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BACKSCHEIDER, PAULA R.
Fellowship:
Peterson 87-88, "A Biography of Daniel Defoe" (assoc. prof. of English, Rochester)
Education:
Purdue, A.B., 64; So. Connecticut State, M.S., 67; Purdue, Ph.D., 72
Current Position:
Philpott-Stevens Eminent Scholar in English, Auburn
Fellowship Publications: Defoe: His Life (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1989) [British Council Prize 1990; selected by Choice as one of the ten outstanding academic books of 1990]; Moll Flanders: The Making of a Criminal Mind (Boston: Twayne, 1990)
Other Publications:
A Being More Intense (1984); Daniel Defoe: Ambition and Innovation (1986); "No Defense: Defoe in 1703," PMLA (1988); "The Verse Essay, John Locke, and Defoe's Jure Divino, English Literary History (1988); Spectacular Politics (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1993); (with Timothy Dykstal) The Intersections of the Public and Private Spheres in Early Modern England (London: Frank Cass, 1996); (with J.J. Richetti) Popular Fiction by Women, 1660-1730 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1996); Reflections on Biography (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999); Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing Genre (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005)
Address: Dept. of English, Auburn University, 9030 Haley Center, Auburn, AL 36849; 1930 Canary Dr. Auburn, AL 36830
Web Page: http://www.auburn.edu/~pkrb/
[Updated 2006]

BAKER, ANNE
Fellowship:
Botein 99-00, "Geography Schoolbooks and Nation Formation in the Antebellum United States" (visiting asst. prof. of English, Reed)
Fellowship: Peterson 01-02, "Geography, National Form, and the American Renaissance" (visiting asst. prof. of English, Reed)
Education: New College, B.A., 88; Columbia, M.A., 90, M.Phil., 93, Ph.D., 98
Current Position: assoc. prof. of English, North Carolina State
Other Publications: Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America (Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 2006)
Address: North Carolina State University, English Dept., Box 8105, Raleigh, NC 27695-8105; anne_baker[at]ncsu.edu
[Updated 2008]

BAKER, JENNIFER JORDAN
Fellowship:
Peterson 96-97, "Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America" (Ph.D. cand. in English, Pennsylvania)
Education: Georgetown, B.A., 90; Stanford, M.A., 93; Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 00
Current Position: asst. prof. of English, New York
Fellowship Publications: "A Speculative Language: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America" (diss., 2000); "'It is uncertain where the Fates will carry me': Cotton Mather's Theology of Finance" in Arizona Quarterly 56:4 (Winter 2000); Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of Early America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), [winner of Yale University's 2004 Heyman Prize for a first book by a faculty member in the humanities]
Other Publications: Benjamin Franklin and the Credibility of Personality." Early American Literature 35:3 (Fall 2000); "Staging Revolution in Melville's Benito Cereno: Babo, Figaro, and the 'Play of the Barber'" in Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies 26 (2001); "Paper Money Gets Personal: Reading Character and Credit in Early America." Common-place 6:3 (April 2006); "Judith Sargent Murray's Medium Between Calculation and Feeling." Forthcoming in Feminist Interventions in Early American Studies (Alabama, 2006)
Address: New York University, English Department, 19 University Place, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10003; jbaker@nyu.edu
[Updated 2006]

BALDWIN, PETER C.
Fellowship:
Peterson 04-05, "American Night: Transforming the Nocturnal City, 1800-1930 (asst. prof. of history, Connecticut)
Education: Wesleyan, B.A., 84; Brown, M.A., 92, Ph.D. 97
Web Page: http://web1.uits.uconn.edu/history/faculty/baldwin.html
[Updated 2005]

BALIK, SHELBY M.
Fellowship:
Peterson 03-04, "The Religious Frontier" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Wisconsin at Madison)
Education: Brown, A.B., 93; Michigan at Ann Arbor, A.M., 94; Wisconsin at Madison, M.A., 00, Ph.D. 06
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Fellowship Publications: "'Scattered as Christians Are in This Part of Our Country': Layfolk's Reading, Writing, and Religious Community in New England's Northern Frontier, 1780-1830." New England Quarterly 83 (December 2010): 607-40.
Other Publications: "Equal Right and Equal Privilege: Separating Church and State in Vermont," Journal of Church and State 50:1 (Winter 2008): 23-48
Webpage: http://www.mscd.edu/searchchannel/jsp/directoryprofile/profile.jsp?uName=sbalik
[Updated 2011]

BANKS, KENNETH.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 05-06, "Slow Poison: French Contraband in the Early Modern Atlantic Economy, 1660-1800 " (visiting asst. prof. of history, North Carolina, Asheville)
Education: Concordia, B.A., 83; Queen's University, Canada, M.A., 90; Ph.D. 96
[Updated 2005]

BARBER, WILLIAM LLOYD
Fellowship:
K-12, 95, "The Ethnic 'Other' in Children's Literature" (third grade teacher, Kingsley Elementary School, Evanston, IL)
Education: East Carolina, B.A., 63
[Updated 1999]

BARRETT, FAITH
Fellowship:
Botein, 06-07, "'To Fight Aloud is Very Brave': American Poetry and the Civil War" (asst. prof. of English, Lawrence)
Education: Swarthmore, B.A., 87; California at Berkeley, M.A., 90; Iowa, M.F.A., 93; California at Berkeley, Ph.D., 00
[Updated 2006]

BARRETT, ROSS
Fellowship:
Drawn to Art, 05-06, "Rendering Violence: Riots, Strikes, and Class Conflict in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Visual Culture" (Ph.D. cand. in art history, Boston Univ.)
Education: Notre Dame, B.A., 99; Syracuse, M.A., 02
[Updated 2005]

BASCH, FRANÇOISE Y.
Fellowship:
Haven 83-84, "Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America" (prof. of Anglo-American studies, Univ. of Paris)
Fellowship: R.A., 84-85, "Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America" (prof. of Anglo-American studies, Univ. of Paris)
Education: Sorbonne, B.A., 50, M.A., 52; Radcliffe, M.A., 53; Paris, Agreg., 54; Sorbonne, Ph.D., 70.
Fellowship Publications: "Women's Rights and Wrongs of Marriage," The History Workshop 22 (Autumn 1986); Rebelles am.ricaines: famille, mariage et politique (Paris: M.ridiens Klincksieck, 1990); "Marginales et minoritaires," Cahiers Charles V (1990)
Other Publications: Relative Creatures: Women in Society and the Novel, 1837-67 (1974); Les Femmes Victoriennes (1979); Theresa Malkiel: Journal d'une Greviste (1980)
[Updated 1997]

