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Fellows: 1995-2015

Fellowships:

2016

  • Stephen Bending, Senior Lecturer in English, and Director of the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of Southampton, England.  "Pleasure Gardens and the Problems of Pleasure"
  • Carly Brown, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Glasgow.  "Revolutionary America: A Novel and Essay"
  • Chelsea Berry, Ph.D. Candidate at Georgetown University.  "Poisoned Relations: Medicine, Sorcery, and Poison Trails in the Greater Caribbean, 1690-1850"
  • Tom Chaffin, Ph.D., author and recent Professor of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  "Trails Long and Severe: Recovering the Friendship of Jefferson and Lafayette"
  • Daniel E. Clinkman, Humanities Teacher at Hilton Head Preparatory School.  "An End to 'Feudal and Unnatural Distictions': Feudal Tenure and Land Reform in Jefferson's Revolutionary Settlement"
  • Emily Cock, Research Assisant in Medical History, the University of Winchester.  "Proportionare Maiming: Thomas Jefferson's Provisions for Facial Disfigurement in Bill 64"
  • Frank Cogliano, Professor of History and Dean International at Edinburgh University.  "The Use and Abuse of History in the 'War on Terror': The Strange Career of Thomas Jefferson"

  • Carolyn Eastman, Associate Professor of History at Virginia Commonwealth University.  "The Strange Genius of Mr. O: Celebrity and the Invention of the United States"
  • James Fichter, Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Hong Kong.  "The 'sensitive patriotism' of Tea: Enforcing Prohibition and Ignoring Prohibition during the Continental Association, 1775-1776"
  • Alison Games, Department of History, Georgetown University.  "Massacres and Memory: The Eighteenth-Century Legacies of the Amboyna Massacre"
  • Dominic Hennessy, Ph.D. Candidate at the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, University of Queensland, Australia.  "Agricultural Improvement on English Estates and Virginia Plantations"
  • Malte Hinrichsen, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Hamburg, Germany.  "Jefferson, Race, and Racism"
  • Holly Mayer, Associate Professor of History at Duquesne University.  "Congress's Own: Constructing at Continental (Army) Community"
  • William G. Merkel, Associate Professor of Law, The Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina.  "The Jefferson Presidency as Prototype of the Un-checkable Executive?"
  • Nelson Mundell, Leverhulme Trust funded PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the University of Glasgow.  "Scottish émigrés newspapers editors and representations of race, ethnicity and otherness"
  • Paula Saunders, Professor of Anthropology, City University of New York. "Thomas Jefferson and Enlightenment Ideology in Plantation Management"
  • Chet'la Sebree, Poet.  "Mistress"

  • Barry Alan Shain, Professor of Political Science at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.  "Revolutionary-era Pamphlet Literature in Context"

  • Hannah Spahn, University of Potsdam.  "Jefferson as Character and Caricature in Nineteenth-Century African American Thought"

  • Gregory J.W. Urwin, Professor of History, Temple University.  "When Freedom Wore a Red Coat: A Social History of the 1781 British Invasions of Virginia"

  • John van Horne, Director Emeritus of the Library Company of Philadelphia.  "A Tale of Two Polymaths: Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Henry Latrobe"

2015

  • Colin Allen, Provost's Professor at Indiana University.  “Thomas Jefferson's Mind: Polymathic and Polygraphic”
  • Sarah (Sally) Barringer Gordon, Arlin M Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.  “Slavery, Religion and Disestablishment in Virginia”
  • T.H. Breen, The William Smith Mason Professor of American History, Northwestern University, Emeritus and the James Marsh Professor at-large, University of Vermont.  "The Dog That Did Not Bite: Reflections on Law and Disorder During the American War for Independence"
  • Sherri Burr, Dickason Chair, University of New Mexico School of Law.  "Thomas Jefferson and the Free Blacks of Virginia"
  • Andrew Cecchinato, Ph.D. candidate in Legal History at the Doctoral School in Comparative and European Legal Studies of the University of Trento, Italy.  "The Legal Education of Thomas Jefferson"
  • Lindsay Chervinsky, Ph.D. candidate n Early American History at the University of California, Davis.  “The First Presidential Cabinet: The State, Military, and British Origins, 1700-1800”
  • Iris de Rode, Ph.D. candidate in History of International Relations at Université Paris 8, in Paris, France.  "Francois Jean de Chastellux' image of British America (late 18th century)"
  • Nouh El Harmouzi, Editor of the Arabic-language news and analysis site MinbarAlHurriyya.org and professor at Ibn Toufail University.  "What Can the Arab World Draw From the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson?"
  • Cho-Chien Feng, PhD Candidate, History Department, Saint Louis University.   “Fighting for Their Own Liberty: The Political Culture of Loyalists, 1770-1783”
  • Brent Fortenberry, Archaeological and Architectural Researcher at the Warren Lasch Conservation Center of the Clemson University Restoration Institute in Charleston, South Carolina. “Archaeological and Architectural Investigations at the Gardener’s Cottage–Perspectives on the African Diaspora from Bermuda”
  • Nicholas Guyatt, University Lecturer in North American History at the University of Cambridge.  “Bind Us Apart: A Prehistory of ‘Separate but Equal’”
  • Brandy Joy, graduate student at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.  “Silver Bluff Plantation and Trading Post: A Study of Material Diversity As a Reflection of the Lived Experience in the Carolina Frontier”
  • Joseph Lasala, architectural media consultant at McGraw-Hill.  “Thomas Jefferson's Architectural Drawings”
  • J. Kent McGaughy, Ph.D., Professor of History at Houston Community College, Northwest.  “General Conway’s Conspiracy and the Forgotten History of the American Revolution”
  • Duncan Ogaro Mikae, Mandela Washington Fellow and Founder of Bizhub Africa.  "Understanding the Effect of Religious Strife in Virginia and How it Affected National U.S. Politics"
  • Jennifer Milam, Professor of Art History and Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia.  "Thomas Jefferson and the Planting of Cosmopolitan Ideals"
  • Jaimie Murdock, joint PhD Student in Cognitive Science and Informatics at Indiana.  Thomas Jefferson's Mind: Polymathic and Polygraphic”
  • John Nagy, Scholar in Residence at Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania.  “Thomas Jefferson and Encrypted Correspondence”
  • Barbara Oberg, senior research scholar in the Department of History at Princeton University, where she served as Editor of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson from 1999-2014.  “Autobiographical Musings”
  • Nikos Pappas, Assistant Professor of Musicology at the University of Alabama.  “Martha Wayles Jefferson, Peter Pelham, and the Production and Reception of European Music in Late-Colonial Virginia”
  • Robert A. Selig, Ph.D., Historical Consultant and Project Historian, Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail.  “The American Campaigns of Georg Daniel Flohr, Fusilier, Regiment Royal Deux-Ponts, 1780-1783’
  • Jonathan Singerton, Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of Edinburgh.  “Thomas Jefferson and the Habsburg Monarchy: Intrigue and Statecraft 1783-1787”
  • John van Horne, Ph.D., Director Emeritus of the Library Company of Philadelphia.  “Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Henry Latrobe: Kindred Spirits
  • Wil Verhoeven, Professor of American Culture and Cultural Theory and Chair of the American Studies Department at Groningen University, the Netherlands.  "When Size Mattered Most: American Degeneracy Theory and Jefferson's Diplomacy for the New Nation"

  • Wendy Wong, Ph. D., Research Associate at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.  “Jefferson, Neutrality, Slavery, and the Information Technology of Print”

