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Humanities Faculty Member Appointed Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow

D. Alan Orr Awarded Fellowship at The Huntington in San Marino, Calif.

Posted 03.03.11 by MICA communications

Humanities faculty member D. Alan Orr has been appointed a Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at The Huntington, working on a one-month project, Kingdom, Colony, and Empire in Early Modern Ireland, 1603-1641. The competitive award and stipend include a residence at the facility in San Marino, Calif., over the summer.

Orr, who has taught at the College since 2004, holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a BA and MA from Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario. His research and teaching interests comprehend the intellectual and cultural history of early modern Britain and Europe (1400-1800). His book, Treason and the State: Law, Politics, and Ideology in the English Civil War, appeared with Cambridge University Press in 2002. He has also published reviews and articles in the Journal of British Studies, Parliamentary History, the Canadian Journal of History, History, Albion, and Field Day Review.