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 descending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Liam Riordan 1999-00 University of Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in the Delaware Valley
Lindsay DiCuirci 2013-14 University of Maryland assistant professor Botein History's Imprint: The Colonial Book and the Writing of American History, 1790-1855
Andrew Burstein 1997-98 University of Northern Iowa assistant professor Peterson Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution ofAmerica’s Romantic Self-Image
Jonathan Senchyne 2013-14 University of Wisconsin-Madison assistant professor AAS-NEH Our Paper Allegories: A Sense for the Material Text in Antebellum 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
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2006-7 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature
Mark Thompson 2012-13 University of Groningen assistant professor Peterson Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America
Jo-Ann Morgan 2007-8 Coastal Carolina University assistant professor Last "Mammies, Mulattos, and Matriarchs: African American Women in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture"
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
Peter Onuf 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor AAS-NEH The Northwest Ordinance
Kathleen Brown 1997-98 University of Pennsylvania assistant professor Mellon Postdoctoral Foul Bodies and Infected Worlds: Cleanliness and Cultural Authority in Early Modern England and America, 1500-1900
Radiclani Clytus 2009-10 Tufts University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Envision Slavery: American Abolitionism and the Primacy of the Visual
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Gary Kornblith 1984-85 Oberlin College assistant professor Haven Master Mechanics in New England, 1780s-1850s
David Silverman 2005-6 George Washington University assistant professor ASECS Brothertown: American Indians and the Problem of Race
Ellen Westbrook 1992-93 Southern Mississippi University assistant professor Peterson Cultural Captives: Euro Amer Indian Literary Landscapes
James McElroy 1975-76 SUNY Plattsburgh assistant professor Daniels The Papers of John B Hough
Lois Brown 2000-1 Mount Holyoke College assistant professor NEMLA Made to Sell, Made to Save': The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature
Derek Pacheco 2013-14 Purdue University assistant professor Packer Transcendentalism and Children's Literature
Courtney Weikle-Mills 2008-9 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Reese "Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Making of a U.S. Literary Public, 1700-1852."
Howard Chudacoff 1974-75 Brown University assistant professor Rockefeller The Effect of Industrialization and Urbanization upon Family Structure in Nineteenth-Century Worcester
Jessica Lepler 2008-9 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Hench 1837: Anatomy of a Panic
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Nathan Hatch 1977-78 University of Notre Dame assistant professor Daniels From Revolution to Reaction
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
Whitney Martinko 2015-16 Villanova University assistant professor Hench Post Dissertation Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1785-1860
Karin Wulf 2000-1 American University assistant professor ASECS In the Shade of the Family Tree: Genealogy and Representation of Family Identity in Early America
Robert Gunn 2008-9 The University of Texas at El Paso assistant professor Peterson "Ethnology and Empire: John Russell Bartlett and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands."
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
Christopher Lukasik 2003-4 Boston University assistant professor Drawn-to-Art Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Literary and Visual Culture, 1780-1850
Janice Simon 1995-96 University of Georgia assistant professor RA The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-1900
Mark Valeri 1989-90 Lewis and Clark College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Eighteenth-Century Clergy and Economics in New England
Brian Luskey 2012-13 West Virginia University assistant professor Tracy Magnificent Rogue: A Swindler, Seducer, and Slaver in the Nineteenth Century
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Nancy Siegel 2008-9 Juniata College assistant professor Last "Bodily Functions as Body Politic: Scenes of Protest in Eighteenth-Century Prints."
Martin Brückner 1998-99 University of Delaware assistant professor ASECS The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Jennifer Pierce 2009-10 The University of Iowa assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Reign of Children: Games and Toys in American Public Libraries
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Alexandra Ganser 2009-10 Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg assistant professor Ebeling (Post)Colonial Economies and Spectacles of Consumption in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy from the Late 17th Century to 1900
Joseph Rezek 2015-16 Boston University assistant professor Botein Transatlantic Currents, 1820-1860, for The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
Michael Hackenberg 1986-87 University of Chicago assistant professor Boni The Subscription Publishing Phenomenon; William Still's Selling of The Underground Railroad in Philadelphia; The Firm of Deming and Francis in Wethersfield, Conn; The Career of Robert Sears of New York
Christopher Phillips 2012-13 Lafayette College assistant professor Lapides The Hymn as a Vehicle for Children's Literacy, 1700-1850
Kenneth Anderson 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow Research on the writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Jonathan Sassi 1999-00 College of Staten Island/CUNY assistant professor ASECS Clerical Communities and the Religious Public Sphere
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Granville Ganter 2001-02 St. John's Assistant Professor Peterson Pregant Words: The Matrix of Public Speech in the Northeast, 1840-1860

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