Thursday, November 14, 2013

Cromwell Research Grants Announced

Via H-Law, we have word of the eight recipients of research grants awarded by the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation in conjunction with a committee of the American Society for Legal History.  They are:

Michael Caires, PhD Candidate, History, Univ. of Virginia, "The Greenback Union: Creating the American Monetary Union in the Civil War and Reconstruction"

Sara Damiano, PhD Candidate, History, Johns Hopkins University, "Gender, Law, and the Culture of Credit in New England, 1730-1790"

Matthew Axtell, JD, Univ. of Virginia; PhD Candidate, History, Princeton University, “American Steamboat Gothic: Commercial Law, Mercantile Property, and Slavery's Liquidation in the Inland River West, 1818-1868"

Jeremy Kessler, JD, Yale University; PhD candidate, History, Yale, "The Civil Libertarian State: Conscription and Conscientious Objection in American Law, 1917-1973"

Sarah Seo, JD, Columbia University; PhD Candidate, History, Princeton University, "The Fourth Amendment, Cars, and Freedom in Twentieth-Century America"

Michael Schoeppner
, PhD, Univ. of Florida; former ACLS post-doctoral fellow, California Institute of Technology; Visiting Assistant Prof. of History, University of Maine, “Moral Contagions: Black Atlantic Sailors, Citizenship, and Quarantine in the Antebellum South"

Jameson R. Sweet, PhD Candidate, History, Univ. of Minnesota, "The Mixed-Blood Moment: Land, Indian Law, and Race among Dakota Mixed-Bloods in Nineteenth-Century Minnesota"

Kellen Funk, Joint candidate for the JD, Yale University, and PhD, Princeton University, "The Lawyers' Code: The Transformation of Legal Practice in Nineteenth-Century America"