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 Datesort descending Institution Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Joyce Appleby 1994-95 UCLA professor ASECS The First Generation of Americans
Wayne Franklin 1994-95 Northeastern University Davis distinguished professor AAS-NEH A Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865
Robert Schoone-Jongen 1995 SW Minnesota Christian High School teacher K-12 Conduct a Survey of how Popular Hymns and Other Religious Songs Reflected Views on Political/Social Issues, 1775-1800
W Barber 1995 Kingsley Elementary School, Evanston, Illinois teacher K-12 The Ethnic 'Other' in Children's Literature
Barbara Duffy 1995 School of the Osage R-11 teacher K-12 Teaching History and Methods of Research through the Broadside Ballad
Nancy Vieira Couto 1995 Poet and freelance editor/consultant, Ithaca, NY Artist Book of Poems and Prose Pieces on America Vesspucci
Marshall Levy 1995 Winn Brook School, Belmont, MA teacher K-12 The Evolution of the Chocolate Industry in the New England Area and its Impact on a Developing Society
Laurie Block 1995 filmmaker Artist Television Documentary on the US -Mexican War
Christine Lum 1995 Caroline High School, Glen Allen, VA teacher K-12 Develop a Curriculum Unit on the Life of Catherine Marie Sedgwick for a Secondary American Literature Course
Gary Hagenbuch 1995 West Tatnuck School, Worcester, MA teacher K-12 To Develop a Curriculum Unit Based upon Worcester,1825-1850
Christina Tree 1995 Cambridge, MA Boston Globe contributor and guidebook author Wallace History of New England Tourism
Jeffrey Hatcher 1995 Minneapolis, MN playwright Artist Sockdology, a Play about the Actors in the Play Our American Cousin
Yuri Rasovsky 1995 Glendale, CA radio documentary producer Artist Radio Documentary on the History of Thanksgiving
Ernest Freeberg 1995-96 Colby-Sawyer College assistant professor ASECS The Meaning of Blindnessin Early America
Stephen Rice 1995-96 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Incorporating the Machine: Labor, Fatigue, and the Problem of Self-Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Industrial America
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
Jean Silver-Isenstadt 1995-96 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Pure Pleasure: The Shared Life and Work of Mary S Gove Nichols and Thomas Low Nichols in American Health Reform
Catherine Allgor 1995-96 Yale PhD. Candidate Peterson Political Parties: Society and Politics in Washington City, 1800-1832
Alice Fahs 1995-96 UC Irvine assistant professor Botein Publishing the Civil War: Northern Publishers and the Literary Marketplace of War.
Meredith McGill 1995-96 Harvard University assistant professor Peterson American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting Rewriting Romanticism Fashioning the Marketplace
Peter Martin 1995-96 Emory College PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Immigrant Church: The French-Canadian Religious Identity in New England
Heidi Schultz 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Women Writing in the American South: Writing at Female Acadmies and Writing Without Teachers, 1800-1860
Jeffrey Groves 1995-96 Harvey Mudd College Ref: Professor Michael Winship, UT Austin associate professor Peterson Ticknor and Fields: Literary Promotion and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865
Joseph Rainer 1995-96 University of Mississippi visiting instructor Peterson Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs
Karen Halttunen 1995-96 UC Davis professor Peterson Jacob's Pillows: Natural History and Memory in the Making of New England
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
Janice Simon 1995-96 University of Georgia assistant professor RA The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-1900
Brett Charbeneau 1995-96 Colonial Williamsburg Foundation journeyman printer ASECS Williamsburg Imprints Program
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Deborah Madsen 1995-96 University of Leicester director RA Colonial Legacies: A History of the Pynchon and Hawthorne Families
Karen Weyler 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Botein Issues of Privacy and Publicity in the Early American Novel
Klaus Schmidt 1995-96 University of Mainz, Germany assistant professor RA Between Periphery and Center:Studies in the Literatures and Cultures of British America, 1702-1776
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Robert Shalhope 1995-96 Oklahoma State University George Lynn Cross professor AAS-NEH A Yeoman's Life: Hiram Harwood, 1806-1837
Kent Walgren 1995-96 Salt Lake City, Utah Assistant Attorney General Peterson Bibliography of American Masonic and Antimasonic Imprints, 1734-1850
Mary Beth Sievens 1995-96 Boston University PhD candidate Peterson Stray Wives: Marital Expectations and Conflict in Vermont 1790-1830
Aubrey Wertheim 1996 Oberlin, Ohio playwright Artist A Full Length One Woman Show about Fanny Fern, the First Female American Columnist
John Deaderick 1996 Pliocene Ridge High School, North San Juan, California teacher K-12 Images and Ideas of the American Frontier as Expressed on the Professional Stage, 1825-1875
Joy Reeves 1996 Chicago public schools, Chicago, IL teacher K-12 Incorporation of research into a historical novel on indentured servants to be used as supplemental reading material to enhance the social studies unit on colonial settlement
Jocelyn Lee 1996 Sequoia Union High School, Redwood City, CA teacher K-12 Seneca Falls to Suffrage: A Study of the Early Women's Movement, 1840-20
John Lee 1996 Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA resident playwright Artist Orphan Trains
Deborah DeFord 1996 Branford, Connecticut writer Artist Young Adult Novel about the Female American Revolutionary Soldier Deborah Sampson Gannett
Andrea Woods 1996 Brooklyn, NY independent dancer, choreographer, teacher Artist Ballad of the Black Cowboy
Sandra Bornstein 1996 Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, New York, NY teacher K-12 The American Reaction to Darwin's Theory of Evolution
Robert Begiebing 1996 New Hampshire College professor Artist The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton, Artist: Or, A True Account of Startling and Amusing Incidents from Itinerant Life
Catherine Gammon 1996 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Artist Research for a novel about the Salem witchcraft trials
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon 1996 Temple University faculty fellow Artist Life and Times of Lucy Terry
Michael Sappol 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Singing the Body Electric

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