Visiting Fellows and Travel Grant Recipients: 2015-2016


Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire, University of Nice Sophia‐Antipolis, World of Enlightenment; Charles J. Cole Fellow

Kathryn Desplanque, Duke University, Art, Commerce & Caricature: Satirical Images of Artistic Life in Paris, 1750-1850

Daniel Gustafson, The City College of New York, Lothario’s Corpse: The Libertine in the Late Georgian Acting Repertory; Lewis Walpole Library / Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Fellow

William Hay, Mississippi State University, King George’s Generals: How the British Army Lost America

James Kennaway, Newcastle University, Fashionable Diseases in Britain, 1660-1832

Michael Nicholson, University of California, Los Angeles, Occasional Time: Eighteenth-Century Fugitive Poetics; Roger W. Eddy Fellow

Katarina O’Briain, The Johns Hopkins University, The Craftsman’s Voice: Skill, Labor, and Georgic Verse, 1697-1730; George B. Cooper Fellow

Rivka Swenson, Virginia Commonwealth University, The Gaze, the West Indies, and Robinson Crusoe; Lewis Walpole Library / ASECS Fellow

Masaaki Takeda, University of Tokyo, Ideas of Nationhood in the Works of Defoe and Swift

Peter Walker, Columbia University, The Church Militant: American Émigré Clergy and the Making of the British Counterrevolution, 1763-92;Joseph Peter Spang III Fellow

Travel Grants

Kate Fullagar, Macquarie University, Empire on the Margins: Three Eighteenth-Century Lives

Monica Hahn, Temple University, “Go-between” Portraits and the Imperial Imagination, ca. 1800

Peter Lindfield, University of St. Andrews, The Gothic Imagination: Fact, Fiction and Visualizing Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto

Jason Pearl, Florida International University, The Aerial Eye in the Eighteenth Century

Sarah Raff, Pomona College, Author-Guardians in the English Novel, 1700-1900

Jason White, Appalachian State University, Merchants of the Levant: Merchant Corporations & State Formation in Early Modern England


Yale Graduate Student Summer Fellows

Laurel Peterson, Department of the History of Art, The Decorated Interior: Artistic Production in the British Country House, 1688–1745

Anurag Sinha, Department of Political Science, Reason’s Gentle Tyranny: Empire and the Making of Modern Governance