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WAGNER, WILLIAM E.
Fellowship:
Legacy 06-07, "Divided Landscapes: Geographic Literacy and the Mapping of Sectional Conflict in America, 1846-1865" (Ph.D. cand. in history, California at Berkeley)
Education: Duke, B.A., 99; California at Berkeley, M.A., 03
[Updated 2006]

WALDSTREICHER, DAVID L.
Fellowship:
Peterson 92-93, "Nationalism and Celebration in Post-Revolutionary America, 1780-1836" (Ph.D. cand. in American Studies, Yale)
Education: Virginia, B.A., 88; Yale, M.A., 90, Ph.D., 94
Current Position: prof. of history, Temple
Fellowship Publications: In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776-1820 (IEAHAC & Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1997) [Jamestown Prize, 1995]
Other Publications: "`Fallen under My Observation': Vision and Virtue in The Coquette," Early American Literature 27 (1992): 204-18; "Federalism, the Styles of Politics, and the Politics of Style," in Doron Ben-Atar and Barbara B. Oberg, eds., Federalists Reconsidered (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999): 99-117; Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and American Revolution (New York: Hill and Wang, 2004)
Webpage: http://www.temple.edu/history/UZ/waldstreicher/index.html [Updated 2008]

WALGREN, KENT
(Died June 2, 2003)
Fellowship:
Peterson 95-96, "Bibliography of American Masonic and Antimasonic Imprints, 1734-1850" (asst. attorney general, Salt Lake City, Utah)
Education: Brigham Young, B.A., 71; Utah College of Law, J.D., 74
Fellowship Publications: "A Bibliography of Pre-1851 Louisiana Scottish Rite Imprints," in Heredom: Journal of the Scottish Rite Research Society, vol. 4 (1996): 189-239; "A Bibliography of Pre-1851 American Scottish Rite Imprints (non-Louisiana)," in Heredom: Journal of the Scottish Rite Research Soceity, vol. 3 (1995): 55-119; Freemasonry, Anti-Masonry and Illuminism In The United States, 1734-1850, A Bibliography (2003)
Other Publications: "Inside the Salt Lake Temple: Gisbert Bossard's 1911 Photographs," in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 29, no. 3 (Fall 1996): 1-43
[Updated 2003]

WALKER, JEFFREY
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 92-93, "Collegiate Literary Culture in Eighteenth-Century America" (assoc. prof. of English, Oklahoma State)
Education: Shippenburg, B.A., 68; Middlebury, M.A., 71; Penn State, Ph.D., 77
Current Position: prof. of English, Oklahoma State
Other Publications: The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground, by James Fenimore Cooper. ed. with Lance Schachterle and James P. Elliott (AMS Press, 2002); Reading Cooper, Teaching Cooper (AMS Press, 2007).
Web Page: http://english.okstate.edu/faculty/fac_pages/walker.htm
[Updated 2007]

WALLER, ALTINA
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 01-02, "Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America" (prof. and chair of history, Connecticut)
Education: Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A., 71, M.A., 73, Ph.D., 80
Other Publications: Reverend Beecher and Mrs. Tilton: Sex and Class in Victorian America (Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1982); Appalachia in the Making, ed. with Dwight Billings and Mary Beth Pudup (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1995); "Peggy Eaton and Andrew Jackson: A Presidential Scandal," in True Stories from the American Past, Vol. 1: To 1865, ed. by Altina Waller and William Graebner (NY: McGraw-Hill, 1996) 162-180.
Web Page: http://web1.uits.uconn.edu/history/faculty/waller.html
[Updated 2005]

WALLER, NICOLE
Fellowship:
Ebeling 07-08, "American Encounters with Islam in the Atlantic World" (junior prof. of English and linguistics, American studies, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitšt)
Education: Johannes Gutenberg-Universitšt, M.A., 94; CUNY, M.A., 98; Johannes Gutenberg-Universitšt, Dr.Phil., 04
[Updated 2007]

WARD, WILLIAM R.
Fellowship:
Peterson 87-88, "An International History of the Great Awakening" (prof. emeritus of modern history, Durham)
Education: Oxford, B.A., 46, M.A., 51, D.Phil., 51
Fellowship Publications: "Pastoral Office and the General Priesthood in the Great Awakening," Studies in Church History 26 (1989): 303-27; The Protestant Evangelical Awakening, 1725-50: A European View (1992); Faith and Faction (1993)
Other Publications: Georgian Oxford (1958); Victorian Oxford (1965); Religion and Society in England, 1790-1850 (1972); Early Victorian Methodism (1976); Theology, Sociology, and Politics: The German Protestant Social Conscience(1979); Journals and Diocese's of John Wellesley (6 of 7 vol. published,1986-); Parson and Parish in 18th Century Surrey (1994); Parson and Parish in 18th Century Hampshire (1995); Christianity under the Ancien R.gime (1999); Kirchengeschichte Grossbritanniens vom17. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert (2000)
[Updated 2001]

