2015-16 Residential Fellows

George Carras
Classical Studies and Religion, Washington & Lee University
Two Diaspora Jews – Flavius Josephus and Paul of Tarsus

Don DeBats
American Studies, Flinders University (Australia)
Unlocking the Social Logic of Past Politics: Individual Voting Records, Social
Networks, and Neighborhoods in Two Nineteenth Century Cities

Carolyn Eastman
Virginia Commonwealth University, History
The Strange Genius of Mr. O: Oratory and Transatlantic Fame in Early America

Jennifer Greeson
University of Virginia, English
American Enlightenment: The New World and Modern Western Thought

Martien Halvorson-Taylor
Religious Studies, UVa
Questioning Job: An Entry into the Biblical Book of Job

Paul Dafydd Jones
Religious Studies, UVa
Patience: A Theological Exploration

Wm. Preston Lauterbach
Independent Scholar, Nellysford
Valley of the Kings      

Gregory O’Malley
University of Santa Cruz
The Escapes of David George:
One Man’s Struggle with Slavery and Freedom in the Revolutionary Era

Whit Sheppard
Independent Scholar, Richmond
Slow Train to Eminence: The Life of Arthur Ashe

Earl Swift
Independent Author, Charlottesville
Gazetteer and Encyclopedia of Virginia Places; Georgia’s Gov. Hugh M. Dorsey

Charles Thompson Jr.
Duke University, Cultural Anthropology, Center for Documentary Studies
Broken Ground: The Fractured Story of American Farm Work