Announcing the 2020 RBS-Mellon SoFCB Junior Fellows & Senior Fellows

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The Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography (SoFCB) at Rare Book School is pleased to welcome its 2020–22 cohort of Junior Fellows, including the inaugural recipient of the Nancy Norton Tomasko Fellowship. The SoFCB also celebrates the advancement of several Junior Fellows from earlier cohorts to the rank of Senior Fellow. Many congratulations to all the Fellows; we much look forward to seeing you at RBS!

The 2020–22 RBS-Mellon SoFCB Junior Fellows are:

Crystal Donkor – Assistant Professor of English, Department of English, SUNY New Paltz

Alison Fraser, Ph.D. – Assistant Curator of the Poetry Collection and Interim Coordinator of the Rare & Special Books Collection, University Libraries, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Amy Gore – Assistant Professor of Early American Literatures, Department of English, North Dakota State University

Mallory Matsumoto – Ph.D. candidate, Department of Anthropology, Brown University

Kate Ozment – Assistant Professor of English, Department of English & Modern Languages, Cal Poly Pomona

Eilin Rafael Pérez* –  Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University of Chicago

Maria Ryan – Ph.D. candidate, Department of Music, University of Pennsylvania

Jacinta Saffold – Assistant Professor of English, Department of English & Foreign Languages, University of New Orleans

Selin Unluonen – Ph.D. candidate, Department of the History of Art, Yale University

David Weimer – Librarian for Cartographic Collections and Learning, Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library


The following Junior Fellows, having fulfilled all requirements of their program, are now Senior Fellows of the SoFCB:

Georgia Henley – Assistant Professor, Department of English, Saint Anselm College

Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa – Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Occidental College

Deborah Schlein – Near Eastern Studies Librarian, Princeton University Library (as of 13 July 2020)

*Recipient of the Nancy Norton Tomasko Fellowship.