WARNER, MICHAEL D.
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 86-87, "The Letters of the Republic" (asst. prof. of English, Northwestern)
Education: Oral Roberts, B.A.; Wisconsin (Madison), M.A.; Johns Hopkins, M.A., Ph.D.
Current Position: prof. of English, Rutgers
Fellowship Publications:
"Textuality and Legitimacy in the Printed Constitution," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 97 (1987): 59-84; The Letters of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1990)
Other Publications: "Professionalization and the Rewards of Literature, 1875-1900," Criticism (1985): 1-26; "Value, Agency, and Stephen Crane's `The Monster,'" Nineteenth-Century Fiction (1985); (ed. w/ Gerald Graff) The Origins of Literary Studies in America (Routledge, 1989); ed. Fear of a Queer Planet: Queer Politics and Social Theory (Minnesota, 1993); (ed. w/ Myra Jehlen) The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800 (Routledge, 1997); The Trouble With Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life (Harvard, 2000); Professor Warner wrote the following publications: Publics and Counterpublics (Zone Books, 2002)
Web Page : http://english.rutgers.edu/faculty/profiles/warner.html
[Updated 2005]

WARREN, WENDY
Fellowship:
Peterson 05-06, "African Slavery in New England, 1638-1700" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Yale)
Education: Santa Clara, B.A., 95; Yale, M.A., 03; M.Phil., 04
Fellowship Publications: "'The Cause of Her Grief': The Rape of a Slave in Early New England," Journal of American History 93.4 (2007):1031.49 [Louis Pelzer Award of the Organization of American Historians, 2006]
[Updated 2008]

WATSON, PATRICIA A.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 84-85, "Preacher-Physicians of Colonial New England" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Johns Hopkins)
Education: California at Berkeley, B.A.; Johns Hopkins, Ph.D., 87
Fellowship Publications: The Angelical Conjunction: The Preacher-Physicians of Colonial New England (Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1991)
[Updated 2005]

WAY, PETER J.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 88-89, "Rough Labor: The Digging of North America's Canals, 1780-1860" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Maryland)
Education: Trent Univ. (Canada), B.A., 81; Queen's Univ.(Canada), M.A., 83; Maryland, Ph.D., 91
Current Position: assoc. prof. and chair, dept. of history, Bowling Green State
Fellowship Publications: Common Labour: Workers and the Digging of North American Canals 1780-1860 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997); "Evil Humors and Ardent Spirits: The Rough Culture of Canal Construction Laborers," Journal of American History 79, no. 4 (March 1993): 1397-1428
Other Publications: "Shovel and Shamrock: Irish Workers and Labor Violence in the Digging of the Cheapeake and Ohio Canal," Labor History 30 (1989): 489-517; "Labour's Love Lost: Observations on the Historiography of Class and Ethnicity in the Nineteenth Century," Journal of American Studies 28 (April 1994): 1-22; "Canal Wars: The Making of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal," in Altina Waller and William Graebner, eds., True Stories from the American Past. Volume 1 to 1865, (New York: McGraw-Hill,1997), 181-200
Address: Dept. of History, Williams Hall, Bowling Green State, Bowling Green, OH 43403
Web Page: http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/history/faculty/page16507.html
[Updated 2006]

WEIERMAN, KAREN WOODS
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 00-01, "One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820-1870" (asst. prof. of English, Worcester State)
Education: Georgetown, B.A., 93; Minnesota, Ph.D., 99
Fellowship Publications: "Reading and Writing Hope Leslie: Catharine Maria Sedgwicks Indian `Connections," New England Quarterly 75 (2002): 415-43; One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820-1870 Univ. Massachusetts Press, 2005)
Address: Worcester State College, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602-2597; kweierman@worcester.edu
[Updated 2005]

WEIKLE-MILLS, COURTNEY
Fellowship:
Reese 08-09 "Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Making of a U.S. Literary Public, 1700-1852" (asst. prof. of English, Pittsburgh)
Education:
[Updated 2008]

WEIR, DAVID A.
Fellowship:
Hiatt 84-85, "The Covenant in New England, 1620-80" (Ph.D. cand. in history of Christianity, Princeton)
Education: Haverford, B.A., 80; Princeton, M.A., 83; St. Andrews, Ph.D., 84; Princeton, Ph.D. 92
Current Position: prof. of history, Nyack
Fellowship Publications:
Covenant and Covenanting in Seventeenth-Century New England [Emory Univ. Studies in Law and Religion] (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans and Co., 2005) [Choice 2006 Outstanding Academic Title]
Other Publications: The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990) [Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History for 1984]
Address: Dept. of History and Political Science, Nyack College, 1 South Boulevard, Nyack, NY 10960; 18 Midland Ave., Bronxville, NY 10708; David.Weir@nyack.edu
Web Page: http://www.nyackcollege.edu/?include=FacultyProfile.php&name=David.Weir
[Updated 2006]

