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JACKSON, LEON
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 03-04, "The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in America, 1780s-1840s" (asst. prof. of English, South Carolina)
Education: Lancaster, B.A., 87; Oxford, D.Phil., 94; Harvard, M.T.S., 95
Current Position: assoc. prof. of English, South Carolina
Fellowship Publication: The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in Antebellum America (Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 2008)
Web Page: http://www.cas.sc.edu/engl/faculty/faculty_pages/jackson/jackson.html
[Updated 2007]

JACKSON-OPOKU, SANDRA
Fellowship: Hearst 08, "novelist, Chicago, IL, research for a novel entitled God's Gift to the Natives that charts the history and movement of the African diaspora"
Education:
[Updated 2008]

JACKSON-RETONDO, ELAINE P.
Fellowship: Peterson 97-98, "The Penitentiary as an Artifact of the Cultural Landscape - A Comparative Analysis, 1780-1860" (Ph.D. cand. in architecture, California at Berkeley)
Education: Notre Dame, B.A., 86; California at Berkeley, M.A., 91, Ph.D., 01
Current Position: architectural historian, National Park Service
Fellowship Publications: "Manufacturing Moral Reform: Images and Realities of a Nineteenth Century American Prision," People Power and Places: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture VIII., eds., Sally McMurry and Annmarie Adams (Knoxville, TN: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2000)
[Updated 2005]

JAFFEE, DAVID P.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 81-82, "The Formation of a Yankee Culture" (teaching fellow, Harvard)
Fellowship: Peterson 88-89, "The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860" (asst. prof. of history, City College of New York)
Current Position: prof., Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture
Education: Harvard, B.A., 76, M.A., 80, Ph.D., 82
Fellowship Publications: "`One of the Rural Sort': Portrait-Makers in Rural America, 1760-1860," in Jonathan Prude and Steven Hahn eds., Rural America: 1780-1900, Essays in Social History, (Chapel Hill, 1986); "The Village Enlightenment in the Rural North," William and Mary Quarterly 47 (July 1990); "Peddlers of Progress and the Transformation of the Rural North, 1760-1860," Journal of American History 78 (Sept. 1991): 511-535; "The Age of Democratic Portraiture: Artisan-entrepreneurs and the Rise of Consumer goods," in Caroline Sloat, ed., Meet Your Neighbors: New England Portraits, Painters, & Society, 1790-1850 (Sturbridge, MA: Old Sturbridge Village, 1992): 35-46; People of the Wachusett: Greater New England in History and Memory, 1630-1860 (Cornell Univ. Press, 1999)
Address: Academic Programs, Bard Graduate Center, 18 W. 86th Street, New York, NY 10024; djaffee[at]bgc.bard.edu
Web Page: http://www.bgc.bard.edu/academic/faculty/jaffee/jaffee.html
[Updated 2008]

JARVIS, MICHAEL J.
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 03-04, "In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815" (asst. prof. of history, Rochester)
Education: Rutgers, B.A., 89; William & Mary, M.A., 93, Ph.D., 98
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Rochester
Other Publications: "'The Fastest Vessels in the World': The Origin and Evolution of the Bermuda Sloop, 1620-1800," Bermuda Journal of Archaeology and Maritime History VII: 31-50 (1995); "The Vingboons Chart of the James River, circa 1617," with Jeroen van Driel William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser., LIV:357-74 (1997); Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: St. George's. volume II, Bermuda National Trust Architectural Heritage Series (1998); "Maritime Masters and Seafaring Slaves in Bermuda, 1680-1783," William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd series LIX (July 2002): 585-622
Address: University of Rochester, 364 Rush Rhees Library, Rochester, NY 14627-0070; Michael.Jarvis[at]rochester.edu
Web Page: http://www.rochester.edu/College/HIS/faculty/jarvis/
[Updated 2008]

JEFFERS, HONOREE
Fellowship: Baron 09-10, research for a book of poems titled The Art of Mastering, whose centerpiece is a series of poems about Phillis Wheatley, imagining her interior life (poet and assoc. prof. of English, Oklahoma)
Education: Alabama, M.F.A., 96
Other Publications: The Gospel of Barbecue (Kent State University, 2000)

[Updated 2009]

