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GAC, SCOTT E.
Fellowship:
Peterson 01-02, "The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Antebellum Reform" (Ph.D. cand. in history, the Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York)
Education: Columbia, B.A. 95; Juilliard, M.M., 96; CUNY, M.Phil., 00
Current Position: asst. prof. of American studies, Trinity
Fellowship Publication: Singing for Freedom (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007)
Address: Trinity College, Seabury 033, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106, scott.gac[at]trincoll.edu
[Updated 2009]

GALE, MARK W.
Fellowship:
Teacher 97, "Trace the rise of the anti-slavery movement in New England and the role of free African-Americans" (history teacher, Coupeville High School, Coupeville, WA)
Education: Chapman College, B.A., Lesley College, M.Ed.
[Updated 1997]

GAMMON, CATHERINE
Fellowship:
Artist 96, "Research for a novel about the Salem witchcraft trials" (asst. prof. of English, Pittsburgh)
Education: Pomona, B.A., 67; Iowa, M.F.A., 76
Other Publications: Isabel Out of the Rain (Mercury House, 1991); "Guilty," The Kenyon Review (Summer/Fall 1995); "Issues of Appropriation," Ploughshares (Spring 1996); "This Man, This Rape," Central Park 25 (Summer 1996)
[Updated 1997]

GANSER, ALEXANDRA
Fellowship: Ebeling, 09-10, "(Post)Colonial Economies and Spectacles of Consumption in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy from the Late 17th Century to 1900" (asst. prof. of English and American studies, Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg)
[Updated 2009]

GANTER, GRANVILLE
Fellowship:
Peterson 01-02, "Pregnant Words: The Matrix of Public Speech in the Northeast, 1840-1860" (asst. prof. of English, St. John's)
Education: Boston Univ., B.A., 83; Vermont at Burlington, M.A., 89; CUNY, M.Phil., 95; CUNY, Ph.D., 98
Current Position: assoc. prof. of English, St. John's
Fellowship Publications: "'He Made Us Laugh Some': Frederick Douglass's Humor" African American Review 37.4 (Winter 2003): 535-552
Web Page: http://new.stjohns.edu/academics/graduate/liberalarts/departments
/english/faculty/bi_eng_ganter.sju

[Updated 2005]

GARDNER, JARED
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 00-01, "The Literary Museum: Periodicals and the Unsettling of American Literature" (assoc. prof. of English, Ohio State)
Education: Amherst, B.A., 87; Johns Hopkins, M.A., 91, Ph.D., 95
Other Publications: Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature (Johns Hopkins, 1998); "The Literary Museum and the Unsettling of the Early American Novel," ELH (Fall 2000)
Web Page: http://english.osu.edu/people/person.cfm?ID=237
[Updated 2005]

GARVEY, ELLEN GRUBER
Fellowship:
Peterson 08-09, "Book, Paper, Scissors: Scrapbooks Remake American Print Culture" (assoc. prof. of English, New Jersey City)
Education:
Other Publications: The Adman in the Parlor: Magazines and the Gendering of Consumer Culture (Oxford University Press, 1996)
Web page: http://web.njcu.edu/sites/faculty/egarvey/Content/default.asp
[Updated 2008]

GASSER, ERIKA
Fellowship:
Peterson 03-04, "The Afflicted Grew Presently Well" (Ph.D. cand. in history/women's studies, Michigan)
Education: Brown, B.A., 94; Michigan at Ann Arbor, M.A., 00
[Updated 2003]

GELLMAN, DAVID N.
Fellowship: Peterson 04-05, "Liberty's Legacy: The Jay Family and the Problem of American Freedom" (asst. prof. of history, DePauw)
Education: Amherst, B.A., 88; Northwestern, Ph.D., 97
Other Publications: Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877 with David Quigley (New York University Press, 2003)
Web Page: http://www.depauw.edu/acad/history/faculty/gellman.asp
[Updated 2004]

GEORGE, ANGELA SUSAN
Fellowship:
Last 07-08 "The Old New World: Unearthing Mesoamerican Antiquity in the Art and Culture of the United States, 1839-1893" (Ph.D. cand. in art history and archaeology, Maryland)
Education: UCLA, B.A., 93; Parsons, M.A., 99
[Updated 2007]

