Fellows of the David Library of the American Revolution, 1986 – 2019

2018-2019 David Library Fellows

Krysten E. Blackstone, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Edinburgh, “The Hardest Conflict: Morale and Identity in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, 1775-1783.” (dissertation)

Dusty Marie Dye, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Maryland, “’A Decent External Sorrow’: Death, Mourning, and the American Revolution.” (dissertation)

Sean Michael Gallagher, Ph.D Candidate, University of California, Davis, “Working the Master’s Revolution: Enslaved Life and Labor in the Revolutionary South.” (dissertation)

Kevin Kokomoor, Ph. D., Teaching Associate, Coastal Carolina University, Untitled book-length project on the influence of Creek, Seminole, and Cherokee ideas of retributive justice. (manuscript)

Jennifer Monroe McCutchen, Ph.D. Candidate, Texas Christian University, “Gunpowder and the Creek-British Struggle for Power in the Southeast, 1763-1776.” (dissertation)

Adam Nadeau, Ph. D. Candidate, University of New Brunswick, “Legislating Empire: Parliamentary Legislation and the Imperial Constitution in British North America and India, 1764-1791.”  (dissertation)

David Narrett, Ph.D., Professor of History, The University of Texas at Arlington, “From the Tennessee to the Gulf: Cherokees, Colonials, and the Collision of the Peoples and Empires, 1700-1815.” (book)

Peter R. Pellizzari, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University, “Empire Reformed: Massachusetts, Jamaica, and British Imperial Policy, 1763-1775.” (dissertation)

2017-2018 David Library Fellows

Steven Elliott, Ph.D. Candidate, Temple University, “The New Jersey Highlands War: Civilians, Soldiers and Environment, 1777-1781.” (dissertation)

Camille Kaszubowski, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Delaware, “‘Left in Distress’: Women on Their Own in Revolutionary Pennsylvania.” (dissertation)

Shira Lurie, Ph.D Candidate, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia, “Politics at the Poles:  Liberty Poles and the Popular Struggle for the New Republic.” (disserrtation)

Rhys Jones, Ph. D., Research Fellow, Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, “Temporal Claustrophobia at the Continental Congress, 1774-1776.” (academic paper)

Michael Lynch, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Tennessee, “Backwater Men: Manliness: Authority, and Conflict on the Revolutionary Frontier.” (dissertation)

Ken Miller, Ph. D., Associate Professor of History, Washington College, “The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America.”  (book)

Garry Wheeler Stone, Ph.D., Independent Scholar, “Gloucester, New Jersey: Forgotten Battlefield of the American Revolution.” (journal article)

Richard H. Tomczak, Ph.D. Candidate, Stony Brook University, “North American Corveé: British Colonialism and the Politics of Popular Insurrection in Québec, 1730-1783.” (dissertation)

David L. Ward, Ph. D. Candidate, Lyon G. Tyler Department of History, College of William & Mary, “The Continental Army: Leadership School for the Early Republic.”  (dissertation)

2016-2017 Fellows

Kristen E. Beales, Ph.D. Candidate, The College of William and Mary, “Religion and Commerce in 18th Century America.” (dissertation)

Lauren Duval, Ph.D. Candidate, American University, “Landscapes of Allegiance: Space, Gender, and Military Occupation in the American Revolution.” (dissertation)

Matthew J. Hollis, Ph.D. Candidate, SUNY Binghamton University, “Supply and Demand: The Politicization of Military Supplies in the American Revolution.” (dissertation)

Nicola Martin, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Stirling/The University of Dundee (Scotland), “The Cultural Paradigms of British Imperialism in the Militarization of Scotland and North America, 1745-1775.” (dissertation)

Tessa Murphy Ph.D., University of Chicago, “The American Revolution in the Southern Caribbean.” (Book Project)

Ross Michael Nedervelt,  Ph.D. Candidate, Florida International University, “The Border-Seas of a new British Empire: The British Atlantic Islands in the Age of the American Revolution.” (dissertation)

Craig Smith Ph.D., Instructor at Brandeis University, “’The Greatest Man in the World’: A Global Perspective on George Washington.” (Book Project)

