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PACKARD, CYNTHIA
Fellowship:
AHPCS 96-97, "The Black Image in Photography, Art and the Popular Press, 1850-1876" (lecturer in Afro-American studies and Ph.D. cand. in American studies, Massachusetts at Amherst)
Education: Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A., 70, M.Ed. 81
[Updated 1997]

PAINTER, NELL IRVIN
Fellowship:
Peterson 91-92, "A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth" (prof. of history, Princeton)
Education: California at Berkeley, BA, 64; California at Los Angeles, M.A., 67; Harvard, Ph.D., 74
Current Position: prof. emerita of history, Princeton
Fellowship Publications
: "Difference, Slavery, and Memory: Sojourner Truth in Feminist Abolitionism," in Jean Fagan Yellin and John Van Horne, eds., An Untrodden Path: Antislavery and Women's Political Culture (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1994), 139-58; "Representing Truth: Sojourner Truth's Knowing and Becoming Known," Journal of American History 81, no. 2 (Sept. 1994) [Brown Memorial Prize, 1995, from the Association of Black Women Historians]; Sojourner Truth, A Life, A Symbol (New York: W.W. Norton, 1996)
Other Publications: "The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clayton Thomas: An Educated White Woman in the Eras of Slavery, War, and Reconstruction," intro. to Virginia Barr, The Secret Eye (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1990); "Sojourner Truth in Life and Memory: Writing the Biography of an American Exotic," Gender and History 2 (1990); "Representing Truth: Sojourner Truth's Knowing and Becoming Known," Journal of American History 81 (1994): 461-92; "Soul Murder and Slavery: Toward a Fully Loaded Cost Accounting," in Linda Kerber et al, eds., U.S. History as Women's History (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1995); Creating Black Americans: African American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present (Oxford Univ. Press, 2005)
http://www.nellpainter.com
[Updated 2005]

PANKAKE, MARCIA J.
Fellowship:
Daniels 74-75, "American Travel Accounts, 1610-1812" (Ph.D. cand. in American studies, Minnesota)
Education: Minnesota, B.A., 67, M.A., 71, Ph.D., 75
Current Position: prof. and bibliographer, Wilson Library, Minnesota
Other Publications: co-author, with Paul Mosher, "A Guide to Coordinated and Cooperative Collection Development," Library Research and Technical Services 27 (1983): 417-31: "From Book Selection to Collection Management," Advances in Librarianship 13 (1983): 185-210; co-author, with S. Steinberg, "English and American Literature," in Patricia McClung, B. Shapiro, et al., eds., Selection of Library Materials in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences, (Chicago: American Library Association, 1985); co-ed., English and American Literature: Sources and Strategies for Collection Development (Chicago: American Library Association, 1987); co-ed., The Prairie Home Companion Folk Song Book (New York: Viking, 1988)
Web Page: http://www.lib.umn.edu/about/profiles/m-pank.html
[Updated 2005]

PAPPAS, NIKOS
Fellowship:
Reese 07-08 "Sacred Music Tune Index of Southern and Western Source Material, 1760-1870" (Ph.D. cand. in musicology, Kentucky)
Education: Ohio, B.M., 98, M.A., 02
[Updated 2007]

PARISIAN, CATHERINE
Fellowship:
Reese 08-09 "A Publication History of the Works of Frances Burney" (Independent Scholar, Nellysford, VA)
Education:
[Updated 2008]

PARRISH, SUSAN SCOTT
Fellowship:
Botein 03-04, "Colonial and Early National American Almanacs" (asst. prof. of English, Michigan)
Education: Princeton, B.A., 86; California at Berkeley, M.A., 90; Stanford, Ph.D., 98
Current Position: assoc. prof. of English, Michigan
Web Page: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~sparrish/
[Updated 2005]

PASLEY, JEFFREY L.
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 04-05, "Jeffersonian Democracy Revisited: Popular Political Culture in Print, 1800-1828" (asso. prof. of history, Missouri at Columbia)
Education: Carleton, B.A., 86; Harvard, M.A., 90, Ph.D. 93
Other Publications: "The Tyranny of Printers": Newspaper Politics in the Early American Republic (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 2001).
[Updated 2004]

