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
John Huffman 2009-10 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Documents of Identity in the Early Republic
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Lisa Tetrault 2007-8 Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Peterson "Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1895"
Michael Joseph 1997-98 Rutgers University librarian Peterson McLoughlin Bros, 1858-1878
Jennifer Anderson 2004-5 New York University Ph.D. Peterson "Nature's Currency: The Atlantic Mahogany Trade in the 18th Century"
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
Scott E. Gac 2001-02 University of New York Ph.D. Candidate Peterson The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Antebellum Reform
Jonathan Cook 1998-99 Peterson The Apocalyptic Imagination in the American Renaissance
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
Russell Handsman 1993-94 Litchfield, CT independent scholar Peterson Challenging the Silences in New England History: John Milton Earle and the Indian People of Massachusetts
Jennifer Manion 2005-6 Rutgers University PhD. Candidate Peterson Women's Crime and Penal Reform in Early Pennsylvania, 1776-1835
Barbara Wojtusik 1993-94 Bristol, CT, Eastern High School teacher Peterson The Somers Mutiny
Elizabeth Bethel 1985-86 Lander University associate professor Peterson Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation
Carrie Hyde 2009-10 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Alienable Rights: Negative Styles of U.S. Citizenship, 1798-1868
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"
Tanya Mears 2008-9 Norfolk State University assistant professor Peterson "'To Lawless Rapine Bred': Early New England Execution Literature Featuring People of African Descent."
Granville Ganter 2001-02 St. John's Assistant Professor Peterson Pregant Words: The Matrix of Public Speech in the Northeast, 1840-1860
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Karen Hansen 1988-89 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Social Dimension of Laborers' Lives, 1810-60
Marina Moskowitz 2005-6 University of Glasgow assistant professor Peterson Seed Money: The Economies of Horticulture in 19th-Century America
John Wolffe 1988-89 York College lecturer Peterson Aspects of Anti Catholicism in the United States, 1830-60
Jeffrey Malanson 2009-10 Boston College PhD candidate Peterson Addressing America: Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852
Louis Masur 1998-99 City College of New York professor Peterson The American Republic in 1831
Scott Sandage 1993-94 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Deadbeats, Drunkards, and Dreamers: The Problem of Failure in Nineteenth Century America
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
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
Xi Chen 2010-11 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Peterson The Life and Times of John B. Gough
Nancy Newman 1997-98 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson Good Music for a Free People: The Germania Musical Society in the United States, 1848-1854
Lynne Bassett 2004-5 independent scholar Peterson "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production"
Jane Merritt 2008-9 Old Dominion University associate professor Peterson "The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865
Stephen Mihm 2001-2 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Alchemists: Counterfeiters and Counterfeiting in Antebellum America
Charles Hanson 1991-92 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson From the Quebec Act to the French Alliance:Anti-Catholicism in Revolutionary New England
Anthony Szczesiul 2005-6 University of Massachusetts - Lowell associate professor Peterson Reconstructing 'Southern Hospitality': Print Culture and the Invention of a Cultural Fiction
Joseph Wood 1988-89 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The Literary Origins of New England Village Symobolism
Yvette Piggush 2009-10 Florida International University assistant professor Peterson We Have No Ruins: Antiquarianism, Archives, and National Identity in the United States, 1790-1840
Paul Erickson 1998-99 University of Texas, Austin PhD candidate Peterson Welcome to Sodom: The Cultural Work of the American City-Mysteries Novel, 1840-1860
Michael Sappol 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Singing the Body Electric
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
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
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
Phyllis Cole 2004-5 Penn State Delaware County professor Peterson "Feminist Writers and the Periodical Press in Antebellum America"
Monique Patenaude 2008-9 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870."
Jill Lepore 1993-94 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Commemorating Cruelty: Writing and Remembering King Philip's War, 1675-76
Wendy Warren 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate Peterson African Slavery in New England, 1638-1700
Marcus Wood 1992-93 Worcester College, Oxford Peterson Aboliton Propaganda in Britiain and the United States, 1780-1860
Helene Quanquin 2009-10 University Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle associate professor Peterson 'With feebler voices?' Men and the American Women's Rights Movement, 1830-1890

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