BASCH, NORMA
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 90-91, "Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, and Mythologies, 1770-1870" (assoc. prof. of history, Rutgers)
Education: Barnard, A.B., 56; New York Univ., Ph.D., 79
Current Position: prof. of history, Rutgers
Fellowship Publications:
Framing American Divorce: From the Revolutionary Generationto the Victorians (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1999); "From the Bonds of Empire to the Bonds of Matrimony: The Emerging Right of Divorce in the Context of Independence," in David Konig, ed., Devising Liberty (Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 1995): 217-42; "Marriage, Morals, and Politicsin the Election of 1828," Journal of American History 80 (1993): 890-918 [Berkshire Conference Article Prize]
Other Publications: In the Eyes of the Law: Women, Marriage, and Property in Nineteenth-Century New York (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1982); "Equity vs. Equality: Emerging Concepts of Women's Political Status in the Age of Jackson," Journal of the Early Republic 3 (1983): 297-318; "Relief in the Premises: Divorce as a Woman's Remedy in New York and Indiana, 1815-1870," Law and History Review 8 (1990): 1-24
Address: 184 Evandale Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583
Web Page: http://newark.rutgers.edu/~history/index.php?content=deptmem&name=basch
[Updated 2001]

BASELER, MARILYN C.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 99-00, "'Strangers within our gates:' America's Immigrants, 1776-1820" (asst. prof. of history, Texas at Austin)
Education: Massachusetts at Boston, B.A., 77; Harvard, M.A., 79, Ph.D., 90
Other Publications: "Asylum for Mankind": America, 1607-1800 (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1998)
[Updated 1998]

BASKER, JAMES G.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEMLA 89-90, "Samuel Johnson and His American Readers" (assoc. prof. of English, Barnard)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 74; Cambridge, B.A., 76; Oxford, D.Phil., 83
Current Position: prof. of English, Barnard
Fellowship Publications: "Samuel Johnson and the American Common Reader," in Paul J. Korshin, ed., The Age of Johnson: A Scholarly Annual 6 (1993): 3-30
Other Publications: "Resisting Authority: or, Johnson and the Wizard of Oz," in Teaching the Works of Samuel Johnson (New York: Modern Language Assoc., 1993); "An Eighteenth-Century Critique of Eurocentrism: Samuel Johnson on the Plight of Native Americans," in Europe/Europeanism (Paris: The Sorbonne, 1996); "Johnson and the African American Reader," The New Rambler (Oxford: 1996); "Myth Upon Myth: Johnson, Gender, and the Misogyny Question," The Age of Johnson, vol 8 (1997) "Criticism and the Rise of Periodical Literature," in The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism 4 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1998); (ed. and contrib.) Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998); Samuel Johnson in the Mind of Thomas Jefferson (1999); The Critical Review, or Annals of Literature 1756-1763 (2002); and Amazing Grace: An Anthology of Poems about Slavery 1660-1810 (2002)
Web Page: http://www.barnard.edu/english/facultybio.html#basker
[Updated 2005]

BASSETT, LYNNE ZACEK
Fellowship:
Peterson 04-05, "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production" (independent scholar)
Other Publications: Northern Comfort: New England's Early Quilts, 1780-1850 (Rutledge Hill Press, 1998)
Education: Mount Holyoke, B.A., 83; Connecticut, M.A., 91
Fellowship Publications: "Inspired Fantasy: Design Sources for New England's Whole-Cloth Wool Quilts," The Magazine Antiques, vol. 168, no. 3, (Sept. 2005): 120-127
Other Publications: Modesty Died When Clothes Were Born: Costume in the Life and Literature of Mark Twain (Hartford, CT: The Mark Twain House & Museum, 2004)
[Updated 2006]

BEALES, ROSS W., JR.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 77-78, "Concepts of Childhood and Youth of New England" (asst. prof. of history, Holy Cross)
Education: Stanford, A.B., 62; California at Davis, M.A., 66, Ph.D., 71
Current Position: prof. of history, Holy Cross
Fellowship Publications: "Anne Bradstreet and Her Children," in Barbara Finkelstein, ed., Regulated Children/Liberated Children: Education in Psychohistorical Perspective (New York: Psychohistory Press, 1979): 10-23; "The Child in Seventeenth-Century America," in Joseph M. Hawes and N. Ray Hiner, eds., American Childhood: A Research Guide and Historical Handbook, ed. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985): 15-56; "Nursing and Weaning in an Eighteenth-Century New England Household," in Peter Benes, ed., Families and Children (Boston: Boston Univ. Scholarly Publications, 1987): 48-63; "Literacy and Reading in Eighteenth-Century Westborough, MA," in Peter Benes, ed., Early American Probate Inventories (Boston: Boston Univ. Scholarly Publications, 1989): 41-50; "The Reverend Ebenezer Parkman's Farm Workers,Westborough, MA, 1726-82," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 99 (1989):121-49; "`Slavish' and Other Female Work in the Parkman Household," in Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Annual Proceedings 1988 (Boston: Boston Univ. Scholarly Publications, 1990): 48-57; "Boys' Work on an Eighteenth-Century New England Farm," in Jean E. Hunter and Paul T. Mason, eds., The American Family: Historical Perspectives (Pittsburgh: Duquesne Univ. Press, 1991); "The Preindustrial Family (1600-1815)," in Joseph M. Hawes and Elizabeth I. Nybakken, eds., American Families: A Research Guide and Historical Handbook (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1991): 35-82; "Childhood and Adolescence: The British Colonies," in Jacob E. Cooke et al., eds., Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,1993): 739-52
Other Publications: "In Search of the Historical Child: Miniature Adulthood and Youth in Colonial New England," American Quarterly 27 (1975): 379-98; "Studying Literacy at the Community Level: A Research Note," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 9 (1978): 93-102
Web Page: http://www.holycross.edu/departments/history/website/facultyandstaff.htm#bea
[Updated 2006]

BEARD, JAMES FRANKLIN
(Died, Dec. 14, 1989)
Fellowship:
NEH 78-79, "James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography" (prof. of English, Clark)
Fellowship: R.A. 87-88, "James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography" (prof. of English, Clark)
Education: Columbia, B.A., 40. M.A., 41; Princeton, Ph.D., 49
Other Publications: The Letters of James Fenimore Cooper (1960-68); The Cooper Edition (1977); The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper (in progress)
[Updated 1997]

BEGIEBING, ROBERT J.
Fellowship:
Artist, 96, "The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton, Artist: Or, A True Account of Startling and Amusing Incidents from Itinerant Life." (prof. of English, Southern New Hampshire)
Education: Norwich, B.A., 68; Boston College, M.A., 70; Univ. of New Hampshire, Ph.D., 97
Fellowship Publications: The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton (Univ. Press of New England 1999, 2002)
Other Publications: The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin (Algonquin Books, 1991,1996); New Hampshire Council on the Arts: Artist Research Grant, 1993; Rebecca Wentworth's Distraction (UPNE, 2003)
[Updated 2006]

BELL, RICHARD J.
Fellowship:
Botein 03-04, "Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Harvard)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 07-08, "Indian Removal and Literary Suicide" (asst. prof. of history, Maryland)
Education: Cambridge, B.A., 99; Harvard, M.A., 01, Ph.D. 06
Fellowship Publications: "Do Not Despair: Suicide in the Archives," Common-place (July 2004). http://www.common-place.org/vol-04/no-04/tales/
[Updated 2005]

