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Current and Past Jameson Fellows

2015

Wendy Wong Schirmer

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2015, Temple University
Kluge Center Project: "Diplomatic Subtleties and Frank Overtures: Print Publicity, Neutrality, and the Politics of Slavery in the Early Republic, 1793-1801"

2014

M. Scott Heerman

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2014, John Hopkins University
Kluge Center Project: "Deep River: Slavery, Empire, and Emancipation in the Upper Mississippi River Valley"

2013

Kevin Kim

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2013, Stanford University
Kluge Center Project: "Diplomacies of Dissent: Henry Wallace, Herbert Hoover, and Cold War America's Rise in the World"
Webcast: "Herbert Hoover, Henry Wallace, and Cold War America" (C-SPAN)
Lecture: "American Centuries: Henry Wallace, Herbert Hoover & Cold War America's Rise in the World" (Dec. 4, 2014)
Appointment: Tenth International Seminar on Decolonization Participants
Blogpost: Reflections from the AHA's Jameson Fellow
Blogpost: Familiar Faces Return for the International Decolonization Seminar

2012

Susan Spellman

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2012, Miami University
Kluge Center Project: "Concerning the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business, 1860-1940"
Lecture: "Cooperation in Black and White: Innovative Alliances in the Retail Grocery Trade" (May 3, 2012)

Katherine Unterman

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2012, Texas A&M University
Kluge Center Project: "International Fugitives and American Power, 1880-1930"

2010

Ibram X. Kendi

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2010, SUNY College at Oneonta
Kluge Center Project: "Diversity Demanded: A Narrative History of the Black Campus Movement, 1965-1972"

2009

Jason Stahl

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2009, University of Minnesota
Kluge Center Project: "Selling Conservatism: Think Tanks, Conservative Ideology, and the Undermining of Liberalism, 1945-Present"
Webcast: "Conservatives in a Marketplace of Ideas: Think Tanks, Interests, and Expertise in the 1970s" (Aug. 13, 2009)
Lecture: "Conservatives in a Marketplace of Ideas: Think Tanks, Interests, and Expertise in the 1970s"

2008

Rachel Bohlmann

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2008, Newberry Library
Kluge Center Project: "The Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Chicago"

Peter Leavenworth

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2008, University of New Hampshire
Kluge Center Project: "Accounting for Taste: The Early American Music Business and Secularization in Music Aesthetics, 1720-1825"

2007

Lisa Tetrault

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2007, Carnegie Mellon University
Kluge Center Project: "Creating the Narrative of the Women's Movement"
Article: "The Incorporation of American Feminism: Suffragists and the Postbellum Lyceum," The Journal of American History 96.4 (2010): 1,027-56

2005

Chad Goldberg

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2005, University of Wisconsin
Kluge Center Project: "Citizens and Paupers: Civic Inclusion, Race and the American Welfare State"

2004

Christopher Capozzola

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2004, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kluge Center Project: "Uncle Sam Wants You: Citizenship and Obligation in World War I America"
Webcast: Christopher Capozzola and Jennifer Keene on World War I (C-SPAN)

Carolyn Eastman

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2004, University of Texas, Austin
Kluge Center Project: "A Nation of Speechifiers: Oratory, Print and the Making of a Gendered American Public, 1780-1830"

2003

Jason Loviglio

J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, 2003, University of Maryland
Kluge Center Project: "The Intimate Public: Network Radio and Mass Mediated Democracy"

For a list of Fellows from 1977 - 2002, please visit the AHA website.

About this Fellowship

The J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History is offered annually by the Library of Congress and the American Historical Association to support significant scholarly research for one semester in the collections of the Library of Congress. The fellowship is named in honor of J. Franklin Jameson, a founder of the Association, longtime managing editor of the American Historical Review, formerly Chief of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress, and the first incumbent of the Library's Chair of American History. It is designed to assist scholars early in their careers in history.

Further information:
   American Historical Association
   400 A Street, S.E.
   Washington, D.C. 20003
   Phone: (202) 544-2422
   URL: Jameson Fellowship

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