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
William Gilmore-Lehne 1998-99 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor RA A Republic of Knowledge: Communications and the Rise of an Age of Reading in America, 1639-1861
Stephen Berry 2015-16 Simmons College associate professor Peterson Importing the Exotic: Early American Maritime Encounters with World Religions
Amy Hughes 2015-16 Brooklyn College (CUNY) associate professor AAS-NEH An Actor's Tale: Theater, Culture, and Everyday Life in Nineteenth-Century America
Robert Pope 1975-76 SUNY Buffalo associate professor Daniels Persecution of the Quakers in Seventeenth-Century New England
James Sidbury 2002-3 University of Texas at Austin associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Conceptions of Africa in Early African-American Culture, 1760-1830
David Silverman 2010-11 George Washington University associate professor ASECS Thundersticks: Firearms and the Transformation of Native America
Cornelia Dayton 2004-5 University of Connecticut associate professor AAS-NEH "Self and Sanity in Early New England"
James Basker 1989-90 Barnard College associate professor NEMLA Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
Betty Mitchell 1985-86 associate professor Haven Antebellum and Civil War Biography
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
David Tatham 1974-75 Syracuse University associate professor Daniels The Life and Works of David Claypool Johnston
Maryemma Graham 1990-91 Northeastern University associate professor NEMLA Afro-American Authorship, 1746-06
Meredith McGill 2003-4 Rutgers University associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Poetry in Motion: Lyric Circulation in the Antebellum United States
Helene Quanquin 2014-15 Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 Associate Professor Jenny d'Hericourt From The Liberator to The Nation: The Periodical Legacies of William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips
Paula Bennett 1996-97 University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women's Poetry, 1850-00
Michael Winship 1993-94 University of Texas, Austin associate professor AAS-NEH The American Book in the Industrial Era
Steven Bullock 1992-93 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA American Freemasonry
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
Thomas Augst 2013-14 New York University associate professor AAS-NEH A Drunkard's Story: Social reform and mass culture in nineteenth-century America
Rafia Zafar 1999-00 Washington University associate professor Peterson And Called it Macaroni': Eating, Writing, Becoming American
Carol Singley 1997-98 Rutgers University associate professor Peterson Adoption in American Literature and Culture
Karen Halttunen 1988-89 Northwestern University associate professor RA Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture.
Deborah Van Broekhoven 1986-87 Brown University associate professor AAS-NEH Rhode Island Women in the Antislavery Network
Linck Johnson 1984-85 Colgate University associate professor AAS-NEH Walden in Its Time
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
Cornelia Dayton 1991-92 UC Irvine associate professor ASECS Madness, Dependency, and Gender in Early New England
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
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
Margaret Abruzzo 2013-14 University of Alabama associate professor Lapides Good People and Bad Behavior: Changing Views of Sin and Moral Responsibility
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Elizabeth Bethel 1985-86 Lander University associate professor Peterson Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation
W. Clark Gilpin 1982-83 Phillips Theological Seminary associate professor Haven Eighteenth-Century Protestant Concepts of the Church
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
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
Carol Karlsen 1994-95 University of Michigan associate professor AAS-NEH Relations of Power, the Power of Relations: Iroquois Communities in Western New York, 1750-00
Glenn Hendler 2002-3 University of Notre Dame associate professor NEMLA Riot Acts: Gender, Race, and Public Violence in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
Cathy Davidson 1984-85 Michigan State University associate professor Peterson The Origins of American Fiction
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
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
Steven Deyle 2009-10 University of Houston associate professor Tracy Honorable Men: Isaac Bolton, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the Murder of James McMillan
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Christopher Lukasik 2013-14 Purdue University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Image in the Text
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
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
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
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
Kathryn Sklar 1976-77 UCLA associate professor Daniels Female Education in New England, 1780-1820


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