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
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"
Heidi Schultz 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Women Writing in the American South: Writing at Female Acadmies and Writing Without Teachers, 1800-1860
Mason Lowance 1989-90 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Peterson Uncle Tom's Cabin and the New England Sermon Tradition
Thomas Brown 2003-4 University of South Carolina associate professor Peterson The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
David Anthony 1996-97 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson Scandalous Aesthetics: Masculine Emotion and the Birth of the Public Sphere in Antebellum America
Richard Rath 1997-98 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Peterson North American Soundways, 1600-1800
Nicholas Guyatt 2013-14 University of York, UK assistant professor Peterson The Scale of Beings and the Prehistory of 'separate but equal'
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
Katherine McCaffrey 2004-5 Boston University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Reading Glasses: American Spectacles from Benjamin Franklin's Bifocals to Mithril"
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
Drew Lopenzina 2014-15 Old Dominion University Assistant Professor of English Peterson Cultural Biography of William Apess
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Katherine Chavigny 1993-94 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson American Confessions: The Formation of Antebellum Addiction Narratives
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
James Raven 1986-87 Pembroke College, Cambridge fellow Peterson The Economics of Bookselling in Britian 1700-1800; Print and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Britiain
Philippa Koch 2013-14 University of Chicago Divinity School PhD candidate Peterson Persistent Providence: Religion and Epidemics in Eighteenth-Century America
Curtis Hinsley 1986-87 Colgate University associate professor Peterson Anthropology in Boston, 1860-20
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Rachel Wheeler 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Conversation: The Indian European Negotiation of Religion in the Eighteenth Century Northeast
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Karen O'Brien 2001-02 Northwestern Ph.D. Candidate Peterson Making the Personal Political: Religion, Obligation and Identity in the American Revolution
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
Lisa Brooks 2001-2 Cornell University PhD. Candidate Peterson Recovering the Voices of Our Ancestors
Erika Gasser 2003-4 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson The Afflicted Grew Presently Well: Witchcraft and Possession in Old and New England, 1600-1700
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
Greta LaFleur 2013-14 University of Hawai'I at Manoa assistant professor Peterson American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
Melissa Homestead 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century AmericanWomen Authors and Literary Property
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
Ann Bowden 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin Ransom scholar Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of SirWalter Scott, 1792-1836
Paul Foos 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Mexican Wars, 1835-1853: Manifest Destiny and American Society
Shane White 1990-91 University of Sydney lecturer Peterson Black Festivals in the United States, 1750-1860
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
Thomas Brown 1990-91 University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor Peterson The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
Marco Marin 2013-14 University of Trieste postdoctural fellow Peterson The Political Catechisms for Schools and Children in the United State (1790-1850)
Betsy Homsher 1998-99 UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Peterson The Diaries of Sally Ripley Stearns
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
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
Benjamin Carp 2001-2 University of Virginia PhD. Candidate Peterson Cityscapes and Revolution: Urban Spaces and Revolutionary Mobilization in North America, 1740-1790
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Marcus Daniel 1992-93 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson Ribaldry and Billingsgate: Popular Journalism and Political Culture in the Early Republic
Lincoln Mullen 2013-14 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Varieties of Religious Conversion
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
Jordan Watkins 2015-16 Utah Valley University adjunct Peterson 'Another Attucks': The African-American Response to Dred Scott
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893

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