Past Fellows

Complete list available: Davis Center Fellows 1969-2018 (pdf)


Most recent fellows

Giovanni Ceccarelli, Università di Parma
"Risk, Culture, and Business in Renaissance Florence"
Fall
2016-2017
Jacco Dieleman, University of California, Los Angeles
"Risk and Fortune in Ancient Textual Amulets"
Spring
2016-2017
Shennette Garrett-Scott, University of Mississippi
"Invincible Daughters of Commerce: The Independent Order of St. Luke and Black Women in Finance, 1900-1940s"
Year
2016-2017
Pablo F. Gómez, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Risky Bodies: Quantification, Fungibility, and Slave Trade in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic"
Spring
2016-2017
Caley Horan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Actuarial Age: Insurance and the Emergence of Neoliberalism in the Post-WWII United States"
Year
2016-2017
Vanessa Ogle, University of Pennsylvania
"Archipelago Capitalism: The Shadow Political Economy, 1920s-1980s"
Year
2016-2017
Carl Wennerlind, Columbia University
"Atlantis Restored: Political Economy during Sweden's Age of Greatness"
Year
2016-2017
Susan Carruthers, Rutgers University-Newark
"The Good Occupation: Americans as Victors after the Second World War"
Fall
2015-2016
Pierre Fuller, University of Manchester
"Humanitarian Purges: Revolutionary Memory and Northwest China's Great Gansu Earthquake of 1920"
Year
2015-2016
Jochen Hellbeck, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
"Moral Tales and Political Reckonings: Soviet Survivors of Nazi Occupation and Their Audiences (1943-1945)"
Spring
2015-2016
Marie Kelleher, California State University, Long Beach
"The Hungry City: Food, Famine, and a Year in the Life of Medieval Barcelona"
Year
2015-2016
Emma Kuby, Northern Illinois University
"The Expert Witnesses: State Violence, Survivors, and the Anti-Concentration Camp Movement in Postwar Europe"
Fall
2015-2016
Arnaud Orain, University of Paris-8
"Repressing, Defusing, and Conjuring the Disasters at the End of Louis XIV's Reign: The Wild Hope of John Law's System (1717-1720)"
Year
2015-2016
Yael A. Sternhell, Tel Aviv University
"The Afterlives of the Confederate Archive, 1865-1901"
Spring
2015-2016
Nicole Archambeau, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Souls under Siege: Surviving Plague, War, and Doubt in Fourteenth-Century Provence"
Fall
2014-2015
Pamela Ballinger, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Forgotten Refugees: Decolonization, Displaced Persons, and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1960"
Year
2014-2015
David Barnes, University of Pennsylvania
"Lazaretto Ghosts: Remembered Trauma and the Meanings of Quarantine in the Nineteenth-Century City"
Spring
2014-2015
Jennifer Foray, Purdue University
"Imperial Aftershocks: The Legacies of Decolonization in the Netherlands"
Fall
2014-2015
Pierre Force, Columbia University
"Wealth and Disaster: Atlantic Migrations from a Pyrenean Town in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries"
Year
2014-2015
Atina Grossmann, Cooper Union
"Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue in Soviet Central Asia, Iran, and India"
Spring
2014-2015
Rebecca Nedostup, Brown University
"Living and Dying in the Long War: China and Taiwan, 1937-1959"
Year
2014-2015
Simeon Evstatiev, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski
"Belief and Unbelief in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth- Century Ottoman Empire: The Qāḍīzādeli Movement and Its Spread"
Year
2013-2014
Brandi Hughes, University of Michigan
"At the Cross: Redeeming Emancipation in the Mission Fields of African America"
Year
2013-2014
Benedict Kiernan, Yale University
"Land, Culture, Belief and Unbelief in Early Modern and Modern Cambodia"
Spring
2013-2014
Kate Luongo, Northeastern University
"Border-Crossing Beliefs: African Witchcraft in the Global Arena of Asylum"
Spring
2013-2014
Stefania Pastore, Pisa University
"Too Many Truths: Spain, the Medieval Heritage, and the Rise of Doubt"
Fall
2013-2014
Caterina Pizzigoni, Columbia University
"Special Dwellers: Saints and People in the Mexican Household, 1600-1800"
Year
2013-2014
Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock, Wesleyan University
"'A Sacred Space is Never Empty': Scientific Atheism, Socialist Rituals, and the Soviet Way of Life, 1954-1991"
Fall
2013-2014