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 ascending Title of Project
Marco Marin 2013-14 University of Trieste postdoctural fellow Peterson The Political Catechisms for Schools and Children in the United State (1790-1850)
David Jaffee 1988-89 CUNY assistant professor Peterson The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860
Susan Graham 2005-6 University of Minnesota PhD. Candidate Peterson Female Dorrites and Antebellum Partisanship
Marcus Wood 1992-93 Worcester College, Oxford Peterson Aboliton Propaganda in Britiain and the United States, 1780-1860
Robert Mills 2015-16 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The Pirate and the Sovereign
Faye Dudden 1988-89 Union College assistant professor Peterson Gender in Performance: Women in the American Theater, 1790-1870
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Lincoln Mullen 2013-14 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Varieties of Religious Conversion
Cynthia Hamilton 1979-80 Manchester Metropolitan Senior Lecturer Peterson Representations of the Freedmen 1861-76
Timothy Helwig 2005-6 University of Maryland PhD. Candidate Peterson Race, Nativism, and the Making of Class in Antebellum City-Mysteries
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
Leon Jackson 2003-4 University of South Carolina assistant professor Peterson The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in America, 1780s-1840s
Carolyn Lawes 1990-91 UC Davis associate instructor Peterson The Second Great Awakening and the Development of Commercial Capitalism in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1820-48
Kenneth Haltman 1993-94 Bryn Mawr College postdoctoral fellow Peterson The Invention of Ethnographic Portraiture
Russell Martin 1992-93 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Almanacs of the Southern States, 1732-1860
Sean Trainor 2013-14 Pennsylvania State University PhD candidate Peterson Men's Grooming Advertisements and the Making of the White Male Body
Nian-Sheng Huang 2005-6 California State University Channel Islands associate professor Peterson The Poor in Early Massachusetts, 1630-1830
Ben Mutschler 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Cultures of Sickness, Cultures of Health: Illness in New England, 1690-1820
Walter Woodward 1997-98 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Magic in Colonization: Religion, Science and the Occult in the Creation of New England Culture
Christopher Florio 2014-15 Princeton University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson The Poor Always with You: Poverty in an Age of Emancipation, 1833-1877
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture
Peter Martin 1995-96 Emory College PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Immigrant Church: The French-Canadian Religious Identity in New England
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Alan Ruffman 1997-98 Geomarine Associates Ltd president Peterson Historic Meterology and the 1775 Hurricane
William Ward 1987-88 University of Durham professor emeritus Peterson An International History ofthe Great Awakening
Elizabeth Johnston 2005-6 Harvard College teaching assistant Peterson Choosing Freedom, Risking Slavery: African Americans, Antislavery Advocates, and the Courts in Massachusetts, 1830-1860
Heather Nathans 1998-99 Tufts University PhD candidate Peterson Avoiding Party Matters: The Boston Theatre Rivalriesof the 1790's
Bret Carroll 1997-98 University of Texas, Arlington visiting assistant professor Peterson Religion and Masculinity in Antebellum America
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Kathryn Koo 2005-6 Saint Mary's College of California assistant professor Peterson In the House of God: Cotton Mather and the Making of Puritan Slavery
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Scott Casper 1990-91 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural and Literary Contexts of Antebellum Campaign Biography and Children's Biography
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
Edward Andrews 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson "Saints our of Savages: Native American and African Missionaries, 1750-1775"
Karen Halttunen 1995-96 UC Davis professor Peterson Jacob's Pillows: Natural History and Memory in the Making of New England
Catherine Allgor 1995-96 Yale PhD. Candidate Peterson Political Parties: Society and Politics in Washington City, 1800-1832
Jennifer Anderson 2004-5 New York University Ph.D. Peterson "Nature's Currency: The Atlantic Mahogany Trade in the 18th Century"
Jennifer Manion 2005-6 Rutgers University PhD. Candidate Peterson Women's Crime and Penal Reform in Early Pennsylvania, 1776-1835
Ruma Chopra 2006-7 University of California at Davis PhD candidate Peterson Loyalist Persuasions: New York City, 1776-1783
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"
Louis Masur 1998-99 City College of New York professor Peterson The American Republic in 1831
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850

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