PASSET, JOANNE E.
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "The American Debate on Marriage: Religion, Gender, and Social Radicalism, 1850-1900" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Wisconsin at Madison)
Education: Bluffton, B.A., 75; Bowling Green State, 79; Indiana, MLS, 80, Ph.D. 88; Wisconsin at Madison, Ph.D., 99
Current Position: prof. of history, Indiana Univ. East
Fellowship Publications
: "Women, Free Love, and the Power of Print, 1853-1910," (Ph.D. diss., Wisconsin at Madison, 1999); "Making Way for God's Kingdom: Socialism and Free Love in Berlin Heights, Ohio," Northwest Ohio Quarterly 73 (Winter 2001), 3-26; Sex Radicals and the Quest for Women's Equality (Univ. of Illinois Press, 2002)
Other Publications "Entering the Professions: Women Library Educators and the Placement of Female Students, 1887-1912" History of Education Quarterly 31 (Summer 1991), 207-228; "Reaching the Rural Reader: Traveling Libraries in America, 1892-1920" Libraries & Culture 26 (Winter 1991), 100-118; Also reprinted in Reading & Libraries, edited by Donald G. Davis, Jr. (Austin: Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1991), 100-118; "Men in a Feminized Field: The Male Librarian, 1887-1921," Libraries & Culture 28 (Fall 1993), 385-402; Cultural Crusaders: Women Librarians in the American West, 1900-17 (Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press, 1994)
Address: Indiana University East, Humanities and Fine Arts, 2325 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374; jpasset@indiana.edu
[Updated 2006]

PATENAUDE, MONIQUE
Fellowship:
Peterson 08-09 "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Rochester)
Education:
[Updated 2008]

PATTERSON, CYNTHIA
Fellowship:
Last 08-09 "'Exclusively from Original Designs': The Philadelphia Pictorials and the Graphic Arts" (asst. prof. of English, South Florida, Lakeland)
Education:
[Updated 2008]

PAWLEY, EMILY
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 09-10 "'The Balance Sheet of Nature:' Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860"
Education: Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 09
[Updated 2009]

PEARSON, EDWARD
Fellowship: R.A. 97-98, "Plays, Playhouses, and Players in Early America, 1720-1825" (asst. prof. of history, Franklin & Marshall)
Education: Birmingham, B.A., 80; Bowling Green State, M.A., 83; Wisconsin at Madison, Ph.D., 92
[Updated 2005]

PESTANA, CARLA GARDINA
Fellowship: Peterson 88-89, "Sectarianism in Colonial Massachusetts" (asst. prof. of history, Ohio State)
Education: Loyola at Marymount, B.A., 80; California at Los Angeles, M.A., 82, Ph.D., 87
Current Position: prof. of history, Miami Univ.
Fellowship Publications: Quakers and Baptists in Colonial Massachusetts (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1991)
Other Publications: "The City Upon a Hill Under Seige," New England Quarterly 56 (1983): 323-53; Liberty of Conscience and the Growth of Religious Diversity in Early America, 1636-1786 (Providence: Brown Univ. Press, 1986); "The Social World of Salem:William King's 1681 Blasphemy Trial," American Quarterly 41 (1989): 308-27; "Quaker Executions as Myth and History," Journal of American History 80 (1993): 441-69; ed. (with Sharon V. Salinger) Inequality in Early America (University Press of New England, 1999); The English Atlantic in an Era of Revolution, 1640-1661 (forthcoming)
Address: Dept. of History, Upham Hall, Miami University, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056; pestanacg@muohio.edu
[Updated 2004]

PETERSON, MARK ALLEN
Fellowship:
Botein 99-00, "The Mather Family and the Construction of an Atlantic Protestant International" (asst. prof. of history, Iowa)
Fellowship: Burkhardt 03-04, "Boston in the Atlantic World, 1630-1860" (assoc. prof.. of history, Iowa)
Education: Harvard, B.A., 83, M.A., 85, Ph.D., 93
Other Publications: The Price of Redemption: The Spiritual Economy of Puritan New England (Stanford Univ. Press, 1997). "Puritanism and Refinement in Early New England: Reflections on Comunion Silver," William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 58 (April, 2001)
Web Page: http://www.uiowa.edu/~history/People/peterson.html
[Updated 2005]

PETRIK, PAULA E.
Fellowship:
Peterson 86-87, "Playthings for the Republic's Children: American Culture and the Business of Play" (assoc. prof. of history, Montana State)
Fellowship: R.A. 88-89, "Playthings for the Republic's Children: American Culture and the Business of Play" (assoc. prof. of history, Montana State)
Education: Cornell, B.A., 69; Montana, M.F.A., 73; SUNY at Binghamton, M.A., 79; Ph.D., 82
Current Position: prof. of history & art history, George Mason; and assoc. dir., Center for History & New Media, George Mason
Fellowship Publications:
"Desk-Top Publishing: The Making of the American Dream," History Today [London] 39 (Fall 1989): 12-19; "The Youngest Fourth Estate: Race, Gender, and the Novelty Toy Printing Press," in Elliott West and Paula Petrick, eds., Small Worlds: Children and Adolescents in America (Lawrence, KS: Univ. of Kansas Press, 1992)
Other Publications: No Step Backward: Women and Family on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier, Helena, Montana, 1865-1900 ; "The House that Parcheese Built," Business History Review (1986); "`If She Be Content': The Development of Montana Divorce Law, 1865-1907," Western History Quarterly (1987)
Web Page: http://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/faculty-and-staff/paula-petrik/
[Updated 2005]

