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
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
Christine DeLucia 2015-16 Mount Holyoke College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Itineraries: Seasons of History in the Native Northeast and Ezra Stiles' New England
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
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
Christopher Phillips 2012-13 Lafayette College assistant professor Lapides The Hymn as a Vehicle for Children's Literacy, 1700-1850
Kenneth Anderson 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow Research on the writings of James Fenimore Cooper
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Christine Oravec 1983-84 University of Utah assistant professor RA The Rhetorical Criticism of American Discourse, 1810-50
Lauren Klein 2013-14 GA Insitute of Technology assistant professor Drawn-to-Art A Cultural History of Data Visualization, 1786-2013
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
Meredith McGill 1995-96 Harvard University assistant professor Peterson American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting Rewriting Romanticism Fashioning the Marketplace
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
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Thomas Clark 2005-6 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling Toquevillian Moments: Transatlantic Visions of an American Republican Culture
James Thomas Stevens 2004 SUNY-Fredonia Assistant Professor Baron Research on the Stockbridge Indian community and school
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
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
Seth Rockman 2006-7 Brown University assistant professor AAS-NEH Self-Made and Slave-Made: Capitalism, Slavery, and the Rise of the Early American Economy
Peter Baldwin 2004-5 University of Connecticut assistant professor Tracy "American Night: Transforming the Nocturnal City, 1800-1930"
Molly Farrell 2012-13 Ohio State University assistant professor ASECS Counting Bodies: Imagining Population in English America
Ann Johnson 2002-3 Fordham University assistant professor Botein Engineering Handbooks as Carriers of Knowledge into the Field
Perry Viles 1972-73 Lyndon State College assistant professor US Steel Adolescence in America since 1790
Faith Barrett 2006-7 Lawrence University assistant professor Botein 'To fight aloud is very brave': American Poetry and the Civil War
Robin Bernstein 2008-9 Harvard University assistant professor Last "Racial Innocence: The Uses of Childhood in U.S. Racial Formation 1852-1930."
Nicholas Guyatt 2013-14 University of York, UK assistant professor Peterson The Scale of Beings and the Prehistory of 'separate but equal'
Michael Vorenberg 2002-3 Brown University assistant professor Peterson Reconstructing the People: The Invention of Citizenship During the American Civil War
Beth Schweiger 2003-4 University of Arkansas assistant professor Peterson Reading Slavery: Southerners and Their Books
Ernest Freeberg 1995-96 Colby-Sawyer College assistant professor ASECS The Meaning of Blindnessin Early America
Robert Winans 1979-80 Wayne State University assistant professor Daniels A Descriptive Checklist of Book Catalouges Separately Printed in American, 1639-1800, Part 2
Peter Messer 2007-8 Mississippi State University assistant professor ASECS Revolution by Committee: Law, Language, and Ritual in Revolutionary America
Jonathan Sassi 1999-00 College of Staten Island/CUNY assistant professor ASECS Clerical Communities and the Religious Public Sphere
Richard Bell 2007-8 University of Maryland assistant professor AAS-NEH Do Not Despair: Suicide, Property, and Power in the Newly United States
David Reynolds 1982-83 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH Beneath the American Renaissance
Daniel Mandell 2002-3 Truman State University assistant professor Tracy Images of Indians in Southern New England, 1760 - 1880
Richard Crawford 1972-73 University of Michigan assistant professor US Steel A Bibliography of American Sacred Music Imprints Through 1810
Ann Fidler 1998-99 Ohio State University assistant professor Botein A Cultural History of the American Law Book, 1700-00
Bruce Greenfield 1989-90 Dalhousie University assistant professor NEMLA Plotting the Mississippi: A Comparative Study of Eighteenth-Century Discovery Rhetoric
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Sharada Orihuela 2015-16 University of Maryland, College Park assistant professor NeMLA Counterfeit Colony: Bootleg Currency and the Revolutionary Market
Vincent DiGirolamo 2000-1 Colgate University assistant professor AAS-NEH Crying the News: Child Street Trading in America, 1830s-1890s
Nicole Eustace 2008-9 New York University assistant professor Peterson "War Ardor: Sex and Sentiment in the War of 1812."
Michael Warner 1986-87 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Letters of the Republic
Kathryn Koo 2005-6 Saint Mary's College of California assistant professor Peterson In the House of God: Cotton Mather and the Making of Puritan Slavery
David Jaffee 1988-89 CUNY assistant professor Peterson The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860
Christopher Hunter 2012-13 California Institute of Technology assistant professor Reese A New and More Perfect Edition: Reading, Editing, and Publishing Autobiography in America, 1787-1850
Ross Beales 1977-78 College of the Holy Cross assistant professor AAS-NEH Concepts of Childhood and Youth of NewEngland
Jennifer Manion 2012-13 Connecticut College assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossing Gender: Female Masculinity in the 18th & 19th Centuries
Megan Nelson 2008-9 California State University, Fullerton assistant professor Last "Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War."
Patricia Cohen 1977-78 UC Santa Barbara assistant professor Daniels Americans and Numbers

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