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
Wayne Franklin 1994-95 Northeastern University Davis distinguished professor AAS-NEH A Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
John Seelye 1985-86 University of Florida graduate research professor AAS-NEH The River in the Early American Republic
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
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
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
Dale Cockrell 1983-84 Middlebury College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Journals of the Hutchinson Family
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"
Cornelia Dayton 2004-5 University of Connecticut associate professor AAS-NEH "Self and Sanity in Early New England"
Richard Brown 1977-78 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Communications Networks in Pre-IndustrialAmerica
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Dale Cockrell 1994-95 College of William and Mary David N and Margaret C Bottoms professor AAS-NEH Demons of Disorder: The Early Blackface Minstrel and His World
Peter Onuf 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor AAS-NEH The Northwest Ordinance
Meredith Neuman 2008-9 Clark University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Letter and Spirit"
Christopher Lukasik 2004-5 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Culture, 1780-1850"
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
Beth Schweiger 2008-9 University of Arkansas associate professor AAS-NEH "Reading before Literacy: The Uses of English Grammar in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
Ronald Zboray 1992-93 Texas at Arlington Associate Professor of history AAS-NEH Literary Enterprise in Antebellum America: Publishers, Novelists, and the Reading Public
Richard Brown 1992-93 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
Martha Rojas 2004-5 Sweet Briar College AAS-NEH "Diplomatic Letters"
David Reynolds 1982-83 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH Beneath the American Renaissance
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
Katherine Grandjean 2017-18 Wellesley College assistant professor of history AAS-NEH The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
Robert Shalhope 1995-96 Oklahoma State University George Lynn Cross professor AAS-NEH A Yeoman's Life: Hiram Harwood, 1806-1837
Norma Basch 1990-91 Rutgers University associate professor AAS-NEH Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, andMythologies, 1770-1870
Manisha Sinha 2004-5 University of Massachusetts associate professor AAS-NEH "Redefining Democracy: African Americans and the Movement to Abolish Slavery, 1775-1865"
Michael Winship 2009-10 University of Texas professor AAS-NEH Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950
Samantha Harvey 2017-18 Boise State University professor of English AAS-NEH Reading the Book of Nature: Imagination, Observation, and Conservation in Transatlantic Romanticism
David Hall 1981-82 Boston University professor AAS-NEH History of Popular Culture in Colonial New England
Gloria Main 1978-79 independent researcher AAS-NEH The Massachusetts Farmer and his Family
Reeve Huston 2017-18 Duke University associate professor of history AAS-NEH Reforging American Democracy
Patricia Cohen 1987-88 UC Santa Barbara associate professor AAS-NEH Safety and Danger: Women in Public
Barbara Lacey 1996-97 Saint Joseph College associate professor AAS-NEH Religious Imagery Transformed: The Eighteenth-Century American Illustrated Imprint
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Ross Beales 1977-78 College of the Holy Cross assistant professor AAS-NEH Concepts of Childhood and Youth of NewEngland
Sarah Schuetze 2017-18 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English AAS-NEH Calamity Howl: Fear of Illness in Early American Writing
Philip Morgan 1996-97 Florida State University professor AAS-NEH The World of an Anglo-Jamaican Planter in the Eighteenth Century
Marc Shell 1981-82 SUNY Buffalo associate professor AAS-NEH Money and Symbolism in America:Case Studies
Stephen Marini 1988-89 Wellesley College professor AAS-NEH Religion in the American Revolution
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
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Michaela Rife 2017-18 University of Toronto Ph.D. candidate AHPCS Wonderful Mining Country: Promoting Western Resource Extraction
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
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

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