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 Date Institution Ranksort descending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Christopher Clark 1990-91 Peterson To Live in the Common Cause: Communal and Cooperative Groups in Nineteenth-Century America
Nym Cooke 1982-83 Eagle Hill School Hiatt Lives of the Psalmodists
Delphin Muise 1975-76 National Museum of Man, Ottawa, Ontario Rockefeller History of the Family
Mary Fuhrer 2014-15 independent scholar Last Tuberculosis and Popular Culture in New England, 1820-1840
Nym Cooke 1992-93 Eagle Hill School AAS-NEH Sacred Music in New England, 1720-1780: From Ritual Towards Art
Michael Komanecky 2007-8 independent scholar Last "Carleton Watkins' Photographs of the California Missions"
Kimberly Gladman Jackson 2000 Same as 12/2/1999 Peterson Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America
Jonathan Prude 1977, 1980 Daniels The Coming of Industrial Order: A Study of Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1813-1860
Catherine Parisian 2008-9 independent scholar Reese "A Publication History of the Works of Frances Burney."
Robert Arner 1975-76 Daniels Comic Literature in Colonial America
John Bidwell 1978-79 Daniels A Biographical Directory of American Papermakers, 1690-1830
Martha Rojas 2004-5 Sweet Briar College AAS-NEH "Diplomatic Letters"
Marcus Wood 1992-93 Worcester College, Oxford Peterson Aboliton Propaganda in Britiain and the United States, 1780-1860
Jonathan Cook 1998-99 Peterson The Apocalyptic Imagination in the American Renaissance
Gillian Cockshut 1985 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Jonathan Prude 1977, 1980 Daniels The Meaning of Food in Early American History
JoAnn Castagna 1990-91 University of Iowa academic advisor NEMLA Women, Sexuality, and Popular Culture: Sensation Novels andGender Ideology in Nineteenth-Century Newspapers
Jordan Watkins 2015-16 Utah Valley University adjunct Peterson 'Another Attucks': The African-American Response to Dred Scott
Elizabeth Reis 1999-00 University of Oregon adjunct assistant professor Legacy Heaven Help Us: Angles, Gender, and American Religions
Jackson Main 1987-88 University of Colorado, Boulder adjunct professor RA Leaders of several Newly Established Counties, ca 1800
Tess Taylor 2006 Hofstra Adjunct Professor Baron Book of poems titled The Family Chest
Ronald Zboray 1983-84 Pace Adjunct Professor in social science Boni A Fictive People: Antebellum Economic Development and the Reading Public for American Novels, 1837-57
Jack Larkin 2011-12 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH David Claypoole Johnston and the Representation of American Life, 1797-1865
Wilson Kimnach 1993-94 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH Literature of the Sermon in Eighteenth-Century America
Saul Cornell 1987-88 University of Pennsylvania Andrew W Mellon Fellow Hiatt The Political Thought and Culture of the Antifederalists
Alyson Pou 2004 New York, NY Artist Hearst A Slight Headache (solo performance)
Nancy Bowen 2012 Brooklyn, NY artist, mixed media Jay and Deborah Last research for series of collages titled "Angels and Almanacs"
Stephanie Wolff 2013 Norwich, VT artist, visual Jay and Deborah Last research for a suite of artist books and prints focusing thematically on weather and its intersection with human experience, with specific focus on the diaries of anna Blackwood Howell
Kent Walgren 1995-96 Salt Lake City, Utah Assistant Attorney General Peterson Bibliography of American Masonic and Antimasonic Imprints, 1734-1850
Laura Kennelly 1994-95 Baldwin-Wallace College assistant editor Peterson Samuel West: Private Life in Revolutionary Times, 1739-1808
Jill Anderson 2003-4 Thomas Jefferson Foundation assistant editor Peterson "Nothing Done!': The Poet in Early Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Martin Brückner 1998-99 University of Delaware assistant professor ASECS The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Brian Luskey 2012-13 West Virginia University assistant professor Tracy Magnificent Rogue: A Swindler, Seducer, and Slaver in the Nineteenth Century
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Nancy Siegel 2008-9 Juniata College assistant professor Last "Bodily Functions as Body Politic: Scenes of Protest in Eighteenth-Century Prints."
Alexandra Ganser 2009-10 Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg assistant professor Ebeling (Post)Colonial Economies and Spectacles of Consumption in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy from the Late 17th Century to 1900
Jennifer Pierce 2009-10 The University of Iowa assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Reign of Children: Games and Toys in American Public Libraries
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Klaus Schmidt 1995-96 University of Mainz, Germany assistant professor RA Between Periphery and Center:Studies in the Literatures and Cultures of British America, 1702-1776
Michael Hackenberg 1986-87 University of Chicago assistant professor Boni The Subscription Publishing Phenomenon; William Still's Selling of The Underground Railroad in Philadelphia; The Firm of Deming and Francis in Wethersfield, Conn; The Career of Robert Sears of New York
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Lauren Klein 2013-14 GA Insitute of Technology assistant professor Drawn-to-Art A Cultural History of Data Visualization, 1786-2013
Christopher Phillips 2012-13 Lafayette College assistant professor Lapides The Hymn as a Vehicle for Children's Literacy, 1700-1850
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Patricia Crain 1997-98 Princeton University assistant professor ASECS The Story of A: Alphabetization and American Literature from The New England Primer to The Scarlet Letter
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Eldon Turner 1987-88 University of Florida assistant professor RA Psalmody, Time and Cultural Change in Early New England
Kenneth Anderson 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow Research on the writings of James Fenimore Cooper


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