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RADNER, JOAN N.
Fellowship:
Mellon 01-02, "Performing the Paper: Rural Intellectual Life in Postbellum Northern New England" (prof. of literature, American)
Education: Radcliffe, B.A., 65; Harvard, M.A., 67, Ph.D. 71
Current Position: freelance consultant
Web Page: http://www.joradner.com
[Updated 2008]

RAFFETY, MATTHEW
Fellowship:
Sigety 01-02, "The Republic Afloat: Labor and 'Liberty' in Mutinies on American Ships, 1789-1861" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Columbia)
Education: Williams, B.A., 94; Columbia, M.A., 98
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Gonzaga
Web Page: http://www.gonzaga.edu/archimedes/faculty/ contact.cfm?FID=060410144310Ra&CFID=948506&CFTOKEN=96425819
[Updated 2005]

RAINER, JOSEPH T.
Fellowship:
Peterson 95-96, "Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs" (visiting instructor in Southern studies, Mississippi)
Education: Georgetown, B.A., 87, William & Mary, M.A., 92, Ph.D. 00
Fellowship Publications: "The 'Sharper' Image: Yankee Pedlers, Southern Consumers, and the Market Revolution," Business and Economic History Journal (Fall 1997); "A 'Commercial Scythians' in the Valley: Yankee Peddlers' Trade Connections with Antebellum Virginia," in After the Backcountry: The Shenandoah Valley in the Nineteenth Century (Univ. of Tennesse Press, 2000)
[Updated 2005]

RAMSBOTTOM, MARY MACMANUS
Fellowship: Daniels 79-80, "Religious Experience, 17th-Century New England" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Yale)
Education: Mount Holyoke, B.A., 75; Yale, M.A., 76, M.Phil., 78, Ph.D., 87
Current Position: assoc. dean for student affairs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fellowship Publications: "Religious Society and the Family in Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1630-1740" (diss.)
[Updated 2003]

RASOVSKY, YURI
Fellowship:
Artist 95, "Radio Documentary on the History of Thanksgiving" (Radio documentary producer, Glendale, CA)
Education: Columbia College, B.A., 64; Goodman School of Drama, M.F.A., 73
Other Publications: produced and directed 2000x, a series of 26 futuristic one-hour dramatic programs for National Public Radio and Audible.com (2000); The Publicity Survival Manual for Small Performing Arts Organizations (The Chicago Alliance for the Performing Arts, 1975)
[Updated 2005]

RATCLIFFE, DONALD JOHN
Fellowship:
Haven 83-84, "The 1812 Presidential Election in Ohio" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Durham)
Fellowship: R.A. 98-99, "Origins of Party Confict in the U.S., 1790-1840" (senior lecturer in history, Durham)
Education: Oxford, B.A., 63; Bristol, P.C.G.E., 64; Oxford and California at Berkeley, B.Phil., 66; Oxford, M.A., 67; Durham, Ph.D., 1985
Current Position: emeritus reader in history, Durham
Fellowship Publications: "Voter Turnout in Ohio," Journal of Early Republic 7 (1987): 223-52 (repr. in Gray & Morrison, New Perspectives on the Early Republic (Chicago, 1994)); "Antimasonry and Partisanship in Greater New England, 1826-1836," Journal of Early Republic 15 (1995): 197-237; Party Spirit in a Frontier Republic: Democratic Politics in Ohio, 1793-1821 (Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press, 1998); The Politics of Long Division: The Birth of the Second Party System in Ohio, 1818-1828 (Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press, 2000)
Other Publications: "The Crisis of Commercialization: National Political Alignments and the Market Revolution, 1819-1844," in Melvyn Stokes and Stephen Conway, eds, The "Market Revolution" in America: Politics, Religion, and Society, 1800-1880 (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1996): 177-201; "The Market Revolution and Party Alignments in Ohio, 1828-1840," in Jeffrey P. Brown and Andrew R.L. Cayton, eds., The Pursuit of Public Power: Political Culture in Ohio, 1787-1861 (Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press, 1994): 98-115, 209-14; "The Experience of Revolution and the Beginnings of Party Politics in Ohio, 1776-1816," Ohio History 85 (1976): 1860-230; "The Role of Voters and Issues in Party Formation: Ohio, 1824," Journal of American History 59 (1973): 847-70
[Updated 2005]

RATH, RICHARD C.
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "North American Soundways, 1600-1800" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Brandeis)
Education: Millersville, B.A., 91; Brandeis, Ph.D. 01
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Hawaii at Manoa
Fellowship Publications: How Early America Sounded (Cornell Univ. Press, 2003)
Web Page: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~rrath/
[Updated 2005]

