Folger Institute Long-Term Fellowship, January-June 1997
NEH/Folger Grant-in-Aid, 1995
NEH Travel Grant, Summer 1985
Selected Professional Appointments
Member, Folger Institute Central Executive Committee
Co-curator, “Technologies of Writing in the Age of Print.” Exhibition in the Great Hall, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., 28. September 2006 – 17 February 2007.
For more information, see the exhibition website.
Trustee, Friends of the Yale Center for Parliamentary History, March 1996- ; President, 2002-
Member, Advisory Board, Yale Center for Parliamentary History, 1995-2001.
Director, Postdoctoral seminar, Folger Institute, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., Fall 1994. [Seminar title: “A Presse Full of Pamphlets”: Books as Events, 1637-1660]
Editor, The Putney Debates of 1647: The Army, the Levellers, and the English State. Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Henry Parker and the English Civil War: The Political Thought of the Public’s Privado. Cambridge University Press, 1995; paperback ed., 2003.
Dangerous Positions: Mixed Government, the Estates of the Realm, and
the Making of the Answer to the XIX Propositions. University of Alabama Press, 1985.
“George Thomason’s Intentions,” in Giles Mandelbrote and Barry Taylor, eds. Libraries within the Library. British Library Press, 2008.
“The Royalist Origins of the Separation of Powers,” in Jason McElligott and David Smith, eds.,Royalists and Royalism during the English Civil Wars. Cambridge University Press, 2007.
“The ‘Prints’ of the Trials: The Nexus of News, Politics, Law and Information in the World of Roger Morrice,” in Jason McElligott, ed., Fear, Exclusion and Revolution: Roger Morrice and his Worlds, 1675-1700. Boydell and Brewer, 2006.
“Preserving the Ephemeral: Reading, Collecting and the Pamphlet Culture of Mid-Seventeenth-Century England,” in Anatomy of Readers of in Early Modern England, ed. Elizabeth Sauer and Jennifer Andersen. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
“News and the Pamphlet Culture in Seventeenth-Century England,” in The Politics of Information in Early Modern Europe, ed. Brendan Dooley and Sabrina Baron. Routledge, 2001.
“Introduction” and “Putney’s Pronouns: Identity and Indemnity in the Great Debate,” in Mendle, ed., The Putney Debates of 1647: The Army, the Levellers, and the English State. Cambridge University Press, 2001.