BELLESILES, MICHAEL A.
Fellowship:
Haven 84, "Life, Liberty, and Land: Ethan Allen and the Frontier Experience in Revolutionary New England" (Ph.D. cand. in history, California at Irvine)
Fellowship: Peterson 92-93, "The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840" (asst. prof. of history, Emory)
Education: California at Santa Cruz, B.A.,75; California at Santa Barbara, M.A., 76; California at Irvine, Ph.D., 86.
Fellowship Publications: "The Establishment of Legal Structures on the Frontier: The Case of Revolutionary Vermont," Journal of American History (1987) [Pelzer Award, OAH, 1987]; Revolutionary Outlaws (Univ. of Virginia Press, 1993) [American Revolution Roundtable Annual Prize, 1994); “The Origins of American Gun Culture,” Journal of American History (1996) [Binkley-Stephenson Award, 1997]; “Gun Laws in Early America,” Law and History Review (1998); Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture (Knopf, 2000)
Other Publications: "Does Evidence Matter? Puritanism Revised, Reviled, and Deconstructed," Canadian Review of American Studies (1988); "Acts of Historical Faith: Who Really Wrote Reason the Only Oracle of Man?," Vermont History (forthcoming); ed., Biblio Base (Houghton Mifflin, 1996); ed., The Allen Family Letters (Northeastern Univ. Press, 1998); The TA’s Survival Guide (Bedford Books, 1997); ed., Lethal Imagination: Violence and Brutality in American History (New York Univ. Press, 1998)
[Updated 2004]

BENNETT, PAULA
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 96-97, “Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women’s Poetry, 1850-1900" (assoc. prof. of English, Southern Illinois at Carbondale)
Education: Columbia School of General Studies, B.S., 60; Columbia Grad. Fac., Ph.D., 70
Fellowship Publications: Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets: An Anthology (Blackwell Publishers, 1997); “Phillis Wheatley’s Vocation and the Paradox of the 'Afric Muse,'”PMLA 113.1 (1998): 64-76; Palace-Burner: The Selected Poetry of Sarah Piatt (Univ. of Illinois Press, 2001); Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900 (Princeton Univ. Press, 2003)
Other Publications: My Life a Loaded Gun: Female Creativity and Feminist Poetics (Beacon, 1986); Emily Dickinson: Woman Poet (Iowa, 1990); “Critical Clitoridectomy: Female Sexual Image and Feminist Psychoanalytic Theory,” Signs (1993); "'Descent of the Angel’: Interrogating Domestic Ideology in American Women’s Poetry, 1858-1890,” ALH (1995)
[Updated 2006]

BERCOVITCH, SACVAN
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 86-87, "The Literary Market in 19th-Century America" (prof. of English, Harvard)
Education: George Williams, B.A., 61; Claremont, Ph.D., 65
Current Position: Charles H. Carswell prof. of English, Harvard
Fellowship Publications:
The Office of the Scarlet Letter (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1991) [James Russell Lowell Prize]
Other Publications: The Puritan Origins of American Literature (1975); The American Puritan Jeremiad (1980); Ideology and Classic American Literature (1986); The Rites of Assent: Transformations in the Republic Construction of America (1993)
[Updated 1997]

BERGAMASCO-LENARDA, LUCIA
Fellowship:
Daniels 81-82, "Women and Children in Colonial New England" (Ph.D. cand. in American studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
Education: Univ. degli Studi di venezia, laurea, 78; E.H.E.S.S., doctorat en histoire, 87
Current Position: ma.tre de conf.rences, civilisation am.ricaines, Universit. de Paris X, Nanterre, dept. d'anglais
Fellowship Publications:
"Amiti., amour, spiritualit. en nouvelle angleterre au xviiime si.cle: l'exp.rience d'Ester Burr et de Sarah Prince," Annales, E.S.C. 41 (1986): 295-324; Condition F.minine et Vie Spirituelle en Nouvelle Angleterre au XVIII Si.cle (Grenoble: Editions Jer.me Millon, forthcoming); Amour Du Monde, Amour De Dieu: Le Pi.tisme vang.lique d'Esther Burr et Sara Prince (Grenoble: Editions Jer.me Millon, forthcoming)
Other Publications: "Female Education and Spiritual Life: The Case of Ministers' Daughters," in Arina Angerman et al, eds., Current Issues in Women's History (London, 1989); "Hagiographie et Saintet. en Angleterre au XVIme-XVIIeme Si.cles," Annales E.S.C. 48 (1993): 1053-87; (w/ Annette Becker) "Histoire Religieuse," in Chantiers D'Histoire Am.ricaine, J. Heefer and Fran.ois Weil, eds. (Paris: Beln, 1994)
[Updated 1997]

BERGER, MOLLY W.
Fellowship:
Peterson 93-94, "The Modern Hotel in America, 1829-1929" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Case Western Reserve)
Education: Miami, B.S. Ed., 1969, John Carroll, M.A., 84, Case Western Reserve, Ph.D., 1997
Current Position: lecturer and assistant dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Case Western Reserve
Fellowship Publications:
"The Modern Hotel in America, 1829-1929," (Ph.D. diss., Case Western Reserve Univ, 1997) [Ohio Academy of History Prize]; "A House Divided: Technology, Gender, and Consumption in America's Luxury Hotels, 1825-1860," in Roger Horowitz and Arwen Mohun, eds., His and Hers: Gender, Consumption and Technology (Univ. Press of Virginia, 1998)
Other Publications: "The Magic of Fine Dining: Invisible Technology and the Hotel Kitchen," ICON: Journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology 1: 106-119; "The Old High-Tech Hotel," American Heritage of Invention and Technology 11: 46-52; ed. Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 25. The Amreican Hotel (June 2005)
[Updated 2005]

BERKIN, CAROL R.
Fellowship:
Daniels 76-77, Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution (assoc. prof. of history, Baruch CUNY)
Education: Barnard, B.A., 64; Columbia, M.A., 66, Ph.D., 72
Current Position: prof. of history, Baruch and CUNY Grad. Center
Other Publications:
Jonathan Sewall: Odyssey of an American Loyalist (New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1974); co-ed., with Mary Beth Norton, Women of America: A History (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980); co-ed., with Clara Lovett, Women, War, and Revolution (1980). "Clio in Search of Her Daughters/ Women in Search of Their Past," Liberal Education (1985); First Generations: Women in Colonial America (Hill & Wang, 1996); ed. with Leslie Horowitz Women's Voices/Women's Lives: Documents in Early American History (Northeastern Univ. Press, 1998)
Web Page: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/departments/history/faculty/berkin.html
[Updated 2005]

BERNSTEIN, ROBIN
Fellowship:
Last 08-09, "Racial Innocence: The Uses of Childhood in U.S. Racial Formation, 1852-1930" (asst. prof. of women's studies, Harvard)
Education: Bryn Mawr, B.A., 91; Maryland, M.A., 95; George Washington, M.A., 99; Yale, Ph.D., 04
Current Position: asst. prof. of women, gender, and sexuality; and of history and literature, Harvard
Fellowship Publications: "Dances with Things: Material Culture and the Performance of Race," Social Text 101 (Winter 2009); Racial Innocence: Performing Childhood and Race from Uncle Tom's Cabin to the New Negro Movement (forthcoming)
Other Publications: ed. Cast Out: Queer Lives in Theater (University of Michigan Press, 2006)
Address: Program of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University, Boylston Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138; rbernst[at]fas.harvard.edu
Web page: http://people.fas.harvard.edu/~rbernst/
[Updated 2008]