RAVEN, JAMES R.
Fellowship:
Peterson 86-87, "The Economics of Bookselling in Britain 1700-1800," "Print and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Britain" (fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge)
Fellowship: Peterson 94-95, "The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century" (fellow and dir. of studies in history, Magdalene College, Cambridge)
Education: Cambridge, M.A., 81, Ph.D., 85
Current Position: Professor of Modern History, University of Essex
Fellowship Publications: "Commercial Marts and Early Newspapers in Britain and the American Colonies," Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History 2 (1986); "I viaggi dei libri: realt` e raffigurazioni," in Maria Gioia Tavoni and Frangoise Waquet, eds., Gli spazi del libro nell'Europa del XVIII secolo (Bologna: Sassi, 1996); "The Representation of Philanthropy and Reading in the Eighteenth-Century Library," Libraries and Culture 31, no. 2 (Spring 1996): 492-510; "Gentlemen, Pirates, and Really Respectable Booksellers: Some Charleston Customers for Lackington, Allen & Co.," in Arnold Hunt, Giles Mandelbrote, and Alison Shell, eds., Booksellers and their Customers (Winchester and Detroit, 1997); "Establishing and Maintaining Credit Lines Overseas: The Case of the Export Book Trade from London in the Eighteenth Century, Mechanisms and Personnel," in Paul Servais, ed., Des Personnes aux institutions: Riseaux et culture du cridit du XVIe au Xxe sihcle en Europe (Mons: Fucam, 1997); "The Importation of Books in the Eighteenth Century," in Hugh Amory and David D. Hall eds., A History of the Book in America: Vol. 1, The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999); "Sent to the Wilderness: Mission Literature in Colonial America," in James Raven, ed, Print for Free: Noncommercial Publishing in Comparative Perspective (forthcoming); "The Export of Books to Colonial North America," Publishing History 1998; London Booskellers and American Customers: Transatlantic Community, Literary Conduits, and the Charleston Library Society, 1748-1811 (Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1999)
Other Publications: British Fiction 1750-1770: A Chronological Checklist of Prose Fiction Printed in Britain and Ireland (Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1987); Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750-1800 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992); The Practice and Representation of Reading in England (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1996)
Web Page: http://www.essex.ac.uk/history/staff/raven.shtm
[Updated 2005]

RAWSON, DAVID A.
Fellowship:
Botein 93-94, "The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810" (Ph.D. cand. in history, William & Mary)
Fellowship: R.A. 97-98, "The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810" (Ph.D. cand. in history, William & Mary)
Education: Salem State, B.A., 90; William & Mary, Ph.D., 98
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Worcester State
Fellowship Publications: "'Guardians of their own Liberty:' A Contextual History of Print Culture in Virginia Society, 1750-1820," (Ph.D. diss., College of William & May, 1998); "News in the Valley: Periodical Subscribers at the New Market Post Office, 1804-1844," in After the Backcountry: Rural Life in the Great Valley of Virginia, 1800-1900, Kenneth E. Koons and Warren R. Hofstra, eds. (Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2000), 249-264; "Nathaniel Beverley Tucker" and "J.D.B. DeBow" in Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 248, Writers of the Antebellum American South, Kent Ljungquist, ed. (Columbia: Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, Inc., 2001), 397-405, 98-103
Address: Dept. of History & Political Science, Worcester State College, Worcester, MA 01602-2597; drawson[at]worcester.edu
[Updated 2001]

REAVES, WENDY WICK
Fellowship:
Daniels 76-77, "18th-Century American Portrait Engravings" (curator of prints, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)
Education: Pennsylvania, B.A., 72; Delaware, M.A., 77
Current Position: curator of prints and drawings, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Fellowship Publications: "American Icon: The Eighteenth-Century Image of George Washington," Imprint (1982); George Washington, an American Icon: The Eighteenth-Century Graphic Portraits (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1982)
Other Publications: ed., American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia., 1984); "A Decade of Print Collecting at the National Portrait Gallery," Imprint (1985)
Web Page: http://www.si.edu/ofg/Staffhp/reavesww.htm
[Updated 2005]

REED, PETER P.
Fellowship:
NEMLA 07-08, "Captivating Performances: Staging Atlantic Underclasses, 1777-1852" (instructor of English, Florida State)
Education: Harding, B.A., 98; Florida State, M.A., 00, Ph.D., 05
[Updated 2007]

REEVES, JOY
Fellowship:
K-12 96, incorporation of research into a historical novel on indentured servants to be used as supplemental reading material to enhance the social studies unit on colonial settlement (fifth-grade teacher, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL)
Education: Quincy, B.S., 72; Columbia, M.F.A., 97
Fellowship Outcomes: developed a curriculum unit on indentured servants and apprentices for Social Studies, using Freedom Has Never Been Free, a story developed from research at AAS
Other: school grant liaison for the DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Grant
Address: 10740 S. Calhoun Ave., Chicago, IL 60617; 956 Olive Road #3B, Homewood, IL 60430; JDRVS[at]aol.com
[Updated 2001]

