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 ascending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
John Deaderick 1996 Pliocene Ridge High School, North San Juan, California teacher K-12 Images and Ideas of the American Frontier as Expressed on the Professional Stage, 1825-1875
Barbara Conrad 1994 California High School, San Ramon, California teacher K-12 American Music
Stephen Simons 1997 The Peter Rouget teacher K-12 Middle School American istory Curriculum on Cookbooks of the Early Republic
Sandra Bornstein 1996 Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, New York, NY teacher K-12 The American Reaction to Darwin's Theory of Evolution
Barbara Duffy 1995 School of the Osage R-11 teacher K-12 Teaching History and Methods of Research through the Broadside Ballad
Gary Hagenbuch 1995 West Tatnuck School, Worcester, MA teacher K-12 To Develop a Curriculum Unit Based upon Worcester,1825-1850
Vivian McDermott 1994 Northside School, Wolf Point, MT teacher K-12 Indian-White Relations
Christine Lum 1995 Caroline High School, Glen Allen, VA teacher K-12 Develop a Curriculum Unit on the Life of Catherine Marie Sedgwick for a Secondary American Literature Course
Joy Reeves 1996 Chicago public schools, Chicago, IL teacher K-12 Incorporation of research into a historical novel on indentured servants to be used as supplemental reading material to enhance the social studies unit on colonial settlement
Christopher Apap 2012-13 Oakland University special lecturer Peterson The Genius of the Place
Karen Ordahl Kupperman 2003-04 New York University Silver Professor Mellon Dist. Scholar-in-Residence The Founding of Jamestown in Its Atlantic Context
Cynthia Hamilton 1979-80 Manchester Metropolitan Senior Lecturer Peterson Representations of the Freedmen 1861-76
Franciszek Lyra 1989-90 M Curie-Sklodowska, Univ of Poland senior lecturer Peterson Revising the Canon of the First Two Centuries of American Literature
Edward Countryman 1983-84 Warwick University senior lecturer Haven Liberty, Liberalism, and the Making of Republican America
Donald Ratcliffe 1998-99 University of Durham senior lecturer RA Origins of Party Conflict in the US , 1790-1840
Victor Neuburg 1984-85 School of Librarianship, Polytechnic of North London Senior Lecturer Haven Ballads and Chapbooks in Early America
Barbara Hochman 2001-2 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev senior lecturer NEMLA Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution
Helena Markson 1991-92 Haifa, Israel senior lecturer RA Early American Lithography and Allied Printing
Celeste Roberge 2008 Gainesville, FL sculptor Hearst research on American furniture - its fabrication, use, history, and depiction in American painting, photography, and sculpture
John Demos 2011-12 Yale University Samuel Knight Professor of History Emeritus Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Mary Kelley 2013-14 University of Michigan Ruth Bordin Collegiate Professor of History, American Culture, and Women’s Studies Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence 'What Are You Reading, What Are You Saying?’ American Reading and Writing Practices, 1760-1860
John Lee 1996 Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA resident playwright Artist Orphan Trains
Bernd Herzogenrath 2003-4 University of Cologne researcher Ebeling Cotton Mather’s Conception of the Body
Carola Wessel 2002-3 University of Goettingen research librarian University of Goettingen Bibliography and Editions of German Language Broadsides Printed in North America, 1700-1830
Andrea Zittlau 2012-13 University of Rostock research assistant Ebeling Disfigurement and the Medical Gaze in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
John Evelev 1996-97 Duke University recent PhD Botein Tolerable Entertainment:' Herman Melville, the Literary Profession, and the Cultural Life of Antebellum New York
Lesley Ginsberg 1997-98 Stanford University recent PhD AAS-NEH The Romance of Dependency: Childhood and the Ideology of Love in American Literature, 1825-1870
John Harley 1976-77 Exeter College reader Daniels Maps in Eighteenth-Century North American Libraries
Richard Simmons 1982-83 Birmingham College reader Boni British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760
Ann Bowden 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin Ransom scholar Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of SirWalter Scott, 1792-1836
Yuri Rasovsky 1995 Glendale, CA radio documentary producer Artist Radio Documentary on the History of Thanksgiving
Margaretta Lovell 2007-08 California at Berkeley Professor of the History of Art Mellon Distinguished Scholar Painting the Inhabited Landscape: Fitz H. Lane and Winslow Homer
Betsy Erkkila 2014-15 Northwestern University Professor of English AAS-NEH Imagining the Revolution: Literature and Politics in Insurrectionary America
Kathleen Walkup 2014-15 Mills College Professor of Book Arts Botein Printing at the Margins
Claudia Bushman 2014-15 Columbia University Professor of American Studies emerita Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Boston in 1870
J. Garrison 2014-15 University of Delaware Professor in the Winterthur Program in american Material Culture Last Freight and the Commercial Landscapes of the Atlantic World, 1650-1860
John Howe 2002-3 University of Minnesota professor emeritus ASECS The Social Politics of Verbal Discourse in Revolutionary Boston
Charles Clark 1980-81 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Daniels : A Comparative Study of English and American Journalism,1665-1765
William Ward 1987-88 University of Durham professor emeritus Peterson An International History ofthe Great Awakening
Charles Clark 1985-86 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Boni The Public Prints: An Essay in Anglo-American JournalisticOrigins
William Todd 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin professor emeritus Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of Sir Walter Scott, 1792-1836
Helen Deese 1998-99 Tennessee Technological University professor emerita Mellon Postdoctoral The Journals of Caroline Healey Dall
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Richard Brown 1977-78 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Communications Networks in Pre-IndustrialAmerica
Nell Painter 1991-92 Princeton University professor Peterson A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
Karen Halttunen 1999-00 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence American Pilgrimage: A Cultural History of Plymouth Rock

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