PETRINO, ELIZABETH A.
Fellowship:
Reese 07-08 "Kitchen in Parnassus: Lydia Sigourney as Poet, Activist, and Historian" (assoc. prof. of English, Fairfield)
Education: SUNY Buffalo, B.A., 84; Cornell, M.A., 89, Ph.D., 91
[Updated 2007]

PHILLIPS, CHRISTOPHER
Fellowship:
Peterson 04-05, South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border" (asso. prof. of history, Univ. of Cincinnati)
Education: Georgia, Ph.D., 92
Other Publications: Missouri's Confederate: Claiborne Fox Jackson and the Creation of Southern Identity in the Border West (University of Missouri Press, 2000); Freedom's Port: The African American Community of Baltimore, 1790-1860 (University of Illinois Press, 1997); Damned Yankee: The Life of Nathaniel Lyon (University of Missouri Press, 1990).
Web Page: http://www.artsci.uc.edu/history/phillips.shtml
[Updated 2008]

PLANK, GEOFFREY
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 96-97, "The Culture of Conquest, Acadia or Nova Scotia in the British Colonial Imagination, 1690-1759" (assoc. prof. of history, Cincinnati)
Education: Swarthmore, B.A., 80; Connecticut, J.D., 84; Princeton, Ph.D., 94
Fellowship Publications: "The Changing Country of Anthony Casteel: Language, Religion, Geography, Political Co and Nationalism in Mid-Eighteenth Nova Scotia," Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture vol. 27 (1997); An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign against the Peoples of Acadia (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2000)
Other Publications: "The Two Majors Cope: The Boundaries of Nationality in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Nova Scotia," Acadiensis (1997); Rebellion and Savagery: The Jacobite Rising of 1745 and the British Empire (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006)
Web Page: http://www.artsci.uc.edu/history/plank.shtml
[Updated 2008]

POPE, ROBERT G.
Fellowship:
Daniels 75-76, "Persecution of the Quakers in Seventeenth-Century New England" (assoc. prof. of history, SUNY at Buffalo)
Education: Yale, Ph.D
Current Position: retired
Other Publications:
The Halfway Covenant (Princeton, 1969); The Notebook of the Reverend John Fiske (Colonial Society, 1974)
[Updated 1997]

PORTER, ELLEN-JANE LORENZ
(Died December 1996)
Fellowship:
Daniels 77-78, "Campmeeting Spirituals" (Ph.D. cand., Union Grad. School)
Education: Wellesley, B.A., 29; Wittenberg, M.S.M., 71; Union Grad. School, Ph.D., 78
Current Position: independent lecturer, author, composer
Fellowship Publications:
Gloria Hallelujah: The Story of the Campmeeting Spiritual (Nashville, 1980); anthem arrangements of American folk hymns, including "In My Heart a Flame," "Give Me Jesus," "The Spring of All My Joys"; "The Revivalist," The Hymn 41: 26-29; "The Hymnody of the Evangelical United Brethren Church," Journal of Theology 91 (1987): 74-81
Other Publications: Music Our Forefathers Sang (Nashville, 1978); Folk Hymns for Handbells (Dallas, 1975); articles on American music; compositions for choruses, chamber groups, including "The Revivalist," "The Firm Foundation," "Bound for Heaven," "The Star-Spangled Story of Music in Dayton"
[Updated 2004]

PORTER, SUSAN L.
(Died 1993)
Fellowship:
R.A. 87-88, "Performance Practice in Early American Musical Theatre" (assoc. prof. of music, Ohio State at Lima)
Education: Southwestern College, B.Mus., 64; Denver, M.A., 72; Colorado, Ph.D., 77
Fellowship Publications: With an Air Debonair: Musical Theatre in America 1785-1815 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991)
Other Publications: "Ballad Opera" and other articles in New Grove Dictionary of American Music; "English-American Interaction in American Musical Theatre at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century," American Music (1986); "John Hodgkinson in England: The Early Life of an American Actor-Singer," American Music (1988); "The Locked Room;, or, Blue Beard as Barometer," American Music 8 (1990): 54-70
[Updated 1997]

