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 ascending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Susan Graham 2005-6 University of Minnesota PhD. Candidate Peterson Female Dorrites and Antebellum Partisanship
Nicholas Wrightson 2006-7 Jesus College, Oxford University PhD. Candidate Peterson "Locating Philadelphia in the Print Culture of the British Atlantic World, c. 1730-65"
Jennifer Manion 2005-6 Rutgers University PhD. Candidate Peterson Women's Crime and Penal Reform in Early Pennsylvania, 1776-1835
Lisa Brooks 2001-2 Cornell University PhD. Candidate Peterson Recovering the Voices of Our Ancestors
Ross Barrett 2005-6 Boston University PhD. Candidate Drawn to Art Rendering Violence: Riots, Strikes, and Class Conflict in 19th-Century American Art and Visual Culture
Matthew Wittmann 2005-6 University of Michigan PhD. Candidate Peterson American Popular Culture and the Pacific World in the Nineteenth-Century
Timothy Helwig 2005-6 University of Maryland PhD. Candidate Peterson Race, Nativism, and the Making of Class in Antebellum City-Mysteries
Jennifer Ann Greenhill 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906
David Waldstreicher 1992-93 Yale PhD. Candidate Peterson Nationalism and Celebration in Post-Revolutionary America, 1780-1836
Todd Gernes 1990-91 Brown University PhD, candidate Hiatt Schoolgirls: Young Women's Literary Culture, Political Expression, and the Aesthetics of Affiliation in Nineteenth-Century America
Trenton Jones 2014-15 The Johns Hopkins University PhD in History Hench Deprived of their Liberty': Enemy Prisoners and the Culture of War in Revolutionary America
James Finley 2012-13 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Packer 'Violence done to nature': Free Soil and the Environment in Antebellum Antislavery Writing
Maura D'Amore 2007-8 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Drawn to Art "Suburban Men: Masculine Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century America"
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
Walter Woodward 1997-98 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Magic in Colonization: Religion, Science and the Occult in the Creation of New England Culture
Jennifer Greenhill 1989-90 Yale University PhD candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-06
Katherine Mintie 2015-16 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Last Legal Lenses: Intellectual Property Laws and American Photography, 1839-1890
Ursula Crosslin 2009-10 Ohio State University PhD candidate Reese The Institution of the American Church Choir in Philadelphia, 1760-1860
Donald Ratcliffe 1983-84 University of Durham PhD candidate Haven The 1812 Presidential Election in Ohio
Adam Thomas 2013-14 University of California, Irvine PhD candidate Legacy Racial Ambiguity and Citizenship in the Postemancipaton Transtlantic World
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
Katherine Chavigny 1993-94 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson American Confessions: The Formation of Antebellum Addiction Narratives
Eric Stoykovich 2006-7 University of Virginia, Charlottesville PhD candidate Peterson Live Stock Nation: How Farm Animals Domesticated the Northern United States during the Early Republic, 1794-1876
Louis Masur 1982-83 Princeton University PhD candidate Hiatt The Culture of Executions in America, 1776-1860
Jim Casey 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Botein Editing a Revolution in Newspaper Printing, 1847-1849
Stephen Mihm 2001-2 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Alchemists: Counterfeiters and Counterfeiting in Antebellum America
Jennifer Egloff 2009-10 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Popular Numeracy in Early Modern England and British North America
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
Gordon Fraser 2013-14 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Transamerican Revolutions: Liberal Nationalism and the Nineteenth-Century Politics of Violence
Mazie Harris 2012-13 Brown University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Selling Photography on Broadway, 1839-1884
Polly Ha 2006-7 University of Cambridge PhD candidate Peterson The Decalogue and Formation of Denomination
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Steven Wilf 1988-89 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Public Executions and the Rituals of Order in the Late 18th Century
Kariann Yokota 1999-00 University of California, Los Angeles PhD candidate Peterson A Culture of Insecurity: The Early Republic as a Post-Colonial Nation, 1789-1830
Rachel Walker 2015-16 University of Maryland PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture A Beautiful Mind: Reading Faces in the Ango-Atlantic World, 1760-1860
Steven Harthorn 2002-3 University of Tennessee, Knoxville PhD candidate Botein James Fenimore Cooper and the American Literary Market, 1838-1851
Marcia Pankake 1974-75 University of Minnesota PhD candidate Daniels American Travel Accounts, 1610-1812
Jessica Collier 2010-11 University of California, Irvine PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Transcendental Classroom: Childhood Education and Literary Culture in Antebellum America
Daniel Richter 1981-82 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Societies on the Eighteenth Century New York Frontier
Anna Stewart 2011-12 University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Botein Slave Narratives and Freedmen's Education
Harlow Sheidley 1983-84 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Hiatt Sectional Nationalism: Massachusetts Conservatives and the Epic of New England, 1815-1836
Randi Lewis 2012-13 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson To 'the most distant parts of the Globe': Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819
David Weir 1984-85 Princeton University PhD candidate Hiatt The Convenant in New England, 1620-80
Marie-Stephanie Delamaire 2009-10 Columbia University PhD candidate AHPCS Transatlantic Encounters: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges, 1848-1867
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Matthew Pursell 2003-4 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780
David Rawson 1993-94 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Botein The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810
Priscilla Brewer 1984-85 Brown University PhD candidate Hiatt Technology and Domestic Ideology in theNineteenth-Century
Ryan Carr 2013-14 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Arts and Sciences of American Expression: 1820-1890
Colin McCoy 1998-99 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Partisans and Pamphleteers: The Literature of Persuasion in Jacksonian America, 1820-1845

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