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
Honor Sachs 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Best Poor Woman's Country: Women, Gender, and Politics in the Eighteenth-century Kentucky Backcountry
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
Sarah Arndt 2010-11 Trinity College, University of Dublin PhD candidate Reese The Book Trade and Print Culture: A Comparative Analysis of Belfast and Baltimore, 1760-1825
Ben Mutschler 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Cultures of Sickness, Cultures of Health: Illness in New England, 1690-1820
Jonathan Nash 2011-12 University at Albany, SUNY PhD candidate Peterson 'Not the best company': Children and Incarceration in the Early United States, 1787-1850
Myron Gray 2012-13 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson French Music in Federal Philadelphia
Angela George 2007-8 University of Maryland PhD candidate Last "The Old World: Unearthing Mesoamerican Antiquity in the Art and Culture of the United States, 1839-1893"
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
Phillip Troutman 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Geographies of Family and Market: Enslaved Migration in Antebellum Virginia and Washington, DC
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
Shelby Balik 2003-4 University of Wisconsin - Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Religious Frontier
Xi Chen 2010-11 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Peterson The Life and Times of John B. Gough
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
Melanie Hernandez 2012-13 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Drawn-to-Art Currier & Ives's 'Darktown' Series: Recovering White Capital through Violent Satire
Matthew Hale 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Legacy Neither Britons nor Frenchmen: The Creation of American Nationality, 1789-1815
Molly Berger 1993-94 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Modern Hotel in America, 1829-29
Arden Stern 2009-10 University of California, Irvine PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Slanted, Shredded, and Simulated: A Cultural History of the Unruly Typeface
Hugh McIntosh 2010-11 Northwestern University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civil War Advertising and the Popular Novel
Stuart McLean 1981-82 University of Chicago PhD candidate Daniels California Gold Fever
Natalie Deibel 2011-12 George Washington University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'For Profit, Pleasure, and Sport': Recreation, Culture, and Society in the Atlantic World, 1600-1800
Paul Echols 1978-79 New York University PhD candidate Daniels The Development of Revival Music in the US : 1820-1860
Sarah Beetham 2012-13 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865-1917
Richard Rath 1997-98 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Peterson North American Soundways, 1600-1800
James Lundberg 2006-7 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Reading Horace Greeley's America, 1834-1872
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
Brian Carroll 2008-9 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson "Military Masculinities in New England: Anglo-American and Native-American Soldiers, 1689-1763."
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865
Bridget Ford 2002-3 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellow American Heartland: The Sentimentalization of Religion and Race Relations in Cincinnati and Louisville, 1810-1870
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
Scott Sandage 1993-94 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Deadbeats, Drunkards, and Dreamers: The Problem of Failure in Nineteenth Century America
Elaine Jackson-Retondo 1997-98 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Penitentiary as an Artifact of the Cultural Landscape - A Comparative Analysis, 1780-1860
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Harry Williams 1985-86 Brown University PhD candidate Haven Charles Lenox Remond and the Community of Female Abolitionists
Ursula Crosslin 2009-10 Ohio State University PhD candidate Reese The Institution of the American Church Choir in Philadelphia, 1760-1860
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
Paul Foos 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Mexican Wars, 1835-1853: Manifest Destiny and American Society
James Finley 2012-13 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Packer 'Violence done to nature': Free Soil and the Environment in Antebellum Antislavery Writing
Maura D'Amore 2007-8 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Drawn to Art "Suburban Men: Masculine Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century America"
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
Peter Leavenworth 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate AAS-NEH Accounting for Taste: The American Music Business in the Early Republic and Confrontations in Music Aesthetics, 1770-1825
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
Stephen Mihm 2001-2 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Alchemists: Counterfeiters and Counterfeiting in Antebellum America
Sonia Hazard 2013-14 Duke University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture In and Of the Machine: Religion and Visual Technologies in Antebellum America
Jennifer Egloff 2009-10 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Popular Numeracy in Early Modern England and British North America

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