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 Warner 1986-87 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Letters of the Republic
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Sharada Orihuela 2015-16 University of Maryland, College Park assistant professor NeMLA Counterfeit Colony: Bootleg Currency and the Revolutionary Market
Liam Riordan 1999-00 University of Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in the Delaware Valley
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
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
Jo-Ann Morgan 2007-8 Coastal Carolina University assistant professor Last "Mammies, Mulattos, and Matriarchs: African American Women in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture"
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
Nicholas Guyatt 2013-14 University of York, UK assistant professor Peterson The Scale of Beings and the Prehistory of 'separate but equal'
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Ernest Freeberg 1995-96 Colby-Sawyer College assistant professor ASECS The Meaning of Blindnessin Early America
Ben Wright 2015-16 Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College assistant professor Peterson Antislavery and American Salvation
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."
Edward Pearson 1997-98 Franklin & Marshall College assistant professor RA Plays, Playhouses, and Players in Early America, 1720-1825
Benjamin Reiss 2001-02 Tulane Assistant Professor NEH Antebellum Literary Culture and the Rise of the Asylum
Brian Roberts 1998-99 California State University, Sacramento assistant professor AAS-NEH Psalms, Reels and Glees: Popular Music and American Identity from the Colonial Era through the Civil War
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Richard Crawford 1972-73 University of Michigan assistant professor US Steel A Bibliography of American Sacred Music Imprints Through 1810
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
Ann Fidler 1998-99 Ohio State University assistant professor Botein A Cultural History of the American Law Book, 1700-00
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
Dexter Gabriel 2017-18 University of Connecticut assistant professor Peterson Performing Freedom in the Mighty Experiment
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."
Bruce Greenfield 1989-90 Dalhousie University assistant professor NEMLA Plotting the Mississippi: A Comparative Study of Eighteenth-Century Discovery Rhetoric
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
Sherry Sullivan 1987-88 Universit of Alabama, Birmingham assistant professor Boni Noble Savage Iconography in 19th Century Giftbooks
Heike Steinhoff 2014-15 Ruhr-Universitat Bochum Assistant Professor of American Studies Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship Sex in the City: Urban Sexuality in American Literature and Culture
Katy Chiles 2014-15 University of Tennessee Assistant Professor of English Botein Raced Collaboration: The Idea of Authorship and Early African American and Native American Literature
Sari Altschuler 2013-14 University of South Florida Assistant Professor of English Hench National Physiology: Literature, Medicine, and the Invention of the American Body, 1789-1860
Drew Lopenzina 2014-15 Old Dominion University Assistant Professor of English Peterson Cultural Biography of William Apess
Kelly Wisecup 2014-15 University of North Texas Assistant Professor of English Peterson Objects of Encounter
Nazera Wright 2013-14 University of Kentucky Assistant Professor of English Ford Girlhood in African American Literature, 1827-1949
Urvashi Chakravarty 2014-15 University of Hawaii at Manoa Assistant Professor of English Lapides Serving Like a Free Man: Labor, Liberty, and Consent in Early Modern England
Sarah Schuetze 2016-17 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English Last Calamity Howl
Sarah Schuetze 2017-18 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English AAS-NEH Calamity Howl: Fear of Illness in Early American Writing
Douglas Guerra 2014-15 SUNY, Oswego Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Last On the Move: Gaming Models for Literary Theory
Linford Fisher 2014-15 Brown University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH The Land of the Unfree: Africans, Indians, and the Varieties of Slavery and Servitude in Colonial New England and the Atlantic World
Brian Rouleau 2014-15 Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of History Schiller Empire's Children: Youth Culture and the Expansionist Impulse
Kate Mulry 2016-17 California State University, Bakersfield assistant professor of history ASECS Unwholesome Tinctures: Inoculation and Questions of Heredity in the Early Eighteenth-Century Anglo Atlantic
James Dun 2014-15 Princeton University Assistant Professor of History Tracy Dangerous Neighbors
Melanie Kiechle 2014-15 Virginia Tech University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century America
Katherine Grandjean 2017-18 Wellesley College assistant professor of history AAS-NEH The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
Abigail Cooper 2016-17 Brandeis University assistant professor of history AAS-NEH ‘Lord, Until I Reach My Home’: Inside the Refugee Camps of the American Civil War

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