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
Jessica Lepler 2008-9 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Hench 1837: Anatomy of a Panic
Edward Pearson 1997-98 Franklin & Marshall College assistant professor RA Plays, Playhouses, and Players in Early America, 1720-1825
John Leary 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Underdevelopment: Latin America in the U.S. Imagination
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
Richard Bell 2012-13 University of Maryland assistant professor Peterson The Blackest Market: Patty Cannon, Kidnapping, and the Domestic Slave Trade
Derek Pacheco 2013-14 Purdue University assistant professor Packer Transcendentalism and Children's Literature
Howard Chudacoff 1974-75 Brown University assistant professor Rockefeller The Effect of Industrialization and Urbanization upon Family Structure in Nineteenth-Century Worcester
Elizabeth Pryor 2010-11 Smith College assistant professor Peterson The United States Itinerancy of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw, 1812-1840
Alexandra Socarides 2012-13 University of Missouri assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Lyric Pose: Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry and the Problem of Recovery
Nathan Hatch 1977-78 University of Notre Dame assistant professor Daniels From Revolution to Reaction
Lisa Tetrault 2007-8 Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Peterson "Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1895"
Sherry Sullivan 1987-88 Universit of Alabama, Birmingham assistant professor Boni Noble Savage Iconography in 19th Century Giftbooks
Eliza Richards 2002-3 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH Hearing Voices: Lyric Representation in Nineteenth-Century America
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
Peter Reed 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor NEMLA Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and American Performance Cultures, 1790-1865
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
David Gellman 2004-5 DePauw University assistant professor Peterson "Liberty's Legacy: The Jay Family and the Problems of American Freedom"
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Alexandra Ganser 2009-10 Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg assistant professor Ebeling (Post)Colonial Economies and Spectacles of Consumption in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy from the Late 17th Century to 1900
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Thomas Augst 1999-00 University of Minnesota assistant professor Reese Making Society Out of Books: Character, Composure, and the Rhetoric of Market Culture
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Martin Brückner 1998-99 University of Delaware assistant professor ASECS The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Kerin Holt 2010-11 Utah State University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Reading the Federal Republic: Considering the Place of the States in the Early U.S.
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
Joshua Rothman 2005-6 University of Alabama assistant professor AAS-NEH Slavery and Speculation in the Flush Times: The Heart of Jacksonian America
Michael Hackenberg 1986-87 University of Chicago assistant professor Boni The Subscription Publishing Phenomenon; William Still's Selling of The Underground Railroad in Philadelphia; The Firm of Deming and Francis in Wethersfield, Conn; The Career of Robert Sears of New York
Carolyn Eastman 2008-9 University of Texas assistant professor Last "Learning to See: Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World."
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Renee Sentilles 2003-4 Case Western Reserve University assistant professor Peterson Tomboys and Other Nineteenth-Century Girls
Kenneth Anderson 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow Research on the writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Lauren Klein 2013-14 GA Insitute of Technology assistant professor Drawn-to-Art A Cultural History of Data Visualization, 1786-2013
Patricia Crain 1997-98 Princeton University assistant professor ASECS The Story of A: Alphabetization and American Literature from The New England Primer to The Scarlet Letter
Christa Vogelius 2015-16 University of Copenhagen assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Ekphrasis and the Transnational Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America
Thomas Clark 2005-6 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling Toquevillian Moments: Transatlantic Visions of an American Republican Culture
Margaret Nash 2006-7 University of California, Riverdale assistant professor Peterson Higher Education for Women and the Formation of Gender, Class, and Race Identity in the United States, 1840-1875
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
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
Zara Anishanslin 2013-14 College of Staten Island assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Rebelling Subjects, Revealing Objects: The Material and Visual Culture of Making and Remembering the American Revolution
Birte Christ 2012-13 Justus-Liebig-University Giessen assistant professor Ebeling A Systematic Survey of Anti-Gallows Poetry in the Democratic Review, The Hangman/The Prisoners' Friend, and Selected Periodicals from 1842-1849
Linda Frost 1993-94 Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre assistant professor RA The Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott and the Popular Press
Dawn Coleman 2006-7 University of Tennessee assistant professor NEMLA Preaching and the Rise of the American Novel
Cynthia Patterson 2008-9 University of South Florida, Lakeland assistant professor Last "'Exclusively from Original Designs': The Philadelphia Pictorials and the Graphic Arts."
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period

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