REIS, ELIZABETH
Fellowship:
Legacy 99-00, "Heaven Help Us: Angels, Gender, and American Religions" (adj. asst. prof. of history, Oregon)
Education: Smith, B.A., 80; Brown, M.A., 82; California at Berkeley, Ph.D., 91
Current Position: asst. prof., women's and gender studies, Oregon
Fellowship Publications:
The Trouble with Angels, Common-Place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life (April, 2000) www.common-place.org; "Impossible Hermaphrodites," Journal of American History (forthcoming, September 2005)
Other Publications: "The Underside of Covenant Theology: Sinners and Witches in Early New England," Essex Institute Historical Collections, 129 (January 1993), 103-118; "The Devil, the Body, and the Feminine Soul in Puritan New England," The Journal of American History 82 (June 1995), 15-36. reprinted in Elaine G. Breslaw, ed.; Damned Women: Sinners and Witches in Puritan New England (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1997; paper 1999); ed., Spellbound: Women and Witchcraft in America (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1998); "Witchcraft," in Robert Wuthnow, ed., Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, 2 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Books, 1998), I: 791-93; "Witchcraft" and "Salem Witchcraft Trials" in Ronald Gottesman, ed., Encyclopedia of Violence in the United States (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2000); ed., American Sexual Histories: A Blackwell Reader in American Social and Cultural History (London and Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2001); "African American Vision Stories" and "Puritan Conversion Narratives" in Colleen McDannell, ed., Religions of the United States in Practice (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2002); Guest ed. of Special Issue on Witchcraft, Organization of American Historians, Magazine of History (forthcoming 2003)
Web Page: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~history/faculty/reis.htm
[Updated 2005]

REISS, BENJAMIN
Fellowship:
NEH 01-02, "Antebellum Literary Culture and the Rise of the Asylum" (asst. prof. of English, Tulane)
Education: Oberlin, B.A., 86; Berkeley, M.A., 95; Ph.D., 97
Fellowship Publications: "Letters from Asylumia: The Opal and the Cultural Work of the Lunatic Asylum, 1851-1860," American Literary History 16 (2004): 1-28
[Updated 2005]

REMER, ROSALIND
Fellowship:
Peterson 88-89, "Philadelphia Publishers in the New Republic" (Ph.D. cand. in history, California at Los Angeles)
Education: California at Berkeley, B.A., 84; California at Los Angeles, M.A., 86, Ph.D., 91
Current Position: executive director, Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary project
Fellowship Publications: "Old Lights and New Money:" A Note on Religion, Economics, and the Social Order in Boston, 1740," William and Mary Quarterly 48 (Oct. 1990); "Preachers, Peddlers, and Publishers: Philadelphia's Backcountry Book Trades, 1800-1830," Journal of the Early Republic 14 (Winter 1994): 497-522; "Building an American Book Trade: Philadelphia Publishing in the New Republic," Business and Economic History 23 (Fall 1994): 1-6; Printers and the Men of Capital: The Philadelphia Book Trade in the New Republic (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1996); "A Scottish Printer in Late Eighteenth-Century Phildelphia: Robert Simpson's Journey from Apprentice to Entrepreneur," Pennsylvania Magazine of Historyand Biography Nos.1&2, (January/April 1997): 1-28; "Capturing the Bard: An Episode in the American Publication of Shakespeare's Plays, 1822-1851," Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 91 (June 1997)
Other Publications: "Old Lights and New Money: A Note on Religion, Economics, and the Social Order in Boston, 1740," William and Mary Quarterly, 3d Series, 48, October 1990, 566-573
[Updated 2004]

