Current Fellows


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

Fellows 2019-2020

2019-2020 Long-term Fellows | 2019-2020 Short-term Fellows

Long-term Fellows

Clarissa Chenovick, Assistant Professor of English, Florida Atlantic University
Reading to Weep: Penitence, Embodied Reading, and Spiritual Cure in England, 1350-1670
Folger Mellon Fellow

John Kuhn, Assistant Professor of English, Binghamton University
Making Pagans: Stagecraft and Comparative Religion in Early Modern England
Folger Mellon Fellow

Kathleen Long, Professor of French, Cornell University
Curing the Violence of Normative Thinking in the Island of Hermaphrodites
Folger Mellon Mowat Fellow

Anna More, Professora Adjunta of Literary Theory and Literature, Universidade de Brasília
Necroeconomics and the Early Iberian Slave Trade: Death, Value and the Archive
Folger Mellon Fellow

Seth Williams, Assistant Professor of Dance, Barnard College
Virtual Motion: Dance and Mobility in Early Modern England
Folger Mellon Fellow

Short-term Fellows

Faith Acker, Adjunct Professor of English, Northern Virginia Community College
Servants and Tradesmen in English Renaissance Poetry and Culture (1600-1660)

Morayo Akandé, Director, Writer, and Producer, Lucid Dreamers Productions
Moyo Akandé, Producer, Lucid Dreamers Productions
1745: A Full-Length Feature Film
SSEMW Fellows, Artists-in-Residence

Patricia Akhimie, Associate Professor of English, Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University-Newark
Editing Shakespeare's Othello

Carolyn Arena, NEH Postdoctoral Fellow, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Yarico's Caribbean: Indigenous Trade‚ Diplomacy‚ and Enslavement 1400-1700

Farid Azfar, Associate Professor of History, Swarthmore College
At Peace with Slavery: White Supremacy and the Spirit of the Asiento

Elad Carmel, Postdoctoral Fellow, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Politics of Reason: Ideas and Identities of Freethinking in Eighteenth-Century England

Ruma Chopra, Professor of History, San Jose State University
Between God and Darwin: Early Modern Transitions in Understandings about Climate
NACBS-Folger Fellow

Thomas Colville, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge
The Seventeenth-Century Fair: An Intellectual Experience

Christopher D’Addario, Associate Professor of English, Gettysburg College
Urban Aesthetics and the Invention of the Metaphysical

Natalya Din-Kariuki, Early Career Fellow, Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and Stipendiary Lecturer in English, University of Oxford
Noting‚ Knowing‚ Writing: English Travellers and their Notes‚ 1550-1700

Katherine Gillen, Associate Professor of English and Associate Chair of the Department of Arts & Humanities, Texas A&M University‚ San Antonio
Race‚ Rome‚ and Early Modern Drama: The Whitening of England and the Classical World

John Gouws, Professor Emeritus, Rhodes University
Oxford Edition Fulke Greville's Literary Works and Letters

Dawn Hoffman, Independent Artist
Hooked on Book furniture; Clasps, Corners and Center Medallions; Materials and Techniques used in the Past, how to recreate them in the Present

Bikang Huang, Professor of English, Peking University
Shakespearean Appropriation of Classical Chinese Plays in Translation

Shannon Kelley, Associate Professor of English, Fairfield University
Wounded Trees and the Poetics of Trauma

Emily King, Assistant Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama, Louisiana State University
Second Acts: Reanimation in the English Renaissance

Jeffrey Knight, Associate Professor of English, University of Washington
Shakespeare's Books

Alice Leonard, Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford
Correcting Shakespeare's Errors

Lauren MacDonald, Independent Researcher
Atlantic Reformations‚ 1555-1620
Omohundro-Folger Fellow

Joseph Mansky, Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature, Bard College
Seeds of Sedition: Libels, Plays, and the Early Modern Public Sphere
RSA Fellow

Emily Mayne, Visiting Research Associate, University of East Anglia
Hydras at Court: Networking Religion and Mythology in the Edwardian Revels

William Miller, Assistant Professor of English, University of Rochester
The Enthusiast: From Prophecy to Enlightenment in Seventeenth-Century England

Bénédicte Miyamoto, Associate Professor (Maitre de Conférences), Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
Drawing Manuals: Portrait of the Artist as a Reader

Yelda Nasifoglu, Associate member of the History Faculty, University of Oxford
Circulation of mathematical books in early modern Britain: evidence from personal collection‚ bookseller and auction catalogues

Noémie Ndiaye, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago
Early Modern Intersections of Race and Ethnicity

Scott O’Neil, Adjunct Professor of English, St. John Fisher College and SUNY Brockport
The Players' Post

Katherine Reinhart, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge
Images for the King: Art, Science, and Power in Louis XIV's France
RSA-Kress Fellow

Suparna Roychoudhury, Associate Professor of English, Mount Holyoke College
The Cunning Renaissance: Literature‚ Technicity‚ Intelligence

John Saillant, Professor of English, Western Michigan State University
Food Gifts in Eighteenth-Century Interracial Situations

Kathryn Santos, Assistant Professor of English, Trinity University
Babelian Performances: Early Modern Interpreters and the Theatricality of Translation

Jonathan Sawday, Walter J. Ong S.J. Chair in the Humanities and Professor of English, Saint Louis University
Print‚ Space‚ and Void:  Absence and Emptiness in Early-Modern English Literature

Betty Schellenberg, Professor of English, Simon Fraser University
Reader Creations: Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Verse Miscellanies
ASECS Fellow

Kathryn Schwarz, Professor of English, Vanderbilt University
The Transient Renaissance: Contagion, Communion, and Ethical Risk

Drew Thomas, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of St. Andrews
Counterfeiting Luther: Fraud in the Reformation Book Trade

Constantine Vassiliou, Course Instructor, University of Toronto
Back to the Future of Financial Crises: Public Institutions in the Context of the South Sea 'Bubble' in England

Rachel Weil, Professor of History, Cornell University
Mere Detention: Custodial Confinement in Early Modern England

Katherine Williams, Assistant Professor of English, University of Toronto
Global Shakespeare and the Work of Commemoration
SAA Fellow

Matthew Woodcock, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern English Literature, University of East Anglia
Robert Barret's Translations of Du Bartas and the Making of an Early Modern Soldier-Poet