Former Fellows (2000-2007)

2006-2007

Virgil C. Aldrich Faculty Fellowships

Chrisoula Andreou, Department of Philosophy, “Environmental Damage and Self-Control”

Anne Keary, Department of History, “Comparing Cross-Cultural Histories:  Christianity, Colonialism and Cross-Cultural Translation in Eastern Australia and Northwestern America”

Nancy A. McLaughlin, College of Law, “Conservation Easements:  An Experiment in Land Preservation”

Angela Smith, Department of English, “’Hideous Progeny’:  Eugenics, Disability and Classic Horror Cinema”

Obert C. & Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center Visiting Research Fellows

Farid Abdel-Nour, San Diego State University, "Political Responsibility: How Individuals are Answerable for Their Polity"

Ronald Doel, Oregon State University, "Ewing's Mansion: Ethics, Science, and the Production of Knowledge During the Cold War"

Jenefer Robinson, University of Cincinnati, "Emotion as Process"

Graduate Research Fellows

Jonathan Moyer, Department of History, “Interaction of the Mormon Church and the Republican Party in Local and National Politics”

Katie R. Sullivan, Department of Communication, “How is Sexuality Discursively Constructed in the Profession of Massage Therapy?”

2005-2006

Virgil C. Aldrich Faculty Fellowships

Mark Button, Department of Political Science, "Democratic Humility and the Virtues of Late Modernity"

Claudio Holzner, Department of Political Science, "Contrasting Voices of Mexico's Democracy"

Isabel Moreira, Department of History, "Purgatory:  Punishment and Mediation in the Early Medieval Afterlife"

Margaret Wan, Department of Languages and Literature, "Cultural Literacies: Popular Literature and Local Culture in Late Imperial China"

Obert C. & Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center Visiting Research Fellows

Michaele Ferguson, U. Colorado, Boulder,  "Sharing Democracy"

Kathrin Koslicki, Tufts University, "The Language of Counting and Measuring"

Keith Watenpaugh, Le Moyne College, "The Generation of 1900: The Arab Intellectual Between Islam and Modernity"  George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation Distinguished Fellow in Democracy and Diversity

Betsy Duquette, Gettysburg College, “Loyal Subjects:  Problems of Race, Nation, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America”

Graduate Research Fellows

Kyeong-Kyu Im, Department of English, “Empire and Diasporic Formation of Asian America” 

Tracy Marafiote, PDepartment of Communication, “Boundaries of Identity, Earth and Institution:  A Cultural History of the Wilderness Society and the Wilderness Act of 1964”

2004-2005

Virgil C. Aldrich Faculty Fellowships 

Nadja Durbach, Department of History, “Exhibiting Freaks:  Constructing the Modern British Body, 1830-1914”

Daniel J.H. Greenwood, College of Law, “The Metaphors of Corporate Law”

Joseph Metz, Department of Languages and Literature, “Writing in the Margins:  Gender, Nation, and the Figuration of Austria as Inner Colonial Space, 1840-1940”

Ronald Smelser, Department of History, “The Myth of the Eastern Front:  An American Perspective”

Obert C. & Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center Visiting Research Fellows

Marian Eide, Texas A&M University, “the Lure of Violence:  Political Brutality in Twentieth-Century Aesthetics”

Jennifer Ritterhouse, Utah State University,  “Learning Race:  Racial Etiquette and the Socialization of the Children in the Jim Crow South”

Graduate Research Fellows

David C. Hawkins, Department of English, “Dark Adaptation,” a poetry manuscript project. 

Carolina Webber, Department of Communication, “A Case Study of a State Court Systems Organizational Communication Processes”

2003-2004

Virgil C. Aldrich Faculty Fellowships

Katharine Coles, Department of English

Lisa Flores, Department of Languages and Literature

Gema Guevara, Department of Languages and Literature

Mauricio Mixco, Department of Languages and Literature

Obert C. & Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center Visiting Research Fellows

Erika Bsumek, University of Texas, Austin:  “Indian-Made®:  The Construction and consumption of Navajo Identity, 1860-1940”

Dana Luciano, Hamilton College:  “Revisions of Mourning:  Loss, Nationality and the Longing for Form in Nineteenth Century America”

Graduate Research Fellows

Hale Yilmaz, Department of History, "Learning, Resisting, Living:  Negotiating the Kemalist Reforms in Trabzon, 1923-1938"

2002-2003

Virgil C. Aldrich Faculty Fellowships

Vincent J. Cheng, Department of English (Fall; Virgil Aldrich Fellowship)

Cynthia Stark, Department of Philosophy (Fall, Virgil Aldrich Fellowship)

Karen Lee Ashcraft, Department of Communication (Spring, Virgil Aldrich Fellowship)

Mariam G. Thalos, Department of Philosophy (Spring, Virgil Aldrich Fellowship)

Graduate Research Fellows

Brian Kubarycz, Department of English (Tanner Graduate Fellowship)

Justen Mark Olsen, Department of Philosophy (Tanner Graduate Fellowship)

Jason Pickavance, Department of English (Tanner Graduate Fellowship

Eileen Wallis, PDepartment of History (Tanner Graduate Fellowship)

2001-2002

Virgil C. Aldrich Faculty Fellowships

Kimberly Lau, Department of English, Department of Women Studies, "The Anatomy of a Movement: Women, Activism, and Embodiment Theory"

Marouf Hasian, Jr., Department of Communication, "Collective Memories and Anglo-American Holocaust Trials"

Edward Rubin, Department of Linguistics, "Modifier Phrase, Bare Phrase Structure, and Functional Categories"

Janet Theiss, Department of History, "Dealing with Disgrace: Chastity and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China"

Obert C. & Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center Visiting Research Fellows

Shannon Miller, Temple University, "Engendering the Fall: John Milton and Seventeenth Century Writing by Women"

Shawn Michelle Smith, Washington State University, "Photography on the Color Line"

Graduate Research Fellows

Katie Pearce-Sassen, Department of History, "A Cultural Study of the Eagle Forum and Concerned Women for America in the Battle Over the Equal Rights Amendment."

Ryan Spellecy, Department of Philosophy, "Ulysses Contracts and Mental Illness."

2000-2001

Virgil C. Aldrich Faculty Fellowships

Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, Department of Political Science, "What are the Possibilities for a More Humanistic Social Science? The Case of Political Science"

Eric Laursen, Department of Languages and Literature, "Engineers of the Human Soul: Proletarian Theory and the Fantastic in Russian Literature of the 1920's"

Jacqueline Osherow, Department of English, "Take Words With You"

Obert C. & Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center Visiting Research Fellows

Carol Poster, Montana State University, "Figural Rhetoric"

Craig Kallendorf, Texas A&M University, "The Other Virgil: The Subversive Aeneid in Early Modern Europe"

Graduate Research Fellows

Carl Sederholm, Department of English, "Early American Literature and the influence with the occult"

Lora Knight, Department of History, " Women and Eugenics in Germany and the U.S.,1900-1940"

Former Fellows (1989-2000 as pdf)