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
Elaine Ginsberg 1976-77 West Virginia University associate professor Daniels Nineteenth-Century Novels of Female Adolescence
Sonia Di Loreto 2016-17 University of Torino associate professor Peterson Margaret Fuller’s Transnational Archive
Elizabeth Bethel 1986-87 Lander University associate professor RA Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation.
Lester Cohen 1981-82 Purdue University associate professor Daniels The Origins of American Liberalism, 1780-1820
Meredith McGill 2003-4 Rutgers University associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Poetry in Motion: Lyric Circulation in the Antebellum United States
Ken Miller 2017-18 Washington College associate professor ASECS The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
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
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
Ronald Formisano 1976-77 Clark University associate professor AAS-NEH Massachusetts Political Culture, 1790-1840
Erika Schneider 2017-18 Framingham State University associate professor Last Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books
Paula Backscheider 1987-88 University of Rochester associate professor Peterson A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20
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
Burton Bledstein 1997-98 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Botein By the Book': Reference and Information as Authority in 19th-century America
Faith Barrett 2013-14 Lawrence University associate professor Botein Poems and Parodies: Voice-Effects and the Profession of Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
Marina Moskowitz 2013-14 University of Glasgow associate professor AAS-NEH Seed Money: Improvement and Exchange in the Nineteenth-Century American Garden
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
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
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
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
Kathryn Sklar 1976-77 UCLA associate professor Daniels Female Education in New England, 1780-1820
Kevin Butterfield 2017-18 University of Oklahoma associate professor Peterson The Great Excitement
Jonathan Chu 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor AAS-NEH Where's Mine?: Debt in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts
Glenn Hendler 2002-3 University of Notre Dame associate professor NEMLA Riot Acts: Gender, Race, and Public Violence in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Curtis Hinsley 1986-87 Colgate University associate professor Peterson Anthropology in Boston, 1860-20
Daniel Williams 1993-94 University of Mississippi associate professor ASECS The Theft of Authorship
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Ann Fabian 1994-95 Yale University associate professor Botein Selling Experience: Amateur Authors and Pamphlet Publication inthe Nineteenth-Century US
Steven Deyle 2009-10 University of Houston associate professor Tracy Honorable Men: Isaac Bolton, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the Murder of James McMillan
Paula Kopacz 1988-89 Eastern Kentucky University associate professor RA Women's Daily Life in Seventeenth-Century New England
Patricia Pender 2013-14 University of Newcastle associate professor Reese Anne Bradstreet's Publication History, 1650-1867
Patricia Cohen 1987-88 UC Santa Barbara associate professor AAS-NEH Safety and Danger: Women in Public
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
Mark Peterson 2003-4 University of Iowa associate professor Burkhardt Boston in the Atlantic World, 1630-1860
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
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
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
John Nerone 1996-97 Institute of Communications Research, IL associate professor AAS-NEH US Newspapers from the Revolution to the Industrial Revolution
Susan Porter 1987-88 Ohio State University, Lima associate professor RA Performance Practice in Early American Musical Theatre
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
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
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
Lynn Casmier-Paz 2009-10 University of Central Florida associate professor Botein Slave literacy, children's textbooks, and antebellum education
Charles Fanning 1981-82 Bridgewater State University associate professor Daniels The Irish Voice in America: Nineteenth-Century Fiction
Judith Ridner 2017-18 Mississippi State University associate professor Last Clothing the Babel: The Material Culture of Ethnic Identity in Early America

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