JOHN, RICHARD R.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 86-87, "Managing the Mails: The American Postal System and the Communications Revolution in the Early Republic" (instructor in history and literature, Harvard)
Fellowship: R.A. 94-95, "Visions of Enterprise: The Political Origins of the Modern Communications Infrastructure in the United States, 1837-1917" (asst. prof. of history & postdoc. fellow, College of William & Mary; asst. prof. of history, Illinois at Chicago)
Education: Harvard, B.A., 81, M.A., 83, Ph.D., 89
Current Position: prof. of history, Illinois at Chicago
Fellowship Publications
: "Taking Sabbatarianism Seriously: The Postal System, the Sabbath, and the Transformation of American Political Culture," Journal of the Early Republic 10 (Winter 1990): 517-67; Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1995; paperback ed.,1998) [Allan Nevins Prize, Herman E. Kroos Prize]
Other Publications: "Expanding the Realm of Communications," in Robert A. Gross and Mary Kelley, eds., An Extensive Republic: Print, Culture, and Society in the New Nation (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000); "Recasting the Information Infrastructure for the Industrial Age," in Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., and James Cortada, eds., The Information Age: A History (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2000); "The Politics of Innovation," Daedalus (Winter 1998); (w/ Thomas Leonard) "The Illusion of the Ordinary: John Lewis Krimmel's Village Tavern and the Democratizaion of Public Life in the Early Republic," Pennsylvania History 65 (Winter 1998): 87-96; "Governmental Institutions as Agents of Change: Rethinking American Political Development in the Early Republic, 1787 - 1835," Studies in American Political Development 11 (Fall 1997): 347-380; "The Lost World of Bartleby, the Ex-Officeholder: Variations on a Venerable Literary Form," New England Quarterly 70 (December1997): 631-641; "Elaborations, Revisions, and Dissents: Alfred D. Chandler's The Visible Hand after Twenty Years," Business History Review (Summer 1997): 151-200; "Leonard D. White and the Invention of American Administrative History," Reviews in American History 24 (June 1996): 344-360;"Hilland Hall's 'Report on Incendiary Publications': A Forgotten Nineteenth-Century Defense of the Constitutional Guarantee of the Freedom of the Press," American Journal of Legal History 41 (January 1997): 94-125; "Eben Norton Horsford, the Northmen, and the Founding of Massachusetts," Cambridge Historical Society Proceedings (1998); "American Historians and the Concept of the Communications Revolution," in Lisa Bud-Friedman ed., Information Acumen: The Understanding and Use of Knowledge in Modern Business (London: Routledge, 1994): 98-110; "Communications and Information Processing," in Encyclopedia of Social History, eds. Mary Kupiec Cayton, et al (New York: Scribner's, 1993), vol. 3: 2349-61
Web Page: http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/Faculty/john.html
[Updated 2007]

JOHNSON, ANN
Fellowship:
Botein 02-03, "Engineering Handbooks as Carriers of Knowledge into the Field" (asst. prof. of history, Fordham)
Education: William & Mary, A.B., 86; Yale, M.F.A., 90; Princeton, Ph.D., 00
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, South Carolina
[Updated 2005]

JOHNSON, BRANDON
Fellowship:
Peterson 02-03, "Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Cultrure, 1848-1893" (Ph.D. cand., Chicago)
Education: Utah, B.A., 95; Massachusetts at Amherst, M.A., 97
[Updated 2007]

JOHNSON, LINCK C.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 84-85, "Walden in Its Time" (assoc. prof. of English, Colgate)
Education: Cornell, A.B., 69; Princeton, M.A., 71, Ph.D., 75
Current Position: prof. of English, Colgate
Fellowship Publications: "Reforming the Reformers: Emerson, Thoreau, and the Sunday Lectures at Amory Hall, Boston," ESQ 37 (1991): 235-90; "Amory Hall, 1844: Thoreau among the Radicals" (paper, Thoreau Society, 1987)
Other Publications: Thoreau's Complex Weave: The Writing of "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers," with the Text of the First Draft (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1986); "Contexts of Bravery: Thoreau's Revisions of `The Service' for "A Week," in Joel Myerson ed., Studies in the American Renaissance, (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1983), pp. 281-96; "Revolution and Renewal: The Genres of Walden," in Joel Myerson ed., Critical Essays on Henry David Thoreau's "Walden," (Boston: G.K. Hall, 1988), 215-35
Web Page: http://www.colgate.edu/DesktopDefault1.aspx?tabid=684&pgID=3400&vID=3&dID=12&fID=135
[Updated 2001]

