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
Nicole Cooley 1999 Queens College, CUNY assistant professor Artist The Afflicted Girls: A book of poetry abo theSalem Witch Trials
David Anthony 2005-6 SIU Carbondale assistant professor NEMLA Shylock on Wall Street: Market Passion and the Capitalist Jew in Antebellum Sensationalism
Yvette Piggush 2011-12 Florida International University assistant professor AAS-NEH We Have No Ruins: Historical Fiction and American Artifacts in the Early United States, 1790-1850
John McCurdy 2006-7 Eastern Michigan University assistant professor ASECS The Politics of Bachelorhood in Early America
David Stewart 1999-00 National Central University, Taiwan assistant professor NEMLA George Thompson and Men's Reading
Jessie Morgan-Owens 2012-13 Nanyang Technological University assistant professor AAS-NEH Letters of Light: Photographic Writing in the Literature of Abolition
Jacqueline Goldsby 2000-1 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson A Spectacular Secret: The cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life
Ben Wright 2015-16 Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College assistant professor Peterson Antislavery and American Salvation
Edward Pearson 1997-98 Franklin & Marshall College assistant professor RA Plays, Playhouses, and Players in Early America, 1720-1825
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
Benjamin Reiss 2001-02 Tulane Assistant Professor NEH Antebellum Literary Culture and the Rise of the Asylum
Brian Roberts 1998-99 California State University, Sacramento assistant professor AAS-NEH Psalms, Reels and Glees: Popular Music and American Identity from the Colonial Era through the Civil War
Faye Dudden 1988-89 Union College assistant professor Peterson Gender in Performance: Women in the American Theater, 1790-1870
Carsten Junker 2011-12 University of Bremen assistant professor Ebeling Reading Affect in Eighteenth-Century Abolitionist Debates
Catherine Gammon 1996 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Artist Research for a novel about the Salem witchcraft trials
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
Yvette Piggush 2009-10 Florida International University assistant professor Peterson We Have No Ruins: Antiquarianism, Archives, and National Identity in the United States, 1790-1840
Joseph Cullon 2005-6 Dartmouth College assistant professor Hench Colonial Shipwrights and their World: Men, Women, and Markets in Early New England
Matthew Garrett 2011-12 Wesleyan University assistant professor NEMLA Episodic Poetics in the Early American Republic
Sherry Sullivan 1987-88 Universit of Alabama, Birmingham assistant professor Boni Noble Savage Iconography in 19th Century Giftbooks
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Liam Riordan 1999-00 University of Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in the Delaware Valley
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Alice Fahs 1995-96 UC Irvine assistant professor Botein Publishing the Civil War: Northern Publishers and the Literary Marketplace of War.
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2006-7 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature
Mark Thompson 2012-13 University of Groningen assistant professor Peterson Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America
Jo-Ann Morgan 2007-8 Coastal Carolina University assistant professor Last "Mammies, Mulattos, and Matriarchs: African American Women in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture"
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
Radiclani Clytus 2009-10 Tufts University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Envision Slavery: American Abolitionism and the Primacy of the Visual
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
David Silverman 2005-6 George Washington University assistant professor ASECS Brothertown: American Indians and the Problem of Race
Lois Brown 2000-1 Mount Holyoke College assistant professor NEMLA Made to Sell, Made to Save': The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature
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."
Christa Vogelius 2015-16 University of Copenhagen assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Ekphrasis and the Transnational Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America
Greta LaFleur 2013-14 University of Hawai'I at Manoa assistant professor Peterson American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
Karin Wulf 2000-1 American University assistant professor ASECS In the Shade of the Family Tree: Genealogy and Representation of Family Identity in Early America
Robert Gunn 2008-9 The University of Texas at El Paso assistant professor Peterson "Ethnology and Empire: John Russell Bartlett and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands."
Megan Walsh 2013-14 St. Bonaventure University assistant professor NEMLA Broadview Editon of Frank J. Webb's 'The Garies and Their Friends'
Christopher Lukasik 2003-4 Boston University assistant professor Drawn-to-Art Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Literary and Visual Culture, 1780-1850
Michael Harris 1972 University of Kentucky assistant professor US Steel Book Traders and Books in the Ohio Valley, 1800-1850


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