Davis Center Fellows and Postdoc, Fall 2019

October 01, 2019
Davis Center Fellows Fall 2019: From left to right: George Aumoithe, Debjani Bhattacharyya, Stuart McManus, Benjamin Nathans, Judith Surkis, and Karl Ubl.

Davis Center Fellows for 2019-20: Law and Legalities

We are happy to announce the Fall Davis Center fellows on the theme Law & Legalities.

Debjani Bhattacharyya
Drexel University
Law and climate science in South Asia

Stuart McManus
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Slave law in the early modern Iberian world

Benjamin Nathans
University of Pennsylvania
A history of the Soviet dissident movement

Judith Surkis
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Children, development, and international law in decolonization

Karl Ubl
University of Cologne
Punishment in the Carolingian Empire

In addition, our postdoctoral fellow George Aumoithe will continue a second year in our program. This spring he was awarded a Career Enhancement Adjunct Faculty Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Jonathan Connolly, our other postdoctoral fellow, will spend next year clerking for Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. In fall 2020, he will become Assistant Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


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