Pembroke Center

Past Postdoctoral Fellows

2020 / 2021 Postdoctoral Fellows

2019 / 2020 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Nasrin Olla

    Inaugural Shauna M. Stark '76, P'10 Postdoctoral Fellow, English Literature, Cornell University, 2019
  • Leah Pires

    Nancy L. Buc Postdoctoral Fellow, Art History, Columbia University, 2019
  • Dominik Zechner

    Artemis A.W. and Martha Joukowsky Postdoctoral Fellow, German, New York University, 2019

2018/2019 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Research Associates

  • Nicole Gervasio

    Carol G. Lederer Postdoctoral Fellow, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, 2018
  • Erin Reitz

    Nancy L. Buc Postdoctoral Fellow, Art History, Northwestern University, 2017
  • Christopher Roberts

    Artemis A.W. and Martha Joukowsky Postdoctoral Fellow, Africology and African American Studies, Temple University, 2018

2017/2018 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Diego A. Millan

    2016 - 2018 Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow , English Literature, Tufts University, 2016
  • Anjuli Gunaratne

    Carol G. Lederer Postdoctoral Fellow, English and The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities, Princeton University, 2017
  • Thomas Levi Thompson

    Artemis A.W. and Martha Joukowsky Postdoctoral Fellow, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles, 2017
  • Talya Zemach-Bersin

    Nancy L. Buc Postdoctoral Fellow, American Studies, Yale University, 2015

2016/2017 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Research Associates

  • Megan Gallagher

    Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014
  • Pinar Kemerli

    Government, Cornell University, 2015
  • Anne Mulhall

    Comparative Literature, King's College London, 2015

2015/2016 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Azeen A. Khan

    PhD: English, Duke University
  • Ramsey McGlazer

    PhD: Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
  • Soyoung Yoon

    PhD: Art History, Stanford University

2014/2015 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Hannah Freed-Thall

    PhD: Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
  • Carolyn L. Kane

    PhD: Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University
  • Abigail Zitin

    PhD: English, University of Chicago

2013/2014 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Xiao Liu

    PhD: Modern Chinese Literature and Film, University of California, Berkeley
  • Duy Lap Nguyen

    PhD: Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine
  • Lilia Topouzova

    PhD: History, University of Toronto

2012/2013 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Meredith A. Bak

    PhD: Film and Media Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Amber J. Musser

    PhD: History of Science, Havard University
  • Nadine R. Boljkovac

    PhD: Film-Philosophy, University of Cambridge

2011/2012 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Crystal Biruk

    PhD: Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Joseph J. Fischel

    PhD: Political Science, University of Chicago
  • Poulomi Saha

    PhD: English, University of Pennsylvania

2010/2011 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Arnulf Becker Lorca

    SJD: Law, Harvard Law School
  • Laura Heffernan

    PhD: English, University of Pennsylvania
  • Sophia Roosth

    PhD: History and Anthropology of Science, MIT

2009/2010 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • David Machledt

    PhD: Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Anita Starosta

    PhD: History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Sonja van Wichelen

    PhD: Social Sciences (Anthropology & Sociology) University of Amsterdam

2008/2009 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Sandy Alexandre

    PhD: English, University of Virginia
  • Jason Lindquist

    PhD: English Lit/Victorian Studies, Indiana University
  • Astrid Schrader

    PhD: History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Lisa Uddin

    PhD: Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester

2007/2008 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Elisabeth Anker

    PhD: Political Theory, Univerisity of California, Berkeley
  • Lara Kelingos

    PhD: German Studies, Cornell University
  • Elana Weiner

    PhD: Psychology, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

2006/2007 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Jennifer Boyle

    PhD: English, University of California, Irvine
  • Eden Osucha

    PhD: English, Duke University
  • Alanna Thain

    PhD: Literature, Duke University

2005/2006 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Lori Allen

    PhD: Anthropology, University of Chicago
  • Sharika Thiranagama

    PhD: Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
  • Donna Trembinski

    PhD: History, University of Toronto

2004/2005 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Janelle Blankenship

    PhD: German Studies, Duke University
  • Jane Elliott

    PhD: English, Rutgers University
  • Adam Gutteridge

    PhD: Archaeology, Cambridge University
  • Rama Mantena

    PhD: History, University of Michigan

2003/2004 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Timothy Bewes

    Professor of English, PhD: English Literature, University of Sussex
  • Dicle Kogacioglu