WEISBERG, BARBARA
Fellowship:
Artist 98, "Research for a non-fiction children's book about the Fox sisters" (writer and producer, New York City)
Education: Pennsylvania, B.A.; Yale, M.Phil.; Brooklyn College, M.F.A.
Fellowship Publications: "They Spoke with the Dead," American Heritage, Sept. 1999: 84-92; book review of Victorian Ghosts in the Noontide by Vanessa Dickerson in International Journal of Parapsychology, 2000; Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of Spiritualism (HarperSanFrancisco, 2004)
Other Publications: Susan B. Anthony, young adult nonfiction (Chelsea House, 1989); Coronada's Golden Quest, children's nonfiction (Steck-Vaughn, 1993)
Other: Producer, Livewire, current affairs show for teens on Nickelodeon, 1983; Co-Creator, Charles in Charge, situation comedy series, 1984; Producer, To Care, documentary on homecare for the aging screened at the Museum of Modern Art and shown on PBS, 1987.
Awards: Brooklyn College/MacArthur Scholarship in Poetry, awarded on the nomination of Allen Ginsberg, 1992; D. Scott Rogo Award [Parapsychology Foundation] for manuscript in progress
[Updated 2005]

WERTHEIM, AUBREY SORIN
(Died January 9, 2003)
Fellowship: Artist 96, "A Full-Length One-Woman Show about Fanny Fern, the First Female American Columnist" (playwright, Oberlin, Ohio)
Fellowship Results: The Genuine Article: reading, Cleveland Playhouse (Nov. 1996); world premier, First Night Columbus (Dec. 1996); published (1997); Midwest 1997-1998 tour
Other: Popular Neurotics, PBS - "American Playhouse" (1984); Make Way For Dyklings (1993); Ohio Arts Council Playwriting Fellowship (1994 & 1996); Costume Drama (1996) [Chilcote Award]
[Updated 2006]

WESSEL, CAROLA
(Died February 14, 2004)
Fellowship: Peterson 02-03, "Bibliography and Editions of German Language Broadsides Printed in North America, 1700-1830" (research librarian, Univ. of Goettingen)
Education: Univ. of Goettingen, M.A. 89; Ph.D. 97; Univ. Cologne, M.S. in Library Science, 00
[Updated 2006]

WEST, MICHAEL D.
Fellowship:
Peterson 85-86, "Thoreau and the Search for the Language of Nature, 1690-1865" (prof. of English, Pittsburgh)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 59, A.M., 61, Ph.D., 65
Fellowship Publications: "Spellers and Punsters," Southwest Review 72 (1987): 492-511 (DeGolyer Prize); "Analogy, Metaphor, and Etymology in Thinking," in Sondra J. Stang and Robert Wiltenburg, eds., Collective Wisdom: A Sourcebook of Lessons for Writing Teachers (New York: Random House, 1988), 288-92; "No Common Parlance: Recent Linguistic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century American Authors," Review 12 (1990): 53-67; "Reclaiming Thoreau's Humor for the Classroom," in Richard J. Schneider, ed., Approaches to Teaching Thoreau's Walden and Other Works (New York: Modern Language Association, 1996): 91-97; Transcendental Wordplay: America's Romantic Punsters and the Search for the Language of Nature (Athens: Ohio Univ. Press, 2000) [Phi Beta Kappa's Christian Gauss Award, 2002]
Other Publications: "Reflections on Star Wars and Scholarly Reviewing," in James O. Hoge, ed., Literary Reviewing, (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1987), pp. 112-39; "Correcting Grammatical Errors beyond the Composition Course," in Sondra J.Stang and Robert Wiltenburg, eds., Collective Wisdom, (New York: Random House, 1988), pp. 342-47; "Spenser's Art of War: Chivalric Allegory, Military Technology, and the Elizabethan Mock-Heroic Sensibility," Renaissance Quarterly 41 (1988): 654-704; "Emily Dickinson's Ambrosian Nights with Christopher North," Harvard Library Bulletin, no. 5 (1994): 67-71
Web Page: http://www.english.pitt.edu/people/faculty/west.html [Updated 2006]

WESTBROOK, ELLEN E.
Fellowship:
Peterson 92-93, "Cultural Captives: Euro-Amer-Indian Literary Landscapes" (asst. prof. of English, Southern Mississippi)
Education: Simmons, B.A., 77; Michigan, M.A., 79, Ph.D., 87
[Updated 1997]

