Visiting Fellows

We are pleased to announce the Davis Center Fellows for 2016-17 under the topic of Risk and Fortune:

Robert Aronowitz, University of Pennsylvania
“Medical Efficacy in a Highly Intervened-in World”
Fall
2017-2018
Monica Azzolini, University of Edinburgh
“Trembling Earth and Burning Mountains: Responses to Environmental Risk in Early Modern Italy (ca. 1500-1750)”
Fall
2017-2018
William Deringer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Discounting: A History of the Modern Future (In One Calculation)"
Year
2017-2018
Esther Eidinow, University of Nottingham
“Social, Religious and Environmental Risk in Ancient Greek Myth Narratives”
Spring
2017-2018
Jeffrey Freedman, Yeshiva University
“Controlling Risk, Generating Fear: Policing, Medicine and the State in Old Regime France”
Fall
2017-2018
Bryna Goodman, University of Oregon
“Finance and the New Chinese Republic Risk, Rationality, and Rights”
Spring
2017-2018
Mae Ngai, Columbia University
“The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics, 1849-1910”
Spring
2017-2018
Laurie Wood, Florida State University
“Risks & Realities: Death and Credit in the French Tropics”
Year
2017-2018