Announcing the 2017-18 Davis Center Fellows

April 03, 2017
Risk and Fortune, Davis Center Theme 2016-18

Davis Center Fellows for 2017-18: Risk and Fortune

We are happy to announce next year's Davis Center fellows on the theme Risk and Fortune.

Robert Aronowitz, University of Pennsylvania
“Medical Efficacy in a Highly Intervened-in World”
Fall term

Monica Azzolini, University of Edinburgh
“Trembling Earth and Burning Mountains: Responses to Environmental Risk in Early Modern Italy (ca. 1500-1750)”
Fall term

William Deringer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Discounting: A History of the Modern Future (In One Calculation)"

Esther Eidinow, University of Bristol
“Social, Religious and Environmental Risk in Ancient Greek Myth Narratives”
Spring term

Jeffrey Freedman, Yeshiva University
“Controlling Risk, Generating Fear: Policing, Medicine and the State in Old Regime France”
Fall term

Bryna Goodman, University of Oregon
“Finance and the New Chinese Republic Risk, Rationality, and Rights”
Spring term

Mae Ngai, Columbia University
“The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics, 1849-1910”
Spring term

Laurie Wood, Florida State University
“Risks & Realities: Death and Credit in the French Tropics”

Angela N. H. Creager
Thomas M. Siebel Professor in the History of Science
Director, 2016–2020