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MEET OUR 2022 FELLOWS

African Studies

  • Olufemi O. Vaughan, Alfred Sargent Lee & Mary Lee Professor, Department of Black Studies, Amherst College

American Literature

  • Heather Clark, Professor of Contemporary Poetry; Director of the Centre for International Contemporary Poetry, University of Huddersfield

Anthropology & Cultural Studies

  • Michael J. Hathaway, Professor of Anthropology, Simon Fraser University
  • Rosalind C. Morris, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

Applied Mathematics

  • Lek-Heng Lim, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago

Architecture, Planning, & Design

  • Daniel A. Barber, Associate Professor of Architecture, Chair of Graduate Group in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
  • Mario Carpo, Reyner Banham Professor of Architectural History and Theory, University College London

Astronomy – Astrophysics

Biography

  • Peter Filkins, Writer, Cheshire, Massachusetts; Richard B. Fisher Professor of Literature, Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Biology

  • Manyuan Long, Edna K. Papazian Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolution and the College, University of Chicago
  • Anne Stone, Regents’ Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University
  • John Wallingford, Doherty Regents Chair in Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin

Chemistry

  • So Hirata, Marvin T. Schmidt Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Prashant K. Jain, Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Shana Kelley, Neena B. Schwartz Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University

Choreography

  • Gary Abbott, Choreographer, Kansas City, Missouri; Professor of Dance, University of Missouri
  • Anne Bluethenthal, Choreographer, San Francisco, California
  • Silvana Cardell, Choreographer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Director, Cardell Dance Theater; Associate Professor, Department of Dance, Georgian Court University
  • Moriah Evans, Choreographer, Brooklyn, NY
  • Ishmael Houston-Jones, Choreographer, New York City
  • Cynthia Oliver, Choreographer, Urbana, Illinois; Professor of Dance, and Vice Chancellor for Humanities Arts & Related Fields, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Classics

  • Kim Bowes, Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Computer Science

  • Shrikanth Narayanan, University Professor and Nikias Chair in Engineering, University of Southern California
  • Cynthia Rudin, Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Constitutional Studies

  • Kimberly Yuracko, Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Dance Studies

  • Anthea Kraut, Professor, Department of Dance, University of California, Riverside

Drama & Performance Art

Early Modern Studies

Valerie Ann Kivelson, Thomas N. Tentler Collegiate Professor and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, University of Michigan

Earth Science

  • Toshiro Tanimoto, Distinguished Professor of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

East Asian Studies

  • Jordan Sand, Professor of Japanese History, Georgetown University

Economics

Engineering

  • Marco Amabili, Canada Research Chair, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
  • Alexandra Boltasseva, Ron and Dotty Garvin Tonjes Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Courtesy Appointment: Materials Engineering), Purdue University
  • Xin Zhang, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Boston University

English Literature

  • Jeffrey Masten, Professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northwestern University

European & Latin American History

  • Jordanna Bailkin, Jere L. Bacharach Endowed Professor in International Studies, University of Washington
  • Paul W. Werth, Professor of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Fiction

  • Jennifer Croft, Writer, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Hernan Diaz, Writer, Brooklyn, New York; Associate Director, Hispanic Institute, Columbia University
  • Brandon Hobson, Writer, Las Cruces, New Mexico; Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, New Mexico State University
  • Ladee Hubbard, Writer, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Alexandra Kleeman, Writer, Staten Island, New York
  • Rebecca Makkai, Writer, Lake Forest, Illinois; Artistic Director, StoryStudio Chicago
  • Dinaw Mengestu, Writer, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of the Humanities, and Director, Written Arts Program, Bard College
  • Maaza Mengiste, Writer, Bronx, New York; Professor of English, Wesleyan University
  • C. E. Morgan, Writer, Lexington, Virginia
  • Lysley Tenorio, Writer, San Francisco, California; Professor of English, Saint Mary’s College of California

Film-Video

  • Beth B, Filmmaker, Savannah, Georgia
  • David Finkelstein, Filmmaker, Brooklyn, New York; Instructor and Musician, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
  • Moko Fukuyama, Filmmaker, Brooklyn, New York
  • Ellie Ga, Filmmaker, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Ja’Tovia Monique Gary, Filmmaker, Dallas, Texas
  • Terike Haapoja, Filmmaker, Brooklyn, New York
  • Autumn Knight, Filmmaker, New York City
  • Jenny Lion, Filmmaker, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Janis Crystal Lipzin, Filmmaker, Sebastopol, California
  • Angelo Madsen Minax, Filmmaker, Burlington, Vermont; Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, University of Vermont
  • Alison O’Daniel, Filmmaker, Los Angeles, California; Assistant Professor of Film, California College of the Arts
  • Kathryn Ramey, Filmmaker, Roslindale, Massachusetts; Professor, Emerson College
  • Gregory Ruzzin, Filmmaker, Culver City, California; Associate Professor of Production, School of Film and Television, Loyola Marymount University
  • Courtney Stephens, Filmmaker, Los Angeles, California
  • Ioana Maria Uricaru, Filmmaker, Middlebury, Vermont; Associate Professor of Film and Media Culture, Middlebury College

