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Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Bibliography: Wolfe Fellow: Benjamin Carp

Benjamin Carp

Each year the Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities awards a number of full-year and/or half-year fellowships to full-time members of the Brooklyn College faculty to support their scholarly research and writing in the humanities. This year Benjamin L. Carp is the recipient of the half-year fellowship. Professor Carp is the Daniel M. Lyons Professor in American History, and the author of Defiance of the Patriots: The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America (2010), which won the triennial Society of the Cincinnati Cox Book Prize in 2013; and Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution (2007). With Richard D. Brown, he co-edited Major Problems in the Era of the American Revolution, 1760-1791: Documents and Essays, 3rd ed. (2014). He has written about the burning of New York City in 1776, nationalism, firefighters, Benjamin Franklin, and Quaker merchants in Charleston. He has also written articles for Colonial Williamsburg, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. He received the Leverhulme Research Fellowship (2005), the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (2003) and the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies (1998). Prior to joining Brooklyn College, he taught at the University of Edinburgh and Tufts University.

For a List of past Wolfe Fellows click here