Current Fellows

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

2022-23 Folger Institute Research Fellows

Scholarly Research Fellows

Artistic Research Fellows

 


Scholarly Research Fellows

Ifeoluwa Aboluwade, Research Associate, Literature, University of Bayreuth
Warriors and Tricksters: A Transcultural Study of Shakespearean Drama and Selected West African
Narratives 

Mary and Eric Weinmann Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library 

Marta Albala Pelegrin, Associate Professor, Literature, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Theater of Conquest: Performing Iberian Newspieces in Rome (1450-1530)
Matillda D. Mascioli Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Abdulhamit Arvas, Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania
Abducted Boys: The Homoerotics of Race and Empire in Early Modernity
Mary and Eric Weinmann Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Roya Biggie, Assistant Professor, Literature, Knox College
Sympathetic Ecologies in Early Modern English Tragedies
William Randolph Hearst Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Christopher Blakley, Lecturer, History, Occidental College
Ship Fever‚ Confinement‚ and the Racialization of Disease in the Indo-Atlantic World
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies-Folger Institute Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Lara Bovilsky, Associate Professor, Literature, University of Oregon
Proper to Man: Charting‚ Describing‚ and Debating Human Identity in Early Modern England
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

William Cavert , Associate Professor, History, The University of St. Thomas
Vermin Eradication and Agrarian Improvement in Early Modern England
William Randolph Hearst Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Özlem Çaykent, Associate Professor, History, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University
A Cross-Cultural Women's History Course: Personal‚ Political and Social Relations Between the Sexes in Early Modern Europe and the Mediterranean
Bess and Philip Rosenblum Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Clarissa Chenovick, Assistant Professor of English, Florida Atlantic University
Reading to Weep: Penitence‚ Embodied Reading‚ and Spiritual Cure in England‚ 1350-1670
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

William Clayton, Associate Tutor, History, University of East Anglia
Reconstructing Networks of Illicit Pamphlet Production‚ 1618-1624: or‚ how to do history when the archives fail
William Randolph Hearst Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Heidi Craig, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Texas A&M University
Early Modern Dramatic Paratexts
Digital Projects Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Carla Della Gatta, Assistant Professor, Literature, Florida State University
Digitizing the Archive of Latinx Shakespeares
Susan Snyder Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Costanza Dopfel, Art History Professor, Saint Mary's College of California
Fertile Florence: How a Demographic Disaster Shaped the Italian Renaissance
Matillda D. Mascioli Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Adrian Finucane, Associate Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University
Captive Exchanges: Prisoners of War and the Trade in Secrets‚ 1700-1760
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Ari Friedlander, Assistant Professor, Literature, University of Mississippi
Inventing Impotence: Disability‚ Sex‚ and Labor Early Modern England
North American Conference on British Studies-Folger Institute Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Pablo García Piñar, Assistant Instructional Professor, Literature, University of Chicago
Maimed Authority: A Critical Disability Study of the Soldier's Scarred Body in the Habsburg's Administration
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Katherine Gillen, Associate Professor of English, Texas A&M University San Antonio
The Bard in the Borderlands: A Critical Edition of Olga Sanchez Saltveit's ¡O Romeo!
Myra and Charlton Hinman Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Rabia Gregory, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Missouri
Christian Pulp: Material Religion in the Age of Paper
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Rachel Holmes, Lecturer, Literature, University College London
Clandestine Contracts: Marriage‚ Law‚ and Literary Adaptation in Early Modern Europe
Philip A. Knachel Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Iuliia Kleiman, Associate Professor, Theatre, Russian State Institute of Performing Arts
Book Theatre of the Great Depression: Events and Strategies
Philip A. Knachel Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

