Mellon Alumni Books

A partial list, revised Fall 2015

  • Baldassari, Delia. The Simple Art of Voting: The Cognitive Shortcuts of Italian Voters. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2012).
  • Blanton, Anderson. Hittin’ the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South. Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press (2015).
  • Cain, Victoria (with Karen Rader). Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press (2014).
  • Capozzola, Christopher. Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2008).
  • Cook, Alexander. ed. Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History. Cambridge University Press (2014).
  • Cortina, Jeronimo (with Andrew Gelman, David Park, Boris Shor). Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do. Princeton: Princeton University Press (2008).
  • Cortina, Jeronimo (with Andrew Gelman). A Quantitative Tour of the Social Sciences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2009).
  • Cortina, Jeronimo (with Enrique Ochoa-Reza). ed. New Perspectives on International Migration and Development. New York: Columbia University Press (2013).
  • Ebner, Michael R. Ordinary Violence in Mussolini’s Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2011).
  • Erickson, Ansley. Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, forthcoming 2016).
  • Erikson, Emily. Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company. Princeton: Princeton University Press (2014).
  • Farhang, Sean. The Litigation State: Public Regulation and Private Lawsuits in the U.S. Princeton: Princeton University Press (2010).
  • Ford, L. Settler Sovereignty: Jurisdiction and Indigenous People in America and Australia, 1788-1836. Cambridge: Harvard University Press (2010).
  • Gavrilis, George. The Dynamics of Interstate Boundaries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2008).
  • Genter, Robert. Late Modernism: Art, Culture, and Politics in Cold War America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2010).
  • Goldberg, Jessica. Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean: The Geniza Merchants and their Business World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Studies in Economic History (2012).
  • Greenberg, David. Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image. W.W. Norton (2003).
  • Greenberg, David. Calvin Coolidge. Times Books (2006).
  • Greer, Christina. Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2013).
  • Haselby, Sam. The Origins of American Religious Nationalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2015).
  • Hillmann, Henning. City of Corsairs: Elite Cohesion and Privateering in Old Regime Saint-Malo. Book manuscript. Under contract with Princeton University Press.
  • Johnson, Victoria. Backstage at the Revolution: How the Royal Paris Opera Survived the End of the Old Regime. Chicago: University of Chicago Press (2008).
  • Kolsky, Elizabeth (co-edited with Sameetah Agha). Fringes of Empire: People, Power and Places in Colonial India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (2009).
  • Krook, Mona Lena. Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide. New York: Oxford University Press (2009).
  • Krebs, Ronald. Narrative and the Making of US National Security. Cambridge: Cambridge Studies in International Relations (2015).
  • Krebs, Ronald. Fighting for Rights: Military Service and the Politics of Citizenship. Ithaca: Cornell University Press (2006). 
  • Lainer-Vos, Dani. Sinews of the Nation: Constructing Irish and Zionist Bonds in the United States. Cambridge: Polity Press (2013).
  • Lebas, Adrienne. From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2011).
  • Lena, Jennifer. Banding Together: How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music. Princeton: Princeton University Press (2012).
  • Lewis, Sara. Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience Among Tibetan Exiles. 2013.
  • Mahdavi, Pardis. Passionate Uprisings: The Intersection of Sexuality and Politics in Post-Revolutionary Iran. Stanford: Stanford University Press (2008).
  • Mahdavi, Pardis. Gridlock: Labor, Migration and Human Trafficking in Dubai. Stanford: Stanford University Press (2011).
  • Mahdavi, Pardis. From Trafficking to Terror: Constructing a Global Social Problem. Routledge (2013).
  • McInerney, Paul-Brian. From Social Movement to Moral Market. Stanford: Stanford University Press (2014).
  • Maskivker, Julia. Self-Realization and Justice: A Liberal-Perfectionist Defense of the Right to Freedom from Employment. Routledge (2011).
  • Meierhenrich, Jens. Genocide: a reader. New York: Oxford University Press (2014).
  • Melamed, Jodi. Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2011).
  • Navon, Daniel. Mobilizing Mutations: New kinds of people at the intersection of genetics, medicine and society. Book manuscript, under contract with University of Chicago Press.
  • Peters, Alicia. Responding to Human Trafficking: Sex, Gender, and Culture in the Law. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press (2015).
  • Poros, Maritsa. Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London. Stanford: Stanford University Press (2011).
  • Reill, Dominique. Nationalists Who Feared the Nation. Stanford: Stanford University Press (2012).
  • Robertson, Graeme. The Politics of Protest in Hybrid Regimes: Managing Dissent in Post-Communist Russia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2011).
  • Ruffini, Giovanni. Social Networks in Byzantine Egypt. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2008).
  • Schaefer, Sagi. States of Division: Border and Boundary Construction in Cold War Rural Germany. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press (2014)
  • Shah, Svati. Street Corner Secrets: Sex, Work, and Migration in the City of Mumbai. Duke University Press (2014).
  • Springer, Melanie. How the States Shaped the Nation: American Electoral Institutions and Voter Turnout, 1920-2000. Chicago: University of Chicago Press (2013).
  • Stern, Philip. The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and The Early Modern Origins of the British Empire in India. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2011).
  • Trager, Robert. Diplomacy: How Adversaries Communicate and Signal Intention. Under contract with Cambridge University Press. 
  • Croucher, Sarah, and Lindsay Weiss. The Archaeology of Capitalism in Colonial Contexts: Postcolonial Historical Archaeologies. New York: Springer (2011).
  • Weitz-Shapiro, Rebecca. Curbing Clientelism in Argentina: Politics, Poverty, and Social Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2014).

Congratulations to our recent alums!

The Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellows Program not only provides a dynamic, intellectual work environment for completing high-quality dissertations but also enjoys an excellent placement record. Alums have gone on to faculty and post-doctoral appointments in major research universities and liberal arts colleges as well as to research positions in major governmental, quasi-governmental, non-profit and for-profit organizations. We congratulate our departing fellows on their new positions:

  • ANDREW OLLETT, Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Fellowship Cohort Year 2014
  • BELINDA ARCHIBONG, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics/ Barnard College, Fellowship Cohort Year 2014
  • BRIAN LANDER, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment, Fellowship Cohort Year 2014
  • ELIZABETH SPERBER, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political Science/ New York University, and Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science/ University of Denver, Fellowship Cohort Year 2013
  • JARVIS MCINNIS, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of English/ Princeton University and Assistant Professor, Department of English/ University of Notre Dame, Fellowship Cohort Year 2013
  • LIANE CARLSON, Stewart Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Religion/ Princeton University, Fellowship Cohort Year 2013
  • MARION DUMAS, Omyidar Fellow, Santa Fe Institute, Fellowship Cohort Year 2013
  • VALENTINA DUQUE, Fellowship Cohort Year 2013
  • STEPHEN WERTHEIM, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Cambridge, Fellowship Cohort Year 2013
  • WEIWEI LUO, Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Fellowship Cohort Year 2014
  • YUMI KIM, Assistant Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University, Fellowship Cohort Year 2013