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
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
Lisa Brooks 2001-2 Cornell University PhD. Candidate Peterson Recovering the Voices of Our Ancestors
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
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
Sarah Arndt 2010-11 Trinity College, University of Dublin PhD candidate Reese The Book Trade and Print Culture: A Comparative Analysis of Belfast and Baltimore, 1760-1825
Jonathan Nash 2011-12 University at Albany, SUNY PhD candidate Peterson 'Not the best company': Children and Incarceration in the Early United States, 1787-1850
Myron Gray 2012-13 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson French Music in Federal Philadelphia
Angela George 2007-8 University of Maryland PhD candidate Last "The Old World: Unearthing Mesoamerican Antiquity in the Art and Culture of the United States, 1839-1893"
Peter Way 1988-89 University of Maryland PhD candidate Hiatt Rough Labor: The Digging of North America's Canals, 1780-1860
Honor Sachs 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Best Poor Woman's Country: Women, Gender, and Politics in the Eighteenth-century Kentucky Backcountry
Xi Chen 2010-11 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Peterson The Life and Times of John B. Gough
Peter Eisenstadt 1984 New York University PhD candidate Haven Weather and Weather Prediction in Colonial America
Elisabeth Nichols 1997-98 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson Pray Don't Tell Anybody That I Write Politics': Private Reflections and Public Admonitions in the Early Republic
Melanie Hernandez 2012-13 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Drawn-to-Art Currier & Ives's 'Darktown' Series: Recovering White Capital through Violent Satire
Karen Hansen 1988-89 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Social Dimension of Laborers' Lives, 1810-60
Matthew Hale 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Legacy Neither Britons nor Frenchmen: The Creation of American Nationality, 1789-1815
Shelby Balik 2003-4 University of Wisconsin - Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Religious Frontier
Nicole Belolan 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Last Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861
Natalie Deibel 2011-12 George Washington University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'For Profit, Pleasure, and Sport': Recreation, Culture, and Society in the Atlantic World, 1600-1800
Sarah Beetham 2012-13 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865-1917
Megan Haley-Newman 1996-97 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Pest Control Strategies and Their Social Implications in the Chesapeake Area, 1600-1800
James Lundberg 2006-7 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Reading Horace Greeley's America, 1834-1872
Laurence Shore 1981-82 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Daniels The Degradation and Dignity of Labor: Political Economy and the Southern Ruling Elite, 1850-76
Brian Carroll 2008-9 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson "Military Masculinities in New England: Anglo-American and Native-American Soldiers, 1689-1763."
Candy Brown 1998-99 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
Lincoln Mullen 2013-14 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Varieties of Religious Conversion
Arden Stern 2009-10 University of California, Irvine PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Slanted, Shredded, and Simulated: A Cultural History of the Unruly Typeface
Peter Coclanis 1977-78 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Economy and Society in Colonial Charleston
Timothy Marr 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Islamic Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century America
Hugh McIntosh 2010-11 Northwestern University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civil War Advertising and the Popular Novel
Marla Miller 1994-95 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson `My Daily Bread Depends Upon My Labor': Gender and Artisanry in Early America
Sueanna Smith 2015-16 University of South Carolina PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural Work of the Early American Fraternla Sphere
Rosalind Remer 1988-89 UCLA PhD candidate Peterson Philadelphia Publishers in the New Republic
Betsy Homsher 1998-99 UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Peterson The Diaries of Sally Ripley Stearns
Rebecca Tannenbaum 1994-95 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson A Woman's Calling: Women's Medical Practice in Early New England
Ann Braude 1985-86 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Women in American Spiritualism
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
Bridget Ford 2002-3 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellow American Heartland: The Sentimentalization of Religion and Race Relations in Cincinnati and Louisville, 1810-1870
Marcus Daniel 1992-93 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson Ribaldry and Billingsgate: Popular Journalism and Political Culture in the Early Republic
Katherine Mintie 2015-16 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Last Legal Lenses: Intellectual Property Laws and American Photography, 1839-1890
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
Donald Ratcliffe 1983-84 University of Durham PhD candidate Haven The 1812 Presidential Election in Ohio
James Finley 2012-13 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Packer 'Violence done to nature': Free Soil and the Environment in Antebellum Antislavery Writing

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