BETHEL, ELIZABETH R.
Fellowship:
Peterson 85-86, "Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation" (assoc. prof. of social sciences, Lander)
Fellowship: R.A., 86-87, "Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation" (assoc. prof. of social sciences, Lander)
Education: Oklahoma, Ph.D., 73
Current Position: prof. of sociology, Lander
Fellowship Publications: "Images of Hayti: The Construction of an Afro-American Lieu de M.moire," Callaloo 15, no. 3 (1992): 827-841; The Roots of African-American Identity: Memory and History in Antebellum Free Communities (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997)
[Updated 2005]

BIDWELL, JOHN
Fellowship: Daniels 78-79, "A Biographical Directory of American Papermakers, 1690-1830"
Fellowship: AAS-ASECS 94-95, "Printing Supplies in Colonial America" (Librarian, Rochester Institute of Technology)
Education: Columbia, B.A., 71, M.L.S., 76; Oxford, D.Phil, 92
Current Position: Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings, Pierpont Morgan Library
Fellowship Publications: "The Publication of Joel Barlow's "Columbiad," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 93 (1983): 337-80; Introduction to facsimile repr. of Caleb Stower, The Printer's Manual (1981); ed. and introduction, Early American Papermaking (New Castle, DE.: Oak Knoll, 1990)
Other Publications: Ed., Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History, 23 vols. (1979-83); "American History in Image and Text," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 98 (1988): 247-302
[Updated 2005]

BILBY, AMANDA ELISE HERBERT
Fellowship:
Peterson 07-08, "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances Within the Pollard and Salisbury Families" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Johns Hopkins)
Education: Washington, B.A., 01; Johns Hopkins, M.A., 04
[Updated 2007]

BILLIAS, GEORGE A.
Fellowship:
R.A. 84-85, "The Influence of American Constitutionalism Abroad, 1776-1900" (Jacob and Frances Hiatt prof. of history, Clark)
Education: Bates, A.B., 48; Columbia, M.A., 49, Ph.D., 58.
Current Position: prof. emeritus, Clark
Fellowship Publications:
American Constitutionalism Abroad (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990)
Other Publications: Massachusetts Land Bankers of 1740 (Orono: Univ. of Maine Press, 1959); General John Glover and His Marblehead Mariners (New York: Henry Holt, 1960); ed. and contributor, George Washington's Generals (New York: William Morrow, 1964); ed. and contributor, Law and Authority in Colonial America (Barre Publishing Company, 1965); ed., The American Revolution: How Revolutionary Was It? (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1965, 4th ed. 1990) ed. and contributor, George Washington's Opponents (New York, William Morrow, 1969); ed. and contributor, Interpretations of American History: Patterns and Perspectives, 2 vols. (New York: Free Press, 1967, 1992); ed., The Federalists: Realists or Ideologues (Boston: D.C. Heath, 1970); co-ed., Elbridge Gerry: Founding Father and Republican Statesman (New York: McGraw Hill, 1976); ed., Perspectives on Early American History (New York: Harper and Row, 1973); ed. and contributor, American History: Retrospect and Prospect (New York: Free Press, 1971); "My Intellectual Odyssey" in The Republican Synthesis Revisted: Essays in Honor of George Athan Billias (American Antiquarian Society, 1992); ed. and contributor, George Washington's Generals and Opponents (New York: Da Capo Press, 1994)
[Updated 2005]

BISCEGLIA, LOUIS R.
(Died, March 1990)
Fellowship:
R.A. 89-90, "The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley" (prof. of history, San Jose State)
[Updated 2001]

BLEDSTEIN, BURTON J.
Fellowship:
Peterson 88-89, "A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-1919" (assoc. prof. of history, Illinois at Chicago)
Fellowship: Botein 97-98, "'By the Book': Reference and Information as Authority in 19th-century America" (assoc. prof. of history, Illinois at Chicago)
Education: California, B.A., 59; Princeton, M.A., 3, Ph.D., 67
Other Publications: The Culture of Professionalism: The Middle Class and the Development of Higher Education in America (New York: Norton, 1976)
Web Page: http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/Faculty/bledstein.html
[Updated 2005]

BLIGHT, DAVID W.
Fellowship:
Peterson 96-97, "Reunion and Race: the Civil War in American Memory, 1870-1915" (assoc. prof. of history and black studies, Amherst)
Education: Michigan State, B.A., 71, M.A., 76; Wisconsin at Madison, Ph.D., 85
Current Position: Class of 1954 Prof. of American history, Yale
Fellowship Publications: ed., Caleb Bingham, The Columbian Orator (New York Univ. Press, 1997); Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory (Harvard Univ. Press, 2000) [Bancroft Prize, 2002; Ellis W. Hawley Prize, 2002; Frederick Douglass Prize, 2001; James A. Rawley Prize, 2002; Lincoln Prize, 2002; Merle Curti Social History Award, 2002]
Other Publications: Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee (Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1989); ed., When This Cruel War is Over: The Civil War Letters of Charles Harvey Brewster (Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1992); ed., Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Bedford Books, 1993); ed., The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. DuBois (Bedford Books, 1997); ed., Union and Emancipation: Essays on Race and Politics in the Civil War Era (Kent State Univ. Press, 1997)
Web Page: http://www.yale.edu/history/faculty/blight.html
[Updated 2005]

BLOCK, LAURIE
Fellowship:
Artist 95, "Television Documentary on the U.S.-Mexican War" (Filmmaker, Conway, Massachusetts)
Fellowship: Hearst 07 "Becoming Helen Keller" (Filmmaker, Conway, Massachusetts)
Current Position: executive dir., Straight Ahead Pictures, Inc. and The Disability History Museum
Fellowship Publications: The Disability History Museum, a virtual museum www.disabilitymuseum.org "Tales from the Vault: Document by Document," Common-place (April 2002) http://www.common-place.org/vol-02/no-03/tales/
Other Publications: Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project (Radio); FIT: Episodes in the History of the Body (Film)
Address: Straight Ahead Pictures, Inc., 51 Baptist Hill Road, Conway, MA, 01341-0395; lbjc[at]crocker.com
Web Page: straightaheadpictures.org
[Updated 2006]

BLONDHEIM, MENAHEM
Fellowship:
Boni 87-88, "The News Frontier" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Harvard)
Current Position: assoc. prof., American studies & Communications, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
Fellowship Publications:
News Over the Wires: The Telegraph and the Flow of Public Information in America, 1844-1897 (Harvard Univ. Press, 1994); “The Click: Telegraph’s Technology, The Press, and The Transformation of the Associated Press” American Journalism (Fall 2000): 21-46; "'Public Sentiment is Everything': The Union's Public Communication Strategy and the Bogus Proclamation of 1864," Journal of American History 89:3 (2002): 869-900 [winner of Covert Award in media history, 2003]
Other Publications: Copperhead Gore: Benjamin Wood's Fort Lafayette and Civil War American (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006); ed. The Toronto School of Communication Research (Toronto: University of Toronto Press and Magnes Hebrew University Press, 2006, with Rita Watson)
Address:: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Communication, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem, 91905, Isreal; mblond@huji.ac.il
[Updated 2006]

