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 Rank Fellowship Awardedsort descending Title of Project
Bruce Laurie 1993-94 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH The Search for Security in Nineteenth-Century America
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Susanna Blumenthal 2016-17 University of Minnesota professor of law and associate professor of history AAS-NEH Humbug: A Legal History
Jonathan Chu 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor AAS-NEH Where's Mine?: Debt in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts
Wayne Franklin 1994-95 Northeastern University Davis distinguished professor AAS-NEH A Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Sean Harvey 2010-11 Northern Illinois University visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH American Languages: Indians, Ethnology, and the Empire for Liberty
Tara Bynum 2016-17 Rutgers University Postdoctoral fellow in English AAS-NEH Reading Pleasures
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
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
Joseph Adelman 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University lecturer AAS-NEH Revolutionary Networks: The Business of Printing and the Production of American Politics, 1763-1789
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
Dale Cockrell 1983-84 Middlebury College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Journals of the Hutchinson Family
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
Ezra Greenspan 2016-17 Southern Methodist University Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Chair in Humanities and Professor of English AAS-NEH The Lives and Times of Frederick Douglass and His Family: A Composite Biography
John Nerone 1996-97 Institute of Communications Research, IL associate professor AAS-NEH US Newspapers from the Revolution to the Industrial Revolution
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
Dale Cockrell 1994-95 College of William and Mary David N and Margaret C Bottoms professor AAS-NEH Demons of Disorder: The Early Blackface Minstrel and His World
Esther Jones 2016-17 Clark University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Antebellum Black Speculation
Margaret Neussendorfer 1982-83 University of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor AAS-NEH Bibliography of the Works of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
Carolyn Eastman 2011-12 University of Texas assistant professor AAS-NEH Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World of Print
Vincent DiGirolamo 2000-1 Colgate University assistant professor AAS-NEH Crying the News: Child Street Trading in America, 1830s-1890s
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
Jack Larkin 2011-12 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH David Claypoole Johnston and the Representation of American Life, 1797-1865
Karen Weierman 2000-1 Worcester State College assistant professor AAS-NEH One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820-1870
Yvette Piggush 2011-12 Florida International University assistant professor AAS-NEH We Have No Ruins: Historical Fiction and American Artifacts in the Early United States, 1790-1850
Thomas Purvis 1987-88 Auburn University, Montgomery assistant professor AAS-NEH A Decade of Conflict:Anglo-American Mobilization in the Era of the Seven Years' War, 1754-1764
David Anthony 2012-13 SIU Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH The Sensational Jew in Antebellum America: Conversion, Race, and the Making of Middle-Class Culture
Fredrika Teute 1997-98 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications AAS-NEH Life on the Margins: Margaret Bayard Smith's Vision of Early Washington Society
David Hall 1981-82 Boston University professor AAS-NEH History of Popular Culture in Colonial New England
Richard Brown 1977-78 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Communications Networks in Pre-IndustrialAmerica
Neil Kamil 2012-13 University of Texas at Austin associate professor AAS-NEH Artisans of 'Inventive Genius': Atlantic Refugees, Niche Economies, and Portable Devices in the Manufacture of Polite Matter, 1640-1789
Patricia Cohen 1987-88 UC Santa Barbara associate professor AAS-NEH Safety and Danger: Women in Public
Ronald Zboray 1992-93 Texas at Arlington Associate Professor of history AAS-NEH Literary Enterprise in Antebellum America: Publishers, Novelists, and the Reading Public
Barry Levy 1998-99 University of Massachusetts, Amherst associate professor AAS-NEH The Ordeal of Early American Equality: Orphans, Poor Children, and the Massachusetts Labor Regime, 1630-1820
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
Eliza Richards 2002-3 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH Hearing Voices: Lyric Representation in Nineteenth-Century America
Richard Brown 1992-93 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
Richard Bell 2007-8 University of Maryland assistant professor AAS-NEH Do Not Despair: Suicide, Property, and Power in the Newly United States
Daniel Cohen 2007-8 Case Western Reserve University associate professor AAS-NEH Burning the Charlestown Convent: Private Lives, Public Outrage, and Contested Memory in Nineteenth-Century America
Jennifer Manion 2012-13 Connecticut College assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossing Gender: Female Masculinity in the 18th & 19th Centuries
Norma Basch 1990-91 Rutgers University associate professor AAS-NEH Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, andMythologies, 1770-1870
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America

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