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 Institutionsort ascending Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Matthew Bahar 2010-11 University of Oklahoma PhD candidate Legacy People of the Dawnland and their Atlantic World
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
Alan Gibson 1989-90 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Hiatt The Development of the Concept of Public Opinion in the American Enlightenment, 1760-1800
Nathan Hatch 1977-78 University of Notre Dame assistant professor Daniels From Revolution to Reaction
Sara Crosby 2005-6 University of Notre Dame Ph.D. candidate AAS-NEH The Female Poisoner and Popular Print Media in New England, 1840-1860
Glenn Hendler 2002-3 University of Notre Dame associate professor NEMLA Riot Acts: Gender, Race, and Public Violence in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Andrew Burstein 1997-98 University of Northern Iowa assistant professor Peterson Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution ofAmerica’s Romantic Self-Image
T.J. Tomlin 2010-11 University of Northern Colorado assistant professor Botein A Faith for All Persuasions: Almanacs and American Religious Life, 1730-1820
Kelly Wisecup 2014-15 University of North Texas Assistant Professor of English Peterson Objects of Encounter
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
Maura D'Amore 2007-8 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Drawn to Art "Suburban Men: Masculine Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century America"
Kenneth Banks 2005-6 University of North Carolina, Asheville visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH Slow Poison: French Contraband in the Early Modern Atlantic Economy, 1660-1800
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
Robin Smith 2015-16 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Legacy The 'Iron Harp': Encountering the Industrial Soundscape in the 1840s and 1850s
Michael Everton 2003-4 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Reese Moral Vampires and the Blood of Genius: Vocational Ethics in Early American Literary Culture
Philip Gura 1989-90 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill William S. Newman Distinguished Professor Peterson The Reverend Nathan Fiske and the Cultural Transformation of Central Massachusetts
Philip Gura 1998-99 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill William S. Newman Distinguished Professor Peterson America's Instrument: The 19th Century Banjo
Lewis Leary 1980-81 University of North Carolina William Rand Kenan, Jr. professor Boni Lectures in the United States, 1783-1829
Patricia Pender 2013-14 University of Newcastle associate professor Reese Anne Bradstreet's Publication History, 1650-1867
Scott E. Gac 2001-02 University of New York Ph.D. Candidate Peterson The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Antebellum Reform
John Resch 1987-88 University of New Hampshire, Manchester professor RA Politics, Public Policy, and American Culture, 1815-25: The 1818 Revolutionary War Pension Act
Sean Moore 2014-15 University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of History AAS-NEH Slavery and the Making of the Early American Library: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade
Edward Andrews 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson "Saints our of Savages: Native American and African Missionaries, 1750-1775"
Peter Leavenworth 2004-5 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Confrontations of Taste: American vs. European Standards of Music Aesthetics in the Early Republic"
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
James Finley 2012-13 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Packer 'Violence done to nature': Free Soil and the Environment in Antebellum Antislavery Writing
Jessica Lepler 2008-9 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Hench 1837: Anatomy of a Panic
Christopher Pastore 2010-11 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson From Sweetwater to Seawater; An Environmental and Atlantic History of Narragansett Bay, 1636-1836
Charles Wetherell 1978-79 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Daniels A Social History of the Early American Press
Charles Clark 1980-81 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Daniels : A Comparative Study of English and American Journalism,1665-1765
Peter Leavenworth 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate AAS-NEH Accounting for Taste: The American Music Business in the Early Republic and Confrontations in Music Aesthetics, 1770-1825
Elisabeth Nichols 1997-98 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson Pray Don't Tell Anybody That I Write Politics': Private Reflections and Public Admonitions in the Early Republic
Charles Clark 1985-86 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Boni The Public Prints: An Essay in Anglo-American JournalisticOrigins
Laura Smith 2008-9 University of New Hampshire lecturer Drawn-to-Art "Material Domesticity: Textiles in Elizabeth Stoddard's 'The Morgesons'."
Cynthia Van Zandt 2001-2 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Botein Brothers among Nations: Kinship and Alliance in Early America
Kate Larson 2001-2 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Legacy Asante, Daughter of Zion: The Life and Memory of Harriet Tubman
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20
Jen Huntley-Smith 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno PhD candidate Botein The Genius ofCivilization': The Publishing Industry and the Creation of WesternRegional Identity,1848-00
Wendy Katz 2008-9 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Last "The Politics of Art Criticism in the Penny Press, 1833-1862."
Melissa Homestead 2010-11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Reese E.D.E.N. Southworth's Serial Fiction
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Jeffrey Pasley 2004-5 University of Missouri - Columbia associate professor ASECS "Jeffersonian Democracy Revisited: Popular Political Culture in Print, 1800-1828"
Alexandra Socarides 2012-13 University of Missouri assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Lyric Pose: Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry and the Problem of Recovery
Steven Smith 2011-12 University of Missouri PhD candidate Reese A World the Printers Made: Print Culture in New York, 1730-1830
Adrian Weimer 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Afflictions and Consolation in Early New England
Peter Reed 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor NEMLA Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and American Performance Cultures, 1790-1865
Daniel Williams 1993-94 University of Mississippi associate professor ASECS The Theft of Authorship
Joseph Rainer 1995-96 University of Mississippi visiting instructor Peterson Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"

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