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 Rank Fellowship Awardedsort descending Title of Project
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Martha Rojas 2004-5 Sweet Briar College AAS-NEH "Diplomatic Letters"
Joseph Adelman 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University lecturer AAS-NEH Revolutionary Networks: The Business of Printing and the Production of American Politics, 1763-1789
Sarah Schuetze 2017-18 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay assistant professor of English AAS-NEH Calamity Howl: Fear of Illness in Early American Writing
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
Manisha Sinha 2004-5 University of Massachusetts associate professor AAS-NEH "Redefining Democracy: African Americans and the Movement to Abolish Slavery, 1775-1865"
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
Adrian Weimer 2017-18 Providence College associate professor of history AAS-NEH Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America
Billy Smith 1991-92 Montana State University professor AAS-NEH Fugitives from Slavery in the Eighteenth Century Mid Atlantic Region
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Carolyn Eastman 2011-12 University of Texas assistant professor AAS-NEH Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World of Print
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Jack Larkin 2011-12 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH David Claypoole Johnston and the Representation of American Life, 1797-1865
Wilson Kimnach 1993-94 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH Literature of the Sermon in Eighteenth-Century America
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
Mason Lowance 1976-77 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Symbolism in American Writings from the Puritans to the Civil War
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
Arthur Schrader 1979-80 performer and singing history scholar AAS-NEH The Isaiah Thomas Ballad Collection
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Jonathan Chu 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor AAS-NEH Where's Mine?: Debt in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts
Melanie Sovine 1983-84 MacNeil Hospital clinical anthropologist AAS-NEH The Primitive Baptists and the Anti-Mason Party
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
David Anthony 2012-13 SIU Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH The Sensational Jew in Antebellum America: Conversion, Race, and the Making of Middle-Class Culture
Christine Heyrman 1979-80 UC Irvine assistant professor AAS-NEH The Culture ofCharity: Merchants, Ministers, and the Social Order of New England,1680-1740
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Neil Kamil 2012-13 University of Texas at Austin associate professor AAS-NEH Artisans of 'Inventive Genius': Atlantic Refugees, Niche Economies, and Portable Devices in the Manufacture of Polite Matter, 1640-1789
Michael Warner 1986-87 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Letters of the Republic
Vincent DiGirolamo 2000-1 Colgate University assistant professor AAS-NEH Crying the News: Child Street Trading in America, 1830s-1890s
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
Karen Weierman 2000-1 Worcester State College assistant professor AAS-NEH One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820-1870
Barbara Meldrum 1990-91 University of Iowa professor AAS-NEH Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Dynamics of Nineteenth-Century American Progress
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1998-99 University of Minnesota associate professor AAS-NEH Changing Identities: native American Peoples in Early New England
Jennifer Manion 2012-13 Connecticut College assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossing Gender: Female Masculinity in the 18th & 19th Centuries
Donald Scott 1981-82 North Carolina State University associate professor AAS-NEH Public Lectures and the Formation of American Culture, 1830-1870
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
Jessie Morgan-Owens 2012-13 Nanyang Technological University assistant professor AAS-NEH Letters of Light: Photographic Writing in the Literature of Abolition
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
John Seelye 1985-86 University of Florida graduate research professor AAS-NEH The River in the Early American Republic
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
Jeffrey Sklansky 2006-07 Oregon State Associate Professor ACLS Burkardt The Rise and Fall of the 'Money Question' in the Nineteenth-Century United States
Blevin Shelnutt 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate AHPC New York City's Broadway and Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture
Ethan Robey 2002-3 State University of New York at Binghamton independent scholar AHPCS The Art Galleries of Mechanics' Institute Fairs: Liaisons Between Art, Commerce, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century Thought
Shana Klein 2013-14 Univeristy of New Mexico PhD candidate AHPCS The Fruits of Empire: Contextualizing Food in Still-Life Representation, 1850-1900
Amy Torbert 2014-15 University of Delaware Ph.D. in Art History AHPCS Going Places: The Material and Imagined Geographies of Prints in the Atlantic World, 1770-1840
Cynthia Packard 1996-97 University of Massachusetts, Amherst lecturer; Ph D candidate AHPCS The Black Image in Photography, Art and the Popular Press, 1850-1876
David Mizelle 1998-99 University of Minnesota PhD candidate AHPCS To the Curious: Exhibition Animals, Human Identity, and hte Contested Boundary between Man and Beast in Early America

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