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

Project Title: The South Sea Company and Anglo-Spanish Connections, 1713-1739

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

Vera Keller

2010-2012 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Princeton

Project title:  The Desiderata List: Collecting the Future in the Early Modern Past

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

Project Title:  Forbidden Crossings: Muslims and Moriscos in Spanish America, 1492-1650.

Current Academic Affiliation: Instructor, Washington State University

Daniela Bleichmar

2004-2006 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Princeton

Project Title: Visual Culture in Eighteenth-Century Natural History. Botanical Illustrations and Expeditions in the Spanish Atlantic

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

Mimi Yiu

2005-2006 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Cornell

Current Academic Affiliation: Assistant Professor of English, Georgetown University

Alison Sandman

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

Current Academic Affiliation: Assistant 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

Project Title: Look But Don’t Touch: Sight-Touch Paradigms in Early Modern Architecture

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