2014

  • Hayden Bassett, DAACS Fellowship, Ph.D. candidate, Historical Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, The College of William & Mary, “Dwelling Spaces of Enslavement in Plantation Jamaica: A Relational Landscape Survey of 18th and 19th-century Good Hope Estate.”
  • Marta Benedetti,  Ph.D. student in Foreign Languages and Literature at the Università  Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, “Stoic and Epicurean Philosophies in Thomas Jefferson.”
  • Lindsay Bloch, DAACS Fellowship, Doctoral candidate, Anthropology Department, Research Laboratories of Archaeology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Plantation Social and Economic Strategies through Coarse Earthenware.”
  • Tom Cutterham,  DPhil candidate, St Hugh’s College, Oxford University, “Cosmopolitan Vices: Thomas Jefferson and Angelica Schuyler Church.”
  • Anthony DiLorenzo,  Ph.D candidate in History at Loyola University Chicago, “Liberties and Conscience:  The Language of Religious Freedom and Politics of Association in the Atlantic World.”
  • Thomas Dikant, Postdoctoral Fellow at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Free University of Berlin, “Jefferson’s Statistics:  The Method of Notes on the State of Virginia.”
  • Randi Lewis Flaherty, Ph.D. candidate, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia, “The Atlantic Origins of Early American Trade to the Indian Ocean.”
  • Marie Frank, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell, “Fiske Kimball and the Arts in America.”
  • George Goodwin, MA (Cantab.), FCIM, FRSA, and author, “Jefferson and Franklin 1774-5 ‘Britons in Protest’.”
  • Sun Hongzhe, M.Phil., American History, Peking University, “‘Those Golden Regions to Explore/Where George Forbade to Sail Before.’ The China Trade of the Early American Republic Reconsidered.”
  • Francois Specq , Professor of American Literature and Culture, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France, “Jefferson’s Belated Return to France: Translating Notes for the 21st Century.”
  • Larisa Troitskaia, Center for North American Studies of the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, “Thomas Jefferson, Jeffersonian America and Great Britain.”
  • Maurizio Valsania, Professor of American History, University of Torino, “Jefferson’s Bodies.”
  • Gayle Jessup White, Independent Researcher, “The Robinsons and Jefferson/Randolphs.”
  • Tomasz Wieciech, Adjunct Professor in Chair of Constitutionalism and Governmental Systems, Jagiellonian University,  “Thomas Jefferson and John Cartwright.  The English – American Constitutional Dialogue in the XVIII and Early XIX century.”
  • Danielle Willkens,  Associate AIA, FRSA, Ph.D. candidate at University College London’s Bartlett School of Architecture and a practicing architectural designer, “…to add a drop of water”:  Buildings, Objects, and Exchange in the Transatlantic Design Network, 1760s-1830s.”

2013

  • Dustin Gish, Political Science Department Visiting Assistant Professor, College of the Holy Cross, "Republican Constitutionalism in Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia."
  • Rahma Jerad, Assistant Professor at the University of Tunis, "Thomas Jefferson's Grandson-in-law and the Defense of Slavery in Cuba."
  • Jane Judge, Ph.D. candidate, the University of Edinburgh, "Belgians, Jefferson and the Age of Revolution, 1789-1790."
  • Rosa Lopez-Oceguera, Professor and Researcher with the Center for U.S. Studies, University of Havana, "Jefferson, Founding Father."
  • Whitney Martinko, Ph.D. candidate in American History, University of Virginia, "Individuality, Imagination, and Interiors"  The Making of Sacred Historical Space in Antebellum America."
  • Kirsten Paine, Ph.D. candidate in English, University of Pittsburgh, "Jefferson and Scottish Folk Music:  Transatlantic Highland and Lowland Connections in Eighteenth-Century America."
  • Edward Pompeian, Ph.D. candidate in American History, College of William and Mary, "Jefferson and South America:  Revolutionary Problems and Independence Struggles, 178601823."
  • Katarzyna Stelmasiak, Assistant Professor in History, the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, "Thomas Jefferson and Europe."
  • Sally Tuckett, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Edinburgh, "Cloth, Clothing and Control:  Textile Production at Monticello, 1770-1826."

2012

  • Marc Alexander, University of Glasgow, "To Be Translated from Despotism to Liberty: A Linguistic Perspective on Liberty and Revolution in Jefferson's Writing.”
  • Zach Beier, Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology, Syracuse University, "The Reconciled Frontier and It's Makers:  Design for the Boers of Early America."
  • Frank Cogliano, University of Edinburgh, Professor of American History and Dean for North America, Emperor of Liberty:  Thomas Jefferson's Foreign Policy (Yale University Press, 2014).
  • Alan Pell Crawford, Independent Scholar, "Thomas Jefferson and George Washington:  Comity and Conflict in Revolutionary America."
  • Michael Demson, Assisstant Professor in English, Sam Houston State University, "Jefferson and the Radical Agrarian Politics of Trans-Atlantic Romanticism."
  • Jason Farr, Ph.D. candidate in Early American History, University of Virginia, "Centering the Periphery:  American Independence and Jefferson's Western Vision."
  • David Flaherty, University of Virginia, “Improvising and Enlarging Your Majesty’s Dominions in America: The Board of Trade’s Vision for a British Atlantic Empire, 1713-1763.”
  • Robert Forbes, University of Connecticut, “‘It Eludes the Research of All the Senses’: Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia and the Reification of Race.”
  • Brett Goodin, Ph.D. candidate in History, Australian National University, "Victims of Independence:  A collective biography of Barbary captives in the New Republic, 1785-1840."
  • Nathaniel Green, Ph.D. candidate in History, Washington University, St. Louis, "'The Man of the People:' National Politics and the Origins of the Presidential Republic, 1787-1817"
  • Douglas Harnsberger, Principal at Legacy Architecture, “Case Studies in Jefferson Delorme Dome Constructions Technology: Research and Analysis of Three American Delorme Domes by Architects Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Latrobe, and Robert Mills.”
  • Yishi Liu, Post Doctoral Fellow and Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University, School of Architecture, "From UVa to Tsinghua:  Jefferson's Legacy on Modern Campus Design in China."
  • Richard MacKenney, Professor of History, State University of New York at Binghamton, "Jefferson and the concept of 'Renaissance man.'"
  • Kenneth Morgan, Professor of History, Brunel University, London, “Ending the Slave Trade: A Comparative Perspective on Britain and the United States, 1807-8.”
  • Matthew Spooner, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Columbia University, “Origins of the Old South: The Reconstruction of Southern Slavery, 1778-1808.”
  • Cameron Strang, McNeil Fellow, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin, "Star-Crossed Empires:  Astronomy and United States Expansion in the Spanish American Borderlands, 1795-1810."
  • Sarah Stroud, Ph.D. Candidate, Syracuse University, “Establishing the South Carolina Frontier: One Plantation, Two Generations.  Examining the Interactions and Implications of Trade, Enslavement and Capitalism from 1680-1734.”
  • Alan Taylor, Distinguished Professor at UC Davis, “The Slave War of 1812.”
  • Maria Troyanovsky, Leading Research Fellow, Moscow State University, "The Perception of the U.S. in Russian Hisotrical Thought."
  • Lorena Walsh, Independent Scholar and Previous Historian at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, “Plantation Management in Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia.”

