Adirondack Experience Research Fellowships

2024-2025 Research Fellows Announced

The Adirondack Experience announces the recipients of three short-term research fellowships for the 2024-2025 academic year. The fellowships are open to researchers at all levels including graduate degree candidates as well as post-doctoral and independent scholars. Cadbury fellowships are open to scholars from any discipline who are researching projects in any area of study supported by the Adirondack Experience’s collections. The Welsh fellowship is awarded to projects focused on environmental history interpreted broadly.

The 2024-2025 Adirondack Experience Research Fellows:

Madeline DeDe-Panken, a graduate student from the City University of New York, will delve into the fascinating world of mushroom gathering in the Adirondacks during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Project Title: Gathering Knowledge, Sustaining Science: The Female Forager and American Mushroom Culture, 1880-1930

John Kuhn, Assistant Professor at Binghamton University, will explore the rich history of indigenous birchbark canoes, utilizing ADKX’s extensive boat collection.
Project Title: The Birchbark Canoe in Indigenous and Settler North America, 1600-1900 

Jason Newton, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will examine the evolution of professional forestry in the region, shedding light on the intersection of masculinity and trade secrets.
Project Title: Lumberjack or Technocrat?: Masculinity as Trade Secret and the Genesis of Professional Forestry

ADKX encourages applications from the community for research fellowships for the 2025-2026 academic year and future years. The application period for the next round of fellowships opens in October 2024.

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