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 Datesort ascending Institution Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Christopher Allison 2017-18 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Jaffee Protestant Relics: Encountering and Collecting the Body in Early America, 1770-1850
Hannah Anderson 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Peterson Lived Botany: Domesticity, Settler Colonialism, and Ecological Adaption in Early British North America
Michaela Rife 2017-18 University of Toronto Ph.D. candidate AHPCS Wonderful Mining Country: Promoting Western Resource Extraction
Elizabeth Hopwood 2017-18 Loyola University Chicago instructor Last Eating the Atlantic: Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Caribbean Tables and Texts
Katherine Grandjean 2017-18 Wellesley College assistant professor of history AAS-NEH The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
John Shufelt 2017-18 Brown University visiting associate professor Peterson Newspaper Accounts of the Coolie Slave Trade
JoAnn Conrad 2017-18 California State University, East Bay adjunct professor Lapides Women's Work: Women Illustrators in Commercial Media during the Golden Age of Illustration
Kristen Beales 2017-18 The College of William and Mary Ph.D. candidate Peterson Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
Brandon Layton 2017-18 University of California, Davis Ph.D. candidate Alstott-Morgan Children of Two Fires: Childhood, Diplomacy, and Change among the Choctaws and Chickasaws
Leslie McAbee 2017-18 Univeristy of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Ph.D. candidate Last Exotic Animals and the American Conscience, 1840-1900
Samantha Harvey 2017-18 Boise State University professor of English AAS-NEH Reading the Book of Nature: Imagination, Observation, and Conservation in Transatlantic Romanticism
Nancy Siegel 2017-18 Towson University professor Peterson Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic
Judith Ridner 2017-18 Mississippi State University associate professor Last Clothing the Babel: The Material Culture of Ethnic Identity in Early America
Kevin Butterfield 2017-18 University of Oklahoma associate professor Peterson The Great Excitement
Ken Miller 2017-18 Washington College associate professor ASECS The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
Rachel Miller 2017-18 University of Michigan Ph.D. candidate Last Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern State, 1860-1910
Reeve Huston 2017-18 Duke University associate professor of history AAS-NEH Reforging American Democracy
Todd Thompson 2017-18 Indiana University of Pennsylvania associate professor Peterson Savage Laughter: Nineteenth-Century Humor and the South Seas
Whitney Robles 2017-18 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Last Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820
Dexter Gabriel 2017-18 University of Connecticut assistant professor Peterson Performing Freedom in the Mighty Experiment
Thora Brylowe 2017-18 University of Colorado, Boulder assistant professor Botein Impressions and Folds: The Ecology of Romantic-Era Paper
Erika Schneider 2017-18 Framingham State University associate professor Last Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books
Sarah Schuetze 2017-18 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English AAS-NEH Calamity Howl: Fear of Illness in Early American Writing
Kristina Garvin 2017-18 Saint Joseph's University visiting assistant professor Reese Past and Future States: Institutional Time and the Early American Serial, 1780-1820
Irene Cheng 2017-18 California College of Arts assistant professor Last The Shape of Utopia
Abby Goode 2017-18 Plymouth State University assistant professor Peterson Democratic Demographics: a Literary Genealogy of American Sustainability
Clare Mullaney 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Botein American Imprints: Disability and the Material Text, 1858-1932
Hesam Sharifian 2017-18 Tufts University Ph.D. candidate Last Americanizing Shakespeare in Print
Adrian Weimer 2017-18 Providence College associate professor of history AAS-NEH Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America
Samantha Sommers 2017-18 University of California, Los Angeles Ph.D. candidate Reese Reading in Books: Theories of Reading from Nineteenth-Century American Fiction
Kathrinne Duffy 2017-18 Brown University Ph.D. candidate Last Doctrine of the Skull: Phrenology and Public Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
Roberto Saba 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Hench American Mirror: The United States and the Empire of Brazil in the Age of Emancipation
Kathleen Hilliard 2017-18 Iowa State University associate professor Peterson Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867
Katherine Harnish 2017-18 Washington University in St. Louis Ph.D. candidate Drawn to Art Painting Ephemera in the Age of Mass Production
Charlene Lewis 2017-18 Kalamazoo College professor Legacy The Traitor's Wife: Peggy Arnold and Revolutionary America
Dianne Roman 2017-18 independent researcher Tracy The Boston Olive Branch and Its Woman: Compositors, Editors, and Authors
Jaclyn Schultz 2017-18 University of California, Santa Cruz Ph.D. candidate Schiller Learning the Value of a Dollar
Sonia Hazard 2017-18 Duke University Ph.D. candidate Last The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
Patrick O'Connor 2017-18 University of Montana Ph.D. candidate Peterson The Health of the State: Tobacco and the Paradox of Public Power, 1862-1933
Steven Subotnick 2017 Providence, Rhode Island Filmmaker Jay and Deborah Last Research for a series of short animated films entitled “Tender Parts"
Arielle Ballard 2017 Brockton, Massachusetts Poet Hearst Research on interactions between black and indigenous people for a full-length book of poetry
Erik Rodgers 2017 Los Angeles, California fiction writer Baron Research for a novel entitled “The Broken World”
Linwood Rumney 2017 Cincinnati, Ohio Poet Baron Research for a collection of poems entitled “Discrepant Means”
Shana Youngdahl 2017 Farmington, Maine Poet Hearst Research for poems about women in the early New England tin ware industry
Sarah Schuetze 2016-17 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English Last Calamity Howl
Esther Jones 2016-17 Clark University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Antebellum Black Speculation
Natalie Joy 2016-17 Northern Illinois University assistant professor of history Peterson Abolitionists and Indians in the Antebellum Era
Nalleli Guillen 2016-17 University of Delaware Ph.D. candidate Tracy ’Round the World Every Evening’: Panoramic Spectacles, Entertainment Culture, and a Growing Imperial Consciousness in Nineteenth-Century America
Mary Draper 2016-17 University of Virginia Ph.D. candidate Peterson The Urban World of the Early Modern British Caribbean

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