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
Wendy Bellion 2011-12 University of Delaware associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Space of Iconoclasm: New York and American Historical Memory
Ken Miller 2017-18 Washington College associate professor ASECS The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
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
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
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
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
Sally Kohlstedt 1982-83 Syracuse University associate professor Haven Natural History Museums: The Nineteenth Century
Jeffrey Pasley 2004-5 University of Missouri - Columbia associate professor ASECS "Jeffersonian Democracy Revisited: Popular Political Culture in Print, 1800-1828"
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Lynn Casmier-Paz 2009-10 University of Central Florida associate professor Botein Slave literacy, children's textbooks, and antebellum education
Erika Schneider 2017-18 Framingham State University associate professor Last Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
Daniel Cohen 2007-8 Case Western Reserve University associate professor AAS-NEH Burning the Charlestown Convent: Private Lives, Public Outrage, and Contested Memory in Nineteenth-Century America
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture
Susan Johnson 2000 St Mary's College of Maryland associate professor Sigety The Alternate Encyclopedia
James Snead 2009-10 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The 'Kentucky Mummy': Encounters with Antiquity in the Early Nineteenth-Century America
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
Carrie Bramen 2009-10 SUNY Buffalo associate professor NEMLA American Niceness: The Making of a National Type in Nineteenth-Century Culture
Kevin Butterfield 2017-18 University of Oklahoma associate professor Peterson The Great Excitement
Kathryn Sklar 1976-77 UCLA associate professor Daniels Female Education in New England, 1780-1820
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
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
Maura Lyons 2014-15 Drake University Associate Professor of Art History Last Popular Depictions of the 'Natural' Body of the Union Soldier
Gina Caison 2016-17 Georgia State University associate professor of English Last Feather
Christopher N. Phillips 2016-17 Lafayette College associate professor of English Burkhardt The Hymnal Before the Notes: A History of Reading and Practice
Esther Jones 2016-17 Clark University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Antebellum Black Speculation
Justine Murison 2014-15 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Associate Professor of English NEMLA American Infidelity: Secularity, Slavery, and the Making of U.S. Fiction
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
Angela Pulley Hudson 2016-17 Texas A&M University associate professor of history Peterson Indian Doctresses in the Nineteenth-Century United States
Ronald Zboray 1992-93 Texas at Arlington Associate Professor of history AAS-NEH Literary Enterprise in Antebellum America: Publishers, Novelists, and the Reading Public
Reeve Huston 2017-18 Duke University associate professor of history AAS-NEH Reforging American Democracy
Sergei Zhuk 1996-97 Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine Associate Professor of history Peterson 'Brothers in Divorce': Quakers' Attitudes toward Sectarian Religious Groups of Early America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
Sean Moore 2014-15 University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of History AAS-NEH Slavery and the Making of the Early American Library: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade
Kirsten Fischer 2016-17 University of Minnesota associate professor of history Peterson Vitalism in America: Elihu Palmer’s Radical Religion in the Early Republic
Rosemarie Zagarri 1996-97 George Mason Associate Professor of history AAS-ASECS Gender and the First Party System
Adrian Weimer 2017-18 Providence College associate professor of history AAS-NEH Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America
Louis Winkler 1978-79 Pennsylvania State University astronomer Daniels Popular Astronomical and Astrological Thought in New England before 1800
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
William Miles 1984-85 Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan bibliographer Haven History and Bibliography of American Presidential Election Campaign Newspapers
Maureen Cummins 2000 book artist, Brooklyn, NY Hearst Artist Heretics, Heathens, and Hellians; Animals,Cannibals and Savages; and Witches, Bitches, and Faggots
Christina Tree 1995 Cambridge, MA Boston Globe contributor and guidebook author Wallace History of New England Tourism
R. Sikoryak 2006 New York, NY Cartoonist Baron Comic Strip Adaptation of Moby Dick
Udo Hebel 2000-1 University of Regensburg chair Peterson Forefathers' Day Orations and Celebrations between the American Revolution and the Civil War
Robert Naeher 2006-7 Emma Willard School chair Peterson Puritan Prayer, Expressive Voice, and the Shaping of Identity
Joycelyn Moody 2002-3 Hamilton College Chair, Women's Studies Peterson Silent Language: Enslaved Women and the Production of Literature without Literacy
Peter Kuczynski 1987-88 Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany chairman RA The Contemporary Reception of Nathaniel Hawthorne
John Fondersmith 1978-79 Municipal Planning Office, Washington DC chief Daniels History of American Travel Guidebooks


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