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1972-Present

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NAEHER, ROBERT
Fellowship:
Peterson 06-07, "Puritan Prayer, Expressive Voice, and the Shaping of Identity" (chair, history and social sciences, Emma Willard School)
Education: King's College, B.A., 78; Trinity, M.A., 83; Connecticut, Ph.D., 99
[Updated 2006]

NARRETT, DAVID E.
Fellowship:
ASECS 01-02, "Borderland Republics: Vermont, West Florida, Texas, and the Politics of Union, 1760-1846" (assoc. prof. of history, Texas at Arlington)
Education: Columbia, B.A., 73; Cornell, M.A., 76, Ph.D., 81
[Updated 2001]

NASH, MARGARET A.
Fellowship:
Peterson 06-07, "Higher Education for Women and the Formation of Gender, Class, and Race Identity in the United States, 1840-1875" (asst. prof. of education, California at Riverside)
Education: Miami, B.Ph., 82; Wisconsin, M.A., 94, Ph.D., 00
[Updated 2006]

NATHANS, HEATHER SHAWN
Fellowship:
Peterson 98-99, "'Avoiding Party Matters': The Boston Theatre Rivalries of the 1790s" (Ph.D. cand. in theater history, Tufts)
Education: Dartmouth, B.A., 90; Tufts, Ph.D. 99
Current Position: assoc. prof. of theatre, Maryland
Fellowship Publications
: Early American Theatre from the Revolution to Thomas Jefferson: Into the Hands of the People (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003); "All of the Federalist School? Choosing Sides and Creating Identities in the Boston Theatre Wars," New England Theatre Journal, 2000
Other Publications: "The Diasporic Imagination," New England Theatre Journal, 2005; "A Much Maligned People: Jews on the Early American Stage," Journal of Early American Studies, 2004; "Trampling Native Genius: John Murdock versus the Chestnut Street Theatre," Journal of American Drama and Theatre; "Forging a Powerful Engine: Building Theaters and Elites in Post-Revolutionary Boston and Philadelphia," Pennsylvania History Journal (Supplement)
Address: University of Maryland, 2809 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dept. of Theatre, College Park, MD 20742; hn29@umail.umd.edu
[Updated 2005]

NELSON, ADAM R.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 08-09 "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University" (assoc. prof. of education policy studies and history, Wisconsin-Madison)
Fellowship: Peterson 07-08 "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University" (assoc. prof. of education policy studies and history, Wisconsin-Madison)
Education: St. Olaf, B.A., 93; Brown, M.A., 94, Ph.D., 98
[Updated 2008]

NELSON, MEGAN KATE
Fellowship:
Last 07-08, "Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War" (asst. prof. of history, California State, Fullerton)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 94; Iowa, Ph.D., 02
Other Publications: Trembling Earth: A Cultural History of the Okefenokee Swamp (University of Georgia Press, 2005)
[Updated 2009]

NERONE, JOHN
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 96-97, "U.S. Newspapers from the Revolution to the Industrial Revolution" (assoc. prof., Institute of Communications Research, IL)
Education: Xavier, H.A.B., 78, Notre Dame, B.A., 80; Ph.D., 82
Current Position: prof., Institute of Communications Research, IL
Education: Xavier, H.A.B., 78, Notre Dame, B.A., 80
Fellowship Publications: "Lessons from American History," Journalists in Peril (Media Studies Review, Fall 1996): 149-158; (with Kevin G. Barnhurst) "The President is Dead: American News Photography and the New Long Journalism," in Pictures in the Public Sphere (Univ. Illinois Press, 1999); (with Kevin G. Barnhurst) The Form of News: A History (Guilford Publications, 2001)
Other Publications: The Culture of the Press in the Early Republic: Cincinnati, 1793-1848; Violence Against the Press: Policing the Public Sphere in U.S. History; (ed.) Last Rights: Revisiting Four Theories of the Press
[Updated 2005]

NEUBURG, VICTOR E.
(Deceased)
Fellowship:
Haven 84-85, "Ballads and Chapbooks in Early America" (senior lecturer, School of Librarianship, Polytechnic of North London)
Education: Leicester, M.Ed., 67
Fellowship Publications: "Chapbooks in America," in Cathy N. Davidson, ed., Reading in America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1989)
Other Publications: The Penny Histories (1970); Popular Education in Eighteenth-Century England (1971); Popular Literature (1977); Guide to the Western Front (Penguin Books, 1988); Gone for a Soldier (Cassell, 1989); ed., J. Buchan, History of the Great War 1914-18 (1991)
[Updated 1997]

NEUMAN, MEREDITH
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 08-09, "Letter and Spirit: Theories of Sermon Literature in Puritan New England" (asst. prof. of English, Clark)
Education: Chicago, B.A., 89; California at Los Angles, Ph.D., 04
Web page: http://www.clarku.edu/academicCatalog/facultybio.cfm?id=609
[Updated 2008]