Film, Video, & New Media Studies

  • Giorgio Bertellini, Filmmaker, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Professor, Department of Film, Television, and Media, University of Michigan
  • Fred Turner, Harry and Norman Chandler Professor of Communication, Stanford University

Fine Arts

  • Tyrone Ta-coumba Aiken, Artist, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Linda Besemer, Artist, Los Angeles, California; James Irvine Distinguished Professor of the Arts, Occidental College
  • Colin Brant, Artist, North Bennington, Vermont
  • Christy Chan, Artist, Richmond, California
  • Anna Craycroft, Artist, Brooklyn, New York
  • Aaron S. Davidson, Artist, Arcata, California and Brooklyn, New York
  • Lisa Corinne Davis, Artist, Brooklyn, New York; Professor of Art and Art History and Co-Director of MFA Program, Hunter College, CUNY
  • Nathaniel Donnett, Artist, Houston, Texas
  • Melissa Dubbin, Artist, Arcata, California and Brooklyn, New York
  • June Edmonds, Artist, San Pedro, California
  • Joey Fauerso, Artist, San Antonio, Texas; Professor of Studio Art, Texas State University
  • Chie Fueki, Artist, Beacon, New York
  • Maria Gaspar, Artist, Chicago, Illinois; Associate Professor, Department of Contemporary Practices, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Mark Thomas Gibson, Artist, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
  • Lisa E. Harris, Artist, Houston, Texas
  • Margaret Honda, Artist, Los Angeles, California
  • Jessica J. Hutchins, Artist, Portland, Oregon
  • Patrick Jackson, Artist, Los Angeles, California
  • Cannupa Hanska Luger, Artist, Glorieta, New Mexico
  • Josephine Meckseper, Artist, New York City
  • Yunhee Min, Artist, Los Angeles, California; Professor, Department of Art, University of California, Riverside
  • Janice Nowinski, Artist, Brooklyn, New York
  • Anna Sew Hoy, Artist, Los Angeles, California; Associate Professor and Ceramics Area Head, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Lynne Woods Turner, Artist, Portland, Oregon
  • Alisha Wormsley, Artist, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Bruce Yonemoto, Artist, Crestline, California; Professor, Department of Art, University of California, Irvine

Fine Arts Research

  • Jennifer DeVere Brody, Professor of Theater and Performance Studies, Stanford University
  • Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie, Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Shawn Michelle Smith, Professor of Visual and Critical Studies; Interim Dean of Faculty; and Vice President of Academic Affairs, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

General Nonfiction

  • Rebecca Donner, Writer, Brooklyn, New York
  • Melissa Febos, Writer, Iowa City, Iowa; Associate Professor, Nonfiction Writing Program, University of Iowa
  • Michael Pollan, Writer, Berkeley, California; Professor of the Practice, Department of English, Harvard University
  • Christopher Sorrentino, Writer, Brooklyn, New York
  • Jerald Walker, Writer, Hingham, Massachusetts; Professor of Creative Writing and African American Literature, Emerson College
  • Edward L. Widmer, Writer, Providence, Rhode Island; Distinguished Lecturer, Macaulay Honors College, CUNY
  • Thomas Chatterton Williams, Writer, Paris, France
  • Edward Wilson-Lee, Writer, Cambridge, United Kingdom; 1596 Fellow, Lecturer and Director of Studies, Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge

Geography & Environmental Studies

  • Karen Bakker, Professor, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia
  • Elena Bennett, Professor; Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Science, McGill University
  • Geoff Mann, Professor of Geography and Director of the Centre for Global Political Economy, Simon Fraser University

History of Science, Technology, & Economics

  • Katja Guenther, Associate Professor of History, Princeton University
  • Rebecca L. Spang, Ruth N. Halls Professor of History, Indiana University

