John Crowley

Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Dalhousie University; Associate Fellow

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AB (Princeton), MA (Michigan), PhD (Johns Hopkins)

Research Topics

Early modern Anglo-American history, Comparative European colonization, Material culture, Landscape history, Visual culture

Selected publications

“Sugar Machines: Picturing Industrialized Slavery,” American Historical Review (2016)
Imperial Landscapes: Britain’s Global Visual Culture, 1745-1820. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2011
The Invention of Comfort: Sensibility and Design in Early Modern Britain and Early America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
“The Sensibility of Comfort,” American Historical Review (1999)

Awards and honours

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship, 2001-02
John Carter Brown Library, Mellon Fellowship, 2002
Yale Centre for British Art, Visiting Scholar, 2000
Royal Historical Society, Fellow
George Munro Professor of History and Political Economy, 1999-2005
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, James L. Clifford Article Prize, 1999
Huntington Library, Mayers Fellowship, 1999
Winterthur Museum, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1996
National Humanities Center, Fellowship, 1995-96
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Research Grant, 1991-94, 1995-98, 2000-03, 2003-08, 2011-14
Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio Center, Residency, 1990
American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship, 1989-90
École Normale Supérieure (Paris), Professeur invité, 1986
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Leave Fellowship, 1979-80
Canada Council, Research Fellowship, 1974-75