Former Fellows and Directors

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Washburn Observatory, home to IRH from 1959 until 2007

Former Fellows: Historic List*

*This list was created before the IRH website and only contains fellow names, fellowship years, and fellowship type.

Former IRH Directors 2018-1959

Ullrich Langer

Ullrich Langer

Department: French and Italian
Years as Director: 2017-2018 Interim Director


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Tejumola Olaniyan

Department: English and African Languages and Literature
Years as Director: 2011-2012 Interim Director


Susan Friedman

Susan Friedman

Department: English and Gender and Women’s Studies
Years as Director: 2007-2017


David Sorkin

David Sorkin

Department: History and Center for Jewish Studies
Years as Director: 2003-2007


David Lindberg

David C. Lindberg

Department: History of Science
Years as Director: 2002-2003


Sally BanesSally Banes

Department: Dance
Years as Director: 2001-2002

Paul BoyerPaul S. Boyer

Department: History
Years as Director: 1993-2001

David LindbergDavid C. Lindberg

Department: History of Science
Years as Director: 1987-1993

Robert KingdonRobert M. Kingdon

Department: History
Years as Director: 1975-1987

Emmett BennettEmmett L. Bennett

Department: Classics
Years as Director: 1974-1975 Interim Director

David CrononE. David Cronon

Department: History
Years as Director: 1969-1974

Emmett BennettEmmett L. Bennett

Department: Classics
Years as Director: 1968-1969

Kenneth SettonKenneth M. Setton

Department: History
Years as Director: 1965-1968

Germaine BréeGermaine Brée

Department: French and Italian
Years as Director: 1964-1965

Marshall ClagettMarshall Clagett

Department: History of Science
Years as Director: 1959-1964