James Leduc, Research Assistant, History, Trinity College Dublin
Sovereignty and Salvation: Christian Time and Colonial Memory in Tudor Ireland
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Patricia Martins Marcos, Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), History, University of California, San Diego
Configurations of the Human: Racializing Imperial Bodies and Natural Government in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Atlantic 1500-1800s
Philip A. Knachel Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Lucy Mookerjee, Research Assistant, Literature, The Johns Hopkins University
The Travels of an Ancient Cookery: An edition and Analysis of Morgan Library‚ MS Bühler 36
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Simon Newman, Sir Denis Brogan Professor of History, University of Glasgow (Emeritus), Honorary Research Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University ofWisconsin at Madison
Freedom Seekers: stories of those who escaped slavery in the English Atlantic World
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Marissa Nicosia, Associate Professor of Renaissance Literature, Penn State Abington
The Botanical World of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Before 'Farm to Table,' Margaret Hannay Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Aley O'Mara, Independent Scholar
Early Modern Asexualities: An Edited Collection
Mary and Eric Weinmann Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Elisa Oh, Associate Professor, Literature, Howard University
Choreographies of Race and Gender: Dance‚ Travel‚ and Ritual in Early Modern English Literature 1558-1668
Margaret Hannay Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Mauricio Onetto, Research Associate, History, Instituto de la Patagonia, Universidad de Magallanes
William Cuningham's Cosmography and the New Scientific Image
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Desha Osborne, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Literature, Hunter College, City University of New York
The Carib Chief: Transatlantic Imaginings of Chatoyer
William Randolph Hearst Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Halyna Pastushuk, Associate Professor Department of Theology, Ukrainian Catholic University
Metamorphoses of the Fool in Late Shakespearean Drama: From Stage Attractor to Literary Character
Susan Snyder Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Javier Patino Loira, Assistant Professor, Literature, University of California, Los Angeles
The Age of Subtlety: Rhetorical Ingenuity and Natural Science (1619-1654)
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Anne Powell, Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), History, College of William & Mary
The Antinomian Crisis and the Pequot War‚ 1636-1638
Omohundro Institute-Folger Institute Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Katherine Reinhart, Honorary Fellow, Art History, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Itinerant Images: Migrating Visual Knowledge in the Global Early Modern World
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Justin Roberts, Associate Professor, History, Dalhousie University
Chattel: Slavery and Disease in the Early English Tropics‚ 1645-1713
William Randolph Hearst Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Yann Ryan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Digital Humanities, University of Helsinki
Unlocking the Newdigate Newsletters Using Handwritten Text Recognition
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Adrianna Santos, Assistant Professor, Literature, Texas A&M University, San Antonio
The Bard in the Borderlands
Myra and Charlton Hinman Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Eileen Sperry, Digital Learning Project Coordinator, SUNY Empire State College
This Body of Death – Form and Decay in Early Modern Lyric
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Victoria Van Hyning, Assistant Professor of Library Innovation, University of Maryland, College Park
Preparing and Publishing Shakespeare's World Data for Further Use and Reuse
Mary and Eric Weinmann Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Benjamin VanWagoner, Lecturer, Literature, Columbia University
Imperial Ventures: Maritime Drama and the Invention of Risk
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Jennie Votava, Associate Professor, Literature, Allegheny College
Shakespeare's Histories on Screen: Adaptation‚ Race and Intersectionality
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

L. Lehua Yim, Independent Scholar
Land Relations‚ Knowledge Organization‚ and the White Possessive in Tilney's Topographical Descriptions: A Case Study of Critical Indigenous Studies Methods in Early Modern Studies
William Randolph Hearst Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Injela Zaini, Independent Scholar
Desi Sensations: The Dramatic Significance of Ophelia's and Lady Macbeth's Madness in the 21st Century Indian Cinematic Adaptations
Susan Snyder Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library 


Artistic Research Fellows

Hannah Baker Saltmarsh, Assistant Professor of English, Mount Mercy University
"Cures for Deep Wounds" in Poetry Manuscript
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Jacklyn Brickman, Lecturer, Department of Art, The Ohio State University
The Department of Planetary Futures - Division of Acclimatization
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Mandy Cano Villalobos, Independent Professional Artist
Theatrum Mundi
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Alexander D'Agostino, Independent Professional Artist
The Fairy King's Grimoire
William Randolph Hearst Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Joyce Datiles, Film Director and Historian, University College London
The Landlord's Dark-Haired Daughter, an original historical drama television series
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Sandra Jackson-Opoku, Independent Professional Writer
In Search of Eulalie Pelletier: A Story of Old Chicago
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Mallika Kavadi, Independent Professional Filmmaker
An Eagle in a Dove-cote
O. B. Hardison Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Eva Rocha, Multimedia Artist, Virginia Union University
Indigenous Objectification and Persistent Contemporary Issues
Hanson Lee Dulin Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

Ally Zlatar, Lecturer, Philosophy, University of Glasgow
When the Body is Ill‚ The Mind Suffers: Shakespeare's unravelling of mental health‚ eating disorders and madness in Tudor England
Susan Snyder Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

*Titles at the time of fellowship award 

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