GERNES, TODD STEVEN
Fellowship:
Hiatt 90-91, "Schoolgirls: Young Women's Literary Culture, Political Expression, and the Aesthetics of Affiliation in Nineteenth-Century America" (Ph.D. cand. in American civilization, Brown)
Education: Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A., 84, M.A., 86; Brown, A.M., 87, Ph.D., 92
Current Position: Coordinator of Upper Level Writing, Michigan
Fellowship Publications:
"Recasting the Culture of Ephemera: Young Women's Literary Culture in 19th Century America" (Ph.D. diss., Brown, 1992); "Poetic Justice: Sarah Forten, Eliza Earle, and the Paradox of Intellectual Property," New England Quarterly 71 (1998): 229-65; "Recasting the Culture of Ephemera," in John Trimbur, ed., Popular Literacy: Studies in Cultural Practices and Poetics (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2001)
[Updated 2002]

GIBSON, ALAN
Fellowship:
Hiatt 89-90, "The Development of the Concept of Public Opinion in the American Enlightenment, 1760-1800" (Ph.D. cand. in goverment, Notre Dame)
Education: Notre Dame, Ph.D., 93
Current Position: asst. prof. of political science, California State at Chico
Web Page: http://www.csuchico.edu/pols/FacultyBios/Gibson/Gibson.htm
[Updated 2005]

GILBERT, ELLEN
Fellowship: Peterson 03-04, "St. Wulstan Society Papers" (instructor in Douglass Scholars Program, Rutgers)
Education: Clark, B.A., 73; Columbia, M.S., 82, D.L.S., 92
[Updated 2003]

GILDRIE, RICHARD P.
Fellowship:
Peterson 83-84, "New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740" (prof. of history, Austin Peay State)
Education: Eckerd, B.A., 66; Virginia, M.A., 68, Ph.D., 71
Fellowship Publications: "Tavern Lore and Popular Culture in Essex County, Massachusetts, 1678-1686," Essex Institute Historical Collections (1988): 158-85; "Defiance, Diversion, and the Exercise of Arms: The Several Meanings of Training Days in Colonial Massachusetts," Military Affairs 52 (1988): 53-55; "Visions of Evil: Puritanism and Popular Culture in the Witchcraft Crisis, 1692," Journal of American Culture 8 (1985): 17-33; The Profane, the Civil, and the Godly: The Reformation of Manners in Orthodox New England, 1679-1749 (State College: Penn State Univ. Press, 1994) [Kenneth Latourette Prize in 1990-91 from the Conference on Faith and History]
Other Publications: Salem, Massachusetts, 1626-1683: A Convenant Community (1975); "`Gallant Life': Theft on the Salem-Marblehead Waterfront in the 1680s," Essex Institute Historical Collections (1986); "The Ceremonial Puritan: Days of Humiliation and Thanksgiving," New England History and Genealogy Register 136 (1983): 3-16
Address: Dept. of History and Philosophy, APSU, Clarksville, TN 37040
[Updated 2005]

GILLESPIE, SARAH KATE
Fellowship: Drawn to Art 06-07, "'One Thing New Under the Sun': The Cross-Currents of Science and Art in the American Daguerreotype, 1839-1850" (Ph.D. cand., CUNY)
Education: Mount Hoyloyke, B.A., 94; George Washington, M.A., 97
Current Position: asst. prof. of art history, York College, CUNY
Address: York College, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11451
[Updated 2008]

