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
Gaylord Albaugh 1989-90 McMaster University professor RA American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
Eldon Turner 1987-88 University of Florida assistant professor RA Psalmody, Time and Cultural Change in Early New England
Janice Simon 1995-96 University of Georgia assistant professor RA The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-1900
Ronald Formisano 1991-92 University of Florida professor RA American Populisms
Peter Kuczynski 1987-88 Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany chairman RA The Contemporary Reception of Nathaniel Hawthorne
Francoise Basch 1984-85 University of Paris professor RA Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America.
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
Alden Vaughan 1985-86 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America.
Alden Vaughan 1986-87 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America..
Linda Frost 1993-94 Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre assistant professor RA The Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott and the Popular Press
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
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Michael Broyles 1989-90 University of Maryland, Baltimore professor RA From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston
Donald Ratcliffe 1998-99 University of Durham senior lecturer RA Origins of Party Conflict in the US , 1790-1840
Richard John 1994-95 University of Illinois at Chicago, Associate professor of History post-doctoral fellow and assistant professor RA Visions of Enterprise: The Political Origins of the Modern Communications Infrastructure in the United States, 1837-17
Steven Bullock 1992-93 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA American Freemasonry
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
Wendy Warren 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate Peterson African Slavery in New England, 1638-1700
Gloria Whiting 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson 'Endearing Ties': Black Family Life in Early New England
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
Ryan Carr 2013-14 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Arts and Sciences of American Expression: 1820-1890
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Phyllis Cole 2004-5 Penn State Delaware County professor Peterson "Feminist Writers and the Periodical Press in Antebellum America"
Martha Burns 1993-94 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Edward Andrews 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson "Saints our of Savages: Native American and African Missionaries, 1750-1775"
Daniel Wewers 2005-6 Harvard University PhD. Candidate Peterson Divisible Under God: American Religion, Politics, and the Idea of Secession, 1783-1833
Karen Halttunen 1995-96 UC Davis professor Peterson Jacob's Pillows: Natural History and Memory in the Making of New England
Molly Berger 1993-94 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Modern Hotel in America, 1829-29
Ruma Chopra 2006-7 University of California at Davis PhD candidate Peterson Loyalist Persuasions: New York City, 1776-1783
Andrew Fagal 2013-14 Binghamton University PhD candidate Peterson The Political Economy of War in the Early American Republic
RJ Boutelle 2014-15 Vanderbil University Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson Transamerican Visions of Freedom and the Circuits of U.S. Abolitionism
David Gellman 2004-5 DePauw University assistant professor Peterson "Liberty's Legacy: The Jay Family and the Problems of American Freedom"
Andrew Burstein 1997-98 University of Northern Iowa assistant professor Peterson Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution ofAmerica’s Romantic Self-Image
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
Matthew Wittmann 2005-6 University of Michigan PhD. Candidate Peterson American Popular Culture and the Pacific World in the Nineteenth-Century
Jill Anderson 2003-4 Thomas Jefferson Foundation assistant editor Peterson "Nothing Done!': The Poet in Early Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Polly Ha 2006-7 University of Cambridge PhD candidate Peterson The Decalogue and Formation of Denomination
Brenton Grom 2013-14 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Death and Transfiguration of American Psalmody ca. 1805-1840
Vicki Hsueh 2004-5 Western Washington University assistant professor Peterson "Hybrid Constitutionalism: Negotiating Constitutions and Cultures in the Proprietary Colonies, 1625-1690"
Claudia Bushman 1991-92 independent scholar Peterson America Discovers Columbus
Linford Fisher 2007-8 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson "The Politics of Conversion: Indian Agency, Religious Change, and Race in Southern New England, 1736-1775"
Wendy Woloson 2005-6 Library Company of Philadelphia curator Peterson Underground Economies: People, Markets, and Used Goods in 18th- and 19th-Century America
Jonathan Cook 1998-99 Peterson The Apocalyptic Imagination in the American Renaissance

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