Current Fellows

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Charlene J. Fletcher
PhD Candidate, Department of History, Indiana University
"Confined Femininity: Race, Gender, and Incarceration in Kentucky, 1865–1920"

Kurt Graham
Director, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library 
"Counting the Unpopular Vote: A History of the Strange Way Americans Elect Their President"

E. Bennett Jones
PhD Candidate, Department of History, Northwestern University 
"‘The Indians Say’: Settler Colonialism and the Scientific Study of Animals in America, 1700–1860"

Stephanie Lawton 
PhD Candidate, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
"In Memory of the Best: The Classical Commemoration of American Presidents in the Nineteenth Century"

Michael McKinley
Journalist, screenwriter, filmmaker, and author
"Spats: A Soldier of the Great War"

Christoph Nitschke
DPhil Student, Faculty of History, Keble College, Oxford University 
"The Panics of 1873 and US Foreign Relations"

Jesse Olsavsky
PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh
"‘Fire and Sword Will Do More Good’: Fugitive Slaves, Vigilance Committees, and the Rise of Revolutionary Abolitionism, 1835–1865"

Alison Steigerwald 
PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Iowa
"Women United Against War: International Connections of American Female Anti-War Activists during the First World War"

Elizabeth Summerfield
Visiting Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
"The Formative Years of Theodore Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot"

Lindsay Van Tine
Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow, Council on Library and Information Resources
"The Geography of History: Plotting Columbus in Map and Narrative"