All Townsend Fellows

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Su Lin Lewis , South & Southeast Asian Studies
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
2011-2012

Su Lin Lewis is a Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor in the Humanities, appointed for 2011-2013 in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies. Her research interests are in modern Southeast Asian and World History, particularly the comparative and connected histories of cities and civil society in the twentieth century.

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Leslie Kurke, Classics, , Comparative Literature
Professor
2011-2012

A specialist in ancient Greek literature and culture, especially Archaic Greek poetry and Herodotus, Leslie Kurke is Gladys Rehard Wood Chair and Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature.

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Professor
2011-2012

Professor Michael Lucey holds a joint appointment in the Departments of French and Comparative Literature and is an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. His work focuses on French, British, and American literature and culture in the 19th- and 20th-centuries, with emphasis in the fields of critical and social theory and sexuality studies, as well as studies of the novel.

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Mark Sandberg, Scandinavian
Professor
2011-2012

Mark Sandberg is Professor of Scandinavian and Film & Media. His work focuses on the visual and cultural history of 19th- and early 20th-century Scandinavia, with a particular emphasis on developments in the museum, theater, and film cultures of the period.

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Erin Beeghly, Philosophy
Dissertation Fellow
2011-2012

In “Stereotypes: How a Theory of Justice Should Respond,” Erin Beeghly (Philosophy) claims that our reliance on stereotypes, though necessary, is problematic from the standpoint of justice in that it causes discrimination, inter-group hostility, and inequality.

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Jonathan Simon, Jurisprudence and Social Policy, School of Law
Professor
2011-2012

Professor Jonathan Simon is the Adrian A. Kragen Professor of Law. His scholarship concerns the role of criminal justice and punishment in modern societies, insurance and other contemporary practices of governing risk, the cultural lives of law, and the intellectual history of law and the social sciences.

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Michael Dear, City & Regional Planning
Professor
2011-2012

Michael Dear is Professor of City and Regional Planning in the College of Environmental Design and co-director of the Disability Studies Research Cluster on campus. His current research focuses on comparative urbanism, and the future of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.

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David Carroll Simon, Comparative Literature
Dissertation Fellow
2011-2012

In “Careless Engagements: Literature, Science, and the Ethics of Indifference in Early Modernity,” David Carroll Simon (Comparative Literature) offers a new account of the emergence of experimental science in seventeenth-century England, uncovering the affective dimensions of obj

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