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 descending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Carla Pestana 1988-89 Ohio State University assistant professor Peterson Sectarianism in Colonial Massachusetts
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
David Shields 1985-86 The Citadel assistant professor Haven Literary Neoclassicism during the 1740's and 1750's in Massachusetts
Nathan Hatch 1977-78 University of Notre Dame assistant professor Daniels From Revolution to Reaction
Martha Schoolman 2006-7 Miami University assistant professor Peterson American Abolitionist Geographies
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Martin Brückner 1998-99 University of Delaware assistant professor ASECS The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Jared Gardner 2000-1 Ohio State University assistant professor ASECS The Literary Museum: Periodicals and the Unsettling of American Literature
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Susan Parrish 2003-4 University of Michigan assistant professor Botein Colonial and Early National American Almanac
Alexandra Ganser 2009-10 Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg assistant professor Ebeling (Post)Colonial Economies and Spectacles of Consumption in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy from the Late 17th Century to 1900
Phillip Troutman 2010-11 George Washington University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Abolition Comix: Visual Semiotics in Antislavery Materials
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"
Marina Moskowitz 2005-6 University of Glasgow assistant professor Peterson Seed Money: The Economies of Horticulture in 19th-Century America
Matthew Sivils 2012-13 Iowa State University assistant professor Schiller The Rise of American Environmental Literature, 1782-1847
Patricia Roylance 2008-9 Syracuse University assistant professor Last "Eclipse of Empire."
Elisa Tamarkin 2002-3 University of California, Santa Barbara assistant professor Sigety Family American Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and National Culture, 1820-1865
Klaus Schmidt 1995-96 University of Mainz, Germany assistant professor RA Between Periphery and Center:Studies in the Literatures and Cultures of British America, 1702-1776
Michael Hackenberg 1986-87 University of Chicago assistant professor Boni The Subscription Publishing Phenomenon; William Still's Selling of The Underground Railroad in Philadelphia; The Firm of Deming and Francis in Wethersfield, Conn; The Career of Robert Sears of New York
David Anthony 2005-6 SIU Carbondale assistant professor NEMLA Shylock on Wall Street: Market Passion and the Capitalist Jew in Antebellum Sensationalism
Yvette Piggush 2011-12 Florida International University assistant professor AAS-NEH We Have No Ruins: Historical Fiction and American Artifacts in the Early United States, 1790-1850
Kenneth Anderson 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow Research on the writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
David Stewart 1999-00 National Central University, Taiwan assistant professor NEMLA George Thompson and Men's Reading
Lauren Klein 2013-14 GA Insitute of Technology assistant professor Drawn-to-Art A Cultural History of Data Visualization, 1786-2013
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Jacqueline Goldsby 2000-1 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson A Spectacular Secret: The cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life
Patricia Crain 1997-98 Princeton University assistant professor ASECS The Story of A: Alphabetization and American Literature from The New England Primer to The Scarlet Letter
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Eldon Turner 1987-88 University of Florida assistant professor RA Psalmody, Time and Cultural Change in Early New England
John McCurdy 2006-7 Eastern Michigan University assistant professor ASECS The Politics of Bachelorhood in Early America
Thomas Brown 1990-91 University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor Peterson The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part
Woody Holton 1999-00 Bloomsburg University assistant professor AAS-NEH Republics of Hope and the Empire of Despair: A Social Interpretation of the United States Constitution
Zara Anishanslin 2013-14 College of Staten Island assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Rebelling Subjects, Revealing Objects: The Material and Visual Culture of Making and Remembering the American Revolution
Yvette Piggush 2009-10 Florida International University assistant professor Peterson We Have No Ruins: Antiquarianism, Archives, and National Identity in the United States, 1790-1840
Thomas Clark 2005-6 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling Toquevillian Moments: Transatlantic Visions of an American Republican Culture
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Divided Ground: The Northern Borderland (US and Canada) to the Wake of the American Revolution
Matthew Garrett 2011-12 Wesleyan University assistant professor NEMLA Episodic Poetics in the Early American Republic
Georgianne McVay 1972-73 Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science assistant professor US Steel Verbal Humor in the Caricatures of David Claypool Johnston
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Liam Riordan 1999-00 University of Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in the Delaware Valley
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Birte Christ 2012-13 Justus-Liebig-University Giessen assistant professor Ebeling A Systematic Survey of Anti-Gallows Poetry in the Democratic Review, The Hangman/The Prisoners' Friend, and Selected Periodicals from 1842-1849
Linda Frost 1993-94 Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre assistant professor RA The Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott and the Popular Press
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2006-7 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature

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