WETHERELL, CHARLES W.
Fellowship:
Daniels 78-79, "A Social History of the Early American Press" (Ph.D. cand. in history, New Hampshire)
Education: St. Lawrence, B.A., 69; New Hampshire, Ph.D., 80
Current Position: dir., Lab. for History Research, California at Riverside
Fellowship Publications:
"`For These and Such Like Reasons': John Holt's Attack on Benjamin Franklin," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 88 (1978): 251-75; co-author, with Charles Clark, "The Measure of Maturity: The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-65," William and Mary Quarterly (1989)
Other Publications: co-author, with Ronald Lettieri, "The New Hampshire Committees of Safety and Revolutionary Republicanism, 1775-1784," History of New Hampshire 35 (1980): 241-83; co-author with Andrejs Plakans, "The Kinship Domain in an Eastern European Peasant Community: Pinkenhof, 1833-50," American History Review 93 (1988): 359-96; co-author, with Sharon Salinger, "Wealth and Renting in Pre-Revolutionary Philadelphia," Journal of American History 71 (1985): 826-40
[Updated 1997]

WEWERS, DANIEL C.
Fellowship:
Peterson 05-06, "Divisible Under God: American Religion, Politics, and the Idea of Secession, 1783-1833" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Harvard)
Education: Princeton, A.B., 98; Harvard, A.M., 02
[Updated 2005]

WEYLER, KAREN A.
Fellowship:
Botein 95-96, "Issues of Privacy and Publicity in the Early American Novel" (Ph.D. cand. in English, North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Education: Centre, B.A., 88; North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A., 90, Ph.D., 96
Current Position: assoc. prof. of American literature, North Carolina at Greensboro
Fellowship Publications:
"'A Speculating Spirit': Trade, Speculation, and Gambling in Early American Fiction," Early American Literature 31.3 (1996): 207-242; "'The Fruit of Unlawful Embraces': Sexual Transgression and Madness in Early American Sentimental Fiction," in Merrill Smith, ed., Sex and Sexuality in Early America (New York: New York Univ. Press, 1998); Intricate Relations: Sexual and Economic Desire in American Fiction, 1789-1814 (University of Iowa Press, 2005)
Other Publications: "Melville's 'The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids': A Dialogue About Experience, Understanding, and Truth." Studies in Short Fiction 31.3 (1994): 461-69; "Creating a Community of Readers: Mary Mebane's Exploration of Difference in Mary and Mary, Wayfarer," Southern Quarterly vol. 35.3 (1997); "Race, Redemption, and Captivity in the Narratives of Briton Hammon and John Marrant" in Vincent Carretta and Philip Gould, eds., Genius in Bondage: Literature of the Early Black Atlantic (Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press, 2001): 39-53; "Literary Labors and Intellectual Prostitution: Fanny Fern's Defense of Working Women" South Atlantic Review 70.2 (2005): 96-131; "An Actor in the Drama of Revolution: Deborah Sampson, Print, and Performance in the Creation of Celebrity" in Mary Carruth, ed., Feminist Interventions in Early American Studies (Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006): 183-93; "Marriage, Coverture, and the Companionate Ideal in Early American Fiction" Legacy 26.1 (Spring 2009)
Address: English Department, 3143 Moore Humanities Building, University of North Carolina - Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170; KAWeyler[at]uncg.edu
[Updated 2008]

WHEELER, RACHEL M.
Fellowship:
Peterson 96-97, "Forgotten Conversation: The Indian-European Negotiation of Religion in the Eighteenth-Century Northeast" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Yale)
Education: Carleton, B.A., 91; Yale, Ph.D., 98
Current Position: asst. prof. of religious studies, Indiana
Web Page: http://w3.liberalarts.iupui.edu/faculty/fgMain.asp?action=view&FacultyNumber=412
[Updated 2006]

WHITE, SHANE
Fellowship:
Peterson 90-91, "Black Festivals in the United States, 1750-1860" (lecturer in history, Univ. of Sydney, Australia)
Education: Sydney, B.A., 79, Ph.D., 89
Current Position: senior lecturer in history, Univ. of Sydney, Australia
Fellowship Publications:
"'It was a Proud Day'; African Americans, Festivals, and Parades in the North, 1741-1834," Journal American History 81, (1994): pp. 13-50
Other Publications: Somewhat More Independent: The End of Slavery in New York City, 1770-1810 (Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1991); (w/ Graham White) "Slave Hair and African American Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," Journal of Southern History 61 (February 1995): 45-76; (w/ Graham White) "Slave Clothing and African-American Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," Past and Present 148 (August 1995): 149-86; "Slavery in New York State in the Early Republic," Australasian Journal of American Studies 14 (December 1995): 1-29; (w/ Graham White) "Reading the Slave Body: Gesture, Demeanor and African-American Culture," in John Salmond and Bruce Clayton, eds., Varieties of Southern History: New Essays on a Region and Its People (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996): 41-62; Stories of Freedom in Black New York (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2002)
Web Page: http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/departs/history/staff/profiles/swhite.shtml [Updated 2006]

