Howard Lamar Fellow -CANCELLED
We regret to announce that the Howard Lamar Fellowship, the Cassius Marcellus Clay Fellowship offered by the History Department, has been cancelled for the 2011-2012 year.
We hope the fellowship will be offered again in the near future, so please keep checking this website for further information.
Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship Yale University, Department of History. A two-year position performing independent research in the history of the twentieth-century American West and North American borderlands (1876-2000). The fellow will reside at the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders. There is an opportunity to teach in the second year of the fellowship. Salary $51,000. Start date: July 1, 2011. Ph.D. requirements must be completed by the beginning of the appointment and preference will be given to those candidates who were awarded their PhD less than three years ago. Yale University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and actively encourages applications from minority and women scholars. Send a cover letter (including statement of qualifications and research interests), a CV, and two letters of reference to Clay Fellowship, Twentieth Century, Department of History (Attn: Liza Joyner, Program Administrator) , Yale University, P.O. Box 208324, New Haven, CT 06520-8324. Review of applications will begin February 1st, 2011.
Beinecke Senior Research Fellow at the Lamar Center
2001-02 Robert Utley
2002-03 D. Michael Quinn
2003-04 Susan Armitage
2004-05 Martha Sandweiss
2005-06 David Wrobel
2006-07 Clyde A. Milner II
2007-08 David Weber
2008-09 Virginia Scharff
2009-10 William Deverell
Postdoctoral Fellows at the Lamar Center
|2001-02||Sheila McManus (Lamar Postdoctoral Fellow). Associate Professor of History, University of Lethbridge, Calgary; author The Line Which Separates: Race, Gender, and the Making of the Alberta-Montana Borderlands (2005)|
|2002-03||Mark Brilliant (Lamar Postdoctoral Fellow). Assistant Professor of History and American Studies, University of California, Berkeley; author Color Lines: Civil Rights Struggles on America's "Racial Frontier," 1945–1975 (2009)
|2004-05|| Barbara Bergland (Lamar Postdoctoral Fellow). Assistant Professor of History, University of South Florida; author Making San Francisco American: Cultural Frontiers in the Urban West, 1846-1906 (2007)
|2005-06||Alyssa Mt. Pleasant (Lamar Postdoctoral Fellow). Assistant Professor of American Studies and History, Yale University received her graduate training in History and American Indian Studies at Cornell University. She teaches broadly in American Indian history and offers courses in American Indian Studies. Mt. Pleasant's research focuses on the experiences of American Indians of northeastern North America. Her dissertation, "After the Whirlwind: Maintaining a Haudenosaunee Place at Buffalo Creek, 1780-1825," examines the social, political, and religious dynamics of the Buffalo Creek Reservation in western New York State. In 2007, Penn State Press will publish her essay "Debating Missionary Presence at Buffalo Creek: Haudenosaunee perspectives on the intersection of land cessions, government relations, and Christianity" in Ethnographies and Exchanges: Native Americans, Moravians and Catholics in Early North America.
|2006-08||Honor Sachs (Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellow) received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2006. Her forthcoming book, Chosen Land: Gender, Race and Rights in the First National West, explores the relationships between social experience, political culture and legal development on the early national frontier. Her publications include "The Myth of the Abandoned Wife: Married Women's Agency and the Legal Narrative of Gender in Eighteenth-Century Kentucky," "Ohio Valley History" (2003) and "Reconstructing a Life: The Archival Challenges of Women's History," Library Trends (2008). Her next project will look at the nineteenth-century movement to archive and preserve the history of the revolutionary era. She has taught courses in U.S. women's history, legal history and early America and offers a course on Gender, Race and Law in Early America.
|2008-10||Micaela Larkin (Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellow) attended the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 2001), and returned there for her doctoral studies in American history. In the summer of 2008, she completed her dissertation, "Labor's Desert: Workers, Unions and Entrepreneurial Conservatism in Arizona, 1917-2008." Her current projects include revising her dissertation for publication and studying the intersection of conservatism in the Southwest with the rise of Latino civil rights activism.
Henry Roe Cloud Fellow
Boyd Cothran is a PhD Candidate in History at the University of Minnesota. His dissertation, "Marketplaces of Remembering and the Making of the Modoc War," explores the relationship between American settler colonialism, market-based capitalism, and historical memories of U.S.-Indian violence in northern California and southern Oregon's Klamath basin. In 2010, the American Indian Quarterly published his article "Working the Indian Field Days: The Economy of Authenticity and the Question of Agency in Yosemite National Park."