RESCH, JOHN P.
Fellowship:
R.A. 87-88, "Politics, Public Policy, and American Culture, 1815-25: The 1818 Revolutionary War Pension Act" (prof. of history, New Hampshire at Manchester)
Education: Denison, B.A., 62; Ohio State, M.A., 65, Ph.D., 69
Fellowship Publications: "Peterborough, New Hampshire: After the Revolution," in William E. Gardner, ed., New Hampshire: The State that Made us a Nation (Portsmouth, NH: Peter Randall, 1989): 118-128; "Politics and Public Culture: The 1818 Revolutionary War Pension Act," Journal of the Early Republic (Summer 1988): 135-158; Suffering Soldiers: Revolutionary War Vetrans and Political Culture in the Early Republic (Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1999); "Poverty, Patriarch, and Old Age: Analysis of the Households of Revolutionary War Veterans, 1820-1830," in Old Age in Pre-Industrial Society, eds. Susannah R. Ottaway, L.A. Botelho and Katharine Kittridge (Westport, Ct: Greenwood Press, 2002), 31-47; "The Revolution as a People's War: Mobilization in New Hampshire, 1775-1783" in War and Society in the American Revolution: Mobilization and Home Fronts, eds. John Resch and Walter Sargent (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007)
Other Publications: "Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1750-1800: A Case Study of the Transformation of a Frontier Agricultural Community," in Richard Herr, ed., Themeson Rural History of the Western World (Ames: Iowa State Univ. Press, 1993); editor-in-Chief, Americans at War, 4 vols, (Detroit: Macmillan, 2005)
Address: University of New Hampshire at Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101; 279 North Bay Street, Manchester, NH 03104; jpr[at]unh.edu
[Updated 2006]

REYNOLDS, DAVID S.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 82-83, "Beneath the American Renaissance" (asst. prof. of English, Northwestern)
Education: Amherst, B.A., 70; California at Berkeley, Ph.D., 79
Current Position: Distinguished prof. of English, Graduate School & Baruch College, City Univ. of New York
Fellowship Publications: Beneath the American Renaissance: The Subversive Imagination in the Age of Emerson and Melville (New York, Knopf, 1988; paperback repr., Harvard Univ. Press, 1989, 1991) [Christian Gauss Award]; seven articles on nineteenth-century American literature; "Of Me I Sing: Whitman in His Time," New York Times Book Review, Oct. 4, 1992; Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995), paperback repr., Vintage, 1996 [Bancroft Prize, Ambassador Book Award]; (co-ed. with Debra Rosenthal) The Serpent in the Cup: Temperance in American Literature (Amherst and Boston: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1995); (ed. with intro.) George Lippard, The Quaker City; or, The Monks of Monk Hall (Amherst and Boston: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1995); (ed. & cont.) Historical Approaches to Walt Whitman (Oxford Univ. Press, forthcoming)
Other Publications: Faith in Fiction: The Emergence of Religious Literature in America (Cambridge, MA.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1981); George Lippard (Twayne Publications, 1982); six articles on biography, transcendentalism, Melville, Poe, Whitman, and the Canon Issue; "Biography Can Give the Humanities a Firm Scholarly Backbone," Chronicle of Higher Education (4/25/97)
Web Page: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/departments/english/faculty/reynolds.html [Updated 2006]

RICE, GRANTLAND S.
Fellowship:
Botein 93-94, "The Transformation of Authorship in Early America" (Ph.D. cand. in English and American literature, Brandeis)
Education: Colby, B.A., 86; Pennsylvania, M.A. 87; Brandeis, M.A., 91, Ph.D., 94
Current Position: Vice President for Administration, Claremont Graduate University
Fellowship Publications: The Transformation of Authorship in America (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1997)
Other Publications: "H.S. Crevecoueur and the Politics of Authorship in Republican America," Early American Literature 28, pt. 1 (1993); "H.H. Brackenridge and the Resistance to Textual Authority," American Literature (1995)
[Updated 2006]

RICE, STEPHEN P.
Fellowship:
Peterson 95-96, "Incorporating the Machine: Labor, Fatigue, and the Problem of Self-Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Industrial America" (Ph.D. cand. in American studies, Yale)
Education: Gonzaga, B.A., 86; Yale, M.A., 93, Ph.D., 96
Current Position: prof. of American studies, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Fellowship Publications:
"Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America, 1820-1860" (Ph.D. diss., Yale); Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America (Univ. of California Press, 2004)
[Updated 2008]

RICHARDS, ELIZA
Fellowship: NEH 02-03, "Hearing Voices: Lyric Representation in Nineteenth-Century America" (asst. prof. of English, Boston Univ.)
Education: Bates, B.A., 84; Michigan, M.A., 90; Michigan, Ph.D., 97
Current Position: assoc. prof. of English and comparative literature, North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fellowship Publications: Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe's Circle (New York : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004)
Web Page: http://english.unc.edu/faculty/richardse.html
[Updated 2008]

