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
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Deborah Van Broekhoven 1986-87 Brown University associate professor AAS-NEH Rhode Island Women in the Antislavery Network
Joshua Rothman 2005-6 University of Alabama assistant professor AAS-NEH Slavery and Speculation in the Flush Times: The Heart of Jacksonian America
Michael Winship 1993-94 University of Texas, Austin associate professor AAS-NEH The American Book in the Industrial Era
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
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
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
Alden Vaughan 1982-83 Columbia University professor AAS-NEH Indians and Europeans in British North America
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period
Harvey Graff 1988-89 University of Texas, San Antonio professor AAS-NEH Conflicting Paths: The Transformations of Growing Up, 1750-20
Michael Winship 2009-10 University of Texas professor AAS-NEH Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Cornelia Dayton 2004-5 University of Connecticut associate professor AAS-NEH "Self and Sanity in Early New England"
Christopher Lukasik 2004-5 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Culture, 1780-1850"
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Billy Smith 1991-92 Montana State University professor AAS-NEH Fugitives from Slavery in the Eighteenth Century Mid Atlantic Region
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
Wilson Kimnach 1993-94 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH Literature of the Sermon in Eighteenth-Century America
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
Martha Rojas 2004-5 Sweet Briar College AAS-NEH "Diplomatic Letters"
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Mason Lowance 1976-77 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Symbolism in American Writings from the Puritans to the Civil War
Arthur Schrader 1979-80 performer and singing history scholar AAS-NEH The Isaiah Thomas Ballad Collection
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Melanie Sovine 1983-84 MacNeil Hospital clinical anthropologist AAS-NEH The Primitive Baptists and the Anti-Mason Party
Manisha Sinha 2004-5 University of Massachusetts associate professor AAS-NEH "Redefining Democracy: African Americans and the Movement to Abolish Slavery, 1775-1865"
Sean Harvey 2010-11 Northern Illinois University visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH American Languages: Indians, Ethnology, and the Empire for Liberty
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
Jonathan Chu 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor AAS-NEH Where's Mine?: Debt in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Christine Heyrman 1979-80 UC Irvine assistant professor AAS-NEH The Culture ofCharity: Merchants, Ministers, and the Social Order of New England,1680-1740
Joseph Adelman 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University lecturer AAS-NEH Revolutionary Networks: The Business of Printing and the Production of American Politics, 1763-1789
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
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Jonathan Den Hartog 2012-13 Northwestern College associate professor AHPCS Transatlantic Antijacobinism
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 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
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
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
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
Marie-Stephanie Delamaire 2009-10 Columbia University PhD candidate AHPCS Transatlantic Encounters: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges, 1848-1867
Jennifer Ann Greenhill 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906
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

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