    PhD: Sociology, SUNY/Stonybrook
  • Judith Surkis '92

    PhD: History, Cornell University

2002/2003 Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Greg Downey

    PhD: Anthropology, University of Chicago
  • Gayle Salamon

    PhD: Rhetoric, University of California
  • Deborah Weinstein

    PhD: History of Science, Harvard University

2001/2002 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Athena Athanasiou

    PhD: Social Anthropology, New School for Social Research
  • Richard Benjamin

    PhD: Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University
  • Aden Evens

    PhD: Cultural Theory and Philosophy, McGill University
  • Ursula Frohne

    PhD: Art History, Freie Universität Berlin

2000/2001 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Rogaia Abusharaf

    PhD: Anthropology, University of Connecticut
  • Marianne Janack

    PhD: Philosophy, Syracuse University
  • Margherita Long

    PhD: East Asian Studies, Princeton University

1999/2000 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Lara Kriegel

    PhD: History, Johns Hopkins University
  • Mary Ann O’Donnell

    PhD: Anthropology, Rice University
  • Andrea Volpe

    PhD: History, Rutgers University

1998/1999 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Alexander Des Forges

    PhD: Chinese Literature, Princeton University
  • Monique Roelofs

    PhD: Philosophy, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Ann Seaton

    PhD: English and American Literature, Harvard University

1997/1998 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Geraldine Heng

    PhD: English, Cornell University
  • Jody Lester

    PhD: American Studies, Yale University
  • Alys Eve Weinbaum

    PhD: English, Columbia University

1996/1997 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Teresa Barnes

    PhD: African Economic History, University of Zimbabwe
  • Katherine Rudolph-Larrea

    PhD: Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University
  • Charles Shepherdson

    PhD: English, Vanderbilt University

1994/1995 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Kate Baldwin

    PhD: Comparative Literature, Yale University
  • Sarah Currie

    PhD: Classics, Cambridge University
  • Pamela Haag

    PhD: History, Yale University

1993/1994 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Lara Korobkin

    PhD: English, Harvard University
  • Janaki Nair

    PhD: History, Syracuse University
  • Sylvia Schafer

    PhD: History, University of California, Berkeley

1992/1993 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Lisa Bloom

    PhD: History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Lisa Cartwright

    PhD: American Studies, Yale University
  • Karin Cope

    PhD: Comparative Literature, Johns Hopkins University
  • May Joseph

    PhD: Theater Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

1991/1992 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Leslie Camhi

    PhD: Comparative Literature, Yale University
  • Brian Cooper

    PhD: Economics, Harvard University
  • Jennifer Terry

    PhD: History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz

1990/1991 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Keya Ganguly

    PhD: Communications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Mary M. Childers

    PhD: English Literature, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • Katherine Williams

    PhD: English, City University of New York

1988/1989 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Kristie McClure

    PhD: Political Theory, Princeton University
  • Valentine Moghadam

    PhD: Sociology, American University
  • Afsaneh Najmabadi

    PhD: Sociology, University of Manchester
  • Christine Ward Gailey

    PhD: Anthropology, New School for Social Research

1987/1988 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Ana Maria Alonso

    PhD: Anthropology, University of Chicago
  • Katherine Platt

    PhD: Anthropology, London School of Economics and Politics
  • Jenny Sharpe

    PhD: Comparative Literature, University of Texas, Austin
  • Kathleen Zane

    PhD: Linguistics and Literature, City University of New York

1986/1987 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Rey Chow

    PhD: Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University
  • Shahla Haeri

    PhD: Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Kari Weil

    PhD: Comparative Literature, Princeton University
  • Mimi White

    PhD: Communications Studies, University of Iowa

1984/1985 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Marnia Lazreg

    PhD: Sociology, New York University
  • Denise Riley

    PhD: Philosophy, University of Cambridge
  • Diana Vélez

    PhD: Spanish American Literature, Columbia University
  • Jerome Wakefield

    PhDs: Social Welfare and Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley

1983/1984 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Françoise Basch

    PhD: History
  • Janice Doane

    PhD: English, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • Yasmine Ergas

    JD: Columbia Law School
  • Harriet Whitehead

    PhD: Anthropology, University of Chicago

1982/1983 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • James Ault

    PhD: Sociology, Brandeis University
  • Anne Norton

    PhD: Political Science, University of Chicago
  • Mary Lou Ratté

    PhD: History, University of Massachusetts
  • Kaja Silverman

    PhD: English, Brown University