Current IRH Fellows

Anna Vemer Andrzejewski

Position title: Resident Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Professor of American Art and Architecture, Department of Art History, UW-Madison

Building Paradise: The Creation of South Florida’s White, Middle-Class Retirement and Vacation Landscape

Mou Banerjee

Position title: Resident Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Assistant Professor, Department of History, UW–Madison

Strange Intimacies: Changing perceptions of Afghanistan in the South Asian Imaginary, 1816-1930

Luis F. Bernabé Pons

Position title: Ciplijauskaité Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Professor, Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Alicante

Literature of (With, By, For, and With Regard To) The Moriscos

David R. Como

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Professor of Early Modern British History, History, Stanford University

New Model Politics: Armies, Regicide, and the English Revolution

Guillermina De Ferrari

Position title: Senior Fellow (2018-2023)

Address:
Halls-Bascom Professor of Spanish and Art History, Department of Spanish & Portuguese and Department of Art History, UW–Madison

Broken Tropics, Arts of Contingency

Agata Fijalkowski

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Reader, Leeds Law School, Leeds Beckett University

Visual Imagery of the War Crimes Trials in Poland, 1944-1948

Barbara Galindo

Position title: ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow in Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity [Emerging Voices Fellow], 2022-2024

Address:
Ph.D., Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles

Orphan Lives, Tortured Cities, and Ecosocial Human Rights: Cultural Representations of Mining Terror in the Andes

Max Harris

Position title: Emeritus Fellow (2018--)

Address:
Independent Scholar

Battling Demons: The Temptation of Antony in Art, Theater, Fiction, Film, and Fiestas

Francine Hirsch

Position title: Senior Fellow (2021-2025)

Address:
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History, Department of History, UW–Madison

Enemies, A Love Story: An Entangled History of Russia and America

Katherine Jensen

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Assistant Professor of Sociology and International Studies, Department of Sociology UW–Madison

The Color of Asylum: The Racial Politics of Safe Haven in Brazil

Jennifer Jordan

Position title: UW-System Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Before Craft Beer: Lost Landscapes of Forgotten Hops

Daniel J. Kapust

Position title: Senior Fellow (2019-2023)

Address:
Professor and Judith Hicks Stiehm Chair in Political Theory, Department of Political Science, UW–Madison

The Tragedy of the Imperial Republic: Narrative, Exceptionalism, and the Fate of Republican Self-Rule

Young Kim

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
PhD Candidate, Art History, UW–Madison

Imaging Auspiciousness in High Qing China

Helen M. Kinsella

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Associate Professor of Political Science & Law, Department of Political Science; Affiliate Faculty, Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies; the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs; the Human Rights Center; and the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Settler Empire and the Laws of War

B. Venkat Mani

Position title: Senior Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2021-2025)

Address:
Evjue Bascom Professor of the Humanities, German, Nordic, and Slavic+; DAAD Center for German and European Studies; Center for South Asia; IRIS (Institute for Regional and International Studies); Center for the History of Print and Digital Cultures, UW–Madison

Tales of Unsettlement: The Global Novel in the Age of Refugees

Adrian McClure

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
PhD, Medieval Literature, Purdue University

Haunted by Heresy: The Perlesvaus, Medieval Antisemitism, and the Trauma of the Albigensian Crusade

Laura McClure

Position title: Senior Fellow (2019-2023)

Address:
Halls-Bascom Professor of Classical Literature, Mellon Morgridge Professor in the Humanities, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (CANES); Affiliate, Gender & Women's Studies and Department of Art History, UW–Madison

Re-imaging the Chorus: Jane Ellen Harrison, Virginia Woolf, H.D., and Greek Tragedy

Aisha Motlani

Position title: ACLS Resident Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Lecturer in Art History, Theory, Criticism, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Darshan and Disenchantment: Painting Worship in India, 1861-1947

Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué

Position title: Resident Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Associate Professor, African Cultural Studies, UW–Madison

Diasporas in Africa

Carolyn A. Nadeau

Position title: Biruté Ciplijauskaité Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Byron S. Tucci Professor of Spanish, World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Illinois Wesleyan University

Artistic Voices of the Columbian Exchange

Rebecca Nesvet

Position title: UW-System Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Associate Professor of English, English and Humanities, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

Blood Relations: James Malcolm Rymer, Penny Fiction, and the Family

Simon P. Newman

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2020-2023)

Address:
Sir Denis Brogan Professor of History (Emeritus), University of Glasgow

Freedom-Seekers 1776

Barbara Obrist

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2003-2023)

Address:
Directeur de recherche émérite, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (Laboratoire SPHERE, Sciences, Philosophie, Histoire), Université Paris Diderot

La cosmologie médiévale. Textes et images II: le XIIe siècle

Mario Ortiz-Robles

Position title: Senior Fellow (2021-2025)

Address:
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Nancy C. Hoefs Professor of English, UW–Madison

Future Anterior: How Nineteenth-Century Institutions Framed the Future of Animals

Jaime M. Pensado

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Associate Professor of History, University of Notre Dame

The German Connection in the Inter-American Cold War: Adveniat and the Radicalization of Latin American Catholic Students during the Global Sixties

Randall Todd Pippenger

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Lecturer in History, Department of History, Princeton University

Left Behind: Veterans, Widows, and Orphans in the Era of the Crusades

Brenda Gayle Plummer

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Merze Tate Professor of History, Department of History and Department of Afro-American Studies, UW–Madison

Jim Crow Flies

Nicole D. Pulichene

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research/Collections Specialist Fellow, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"One Whose Name was Writ in Wax:" Reflections on the Medieval Reuse of Consular Diptychs

Aragorn Quinn

Position title: UW-System Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Avatar: Disembodied Performance in Modern Japan

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

Position title: Senior Fellow (2019-2023)

Address:
Merle Curti and Vilas-Borghesi Distinguished Achievement Professor of History, Department of History, UW–Madison

The American Ways of Wisdom: A History

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Associate Professor, Theology, Marquette University

The Temple of the Greedy Belly: Gluttony’s Tale

Shan J. Sappleton

Position title: UW-System Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Associate Professor of Political Science, Criminal Justice and Social Sciences, Univerisity of Wisconsin–Platteville

Beyond Formal Institutions: Ethnic Politicization in sub-Saharan Africa—a Comparative Perspective

Justin Steinberg

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Professor of Philosophy, CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College

Spinoza’s Moral Psychology: An Interpretation and Defense

Adam Y. Stern

Position title: Resident Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
Assistant Professor, German, Nordic, and Slavic+; Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies, UW–Madison

No Hands: An Archaeology of Emancipation

Anne C. Vila

Position title: Senior Fellow (2021-2025)

Address:
Professor of French, Department of French & Italian, UW–Madison

Convulsive Enlightenment: Lives and Afterlives of the Convulsionnaires in French Culture and Theory (18th to 21st Centuries)

Justine Walden

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2020-2023)

Address:
Lecturer, Department of History, UW–Madison

What Price Souls: Enslavement, Evangelism, and Profit in the Early Modern Atlantic; and Naming Race in the Renaissance

Charlotte Whatley

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2022-2023)

Address:
PhD Candidate, Department of History, UW–Madison

Property and Power: Legal Performance and Legitimacy in the Reign of Edward III