All Georgian Papers Programme Fellows from 2015-present

King’s College London Summer Fellowship


Kate Gibson (University of Sheffield) – William IV and the experiences of illegitimate children in England between 1660 and 1834

Elizabeth Spencer (University of York) – Royal women and accounting


Madeleine Pelling (University of York) – “Your Affectionate Friend”: Queen Charlotte, Mary Delany and the Art of Friendship

Carolyn Day (Furman University) – Uncovering the Invalid: The Social, Medical, and Personal Responses to the Illness of Princess Amelia (1783-1810)


Felicity Myrone (King’s College London) – The topographical map collection of George III

Daniel Reed (King’s College London) – Royal ecclesiastical patronage, bishops of the Northern province who held roles at Court and the Privy Council between 1714-1760

Adam Crymble (King’s College London) – Digitising a 227-year-old Dinner – a ‘big data’ approach to the dinner that George III ate with his wife on 6 February 1789


Miranda Reading (King’s College London) – Conservative Thought and Ideas of Moral Reform 1780-1832

Dr Alice Marples (King’s College London) – Collecting and Correspondence in the Papers of Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753). Read about Alice’s research from the Royal Archives: ‘The Princess and the Physicians’.

Omohundro Institute Georgian Papers Programme Fellowships


Cassandra Good (University of Mary Washington)) –   the effects of George III’s public presentation of his family on George Washington’s ideas of family

Meghan Kobza (University of Newcastle) – Social and economic history of the eighteenth-century London masquerade – Social and economic history of the eighteenth-century London masquerade

Nicholas Foretek (University of Pennsylvania)the power of printers in Britain during the second half of the eighteenth century and early nineteenth century

Peter Olsen-Harbich (William & Mary)– early modern Native-European relationships and how they were informed by indigenous political economy


Ann Little (Colorado State University) – The Bosom of the Republic: Women and Citizenship in the Early U.S. Republic, 1760-1830

David Hancock (University of Michigan) – Cosmopolitanism and William Petty-Fitzmaurice, 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquis of Lansdowne (1737-1805)

Peter Walker (Columbia University) – The Church Militant: The American Émigré Clergy and the Making of the British Counterrevolution, 1763-92

Anya Zilberstein (Concordia University) – Georgian Natural History at Home and Abroad

Robyn Davis (Millersville University) – Science in the American Style, 1680 – 1820: Ideas, Observation, and Imagination in the Shaping of a New Nation

Brooke Newman (Virginia Commonwealth University) – Subjects of the Crown: Slavery, Emancipation, and the British Monarchy, 1760-1840

Robert Paulett (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville) – British Policy in 1762-4 and the Idea of a Beautiful America

Nate Holly (William & Mary) – Cherokee as urban and transatlantic actors


Rick Atkinson (Independent Scholar) – The early years of the War of American Independence

Rachel Banke (University of Notre Dame) – The political ideas and colonial schemes of Lord Bute

Andrew Beaumont (University of Oxford) – Lord North, first minister, 1771-1783, and his working patron-client relationship with George III

Daniel Robinson (University of Cambridge) – European Geopolitics and British Foreign Policy in the Politics and Culture of Pre-Revolutionary America, c. 1713-1776

Suzanne Schwarz (University of Worcester) – Monarchy, Empire and Colonisation in West Africa, c. 1780-1820

Cindy Kierner (George Mason University) – Inventing Disaster: The Culture of Calamity from Jamestown to Johnstown


Professor Vincent Carretta (University of Maryland) – Authors of African Descent and the Georgian Court

James Ambuske (University of Virginia) – The Imperial Politics of Scottish Emigration to Revolutionary America, 1763-1803

Mount Vernon Georgian Papers Programme Fellowships


Zara Anishanslin (University of Delaware) – Material Culture in the Georgians Papers


Flora Fraser (Independent Scholar) – In Search of Flora Macdonald (1722-1790): Her Life in Skye and the Western Isles and, as a Highland Emigrant, during the American Revolution and Lord Nelson of Burnham Thorpe, the Nile and Trafalgar: The Life on Land and at Sea of Horatio, Viscount Nelson (1758-1805)


Bruce A. Ragsdale (Independent Scholar) – George Washington at the Plow: Agriculture and Leadership in the Age of Revolution, comparing the Washington’s agricultural interests with those of George III

Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professorship


Kate Engel (Southern Methodist University) – Religion Transformed: Protestants and the American Revolution


Gabriel Paquette (Johns Hopkins University) – Spain’s involvement in the American Revolution


Andrew O’Shaughnessy (Robert H.Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies and the University of Virginia) – America and the British Empire

King’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship


Thomas Murray (King’s College London) – Georgian Papers Programme: Exploration and Transcription


Harrison Cutler (King’s College London) – Marginalised Indians: Native Americans in the British Archives, 1763 – 1795

Ayesha Hussain (King’s College London) – Beyond the Madness of King George: Reassessing Medicine and Healing at the Hanoverian Court

Lloyd Ross (King’s College London) – The Concept of ‘Internal Police’ in Late Eighteenth-Century Discourse

Library of Congress National Digital Stewardship Resident


Charlotte Kostelic (Library of Congress) – Interoperability between the Georgian Papers and selected early American collections


Library of Congress Georgian Papers Fellowship


Nicola Phillips (Royal Holloway) – Transatlantic Legal Cultures