BLUM, HESTER
Fellowship:
Reese 04-05, "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination" (asst. prof. of English, Penn State)
Education: Princeton, B.A., 95; Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 02
Current Position: asst. prof. of English, Penn State
Fellowship Publications: "American Graves, Pacific Plots," in Martin Brückner and Hsuan L. Hsu, eds., American Literary Geographies: Space and Cultural Production, 1588-1888 (Univ. of Delaware Press, 2007) 149-170; The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narratives and the Maritime Imagination (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2008); ed., Horrors of Slavery, or, The American Tars in Tripoli, by William Ray, Subterranean Lives Series, (Rutgers Univ. Press, forthcoming); "Before and After the Mast: James Fenimore Cooper and the Production of the Sea Narrative," in Paul Gilje and William Pencak, eds., The Elusive Jack Tar, (Mystic Seaport, forthcoming).
Other Publications: "Pirated Tars, Piratical Texts: Barbary Capitvity and American Sea Narratives," Early American Studies 1:2 (Fall 2003); "Atlantic Trade," Wyn Kelley, ed., A Companion to Herman Melville (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006) 113-128; "Douglass's and Melville's 'Alphabets of the Blind,'" in Robert S. Levine and Samuel Otter, eds., Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: Essays in Relation (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2008)
Address: Penn State University, English Department, 231 Burrowes Building, University Park, PA 16802; hmb13@psu.edu
[Updated 2007]

BOLLETTINO, MARIA ALESSANDRA
Fellowship:
Peterson 05-06, "Slaves and Slavery in the Seven Years' War" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Texas at Austin)
Education: Brown, B.A., 98; Texas at Austin, M.A., 02
[Updated 2005]

BONNER, ROBERT E.
Fellowship:
Tracy 98-99, "Newspapers and the Confederate Sphere" (asst. prof. of history, Southern Maine)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH, 06-07, "Crossings to Freedom: Fugitive Slaves and the Completion of American Liberty" (visiting asst. prof. of history, Dartmouth)
Education: Princeton, B.A., 89; Yale, M.Phil., 94; Ph.D., 97
Current Position: visiting asst. prof. of history, Dartmouth
Fellowship Publications: Colors and Blood: Flag Passions of the Confederate South (Princeton Univ. Press, 2002)
[Updated 2006]

BORNSTEIN, SANDRA
Fellowship:
K-12 96, "The American Reaction to Darwin's Theory of Evolution" (earth science [grade 8], research [grades 10-12], Human Evolution [grades 9-12], Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, New York, NY)
Education: Barnard, B.A., 67; McGill, M.Sc., 69; Hunter, M.El.Ed., 95
[Updated 1997]

BOTEIN, STEPHEN
(Died June 24, 1986)
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 83-84, "Expertise in Eighteenth-Century America" (assoc. prof of history, Michigan State)
Education: Harvard, B.A.,63, M.A., 66, Ph.D., 71
Fellowship Publications:
"Love of Gold and Other Ruling Passions," Res. Journal 1 (1985)
Other Publications: "The Anglo-American Book Trade before 1776: Personnel and Strategies," "Printers and the American Revolution," in Bernard Bailyn and John Hench, eds., The Press and the American Revolution (Worcester: AAS, 1981); Printing and Society in Early America, ed. William L. Joyce et al. (Worcester: AAS, 1983); Early American Law and Society (1983)
[Updated 2001]

BOWDEN, ANN
(Died May 23, 2001)
Fellowship:
Peterson 92-93, "A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of SirWalter Scott, 1792-1836" (Ransom Scholar, Humanities Research Center, Texas at Austin)
Education: Radcliffe, B.A., 48; Columbia, M.S., 51; Texas at Austin, Ph.D., 75
[Updated 2001]

BRAUDE, ANN D.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 85-86, "Women in American Spiritualism" (Ph.D. cand. in religious studies, Yale)
Education: Vassar, A.B., 77; Chicago, M.A., 78; Yale, M.Phil., 83, Ph.D., 87.
Current Position: dir., Women’s Studies in Religion, Harvard
Fellowship Publications:
Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America (Boston: Beacon Press, 1989); "News from the Spirit World: A Checklist of American Spiritualist Periodicals, 1848-1900," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 99 (1989): 339-462
Other Publications: "Spirits Defend the Rights of Women," in Ellison Findly and Yvonne Haddad, eds., Women, and Social Change (1985); "The Jewish Women's Encounters with American Cultures," Women and Religion in America, vol.1: The Nineteenth Century, ed.Reuther and Keller (1981); Root of Bitterness : Documents of the Social History of American Women. (Co-edited with Nancy F. Cott, Lori Ginsberg, Jeanne Boydston, and Molly Ladd-Taylor; Northeastern Univ. Press, 1996); Women and Religion in America. (Oxford Univ. Press, 1996); “Women’s History is American Religious History” (Ed. Thomas Tweed; Univ. of California Press, 1996)
Web Page: http://www.hds.harvard.edu/faculty/braude.html
[Updated 2005]

BREKKE-ALOISE, LINZY
Fellowship: AHPCS 03-04, "Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Harvard)
Education: Mount Holyoke, B.A., 98; Harvard, M.A., 00, Ph.D., 07
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Stonehill
Web Page: http://www.stonehill.edu/history/aloise.htm
[Updated 2007]

BREKUS, CATHERINE A.
Fellowship: Hiatt 91-92, "Female Preaching and Evangelical Religion in America, 1740-1840" (Ph.D. cand. in American studies, Yale)
Education: Harvard., B.A., 85; Yale, Ph.D., 93
Current Position: assoc. prof. of the history of Christianity, Univ. of Chicago Divinity School; assoc. member, dept. of history
Fellowship Publications:
"Restoring the Divine Order to the World: Religion and the Family in the Antebellum Woman's Rights Movement," in Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen, eds., Religion, Feminism, and the Family, (Westminster John Knox Press, 1996): 166-182; “Harriet Livermore, the Pilgrim Stranger: Female Preaching and Biblical Feminism in Early Nineteenth-Century America,” Church History 65 (September 1996): 389-404 [Jane Dempsey Douglass Prize, American Society of Church History, 1996]; “Strangers and Pilgrims”: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845 (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1998) [Frank and Elizabeth Brewer Prize, American Society of Church History, 1997]; “Interpreting Nineteenth-Century American Religion: From Protestant Unity to Religious Pluralism,” Blackwell Companion to Nineteenth-Century American History, ed. William Barney.
Other Publications: (with Harry S. Stout), "Declension, Gender, and the New Religious History," in Philip R. VanderMeer and Robert P. Swierenga, eds., Belief and Behavior: Essays in the New Religious History (New Brunswick: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1991; (with Harry S. Stout), "A New England Congregation: Center Church, New Haven, 1639-1989," in James Lewis and James Wind, eds., American Congregations (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1994); ed., The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past (University of North Carolina Press, 2007
Address: The University of Chicago Divinity School, 1025 East 58th St., Chicago, IL 60637; cbrekus@uchicago.edu
Web Page: http://divinity.uchicago.edu/faculty/brekus.shtml
[Updated 2008]

