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
Linford Fisher 2007-8 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson "The Politics of Conversion: Indian Agency, Religious Change, and Race in Southern New England, 1736-1775"
Cassandra Berman 2015-16 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Motherhood, the Law, and the Court of Public Opinion: Contesting Maternity in Nineteenth-Century America
Karl Kroeger 1987-88 University of Colorado, Boulder music librarian Peterson The Complete Works of William Billings
Joycelyn Moody 2002-3 Hamilton College Chair, Women's Studies Peterson Silent Language: Enslaved Women and the Production of Literature without Literacy
Philip Gura 1998-99 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill William S. Newman Distinguished Professor Peterson America's Instrument: The 19th Century Banjo
Scott Miltenberger 2003-4 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Peterson All Gotham's Creatures: Animals and the Middle Class in New York City, 1783-1898
Lindsay Regele 2014-15 Brown University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Manufacturing Advantage: The Federal Government, Diplomacy, and the Origins of American Industrialization, 1790-1840
Candice Harrison 2006-7 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Exchange in Philadelphia's Public Markets, 1770-1859
Phyllis Hunter 1992-93 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Ship of Wealth: New England Merchants, Colonial Capitalism, and the Rhetoric of Money
James Rixey Ruffin 1998-99 Delaware Ph.D. Candidate Peterson William Bentley and the Politics of Rational Religion, 1783-1800
Joseph Cullon 2000-1 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Work of Many Hands: Ships and the Economic Culture of Early New England
Jacqueline Goldsby 2000-1 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson A Spectacular Secret: The cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life
Jean Silver-Isenstadt 1995-96 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Pure Pleasure: The Shared Life and Work of Mary S Gove Nichols and Thomas Low Nichols in American Health Reform
Jonathan Gross 2007-8 DePaul University professor Peterson "Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Prose Clippings"
Stephen Berry 2015-16 Simmons College associate professor Peterson Importing the Exotic: Early American Maritime Encounters with World Religions
Christopher Clark 1990-91 Peterson To Live in the Common Cause: Communal and Cooperative Groups in Nineteenth-Century America
Honor Sachs 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Best Poor Woman's Country: Women, Gender, and Politics in the Eighteenth-century Kentucky Backcountry
Phillip Troutman 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Geographies of Family and Market: Enslaved Migration in Antebellum Virginia and Washington, DC
Clare Lyons 1992-93 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Sex Among the 'Rabble': Gender Transitions in the Age of the Revolution, Philadelphia 1750-1830
Katherine Preston 2003-4 College of William & Mary associate professor Peterson Against the Grain: English-Language Opera Companies in Late Nineteenth-Century America
Natasha Lightfoot 2006-7 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Race, Class, and Resistance: The Aftermath of Emancipation in Antigua, 1831-1858
Udo Hebel 2000-1 University of Regensburg chair Peterson Forefathers' Day Orations and Celebrations between the American Revolution and the Civil War
Marla Miller 1994-95 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson `My Daily Bread Depends Upon My Labor': Gender and Artisanry in Early America
Nancy Isenberg 2007-8 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson Dirty Politics in Early America
Reiner Smolinski 2002-3 Georgia State University associate professor Peterson Authority & Interpretation: Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'
Sergei Zhuk 1996-97 Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine Associate Professor of history Peterson 'Brothers in Divorce': Quakers' Attitudes toward Sectarian Religious Groups of Early America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
Christopher Grasso 1999-00 College of William and Mary associate professor Peterson Skepticism and American Faith: The Early Nineteenth Century
Franciszek Lyra 1989-90 M Curie-Sklodowska, Univ of Poland senior lecturer Peterson Revising the Canon of the First Two Centuries of American Literature
Matthew Pursell 2003-4 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780
Rosalind Remer 1988-89 UCLA PhD candidate Peterson Philadelphia Publishers in the New Republic
Gabriel Loiacono 2006-7 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson The People and the Poor: Experiences and Ideas of Poverty in Rhode Island, 1780-1888
Holly Heinzer 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson On the Move: The Means and Meanings of Travel in Northeastern America, 1750-1850
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Susan Branson 2011-12 Syracuse University associate professor Peterson Animal Magnetism: Science and Pseudo-science in American Society, 1800-1860
Michael Vorenberg 2002-3 Brown University assistant professor Peterson Reconstructing the People: The Invention of Citizenship During the American Civil War
David Zonderman 1989-90 Wisconsin at Madison Assistant Professor of history Peterson Uneasy Allies: Working Class Activists and Middle Class Reformersin Nineteenth-Century Boston and New York
Nancy Hagedorn 1987-88 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Mediating the Exchange of Cultures: Interpreters among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Brian Carroll 2008-9 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson "Military Masculinities in New England: Anglo-American and Native-American Soldiers, 1689-1763."
Catherine Haulman 1999-00 Cornell University PhD candidate Peterson The Empire's New Clothes: The Politics of Dress in America, 1765-1820
Beth Schweiger 2003-4 University of Arkansas assistant professor Peterson Reading Slavery: Southerners and Their Books
James Lundberg 2006-7 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Reading Horace Greeley's America, 1834-1872
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Benjamin Irvin 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Representative Men: A Cultural History of the Continental Congress
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
Daniel Kilbride 2007-8 John Carroll University associate professor Peterson "The Grand Tour: European Travelers and American National Identities, 1750-1870"
Benjamin Cooper 2011-12 Washington University in St Louis lecturer Peterson Writing American Soldiers: Nineteenth-Century Varieties of Military Experience
Andrew O'Shaughnessy 1986-87 Lincoln College, Oxford lecturer Peterson The Politics of the Leehard Islands

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