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
Jacqueline Goldsby 2000-1 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson A Spectacular Secret: The cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life
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
Brenton Grom 2013-14 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Death and Transfiguration of American Psalmody ca. 1805-1840
Jill Lepore 1993-94 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Commemorating Cruelty: Writing and Remembering King Philip's War, 1675-76
Bret Carroll 1997-98 University of Texas, Arlington visiting assistant professor Peterson Religion and Masculinity in Antebellum America
Robert Gunn 2008-9 The University of Texas at El Paso assistant professor Peterson "Ethnology and Empire: John Russell Bartlett and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands."
Reiner Smolinski 2002-3 Georgia State University associate professor Peterson Authority & Interpretation: Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'
Shane White 1990-91 University of Sydney lecturer Peterson Black Festivals in the United States, 1750-1860
Eric Stoykovich 2006-7 University of Virginia, Charlottesville PhD candidate Peterson Live Stock Nation: How Farm Animals Domesticated the Northern United States during the Early Republic, 1794-1876
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
Jennifer Egloff 2009-10 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Popular Numeracy in Early Modern England and British North America
Christopher Grasso 1999-00 College of William and Mary associate professor Peterson Skepticism and American Faith: The Early Nineteenth Century
Matthew Pursell 2003-4 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780
Thomas Brown 1990-91 University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor Peterson The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
Elisabeth Nichols 1997-98 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson Pray Don't Tell Anybody That I Write Politics': Private Reflections and Public Admonitions in the Early Republic
Udo Hebel 2000-1 University of Regensburg chair Peterson Forefathers' Day Orations and Celebrations between the American Revolution and the Civil War
Nicholas Guyatt 2013-14 University of York, UK assistant professor Peterson The Scale of Beings and the Prehistory of 'separate but equal'
Scott Casper 1990-91 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural and Literary Contexts of Antebellum Campaign Biography and Children's Biography
Jeffrey Kaja 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "From Rivers to Roads: Economic Development and the Evolution of Transportation Systems in Early Pennsylvania, 1675-1800."
Michael Vorenberg 2002-3 Brown University assistant professor Peterson Reconstructing the People: The Invention of Citizenship During the American Civil War
Catherine Thompson 2006-7 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson From Autonomy to Dependency?: Patient-Physician Relations, 1750-1850
Colin McCoy 1998-99 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Partisans and Pamphleteers: The Literature of Persuasion in Jacksonian America, 1820-1845
Nancy Hagedorn 1987-88 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Mediating the Exchange of Cultures: Interpreters among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
John Huffman 2009-10 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Documents of Identity in the Early Republic
Catherine Haulman 1999-00 Cornell University PhD candidate Peterson The Empire's New Clothes: The Politics of Dress in America, 1765-1820
Beth Schweiger 2003-4 University of Arkansas assistant professor Peterson Reading Slavery: Southerners and Their Books
Benjamin Carp 2001-2 University of Virginia PhD. Candidate Peterson Cityscapes and Revolution: Urban Spaces and Revolutionary Mobilization in North America, 1740-1790
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Lily Santoro 2007-8 University of Delaware PhD candidate Peterson "The Science of God's Creation: Popular Science and Christianity in the Early Republic"
Holly Heinzer 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson On the Move: The Means and Meanings of Travel in Northeastern America, 1750-1850
Philippa Koch 2013-14 University of Chicago Divinity School PhD candidate Peterson Persistent Providence: Religion and Epidemics in Eighteenth-Century America
Jordan Watkins 2015-16 Utah Valley University adjunct Peterson 'Another Attucks': The African-American Response to Dred Scott
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
Joseph Rainer 1995-96 University of Mississippi visiting instructor Peterson Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs
Catherine Allgor 1995-96 Yale PhD. Candidate Peterson Political Parties: Society and Politics in Washington City, 1800-1832
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Carrie Hyde 2009-10 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Alienable Rights: Negative Styles of U.S. Citizenship, 1798-1868
Graham Hodges 1999-00 Colgate University professor Peterson David Ruggles: Black Apostle of Freedom
Renee Sentilles 2003-4 Case Western Reserve University assistant professor Peterson Tomboys and Other Nineteenth-Century Girls
Rachel Chernos Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD. Candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Lisa Tetrault 2007-8 Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Peterson "Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1895"
Kimberly Gladman Jackson 2000 Same as 12/2/1999 Peterson Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America
Benjamin Irvin 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Representative Men: A Cultural History of the Continental Congress
Greta LaFleur 2013-14 University of Hawai'I at Manoa assistant professor Peterson American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
W Lhamon 1998-99 Florida State University George M. Harper professor Peterson Jump Jim Crow: Plays, Lyrics, and Street Prose of the First Atlantic Popular Culture
Ben Wright 2015-16 Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College assistant professor Peterson Antislavery and American Salvation

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