Publication Date

April 11, 2014

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The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) recently announced the 2013-14 ACLS Fellowship winners. A total of 65 fellowships were awarded to faculty and independent scholars of all ranks. The ACLS Fellowships provide salary replacements to allow scholars to research and write full time.ACLS_Logo

Among the list of winners are fifteen AHA Members. Posted below is a list of AHA winners, and project titles. For a complete list of recipients, click here.


Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

(Assistant Professor of History, University of Chicago)

The British Origins of the Anthropocene: Coal, Climate, and Deep Time, 1784-1884

Jean M. Allman

(Professor of History, Washington University in St. Louis)
An Intimate History of the African Revolution: Kwame Nkrumah and the Women in Question

Monica Black

(Associate Professor of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Evil after Nazism: Miracles, Medicine, and Moral Authority in West Germany

Deborah R. Coen

(Associate Professor of History, Barnard College)
Dynamic Empire: Climate and Circulation in Late Imperial Austria

Cynthia Radding

(Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Bountiful Deserts and Imperial Shadows. Seeds of Knowledge and Corridors of Migration in Northern New Spain

Heather L. Ferguson

(Assistant Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College)
The Proper Order of Things: Language, Power, and Law in Ottoman Administrative Discourses

Caitlin A. Fitz

(Assistant Professor of History, Northwestern University)
Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions

Brenna W. Greer

(Assistant Professor of History, Wellesley College)
Image Rights: Black Representation Politics and Civil Rights Work in the Postwar United States

Lillian Guerra

(Professor of History, University of Florida)
Making Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1959

John Watkins

(Professor of English, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Premodern Marriage Diplomacy: A Cultural History

Faith C. Hillis

(Assistant Professor of History, University of Chicago)
Europe’s Russian Colonies: Community, Politics, and Modernity Across Borders

Judith Weisenfeld

(Professor of Religion, Princeton University)
Apostles of Race: Religion and Black Racial Identity in the Urban North, 1920-1950

Francine R. Hirsch

(Associate Professor of History, University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A Cold War Story

Kirsten Weld

(Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University)
The Long Spanish Civil War in Latin America

James H. Johnson

(Professor of History, Boston University)
Masks and Modern Consciousness

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