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
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
David Waldstreicher 1992-93 Yale PhD. Candidate Peterson Nationalism and Celebration in Post-Revolutionary America, 1780-1836
Wendy Warren 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate Peterson African Slavery in New England, 1638-1700
Maria Bollettino 2005-6 University of Texas at Austin PhD. Candidate Peterson Slaves and Slavery in the Seven Years' War
Michael Cohen 2005-6 New York University PhD. Candidate Tracy Poetic Discourses in America, 1870-1915
Benjamin Carp 2001-2 University of Virginia PhD. Candidate Peterson Cityscapes and Revolution: Urban Spaces and Revolutionary Mobilization in North America, 1740-1790
Coleman Hutchison 2005-6 Northwestern University PhD. Candidate Botein Occasioning Verse and Volume
Daniel Wewers 2005-6 Harvard University PhD. Candidate Peterson Divisible Under God: American Religion, Politics, and the Idea of Secession, 1783-1833
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
Jonathan Senchyne 2009-10 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Bottles of Ink, and Reams of Paper': Racial Mixture and Legibility in Antebellum Illustration
Amy Sopcak-Joseph 2015-16 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Last The Lives and Times of Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-1877
Erik Seeman 1992-93 University of Michigan PhD candidate Hiatt Laity, Clergy, and the Shaping of Popular Religious Culture in New England, 1720-1770
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city
Natasha Lightfoot 2006-7 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Race, Class, and Resistance: The Aftermath of Emancipation in Antigua, 1831-1858
Charles Wetherell 1978-79 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Daniels A Social History of the Early American Press
Allison Malcom 2008-9 University of Illinois-Chicago PhD candidate Legacy "A Protestant Patriotism: Anti-Catholicism and the Rise of Nationhood in North America, 1830-1870."
Jason Opal 2002-3 Brandeis University PhD candidate Legacy Ambition and Democracy: Worldly Pursuits and Aspirations in New England, 1780 - 1830
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Steven Smith 2011-12 University of Missouri PhD candidate Reese A World the Printers Made: Print Culture in New York, 1730-1830
William Hamilton 1979-80 Yale University PhD candidate Daniels Preachers and Professionalism
Hannah Carlson 2006-7 Boston University PhD candidate Botein In the Company of Books: Reading the Pocket Companion
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
Mikki Smith 2012-13 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson "Even a Boy's Press Has a 'Power'": Amateur Journalism and Youth Information Culture, 1867-1890
Jacqueline Jones 1974-75 University of Wisconsin, PhD candidate Daniels Northern Teachers in the Post-Civil War South
Lucia Bergamasco-Lenarda 1981-82 Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris PhD candidate Daniels Women and Children in Colonial New England
Martha Burns 1993-94 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
Benjamin Irvin 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Representative Men: A Cultural History of the Continental Congress
Margaret Newell 1988-89 University of Virginia PhD candidate Hiatt Economic Ideology and Development in New England, 1629-1820
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
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
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Sarah Keyes 2010-11 University of Southern California PhD candidate Peterson Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900
Christine DeLucia 2011-12 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Making Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip's War (1675-78)
Alpen Razi 2012-13 University of Toronto PhD candidate Legacy Colored Citizens of the World
Joseph Adelman 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein "The Business of Politics: Printers and the Emergence of Political Communications Networks, 1765-1789"
Isabelle Lehuu 1988-89 Cornell University PhD candidate Boni The New Readers in Antebellum America
Derrick Spires 2008-9 Vanderbilt University PhD candidate Peterson "Reimagining a 'Beautiful but Baneful Object': Black Writers' Theories of Citizenship and Nation in the Antebellum U.S."
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Joanne Passet 1997-98 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The American Debate on Marriage: Religion, Gender, and Social Radicalism, 1850-00
Anne Roth-Reinhardt 2010-11 University of Minnesota PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Retouching' American History: Narrative and Graphic Illustrations within Nineteenth-Century Historical Fiction
Lucy Rinehart 1991-92 Columbia University PhD candidate Hiatt The Drama of Democracy: The Staging of America from the Revolution to the Civil War
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
Michael D'Alessandro 2012-13 Boston University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Staged Readings: Sensationalism and Audience in Popular American Literature and Theater, 18230-1870
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
Erin Forbes 2008-9 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson "Popular Crime Writing and the Publications of David Walker and Edgar Allan Poe."
Whitney Martinko 2009-10 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1790-1860
Blevin Shelnutt 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate AHPC New York City's Broadway and Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture
Elizabeth Hawley 2002-3 Georgia Institute of Technology PhD candidate Reese American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840 - 1890
David Rawson 1997-98 College of William and Mary PhD candidate RA The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810.

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