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
Cindy Lobel 1999-00 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Peterson Consuming Classes: Food, Eating, and Images of Consumption in the United States, 1790-1860
Russell Martin 1992-93 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Almanacs of the Southern States, 1732-1860
JoAnne Thomas 2000-1 Western Michigan University PhD candidate Peterson Good Bye, Old Arm': Songs of the Civil War
Ben Mutschler 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Cultures of Sickness, Cultures of Health: Illness in New England, 1690-1820
Amy Hughes 2009-10 Brooklyn College PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Thoughts Bodied upon the State': Sensationalism and Reform in Nineteenth-Century America, 1842-1867
Brian Luskey 2003-4 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Marginal Men: Clerks and the Meanings of Class in Nineteenth-Century America
Christopher Pastore 2010-11 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson From Sweetwater to Seawater; An Environmental and Atlantic History of Narragansett Bay, 1636-1836
Claire Gherini 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson 'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800
Peter Eisenstadt 1984 New York University PhD candidate Haven Weather and Weather Prediction in Colonial America
Sarah Carter 2007-8 Harvard University PhD candidate Last "Object Lessons in Nineteenth-Century America"
Karen Weyler 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Botein Issues of Privacy and Publicity in the Early American Novel
Jennifer Van Horn 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate AHPCS "The Object of Civility and the Art of Politeness in British America (1740-1780)."
Karen Hansen 1988-89 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Social Dimension of Laborers' Lives, 1810-60
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
Benjamin Fagan 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate Tracy "'Righteousness Exalteth a Nation': Practices of Black Nationalism, 1827-1860."
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
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893
Seth Perry 2009-10 University of Chicago PhD candidate Reese The Bible and Religious Authority in Early-National America, 1770-1850
Matthew Bahar 2010-11 University of Oklahoma PhD candidate Legacy People of the Dawnland and their Atlantic World
Lincoln Mullen 2013-14 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Varieties of Religious Conversion
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
Peter Coclanis 1977-78 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Economy and Society in Colonial Charleston
Dominique Zino 2011-12 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'On a Certain Blindness': The Visionary Aesthetics of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, William James, and Henry James
David Steel 1979-80 University of Michigan PhD candidate Daniels Stephen Jenks, American Musician and Publisher
Mairin Odle 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Stories Written on the Body: Cross-Cultural Markings in the North American Atlantic, 1600-1830
Catherine Thompson 2006-7 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson From Autonomy to Dependency?: Patient-Physician Relations, 1750-1850
Lily Santoro 2007-8 University of Delaware PhD candidate Peterson "The Science of God's Creation: Popular Science and Christianity in the Early Republic"
Megan Haley-Newman 1996-97 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Pest Control Strategies and Their Social Implications in the Chesapeake Area, 1600-1800
Stuart McLean 1981-82 University of Chicago PhD candidate Daniels California Gold Fever
Jeffrey Kaja 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "From Rivers to Roads: Economic Development and the Evolution of Transportation Systems in Early Pennsylvania, 1675-1800."
John Huffman 2009-10 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Documents of Identity in the Early Republic
Richard Rath 1997-98 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Peterson North American Soundways, 1600-1800
Candy Brown 1998-99 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
Scott Sandage 1993-94 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Deadbeats, Drunkards, and Dreamers: The Problem of Failure in Nineteenth Century America
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
Matthew Amato 2011-12 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Exposing Humanity: Photographic Dimensions of American Slavery, Antislavery, and Emancipation, 1840s to 1870s
Marcus Daniel 1992-93 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson Ribaldry and Billingsgate: Popular Journalism and Political Culture in the Early Republic
Candice Harrison 2006-7 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Exchange in Philadelphia's Public Markets, 1770-1859
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865
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"
Joseph Stubenrauch 2008-9 Indiana University PhD candidate Last "Faith in Goods: Religion and the Consumer Revolution."
Betsy Homsher 1998-99 UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Peterson The Diaries of Sally Ripley Stearns
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
Kelly Ross 2009-10 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Marks and Traces: The Prehistory of the Detective Story
Ann Braude 1985-86 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Women in American Spiritualism
Carol Sheriff 1991-92 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Social and Cultural Impact of the Erie Canal, 1790-1860
Seth Cotlar 1997-98 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson In Paine's Absence: The Europeanization of American Political Thought, 1787-1803
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
Patrick Luck 2012-13 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson The Creation of a Deep South: Making the Sugar and Cotton Revolutions in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1790-1825
Jennifer Hughes 2007-8 Emory University PhD candidate Last "Telling Laughter: A Cultural History of American Humor, 1830-1900"

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