RICHTER, DANIEL K.
Fellowship:
Daniels 81-82, "Societies on the Eighteenth-Century New York Frontier" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Columbia)
Education: Thomas More, B.A., 76; Columbia, M.A., 77, M.Phil., 79, Ph.D., 84
Current Position: prof. of history, Pennsylvania
Fellowship Publications:
"Rediscovered Links in the Covenant Chain: Previously Unpublished Transcripts of New York Indian Treaty Minutes, 1677-1691," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 92 (1982): 45-85; The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1992)
Other Publications: co-author "Crossing the Cultural Divide: Indians and New Englanders, 1605-1763," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 80 (1980): 23-29; "War and Culture: The Iroquois Experience," William and Mary Quarterly 40 (1983): 528-59; "Iroquois versus Iroquois: Jesuit Missions and Christianity in Village Politics, 1642-1686," Ethnohistory 32 (1985): 1-16; co-ed. Beyond the Covenant Chain: The Iroquois and Their Neighbors in Indian North America, 1600-1800 (Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1987); "Cultural Brokers and Intercultural Politics: New York-Iroquois Relations, 1664-1701," Journal of American History 75 (1988): 40-67; "A Framework for Pennsylvania Indian History," Pennsylvania History 57 (1990): 236-61; "'Some of Them...Would Always Have a Minister with Them': Mohawk Protestantism, 1683-1719," American Indian Quarterly XVI (1992): 471-484; "Whose Indian History?" William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., L (1993): 379-393; "Native Peoples of North America and the British Empire," in W.R. Louis, ed. in chief, The Oxford History of the British Empire, vol. II: The Eighteenth Century, ed. P.J. Marshall (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998): 347-371; "Onas, the Long Knife: Pennsylvanians and Indians, 1783-1794," in ed. Frederick Hoxie, Ronald Hoffman, and Peter Albert, Native Americans and the Early Republic (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1999); Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America (Harvard Univ. Press, 2001)
Web Page: http://www.history.upenn.edu/~drichter/
[Updated 2005]

RINEHART, LUCY
Fellowship:
Hiatt 91-92, "The Drama of Democracy: The Staging of America from the Revolution to the Civil War" (Ph.D. cand. in English and comparative literature, Columbia)
Education: Barnard, B.A., 84; Columbia, M.A., 85, M.Phil. 88, Ph.D, 1994
Current Position: assoc. prof. of English, DePaul
Fellowship Publications "A Most Conspicous Theatre": The Rise of American Drama and Theater, 1787-1830" (Ph.D. diss., Columbia, 1994); "A Nation's 'Noble Spectacle': Royall Tyler's The Contrast as Metatheatrical Commentary," American Drama (Spring 1994): 29-52; "`Manly Exercises`: Post-Revolutionary Performances of Authority in the Theatrical Career of William Dunlap," Early American Literature 36 (2001): 263-93
Other Publications: assoc. ed. and contrib. author, The Cambridge Handbook of American Literature, ed. Jack Salzman (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1986); "George Henry Boker" and "James Kirke Paulding," in John Hollander and Eric Haralson, eds., The Garland Companion to American Nineteenth-Century Verse (1995)
[Updated 2005]

RIORDAN, LIAM
Fellowship:
Tracy 99-00, "Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in theDelaware Valley" (asst. prof. of history, Maine at Orono)
Education: California at Berkeley, B.A., 88; Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 96
Other Publications:
"Passing as Black/Passing as Christian: African-American Religious Autonomy in Early Republican Delaware," in Nicholas Canny, Joseph Illick, Gary B. Nash, and William Pencak, eds., Empire, Society, and Labor: Essays in Honor of Richard S. Dunn, special issue of Pennsylvania History, (Summer 1997), 207-229; "Identity and the American Revolution: Everyday Life and Crisis in Three Delaware River Towns," Pennsylvania History, 64 (Winter 1997), 56-101.
Web Page: http://www.umaine.edu/history/faculty/riordan.htm
[Updated 2006]

ROBERGE, CELESTE
Fellowship:
Hearst 08, sculptor, Gainesville, FL, research on American furniture, in particular its fabrication, use, history, and depiction in American painting, photography, and sculpture
Education: Maine College of Art; Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, M.F.A.; Maine, Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters, 08
Current Position: prof., school of art and art history, Florida
Address: University of Florida, School of Art and Art History, P.O.Box 115801, Gainesville, FL 32611-5801; croberge[at]ufl.edu
Web Page: http://www.celesteroberge.com
[Updated 2008]

ROBERTS, BRIAN
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 98-99, "Psalms, Reels and Glees: Popular Music and American Identity from the Colonial-Era through the Civil War" (asst. prof. of English, California State at Sacramento)
Education: California State at Sacramento, B.A., 86; M.A., 89; Rutgers, Ph.D., 95
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Northern Iowa
Fellowship Publications: American Alchemy: The California Gold Rush and Middle-Class Culture (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2000)
Web Page: http://fp.uni.edu/csbs/faculty/facultydetails.asp?Id=173
[Updated 2006]

ROBERTS, KYLE B.
Fellowship:
Reese 05-06, "Writing the Evangelical Subject: Religious Periodicals and Biographies in New York City, 1830-1860" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Pennsylvania)
Fellowship: Hench 07-08, "Evangelical Gotham: Popular Religious Belief in New York City, 1783-1845" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Pennsylvania)
Education: Williams, B.A., 95
[Updated 2007]

