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New! Applications are being accepted for 2015 Dresher Center Summer Faculty Research Fellowships and 2015-16 Dresher Center Residential Research Fellowships (for UMBC faculty and graduate students):


The Dresher Center welcomes our Residential and Summer Research Fellows for 2014-15:

Residential Graduate Student Fellow (Fall 2014)
Kevin Wisniewski, Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture
“(Re)membering Francis Hopkinson and his Literary Gambols”

Residential Faculty Fellows (Spring 2015) 
Marjoleine Kars, Associate Professor and Chair, History
“Freedom Marooned: The 1763 Slave Rebellion in Dutch Guyana”

Margaret Re, Associate Professor, Visual Arts
“Design, Desire and Consumption: Contemporary American Textiles, Contemporary American Wallpaper, and Containers and Packaging”

Summer Faculty Research Fellows (Summer 2014)
Lisa Pace Vetter, Assistant Professor, Political Science
“Political Theory and the Founding of American Feminism”

Fan Yang, Assistant Professor, Media and Communication Studies
“Faked in China: Nation Branding, Counterfeit Culture, and the Postsocialist State in Globalization”

We congratulate these fine scholars and thank all who applied to our fellowship programs.