2019 History of American Democracy Graduate Student Fellows

Gideon Cohn-Postar

Gideon Cohn-Postar

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, HISTORY

PROJECT TITLE: "'Mind How You Vote, Boys:' Economic Voter Intimidation and the Crisis of Workplace Democracy in the Late-Nineteenth Century United States" 

Meredith Dost

Meredith Dost

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, GOVERNMENT AND SOCIAL POLICY

PROJECT TITLE: "The Effect of Administrative Burden on Political Participation: A Consequence of Federalism"

Jamie Grischkan

Jamie Grischkan

BOSTON UNIVERSITY, HISTORY

PROJECT TITLE: "Banking, Law, and American Liberalism: The Rise and Regulation of Bank Holding Companies in the Twentieth Century"

Justin Pottle

Justin Pottle

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, GOVERNMENT

PROJECT TITLE: "A Free Press by Design? The Origins of American Media Regulation in Comparative Context, 1922-1934"

Allison Raven

Allison Raven

DUKE UNIVERSITY, HISTORY

PROJECT TITLE: "'The Lesser of Two Evils': School Board Members and Ending Integration in Austin, Texas"

Mary Shi

Mary Shi

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, SOCIOLOGY

PROJECT TITLE: "Constructing the National Interest: The Erie Canal, the Transcontinental Railroads, and the Hoover Dam"

Erica Sterling

Erica Sterling

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, HISTORY

PROJECT TITLE: "Strange Bedfellows: Race, Rights, and the Privatization of Education Reform, 1954-1993"

Elliot Stoller

Elliot Stoller

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

PROJECT TITLE: "Valuation, Influence, and Democracy - A Study of U.S. Government Cost Benefit Analyses in Federal Agency Rule-Making Process"

Jason Todd

Jason Todd

DUKE UNIVERSITY, POLITICAL SCIENCE

PROJECT TITLE: "Partisan Manipulation of Legislative Committee Assignments Since Reconstruction"