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
Christine Lum 1995 Caroline High School, Glen Allen, VA teacher K-12 Develop a Curriculum Unit on the Life of Catherine Marie Sedgwick for a Secondary American Literature Course
Joy Reeves 1996 Chicago public schools, Chicago, IL teacher K-12 Incorporation of research into a historical novel on indentured servants to be used as supplemental reading material to enhance the social studies unit on colonial settlement
W Barber 1995 Kingsley Elementary School, Evanston, Illinois teacher K-12 The Ethnic 'Other' in Children's Literature
Jocelyn Lee 1996 Sequoia Union High School, Redwood City, CA teacher K-12 Seneca Falls to Suffrage: A Study of the Early Women's Movement, 1840-20
Howard Lurie 1994 Mt Anthony Union HS, Bennington, VT teacher K-12 Shay's Rebellion
Mark Gale 1997 Coupeville High School, Coupeville, WA teacher K-12 Trace the rise of the anti-slavery movement in New England and the role of free African-Americans
Marshall Levy 1995 Winn Brook School, Belmont, MA teacher K-12 The Evolution of the Chocolate Industry in the New England Area and its Impact on a Developing Society
Barbara Wojtusik 1993-94 Bristol, CT, Eastern High School teacher Peterson The Somers Mutiny
Robert Schoone-Jongen 1995 SW Minnesota Christian High School teacher K-12 Conduct a Survey of how Popular Hymns and Other Religious Songs Reflected Views on Political/Social Issues, 1775-1800
John Deaderick 1996 Pliocene Ridge High School, North San Juan, California teacher K-12 Images and Ideas of the American Frontier as Expressed on the Professional Stage, 1825-1875
Christopher Apap 2012-13 Oakland University special lecturer Peterson The Genius of the Place
Karen Ordahl Kupperman 2003-04 New York University Silver Professor Mellon Dist. Scholar-in-Residence The Founding of Jamestown in Its Atlantic Context
Donald Ratcliffe 1998-99 University of Durham senior lecturer RA Origins of Party Conflict in the US , 1790-1840
Victor Neuburg 1984-85 School of Librarianship, Polytechnic of North London Senior Lecturer Haven Ballads and Chapbooks in Early America
Helena Markson 1991-92 Haifa, Israel senior lecturer RA Early American Lithography and Allied Printing
Barbara Hochman 2001-2 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev senior lecturer NEMLA Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution
Cynthia Hamilton 1979-80 Manchester Metropolitan Senior Lecturer Peterson Representations of the Freedmen 1861-76
Edward Countryman 1983-84 Warwick University senior lecturer Haven Liberty, Liberalism, and the Making of Republican America
Franciszek Lyra 1989-90 M Curie-Sklodowska, Univ of Poland senior lecturer Peterson Revising the Canon of the First Two Centuries of American Literature
Celeste Roberge 2008 Gainesville, FL sculptor Hearst research on American furniture - its fabrication, use, history, and depiction in American painting, photography, and sculpture
John Demos 2011-12 Yale University Samuel Knight Professor of History Emeritus Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Mary Kelley 2013-14 University of Michigan Ruth Bordin Collegiate Professor of History, American Culture, and Women’s Studies Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence 'What Are You Reading, What Are You Saying?’ American Reading and Writing Practices, 1760-1860
John Lee 1996 Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA resident playwright Artist Orphan Trains
Bernd Herzogenrath 2003-4 University of Cologne researcher Ebeling Cotton Mather’s Conception of the Body
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
Andrea Zittlau 2012-13 University of Rostock research assistant Ebeling Disfigurement and the Medical Gaze in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Lesley Ginsberg 1997-98 Stanford University recent PhD AAS-NEH The Romance of Dependency: Childhood and the Ideology of Love in American Literature, 1825-1870
John Evelev 1996-97 Duke University recent PhD Botein Tolerable Entertainment:' Herman Melville, the Literary Profession, and the Cultural Life of Antebellum New York
Richard Simmons 1982-83 Birmingham College reader Boni British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760
John Harley 1976-77 Exeter College reader Daniels Maps in Eighteenth-Century North American Libraries
Ann Bowden 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin Ransom scholar Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of SirWalter Scott, 1792-1836
Yuri Rasovsky 1995 Glendale, CA radio documentary producer Artist Radio Documentary on the History of Thanksgiving
Margaretta Lovell 2007-08 California at Berkeley Professor of the History of Art Mellon Distinguished Scholar Painting the Inhabited Landscape: Fitz H. Lane and Winslow Homer
Betsy Erkkila 2014-15 Northwestern University Professor of English AAS-NEH Imagining the Revolution: Literature and Politics in Insurrectionary America
Kathleen Walkup 2014-15 Mills College Professor of Book Arts Botein Printing at the Margins
Claudia Bushman 2014-15 Columbia University Professor of American Studies emerita Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Boston in 1870
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
William Ward 1987-88 University of Durham professor emeritus Peterson An International History ofthe Great Awakening
Charles Clark 1985-86 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Boni The Public Prints: An Essay in Anglo-American JournalisticOrigins
William Todd 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin professor emeritus Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of Sir Walter Scott, 1792-1836
Charles Clark 1980-81 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Daniels : A Comparative Study of English and American Journalism,1665-1765
John Howe 2002-3 University of Minnesota professor emeritus ASECS The Social Politics of Verbal Discourse in Revolutionary Boston
Helen Deese 1998-99 Tennessee Technological University professor emerita Mellon Postdoctoral The Journals of Caroline Healey Dall
Stephen Nissenbaum 1978-79 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Daniels Literature and Society in Jacksonian America: Writers Confront the Marketplace,
Lance Schachterle 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor RA Research for an edition of Cooper's The Spy
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
David Hall 1981-82 Boston University professor AAS-NEH History of Popular Culture in Colonial New England
Dwight Smith 1982-83 University of Miami at Ohio professor Haven The War of 1812: A Bibliography
Robert Begiebing 1996 New Hampshire College professor Artist The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton, Artist: Or, A True Account of Startling and Amusing Incidents from Itinerant Life
Alden Vaughan 1986-87 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America..


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