Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Fellows, 2016-17

Visiting Research Fellows

Xaq Frohlich
Research Fellow, University of Texas at Austin (Ph.D. 2011, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Accounting for Taste: Regulating Food in the Information Age

Laura Giannetti
Associate Professor, University of Miami
Food Culture and the Literary Imagination in Early Modern Italy

Michelle T. King
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Pei Mei Project: History, Gender and Memory Through the Pages of a Chinese Cookbook

Internal Research Fellows

Sumit Guha
The Political Ecology of Agrarian Western India from the Late Imperial to Early Colonial Eras

Madeline Y. Hsu
Building a Better Wall: Emerging Systems of Immigration Control and the Shaping of Chinese America

Alberto A. Martínez
Bruno & Galileo: The Crimes of the Copernicans

Joan Neuberger
After Method: A New History of Sergei Eisenstein as Writer and Filmmaker

Mary Neuburger
Savoring the Past: Food and Drink in Modern Bulgaria

Internal Postdoctoral Fellows

Mehmet Celik
Empire and Nation in the City: Christians, Muslims and Jews in Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Ruse, 1864-1885

Valerie Martínez
Latina Ambassadors: The Benito Juárez Squadron and Pan-Americanism during World War II

Visiting Research Affiliates

Lars Garpenhag (spring 2017)
Historian, Ph.D.
Project title forthcoming

Marta Kane
Research Associate in History & Social Sciences
University of Montpellier | Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Social Sciences and Humanities (France)
Franco-American Exchanges in Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics from 1870 to 1932

Rachel Laudan
Author, former Professor
Historiography of Food

Iris Ma
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin (Ph.D. 2016, UCLA)
A Cultural History of Chinese Martial Arts Narrative, 1895-1945

Katherine Pace
Independent Scholar (Ph.D., University of Melbourne, Australia)
Founder, Texture the City
The Disappearance of Waller Creek: An Environmental History of Segregation in Austin, Texas

Carla Rahn Phillips
Union Pacific Professor Emerita in Comparative Early Modern History, University of Minnesota
The Struggle for the South Atlantic in the Late Sixteenth Century

William D. Phillips, Jr
Professor Emeritus of History, University of Minnesota
European World in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Lydia Pyne
Writer and Historian, Ph.D.
Famous Fossils, Hidden Histories

Joshua L. Roebke
Author, instructor, historian of science
The Invisible World: The Story of Physics in the 20th Century

Woodruff D. Smith
Professor Emeritus of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston
A Study of Respectability as a Global Cultural Pattern

Past Fellows and Affiliates

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