Fellows and Staff

C21 Fellow Jesse McLean Exhibition: “When It Rains, It Pours”

We are proud to announce that current C21 Fellow Jesse McLean’s solo exhibition “When It Rains, It Pours” is now open at the Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh. “When It Rains, It Pours” is an exploration of the effects… Read More

2018-19 C21 UWM Fellows Announced

The Center for 21st Century Studies is pleased to announce its 2018-19 UWM fellows and their research projects: Joel Berkowitz (FLL/Jewish Studies) Plotting Yiddish Drama Miren Boehm (Philosophy) The Limits of Thought in David Hume’s Philosophy Rachel Buff (History/Ethnic Studies)… Read More

Ryan Hollifield and Mick Day in October Issue of Geoforum

Former C21 fellows Ryan Hollifield (2010-11) and Mick Day (2010-11) propose a conceptual framework for analyzing the phenomenon of the “sacrifice zone” within the emerging research paradigm of critical physical geography, using the illustrative case of frac sand mining in western… Read More

Kennan Ferguson Appointed to University of Wisconsin Press Committee

Former C21 director Kennan Ferguson (Political Science) has been appointed as the UW System representative of the University of Wisconsin Press Committee, the editorial board that oversees and approves the UW Press. Congratulations, Kennan!

Former Fellow Richard Leson Named a Getty Scholar-in-Residence

Congratulations to former fellow Richard Leson (2010-11) who was one of just forty individuals to be named as a scholar-in-residence at The Getty Research Institute for the 2017-18 academic year. The Getty’s theme for the year is “Iconoclasm and Vandalism.”

Former Fellow Publication: Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice

Ryan Holifield (2010-11) served as co-editor (with Jayajit Chakraborty and Gordon Walker) of the recently published Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice. The handbook presents an extensive and cutting-edge introduction to the diverse, rapidly growing body of research on pressing issues… Read More

2017-18 C21 Fellows Announced

The Center for 21st Century Studies is pleased to announce its 2017-18 fellows and their research projects.

Former Fellow Publication: The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Disease, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

Former Fellow Katherine Paugh’s book, The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Disease, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition, has been published by Oxford University Press. The book addresses a new the frequently debated question of whether abolitionism was understood by… Read More

Fellows Tracey Heatherington and Bernard Perley Published in EuropeNow Journal

Former C21 fellows Tracey Heatherington (2013-14) and Bernard Perley (2007-08, 2015-16) took a peek inside the famed Global Seed Bank in Svalbard, Norway (before there was some flooding in May). Some of their notes can be found in their recently… Read More

Former Fellow Thomas Haigh Wins the Scranton and Wilkins Prizes

Former C21 fellow Thomas Haigh (2008-09) was presented with two awards at the 2017 Business History Conference for his co-authored article, “IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter” in Enterprise & Society 17, no. 2 (June 2016),… Read More