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A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows

A list of former A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows at the Center and their research projects.

2020–2022
Ellen Tani
Black Conceptual Practice in Contemporary Art

2018–2020
Rachel Grace Newman
The Sugar Plantation, The Transatlantic Slave Trade, and Modernity

2016–2018
Megan C. McNamee
Picturing Number: Denumeration and Representation in Europe, c. 1000 [Center 37]

2015–2017
Fernando Loffredo
A Corsair History of Sculpture: Abducting Italian Fountains in the Early Modern Mediterranean [Center 36]
A Poetic Urgency: Sculpture and Poetry in Dialogue in the Early Modern World [Center 37]

2014–2016
Lihong Liu
The Real Scene: Painting and Place in China, 1450–1550 [Center 35]
The Real Scene: Painting, Life, and Place in China, 1450–1550 [Center 36]

2013–2015
Caroline O. Fowler
Absence Made Present: Drawing the Memory Body, 1400–1750 [Center 34]
Absence Made Present: An Early Modern History of Drawing and the Senses [Center 35]

2012–2014
Stephen Hart Whiteman
Vocabularies of Culture: The Landscape of Multiethnic Emperorship in the Early Qing Dynasty (1661–1722) [Center 33]
Vocabularies of Culture: The Landscape of Multiethnic Emperorship in the Early Qing Dynasty (1661–1722)  [Center 34]

2011–2013
Łukasz Stanek
Henri Lefebvre's “Vers une architecture de la jouissance” (1973): Toward an Architectural Research

September 2010–October 2011
Marden Fitzpatrick Nichols
Vitruvius on Display: Domestic Decor and Roman Self-Fashioning at the End of the Republic

2009–2011
Megan E. O’Neil
University of Southern California
The Lives of Ancient Maya Sculptures

2009–2010
Hendrik W. Dey
Hunter College of the City University of New York
Architecture, Ceremony, and the Construction of Authority in Late Antiquity

2007–2009
Douglas Brine
The Content and Context of Wall-Mounted Memorials in the Burgundian Netherlands

2006–2008
Amy Freund
Southern Methodist University
Revolutionary Likenesses: Portraiture and Politics in France, 1789–1804