BREWER, PRISCILLA J.
Fellowship: Hiatt 84-85, "Technology and Domestic Ideology in the Nineteenth-Century" (Ph.D. cand., American Civilization, Brown)
Education: Williams, B.A., 77; Brown, M.A., 81, Ph.D., 87
Current Position: prof. of American studies, South Florida
Fellowship Publications:
"'We Have a Very Good Cooking Stove': Advertising, Design and Consumer Response to the Cookstove, 1815-1880," Winterthur Portfolio 25 (1990): 35-54; From Fireplace to Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in America (Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 2000)
Other Publications: "Emerson, Lane, and the Shakers," New England Quarterly (1982): 254-75;"Demographic Features of the Shaker Decline," Journal of Interdisciplinary History (1984): 31-52; Shaker Communities, Shaker Lives (Hanover: Univ. Press of New England, 1986)
Web Page: http://www.cas.usf.edu/humanities/brewer.html
[Updated 2005]

BRILL, AMY
Fellowship: Baron 05, "The Observations, a fictional account of a female astronomer in the early 1800s Nantucket," (writer, Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Education: SUNY Binghamton, B.A., 92
[Updated 2005]

BROCK, GEOFFREY
Fellowship: Hearst 01-02, "Poems based on American Historical Events" (poet, Tallahassee, Florida)
Education: Florida State, B.A., 86; Florida, M.F.A., 98; Pennsylvania, MA., Ph.D., 96
Other Publications: translated Disaffections: Complete Poems 1930-1950 by Cesare Pavese (2002)l translated K. by Roberto Calasso (2005); Weighing Light (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2005)
Web Page: http://www.geoffbrock.com
[Updated 2006]

BRODIE, JANET FARRELL
Fellowship:
Peterson 88-89, "Women and Freethought in the U.S., 1820-60" (lecturer in history, California State Polytechnic)
Education: California at Berkeley, B.A., 69; Chicago, M.A., 71, Ph.D., 82
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Claremont
Other Publications: Communicating the Semi-Licit: Family Limitation in Victorian America (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, forthcoming)
[Updated 2005]

BROOKE, JOHN L.
Fellowship: Haven 82-83, "Worcester County Politics, 1789-1840" (visiting asst. prof. of history, Amherst)
Education: Cornell, B.A., 75; Pennsylvania, M.A., 77, Ph.D., 82
Current Position: Humanities Distinguished Professor, Ohio State
Fellowship Publications:
The Heart of the Commonwealth: Society and Political Culture in Central Massachusetts, 1713-1861 (New York, 1989) [Merle Curti Award for Intellectual History; E. Harold Hugo Memorial Book Prize; National Historical Society Book Prize for American History]
Other Publications: "Enterrement, Bapteme, et Communaute en Nouvelle-Angleterre (1740-90)," Annales 42 (1987): 653-86; English version in Robert B. St. George, ed., Material Life in America, 1600-1860 (Boston, 1988): 463-85; "'To the Quiet of the People': Revolutionary Settlements and Civil Unrest in Western Massachusetts, 1774-89," William and Mary Quarterly 46(1989): 425-62; The Refiner's Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844 (New York, 1994); "Ancient Lodges and Self-Created Societies: Freemasonry and the Public Sphere in the Early Republic," in Ronald Hoffman and Peter J. Albert, eds., The Beginnings of the 'Extended Republic': The Federalist Era (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1996), 273-377; "To Be ‘Read by the Whole People’: Press, Party, and Public Sphere in the United States, 1790-1840," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 110 (April 2000), 41-118; "Ecology," in Daniel Vickers, ed., A Companion to Colonial America (Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2003), 44-75; "Consent, Civil Society, and the Public Sphere in the Age of Revolution and the Early American Republic," in Jeffery L. Pasley, Andrew W. Robertson, and David Waldstreicher eds., Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004), 207-250.
Address: Ohio State University, Department of History, 230 W. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210; brooke.10[at]osu.edu
Web Page: http://history.osu.edu/people/person.cfm?ID=668
[Updated 2008]

BROOKS, LISA T.
Fellowship:
Peterson 01-02, "Recovering the Voices of Our Ancestors" (Ph.D. cand. in English, Cornell)
Education: Goddard College, B.A., 93; Boston College, M.A. 98; Cornell, Ph.D., 04
Current Position: asst. prof. of history and literature and of folklore and mythology, Harvard
Fellowship Publications: "The Common Pot: Indigenous Writing and the Reconstruction of Native Space in the Northeast" (diss., 2004); "Two Paths to Peace: Competing Visions of the Common Pot in the Ohio Valley," in The Boundaries Between Us: Natives, Newcomers, and the Struggle for the Old Northwest, 1740-1840, ed. Daniel P. Barr, (2005); (diss., 2004); The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2008)
Other Publications: "Afterword: At the Gathering Place," in American Indian Literary Nationalism, by Robert Warrior, Jace Weaver, and Craig Womack, with a foreword by Simon Ortiz (Univ. of New Mexico Press, 2006); co-author, Reasoning Together: the Native Critics Collective (University of Oklahoma Press, 2008)
Address: Barker 147, 12 Quincy Street, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138; lbrooks[at]fas.harvard.edu
Web Page: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~histlit/bio/brooks.htm
[Updated 2008]

BROWN, CANDY GUNTHER
Fellowship:
Peterson 98-99, "Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America" (Ph.D. cand. in history of American civilization, Harvard)
Education: Harvard, B.A., 92; M.A., 95; Ph.D., 00
Current Position: assoc. prof. of Religious studies, Indiana
Fellowships Publications: The Word in the World Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880 (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2004); "Domestic Nurture Versus Clerical Crisis: The Gender Dimension in Horace Bushnell's and Elizabeth Prentiss's Critiques of Revivalism," in New Perspectives on North American Revivalism, ed. Michael McClymond (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004), 67-83; "Sanctified Singing: The Role of Hymnody in Shaping Wesleyan Evangelism, 1735-1915," in Considering the Great Commission: Evangelism and Mission in the Wesleyan Spirit, ed. Stephen Gunter and Elaine Robinson (Nashville: Abingdon, 2005), 211-220; "Singing Pilgrims: Hymn Narratives of a Pilgrim Community's Progress from This World to That Which is to Come, 1830-90," in Sing Them Over Again to Me: Hymns and Hymnbooks in America, ed. Mark A. Noll and Edith L. Blumhofer (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 194-213; "Publicizing Domestic Piety: The Cultural Work of Religious Texts in the Woman's Building Library," Libraries and Culture 41.1 (Winter 2006): 35-54; "Religious Reading and Publishing," in A History of the Book in America, vol. 3, The Industrial Book, 1840-1880, ed. Scott Casper, Jeff Groves, Stephen Nissenbaum, and Michael Winship (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press & AAS, forthcoming);
Other Publications: "The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Rachel Stearns, 1834-1837: Reinterpreting Women's Religious and Social Experiences in the Methodist Revivals of Nineteenth-Century America," Church History 65.4 (December 1996): 577-95; "'Faith Working through Love': The Wesleyan Revivals and Social Transformation-Considerations for the Contemporary Filipino Church," Phronesis-Journal of the Asian Theological Seminary (January 1997): 5-20; "Prophetic Daughter: Mrs. Mary Fletcher's Renegotiation of Religious and Social Authority," Eighteenth-Century Women: Studies in Their Lives, Work, and Culture 3 (2003): 77-98; "Healing Words: Narratives of Spiritual Healing and Kathryn Kuhlman's Uses of Print Culture, 1947-1976," in Religion and the Culture of Print, ed. James P. Danky (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, forthcoming); "From Tent Meetings and Store-front Healing Rooms to Walmarts and the Internet: Healing Spaces in the United States, the Americas, and the World, 1906-2006," Church History (forthcoming September 2006)
Address: Indiana University, Religious Studies, Sycamore Hall 230, Bloomington, IN, 47405; browncg@indiana.edu
Web Page: http://www.indiana.edu/~relstud/faculty/GuntherBrown.shtml
[Updated 2006]

