Current Fellows

Announcing the Clements Center Research Fellows for 2014-2015

Rachel St. John

The Clements Senior Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America

Ph.D., History, Stanford University
Associate Professor of History, New York University
“The Imagined States of America: Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century North America”

Gavin Benke

The Summerlee Fellow for the Study of Texas History

Ph.D., History, University of Texas at Austin, 2012
“Electronic Bits and Ten Gallon Hats: Enron, American Culture, and Postindustrial Political Economy”

Sami Lakomäki

Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher  

Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, University of Oulu (Finland), 2009
University Lecturer, Cultural Anthropology, University of Oulu
“Indigenous Lands, Colonial Empires, and Nation-States: Shawnee and Sámi Spaces and Borders in North America and Fennoscandia, 1500–1900.”

Douglas Miller 

The Clements Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America

Ph.D., History, University of Oklahoma, 2014
“Reservation Limits: Native American Urbanization and Uplift in the Twentieth Century"

Andrew Offenburger

The David J. Weber Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America

Ph.D., History, Yale University, 2014
“When the West Turned South: Capital and Culture in the US-Mexican Borderlands, 1880-1930”