Past Fellows

2015 to 2016

  • David Ceccarelli

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Between Cope and Osborn: the Role of the American Biological Discourse on the Public Debate on Evolution

  • Wendy Gonaver

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    The Peculiar Institution: Race, Gender, and Religion in the Making of Modern Psychiatry

  • Phillip Honenberger

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Fellow in Residence

    The Philosophy of Biology in North America, 1959-2009: Disciplinary Symbioses, Constitutive Tensions, and Branching Lineages

  • Lawrence Kessler

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Planter’s Paradise: Agriculture, Ecology, and Science in Hawaiʻi’s Sugarcane Plantations, 1778-1920

  • Tamara Kneese

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Digital Afterlives: Patterning Posterity Through Networked Remains

  • Tess Lanzarotta

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    A Lab at the Top of the World: Circumpolar Health and Indigenous Politics in Cold War Alaska

  • Jongmin Lee

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Rayon: Poisoned History of Empowerment

  • Shana Lopes

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    “The fraternity throughout the world”: American and German Photography, Interactions from 1840 to 1890

  • Joseph Malherek

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

    From Bauhaus to Maxwell House: Continental Design and Social Science as Technologies of Consumer Engineering in Twentieth-Century America

  • Julia Mansfield

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Fellow in Residence

    The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805

  • Alexander Moffett

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    The Circulation of Medical Knowledge: Collective Investigation, 1860-1920

  • Lisa Ruth Rand

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Orbital Decay: Space Junk and the Environmental History of Earth’s Borderlands, 1957-1985

  • Miriam Rich

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Monstrous Childbirth: Concepts of Race and Defective Reproduction in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Science, Medicine, and Law

  • James Risk

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Coastal Identities: Science, Technology, Commerce, and the State in American Seaports, 1790 - 1860

  • Carolyn Roberts

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Surgeon, Fetish Woman, Apothecary, Slave: The Medical Culture, Labor, and Economy of the British Slave Trade, 1680-1807

  • Whitney Robles

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Gathering the Animals: Natural History in America to 1815

  • Maxwell Rogoski

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Surface and Self: Science and the Social Economy of Skin in the Twentieth Century

  • Sarah Sussman

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Divining a Usable Past: Psychical Research and the High-Culture Novel, 1880-1940

  • Dora Vargha

    [field_affiliation]

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Road to Eradication: Global Polio Vaccine Testing in the Cold War

2014 to 2015

  • Nicole Belolan

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861

  • Amanda Casper

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Home Alteration in Industrial Philadelphia, 1865 to 1925

  • Cara Fallon

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    One Hundred Years of Health: Changing Expectations for Aging Well in 20th Century America

  • Abraham Gibson

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    In Search of the Social Impulse: Science and Conciliation during the Interwar Years, 1919-1939

  • Abigail Glogower

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Lives of the Copyists: Replicating Subjects in Antebellum American Print Culture 1820-1860

  • Heidi Hausse

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Life and Limb: Technology, Surgery, and Bodily Loss in Early Modern Germany

  • Phillip Honenberger

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Fellow in Residence

    The Philosophy of Biology in North America, 1959-2009: Disciplinary Symbioses, Constitutive Tensions, and Branching Lineages

  • Julia Mansfield

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Fellow in Residence

    The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805

  • Jonson Miller

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Engineers as Servant-Leaders of the Old South: The Southern Military Schools and the Foundation of the New South

  • Sarah Naramore

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    The Last Great System: Benjamin Rush's Physiological Worldview

  • Elizabeth Searcy

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    The Unconscious Mind in America, 1880-1917

  • Jeannie Shinozuka

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Biotic Borderlands: Constituting Race in Transnational Public Health and Agriculture, 1880-1945

  • Roberto Chauca Tapia

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Science in the Jungle: The Missionary Mapping and National Imagining of Western Amazonia

  • Christopher Willoughby

    [field_affiliation]

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Treating the Black Body: Race and Medicine in American Culture, 1800-1861

2013 to 2014

  • Kathleen Brian

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Morbid Propensities: Suicide, Sympathy, and the Making of the Eugenic Public, 1843-1903

  • Sarah Chesney

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    The Fruit of Their Labors: Exploring William Hamilton's Greenhouse Complex and the Rise of American Botany in Early Federal Philadelphia