WIENER, ELLEN
Fellowship:
Hearst 02, "A new 'Book of Hours' using imagery from nineteenth century sources" (visiting asst. prof., Princeton)
Education: Bennington, B.A., 76; Queens, CUNY, M.F.A., 85
Fellowship Exhibitions: An Album of Hours. Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, September 1 - October 17, 2003; Painting Toward a Book of Hours. The Icehouse Gallery, Greenport, NY, July 3-30, 2004
Address: ellenwiener[at]gmail.com
[Updated 2008]

WILF, STEVEN R.
Fellowhsip:
Hiatt 88-89, "Public Executions and the Rituals of Order in the Late 18th Century" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Yale)
Education: Arizona State, B.S. 77; Duke, M.A., 81; Princeton, M.A., 85; Yale, M. Phil., 86, J.D., 95; Ph.D. 95
Current Position: prof. of law, Connecticut School of Law
Other Publications:
"Anatomy and Punishment in Late Eighteenth-Century New York," Journal of Social History (1989); "Trade Secrets, Property, and Social Relations," 34 Connecticut Law Review 787 (2002)
Web Page: http://www.law.uconn.edu/faculty/swilf/index.html
[Updated 2006]

WILLBERG, KRIOTA
Fellowship:
Updated version for a performance of The Black Crook
Education: Northeastern Illinois, B.A., 91
Web Page: http://www.duramater.org
[Updated 2007]

WILLIAMS, DANIEL E.
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 93-94, "The Theft of Authorship" (assoc. prof. of English, Mississippi)
Education: Washington, B.A., 73; Denver, M.A., 76, 84, Ph.D., 80
Current Position: chair and prof. of English, Texas Christian Univ.
Address: Department of English, TCU Box 297270, Fort Worth, TX 76129
Web Page: http://www.eng.tcu.edu/Faculty/profiles/dwilliams.htm
[Updated 2006]

WILLIAMS, HARRY M.
Fellowship:
Haven 85-86, "Charles Lenox Remond and the Community of Female Abolitionists" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Brown)
Education: Lincoln, B.A., 71; Missouri, M.A., 82; Brown, M.A., 84, Ph.D., 88
Current Position: David and Marian Adams Bryn-Jones Distinguished Teaching Professor of History and the Humanities, Carleton
Other Publications:
"When Black Is Right: The Life and Writings of George S. Schuyler" (Ph.D. diss., Brown, 1988)
[Updated 2006]

WILLIAMS, J. GARY
Fellowship:
Haven 83-84, "James Fenimore Cooper's Notions of the Americans" (assoc. prof. of English, Idaho)
Education: Washington, A.B., 69; Cornell, M.A., Ph.D., 73
Current Position: prof. of English, Idaho
Fellowship Publications:
Edition of Cooper's Notions of the Americans (Albany: SUNY Press, 1991)
Other Publications: Hungry Heart: The Literary Emergence of Julia Ward Howe (Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1999)
Web Page: http://www.class.uidaho.edu/jgw/
[Updated 2006]

WILLIAMS, SUSAN S.
Fellowship:
Botein 97-98, "Writing Home: Female Authorship and Print Culture in America, 1820-1900" (assoc. prof. of English, Ohio State)
Education: Yale, B.A., 85, M.A., 89, Ph.D., 91
Current Position: prof. of English, Ohio State
Fellowship Publications: "Publishing an Emergent 'American' Literature," in Scott E. Casper, Joanne D. Chaison, and Jeffrey D. Groves, eds., Perspectives on American Book History: Artifacts and Commentary (Boston: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2002); Reclaiming Authorship: Literary Women in America, 1850-1900 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006)
Other Publications: "Widening the World: Susan Warner, Her Readers, and the Assumption of Authorship," American Quarterly 42 (Dec.1990): 565-586; "'Promoting an Extensive Sale': The Production and Reception of The Lamplighter", New England Quarterly 59 (June 1996): 179-200; "Manufacturing Intellectual Equipment: The Tauchnitz Edition of The Marble Faun," in Michele Moylan and Lane Stiles, eds., Reading Books: Essays on the Material Text and Literature in America, (Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press,1996), 117-150; Confounding Images: Photography and Portraiture in Antebellum American Fiction (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1997); Reclaiming Authorship: Literary Women in America, 1850-1900 (2006)
Ohio State University, Department of English, 164 West 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210-1370; williams.488[at]osu.edu
Web Page: http://english.osu.edu/people/person.cfm?ID=253
[Updated 2001]

WILLIAMS-WITHERSPOON, KIMMIKA L.H.
Fellowship: Artist 96, "Life and Times of Lucy Terry" (faculty fellow, Temple)
Education: Howard, B.A., 80; Temple, M.F.A., 96
Current Position: asst.prof. of theatre, Temple
Other: Theater Association Fellowship (1990); Pew Charitable Trust Exchange Grant (1993-94); Future Faculty Fellow in Anthropology (1996-97); Pew Charitable Trust Exchange Playwright (1997-); Sign of the Times; Culture Pop (Three Goats Press, 1999); Epic Memory (Three Goats Press, 1996)
Address: 207 Tomlinson Hall, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122; 423 Pine St., Darby, PA 19023; kwilli01@temple.edu
Web Page: https://zeus.scat.temple.edu/scat/FacBios.asp?Detail=101
[Updated 2006]