2015-2016 Fellows

Zara Anishanslin Ph. D., Assistant Professor, City University of New York, College of Staten Island  – “The Material and Visual Culture of Making and Remembering the American Revolution.” (book project)

Rebecca Brannon Ph. D., Assistant Professor, James Madison University  –  “Did the Founding Fathers Live Too Long?” (book project)

Christina Carrick, Ph. D. Candidate, Boston University – “Among Strangers in a Distant Climate:  Loyalist Exiles Define Empire Nation, 1775-1815.” (dissertation)

Justin B. Clement, Ph. D. Candidate, University of California, Davis – “‘On both sides by turns’: Protectionists, War and the American Revolution.” (dissertation)

Rachel Engl, Ph. D. Candidate, Lehigh University – “America’s First Band of Brothers:  Friendship, Camaraderie and Collusion with the Continental Army during the Revolutionary Era.”  (dissertation)

Jacqueline C. Reynoso, Ph. D. Candidate, Cornell University – “(Dis)Placing the American Revolution: The British Province of Quebec in the Greater Colonial Struggle.” (dissertation)

René J. Silva, Ph. D. Candidate, Florida International University – “Revolution, Reconciliation, and Rupture:  The Loyalist Reintegration Conflict in Southeastern Pennsylvania.” (dissertation)

Daniel S. Soucier, Ph. D. Candidate, University of Maine   –  “Navigating Wilderness and the Borderland: Environment and Culture in the Northeast Americas during the American Revolution, 1775 - 1779.”  (dissertation)

David Thomas, Ph. D. Candidate, Temple University  –  “The Anxious Atlantic: Revolution, Murder and a ‘Monster of a Man’ in the Eighteenth-century British Atlantic World.”  (dissertation)

Ben Vine, Ph. D. Candidate, University of Sydney – “Class, War and Taxes in Revolutionary Boston, 1776-1789.”  (dissertation)

Wendy H. Wong Ph. D., Research Associate, McNeil Center for Early American Studies  –  “Diplomatic Subtleties and Frank Overtures:  Print Publicity, Neutrality, and the Politics of Slavery, 1793-1801.” (book manuscript in progress)

2015-2016 David Library Travel Grantee
Patrick Callaway, Ph. D. Candidate, University of Maine – “Grain, Warfare, and the Reunification of the British Atlantic Economy, 1750-1815.”  (dissertation)


Brett Goodin, Ph. D. Candidate, Australian National University – “Victims of American Independence: A collective biography of Barbary captives and American nation-building, 1770-1840” (dissertation)

Ricardo Herrera, Ph. D., School of Advanced Military Studies, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS – “Feeding Valley Forge: The Grand Forage of 1778” (book project)

Christian Juergens, Ph. D. Candidate, Florida State University – “Counter-Insurgency In the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1810” (dissertation)

Stephanie Lampkin, Ph. D. Candidate, University of Delaware – “Negotiating Freedom and Power on a Changing Borderland: The Intersections of Indigenous and Maroon Communities in Florida, 1763-1803” (dissertation)

J. Kent McGaughy, Ph. D., Houston Community College, Northwest – “General Conway’s Conspiracy and the Forgotten History of the American Revolution” (book project)

Cameron Shriver, Ph. D. Candidate, The Ohio State University – “Village to Nation: Rethinking American Indian Political Culture in the Great Lakes, 1750-1850” (dissertation)

Tao Wei, Ph. D. Candidate, SUNY Stony Brook – “Voyage In and Voyage Out: Metropole, Colony and the Moving Encounters of Henry Laurens in Eighteenth Century Atlantic World, 1744-1784” (dissertation)


Benjamin L. Carp, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Tufts University – “The Flames of War: Destruction and Pyromachy During the American Revolution.” (book project)

John M. Huffman, Ph. D. Candidate, Harvard University – “Americans on Paper: Identity and Identification in the Early United States.” (dissertation)

Donald F. Johnson, Ph. D. Candidate, Northwestern University – “Occupied America: Politics and Society in Revolutionary Cities Under British Rule, 1774-1783.” (dissertation)

Hyun Wu (Paul) Lee, Ph. D. Candidate, Texas A & M University – “Soldiers in the Southeast: British Troops, colonists, Indians, and Slaves in Southeastern North Ameica, 1756-1763.” (dissertation)