NEUSSENDORFER, MARGARET R.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 82-83, "Bibliography of the Works of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody" (assoc. prof. of literature and American studies, Texas of Permian Basin)
Education: College of St. Scholastica, B.A., 55; St. Louis, M.A., 63; Yale, M.Phil, 71; Ph.D., 75
Current Position: independent scholar
Fellowship Publications: "Elizabeth Peabody Writes to Wordsworth," Studies in the American Renaissance (1984)
[Updated 1997]

NEWELL, MARGARET E.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 88-89, "Economic Ideology and Development in New England, 1629-1820." (Ph.D. cand. in history, Virginia)
Education: Brown, A.B., 84; Virginia, M.A., 86, Ph.D., 91
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Ohio State
Fellowship Publications
: "Merchants and Miners: Economic Culture in Seventeenth Century Massachusetts and Peru" Revista de Indias, no. 201 (May-Sept. 1994); "Robert Child and the Entrepreneurial Vision: Economy and Ideology in Early New England," NEQ 58 (1995); "A Revolution in Economic Thought: From the Currency Act to the Imperial Crisis in Massachusetts," in Conrad Wright, ed., Entrepreneurs: The Boston Business Community, 1750-1850, (Boston, 1997); "Massachusetts Body of Liberties," and "John Leland," in Paul Finkelman, ed., Encyclopedia of Religion and the Law, (2000); From Dependency to Independence: Economic Revolution in Colonial New England (1998)
Other Publications: "Robert Child and the Entrepreneurial Vision: Economic Ideology and Development in New England, 1629-1654" (master's thesis)
[Updated 2005]

NEWMAN, NANCY
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "Good Music for a Free People: The Germania Musical Society in the United States, 1848-1854" (Ph.D. cand. in music, Brown)
Education: Roosevelt, B.A., 80; Chicago, M.A., 87; Brown, Ph.D., 02
Current Position: asst. prof. of music, SUNY at Albany
Fellowship Publications: "Good Music for a Free People: The Germania Musical Society and Transatlantic Musical Culture of the Mid Nineteenth Century," (Ph. D. diss., Brown, 2002); "Gleiche Rechte, gleiche Pflichter, und gleiche Gen .sse: Henry Albrecht's Utopian Vision of the Germania Musical Society," Yearbook of German - American Studies 34 (1999), 83-111
[Updated 2005]

NEWTON, JAMES ARMSTRONG
Fellowship:
K-12 94, "Political Cartoons in the Age of Andrew Jackson" (dept. chair and teacher, dept. of History and Social Sciences, Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Sudbury, MA)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 64, M.A.T., 67
Other Publications: "Crows' Nests or Eagles' Aeries? The Octagon Houses of E.A. Brackett and H.P. Wakefield," Old Time New England 67, nos. 3-4 (1977)
Address: Lincoln-Sudbury R.H.S., 390 Lincoln Rd., Sudbury, MA 01776; 45 Cider Mill Rd., Sudbury, MA 01776; jim_newton[at]lsrhs.net
[Updated 2001]

NICHOLS, ELISABETH
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "'Pray Don't Tell Any Body That I Write Politics': Private Reflections and Public Admonitions in the Early Republic" (Ph.D. cand. in history, New Hampshire)
Education: Smith, B.A., 81; New Hampshire, M.A., 90, Ph.D., 97
Current Position: lecturer, history, and history & literature concentration, Harvard
Other Publications
: "'Blunted Hearts': Female Readers and Printed Authority in the Early Republic," in Reading Acts: Amerian Readers' Interactions with Literature, 1800-1850, ed. Barbara Ryan and Amy Thomas (Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, forthcoming)
Address: 27 Sawtell Dr., Groton, MA 01450
[Updated 2001]

NISSENBAUM, STEPHEN W.
Fellowship:
Daniels 78-79, "Literature and Society in Jacksonian America: Writers Confront the Marketplace" (prof. of history, Massachusetts at Amherst)
Fellowship: R.A. 84-85, "Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter" (prof. of history, Massachusetts at Amherst)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 91-92, "The Battle for Christmas in America, 1800-1870" (prof. of history, Massachusetts at Amherst)
Education: Harvard, B.A., 61; Columbia, M.A., 63; Wisconsin, Ph.D., 68
Current Position: prof. emeritus of history, Massachusetts at Amherst Fellowship Publications: Introduction to Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings (New York: Modern Library Collection Editions, 1984); "Christmas in Early New England, 1620-1820: Puritanism, Popular Culture, and the Printed Word," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 106 (1996); The Battle for Christmas (New York: Knopf, 1996) [finalist, Pulitzer Prize in History, 1997]; "Christmas Religious Music in Eighteenth Century New England," (New England Music: The Public Sphere, 1600-1900, Dublin Seminar for NE Folklife, Annual Proceedings 1996). Pp. 103-116 "There Arose Such a Clatter Who Really Wrote "The Night Before Christmas"? (And Why Does It Matter) (Common Place, vol. 1, No.2)
Other Publications: (with Paul Boyer) Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft (Harvard Univ. Press, 1974); Sex, Diet, and Debility in Jacksonian America: Sylvester Graham and Health Reform (1980); The Pursuit of Liberty (1984); "Sexual Radicalism and the Contested Norm," in Loretta Valtz Manucci et al, eds., Making, Unmaking, and Remaking America: Popular Ideology before the Civil War, (Milan: Quaderno I, 1987), pp. 63-75
Address: snissenbaum@history.umass.edu
[Updated 2004]