WINANS, ROBERT B.
Fellowship:
Daniels 79-80, "A Descriptive Checklist of Book Catalogues Separately Printed in America, 1639-1800, Part 2" (asst. prof. of English, Wayne State)
Fellowship: Boni 84-85, "Checklist of Catalogues of Books Printed in 18th-Century American Newspapers" (asst. prof. of English, Wayne State)
Education: Cornell, B.A., 64; New York Univ., M.A., 65, Ph.D., 72
Current Position: asst. prof. of English, Gettysburg
Fellowship Publications:
A Descriptive Checklist of Book Catalogues Separately Printed in America, 1639-1800 (Worcester: AAS, 1981)
Other Publications: "The Folk, the Stage, and the Five-String Banjo in Nineteenth-Century America," Journal of American Folklore 89 (1976): 407-37; "`Sadday Night and Sunday Too': The Uses of Slave Songs in the WPA Ex-Slave Narratives for Historical Study," New Jersey Folklore 7 (1982): 10-15; "Bibliography and the Cultural Historian: Notes on the Eighteenth-Century Novel," Printing and Society in Early America, (1983); "Early Minstrel Show Music," in William L. Joyce et al., eds., Musical Theater in America: Papers and Proceedings of the Conference on Musical Theater in America, ed. Glenn Loney (1984); "The Early Minstrel Show," New World Records, NW 338, (1985)
[Updated 1997]

WINCH, JULIE P.
Fellowship:
Peterson 87-88, "American Free Blacks and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820s" (asst. prof. of history and black studies, Massachusetts at Boston)
Education: Cambridge, B.A., 75; London, M.A., 76; Bryn Mawr, M.A., 79, Ph.D., 82
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history and black studies, Massachusetts at Boston
Fellowship Publications:
Philadelphia's Black Elite: Activism, Accommodation, and the Struggle for Autonomy (1988)
Other Publications: "Virginia Pindell Trotter," Trotter Institute Review 2 (1988): 10-14; "Philadelphia and the Other Underground Railroad," Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 3 (1987): 3-26; "American Free Blacks and Emigration to Haiti," (paper, Eleventh Caribbean Congress, Caribbean Institute and Study Center for Latin America, August 1988); "You Have Talents - Only Cultivate Them: Philadelphia's Black Female Literary Societies and the Abolitionist Crusade," in Jean Fagan Yellin & John C. Van Horne, eds. The Abolitionist Sisterhood: Women's Political Culture in Antebellum America (Cornell Univ. Press, 1994); A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten (Oxford Univ. Press, 2002)
Web Page: http://www2.www.umb.edu/directory/person_detail.php?id=1242
[Updated 2006]

WINKLER, LOUIS
Fellowship:
Daniels 78-79, "Popular Astronomical and Astrological Thought in New England before 1800" (astronomer, Penn State)
Education: Rutgers, B.S.; Adelphi, M.S.; Pennsylvania, Ph.D
Fellowship Publications: "Almanacs in Early America" (paper, AHA, History of Science Society, 1979); "Thousands of Years of Celestial Medicine," Griffith Observer 46 (1982): 2-8
Other Publications: "Early American Earthquake History," Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1979): 568-602; "Sketches of a UFO Seen in 1742," Mufon UFO Journal 148 (1980): 10; Catalog and Analysis of UFO-like Data before 1947 (Mt. Ranier, Md.: Fund for UFO Research, Mt. Rainier, 1984)
[Updated 1997]

WINSHIP, MICHAEL B.
Fellowship:
Peterson 89-90, "Publishers' Trade Sales in the Nineteenth-Century United States" (ed., Bibliography of American Literature)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 93-94, "The American Book in the Industrial Era" (assoc. prof. of English, Texas at Austin)
Fellowship: AAS-NEH 09-10, "Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950" (Iris Howard Regents Prof. of English, Texas at Austin)
Education: Harvard, A.B., 71; Simmons,;M.S., 82; Oxford, D.Phil., 89
Current Position: prof. of English, Texas at Austin
Fellowship Publications: co-ed., with Scott Casper, Jeff Groves, and Steven Nissenbaum, The Industrial Book, 1840-1880, A History of the Book in America, vol. 3 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007)
Other Publications: Bibliography of American Literature vols. 7-9 (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1983-91); "Publishing in America," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 96 (1986): 133-74; Hermann Ernst Ludewig (New York: Columbia Univ., 1986); Ticknor and Fields: The Business of American Literary Publishing in the 19th Century (Chapel Hill: Hanes Fdn. and Univ. of North Carolina Library, 1992; American Literary Publishing in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The Business of Ticknor and Fields (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995); Epitome and Selective Index (Golden, CO: North American Press, 1995); "`The Greatest Book of Its Kind: A Publishing History of `Uncle Toms Cabin," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 109 (1999): 309-32
Address: bal[at]mail.utexas.edu
[Updated 2008]