ROBERTSON, FIONA
Fellowship:
R.A. 94-95, "Representing America, 1776-1830" (lecturer in English literature, Durham)
Education: Oxford, B.A. L., 81, M.Phil., 83, D.Phil., 88
Current Position: research prof. in English, UCE Birmingham
Fellowship Publications: "Keats's New World: An Emigrant Poetry," in John Keats: Bicentenary Readings, ed. Michael O'Neill (Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 1997); "Of Speculation and Return: Scotts Jacobites, John Law, and the Company of theWest," Scottish Literary Journal 24 (1997)
Other Publications: ed.and introd., Sir Walter Scott, The Bride of Lammermoor (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press,1991); Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994); Walter Scott, Lives of the Great Romantics by their Contemporaries, 2nd ser., vol. 3 (London: Pickering and Chatto, 1997); (ed. w/ AnthonyMellors) Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories (Oxford Univ. Press, 1998)
Web Page: http://www.lhds.uce.ac.uk/research/fionarobertson.htm
[Updated 2006]

ROBERTSON, STACEY
Fellowship:
Tracy 07-08 "'Hearts Beating for Liberty': Women Abolitionists and the Old Northwest" (assoc. prof. of history and women's studies, Bradley)
Education: Whittier, B.A., 87; California at Santa Barbara, M.A., 89, Ph.D., 94
[Updated 2007]

ROBEY, ETHAN
Fellowship:
AHPCS 02-03, "The Art Galleries of Mechanics' Institute Fairs: Liason Between Art, Commerce, and Technology in Nineteenth-century Thought" (independent scholar)
Education: Yale, B.A., 90; Columbia, M.A., 93; M.Phil. 95, Ph.D., 00
Current Position: asst. dir. MA program, Parsons
Web Page: http://www.parsons.edu/faculty_and_staff/faculty_details
[Updated 2006]

ROCKMAN, SETH
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 06-07, "Self-Made and Slave-Made: Capitalism, Slavery, and the Rise of the Early American Economy" (asst. prof. of history, Brown)
Education: Columbia, B.A., 93; California at Davis, Ph.D., 99
[Updated 2006]

RODERICK, DAVID
Fellowship:
Baron 03-04, "Blue Colonial, a collection of poems on the cultural interaction between the colonists and the Wampanoag tribe in the early seventeenth-century" (poet, Palo Alto, California)
Education: Colby, B.A., 92; Massachusetts at Amherst, M.F.A., 01
[Updated 2003]

ROEBER, ANTHONY G.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 78-79, "Law, Ideology, and Religion among German-Americans in Revolutionary America, 1729-1814" (instructor in history, Princeton)
Education: Denver, B.A., 71, M.A., 72; Brown, A.M., 73, Ph.D., 77
Current Position: prof. of early modern history and religious studies, Penn State
Fellowship Publications
: "A New England Woman's Perspective on Norfolk, Virginia, 1801-1802: Excerpts from the Diary of Ruth Henshaw Bascom," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 89 (1979): 277-325; "`The Scrutiny of the Ill-Natured Ignorant Vulgar': Lawyers and Print Culture in Virginia, 1716-1774," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 91 (1983): 387-417; "`He read it to me from a book of English law': Germans, Bench, and Bar in the Colonial South, 1715-1770," in David J. Bodenhamer and James W. Ely, eds., Ambivalent Legacy: A Legal History of the South, (Jackson, MS: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1984)
Other Publications: Faithful Magistrates and Republican Lawyers: Creators of Virginia Legal Culture, 1680-1810 (1981); "Authority, Law, and Custom: The Rituals of Court Day in Tidewater Virgina, 1720 to 1750," William and Mary Quarterly 37 (1980): 29-52; also in Robert Blair St. George, ed., Material Life in America, 1600-1860, (Boston: Northeastern Univ. Press, 1988): 419-37; "Germans, Property, and the First Great Awakening: Rehearsal for a Revolution?" in Winfried Herget and Karl Ortseifen, eds., The Transit of Civilization from Europe to America: Essays in Honor of Hans Galinsky, (Tbingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1986): 165-84; "Subjects or Citizens? German Lutherans and the Federal Constitution in Pennsylvania, 1789-1800," Amerikastudien/ American Studies (1989); Palatines, Liberty, and Property: German Lutherans in Colonial British America (Baltimore, 1992); "Der Pietismus in Nordamerika," in Vol. 2 of Martin Brecht et al., eds., Die Geschichte des Pietismus, 4 vols. (Gvttingen, 1993- ; vol. 2, 1995)
Web Page: http://php.scripts.psu.edu/dept/history/faculty/roeberAG.php
[Updated 2006]

