Recent prizes, fellowships, and awards

2016 Morris D. Forkosch Prize for the best first book in intellectual history, awarded by the Journal of the History of Ideas

2017 Roland H. Bainton Prize in History/Theology, awarded by the Sixteenth-Century Society & Conference

2018 finalist, Pickstone Prize for the best scholarly book in the history of science, awarded biennially by the British Society for the History of Science

Longterm Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library, Providence, RI (2018-19)

Inaugural Virginia Stern Fellow in the History of the Book in the Renaissance, Johns Hopkins University (four weeks; spring 2019)

Senior Fellow, Descartes Centre for the History of Science and the Humanities, Utrecht University (3 months; summer 2019)

Mellon Longterm Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC (2017-18)

Visiting Research Scholarship, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany (3 months; summer 2017)

Board of Regents System-Wide Research Award for the Connecticut State Universities (Apr. 2016)

 

Reviews of Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human

Tom Conley (Harvard University), Imago Mundi (2018)

Shirin A. Khanmohamadi (San Francisco State University), American Historical Review (2018)

Michaela Valente (Sapienza Università di Roma), Bruniana & Campanelliana: Ricerche filosofiche e materiali storico-testuali (2018)

Erling Sandmo (University of Oslo / The Norwegian National Library), Somatechnics (2018)

Katharina Piechocki (Harvard University), Global Intellectual History (2017)

Larry Silver (University of Pennsylvania), The Sixteenth-Century Journal (2017)

David Abulafia (University of Cambridge), Times Literary Supplement (2017)

Ricardo Padrón (University of Virginia), American Association of Geographers Annual Review of Books (2017)

Guido van Meersbergen (Warwick University), Renaissance Quarterly (2017)

Robert J. Mayhew (Bristol University), Journal of Historical Geography (2017)

 

Media

Video interview on Collecting Artifacts in the Age of Empire, Folger Shakespeare Library (Spring 2018).

Podcast Interview on Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human, with Cynthia Houng of the Journal of the History of Ideas blog (Jan. 2018)

Podcast Interview on Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human, with Michael Robinson of Time to Eat the Dogs: on Science, History, and Exploration (Dec. 2017)

Western Connecticut State University, prize announcements (Oct. 2017)

Podcast interview on Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human, with Marshall Poe of the New Books Network (Jan. 2017)