GILMORE-LEHNE, WILLIAM J.
(Died, March 19, 1999)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 79-80 (assoc. prof. of history, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
Fellowship: R.A. 83-84, "Reading and the Circulation of Print in Rural New England, 1787-1839" (assoc. prof. of history, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 90-91, "The State of Knowledge on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution" (assoc. prof. of history, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
Fellowship: R.A. 98-99, "A Republic of Knowledge: Communications and the Rise of an Age of Reading in America, 1639-1861" (assoc. prof. of history, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
Education: Merrimack, B.A., 66; Virginia, Ph.D., 71; Columbia Rare Book School, 85
Fellowship Publications: "Elementary Literacy on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution: Trends in Rural New England, 1760-1830," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 92 (1982): 87-178; Reading Becomes a Necessity of Life: Material and Cultural Development in Rural New England, 1780-1835 (Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1989); "Literacy [in American History]" Encyclopedia of American Social History (1993)
Other Publications: Psychohistorical Inquiry: A Comprehensive Research Bibliography (New York: Garland, 1984); "Truants and Scholars--Daily Attendance in the District School: A Rural New England Case, 1828-29," Vermont History 53 (1985): 95-103; "Literacy, the Rise of an Age of Reading, and the Cultural Grammar of Print Communications in America, 1735-1850," Communication 11 (1988): 23-46
[Updated 1999]

GILPIN, W. CLARK
Fellowship:
Haven 82-83, "Eighteenth-Century Protestant Concepts of the Church" (assoc. prof., Grad. Seminary, Phillips)
Education: Oklahoma, B.A., 67; Lexington Theological Seminary, M.Div., 70; Chicago, M.A., 70. Ph.D., 74
Current Position: prof. of the history of Christianity, The Divinity School, Chicago
Fellowship Publications
: "The Seminary Ideal in American Protestant Ministerial Education, 1700-1808," Theological Education 20 (1984): 85-106; A Preface to Theology (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1996)
Other Publications: The Millenarian Piety of Roger Williams (1979)
Web Page: http://divinity.uchicago.edu/faculty/profile_wcgilpin.html
[Updated 2005]

GINSBERG, ELAINE K.
Fellowship:
Daniels 76-77, "Nineteenth-Century Novels of Female Adolescence" (assoc. prof. of English, West Virginia)
Education: Trinity, A.B., 57; Oklahoma, M.A., 66, Ph.D., 71
Current Position: retired, 2001
Fellowship Publications: "Susan B. Anthony," "Amelia Bloomer," "Maria Cummins," "Hannah Foster," "M.J. Holmes," "E.D.E.N. Southworth," in American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, ed. Lina Mainero (1979-82)
Other Publications: "The Female Initiation Theme in American Fiction," Studies in American Fiction 3 (1975); "Virginia Woolf and the Americans," Bulletin of Res. in the Humanities 86 (1983-85); (ed. and introduction), Passing and the Fictions of Identity (Durham: Duke Univ. Press, 1996)
[Updated 2001]

GINSBERG, LESLEY
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 97-98, "The Romance of Dependency: Childhood and the Ideology of Love in American Literature, 1825-1870" (Ph.D. in English, Stanford)
Education: California at Berkeley, B.A., 87; Stanford, Ph.D., 97
Current Position: asst. prof. of English, Colorado at Colorado Springs
Other Publications: "'The Willing Captive': Narrative Seduction and the Ideology of Love in Hawthorne's A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys" American Literature (June 1993); "The Gothic Horror of Poe's 'The Black Cat,'" in Robert K. Martin and Eric Savoy, eds., American Gothic: New Interventions in a National Narrative (Iowa City: Iowa Univ. Press, 1998)
Web Page: http://web.uccs.edu/lasdean/FacultyExpertiseIndex/ginsberg.htm
[Updated 2005]

GITELMAN, LISA
Fellowship:
Last 07-08 "Early Photographs of Words Backwards" (assoc. prof. of media studies, Catholic)
Education: Chicago, A.B., 83; Columbia, M.A., 85; Columbia, Ph.D., 91
[Updated 2007]

GLADMAN, KIMBERLY
Fellowship:
Peterson 00-01, "Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America" (Ph.D. cand. in comparative literature, New York Univ.)
Education: Yale, B.A., 90; New York Univ., M.A., 96
[Updated 2000]

