Announcement 2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021 FELLOWS.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT EACH INDIVIDUAL, YOU CAN FIND THE FELLOWS’ FULL BIOGRAPHIES HERE.


American Literature

 

Joshua Bennett, Mellon Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing, Dartmouth College

Raúl Coronado, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Anthropology & Cultural Studies

 

Keith L. Camacho, Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Kamari Clarke, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
Kevin Lewis O’Neill, Director of the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, Professor of the Study of Religion, University of Toronto
Laurence Ralph, Professor of Anthropology, Princeton University
Paige West, the Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College

Applied Mathematics

 

Oscar E. Fernandez, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Wellesley College

Architecture, Planning, & Design

 

Peter Hewitt Christensen, Associate Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester

Astronomy-Astrophysics

 

Arjun Dey, Astronomer, NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory (NOIRLab)

Vicky Kalogera, Daniel I. Linzer Distinguished University Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Director of CIERA, Northwestern University

Biography

 

Victoria Johnson, Writer, New York City; Professor of Urban Policy & Planning, Hunter College, CUNY

Biology

 

Priyanga Amarasekare, Professor of Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles

Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine

Chemistry

 

Christopher J. Chang, Class of 1942 Chair Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Eugenia Kumacheva, University Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto

F. Akif Tezcan, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

Choreography

 

Tommie-Waheed Evans, Choreographer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Maureen Fleming, Choreographer, New York City

Christopher L. Huggins, Choreographer, New York City

José Ome Navarrete Mazatl, Choreographer, Oakland, California

Helen Simoneau, Choreographer, Brooklyn, New York

Christopher Williams, Choreographer, New York City

Classics

 

Paul J. Kosmin, Philip J. King Professor of Ancient History, Harvard University

Computer Science

 

Jason Nieh, Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University

Constitutional Studies

 

Amalia D. Kessler, Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies and Professor (by courtesy) of History, Stanford University

Drama & Performance Art

 

Mike Lew, Playwright, Brooklyn, New York

Kaneza Schaal, Playwright, Brooklyn, New York

Sarah Cameron Sunde, Performance Artist, New York City

Early Modern Studies

 

Marisa Anne Bass, Associate Professor of Art History, Yale University

Earth Science

 

Sidney R. Hemming, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geochemistry, Columbia University

East Asian Studies

 

Joan Judge, Professor of History, York University

Economics

 

Ufuk Akcigit, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

Atif Mian, John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance, Princeton University

Education

 

Guanglei Hong, Professor of Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago

Engineering

 

Suhas Diggavi, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

John A. Rogers, Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery (and by courtesy Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemistry), Northwestern University

English Literature

 

John S. Garrison, Professor of English, Grinnell College

Laura Otis, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of English, Emory University

European & Latin American History

 

Emily Joan Greble, Associate Professor of German, Russian and East European Studies, Vanderbilt University

Bianca Premo, Professor of History, Florida International University

Todd David Shepard, Arthur O. Lovejoy Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University

Tara Zahra, Homer J. Livingston Professor of History, University of Chicago

European & Latin American Literature

 

Debarati Sanyal, Professor of French, University of California, Berkeley

Fiction

 

Kaitlyn Greenidge, Writer, Westborough, Massachusetts

Mitchell S. Jackson, Writer, Chicago, Illinois; Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing, University of Chicago

Tayari Jones, Writer, Atlanta, Georgia; Charles Howard Candler Professor of English & Creative Writing, Emory University

Daniel Mason, Writer, Palo Alto, California; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Laura van den Berg, Writer, Sanford, Florida; Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Harvard University

Paul Yoon, Writer, Sanford, Florida; Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Harvard University

Film-Video

 

Ephraim Asili, Filmmaker, Hudson, New York; Professor of Film and Electronic Arts, Bard College

Keren Cytter, Filmmaker, Elmhurst, New York

Faren Humes, Filmmaker, Miami, Florida

Richard Kraft, Filmmaker, Coxsackie, New York; Professor of Photography, Orange Coast College

Irene E. Lusztig, Filmmaker, Santa Cruz, CA; Professor of Film + Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruz

Jill Magid, Filmmaker, Brooklyn, NY; Adjunct Professor for Sculpture, Cooper Union

Alison McAlpine, Filmmaker, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Alexandre Moratto, Filmmaker, Santa Clara, California

Annie Silverstein, Filmmaker, Austin, Texas

Cauleen Smith, Filmmaker, Los Angeles, California; Faculty, School of Art, California Institute of the Arts

Annie Sprinkle, Filmmaker, San Francisco, California

Beth Stephens, Filmmaker, San Francisco, California; Professor of Art, University of California, Santa Cruz

