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
Marilyn Arsem 1997 Museum of Fine Arts on faculty Wallace Research 19th century Spritualism, as well as late 19th century daily life in New England, for a performance entitled 'Spirit Messages'
Sarah Messer 1999 Madison, WI creative non-fiction writer/poet Wallace Red House: A non-fiction memoir of a place about one of the oldest continuously lived-in houses in New England
Christina Tree 1995 Cambridge, MA Boston Globe contributor and guidebook author Wallace History of New England Tourism
Pamela Keech 1997 New York, NY visual artist and independent curator Wallace Nurseries - Aninstallation picturing the lives of children in post Civil War America
Perry Viles 1972-73 Lyndon State College assistant professor US Steel Adolescence in America since 1790
Mason Lowance 1972-73 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor US Steel Symbolic Expression in Puritan Writings, 1620-1776
Richard Crawford 1972-73 University of Michigan assistant professor US Steel A Bibliography of American Sacred Music Imprints Through 1810
Georgianne McVay 1972-73 Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science assistant professor US Steel Verbal Humor in the Caricatures of David Claypool Johnston
Michael Harris 1972 University of Kentucky assistant professor US Steel Book Traders and Books in the Ohio Valley, 1800-1850
Carola Wessel 2002-3 University of Goettingen research librarian University of Goettingen Bibliography and Editions of German Language Broadsides Printed in North America, 1700-1830
Gaylord Albaugh 1972-73 McMaster University professor U.S. Steel Foundation American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
Steven Deyle 2009-10 University of Houston associate professor Tracy Honorable Men: Isaac Bolton, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the Murder of James McMillan
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Laura Murray 2010-11 Queen's University associate professor Tracy What is an Newspaper? Exchange and Citation Practices in Antebellum American Dailies
Robert Bonner 1998-99 University of Southern Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Confederate Sphere
Nicolas Barreyre 2011-12 University Paris Ouest Nanterre assistant professor Tracy Of Gold and Freedman: A Sectional History of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Mitchell Snay 2000-01 Denison University associate professor Tracy A Nation of Our Own: Ethnic Nationalism in the Era of Reconstruction
Liam Riordan 1999-00 University of Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in the Delaware Valley
Brian Luskey 2012-13 West Virginia University assistant professor Tracy Magnificent Rogue: A Swindler, Seducer, and Slaver in the Nineteenth Century
Jennifer Hynes 1997-98 West Virginia University visiting instructor Tracy Nineteenth-Century Women and the News: The Case of Elizabeth Stoddard
Sarah Salter 2013-14 Pennsylvania State University PhD candidate Tracy Patterns of Recognition and Imagination in Italy and the United States, 1790-1910
Daniel Mandell 2002-3 Truman State University assistant professor Tracy Images of Indians in Southern New England, 1760 - 1880
Michael Cohen 2005-6 New York University PhD. Candidate Tracy Poetic Discourses in America, 1870-1915
Edward Rugemer 2006-7 Boston College postdoctoral fellow Tracy The Problem of Emancipation: The United States and Britain's Abolition of Slavery
Peter Baldwin 2004-5 University of Connecticut assistant professor Tracy "American Night: Transforming the Nocturnal City, 1800-1930"
David Blake 2015-16 Stony Brook, NY lecturer Tracy Between Campus and Community: Popular Music in American College Student Life, 1850-1872
James Dun 2014-15 Princeton University Assistant Professor of History Tracy Dangerous Neighbors
Sara Fanning 2004-5 University of Texas at Austin Ph.D. candidate Tracy "The Promised Land: African Americans and Haiti from the Haitian Revolution to 1830"
Stacey Robertson 2007-8 Bradley University associate professor Tracy "'Hearts Beating for Liberty': Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest"
Benjamin Fagan 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate Tracy "'Righteousness Exalteth a Nation': Practices of Black Nationalism, 1827-1860."
Elisa Tamarkin 2002-3 University of California, Santa Barbara assistant professor Sigety Family American Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and National Culture, 1820-1865
Matthew Raffety 2001-02 Columbia Ph.D. Candidate Sigety The Republic Afloat: Labor and 'Liberty' in Mutinies on American Ships, 1789-1861
Susan Johnson 2000 St Mary's College of Maryland associate professor Sigety The Alternate Encyclopedia
Matthew Sivils 2012-13 Iowa State University assistant professor Schiller The Rise of American Environmental Literature, 1782-1847
Brian Rouleau 2014-15 Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of History Schiller Empire's Children: Youth Culture and the Expansionist Impulse
Jacob Crane 2013-14 Tufts University PhD candidate Schiller Walled Gardens: The Society of Friends, Nationalism, and the Common School, 1770-1840
Ben Davidson 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate Schiller Freedom's Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation
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
Howard Chudacoff 1974-75 Brown University assistant professor Rockefeller The Effect of Industrialization and Urbanization upon Family Structure in Nineteenth-Century Worcester
Delphin Muise 1975-76 National Museum of Man, Ottawa, Ontario Rockefeller History of the Family
Molly McCarthy 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Richard F. and Virginia P. Morgan A Page, A Day: A History of the Daily Diary in America
Michael Simoncelli 1999-00 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Richard F. and Virginia P. Morgan Becoming Northern: The Clash of Regional Cultures and the Creation of a Northern Identity in Ohio, 1770-1877
Michael Everton 2003-4 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Reese Moral Vampires and the Blood of Genius: Vocational Ethics in Early American Literary Culture
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
Melissa Homestead 2010-11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Reese E.D.E.N. Southworth's Serial Fiction
Adam Shapiro 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison postdoctoral fellow Reese William Paley and the Natural Theology Tradition in America
Steven Smith 2011-12 University of Missouri PhD candidate Reese A World the Printers Made: Print Culture in New York, 1730-1830
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
Elizabeth Hawley 2002-3 Georgia Institute of Technology PhD candidate Reese American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840 - 1890
Christopher Hunter 2012-13 California Institute of Technology assistant professor Reese A New and More Perfect Edition: Reading, Editing, and Publishing Autobiography in America, 1787-1850


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