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
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Martin Brückner 1998-99 University of Delaware assistant professor ASECS The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
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
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Kenneth Anderson 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow Research on the writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Lauren Klein 2013-14 GA Insitute of Technology assistant professor Drawn-to-Art A Cultural History of Data Visualization, 1786-2013
Patricia Crain 1997-98 Princeton University assistant professor ASECS The Story of A: Alphabetization and American Literature from The New England Primer to The Scarlet Letter
Christa Vogelius 2015-16 University of Copenhagen assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Ekphrasis and the Transnational Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
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
Thomas Clark 2005-6 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling Toquevillian Moments: Transatlantic Visions of an American Republican Culture
Zara Anishanslin 2013-14 College of Staten Island assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Rebelling Subjects, Revealing Objects: The Material and Visual Culture of Making and Remembering the American Revolution
Peter Baldwin 2004-5 University of Connecticut assistant professor Tracy "American Night: Transforming the Nocturnal City, 1800-1930"
Birte Christ 2012-13 Justus-Liebig-University Giessen assistant professor Ebeling A Systematic Survey of Anti-Gallows Poetry in the Democratic Review, The Hangman/The Prisoners' Friend, and Selected Periodicals from 1842-1849
Linda Frost 1993-94 Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre assistant professor RA The Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott and the Popular Press
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period
Carla Pestana 1988-89 Ohio State University assistant professor Peterson Sectarianism in Colonial Massachusetts
David Shields 1985-86 The Citadel assistant professor Haven Literary Neoclassicism during the 1740's and 1750's in Massachusetts
Ann Johnson 2002-3 Fordham University assistant professor Botein Engineering Handbooks as Carriers of Knowledge into the Field
Kabria Baumgartner 2015-16 College of Wooster assistant professor Peterson The Work of Time and Love: African American Women and Educational Activism in Early America
Molly Farrell 2012-13 Ohio State University assistant professor ASECS Counting Bodies: Imagining Population in English America
Faith Barrett 2006-7 Lawrence University assistant professor Botein 'To fight aloud is very brave': American Poetry and the Civil War
Robin Bernstein 2008-9 Harvard University assistant professor Last "Racial Innocence: The Uses of Childhood in U.S. Racial Formation 1852-1930."
Michael Vorenberg 2002-3 Brown University assistant professor Peterson Reconstructing the People: The Invention of Citizenship During the American Civil War
Beth Schweiger 2003-4 University of Arkansas assistant professor Peterson Reading Slavery: Southerners and Their Books
Peter Messer 2007-8 Mississippi State University assistant professor ASECS Revolution by Committee: Law, Language, and Ritual in Revolutionary America
Jonathan Sassi 1999-00 College of Staten Island/CUNY assistant professor ASECS Clerical Communities and the Religious Public Sphere
Klaus Schmidt 1995-96 University of Mainz, Germany assistant professor RA Between Periphery and Center:Studies in the Literatures and Cultures of British America, 1702-1776
Richard Bell 2007-8 University of Maryland assistant professor AAS-NEH Do Not Despair: Suicide, Property, and Power in the Newly United States
Daniel Mandell 2002-3 Truman State University assistant professor Tracy Images of Indians in Southern New England, 1760 - 1880
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Ernest Freeberg 1995-96 Colby-Sawyer College assistant professor ASECS The Meaning of Blindnessin Early America
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows
Vincent DiGirolamo 2000-1 Colgate University assistant professor AAS-NEH Crying the News: Child Street Trading in America, 1830s-1890s
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Nicole Eustace 2008-9 New York University assistant professor Peterson "War Ardor: Sex and Sentiment in the War of 1812."
Eldon Turner 1987-88 University of Florida assistant professor RA Psalmody, Time and Cultural Change in Early New England
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Nicholas Guyatt 2013-14 University of York, UK assistant professor Peterson The Scale of Beings and the Prehistory of 'separate but equal'
Kathryn Koo 2005-6 Saint Mary's College of California assistant professor Peterson In the House of God: Cotton Mather and the Making of Puritan Slavery
Ann Fidler 1998-99 Ohio State University assistant professor Botein A Cultural History of the American Law Book, 1700-00
Christopher Hunter 2012-13 California Institute of Technology assistant professor Reese A New and More Perfect Edition: Reading, Editing, and Publishing Autobiography in America, 1787-1850
Bruce Greenfield 1989-90 Dalhousie University assistant professor NEMLA Plotting the Mississippi: A Comparative Study of Eighteenth-Century Discovery Rhetoric
Megan Nelson 2008-9 California State University, Fullerton assistant professor Last "Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War."

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