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
Catherine Kelly 1987-88 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson Mothers and Daughters: Intergenerational Conflict and Continuity, 1820-39
William Ward 1987-88 University of Durham professor emeritus Peterson An International History ofthe Great Awakening
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
Britt Rusert 2011-12 Temple University postdoc fellow Peterson Experiments in Freedom: Black Popular Science and the Struggle against Slavery
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Seth Cotlar 1997-98 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson In Paine's Absence: The Europeanization of American Political Thought, 1787-1803
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
Randi Lewis 2012-13 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson To 'the most distant parts of the Globe': Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819
Philip Gura 2002-3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Peterson Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th Century Music Trade
Clare Lyons 1992-93 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Sex Among the 'Rabble': Gender Transitions in the Age of the Revolution, Philadelphia 1750-1830
Laura Kennelly 1994-95 Baldwin-Wallace College assistant editor Peterson Samuel West: Private Life in Revolutionary Times, 1739-1808
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Katherine Grant 1994-95 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Lyceum Movement in America, 1826-1890
David Anthony 1996-97 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson Scandalous Aesthetics: Masculine Emotion and the Birth of the Public Sphere in Antebellum America
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Patrick Luck 2012-13 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson The Creation of a Deep South: Making the Sugar and Cotton Revolutions in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1790-1825
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893
Franciszek Lyra 1989-90 M Curie-Sklodowska, Univ of Poland senior lecturer Peterson Revising the Canon of the First Two Centuries of American Literature
Drew Lopenzina 2014-15 Old Dominion University Assistant Professor of English Peterson Cultural Biography of William Apess
Rosalind Remer 1988-89 UCLA PhD candidate Peterson Philadelphia Publishers in the New Republic
Brian Luskey 2003-4 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Marginal Men: Clerks and the Meanings of Class in Nineteenth-Century America
Katherine Chavigny 1993-94 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson American Confessions: The Formation of Antebellum Addiction Narratives
Marla Miller 1994-95 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson `My Daily Bread Depends Upon My Labor': Gender and Artisanry in Early America
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Mikki Smith 2012-13 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson "Even a Boy's Press Has a 'Power'": Amateur Journalism and Youth Information Culture, 1867-1890
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Rebecca McNulty 2003-4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Education for Empire: Manual Labor, Civilization, and the Family in Nineteenth-Century American Missionary Education
Howard Chudacoff 2000-1 Brown University professor Peterson Children and Their Styles of Play, 1750-1880
Christina Snyder 2012-13 Indiana University, Bloomington assistant professor Peterson The Indian Gentlemen of Choctaw Academy: Status and Sovereignty in Antebellum America
Andrew O'Shaughnessy 1986-87 Lincoln College, Oxford lecturer Peterson The Politics of the Leehard Islands
Joycelyn Moody 2002-3 Hamilton College Chair, Women's Studies Peterson Silent Language: Enslaved Women and the Production of Literature without Literacy
Ann Bowden 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin Ransom scholar Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of SirWalter Scott, 1792-1836
Emahunn Campbell 2013-14 University of Massachusetts - Amherst PhD candidate Peterson The Construction of the Black Criminal
Scott Miltenberger 2003-4 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Peterson All Gotham's Creatures: Animals and the Middle Class in New York City, 1783-1898
Harvey Green 1997-98 Northeastern University professor Peterson Myth and History in American Literary and Material Culture, 1850-10
Joseph Cullon 2000-1 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Work of Many Hands: Ships and the Economic Culture of Early New England
Mark Thompson 2012-13 University of Groningen assistant professor Peterson Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America
Gloria Whiting 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson 'Endearing Ties': Black Family Life in Early New England
Honor Sachs 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Best Poor Woman's Country: Women, Gender, and Politics in the Eighteenth-century Kentucky Backcountry
Ryan Carr 2013-14 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Arts and Sciences of American Expression: 1820-1890
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
Katherine Preston 2003-4 College of William & Mary associate professor Peterson Against the Grain: English-Language Opera Companies in Late Nineteenth-Century America
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
Eleanor McConnell 2006-07 Brandeis Ph.D. Candidate Peterson A Scarce Plenty: Economics, Citizenship, and Opportunity in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1760-1820
Jacqueline Goldsby 2000-1 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson A Spectacular Secret: The cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life
Nell Painter 1991-92 Princeton University professor Peterson A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth
Ruma Chopra 2006-7 University of California at Davis PhD candidate Peterson Loyalist Persuasions: New York City, 1776-1783
Reiner Smolinski 2002-3 Georgia State University associate professor Peterson Authority & Interpretation: Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'


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