Melissah J. Pawlikowski, Ph. D. Candidate, The Ohio State University – “Levelers & Dissenters in the Land of Liberty: The Squatter Populist Movement and the American Revolution, 1754 – 1803.” (dissertation)

Christopher R. Pearl, Ph. D. Candidate, Binghamton University (New York) – “‘For the Good Order of Government’: The American Revolution and the Creation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1740-1790.” (dissertation)

Samantha Seeley, Ph. D. Candidate, New York University – “Mobility, Citizenship, and Freedom in the Early American Republic.” (dissertation)

Carole Watterson Troxler, Ph. D., Professor Emeritus, Elon University (North Carolina) – “David Fanning, Tory: The Whole Life of a Backcountry Fighter.” (book project)

In addition, travel grants were awarded to:

Robert G. Brooking, Ph. D. Candidate, Georgia State University – “Sir James Wright (1715-1785): Georgia’s Final Colonial Governor and British Imperialism. Mercantilism, Slavery and Indian Relations.” (dissertation)

Sara T. Damiano, Ph. D. Candidate, Johns Hopkins University – “Gender and the Litigated Credit Economy in New England, 1730-1790.” (dissertation)

Nichole George, Ph. D. Candidate, University of Notre Dame – “Riots and Remembrance: America’s Idols and the Origins of American Nationalism.” (dissertation)


Matthew P. Dziennik, Ph. D., University of Edinburgh, “The encouragement of 100 acres: Military
Mobilization and the American Revolution”

Andrew J. B. Fagal, Ph. D. candidate, Binghamton University, “To Provide for the Common Defense: the
Political Economy of War in the Early American Republic, 1789-1818”

Charles R. Foy, Ph. D, Eastern Illinois University, “Prize Negroes in the Age of Sail”

Jill M. Fraley, J. S. D. candidate, Yale Law School, and Assistant Professor, Washington & Lee University
School of Law , ”Waste Property, Boundaries and Territory: Property and the making of nation-States in
Eighteenth Century Appalachia.”

James J. Giganto II, Ph. D, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, “Freedom and Slavery in the
Garden of America: African Americans and Abolition in New Jersey, 1775-1861.”

Frances Kolb, Ph. D., candidate, Vanderbilt University, “Contesting Borderlands: Commerce and
Settlement in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1765-1800.”

John D. Roche, Major, USAF, Ph. D. candidate, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, “With Iron Fist
and Velvet Glove: The British Commandants of New York City and the Implementation of Occupation
Policy During the American War For Independence, 1776-1783.”

Matthew P. Spooner, Ph. D. candidate, Columbia University, “Origins of the Old South: The
Reconstruction of Southern Slavery, 1776-1808.”

Aaron Sullivan, Ph. D. candidate, Temple University, “In the Jaws of the Lion: The British Occupation of
Philadelphia and the Disaffected Center of the Revolution.”

In addition, a travel grant was awarded to:

Maeve Kane, Ph. D. candidate, Cornell University, "The Changing Material Culture of Iroquoia, 1600-


Henry N. Buehner, Ph. D. candidate, Temple University, “Unsilencing ‘The Law’: Mansfieldism and the
Centrality of Law as Politics in the British Ataltic World, 1730-1790”

Andrew Struan, Ph.D., University of Glagow, “Judgement and Experience? British Politics, the Atlantic
Connections and the American Revolution”

Peter E. Gilmore, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, “Moral Duty of Public Covenanting in Early America:
New-World Exigencies, Old-World Response”

Daniel J. Tortora, Ph. D. candidate, Duke University, “Breaking the Rusted Chain: Cherokees, Carolinians,
and the War for the American Southeast, 1756-1763”

Rachel Herrman, Ph. D. candidate, University of Texas at Austin, “Food and War: Indians, Slaves, and the
American Revolution”

Melissa A. Maestri , Ph. D. candidate, University of Delaware, “The Atlantic Web of Bondage: Comparing
Slavery in 18th Century New York City and Charles Town”

Trenton Cole Jones, Ph. D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University, “Confining the Enemies of the
Revolution: The Administrative of Prisoners of War and Revolutionary American Military Culture, 1775-