WITHINGTON, ANN FAIRFAX
Fellowship:
AAS-NEH 91-92, "Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period" (asst. prof. of history, Michigan State)
Education: Harvard, B.A., 66; California at Berkeley, M.A., 72; Yale, Ph.D., 83
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history, SUNY at Albany
Other Publications:
Plays Cocks, Horses, and Funerals: Morality and Ideology in the American Revolution (Oxford Univ. Press, forthcoming); "Consumption and Republican Ideology in the Early Republic," in Everyday Life in the Early Republic (Norton, forthcoming); "Republican Bees: The Political Economy of the Beehive in Eighteenth Century America," Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 18 (1988): 39-77; "The Trial of Anne Hutchinson: A Political Trial," New England Quarterly (1978): 226-40
Web Page: http://www.albany.edu/history/withington/
[Updated 2006]

WITTMANN, MATTHEW
Fellowship:
Peterson 05-06, "American Popular Culture and the Pacific World in the Nineteenth-Century" (Ph.D. cand. in American culture, Michigan)
Education: Colorado at Boulder, B.A., 99, M.A., 01
[Updated 2005]

WOJTUSIK, BARBARA
Fellowship:
Peterson 93-94, "The Somers Mutiny" (English teacher, Bristol, CT, Eastern H.S.)
Education: Central Connecticut State, B.S., 58, M.A., 70
Other Publications: "Ellen Sturgis Hooper," in American National Biography; "Samuel Gray Ward," "Anna Barker Ward," and "Squire Samuel Hoar," in Encyclopedia of Transcendentalism
Address: 57 Burton St., Bristol, CT 06010; CTEJBW@aol.com
[Updated 2001]

WOLOSON, WENDY
Fellowship:
Peterson 05-06, "Underground Economies: People, Markets, and Used Goods in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century America" (curator, Library Company of Philadelphia)
Education: Iowa State, B.F.A., 86; Montana State, M.F.A., 90; Bowling Green State, M.A., 93; Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 99
[Updated 2005]

WOLFFE, JOHN R.
Fellowship:
Peterson 88-89, "Aspects of Anti-Catholicism in the United States, 1830-60" (lecturer in history, York)
Education: Oxford, B.A., 80, D. Phil., 85
Current Position: senior lecturer in religious studies, The Open Univ.
Fellowship Publications:
The Protestant Crusade in Great Britain 1829-1860 (1991); "Anti-Catholicism and Evangelical Identity in Britain and the U.S., 1830-1860," in Mark A. Noll, David W. Bebbington, and George Rawlyk, eds., Evangelicalism (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1994); "Unity or Diversity? North Atlantic Evangelical Thought in the Mid-Nineteenth Century," in Studies in Church History 32: Unity and Diversity in the Church (1996): 363-375
Other Publications: "Protestant Societies and Anti-Catholic Agitation in Great Britain, 1829-60" (Ph.D. diss., Oxford, 1985); "The Evangelical Alliance in the 1840s," Studies in Church History 23 (1986); God and Greater Britain: Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945 (London and New York: Routledge, 1994)
[Updated 1997]

WOO, ILYON
Fellowship:
Peterson 04-05, "Mother against Mother" (Ph.D. cand. in English and comparative literature, Columbia)
Education: Yale, B.A., 94; Columbia, M.A., 97, M.Phil., 00
[Updated 2005]

WOOD, JOSEPH S.
Fellowship:
Peterson 88-89, "The Literary Origins of New England Village Symbolism" (assoc. prof. of geography, George Mason)
Education: Middlebury, B.A., 68; Vermont, M.A., 73; Penn State, Ph.D., 78
Current Position: provost, vice president for academic affairs, and prof. of geography, Southern Maine
Fellowship Publications:
"`Build, Therefore, Your Own World': The New England Village as Settlement Ideal," Annals of the Association of American Geographers 81 (1991): 32:50; (with Michael Steinitz) "A World We Have Gained: House, Common, and Village in New England," Journal of History Geography 18 (1992); The New England Village (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1997)
Other Publications: "Center City," Geographical Review 78 (1988): 325-29; "Making a Suburban Landscape: Vietnames-Americans in North Virginia," Geographic Review 86 (1996)
Web Page: http://www.usm.maine.edu/gany/JWood.htm
[Updated 2006]

