Past and Current Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship Recipients

These scholars received support through the Loring fellowship program, a collaboration of the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Boston Athenaeum.

Paul Polgar
University of Mississippi
An Abolition Peace: Black Rights, the Union Cause, and the Rise of Radical Reconstruction

Anne Cross
University of Delaware
‘Features of Cruelty Which Could Not Well Be Described by the Pen’: The Media of Atrocity in Harper's Weekly, 1862-1866

Andrew Donnelly
Harvard University
Reconstructing Sexuality: The Politics of Sex and Manhood in the Civil War Era

Kevin Hooper
University of Oklahoma
Seizing Citizenship: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Pursuit of Citizenship in the Antebellum United States

Jean Franzino
Beloit College
Dis-Union: Disability Cultures and the American Civil War

Kathleen Hilliard
Iowa State University
Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867

Kent McConnell
Phillips Exeter Academy
A Time-Stained God: Spiritual Lives, Civil War Deaths and the Violent Remaking of Religion in America

Robert Mann
Independent Scholar
The Contact of Human Souls

Kevin Waite
University of Pennsylvania

The Slave South in the Far West: California, the Pacific, and Proslavery Visions of Empire

Sarah Beetham
University of Delaware
"Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865-1917"

Dylan Yeats
New York University
"Americanizing America: How the Federal Government Shaped the Nation, 1818-1924"

Ann K. Holder
Pratt Institute
"'Making the Body Politic': Sexual Histories, Racial Uncertainties and Vernacular Citizenship in the Post-Emancipation U.S."

Jordan Watkins
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
"The Place of the Past in the American Civil War"

Peter Wirzbicki
New York University
"Black Intellectuals, White Abolitionists, and Revolutionary Transcendentalists: Creating the Radical Intellectual Tradition in Antebellum Boston"

Kathryn Shively Meier
University of Virginia
"Under the Surge of the Blue": Environmental Effects on Civil War Soldier Mental and Physical Health in Virginia, 1862"

Megan Kate Nelson
California State University at Fullerton
"Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War"