11 Press authors chosen for Guggenheim Fellowships
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded 11 Cambridge University Press authors with prestigious fellowships in its recently announced 2019 class.
Fellows receive grants for six to 12 months, during which they can work on their research and spend the grant funds “in any manner they deem necessary to do their work,” according to the fellowship website.
Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the diverse group of 168 new fellows was chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s ninety-fifth competition.
Press authors chosen for 2019 Guggenheim Fellowships include:
Lauren Benton, editor of Protection and Empire: A Global History and author of Law and Colonial Cultures: Legal Regimes in World History, 1400-1900 and A Search for Sovereignty: Geography and European Empires, 1400-1900
Michael Clune, author of American Literature and the Free Market, 1945–2000
Robert P. Pippin, author of Hegel’s Practical Philosophy: Rational Agency as Ethical Life
James I. Porter, author of The Origins of Aesthetic Thought in Ancient Greece: Matter, Sensation, and Experience and The Sublime Antiquity
Helana Rosenblatt, author of Liberal Values: Benjamin Constant and the Politics of Religion and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Constant
Lena Salaymeh, author of The Beginnings of Islamic Law: Late Antique Islamicate Legal Traditions
Richard Tuck, author of The Sleeping Sovereign: The Invention of Modern Democracy
James Vernon, author of Politics and the People: A Study in English Political Culture, 1815-1867 and Modern Britain, 1750 to the Present
Ittai Weinryb, author of The Bronze Object in the Middle Ages