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
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Lois Brown 2000-1 Mount Holyoke College assistant professor NEMLA Made to Sell, Made to Save': The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature
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."
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Megan Walsh 2013-14 St. Bonaventure University assistant professor NEMLA Broadview Editon of Frank J. Webb's 'The Garies and Their Friends'
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
Karin Wulf 2000-1 American University assistant professor ASECS In the Shade of the Family Tree: Genealogy and Representation of Family Identity in Early America
Robert Gunn 2008-9 The University of Texas at El Paso assistant professor Peterson "Ethnology and Empire: John Russell Bartlett and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands."
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Christopher Lukasik 2003-4 Boston University assistant professor Drawn-to-Art Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Literary and Visual Culture, 1780-1850
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
John Canup 1990-91 Texas A&M University assistant professor Boni New England Culture and the Pacific
Brian Luskey 2012-13 West Virginia University assistant professor Tracy Magnificent Rogue: A Swindler, Seducer, and Slaver in the Nineteenth Century
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
Nancy Siegel 2008-9 Juniata College assistant professor Last "Bodily Functions as Body Politic: Scenes of Protest in Eighteenth-Century Prints."
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 Harris 1972 University of Kentucky assistant professor US Steel Book Traders and Books in the Ohio Valley, 1800-1850
Christa Vogelius 2015-16 University of Copenhagen assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Ekphrasis and the Transnational Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Christopher Phillips 2012-13 Lafayette College assistant professor Lapides The Hymn as a Vehicle for Children's Literacy, 1700-1850
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period
David Shields 1985-86 The Citadel assistant professor Haven Literary Neoclassicism during the 1740's and 1750's in Massachusetts
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Lee Heller 1994-95 Mercer College assistant professor RA The Uses of Fiction: Novel Reading and American Culture, 1720-1860
Kabria Baumgartner 2015-16 College of Wooster assistant professor Peterson The Work of Time and Love: African American Women and Educational Activism in Early America
Carla Pestana 1988-89 Ohio State University assistant professor Peterson Sectarianism in Colonial Massachusetts
Lindsay DiCuirci 2013-14 University of Maryland assistant professor Botein History's Imprint: The Colonial Book and the Writing of American History, 1790-1855
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
Andrew Burstein 1997-98 University of Northern Iowa assistant professor Peterson Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution ofAmerica’s Romantic Self-Image
Jonathan Senchyne 2013-14 University of Wisconsin-Madison assistant professor AAS-NEH Our Paper Allegories: A Sense for the Material Text in Antebellum American Literature
Kathleen Brown 1997-98 University of Pennsylvania assistant professor Mellon Postdoctoral Foul Bodies and Infected Worlds: Cleanliness and Cultural Authority in Early Modern England and America, 1500-1900
Seth Rockman 2006-7 Brown University assistant professor AAS-NEH Self-Made and Slave-Made: Capitalism, Slavery, and the Rise of the Early American Economy
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
Peter Baldwin 2004-5 University of Connecticut assistant professor Tracy "American Night: Transforming the Nocturnal City, 1800-1930"
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows
Derek Pacheco 2013-14 Purdue University assistant professor Packer Transcendentalism and Children's Literature
Howard Chudacoff 1974-75 Brown University assistant professor Rockefeller The Effect of Industrialization and Urbanization upon Family Structure in Nineteenth-Century Worcester
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Jessica Lepler 2008-9 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Hench 1837: Anatomy of a Panic
Eldon Turner 1987-88 University of Florida assistant professor RA Psalmody, Time and Cultural Change in Early New England
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Molly Farrell 2012-13 Ohio State University assistant professor ASECS Counting Bodies: Imagining Population in English America
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Divided Ground: The Northern Borderland (US and Canada) to the Wake of the American Revolution
Ann Johnson 2002-3 Fordham University assistant professor Botein Engineering Handbooks as Carriers of Knowledge into the Field
Nathan Hatch 1977-78 University of Notre Dame assistant professor Daniels From Revolution to Reaction

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