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 Institutionsort ascending Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Katy Chiles 2014-15 University of Tennessee Assistant Professor of English Botein Raced Collaboration: The Idea of Authorship and Early African American and Native American Literature
Shane White 1990-91 University of Sydney lecturer Peterson Black Festivals in the United States, 1750-1860
Frances Clarke 2012-13 University of Sydney lecturer Center for Historic American Visual Culture Minors in the Military: A History of Child Soldiers from the Revolution to the Civil War
Cora Lushington 1973-74 University of Sussex lecturer Mellon short-term fellow The Democratic Press in England and America
Robert Bonner 1998-99 University of Southern Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Confederate Sphere
Paula Bennett 1996-97 University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women's Poetry, 1850-00
Matthew Amato 2011-12 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Exposing Humanity: Photographic Dimensions of American Slavery, Antislavery, and Emancipation, 1840s to 1870s
Richard Fox 2000-1 University of Southern California professor Mellon Postdoctoral American Jesus
Justin Clark 2012-13 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Training the Eyes: Romantic Vision and Class Formation in Boston, 1830-1870
Michael Carter 2005-6 University of Southern California PhD. Candidate Botein Mathew Carey and the Public Emergence of Roman Catholicism in the United States, 1789-1839
Sarah Keyes 2010-11 University of Southern California PhD candidate Peterson Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900
Cynthia Patterson 2008-9 University of South Florida, Lakeland assistant professor Last "'Exclusively from Original Designs': The Philadelphia Pictorials and the Graphic Arts."
Sari Altschuler 2013-14 University of South Florida Assistant Professor of English Hench National Physiology: Literature, Medicine, and the Invention of the American Body, 1789-1860
Leon Jackson 2003-4 University of South Carolina assistant professor Peterson The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in America, 1780s-1840s
Sueanna Smith 2015-16 University of South Carolina PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural Work of the Early American Fraternla Sphere
Thomas Brown 2003-4 University of South Carolina associate professor Peterson The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
Gesa Mackenthun 2006-7 University of Rostock professor Peterson The Conquest of Antiquity: Geographical Discovery and Romantic Scholarship in the USA
Andrea Zittlau 2012-13 University of Rostock research assistant Ebeling Disfigurement and the Medical Gaze in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Catherine Kelly 1987-88 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson Mothers and Daughters: Intergenerational Conflict and Continuity, 1820-39
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Paula Backscheider 1987-88 University of Rochester associate professor Peterson A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Monique Patenaude 2008-9 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870."
Volker Depkat 2010-11 University of Regensburg professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Visualization of Legitimacy
Udo Hebel 2000-1 University of Regensburg chair Peterson Forefathers' Day Orations and Celebrations between the American Revolution and the Civil War
Katharina Erhard 2004-5 University of Regensburg Ph.D. candidate Ebeling ‘An Empire in Many Respects the Most Interesting in the World’: Choreographies of Empire in Early American Plays
Jeannine DeLombard 2001-2 University of Puget Sound assistant professor NEMLA At the Bar of Public Opinion: Black Testimony and White Advocacy in Antebellum Literary Abolitionism
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
Catherine Gammon 1996 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Artist Research for a novel about the Salem witchcraft trials
Courtney Weikle-Mills 2008-9 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Reese "Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Making of a U.S. Literary Public, 1700-1852."
Myron Gray 2012-13 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson French Music in Federal Philadelphia
Kyle Roberts 2007-8 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Hench Evangelical Gotham: Popular Religious Belief in New York City, 1783-1845
Melissa Homestead 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century AmericanWomen Authors and Literary Property
Jennifer Baker 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America
Kyle Roberts 2005-6 University of Pennsylvania PhD. Candidate Reese Writing the Evangelical Subject: Religious Periodicals and Biographies in New York City, 1830-1860
Melissa Homestead 2000-1 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. Hench Imperfect Title, Nineteenth-Century American Women Authors and Literary Property
Kathleen Brown 1997-98 University of Pennsylvania assistant professor Mellon Postdoctoral Foul Bodies and Infected Worlds: Cleanliness and Cultural Authority in Early Modern England and America, 1500-1900
Jean Silver-Isenstadt 1995-96 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Pure Pleasure: The Shared Life and Work of Mary S Gove Nichols and Thomas Low Nichols in American Health Reform
Don McLaughlin 2015-16 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Touching Phobia: Viral Affect and the Madicalization of Fear in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
Lydia Fisher 2005-6 University of Pennsylvania lecturer NEMLA Domesticating the Nation: American Literature, Exceptionalism, and the Science of Cultivation
Joanna Cohen 2007-8 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Last "'Millions of Luxurious Citizens': Consumption and citizenship in New York and Philadelphia, 1815-1876"
Saul Cornell 1987-88 University of Pennsylvania Andrew W Mellon Fellow Hiatt The Political Thought and Culture of the Antifederalists
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
Michel Fabre 1991-92 University of Paris III professor Peterson The Creoles of Color: Cultural Production as a Basis of Group Identity
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
Francoise Basch 1983-84 University of Paris professor Haven Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America
Francoise Basch 1984-85 University of Paris professor RA Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America.
Elizabeth Reis 1999-00 University of Oregon adjunct assistant professor Legacy Heaven Help Us: Angles, Gender, and American Religions

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