Jorge Thielen Armand, Filmmaker, London, Ontario, Canada

Tourmaline, Filmmaker, Brooklyn, New York

Jake Yuzna, Filmmaker, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Film, Video, & New Media Studies

 

Susan Murray, Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, New York University

James Tweedie, Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Washington

Fine Arts

 

Amy Adler, Artist, Los Angeles, California; Professor and Chair, Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego

Brandon Ballengée, Artist, Arnaudville, Louisiana

Lisa Beck, Artist, Brooklyn, New York

Dara Birnbaum, Artist, New York City; Professor, Masters of Fine Arts Program, School of Visual Arts

A.K. Burns, Artist, Stone Ridge, New York; Distinguished Lecturer of Art and Art History, Hunter College, CUNY

Crystal Z Campbell, Artist, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Harvard Radcliffe Film Study Center & David and Roberta Logie Fellow, Harvard University

Enrique Chagoya, Artist, San Francisco, California; Professor of Art and Art History, Stanford University

William Cordova, Artist, North Miami Beach, Florida

Luba Drozd, Artist, Brooklyn, New York

Emil Ferris, Artist, Evanston, Illinois

Eve Fowler, Artist, Los Angeles, California

Lilian Garcia-Roig, Artist, Tallahassee, Florida; Professor of Art, Florida State University

Michelle Grabner, Artist, Fox Point, Wisconsin; Professor of Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Diana Guerrero-Maciá, Artist, Chicago, Illinois; Professor of Fiber and Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Josephine Halvorson, Artist, New Marlborough, Massachusetts; Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting, Boston University

Sung Hwan Kim, Artist, New York City

Jesse Krimes, Artist, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Karen Lofgren, Artist, Los Angeles, California

Elizabeth Malaska, Artist, Portland, Oregon

Pepón Osorio, Artist, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Laura Carnell Professor, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Artist, Brooklyn, New York

Dread Scott, Artist, Brooklyn, New York

James Siena, Artist, New York City

Jane South, Artist, Brooklyn, New York; Chair, Fine Arts, Pratt Institute

Melissa Thorne, Artist, Troy, New York; Assistant Professor of Studio Art, University at Albany, SUNY

Peter B. Williams, Artist, Wilmington, Delaware

Fine Arts Research

 

Julie Nelson Davis, Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania

Chon Noriega, Distinguished Professor of Film, Television, and Digital Media, University of California, Los Angeles

Lisa Pon, Professor of Art History, University of Southern California

General Non-

fiction

 

Alexander Chee, Writer, Hanover, New Hampshire; Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Dartmouth College

Ian Frazier, Writer, Montclair, New Jersey

William Giraldi, Writer, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Lecturer in Writing, Boston University

Farah Jasmine Griffin, Writer, New York City; Department Chair and Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies, Columbia University

Helen Molesworth, Writer, Los Angeles, California

George Prochnik, Writer, London, United Kingdom

Wendell Steavenson, Writer, London, United Kingdom

Robert Sullivan, Writer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Michelle Tea, Writer, Glendale, California

Kate Zambreno, Writer, Brooklyn, New York; Strachan Donnelley Chair in Environmental Writing, Sarah Lawrence College

Geography & Environmental Studies

 

Lenore Fahrig, Chancellor’s Professor of Biology, Carleton University

Reece Jones, Professor of Geography and Environment, University of Hawaii

Eric W. Sanderson, Senior Conservation Ecologist, Wildlife Conservation Society

History of Science, Technology, & Economics

 

Lochlann Jain, Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University

Intellectual & Cultural History

 

Michael Gubser, Professor of European Cultural History, James Madison University

Seth Koven, G.E. Lessing Distinguished Professor of History and Poetics, Rutgers University

Imani PerryHughes Rogers Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University

Law

 

Julia Rudolph, Professor of History, North Carolina State University

Michael Tonry, McKnight Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and Policy, University of Minnesota

Linguistics

 

David Goldstein, Associate Professor of Linguistics and Indo-European Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Patrick C M Wong, Professor of Linguistics & Modern Languages, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Literary Criticism

 

Robyn Creswell, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Yale University

Elizabeth Mary DeLoughrey, Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles

Tarek El-Ariss, Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, Dartmouth College

Medieval & Renaissance History

 

Vincent Barletta, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Stanford University

Simon Doubleday, Professor of History, Hofstra University

Music Composition

 

Rez Abbasi, Composer, New York City

Ashkan Behzadi, Composer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Lecturer in Discipline, Department of Music, Columbia University

Donnacha Dennehy, Composer, Princeton, New Jersey; Professor of Music, Princeton University