ROJAS, MARTHA ELENA
Fellowship:
AAS-NMLA 03-04, "Diplomatic Letters" (Ph.D. cand. in English, Stanford)
Education: Harvard, B.A., 93, Stanford, Ph.D., 03
Current Position: asst. prof. of English, Rhode Island
Address: University of Rhode Island, Department of English, 210 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI 02881; marty[at]uri.edu
Web Page: http://www.uri.edu/artsci/eng/english_NEW/Faculty/Rojas.html
[Updated 2006]

ROSENWALD, LAWRENCE A.
Fellowship:
Daniels 76-77, "Analysis of Colonial New England Diaries" (Ph.D. cand. in English, Columbia)
Education: Columbia College, B.A., 70; Columbia, M.A., 71, Ph.D., 79
Current Position: prof. of English, Wellesley
Fellowship Publications: "Cotton Mather as Diarist," Prospects 8 ; "Sewall's Diary and the Margins of Puritan Literature," American Literature (1986)
Other Publications: Emerson and the Art of the Diary (New York: Oxford,1988); Theory, Texted Music, Performance," Journal of Musicology (winter 1993); (ed. and trans.) Martin Buber and Franz Rosenzweig, Scripture and Translation (Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1994)
Address: c/o Dept. of English, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481; 10 Lovewell Rd., Wellesley, MA 02482; lrosenwald[at]wellesley.edu
[Updated 2006]

ROTH, RANDOLPH A.
Fellowship:
Daniels 81-82, "Religion and Reformin Antebellum Vermont" (instructor in history, Grinnell)
Education: Stanford, B.A., 73; Yale, Ph.D., 81
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Ohio State
Fellowship Publications
: The Democratic Dilemma: Religion, Reform, and the Social Order in Vermont, 1791-1850 (1987); "The Generation Conflict Reconsidered," in Leonard Dinnerstein & Kenneth T. Jackson, eds., American Vistas, (Oxford Univ. Press, 7th ed., 1995)
Other Publications: "The First Radical Abolitionists: The Reverend James Milligan and the Reformed Presbyterians of Vermont," New England Quarterly 55 (1982): 540-63; "Is History a Process? Revitalization Theory, Nonlinearity, and the Central Metaphor of SocialScience History," Social Science History 16 (Summer 1992); "The Other Masonic Outrage: The Death and Transfiguration of Joseph Burnham," Journal of the Early Republic 14 (Spring 1994); "Blood Calls for Vengeance!: The History of Capital Punishment in Vermont," Vermont History 65 (1997):10-25; "Spousal Murder in Northern New England, 1791-1865," in Christine Daniels, ed., Over the Threshold: Intimate Violence in Early America, 1640-1865 (Routledge, 1999); "Child Murder in New England," Social Science History (2001)
Web Page: http://history.osu.edu/people/person.cfm?ID=725
[Updated 2006]

ROTH, SARAH N.
Fellowship:
Drawn to Art 00-01, "The Slavery Controversy in Antebellum Popular Culture" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Virginia)
Education: Southwestern, B.A., 94; Virginia, M.A., 96, Ph.D.
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Widener
[Updated 2006]

ROTHMAN, JOSHUA
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 05-06, "Slavery and Speculation in the Flush Times: The Heart of Jacksonian America" (asst. prof. of history, Alabama)
Education: Cornell, B.A., 94; Virginia, M.A., Ph.D., 00
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, Alabama
Web Page: http://www.as.ua.edu/history/new/html/faculty/rothman.html
[Updated 2005]

ROYLANCE, PATRICIA
Fellowship:
Last 08-09, "Eclipse of Empire" (asst. prof. of English, Syracuse)
Education: Stanford, Ph.D., 05
[Updated 2008]

RUBIN STUART, NANCY
Fellowship:
Hearst 05-06, "Mercy Otis Warren" (director, Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar, Graduate Center of CUNY)
Education: Tufts, B.A., 66; Brown, M.A.T., 67; Mount Vernon, Ph.D. (honorary), 95
Other Publications: The Reluctant Spiritualist: The Life of Maggie Fox (2005); American Express: The Life and Times of Marjorie Merriweather Post (1995, 2002); Isabella of Castile: The First Renaissance Queen (1991,1992); The Mother Mirror: How A Generation of Women Is Changing Motherhood in America (1984); The New Suburban Woman: Beyond Myth and Motherhood (1982)
Web Page: http://www.nancyrubinstuart.com
[Updated 2005]