NIXON, CORNELIA
Fellowship:
Artist 98, "Research for a novel, "Martha's Version", set in Maryland in 1869" (novelist, Bloomington, IN)
Education: California at Irvine, B.A., 69; San Francisco State, M.A., 73; California at Berkeley, Ph.D., 81
Current Position: prof. of English, Mills
Web Page: http://www.mills.edu/academics/faculty/eng/cnixon/cnixon.php#
[Updated 2005]

NOBLES, GREGORY H.
Fellowship:
Boni 91-92, "Straight Lines and Stability: The Imposition of Order on the Early American Frontier" (assoc. prof. of history, technology, and society, Georgia Tech)
Education: Princeton, B.A., 70; Michigan, M.A., 74, Ph.D., 79
Current Position: prof. of history and dir., Georgia Tech Honors Program
Fellowship Publications
: "Straight Lines and Stability: Mapping thePolitical Order of the Anglo-American Frontier," Journal of American History 80 (1993); American Frontiers: Cultural Encounters and Continental Conquest (New York: Hill & Wang, 1997)
Other Publications: Divisions Throughout the Whole: Politics and Society in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1740-1775 (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1983); "Breaking into the Backcountry: New Approaches to the Early American Frontier," William and Mary Quarterly 3d ser., 46 (1989); "Ornithology and Enterprise: Making and Marketing John James Audubon's The Birds of America," The 2003 James Russell Wiggins Lecture in the History of the Book in American Culture, Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 113:2
Address: Georgia Institute of Technology, Honors Program, 105 A. French Building, Atlanta, GA 30332-0740; gregory.nobles[at]carnegie.gatech.edu
Web Page: http://www.hts.gatech.edu/peoFacPopUp.html#nobles
[Updated 2006]

NORD, DAVID P.
Fellowship: Peterson 86-87, "Journalism and Cities in American History" (assoc. prof. of journalism, Indiana at Bloomington)
Fellowship: Botein 96-97, "The Religious Roots of Mass Media in America,1800-1860" (prof. of journalism and American studies, Indiana)
Fellowship: Mellon Distinguished Scholar 08-09, "Newspapers and Cities in Early America" (professor of journalism and adjunct professor of history, Indiana)
Education: Valparaiso, B.A., 69; Minnesota, M.A., 72; Wisconsin, Ph.D., 79
Current Position: prof. of journalism and adjunct prof. of history, Indiana
Fellowship Publications: "Teleology and News: The Religious Roots of American Journalism, 1630-1730," Journal of American History 77 (1990) [Catherine Covert Award for best art. in mass communications history, 1990]; "Readership as Citizenship in Late 18th-Century Philadelphia," in Billy G. Smith and J. Worth Estes, eds., A Melancholy Scene of Devastation: The Public Response to the1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic, (Philadelphia: College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1997); "Free Books, Free Grace, Free Riders: The Economics of Religious Publishing in Early-Nineteenth-Century America," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 106:2; Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004)
Other Publications: "The Evangelical Origins ofMass Media in America, 1815-1835," Journalism Monographs 88 (1984);"A Republican Literature: A Study of Magazine Reading and Readers in LateEighteenth-Century New York," American Wisconsin 40 (1988): 42-64; "Systematic Benevolence: Religious Publishing and the Marketplace in Early Nineteenth-CenturyAmerica," in Leonard Sweet, ed., Communications and Change in American Religious History (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1993); "Religious Reading and Readers in Antebellum America," Journal of the Early Republic 15 (Summer, 1995); Communities of Journalism: A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers (Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 2001)
Address: School of Journalism, 940 E. Seventh St., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405; 2220 Fairmount Ct., Bloomington, IN 47401; nord[at]indiana.edu
[Updated 2008]

NORTON, MARY BETH
Fellowship:
Peterson 84-85, "Gender in Seventeenth-Century America" (prof. of history, Cornell)
Education: Michigan, B.A., 64; Harvard, M.A., 65, Ph.D., 69
Fellowship Publications: Founding Mothers and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996) [Pulitzer Prize finalist in history, 1997]
Other Publications: The British Americans (1972); co-ed., with Carol Berkin, Women of America (1979); Liberty's Daughters (1980); co-ed., with Carol Groneman, To Toil the Livelong Day (1987), general ed., AHA Guide to Historical Literature, 3rd ed. 1995; In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 (2002)
Address: Dept. of History, Cornell University, McGraw Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853; mbn1@cornell.edu
Web page: http://www.arts.cornell.edu/falcon/history/faculty-department-norton.php
[Updated 2008]

NORWOOD, LISA WEST
Fellowship: Morgan 01-02, "Grounds for the New Nation: Constructing Sense of Place from 1780-1860" (Ph.D. cand., Stanford)
Education: Williams, B.A., 89; Stanford, Ph.D., 01
Current Position: asst. prof. of English, Drake
[Updated 2004]

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