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.


Dissertation Fellowships

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.


Short-term Fellowships

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.

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