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
James Beard 1978-79 Clark University professor NEH James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography
Kay House 1977-78 San Francisco State University professor Daniels Editing Cooper's The Pilot
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
Akira Kikuchi 1991-92 Otaru Univ of Commerce professor RA The Development of American Society from the Colonial Period to the Early Nineteenth Century
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Ezra Greenspan 2009-10 Southern Methodist University Professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar William Wells Brown: An African-American Life in Letters
Brett Mizelle 2013-14 CSU, Long Beach professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Killing Animals in American History
Francoise Basch 1984-85 University of Paris professor RA Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America.
Richard Brown 1992-93 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865
Bruce Steiner 1982-83 Ohio State University professor Haven Lawyers, Dissenting Churches, and Connecticut's Republican Party, 1790-1820
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
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
Alden Vaughan 1982-83 Columbia University professor AAS-NEH Indians and Europeans in British North America
Mary Kelley 1990-91 Dartmouth College professor Peterson Achieving Authority: Women in Public in Early America
Kenneth Moynihan 1992-93 Assumption College professor AAS-NEH A History of Worcester
Michael Broyles 1989-90 University of Maryland, Baltimore professor RA From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston
Ronald Formisano 1991-92 University of Florida professor RA American Populisms
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
Gaylord Albaugh 1989-90 McMaster University professor RA American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
James Beard 1987-88 Clark University professor RA James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Gaylord Albaugh 1972-73 McMaster University professor U.S. Steel Foundation American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
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
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
Nell Painter 1991-92 Princeton University professor Peterson A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth
Gesa Mackenthun 2006-7 University of Rostock professor Peterson The Conquest of Antiquity: Geographical Discovery and Romantic Scholarship in the USA
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
Robert Arner 1991-92 University of Cincinnati professor NEMLA The Politics of Knowledge in the Early Republic: American Encyclopedias from the Federal Period to the Jacksonian Era
Michel Fabre 1991-92 University of Paris III professor Peterson The Creoles of Color: Cultural Production as a Basis of Group Identity
Alden Vaughan 1985-86 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America.
Harvey Graff 1988-89 University of Texas, San Antonio professor AAS-NEH Conflicting Paths: The Transformations of Growing Up, 1750-20
Ben McClary 1982-83 Middle Georgia State College professor Haven Samuel Lorenzo Knapp and His Milieu
Karen Halttunen 1999-00 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence American Pilgrimage: A Cultural History of Plymouth Rock
Michael Hoeflich 2001-2 University of Kansas School of Law professor Reese The Material Culture of the Nineteenth Century
Bruce Laurie 1993-94 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH The Search for Security in Nineteenth-Century America
Phyllis Cole 2004-5 Penn State Delaware County professor Peterson "Feminist Writers and the Periodical Press in Antebellum America"
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
Louise Stevenson 2000-01 Franklin and Marshall College professor Botein Women's intellectual Life, 1750-1820
Sally Promey 2001-2 University of Maryland professor AHPCS Religion in Plain View: The Public Aesthetics of American Belief
Volker Depkat 2010-11 University of Regensburg professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Visualization of Legitimacy
Louis Bisceglia 1988-89 San Jose State professor RA The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley
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
Rudy Favretti 1978-79 University of Connecticut professor Daniels Landscaping Use of Trees in New England
Harvey Green 1997-98 Northeastern University professor Peterson Myth and History in American Literary and Material Culture, 1850-10
Mason Lowance 1972-73 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor US Steel Symbolic Expression in Puritan Writings, 1620-1776
H Henderson 1976-77 Oklahoma State University professor Daniels Political Culture in Virginia and Massachusetts, 1775-1800
Catherine Manegold 2005-6 Emory University professor AAS-NEH In an Office Built by Slaves

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