Publication Date

June 8, 2010

Perspectives Section


The American Council of Learned Societies recently announced the winners of its 2010 fellowship competition. Over $15 million was awarded to more than 380 scholars, including many historians. ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences. The complete list of winners is available on the ACLS web site. Among the winners are the following historians:

ACLS Fellowships: Karl Appuhn (NYU); Thomas W. Barton (San Diego); Emily Kay Berquist (California State, Long Beach); Lisa M. Bitel (Southern California); Emily J. Clark (Tulane); Andrew Wender Cohen (Syracuse); James N. Green (Brown); Ruth Mazo Karras (Minnesota, Twin Cities); Emilio Kouri (Chicago); Catherine Kudlick (California, Davis); Kathryn A. Miller (Stanford); Marissa J. Moorman (Indiana); James Oakes (Grad. Center, CUNY); Gregory E. O’Malley (California, Santa Cruz); Susannah Ruth Ottaway (Carleton Coll.); Pablo Piccato (Columbia); Michael Printy (independent scholar); Sarah Shields (North Carolina); and Kevin R. Uhalde (Ohio).

Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships: Erica F. Brindley (Pennsylvania State); Brian DeLay (California, Berkeley); Katherine C. Engel (Texas A&M); Kate Masur (Northwestern); Martin Nesvig (Miami); and Ekaterina Pravilova (Princeton).

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars: Rita C-K Chin (Michigan); Denise Z. Davison (Georgia State); Lauren H. Derby (UCLA); Caroline Elkins (Harvard); David C. Engerman (Brandeis); and Brodwyn M. Fischer (Northwestern).

ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships: S. Max Edelson (Virginia) and Abigail Firey (Kentucky).

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships: Michael Nylan (California, Berkeley) and Griet Vankeerberghen (McGill) for “Chang’an 26 BCE, from dreams to drains;” Brett Rushforth (William and Mary) and Christopher G. Hodson (Brigham Young) for “Discovering Empire: France and the Atlantic World from the Age of Columbus to the Rise of Napoleon;” Cyrus C.M. Moody (Rice) and Patrick McCray (California, Santa Barbara) for “Micro-Histories and Nano-Futures: The Co-Production of Miniaturization and Futurism;” and Wendy Z. Goldman (Carnegie Mellon) and Donald A. Filtzer (East London) for “The Soviet Home Front: Work, Life, and Loyalty during World War II.”

ACLS New Faculty Fellows: Nicole Archambeau; Michelle Armstrong-Partida; Mary Ashburn Miller; Jefferson Decker; Jonathan Herzog; Gale L. Kenny; Valeria Manzano; Joshua Paddison; Jamie L. Pietruska; Michal Shapira; Zoe Todd; Andrew T. Urban; Molly Warnock; and Adina Yoffie.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowship Program Dissertation Completion Fellowships: Rachel Appelbaum; Sinem Arcak; Michitake Aso; Erin Claire Cage; William Cavert; Giuliana Chamedes; Ellery Elisabeth Foutch; Mayhill C. Fowler; Richard J. Guy; Angela S. Hawk; Toshihiro Higuchi; Lauren Hirshberg; Maile S. Hutterer; Alexander L. Kaye; Beth Lew-Williams; Jonathan M. Livengood; Noah Millstone; Michael Joseph Mulvey; Nathan Perl-Rosenthal; Justin James Pope; William Joseph Rankin; Strother E. Roberts; Erik Rattazzi Scott; Augustine Sedgewick; Elizabeth Thornberry; Gleb Tsipursky; Mari K. Webel; Bess Williamson; and Hsiao-pei Yen.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships for Recent Doctoral Recipients: Richard Patrick Anderson (Columbia); Sarah Isabel Cameron (Yale); Alex Csiszar (Harvard); Meghan C. Doherty (Wisconsin, Madison); Pablo F. Gomez (Vanderbilt); Katie Hornstein (Michigan); Julilly Kohler-Hausmann (Illinois); Peter Polak-Springer (Rutgers); Jacob Aaron Carliner Remes (Duke); Caroline Emily Shaw (California, Berkeley); and Elizabeth S. Todd-Breland (Chicago).

Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art: Matthew K. Bailey (Washington); Amanda Douberley (Texas, Austin); Jason Goldman (Southern California); Edwin Rein Harvey (California, Berkeley); Catherine Reed Holochwost (Delaware); Lauren Jacks Gamble (Yale); Rebecca E. Keegan (Duke); Edward M. Puchner (Indiana); and Katherine Elizabeth Roeder (Delaware).

Henry Luce/ACLS Grantees in East and Southeast Asian Archaeology and Early History: Guolong Lai (Florida).

American Research in the Humanities in China Fellows: Siyen Fei (Pennsylvania); Xun Liu (Rutgers, New Brunswick); and Mark S. Swislocki (Brown).

East European Studies Programs Fellows and Grantees: Madigan Andrea Fichter (NYU); Edin Hajdarpasic (Loyola, Chicago); Jennifer L. Marlow (Michigan State); Katharina Matro (Stanford); Michael Liddon Meng (Davidson); Thomas Ort (North Carolina State); Daniel Perez (Stanford); Michael Benjamin Thorne (Indiana); and Alexandra Rohde Tipei (Indiana).

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