2011

  • Victoria Baker, Doctor of Musical Arts, Manhattan School of Music, "Music at Monticello: A Historic Window into Music and its Role in Colonial America from the Perspective of Thomas Jefferson."
  • Zach Beier, DAACS Fellowship, Ph.D candidate in Anthropology, Syracuse University, "Comparative Approaches to Interpreting Archaeological Data from the Cabrits Garrison, Dominica."
  • Amy Turner Bushnell, Adjunct Associate Professor of History, Brown University, and Invited Research Scholar, the John Carter Brown Library Brown University,"The Reconciled Frontier and Its Markers: A Design for the Borders of Early America."
  • Meng Cai, Ph.D. candidate in American History, Peking University, " Reconstruction of Representative Democracy: The Constitutional Reforms in the Original States of the United States, 1820 – 1850."
  • Josh Canale, Ph.D candidate, Binghamton University, "Establishing Legitimacy and Order: Executive Councils during the American Revolution 1775 – 1784.”
  • Daniel Clinkman, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Edinburgh, “Laboratory of Enlightenment: The Revolutionary Settlement in Early Republican Virginia.”
  • Andrew Fagal, Ph.D. candidate in American History, Binghamton University, "The Jeffersonian Republicans and the Politics of Military Mobilization, 1790-1812."
  • David Flaherty, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Virginia, "British Visions of Empire and the Aggressive Imperial Project for the North American Frontier, 1713 – 1783."
  • Jack P. Greene, Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of History, Johns Hopkins University Adjunct Professor of History, Brown University Invited Research Scholar, John Carter Brown Library, "Speaking of Empire: Coming to Terms with Colonialism in Eighteenth-Century Britain, ca. 1730-1785."
  • Kendra Hamilton, M.F.A. from Louisiana State University and Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia, "The Chosen People of God: (Re)Inventing Agrarian Idealism from Jefferson's Yeoman Farmer to Slow Food."
  • Kevin J. Hayes, Professor of English, University of Central Oklahoma, "Jefferson in His Own Time."
  • Wesley Joyner, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Southern Mississippi, “Second Families of Virginia: Professional Power-Brokers in a Revolutionary Age, 1700-1790.”
  • David T. Konig, Professor of History and Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, "Thomas Jefferson and the Discovery of American Law."
  • Iain Maciver, Ph.D. candidate in history, University of Edinburgh. “Revolutionary Governorship: A Comparative Study of the Nature of Gubernatorial power in Massachusetts and Virginia, 1763-1787.”
  • Armin Mattes, UVA Dissertation Fellow, Ph.D candidate in History, University of Virginia, M.A. in History from the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen ,"Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland:" The Transatlantic Context of the Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood, 1775-1840.”
  • Louis McAuley, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Washington State University, "Creating a 'Perfect Union of Opinion': The Polygraph, 'Newspeak,' and Thomas Jefferson's Bid for the Presidency."
  • John Moule, Headmaster, The Bedford School, "'General Washington did not harbor one principle of Federalism': Thomas Jefferson and the Collective Memory of George Washington.”
  • Simon Newman, Sir Denis Brogan Professor of American History, University of Glasgow, "Race and Bound Labor in the British Atlantic World: the Origins and Development of Racial Plantation Slavery."
  • Christopher Pearl, Ph.D. candidate in American History, Binghamton University, "'For the Preservation of the State': Penal Reform and State Legitimacy during the American Revolution, 1776-1786."
  • Rusty Roberson, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Edinburgh, “Scottish Missions and Religious Enlightenment in Colonial America: the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge (SSPCK) in Transatlantic Context.”
  • Tom Rodgers, Ph.D. in History, University of Warwick, “The Boundaries of Coercion in the American Revolution, c. 1760-1789.”
  • Daniel Royot, Professor Emeritus of American Literature and Civilization at L'Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, “The Trans-Mississippi West at stake: from the triumph of discovery to the hazards of Americanization, 1806-1812.”
  • Eran Shalev, Assistant Professor, History Department, Haifa University, Israel. "'A Republic Amidst the Stars': Political Astronomy and the Intellectual Origins of the Stars and Stripes."
  • Craig Smith, Ph.D. candidate in History, Brandeis University, "Rightly to be Great: Ideas of Honor and Virtue among the American Founders."
  • Andrew Struan, Gilder Lehrman Research Fellow, Ph. D. candidate in History, University of Glasgow, "An Empire of Liberty?: Anglo-American Connections and the Idea of Empire during the American Revolutionary Period c. 1763-1783."
  • Kelly Whitfield, Centennial Middle School, Phoenix, AZ .“Constitutional Rivalry.”
  • Graeme Thomson, Ph.D candidate in History, University of Glasgow, "Claiming Jefferson: The Inheritance of the Founders' Legacy in Modern Presidential Rhetoric."
  • Maurizio Valsania, Associate Professor of History of Philosophy, University of Torino, "Thomas Jefferson's Philosophical Anthropology."
  • Andrea Wulf, M.A., R.C.A., History of Design, Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum, London.  “Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created the American Eden.”
  • Jing Yuan, Ph.D. candidate, Nankai University, "John Adams and the Idea of Republican Government."

2010

  • Kevin Butterfield, Ph.D. candidate, history, Washington University in St. Louis, “Unbound by Law:  Association and Autonomy in the Early American Republic.”
  • Nathalie Caron, professor, American civilization, Universite de Paris 12, "The Significance and Limits of the French Radical Enlightenment on American Free Thought in the Early Years of the Republic."
  • Louis Cellauro, Ph.D. Art History, University of London, England, “Thomas Jefferson, Palladio, and American Palladianism.”
  • Irene Cheng, Monticello-McNeil Dissertation Fellow, Ph.D. candidate, architecture history and theory, Columbia University, “Thomas Jefferson’s Obsession with Octagons.”
  • Ivor Conolley, Ph. D candidate, history and archaeology, DAACS Fellowship, University of the West Indies-Mona, Jamaica, “Statistical Analysis of Slave Sites.”
  • Renaud Contini, Ph.D. candidate, history, National University of Ireland-Maynooth, Ireland,“Nurturing Utopia: Environmentalist Sensibilities, Empire and the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1800-1806.”
  • Matthew Crow, Ph.D. candidate, history, University of California-Los Angeles, “In the Course of Human Events:  Jefferson, Text, and the Potentialities of Law.”
  • Luca Denora, Ph.D. candidate, 2010, philosophy, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy, "The Reception of James Harrington's Works in the Political Thought of the American Revolution"
  • James Donald, independent scholar, journalist, editor, England, “Alexander Donald and Thomas Jefferson.”
  • Matthew Dziennik, Ph.D. candidate, 2010, history, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, "The Fatal Land: War, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America, 1756-1783."
  • Alan Gibson, professor, political science, California State University-Chico, "Extending the Sphere: Size and Republicanism in the Early Republic."
  • Grant Gilmore, Island Archaeologist and SECAR Director (St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research), Netherlands Antilles, “The Founding Fathers and the Golden Rock:  their Family, Commercial, Military and Religious Ties to Dutch St. Eustatius during the Formative Years.”
  • Bryan Green, Ph.D., architectural history, University of Virginia, 2004, Architectural historian, associate and director of historic preservation, Commonwealth Architects, "'A Workman Could Scarcely Be Found': Thomas Jefferson's Architectural Craftsmen and the Renewal of Classical Architecture."
  • Ginger Hill, Ph.D. candidate in Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine, “Jefferson’s Domestic Publicity: Amassing Individuals as the Truly Modern and Universal.”
  • Emilie Johnson, Ph.D. candidate in Art and Architectural History, University of Virginia, “The Old Plantation-Home: Ownership and Organization in the Old Southwest.”
  • Csaba Levai, associate professor, Institute of History, University of Debrecen, Hungary, "Political Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson."
  • Charlene Boyer Lewis, Chair of History and Director of American Studies, Kalamazoo College, "Every American His or Her Own Gardener: The Cultural Significance of Gardens and Gardening, 1750 to 1850."
  • James Lewis, associate professor, Kalamazoo College, “Colonel Burr's Mysterious Movements: Making Sense of the Burr Conspiracy."
  • Cedric Marcade, Ph.D. candidate, 2010, history, University of Rouen, France.  
  • Iain McLean, Professor of Politics, Oxford University, UK. “Jefferson in Paris:  A Confluence of Three Rivers.”
  • Kenneth Morgan, Professor of History, Brunel University, London, “The Ending of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the United States.”
  • Kenneth Owen, Ph.D candidate of history, The Queen's College, University of Oxford, England, "The Jeffersonian Election Campaign in Pennsylvania, 1796 and 1800."
  • Jason Robles, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, “Conscientious Democracy and Perpetual Becoming: The Unconscious Transplantation of Rousseauian Romanticism in Thomas Jefferson’s Moral and Political Thought.”
  • Brian Steele, Assistant Professor of History, University of Alabama, Birmingham, "General Washington did not harbor one principle of Federalism': Thomas Jefferson and the Collective Memory of George Washington.”
  • Taylor Stoermer, University of Virginia, “Thomas Jefferson, John Randolph, and the Empire of Imagination: Disaffection in Revolutionary Virginia, 1770-1776.”
  • Andrew Struan, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Glasgow, “An Empire of Liberty? Anglo-American Connections and the Idea of Empire during the American Revolutionary Period, 1763-1783.”
  • Jong Sang Sung, associate professor, landscape architecture, Seoul National University, Korea, "Thomas Jefferson and Kosan Sundo Yoon."
  • Keith Thomson, American Philosophical Society, “Jefferson’s Natural History.”
  • Epi Tohvri, lecturer, Tallinn University of Technology, Tartur College, Estonia, "Similar Educational Conceptions Applied by Thomas Jefferson at the University of Virginia and Georges-Frederic Parrot at the University of Tartu: A Case Study of the Trans-Atlantic Diffusion of the Light of Knowledge in the Enlightenment Era."
  • Jessica L. Walker, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Australia, “‘Our Anglo-Saxon Ancestors’ – Thomas Jefferson and the Role of English History in the Construction of the American Nation.”
  • Megan Walsh, Assistant Professor, Department of English, St. Bonaventure University,"A Nation in Sight: Vision, Citizenship and American Literature, 1770 – 1800."
  • Nicholas Wood, Ph. D. candidate in History, University of Virginia, “The Slave Trades, the American Colonization Society, and the Missouri Crisis.”
  • Andrea Wulf, M.A., R.C.A., History of Design, Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, independent writer and historian, The Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation created the American Eden (under contract with Alfred A. Knopf / Random House, to be published in 2011).
  • Naomi Wulf, professor, American history and civilization, University of Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris 3, France,"The Jefferson Reference in the Critique of Jacksonian Democracy: Orestes Brownson as Case Study."
  • Joanne Yeck, Ph.D., cinema studies, UCLA, 1982,"Snowden: A Plantation in Buckingham County and the People Who Lived There."

