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
Susan Porter 1987-88 Ohio State University, Lima associate professor RA Performance Practice in Early American Musical Theatre
Cathy Davidson 1984-85 Michigan State University associate professor Peterson The Origins of American Fiction
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
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Christopher Lukasik 2013-14 Purdue University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Image in the Text
Leonard von Morze 2015-16 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor Reese Contextualizing Christian Jacob Hutter: German-American Printing and Book Distribution in the Atlantic World
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
Laura Murray 2010-11 Queen's University associate professor Tracy What is an Newspaper? Exchange and Citation Practices in Antebellum American Dailies
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Susan Williams 1997-98 Ohio State University associate professor Botein Writing Home: Female Authorship and Print Culture in America, 1820-00
Lucia Knoles 1998-99 Assumption College associate professor RA A Slippery Self: Self Culture and the Self-made Man in Nineteenth Century American Literature
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
Paula Petrik 1988-89 Montana State University associate professor RA Playthings for the Republic's Children: American Culture and the Business of Play
Elaine Ginsberg 1976-77 West Virginia University associate professor Daniels Nineteenth-Century Novels of Female Adolescence
Elizabeth Bethel 1986-87 Lander University associate professor RA Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation.
Glenn Hendler 2002-3 University of Notre Dame associate professor NEMLA Riot Acts: Gender, Race, and Public Violence in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Jeffrey Walker 1992-93 Oklahoma State University associate professor ASECS Collegiate Literary Culture in Eighteenth-Century America
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Steven Deyle 2009-10 University of Houston associate professor Tracy Honorable Men: Isaac Bolton, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the Murder of James McMillan
Gregory Nobles 1991-92 Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor Boni Straight Lines and Stability: The Imposition of Order on the Early American Frontier
Lester Cohen 1981-82 Purdue University associate professor Daniels The Origins of American Liberalism, 1780-1820
Ronald Formisano 1976-77 Clark University associate professor AAS-NEH Massachusetts Political Culture, 1790-1840
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
Paula Backscheider 1987-88 University of Rochester associate professor Peterson A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Margaret Neussendorfer 1982-83 University of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor AAS-NEH Bibliography of the Works of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
Jeffrey Sklansky 2006-07 Oregon State Associate Professor ACLS Burkardt The Rise and Fall of the 'Money Question' in the Nineteenth-Century United States
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
Barbara Lacey 1996-97 Saint Joseph College associate professor AAS-NEH Religious Imagery Transformed: The Eighteenth-Century American Illustrated Imprint
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
Burton Bledstein 1997-98 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Botein By the Book': Reference and Information as Authority in 19th-century America
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20
Jeffrey Pasley 2004-5 University of Missouri - Columbia associate professor ASECS "Jeffersonian Democracy Revisited: Popular Political Culture in Print, 1800-1828"
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
William Gilmore-Lehne 1983-84 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor RA Reading and the Circulation of Print in Rural New England, 1787-1839
Harry Stout 1980-81 University of Connecticut associate professor Daniels A Cultural History of the Sermon in Colonial New England
Lynn Casmier-Paz 2009-10 University of Central Florida associate professor Botein Slave literacy, children's textbooks, and antebellum education
Faith Barrett 2013-14 Lawrence University associate professor Botein Poems and Parodies: Voice-Effects and the Profession of Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Marina Moskowitz 2013-14 University of Glasgow associate professor AAS-NEH Seed Money: Improvement and Exchange in the Nineteenth-Century American Garden
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Donald Scott 1979-80 North Carolina State University associate professor Daniels The Public Lecture in Mid-th Century America
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
Daniel Cohen 2007-8 Case Western Reserve University associate professor AAS-NEH Burning the Charlestown Convent: Private Lives, Public Outrage, and Contested Memory in Nineteenth-Century America
Barry Levy 1998-99 University of Massachusetts, Amherst associate professor AAS-NEH The Ordeal of Early American Equality: Orphans, Poor Children, and the Massachusetts Labor Regime, 1630-1820
James Snead 2009-10 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The 'Kentucky Mummy': Encounters with Antiquity in the Early Nineteenth-Century America
Mary Quinlivan 1978-79 Universit of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor Daniels The Social Significance of the Children's Literature of Jacob Abbot
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
Curtis Hinsley 1986-87 Colgate University associate professor Peterson Anthropology in Boston, 1860-20
Donald Marti 1974-75 University of Indiana, South Bend associate professor Daniels Movements for Agricultural Improvements in 19th-Century New England and New York

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