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Current Fellows

2017-18

Long-Term Fellows

Ryan Carr
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at Queens College
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Expressivism in America

Derek Dunne
Independent Scholar
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Rogues’ Licence: Counterfeiting Authority in Early Modern Literature

Catharine Franklin
Assistant Professor of History at Texas Tech University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
“The Army Stands Between”: Soldiers and Indians in the West

Olga Herrera
Associate Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Near West Side Stories: Racial and Ethnic Transformations in Chicago

Benjamin Johnson
Associate Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago
Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History
A Specter Haunting American Democracy: A History of Latina/os and Liberalism

Susan Johnson
Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
The Trail the Slaves Made

Kendra Preston Leonard
Executive Director of The Silent Film Sound and Music Archive
Rudolph Ganz Fellow
Female Musicians in the American Silent Cinema

John D. Márquez
Associate Professor of African American and Latino/a Studies at Northwestern University
Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
Recuperating Nde Women Voices in “Apache War” Narratives

Sara Matthews-Grieco
Professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University in Florence
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Prints and the Codification of Visual Language in Europe (c. 1450-1650)

Omar McRoberts
Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Black Public Religion and Social Welfare Policy: Influences of the State on Churches from the New Deal through Welfare Reform

Anna K. Sagal
Adjunct Instructor of Literature at Heartland Community College
Monticello College Foundation and Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellow
Experimental Women: Women Writers & Scientific Work in the Long Eighteenth Century

Faculty Fellows

Glen Carman
Associate Professor of Spanish at DePaul University
Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Short-Term and Faculty Fellow
Censorship and Freedom of Expression in an Era of Religious Change: Western Europe, 1450-1800

William Davis
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Colorado College
Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellow
Nature and Culture in the Metropolis

Eric Perramond
Associate Professor of Southwest Studies at Colorado College
Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellow
Nature and Culture in the Metropolis

Valentina Tikoff
Associate Professor of History at DePaul University
Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Short-Term and Faculty Fellow
Censorship and Freedom of Expression in an Era of Religious Change: Western Europe, 1450-1800

Short-Term Fellows

Hans Bak
Professor of American Literature and Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
Worker at the Writer’s Trade: The Life and Times of Malcolm Cowley

Krista Barclay
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Manitoba
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
“Far asunder there are those to whom my name is music:” Empire, Migration and Nineteenth Century Hudson’s Bay Company Families

Gloria Bell
Frances C. Allen and Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of British Columbia
Eloquence of Things: An Analysis of Indigenous Art at the 1925 Pontifical Missionary Exposition

Luis Castellví Laukamp
Postdoctoral Scholar in Hispanic Studies
John S. Aubrey Fellow
The Trans-Pacific Link: Early Modern Chronicles from the Spanish East Indies

Alicia Caticha
PhD Candidate in Art History at University of Virginia
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow
Étienne-Maurice Falconet: Sculpting Whiteness in Marble, Porcelain, and Sugar in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Manuela Ceballos
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
“Between Dung and Blood”: Purity and Mystical Power in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Heidi Craig
PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of Toronto
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
“Thrift, Thrift”: Recycling in Early Modern Literature

Anne Dolan
Associate Professor of History at Trinity College, University of Dublin
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Revising Independence: A New History of Inter-War Ireland

Jennifer Farrell
Owner and designer at Starshaped Press
Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellow
Type Specimen as Memoir: Small Studio, Broad-Shouldered City

Meaghan Fritz
PhD Candidate in English at Northwestern University
Lawrence Lipking Fellow
American Widows Willed: Extralegal Citizenship and the Literature of Widowhood

Samuel Fullerton
PhD Candidate in History at the University of California, Riverside
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Sex and the English Revolution

John Garrison
Associate Professor of English at Grinnell College
Midwest Modern Language Association Fellow
Shakespeare and the Afterlife

Thomas Joudrey
Lecturer in Literature at Pennsylvania State University
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
Victorian Pornography and the Ethics of Embodied Vulnerability

Lawrence H. Kessler
Postdoctoral Fellow
Consortium of History of Science, Technology and Medicine Fellow
Planter’s Paradise: Environment, Empire, and Hawaiʻi’s Sugarcane Plantations

Farina King
Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern State University
Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow
The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Learning Journeys in the Four Directions during the Twentieth Century

Michaela Kleber
PhD Candidate in History at the College of William and Mary
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
Gender and Sexuality Among the Illinois, 1673-1730

Katie Lantz
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Virginia
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Contested Futures: Anishinaabeg and American Cultures in the Great Lakes, 1790-1840

Delphine Le Corfec-Mercuzot
PhD Candidate in Medieval History at Université Paris IV
Newberry Library-École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellow
Going Transnational: Caxton’s Printing Press and Medieval Humanism

David Horst Lehman
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Keeping Fires, Tending Lands: The Practices and Legacy of Potawatomi Farming Around Lake Michigan, 1700-1900

