Director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Center
125 Dickinson Hall
Manager, Shelby Cullom Davis Center
G-13 Dickinson Hall
Executive Secretary, Shelby Cullom Davis Center
205 Dickinson Hall

… the Davis Center fellowship struck the perfect balance between intellectual stimulation and fellowship, on the one hand, and the peace and quiet to think and write, whether in my exceptionally well set-up office or in the remarkable Firestone library.”

Polly Jones, Davis Fellow 2011-12, University of Oxford. Read more.


During the academic years 2020-22, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies will focus on the topic of “Revolutionary Change.”

Fellowships are awarded to employed scholars who are expected to return to their position. Verification of employment and salary will be requested prior to approval by the Dean of the Faculty. PhD required. To apply for a visiting position, please visit our Fellowship Information page. The deadline for receipt of applications and letters of recommendation for fellowships for 2020/2021 is December 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST. Applicants must apply online and submit a CV, cover letter, research proposal, abstract of proposal, and contact information for three references.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applications for 2020/21 fellowships are due December 1, 2019.

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