Kenneth J. Miller, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of History, Washington College, “Dangerous Guests: Enemy
Captives and the Making of American Identity in Revolutionary Lancaster, Pennsylvania”

James Douglas Alsop, Ph.D. (Research Associate) Department of History, McMaster University’ “The
Revolutionary Prisoner of War in Historical Writing: From Bunker Hill to Vietnam”

In addition, travel grants were awarded to:

Ruma Chopra, Ph.D. , San Jose University, “Choosing Sides: Loyalisms in the Revolutionary Era”

Douglas R. Cubbison, Stone Fort Consulting LLC, “From the Bahama Islands to New London, 1776-1761”


William J. Campbell, Ph.D., California State University-Chico, Assistant Professor, “Suspicion of
Chicanery: Indians and Agents, and the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix”

Simon G. Finger, Ph.D., the College of New Jersey, “To Take and Secure, or Destroy Those Pilots: Local
Knowledge and Naval Power in the American Revolutionary War”

Marcus Gallo, Ph. D. candidate, University of California-Davis, “Imaginary Lines, Real Power: Surveyors
and Patronage Networks Along the Mid-Atlantic Borderlands, 1740-1810”

Tabitha Marshall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, “British Sailors and
the American Revolution: War, Health, and Society”

Kenneth Owen, Ph. D. candidate, The Queen’s College-Oxford, England, “Political Community in
Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800”

Jonathan Sassi, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center
City University of New York, “Toward Gradual Emancipation in New Jersy, 1754-1804”

Jason Sharples, Ph. D. candidate, Princeton University, “Fearing Slave Conspiracy During the
Revolutionary Crisis”

William P. Tatum III, Ph. D. candidate, brown University, “Royal Provincials: War and Identity in the
British Atlantic, 1775-1783”

Glenn F. Williams Sr. , Ph. D. candidate, University of Maryland, “Dunmore’s War: No Other Motive than
the True Interest of this Country”


James Alsop, Ph. D., Department of History, McMaster University, “War Disability and Masculinity in the
Aftermath of the American Revolutionary War (circa 1775-1815)”

Friedrike Baer, Ph. D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, American Studies Program, Temple University “A
Tour of Duty: Class, Gender and Cultural Contact in the American Revolution”

Elizabeth M. Covart, Ph. D. candidate, University of California, Davis., “Collision on the Hudson: Identity,
Migration, and the Improvement of Albany, New York, 1750-1830.”

John Fea, Ph. D. Messiah College, “A Presbyterian Rebellion: Christianity and the American Revolution”

Holger Hoock, Ph. D., University of Liverpool, Visiting Scholar, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University-
UK, “A Social and Cultural Study of Violence and Terror in the War of American Independence”

Elizabeth Hornor, Ph. D. candidate, SUNY Stony Brook. “Empire and Community: Fort Cumberland, Fort
Duquesne, and Fort William Henry, 1755-1757”

Jeffrey Kaja, Ph. D., University of Michigan,, “From Rivers to Roads: Economic Development and the
Evolution of Transportation Systems in Early Pennsylvania, 1675-1800”


Jane E. Calvert, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, St. Mary’s College of Maryland. “Quaker
Constitutionalism and the Origins of American Civil Disobedience.”

William H. Carter, Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University. “Chains of Consumption: The Iroquois and
British Consumer Goods, 1550-1800.”

James C. David, Ph.D. candidate, The College of William and Mary. “Dunmore's New World 1770-1798.”

Ruth Ann Denaci, Ph.D. candidate, Temple University. “The Revolutionary Experience of Women in the
Delaware Valley.”

Laura T. Keenan, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania. “The Shawnees in the Colonial Atlantic

Philip Mead, Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University. “Melancholy Landscapes: Unfamiliar Places and the
American Identity in the Continental Army”

Peter C. Messer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, Mississippi State University. “Revolution By
Committee: Law, Language, and Ritual in Revolutionary America, 1765-1776.”

Patrick Spero, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania. “The Conjocular War: Colonial Competition
and Pennsylvania's Expansion West.”

Gregory Wigmore, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Davis. “Across the Line: Empire and
Allegiance in the Detroit River Borderland.”


