Kevin Starr Post-Doctoral Fellows in California Studies, 1999-2007

2006 - 2007

  • Karen McNeill, History, UC Berkeley
    "Building the California Women's Movement: Architecture, Space, and Gender in the Life and Work of Julia Morgan"

2005 - 2006

  • Nick Rosenthal, History, UCLA
    "Re-Imagining 'Indian Country': American Indians and the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area"
  • Clare Sears, Sociology, UC Santa Cruz
    "A Dress Not Belonging to His or Her Sex: Cross-Dressing Law in San Francisco, 1860-1900"

2004 - 2005

  • Louise N. Dyble, History, UC Berkeley
    "Paying the Toll: A Political History of the Golden Gate Bridge, 1923-1971"
  • Eileen Luhr, History, UC Irvine
    "Witnessing Suburbia: Christian Conservatives, 'Family Values,' and the Cultural Politics of Youth?"

    2003 - 2004

    Jeremiah B.C. Axelrod, History, UC Irvine
    "Toward Autopia: Envisioning the Modern Metropolis in Jazz Age Southern California"
    Allison Varzally, History, UCLA
    "Ethnic Crossings and the Making of the Non-White America in the Second Quarter of Twentieth Century California"

2002 - 2003

  • Kathryn M. Davis, Geography, UC Berkeley
    "Political Ecology of Crisis: The Rise and Fall of California's Sardine Industry, 1905-1955"
  • Vivian Deno, History, UC Irvine
    "Holy Ghost Nation: Race, Gender, and Working Class Pentecostalism"
  • Jan Goggans, English, UC Davis
    "The Shape of Community in the Visual West: Land, Water and Women in the Work of Paul Taylor and Dorothea Lange"
  • Renee Van Vechten, Political Science, UC Irvine
    "Taking the Politics out of Politics: State Legislative Term Limits and Institutional Political Reform in Twentieth Century California"

2001 - 2002

  • Jessica B. Teisch, Geography, UC Berkeley
    "Engineering Progress: California and the Making of a Global Economy"
  • H. Mark Wild, History, UC San Diego
    "A Rumored Congregation: Cross-Cultural Interaction in the Immigrant Neighborhoods of Early 20th Century Los Angeles"
  • Choiu-ling Yeh, History, UC Irvine
    "Taking It to the Streets: Representations of Ethnicity and Gender in San Francisco's New Year Festivals, 1953-2001"

2000 - 2001

  • Julie Guthman, Geography, UC Berkeley
    "Agrarian Dreams? The Paradox of Organic Farming in California"
  • Kyle Julien, History, UC Irvine
    "Sounding the City: Jazz, African American Nightlife and the Articulation of Race in 1940s Los Angeles"
  • Beverly Schwartzberg, History, UC Santa Barbara
    "Grass Widows, Barbarians, and Bigamists: Fluid Marriage in 19th Century America"
  • Josh Sides, History, UCLA
    "Working Away: African American Migration and Community in Los Angeles from the Great Depression to 1954"

1999 - 2000

  • Phoebe S. Kropp, History, UC San Diego
    "'All Our Yesterdays': The Spanish Fantasy Past and the Politics of Public Memory in Southern California, 1884-1939"