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
Esther Jones 2016-17 Clark University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Antebellum Black Speculation
Natalie Joy 2016-17 Northern Illinois University assistant professor of history Peterson Abolitionists and Indians in the Antebellum Era
Nalleli Guillen 2016-17 University of Delaware Ph.D. candidate Tracy ’Round the World Every Evening’: Panoramic Spectacles, Entertainment Culture, and a Growing Imperial Consciousness in Nineteenth-Century America
Mary Draper 2016-17 University of Virginia Ph.D. candidate Peterson The Urban World of the Early Modern British Caribbean
Lukas Etter 2016-17 University of Siegen Post-doctoral Research Fellow Ebeling ’Word Problems’: Popular and Educational Discourses on Mathematics in the Pre-Civil War United States
Nora Slonimsky 2016-17 City University of New York Graduate Center Ph.D. candidate Last 'The Engine of Free Expression'[?]: The Political Development of Copyright in the Colonial British Atlantic and Early National United States
Telesia Lett 2016-17 Boston University Ph.D. candidate AHPCS Making Money: Alfred Jones and the Business of Engraving
Kimberly Armstrong 2016-17 Metropolitan Community College, Omaha instructor Reese ’The Plague is Just as Great Today’: Selling the Subscription Book in Postbellum America
Gregory Nobles 2016-17 Georgia Institute of Technology professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Betsey Stockton’s Mission: From Slavery to Freedom, From Princeton to the Pacific
Paul Fess 2016-17 City University of New York Graduate Center Ph.D. candidate Last Resonant Texts: The Politics and Practices of Nineteenth-Century African American Music and Print Culture
Mark Boonshoft 2016-17 New York Public Library Post-doctoral Research Fellow Alstott-Morgan Monarchical Education and the Making of the American Republic, 1730-1812
Jessica Farrell 2016-17 University of Minnesota Ph.D. candidate Peterson (Re)Capturing Empire: A Reconsideration of Liberia’s Precarious Sovereignty and American Empire as Exception in the Nineteenth Century
Johanna Siebert 2016-17 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Ph.D. candidate Ebeling Networks of Taste: The Early African Caribbean Press in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World
Juliet Sperling 2016-17 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Last Animating Flatness: Seeing Moving Images in American Painting and Mass Visual Culture, 1800-1895
Kate Mulry 2016-17 California State University, Bakersfield assistant professor of history ASECS Unwholesome Tinctures: Inoculation and Questions of Heredity in the Early Eighteenth-Century Anglo Atlantic
Jordan Howell 2016-17 University of Delaware Ph.D. candidate Reese The Robinson Crusoe Online Bibliography
Brendan Gillis 2016-17 Miami University of Ohio visiting assistant professor Hench Conduits of Justice: Magistrates and the British Imperial State, 1732-1834
Jean Franzino 2016-17 Macalester College visiting assistant professor of English Last Freak Show Aesthetics
Susanna Blumenthal 2016-17 University of Minnesota professor of law and associate professor of history AAS-NEH Humbug: A Legal History
Kirsten Fischer 2016-17 University of Minnesota associate professor of history Peterson Vitalism in America: Elihu Palmer’s Radical Religion in the Early Republic
Rachel Knecht 2016-17 Brown University Ph.D. candidate Lapides Inventing the Mathematical Economy in Nineteenth-Century America
Reed Gochberg 2016-17 Boston University Ph.D. candidate Packer Novel Objects: Museums and Scientific Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
D. Berton Emerson 2016-17 Pomona College visiting assistant professor of English Botein Local Rules: Vernacular Aesthetics and Alternative Democracies in Antebellum Print Culture
Amanda Stuckey 2016-17 College of William and Mary Ph.D. candidate Schiller Reading Bodies: Disability and the Book in Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Shawna McDermott 2016-17 University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. candidate Last Reading Race: Visual Literacy in Nineteenth-Century American Children's Periodicals
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
Justine Oliva 2016-17 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Botein Anne C. L. Botta and the Business of Friendship
Christopher N. Phillips 2016-17 Lafayette College associate professor of English Burkhardt The Hymnal Before the Notes: A History of Reading and Practice
Christina Michelon 2016-17 University of Minnesota Ph.D. candidate Last Interior Impressions: Printed Material in the Nineteenth-Century American Home
Abigail Cooper 2016-17 Brandeis University assistant professor of history AAS-NEH ‘Lord, Until I Reach My Home’: Inside the Refugee Camps of the American Civil War
Angela Pulley Hudson 2016-17 Texas A&M University associate professor of history Peterson Indian Doctresses in the Nineteenth-Century United States
AJ Blandford 2016-17 Rutgers University Ph.D. candidate Last Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys
Sonia Di Loreto 2016-17 University of Torino associate professor Peterson Margaret Fuller’s Transnational Archive
Jennifer Chuong 2016-17 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Drawn-to-Art Marbling and Projection in Early American Bindings
Christy Pottroff 2016-17 Fordham University Ph.D. candidate Last The Mail Gaze: Early American Literature, Letters, and the Post Office
Denise Miller 2016 creative writer Hearst Travelogos: African American and the Struggle for Safe Passage
Catherine Sasanov 2016 poet Baron Markd Y (Archives and Invocations)
Susan Stinson 2016 novelist Hearst Research for the novel “Tuttle” about the Puritan woman, Elizabeth Tuttle Edwards
Matt Dellinger 2016 nonfiction writer and digital archivist Baron The Brooklyn 14th Regiment
Krista Elrick 2016 photographer Jay and Deborah Last Retracing Audubon: Contemporary Views
Rachel Walker 2015-16 University of Maryland PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture A Beautiful Mind: Reading Faces in the Ango-Atlantic World, 1760-1860
Annie Dwyer 2015-16 University of Washington part-time lecturer Lapides Pets and Punishment in American Children's Literature
Robin Smith 2015-16 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Legacy The 'Iron Harp': Encountering the Industrial Soundscape in the 1840s and 1850s
David Blake 2015-16 Stony Brook, NY lecturer Tracy Between Campus and Community: Popular Music in American College Student Life, 1850-1872
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
Sharada Orihuela 2015-16 University of Maryland, College Park assistant professor NeMLA Counterfeit Colony: Bootleg Currency and the Revolutionary Market
Jordan Watkins 2015-16 Utah Valley University adjunct Peterson 'Another Attucks': The African-American Response to Dred Scott

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