  • Erin Corrales-Diaz

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Remembering the Veteran: Disability, Trauma, and the American Civil War, 1861-1915

  • Elisabeth Berry Drago

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Thomas Wijck’s Painted Alchemists at the Intersection of Art, Science and Practice

  • Emily Handlin

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Moving Beyond Vision: Eadweard Muybridge in Philadelphia

  • Kathryn Irving

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    The American Idiot Schools: Disability and Segregation in the Nineteenth Century

  • Jason Kauffman

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Terra Desconhecida: Nature, Knowledge, and Society in the Pantanal Wetlands of Brazil and Bolivia

  • Joel Klein

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Chymistry, Corpuscularism, and Controversy: The Ideas and Influence of Daniel Sennert (1572-1637)

  • Jessica Linker

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    "It is my wish to behold Ladies among my hearers": Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860

  • Julia Mansfield

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805

  • Teasel Muir-Harmony

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    The Space Race and American Public Diplomacy

  • Rebecca Onion

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Dark Futures: Environmental Catastrophes and American Childhood in the 1970s

  • Donald Opitz

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Cross-Atlantic Fertilizations: Women’s Horticultural Education at Ambler, Pennsylvania

  • James Poskett

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Printing skulls: the transatlantic publication and reception of Crania Americana (1839)

  • Kristen Ann Woytonik

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    A Healthy Independence: The Politics, Science, and Business of Healthcare in Early Republic Philadelphia

  • Brandon Zimmerman

    [field_affiliation]

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    An Empire of Skulls: The History of The Samuel George Morton Cranial Collection and Scientific Collecting Practices in 19th Century Philadelphia.

2012 to 2013

  • Jeremy Blatter

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Psychotechnics of Everyday Life: Hugo Münsterberg and the Politics of Applied Psychology, 1892-1920

  • Catherine Bonier

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Benjamin H. Latrobe's Philadelphia Waterworks: Republican Emblem and Democratic Instrument of Healthy Equilibrium

  • Jeffrey Brideau

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    A Bond Rather than a Barrier: Constructing the St. Lawrence Seaway, An Environmental History

  • Tisha Hooks

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Duct Tape and the U.S. Social Imagination

  • Laura Igoe

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Opulent City and the Sylvan State: Art and Environmental Embodiment in Early National Philadelphia

  • Lijing Jiang

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Degeneration in Miniature: Cell Death and Aging Research in the Twentieth Century

  • Katrina Jirik

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    American Institutions for the Feeble-minded from 1875 to 1920: a reinterpretation

  • Emily Merchant

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Prediction and Control: Global Population Projection in the Twentieth Century

  • Rebecca Onion

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Dark Futures: Environmental Catastrophes and American Childhood in the 1970s

  • Douglas O’Reagan

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Seizing Science and Technology: American, British, and French Efforts to Take German Technology During and Following the Second World War

  • Ann Robinson

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Creating a Symbol of Science: The Standard Periodic Table of the Elements

  • Aimee Slaughter

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Radium Therapy in America, 1898-1939

  • Simon Thode

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Sciences of Observation and their use in the development of the United States, 1770-1820

  • Jenna Tonn

    [field_affiliation]

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Show-Room and the Workshop: The Laboratory within the Natural History Museum and the Development of American Biology, 1850 – 1935

2011 to 2012

  • Katherine Arner

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Shaped by Fever, Commerce and War: American Medicine and Public Health in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions

  • Amanda Bevers

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Making Museums of Medical History

  • Susan Brandt

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Gifted Women and Skilled Practitioners: Gender and Healing Authority in the Mid-Atlantic Region, 1740-1830

  • Benjamin Breen

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Cures from New Worlds: the Portuguese Tropics and the Origins of the Global Drug Trade, 1640-1760

  • Meghan Crnic

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Salubrious Sea: Marine Hospitals, the Environment, and the Health of American Urban Children, 1870-1930

  • Claire Gherini

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of British Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800.