2009

  • Fred Anderson, University of Colorado-Boulder, "Imperial America, 1672-1764" (a volume in The Oxford History of the United States)
  • Thomas Baker, State University of New York at Potsdam, "You Red-Headed Rascal:  Anonymous Writes Mr. Jefferson"
  • George Boudreau, Pennsylvania State Capital College, "Thomas Jefferson, Philadelphia, and -€˜Useful Knowledge'"
  • Trevor Burnard, University of Warwick, England, "An Empire for Liberty?  Jefferson's Empire for Liberty, Settler Discourses and the Late Eighteenth Century British Empire"
  • Lyn Carson, University of Sydney, Australia, "Thomas Jefferson and Deliberative Democracy"
  • Andrew Cayton, Miami University-Ohio, "Imperial America, 1672-1764" (a volume  in The Oxford History of the United States)
  • Louis Cellauro, University of London, England, "Thomas Jefferson, Palladio, and American Palladianism"
  • Ivor Conolley, DAACS Fellowship, University of the West Indies-Mona, Jamaica, "Statistical Analysis of Slave Sites"
  • Cecelia Conway, Appalachian State University, "Monticello Traditional Music"
  • Helen Cripe, researcher, author and editor on a wide range of projects and publications, "Thomas Jefferson and Music." updating the research she did previously for her book, Thomas Jefferson and Music, 1974.
  • Suzanne Francis-Brown, DAACS Fellowship, University of the West Indies-Mona, Jamaica, "Slave Quarter Replication, Interpretation and Presentation"
  • David Hancock , University of Michigan, "William Petty and His Associates Shaped the Contours of the Late Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Community"
  • Martha Hill, University of Virginia, "The Style of Power: The Role of Classicism in forming the American Republic"
  • Joel Kovarsky, The Prime Meridian:  Antique Maps and Books,  "Foreshadowing Manifest Destiny -€“ The Geographic and Cartographic Imaginations of Thomas Jefferson"
  • James Martin,  University of Houston, "The Governor and the Traitor: Thomas Jefferson versus Benedict Arnold"
  • Iain McLean,  Oxford University, England,  "Jefferson  in Paris"
  • William Merkel, Washburn Law School, "Jefferson and Slavery:  Legal and Constitutional Issues, 1801-1826"
  • Marion Nelson, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Jefferson's Western Men and the -€˜Practicable Sphere' of the Republic" 
  • Justin Roberts, Johns Hopkins University, "Sunup to Sundown:  Plantation Management Strategies and Slave Work Routines in Barbados, Jamaica and Virginia, c1780-1810"
  • Marie-Jeanne Rossignol , Institut Charles V, Université Paris-€“Diderot, France, The Bertrand  L. Taylor Fellowship Memorial Fellowship, "Thomas Jefferson and Antislavery: An Atlantic Perspective"
  • Britt Rusert, Duke University, "The -€˜Peculiar Soil' of Slavery: Monticello and Plantation Ecology"
  • Allison Stagg, University College, England, "American Political Caricatures, 1780-1810"
  • Istvan Vida, University of Debrecen, Hungary, "Sustained by Mr. Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and the Invocation of Jeffersonian Ideals and Political Vision"
  • Andrea Wulf, Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum, England, The Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created the American Eden

2008

  • Joanne Bowen, DAACS Fellowship, Department of Archeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, "Slave Provisioning"
  • Pierangelo Castagneto, American University in Bulgaria, "Introducing Jefferson's Notes"
  • Nicholas Cole, University College, Oxford University, England, "The Republican King:  Executive Power in America, 1774-1826"
  • Fred Donnelly, University of New Brunswick, Canada, "The Jefferson-Lilburne Connection"
  • Carrie Douglass, Anthropology, Mary Baldwin College, Virginia, "Thomas Jefferson and Horses"
  • Steve Edenbo, Thomas Jefferson interpreter, independent scholar, Philadelphia, "Second Continental Congress"
  • Theresa Goble, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio, London, "Music at Monticello"
  • Lawrence Hatter, University of Virginia, "Sovereign Markets:  Commerce, State Formation, and the Division of the Great Lakes Borderland, 1783-1825"
  • Michael Kranish, Washington Correspondent, The Boston Globe, "British Invasion of Virginia in 1781"
  • Lichan Li , American History, Xiamen University, China, "The Personal Connections between Jefferson and China and the Role of China in the Economic thought and Philosophy of the Early Republic"
  • Anna Marley, Art History, University of Delaware, "Rooms with a View: Landscape Representation in Early National Domestic Interiors"
  • Armin Mattes, University of Virginia, "Jefferson, Democracy and the Rise of Modern Nationalism"
  • Andrew Mullen, Saint George's Hanover Square, England, "Music at Monticello"
  • Johann Neem, Western Washington University, "Development as Freedom:  Rethinking Jefferson's Statecraft"
  • Liam Paskvan, The College of William and Mary, "The King's -€˜Harum-Scarum Army': Slave Soldiers in British Military Policy and Political Culture, 1773-1783"
  • Allan Potofsky, Universite Paris-VIII, "The Atlantic Political Economy and the Breakdown of Franco-U.S. Relations, 1787-1800:  From Doux Commerce to Wars of Commerce"
  • John Ragosta, University of Virginia, "Fighting for Freedom:  How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Religious Liberty"
  • Virginia Scharff, University of New Mexico, "Neither Amazons nor Angels:  Thomas Jefferson in the World of Women"
  • Maurizio Valsania, University of Torino, Italy, "The Curse of History, the Curse of Nature:  Thomas Jefferson's Peculiar Enlightenment"
  • Billy Wayson, University of Virginia, "Martha Jefferson Randolph: The Education of a Republican Daughter and Plantation Mistress, 1783-1809"
  • Tao Wei, Peking University, China, "Between Revival and Beyond:  Republican Revisionism and the Contested Canons in American Intellectual History"
  • Tomasz Wieciech, Jagiellonian University, Poland, "Thomas Jefferson and States' Rights: The Origins and Development of the Doctrine in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century America"
  • Andrea Wulf, History of Design, Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation created the American Eden (Book under contract with Alfred A. Knopf / Random House, to be published in 2010.)
  • Aaron Wunsch, Architectural History, University of California-Berkeley, "Philadelphia's Grid Cemeteries"
  • Albert Zambone, Valparaiso University, "Gentleman's Study among Chesapeake Elites Between 1720 and 1830"

2007

  • Frank Cogliano, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, "Jefferson's 'Empire for Liberty'"
  • Anthony Connors, Clark University, Massachusetts, "Thomas Jefferson's Debt to Tobacco"
  • David Emblidge, Emerson College, Massachusetts, "Jefferson as Book Buyer"
  • Victor Enthoven, Royal Netherlands Naval College, The Netherlands, "Collaboration and Resistance: The Dutch Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution, 1780-1830"
  • Carolyn Gilman, Missouri Historical Society, "Jefferson and Clark: The West in the Emergence of an American Identity"
  • Jonathan Gross, Director of DePaul Humanities Center, DePaul University, Illinois, " Anthologizing Thomas Jefferson's Prose Scrapbooks: Politics, Medicine, Religion, and Literature"
  • Monica Henry, Universite Paris VII, France, "Thomas Jefferson and Spanish America"
  • Alexandra Jones, DAACS Fellowship,  University of California-Berkeley, "African American Religious Practices in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries"
  • Elizabeth Brand Monroe, Indiana University-Indianapolis, "William Wirt"
  • Peter Nicolaisen, Kiel University, Germany, " Jefferson and Europe: The French Revolution"
  • Martin Ohman, University of Virginia, " The Political History of the Early Republic Seen as a Conflict over the Meaning of Federalism"
  • Kara Pierce, State University of New York-Binghamton, "The Feudal System of Entail and its Influences on Early Colonial Society"
  • Kristopher Ray, Ashland University, Ohio, "The Political Sage of Monticello: Thomas Jefferson and the Meaning of American Republicanism, 1809-1826"
  • Sandra Rebok, Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Spain, "The Idea of the United States Promoted by Thomas Jefferson in the Old World"
  • Bernetiae Reed, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Slave Families of Thomas Jefferson"
  • Priscilla Roberts, independent scholar, Colorado, "Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Barclay, and Barbary (1784-1793) as Seen in the Virginia Press"
  • Richard Roberts, independent scholars, Colorado, "Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Barclay, and Barbary (1784-1793) as Seen in the Virginia Press"
  • Taylor Stoermer, University of Virginia, "Thomas Jefferson, John Randolph, and the Empire of Imagination: Disaffection in Revolutionary Virginia, 1770-1776"
  • Keith Thomson, American Philosophical Society, " Jefferson 's Natural History"
  • Iwona Swiatczak Wasilewska, University of Helsinki, Finland, " History of the State of the Union Address: A Study in the American Political Ritual"
  • Lauren Winner, Duke Divinity School, Duke University, North Carolina, "Thomas Jefferson's Biblical Paintings: the Art and Artifice of Religious Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Virginia"

