The following individuals have been selected to participate as Mellon Fellows for our Summer Workshop as well as our Skills Repurposing Weekends. We will continue to recruit on an annual basis for openings that fulfill the guidelines of this three-year grant.
Skills Repurposing Fellows
Alexandra E. Stern
Reconstructing Indian Territory: Federal vs. Native Power and the Expansion of American Sovereignty, 1861-1907
Miracle Miles: From Roadbuilding to American Highway Engineering, 1893-1933
Californio Local Liberalism: The Lasting Impact of Mexican Ideologies in California, 1848-1890
In the Land of Milk, Honey, and Hollywood! Religion and Black Urban Life in Los Angeles, 1903-1953
The Age of Encampment: Race, Migration, Surveillance, and the Power of Spatial Scripts, 1933-1950
Wild by Design the Technological Construction of Authenticity, Wilderness, and Nature in America’s National Parks, 1890-1945
Borderline Unstainable: Urban Planning and Diplomacy at the Tijuana-San Diego Boundary, 1919-1999
Parks to the People: The National Park Service and Social Change in the Long 1960s
"Liderazgo con Buena Mano”:” Aida Barrera, Carrascolendas and the Intersection of Race and Gender"
"Ocean Fever: Steam Power, Transpacific Trade, and American Colonization of Puget Sound"
Ariel S. LaGue
"Right to Painless Death": The Fight for Humane Animal Slaughter in the Cold War United States
“Sanitizing History: Environmental Cleanup and Historic Preservation in U.S. West Mining Communities”
Narcomundi: How Narcotraficantes Gained Control of Northern Mexico and Beyond
"Representation for Change: How Chicanas Transformed American Politics in the Twentieth Century"
The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century
Ryan Driskell Tate
Coal Frontier: Corporate Power and the Making of the Powder River Basin, 1965-1985
“God Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise”: Christianity and Nature in the American West
“Trapped by Progress? Technological Innovation and Winter Security in the Northern Plains, 1854-1949”
“Sinclair’s Dinoland: How Artists and Oilmen Made Midcentury America Mesozoic”
“Black Leaders of Leisure in the Struggle for Freedom during the Jim Crow Era in the American West: The Implications of their Stories for Our Lives Today”