Full-Year Fellows (2020-2021)

Nicole Brown

Assistant Professor of Classics

Timothy Hyde

Clark-Oakley Fellow and Associate Professor of Architecture, MIT

Francis Oakley (Senior Fellow)

President Emeritus and Edward Dorr Griffin Emeritus Professor of the History of Ideas; Professor Oakley recently completed a reinterpretation of the history of political thought from late antiquity to the mid-seventeenth century; the three volume series is titled: "The Emergence of Western Political Thought in the Latin Middle Ages". Yale University Press published volume one in 2010 with the title: "Empty Bottles of Gentilism: Kingship and the Divine in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (to 1050)." The second volume was releases in 2012: "The Mortgage of the Past: Reshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance (1050-1300)." The third volume, "The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)" was published in 2015. Professor Oakley's memoir, "Far from the Cast Iron Shore," was published in 2018.

Sophie Saint-Just

Assistant Professor of French

Spring 2021 Fellows

Rob Baker-White

Professor of Theatre

Mari Binnie

Assistant Professor of Art

Gretchen Long

Professor of History

Charli Carpenter

Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Christopher Nugent

Professor of Chinese

Fall 2020 Fellows

Bojana Mladenovic

Professor of Philosophy

Steve Nafziger

Professor of Economics

Anita Sokolsky

Professor of English

Steve Tifft

Professor of English

Christian Thorne

Professor of English

Matt Tokeshi

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Spring 2014 Ruchman Fellow Jacob Addelson '14 presents his work to the Ruchman Family (Fellowship benefactors) and Oakley Center Fellows.

Fall 2019 Fellows

  • Isabelle Devereaux ’20, Art History, Ruchman Student Fellow; "Rethinking Consumption: Ways of Knowing in 90s Participatory Art"
  • Cornelius Kubler, Professor of Asian Studies, "A Guide to Chinese Languages and Dialects"
  • W. Anthony Sheppard, Professor of Music, "The Performer's Voice: Timbre and Expression in Twentieth-Century Vocal Music"

Spring 2020 Fellows

  • Helga Druxes, Professor of German and Comparative Literature, "Resilient Subjects: Contemporary Cinema and Fiction Confront Neoliberalism"
  • Matthew Tokeshi, Assistant Professor of Political Science, "White Voters' Responses to African American Candidates for High-Profile Statewide Office"
  • Mi Yu ’20; English, Ruchman Student Fellow; “Postmodernism and Chinese Science Fiction"

Previous Clark-Oakley Humanities Fellows