Fellows' Directory

Each fellow's institutional affiliation and position at the time of the fellowship is listed. Fellows may be sorted by last name, fellowship cycle, and fellowship.

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Fellowship cycle
1972-73 | 1973-74 | 1974-75 | 1975-76 | 1976-77 | 1977-78 | 1978-79 | 1979-80 | 1980-81 | 1981-82 | 1982-83 | 1983-84 | 1984-85 | 1985-86 | 1986-87 | 1987-88 | 1988-89 | 1989-90 | 1990-91 | 1991-92 | 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 | 1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-00 | 2000-1 | 2001-2 | 2002-3 | 2003-4 | 2004-5 | 2005-6 | 2006-7 | 2007-8 | 2008-9 | 2009-10 | 2010-11 | 2011-12 | 2012-13 | 2013-14 | 2014-15 | 2015-16 | 2016-17 | 2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

AAS-NEH | AHPCS | Alstott-Morgan | Artist | ASECS | Baron | Boni | Botein | Burkhardt | Daniels | Drawn to Art | d'Héricourt | Ebeling | Haven | Hearst | Hench | Hiatt | Jaffee | K-12 | Keller | Last | Last (Artist) | Lapides | Legacy | Mellon Distinguished Scholar | NEMLA | Packer | Peterson | Reese | Schiller | Sigety |Tracy | U.S. Steel Foundation

Jay and Deborah Last Fellows

Jay and Deborah Last Fellowships are for research on American art, visual culture, or other projects that will make substantial use of graphic materials as primary sources.

