Postdoctoral Fellows

Meet the 2014 Provost Postdoctoral Scholars in Early Modern Studies

Anna Rosensweig
Jessica Rosenberg

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows

Matthew Sargent

2014-2016 USC Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Project Title: The Birth of Globalization: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Transfer along European-Asian Trade Routes and the Rise of the Multinational Corporation

Justin Underhill

2014-2016 USC Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Project Title: World Art and the Illumination of Virtual Space

Jessica Keating

2012-2014 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Early Modern Visual Culture
Ph.D. Northwestern University

Project Title: Imperial Automata

Current Academic Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Art History, Carleton College

Adrian Finucane

2011-2013 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Harvard

Book Publication:
Temptations of Trade: British Agents in Eighteenth-Century Spanish America, (University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming)

Current Academic Affiliation: Assistant Professor of History, University of Kansas

Vera Keller

2010-2012 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Princeton

Book Publication:
Knowledge and the Public Interest, 1575–1725, (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming Nov. 2015)

Current Academic Affiliation: Assistant Professor of History, Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon

Karoline (Kaja) Cook

2008-2010 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Princeton

Book Publication: 
Forbidden Crossings: Muslims and Moriscos in Spanish America, 1492-1650, (University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming)

Current Academic Affiliation: Instructor, Washington State University

Daniela Bleichmar

2004-2006 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Princeton

Book Publication:
Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment (University of Chicago, 2012)

Current Academic Affiliation: Associate Professor of Art History and History, USC

Mimi Yiu

2005-2006 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Cornell

Book Publication:
Architectural Involutions: Writing, Staging, and Building Space, c. 1435-1650, (Northwestern University Press, 2014)

Alison Sandman

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison

Current Academic Affiliation: Associate Professor of History, James Madison University

CRASSH/EMSI/Harman Academy Early Modern Visual and Material Culture Postdoctoral Fellow

Kimberley Skelton

2013-2014 CRASSH/EMSI/Harman Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in Early Modern Visual Culture
Ph.D. Yale University

Book Publication:
The Paradox of Body, Building and Motion in Seventeenth-Century England, (Manchester University Press, 2015)

CRASSH/EMSI/Harman Academy Early Modern Visual and Material Culture Master Class

Current Academic Affiliation: Independent Scholar and Director, Early Modern Architecture