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 ascending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Richard Fox 2000-1 University of Southern California professor Mellon Postdoctoral American Jesus
Roderick Cave 1976-77 University of the West Indies professor Daniels A History of Printing in the West Indies
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Alden Vaughan 1982-83 Columbia University professor AAS-NEH Indians and Europeans in British North America
Rudy Favretti 1978-79 University of Connecticut professor Daniels Landscaping Use of Trees in New England
Kenneth Moynihan 1992-93 Assumption College professor AAS-NEH A History of Worcester
Jeffrey Groves 2011-12 Harvey Mudd College professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture A Practical Study of the Isaiah Thomas Press at the American Antiquarian Society
Claire Parfait 2012-13 Universite de Paris 13 professor Reese African American Historians, 1830s-1930s: Book History and Historiography
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
Michelle Burnham 2011-12 Santa Clara University professor ASECS The Calculus of Risk: Temporality in the Revolutionary Atlantic and Pacific
James Beard 1987-88 Clark University professor RA James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
Nell Painter 1991-92 Princeton University professor Peterson A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
Richard Brown 1977-78 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Communications Networks in Pre-IndustrialAmerica
Robert Gross 2002-3 College of William and Mary professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Transcendentalist and Their World
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
Alden Vaughan 1985-86 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America.
Ben McClary 1982-83 Middle Georgia State College professor Haven Samuel Lorenzo Knapp and His Milieu
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
Bruce Laurie 1993-94 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH The Search for Security in Nineteenth-Century America
Michael Hall 1975-76 University of Texas professor Daniels The Diaries of Increase Mather
Deborah Muirhead 2002 Connecticut Professor Hearst The Conjurer's Apprentice or The Legend of Yellow Mary: A Slave Girl's Tale of Survival by her Wit and Extraordinary Powers, as written by herself
Louis Bisceglia 1988-89 San Jose State professor RA The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
Mason Lowance 1972-73 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor US Steel Symbolic Expression in Puritan Writings, 1620-1776
Catherine Albanese 1977-78 Wright State professor Daniels Davy Crockett Almanacs
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
Karen Halttunen 1995-96 UC Davis professor Peterson Jacob's Pillows: Natural History and Memory in the Making of New England
Joan Radner 2001-02 American Professor Mellon Performing the Paper: Rural Intellectual Life in Postbellum Northern New England
Sacvan Bercovitch 1986-87 Harvard University professor AAS-NEH The Literary Market in 19th-Century America
Robert Dykstra 1985-86 SUNY, Albany professor RA Iowans and White Supremacy, 1838-1880
Barbara Meldrum 1990-91 University of Iowa professor AAS-NEH Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Dynamics of Nineteenth-Century American Progress
Francoise Basch 1983-84 University of Paris professor Haven Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
Stephen Nissenbaum 1978-79 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Daniels Literature and Society in Jacksonian America: Writers Confront the Marketplace,
Joyce Appleby 1994-95 UCLA professor ASECS The First Generation of Americans
Karen Halttunen 1999-00 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence American Pilgrimage: A Cultural History of Plymouth Rock
Lance Schachterle 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor RA Research for an edition of Cooper's The Spy
Dwight Smith 1982-83 University of Miami at Ohio professor Haven The War of 1812: A Bibliography
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
Alden Vaughan 1986-87 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America..
Jay Fliegelman 1998-99 Stanford University professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Storied Associations: Books from Important American Libraries, 1650-1860, and the Tales they Tell
Annie Bissett 2015 Northampton, MA printmaker Last research for a project about the spirituality/religiosity of American national identity

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