Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Fellows, 2020-2021

Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Postdoctoral Fellow               

April Logan, Associate Professor, Department of English, Salisbury University, Staging Mother Tongues: Black Women Writers’ Politics of Performance, 1845-1900s

Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Dissertation Fellow

Umniya Najaer, Ph.D. Candidate, Modern Thought & Literature, Stanford University, Knotted Maternity, Infanticide and the Infant’s Corpse: Imagining Enslaved Women’s Reproductive Lives

Mellon Scholars Program in African American History

Colin Anderson, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of American Studies, George Washington University, The Racial and Spatial Politics of 19th-Century American Sheet Music and Song Sheets, 1840-1900

Amanda McGee, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of Arkansas, Abolition’s Informal Gatekeepers: The Role of County Courts in the Making of Pennsylvania’s ‘Free’ Border

Cynthia Patterson, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of South Florida, Yours for God, The Race and the ‘Review’: Women Contributors to the A.M.E. Church Review 1884-1924

Tiffany Player, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Africana Studies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, ‘What Are We Going to Do For Ourselves?’: African American Women and the Politics of Slavery from the Antebellum Era to the Great Depression