PUP authors awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships

Eight Princeton University Press authors have received 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships, awarded to individuals who have “demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.” The 2021 winners who’ve published with PUP are:

Marisa Anne Bass is associate professor of the history of art at Yale University and the author of Jan Gossart and the Invention of Netherlandish Antiquity (2016), winner of the 2020 Bainton Prize from the Sixteenth Century Society for the best book in art and music history, and Insect ArtificeNature and Art in the Dutch Revolt (2019). She is co-author of the forthcoming Conchophilia: Shells, Art, and Curiosity in Early Modern Europe (2021).

William Bialek is the John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics at Princeton University and serves as Visiting Presidential Professor of Physics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is the author of Biophysics: Searching for Principals (2012).

Robyn Cresswell, associate professor of comparative literature at Yale University and a former poetry editor at the Paris Review, is author of City of Beginnings: Poetic Modernism in Beirut (2019).

Tarek El-Ariss is professor and chair of Middle Eastern studies at Dartmouth College and the author of Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals: Arab Culture in the Digital Age (2018).

Oscar Fernandez is Class of 1966 Associate Professor of Mathematics; Faculty Director, Pforzheimer Learning and Teaching Center at Wellesley College. Fernandez is the author of Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All Around Us (2014); The Calculus of Happiness: How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to Health, Wealth, and Love (2019); and Calculus Simplified (2019).

Cindy Hahamovitch, the B. Phinizy Spalding Distinguished Professor of Southern History at the University of Georgia, is author of No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor (2013).

Lochlann Jain is professor of anthropology at Stanford University and author of Injury: The Politics of Product Design and Safety Law in the United States (2006).

Seth Koven is the E. Lessing Distinguished Professor of History and Poetics at Rutgers University, Koven is the author of Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian Britain (2006), winner of the Sonya Rudikoff Prize for the best first book in Victorian Studies, and The Match Girl and the Heiress (2016), winner of the Stansky Prize for the Best Book in Modern British Studies by the North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS).