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
Kyle Roberts 2005-6 University of Pennsylvania PhD. Candidate Reese Writing the Evangelical Subject: Religious Periodicals and Biographies in New York City, 1830-1860
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
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
Kimberly Armstrong 2016-17 Metropolitan Community College, Omaha instructor Reese ’The Plague is Just as Great Today’: Selling the Subscription Book in Postbellum America
Jordan Howell 2016-17 University of Delaware Ph.D. candidate Reese The Robinson Crusoe Online Bibliography
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
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
Elizabeth Hawley 2002-3 Georgia Institute of Technology PhD candidate Reese American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840 - 1890
Adam Shapiro 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison postdoctoral fellow Reese William Paley and the Natural Theology Tradition in America
Eric Altice 2000-1 University of California, Los Angeles PhD candidate Reese Taking the Heathen to the Countryside: Missionary Publication and the Representations of the 'Exotic' in Antebellum America
Joanne van der Woude 2006-7 University of Virginia PhD candidate Reese Towards a Transatlantic Aesthetic: Immigration, Translation, and Mourning in the Seventeenth Century
Steven Smith 2011-12 University of Missouri PhD candidate Reese A World the Printers Made: Print Culture in New York, 1730-1830
Nikos Pappas 2007-8 University of Kentucky PhD candidate Reese "Sacred Music Tune Index of Southern and Western Source Material (1760-1870)
Elizabeth Petrino 2007-8 Fairfield University associate professor Reese "'Kitchen in Parnassus': Lydia Sigourney as Poet, Activist, and Historian"
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
Thomas Augst 1999-00 University of Minnesota assistant professor Reese Making Society Out of Books: Character, Composure, and the Rhetoric of Market Culture
Samantha Sommers 2017-18 University of California, Los Angeles Ph.D. candidate Reese Reading in Books: Theories of Reading from Nineteenth-Century American Fiction
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
Jonathan Yeager 2014-15 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Assistant Professor of History Reese Jonathan Edwards and Transatlantic Print Culture
Claire Parfait 2012-13 Universite de Paris 13 professor Reese African American Historians, 1830s-1930s: Book History and Historiography
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
Mary Cable 1990-91 freelance writer RA Early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony .
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
Edward Pearson 1997-98 Franklin & Marshall College assistant professor RA Plays, Playhouses, and Players in Early America, 1720-1825
Elizabeth Bethel 1986-87 Lander University associate professor RA Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation.
Helena Markson 1991-92 Haifa, Israel senior lecturer RA Early American Lithography and Allied Printing
Fiona Robertson 1994-95 Durham University lecturer RA Representing America, 1776-1830
Paula Petrik 1988-89 Montana State University associate professor RA Playthings for the Republic's Children: American Culture and the Business of Play
Harry Stout 1988-90 University of Connecticut associate professor RA A Biography of George Whitefield
George Billias 1984-85 Clark University Jacob and Frances Hiatt professor RA The Influence of American Constitutionalism Abroad, 1776-00
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
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
Susan Porter 1987-88 Ohio State University, Lima associate professor RA Performance Practice in Early American Musical Theatre
Thaddeus Tate 1982-83 Institute of Early American History and Culture director RA The Organization of the Colonial Landscape
Akira Kikuchi 1991-92 Otaru Univ of Commerce professor RA The Development of American Society from the Colonial Period to the Early Nineteenth Century
Lee Heller 1994-95 Mercer College assistant professor RA The Uses of Fiction: Novel Reading and American Culture, 1720-1860
Lucia Knoles 1998-99 Assumption College associate professor RA A Slippery Self: Self Culture and the Self-made Man in Nineteenth Century American Literature
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
William Astore 1994-95 Oxford University PhD candidate RA Observing God: Thomas Dick (1774-1857), Religion and Popular Astronomy in Great Britain and America, 1823-57
Paula Kopacz 1988-89 Eastern Kentucky University associate professor RA Women's Daily Life in Seventeenth-Century New England
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
Gaylord Albaugh 1989-90 McMaster University professor RA American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
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
Ronald Formisano 1991-92 University of Florida professor RA American Populisms

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