2006

  • Alissa Ardito, University of Virginia School of Law, " Jefferson and Machiavelli"
  • Nicholas Cole, University College, Oxford University, England, "Law for and Against the People"
  • Fraser Clark, Canadian Air Force, "Thomas Jefferson and the United States Marine Corps Band"
  • Max Edling, Uppsala University, Sweden, "Financing War in Jefferson's America"
  • Karen Fields, independent scholar, Virginia, "Thomas Jefferson's May 1787 Visit to Bordeaux, France"
  • Jodi Frederiksen, Simpson College, Iowa, "Early Nineteenth Century Graffiti at Monticello"
  • W. Scott Harrop, University of Virginia, "Thomas Jefferson and the Opinions of Mankind: The Imperative of International Legitimacy"
  • Sean Harvey, College of William and Mary, Virginia, "Indian Languages and Republican Empire"
  • Jeff Matsuura, Alliance Law Group, " Jefferson and a Populist Approach to Intellectual Property Rights"
  • William Merkel, Washburn University School of Law, Kansas, "Race, Liberty, and Law: Thomas Jefferson and Slavery, 1770-1800"
  • Eric Stoykovich, University of Virginia, "Thomas Jefferson, Domesticated Animals, and the Political Economy of Agriculture"
  • Tess Taylor, The Atlantic Monthly, "Autobiography of My Family -€“ The Randolphs"
  • Maurizio Valsania, University of Torino, Italy, "Cultural Roots of American Pessimism: A History, 1763-1865"
  • Brian Schoen, Ohio University, " Jefferson's Ghosts: The Republican Legacy and the Crisis of the 1850s,"
  • David Steinberg, University of Pennsylvania, "Refusing Venus, Courting Clio"
  • Michelle San Antonio, DAACS Fellowship, University of Montana, "The Lives of Enslaved African Americans During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries"

2005

  • Alissa Ardito, Yale University, Connecticut, "The Unrecognized Connections Between Niccolo Machiavelli and the Founders of the American Extended Republic, Especially James Madison and Thomas Jefferson"
  • David Brown, DAACS Fellowship, College of William and Mary, Virginia, "The Changing Landscape of Plantation Slavery"
  • Evelyn Causey, University of Delaware, "The Character of a Gentleman: Deportment, Piety, and Morality in Southern Colleges and Universities, 1820-1860"
  • Frank Cogliano, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, " Jefferson, History, and Historians"
  • Robert Cox, American Philosophical Society, "The Conformation of Sleep as Understood in the Early Republic"
  • James David, College of William and Mary, Virginia, "Dunmore's New World: Political Culture in the Revolutionary Atlantic, 1770-1798"
  • Jeffrey Fortin, University of New Hampshire, "'Little Short of National Murder': Removal, Exile, and Making of Diasporas in the Atlantic World, 1745-1865"
  • Alan Gibson, California State University-Chico, "James Madison's Theory of an Extended Republic"
  • Barbara Heath, Director of Archaeology and Landscapes, Poplar Forest, Virginia, "Tracing African American Families from the Wayles Estate"  
  • Thomas Humphrey, Cleveland State University, "Yeoman, Tenants, and Property in Jefferson's America"
  • Bradley Jones, Glasgow University, Scotland, "The Influence of the American Revolution on the 18 th Century Trans-Atlantic British Identity"
  • Thomas Latham, University College, Oxford University, England, "The American War of Independence, Metaphor, and Visual Imagery in Britain"
  • Stefano Luconi, University of Florence, Italy, "The Politics of Impeachment in the Early Republic: William Blount, John Pickering, and Samuel Chase"
  • Katherine Stebbins McCaffrey, Boston University, Massachusetts, "Reading Glasses: American Spectacles from Benjamin Franklin's Bifocals to Mithril"
  • Andrew Mullen, Saint George's Hanover Square, England, "The Study and Performance of Thomas Jefferson's Favorite Musical Works"
  • Martha Rojas, University of Rhode Island, "Diplomatic Letters: The Conduct and Culture of Foreign Affairs in the Early Republic"
  • Laura Sandy, University of Manchester, England, "Between Owner and Slave: The Role of Overseers in the Management of Slave Plantations in Virginia and South Carolina, 1740-1800"
  • James Walvin, University of York, England, "Two Hundred Years after Abolition: Commemorating Slavery in 2007"
  • Billy Wayson, University of Virginia, "Plantation Mistress and Republican Mother: Jefferson's Education of Daughter Martha"
  • Henry Wiencek, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, "Thomas Jefferson and Slavery"
  • Anna Wong, University of Sydney, Australia, "The Cultural Role of the House Museum as Sites of History and Heritage, and a Comparative Analysis of Conservation and Interpretation Practices in Australia and the United States"

2004

  • Thomas Allen, University of Richmond, Virginia, "A Republic in Time: History, Modernity, and Social Imagination in the 19 th Century America"
  • Thomas Baughn, independent scholar, Maryland, "Thomas Jefferson's Libraries, An Annotated Bibliographic Database"
  • Keith Beutler, Washington University, Missouri, " Monticello and Historicized Mnemonics in the Early American Republic, 1826-1840"
  • David Brown, DAACS Fellowship, College of William and Mary, Virginia, "The Material Reflection of Slave Autonomy" 
  • Kerry Dean Carso, James Madison University, Virginia, "Thomas Jefferson's Follies: A Cultural History"
  • Louis Cellauro, independent scholar, France, "Thomas Jefferson, Francois Cointreaux, and Earthen Architecture"
  • Alan Pell Crawford, independent scholar, Virginia, " Jefferson's Contribution to American Political Thought"
  • Charles Cullen, Newberry Library, Illinois, " Jefferson's Dinner List, 1804-1809"
  • Timothy Hackler, independent scholar, Fayetteville, Arkansas, "Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton"
  • Matthew Hale, Mississippi State University, "Neither Britons nor Frenchmen: The French Revolution and American National Identity"
  • Aki Kalliomaki, University of California-Santa Cruz, "'The Most God-provoking Democrats on This Side of Hell': The United Irishmen in the Early American Republic"
  • Vassiliki Karali, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, " Thomas Jefferson and the Episcopal Church, 1760-1790"
  • Cynthia Keirner, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, "Biography of Martha Jefferson Randolph" 
  • Catherine Kerrison, Villanova University, Pennsylvania, "Martha and Maria Jefferson and the Republic of Letters"
  • Peter Nicolaisen, Flensburg University, Germany, " Jefferson and the Dutch Patriots"
  • Kirsten Phimister, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, "Religion and the Anti-federalists"
  • Lynn Rainville, DAACS Fellowship, Sweet Briar College, Virginia, "A Model to Predict the Distribution of Slave-Related Architecture, Features, and Artifacts on Late 18 th and 19 th Century Piedmont Plantations"
  • Sandra Rebok, Instituto De Historia, Spain, "Alexander von Humboldt: The Personal Relationship and Ideological Link between two Exponents of the Enlightenment"
  • Douglas Sanford, DAACS Fellowship, Mary Washington College, Virginia, "Examining the Nature and Structure of Slave Quarters' Yards and Comparison of Architectural Evidence for Slave Holding"  
  • Mary Lee Settle Tazewell, independent scholar, "The Early Years of Thomas Jefferson"
  • James Thompson, independent scholar, Virginia, "Beyond the Veil of Reason: Thomas Jefferson's Political Development-A Study in Three Parts"  
  • Jack Vanens, independent scholar, Colorado, "Why FDR Portrayed Himself as the New Thomas Jefferson"

