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 Ranksort descending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Matthew Garrett 2011-12 Wesleyan University assistant professor NEMLA Episodic Poetics in the Early American Republic
Michael Harris 1972 University of Kentucky assistant professor US Steel Book Traders and Books in the Ohio Valley, 1800-1850
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Granville Ganter 2001-02 St. John's Assistant Professor Peterson Pregant Words: The Matrix of Public Speech in the Northeast, 1840-1860
Liam Riordan 1999-00 University of Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in the Delaware Valley
John Canup 1990-91 Texas A&M University assistant professor Boni New England Culture and the Pacific
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Jo-Ann Morgan 2007-8 Coastal Carolina University assistant professor Last "Mammies, Mulattos, and Matriarchs: African American Women in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture"
Christine DeLucia 2015-16 Mount Holyoke College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Itineraries: Seasons of History in the Native Northeast and Ezra Stiles' New England
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
Radiclani Clytus 2009-10 Tufts University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Envision Slavery: American Abolitionism and the Primacy of the Visual
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
David Silverman 2005-6 George Washington University assistant professor ASECS Brothertown: American Indians and the Problem of Race
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2006-7 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature
Mark Thompson 2012-13 University of Groningen assistant professor Peterson Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America
Christine Oravec 1983-84 University of Utah assistant professor RA The Rhetorical Criticism of American Discourse, 1810-50
Lois Brown 2000-1 Mount Holyoke College assistant professor NEMLA Made to Sell, Made to Save': The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature
Courtney Weikle-Mills 2008-9 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Reese "Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Making of a U.S. Literary Public, 1700-1852."
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Lee Heller 1994-95 Mercer College assistant professor RA The Uses of Fiction: Novel Reading and American Culture, 1720-1860
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
Karin Wulf 2000-1 American University assistant professor ASECS In the Shade of the Family Tree: Genealogy and Representation of Family Identity in Early America
Robert Gunn 2008-9 The University of Texas at El Paso assistant professor Peterson "Ethnology and Empire: John Russell Bartlett and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands."
Christopher Lukasik 2003-4 Boston University assistant professor Drawn-to-Art Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Literary and Visual Culture, 1780-1850
Meredith McGill 1995-96 Harvard University assistant professor Peterson American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting Rewriting Romanticism Fashioning the Marketplace
Brian Luskey 2012-13 West Virginia University assistant professor Tracy Magnificent Rogue: A Swindler, Seducer, and Slaver in the Nineteenth Century
Nancy Siegel 2008-9 Juniata College assistant professor Last "Bodily Functions as Body Politic: Scenes of Protest in Eighteenth-Century Prints."
James Thomas Stevens 2004 SUNY-Fredonia Assistant Professor Baron Research on the Stockbridge Indian community and school
Lindsay DiCuirci 2013-14 University of Maryland assistant professor Botein History's Imprint: The Colonial Book and the Writing of American History, 1790-1855
Andrew Burstein 1997-98 University of Northern Iowa assistant professor Peterson Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution ofAmerica’s Romantic Self-Image
Jennifer Pierce 2009-10 The University of Iowa assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Reign of Children: Games and Toys in American Public Libraries
Jonathan Senchyne 2013-14 University of Wisconsin-Madison assistant professor AAS-NEH Our Paper Allegories: A Sense for the Material Text in Antebellum American Literature
Kathleen Brown 1997-98 University of Pennsylvania assistant professor Mellon Postdoctoral Foul Bodies and Infected Worlds: Cleanliness and Cultural Authority in Early Modern England and America, 1500-1900
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Jonathan Sassi 1999-00 College of Staten Island/CUNY assistant professor ASECS Clerical Communities and the Religious Public Sphere
Derek Pacheco 2013-14 Purdue University assistant professor Packer Transcendentalism and Children's Literature
Howard Chudacoff 1974-75 Brown University assistant professor Rockefeller The Effect of Industrialization and Urbanization upon Family Structure in Nineteenth-Century Worcester
Jessica Lepler 2008-9 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Hench 1837: Anatomy of a Panic
Christopher Phillips 2012-13 Lafayette College assistant professor Lapides The Hymn as a Vehicle for Children's Literacy, 1700-1850
Nathan Hatch 1977-78 University of Notre Dame assistant professor Daniels From Revolution to Reaction
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
Perry Viles 1972-73 Lyndon State College assistant professor US Steel Adolescence in America since 1790
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Martin Brückner 1998-99 University of Delaware assistant professor ASECS The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Alexandra Ganser 2009-10 Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg assistant professor Ebeling (Post)Colonial Economies and Spectacles of Consumption in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy from the Late 17th Century to 1900

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