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
Jean Silver-Isenstadt 1995-96 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Pure Pleasure: The Shared Life and Work of Mary S Gove Nichols and Thomas Low Nichols in American Health Reform
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
Alpen Razi 2012-13 University of Toronto PhD candidate Legacy Colored Citizens of the World
Phillip Troutman 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Geographies of Family and Market: Enslaved Migration in Antebellum Virginia and Washington, DC
Joseph Adelman 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein "The Business of Politics: Printers and the Emergence of Political Communications Networks, 1765-1789"
Andrew Fagal 2013-14 Binghamton University PhD candidate Peterson The Political Economy of War in the Early American Republic
Russell Martin 1992-93 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Almanacs of the Southern States, 1732-1860
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."
Ben Mutschler 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Cultures of Sickness, Cultures of Health: Illness in New England, 1690-1820
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
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
Karen Weyler 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Botein Issues of Privacy and Publicity in the Early American Novel
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
Erin Forbes 2008-9 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson "Popular Crime Writing and the Publications of David Walker and Edgar Allan Poe."
Patricia Crain 1992-93 Columbia University PhD candidate Hiatt Cultures of Reading in the American Renaissance
Whitney Stewart 2015-16 Rice University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Domestic Activism: The Politics of the Black Home in Nineteenth-Century America
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Richard Rath 1997-98 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Peterson North American Soundways, 1600-1800
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
Molly Berger 1993-94 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Modern Hotel in America, 1829-29
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
Stuart McLean 1981-82 University of Chicago PhD candidate Daniels California Gold Fever
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
Paul Echols 1978-79 New York University PhD candidate Daniels The Development of Revival Music in the US : 1820-1860
Elizabeth Hawley 2002-3 Georgia Institute of Technology PhD candidate Reese American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840 - 1890
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
Scott Sandage 1993-94 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Deadbeats, Drunkards, and Dreamers: The Problem of Failure in Nineteenth Century America
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
Elaine Jackson-Retondo 1997-98 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Penitentiary as an Artifact of the Cultural Landscape - A Comparative Analysis, 1780-1860
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"
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865
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
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
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Paul Foos 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Mexican Wars, 1835-1853: Manifest Destiny and American Society
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Sari Altschuler 2011-12 City University of New York, The Graduate Center PhD candidate Legacy National Physiology: George Lippard and Antebellum Medical Discourse
Carol Sheriff 1991-92 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Social and Cultural Impact of the Erie Canal, 1790-1860
Melissa Homestead 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century AmericanWomen Authors and Literary Property
Brian Valencia 2012-13 Yale University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Performance Histories of Nineteenth-Century Extravaganza and Burlesque
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
Harry Williams 1985-86 Brown University PhD candidate Haven Charles Lenox Remond and the Community of Female Abolitionists
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
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America
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

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