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
Derrick Spires 2008-9 Vanderbilt University PhD candidate Peterson "Reimagining a 'Beautiful but Baneful Object': Black Writers' Theories of Citizenship and Nation in the Antebellum U.S."
Erika Gasser 2003-4 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson The Afflicted Grew Presently Well: Witchcraft and Possession in Old and New England, 1600-1700
Stuart McLean 1981-82 University of Chicago PhD candidate Daniels California Gold Fever
Sarah Keyes 2010-11 University of Southern California PhD candidate Peterson Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900
Christine DeLucia 2011-12 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Making Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip's War (1675-78)
Richard Rath 1997-98 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Peterson North American Soundways, 1600-1800
Alpen Razi 2012-13 University of Toronto PhD candidate Legacy Colored Citizens of the World
Joseph Adelman 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein "The Business of Politics: Printers and the Emergence of Political Communications Networks, 1765-1789"
Heidi Schultz 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Women Writing in the American South: Writing at Female Acadmies and Writing Without Teachers, 1800-1860
David Steel 1979-80 University of Michigan PhD candidate Daniels Stephen Jenks, American Musician and Publisher
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865
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
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Anne Roth-Reinhardt 2010-11 University of Minnesota PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Retouching' American History: Narrative and Graphic Illustrations within Nineteenth-Century Historical Fiction
Martha Burns 1993-94 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
Nancy Newman 1997-98 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson Good Music for a Free People: The Germania Musical Society in the United States, 1848-1854
Michael D'Alessandro 2012-13 Boston University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Staged Readings: Sensationalism and Audience in Popular American Literature and Theater, 18230-1870
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
Scott Sandage 1993-94 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Deadbeats, Drunkards, and Dreamers: The Problem of Failure in Nineteenth Century America
William Hamilton 1979-80 Yale University PhD candidate Daniels Preachers and Professionalism
Erin Forbes 2008-9 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson "Popular Crime Writing and the Publications of David Walker and Edgar Allan Poe."
Eric Altice 2000-1 University of California, Los Angeles PhD candidate Reese Taking the Heathen to the Countryside: Missionary Publication and the Representations of the 'Exotic' in Antebellum America
Whitney Martinko 2009-10 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1790-1860
Harry Williams 1985-86 Brown University PhD candidate Haven Charles Lenox Remond and the Community of Female Abolitionists
Elizabeth Hawley 2002-3 Georgia Institute of Technology PhD candidate Reese American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840 - 1890
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Carol Sheriff 1991-92 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Social and Cultural Impact of the Erie Canal, 1790-1860
Laura Schiavo 1999-00 George Washington University PhD candidate Peterson A Collection of Endless Extent and Beauty': Stereographs, Perception, Taste, and the American Middle Class
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Scott Miltenberger 2003-4 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Peterson All Gotham's Creatures: Animals and the Middle Class in New York City, 1783-1898
Kate Silbert 2015-16 Univeristy of Michigan PhD candidate Last 'Committed to Memory': Gender, Literary Engagement, and Commemorative Practice, 1780-1830
Julien Mauduit 2011-12 Universite du Quebec a Montreal PhD candidate Peterson 'Locofocoism' and the Canadian Revolution (1837-1842): from a selection of pamphlets, newspapers, and other printed materials
Kenneth Cohen 2006-7 University of Delaware PhD candidate AHPCS 'To Give Good Sport': The Making and Meaning of Sporting Leisure in Early America, 1750-1840
Christine Croxall 2012-13 University of Delaware PhD candidate Peterson Holy Waters: Lived Religion, Identity, and Loyalty along the Mississippi River, 1780-1830
Joanna Frang 2007-8 Brandeis University PhD candidate Last "Becoming American on the Grand Tour, 1750-1830"
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
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
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America
Yan Li 1986-87 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Transformation of the Massachusetts Constitution, 1780-1860
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
Don McLaughlin 2015-16 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Touching Phobia: Viral Affect and the Madicalization of Fear in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature
Sari Altschuler 2011-12 City University of New York, The Graduate Center PhD candidate Legacy National Physiology: George Lippard and Antebellum Medical Discourse
Mary Ramsbottom 1979-80 Yale University PhD candidate Daniels Religious Experience, 17th-Century New England
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

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