POU, ALYSON
Fellowship:
Hearst 04-05, "A Slight Headache" [solo performance]
Education: Tennessee, B.A., 74; Georgia State, M.F.A., 78
[Updated 2004]

PRATT, LLOYD
Fellowship:
NEMLA 08-09, "The Freedoms of a Stranger, 1830-1860" (asst. prof. of English, Michigan State)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 09-10, "The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African-American Literature, 1830-1860" (asst. prof. of English, Michigan State)
Education:
[Updated 2009]

PRESTON, KATHERINE K.
Fellowship:
Peterson 85-86, "Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65" (Ph.D. cand. in historical musicology, CUNY)
Fellowship: Peterson 86-87, "Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65" (Ph.D. cand. in historical musicology, CUNY)
Fellowship: Peterson 03-04, "Against the Grain: English-Language Opera Companies in Late Nineteenth-Century America" (assoc. prof. of music, William & Mary)
Education: Evergreen State, B.A., 71; Maryland, M.M., 81; CUNY, Ph.D., 89
Fellowship Publications: "Travelling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1820-1860," (Ph.D. diss., CUNY, 1989); Opera on the Road: Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1820-1860 (Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1993); consulting ed./author on itinerant opera companies for New Grove Dictionary of Opera (London: Macmillan Press,1993); Antebellum concert-giving and Opera-Singing: The Triumphant 1838-1840 American Tour by Jane Shereff and John Umlson, British Vocal Stars, in James Heintze, ed., American Musical Life in Context and Practice to 1865, (New York: Garland, 1994); bibliographical entries on numerous itinerant opera stars for American National Biography (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2000); "The Development of Art Music in the United States, 1800-1865," in The Cambridge History of American Music, ed. David Nicholls (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000)
Other Publications: articles for New Grove Dictionary of American Music; "Popular Musicin the Gilded Age," Popular Music: A Year Book (1985); Music For Hire: The Working Journeyman Musicians in Washington, DC 1875-1900 (New York: Pendragon Press, 1992); (w/ David Braham) The Mulligan Guard Balland Reilly and the 400, vol. 10 in series Nineteenth Century: American Musical Theatre (New York: Garland, 1994)
Web Page: http://www.wm.edu/music/faculty.php?personid=7397
[Updated 2005]

PROMEY, SALLY M.
Fellowship:
AHPCS 01-02, "Religion in Plain View: The Public Aesthetics of American Belief" (prof. of art history and archaeology, Maryland)
Education: Hiram, B.A., 75; Yale, M.Div., 78; Chicago, Ph.D., 88
Current Position: professor of religion and visual culture, Yale Divinity
Other Publications: Painting Religion in Public: John Singer Sargent's "Triumph of Religion" at the Boston Public Library (Princeton University Press, 1999); Spiritual Spectacles: Vision and Image in Mid-Nineteenth Century Shakerism (Indiana University Press, 1993)
[Updated 2008]

PURCELL, SARAH J.
Fellowship:
Peterson 07-08, "The Politics of Mourning and the U.S. Civil War " (assoc. prof. of history, Grinnell)
Education: Grinnell, B.A., 92; Brown, A.M., 93, Ph.D., 97
[Updated 2008]

PURSELL, MATTHEW
Fellowship:
Peterson 03-04, "English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780" (Ph.D. cand. in American civilization, Brown)
Education: Lewis & Clark, B.A., 88; Maryland at College Park, M.A., 91; Brown, M.A., 98
Current Position: asst. prof. of history and dir. of American studies, Illinois Wesleyan
Web Page: http://www2.iwu.edu/history/faculty/pursell_matt.shtml
[Updated 2008]

PURVIS, THOMAS L.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 87-88, "A Decade of Conflict: Anglo-American Mobilization in the Era of the Seven Years' War, 1754-1764" (asst. prof. of history, Auburn at Montgomery)
Education: Washington Univ., A.B., 71; Johns Hopkins, M.A., 77, Ph.D., 79
Current Position: assoc. ed., American National Biography
Other Publications:
Proprietors, Patronage, and Paper Money: Legislative Politics in New Jersey, 1703-1776 (1986); co-author, The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People (Boston: Heath, 1990); Historical Almanac of Revolutionary America, 1763-1800 (New York: Facts on File, 1995); Dictionary of American History (Boston and Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1995); Historical Almanacs of Colonial America, 1500-1763 (Facts on File of New York, 1998); Newport, Kentucky: A Bicentennial History (Newport: Zimmerman Printers, 1996)
[Updated 1997]

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