Hagley Center's Fellowships and Grants Awarded

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The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded mid-July 2021.

Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31st.  The H. B. du Pont Dissertation Fellowship deadline is November 15th.  Here is the link on Hagley Museum and Library’s website with fellowship/grant information and to apply…. https://www.hagley.org/research/grants-fellowships.


Carol Ressler Lockman

Manager, Hagley Center



Exploratory Grant


Peter Astras

Ph.D. Candidate

St. John's University

"You think you know what nature is":  The Literary and Historical Ecology of Lake Hopatcong


R. Claire Bunschoten

Ph.D. Candidate

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

From Ice Cream to Vanilla Ice:  Vanilla's Many Permutations and Meanings in the Long Twentieth Century


Peter Christensen

Associate Professor

University of Rochester

The Architectural Patent


Graham Clure

Post Doctoral Fellow

University of Lausanne

Enlightenment Agrarian Republics:  From Vaud to Poland and America


Sean Delehanty

Ph.D. Candidate

The John Hopkins University

The Shareholder Value Revolution


Cory Fischer-Hoffman

Visiting Assistant Professor

Lafayette College

Unearthing the Global Division of Labor:  Bethlehem Steel's Latin American Mines


Alexander Fleet

Ph.D. Candidate

Wayne State University

Company Unions and Worker Identity


Jeremy Goodwin

Ph.D. Candidate

Cornell University

Entrepreneurs and Job Creators:  The Neoliberal Politics of American Small Business in 1970s and 1980s


Benjamin Kletzer

Ph.D. Candidate

University of California-San Diego

China's Dream of the Red Railway:  Professional Railroaders and the Making of an Industrial Power, 1945-1976


Alexander Liebman

Ph.D. Candidate

Rutgers University

Algoecological Farmingarming:  Prehistories of agriculture's digital turn


Angus McLeod

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Pennsylvania

"Industry on Parade":  The Business Community and Vocational Education, 1940-1990


Kevin Moskowitz

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Texas at Arlington

Detroit Muscle:  Automobile Manufacturing and the Middle West, 1913-1959


Charles Petersen

Post Doctoral Fellow

Cornell University

A New History of Employee Stock Options


Pablo Pryluka

Ph.D. Candidate

Princeton University

Expectations and Inequality:  A History of Consumption in South America (1930s-1970s)


Corinna Schlombs

Associate Professor

Rochester Institute of Technology

A Menial Revolution:  Data Entry, Labor Identity, and Inequality in Cold War Computer Automation


Julia Silverman

Ph.D. Candidate

Harvard University

"Designing a Useable Future During the Indian New Deal"


Chelsea Spencer

Ph.D. Candidate


The Contract, the Contractor, and the Capitalization of American Building, ca. 1865-1930


Phoebe Springstubb

Ph.D. Candidate


Climate Knowledge, the Seasonal Worker, and the Business of Winter


H.B. du Pont Fellowship


Mark Markov

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Durham, UK

Wars not Fought:  Neutrality and European Navies in American Waters during the US Civil War

Two weeks


Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowships

This fellowship is designed for graduate students who have completed all course work for the doctoral degree and are conducting research on their dissertation. Applications should demonstrate superior intellectual quality, present a persuasive methodology for the project, and show that there are significant research materials at Hagley pertinent to the dissertation. This is a residential fellowship with a term of four months. The fellowship provides $6,500, free housing on Hagley's grounds, mail and internet access, and an office. Application deadline: November 15


Hagley Exploratory Research Grants

These grants support one-week visits by scholars who believe that their project will benefit from Hagley research collections, but need the opportunity to explore them on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship application is warranted. Priority will be given to junior scholars with innovative projects that seek to expand on existing scholarship. Applicants should reside more than 50 miles from Hagley, and the stipend is $400. Application deadlines: March 31, June 30 and October 31


Henry Belin du Pont Fellowships

These research grants enable scholars to pursue advanced research and study in the collections of the Hagley Library. They are awarded for the length of time needed to make use of Hagley collections for a specific project. The stipends are for a maximum of eight weeks and are pro-rated at $400/week for recipients who reside further than 50 miles from Hagley, and $200/week for those within 50 miles. Application deadlines: March 31, June 30 and October 31.