Graduate Fellow Elspeth Martini (Ph.D. Candidate, University of Michigan) successfully defended her dissertation, "The Tides of Morality: Anglo-American Colonial Authority and Indigenous Removal, 1820-1848," which was partly based on follow-up research in Ottawa, Canada and Cambridge, Massachusetts that was funded by her Eisenberg Institute fellowship.
Residency Research Fellow Todd Meyers (Assistant Professor, Wayne State University) was selected for a Collaborative Research Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies. Meyers and Stefanos Geroulanos (Assistant Professor, New York University) will study the shifts in medical and physiological thought spurred by the battlefield traumas of World War I, resulting in a co-authored monograph entitled, The Whole on the Verge of Collapse.
Faculty Fellow Christian de Pee (Associate Professor, University of Michigan) has been awarded a Frederick Burckhardt Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies, with residence at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina, where he hopes to complete the research for his second book, Visible Cities: Text and Urban Space in Middle-Period China, Eighth through Twelfth Centuries.
Residency Research Fellow John McCurdy (Associate Professor, Eastern Michigan University) will serve as a respondent on "Singlehood in the Eighteenth Century: Economies and Interpretations," a panel at the annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies in Cleveland on April 4.
Photos above, from left to right: Todd Meyers, Elspeth Martini, Christian de Pee, John McCurdy.