2014-2015 Program in Early American Economy & Society Research Fellows

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Danielle Skeehan, Oberlin College “Creole Domesticity: Women, Commerce, and Kinship in Early Atlantic Writing.” Mid-May to August 31, 2014

Manuel Covo, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales “Trade, Empire, and Revolutions in the Atlantic World: Saint-Domingue, between the Metropole and the U.S. (1778-1804).” Sept 1, 2014 to Jan 15, 2015

Brian Luskey, West Virginia University “Rich Man’s War, Poor Man’s Fight: The Cultural Economy of the American Civil War.” Jan 15 to May 31, 2015

Dissertation Fellows

Benjamin Hicklin, The University of Michigan “‘Neither a Borrower nor a Lender Be’: Experiencing Credit and Debt in the English Atlantic, 1660-1750.” August 1 to Dec. 15, 2014

Liz Jones-Minsinger, The University of Delaware “Uncovering Women’s Work: Household Consumption and Production in the Mid Atlantic, 1750-1815.” Sept 1, 2014 to Jan 15, 2015

Short-Term Fellows

Jonathan Barth, George Mason University “Money, Mercantilism and Empire in the Early English Atlantic, 1607-1697.” June, 2014

Zachary Dorner, Brown University “Expert Individuals and Networked Pharmaceuticals: The Making of Britain’s Global Empire in the Eighteenth Century.” March 2015

Jordan Smith, Georgetown University “The Invention of Rum.” March 2015

David Thomson, The University of Georgia “Bonds of War: Capital and Citizenship in the Civil War Era.” June 2014