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
Clare Lyons 1992-93 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Sex Among the 'Rabble': Gender Transitions in the Age of the Revolution, Philadelphia 1750-1830
Robin Smith 2015-16 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD candidate Legacy The 'Iron Harp': Encountering the Industrial Soundscape in the 1840s and 1850s
Patrick Luck 2012-13 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson The Creation of a Deep South: Making the Sugar and Cotton Revolutions in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1790-1825
Jennifer Hughes 2007-8 Emory University PhD candidate Last "Telling Laughter: A Cultural History of American Humor, 1830-1900"
Catherine Haulman 1999-00 Cornell University PhD candidate Peterson The Empire's New Clothes: The Politics of Dress in America, 1765-1820
Holly Heinzer 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson On the Move: The Means and Meanings of Travel in Northeastern America, 1750-1850
Elaine Swift 1985-86 Harvard University PhD candidate Hiatt Reconstitutive Congressional Change:The Case of the US Senate, 1789-1841
Philip Herrington 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson The Plantation as Imagined in Antislavery Discourse, 1830-1860
Robert Mills 2015-16 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The Pirate and the Sovereign
William Hamilton 1979-80 Yale University PhD candidate Daniels Preachers and Professionalism
Jessica Linker 2012-13 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Last 'It is my best wish to behold Ladies among my hearers': Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860
Jacqueline Jones 1974-75 University of Wisconsin, PhD candidate Daniels Northern Teachers in the Post-Civil War South
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
Kelly Sisson 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "King Corn in American Culture, 1862-1936."
Wendy Roberts 2009-10 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson Revival Poetry and the Formation of the Evangelical Ear in Eighteenth-Century America
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
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
Christopher Oliver 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civic Visions: The Panorama and Popular Amusement in American Art and Society, 1845-1870
Mark Mastromarino 1989-90 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Hiatt Elkanah Watson and Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
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
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Valerie McKito 2007-8 Texas Tech University PhD candidate Peterson "In the Shadow of Victory: Loyalists in the Aftermath of the Revolution"
Spencer Keralis 2009-10 New York University PhD candidate Legacy Children of Wrath: Violence, Remembrance, and the Making of Youth in Antebellum America
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
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
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
Stephen Rice 1995-96 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Incorporating the Machine: Labor, Fatigue, and the Problem of Self-Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Industrial 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
Kevin Sheets 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Latin America, The Dead Language, Schools, and the Culture of the Educated Man
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
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
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
Joanna Cohen 2007-8 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Last "'Millions of Luxurious Citizens': Consumption and citizenship in New York and Philadelphia, 1815-1876"
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Peter Way 1988-89 University of Maryland PhD candidate Hiatt Rough Labor: The Digging of North America's Canals, 1780-1860
Elisabeth Nichols 1997-98 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson Pray Don't Tell Anybody That I Write Politics': Private Reflections and Public Admonitions 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
Michael Bellesiles 1984 UC Irvine PhD candidate Haven Life, Liberty, and Land: Ethan Allen and theFrontier Experience in Revolutionary New England
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
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
Timothy Marr 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Islamic Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century America
Nicole Belolan 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Last Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city

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