Karen Lewis
Associate Professor of Architecture at Ohio State University
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
The Atlas of Mobile Landscapes: Remapping the Oregon Trail

Simon Macdonald
Postdoctoral Fellow in Institut d’études avancées de Paris
The John Rylands Research Institute Exchange Fellow
Cosmopolitanism in Enlightenment France: Concepts, Networks and Practices

Shanae Aurora Martinez
PhD Candidate in English, Literature, and Cultural Theory at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Guides and Guidance: Subverting Tourist Narratives in Trans-Indigenous Time and Space

Emiro Martinez-Osorio
Associate Professor of Spanish at York University
Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellow in the History of Cartography
The Mapping of New Granada by cacique Diego de Torres

Sarah Mayo
PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of Georgia
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Medical Practice, Medical Performance: Mountebanks in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England

Emelin E. Miller
PhD Candidate in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at University of Minnesota
Consortium of History of Science, Technology and Medicine Fellow
Empire of Ice: Arctic Natural History and British Visions of Nature, 1650-1800

Carme Montaner
Head of the Map Library at the Institut Cartografic i Geològic de Catalunya
Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellow in the History of Cartography
The Maps of the Peruvian Amazon made by the Franciscans in the Second Half of the 18th Century and their Contribution to the Later Printed Maps of South America

Giovanna Montenegro
Assistant Professor of Literature at SUNY at Binghamton
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel Short-Term Fellow
Heretical Stains: German Bankers and the Conquest of Venezuela

Deirdre Moore
PhD Candidate in the History of Science at Harvard University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Indigenous Knowledge and Breeding of Cochineal Insects in 18th Century Colonial Mexico

Katherine Moran
Assistant Professor of American Studies at Saint Louis University
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
The Imperial Church: U.S. Visions of Catholicism, Place, and Power, 1870-1920

Melissa Moreton
Bookbinding Instructor in the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Faculty Fellow
Limp Vellum Bindings in the Newberry Library: Uncovering Everyday Books and Book Use in the Early Modern World

Loren Michael Mortimer
PhD Candidate in History at the University of California, Davis
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
“While the Mountains Remain and the Rivers Run:” Indigenous Power and Presence in the St. Lawrence Borderlands, 1608-1847

Andreas Motsch
Associate Professor of Literature at the University of Toronto
Lester J. Cappon Fellow in Documentary Editing
The American Works of Joseph-François Lafitau

Michelle Navakas
Assistant Professor of Literature at Miami University
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Coral in Early American Literature, Science, and Culture

James Owen
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Georgia
Newberry Library-American Musicological Society Fellow
Singing the Holy Ghost: Hymn-singing and Hymn Interpretation at Moravian Missions, 1740-1840

D. Linda Pearse
Associate Professor in Music Performance at Mount Allison University
Adjunct Lecturer in Early Trombones at Indiana University Bloomington
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Faculty Fellow
Where I Belong: Kateri Tekakwitha and Fatima Hatun

Dominique E. Polanco
PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of Arizona
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Graduate Student Fellow
Multiple Perspectives, Multiple Truths: Visual and Textual Modes of Communication in the 1565 Codex Osuna

Kathryn Renton
PhD Candidate in History at the University of California, Los Angeles
The Renaissance Society of America Fellow
Breed, Race and Empire: Horse and Human in the Iberian World (1348-1619)

Sabine Rothemann
Lecturer of Literature and Philosophy at IES Freiburg
Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellow
Transatlantic Influence of European and American Modern Literature 1900-1945

Francisco Saez Raposo
Associate Professor of Literature at Universidad Complutense de Madrid and IES Madrid
Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellow
(Re)Thinking Spain from America: The United States as a Social and Cultural Role Model for Building an Enlightened Spain

Ian Saxine
Assistant Professor of History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, and Land Speculators on the Maine Frontier

Cori Simon
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Shadowland: Indian Territory’s Contested Past and Uncertain Future, 1800-1910

Justina Spencer
Postdoctoral Fellow at Fonds des Recherches sur la Société et la Culture-Québec
The Renaissance Society of America/Kress Foundation Fellow
French Artist-Travelers in the Ottoman Empire: Diplomacy and Fashion in 17th Century Illustrations

Sasha Suarez
PhD Candidate in American Studies at the University of Minnesota
Frances C. Allen Fellow
Gakaabikaang: White Earth Ojibwekweg and the Creation of Twentieth Century Indian Minneapolis

Katherine Walker
PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Newberry Library-American Society for Environmental History Fellow
Reading the Natural and Preternatural Worlds in Early Modern Drama

Grant Recipients

Arielle Saiber
Associate Professor of Literature at Bowdoin College
Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award
Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy

Sharon Davenport
Retired Scholar
Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award
The Bar Books: Manuscripts Illuminated for Renaud de Bar, Bishop of Metz (1303-1316)