Friday, November 12, 2021

Cromwell Early Career Fellowship Recipients

UPDATE: A previously published version of this post contained incorrect information. We apologize for the error.

We recently posted notice of the winners of this year's Cromwell Book Prize and Cromwell Article Prize. The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation also generously makes available "a number of $5,000 fellowships to support research and writing in American legal history by early-career scholars." The recipients of this year's Cromwell Early Career Fellowships are:

Myisha Eatmon, Assistant Professor of History, University of South Carolina, for "Litigating in Black and White: Black Legal Culture, White Violence, Jim Crow, and Their Legacies."

Jessica Fletcher, Ph.D. candidate, Vanderbilt University, for "Before the Amistad: Cuba, Haiti, and Caribbean Political Consciousness in Early Nineteenth-Century US Freedom Suits."

Aden Knapp, Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University, for "Judging the World: The United States and International Courts, 1898–1971."

Benjamin Lyons, Ph.D., Columbia University, for "The Law of Nations & the Conduct of Early American Diplomacy."

Congratulations to all the fellowship recipients!

-- Karen Tani