Stephen Botein Fellowship

Stephen Botein Fellowships are for research in the history of the book in American culture. Funding is derived from an endowment established by the family and friends of the late Stephen Botein. Doctoral candidates may apply.

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Date Name Affiliation Position
2024-25 Max Chapnick Northeastern University Postdoctoral Teaching Associate Wild Science: Radical Politics and Rejected Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Fiction
2024-25 Darbyshire Witek University of Delaware PhD Candidate in English Reading American Racial Thought in the Memory and Myth of the Underground Railroad
2023-24 Avery Blankenship Northeastern University PhD Candidate in English Kitchen Ventriloquisms
2023-24 Gordon Fraser University of Manchester Lecturer in English, American Studies, and Creative Writing Engineering Peace
2022-23 Kristofer Stinson George Mason University PhD Candidate in History Shadows and Solid Things: Religion and Archaeology in the Atlantic World
2022-23 Sarah Salter Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of English Sex in Pages: A Theoretical History of Periodical Sexualities
2020-21 Kandice Sharren Simon Fraser University Instructor of English Politics, Paratexts, and Transatlantic Fiction, 1790-1840
2019-20 Madeline Zehnder University of Virginia PhD Candidate in English Pocket-Sized Nation: Cultures of Portability in America, 1790-1840
2019-20 Nicole Mahoney University of Maryland, College Park PhD Candidate in History Liberty, Gentility, and Dangerous Liaisons: French Culture and Polite Society in Early National America, 1770-1825
2018-19 Magdalena Zapedowska University of Massachusetts, Amherst PhD Candidate in English Black Dissent and Black Freedom: Revolution, Emigration, Reform, 1850-1870