Winterthur Research Fellows
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
Laura Turner Igoe, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ; American art history; “Art and Ecology in the Early Republic”; February 1-May 31, 2016.
Andrea Pappas, Associate Professor of Art History, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; American art; “Embroidering the Landscape in Early America”; August 15-December 15, 2015.
Nicole Belolan, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; History of American Civilization; “Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861;” August 2015; June-August, 2016.
Diana Greenwald, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; Economic & Social History; “Distinction and Development: Economic and Social Determinants of Artistic Taste in the United States, 1830-1880;” September-December 2015.
Elizabeth Keslacy, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Michigan, Institute for the Humanities, Ann Arbor, MI; Architectural history/theory, museology, history of ideas in architecture; “A New Kind of Design: The Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (1896-1976);” August 1-November 30, 2015.
Katherine Miller, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; American Architectural History; “Ammi B. Young and the U. S. Office of the Supervising Architect, 1852-62;” January-June, 2016.
Mary C. Beaudry, Professor of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Gastronomy, Boston University, Boston, MA; Historical archaeology, material culture studies, food & foodways; “Gastronomical Archaeology: Food, Materiality, and the Aesthetics of Dining,” May 2016.
Carla Cevasco, Ph.D Candidate, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; American Studies; “Feast, Fast, and Flesh: The Violence of Hunger in Colonial New England and New France,” November 29, 2015-January 6, 2016.
Ben Davidson, Ph.D. Candidate, New York University, New York, NY; United States History; “Freedom’s Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation,” July 26-August 22, 2015.
Lynn Edgar, Independent Researcher, Glenmont, NY; Eighteenth-Century Children’s Clothing; “Bespoke Children’s Clothing: Evidence of Children’s Clothing in 18th Century Tailor’s Daybooks,” July 5-17, September 20-26, and spring 2016.
Jeannine Falino, Adjunct Curator, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY; American decorative arts, colonial to contemporary; “Gilded Age in America,” August, 2015.
Katrina E. Greene, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Delaware, Newark DE; Art History; “Modern American Intermediality, 1880-1930: Painting, Etching, Photography, Sculpture, Textiles,” July 15-August 30, 2015.
Kerry Hackett, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire, United Kingdom; Department of Health; “Shaker medicine in New York State: 1815-1860,” October 2015.
Amy E. Hughes, Associate Professor and Deputy Chair for Graduate Studies, Brooklyn College, City University New York, Brooklyn, NY; Department of Theatre, Theatre History and Criticism; “An Actor’s Tale: Theater, Culture, and Everyday Life in Nineteenth-Century America,” July 2016.
Rebecca J. Keyel, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; Design Studies; “Knitting for Victory: Women’s Volunteerism in the World Wars,” September 2015.
Michael “Mookie” Kideckel, Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University, New York, NY; History; “When Food Became Natural: Industrial Food Culture and the Marketing of Reform,” October 2015.
Cecilia Macheski, Professor Emerita, LaGuardia Community College, The City University of New York; English; “Transporting Venice: Americans Abroad 1865-1940,” September 2015.
Thomas Luke Manget, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Environmental History, Appalachian History; “Root Diggers and Herb Gatherers: An Environmental History of the Botanical Drug Industry in the United States,” May 2016.
Chantal Meslin-Perrier, Conservateur Général du Patrimoine, Chercheur associé à l’INHA, Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris, France; European decorative arts, and the arts of the table; “The Art of Dining in the United States from the 17th Century up to 1936,” October 6 – November 14, 2015.
Michael Nix, Independent Researcher, Norwich, United Kingdom; “Norwich textiles and the transatlantic trade with North America, 1750–1820,” April 2016.
Laura Ping, Ph.D. Candidate, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY; American history; “Throwing off ‘the Drapery:’ Women and the Bloomer Costume, 1820- 1900,” June 2015.
Laura Soderberg, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; English Literature; “Vicious Infants: Antisocial Childhoods and the Politics of Population in the Antebellum United States,” May 2016.
Sarah Templier, Ph.D. Candidate, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD; History, Eighteenth-century American and Atlantic History; “Between Merchants, Shopkeepers, Tailors and Thieves: Circulating and Consuming Clothes, Textiles and Fashion in Eighteenth-Century North America,” September 2015.
Margaret A. Toth, Associate Professor of English, Manhattan College, Bronx, NY; U.S. Literature and Material Culture, “Bric-a-brac and Textiles: Consumer Orientalism at the Turn into the Twentieth Century,” April 2016.
Amy C. Wallace, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Art, History of Art; “Towards a Unity of the Arts and Life: Artistic Communities in the United States, 1870–1930,” June 2016.
Katherine Wheeler, Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Miami School of Architecture, Coral Gables, FL; Architectural History of the 19th and 20th centuries with specialty in architectural drawings and architectural practice; “Graphic Intercessors: The Architectural Working Drawing,” June 1-16, 2016.
Edward E. Wise III, Independent Scholar, Taos, NM; “The Maverick’s Maverick: Hervey White and the Spirit of Woodstock,” July 19-August 8, 2015.