Zosha Di Castri, Composer, New York City; Francis Goelet Assistant Professor of Music, Composition, Columbia University

Sky Macklay, Composer, Paris, France

Miya Masaoka, Composer, New York City; Associate Professor of Practice, Director, MFA Sound Art Program, Columbia University

Nkeiru Okoye, Composer, New Paltz, New York

Igor Santos, Composer, Evanston, Illinois

Helen Sung, Composer, Forest Hills, New York

Ming Tsao, Composer, Berlin, Germany

Elio Villafranca, Composer, Bronx, New York; Teacher, Jazz, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, and Temple University

Katherine Young, Composer, Decatur, Georgia; Assistant Professor of Composition, Emory University

Nina C. Young, Composer, New York City; Assistant Professor of Composition, University of Southern California

Neuroscience

 

Steven Phelps, Professor of Integrative Biology and the Center for Brain, Behavior and Evolution, University of Texas, Austin

Philosophy

 

R. Lanier Anderson, Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University

Jennifer Lackey, Wayne and Elizabeth Jones Professor of Philosophy; Director, Northwestern Prison Education Program, Northwestern University

Roslyn Weiss, Professor of Philosophy, Lehigh University

Photography

 

Sama Alshaibi, Photographer, Tucson, Arizona; Professor of Photography, Video and Imaging, University of Arizona

Suzanne Bloom, Photographer, Houston, Texas

Richard Allen Frishman, Photographer, Langley, Washington

Ed Hill, Photographer, Houston, Texas

Zig Jackson, Photographer, Savannah, Georgia; Professor of Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design

Michael Jang, Photographer, San Francisco, California

Ken Light, Photographer, Orinda, California; Reva & David Logan Professor of Photojournalism, University of California, Berkeley

Stephen Marc, Photographer, Tempe, Arizona; Professor of Art, Arizona State University

Tamara Reynolds, Photographer, Nashville, Tennessee

Jono Rotman, Photographer, San Francisco, California

Victoria Sambunaris, Photographer, Stottville, New York

Bill Sullivan, Photographer, New York City

Ron Tarver, Photographer, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; Associate Professor of Art, Swarthmore College

Rodrigo Valenzuela, Photographer, Los Angeles, California; Assistant Professor of Photography, University of California Los Angeles

Chris Verene, Photographer, Brooklyn, New York; Associate Professor of Photography, College of Staten Island, CUNY

Physics

 

William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics, Princeton University

Alexandre Blais, Professor of Physics, Université de Sherbrooke

Poetry

 

Ellen Bass, Poet, Santa Cruz, California; Faculty in Writing, Pacific University

Don Mee Choi, Poet, Seattle, Washington

Andrea Cohen, Poet, Watertown, Massachusetts

Stephen Kuusisto, Poet, Syracuse, New York; University Professor and Director of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach at the Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

Sandra Lim, Poet, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Associate Professor of English, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Tracie Morris, Poet, Brooklyn, New York; Professor of Poetry, University of Iowa

Craig Morgan Teicher, Poet, Verona, New Jersey

Roberto José Tejada, Poet, Houston, Texas; Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of English and Art History, University of Houston

Connie Voisine, Poet, Las Cruces, New Mexico; Professor and Director, Department of English, New Mexico State University

Mark Wunderlich, Poet, Catskill, New York; Director of the Bennington Writing Seminars, Bennington College

Political Science

 

Isabela Mares, Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science, Yale University

Jonathan A. Rodden, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

Psychology

 

Mesmin Destin, Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, Northwestern University

Seth D. Pollak, Letters and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology and Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Religion

 

Steven P. Hopkins, Mari S. Michener Professor of Religion, Swarthmore College

Amira Mittermaier, Professor of the Study of Religion and of Anthropology, University of Toronto

Tisa Wenger, Associate Professor of American Religious History, Yale University

Sociology

 

Geneviève Zubrzycki, Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan

South & Southeast Asian Studies

 

Ali Anooshahr, Professor of History, University of California, Davis

Ronit Ricci, Sternberg-Tamir Chair in Comparative Cultures and Professor, Departments of Asian Studies and Religion, Hebrew University of Jerusalem;  School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

Theatre Arts & Performance Studies

 

L.M. Bogad, Professor of Political Performance, Department of Theatre and Dance, University of California, Davis

Rebecca Schneider, Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University

Translation

 

Jessica Cohen, Writer, Denver, Colorado

Edward Gauvin, Writer, Sacramento, California

United States History

 

Cindy Hahamovitch, B. Phinizy Spalding Distinguished Professor of History, University of Georgia

Kevin J. Mumford, Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University

Heather Ann Thompson, Collegiate Professor of History and African American Studies, University of Michigan