Past and Current Fellowship Recipients

New England Woman's Club


Amy B. Werbel, Ph.D.
Professor of Fine Arts, Saint Michael's College
"A Long Dark Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Anthony Comstock (1844-1915)"


Elizabeth MacDonald Bischof, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History, University of Southern Maine
"Women Mentoring Women: Literary Friendships In Turn-of-the-Century Boston"

Martha N. Gardner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
"Status, Politics and Charity Work: Dr. Lucy Sewall and the Position of Female Physicians in Late-19th-Century Boston"
Watch the lecture on the WGBH Forum Network


Cynthia J. Miller
Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College
"Setting the Heart of the Community to Beating: The Women of Boston's Settlement Houses"


Stephanie Daniela Kermes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Social Science, Boston University
"The Education of Boston Girls in the First Half of the 19th-Century"