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Warren Center names fellows

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The Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History has announced the recipients of its 2001-02 fellowships. The fellows, who will come to Harvard from faculty positions at other institutions to spend a sabbatical year writing and conducting research, will concentrate on this year’s core theme, “Exceptional By Nature?: American Science and Medicine, 1500-1900.”

Professor of history Joyce Chaplin and professor of the history of science Charles Rosenberg will direct the 2001-02 workshop.

The 2001-02 Charles Warren Scholars

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin), assistant professor of history, State University of New York at Buffalo: “Postcolonial Nature: Nature Narratives and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Latin America.”

Cornelia Hughes Dayton (Ph.D., Princeton), associate professor of history, University of Connecticut: “Self and Sanity: Negotiating the Boundaries of Incompetency in New England, 1620-1830” (fall term).

Mordechai Feingold (D.Phil., Oxford), professor of history of science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute: “The Royal Society of London and the Sciences of the Colonial Period, 1660-1800.”

Ann Johnson (Ph.D., Princeton), assistant professor of history, Fordham University: “Engineering the Nation: The Development of American Engineering Communities and their Practices.”

Marina Moskowitz (Ph.D., Yale), lecturer in American history, University of Glasgow: “Seed Money: The Economies of Horticulture in Nineteenth-Century America” (fall term).

Katherine Pandora (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego), assistant professor of history of science, University of Oklahoma: “The Children’s Republic of Science in Nineteenth-Century America: Lessons in Natural Knowledge for the Rising Generations of a New Nation.”

Susan Scott Parrish (Ph.D., Stanford), assistant professor of English, University of Michigan: “Performances of Curiosity: Natural History in Colonial British America.”

Alice N. Walters (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley), associate professor of history, University of Massachusetts, Lowell: “Objectifying Nature: Science, Culture, and Commerce in Britain and America, 1740-1830.”

Kariann Yokota (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles), assistant professor of American studies, Yale: “A Culture of Insecurity: The Early Republic as a Post-Colonial Nation, 1776-1820” (spring term).