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
Christine DeLucia 2011-12 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Making Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip's War (1675-78)
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
David Jaffee 1988-89 CUNY assistant professor Peterson The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860
John Wolffe 1988-89 York College lecturer Peterson Aspects of Anti Catholicism in the United States, 1830-60
Tanya Mears 2008-9 Norfolk State University assistant professor Peterson "'To Lawless Rapine Bred': Early New England Execution Literature Featuring People of African Descent."
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Yan Li 1986-87 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Transformation of the Massachusetts Constitution, 1780-1860
Jeffrey Malanson 2009-10 Boston College PhD candidate Peterson Addressing America: Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Faye Dudden 1988-89 Union College assistant professor Peterson Gender in Performance: Women in the American Theater, 1790-1870
Xi Chen 2010-11 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Peterson The Life and Times of John B. Gough
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
Hannah Farber 2011-12 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Insurance Industry in the Early Republic
Joseph Wood 1988-89 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The Literary Origins of New England Village Symobolism
Jane Merritt 2008-9 Old Dominion University associate professor Peterson "The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
Tyesha Maddox 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate Peterson From Invisible to Immigrants: Political Activism and the Construction of Caribbean American Identity, 1890-1940
Yvette Piggush 2009-10 Florida International University assistant professor Peterson We Have No Ruins: Antiquarianism, Archives, and National Identity in the United States, 1790-1840
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Kenneth Haltman 1993-94 Bryn Mawr College postdoctoral fellow Peterson The Invention of Ethnographic Portraiture
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
Marcus Wood 1992-93 Worcester College, Oxford Peterson Aboliton Propaganda in Britiain and the United States, 1780-1860
Monique Patenaude 2008-9 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870."
Don McLaughlin 2015-16 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Touching Phobia: Viral Affect and the Madicalization of Fear in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature
David Anthony 1996-97 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson Scandalous Aesthetics: Masculine Emotion and the Birth of the Public Sphere in Antebellum America
Helene Quanquin 2009-10 University Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle associate professor Peterson 'With feebler voices?' Men and the American Women's Rights Movement, 1830-1890
Philip Gura 2002-3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Peterson Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th Century Music Trade
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Cynthia Hamilton 1979-80 Manchester Metropolitan Senior Lecturer Peterson Representations of the Freedmen 1861-76
Meredith McGill 1995-96 Harvard University assistant professor Peterson American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting Rewriting Romanticism Fashioning the Marketplace
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Philip Herrington 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson The Plantation as Imagined in Antislavery Discourse, 1830-1860
Brian Luskey 2003-4 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Marginal Men: Clerks and the Meanings of Class in Nineteenth-Century America
Claire Gherini 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson 'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800
Drew Lopenzina 2014-15 Old Dominion University Assistant Professor of English Peterson Cultural Biography of William Apess
Kelly Sisson 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "King Corn in American Culture, 1862-1936."
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
David Nord 1986-87 University of Indiana, Bloomington associate professor Peterson Journalism and Cities in American History
Katherine Chavigny 1993-94 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson American Confessions: The Formation of Antebellum Addiction Narratives
Christopher Apap 2012-13 Oakland University special lecturer Peterson The Genius of the Place
Robert Mills 2015-16 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The Pirate and the Sovereign
Wendy Roberts 2009-10 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson Revival Poetry and the Formation of the Evangelical Ear in Eighteenth-Century America
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893
James Snead 2009-10 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The 'Kentucky Mummy': Encounters with Antiquity in the Early Nineteenth-Century America
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Elizabeth Pryor 2010-11 Smith College assistant professor Peterson The United States Itinerancy of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw, 1812-1840
Richard Rath 1997-98 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Peterson North American Soundways, 1600-1800

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