Davis Center Fellows, Fall 2017
We are pleased to announce the Davis Center Fellows for Fall 2017 under the topic of Risk and Fortune.
Robert Aronowitz, University of Pennsylvania
“Medical Efficacy in a Highly Intervened-in World”
Monica Azzolini, University of Edinburgh
“Trembling Earth and Burning Mountains: Responses to Environmental Risk in Early Modern Italy (ca. 1500-1750)”
William Deringer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Discounting: A History of the Modern Future (In One Calculation)"
Jeffrey Freedman, Yeshiva University
“Controlling Risk, Generating Fear: Policing, Medicine and the State in Old Regime France”
Laurie Wood, Florida State University
“Risks & Realities: Death and Credit in the French Tropics”