Joseph M. Adelman, Ph.D. candidate, John Hopkins University. “The Business and Politics of Printers and
the Creation of a Political Communications Infrastructure in Revolutionary America.”

Joshua Beatty, Ph.D. candidate, The College of William and Mary. “Performances of Authority: A
Cultural History of the Stamp Act”.

Maria Alessandra Bolletino, Ph.D. candidate, University of Texas, Austin. “Slavery, War, and Empire: the
Meaning of The Seven Years War for the African Atlantic World.”

Rebecca Brannon, Ph.D. candidate, University of Michigan. “Burying the Hatchet in South Carolina: A
Case Study of Civil Conflict and Reconciliation.”

Michael G. Gunther, Ph.D. candidate, Lehigh University. “Watershed, Bloodshed: War, Community, and
the Politics of Land in the Upper Hudson-Champlain Corridor, 1745-1825”.

Gregory T. Knouff, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Keene State College. “From Liminal to Loyalist: The
Conflation of Images of Social Outsiders and Tories in Revolutionary New Hampshire, 1763-1783.”

Kimberly Sambol-Tosco, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania. “Relational Politics: Gender, the
Household, and African-American Public Culture in the North, 1780-1860.”

Steven M. Tobias, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington. “Engaging Sacred Africa: Productions of
the Secular Within the Context of the U.S. – Barbary Conflicts.”


Ruma Chopra, Ph.D candidate, University of California, Davis. “Loyalist Persuasions: New York, 1776-

Caroline Cox, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of the Pacific. “Children of the Revolution: Lives and
Legacies of the Boys and Young Men Who Fought for Independence.”

Paul Kerry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University. “Moravian Missionaries and the
Language of Conversion.”

Daniel Krebs, Ph.D. candidate, Emory University. “German Prisoners of War in the American War of

Independence, 1776-1783.”

Kirk Swinehart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University. “Molly’s Was: The Other American

David Watson, Ph.D. candidate, Dundee University. “A Culture of Conflict? British Soldiers and Native
Americans on the Colonial Frontier After The Seven Years War”


William H. Carter, Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University. “Chains of Consumption: The Iroquois and
British Consumer Goods, 1550-1800”

Nathan R. Kozuskanich, Ph. D. candidate, The Ohio State University, “For the Security and Protection of
the Community: The Frontier and Makings of Pennsylvania”

Tabitha Marshall, Ph. D. candidate, McMaster University, “The Health of the British Soldier in the
Thirteen Colonies, 1775-1783”

John A. Ruddiman, Ph. D. candidate, Yale University, “Becoming Men of Some Consequence: Young Men
of the Continental Army in Revolutionary War and Peace”

Christopher J. Smith, Ph. D. candidate, University of Houston, “Soldier Life, Discipline, and Protest in the
early American Military, 1754-1815”

Wendy St. Jean, Ph.D. candidate, University of Connecticut, “Trading Paths: Chickasaw Diplomacy in the
Greater Southeast, 1690s-1790s”

Henry A. Way, Ph. D. candidate, Cambridge University-England, “Historical Geography of Loyalism
During the American Revolution.”

Duncan P. Woodhead, Ph. D. candidate, Michigan State University, “The Celtic Fringe on the Imperial
Fringe: Scots Highlanders in the Seven Years’ War and American Revolution.”


Keith T. Beutler Ph. D. candidate, Washington University in St. Louis, “Black Veterans, Black Bodies, and
New Meanings of Memory in the United States, 1790-1840”

Michael P. Gabriel, Ph.D., Kutztown University of PA, “Or Molly Stark is a Widow: The Battle of
Bennington, August 16, 1777”

Kenneth J. Miller, Ph. D. candidate, University of California-Davis, “Dangerous Guests’: enemy Prisoners,
Revolutionary Communities, and American National Identity, 1760-1800”

Kathleen S. Murphy, Ph. D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University, “Reading Nature’s Texts in the
Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic”

Robert G. Parkinson, Ph. D. candidate, University of Virginia, “Enemies of the State: The Revolutionary
War and Race in the New American Nation.