2003

  • Deborah Allen, Monticello-McNeil Fellow, "'Acquiring Knowledge of Our Own Continent': Geopolitics, Science, and Jeffersonian Geography, 1783-1804"
  • Luigi Marco Bassani, University of Milan, Italy, "Thomas Jefferson's Political Thought"
  • Thomas Baughn, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., "Documenting the Historical Development of Thomas Jefferson's Libraries with the Founding Era Libraries Database"
  • Natalie Bober, independent scholar, New York, "Thomas Jefferson: Man on a Mountain"
  • Andrew Burstein, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, "New Approaches to Jefferson's Retirement Years"
  • Martin Clagett, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, "William Small, Jefferson's professor at the College of William and Mary"
  • Nancy Isenberg, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, "The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr"
  • Douglas Sanford, DAACS Fellowship, Mary Washington College, Virginia, "Slave Quarters' Yards and Comparison of Architectural Evidence for Slave Holding"  
  • Finn Pollard, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, "In Search of 'This New Man, the American': Literary Concepts of American National Identity, 1782-1832"
  • Cassandra Pybus, University of Tasmania, Australia, "Black Caesar, the Story of a Runaway Slave Who Defected to the British in 1781"
  • Richard Samuelson, Center for the Study of Human Settlement and Historical Change, National University of Ireland- Galway
  • Hannah Spahn, Free University, Germany, " Jefferson's Vision of the Future and the Dialectics of the Master-Slave Relationship"
  • Tatiana Van Riemsdijk, Fulbright Fellow, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, "Saving Souls and Solving Slavery: Reform Politics of Chesapeake Evangelicals, 1790-1830"
  • Albert Zambone, Saint Cross College, Oxford University, England, "'According to Their Usual Custom': Popular Anglicanism in Colonial Virginia, 1688-1776"

2002

  • George Boudreau, Pennsylvania State University, "Teaching Thomas Jefferson: The American Studies Representative American Approach and Twenty-First Century American College Students"
  • Louis Cellauro, independent scholar, France, "Thomas Jefferson's Architectural Library"
  • Frank Cogliano, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, " Jefferson's Image and Reputation in the Historical Mind since 1945"
  • Kirt von Daacke, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, "Reconstruction of the Rural Neighborhood: An Analysis of Community in Pre-Civil War Virginia"
  • Linda Frey, University of Montana, "The Revolutionary Challenge to the International Order: The United States and France"
  • Marsha Frey, Kansas State University, "The Revolutionary Challenge to the International Order: The United States and France"
  • Nina Gladziuk, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, " Jefferson and the 17 th Century English Political Debate"
  • Jonathan Gross, DePaul University, Illinois, " Jefferson's Zanadu: Pursuing Happiness in English and American Literature"
  • Elizabeth Cherry Jones, textile artist, Virginia, "Tools and Processes Used by African-Americans in Plantation Textile Production at Monticello and Similar Sites"
  • Martha King, Princeton University, New Jersey, "Clementina Rind and Print Culture in Jefferson's Virginia"
  • William Merkel, Oxford University, England, "Universal Liberty and African Slavery: A Re-evaluation of Thomas Jefferson"
  • James Read, Saint John's University, New York, " John C. Calhoun and the Double-Edged Legacy of Thomas Jefferson"
  • Nancy Rhoden, University of Southern Indiana, "Gentlemen and Rebels: Elite Self Perceptions and Aristocratic Attitudes of Virginia's Gentlemen During the American Revolution"
  • Tatiana Van Riemsdijk, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, "A Final Evangelical Scare for Thomas Jefferson: White and Black Sunday Schools as Public Education, 1816-1831"
  • Zbigniew Stawrowski, Institute of Political Studies, Poland, "Philosophical Analysis of Constitutional Debate in the United States and Poland"
  • James Walvin, University of York, England, "Sites of Remembrance: Monticello and the Representation of Slavery"
  • Dayang Yraola, University of the Philippines, "Collection Based Education Programs in House Museums"
  • Phillip Ziesche, Yale University, Connecticut, "American Expatriates in European Networks of Revolution and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1803"

2001

  • Jeremy Bailey, Boston College, Massachusetts, "The Republican Executive: Thomas Jefferson and the Development of Presidential Power"
  • Sid Ewer, Southwest Missouri State University, "Thomas Jefferson's Noble Farmer versus Economic Realities, 1809-1826"
  • Rachel Fletcher, New York School of Interior Design, "An American Vision in Harmony: Geometric Proportions in Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda"
  • Alan Gibson, Saint Ambrose University, Iowa, "The Jeffersonians and the Development of the Modern Conception of Public Opinion"
  • Susanne Cooper Guasco, College of William and Mary, Virginia, "Managing Memory: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and the Legacy of the Founders"
  • Ari Helo, University of Tampere, Finland, "After the Revolution: The Ethical Promises of Republican Thought in a Slave Society, 1790-1800"
  • Stephen Hodin, Boston University, Massachusetts
  • Benjamin Irving, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, "Representative Men: A Cultural History of the Continental Congress"
  • James Lewis, Jr ., Louisiana State University, "The Burr Conspiracy of 1805-1807"
  • Sarah Hand Meachum, University of Virginia
  • Gary Moulton, University of Nebraska, "Editing the Journals of Lewis and Clark"
  • Carolyn Powell, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, "In the Eye of the Master: Love, Miscegenation, and Murder in the American South"
  • Tatiana Van Riemsdijk, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, "Aging Founding Fathers and Aggressive Evangelical Crusaders: Reconsidering Virginia's Religious Landscape, 1810-€“1830"
  • James Sofka, University of Virginia, " Jefferson and International Relations in the Late Eighteenth Century"
  • Peter Thompson, Saint Cross College, Oxford University, England, " Jefferson and the Anglo-Saxons"
  • Zoltan Vajda, U niversity of Szeged, Hungary, "The Political Philosophies of Thomas Jefferson and John C. Calhoun"
  • Christopher Young, University of Illinois-Chicago, "Public Opinion and the Culture of Freedom in Post-Revolutionary America"

2000

  • Maureen Conklin, Beloit College, Wisconsin, "Power in the Piedmont: Litigation and Political Culture in the 18 th Century Rural Virginia"
  • Michael Conlin, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, "Citizen Pierre-Auguste Adet and Thomas Jefferson: Science and Republicanism in the Early Republic"
  • André Corboz, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale, Switzerland, "The Cultural Sources of the American Territorial Grid System"
  • Carol Cullen, Clark University, Massachusetts, "An Interpretive Biography of Thomas Jefferson's Granddaughter, Ellen Randolph Coolidge"
  • Xiao Hua Feng, Jiangxi Normal University, China, "Thomas Jefferson's Democratic Thought and Press Reform"
  • Anthony Iaccarino, Reed College, Oregon, " Virginia and the National Contest Over Slavery in the Early Republic"
  • Emily Kasper, University of Louisville, Kentucky, "In Detail: A Roman Analysis of Thomas Jefferson's ' Academical Village'"
  • Susan Kern, College of William and Mary, Virginia, "Shadwell: The Material Culture and Social History of a Virginia Plantation"
  • David Konig, Washington University, Missouri, "Legal Commonplace Book of Thomas Jefferson"
  • Charlene Boyer Lewis, Widener University, Pennsylvania, "Study of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (1785-1879) and the New Republic"
  • Zuochang Liu, Sandong Teachers University, China, "Jefferson in Pursuit of a Democratic Arcadia"
  • Robert McDonald, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, "Lost and Found: Thomas Jefferson's Newspaper Scrapbooks"
  • Charles Miller, Lake Forest College, Illinois, " Jefferson and the Nautical Metaphor" and a pamphlet on the paintings of Nathaniel K. Gibbs
  • Simon Newman, University of Glasgow, Scotland, "The Embodiment of Poverty in the Age of Jefferson"
  • Laura Sayre, Princeton University, New Jersey, "Some Versions of Georgic: Culture and Agriculture in 18 th Century Britain and America"
  • Brian Steele, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, "Something 'New Under the Sun': Thomas Jefferson, the Union, and the Intellectual Construction of America"
  • Andrew Trees, Rhodes College, Tennessee, "Thomas Jefferson as a Writer"
  • Evaither Ben Zedeff, International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Israel, "Thomas Jefferson and Freedom of the Press"

