Directory of Fellows and Research Associates, 1999-Present

The American Antiquarian Society has been awarding visiting research fellowships since 1972-73. These stipend-bearing awards have enabled a diverse group of researchers to spend anywhere from one month to a full year in residence at the Society.

First Name Last Name Datesort ascending Institution Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Erika Schneider 2017-18 Framingham State University associate professor Last Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books
Sarah Schuetze 2017-18 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English AAS-NEH Calamity Howl: Fear of Illness in Early American Writing
Kristina Garvin 2017-18 Saint Joseph's University visiting assistant professor Reese Past and Future States: Institutional Time and the Early American Serial, 1780-1820
Irene Cheng 2017-18 California College of Arts assistant professor Last The Shape of Utopia
Abby Goode 2017-18 Plymouth State University assistant professor Peterson Democratic Demographics: a Literary Genealogy of American Sustainability
Clare Mullaney 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Botein American Imprints: Disability and the Material Text, 1858-1932
Hesam Sharifian 2017-18 Tufts University Ph.D. candidate Last Americanizing Shakespeare in Print
Adrian Weimer 2017-18 Providence College associate professor of history AAS-NEH Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America
Samantha Sommers 2017-18 University of California, Los Angeles Ph.D. candidate Reese Reading in Books: Theories of Reading from Nineteenth-Century American Fiction
Kathrinne Duffy 2017-18 Brown University Ph.D. candidate Last Doctrine of the Skull: Phrenology and Public Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
Roberto Saba 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. in history Hench American Mirror: The United States and the Empire of Brazil in the Age of Emancipation
Kathleen Hilliard 2017-18 Iowa State University associate professor Peterson Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867
Katherine Harnish 2017-18 Washington University in St. Louis Ph.D. candidate Drawn to Art Painting Ephemera in the Age of Mass Production
Charlene Lewis 2017-18 Kalamazoo College professor Legacy The Traitor's Wife: Peggy Arnold and Revolutionary America
Dianne Roman 2017-18 independent researcher Tracy The Boston Olive Branch and Its Woman: Compositors, Editors, and Authors
Jaclyn Schultz 2017-18 University of California, Santa Cruz Ph.D. candidate Schiller Learning the Value of a Dollar
Sonia Hazard 2017-18 Duke University Ph.D. candidate Last The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
Patrick O'Connor 2017-18 University of Montana Ph.D. candidate Peterson The Health of the State: Tobacco and the Paradox of Public Power, 1862-1933
Christopher Allison 2017-18 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Jaffee Protestant Relics: Encountering and Collecting the Body in Early America, 1770-1850
Hannah Anderson 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Peterson Lived Botany: Domesticity, Settler Colonialism, and Ecological Adaption in Early British North America
Michaela Rife 2017-18 University of Toronto Ph.D. candidate AHPCS Wonderful Mining Country: Promoting Western Resource Extraction
Peter Onuf 2017-18 University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence The Worlds of Isaiah Thomas
Elizabeth Hopwood 2017-18 Loyola University Chicago instructor Last Eating the Atlantic: Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Caribbean Tables and Texts
Katherine Grandjean 2017-18 Wellesley College assistant professor of history AAS-NEH The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
John Shufelt 2017-18 Brown University visiting associate professor Peterson Newspaper Accounts of the Coolie Slave Trade
JoAnn Conrad 2017-18 California State University, East Bay adjunct professor Lapides Women's Work: Women Illustrators in Commercial Media during the Golden Age of Illustration
Kristen Beales 2017-18 The College of William and Mary Ph.D. candidate Peterson Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
Brandon Layton 2017-18 University of California, Davis Ph.D. candidate Alstott-Morgan Children of Two Fires: Childhood, Diplomacy, and Change among the Choctaws and Chickasaws
Leslie McAbee 2017-18 Univeristy of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Ph.D. candidate Last Exotic Animals and the American Conscience, 1840-1900
Samantha Harvey 2017-18 Boise State University professor of English AAS-NEH Reading the Book of Nature: Imagination, Observation, and Conservation in Transatlantic Romanticism
Nancy Siegel 2017-18 Towson University professor Peterson Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic
Judith Ridner 2017-18 Mississippi State University associate professor Last Clothing the Babel: The Material Culture of Ethnic Identity in Early America
Kevin Butterfield 2017-18 University of Oklahoma associate professor Peterson The Great Excitement
Ken Miller 2017-18 Washington College associate professor ASECS The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
Rachel Miller 2017-18 University of Michigan Ph.D. candidate Last Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern State, 1860-1910
Reeve Huston 2017-18 Duke University associate professor of history AAS-NEH Reforging American Democracy
Todd Thompson 2017-18 Indiana University of Pennsylvania associate professor Peterson Savage Laughter: Nineteenth-Century Humor and the South Seas
Whitney Robles 2017-18 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Last Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820
Dexter Gabriel 2017-18 University of Connecticut assistant professor Peterson Performing Freedom in the Mighty Experiment
Thora Brylowe 2017-18 University of Colorado, Boulder assistant professor Botein Impressions and Folds: The Ecology of Romantic-Era Paper
Erik Rodgers 2017 Los Angeles, California fiction writer Baron Research for a novel entitled “The Broken World”
Linwood Rumney 2017 Cincinnati, Ohio Poet Baron Research for a collection of poems entitled “Discrepant Means”
Shana Youngdahl 2017 Farmington, Maine Poet Hearst Research for poems about women in the early New England tin ware industry
Steven Subotnick 2017 Providence, Rhode Island Filmmaker Jay and Deborah Last Research for a series of short animated films entitled “Tender Parts"
Arielle Ballard 2017 Brockton, Massachusetts Poet Hearst Research on interactions between black and indigenous people for a full-length book of poetry
Tara Bynum 2016-17 Rutgers University Postdoctoral fellow in English AAS-NEH Reading Pleasures
James Dupey 2016-17 Arizona State University Ph.D. candidate Arizona State University Editor as Clergy: The Power of Print in the Stone-Campbell Movement
Justin Pope 2016-17 Beloit College visiting assistant professor of history Legacy Dangerous Spirit of Liberty: How Slave Rebellion Transformed the Atlantic World
Jonathon Booth 2016-17 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Peterson Criminal Law and Post-Emancipation Society in the Atlantic World

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