Kirsten E. Phimister, Ph. D. candidate, University of Edinburgh, “Religion and Antifederalists”

Birte B. Pfleger, Ph. D. candidate, University of California-Davis, “Between Subject and Citizen: German-
speakers in Eighteenth-Century Pennsylvania”

Judith L. Van Buskirk, Ph.D., State University of New York at Cortland, “African-American Soldiers and
their Memory of the Revolution”


Keith T. Beutler. Ph. D. candidate, Washington University in St. Louis, “The Death of Parents: The Loss of
its Founding Generation and Re-working of National Identity in the New American Republic”

George W. Boudreau, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania-Harrisburg, “The Surest Foundation of
Happiness: Education and Society in Franklin’s Philadelphia”

Kathryn A. Clippinger, Ph. D. Candidate, Cornell University, “Forging Families: Comparative Family
Ethnicity on the New York Frontier”

Scott N. Hendrix, Ph. D. candidate, University of Pittsburgh, “The Pan-European Military World and the
Origins of American Martial Culture, 1754-1783”

Carl R. Keyes, Ph. D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University, “Advertising and the Commercial Community
in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia”

Paul E. Kopperman, Ph.D., Oregon State University, “Lancet and Lance: A Medical History of the British
Army During Its Service in North America and the West Indies, 1755-1783”

Timothy D. Willig, Ph. D. candidate, University of Massachusetts, “Restoring the Red Line: British Policy
and the Indians of the Great Lakes, 1783-1812”


Gabriele Gottlieb, Ph. D. candidate, University of Pittsburgh, “Capital Punishment in 18th Century
Boston, Philadelphia, and Charleston”

Susan A. Hoffman, Ph. D. candidate, Lehigh University, “The Consuming Passions of the Sexes: Gender,
Production, and the Consumer Revolution in the Mid-Atlantic Region, 1710-1810”

Carl R. Keyes Ph. D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University, “Advertising and the Commercial Community in
Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia”

John G. McCurdy, Ph. D. candidate, Washington University in St. Louis, “The Rank of Men Called
Bachelors’: Manhood, Family, and Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American Cultural Change”

Michael Mackintosh, Ph. D. candidate, Temple University, “The Nature of Contact: Natives, Newcomers,
and the Natural World of the Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1638-1765”

Holly A. Mayer, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Duquesne University, “Soldier to Citizen: Military Service and
the Development of American Identity during the Revolution”

Jessica Millward, Ph. D. candidate, University of California Los Angles, “A Choice Parcel of Country Born;
Slaves, Slaveholders, and the Transition to Freedom in Maryland, 1770-1830”

James R. Piecuch, Ph. D. candidate, The College of William and Mary, “’To Restore These provinces to
Their Due Obedience;: The British Effort to Restore Royal Authority in South Carolina and Georgia, 1778-

John H. Smith, Ph. D. candidate, University at Albany, “Check’d by the Command of God: Religion,
Localism, and Neutrality during the American Revolution, 1765-1783”


Caroline Cox, Ph.D., University of the Pacific, “A Proper Sense of Honor: The Status of Soldier and
Officers of the Continental Army, 1775-1783”

Nicole Eustace, Ph. D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania, “Passion is the Gale: emotion and Power on
the Eve of the American Revolution”

Lori Beth Finkelstein, Ph. D. candidate, New York University, “Revolutionary Widows: Gender, Age, and
Politics in the Early Republic, 1790-1860”

Benjamin H. Irvin, Ph. D. candidate, Brandeis University, “Representative Men: A Cultural History of the
Continental Congress”

Karen E. O’Brien, Ph. D. candidate, Northwestern University, “Revolutionary Army Chaplains: Religion in
the Continental Army”

Nancy L. Rhoden, Ph.D., University of Southern Indiana, “George Washington’s World: Leadership Styles
and Patriarchal Authority of Virginia’s Gentlemen during the American Revolution”

Leonard Sadosky, Ph. D. candidate, University of Virginia, “Revolutionary Negotiations: the History and
Culture of American Diplomacy in Europe, North America, and North Africa, 1754-1813”

Randolph F. Scully, Ph. D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania, “A Gospel Fellowship: Evangelicalism,
Republicanism, and Southern Culture in Southeastern Virginia, 1770-1840”

