Announcing the 2018-19 Davis Center Fellows and Postdocs

April 03, 2018

Law & Legalities

Davis Center Fellows for 2018-19: Law and Legalities

We are happy to announce next year's Davis Center fellows on the theme Law & Legalities.

Tatiana Borisova
National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg
Imperial Russian law and violence

Tom Johnson
University of York (UK)
Law in medieval England

Lena Salaymeh
Tel Aviv Law School
Islamic law and secularization

Franziska Seraphim
Boston College
Japan & Germany, prosecution of war crimes

Mitra Sharafi
University of Wisconsin Law School
Forensics in 19th- and 20th-century colonial India

Elizabeth Thornberry
Johns Hopkins University
Colonial law in 19th- and 20th-century South Africa

Barbara Welke
University of Minnesota
US injury law


In addition, we welcome two postdoctoral fellows on the sub-theme of “Law & Difference”:

George Aumoithe
Ph.D. Columbia University, 2018
20th-century public health law and administration, race, and sexuality

Jonathan Connolly
Ph.D./J.D. Stanford, 2017
19th-century emancipation law and indentured labor migration in the British Empire


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