The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is very pleased to have announced the 2017 cohort of ACLS fellowship recipients. Below please find a list of those awardees who identified themselves as members of the American Studies Association:

Cohen, Lara Langer - Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars
Associate Professor, English, Swarthmore College
Before Subculture: Nineteenth-Century Genealogies of the Underground

Hanna, Karen B. - Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Doctoral Candidate, Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Makibaka!: A Feminist Social History of the Transnational Filipina/o American Left, 1969-1992

Manners, Jane C. - Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Doctoral Candidate, History, Princeton University
"Infinitely Dangerous to the Revenue of the United States": The Great New York Fire of 1835 and the Law of Disaster Relief in Jacksonian America

McDuffie, Erik S. - ACLS Fellowship Program
Associate Professor, African American Studies and History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Garveyism in the Diasporic Midwest: The American Heartland and Global Black Freedom, 1920-1980

Michelon, Christina - Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art
Doctoral Candidate, Art History, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Interior Impressions: Printed Material in the Nineteenth-Century American Home

Roffman, Karin Sabrina - ACLS Fellowship Program
Senior Lecturer, Humanities, English, and American Studies, Yale University
The Story of Next Week: John Ashbery's Middle and Later Years

Rivera, Michelle M - Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program
PhD, Communications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Appointed as Public Engagement Manager for Diversity and Inclusion, The Field Museum

Savonick, Danica - Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Doctoral Candidate, English, City University of New York, The Graduate Center
The Promise of Aesthetic Education: On Pedagogy, Praxis, and Social Justice

Swenson, Haley - Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program
PhD, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Ohio State University, Columbus
Appointed as Editor, New America

For an overview of all ACLS fellowship recipients, please refer to the website.

Posted for ASA Office in Member News
Post date: July 5, 2017