RUFFIN, JAMES RIXEY
Fellowship:
Peterson 98-99, "William Bentley and the Politics of Rational Religion, 1783-1800" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Delaware)
Education: Virginia, B.A., M.Ed., 92; Delaware, M.A., Ph.D.
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Other Publications: "Urania's Dusky Vails": Heliocentrism in the Colonial Almanacs, 1700-1735," New England Quarterly 70 (June 1997), 306-13; "The Efficacy of Medicine During the Campaigns of Alexander the Great," Military Medicine 157 (September 1992), 467-75.
Web Page: http://www.uwsp.edu/history/faculty/J.%20Rixey%20Ruffin/ruffin.htm [Updated 2005]

RUFFMAN, ALAN
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "Historic Meterology and the 1775 Hurricane" (president, Geomarine Associates Ltd.)
Education: Toronto, B.Sc., 64; Dalhousie, M.Sc., 66
Current Position: president, Geomarine Associates Ltd., Halifax, N.S.; honourary research asso., Dalhousie; lecturer, Dalhousie Law School
Fellowship Publications: "The Catastrophic 1775 Hurricane(s): The Search for Data and Understanding," [Extended Abstract], 23rd conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones, American Meterological Society, 79th Annual Meeting, January 10-15, 1999, Dallas, Texas, Preprints, Vol. II, paper 11A.1, Thursday, January 14, pp. 787-790; "Lessons Learned from Past Hurricanes: The Saxby Gale." Proceedings from the National Hurricane Conference, September 24, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Institute for Catastropic Loss Reduction, Toronto, Ontario, [December, 1999]. pp. 12-14; modified transcript without illustrations; "Hurricanes of Renown," [Exended Abstract]. First talk in the three-part Hurricane Talk Series & Public Forum, presented as part of Hurricane Havoc; One year After Juan, An Exhibit and Special event, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tuesday, September 21, 7:30 p.m., 9 pp.
Other Publications: Comment on: "The Great Newfoundland storm of 12 September 1775" by A.E. Stevens and M. Staveley. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Comments and Replies, Vol. 85, No. 2, April, 1995, pp. 646-649; "The multidisciplinary Rediscovery and Tracking of 'The Great Newfoundland and Saint-Pierre et miquelon hurricane of September 1775'". The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord, vol. 85, no. 2, April, 1996, pp. 646-649; "A multi-disciplinary and Inter-scientific Study of The Saxby Gale: An October 4-5 Hybrid Hurricane and Record Storm Surge." CMOS Bulletin SCMO, Canadian Meteorologic and Oceanographic Society, Ottawa, Ontario, vol. 27, no. 3, june, 1999, cover and pp. 67-73; The Saxby Gale of 1869 in the Canadian Maritimes, A Case Study of Flooding Potential in the Bay of Fundy," [Extended Abstract]
Address: Geomarine Associates Ltd., P.O. Box 41, Station M, Halifax, N.S., Canada B3J 2L4
[Updated 2006]

RUGEMER, EDWARD B.
Fellowship:
Peterson 06-07, "The Problem of Emancipation: The United States and Britain's Abolition of Slavery" (postdoc. fellow in history, Boston College)
Education: Fairfield, B.A., 93; Boston College, M.A., 99; Ph.D., 05
Fellowship Publications: The Problem of Emancipation: The Caribbean Roots of the American Civil War (Louisiana State University Press, 2008)
[Updated 2008]

RYAN, SUSAN M.
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America" (Ph.D. cand. in English, North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Education: Washington, B.A., 88; North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A., 92, Ph.D., 99
Current Position: assoc. prof. and director of graduate studies of English, Louisville
Fellowship Publications: American Literary History, (12/2000), 685-712; The Grammar of Good Intentions: Benevolence and Racial Identity in Antebellum American Literature, (Ph.D. diss. Univ. of North Carolina, 1999); "Charity Begins at Home: Stowe's Antislavery Novels and the Forms of Benevolent Citizenship," American Literature (72/2000), 751-82; "Misgivings: Melville, Race and the Ambiguities of Benevolence" The Grammar of Good Intentions: Race and the Antebellum Culture of Benevolence (Cornell University Press, 2003).
Other Publications: "Errand into Africa: Colonization and Nation Building in Sarah J. Hale's Liberia," New England Quarterly 68 (1995): 558-83; "Rough Ways and Rough Work: Jacob Ri, Social Reform, and the Rhetoric of Benevolent Violence," American Transcendental Quarterly 11 (1997): 191-212
Address: Dept. of English, Humanities 315, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292; 1913 Deerwood Avenue, Louisville, KY 40205; sryan[at]louisville.edu
Web Page: http://coldfusion.louisville.edu/webs/a-s/english/people_2.cfm?id=24
[Updated 2006]

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