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
Ryan Carr 2013-14 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Arts and Sciences of American Expression: 1820-1890
Joseph Cullon 2000-1 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Work of Many Hands: Ships and the Economic Culture of Early New England
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
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Clare Lyons 1992-93 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Sex Among the 'Rabble': Gender Transitions in the Age of the Revolution, Philadelphia 1750-1830
Sari Altschuler 2011-12 City University of New York, The Graduate Center PhD candidate Legacy National Physiology: George Lippard and Antebellum Medical Discourse
Robin Smith 2015-16 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Legacy The 'Iron Harp': Encountering the Industrial Soundscape in the 1840s and 1850s
Brian Valencia 2012-13 Yale University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Performance Histories of Nineteenth-Century Extravaganza and Burlesque
Nikos Pappas 2007-8 University of Kentucky PhD candidate Reese "Sacred Music Tune Index of Southern and Western Source Material (1760-1870)
Sarah Roth 2000-01 University of Virginia PhD candidate Drawn-to-Art The Slavery Controversy in Antebellum Popular Culture
Elaine Swift 1985-86 Harvard University PhD candidate Hiatt Reconstitutive Congressional Change:The Case of the US Senate, 1789-1841
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America
Allison Stagg 2009-10 University College, University of London PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture American Political Caricatures: 1787-1825
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
Alison Klaum 2010-11 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Pressing Flowers: American Floral Prints and Preserving Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Gina Marie Caison 2011-12 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'To the Dear Reader': Rhetorical Audiences and Histories in Boudinot, Simms, and the Antebellum Newspaper
Robert Mills 2015-16 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The Pirate and the Sovereign
William Hamilton 1979-80 Yale University PhD candidate Daniels Preachers and Professionalism
Gabriel Loiacono 2006-7 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson The People and the Poor: Experiences and Ideas of Poverty in Rhode Island, 1780-1888
Jacqueline Jones 1974-75 University of Wisconsin, PhD candidate Daniels Northern Teachers in the Post-Civil War South
Lucia Bergamasco-Lenarda 1981-82 Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris PhD candidate Daniels Women and Children in Colonial New England
Michael Simoncelli 1999-00 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Richard F. and Virginia P. Morgan Becoming Northern: The Clash of Regional Cultures and the Creation of a Northern Identity in Ohio, 1770-1877
Martha Burns 1993-94 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Michael Everton 2003-4 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Reese Moral Vampires and the Blood of Genius: Vocational Ethics in Early American Literary Culture
Mark Mastromarino 1989-90 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Hiatt Elkanah Watson and Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Sarah Gillespie 2006-7 City University of New York PhD candidate Drawn to Art 'One Thing New Under the Sun': The Cross-Currents of Science and Art in the American Daguerreotype, 1839-1850
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Helena Ifeka 1999-00 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson The Parkman Relations
Sarah Gould 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Last "Seeing American: The Visual Representation of Race in Early American Children's Literature and Games."
Andrew Lewis 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Antiques of State: Archaeology in Early Republican America
Mark Mattes 2009-10 University of Iowa PhD candidate Botein Letter Interception and Publication during the Era of Good Feelings
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Jennifer Wilson 2009-10 The Graduate Center, The City University of New York PhD candidate Peterson Performing Frenchness in Nineteenth-Century New York and New Orleans: Francois Boieldieu's 'La Dame Blanche'; Daniel Auber's 'La Muette de Portici'; Giacomo Meyerbeer's 'Robert le Diable' and 'Les Huguenots'; and Jacques Offenbach's 'La Grande-Duchesse de
Sara Lampert 2010-11 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson Women and the Making of the Nineteenth-Century Culture Industry
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
Hannah Farber 2011-12 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Insurance Industry in the Early Republic
Lynda Yankaskas 2007-8 Brandeis University PhD candidate Botein "Borrowing Culture: Social Libraries and the Shaping of American Civic Life, 1731-1851"
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
Stephen Rice 1995-96 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Incorporating the Machine: Labor, Fatigue, and the Problem of Self-Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Industrial America
Kevin Sheets 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Latin America, The Dead Language, Schools, and the Culture of the Educated Man
Peter Way 1988-89 University of Maryland PhD candidate Hiatt Rough Labor: The Digging of North America's Canals, 1780-1860
Amber LaPiana 2011-12 Washington State University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Mapping Literary Regionalism
Brett Grainger 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Vital Landscape: Evangelicals and Nature in America, 1740-1870
Lyra Monteiro 2009-10 Brown University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Racializing the Ancient World: Ancestry and Identity in the Early United States, 1760-1860
Meredith Bak 2010-11 University of California, Santa Barbara PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Perception and Playthings: Optical Toys as Instruments of Science and Culture
J. Brenton Stewart 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison PhD candidate Botein Informing the City: On the Print Culture of Antebellum Augusta, Georgia
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
Ruma Chopra 2006-7 University of California at Davis PhD candidate Peterson Loyalist Persuasions: New York City, 1776-1783

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