Winterthur Research Fellows
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships
John Lardas Modern, Franklin & Marshall College. "Haunted Modernity: or, the Metaphysics of Secularism in Antebellum America"
Roderick McDonald, Rider University. “The Ethnography and Pornography of Slavery: Dr. Jonathan Troup’s Journal of Dominica, 1789-1791”
Jennifer Black, University of Southern California, “Branding Trust: Advertising, Legitimacy, and Trademarks in US Popular Culture, 1876-1930”
Jennifer Egloff, New York University, “Popular Numeracy in Early Modern England and British North America”
Matthew Bailey, Washington University in St. Louis, “Materiality in American Painting”
Alice Barnaby, University of Exeter (UK), “Cultural Practices of Illumination, 1780-1840”
Christina Bisulca, University of Arizona, “Reconstructing a Lost N. C. Wyeth Illustration”
Michael Block, University of Southern California, “New England Merchants, the China Trade, and the Origins of California“
Jennifer Carlquist, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Program, “The Antiquarian Career of J. A. Lloyd Hyde: Americana Business as Pleasure”
Laurie Churchman, University of Pennsylvania, “The Art and Craft of Sign Painting”
Robert P. Emlen, Brown University, “Picturing the Shakers: Illustrating Shaker Life in the Popular Press of Nineteenth-Century America”
Ernest Freeberg, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, “Incandescent America: A Cultural History of the Light Bulb”
Christian Goodwillie, Hamilton College Library, “Hancock Shaker Village Guidebook and Isaac Newton Young’s ‘Concise View’”
Margaret K. Hofer, The New-York Historical Society, “Silver at The New-York Historical Society”
Abigail Lundelius, University of South Carolina, “Shall We Gather at the Table?”
Aaron McCullough, Michigan State University, American Studies Program, “Masculine Interiors and Transnational Commodities, 1880-1920”
Tanya Pohrt, University of Delaware, “Touring Pictures: The Exhibition of American History Paintings in the Early Republic”
Kate Smith, University of Warwick (UK), “Eighteenth-Century British Ceramics Industry – Ideas of Skill and Workmanship”
Arden Stern, University of California, Irvine, “Slanted, Shredded, and Simulated: A Cultural History of the Unruly Typeface”
Joseph Stubenrauch, University of Indiana, “Faith in Goods: Evangelicalism, Materiality, and Consumer Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain”
Anne Verplanck, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, “The Graphic Arts in Philadelphia, 1780-1880”
Winterthur Research Fellows
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships
Martin Brückner, University of Delaware, “The Social Life of Maps in North America, 1690-1860”
Chloe Wigston Smith, University of Georgia, “Practical Habits: Clothes, Gender, and the History of the Novel”
Arthur McLendon, University of Virginia, “Ye Living Building: Spirit, Space, and Ritual Encounter in Shaker Architecture”
Julia A. Sienkewicz, University of Illinois, “Citizenship by Design: the Creation of Identity through Art, Architecture and Landscape in the Early Republic”
Janneken Smucker, University of Delaware, “From Rags to Riches: Amish Quilts and the Crafting of Value”
Anne Anderson, Exeter University, “'Chinamania': American Collectors of Antique Ceramics, c. 1880-1930"
Laura Beach, Independent Scholar,“A Genius for the True and the Beautiful: Merchant Visionaries who Bought, Sold, and Saved America’s Past”
George W. Boudreau, Penn State University, “The Surest Foundation of Happiness: ‘Useful Knowledge,’ the Enlightenment, and the Cultural Transformation of Philadelphia”
David Brown, The College of William and Mary, “Time, Space, and Movement: The Manor House and Gardens of Fairfield Plantation, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1694-1787”
Sarah Carter, Harvard University, “A Basket, A Needle, A Penknife: Object Lessons in Nineteenth-Century American Material and Visual Culture”
Elise Ciregna, University of Delaware, “Ornamental Marble in America, 1750-1880”
Mary Bryan Curd, Harrison Middleton University, “Facing Death: Portraits and Mourning Ritual in America, 1775-1850”
Catherine Holochwost, University of Delaware, “Landscape as Machine: Vision and Imagination in Nineteenth-Century American Painting”
Louisa Iarocci, University of Washington, “Spaces of Selling: the Commercial City, the Mercantile House and the Department Store”
Jeffrey Kaja, University of Michigan, “Transportation in Early Pennsylvania, 1675-1800”
Kimberly Kay Lamm, Pratt Institute, “Portraying, Displaying, and Disciplining the Girl in Nineteenth Century America”
Carol Matthews, United States Naval Academy, “From the Heart of Mother Ann: Philemon Stewart’s Search for Obedience”
Cynthia Patterson, University of South Florida-Lakeland, “Exclusively from Original Designs: The Philadelphia Pictorials and the Graphic Arts”
Charlotte Rodabaugh, West Virginia University, “Ambitious Brotherhood: Yankee Masculinity and the American Frontier”
Teagan Schweitzer, University of Pennsylvania, “Philadelphia Foodways ca.1750-1850: An Historical Archaeology of Cuisine”
Akiko Shimbo, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, “Patterns and Identities: Furniture Makers, Consumers, and the Design Process in England and America, c1750-1850”
Nancy Siegel, Juniata College, “To Elevate the Mind: Female Instruction, Women Artists, and the Hudson River School”
Kelly Sisson, University of Michigan, “King Corn in American Culture, 1862-1936”
Kevin Sweeney, Amherst College, “Guns in Early American Cultures: The Use and Possession of Firearms in America, 1620-1820”
Megan Walsh, Temple University, “Inconspicuous Consumption: Objects, Publics, and Visible Patriotism in Early American Literature, 1771-1798”