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
Aston Gonzalez 2011-12 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Kneeling and Fighting: African American Artists' Depiction of Black Humanity
Ellen Jane Porter 1977-78 Union Graduate School PhD candidate Daniels Campmeeting Spirituals
William Wagner 2006-7 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Legacy Divided Landscapes: Geographic Literacy and the Mapping of Sectional Conflict in America, 1846-1865
Peter Eisenstadt 1984 New York University PhD candidate Haven Weather and Weather Prediction in Colonial America
James Kabala 2007-8 Brown University PhD candidate Legacy "A Christian Nation?: Religion and the State in the Early American Republic, 1787-1844"
Kathryn Mudgett 1999-00 Northeastern University PhD candidate Peterson Dana, Melville, Justice Story, and the Law and Literature of the Sea
Karen Hansen 1988-89 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Social Dimension of Laborers' Lives, 1810-60
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
Andrea Tucher 1983-84 New York University PhD candidate Hiatt Froth and Scum: Murder, News, and Murder News in the New York Penny Press, 1833-1860
Nenette Luarca-Shoaf 2009-10 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Place of the Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture and Imagination
Caitlin Rosenthal 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Accounting for Control: Book-keeping in early Nineteenth-Century America
Peter Martin 1995-96 Emory College PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Immigrant Church: The French-Canadian Religious Identity in New England
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
Heather Nathans 1998-99 Tufts University PhD candidate Peterson Avoiding Party Matters: The Boston Theatre Rivalriesof the 1790's
Grantland Rice 1993-94 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Botein The Transformation of Authorship in Early America
Joanna Cohen 2007-8 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Last "'Millions of Luxurious Citizens': Consumption and citizenship in New York and Philadelphia, 1815-1876"
Megan Haley-Newman 1996-97 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Pest Control Strategies and Their Social Implications in the Chesapeake Area, 1600-1800
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Rachel Wheeler 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Conversation: The Indian European Negotiation of Religion in the Eighteenth Century Northeast
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
Candy Brown 1998-99 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
Lincoln Mullen 2013-14 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Varieties of Religious Conversion
David Mizelle 1998-99 University of Minnesota PhD candidate AHPCS To the Curious: Exhibition Animals, Human Identity, and hte Contested Boundary between Man and Beast in Early America
Peter Coclanis 1977-78 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Economy and Society in Colonial Charleston
Marcus Daniel 1992-93 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson Ribaldry and Billingsgate: Popular Journalism and Political Culture in the Early Republic
Joanne van der Woude 2006-7 University of Virginia PhD candidate Reese Towards a Transatlantic Aesthetic: Immigration, Translation, and Mourning in the Seventeenth Century
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
Betsy Homsher 1998-99 UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Peterson The Diaries of Sally Ripley Stearns
Patricia Watson 1984-85 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Hiatt Preacher-Physicians of Colonial New England
Carrie Hyde 2009-10 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Alienable Rights: Negative Styles of U.S. Citizenship, 1798-1868
Martha Rojas 2003-4 Stanford University PhD candidate NEMLA Diplomatic Letters
Ann Braude 1985-86 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Women in American Spiritualism
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
Seth Cotlar 1997-98 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson In Paine's Absence: The Europeanization of American Political Thought, 1787-1803
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city
Natasha Lightfoot 2006-7 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Race, Class, and Resistance: The Aftermath of Emancipation in Antigua, 1831-1858
Michael Sappol 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Singing the Body Electric
Allison Malcom 2008-9 University of Illinois-Chicago PhD candidate Legacy "A Protestant Patriotism: Anti-Catholicism and the Rise of Nationhood in North America, 1830-1870."
Jonathan Senchyne 2009-10 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Bottles of Ink, and Reams of Paper': Racial Mixture and Legibility in Antebellum Illustration
Catherine Kelly 1987-88 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson Mothers and Daughters: Intergenerational Conflict and Continuity, 1820-39
Jill Lepore 1993-94 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Commemorating Cruelty: Writing and Remembering King Philip's War, 1675-76
Robert Lee 2013-14 University of CA, Berkeley PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Louisiana Purchases: The US-Indian Treaty System in the Missouri River Valley, 1840-1851
Mary McCarl 1987-88 Boston University PhD candidate Peterson More Confessions of Thomas Shepard's Cambridge Parishioners, 1648-49
Ben Davidson 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate Schiller Freedom's Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation
Clay Zuba 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Apess' Eulogy, Narrative Visualcy, and the Shpaes of Sovereignty
Steven Smith 2011-12 University of Missouri PhD candidate Reese A World the Printers Made: Print Culture in New York, 1730-1830
Hannah Carlson 2006-7 Boston University PhD candidate Botein In the Company of Books: Reading the Pocket Companion
Mikki Smith 2012-13 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson "Even a Boy's Press Has a 'Power'": Amateur Journalism and Youth Information Culture, 1867-1890
Benjamin Irvin 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Representative Men: A Cultural History of the Continental Congress
Jason Opal 2002-3 Brandeis University PhD candidate Legacy Ambition and Democracy: Worldly Pursuits and Aspirations in New England, 1780 - 1830

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