Predoctoral Fellows

2014–15
Hyeyun Chin, Binghamton University, State University of New York
“City, Crown, and the Staging of Global Commerce: The Royal Exchange in Early Modern London”

Leigh-Michil E. George, University of California, Los Angeles
“Comical Consciousness: Caricature and the Novel, 1726–1837”

Marie Pantojan, Northwestern University
“Revolution and British Realism”

Alpen Razi, University of Toronto
“Narratives of Amelioration: The New World Slave Society in the British Didactic Imagination”

2013–14
Lauren Griffin, University of California, Santa Barbara
“The Battle for Bede: Historia Sacra and Religious Identity in Early Modern England”

Leanna McLaughlin, University of California, Riverside
“‘The Rhet’rick of this Canker’d Age’: English Political Verse and Song, 1678–1689”

Kathryn Renton, University of California, Los Angeles
“‘A new method, and extraordinary invention, to dress horses, and work them according to nature’: Examining the Influence of Neapolitan Riding Masters on Cavalry Tactics and the Work of William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle”

David G. Smith, University of Virginia,
“Sacred Knowledge, Social Power: Ideas and Culture in Provincial New England, 1688–1760”

Joshua Swindzinski, Columbia University
“Dryden, Locke, and the Measures of Cognition”

2012–13
Jordan Downs, University of California, Riverside
“Mobilizing the Metropolis: London and the First English Civil War”

R. Joseph Holt, University of California, Los Angeles
“The Global Anthropological Imagination in the British Enlightenment”

Peter Lawson, University of California, Los Angeles
“Ritual Revitalization and Pragmatic Reformation in Venice”

Ian Newman, University of California, Los Angeles
“Hannah More and the Aesthetics of Working-Class Conviviality”

Rachel Reeves, University of California, Davis
“Politeness and Power: Anglican Clergymen and the Authority of Manners, 1689–1750”

2010–11
Spencer Jackson, University of California, Los Angeles
“The Lost Father and the Making of the British Novel”

Justin Reed, University of California, Riverside
“Political Discourse and Revolution in England, 1685–1689”

2008–09
Timothy Daniels, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Parliament’s Navy: The English Fleet, 1642–1648”

Rebekah Elaine Sterling, University of California, Los Angeles
“Politics in Motion: Movement, Place, and the Political in Modern Political Thought”

2007–08
Helen McManus, University of Calfornia, University of California, Los Angeles
“Exemplary Construction: The Image of the Abbey in William Morris’ Works”

Andrew Lloyd Poe, University of California, San Diego
“Moral Psychologies Revealed in the Discourse of Political Romanticism”

Isaac Stephens, University of California, Riverside
“In the Shadow of the Patriarch: Elizabeth Isham and Her World in Seventeenth-Century Northamptonshire”