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
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Carol Karlsen 1994-95 University of Michigan associate professor AAS-NEH Relations of Power, the Power of Relations: Iroquois Communities in Western New York, 1750-00
Kenneth Banks 2005-6 University of North Carolina, Asheville visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH Slow Poison: French Contraband in the Early Modern Atlantic Economy, 1660-1800
Sean Moore 2014-15 University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of History AAS-NEH Slavery and the Making of the Early American Library: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade
Mark Valeri 1989-90 Lewis and Clark College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Eighteenth-Century Clergy and Economics in New England
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
Nym Cooke 1992-93 Eagle Hill School AAS-NEH Sacred Music in New England, 1720-1780: From Ritual Towards Art
Patricia Crain 2005-6 University of Minnesota associate professor AAS-NEH Spectral Literacy: Children, Property, and Media in the Nineteenth Century United States
Will Slauter 2014-15 University of Paris 8 (Saint Denis) Lecturer in English and American Studies AAS-NEH Who Owns the News? Journalism and Intellectual Property in Historical Perspective
Nancy Shoemaker 2006-7 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Whaling History of New England Indians
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Sara Crosby 2005-6 University of Notre Dame Ph.D. candidate AAS-NEH The Female Poisoner and Popular Print Media in New England, 1840-1860
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
Deborah Van Broekhoven 1986-87 Brown University associate professor AAS-NEH Rhode Island Women in the Antislavery Network
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
Meredith Neuman 2008-9 Clark University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Letter and Spirit"
Michael Winship 1993-94 University of Texas, Austin associate professor AAS-NEH The American Book in the Industrial Era
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
Catherine Manegold 2005-6 Emory University professor AAS-NEH In an Office Built by Slaves
Harvey Graff 1988-89 University of Texas, San Antonio professor AAS-NEH Conflicting Paths: The Transformations of Growing Up, 1750-20
Barry Levy 1998-99 University of Massachusetts, Amherst associate professor AAS-NEH The Ordeal of Early American Equality: Orphans, Poor Children, and the Massachusetts Labor Regime, 1630-1820
Alden Vaughan 1982-83 Columbia University professor AAS-NEH Indians and Europeans in British North America
Beth Schweiger 2008-9 University of Arkansas associate professor AAS-NEH "Reading before Literacy: The Uses of English Grammar in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Joshua Rothman 2005-6 University of Alabama assistant professor AAS-NEH Slavery and Speculation in the Flush Times: The Heart of Jacksonian America
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
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Michael Winship 2009-10 University of Texas professor AAS-NEH Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950
Billy Smith 1991-92 Montana State University professor AAS-NEH Fugitives from Slavery in the Eighteenth Century Mid Atlantic Region
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
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
Jennifer Greenhill 1989-90 Yale University PhD candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-06
Sally Promey 2001-2 University of Maryland professor AHPCS Religion in Plain View: The Public Aesthetics of American Belief
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
Katherine Hijar 2004-5 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. candidate AHPCS "Sex, Violence, and Sport in American Popular Print Culture, 1820-1880"
Jonathan Den Hartog 2012-13 Northwestern College associate professor AHPCS Transatlantic Antijacobinism
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
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
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
Cynthia Packard 1996-97 University of Massachusetts, Amherst lecturer; Ph D candidate AHPCS The Black Image in Photography, Art and the Popular Press, 1850-1876
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
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 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

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