BROWN, DONA L.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 86-87, "Tourism in New England" (visiting instructor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.)
Education: Bryn Mawr, B.A., 78; Massachusetts at Amherst, M.A., 83; Ph.D., 89
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Vermont
Fellowship Publications:
"Making Something of Nantucket: Nostalgia and Tourism in New England," Retrospection 11, no. 2 (1989); Inventing New England: Regional Tourism in the Nineteenth Century (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995); A Tourist’s New England – Travel Fiction, 1820-1920 (Hanover: Univ. Press of New England, 1999)
Other Publications: "Purchasing the Past: Summer Vacationers and the Colonial Revival in the Piscataqua Region," in A Noble and 5ignified Stream (Old York Historical Society, 1992)
Web Page: http://www.uvm.edu/~history/?Page=brown.html&SM=facsubmenu.html
[Updated 2005]

BROWN, KATHLEEN
Fellowship:
Mellon Postdoc. 97-98, "Foul Bodies and Infected Worlds: Cleanliness and Cultural Authority in Ealry Modern England and America, 1500-1900" (asst. prof. of history, Pennsylvania)
Education: Wesleyan, B.A., 81; Wisconsin, M.A., 85, Ph.D., 90
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Pennsylvania
Fellowship Publications: "Murderous Uncleanness," in Janet Moore Lindman and Michele Lise Tarter, eds., A Centre of Wonders: The Body in Early America (Cornell Univ. Press, 2001)
Other Publications: Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race and Power in Colonial Virginia (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1996)
Web Page: http://www.history.upenn.edu/faculty/brown.htm
[Updated 2005]

BROWN, LOIS
Fellowship:
AAS-NEMLA 00-01, "Made to Sell, Made to Save’: The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature” (Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research, Howard)
Education: Duke, B.A., 87; Boston College, Ph.D., 93
Other Publications: Memoir of James Jackson, the Attentive and Obedient Scholar, Who Died in Boston October 31, 1833. Age 6 Years 11 Months, By His Teacher, Miss Susan Paul. (1835), (Harvard Univ. Press, 2000)
Web Page: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/engl/profiles/brown.shtml
[Updated 2005]

BROWN, RICHARD D.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 77-78, "Communications Networks in Pre-Industrial America" (prof. of history, Connecticut)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 92-93, "The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865" (prof. of history, Connecticut)
Education: Oberlin, B.A., 61; Harvard, M.A., 62, Ph.D., 66
Fellowship Publications: Co-ed., Printing and Society in Early America (Worcester: AAS, 1983); "Spreading the Word: Rural Clergymen and the Communication Network of 18th-Century New England," Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings, 94 (1982): 1-14 (Boston, 1983); Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865 (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1989); The Strength of a People: The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America, 1650-1870 (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1996); "Bulwark of Revolutionary Liberty: Thomas Jefferson's and John Adams's Programs for an Informed Citizenry," in James Gilreath ed., Thomas Jefferson and the Education of Citizens, (Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1998)
Other Publications: Revolutionary Politics in Massachusetts: The Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Towns, 1772-1774 (1970); Modernization: The Transformation of American Life, 1600-1865 (1976); Massachusetts: A Bicentennial History (1978); Major Problems in the Era of the American Revolution, 1760-1791, second edition, (Houghton Mifflin, 2000); "Early American Origins of the Information Age," in Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. and James W. Cortada, eds., A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2000), 39-53, 302-304; with Irene Quenzler Brown The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler: A Story of Rape, Incest, and Justice in Early America (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2003)
Web Page: http://web1.uits.uconn.edu/history/faculty/brown.html
[Updated 2005]

BROWN, THOMAS
Fellowship:
Peterson 90-91, "The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part" (asst. prof. of history, Detroit Mercy)
Education: Brooklyn, B.A., 75; Columbia, M.A., 76, M.Phil., 78, Ph.D., 81
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Detroit Mercy
Fellowship Publications:
"From Old Hickory to Sly Fox: The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Party," Journal of the Early Republic, repr. in Ralph D. Gray and Michael A. Morrison, eds., New Perspectives on the Early Republic: Essays from The Journal of the Early Republic, 1981-1991 (Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1994), 322-51
Other Publications: Politics and Statesmanship: Essays on the American Whig Party (New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1985)
[Updated 1997]

BROWN, THOMAS J.
Fellowship:
Peterson 03-04, "The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War" (assoc. prof. of history and asst. dir. of Institute for Southern Studies, South Carolina)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 81, A.M., 81, J.D., 84, Ph.D., 95
Fellowship Publications: ed. The Public Art of Civil War Commemoration: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford/Saint Martin's, 2004)
Other Publications: Dorothea Dix, New England Reformer (Cambridge, Mass., 1998); co-ed. Hope and Glory: Essays on the Legacy of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment (University of Massachusetts Press, 2001); Reconstructions: New Perspectives on the Postbellum United States (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2006)
Web Page: http://www.cas.sc.edu/hist/faculty/brown.html
[Updated 2006]

BROWNE, KATRINA
Fellowship:
Hearst Artist 00, "Traces of the Trade" research the history and legacy of the slave trade in New England (documentary filmmaker, Berkeley, CA)
Education: Princeton, B.A. 90, Pacific School of Religion, M.A. 97
Current Position:
documentary filmmaker, Ebb Pod Productions
Web Page: http://www.tracesofthetrade.org
[Updated 2005]

BROYLES, MICHAEL
Fellowship:
R.A. 89-90, "From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston" (prof. of music, Maryland at Baltimore)
Education: Austin College, B.A., 61; Texas at Austin, M.A., 64, Ph.D., 67
Current Position: prof. of music and American history, Penn State
Fellowship Publications: Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1992); "Music and Class Structure in Antebellum Boston," Journal of the American Musicological Society (Fall 1991)
Other Publications: The Emergence and Evolution of Beethoven's Heroic Style (New York: Excelsior Press, 1987); A Yankee Musician in Europe: The European Journals of Lowell Mason (Univ. of Michigan Research Press, 1990)
Web Page: http://www.personal.psu.edu/meb11/
[Updated 2005]

