2016-2017 Program in Early American Economy & Society Research Fellows

 

Program in Early American Economy and Society Post-Doctoral Fellows

 

Dr. Michael Blaakman, Department of History, Yale University, Speculation Nation: Land and Mania in the Revolutionary American Republic, 1776-1803. 

 

Dr. Mara Caden, Department of History, Yale University, Mint Conditions: The Politics and Geography of Money in Britain and its Empire, 1650-1750.

 

Program in Early American Economy and Society Dissertation Fellows

 

Jessica Blake, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California-Davis, A Taste for Africa: Imperial Fantasy and Garment Commerce in Revolutionary-Era New Orleans.  

 

Amy Sopcak-Joseph, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Connecticut, Converting Rags into Gold: “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” Female Consumers, and the Business of Periodical Publishing in the Nineteenth Century

 

Program in Early American Economy and Society Short-Term Fellows

 

Dr. Guadalupe Carrasco-Gonzalez, Department of History, University of Cadiz, Spain, Maritime Traffic between Philadelphia and Cadiz (Spain) and the U.S. Merchants in Cádiz during the Revolutionary and  Napoleonic Wars.  

 

Dan Du, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Georgia, This World in a Teacup: Chinese-American Tea Trade, 1784-1860.

 

Dr. Lindsay Keiter, Department of History, The College of William and Mary, Uniting Interests: The Economic Functions of Marriage in America, 1750-1860.

 

Alicia Maggard, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Brown University, Steamboats on the Ohio River in the Nineteenth Century.    

 

Ernesto Mercado-Montero, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin, Saltwater Empire: The Caribs and the Politics of Smuggling, Insurgency, and the Slave Trade in the Circum-Caribbean, 1763-1833.

 

Scott Miller, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Virginia, A Merchant’s Republic: Independence, Depression, and the Development of American Capitalism, 1760-1807.

 

Franklin Sammons, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California, Berkeley, The Long Life of Yazoo: Land Speculation, Finance, and Dispossession in the Southeastern Borderlands, 1789-1840.

 

Eric Sears, Ph.D. Candidate in History, St. Louis University, The Political Economy of Crisis, 1848-1860: Money and Banking in the Atlantic Origins of America’s Panicked Decade.

 

Liat Spiro, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University, Drawing Capital: Depiction, Machine Tools, and the Political Economy of Industrial Knowledge, 1824-1914.