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
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Kimberly Gladman Jackson 2000 Same as 12/2/1999 Peterson Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America
William Todd 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin professor emeritus Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of Sir Walter Scott, 1792-1836
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
David Nord 1986-87 University of Indiana, Bloomington associate professor Peterson Journalism and Cities in American History
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
Kabria Baumgartner 2015-16 College of Wooster assistant professor Peterson The Work of Time and Love: African American Women and Educational Activism in Early America
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Meredith McGill 1995-96 Harvard University assistant professor Peterson American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting Rewriting Romanticism Fashioning the Marketplace
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
Elaine Jackson-Retondo 1997-98 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Penitentiary as an Artifact of the Cultural Landscape - A Comparative Analysis, 1780-1860
Heidi Schultz 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Women Writing in the American South: Writing at Female Acadmies and Writing Without Teachers, 1800-1860
Jean Friedman 1985-86 University of Georgia associate professor Peterson Families at War: Northern and Southern Communities in the Civil War
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Max Mishler 2014-15 New York University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Boundaries of Freedom: Abolition, Punishment, and the Atlantic Origins of Mass Incarceration
Gillian Cockshut 1985 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Mason Lowance 1989-90 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Peterson Uncle Tom's Cabin and the New England Sermon Tradition
Richard Rath 1997-98 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Peterson North American Soundways, 1600-1800
Paula Backscheider 1987-88 University of Rochester associate professor Peterson A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
Janet Brodie 1988-89 California State Polytechnic University lecturer Peterson Women and Freethought in the US , 1820-60
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Brian Luskey 2003-4 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Marginal Men: Clerks and the Meanings of Class in Nineteenth-Century America
James Rixey Ruffin 1998-99 Delaware Ph.D. Candidate Peterson William Bentley and the Politics of Rational Religion, 1783-1800
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
Megan Haley-Newman 1996-97 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Pest Control Strategies and Their Social Implications in the Chesapeake Area, 1600-1800
Mary Beth Sievens 1995-96 Boston University PhD candidate Peterson Stray Wives: Marital Expectations and Conflict in Vermont 1790-1830
James Raven 1986-87 Pembroke College, Cambridge fellow Peterson The Economics of Bookselling in Britian 1700-1800; Print and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Britiain
Leslie Butler 1998-99 Reed College visiting assistant professor Peterson James Russell Lowell and the Cultural Politics of Antebellum American Nationalism
Cassandra Berman 2015-16 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Motherhood, the Law, and the Court of Public Opinion: Contesting Maternity in Nineteenth-Century America
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
David Jaffee 1988-89 CUNY assistant professor Peterson The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860
Phillip Troutman 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Geographies of Family and Market: Enslaved Migration in Antebellum Virginia and Washington, DC
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Rebecca McNulty 2003-4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Education for Empire: Manual Labor, Civilization, and the Family in Nineteenth-Century American Missionary Education
Daniel Radus 2014-15 Cornell University Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson The Eulogy on Tour: Kinship and the Transnational History of Native New England
Howard Chudacoff 2000-1 Brown University professor Peterson Children and Their Styles of Play, 1750-1880
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
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
Jennifer Baker 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America
Stephen Berry 2015-16 Simmons College associate professor Peterson Importing the Exotic: Early American Maritime Encounters with World Religions
Konstantin Dierks 1998-99 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson Letter Writing, Gender, and the Middling Sort in America, 1750-1800
Joycelyn Moody 2002-3 Hamilton College Chair, Women's Studies Peterson Silent Language: Enslaved Women and the Production of Literature without Literacy
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
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

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