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
Ann Fidler 1998-99 Ohio State University assistant professor Botein A Cultural History of the American Law Book, 1700-00
Bruce Greenfield 1989-90 Dalhousie University assistant professor NEMLA Plotting the Mississippi: A Comparative Study of Eighteenth-Century Discovery Rhetoric
Peter Messer 2007-8 Mississippi State University assistant professor ASECS Revolution by Committee: Law, Language, and Ritual in Revolutionary America
Jonathan Sassi 1999-00 College of Staten Island/CUNY assistant professor ASECS Clerical Communities and the Religious Public Sphere
Richard Bell 2007-8 University of Maryland assistant professor AAS-NEH Do Not Despair: Suicide, Property, and Power in the Newly United States
Vincent DiGirolamo 2000-1 Colgate University assistant professor AAS-NEH Crying the News: Child Street Trading in America, 1830s-1890s
Nicole Eustace 2008-9 New York University assistant professor Peterson "War Ardor: Sex and Sentiment in the War of 1812."
Ben Wright 2015-16 Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College assistant professor Peterson Antislavery and American Salvation
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
Kathryn Koo 2005-6 Saint Mary's College of California assistant professor Peterson In the House of God: Cotton Mather and the Making of Puritan Slavery
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
Megan Nelson 2008-9 California State University, Fullerton assistant professor Last "Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War."
Patricia Cohen 1977-78 UC Santa Barbara assistant professor Daniels Americans and Numbers
Christopher Lukasik 2004-5 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Culture, 1780-1850"
Carolyn Eastman 2011-12 University of Texas assistant professor AAS-NEH Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World of Print
David Jaffee 1988-89 CUNY assistant professor Peterson The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860
Christopher Hunter 2012-13 California Institute of Technology assistant professor Reese A New and More Perfect Edition: Reading, Editing, and Publishing Autobiography in America, 1787-1850
Ross Beales 1977-78 College of the Holy Cross assistant professor AAS-NEH Concepts of Childhood and Youth of NewEngland
Jennifer Manion 2012-13 Connecticut College assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossing Gender: Female Masculinity in the 18th & 19th Centuries
Sherry Sullivan 1987-88 Universit of Alabama, Birmingham assistant professor Boni Noble Savage Iconography in 19th Century Giftbooks
Elizabeth Pryor 2010-11 Smith College assistant professor Peterson The United States Itinerancy of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw, 1812-1840
John Leary 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Underdevelopment: Latin America in the U.S. Imagination
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Richard Bell 2012-13 University of Maryland assistant professor Peterson The Blackest Market: Patty Cannon, Kidnapping, and the Domestic Slave Trade
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Eliza Richards 2002-3 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH Hearing Voices: Lyric Representation in Nineteenth-Century America
Peter Reed 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor NEMLA Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and American Performance Cultures, 1790-1865
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
David Gellman 2004-5 DePauw University assistant professor Peterson "Liberty's Legacy: The Jay Family and the Problems of American Freedom"
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
Lisa Tetrault 2007-8 Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Peterson "Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1895"
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
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
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
Douglas Guerra 2014-15 SUNY, Oswego Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Last On the Move: Gaming Models for Literary Theory
Brian Rouleau 2014-15 Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of History Schiller Empire's Children: Youth Culture and the Expansionist Impulse
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
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
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
Adam Jortner 2014-15 Auburn University Assistant Professor of History ASECS Witchcraft and the Rise of American Religious Freedom, 1626-1789

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