Associate Scholars

  • Ahmad Almallah

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Sciences, 2014-2016
    Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

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  • Lisa Bourla

    Lecturer, History of Art
    The College of Liberal and Professional Studies, Penn

    Project: Scientific Illustration in Color at the Turn of the Florentine Seicento

    A scholar of Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, Lisa Bourla recently completed her Ph.D. in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation characterized pictorial naturalism in Florence... (more)

  • Faisal Chaudhry

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Sciences, 2014-2016
    South Asia Studies

    Project: Globalizing Classical Legal Thought: India in the Age of British Colonialism, 1757-c.1920

    I am a historian and legal scholar interested in early modern and modern South Asia. To date, my main focus has been on the economic and political history of the 18th and 19th centuries. Tentatively entitled... (more)

  • Kirk Fiereck

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Sciences, 2014-2016
    Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies

     

    Project: Authenticating Sexuality: Sexual Ideology in South Africa

    I received an M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Columbia University in Medical Anthropology from the Department of Sociomedical Sciences. I also have an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. I have... (more)

  • Rozaliya Garipova

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Sciences, 2013-2015
    Religious Studies

    Project: Muslim Marriage and Divorce in the Volga-Ural Muslim Community of the Russian Empire in the Late Eighteenth – Early Twentieth Centuries

    Rozaliya Garipova is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Religious Studies. Her research focuses on the Volga-Ural Muslim community of the late imperial and Soviet Russia. Her first book project, Shari?... (more)

  • Andrew McAninch

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Sciences, 2013-2015
    Philosophy

    Project: Rational Agency and Normative Avowal

    I am a Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. I received my Ph.D. in Philosophy at Indiana University Bloomington in 2012 and work on issues at the... (more)

  • Jamuna Samuel

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Sciences, 2014-2016
    Music

    Project: Influence and Intertextuality in Twentieth-Century Italian Music: The Case of Luigi Dallapiccola

    Jamuna Samuel is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Music Department. She completed her Ph.D. in Music at the CUNY Graduate Center, specializing in Italian art music of the twentieth century. She has held positions... (more)

  • Tyler Williams

    Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Sciences, 2014-2016
    South Asia Studies

    Project: Account Books and Holy Books: Merchant Religious and Literary Culture in Early Modern India

    Tyler completed his BA in South Asian Studies from UC Berkeley, an MA and MPhil in Hindi Literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, and a PhD in Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies from... (more)