2017-2018 Members and Visitors


= first term only = second term only


Abdulrahman al-Salimi
Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, Oman
Early Islamic Theology and History

Hassan Farhang Ansari
Institute for Advanced Study
Islamic Law and Theology

Celia Applegate
Vanderbilt University
Music History

Ilias Arnaoutoglou
Academy of Athens
Ancient Greek Legal History

Nicholas Baker
Macquarie University
Cultural History of Renaissance Italy

Elisheva Baumgarten
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Medieval History

Betsy Beasley
Harvard University
History of Capitalism & International Relations

David Blackbourn
Vanderbilt University
Modern German History

Hartwin Brandt
Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg
Ancient History

Stefan Brink
University of Aberdeen
Medieval History

Timothy Brook
University of British Columbia
Chinese History

Fabienne Burkhalter
Lille 3 University - Humanities and Social Sciences
Ancient Greek History, Papyrology

Guillaume Calafat
Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
Mediterranean Legal and Maritime History

Catherine E. Clark
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Modern European History & International Relations

Kathleen Coleman
Harvard University
Latin Literature & Roman Social History

Constance Cook
Lehigh University
Ancient China

William Diebold
Reed College
Art History

John Eldevik
Hamilton College
Medieval Social and Religious History

Alison Games
Georgetown University
Early Modern Global History

Valerie Garver
Northern Illinois University
Early Medieval History

Sebastian Guenther
University of Goettingen
Classical Islam and Arabic Studies

Cynthia Hahn
Hunter College CUNY
Medieval Art History

Omar Hamdan
University of Tübingen
The Arabic Bible

Will Hanley
Florida State University
Legal History/Digital History

Marta Hanson
Johns Hopkins University
Late Imperial China, History of Medicine

William Hedberg
Arizona State University
Japanese Literature and Translation Studies

Geoffrey Herman
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
History of Jews in Antiquity

Cecily Hilsdale
McGill University
Byzantine and Medieval Art

Minoru Inaba
Kyoto University
Medieval History of China and Central Asia

Adam Izdebski
Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Medieval Environmental History

Kwangmin Kim
University of Colorado, Boulder
Late Imperial China

George A. Kiraz
Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute
Ottoman History of Religious Minorities/Syriac Studies

Jamie Kreiner
University of Georgia
Early Medieval History

Vladimir Kulic
Florida Atlantic University
Modern Architectural History

Eugenia Lean
Columbia University
History of Modern China

Polly Low
University of Manchester
Ancient Greek History

Weijing Lu
University of California, San Diego
Chinese History

Carolina Mangone
Princeton University
Renaissance and Baroque Art

Kevin Martin
Indiana University
Cultural History of Modern Syria

Eduard Mühle
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
East European History

Alexander Nagel
New York University
Renaissance Art

Carlos Noreña
University of California, Berkeley
Roman History

Marek Olbrycht
Rzeszow University
Ancient History, Archaeology, Iranian Studies

Vladimir Pechatnov
Moscow State Institute of International Relations
History of Soviet-American Relations

Jörg Peltzer
Heidelberg University
Medieval History

David Gilman Romano
University of Arizona
Classical Archaeology

Erin Rowe
Johns Hopkins University
Religious Culture of the Early Modern Catholic World

Jonathan Sachs
Concordia University
Early Modern British Culture

Jutta Schickore
Indiana University
History of Science

Konrad Schmid
University of Zurich
Hebrew Bible

Stefan Schorch
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Samaritan Studies

Silvia Sebastiani
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Early Modern History

Jonathan Unglaub
Brandeis University
Renaissance and Baroque Art

Frederik Vervaet
The University of Melbourne
Roman History

Rory Yeomans
Independent Scholar
Comparative European Fascism

Ying Zhang
The Ohio State University
Early Modern China


Wilferd Madelung
University of Oxford
Islamic Studies

Karina Urbach
University of London
Modern International Relations & Jewish Family History
(long-term Visitor)

Visiting Associates

Elizabeth Davis
Princeton University
Anthropology & Ethnography

Michael Koortbojian
Princeton University
Roman and Hellenistic Art

Julie Orlemanski
University of Chicago
Medieval Literature

Konrad Schmid (January only)
University of Zurich
Hebrew Bible

Stephen Tracy
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Greek History and Epigraphy

Emilia Wilton-Godberfforde
The Open University, United Kingdom
Early Modern Theater