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
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
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
Christopher Lukasik 2004-5 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Culture, 1780-1850"
Nancy Shoemaker 2006-7 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Whaling History of New England Indians
Wilson Kimnach 1993-94 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH Literature of the Sermon in Eighteenth-Century America
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Meredith Neuman 2008-9 Clark University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Letter and Spirit"
Peter Onuf 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor AAS-NEH The Northwest Ordinance
Martha Rojas 2004-5 Sweet Briar College AAS-NEH "Diplomatic Letters"
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
Jonathan Chu 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor AAS-NEH Where's Mine?: Debt in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts
Beth Schweiger 2008-9 University of Arkansas associate professor AAS-NEH "Reading before Literacy: The Uses of English Grammar in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Manisha Sinha 2004-5 University of Massachusetts associate professor AAS-NEH "Redefining Democracy: African Americans and the Movement to Abolish Slavery, 1775-1865"
Sean Harvey 2010-11 Northern Illinois University visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH American Languages: Indians, Ethnology, and the Empire for Liberty
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
David Reynolds 1982-83 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH Beneath the American Renaissance
Christine Heyrman 1979-80 UC Irvine assistant professor AAS-NEH The Culture ofCharity: Merchants, Ministers, and the Social Order of New England,1680-1740
Joseph Adelman 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University lecturer AAS-NEH Revolutionary Networks: The Business of Printing and the Production of American Politics, 1763-1789
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
Robert Shalhope 1995-96 Oklahoma State University George Lynn Cross professor AAS-NEH A Yeoman's Life: Hiram Harwood, 1806-1837
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
Mary Beth Sievens 2009-10 SUNY-Fredonia Associate Professor AAS-NEH The Fruit of My Industry: Household Economy, the Market, and Consumer Society in New England, 1790-1865
Carolyn Eastman 2011-12 University of Texas assistant professor AAS-NEH Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World of Print
Gloria Main 1978-79 independent researcher AAS-NEH The Massachusetts Farmer and his Family
Michael Winship 2009-10 University of Texas professor AAS-NEH Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950
Jeffrey Sklansky 2006-07 Oregon State Associate Professor ACLS Burkardt The Rise and Fall of the 'Money Question' in the Nineteenth-Century United States
Blevin Shelnutt 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate AHPC New York City's Broadway and Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture
John Coward 2010-11 University of Tulsa associate professor AHPCS Cartooning with Savages: A Cultural History of Native American Images in the Popular Press
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
Jonathan Den Hartog 2012-13 Northwestern College associate professor AHPCS Transatlantic Antijacobinism
Amy Torbert 2014-15 University of Delaware Ph.D. in Art History AHPCS Going Places: The Material and Imagined Geographies of Prints in the Atlantic World, 1770-1840
Ethan Robey 2002-3 State University of New York at Binghamton independent scholar AHPCS The Art Galleries of Mechanics' Institute Fairs: Liaisons Between Art, Commerce, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century Thought
Shana Klein 2013-14 Univeristy of New Mexico PhD candidate AHPCS The Fruits of Empire: Contextualizing Food in Still-Life Representation, 1850-1900
Kathryn Morse 2007-8 Middlebury College associate professor AHPCS "The View from Here: American Environmental History through Images"
Jennifer Ann Greenhill 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906
Jennifer Van Horn 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate AHPCS "The Object of Civility and the Art of Politeness in British America (1740-1780)."
Kenneth Cohen 2006-7 University of Delaware PhD candidate AHPCS 'To Give Good Sport': The Making and Meaning of Sporting Leisure in Early America, 1750-1840
Sally Promey 2001-2 University of Maryland professor AHPCS Religion in Plain View: The Public Aesthetics of American Belief
Marie-Stephanie Delamaire 2009-10 Columbia University PhD candidate AHPCS Transatlantic Encounters: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges, 1848-1867
Jennifer Greenhill 1989-90 Yale University PhD candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-06
Katherine Hijar 2004-5 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. candidate AHPCS "Sex, Violence, and Sport in American Popular Print Culture, 1820-1880"
David Mizelle 1998-99 University of Minnesota PhD candidate AHPCS To the Curious: Exhibition Animals, Human Identity, and hte Contested Boundary between Man and Beast in Early America

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