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 ascending Title of Project
Philip Gura 1989-90 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill William S. Newman Distinguished Professor Peterson The Reverend Nathan Fiske and the Cultural Transformation of Central Massachusetts
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Russell Martin 1992-93 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Almanacs of the Southern States, 1732-1860
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
Paula Backscheider 1987-88 University of Rochester associate professor Peterson A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Thomas Brown 2003-4 University of South Carolina associate professor Peterson The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
Phyllis Hunter 1992-93 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Ship of Wealth: New England Merchants, Colonial Capitalism, and the Rhetoric of Money
Kelly Sisson 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "King Corn in American Culture, 1862-1936."
Heather Nathans 1998-99 Tufts University PhD candidate Peterson Avoiding Party Matters: The Boston Theatre Rivalriesof the 1790's
Janet Brodie 1988-89 California State Polytechnic University lecturer Peterson Women and Freethought in the US , 1820-60
Katherine McCaffrey 2004-5 Boston University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Reading Glasses: American Spectacles from Benjamin Franklin's Bifocals to Mithril"
Karl Kroeger 1987-88 University of Colorado, Boulder music librarian Peterson The Complete Works of William Billings
Greta LaFleur 2013-14 University of Hawai'I at Manoa assistant professor Peterson American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
Wendy Roberts 2009-10 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson Revival Poetry and the Formation of the Evangelical Ear in Eighteenth-Century America
Philip Gura 1998-99 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill William S. Newman Distinguished Professor Peterson America's Instrument: The 19th Century Banjo
Peter Martin 1995-96 Emory College PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Immigrant Church: The French-Canadian Religious Identity in New England
Philip Herrington 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson The Plantation as Imagined in Antislavery Discourse, 1830-1860
Alan Ruffman 1997-98 Geomarine Associates Ltd president Peterson Historic Meterology and the 1775 Hurricane
Leslie Butler 1998-99 Reed College visiting assistant professor Peterson James Russell Lowell and the Cultural Politics of Antebellum American Nationalism
Erika Gasser 2003-4 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson The Afflicted Grew Presently Well: Witchcraft and Possession in Old and New England, 1600-1700
Derrick Spires 2008-9 Vanderbilt University PhD candidate Peterson "Reimagining a 'Beautiful but Baneful Object': Black Writers' Theories of Citizenship and Nation in the Antebellum U.S."
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Michael Winship 1989-90 University of Texas, Austin editor Peterson Publishers Trade Sales in the Nineteeth Century United States
Marco Marin 2013-14 University of Trieste postdoctural fellow Peterson The Political Catechisms for Schools and Children in the United State (1790-1850)
James Snead 2009-10 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The 'Kentucky Mummy': Encounters with Antiquity in the Early Nineteenth-Century America
Christopher Clark 1990-91 Peterson To Live in the Common Cause: Communal and Cooperative Groups in Nineteenth-Century America
Daniel Radus 2014-15 Cornell University Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson The Eulogy on Tour: Kinship and the Transnational History of Native New England
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Sarah Keyes 2010-11 University of Southern California PhD candidate Peterson Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Nicholas Wrightson 2006-7 Jesus College, Oxford University PhD. Candidate Peterson "Locating Philadelphia in the Print Culture of the British Atlantic World, c. 1730-65"
Jennifer Baker 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
Lincoln Mullen 2013-14 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Varieties of Religious Conversion
Jennifer Wilson 2009-10 The Graduate Center, The City University of New York PhD candidate Peterson Performing Frenchness in Nineteenth-Century New York and New Orleans: Francois Boieldieu's 'La Dame Blanche'; Daniel Auber's 'La Muette de Portici'; Giacomo Meyerbeer's 'Robert le Diable' and 'Les Huguenots'; and Jacques Offenbach's 'La Grande-Duchesse de
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
Lindsay Regele 2014-15 Brown University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Manufacturing Advantage: The Federal Government, Diplomacy, and the Origins of American Industrialization, 1790-1840
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
Carol Singley 1997-98 Rutgers University associate professor Peterson Adoption in American Literature and Culture
Sara Lampert 2010-11 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson Women and the Making of the Nineteenth-Century Culture Industry
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Robert F. Forrant 2001-02 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Associate Professor Peterson Manufacturer to Industrial America: Worcester-area Machine Tool Firms and Skill, 1830-1875
Sean Trainor 2013-14 Pennsylvania State University PhD candidate Peterson Men's Grooming Advertisements and the Making of the White Male Body
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Philip Gura 2002-3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Peterson Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th Century Music Trade
Nancy Hagedorn 1987-88 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Mediating the Exchange of Cultures: Interpreters among the Iroquois, 1664-1775

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