GOLDSBY, JACQUELINE
Fellowship:
Peterson 00-01, "A Spectacular Secret: The Cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life" (asst. prof. of English, Cornell)
Education: California at Berkeley, B.A., 84; Yale, M.A., 93, M.Phil, 98, Ph.D., 98
Current Position: asst. prof. of English, Chicago
Other Publications: "'I Disguised My Hand': Writing Versions of the Truth in Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and John Jacobs' 'A True Tale of Slavery'" (1995); "The High and Low-Tech of It: The Meaning of Lynching and the Death of Emmett Till" (1996); "'Keeping the Secret of Authorship': A Critical Look at the 1912 Publication of James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man" (1998)
Web Page: http://english.uchicago.edu/graduate/amer/goldsby.html
[Updated 2005]

GOULD, PHILIP
Fellowship:
AAS-NEMLA 99-00, "'A Barbaric Trade': Commerce, Antislavery, and Cultures of Manners in Anglo-America, 1770-1830" (asst. prof. of English, Brown)
Education: Brown, B.A., 83; Wisconsin at Madison, M.A., 88; Ph.D., 93
Current Position: assoc. prof. of English, Brown
Fellowship Publications: Barbaric Traffic: Commerce and Antislavery in the 18th Century Atlantic World (Harvard Univ. Press, 2003)
Other Publications: Covenant and Republic: Historical Romance and the Politics of Puritanism (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1996)
Web Page: http://www.brown.edu/Departments/English/faculty/pgould.php
[Updated 2005]

GOULD, SARAH
Fellowship:
Last 08-09, "Seeing American: The Visual Representation of Race in Early American Children's Literature and Games" (Ph.D. cand. in American culture, Michigan)
Education:
[Updated 2008]

GRAFF, HARVEY J.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 88-89, "Conflicting Paths: The Transformations of Growing Up, 1750-1920" (prof. of history and humanities, Texas at San Antonio)
Education: Northwestern, B.A., 70; Toronto, M.A., 71, Ph.D., 75
Current Position: prof. of English and history, Ohio State
Fellowship Publications: Conflicting Paths: Growing Up in America (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1995); "Literary, Libraries, Lives: New Cultural and Social Histories," Libraries and Culture 26 (1991): 24-45; "Remaking Growing Up: Nineteenth-Century America," Histoire sociale--Social History 24 (1991): 35-59
Other Publications: The Literacy Myth (Academic Press, 1979, new edition Transaction, 1991); ed. Literacy and Social Development in the West (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1981); The Legacies of Literacy (Indiana Univ. Press, 1987, 1991); ed. Growing Up in America: Historical Experiences (Detroit: Wayne State Univ. Press, 1987); The Labyrinths of Literacy (Falmer, 1987, exp. & rev. ed., Pittsburgh, 1995); Dallas: The Book (in progress)
Web Page: http://people.cohums.ohio-state.edu/graff40/
[Updated 2005]

GRAHAM, MARYEMMA
Fellowship:
AAS-NEMLA 90-91, "Afro-American Authorship, 1746-1906" (assoc. prof. of English, Northeastern)
Education: North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A.; Northwestern, M.A.; Cornell, M.P.S., Ph.D., 77
Current Position: prof. of English, Kansas
Other Publications: How I Wrote Jubilee and Other Essays on Life and Literature by Margaret Walker (1990); Conversations with Ralph Ellison (1995); On Being Female, Black and Free: Essays by Margaret Walker, 1932-1992 (1997); Teaching African American Literature: Theory and Practice (1998); Fields Watered With Blood: Critical Essays on Margaret Walker (2001), Conversations with Margaret Walker (2002); ed. The Cambridge Companion to the African American Novel (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004)
[Updated 2005]

GRAHAM, SUSAN
Fellowship:
Peterson 05-06, "Female Dorrites and Antebellum Partisanship" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Minnesota)
Education: Northwestern, B.A., 90; Columbia, M.A., 91
[Updated 2005]

GRANT, KATHERINE M.
Fellowship:
Peterson 94-95, "The Lyceum Movement in America, 1826-1890" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Yale)
Education: Amherst, B.A., 89; Yale, M.A., 93
[Updated 1997]

