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
Katherine Hijar 2004-5 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. candidate AHPCS "Sex, Violence, and Sport in American Popular Print Culture, 1820-1880"
Peter Leavenworth 2004-5 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Confrontations of Taste: American vs. European Standards of Music Aesthetics in the Early Republic"
Katharina Erhard 2004-5 University of Regensburg Ph.D. candidate Ebeling ‘An Empire in Many Respects the Most Interesting in the World’: Choreographies of Empire in Early American Plays
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"
Jeffrey Pasley 2004-5 University of Missouri - Columbia associate professor ASECS "Jeffersonian Democracy Revisited: Popular Political Culture in Print, 1800-1828"
Katherine McCaffrey 2004-5 Boston University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Reading Glasses: American Spectacles from Benjamin Franklin's Bifocals to Mithril"
Cornelia Dayton 2004-5 University of Connecticut associate professor AAS-NEH "Self and Sanity in Early New England"
Lynne Bassett 2004-5 independent scholar Peterson "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production"
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Christopher Lukasik 2004-5 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Culture, 1780-1850"
Cindy Lobel 2004-5 CUNY Graduate Center Ph.D. Hench Consuming Classes: Changing Food Consumption Patterns in New York City, 1780-1860
Phyllis Cole 2004-5 Penn State Delaware County professor Peterson "Feminist Writers and the Periodical Press in Antebellum America"
Alexandra Socarides 2004-5 Rutgers University Ph.D. candidate Botein "Lyric Contexts: Emily Dickinson and the 19th Century Extended Poetic Project"
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
Joanne Dobson 2004-05 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Baron research for a historical novel set in New York City
Alyson Pou 2004 New York, NY Artist Hearst A Slight Headache (solo performance)
James Thomas Stevens 2004 SUNY-Fredonia Assistant Professor Baron Research on the Stockbridge Indian community and school
Molly McCarthy 2003-4 Brandeis Ph.D. Hench A Page, A Day: A History of the Diary in America
Martha Rojas 2003-4 Stanford University PhD candidate NEMLA Diplomatic Letters
Beth Schweiger 2003-4 University of Arkansas assistant professor Peterson Reading Slavery: Southerners and Their Books
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Jill Anderson 2003-4 Thomas Jefferson Foundation assistant editor Peterson "Nothing Done!': The Poet in Early Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Renee Sentilles 2003-4 Case Western Reserve University assistant professor Peterson Tomboys and Other Nineteenth-Century Girls
David Hancock 2003-4 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor associate professor ASECS Oceans of Wine, Empires of Commerce: Madeira Wine and the Self-Organization of the Atlantic Market Economy, 1640-1815
Brian Luskey 2003-4 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Marginal Men: Clerks and the Meanings of Class in Nineteenth-Century America
Shelby Balik 2003-4 University of Wisconsin - Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Religious Frontier
Michael Everton 2003-4 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Reese Moral Vampires and the Blood of Genius: Vocational Ethics in Early American Literary Culture
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Rebecca McNulty 2003-4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Education for Empire: Manual Labor, Civilization, and the Family in Nineteenth-Century American Missionary Education
Thomas Brown 2003-4 University of South Carolina associate professor Peterson The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Susan Parrish 2003-4 University of Michigan assistant professor Botein Colonial and Early National American Almanac
Scott Miltenberger 2003-4 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Peterson All Gotham's Creatures: Animals and the Middle Class in New York City, 1783-1898
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
Bernd Herzogenrath 2003-4 University of Cologne researcher Ebeling Cotton Mather’s Conception of the Body
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
Katherine Preston 2003-4 College of William & Mary associate professor Peterson Against the Grain: English-Language Opera Companies in Late Nineteenth-Century America
Leon Jackson 2003-4 University of South Carolina assistant professor Peterson The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in America, 1780s-1840s
Erika Gasser 2003-4 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson The Afflicted Grew Presently Well: Witchcraft and Possession in Old and New England, 1600-1700
Meredith McGill 2003-4 Rutgers University associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Poetry in Motion: Lyric Circulation in the Antebellum United States
Matthew Pursell 2003-4 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
Mark Peterson 2003-4 University of Iowa associate professor Burkhardt Boston in the Atlantic World, 1630-1860
Karen Ordahl Kupperman 2003-04 New York University Silver Professor Mellon Dist. Scholar-in-Residence The Founding of Jamestown in Its Atlantic Context
Lavonne Mueller 2003 Chicago, IL Playwright Hearst A Collection of Short One-Story Plays About Six Notable American Women, Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, Sacagawea, Lucy Stone, Harriet Tubman, and Martha Washington
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows

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