Intellectual & Cultural History

  • Suzanne Lynn Marchand, LSU Systems Boyd Professor, Department of History, Louisiana State University
  • Esther Schor, Chair, Humanities Council; Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Professor of American Jewish Studies and Professor of English, Princeton University

Law

  • Robert F. Barsky, Professor of French, European Studies, Jewish Studies; Professor Law, Vanderbilt University
  • Osagie K. Obasogie, Haas Distinguished Chair, Professor of Law, Professor of Bioethics, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and School of Public Health

Linguistics

  • Vera Gribanova, Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Graduate Program, Stanford University

Literary Criticism

  • Bénédicte Boisseron, Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies; Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
  • Stathis Gourgouris, Professor of Classics and of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
  • Daniel Hack, Professor of English, University of Michigan
  • Paul Saint-Amour, Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania
  • John Zilcosky, Professor of German and Comparative Literature, University of Toronto

Mathematics

  • Manjul Bhargava, Brandon Fradd, Class of 1983, Professor of Mathematics, Princeton University
  • Lauren K. Williams, Robinson Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University, and Seaver Professor at the Radcliffe Institute

Medicine & Health

  • Jodi Halpern, Professor of Bioethics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Medieval & Renaissance History

  • Charlene M. Eska, Professor of Linguistics,Virginia Tech
  • Katherine L. French, Frederick Hoffman Professor of History, University of Michigan

Music Composition

  • Patricia Alessandrini, Composer, Palo Alto, California; Assistant Professor of Music, Stanford University
  • Phyllis Chen, Composer, New Paltz, New York; Assistant Professor of Music, SUNY New Paltz
  • David Dominique, Composer, Richmond, Virginia; Associate Professor of Music, College of William & Mary
  • Peter Evans, Composer, Brooklyn, New York
  • Jonathan Bailey Holland, Composer, Arlington, Massachusetts; Chair of Composition, Contemporary Music, and Core Studies, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Sungji Hong, Composer, Denton, Texas; Lecturer of Composition, Division of Composition Studies, University of North Texas
  • Panayiotis Kokoras, Composer, Denton, Texas; Associate Professor, Department of Composition Studies, University of North Texas
  • Charles Peck, Composer, Morton, Pennsylvania
  • Leah Reid, Composer, Woburn, Massachusetts; Assistant Professor of Music Composition, University of Virginia
  • Rafael Rosa, Composer, Brooklyn, New York
  • Örjan Sandred, Composer, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Professor of Composition, University of Manitoba
  • Nathan Shields, Composer, Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Marlon Simon, Composer, Katy, Texas

Music Research

Near Eastern Studies

  • Yoav Di-Capua, Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin

Philosophy

  • Juliette Kennedy, University Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Helsinki
  • Christopher Peacocke, Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy, and Director of Graduate Studies, Columbia University
  • Amie Thomasson, Daniel P. Stone Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, Dartmouth College

Photography

Physics

Poetry

  • Eduardo C. Corral, Poet, Raleigh, North Carolina; Associate Professor of English, North Carolina State University
  • Allison Funk, Poet, Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Yona Harvey, Poet, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Associate Professor of English, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jay Hopler, Poet, Salt Lake City, Utah; Professor of English, University of South Florida
  • Joyelle McSweeney, Poet, South Bend, Indiana; Professor of English, Creative Writing Program, Notre Dame University
  • Tomás Q. Morín, Poet, Austin, Texas; Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Rice University
  • Valzhyna Mort, Poet, Ithaca, New York; Associate Professor, Department of Literatures in English, Cornell University

Political Science

  • Brendan Nyhan, James O. Freedman Presidential Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College
  • Milan Svolik, Professor of Political Science, Yale University

Psychology

  • Suparna Rajaram, Distinguished Professor in Cognitive Science, Stony Brook University, SUNY

Religion

  • David Brakke, Joe R. Engle Chair in the History of Christianity; Professor of History, Ohio State University
  • Judith Weisenfeld, Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion, Princeton University

Sociology

  • Jyoti Puri, Hazel Dick Leonard Chair and Professor of Sociology, Simmons University

Theatre Arts & Performance Studies

  • Daphne A. Brooks, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of African American Studies: American Studies; Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; and Music, Yale University

Translation

  • Matt Reeck, Translator, Brooklyn, New York

United States History

  • Keisha N. Blain, Associate Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh
  • Brenda J. Child, Northrup Professor of American Studies, University of Minnesota
  • Jennifer Mittelstadt, Professor of History, Rutgers University
  • Claudio Saunt, Russell Professor of History, University of Georgia
  • Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair in American History, University of Connecticut
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