GRASSO, CHRISTOPHER
Fellowship:
Peterson 99-00, "Skepticism and American Faith: The Early Nineteenth Century" (assoc. prof. of history, William & Mary)
Current Position: assoc. prof of history, William and Mary, and ed. of William and Mary Quarterly, Omohundro Institute of Early American Studies
Education
: Southern Connecticut State, B.A., 83, M.A., 85; Yale, M.A., 91, Ph.D., 92
Other Publications A Speaking Aristocracy: Transforming Public Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press and OIEAHC, 1999)
Web Page: http://www.wm.edu/history/directory.php?personid=555
[Updated 2005]

GREEN, HARVEY
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "Myth and History in American Literary and Material Culture, 1850-1910" (prof. of history, Northeastern)
Education: Rochester, B.A., 68; Rutgers, M.A., 70, Ph.D., 76
Fellowship Publications: "Myth, History and the American Historical Romance in the Ninteenth Century," in Maarika Toivonen, ed., Roots and Renewal (Helsinki: Univ. of Helsinki Press, 2001); Wood: Craft, Culture, History (NY: Viking, 2006)
Other Publications: The Uncertainty of Everyday Life, 1915-1945 (New York: HarperCollins, 1992); Fit for America: Health, Fitness, Sport, and American Society, 1830-1940, (New York: Pantheon, 1985); Light of the Home: An Intimate View of the Lives of Women in Victorian America, 1870-1910 (New York: Pantheon, 1983)
Address: Northeastern University, 215 Meserve Hall, Boston, MA 02115; harvey@waterloom.com
Web Page: http://www.history.neu.edu/faculty/green/
[Updated 2008]

GREEN, JAMES N.
Fellowship:
Boni 86-87, "The Book Distribution Network of Mathew Carey, 1785-1820" (assoc. librarian, Library Company of Philadelphia)
Fellowship: Botein 89-90, "The Transformation of the American Book Trade, 1785-1825" (assoc. librarian, Library Company of Philadelphia)
Education: Oberlin, A.B., 69; Yale, M.Phil., 72; Columbia, M.S., 76
Current Position: librarian, Library Company of Philadelphia
Fellowship Publications:"Mathew Carey," Dictionary of Literary Biography 73: American Magazine Journalists (Detroit: Gale/Bruccoli Clark, 1988); "From Printer to Publisher: Mathew Carey and the Origins of 19th-Century Book Publishing," in Michael Hackenberg ed., Getting the Books Out, (Washington, DC: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, 1987)
Other Publications: Mathew Carey, Publisher and Patriot (Philadelphia: Library Company of Philadelphia, 1985); The Rittenhouse Mill and the Beginnings of Papermaking in America (Philadelphia: Library Company of Philadelphia, 1990); "Benjamin Franklin as Publisher and Bookseller," in Reappraising Franklin (Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1993); "Memory, Reason, and Imagination: Franklin's Library Company and Du Simitière's American Museum" Mémoire privée, mémoire collective dans l'Amérique pré-industrielle (Paris: Berg International, 1994); "The Cowl knows what will suit in Virginia: Parson Weems on Southern Readers," Printing History 34 (1995); "The Publishing History of Olaudah Equiano's Interesting Narrative," Slavery and Abolition (Dec. 1995); "The Book Trade in the Middle Colonies, 1680-1720" and "English Books and Printing in the Age of Franklin," in David Hall and Hugh Amory, eds., A History of the Book in America, Volume One: The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press and the American Antiquarian Society, 2000); "The Nineteenth Century: Overrated or Undervalued?" in Getting Ready for the Nineteenth Century: Proceedings of the 39th RBMS Preconference, Chicago, American Library Association (2000); "Thinking about Franklin's Library," in C. Mulford and D. Shields, Finding Colonial America(s): Essays Honoring J.A. Leo Lemay (Univ. of Delaware, 2000)
Address: Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
[Updated 2005]

