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
Steven Wilf 1988-89 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Public Executions and the Rituals of Order in the Late 18th Century
Alpen Razi 2012-13 University of Toronto PhD candidate Legacy Colored Citizens of the World
William Hamilton 1979-80 Yale University PhD candidate Daniels Preachers and Professionalism
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Jacqueline Jones 1974-75 University of Wisconsin, PhD candidate Daniels Northern Teachers in the Post-Civil War South
Erin Forbes 2008-9 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson "Popular Crime Writing and the Publications of David Walker and Edgar Allan Poe."
David Rawson 1993-94 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Botein The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810
Lucia Bergamasco-Lenarda 1981-82 Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris PhD candidate Daniels Women and Children in Colonial New England
Martha Burns 1993-94 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Anne Roth-Reinhardt 2010-11 University of Minnesota PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Retouching' American History: Narrative and Graphic Illustrations within Nineteenth-Century Historical Fiction
David Weir 1984-85 Princeton University PhD candidate Hiatt The Convenant in New England, 1620-80
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Michael D'Alessandro 2012-13 Boston University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Staged Readings: Sensationalism and Audience in Popular American Literature and Theater, 18230-1870
Elizabeth Eager 2015-16 Harvard University PhD candidate Drawn to Art Drawing Machines: The Mechanics of Art in the Early Republic
Laura Schiavo 1999-00 George Washington University PhD candidate Peterson A Collection of Endless Extent and Beauty': Stereographs, Perception, Taste, and the American Middle Class
Eric Altice 2000-1 University of California, Los Angeles PhD candidate Reese Taking the Heathen to the Countryside: Missionary Publication and the Representations of the 'Exotic' in Antebellum America
Whitney Martinko 2009-10 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1790-1860
Elizabeth Hawley 2002-3 Georgia Institute of Technology PhD candidate Reese American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840 - 1890
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Colin McCoy 1998-99 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Partisans and Pamphleteers: The Literature of Persuasion in Jacksonian America, 1820-1845
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
Joanna Frang 2007-8 Brandeis University PhD candidate Last "Becoming American on the Grand Tour, 1750-1830"
Joseph Cullon 2000-1 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Work of Many Hands: Ships and the Economic Culture of Early New England
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
Lawrence Rosenwald 1976-77 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Analysis of colonial New England Diaries
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Mary Beth Sievens 1995-96 Boston University PhD candidate Peterson Stray Wives: Marital Expectations and Conflict in Vermont 1790-1830
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
Bernell Tripp 1991-92 University of Alabama PhD candidate Botein The Nineteenth-Century Black Press
Julien Mauduit 2011-12 Universite du Quebec a Montreal PhD candidate Peterson 'Locofocoism' and the Canadian Revolution (1837-1842): from a selection of pamphlets, newspapers, and other printed materials
Kenneth Cohen 2006-7 University of Delaware PhD candidate AHPCS 'To Give Good Sport': The Making and Meaning of Sporting Leisure in Early America, 1750-1840
Christine Croxall 2012-13 University of Delaware PhD candidate Peterson Holy Waters: Lived Religion, Identity, and Loyalty along the Mississippi River, 1780-1830
Cassandra Berman 2015-16 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Motherhood, the Law, and the Court of Public Opinion: Contesting Maternity in Nineteenth-Century America
Amy Sopcak-Joseph 2015-16 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Last The Lives and Times of Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-1877
Nikos Pappas 2007-8 University of Kentucky PhD candidate Reese "Sacred Music Tune Index of Southern and Western Source Material (1760-1870)
Sarah Roth 2000-01 University of Virginia PhD candidate Drawn-to-Art The Slavery Controversy in Antebellum Popular Culture
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America
Jeffrey Malanson 2009-10 Boston College PhD candidate Peterson Addressing America: Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852
Erik Seeman 1992-93 University of Michigan PhD candidate Hiatt Laity, Clergy, and the Shaping of Popular Religious Culture in New England, 1720-1770
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Sari Altschuler 2011-12 City University of New York, The Graduate Center PhD candidate Legacy National Physiology: George Lippard and Antebellum Medical Discourse
Charles Wetherell 1978-79 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Daniels A Social History of the Early American Press
Brian Valencia 2012-13 Yale University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Performance Histories of Nineteenth-Century Extravaganza and Burlesque
Michael Simoncelli 1999-00 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Richard F. and Virginia P. Morgan Becoming Northern: The Clash of Regional Cultures and the Creation of a Northern Identity in Ohio, 1770-1877
Michael Bellesiles 1984 UC Irvine PhD candidate Haven Life, Liberty, and Land: Ethan Allen and theFrontier Experience in Revolutionary New England
Allison Stagg 2009-10 University College, University of London PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture American Political Caricatures: 1787-1825
Alison Klaum 2010-11 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Pressing Flowers: American Floral Prints and Preserving Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
Gina Marie Caison 2011-12 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'To the Dear Reader': Rhetorical Audiences and Histories in Boudinot, Simms, and the Antebellum Newspaper

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