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 descending Title of Project
Jonathan Chu 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor AAS-NEH Where's Mine?: Debt in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts
Robert Bonner 2006-7 Dartmouth College visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossings to Freedom: Fugitive Slaves and the Completion of American Liberty
Christine Heyrman 1979-80 UC Irvine assistant professor AAS-NEH The Culture ofCharity: Merchants, Ministers, and the Social Order of New England,1680-1740
Christopher Lukasik 2004-5 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Culture, 1780-1850"
Jeannine DeLombard 2007-8 University of Toronto associate professor AAS-NEH Ebony Idols: Famous Fugitive Slaves in Britain before the Civil War
Gloria Main 1978-79 independent researcher AAS-NEH The Massachusetts Farmer and his Family
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
Barbara Lacey 1996-97 Saint Joseph College associate professor AAS-NEH Religious Imagery Transformed: The Eighteenth-Century American Illustrated Imprint
Peter Leavenworth 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate AAS-NEH Accounting for Taste: The American Music Business in the Early Republic and Confrontations in Music Aesthetics, 1770-1825
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
Stephen Marini 1988-89 Wellesley College professor AAS-NEH Religion in the American Revolution
Seth Rockman 2006-7 Brown University assistant professor AAS-NEH Self-Made and Slave-Made: Capitalism, Slavery, and the Rise of the Early American Economy
Philip Morgan 1996-97 Florida State University professor AAS-NEH The World of an Anglo-Jamaican Planter in the Eighteenth Century
Martha Rojas 2004-5 Sweet Briar College AAS-NEH "Diplomatic Letters"
Marc Shell 1981-82 SUNY Buffalo associate professor AAS-NEH Money and Symbolism in America:Case Studies
Susanna Blumenthal 2016-17 University of Minnesota professor of law and associate professor of history AAS-NEH Humbug: A Legal History
Stephen Marini 1988-89 Wellesley College professor AAS-NEH Migrants and Itinerants, Schools and Psalmody: Neglected Networks of Religious Culture in Revolutionary America
Nancy Shoemaker 2006-7 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Whaling History of New England Indians
Brian Roberts 1998-99 California State University, Sacramento assistant professor AAS-NEH Psalms, Reels and Glees: Popular Music and American Identity from the Colonial Era through the Civil War
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Manisha Sinha 2004-5 University of Massachusetts associate professor AAS-NEH "Redefining Democracy: African Americans and the Movement to Abolish Slavery, 1775-1865"
Tara Bynum 2016-17 Rutgers University Postdoctoral fellow in English AAS-NEH Reading Pleasures
Meredith Neuman 2008-9 Clark University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Letter and Spirit"
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
Kenneth Moynihan 1992-93 Assumption College professor AAS-NEH A History of Worcester
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Abigail Cooper 2016-17 Brandeis University assistant professor of history AAS-NEH ‘Lord, Until I Reach My Home’: Inside the Refugee Camps of the American Civil War
Fredrika Teute 1997-98 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications AAS-NEH Life on the Margins: Margaret Bayard Smith's Vision of Early Washington Society
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Anthony Roeber 1978-79 Princeton University instructor AAS-NEH Law, Ideology and Religion among German Americans in Revolutionary America, 1729-1814
Beth Schweiger 2008-9 University of Arkansas associate professor AAS-NEH "Reading before Literacy: The Uses of English Grammar in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Ronald Formisano 1976-77 Clark University associate professor AAS-NEH Massachusetts Political Culture, 1790-1840
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
Bruce Laurie 1993-94 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH The Search for Security in Nineteenth-Century America
Ezra Greenspan 2016-17 Southern Methodist University Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Chair in Humanities and Professor of English AAS-NEH The Lives and Times of Frederick Douglass and His Family: A Composite Biography
Richard Brown 1977-78 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Communications Networks in Pre-IndustrialAmerica
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Esther Jones 2016-17 Clark University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Antebellum Black Speculation
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Ronald Zboray 1992-93 Texas at Arlington Associate Professor of history AAS-NEH Literary Enterprise in Antebellum America: Publishers, Novelists, and the Reading Public
Wayne Franklin 1994-95 Northeastern University Davis distinguished professor AAS-NEH A Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Mary Beth Sievens 2009-10 SUNY-Fredonia Associate Professor AAS-NEH The Fruit of My Industry: Household Economy, the Market, and Consumer Society in New England, 1790-1865
Sean Harvey 2010-11 Northern Illinois University visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH American Languages: Indians, Ethnology, and the Empire for Liberty
Christine DeLucia 2015-16 Mount Holyoke College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Itineraries: Seasons of History in the Native Northeast and Ezra Stiles' New England
Joseph Adelman 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University lecturer AAS-NEH Revolutionary Networks: The Business of Printing and the Production of American Politics, 1763-1789
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Richard Brown 1992-93 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865

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