GREENFIELD, BRUCE R.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEMLA 89-90, "Plotting the Mississippi: A Comparative Study of Eighteenth-Century Discovery Rhetoric" (asst. prof. of English, Dalhousie)
Education: York, B.A., 73; McGill, M.A., 77; Columbia, Ph.D., 85
Current Position: assoc. prof of English, Dellousie
Fellowship Publications
: Narrating Discovery: The Romantic Explorer in American Literature, 1790-1855 (New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1992); "The Oral in the Written: The Irony of Representation in Louis Hennepin's D.scription de la Louisiane," Historical Reflections/Reflexious Historiques 21, no. 2 (Spring, 1995)
[Updated 2001]

GREENHILL, JENNIFER ANN
Fellowship:
AHPCS 89-90, "The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906" (Ph.D. cand. in art history, Yale)
Education: California at Los Angles, B.A., 98; Williams, M.A., 00
[Updated 2005]

GREENHOUSE, WENDY
Fellowship:
Peterson 87-88, "Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America" (Ph.D. cand. in the history of art, Yale)
Education: Yale, B.A., 77; Simmons, M.L.S., 81; Yale, Ph.D., 89
Current Position: independent art historian
Fellowship Publications
"The American Portrayal of Tudor and Stuart History, 1835-65;" 2 vols. (Ph.D. diss., Yale, 1989); "Imperilled Ideals: British Historical Heroines in Antebellum American History Painting" in Redefining American History Painting, Patricia Burnham and Lucretia Giese, eds. (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995)
Other Publications: "Benjamin West and Edward III: A Neoclassical Painter and Medieval History," Art History 8 (1985): 176-91; with Jontyle T. Robinson, The Art of Archibald Journal Motley, Jr. (Chicago Historical Society, 1991); "The Landing of the Fathers: Representing the National Past, 1770-1860" in William Ayres ed., Picturing History: American Painting 1770-1930, (Rizzoli: 1993); with Susan S. Weininger, Herman Menzel: A Rediscovered Regionalist (Chicago Historical Society, 1993); "Daniel Huntington and the Ideal of Christian Art," Winterthur Portfolio 31 no.2/3 (1996), 103-140
Address: 303 North Cuyler Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302-2302; wgreenhouse[at]earthlink.net
[Updated 2001]

GREENSPAN, EZRA
Fellowship:
Mellon Distinguished Scholar 09-10, "William Wells Brown: An African-American Life in Letters" (Kahn Chair in Humanities and Professor of English, Southern Methodist University)
Education: Brown, Ph.D.
[Updated 2009]

GRIFFITH, SALLY F.
Fellowship:
Peterson 92-93, "Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers" (assoc. prof. of history, Villanova)
Education: Radcliffe, A.B., 74; Johns Hopkins, M.A., 81, Ph.D., 85
Current Position: independent scholar
Fellowship Publications:
"Rituals of Incorporation in Ante-Bellum Civic Life," Mid America: An Historical Review 82 (Winter/Summer 2000), 51-70; "'A Proper Spirit of Enterprise': The Booster Ethos and Resistance to Abolitionism in Jacksonian Cincinnati" in Trading Cultures: Essays on the Worlds of Western Merchants (Brussels: Brepols for the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, Princeton, forthcoming)
Other Publications: Home Town News: William Allen White and the Emporia Gazette (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1989); (ed.) The Autobiography of William Allen White (Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 1990); "Order, Discipline, and a Few Cannon: Benjamin Franklin, The Association, and the Rhetoric of Boosterism," Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 116 (April 1992); "'A Total Dissolution of the Bonds of Society': Community Wealth and Regeneration in Mathew Carey's Short Account of the Malignant Fever," in Bill G. Smith and J. Worth Estes eds., "A Melancholy Scene of Devastation;" The Public Response to the 1793 Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic, (Philadelphia College of Phys. and Library Company of Philadelphia, 1997); Serving History in a Changing World: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania in the Twentieth Century (Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2001)
Address: sgriffit[at]comcast.net
[Updated 2006]

GROSS, JONATHAN
Fellowship:
Peterson 07-08, "Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Prose Clippings" (prof. of English, DePaul)
Education: Haverford, B.A., 84; Columbia, M.A., 86, M.Phil., 87, Ph.D., 92
[Updated 2007]