JOHNSON, PAUL E.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 85-86, "From Yeoman to Factory Hand: Studies in Early Industrial Society" (guest lecturer in history, Princeton)
Education: California at Berkeley, B.A., 65; California at Los Angeles, M.A., 68, Ph.D., 75
Current Position: prof. of history, South Carolina
Fellowship Publications
: "Drinking, Temperance, and the Construction of Identity in Nineteenth-Century America," Social Science Information 25 (1986): 521-30; "Art and the Language of Progress in Early Industrial Paterson: Sam Patch at Clinton Bridge," American Quarterly (December 1988) 433-39; co-author, with Sean Wilentz, The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1994)
Other Publications: A Shopkeeper's Millenium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 (New York: Hill and Wang, 1978); "The Modernization of Mayo Greenleaf Patch: Land, Family, and Marginality in New England, 1766-1818," New England Quarterly 55 (1982); "Democracy, Patriarchy, and American Revivals,1780-1830," Journal of Social History 24 (Summer 1991): 843-50; "The Market Revolution," in Mary Kupiec Cayton, et al, eds. Encyclopedia of American Social History 3 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993); ed., African-American Christianity: Essays in History (Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press,1994)
Web Page: http://www.cas.sc.edu/hist/faculty/johnson/johnson.htm
[Updated 2005]

JOHNSON, SUE
Fellowship:
Sigety Artist 00, "The Alternate Encyclopedia" (visual artist, assoc. prof. of art, St Mary's College of Maryland, St Mary's City, MD 20686)
Education: Syracuse, B.F.A., 79; Columbia, M.F.A., 81
Fellowship Exhibitions: McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA "Fragments from the Alternate Encyclopedia"- Jan. 25-Mar. 3, 2001 (catalogue published); The Alternate Encyclopedia Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart Indiana, July 18 - September 1, 2002
Other Exhibitions: Jan Acero Gallery, Chicago; Hollins Univ., Roanoka, VA; Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY; Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE; Bucknell, Lewisburg, PA
Web Page: http://www.smcm.edu/art/srjohnson.html
[Updated 2005]

JOHNSTON, ELIZABETH A.
Fellowship:
Peterson 05-06, "Choosing Freedom, Risking Slavery: African Americans, Antislavery Advocates, and the Courts in Massachusetts, 1830-1860" (teaching asst., Harvard)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 93; Yale, J.D., 97; Bennington, M.F.A., 03
[Updated 2005]

JOHNSTON, PATRICIA
Fellowship:
AHPCS 00-01, "'Imminent Dangers': Nativist Thought in Nineteenth-Century American Visual Culture" (assoc. prof. of art history, Salem State)
Fellowship:
Last 07-08, "Martyrs, Riots, Nuns, and Peasants" (prof. of art history, Salem State)
Education: Montevallo, B.A., 74; Mississippi, M.A., 76; Boston, Ph.D., 88
Web Page: http://www.salemstate.edu/art/pj.html
[Updated 2007]

JONES, JACQUELINE
Fellowship:
Daniels 74-75, "Northern Teachers in the Post-Civil War South" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Wisconsin)
Education: Delaware, B.A., 70; Wisconsin, M.A., 72, Ph.D., 76
Current Position: Truman Professor of American civilization, history dept., Brandeis
Fellowship Publications: Soldiers of Light and Love: Northern Teachers and Georgia Blacks, 1865-73 (1980)
Other Publications: Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work and the Family: From Slavery to the Present (Basic, 1985); The Dispossessed: America's Underclasses from the Civil War to the Present (Basic, 1992); American Work: Black and White Labor Since 1600 (Norton, 1985)
Web Page: http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/history/faculty/jones.html
[Updated 2005]

JONES, PAUL CHRISTIAN
Fellowship:
Peterson 07-08, "The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement" (asst. prof of English, Ohio)
Education: Arkansas, B.A., 91, M.A., 94; Tennessee, Ph.D., 99
[Updated 2007]

JOSEPH, MICHAEL
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "McLoughlin Bros., 1858-1878" (librarian, Rutgers)
Education: Hartford, B.A., 73, M.A., 76; Columbia, MLS, 86
[Updated 1997]

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