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
Radiclani Clytus 2009-10 Tufts University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Envision Slavery: American Abolitionism and the Primacy of the Visual
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Maria Bollettino 2013-14 Framingham State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Slavery, War, and Britain's Atlantic Empire: Black Soldiers, Sailors, and Rebels in the Seven Years' War
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."
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2007-8 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Carla Pestana 1988-89 Ohio State University assistant professor Peterson Sectarianism in Colonial Massachusetts
Dale Cockrell 1983-84 Middlebury College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Journals of the Hutchinson Family
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
David Shields 1985-86 The Citadel assistant professor Haven Literary Neoclassicism during the 1740's and 1750's in Massachusetts
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."
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
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
Robert Bonner 1998-99 University of Southern Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Confederate Sphere
Brian Luskey 2012-13 West Virginia University assistant professor Tracy Magnificent Rogue: A Swindler, Seducer, and Slaver in the Nineteenth Century
Richard Crawford 1973-74 University of Michigan assistant professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence A Bibliography of American Sacred Music Imprints Through 1810.
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
Christine Heyrman 1979-80 UC Irvine assistant professor AAS-NEH The Culture ofCharity: Merchants, Ministers, and the Social Order of New England,1680-1740
Nicole Cooley 1999 Queens College, CUNY assistant professor Artist The Afflicted Girls: A book of poetry abo theSalem Witch Trials
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
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Jessie Morgan-Owens 2012-13 Nanyang Technological University assistant professor AAS-NEH Letters of Light: Photographic Writing in the Literature of Abolition
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Christopher Phillips 2012-13 Lafayette College assistant professor Lapides The Hymn as a Vehicle for Children's Literacy, 1700-1850
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows
Jonathan Sassi 1999-00 College of Staten Island/CUNY assistant professor ASECS Clerical Communities and the Religious Public Sphere
Faye Dudden 1988-89 Union College assistant professor Peterson Gender in Performance: Women in the American Theater, 1790-1870
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Carsten Junker 2011-12 University of Bremen assistant professor Ebeling Reading Affect in Eighteenth-Century Abolitionist Debates
Catherine Gammon 1996 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Artist Research for a novel about the Salem witchcraft trials
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
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Joseph Cullon 2005-6 Dartmouth College assistant professor Hench Colonial Shipwrights and their World: Men, Women, and Markets in Early New England
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
Thomas Brown 1990-91 University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor Peterson The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
Alice Fahs 1995-96 UC Irvine assistant professor Botein Publishing the Civil War: Northern Publishers and the Literary Marketplace of War.
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Georgianne McVay 1972-73 Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science assistant professor US Steel Verbal Humor in the Caricatures of David Claypool Johnston
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
Thomas Purvis 1987-88 Auburn University, Montgomery assistant professor AAS-NEH A Decade of Conflict:Anglo-American Mobilization in the Era of the Seven Years' War, 1754-1764
Timothy Marr 1999-00 Western Connecticut State University assistant professor Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellow Imagining Ishmael: Studies of Islamic Orientalism in America from the Puritans to Melville
Lance Schachterle 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow An edition of James Feniore Cooper's The Pioneers

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