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 descending Title of Project
R. Sikoryak 2006 New York, NY Cartoonist Baron Comic Strip Adaptation of Moby Dick
Linwood Rumney 2017 Cincinnati, Ohio Poet Baron Research for a collection of poems entitled “Discrepant Means”
Melissa Range 2013 Columbia, MO poet Baron research for poetry project about the abolitionist movement, tentatively titled "Emanicipator"
Lynn Thomson 2013 New York, NY dramaturg, theater director Baron research for for play tittled "The Time Traveler's Trip to Niagara Falls"
Gino DiIorio 2007 New York, NY playwright Baron research into life of Edmund Ross, southern politician who cast the deciding vote, insuring that President Andrew Johnson would be spared impeachment
Michael Hackenberg 1986-87 University of Chicago assistant professor Boni The Subscription Publishing Phenomenon; William Still's Selling of The Underground Railroad in Philadelphia; The Firm of Deming and Francis in Wethersfield, Conn; The Career of Robert Sears of New York
Menahem Blondheim 1987-88 Harvard University PhD candidate Boni The News Frontier
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
Ronald Zboray 1983-84 Pace Adjunct Professor in social science Boni A Fictive People: Antebellum Economic Development and the Reading Public for American Novels, 1837-57
Lewis Leary 1980-81 University of North Carolina William Rand Kenan, Jr. professor Boni Lectures in the United States, 1783-1829
Sherry Sullivan 1987-88 Universit of Alabama, Birmingham assistant professor Boni Noble Savage Iconography in 19th Century Giftbooks
Isabelle Lehuu 1988-89 Cornell University PhD candidate Boni The New Readers in Antebellum America
James Green 1986-87 Library Company of Philadelphia associate librarian Boni The Book Distribution Network of Mathew Carey, 1785-1820
Gregory Nobles 1991-92 Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor Boni Straight Lines and Stability: The Imposition of Order on the Early American Frontier
John Canup 1990-91 Texas A&M University assistant professor Boni New England Culture and the Pacific
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Richard Simmons 1982-83 Birmingham College reader Boni British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760
Charles Clark 1985-86 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Boni The Public Prints: An Essay in Anglo-American JournalisticOrigins
Mark Mattes 2009-10 University of Iowa PhD candidate Botein Letter Interception and Publication during the Era of Good Feelings
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
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Susan Parrish 2003-4 University of Michigan assistant professor Botein Colonial and Early National American Almanac
Caitlin Rosenthal 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Accounting for Control: Book-keeping in early Nineteenth-Century America
Louise Stevenson 2000-01 Franklin and Marshall College professor Botein Women's intellectual Life, 1750-1820
T.J. Tomlin 2010-11 University of Northern Colorado assistant professor Botein A Faith for All Persuasions: Almanacs and American Religious Life, 1730-1820
Grantland Rice 1993-94 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Botein The Transformation of Authorship in Early America
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
D. Berton Emerson 2016-17 Pomona College visiting assistant professor of English Botein Local Rules: Vernacular Aesthetics and Alternative Democracies in Antebellum Print Culture
Justine Oliva 2016-17 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Botein Anne C. L. Botta and the Business of Friendship
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Anne Baker 1999-00 Reed College visiting assistant professor Botein Geography Schoolbooks and Nation Formation in the Antebellum United States
Joseph Rezek 2015-16 Boston University assistant professor Botein Transatlantic Currents, 1820-1860, for The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture
Mark Peterson 1999-00 University of Iowa assistant professor Botein The Mather Family and the Construction of an Atlantic Protestant International
Kathleen Walkup 2014-15 Mills College Professor of Book Arts Botein Printing at the Margins
J. Brenton Stewart 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison PhD candidate Botein Informing the City: On the Print Culture of Antebellum Augusta, Georgia
Anna Stewart 2011-12 University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Botein Slave Narratives and Freedmen's Education
John Evelev 1996-97 Duke University recent PhD Botein Tolerable Entertainment:' Herman Melville, the Literary Profession, and the Cultural Life of Antebellum New York
Ann Fabian 1994-95 Yale University associate professor Botein Selling Experience: Amateur Authors and Pamphlet Publication inthe Nineteenth-Century US
Karen Weyler 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Botein Issues of Privacy and Publicity in the Early American Novel
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city
Thora Brylowe 2017-18 University of Colorado, Boulder assistant professor Botein Impressions and Folds: The Ecology of Romantic-Era Paper
Scott McLaren 2012-13 York University associate professor Botein Nurseries of Faith: The New York Methodist Book Concern and the Growth of Methodist Sunday Schools in Upper Canada, 1815-1850
Clare Mullaney 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Botein American Imprints: Disability and the Material Text, 1858-1932
Fredrika Teute 1994-95 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications Botein Writing a Woman's Life in the Early Republic
Alice Fahs 1995-96 UC Irvine assistant professor Botein Publishing the Civil War: Northern Publishers and the Literary Marketplace of War.
Joseph Adelman 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein "The Business of Politics: Printers and the Emergence of Political Communications Networks, 1765-1789"
Michael Carter 2005-6 University of Southern California PhD. Candidate Botein Mathew Carey and the Public Emergence of Roman Catholicism in the United States, 1789-1839
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
James Green 1989-90 Library Company of Philadelphia associate librarian Botein The Transformation of the American Book Trade, 1785-1825

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