GROSS, ROBERT A.
Fellowship:
Peterson 84-85, "The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America" (assoc. prof. of history and American studies, Amherst)
Fellowship: Mellon Dist. Scholar-in-Residence 02-03, "The Transcendentalists and Their World" (Forrest D. Murden prof. of American studies and history, William & Mary) Education: Pennsylvania, B.A., 66; Columbia, M.A., 68, Ph.D., 76
Current Position: Draper prof. of Early American History, Connecticut
Fellowship Publications:
"The Authority of the Word: Print and Social Change in America, 1607-1880," (paper, AAS, 1984); "Printing, Politics and the People," The 1989 James Russell Wiggins Lecture it the History of the Book in American Culture (Worcester, 1989); "Reading Culture, Reading Books," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 106:1 (1996): 59-78; "Commemorating Concord," Common-place 4 (October 2003), online at http://www.common-place.org/vol-04/no-01/gross/
Other Publications: The Minutemen and Their World (1976); "Books and Libraries in Thoreau's Concord," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 97 (1987): 129-88, 331-451; ed., In Debt to Shays: The Bicentennial of an Agrarian Rebellion (Charlottesville, VA, 1993)
Web Page: http://web1.uits.uconn.edu/history/faculty/gross.html
[Updated 2005]

GROVES, JEFFREY D.
Fellowship:
Peterson 95-96, "Ticknor and Fields: Literary Promotion and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865" (assoc. prof. of English, Harvey Mudd)
Education: La Verne, B.A., 81; Claremont Graduate School, M.A., 83; Ph.D., 87
Current Position: prof. of English, Harvey Mudd
Other Publications: "'Ticknor-and-Fields-ism of all kinds': Thomas Starr king, Literary Promotion, and Canon Formation," New England Quarterly 68 (June 1995): 206-222; "Judging Literary Books By Their Covers: House Styles, Ticknor and Fields, and Literary Promotion," in Lane Stiles and Michelle Moylan eds., Reading Books: The Artifact as Text and Context (Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1996); ed. with Scott Casper and Joanne Chaison Perspectives on American Book History: Artifacts and Commentary (Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2002)
Web Page: http://www2.hmc.edu/~groves/
[Updated 2005]

GUNN, ROBERT
Fellowship:
Peterson 08-09, "Ethnology and Empire: John Russell Bartlett and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands" (asst. prof. of English, Texas at El Paso)
Education: Oberlin, B.A.; New York, M.A., Ph.D.
[Updated 2008]

GUNTHER, CANDY see BROWN, CANDY GUNTHER

GURA, PHILIP F.
Fellowship:
Peterson 89-90, "The Reverend Nathan Fiske and the Cultural Transformation of Central Massachusetts" (William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture, North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Fellowship: Peterson 98-99, "America's Instrument: The 19th Century Banjo" (William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture, North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Fellowship: Peterson 02-03, "Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th-Century Music Trade" (William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture, North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Fellowship: Mellon Distinguished Scholar 06-07, "The Club of the Like-Minded: Occasions and Principals in American Transcendentalism " (William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture, North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Education: Harvard, B.A., 72, Ph.D., 77
Fellowship Publications: "Early Nineteenth-Century Printing in Rural Massachusetts: John Howe of Greenfield and Enfield, ca. 1803-45, with a Transcription of His `Printer's Book,' ca. 1832," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 101 (1991): 25-62; America's Instrument (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1999); ed. Buried from the World: Inside the Massachusetts State Prison, 1829-1831, the Memorandum Books of the Rev. Jared Curtis (Massachusetts Historical Society, 2001); C.F. Martin & His Guitars, 1796-1873 (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2003); American Transcendentalism: A History (New York: Hill & Wang, 2007)
Other Publications: The Wisdom of Words: Language, Theology, and Literature in the New England Renaissance (Wesleyan: 1981); A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: Puritan Radicalism in New England, 1620-1660 (Wesleyan, 1984); The Crossroads of American History and Literature (Penn State, 1996); Jonathan Edwards, America's Evangelical (Hill & Wang, 2005)
Address: Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dept. of English, CB #3520, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-3520
Web Page: http://www.unc.edu/~gura/
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