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
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
Carolyn Lawes 1990-91 UC Davis associate instructor Peterson The Second Great Awakening and the Development of Commercial Capitalism in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1820-48
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Mikki Smith 2012-13 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson "Even a Boy's Press Has a 'Power'": Amateur Journalism and Youth Information Culture, 1867-1890
Leslie Butler 1998-99 Reed College visiting assistant professor Peterson James Russell Lowell and the Cultural Politics of Antebellum American Nationalism
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Janet Brodie 1988-89 California State Polytechnic University lecturer Peterson Women and Freethought in the US , 1820-60
Kimberly Gladman Jackson 2000 Same as 12/2/1999 Peterson Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
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
Jean Friedman 1985-86 University of Georgia associate professor Peterson Families at War: Northern and Southern Communities in the Civil War
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
Gillian Cockshut 1985 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Christina Snyder 2012-13 Indiana University, Bloomington assistant professor Peterson The Indian Gentlemen of Choctaw Academy: Status and Sovereignty in Antebellum America
Jennifer Baker 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America
Russell Martin 1992-93 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Almanacs of the Southern States, 1732-1860
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Elaine Jackson-Retondo 1997-98 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Penitentiary as an Artifact of the Cultural Landscape - A Comparative Analysis, 1780-1860
Ben Mutschler 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Cultures of Sickness, Cultures of Health: Illness in New England, 1690-1820
Michael Winship 1989-90 University of Texas, Austin editor Peterson Publishers Trade Sales in the Nineteeth Century United States
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
Carol Singley 1997-98 Rutgers University associate professor Peterson Adoption in American Literature and Culture
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893
Mark Thompson 2012-13 University of Groningen assistant professor Peterson Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America
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
Peter Martin 1995-96 Emory College PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Immigrant Church: The French-Canadian Religious Identity in New England
Brian Luskey 2003-4 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Marginal Men: Clerks and the Meanings of Class in Nineteenth-Century America
Alan Ruffman 1997-98 Geomarine Associates Ltd president Peterson Historic Meterology and the 1775 Hurricane
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
Emahunn Campbell 2013-14 University of Massachusetts - Amherst PhD candidate Peterson The Construction of the Black Criminal
Heather Nathans 1998-99 Tufts University PhD candidate Peterson Avoiding Party Matters: The Boston Theatre Rivalriesof the 1790's
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Gloria Whiting 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson 'Endearing Ties': Black Family Life in Early New England
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
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Robert F. Forrant 2001-02 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Associate Professor Peterson Manufacturer to Industrial America: Worcester-area Machine Tool Firms and Skill, 1830-1875
Konstantin Dierks 1998-99 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson Letter Writing, Gender, and the Middling Sort in America, 1750-1800
Howard Chudacoff 2000-1 Brown University professor Peterson Children and Their Styles of Play, 1750-1880
Ryan Carr 2013-14 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Arts and Sciences of American Expression: 1820-1890
David Jaffee 1988-89 CUNY assistant professor Peterson The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860
Joycelyn Moody 2002-3 Hamilton College Chair, Women's Studies Peterson Silent Language: Enslaved Women and the Production of Literature without Literacy
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
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
Scott E. Gac 2001-02 University of New York Ph.D. Candidate Peterson The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Antebellum Reform
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
Faye Dudden 1988-89 Union College assistant professor Peterson Gender in Performance: Women in the American Theater, 1790-1870

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