BRUECKNER, MARTIN
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 98-99, “The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America” (asst. prof. of English, Delaware)
Education: Mainz, B.A., 89; 92; Brandeis, Ph.D., 97
Current Position: assoc. prof., English and material culture studies, Delaware
Fellowship Publications: “Lessons in Geography: Maps, Spellers, and Other Grammers of Nationalism in the Early Republic,” American Quarterly 51, 2 (1999): 311-43; “Literacy for Empire: The ABCs of Geography and the Rule of Territoriality in Early Nineteenth-Century America,” in Helena Michie and Ronald R. Thomas, eds., Nineteenth-Century Geographies: Anglo-American Tactics of Space (New Brunswick: Rutgers Univ. Press, 2003), 172-190; “Mapping the South: Image, Archive, and the Construction of Regional Identity in the Age of Washington” in Greg O’Brien and Tamara Harvey, eds., George Washington & Conceptions of the Late Eighteenth-Century South (Tallahassee: Univ. Press of Florida); The Geographic Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National Identity (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2006)
Other Publications: "Contested Sources of the Self: The Geographies of Lewis, Clark, and Native Americans," in Udo Hebel, ed., The Construction and Contestation of American Cultures and Identities in the Early National Period (Heidelberg: Winter, 1999), 25-46; "The Plot Thickens: Surveying Manuals, Drama, and the Materiality of Narrative Form in Early Modern England," co-authored with Kristen Poole, English Literary History 69, 3 (2002): 617-648; "Sense, Census, and the 'Statistical View' of the Modern Subject in The Literary Magazine and Jane Talbot," in Philip Barnard, Mark Kamrath, Stephen Shapiro, eds., Revising Charles Brockden Brown: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality in the Early Republic (Knoxville: Tennessee University Press, 2004), 281-309
Address: Univ. of Delaware, English Dept., 212 Memorial Hall, Newark, DE, 19716; mcb@udel.edu
Web Page: http://www.english.udel.edu/Profiles/brueckner.htm
[Updated 2006]

BULLOCK, STEVEN C.
Fellowship:
R.A. 92-93, "American Freemasonry" (assoc. prof. of history, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Education: Houghton, B.A., 78; SUNY at Binghamton, M.A., 80; Brown, A.M., 82, Ph.D., 86
Fellowship Publications: "According to Their Rank: Masonry and the Revolution, 1775-1792," Heredom: The Transactions of the Scottish Rite Society, IV (1995), 73-105; Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840 (Chapel Hill: IEAHC and Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1996); "Review Essay--Initiating the Enlightenment?: Recent Works on European Freemasonry," Eighteenth-Century Life, 20 (February 1996): 80-92; "A Mumper among the Gentle: Tom Bell, Colonial Confidence Man," William & Mary Quarterly, 55 (1998), 231-258 [Percy Adams Prize, SEASESC, 1999]
Other Publications: The American Revolution: A History in Documents (Oxford University Press, 2003)
Web Page: http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/HUA/People/bullock.html
[Updated 2006]

BURKE, MARTIN J.
Fellowship:
Peterson 94-95, "Signs of the Cross: Protestants, Catholics, and the Construction of Religious Identities in America, 1700-1900" (lecturer in history, Univ. College, Galway, Ireland)
Education: City College of New York, A.B., 73; Michigan, A.M., 77, Ph.D., 87
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Lehman College, CUNY
Other Publications: "Mathew Carey and the Vindicia Hibernicae," in J. Leersseor, ed., The Literature of Politics and the Politics of Literature (Amsterdam: RoDoPi, 1994); "A German Academic in the Wilderness: Francis Lieber and the Higher Learning in America," in M. Burke and J. Boyer, eds., The Fate of Liberal Education (LaSalle: Open Court, 1995); The Conundrum of Class: Public Discourse on the Social Order in America (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1995)
Web Page: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/History/pages/profs/burke.html
[Updated 2005]

BURNS, MARTHA DENNIS
Fellowship:
Peterson 93-94, "A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Brown)
Education: Michigan, 86; Brown, M.A., 89
Fellowship Publications: "The Power of Music Enhanced By the Word: Lowell Mason and the Transformation of Sacred Music in Lyman Beecher's New England," Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife: Annual Proceedings (1996)
[Updated 1997]

BURSTEIN, ANDREW
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, “Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution of America’s Romantic Self-Image” (asst. prof. of history, Northern Iowa)
Education: Columbia, B.A., 74; Michigan, M.A.,75; Virginia, Ph.D., 94
Current Position: Charles Phelps Manship Professor of History, Louisiana State
Fellowship Publications: Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution of America’s Romantic Self-Image (Hill & Wang, 1999); America's Jubilee: How in 1826 a Generation Remembered Fifty Years of Independence (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001); The Passions of Andrew Jackson (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004)
Other Publications:
The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist (Univ. Press of Virginia, 1995); Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello (2005); The Original Knickerbocker: The Life of Washington Irving (2007)
Address: Louisiana State University, 224 Himes Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803; aburstein@lsu.edu
Web Page: http://www.aburstein.com
[Updated 2008]

BUSH, SARGENT
(Died October 8, 2003)
Fellowship: Peterson 02-03, "The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice" (prof. of English, Wisconsin at Madison)
Education: Princeton., A.B., 59; Iowa, M.A., 64; Ph.D., 67
[Updated 2003]

BUSHMAN, CLAUDIA
Fellowship:
Peterson 91-92, "America Discovers Columbus" (independent scholar)
Education: Wellesley, A.B., 56; Brigham Young, M.A., 63; Boston Univ., Ph.D., 78
Current Position: adj. prof. of history, Columbia
Fellowship Publications:
America Discovers Columbus: How an Italian Explorer Became an American Hero (Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England, 1992)
Other Publications: Mormon Sisters: Women in Early Utah (Emmeline Press, 1976; Republic Salt Lake City: Olympus Publications Co., 1980, 1984); 'A Good Poor Man's Wife': Being the Chronicle of Harriet Hanson Robinson and Her Family in Nineteenth-Century New England (Hanover, NH: The Univ. Press of New England, 1981); ed., with Harold B. Hancock, and Elizabeth Moyne Homsey, Proceedings of the Assembly of the Lower Counties on Delaware, 1770-1776, of the Constitutional Convention of 1776, and of the House of Assembly of the Delaware State, 1776-1781 (Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1986); ed., with Harold B. Hancock, and Elizabeth Moyne Homsey, Proceedings of the House of Assembly of the Delaware State 1781-1792 and the Constitutional Convention of 1792 (Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1988); So Laudable an Undertaking: The Wilmington Library, 1788 to 1798 (Wilmington: Delaware Heritage Press, 1989)
[Updated 2005]

BUTLER, LESLIE
Fellowship:
Peterson 98-99, "James Russell Lowell and the Cultural Politics of Antebellum American Nationalism" (visiting asst. prof. of history, Reed)
Education: Rochester, B.A., 91; Yale, M.Phil., 94; Ph.D., 97
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Dartmouth
Web Page: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~history/faculty/butler.html
[Updated 2005]

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