Fellowship Affiliation Position Project
Anderson Anne 2014-15 Last Exeter University Ph.D. Candidate in English The Morse Collection at the American Antiquarian Society
Athens Elizabeth 2014-15 Last Yale University Ph.D. Candidate in Art History Figuring a World: William Bartram's Natural History
Barbeau Lauren 2014-15 Last Washington University in St Louis Ph.D. Candidate in English 'Worth of a Happier Domestic Fate': Domesticity as the Property of White Women
Bartlett Joshua 2018-19 Last State University of New York, Albany Ph.D. candidate in English The Many Lives of the Charter Oak
Belolan Nicole 2015-16 Last University of Delaware PhD candidate Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861
Bennett Zachary 2019-20 Last Rutgers University postdoctoral fellow in history Flowing Power: Rivers and the Remaking of Colonial New England
Beringer Alex 2018-19 Last University of Montevallo assistant professor of English Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century American Comic Strip
Bernstein Robin 2008-9 Last Harvard University assistant professor "Racial Innocence: The Uses of Childhood in U.S. Racial Formation 1852-1930."
Blandford AJ 2016-17 Last Rutgers University Ph.D. candidate Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys
Boos Lance 2018-19 Last Stony Brook University Ph.D. candidate in history The Development of a British Atlantic Musical Marketplace in the Eighteenth Century
Caison Gina 2016-17 Last Georgia State University associate professor of English Feather
Carter Sarah 2007-8 Last Harvard University PhD candidate "Object Lessons in Nineteenth-Century America"
Cheng Irene 2017-18 Last California College of Arts assistant professor The Shape of Utopia
Cohen Joanna 2007-8 Last University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate "'Millions of Luxurious Citizens': Consumption and citizenship in New York and Philadelphia, 1815-1876"
Coleman William 2015-16 Last Washington University in St. Louis Postdoctoral Fellow Domestic Bliss: The Artist and the Country House in Nineteenth-Century America
Cotlar Seth 2015-16 Last Willamette University professor When the Olden Days Were New: A Cultural History of Nostalgia in Modernizing America, 1776-1860
Duffy Kathrinne 2017-18 Last Brown University Ph.D. candidate Doctrine of the Skull: Phrenology and Public Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
Duquette Elizabeth 2018-19 Last Gettysburg College associate professor of English Napoleonic Codes: Tyranny and Ubiquity in Nineteenth-Century America
Eastman Carolyn 2008-9 Last University of Texas assistant professor "Learning to See: Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World."
Fess Paul 2016-17 Last City University of New York Graduate Center Ph.D. candidate Resonant Texts: The Politics and Practices of Nineteenth-Century African American Music and Print Culture
Frang Joanna 2007-8 Last Brandeis University PhD candidate "Becoming American on the Grand Tour, 1750-1830"
Franzino Jean 2016-17 Last Macalester College visiting assistant professor of English Freak Show Aesthetics
Freese Lauren 2018-19 Last University of South Dakota assistant professor of fine arts A Taste for Images: Depictions of Food and Eating in the American Popular Press
Fuhrer Mary 2014-15 Last independent scholar Tuberculosis and Popular Culture in New England, 1820-1840
Garrison J. 2014-15 Last University of Delaware Professor in the Winterthur Program in american Material Culture Freight and the Commercial Landscapes of the Atlantic World, 1650-1860
George Angela 2007-8 Last University of Maryland PhD candidate "The Old World: Unearthing Mesoamerican Antiquity in the Art and Culture of the United States, 1839-1893"
Gillaspie Caroline 2018-19 Last CUNY Graduate Center Ph.D. candidate in art history Fueling America: Visual Representations of Nineteenth-Century U.S. Coffee Consumption
Gitelman Lisa 2007-8 Last Catholic University associate professor "Early Photographs of Words Backwards"
Gladman Lisa 2007-08 Last Catholic Associate Professor Early Photographs of Words Backwards
Gould Sarah 2008-9 Last University of Michigan PhD candidate "Seeing American: The Visual Representation of Race in Early American Children's Literature and Games."
Green Nathaniel 2019-20 Last Northern Virginia Community College associate professor of history The Man of the People: Political Dissent and the Making of the American Presidency
Grummitt Julia 2018-19 Last Princeton University Ph.D. candidate in history The Great National Work: Visualizing Territory and Race in Nineteenth-Century North America
Guerra Douglas 2014-15 Last SUNY, Oswego Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing On the Move: Gaming Models for Literary Theory
Hazard Sonia 2017-18 Last Duke University Ph.D. candidate The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
Hernandez Melanie 2019-20 Last California State University, Fresno assistant professor of English Drawing the Border: Mexicans and Mexicanness in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Visual Culture
Holness Lucien 2018-19 Last University of Maryland, College Park Ph.D. candidate in history Between North and South, East and West: The Anti-Slavery Movement in Southwestern Pennsylvania
Hopwood Elizabeth 2017-18 Last Loyola University Chicago instructor Eating the Atlantic: Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Caribbean Tables and Texts
Hughes Jennifer 2007-8 Last Emory University PhD candidate "Telling Laughter: A Cultural History of American Humor, 1830-1900"
Johnson Donald 2019-20 Last North Dakota State University assistant professor of history Thirteen Clocks: Popular Statecraft and the Coming of American Independence
Johnston Patricia 2007-8 Last Salem State College professor "Martyrs, Riots, Nuns, and Peasants"
Jung Sandro 2018-19 Last Herzog August Library fellow A Transnational History of American Book Illustration
Katz Wendy 2008-9 Last University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor "The Politics of Art Criticism in the Penny Press, 1833-1862."
Komanecky Michael 2007-8 Last independent scholar "Carleton Watkins' Photographs of the California Missions"
