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 descending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Betty Mitchell 1985-86 associate professor Haven Antebellum and Civil War Biography
Charles Fanning 1981-82 Bridgewater State University associate professor Daniels The Irish Voice in America: Nineteenth-Century Fiction
James Sidbury 2002-3 University of Texas at Austin associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Conceptions of Africa in Early African-American Culture, 1760-1830
William Gilmore-Lehne 1990-91 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor AAS-NEH The State of Knowledge on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution
David Silverman 2010-11 George Washington University associate professor ASECS Thundersticks: Firearms and the Transformation of Native America
Cornelia Dayton 2004-5 University of Connecticut associate professor AAS-NEH "Self and Sanity in Early New England"
Carol Singley 1997-98 Rutgers University associate professor Peterson Adoption in American Literature and Culture
Norma Basch 1990-91 Rutgers University associate professor AAS-NEH Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, andMythologies, 1770-1870
Deborah Van Broekhoven 1986-87 Brown University associate professor AAS-NEH Rhode Island Women in the Antislavery Network
Michael Winship 1993-94 University of Texas, Austin associate professor AAS-NEH The American Book in the Industrial Era
Jean Friedman 1985-86 University of Georgia associate professor Peterson Families at War: Northern and Southern Communities in the Civil War
Sally Kohlstedt 1982-83 Syracuse University associate professor Haven Natural History Museums: The Nineteenth Century
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
Meredith McGill 2003-4 Rutgers University associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Poetry in Motion: Lyric Circulation in the Antebellum United States
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
David Anthony 2012-13 SIU Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH The Sensational Jew in Antebellum America: Conversion, Race, and the Making of Middle-Class Culture
Rafia Zafar 1999-00 Washington University associate professor Peterson And Called it Macaroni': Eating, Writing, Becoming American
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Susan Johnson 2000 St Mary's College of Maryland associate professor Sigety The Alternate Encyclopedia
Maris Vinovskis 1973-74 University of Michigan associate professor Rockefeller Changes in Family Values and Demographic Behavior and the Urban and Industrial Development of Massachusetts, 1770-1860
Mary Beth Sievens 2009-10 SUNY-Fredonia Associate Professor AAS-NEH The Fruit of My Industry: Household Economy, the Market, and Consumer Society in New England, 1790-1865
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture
Laura Murray 2010-11 Queen's University associate professor Tracy What is an Newspaper? Exchange and Citation Practices in Antebellum American Dailies
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
David Hancock 2003-4 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor associate professor ASECS Oceans of Wine, Empires of Commerce: Madeira Wine and the Self-Organization of the Atlantic Market Economy, 1640-1815
Carol Berkin 1976-77 Baruch CUNY associate professor Daniels Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
Glenn Hendler 2002-3 University of Notre Dame associate professor NEMLA Riot Acts: Gender, Race, and Public Violence in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
William Gilmore-Lehne 1998-99 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor RA A Republic of Knowledge: Communications and the Rise of an Age of Reading in America, 1639-1861
Kathryn Sklar 1976-77 UCLA associate professor Daniels Female Education in New England, 1780-1820
James Basker 1989-90 Barnard College associate professor NEMLA Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Robert F. Forrant 2001-02 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Associate Professor Peterson Manufacturer to Industrial America: Worcester-area Machine Tool Firms and Skill, 1830-1875
Steven Deyle 2009-10 University of Houston associate professor Tracy Honorable Men: Isaac Bolton, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the Murder of James McMillan
Daniel Williams 1993-94 University of Mississippi associate professor ASECS The Theft of Authorship
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
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
Helene Quanquin 2014-15 Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 Associate Professor Jenny d'Hericourt From The Liberator to The Nation: The Periodical Legacies of William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips
Paula Kopacz 1988-89 Eastern Kentucky University associate professor RA Women's Daily Life in Seventeenth-Century New England
Neil Kamil 2012-13 University of Texas at Austin associate professor AAS-NEH Artisans of 'Inventive Genius': Atlantic Refugees, Niche Economies, and Portable Devices in the Manufacture of Polite Matter, 1640-1789
David Narrett 2001-02 University of Texas at Arlington associate professor ASECS Borderland Republics: Vermont, West Florida, Texas, and the Politics of Union, 1760-1846
Maryemma Graham 1990-91 Northeastern University associate professor NEMLA Afro-American Authorship, 1746-06
Jeffrey Pasley 2004-5 University of Missouri - Columbia associate professor ASECS "Jeffersonian Democracy Revisited: Popular Political Culture in Print, 1800-1828"
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
Linck Johnson 1984-85 Colgate University associate professor AAS-NEH Walden in Its Time
Paula Bennett 1996-97 University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women's Poetry, 1850-00
Kent Ljungquist 1983-84 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA The Aesthetic Categories of the Sublime, the Picturesque, and the Beautiful, as They Are Represented in American Literary Periodicals, 1820-1860
Steven Bullock 1992-93 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA American Freemasonry
Thomas Augst 2013-14 New York University associate professor AAS-NEH A Drunkard's Story: Social reform and mass culture in nineteenth-century America

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