Current Fellows

Folger Institute 2021-2022 Research Fellows

To view past fellows, explore the list of long-term fellows and short-term fellows on Folgerpedia.

Patricia Akhimie, Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University-Newark
Illustrating Othello

Eleanor Barnett, Independent Researcher
The Reformation of Food: Eating in the English and Italian Reformations‚ c. 1560 - c. 1640
Before 'Farm to Table'

Alexander Bevilacqua, Assistant Professor of History, Williams College
Race and Royalty: Blackness at Central European Courts

Hilary Bogert-Winkler, Assistant Professor of Liturgy, School of Theology, University of the South
Philip O'Sullivan Beare's Zoilomastix: A Critical English Translation and Digital Edition

Carla Cevasco, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Rutgers University New Brunswick
Feeding Children in Early America
Before 'Farm to Table' Fellow

Lila Chambers, Ph.D. Candidate in History, New York University
Liquid Capital: Alcohol and the Rise of Slavery in the British Atlantic‚ 1623-1736
Before 'Farm to Table' Fellow

Nathaniel Cutter, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Melbourne
Moorish Habits and Civil Entertainments: Performance‚ Advertising‚ and Anglo-Maghrebi Diplomacy‚ 1681-1734
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies-Folger Institute Fellow

Daniel Davies, Ph.D. Candidate in English, University of Pennsylvania
Beyond the Battlefield: Premodern Warfare and the Invention of Britain

Missy Dunaway, Independent Artist
Birds of The Bard: Shakespeare's Avian References in 64 Paintings
Artist-in-residence Fellow
Karin Ekholm, Tutor, St. John's College
Meanings of Life in Early Modern Anatomies of Generation

Phillip Emanuel, Ph.D. Candidate in History, College of William & Mary
"Great weights hang by small wires": Households‚ slavery‚ and knowledge performances in the making of the British Empire‚ 1650-1713

Jamie Gianoutsos, Associate Professor of History, Mount Saint Mary's University
The "Propagation of Liberty": Marchamont Nedham and the Classical Republican Tradition

Crawford Gribben, Professor of early modern British history, Queen's University Belfast
Lucy Hutchinson and John Owen: Literary relationships in the formation of nonconformity

Johanna Harris, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Exeter
Select Meditations and The Ceremonial Law: Volume 3 of The Oxford Traherne for Oxford University Press

Benjamin Hilb, Assistant Professor of English, Francis Marion University
Blackness and Nothingness in Romeo and Juliet

Grace Ioppolo, Professor of Shakespearean and Early Modern Drama, University of Reading
Returning to work on Volume 4 of The Collected Works of Thomas Heywood

Mark Kaethler, Regular Instructor of English, Medicine Hat College
Linking Munday: Contextualizing‚ Editing‚ and Digitizing Civic Identity

Mira Kafantaris, Senior Lecturer in English‚ Ohio State University
Royal Marriage‚ Foreign Queens‚ and Constructions of Race in the Early Modern Period
Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender-Folger Institute Fellow

Daniel Knapper, Editor of Comparative Drama, Western Michigan University
The Tongue of Angels: Pauline Style and Renaissance Literary Culture

Elizabeth Kolkovich, Associate Professor of English, The Ohio State University
Women's Patronage as Playmaking

Micha Lazarus, Frances A. Yates Long-term Fellow, The Warburg Institute
Roger Ascham: Mind of a Renaissance Humanist

Amy Lidster, Postdoctoral Research Associate, King's College London
Wartime Shakespeare: Performing Narratives of Conflict

Georgina Lucas, Independent Researcher
Massacres in Early Modern Drama

Laurie Maguire, Professor of English Language and Literature, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
Judith Shakespeare: Her Story

Nedda Mehdizadeh, Continuing Lecturer in Writing Programs, University of California‚ Los Angeles
Translating Persia in Early Modern English Writing
North American Conference on British Studies-Folger Institute Fellow

Kate Mulry, Assistant Professor of History, California State University‚ Bakersfield
"it nourisheth the Child in the Womb": Chocolate‚ Reproduction‚ and Colonization in Seventeenth-Century Jamaica
Before 'Farm to Table' Fellow

Dexnell Peters, Bennett Boskey Fellow in Atlantic History, Exeter College‚ University of Oxford
Trinidad and Demerara: The Southern Caribbean in the Revolutionary Era

Peter Radford, Independent Researcher
Hunting for Images of Early Modern Women Athletes

Jaya Remond, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Bibliotheca Hertziana
Designing Nature: Plants‚ Pictures‚ and Artistic Expertise c. 1550-1700

Yann Ryan, Research Fellow, Queen Mary University of London
“Contagion catching by Letters”: Information and Disinformation During the Seventeenth Century Pandemic

Ray Schrire, Polonsky Academy Fellow, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
Documenting Early-Modern Popular Mathematical Culture

Desi Shelton, Founder and Artistic Director, Camden Rep
Shakes for Small Fries
Artist-in-residence Fellow
Judith Spicksley, Lecturer, University of Hull
Servility and slavery in historical perspective: new ways of seeing

John Stone, Serra Hunter Fellow, Universitat de Barcelona
Mapping English-language Shakespeare in Print in Spain before 1810

Dyani Taff, Assistant Professor of English, Colby College
Gendered Seascapes and Monarchy in Early Modern English Culture
Omohundro Institute-Folger Institute Fellow

Hillary Taylor, Lecturer in Early Modern British Social and Economic History, University of Cambridge
Work‚ Violence‚ and Social Relations in England‚ c. 1500-1775

Martine van Ittersum, Senior Lecturer in History, University of Dundee
The Making and Unmaking of a Founding Father of International Law: Recovering and Editing Hugo Grotius’ Working Papers‚ 1868-2001

Jennie Youssef, Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre and Performance, The Graduate Center‚ City University of New York
Much Depends on Dinner: Transculturation in Early Modern Foodways‚ Performance‚ and Dramatic Representations (1492-1660)
Before 'Farm to Table' Fellow