Tucker Receives Huntington Fellowship in U.K.

Jennifer Tucker

Jennifer Tucker received a Huntington-British Academy Fellowship for study in Great Britain in summer 2011. Tucker is associate professor of history, associate professor of feminist, gender and sexuality studies, associate professor of science in society.

In cooperation with the British Academy, the Huntington offers a limited number of one-month exchange fellowships in any of the fields in which the Huntington collections are strong and where the research will be carried out in the United Kingdom. These fellowships are awarded to postdoctoral scholars.

The Huntington is an independent research center with holdings in British and American  history, literature, art history, and the history of science and  medicine. The Library collections range chronologically from the 11th century to the present and include a half-million rare books, nearly six million manuscripts, 800,000 photographs, and a large ephemera collection, supported by a half-million reference works.

Tucker also received a Curran Fellowship for 2011, according to the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP).  Tucker is carrying out a study of the British press’s coverage of the Tichborne Claimant trials, 1871-74.