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
Don McLaughlin 2015-16 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Touching Phobia: Viral Affect and the Madicalization of Fear in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature
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
Annie Bissett 2015 Northampton, MA printmaker Jay and Deborah Last research for a project about the spirituality/religiosity of American national identity
Erin Lyons 2015 Washington, DC fiction writer Hearst research for historical novel about Anne Hutchinson and Massachusetts Bay Colony, from 1630-1638, told from the point of view of a servant girl
Sara Smith 2015 Greenfield, MA choreographer Baron research for a movement-theatre piece about the life and work of a fictional 19th century geologist and prophet
Jeanne Schinto 2015 Andover, MA non-fiction writer and journalist Baron research for 3-part series about the Walpole Society
Stephanie Carpenter 2015 Hancock, MI fiction writer Hearst Many and Wide Separations: Two Novellas
Julia Bernier 2014-15 University of MA, Amherst Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies Legacy A Papered Freedom
Claudia Bushman 2014-15 Columbia University Professor of American Studies emerita Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Boston in 1870
Drew Lopenzina 2014-15 Old Dominion University Assistant Professor of English Peterson Cultural Biography of William Apess
Kathleen Walkup 2014-15 Mills College Professor of Book Arts Botein Printing at the Margins
Mary Fuhrer 2014-15 independent scholar Last Tuberculosis and Popular Culture in New England, 1820-1840
Helene Quanquin 2014-15 Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 Associate Professor Jenny d'Hericourt From The Liberator to The Nation: The Periodical Legacies of William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips
Daniel Radus 2014-15 Cornell University Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson The Eulogy on Tour: Kinship and the Transnational History of Native New England
RJ Boutelle 2014-15 Vanderbil University Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson Transamerican Visions of Freedom and the Circuits of U.S. Abolitionism
Trenton Jones 2014-15 The Johns Hopkins University PhD in History Hench Deprived of their Liberty': Enemy Prisoners and the Culture of War in Revolutionary America
Maura Lyons 2014-15 Drake University Associate Professor of Art History Last Popular Depictions of the 'Natural' Body of the Union Soldier
Joanne Wegner 2014-15 University of Minnesota Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Captive Economies: Commodified Bodies in Colonial New England, 1630-1763
J. Garrison 2014-15 University of Delaware Professor in the Winterthur Program in american Material Culture Last Freight and the Commercial Landscapes of the Atlantic World, 1650-1860
Heike Steinhoff 2014-15 Ruhr-Universitat Bochum Assistant Professor of American Studies Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship Sex in the City: Urban Sexuality in American Literature and Culture
Lindsay Regele 2014-15 Brown University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Manufacturing Advantage: The Federal Government, Diplomacy, and the Origins of American Industrialization, 1790-1840
Urvashi Chakravarty 2014-15 University of Hawaii at Manoa Assistant Professor of English Lapides Serving Like a Free Man: Labor, Liberty, and Consent in Early Modern England
Betsy Erkkila 2014-15 Northwestern University Professor of English AAS-NEH Imagining the Revolution: Literature and Politics in Insurrectionary America
Leila Mansouri 2014-15 University of CA, Berkeley Ph.D. Candidate in English Last Constituent Characters
Anne Anderson 2014-15 Exeter University Ph.D. Candidate in English Last The Morse Collection at the American Antiquarian Society
Peter Wirzbicki 2014-15 University of Chicago Collegiate Assistant Professor, Harper/Schmidt Society of Fellows Packer Black Intellectuals, White Abolitionists, and Revolutionary Transcendentalists
Douglas Guerra 2014-15 SUNY, Oswego Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Last On the Move: Gaming Models for Literary Theory
Brian Rouleau 2014-15 Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of History Schiller Empire's Children: Youth Culture and the Expansionist Impulse
Katy Chiles 2014-15 University of Tennessee Assistant Professor of English Botein Raced Collaboration: The Idea of Authorship and Early African American and Native American Literature
Linford Fisher 2014-15 Brown University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH The Land of the Unfree: Africans, Indians, and the Varieties of Slavery and Servitude in Colonial New England and the Atlantic World
Hilary Miller 2014-15 Penn State University, Harrisburg Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies Last The National Road and the Expansion of American Culture, 1811-1850
Elizabeth Athens 2014-15 Yale University Ph.D. Candidate in Art History Last Figuring a World: William Bartram's Natural History
Kelly Wisecup 2014-15 University of North Texas Assistant Professor of English Peterson Objects of Encounter
Adam Jortner 2014-15 Auburn University Assistant Professor of History ASECS Witchcraft and the Rise of American Religious Freedom, 1626-1789
Katherine Smoak 2014-15 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. Candidate in History Last Circulating Counterfeits: Making Money and Its Meanings in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic
James Dun 2014-15 Princeton University Assistant Professor of History Tracy Dangerous Neighbors
Melanie Kiechle 2014-15 Virginia Tech University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century America
Katherine Miller 2014-15 University of Virginia Ph.D. Candidate in Art and Architectural History Drawn to Art The Office of the Supervising Architect's Experiments with Architectural Representation: Prints & Photographs
Lauren Barbeau 2014-15 Washington University in St Louis Ph.D. Candidate in English Last 'Worth of a Happier Domestic Fate': Domesticity as the Property of White Women
Jonathan Yeager 2014-15 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Assistant Professor of History Reese Jonathan Edwards and Transatlantic Print Culture
Heather Kopelson 2014-15 University of Alabama Assistant Professor of History Last Idolatrous Processions: The Production of Peoples and Places in the Atlantic World
Amy Torbert 2014-15 University of Delaware Ph.D. in Art History AHPCS Going Places: The Material and Imagined Geographies of Prints in the Atlantic World, 1770-1840
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
Sean Moore 2014-15 University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of History AAS-NEH Slavery and the Making of the Early American Library: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade
Max Mishler 2014-15 New York University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Boundaries of Freedom: Abolition, Punishment, and the Atlantic Origins of Mass Incarceration
Benjamind Bascom 2014-15 University of IL, Urbana-Champaign Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson State Affects and Republican Properties: Feeling Wrongly in the Early United States
Richard Bushman 2014-15 Columbia University Gouverneur Morris Professor of History emeritus Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Farmers in the Production of the Nation
Ben Lafferty 2014-15 Queen Mary, University of London Ph.D. in History Fulbright A Marketplace of Ideas: Printed Culture and Communications in Federalist Era New England
Colleen Tripp 2014-15 Brown University Ph.D. Candidate in Afro-American Studies Last Pacific Sensations: The Beginnings of American Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Popular Culture
Christopher Florio 2014-15 Princeton University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson The Poor Always with You: Poverty in an Age of Emancipation, 1833-1877

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