Past Fellows: 2004-2005

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellows

Dr. Kerry Dean Carso, Art History Department, College of Saint Rose: Narratives and Nationalism: A Cultural and Architectural History of American Follies, Ruins, and Summerhouses

Michael S. Carter, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Southern California: Mathew Carey and the Public Emergence of Catholicism in the United States, 1789-1839

David Faflik, Ph.D. candidate in Early American Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: To the Boardinghouse: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary Imagination, 1840-1860

Charles Foy, Ph.D. candidate in Early American History, Rutgers University: Ports of Slavery, Ports of Freedom: How Slaves Utilized Northern Seaports Maritime Industry to Escape and Create Trans-Atlantic Identities, 1700-1783

John Robert Harper, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Wisconsin, Madison: Revolution and Conquest: Politics, Violence, and Social Change in the Ohio Valley, 1774-1803

Susan A. Hoffman, Ph.D. candidate in History, Lehigh University: The Consuming Ties That Bind: Gender, Production, Reproduction, and the Family During the Consumer Revolution in Pennsylvania, 1750-1810

Marion Horan, Ph.D. candidate in History, State University of New York, Binghamton: Trafficking in Danger: Working Women, Prostitutes, White Slaves, and Reform Movements in the United States and England, 1875-1910

Dr. Sara E. Johnson, Literature Department, University of California, San Diego: Saint Domingue Migrant Communities: The Formation of an Inter-American Literary Canon

Bradley A. Jones, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Glasgow: The Impact of the American Revolution on the Patriotic Political Culture of Loyalism throughout the British Atlantic World

Dr. Richard Judd, History Department, University of Maine: The Untilled Garden: Scientists, Settlers, and the Natural History of America, 1730-1850

Julie Chun Kim, Ph.D. candidate in Literature, Duke University: Food and the Discovery of Difference: Eighteenth-Century Accounts of the New World

Nathan Kozuskanich, Ph.D. candidate in History, Ohio State University: ‘For the Security and Protection of the Community’: The Frontier and the Makings of Pennsylvania Constitutionalism, 1750-1776

Dr. Christopher Looby, English Department, University of California, Los Angeles: Public Prints

Dr. David Luis-Brown, English Department, Lafayette College: Blazing at Midnight: Slave Rebellion and Social Identity in U.S. and Cuban Culture, 1844-1861

Robert Parkinson, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Virginia: Enemies of the State: The Revolutionary War and Race in the New American Nation

Dr. Jonathan D. Sassi, History Department, City University of New York, Staten Island: African Travel Narratives and Their Readers in Early America

Kyle G. Volk, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Chicago: Tyrannies of Majorities: Democracy, Moral Reform, and the Creation of American Constitutional Rights Culture, 1830-1870

Dr. Bryan Waterman, English Department, New York University: The Friendly Club of New York City: Early United States Literature in the Republic of Intellect

Karen Fisher Younger, Ph.D. candidate in History, Pennsylvania State University: Women, Missions, and African Colonization

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Fellows

April Haynes, Ph. D. candidate in History, University of California, Santa Barbara: Bodies of Knowledge: Women’s Activism and Ideas in the Popular Health Movement, 1820-1873

Dr. Richard Newman, History Department, Rochester Institute of Technology: Black Founder: Richard Allen and the Early American Republic

Barra Foundation International Fellows

Vassiliki Karali, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Edinburgh: Political Anglicanism in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World, ca. 1760-1790: A Focus on Virginia, New York, and Pennsylvania

Dr. Katherine Ellinghaus, History Department, University of Melbourne: Whitewashing: Miscegenation, Assimilation, and Genocide in the United States and Australia.

The Library Company of Philadelphia 2004-2005 Research Fellows

Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellows

Richard J. Bell, Ph.D. candidate in History, Harvard University: The Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830

Matthew Osborn, Ph.D. candidate in American History, University of California, Davis: The Anatomy of Intemperance: Alcohol and the Diseased Imagination in Philadelphia, 1784-1850

McLean Contributionship Fellow Dr. Thomas Hallock, Literature Department, Eckerd College: William Bartram’s Manuscripts: A Selection of Unpublished Writings with Critical Essays

Reese Fellow in American Bibliography

Dr. Kevin J. Hayes, English Department, University of Central Oklahoma: Reconstructing the Library of Benjamin Franklin

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow

Dr. Kate Haulman, History Department, University of Alabama: Political Modes: The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America

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

Deborah Levine, Ph.D. candidate in History of Science, Harvard University: Diet and Nutrition in America: Information Transmission and the Invention of an American Body

The Library Company of Philadelphia Program in Early American Economy & Society 2004-2005 Research Fellows

Resident Post-doctoral Fellows

Dr. Brian Luskey, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania: Countinghouse Clerks and Counter Jumpers: Young Men and Society in the American Northeast, 1790-1860

Dr. Sharon Ann Murphy, History Department, University of Virginia: A Matter of Life and Death: Life Insurance and the Emergence of the Modern American Economy

Resident Dissertation Fellow

Amanda B. Moniz, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Michigan: ‘Labours in the Cause of Humanity in Every Part of the Globe’: Transatlantic Philanthropic Collaboration and the Cosmopolitan Ideal, 1760-1815

Short-Term Fellows

Dr. Sean Adams, History Department, University of Central Florida: Fires of the Early Republic: The Technology, Consumption, and Household Economies of Heat

Jonathan Eacott, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Michigan: Fashioning Societies: Eastern Goods in the Making of the Eighteenth-Century World

Dr. Robert Grant, English Department, University of Kent: The Anglo-American West: global contexts/global economies

Karla Kelling, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Washington, Seattle: Common Women: Class and Labor in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia

Eleanor Hayes McConnell, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, University of Iowa: Economic Citizenship in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1763-1820

Dr. Michael W. Tuck, History Department, Northeastern Illinois University: The Rise and Fall of the Atlantic Beeswax Trade, ca.1455- ca.1900

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Including the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies 2004-2005 Balch Fellows

Dr. Christian Keller, Department of History, Dickinson College: Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and the Creation of German America

Dayle DeLancey, Ph.D. candidate in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Manchester: Piercing the ‘Veil’: Vaccines Against Smallpox and Polio and the Philadelphia Negro’s Struggle for Agency in Public Health and Medicine: 1915-1965