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
Charles Hanson 1991-92 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson From the Quebec Act to the French Alliance:Anti-Catholicism in Revolutionary New England
Jennifer Anderson 2004-5 New York University Ph.D. Peterson "Nature's Currency: The Atlantic Mahogany Trade in the 18th Century"
Hannah Farber 2011-12 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Insurance Industry in the Early Republic
W Lhamon 1998-99 Florida State University George M. Harper professor Peterson Jump Jim Crow: Plays, Lyrics, and Street Prose of the First Atlantic Popular Culture
Daniel Kilbride 2007-8 John Carroll University associate professor Peterson "The Grand Tour: European Travelers and American National Identities, 1750-1870"
Christopher Florio 2014-15 Princeton University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson The Poor Always with You: Poverty in an Age of Emancipation, 1833-1877
Marina Moskowitz 2005-6 University of Glasgow assistant professor Peterson Seed Money: The Economies of Horticulture in 19th-Century America
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
Granville Ganter 2001-02 St. John's Assistant Professor Peterson Pregant Words: The Matrix of Public Speech in the Northeast, 1840-1860
Nicole Eustace 2008-9 New York University assistant professor Peterson "War Ardor: Sex and Sentiment in the War of 1812."
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
John Wolffe 1988-89 York College lecturer Peterson Aspects of Anti Catholicism in the United States, 1830-60
Robert Naeher 2006-7 Emma Willard School chair Peterson Puritan Prayer, Expressive Voice, and the Shaping of Identity
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
Yan Li 1986-87 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Transformation of the Massachusetts Constitution, 1780-1860
Valerie McKito 2007-8 Texas Tech University PhD candidate Peterson "In the Shadow of Victory: Loyalists in the Aftermath of the Revolution"
Stephen Mihm 2001-2 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Alchemists: Counterfeiters and Counterfeiting in Antebellum America
Mary Kelley 1990-91 Dartmouth College professor Peterson Achieving Authority: Women in Public in Early America
Anthony Szczesiul 2005-6 University of Massachusetts - Lowell associate professor Peterson Reconstructing 'Southern Hospitality': Print Culture and the Invention of a Cultural Fiction
Christopher Apap 2012-13 Oakland University special lecturer Peterson The Genius of the Place
Bret Carroll 1997-98 University of Texas, Arlington visiting assistant professor Peterson Religion and Masculinity in Antebellum America
Erin Forbes 2008-9 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson "Popular Crime Writing and the Publications of David Walker and Edgar Allan Poe."
Joseph Wood 1988-89 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The Literary Origins of New England Village Symobolism
Margaret Nash 2006-7 University of California, Riverdale assistant professor Peterson Higher Education for Women and the Formation of Gender, Class, and Race Identity in the United States, 1840-1875
Lynne Bassett 2004-5 independent scholar Peterson "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production"
Claire Gherini 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson 'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800
Tyesha Maddox 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate Peterson From Invisible to Immigrants: Political Activism and the Construction of Caribbean American Identity, 1890-1940
Sarah Purcell 2007-8 Grinnell College associate professor Peterson The Politics of Mourning and the U.S. Civil War
Michel Fabre 1991-92 University of Paris III professor Peterson The Creoles of Color: Cultural Production as a Basis of Group Identity
Wendy Warren 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate Peterson African Slavery in New England, 1638-1700
Richard Bell 2012-13 University of Maryland assistant professor Peterson The Blackest Market: Patty Cannon, Kidnapping, and the Domestic Slave Trade
Scott Casper 1990-91 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural and Literary Contexts of Antebellum Campaign Biography and Children's Biography
Ellen Garvey 2008-9 New Jersey City University associate professor Peterson "Book, Paper, Scissors: Scrapbooks Remake American Print Culture."
Elizabeth Pryor 2010-11 Smith College assistant professor Peterson The United States Itinerancy of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw, 1812-1840
Marcus Wood 1992-93 Worcester College, Oxford Peterson Aboliton Propaganda in Britiain and the United States, 1780-1860
Martha Schoolman 2006-7 Miami University assistant professor Peterson American Abolitionist Geographies
Joseph Bonica 2009-10 Middle Tennessee State University visiting assistant professor Peterson Open Secrets: The Cultural Politics of Secrecy and the Formation of the Early American Republic
Phyllis Cole 2004-5 Penn State Delaware County professor Peterson "Feminist Writers and the Periodical Press in Antebellum America"
John Leary 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Underdevelopment: Latin America in the U.S. Imagination
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Don McLaughlin 2015-16 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Touching Phobia: Viral Affect and the Madicalization of Fear in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature
Robert Mills 2015-16 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The Pirate and the Sovereign
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
Catherine Kelly 1987-88 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson Mothers and Daughters: Intergenerational Conflict and Continuity, 1820-39
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Daniel Wewers 2005-6 Harvard University PhD. Candidate Peterson Divisible Under God: American Religion, Politics, and the Idea of Secession, 1783-1833
Christine Croxall 2012-13 University of Delaware PhD candidate Peterson Holy Waters: Lived Religion, Identity, and Loyalty along the Mississippi River, 1780-1830
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20

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