1999

  • Malick Ghachem, Stanford University and Harvard Law School, "Slavery, Legal Reform, and the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Revolutions: A Comparative Study of Jefferson and Moreau de Saint-Méry"
  • Thomas Kinnahan, West Virginia University, "Framing the View: The American Landscape and Narratives of Western Expansion"
  • Jon Kukla, New Orleans University, Louisiana, " Narrative History of the Louisiana Purchase"
  • Michael McDonnell, University of Wales, Wales, "The Politics of Popular Mobilization in Revolutionary Virginia: Military Culture and Political and Social Relations"
  • Tsutomu Numaoka, Niigata Sangyo University, Japan, "Thomas Jefferson' s Policies Concerning Slave Gardens and a Study of Slave Gardening Practices"
  • Ellen Fernandez Sacco, University of California-Berkeley, "Racial Displays: Creating National Identity in the Cultural Landscape of the Early Republic"
  • Andrea Scheider, University of Bonn, Germany, " Jefferson and "Happiness" in the 18th Century"
  • Holly Cowan Shulman, University of Maryland, "Women and Washington Society during the Administration of Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809"
  • James Simon, New York University School of Law, "Jefferson and Marshall"

1998

  • Garry Apgar, Yale University, Connecticut, The Voltaire Society of America, " Jefferson's Interest in Voltaire and the Shared Affinities Between the Two"
  • B. Ramesh Babu, American Studies Research Centre, Osmania University, India, "Study of Jefferson Ideas of Democracy in Modern India"
  • Douglas Chambers, University of Memphis, Tennessee, "Africanisms in the
    Slave Communities at Monticello"
  • Saul Cornell, Ohio State University, "Exploration of the American Reception and Perception of Monticello"
  • Bryan Clark Green, National Park Service, Washington, D.C. and University of Virginia, "The Making of a Capital City: The Architecture and Urban Landscape of Richmond, Virginia, 1779-1820 and Examining Thomas Jefferson's Role in Richmond's Development"
  • Ekkehart Krippendorff, Free University of Berlin, Germany, "The Parallel Lives of Thomas Jefferson and J.W. Goethe"
  • Csaba Lévai, Lajos Kossuth University, Hungary, "Biography of Thomas Jefferson for a Hungarian Audience, Focusing on His Political Philosophy"
  • Maria Cristina Loi, Politechnico di Milano, Italy, "The Design and Construction of the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson's Influence on European Architecture"
  • Nikita Pokrovsky, Moscow State University, Russia, " Jefferson's Classic Papers" and "Jefferson Speaks to Us"
  • Daniel Royot, University of Paris-Sorbonne, France, Thomas Jefferson's frontier policies in relation to the Spanish frontier and the French heritage
  • Marco Sioli, University of Milan, Italy, "Thomas Jefferson's Interest, Travel, Friendships, Agricultural Inspirations, Arts and Literature, Diplomacy, and Impact in Italy"
  • James Sofka, University of Virginia, "The Jeffersonian Idea of National Security: Commerce, the Atlantic Balance of Power, and the Barbary War, 1786-1805"
  • Roger Stein, University of Virginia, "The Artist in His Museum: Copley, Peale, and Thomas Jefferson"
  • Marie Tyler-McGraw, National Park Service, Washington, D.C., "Thomas Jefferson's Relationship to the American Colonization Society During the Period 1800-1826"

1997

  • Cameron Addis, University of Texas-Austin, "Jefferson, Madison and the Early History of the University of Virginia"
  • Andrew Burstein, University of Northern Iowa
  • James Heath, Pepperdine University, California "Thomas Jefferson's Education"
  • Malcolm Kelsall, University of Wales, Wales 
  • James Lanshe, University of Wales, Wales, "The Development of Political Thought Contained in the Declaration of Independence"
  • Peter Nicolaisen, Flensburg University, Germany
  • Malcolm Sylvers, State University at Venice, Italy, "Jefferson's Retirement Years at Monticello and the Status of Capitalist Development at the End of His Life"
  • Anatoly Utkin, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, "Thomas Jefferson: A Biography"
  • Jennings Wagoner, University of Virginia
  • Patricia West, State University of New York-Albany

1996

  • Colin Bonwick, Keele University, England
  • David Reynolds, London University, England
  • Hartmut Wasser, Weingarten and Tübingen Universities, Germany

1995

  • W. Howard Adams, independent scholar
  • Joseph Ellis, Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts
  • David McCullough, independent scholar
  • Nikita Pokrovsky, Moscow State University, Russia
  • Herbert Sloan, Barnard College, New York

Barringer Fellows (middle and high school teachers):

2012

  • Ewan McCallam, John O'Gaunt Community Technical College,'Bigotry is the disease of ignorance’: How does Jefferson’s relationship with the slave trade shape our perspectives?”
  • James Newman, The Hawken School, Gates Mills, OH “An Architectural Revolutionary”
  • Dan Pulskamp, Prince George High School, Prince George,  VA, “Fire Bell in the Night”
  • Robert Long, Quaker Valley Middle School,  Sewickley, PA, “Personal Morals vs. Political Moves”
  • Joanne Howard, Summer Creek Middle School, Crowley, TX, “Slavery and the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson”
  • Brian Kellet, Algonquin Regional High School Northborough, MA, “ Jefferson and the Press”
  • William Gilluly, John C. Vanderburg Elementary School, Henderson, NV “Thomas Jefferson-Patient”
  • Sarah Segal, Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR, “Roll On Columbia!”: Exploring Lewis & Clark’s Corps of Discovery in Collage and Song”
  • Mathew Martin, Western Albemarle High School, Crozet, VA, “Liberty of the Whole Earth”

2011

  • Jennifer Bergevin, Clarence B. Lamb Elementary School, Lawrenceville, NJ, "The Music of Monticello: A Fourth Grade Music Unit."
     
  • Annmarie Ford, British Association of American Studies, “Slave Narratives at Monticello.”
     
  • Michael Klapka, Largo Senior High School, Largo, FL. "Diffusion of Knowledge: Thomas Jefferson & Public Education."

2010

  • Vic Henningsen, Phillips Andover Academy, "Political Leadership in 18th Century America"
     
  • Marian Jackson, Opelousas, LA, "Jefferson's Time as US Minister to France"
     
  • Keely Leggour, Ramapo Indian Hills High School, Oak Ridge, NJ, "Jefferson and the Embargo Act of 1807"

2009

  • Christopher Bates, United Kingdom, “Thomas Jefferson and George Marshall lesson plans”
  • David Chamberlain, Kearsarge, New Hampshire , “Jefferson’s Perspective on the Ohio Region lesson plans”
  • Beth Doughty, La Center, Washington ,“Thomas Jefferson and James Madison supplemental classroom text”
  • Mike Kleiner, Vancouver, Washington, “Thomas Jefferson and James Madison supplemental classroom text”

2008

  • Laurel Gillette, Red Hill Elementary School, North Garden, Virginia, “Classical influences on Thomas Jefferson “
  • Thomas Haward, Oriel High School, Crawley, West Sussex, England , “Lesson units on “Relations with the American Colonies and the War of Independence c.1740 – 1789.” and “The Slave Trade: Slavery and the Anti-Slavery Campaigns, c. 1770 – 1833.”
  • Marsha Klosterman, Siuslaw Middle School, Florence, Oregon, “Jefferson the naturalist and the Lewis and Clark expedition”
  • Dr. David Naccari, KIPP McDonough 15 School for the Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, “Creole and African American influences on Monticello and Jeffersonian president’s house culinary practices”

2007

  • John Lum, Pennsylvania, "Plantation Economy"
  • Catriona Paul, Glasgow, Scotland, selected by The British Association for American Studies, "Revolution in the Classroom: Teaching American History (1763-87) in British Schools"
  • Alan Wind, Georgia, "Replicating the Gardens of Monticello"

2006

  • Katherine Cooper, Manchester, England, selected by The British Association for American Studies
  • Jeffrey Hinton, Nevada, "Discovering the American West: The Frontier of Jefferson's Imagination"
  • Tristin Koch, Colorado, "Thomas Jefferson WebQuest"

2005

  • Peter Vermilyea, Connecticut, "Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton"
  • K. Wise Whitehead, Maryland, "Jefferson's Racial Policies"

2004

  • Jeff Welch, California , "Debating Independence"
  • Joe Morrison, Wisconsin, Elementary Lesson Plan: "Our American Leaders"; Middle School Lesson Plan: "Thomas Jefferson, Drafting the Declaration of Independence, and the American Revolution"; High School Lesson Plan: "Social Theory and Thomas Jefferson"
     

Gilder Lehrman Fellows:

    • Armin Mattes, 2012-2013, Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen, Germany, “’Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland:’ The Transatlantic Context of the Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood, 1775-1840.”
    • Andrew Struan, 2011-2012, University of Glasgow, “The American Question: Edmund Burke, the British Parliament, and the Coming Revolution, 1763-1776.” 
    • John Ragosta, 2010-2011, Ph.D., University of Virginia, “The Virginia Statute for Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Legacy, Our Heritage.”
    • Christa Dierksheide, 2009-2010, University of Virginia, “The Amelioration of Slavery in the Anglo-American Imagination, 1770-1840.”
    • Hannah Spahn, 2008-2009, John F. Kennedy Institute for American Studies, Free University of Berlin, “Jefferson’s Conceptions of Time & History.”
    • Matthew Hale, 2007-2008, Goucher College, Maryland, "Neither Britons nor Frenchmen: The French Revolution and American National Identity'
    • Martin Clagett, September 2006-May 2007, Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond, "William Small, 1734-1775: Teacher, Mentor, Scientist"
    • Philipp Ziesche, September 2005-May 2006, Yale University, Connecticut, "Americans in Paris in the Age of Revolution, 1788-1800"
    • Douglas Bradburn, September 2004-May 2005, University of Chicago, "Revolutionary Politics, Nationhood, and the Problem of American Citizenship, 1787-1804"
    • Leonard Sadosky, September 2003-May 2004, University of Virginia, "Revolutionary Negotiations: An Intellectual and Cultural History of American Diplomacy with Europe and American Indians in the Age of Franklin and Jefferson"
    • Jan Ellen Lewis, January-April 2003, Rutgers University, New Jersey, "Jefferson's America: A History of the United States, 1760-1840"
    • Anthony Iaccarino, September 2002-May 2003, Reed College, Oregon, " Virginia and the National Contest over Slavery and Race in the Early Republic, 1776-1835"
    • James Lewis, Jr., August 2002-January 2003, University of Pennsylvania, "'Enveloped in Mystery': Making Sense of the Burr Conspiracy"

    University of Virginia Dissertation Fellows:

    • David Flaherty, 2013-2014, “Envisioning the British Atlantic:  Strategies for Settlement and Sovereignty on the North American and Caribbean Frontiers, 1700-1763”
    • Nicholas Wood, 2012-2013, “Questions of Humanity and Expediency: The Slave Trades and the African Colonization Movement in the Early Republic”
    • Randi Lewis, 2011-2012, “To ‘the most distant parts of the Globe’: Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819”
    • Armin Mattes, 2010-2011, “Citizens of a common intellectual homeland : the transatlantic context of the origins of American democracy and nationhood, 1775-1840”
    • Lawrence B. A. Hatter, 2009-2010, “Channeling the spirit of enterprise : commercial interests and state formation in the early American West, 1763-1825”
    • Adam Jortner, 2008-2009, “Reign of witches: a political history of American miracles, 1780-1840”
    • Taylor Stoermer, 2007-2008, “Thomas Jefferson, John Randolph, and the Empire of Imagination: Disaffection in Revolutionary Virginia, 1770-1776.
    • Christa Dierksheide, 2006-2007, "The Amelioration of Slavery in the Anglo-American Imagination, ca. 1770-1840"
    • Brian Murphy, 2005-2006, "The Politics Corporations Make: The Interests, Corporations and Enterprises That Made America Partisan, 1780-1840"
    • Katherine Woltz, 2004-2005, "Framing the New Republic: History Painting and American Cultural Politics, 1786-1826"
    • Cheryl Collins, 2003-2004, "A Note on Confederacies: Sister States, Sibling Rivalries, and the American State System, 1776-1800"
    • Robert Parkinson, 2002-2003, "Tories, Savages, and Negroes: The Revolutionary War and American Racism"
    • Brian Schoen, 2001-2002, History, "An Ambiguous Union: the Cotton South, the British Empire, and the Development of American Political Economy, 1787-1861"
    • Leonard Sadosky, 2000-2001, History, "Revolutionary Negotiations: Indians, Empires, and Diplomats in the Founding of America"
    • Richard Samuelson, 1999-2000, History, "The Adams Family Biography"
    • Andrew Trees, 1998-1999, History, "A Character to Establish: Personal and National Identity in the New American Nation"
    • Kevin Gutzman, 1997-1998, History
    • Joanne Freeman, 1996-1997, Anthropology
    • Drake Patten, 1995-1996, Anthropology

    Travel Grants:

    2010

    • Craig Blackman, AP US History, Indian River High School, Chesapeake, VA. “Virginians’ response to the Patriot movement from 1763-1776.”
    • Natalie Feder, Academic Advisor/Instructor, Ph.D. candidate, Agricultural Communication Program, Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, Purdue University, “Jefferson’s Contributions to Agricultural Literature.”
    • Kara Gentile, M.A. candidate (December 2009), liberal studies, University of Michigan-Dearborn, “Jefferson, Architecture and the Construction of the Ideal Daughter.”

    2009

    • Kenneth Carstens, Professor Emeritus, History, Murray State University, “Thomas Jefferson's Gardens.”
    • Kara Gentile, University of Michigan-Dearborn, “Jefferson, Architecture and the Construction of the Ideal Daughter.”
    • Mark Dewalt, Winthrop University, “Early Education Project.”

    2008

    • Mark DeWalt, Ph.D. Director of Graduate Studies, Bank of America Professor, Educational Research, Winthrop University. “A coloring/activity book on the life and times of Thomas Jefferson.”

      2005

      • Jack Vanens, independent scholar, "Why FDR Portrayed Himself as the New Thomas Jefferson" 
      • Cynthia Kierner, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, "Martha Jefferson Randolph"  
      • Melanie Miller, Gouverneur Morris Papers, "Gouverneur Morris and Thomas Jefferson"

      2004

      • George Boudreau, Pennsylvania State University, "Thomas Jefferson and His Life in Philadelphia"  
      • Mark Levitch, University of Pennsylvania, "The Thomas Jefferson Foundation's Sponsorship of the Pantheon de la Guerre  
      • Mary Lou Reker, Library of Congress, "A Look at the Botanical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition as Inspired by Thomas Jefferson"  
      • Rachel Sternberg, College of Wooster, Ohio, "The Attitudes of Athenians and Southerners toward Slavery"

      2003

      • Max Edling, Uppsala University, Sweden, "Financing War in Jefferson's America"  
      • Chad Keller, Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia, a detailed computer generated graphic of the ruins at Barboursville, the Jefferson designed home of James Barbour in Orange County, Virginia  
      • Robert Reich, Stanford University, California, "'The Key-Stone of the Arch of the Government': Jefferson's Educational Theory and Political Philosophy"

      2002

      • Nathan Campbell, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Virginia, "Why Thomas Jefferson Rarely Dined Alone: Food, Politics, and the Construction of a Southern Dining Space"
      • Mary Lou Reker, Library of Congress, "A Look at the Botanical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition as Inspired by Thomas Jefferson"

      2001

      • Johannah Aiken, California, "Handbook on Jefferson's Vision of Republican-American Architecture at Monticello"  
      • Thomas Baughn, Catholic University of America, "Thomas Jefferson's Library of 1783"  
      • John Janowiak, Appalachian State University, "Thomas Jefferson's Medicine"  
      • Steven Lloyd, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Scotland, "Maria Cosway"  
      • Peter Nicolaisen, Flensburg University, Germany, "Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: Issues of Race and Miscegenation"

      2000

      • Michael Conlin, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, "Citizen Pierre-Auguste Adet and Thomas Jefferson: Science and Republicanism in the Early Republic"
      • Emily Kasper, University of Louisville, Kentucky, "In Detail: A Roman Analysis of Thomas Jefferson's 'Academical Village'"
      • Robert Reich, Assistant Professor of Ethics and Political Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California, "'The Key-Stone of the Arch of the Government': Jefferson's Educational Theory and Political Philosophy" 
      • André Corboz, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale, Switzerland, "The Cultural Sources of the American Territorial Grid System
      • Jon Kulka, Ph.D. candidate, New Orleans, A narrative History of the Louisiana Purchase
      • Kathryn Kelley, Ohio State University, Ohio, "The Rhetoric of Heritage Tourism: Community Identity and Tradition in Charlottesville, Virginia"

      1999

      • Andrea Scheider, University of Bonn, Germany, "Jefferson and 'Happiness' in the 18th Century"
      • James Simon, New York University School of Law, "Jefferson and Marshall"

      1998

      • James Heath, Pepperdine University, California, "Thomas Jefferson's Education"
      • James Lanshe, University of Wales, Wales, "The Development of Political Thought Contained in the Declaration of Independence"

      1997

      • James Simon, New York University School of Law, "Jefferson and Marshall"

       

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