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 ascending Title of Project
Leonard von Morze 2015-16 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor Reese Contextualizing Christian Jacob Hutter: German-American Printing and Book Distribution in the Atlantic World
Joanne van der Woude 2006-7 University of Virginia PhD candidate Reese Towards a Transatlantic Aesthetic: Immigration, Translation, and Mourning in the Seventeenth Century
Nikos Pappas 2007-8 University of Kentucky PhD candidate Reese "Sacred Music Tune Index of Southern and Western Source Material (1760-1870)
Kyle Roberts 2005-6 University of Pennsylvania PhD. Candidate Reese Writing the Evangelical Subject: Religious Periodicals and Biographies in New York City, 1830-1860
Elizabeth Petrino 2007-8 Fairfield University associate professor Reese "'Kitchen in Parnassus': Lydia Sigourney as Poet, Activist, and Historian"
Sarah Arndt 2010-11 Trinity College, University of Dublin PhD candidate Reese The Book Trade and Print Culture: A Comparative Analysis of Belfast and Baltimore, 1760-1825
Melissa Homestead 2010-11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Reese E.D.E.N. Southworth's Serial Fiction
Adam Shapiro 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison postdoctoral fellow Reese William Paley and the Natural Theology Tradition in America
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Steven Smith 2011-12 University of Missouri PhD candidate Reese A World the Printers Made: Print Culture in New York, 1730-1830
Catherine Parisian 2008-9 independent scholar Reese "A Publication History of the Works of Frances Burney."
Courtney Weikle-Mills 2008-9 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Reese "Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Making of a U.S. Literary Public, 1700-1852."
Ursula Crosslin 2009-10 Ohio State University PhD candidate Reese The Institution of the American Church Choir in Philadelphia, 1760-1860
Seth Perry 2009-10 University of Chicago PhD candidate Reese The Bible and Religious Authority in Early-National America, 1770-1850
Christopher Hunter 2012-13 California Institute of Technology assistant professor Reese A New and More Perfect Edition: Reading, Editing, and Publishing Autobiography in America, 1787-1850
Claire Parfait 2012-13 Universite de Paris 13 professor Reese African American Historians, 1830s-1930s: Book History and Historiography
Michael Everton 2003-4 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Reese Moral Vampires and the Blood of Genius: Vocational Ethics in Early American Literary Culture
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Karen Halttunen 1988-89 Northwestern University associate professor RA Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture.
Robert Dykstra 1985-86 SUNY, Albany professor RA Iowans and White Supremacy, 1838-1880
Francoise Basch 1984-85 University of Paris professor RA Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America.
Susan Porter 1987-88 Ohio State University, Lima associate professor RA Performance Practice in Early American Musical Theatre
William Gilmore-Lehne 1983-84 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor RA Reading and the Circulation of Print in Rural New England, 1787-1839
William Gilmore-Lehne 1998-99 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor RA A Republic of Knowledge: Communications and the Rise of an Age of Reading in America, 1639-1861
Michael Broyles 1989-90 University of Maryland, Baltimore professor RA From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
Harry Stout 1988-90 University of Connecticut associate professor RA A Biography of George Whitefield
Steven Bullock 1992-93 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA American Freemasonry
Lance Schachterle 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor RA Research for an edition of Cooper's The Spy
Stephen Nissenbaum 1984-85 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor RA The Battle for Christmas in America, 1800-1870
James Beard 1987-88 Clark University professor RA James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
Louis Bisceglia 1988-89 San Jose State professor RA The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley
Kent Ljungquist 1983-84 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA The Aesthetic Categories of the Sublime, the Picturesque, and the Beautiful, as They Are Represented in American Literary Periodicals, 1820-1860
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
Akira Kikuchi 1991-92 Otaru Univ of Commerce professor RA The Development of American Society from the Colonial Period to the Early Nineteenth Century
Thaddeus Tate 1982-83 Institute of Early American History and Culture director RA The Organization of the Colonial Landscape
Lee Heller 1994-95 Mercer College assistant professor RA The Uses of Fiction: Novel Reading and American Culture, 1720-1860
Donald Ratcliffe 1998-99 University of Durham senior lecturer RA Origins of Party Conflict in the US , 1790-1840
Mary Cable 1989-90 freelance writer RA Early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Elizabeth Bethel 1986-87 Lander University associate professor RA Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation.
Mary Cable 1990-91 freelance writer RA Early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony .
Lucia Knoles 1998-99 Assumption College associate professor RA A Slippery Self: Self Culture and the Self-made Man in Nineteenth Century American Literature
Elmer O'Brien 1990-91 United Theological Seminary director; professor RA American Christianity and the Media
George Billias 1984-85 Clark University Jacob and Frances Hiatt professor RA The Influence of American Constitutionalism Abroad, 1776-00
Mary Anne Lutz 1996-97 Frostburg State University associate professor RA The Politics of the American Picturesque: Perceptions of Land and Native Americans
David Rawson 1997-98 College of William and Mary PhD candidate RA The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810.
Paula Kopacz 1988-89 Eastern Kentucky University associate professor RA Women's Daily Life in Seventeenth-Century New England
Richard Lyman 1983-84 Simmons College professor RA The Economic and Social Context of the Lincoln Family, 1810-1840
John Seelye 1987-88 University of Florida graduate research professor RA Plymouth Rock
Ronald Formisano 1991-92 University of Florida professor RA American Populisms

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