Current Fellows

Visiting Professors

Peter Mancall (Southern California)
Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History

Margaret Weir (Brown)
John G. Winant Visiting Professor of American Government

Senior Visiting Research Fellow

Professor Kariann Yokota (University of Colorado Denver)
American maritime expansion and transnational relations from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries; interethnic relations

Junior Research Fellows

Dr Mandy Izadi
Broadbent Junior Research Fellow in American History

Dr Sonia Tycko
Kinder Junior Research Fellow in Atlantic History

Associate Visiting Research Fellows

Dr C. J. Jenner (Cambridge)
The influence of sea power on the U.S.-China relationship; signals intelligence cooperation between the U.S. and Great Britain

Dr Raphaël Lambert (Kansai University)
African American fiction; its response to the political model and institutions of the United States

Professor Inderjeet Parmar (City, University of London)
The origins, principles, and nature of the U.S.-led liberal international order; U.S. attitudes to orders encompassing non-western powers

Dr Cathryn Setz (Oxford)
Twentieth-century literature and evolutionary biology

Dr Michael Turner (Appalachian State)
Pro-Confederate opinion in Britain and its influence on Anglo-American relations; radicalism and other political movements in nineteenth-century Britain

Dr Kevin Waite (Durham)
Slavery, empire, and the Civil War in the American West; Biddy Mason and the making of Black Los Angeles; political history of the nineteenth-century U.S.

Postdoctoral Visiting Research Fellows

Dr Diarmuid Hester (Cambridge)
Waste and African-American identity in the works of Gordon Parks, Alvin Baltrop, and Amiri Baraka

Dr Mona Morgan-Collins (Durham)
The representation of women as a social group interest in the U.S. after enfranchisement

Senior Research Fellows

Dr Karen Patricia Heath
20th and 21st century US policy and political history

Dr Mara Keire
Cultural, intellectual and legal history of late 19th and early 20th century America

Dr Rachel Malkin
20th-21st century American poetry and prose, modernism, 20th century intellectual history

Dr Donald Ratcliffe
US grassroots and national politics between 1789 and 1850

Dr Tessa Roynon
Modern American literature, anglophone literature of the African diaspora, Classical Reception studies

Research Fellows

Dr Raymond Lavertue
United States political, legal, and literary history, 1805-1854