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 Rank Fellowship Awardedsort ascending Title of Project
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20
Benjamin Irvin 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Representative Men: A Cultural History of the Continental Congress
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
Carolyn Lawes 1990-91 UC Davis associate instructor Peterson The Second Great Awakening and the Development of Commercial Capitalism in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1820-48
Brenton Grom 2013-14 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Death and Transfiguration of American Psalmody ca. 1805-1840
Laura Kennelly 1994-95 Baldwin-Wallace College assistant editor Peterson Samuel West: Private Life in Revolutionary Times, 1739-1808
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Katherine Grant 1994-95 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Lyceum Movement in America, 1826-1890
Russell Martin 1992-93 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Almanacs of the Southern States, 1732-1860
David Blight 1996-97 Amherst College associate professor Peterson Reunion and Race: the Civil War in American Memory, 1870-15
Helena Ifeka 1999-00 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson The Parkman Relations
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Ben Mutschler 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Cultures of Sickness, Cultures of Health: Illness in New England, 1690-1820
Polly Ha 2006-7 University of Cambridge PhD candidate Peterson The Decalogue and Formation of Denomination
Andrew Lewis 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Antiques of State: Archaeology in Early Republican America
Nicholas Guyatt 2013-14 University of York, UK assistant professor Peterson The Scale of Beings and the Prehistory of 'separate but equal'
Linford Fisher 2007-8 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson "The Politics of Conversion: Indian Agency, Religious Change, and Race in Southern New England, 1736-1775"
Peter Martin 1995-96 Emory College PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Immigrant Church: The French-Canadian Religious Identity in New England
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
Alan Ruffman 1997-98 Geomarine Associates Ltd president Peterson Historic Meterology and the 1775 Hurricane
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Heather Nathans 1998-99 Tufts University PhD candidate Peterson Avoiding Party Matters: The Boston Theatre Rivalriesof the 1790's
Candice Harrison 2006-7 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Exchange in Philadelphia's Public Markets, 1770-1859
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
David Anthony 1996-97 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson Scandalous Aesthetics: Masculine Emotion and the Birth of the Public Sphere in Antebellum America
Philippa Koch 2013-14 University of Chicago Divinity School PhD candidate Peterson Persistent Providence: Religion and Epidemics in Eighteenth-Century America
Jonathan Gross 2007-8 DePaul University professor Peterson "Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Prose Clippings"
Cindy Lobel 1999-00 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Peterson Consuming Classes: Food, Eating, and Images of Consumption in the United States, 1790-1860
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Natasha Lightfoot 2006-7 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Race, Class, and Resistance: The Aftermath of Emancipation in Antigua, 1831-1858
JoAnne Thomas 2000-1 Western Michigan University PhD candidate Peterson Good Bye, Old Arm': Songs of the Civil War
Greta LaFleur 2013-14 University of Hawai'I at Manoa assistant professor Peterson American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
Nancy Isenberg 2007-8 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson Dirty Politics in Early America
Harvey Green 1997-98 Northeastern University professor Peterson Myth and History in American Literary and Material Culture, 1850-10
Kathryn Mudgett 1999-00 Northeastern University PhD candidate Peterson Dana, Melville, Justice Story, and the Law and Literature of the Sea
Drew Lopenzina 2014-15 Old Dominion University Assistant Professor of English Peterson Cultural Biography of William Apess
Gabriel Loiacono 2006-7 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson The People and the Poor: Experiences and Ideas of Poverty in Rhode Island, 1780-1888
Katherine Chavigny 1993-94 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson American Confessions: The Formation of Antebellum Addiction Narratives
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
Marco Marin 2013-14 University of Trieste postdoctural fellow Peterson The Political Catechisms for Schools and Children in the United State (1790-1850)
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Louis Masur 1998-99 City College of New York professor Peterson The American Republic in 1831
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
Eleanor McConnell 2006-07 Brandeis Ph.D. Candidate Peterson A Scarce Plenty: Economics, Citizenship, and Opportunity in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1760-1820
Brian Carroll 2008-9 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson "Military Masculinities in New England: Anglo-American and Native-American Soldiers, 1689-1763."
James Lundberg 2006-7 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Reading Horace Greeley's America, 1834-1872
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865

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