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Current Newberry Fellows

2021-22

Newberry Long-Term Fellows

Patrick Bottiger
Associate Professor, History, Kenyon College
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Corn, Beans, and Squash: The Three Sisters Agricultural Revolution and the Remaking of North America, 300-1800

James Brookes
Independent Scholar
Richard H. Brown and William Lloyd Barber Fellow
Picturing the Civil War: Visual Culture of the Rank and File

Jason Farr
Assistant Professor, English, Marquette University
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow
Mute Subjects: Nonverbal Characters in Eighteenth-Century British Literature

Martha Few
Professor, History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Long-Term Fellow
The Rise and Spread of Postmortem Cesarean Operations in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires

Amy B. Huang
Postdoctoral Scholar, Theater Studies, Florida State University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Staging the Material Moves of Race

Aaron Hyman
Assistant Professor, Art History, John Hopkins University
Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Long-Term Fellow
Seeing Script: On Artistic and Archival Affinity in the Early Modern Spanish World

Gregory Laski
Associate Professor, Literature, United States Air Force Academy
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Reconstructing Revenge: Race and Justice after the Civil War

Laura Matthew
Associate Professor, History, Marquette University
The Evelyn Dunbar and Ruth Dunbar Davee Fellow
Those Who Survived: Death and Resilience on Mesoamerica’s Costa del Sur, 1480-1630

Delia Moldovan
Honorary Research Fellow, Art History, Center for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick
The Monticello College Foundation Fellowship for Women and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Illustrating the Renaissance Italian Year: A Multifaceted Perspective on Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Calendars

Nancy Newman
Associate Professor, Musicology, University at Albany-SUNY
Rudolph Ganz Long-Term Fellow
CMC and the Quest for Social Harmony: The Chicago Musical College’s First Hundred Years, 1867–1967

Edward Polanco
Assistant Professor, History, Virginia Tech
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Nahua Healers, Defenders, and Uplifters: Gender, Religion, and Curing in Central Mexico; 1535-1660

Brennan Rivas
Postdoctoral Scholar, History, Southern Methodist University
Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History
The Revolver Must Go: The Rise and Fall of a Gun Control Movement in Texas

Sophie Salvo
Assistant Professor, Germanic Studies, University of Chicago
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Articulating Difference: Sex and the Study of Language in the Long Nineteenth Century

Sarah J. Townsend
Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, Pennsylvania State University
ACLS/Burkhardt Fellow
Opera in the Amazon: Culture, Capital, and the Global Jungle

Kelly Wisecup
Associate Professor, English, Northwestern University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian and Indigenous Studies and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Indigenous Anthologizing in the Great Lakes

Newberry Short-Term Fellows

Joshua Althoff
PhD Candidate, History, University of Minnesota
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
Memory in Myaamionki: The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Vincennes, Indiana

Joseph Curran
PhD Candidate, Social and Political Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Fellow
Maintaining Lifeways at the Edge Colonialism: Indigenous Practices of Conflict Negotiation in the Lower Colorado River Basin

Balraj Gill
PhD Candidate, History, Harvard University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
The Politics of Confinement: Indigenous Homelands, Imperial Duress, and Incarceration in the Deep North

Kallie Kosc
Assistant Professor, English, Oklahoma State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Faculty Fellow
The Education of Mary Peters: Mohican Women, Race, and Citizenship in Early America

Kelin Michael
PhD Candidate, Art History, Emory University
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Fellow
Word, Image, and Copy: The Reception of Hrabanus Maurus’s In honorem sanctae crucis, c. 810-1600 CE

Natasha Myhal
PhD Candidate, Social and Poltical Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
The Power of Nmé: Gender, Political Ecology, and Odawa Resurgence through Sturgeon Restoration at Little River (Michigan)

Manasvin Rajagopalan
PhD Candidate, Literature, University of California, Davis
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Fellow
Terrains of Comparison: Reading Canonical Early Modern French and Tamil Texts through Classical Tamil Epistemologies

Kristina Rogers
PhD Student, History, Oklahoma State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
But She Was the Real Owner: Native American Women as Slaveholders

Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award

Michael Anderson
Associate Professor, Musicology, University of Rochester
Music and Performance in the Book of Hours

Jean Brink
Professor Emeritus, Literature, Arizona State University
Rivall Friendship

Craig Koslofsky
Professor, History, University of Illinois
Stigma: Marking Skin in the Early Modern World

Matthew Shoaf
Independent Scholar
Monumental Sounds: Art and Listening before Dante

2020-21

Newberry Long-Term Fellows

Christine Adams
Professor, History, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
The Merveilleuses and their Impact on the French Social Imaginary, 1794-1799 and Beyond

Catherine Arnold
Independent Researcher
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Affairs of Humanity: Humanitarian Intervention between Reformation and Enlightenment

Jamie Bolker
Independent Scholar (formerly Asst. Prof. of English at MacMurray College)
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Lost and Found: Wayfinding in Early America

Alex E. Chávez
Nancy O’Neill Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Audible City: Urban Cultural History, Latinx Chicago, and the Sonic Commons

Allyson Field
Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
ACLS/Burkhardt Fellow
Minstrelsy-Vaudeville-Cinema: American Popular Culture and Racialized Performance in Early Film

Julie Fisher
Postdoctoral Scholar in History at the American Philosophical Society
Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History, Evelyn Dunbar and Ruth Dunbar Davee Fellow, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Speaking ‘Indian’ and English: The Bilinguals of Seventeenth-Century New England

Kelly Fleming
Visiting Scholar, Department of English, University of Virginia
Monticello College Foundation Fellow and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Ornaments of Influence: Fashion Accessories and the Work of Politics in Eighteenth-Century British Literature

Sharony Green
Associate Professor, History at the University of Alabama
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Zora Neale Hurston and Honduras

LaDale Winling
Associate Professor of History at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History
Chicago and the Remaking of American Real Estate

Newberry Short-Term Fellows

Marta Albalá Pelegrín
Associate Professor of Literature at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Theater of Conquest: Performing Iberian Newspieces in Rome (1450-1530)

Michael Albani
PhD Candidate in History at Michigan State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
Racializing Indigenous Society: Native Americans, Euro-Americans, and the Struggle for Authority in the Great Lakes Borderlands, 1763-1888

Jennifer Andrella
PhD Candidate in History at Michigan State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
When the War Raged On: Montana Territory, the Politics of Authority, and National Reconstruction, 1860-1900

Ryan Booth
PhD Candidate in History at Washington State University
Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow
Crossed Arrows: The US Indian Scouts, 1866-1947

Rozalinda Borcila
Independent Researcher
Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellow Im/Memorial

Tania Bride
PhD Candidate in History at University of California, Los Angeles
Newberry Library-American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Fellow
Discursive Histories of the Nahualli: Dialogues of metamorphosis, human-animal relations, and the indigenous sacred in New Spain, 1521-1770

Angela Calcaterra
Associate Professor of Literature at the University of North Texas
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellow
Bearing Arms: Indigenous Object-Orientations and US Gun Violence, 1200 to Today

Wendy Castenell
Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Alabama
Newberry Library - Morrison-Shearer Foundation Short-Term Fellow
Helen Balfour Morrison’s Kentucky and Great American Photographs

Rachael Cassidy
PhD Candidate in History at the University of New Mexico
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
D.C. Tribe: A History of Native Residents of Washington, D.C.

Douglas Clark
Assistant Professor of Literature at University College Dublin
Newberry-Rylands Exchange Fellow
Recovering the Uncommon in Early Modern Manuscript Commonplace Books

Kerri Clement
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Colorado- Boulder
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
Wonderland’s Festering Wound: Indigenous Peoples, Animals, and Brucellosis in Twentieth-Century Yellowstone and Montana Borderlands

Scott Doebler
PhD Candidate in History at Pennsylvania State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
Connected Forests: Spanish, English, and Maya Commodity Ecologies in Southern Yucatan and Northern Guatemala, 1524-1717

Rebecca Entel
Associate Professor of Literature at Cornell College
Newberry Library-Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Fellow
Immigrants in Libraries

