Current Scholars-in-Residence | Newberry

Current Scholars-in-Residence

2019-20 Academic Year

Oscar Alatriste
National Autonomos University of Mexico
British Economic Interests in New Spain, 1763 - early 1820s; History of Mexican Immigrants to Chicago, between 1792 to mid 1940s

Priscilla Archibald
Roosevelt University
Symphonic America: Hemispheric Collaborations and the Politics of Transamerican Literary Exchange

Lydia Barnett
Northwestern University
The Work of Science: Gender, Labor, and Environment in Early Modern Europe

James Barrett
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chicago: A Racial and Ethnic History

Kristin Bivens
Harold Washington College
Expositions and Exhibitions: Chicago’s Involvement with Early Healthcare Technology for Premature Infants

William Brooks
University of York
Sheet Music Research and Development

Salvatore Calomino
University of Wisconsin Madison
Gluck, Hoffmann, and Mildenburg’s Importance for the Aesthetics of Mahler

Ronald Corthell
Purdue University Northwest
Robert Southwell and Catholic Melancholy

Delia Cosentino
DePaul University
Reckoning with Tenochtitlan: Artists and Colonial Cartography in Modern Mexico City, 1915-1965

Alexis Culotta
American Academy of Art
After Raphael, Before the Sack: Roman Workshop Exchange of the 1520s

Penelope Dean
University of Illinois at Chicago
So Different, So Appealing: Clients, Objects, Architectures

Roger Ferlo
Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation
The Bexley Hall Collection: A History

Stephen Foster
Northern Illinois University
Provinciality in Colonial New England, 1690-1750

Lisa Freeman
University of Illinois at Chicago
The Novelty of Progress

Ginger Frere
Independent Scholar
Pre-Fire Chicago at the Newberry

Timothy Gilfoyle
Loyola University Chicago
Isaac Merritt Singer and the Creation of the American Garment Industry

Adam Goodman
University of Illinois at Chicago
Deportation by Other Means

Elliott Gorn
Loyola University Chicago
Violent Men

Katherine Gustafson
Indiana University Northwest
Coming of Age: Writing, Publishing, and Adolescence in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Frances Hagemann
Independent Scholar
What Led to the Downfall of Ely S. Parker as Commissioner of Indian Affairs?

Justin Hastings
Loyola University Chicago
Text and Paratext in Piers Plowman

Ben Johnson
Loyola University Chicago
A Specter Haunting American Democracy: A History of Latina/os and Liberalism

Thomas Kernan
Roosevelt University
The Great Emancipator/The Great Commoner: Music, Memory, and the Changing Lincoln Repertoire

Robert Ketterer
The University of Iowa
Italian Baroque Opera and Near Eastern History, 1650-1830

Anne Koenig
Independent Scholar
Flesh and Blood: The Body and Popular Health in Late Medieval Germany

Ann Kuzdale
Chicago State University
Patristic Authority in Early Modern Opera Omnia Collections

Angela Latham
Governors State University
Alice Gerstenberg

Julia Lieblich
DePaul University
Weaving Some Mystery

Debra Mancoff
Independent Scholar
Victorian Fashion Culture through the Lens of the Arts

Andrew Mattison
University of Toledo
Lament for the Measures: Renaissance Literary Forms and the Reading Stranger

Rowena McClinton
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
The John Howard Papers, Volumes 7-14

Christopher McKee
Grinnell College
Ungentle Goodnights: Life in a Home for Elderly Naval Sailors and Marines

Stuart McManus
University of Chicago
Empire of Eloquence: Propaganda, Politics and Iberian Global Expansion

Omar McRoberts
University of Chicago
Black Public Religion and Social Welfare Policy: Influences of the State on Churches from the New Deal through Welfare Reform

Walter Melion
Emory University
Quid est sacramentum?: On the Visual Representation of Sacred Mysteries in the Low Countries, 1500-1700

Eva Mendieta
Indiana University Northwest
Language, Power, and Identity in Early Modern Spain

Francesca Morgan
Northeastern Illinois University
Nation of Descendants: Genealogy and the Self in U.S. History

Peter Nekola
Luther College
The Atlas as a Way of Thinking

Brian O’Camb
Indiana University Northwest
Scribes, Proverbs, and the Making of Early English Poetry

Sheryl Reiss
Independent Scholar
A Portrait of a Medici Maecenas: Giulio de’ Medici (Pope Clement VII) as Patron of Art

Xuefei Ren
Michigan State University
Urban Governance and Citizen Rights in China and India: Housing, Land, and Air

Kyle Roberts
Loyola University Chicago
A New Library for a New City: Uncovering the Origins of the St. Ignatius College Library

Diana Robin
University of New Mexico
Filelfo’s Women: Literary Portraits from the Italian Renaissance Courts

Alicia Schatteman
Northern Illinois University
The Not so Common Life: The Enduring Legacy of Lea Demarest Taylor and the Chicago Commons Settlement House

Elizabeth Shermer
Loyola University Chicago
Businnes of Education and Indentured Students

Jeffrey Sklansky
University of Illinois at Chicago
Revolutionary Gifts: Endowments, Estates, and Offices in Early America

Susan Sleeper-Smith
Michigan State University
Hands Off My War Bonnet: How European Museums Acquired Indigenous Objects

David Spatz
Independent Scholar
Roads to Postwar Urbanism: Expressway Building and the Transformation of Metropolitan Chicago

Richard Squibbs
DePaul University
Picaresque Fictions of Enlightenment

Jane Stevens
Illinois State Museum
Footprints Left Behind: Artists Inspired by History

Andrew Trees
Roosevelt University
Forgotten Founders: Six lost stories that changed America

Nick Valvo
City Colleges of Chicago
The Parish of Parnassus

Mara Wade
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Early Modern Intellectual Networks: Emblems as Open Sources

Jack Weiner
Northern Illinois University
The Spanish Composer Manuel de Falla and his Father Confessor

Samuel H. Williamson
Miami University and MeasuringWorth
Pennsylvania Railroads Pensions 1900-1920

James Zychowicz
A-R Editions, Inc.
Reassessing Mahler: The Composer and His Publishers