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
Anna Stewart 2011-12 University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Botein Slave Narratives and Freedmen's Education
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
Cynthia Van Zandt 2001-2 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Botein Brothers among Nations: Kinship and Alliance in Early America
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city
Susan Williams 1997-98 Ohio State University associate professor Botein Writing Home: Female Authorship and Print Culture in America, 1820-00
Alexandra Socarides 2004-5 Rutgers University Ph.D. candidate Botein "Lyric Contexts: Emily Dickinson and the 19th Century Extended Poetic Project"
Bernell Tripp 1991-92 University of Alabama PhD candidate Botein The Nineteenth-Century Black Press
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
Caitlin Rosenthal 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Accounting for Control: Book-keeping in early Nineteenth-Century America
T.J. Tomlin 2010-11 University of Northern Colorado assistant professor Botein A Faith for All Persuasions: Almanacs and American Religious Life, 1730-1820
D. Berton Emerson 2016-17 Pomona College visiting assistant professor of English Botein Local Rules: Vernacular Aesthetics and Alternative Democracies in Antebellum Print Culture
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Justine Oliva 2016-17 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Botein Anne C. L. Botta and the Business of Friendship
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
Susan Parrish 2003-4 University of Michigan assistant professor Botein Colonial and Early National American Almanac
Jim Casey 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Botein Editing a Revolution in Newspaper Printing, 1847-1849
Louise Stevenson 2000-01 Franklin and Marshall College professor Botein Women's intellectual Life, 1750-1820
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
Kathleen Walkup 2014-15 Mills College Professor of Book Arts Botein Printing at the Margins
Faith Barrett 2013-14 Lawrence University associate professor Botein Poems and Parodies: Voice-Effects and the Profession of Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Lindsay DiCuirci 2013-14 University of Maryland assistant professor Botein History's Imprint: The Colonial Book and the Writing of American History, 1790-1855
Mark Peterson 2003-4 University of Iowa associate professor Burkhardt Boston in the Atlantic World, 1630-1860
Christopher N. Phillips 2016-17 Lafayette College associate professor of English Burkhardt The Hymnal Before the Notes: A History of Reading and Practice
Phillip Troutman 2010-11 George Washington University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Abolition Comix: Visual Semiotics in Antislavery Materials
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
Sarah Gerk 2013-14 Oberlin College visiting teacher Center for Historic American Visual Culture Irishness in Nineteenth-Century American Music
Sonia Hazard 2013-14 Duke University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture In and Of the Machine: Religion and Visual Technologies in Antebellum America
Robert Lee 2013-14 University of CA, Berkeley PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Louisiana Purchases: The US-Indian Treaty System in the Missouri River Valley, 1840-1851
Christopher Lukasik 2013-14 Purdue University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Image in the Text
Brett Mizelle 2013-14 CSU, Long Beach professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Killing Animals in American History
Sarah Weicksel 2013-14 University of Chicago PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Fabric of War: Clothing, Culture, and Violence in the American Civil War Era
Mary Fuhrer 2013-14 independent scholar Center for Historic American Visual Culture Tuberculosis and Popular Culture in New England: 1800-1840
Whitney Stewart 2015-16 Rice University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Domestic Activism: The Politics of the Black Home in Nineteenth-Century America
Christa Vogelius 2015-16 University of Copenhagen assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Ekphrasis and the Transnational Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America
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
Radiclani Clytus 2009-10 Tufts University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Envision Slavery: American Abolitionism and the Primacy of the Visual
Clay Zuba 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Apess' Eulogy, Narrative Visualcy, and the Shpaes of Sovereignty
Matthew Amato 2011-12 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Exposing Humanity: Photographic Dimensions of American Slavery, Antislavery, and Emancipation, 1840s to 1870s
Amy Hughes 2009-10 Brooklyn College PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Thoughts Bodied upon the State': Sensationalism and Reform in Nineteenth-Century America, 1842-1867
Wendy Bellion 2011-12 University of Delaware associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Space of Iconoclasm: New York and American Historical Memory
Nenette Luarca-Shoaf 2009-10 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Place of the Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture and Imagination
Gina Marie Caison 2011-12 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'To the Dear Reader': Rhetorical Audiences and Histories in Boudinot, Simms, and the Antebellum Newspaper
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
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
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
Lyra Monteiro 2009-10 Brown University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Racializing the Ancient World: Ancestry and Identity in the Early United States, 1760-1860
Justin Clark 2012-13 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Training the Eyes: Romantic Vision and Class Formation in Boston, 1830-1870
Meredith Bak 2010-11 University of California, Santa Barbara PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Perception and Playthings: Optical Toys as Instruments of Science and Culture
Brigitte Fielder 2011-12 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Animal Humanism: Abolitionists and Animals in the American Nineteenth Century

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