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 ascending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Catherine Haulman 1999-00 Cornell University PhD candidate Peterson The Empire's New Clothes: The Politics of Dress in America, 1765-1820
Steven Wilf 1988-89 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Public Executions and the Rituals of Order in the Late 18th Century
Holly Heinzer 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson On the Move: The Means and Meanings of Travel in Northeastern America, 1750-1850
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Rachel Walker 2015-16 University of Maryland PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture A Beautiful Mind: Reading Faces in the Ango-Atlantic World, 1760-1860
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Philip Herrington 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson The Plantation as Imagined in Antislavery Discourse, 1830-1860
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
David Rawson 1993-94 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Botein The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810
Jessica Linker 2012-13 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Last 'It is my best wish to behold Ladies among my hearers': Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
David Weir 1984-85 Princeton University PhD candidate Hiatt The Convenant in New England, 1620-80
Kelly Sisson 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "King Corn in American Culture, 1862-1936."
Wendy Roberts 2009-10 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson Revival Poetry and the Formation of the Evangelical Ear in Eighteenth-Century America
Christopher Oliver 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civic Visions: The Panorama and Popular Amusement in American Art and Society, 1845-1870
Aston Gonzalez 2011-12 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Kneeling and Fighting: African American Artists' Depiction of Black Humanity
Valerie McKito 2007-8 Texas Tech University PhD candidate Peterson "In the Shadow of Victory: Loyalists in the Aftermath of the Revolution"
Colin McCoy 1998-99 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Partisans and Pamphleteers: The Literature of Persuasion in Jacksonian America, 1820-1845
Spencer Keralis 2009-10 New York University PhD candidate Legacy Children of Wrath: Violence, Remembrance, and the Making of Youth in Antebellum America
Elizabeth Eager 2015-16 Harvard University PhD candidate Drawn to Art Drawing Machines: The Mechanics of Art in the Early Republic
Caitlin Rosenthal 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Accounting for Control: Book-keeping in early Nineteenth-Century America
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
Lawrence Rosenwald 1976-77 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Analysis of colonial New England Diaries
William Wagner 2006-7 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Legacy Divided Landscapes: Geographic Literacy and the Mapping of Sectional Conflict in America, 1846-1865
Mary Beth Sievens 1995-96 Boston University PhD candidate Peterson Stray Wives: Marital Expectations and Conflict in Vermont 1790-1830
Michael Bellesiles 1984 UC Irvine PhD candidate Haven Life, Liberty, and Land: Ethan Allen and theFrontier Experience in Revolutionary New England
James Kabala 2007-8 Brown University PhD candidate Legacy "A Christian Nation?: Religion and the State in the Early American Republic, 1787-1844"
Bernell Tripp 1991-92 University of Alabama PhD candidate Botein The Nineteenth-Century Black Press
Kathryn Mudgett 1999-00 Northeastern University PhD candidate Peterson Dana, Melville, Justice Story, and the Law and Literature of the Sea
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
Nenette Luarca-Shoaf 2009-10 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Place of the Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture and Imagination
Cassandra Berman 2015-16 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Motherhood, the Law, and the Court of Public Opinion: Contesting Maternity in Nineteenth-Century America
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
Phyllis Hunter 1992-93 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Ship of Wealth: New England Merchants, Colonial Capitalism, and the Rhetoric of Money
Erik Seeman 1992-93 University of Michigan PhD candidate Hiatt Laity, Clergy, and the Shaping of Popular Religious Culture in New England, 1720-1770
Joanna Cohen 2007-8 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Last "'Millions of Luxurious Citizens': Consumption and citizenship in New York and Philadelphia, 1815-1876"
Andrew Fagal 2013-14 Binghamton University PhD candidate Peterson The Political Economy of War in the Early American Republic
Charles Wetherell 1978-79 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Daniels A Social History of the Early American Press
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Amy Sopcak-Joseph 2015-16 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Last The Lives and Times of Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-1877
Martha Rojas 2003-4 Stanford University PhD candidate NEMLA Diplomatic Letters
Joanne van der Woude 2006-7 University of Virginia PhD candidate Reese Towards a Transatlantic Aesthetic: Immigration, Translation, and Mourning in the Seventeenth Century
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
Sarah Weicksel 2013-14 University of Chicago PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Fabric of War: Clothing, Culture, and Violence in the American Civil War Era
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
Patricia Crain 1992-93 Columbia University PhD candidate Hiatt Cultures of Reading in the American Renaissance
Carrie Hyde 2009-10 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Alienable Rights: Negative Styles of U.S. Citizenship, 1798-1868
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city

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