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
Melanie Sovine 1983-84 MacNeil Hospital clinical anthropologist AAS-NEH The Primitive Baptists and the Anti-Mason Party
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
Jennifer Manion 2012-13 Connecticut College assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossing Gender: Female Masculinity in the 18th & 19th Centuries
Ronald Formisano 1976-77 Clark University associate professor AAS-NEH Massachusetts Political Culture, 1790-1840
Jessie Morgan-Owens 2012-13 Nanyang Technological University assistant professor AAS-NEH Letters of Light: Photographic Writing in the Literature of Abolition
Jonathan Chu 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor AAS-NEH Where's Mine?: Debt in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Wayne Franklin 1994-95 Northeastern University Davis distinguished professor AAS-NEH A Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Michael Warner 1986-87 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Letters of the Republic
Eliza Richards 2002-3 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH Hearing Voices: Lyric Representation in Nineteenth-Century America
Marilyn Baseler 1999-00 University of Texas at Austin assistant professor AAS-NEH Strangers within our gates': America's Immigrants, 1776-1820
Richard Bell 2007-8 University of Maryland assistant professor AAS-NEH Do Not Despair: Suicide, Property, and Power in the Newly United States
Thomas Augst 2013-14 New York University associate professor AAS-NEH A Drunkard's Story: Social reform and mass culture in nineteenth-century America
Nick Yablon 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate AAS-NEH American Antiquities: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Ruin in Nineteenth-Century America
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
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
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
Daniel Cohen 2007-8 Case Western Reserve University associate professor AAS-NEH Burning the Charlestown Convent: Private Lives, Public Outrage, and Contested Memory in Nineteenth-Century America
Dale Cockrell 1983-84 Middlebury College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Journals of the Hutchinson Family
Dale Cockrell 1994-95 College of William and Mary David N and Margaret C Bottoms professor AAS-NEH Demons of Disorder: The Early Blackface Minstrel and His World
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
Robert Bonner 2006-7 Dartmouth College visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossings to Freedom: Fugitive Slaves and the Completion of American Liberty
Arthur Schrader 1979-80 performer and singing history scholar AAS-NEH The Isaiah Thomas Ballad Collection
Mason Lowance 1976-77 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Symbolism in American Writings from the Puritans to the Civil War
Jeannine DeLombard 2007-8 University of Toronto associate professor AAS-NEH Ebony Idols: Famous Fugitive Slaves in Britain before the Civil War
Marina Moskowitz 2013-14 University of Glasgow associate professor AAS-NEH Seed Money: Improvement and Exchange in the Nineteenth-Century American Garden
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Peter Leavenworth 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate AAS-NEH Accounting for Taste: The American Music Business in the Early Republic and Confrontations in Music Aesthetics, 1770-1825
Jonathan Senchyne 2013-14 University of Wisconsin-Madison assistant professor AAS-NEH Our Paper Allegories: A Sense for the Material Text in Antebellum American Literature
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
Nancy Shoemaker 2006-7 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Whaling History of New England Indians
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
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
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
Marie-Stephanie Delamaire 2009-10 Columbia University PhD candidate AHPCS Transatlantic Encounters: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges, 1848-1867
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
John Coward 2010-11 University of Tulsa associate professor AHPCS Cartooning with Savages: A Cultural History of Native American Images in the Popular Press
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
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
Jennifer Ann Greenhill 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
Katherine Hijar 2004-5 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. candidate AHPCS "Sex, Violence, and Sport in American Popular Print Culture, 1820-1880"
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
Sally Promey 2001-2 University of Maryland professor AHPCS Religion in Plain View: The Public Aesthetics of American Belief
Jennifer Greenhill 1989-90 Yale University PhD candidate AHPCS The Plague of Jocularity: Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-06
Jonathan Den Hartog 2012-13 Northwestern College associate professor AHPCS Transatlantic Antijacobinism
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Kathryn Morse 2007-8 Middlebury College associate professor AHPCS "The View from Here: American Environmental History through Images"
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

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