Winterthur Research Fellows

2020-2021

  • William Averyt, Ph.D, Associate Professor Emeritus; University of Vermont; “The Winterthur Triangle: The Development of a Foundation Narrative”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Brigitte Bailey, Ph.D., Professor; University of New Hampshire; “Antebellum City Texts: Periodical Print Culture and Emergent U.S. Metropolitan Spaces”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Katherine Brelje, Ph.D. Candidate; Temple University; “Care, Consumption, and Awe: A Relational Plant Ethic of Care”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Angela Burnley, Independent Scholar; “Following the Footsteps of Florence Montgomery: Expanding & Changing Textile Definitions through Current Research”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Caylin Carbonell, Ph.D. Candidate; William & Mary; “‘At Home In My Master’s House’: Household, Labor, and Authority in Early New England”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Nora Ellen Carleson, Ph.D. Candidate; University of Delaware; “The Vernacular Politics of American Dress, 1880-1930”; 4-month dissertation fellowship
  • Alice Crossley, Ph.D., Senior Lecture in English Literature; University of Lincoln; “Ephemeral Sentiment: Identity and Emotion in Nineteenth-Century Valentines”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Dan Daly, Independent Scholar; “The Portable Theater Project”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Camille Marie Davis, Ph.D. Candidate; Southern Methodist University; “Visual Prestige: The Role of Portraiture in Constructing the Nascent Identity of American Leaders”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Andrea Dietz, Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies; GWU Corcoran School of the Arts & Design; “We are not among the dead”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Steffi Dippold, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Kansas State University; “Biologies and Ethnographies of the Book: Deciphering Indigenous Artifact Languages of Early American Bookmaking”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Rob Finn, Independent Scholar; “Winterthur Tree Portraits”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Catriona Fisk, Ph.D., Casual Academic; University of Technology Sydney; “Material Lives and Maternal Bodies: Repositioning the History and Invention of Maternity Fashion 1750-1950”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Jean Franzino, Ph.D., Independent Scholar; “Dis-Union: Disability, Narrative, and the American Civil War”; 4-month NEH postdoctoral fellowship
  • Caroline Gillaspie, Ph.D. Candidate; CUNY Graduate Center; “Delicious Libations: Representing the Nineteenth-Century Brazil-US Coffee Trade”; 4-month dissertation fellowship
  • Freya Gowrley, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow; University of Derby; “Collage before Modernism: Art & Identity in Britain & North America, 1680-1912”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Mariah Gruner, Graduate Student; Boston University; “Stitching Political Selfhood, Materializing Gender: The Political Uses of American Women’s Decorative Needlework, 1820-1920”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Andrew Hart, Assistant Professor of Architecture; Thomas Jefferson University College of Architecture and the Built Environment; “Reimagining Piranesi in the American Landscape”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  •  Yiyun Huang, Ph.D. Candidate; University of Tennessee, Knoxville; “The Chinese Origins of Medicinal Tea: Global Culture Transfer and A Vast Early America”; 3-week short-term fellowship
  • Leslie Koren, Assistant Professor of Media Arts; Robert Morris University and Adam Castelli, Architect; CannonDesign; “Pioneering Landscapes: Marian Cruger Coffin’s Life and Career”; 6-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Fernando Arroyo Lopez, Doctoral Student; University of Mississippi; “American Hotel Lobby Design of the 20th Century”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Shannan Mason, Ph.D. Candidate; Southern Illinois University; “John Bartram 18th Century Merchant of Nature”; 6-week short-term fellowship
  • Morgan McCullough, Ph.D. Candidate; William & Mary; “Material Bodies: Race, Gender, and Women in the Early American South”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Elissa Myers, Ph.D. Candidate; CUNY Graduate Center; “Crafting Girlhoods”; 4-month postdoctoral fellowship.
  • Rebecca Olsen, Ph.D. Candidate; University of Delaware; “Domestic Ecology: Household Management and Environmental Entanglement in Nineteenth-Century British Literature”; 4-month dissertation fellowship.
  • Benjamin Parker, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor; Gettysburg College; “American Educational Iconography: National Symbolism in the Architectural Ornamentation of Public Schools”; 1-week short-term fellowship
  • Gordon Peteran, Professor; O.C.A.D. University; “Historical Contemporary”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Carol Petrucci, Independent Scholar; “Civil Intolerance: Opening the Past to Change the Present”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Lars Preisser, Independent Scholar; “Famillionaire Matters”; 1-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Andrew Raftery, Professor of Printmaking; Rhode Island School of Design; “Wallpaper Research”; 6-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Eleanor Richards, Artist; Penland School of Craft; “The Highboy’s Understory: Deconstructing the Icon”; 3-week Decorative Arts Trust maker-creator Fellowship
  • Allison Robinson, Doctoral Candidate; University of Chicago; “The Political Biography of Dolls: Pedagogy and Reform through Work Project Administration Programing, 1933-1946”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Andrea Rosen, Curator; Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont; “Wood Gaylor, Primitivism, and American Folk Art”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Lindsey Shen, Ph.D., Director, Escalette Permanent Collection of Art; Chapman University; “Pearls and Remembrance”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Cynthia Nourse Thompson, Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Programs in Book Arts & Printmaking and Studio Arts; University of the Arts; and David Charles Chioffi, Professor; J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas; “The Vestige”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Natalia Vieyra, Maher Curatorial Fellow of American Art, Harvard Art Museums; “Black Women’s Labor and the Atlantic Tortoiseshell Trade in the Work of Camille Pissarro”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Katharine Wells, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; “Uncanny Revivals: Designing Early America during the Rise of Fascism”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Elisabeth Yang, Ph.D. Candidate; Rutgers University; “Constructing the Moral Infant in American Medical and Scientific Discourse"; 4-month dissertation fellowship

