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
Betsy Erkkila 2014-15 Northwestern University Professor of English AAS-NEH Imagining the Revolution: Literature and Politics in Insurrectionary America
Tara Bynum 2016-17 Rutgers University Postdoctoral fellow in English AAS-NEH Reading Pleasures
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
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
Margaret Neussendorfer 1982-83 University of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor AAS-NEH Bibliography of the Works of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
William Gilmore-Lehne 1990-91 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor AAS-NEH The State of Knowledge on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution
Linford Fisher 2014-15 Brown University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH The Land of the Unfree: Africans, Indians, and the Varieties of Slavery and Servitude in Colonial New England and the Atlantic World
Abigail Cooper 2016-17 Brandeis University assistant professor of history AAS-NEH ‘Lord, Until I Reach My Home’: Inside the Refugee Camps of the American Civil War
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Fredrika Teute 1997-98 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications AAS-NEH Life on the Margins: Margaret Bayard Smith's Vision of Early Washington Society
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
Melanie Kiechle 2014-15 Virginia Tech University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century America
Ezra Greenspan 2016-17 Southern Methodist University Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Chair in Humanities and Professor of English AAS-NEH The Lives and Times of Frederick Douglass and His Family: A Composite Biography
Vincent DiGirolamo 2000-1 Colgate University assistant professor AAS-NEH Crying the News: Child Street Trading in America, 1830s-1890s
Carol Karlsen 1994-95 University of Michigan associate professor AAS-NEH Relations of Power, the Power of Relations: Iroquois Communities in Western New York, 1750-00
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
Sean Moore 2014-15 University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of History AAS-NEH Slavery and the Making of the Early American Library: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade
Esther Jones 2016-17 Clark University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Antebellum Black Speculation
Nym Cooke 1992-93 Eagle Hill School AAS-NEH Sacred Music in New England, 1720-1780: From Ritual Towards Art
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
Jennifer Manion 2012-13 Connecticut College assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossing Gender: Female Masculinity in the 18th & 19th Centuries
Will Slauter 2014-15 University of Paris 8 (Saint Denis) Lecturer in English and American Studies AAS-NEH Who Owns the News? Journalism and Intellectual Property in Historical Perspective
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
Jessie Morgan-Owens 2012-13 Nanyang Technological University assistant professor AAS-NEH Letters of Light: Photographic Writing in the Literature of Abolition
Lesley Ginsberg 1997-98 Stanford University recent PhD AAS-NEH The Romance of Dependency: Childhood and the Ideology of Love in American Literature, 1825-1870
Thomas Purvis 1987-88 Auburn University, Montgomery assistant professor AAS-NEH A Decade of Conflict:Anglo-American Mobilization in the Era of the Seven Years' War, 1754-1764
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
Harvey Graff 1988-89 University of Texas, San Antonio professor AAS-NEH Conflicting Paths: The Transformations of Growing Up, 1750-20
Barry Levy 1998-99 University of Massachusetts, Amherst associate professor AAS-NEH The Ordeal of Early American Equality: Orphans, Poor Children, and the Massachusetts Labor Regime, 1630-1820
Amy Hughes 2015-16 Brooklyn College (CUNY) associate professor AAS-NEH An Actor's Tale: Theater, Culture, and Everyday Life in Nineteenth-Century America
Eliza Richards 2002-3 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH Hearing Voices: Lyric Representation in Nineteenth-Century America
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Marilyn Baseler 1999-00 University of Texas at Austin assistant professor AAS-NEH Strangers within our gates': America's Immigrants, 1776-1820
Thomas Augst 2013-14 New York University associate professor AAS-NEH A Drunkard's Story: Social reform and mass culture in nineteenth-century America
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
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
Maria Bollettino 2013-14 Framingham State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Slavery, War, and Britain's Atlantic Empire: Black Soldiers, Sailors, and Rebels in the Seven Years' War
Mark Valeri 1989-90 Lewis and Clark College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Eighteenth-Century Clergy and Economics in New England
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
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
Kathryn Morse 2007-8 Middlebury College associate professor AHPCS "The View from Here: American Environmental History through Images"
Jennifer Greenhill 1989-90 Yale University PhD candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-06
Michaela Rife 2017-18 University of Toronto Ph.D. candidate AHPCS Wonderful Mining Country: Promoting Western Resource Extraction
Jennifer Van Horn 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate AHPCS "The Object of Civility and the Art of Politeness in British America (1740-1780)."
Kenneth Cohen 2006-7 University of Delaware PhD candidate AHPCS 'To Give Good Sport': The Making and Meaning of Sporting Leisure in Early America, 1750-1840

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