Cabot Fellows announced

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Fifteen faculty members have been awarded 2020 Walter Channing Cabot Fellowships for their outstanding publications:

  • Dimiter Angelov, Dunbarton Oaks Professor of Byzantine History, “The Byzantine Hellene: The Life of the Emperor Theodore Laskaris and Byzantium in the Thirteenth Century,” (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019).
  • Jason Beckfield, professor of sociology, “Unequal Europe: Regional Integration and the Rise of European Inequality” (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).
  • Peter Burgard, professor of German, “Baroque: Figures of Excess in Seventeenth-Century European Art and German Literature” (Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink, 2019).
  • Lizabeth Cohen, Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, “Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age” (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2019).
  • Philip J. Deloria, professor of history, “Becoming Mary Sully: Toward an American Indian Abstract” (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019).
  • Henry Louis Gates, Alphonse Fletcher Jr., University Professor, AAAS, “Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow” (New York: Penguin Random House, 2019).
  • William Granara, professor of the practice of Arabic on the Gordon Gray Endowment and director of the Center for Middle East Studies, “Narrating Muslim Sicily: War and Peace in the Medieval Mediterranean World” (London: I.B. Tauris, 2019).
  • Anne Harrington, Franklin L. Ford Professor of the History of Science “Mind Fixers: Psychiatry’s Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness,” (New York: W.W. Norton, 2019).
  • Naomi Oreskes, professor of the history of science, “Why Trust Science?” (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019).
  • Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, “The Confounding Island: Jamaica and the Postcolonial Predicament” (Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019).
  • Mark Richard, professor of philosophy, “Meanings as Species,” (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).
  • Kevin Ryan, professor of linguistics and chair of the Linguistics Department, “Prosodic weight: Categories and Continua,” (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).
  • William James Simpson, Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English, “Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism,” (Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019).
  • Ajantha Subramanian, professor of anthropology, “The Caste of Merit: Engineering Education in India” (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2019).
  • Gordon Teskey, professor of english, “Spenserian Moments” (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2019).