 

2019–2020

  • Lauren Frances Adams, Associate Professor of Art; Maryland Institute College of Art; “Décor for Dissenters: Protest and the Americana Way”; 1-month maker-creator fellowship
  • Indranil Banerjie, Independent Scholar; “Influence of 18th English Cabinetmakers on India”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Kristen E. Beales, Ph.D. Candidate; William & Mary; “Thy Will Be Done: Merchants and Religion in Early America, 1720-1815”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • George Boudreau, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate; McNeil Center for Early American Studies; “‘Telling the Story:’ Objects, Spaces, Material Culture and the Interpretation Presentation of Early America’s History”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Steven Robert Brown, Independent Teacher; “Investigation into Classical Proportioning in Eighteenth Century Furniture”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Kristen Brownell, Ph.D. Candidate; Claremont Colleges; “The Early American Bookcase: Narrator of Identity”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Camden Burd, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, Eastern Illinois University “The Ornament of Empire: Nurserymen and the Making of the American Landscape”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Alicia Carroll, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Auburn University; “Sacred Groves: Local Ecologies in Victorian Literature and Culture”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Chloe Chapin, Ph.D. Candidate; Harvard University; “Peacocks to Penguins: the Ubiquitous Uniformity of Male Evening Dress”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Frank J. Cirillo, Ph.D., Bradley Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow; Nau Center for Civil War History, University of Virginia; “The Abolitionist Civil War: Antislavery Reformers and the Fate of the Republic”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Felicia Cooper, MFA Candidate; University of Connecticut; “The Moon Lady: Edna Cooke Shoemaker’s Life and Work”; 6-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Theresa Downing, Ph.D. Candidate and Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow; University of Minnesota; “Vulnerable Materials, Vulnerable Bodies: Horsehair and Infestation in Ann Hamilton’s tropos and Historical American Domestic Objects”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Molly Duggins, Ph.D., Lecturer in Art History and Theory; National Art School; “Albums and Empire in the Nineteenth Century”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Freya Gowrley, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow; University of Derby; “Collage before Modernism: Art & Identity in Britain & North America, 1680-1912”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Christopher Grant, Ph.D. Candidate; University of Chicago; “Crafting Community: Race, Creative Labor, and Everyday Aesthetics in the Creole Faubourgs of New Orleans, 1790-1865”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Kimberly Hall and Justin Hardison, Nottene Studio; “Wallpaper Stories”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Amy Huang, Ph.D. Candidate; Brown University; “Nineteenth-Century Secrecy and Theatrical Disorientation”; 4-month dissertation fellowship
  • Erica Lome, Ph.D. Candidate; University of Delaware; “Heirlooms of Tomorrow: Crafting and Consuming Colonial Reproduction Furniture, 1890-1945”; 4-month dissertation fellowship
  • Sharon C. Mehrman, Designer & Furniture Maker; Sharon C. Mehrman Woodworking; “Technology & Woodworking in America’s Industrial Satellites, 1840-1890”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Claire Meldrum, Ph.D., Instructor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; Sheridan College; “Anna Katharine Green: A Biography”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Deirdre Murphy, Artist/Visiting Assistant Professor; Lehigh University; “Absence / Presence: Audubon’s Birds”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Elaine Ng, Independent Artist; “But Where Are You Really From? An Ecological Fingerprint of Place”; 1-month maker-creator fellowship
  • Erin Pauwels, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History, Tyler School of Art & Architecture; Temple University; “Napoleon Sarony and the Art of Living Pictures: American Photography’s Intermedial History”; 4-month postdoctoral fellowship
  • Marika Plater, Ph.D. Candidate; Rutgers University; “Escaping New York: An Environmental History of Working-Class Leisure”; 4-month dissertation fellowship
  • Alka Raman, Ph.D. Candidate; London School of Economics and Political Science; “Learning from the muse: Indian cotton textiles and British industrialisation"; 4-month dissertation fellowship
  • Ashley Rattner Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow; East Tennessee State University; “‘We have been with you more than one hundred years, and are still not understood’: Framing Fantasies of the Shaker-Tolstoy Correspondence”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Rebecca Rukeyser, Guest Faculty; Bard College Berlin; “Information Flow in Domestic Spaces: The Spread of Scandal in 18th Century Sitting Room Culture”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Cynthia Smith, Ph.D. Candidate; Miami University; “Sentimental Sailors: Rescue and Conversion in Antebellum U.S. Literature”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Rebecca Szantyr, Ph.D. Candidate; Brown University; “Nicolino Calyo: A Wider View of American Art, 1833-1855”; 2-week short-term fellowship
  • Amanda Thatch, MFA Candidate; University of Wisconsin, School of Human Ecology; “Books and Textiles, Structure and Content”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Nathan Tye, Ph.D. Assistant Professor; University of Nebraska at Kearney; “The Far Goer: Jack Taylor, Thoreau, and the Meaning of Walking, 1890s-1920s”; 1-month short-term fellowship
  • Stefania Urist, Independent Artist; “Research Garden Architecture for Sculpture Garden Installations”; 2-week maker-creator fellowship
  • Pamela F. Wik-Grimm, Independent Author; “Online GIS database of ship log data and associated contextual materials”; 1-month maker-creator fellowship.

 

 

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