2024-2025 Award Recipients


Noah Brooksher, Brown University, Metric Modernity: Romantic Poetry, Enlightenment Philosophy, and the Measure of Value

Richard Butterwick-Pawlikowski, University College London, Libertine: The Lives, Loves, and Letters of Sir Charles Hanbury Williams (1708-1759)      

Marianne Charrier-Vozel, Rennes University, Interdisciplinary project e.DuDeffand

N.W. Collins, Columbia University, The Abie Project: A New Material History of Civic Leadership & Special Collections

Ersy Contogouris, Université de Montréal, Beset by the Blue Devils: British Caricatures of Depression, 1795-1835 / James Gillray’s Preparatory Drawings

Joan Coutu, University of Waterloo, The Humours of Venus

Angelina Del Balzo, Bilkent University, From Foreign Shores: Eighteenth-Century Adaptation and the Theater of Empire, Roger W. Eddy Fellowship

Meredith Gamer, Columbia University, Taken From Life: The Anatomical Portrait and the Art of Reproduction, ASECS-LWL Fellowship

Joseph Litts, Princeton University, Natural Disaster in the Atlantic World: Aesthetics, Delight, and Risk During the Long Eighteenth Century, Joseph Peter Spang III Fellowship

Wendy McGlashan, Independent Scholar, Henry William Bunbury (1750-1811) and the Performance of Elite Social Culture

Jessica  Monaco, Stanford University, The Haunting of the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Gothic and Its Apparitions of Medieval Literature

Julie Park, Pennsylvania State University, Eighteenth-Century Extra-Illustrated Books and the Art of Writing              

Avantika Pokhriyal, Uppsala University, Taking Up Space: Women and/in Eighteenth-Century London, George B. Cooper Fellowship

Xinyuan Qiu, Binghamton University, Headdresses and Coiffures: Constructing the Fashionable Woman’s Body, Gender, and Nationality in Eighteenth-Century England

Amelia Rauser, Franklin & Marshall College, The Uniform: Collective Bodies in the Eighteenth Century

Joanna Stalnaker, Columbia University, Deffand’s Last Words, Charles J. Cole Fellowship

Ashley Umphenour, University of Texas at Arlington, Race and Female Sexuality during the British Eighteenth Century

Fauve Vandenberghe, Ghent University, Satire at Strawberry Hill: Women’s Satirical Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Travel Grants

Pamela Ahern, University of Delaware, The Marian Debate and Gendered Historiography in Eighteenth-Century Scotland   

Jean Marie Christensen, Southern Methodist University, Bodies of the Crown: Kinship, Health, and the Construction of the Royal Body in Early Modern English Portraiture

JoEllen DeLucia, Central Michigan University, Radcliffe Unbound: Ann Radcliffe, Gothic Print Culture, and the Development of Literary Property, 1774-1842

Mirabelle Field, The University of Auckland, Maria Fitzherbert and the Cult of Celebrity at the Court of George IV

Ella Harford, Swansea University, Women and Sexual Deviancy in England 1770-1830

Katherine O’Donnell, University College Dublin, Edmund Burke’s Irish Accent

Joshua Rhodes, Durham University, Agrarian Roots of Capitalism in England, c. 1550-1850

Daniela Roberts, Institut für Kunstgeschichte Würzburg, Framing Collections—Concepts of Gothic Revival Space in English Country Houses

Jenny Shaw, University of Alabama, The Duchess and the Dandy: Gender, Race, and Spectacle in Britain’s Eighteenth-Century Empire

Emily Spunaugle, Wayne State University, “Printed for the Benefit of”: Women’s Benevolent Publications of the Long Eighteenth Century

Robert Stearn, Birkbeck, University of London, Domestic Service, Practical Knowledge, and Emotional Work in the Sir Edward Walpole and Dorothy Clement Family Papers