Chernoh M. Sesay, Ph. D. candidate, Northwestern University, “to walk on St. Johns Day: The Lost
Worlds of Prince Hall and the Development of Black Atlantic Identities, 1760-1820”

John W. Sweet, Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, “Bodies Politic: Colonialism, Race, and the
Emergence of the American North, 1723-1831”

Kirk D. Swinehart, Ph. D. candidate, Yale University, “Indians in the House: Race, Empire, and Aristocracy
in Mohawk Country, 1738-1845”


Thomas C. Agostini Ph. D. candidate Lehigh University, “Social and Natal Origins of British and Provincial
Soldiers During the Seven Years’ War”

Alexander Campbell, Ph. D., University of Western Ontario, “The Royal American Regiment”

Seth Cotlar, Ph. D. candidate, Northwestern University, “In Paine’s Absence: The Trans-Atlantic
Dynamics of American Popular Political Thought, 1789-1804”

Sarah C. Hand, Ph. D. candidate, university of Virginia, Department of History, “They Will Be Adjudged By
Their Drinke’: The Culture of Drink in the Early Chesapeake”

Catherine A. Haulman, Ph. D. candidate, Cornell University, “the Empire’s New Clothes: The Politics of
Dress in America, 1763-1820”

Nancy L. Rhoden, Ph.D., University of Southern Indiana, “Gentlemen and Rebels: elite Self-perception
and Aristocratic Attitudes of Virginia’s Gentlemen During the American Revolution”

Judith A. Ridner, Ph.D., Muhlenberg College, “A Town Between Regions: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1750-

Tiwanna M. Simpson, Ph. D. candidate, The Ohio State University, “She has her country marks very
conspicuous in the face: The Development of Culture and Community Among People of African Descent
in Early Georgia, 1750-1820”


Jeanne Boydston, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, “’Remember the Ladies’: Gender and Political Culture
in the Early American Republic”

Caleb Crain, Ph. D. candidate, Columbia University, “American Sympathy: Friendship in Early U.S.

Wayne Lee, Ph. D. candidate, Duke University, “Protest and Authority, Rioters and Soldiers: The
Regulators and their Opponents”

Trish Loughran, Ph. D. candidate, University of Chicago, “Virtual Nation: Local and National Cultures of
Print, 1776-1850”

David A. Nichols, Ph. D. candidate, University of Kentucky, “Red Gentlemen and White Savages: Indian
Relations and American Political Culture After the Revolution, 1784-1800”


Matthew C. Boesen, Ph. D. candidate, University of Virginia, “Localism and Constitutional Policies in
Massachusetts, 1761-1780”

Francis Cogliano, Ph.D., LSU College-Southampton, “We Only Want for Freedom: American Sailors in
British Custody, 1775-1783”

Sarah Knott, Ph. D. candidate, University of Oxford-Magdalen College and St. Hugh’s College, “A Culture
of Sensibility? Sentiment and Society in Late Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia”

Harry S. Laver, Ph. D. candidate, University of Kentucky, Department of History, “Citizen-Soldiers:
Community and the Social Significance of Kentucky’s Militia”

Charles P. Neimeyer, Ph.D., Professor, University of Central Oklahoma, “The British Occupation of
Newport, 1776-1770”

Jon W. Parmenter, Ph. D. candidate, University of Michigan, “Iroquois Foreign Relations, 1713-1783”

Liam Riordan, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, “Identities in the New Nation: The Creation of an
American Mainstream in the Delaware Valley, 1770-1830”

Karim M. Tiro, Ph. D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania, “The People of Standing Stone: The Oneida
Indian Nation from Revolution Through Removal, 1768-1850”


James Baird Ph. D. candidate, John Hopkins University, “Between Slavery and Independence: White
Male Dependents in Virginia, 1740-1830”

Natasha Larimer, Ph. D. candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Militarism and Masculinity in
Revolutionary Pennsylvania”

Gareth Morgan, Ph. D. Candidate, University of Sussex, England, “The British Army in Boston, 1763-

Michael McConnell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, university of Alabama-Birmingham, “The British Army on
the American Frontier, 1758-1775”

Andrey Makarychev, Ph.D. candidate, Nizhny Novgorod University, “Federalism, Regionalism, and
Democratic Build-Up, Historical Experience of Latin America and Lessons for Post-Communist Russia’