Marta Faust
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität, Berlin
Newberry Library Short-Term Residential Fellow
From Obsolescence to Fine Art: Woodcut Revivals in Eighteenth-Century Europe

Janice Feng
PhD Candidate in Social and Political Sciences at the University of Michigan
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
Traces of Desire, or the Materiality of Settler Colonialism: Theorizing Power and Resistance in New France in New France and Dutch Formosa, 1608-1763

Jake Frederick
Professor of History at Lawrence University
Newberry Library-Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Fellow
Fire and Control in Bourbon Mexico

Leslie Geddes
Assistant Professor of Art History at Tulane University
Anne Jacobson Schutte Fellow for Early Modern Studies
Weapons of Atlas: The Art and Science of Early Modern Cartography (1580–1650)

Wendy Geniuz
Associate Professor of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire
Frances C. Allen Fellow
Studying Effects of Colonization and Systemic Racism on Ojibwe Culture: Improving Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization

Christina Gerhardt
Associate Professor of Literature at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Newberry Library Short-Term Residential Fellow
Atlas of (Remote) Islands and Sea Level Rise

Claire Gilbert
Assistant Professor of History at Saint Louis University
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Faculty Fellow
Vernacular Linguistics across the Straights of Gibraltar from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

Jessica Goethals
Assistant Professor of Literature at the University of Alabama
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
The Rhetoric of Early Modern Spectacle

Sharon Harris
Assistant Professor of History at Brigham Young University
Newberry Library Short-Term Residential Fellow
Domesticating the English Masque, 1600-1700

Rachel Herrmann
Senior Lecturer, Modern American History, Cardiff University
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
Water, Hunger, and Borders in the Early Modern Atlantic

Alisha Hines
Assistant Professor of History at Wake Forest University
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Geographies of Freedom: Gender, Mobility, and the Spectrum of Liberty in the Western River World

Della R. Leavitt
Independent Researcher
Historical Fiction Fellow
Beyond Maxwell Street: 1911-1956

Lino Mioni
PhD Candidate of Literature at Indiana University Bloomington
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) Fellow
Venice as the birthplace of the printed cookbook in vernacular Italian: From Platina’s De Honesta Voluptate to the Epulario

Nina Moon
PhD Candidate in Literature at Northwestern
Lawrence Lipking Fellow
Mobile Women: Domesticity, Race, and Empire in the Eighteenth Century Transatlantic

Amy Mooney
Associate Professor of Art History at Columbia College
Newberry Library - Morrison-Shearer Foundation Short-Term Fellow
The Edifying and Elusive Gestures of Great Americans

Milena Morozova
PhD Candidate in Social and Political Sciences at Moscow State University
Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellowship in the History of Cartography
Literary Routes of the Past: The History of Literary Mapping in America

Dana Velasco Murillo
Associate Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego
Nancy F. Marino Fellow for Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Studies
The Chichimeca Arc: War, Peace, and Resettlement in America’s First Borderlands, 1546- 1616

John Paniagua
PhD Candidate in History at Princeton University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellow
The Amerindian Antilles

Maryam Patton
PhD Candidate in History at Harvard University
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
‘By the Declining Day’: Time and Temporal Cultures of the Early Modern Mediterranean

Alan Perry
Independent Researcher
Jan and Frank Cicero Fellow
The Gross Gloss

Juan Jose Rivas Moreno
PhD Candidate in Economic History at the London School of Economics and Political Science
Newberry Library Short-Term Residential Fellow
The Capital Markets of the Manila Trade, 1668-1830: an Alternative Institutional Approach to Early Modern long-distance Trade Finance

Woodward, Hayley
PhD Candidate in Art History and Latin American Studies at Tulane University
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Graduate Fellow
The Codex Xolotl: The Visual Discourse of Place and History in Early Colonial Mexico

Weiss-Brown Publication Subvention Awardee:

Elizabeth L’Estrange
Lecturer in Art History at the University of Birmingham
Anne de Graville and Early Modern Book Culture in France