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James Landing Graduate Fellowship of History

Current Recipients:

Kellianne King

Kellianne is a doctoral student in nineteenth and twentieth century U.S. history pursuing a dual-title in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her research interests include the history of science and medicine, particularly the professionalization of neurology and psychiatry in the latter half of the nineteenth century. She is interested in the ways diagnoses, treatments, and prognoses differed along race, gender, and class lines.

Hayden Lamphere

Hayden Lamphere is a graduate student in the Department of History at Penn State and joined the Center for Black Digital Research as a research scholar in the fall of 2020. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Beloit College, where she studied history and museum studies. Hayden is interested in studying twentieth-century U.S. Black female activism and organizing.

A.J. Perez

A.J. is a third-year graduate student from Houston, Texas, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in history and a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting. His primary field is U.S. history and his secondary fields are Latin America and race. Although early in its development, his dissertation project examines the proposed annexation of the Yucatán at the tail end of the Mexican–American War.