  • Christopher Heaney

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Andean Afterlives: the Hemispheric Circulatio n of the Pre-Columbian Dead and Peruvianist Anthropology, 1780-1948

  • Kurt MacMillan

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Hormonal Bodies: A Transregional History of Sex and Race in Constitutional Medicine, 1911-1965

  • Joseph Martin

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Solid Foundations: Structuring American Solid State Physics, 1939-1993

  • Funke Sangodeyi

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Body as Ecosystem: Good Germs and American Bodies, 1940s-1990s

  • Aelwen Wetherby

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Aid, Incorporated: American Medical Relief to China and the Development of Medical Diplomacy, 1937-1949

  • Matthew White

    [field_affiliation]

    2011 to 2012
    Research Fellow

    Public Science, Patronage, and Free Education: The Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia 1855 - 1900

2010 to 2011

  • Kuang-chi Hung

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Bridging the Disjunction: Asa Gray and the Botanical Exchanges between East Asia and North America

  • Andrew McGee

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Mainframing America: Computers, Systems, and the Transformation of U.S. Policy and Society, 1940-1985

  • Rebecca Miller

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Crafting the Two Cultures: Identifying and Educating Future Scientists and Non-Scientists in America, 1910–1970

  • Joanna Radin

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Life on Ice: Frozen Blood, Human History, and Biodiversity in a Genomic Age

  • Madhumita Saha

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    State Policy, Agricultural Research and Transformation of Indian Agriculture, With Special Reference to Basic Food Crops, 1947-1985

  • Paul Shin

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Insensible Souls: Mesmerism, Science, and the American Imagination, 1837-1860

  • Cameron Strang

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Entangled Knowledge, Expanding Nation: Local Science and the United States Empire in the Southeast Borderlands, 1763-1840

  • Dora Vargha

    [field_affiliation]

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Iron Curtain, Iron Lungs: The International Governance of Polio in the Cold War from a Hungarian Perspective

2009 to 2010

  • Carin Berkowitz

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Making British Medicine: Practice and Pedagogy in the Early Nineteenth Century

  • Andrew Berns

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Natural Science of the Biblical World in Late Renaissance Italy

  • Nicholas Best

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Lavoisier as Historian of Chemistry and Philosopher of Science

  • Nicholas Blanchard

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Domestication: The Culture of a Science in the 20th Century

  • Kara B. Clevinger

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Isolating Liberty: The Home, the Prison, and the Asylum in Antebellum Literature

  • Ellery Foutch

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Arresting Beauty: The Perfectionist Impulse in Peale's Butterflies, Heade's Hummingbirds, Blaschka's Flowers, and Sandow's Body

  • Anna Geltzer

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Epistemology in Flux: Changing Conceptions of What Counts as Clinical Evidence in 20th and 21st Century Russia

  • Abigail Schade

    [field_affiliation]

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Traditional Qanat Irrigation Technologies in Arid Environments: A Global Environmental History, with Evidence from Iran, the Western Desert of Egypt, and the Balearic Islands of Spain

2008 to 2009

  • Karin Ekholm

    [field_affiliation]

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Generation and its Problems: Harvey, Highmore and Their Contemporaries

  • Christopher Jones

    [field_affiliation]

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Energy Highways: Canals, Pipes, and Wires Transform the Mid-Atlantic Region, 1820-1930

  • Tina Kibbe

    [field_affiliation]

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Deviant Women, Toxic Bodies: Eugenics and Public Health in the United States, 1900-1950

  • Matthew Laubacher

    [field_affiliation]

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Assessing the Role of European Thought: The Culture of Collecting in 19th-Century American Natural History

  • Nicholas Spicher

    [field_affiliation]

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    A Study of the 18th-Century Use and Growth of Scientific Demonstrations in the Context of University Instruction

  • Theodore Varno

    [field_affiliation]

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    The Nature of Tomorrow: Inbreeding in Practice and Theory in the Anglo-American Context, 1860-1950

  • Damon Yarnell

    [field_affiliation]

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Motor City: Ford, Mass Production and the Industrial Ecology of Detroit, 1908-1927

2007 to 2008

  • Sarah Bridger

    [field_affiliation]

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Scientists and the Ethics of U.S. Weapons Research, 1957-1991

  • Terry M. Christensen

    [field_affiliation]

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    John Archibald Wheeler: A Study in the Pedagogy, Philosophy, and Politics of 20th Century Physics

  • Melissa J. Grafe

    [field_affiliation]

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    ‘To attendance and medicine’: Medical practice in the Chesapeake and Mid-Atlantic regions, 1769-1820

  • Eric S. Hintz

    [field_affiliation]

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Post-Heroic Generation: American Independent Inventors, 1900-1950

  • Miranda Paton

    [field_affiliation]

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Vertebrate Paleontology and the Evolutionary Synthesis