ARHU faculty member Levine wins prestigious fellowship.
University of Maryland English professor Robert Levine has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2012.
Robert Levine will be working on his next book project, The Lives of Frederick Douglass, which aspires to offer a cultural history of how Douglass’s life has been conceived over the past 170 years.
He is Professor of English and Distinguished-Scholar Teacher at the University of Maryland, College Park. His books include Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville (1989), Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the Politics of Representative Identity (1997), and Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism (2008).
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded 180 Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists. According to the Foundation, fellowships are “appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.”