Konstantin Dierks, Ph. D. candidate, Brown University, “Postal Service and Personal Letters in the

American Revolution”

Joanne Freeman, Ph. D. candidate, University of Virginia, “Affairs of Honor: Political Character and
Political Combat in the Early Republic”

Jean Lee, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, “The Memory of the American Revolution, 1775-

Judith L. Van Buskirk, Ph. D. candidate, New York University, “British-Occupied New York City During the
American Revolution”


George W. Boudreau, Ph. D. candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, “education and the Social/
Cultural Transformation of Middle Class Philadelphians, 1720-1780”

Peter C. Messer, Ph. D. candidate, Rutgers University, “Cultural Analysis of eighteenth-Century History”

Alexander A. Sergounin, Ph.D., Professor, University of Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, “Ideas of the Strong
National Executive During the Period of Confederation”

Susan Stabile, Ph. D. candidate, University of Delaware, “Philadelphia Women’s Literary Circles”


Gregory T. Knouff, Ph. D. candidate, Rutgers University, “The Soldiers’ Revolution: The Motivations and
Experiences of Pennsylvania Enlisted Men”

Michael Layton, Ph. D. candidate, Duke University, “A Comparative Study of the Development of State
Political Parties, 1776-1800”

Michael A. McDonnell, Ph. D. candidate, Oxford University, “Military Culture and Political and Social
Relations in Virginia, 1774-1783”

Marianne S. Wokeck, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University, “immigration and
Indentured Servants in the Era of the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War”


Roberto Gargarella, Ph. D. candidate, University of Chicago, “Post Revolutionary Factions and the
Adoption of the American Constitution”

R. Scott Stephenson, Ph. D. candidate, University of Virginia, “British Military Society in the Trans-
Allegheny West, 1750-1774”


Adam N. Lynde, Ph. D. candidate, Temple University, “The British Army in North America, 1755-1783:

Defeat as a Consequence of the British Constitution”

Dennis M. Shannon, Ph. D. candidate, University of California-Berkley, “John Lamb and Anti-Federalism
in New York”

M. Keith Whitescarver, Ph. D. candidate, Harvard University, “Systems of Education in the Early

Eliga Gould, Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University, “War, Empire, and Language of State Formation
in Britain, 1714-1783”


Melodie Andrews, Ph.D. Co-editor of “The Papers of Thomas A. Edison”, “The Last Extremity’: The Role
of the German Mercenaries in the Coming of the American Revolution”


Richard L. Blanco, Ph.D. State University of New York, College at Brockport, “Encyclopedia of the
American Revolution”

Colin G. Calloway, Ph.D., University of Wyoming, Department of History, “American Indians during the
Revolutionary War”

Adam N. Lynde Ph. D. candidate, Temple University, “The British Army in North America, 1755-1783:
Defeat as a Consequence of the British Constitution”


Holly A. Mayer, Ph. D. candidate, College of William and Mary, “Camp Followers of the American
Revolutionary Army”

Charles P. Neimeyer, Ph. D. candidate, Georgetown University, “The Social Structure of the Continental
Army” (returned as Fellow in Summers 1990 and 1991)


Wayne Bodle, Ph. D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania, Jacqueline Thibaut Eubanks, Ph. D.
candidate, University of Pennsylvania,, “The Seat of War: Revolutionary Conflict in the Delaware Valley,

Paul E. Doutrich, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum
Comminssion. “Evolution of York, Pennsylvania during the Revolutionary Period”

John C. Fredriksen, University of Michigan, “Shield of Empire, Sword of Empire: A Bibliography of the
United States Military, 1783-1846”

James Kirby Martin, Ph.D., Professor, University of Houston, ”Benedict Arnold Revolutionary Hero/
Revolutionary Villain”

Hal T. Shelton, Ph. D. candidate, University of Houston, “From Redcoat to Rebel: General Richard
Montgomery in the American Revolution”


Walter L. Powell, Ph.D., Mount St. Mary’s College, Prepared and published an edited monograph
of Francis Rush Clarke’s “Narrative of Occurrences relative to His Majesty’s Provision Train in North