Announcing the 2020-21 Davis Center Fellows and Postdoc

March 25, 2020
Revolutionary Change

Davis Center Fellows for 2020-21: Revolutionary Change

We are happy to announce next year's Davis Center fellows on the theme Revolutionary Change.


Thomas Dodman
Assistant Professor, Department of French, Columbia University
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century France
“When Émile Went to War: A Family Romance in the Age of Revolution”

Durba Mitra
Assistant Professor, Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Harvard University
Twentieth-Century South Asia
“The Future That Was: Feminist Thought in the Decolonizing World, 1955-1995”

Massimiliano Tomba
Professor, History of Consciousness Department, University of California, Santa Cruz
Contemporary European Thought
"The Concept of Revolution"


Kate Cooper
Professor, Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
Roman Empire and Late Antiquity
“Breaking Faith: The Constantinian Religious Revolution and Its Aftermath, 306-451 C.E.”

Kirsten Weld
Professor, Department of History, Harvard University
Modern Latin America
“Ruins and Glory: The Long Spanish Civil War in Latin America”


Zara Anishanslin
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware
Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic
“London Patriots: Transatlantic Politics, Material Culture, and the American Revolution”

Cristina Soriano
Associate Professor, Department of History, Villanova University
Colonial and Revolutionary Latin America
“Imperial Ruptures: Colonial Experiments in Trinidad During the Age of Revolutions”

Postdoctoral Fellow

One year appointment, renewable for a second year

Sara Kozameh
New York University
Twentieth-Century Latin America
“Harvest of Revolution: Agrarian Reform and the Making of Revolutionary Cuba, 1958-1970”

David A. Bell
Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the Era of North Atlantic Revolutions
Director, Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, 2020-2024