Kopelson Heather 2014-15 Last University of Alabama Assistant Professor of History Idolatrous Processions: The Production of Peoples and Places in the Atlantic World
Lewis Daniel 2010-11 Last Northern Virginia Community College assistant professor The Popularity of 'Washington Crossing the Delaware' Prints in the Literary Marketplace, 1853-1861
Linker Jessica 2012-13 Last University of Connecticut PhD candidate 'It is my best wish to behold Ladies among my hearers': Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860
Lyons Maura 2014-15 Last Drake University Associate Professor of Art History Popular Depictions of the 'Natural' Body of the Union Soldier
Mansouri Leila 2014-15 Last University of CA, Berkeley Ph.D. Candidate in English Constituent Characters
Masse Isabelle 2019-20 Last McGill University Ph.D. candidate in art history Itinerant Portraitists in North America: Mobility, Practice, Transmission, 1776-1812
McAbee Leslie 2017-18 Last Univeristy of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Ph.D. candidate Exotic Animals and the American Conscience, 1840-1900
McDermott Shawna 2016-17 Last University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. candidate Reading Race: Visual Literacy in Nineteenth-Century American Children's Periodicals
Michelon Christina 2016-17 Last University of Minnesota Ph.D. candidate Interior Impressions: Printed Material in the Nineteenth-Century American Home
Miller Hilary 2014-15 Last Penn State University, Harrisburg Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies The National Road and the Expansion of American Culture, 1811-1850
Miller Rachel 2017-18 Last University of Michigan Ph.D. candidate Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern State, 1860-1910
Mintie Katherine 2015-16 Last University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Legal Lenses: Intellectual Property Laws and American Photography, 1839-1890
Morgan Jo-Ann 2007-8 Last Coastal Carolina University assistant professor "Mammies, Mulattos, and Matriarchs: African American Women in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture"
Muller Kevin 2008-9 Last University of California at Berkeley lecturer "An Undergraduate Course on Visual Culture in American Life, 1600-1900"
Murokh Dina 2019-20 Last University of Southern California Ph.D. candidate in art history ’A Sort of Picture Gallery’: The Visual Culture of Antebellum America
Nelson Megan 2008-9 Last California State University, Fullerton assistant professor "Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War."
Patterson Cynthia 2008-9 Last University of South Florida, Lakeland assistant professor "'Exclusively from Original Designs': The Philadelphia Pictorials and the Graphic Arts."
Pauwels Erin 2019-20 Last Temple University assistant professor of art history Napoleon Sarony and the Art of Living Pictures
Pottroff Christy 2016-17 Last Fordham University Ph.D. candidate The Mail Gaze: Early American Literature, Letters, and the Post Office
Ridner Judith 2017-18 Last Mississippi State University associate professor Clothing the Babel: The Material Culture of Ethnic Identity in Early America
Robles Whitney 2017-18 Last Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820
Rosen Rebecca 2019-20 Last Hollins University visiting assistant professor of English Making the Body Speak: Anatomy, Autopsy, and Testimony in Early America, 1639-1790
Roylance Patricia 2008-9 Last Syracuse University assistant professor "Eclipse of Empire."
Schneider Erika 2017-18 Last Framingham State University associate professor Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books
Schuetze Sarah 2016-17 Last University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English Calamity Howl
Sepulveda Asiel 2018-19 Last Southern Methodist University Ph.D. candidate in art history City Impressions: Lithography and Urban Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Havana
Sharifian Hesam 2017-18 Last Tufts University Ph.D. candidate Americanizing Shakespeare in Print
Siegel Nancy 2008-9 Last Juniata College assistant professor "Bodily Functions as Body Politic: Scenes of Protest in Eighteenth-Century Prints."
Silbert Kate 2015-16 Last Univeristy of Michigan PhD candidate 'Committed to Memory': Gender, Literary Engagement, and Commemorative Practice, 1780-1830
Slonimsky Nora 2016-17 Last City University of New York Graduate Center Ph.D. candidate 'The Engine of Free Expression'[?]: The Political Development of Copyright in the Colonial British Atlantic and Early National United States
Smoak Katherine 2014-15 Last Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. Candidate in History Circulating Counterfeits: Making Money and Its Meanings in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic
Sopcak-Joseph Amy 2015-16 Last University of Connecticut PhD candidate The Lives and Times of Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-1877
Sperling Juliet 2016-17 Last University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Animating Flatness: Seeing Moving Images in American Painting and Mass Visual Culture, 1800-1895
Stubenrauch Joseph 2008-9 Last Indiana University PhD candidate "Faith in Goods: Religion and the Consumer Revolution."
Szantyr Rebecca 2019-20 Last Brown University Ph.D. candidate in history of art & architecture Nicolino Calyo: A Wider View of American Art, 1833-1855
Trafton Melissa 2018-19 Last University of New Hampshire adjunct professor of art history Animals in the Age of Darwin
Tripp Colleen 2014-15 Last Brown University Ph.D. Candidate in Afro-American Studies Pacific Sensations: The Beginnings of American Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Popular Culture
Valsania Maurizio 2007-8 Last University of Torino, Italy associate professor The Curse of History: Leaders' Distrust of American History, 1783-1828
Walker Rachel 2018-19 Last University of Maryland, College Park Ph.D. candidate in history A Beautiful Mind: Faces, Beauty, and the Brain in the Anglo-Atlantic World, 1780-1870
Zundo Mary 2007-8 Last University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate "Mapping Destiny: Cartography and Nineteenth-Century American Art of the Frontier"

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