Joyce Tracy Fellowship

The Joyce Tracy Fellowship is for research on newspapers and magazines or for projects using these resources as primary documentation. This award derives from an endowment established in memory of the Society's longtime curator of newspapers and periodicals. Doctoral candidates may apply.

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Date Name Affiliation Position
2023-24 Kevin McPartland University of Cincinnati PhD Candidate in History The Birthing of a Nation: Confederate Nationalism in the Southern Press
2022-23 Andrew W. Robertson CUNY Graduate Center Associate Professor of History Divergent Political Language North and South
2020-21 Catherine Peters Harvard University PhD Candidate in American Studies A Free Race of Cultivators: Empire, Race, and Nature in the Nineteenth-Century Caribbean
2018-19 Jordan Wingate University of California, Los Angeles PhD Candidate in English The Periodical Origins of the American Self
2017-18 Dianne Roman Independent Researcher The Boston Olive Branch and Its Woman: Compositors, Editors, and Authors
2016-17 Nalleli Guillen University of Delaware PhD Candidate 'Round the World Every Evening': Panoramic Spectacles, Entertainment Culture, and a Growing Imperial Consciousness in Nineteenth-Century America
2015-16 David Blake State University of New York, Stony Brook Lecturer Between Campus and Community: Popular Music in American College Student Life, 1850-1872
2014-15 James Dun Princeton University Assistant Professor of History Dangerous Neighbors
2013-14 Sarah Salter Pennsylvania State University PhD Candidate Patterns of Recognition and Imagination in Italy and the United States, 1790-1910
2012-13 Brian P. Luskey West Virginia University Assistant Professor Magnificent Rogue: A Swindler, Seducer, and Slaver in the Nineteenth Century