WOOD, MARCUS
Fellowship:
Peterson 92-93, "Abolition Propaganda in Britain and the United States, 1780-1860" (Worcester College, Oxford)
Education: St. Catherine's College, Oxford, B.A., 80; Royal College of Art, M.A., 86; Worcester College, Oxford, Ph.D., 91
Current Position: prof. of English, Sussex
Fellowship Publications: Blind Memory: Visual Representations of Slavery in England and America (Routledge, 2000)
Web Page: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/english/profile97133.html
[Updated 2006]

WOODS, ANDREA E.
Fellowship:
Artist 96, "Ballad of the Black Cowboy" (independent dancer/choreographer/teacher, Brooklyn, NY)
Education: Adelphi, B.FA, 86
Current Position: also artistic dir. of Souloworks Dances by Andrea E. Woods
Web Page: http://www.souloworks.com/bio.shtml [Updated 2006]

WOODWARD, WALTER W.
Fellowship:
Peterson 97-98, "The Magic in Colonization: Religion, Science and the Occult in the Creation of New England Culture" (Ph.D. cand. in history, Connecticut)
Education: Florida, B.A., 70; Cleveland State, M.A., 89
Current Position: asst. prof. of history, Connecticut and Connecticut State Historian
Fellowship Publications:
"Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy and the Creation of New England Culture" (1606-1676) (Ph.D. diss., Connecticut) May 2001
Web Page: http://www.history.uconn.edu/faculty/woodward.html
[Updated 2005]

WRIGHT, ROBERT E.
Fellowship:
Peterson 99-00, "Early American Finance: Revolution, Integration, Expansion" (visiting asst. prof., Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple)
Education: SUNY at Buffalo, B.A., 90, M.A., 94, Ph.D., 97
Current Position: clinical assoc. prof. of economics, Stern School of Business, New York Univ.
Fellowship Publications : Wealth of Nations Rediscovered (Cambridge, 2002); Hamilton Unbound (Praeger, 2002); The First Wall Street (Chicago, 2005)
Other Publications : Mutually Beneficial (NYU, 2004); Financial Founding Fathers (Chicago, 2006); Knowledge for Generations (Wiley, 2008); One Nation Under Debt (McGraw-Hill, 2008)
Address : Stern School, New York University, Economics, 44 West 4th St., New York, NY 10012; rwright[at]stern.nyu.edu
Web page : http://home.comcast.net/~alexanderhamilton
[Updated 2008]

WRIGHT, ROBERT L.
Fellowship:
Daniels 74-75, "Music and Broadside Ballad Collections for Ballads and Songs of the Western Migration, vol.3" (prof. of American thought and language, Michigan State)
Education: Defiance, B.A., 43; Minnesota, M.A., 47; Columbia's Teachers College, Ed.D., 55; post-doc. study, Stockholm, 57-58
Current Position: prof. emeritus, American Thought and Language, Michigan State
Fellowship Publications:
Irish Emigrant Ballads and Songs (Bowling Green State Univ. Press, 1975) [M.S.U.book award]; contributor, Patricia Conroy, ed., Ballads and Ballad Research, (Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1978); co-author, with Rochelle Wright, English, Scottish, and Welsh Emigrant Ballads and Songs
Other Publications: Writing Without Rules (Dubuque: W.C. Brown, 1951, rev. 1954); Swedish Emigrant Ballads (Lincoln, Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1965); co-ed., with David D. Anderson, The Dark and Tangled Path: Race in America (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1971); co-author, with Rochelle Wright, Danish Emigrant Ballads and Songs (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1983)
Address: 274 Oakland Dr., E. Lansing, MI 48823
[Updated 2001]

WRIGHTSON, NICHOLAS M.
Fellowship:
Peterson 06-07, "Locating Philadelphia in the Print Culture of the British Atlantic World, 1730-65" (Ph.D. cand. in modern history, Oxford)
Education: Oxford, B.A., 03, M.Phil., 04
[Updated 2006]

WULF, KARIN
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 00-01, "In the Shade of the Family Tree: Genealogy andRepresentations of Family Identity in Early America" (asst. prof. of history, American)
Education: American, B.A., 85; Johns Hopkins, M.A., 90; Ph.D., 93
Current Position: assoc. prof. of history and American studies, William and Mary
Fellowship Publications:
"'Of the Old Stone' Genealogical Representations in British America "in Robert Olwell and Alan Tully eds. Society and Culture in Colonial America (Johns Hopkins, forthcoming)
Other Publications: Not All Wives: Women of Colonial Philadelphia (Cornell Univ. Press, 2000); co-ed., Milcah Martna Moore's Book: A Commonplace Book from Revolutionary America (Penn State, 1997)
Web Page: http://www.wm.edu/history/research.php?personid=403155 [Updated 2006]

WYSS, HILARY
Fellowship:
AAS-ASECS 06-07, "Native Literacy and Education in Early America" (assoc. prof. of English, Auburn)
Education: Hamilton, B.A., 86; North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A., 91, Ph.D., 98
[Updated 2006]

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