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Past Fellows

2018: Gloeckner Fellow

Kelly O'Donnell, PhD, Adjunct Professor
Jefferson University
Mrs. M.D.: The Doctor's Wife in American History

2018: Legacy Center / Library Company Fellow

Jessica Dandona, Associate Professor
Department of Liberal Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
The Transparent Woman: Medical Visualities in Fin-de-Siècle Europe and the United States, 1890–1900

2017: Gloeckner Fellow

Margaret Vigil-Fowler, PhD candidate, History of Health Sciences
University of California, San Francisco
African American Students at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania

2017: Legacy Center / Library Company Fellow

Lindsey Grubbs, PhD candidate
Fictional Illnesses: The Politics and Poetics of Diagnosis in Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Medicine

2016: Gloeckner Fellow

Brandon Zimmerman, MA
University of Rochester and George Eastman House
Monochromatic Cadavers: Cyanotype Dissection Photographs and Amateur Photography at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania at the Turn of the Century

2015: Gloeckner Fellow

Emily Seitz, PhD candidate, History and Women's Studies
Pennsylvania State University
What About the Mother?: A Medical History of the Fetus in America, 1850-1930

2014: Gloeckner Fellow

Eva Payne, PhD candidate, American Studies
Harvard University
Purifying the World: Americans and International Sexual Reform, 1865-1935

2013: Gloeckner Fellow

Ashok Kumar Mocherla, PhD, Chair, Assistant Professor
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Insitute of Technology, Mandi, India
Medicine for Bodies, Gospel for Souls: A Social History of Dr. Anna Sarah Kugler's Work in Guntur, South India

2012: Gloeckner Fellow

Carrie Adkins, PhD candidate and teaching fellow
Department of History, University of Oregon
Women and the Transformation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1870-1920

2011: Gloeckner Fellow

Pavithra Jaisankar, BA Candidate, Public Health
College of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
"What (more) can the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania do for India?": Locating the Ambitions and Missions of Philadelphia's Early Female Physicians

2010: Gloeckner Fellow

Virginia (Ginny) Metaxas, PhD, Professor, History/Women's Studies
Southern Connecticut State University
Using the Records of the American Women's Hospitals (AWH), one product of Dr. Metaxas's work is an article on the AWH use of field information to publicize and raise funds for their ongoing work. (See "Working with the Sources: The American Women's Hospitals in the Near East" in The Legacy Center Blog.)

2009: Gloeckner Fellow

Meghan Crnic, PhD candidate
Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
Children and the Sea: Environmental Understandings of Health and Disease, 1870-1930

Yvonne McEwen, Professor, Center for the Studies of the Two World Wars
University of Edinburgh
The American Women's Hospitals in the Two World Wars

2008: Gloeckner Fellow

Kerstin Bornholdt
Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo, Norway
Ms. Bornholdt's fellowship resulted in an initial publication titled Medical Women's International Association - a space for generating international knowledge and an international medical identity? [PDF]