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 descending Institution Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Alan Taylor 2000-1 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Divided Ground: The Northern Borderland (U.S. and Canada) in the Wake of the American Revolution
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Jared Gardner 2000-1 Ohio State University assistant professor ASECS The Literary Museum: Periodicals and the Unsettling of American Literature
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
Melissa Homestead 2000-1 Huntingdon College visiting assistant professor Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellow Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century American Women Authors and Literary Property
Hallie Hobson 2001 Meredith Monk Development Associate Hearst Watchnight, a olay on the eve of Emancipation
Emily Laurance 2001 North Carolina at Chapel Hill Harpist, Academic Advisor Baron Research sacred music and theatrical songs in early nineteenth century America
John Murrin 2001-02 Princeton Professor NEH Crisis and Upheaval in the English Atlantic World, 1673-1692
Karen O'Brien 2001-02 Northwestern Ph.D. Candidate Peterson Making the Personal Political: Religion, Obligation and Identity in the American Revolution
Robert F. Forrant 2001-02 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Associate Professor Peterson Manufacturer to Industrial America: Worcester-area Machine Tool Firms and Skill, 1830-1875
Joan Radner 2001-02 American Professor Mellon Performing the Paper: Rural Intellectual Life in Postbellum Northern New England
Scott E. Gac 2001-02 University of New York Ph.D. Candidate Peterson The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Antebellum Reform
Matthew Raffety 2001-02 Columbia Ph.D. Candidate Sigety The Republic Afloat: Labor and 'Liberty' in Mutinies on American Ships, 1789-1861
Granville Ganter 2001-02 St. John's Assistant Professor Peterson Pregant Words: The Matrix of Public Speech in the Northeast, 1840-1860
David Narrett 2001-02 University of Texas at Arlington associate professor ASECS Borderland Republics: Vermont, West Florida, Texas, and the Politics of Union, 1760-1846
Benjamin Reiss 2001-02 Tulane Assistant Professor NEH Antebellum Literary Culture and the Rise of the Asylum
Stephen Mihm 2001-2 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Alchemists: Counterfeiters and Counterfeiting in Antebellum America
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
Cynthia Van Zandt 2001-2 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Botein Brothers among Nations: Kinship and Alliance in Early America
Geoffrey Brock 2001-2 Tallahassee, FL poet Hearst Poems based on American Historical Events
Michael Hoeflich 2001-2 University of Kansas School of Law professor Reese The Material Culture of the Nineteenth Century
April Masten 2001-2 visiting assistant professor Drawn-to-Art The Work of Art
Lisa Brooks 2001-2 Cornell University PhD. Candidate Peterson Recovering the Voices of Our Ancestors
Kate Larson 2001-2 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Legacy Asante, Daughter of Zion: The Life and Memory of Harriet Tubman
Lisa Norwood 2001-2 Stanford University graduate student Morgan Grounds for the New Nation: Constructing Sense of Place from 1780-1860
David Silverman 2001-2 Princeton University Ph.D. Hench Faith and Boundaries: Colonists, Christianity, and Community Among the Wampanoag Indians of Martha's Vineyard, 1600-1871
Benjamin Carp 2001-2 University of Virginia PhD. Candidate Peterson Cityscapes and Revolution: Urban Spaces and Revolutionary Mobilization in North America, 1740-1790
Jeannine DeLombard 2001-2 University of Puget Sound assistant professor NEMLA At the Bar of Public Opinion: Black Testimony and White Advocacy in Antebellum Literary Abolitionism
Sally Promey 2001-2 University of Maryland professor AHPCS Religion in Plain View: The Public Aesthetics of American Belief
Barbara Hochman 2001-2 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev senior lecturer NEMLA Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution
Patricia Cohen 2001-2 University of California, Santa Barbara professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Thomas Low Nichols and Mary Gove Nichols: Sex and Marriage Reform in the 1840s
Ellen Wiener 2002 Princeton visiting assistant professor Hearst A new 'Book of Hours' using imagery from nineteenth century sources
Deborah Muirhead 2002 Connecticut Professor Hearst The Conjurer's Apprentice or The Legend of Yellow Mary: A Slave Girl's Tale of Survival by her Wit and Extraordinary Powers, as written by herself
James Sidbury 2002-3 University of Texas at Austin associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Conceptions of Africa in Early African-American Culture, 1760-1830
Honor Sachs 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Best Poor Woman's Country: Women, Gender, and Politics in the Eighteenth-century Kentucky Backcountry
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Karsten Kummer 2002-3 University of Bremen lecturer Ebeling Eighteenth-Century German-American Texts: A Study of Intercultural Negotiations and Relations
Glenn Hendler 2002-3 University of Notre Dame associate professor NEMLA Riot Acts: Gender, Race, and Public Violence in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Reiner Smolinski 2002-3 Georgia State University associate professor Peterson Authority & Interpretation: Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'
Carola Wessel 2002-3 University of Goettingen research librarian University of Goettingen Bibliography and Editions of German Language Broadsides Printed in North America, 1700-1830
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Elizabeth Hawley 2002-3 Georgia Institute of Technology PhD candidate Reese American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840 - 1890
Eliza Richards 2002-3 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH Hearing Voices: Lyric Representation in Nineteenth-Century America
Michael Vorenberg 2002-3 Brown University assistant professor Peterson Reconstructing the People: The Invention of Citizenship During the American Civil War
Philip Gura 2002-3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Peterson Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th Century Music Trade
Elisa Tamarkin 2002-3 University of California, Santa Barbara assistant professor Sigety Family American Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and National Culture, 1820-1865
Bridget Ford 2002-3 University of California, Davis Ph.D. Hench Crossing Over: Religion, Race, and Nation in Civil War America
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America
Jason Opal 2002-3 Brandeis University PhD candidate Legacy Ambition and Democracy: Worldly Pursuits and Aspirations in New England, 1780 - 1830
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893

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