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
Mason Lowance 1976-77 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Symbolism in American Writings from the Puritans to the Civil War
Robert Wright 1974-75 Michigan State University professor Daniels Music and Broadside Ballad Collections for Ballads and Songs of the Western Migration, vol 3
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Robert Gross 2002-3 College of William and Mary professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Transcendentalist and Their World
Louis Masur 1998-99 City College of New York professor Peterson The American Republic in 1831
Francoise Basch 1984-85 University of Paris professor RA Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America.
Richard Brown 1992-93 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865
Stephen Marini 1988-89 Wellesley College professor AAS-NEH Religion in the American Revolution
Philip Morgan 1996-97 Florida State University professor AAS-NEH The World of an Anglo-Jamaican Planter in the Eighteenth Century
Mary Kelley 1990-91 Dartmouth College professor Peterson Achieving Authority: Women in Public in Early America
Stephen Nissenbaum 1984-85 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor RA The Battle for Christmas in America, 1800-1870
Billy Smith 1991-92 Montana State University professor AAS-NEH Fugitives from Slavery in the Eighteenth Century Mid Atlantic Region
Michael Broyles 1989-90 University of Maryland, Baltimore professor RA From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston
Ronald Formisano 1991-92 University of Florida professor RA American Populisms
Gaylord Albaugh 1989-90 McMaster University professor RA American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
Gaylord Albaugh 1972-73 McMaster University professor U.S. Steel Foundation American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
Mason Lowance 1989-90 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Peterson Uncle Tom's Cabin and the New England Sermon Tradition
David Nord 1996-97 University of Indiana, Bloomington professor Botein The Religious Roots of Mass Media in America, 1800-1860
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Seth Cotlar 2015-16 Willamette University professor Last When the Olden Days Were New: A Cultural History of Nostalgia in Modernizing America, 1776-1860
Philip Gura 2002-3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Peterson Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th Century Music Trade
Stephen Marini 1988-89 Wellesley College professor AAS-NEH Migrants and Itinerants, Schools and Psalmody: Neglected Networks of Religious Culture in Revolutionary America
Patricia Cohen 2001-2 University of California, Santa Barbara professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Thomas Low Nichols and Mary Gove Nichols: Sex and Marriage Reform in the 1840s
Robert Arner 1991-92 University of Cincinnati professor NEMLA The Politics of Knowledge in the Early Republic: American Encyclopedias from the Federal Period to the Jacksonian Era
Karen Halttunen 1999-00 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence American Pilgrimage: A Cultural History of Plymouth Rock
Richard Lyman 1983-84 Simmons College professor RA The Economic and Social Context of the Lincoln Family, 1810-1840
James Beard 1978-79 Clark University professor NEH James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography
Michel Fabre 1991-92 University of Paris III professor Peterson The Creoles of Color: Cultural Production as a Basis of Group Identity
Harvey Graff 1988-89 University of Texas, San Antonio professor AAS-NEH Conflicting Paths: The Transformations of Growing Up, 1750-20
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Ezra Greenspan 2009-10 Southern Methodist University Professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar William Wells Brown: An African-American Life in Letters
Roderick Cave 1976-77 University of the West Indies professor Daniels A History of Printing in the West Indies
Rudy Favretti 1978-79 University of Connecticut professor Daniels Landscaping Use of Trees in New England
Harvey Green 1997-98 Northeastern University professor Peterson Myth and History in American Literary and Material Culture, 1850-10
H Henderson 1976-77 Oklahoma State University professor Daniels Political Culture in Virginia and Massachusetts, 1775-1800
Alan Taylor 2000-1 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Divided Ground: The Northern Borderland (U.S. and Canada) in the Wake of the American Revolution
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Gesa Mackenthun 2006-7 University of Rostock professor Peterson The Conquest of Antiquity: Geographical Discovery and Romantic Scholarship in the USA
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
Bruce Steiner 1982-83 Ohio State University professor Haven Lawyers, Dissenting Churches, and Connecticut's Republican Party, 1790-1820
Alden Vaughan 1982-83 Columbia University professor AAS-NEH Indians and Europeans in British North America
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
Kenneth Moynihan 1992-93 Assumption College professor AAS-NEH A History of Worcester
Michael Hoeflich 2001-2 University of Kansas School of Law professor Reese The Material Culture of the Nineteenth Century
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
James Beard 1987-88 Clark University professor RA James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
Phyllis Cole 2004-5 Penn State Delaware County professor Peterson "Feminist Writers and the Periodical Press in Antebellum America"

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