eighteenth-Century Pennsylvania
Molly Rogers, School of Art and Design, Coventry University: The Zealy/Agassiz Daguerreotypes
Christine E. Sears, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Delaware: Barbary Slaves: American Captives in Barbary, 1776-1830
Karen A. Sherry, Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, University of Delaware: Exposing the ‘Natural’ Woman: Female Bodies in American Visual Culture, 1785-1830
Dr. Jennifer E. Snead, Lecturer in English, University of Pennsylvania: A ‘Strife of Words’: Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Print Culture and the Publications of John Wesley
Dr. John Wood Sweet, Assistant Professor of History, Catholic University: The Natural History of Race in the Early Republic.
The Library Company portion of the preceding jointly-sponsored fellowships is funded by an endowment provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Barra Foundation International Fellows
Dr. Luca Codignola, Professor of History, University of Genoa: The Roman Catholic Networks in the North Atlantic Area in an Age of Revolutions, 1756-1846
Dr. Sylvia Lyn Hilton, Professor of History, Complutense University: American Immigration to Spanish Louisiana and Floridas: Mobility and the Negotiation of Identity on Early Western Frontiers, 1776-1803
Dr. Carola Wessel, Research Fellow in History, Göttingen University: Bibliography and Edition of German-Language Broadsides Printed in North America, 1700-1830
McLean Contributionship Fellow
Robb K. Haberman, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Connecticut: The Development of Magazine Publishing in Antebellum America: 1800-1860
Reese Fellow in American Bibliography
Dr. Beth Barton Schweiger, Assistant Professor of History, University of Arkansas: Reading Slavery: Southerners and Their Books
Morgan Fellow in the History of the Book
Patrick Erben, Ph.D. candidate in English, Emory University: German-American Writing in Manuscript and Print
William H. Helfand Fellow in Early American Medicine, Science and Society
Sarah E. Mitchell, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Southampton: Changing Perceptions of the Conjoined Body: A Social and Cultural History.
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow
Dr. Phyllis Whitman Hunter, Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Greensboro: Geographics of Capitalism: Imagining ‘the Orient’ in Early America
Program in Early American Economy & Society 2002-2003 Fellows
Dr. Jane T. Merritt, Assistant Professor of History, Old Dominion University: The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy.
Michelle L. Craig, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Michigan: From Cultivation to Cup: Coffee Trade and Consumption in the British Atlantic Empire, 1765-1833.
Stephen A. Mihm, Ph.D. Candidate in History, New York University: Making Money: Bank Notes, Counterfeiting, and Confidence, 1789-1877.
Carl Robert Keyes, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Johns Hopkins University: Advertising and the Commercial Community in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia
Julia C. Ott, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Yale University: Selling Confidence: Credit, Character, and the Origins of American Market Culture
Dr. Andrew Schocket, Assistant Professor of History, Bowling Green State University: Consolidating Power: Inventing the Corporate Sphere in Philadelphia, 1780-1840
Brian Schoen, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Virginia: Southern Freetraders vs. Pennsylvania Protectionists: The Print Battle for National Political Economic Policy, 1819-1846
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Including the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies 2002-2003 Balch Fellows
Dr. Stephanie Dyer, Lecturer in History, University of California, Davis: Markets in the Meadows: Shopping Centers and Suburban Sprawl in Metropolitan Philadelphia, 1922-1980
Dr. Margaret McAleer, Senior Archivist, Manuscript Division, The Library of Congress: Civil Stranger: The Irish in Philadelphia during the Early National Period