Glasscock Internal Faculty Fellows 2022-23
Recipients of the annually awarded Internal Faculty Fellowships receive a one-course teaching release in the fellowship year, a $1,000 research bursary, and an office in the Glasscock Center for the fellowship year. These fellows, along with the Glasscock Faculty and Graduate Research Fellows, will present and participate in the Colloquium Series during their fellowship year.
Academic Year 2022-23
Evan Haefeli | Associate Professor, History
An historian of colonial North America and the Atlantic world at Texas A&M University, Evan Haefeli previously taught at Princeton University, where he received his PhD, as well as Tufts, Columbia University, and the London School of Economics, where he was a Visiting Fellow. His research primarily focuses on the religious and political origins of early America. He is the author of several books, including New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty (2012), Accidental Pluralism: America and the Religious Politics of English Expansion, 1497-1662 (2020), and editor of Against Popery: Britain, Empire, and Anti-Catholicism (2020). He has also published a number of works on Indigenous North American history.
In his time at the Glasscock Center, Haefeli will work on finishing his next book manuscript, entitled, The Perils of Pluralism: Religious Tolerance and the Rise and Fall of the First British Empire, 1660-1783.
Christopher Menzel | Professor, Philosophy
Christopher Menzel is professor of philosophy at Texas A&M. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and has been a research fellow at Stanford University (CSLI), CSIRO Melbourne, Saarland University (IFOMIS), the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (LMU), and Notre Dame. He has published widely in the areas of knowledge representation, philosophy of religion, logic, philosophy of logic, and philosophy of mathematics. He is currently writing a book on the logic and metaphysics of the alethic modalities (necessity and possibility). This will be his focus during his residency at the Glasscock Center.