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
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
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."
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
Eric Stoykovich 2006-7 University of Virginia, Charlottesville PhD candidate Peterson Live Stock Nation: How Farm Animals Domesticated the Northern United States during the Early Republic, 1794-1876
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Jennifer Egloff 2009-10 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Popular Numeracy in Early Modern England and British North America
Aaron Sachs 2007-8 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson "Death and Life in the American Environment: Radical Arcadias of the Nineteenth Century"
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
James Raven 1986-87 Pembroke College, Cambridge fellow Peterson The Economics of Bookselling in Britian 1700-1800; Print and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Britiain
Eleanor McConnell 2006-07 Brandeis Ph.D. Candidate Peterson A Scarce Plenty: Economics, Citizenship, and Opportunity in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1760-1820
Jeffrey Kaja 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "From Rivers to Roads: Economic Development and the Evolution of Transportation Systems in Early Pennsylvania, 1675-1800."
JoAnne Thomas 2000-1 Western Michigan University PhD candidate Peterson Good Bye, Old Arm': Songs of the Civil War
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Catherine Thompson 2006-7 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson From Autonomy to Dependency?: Patient-Physician Relations, 1750-1850
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
John Huffman 2009-10 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Documents of Identity in the Early Republic
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
Lily Santoro 2007-8 University of Delaware PhD candidate Peterson "The Science of God's Creation: Popular Science and Christianity in the Early Republic"
Cindy Lobel 1999-00 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Peterson Consuming Classes: Food, Eating, and Images of Consumption in the United States, 1790-1860
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
Curtis Hinsley 1986-87 Colgate University associate professor Peterson Anthropology in Boston, 1860-20
Melissa Homestead 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century AmericanWomen Authors and Literary Property
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
Paul Foos 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Mexican Wars, 1835-1853: Manifest Destiny and American Society
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Carrie Hyde 2009-10 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Alienable Rights: Negative Styles of U.S. Citizenship, 1798-1868
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
Lisa Tetrault 2007-8 Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Peterson "Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1895"
Kathryn Mudgett 1999-00 Northeastern University PhD candidate Peterson Dana, Melville, Justice Story, and the Law and Literature of the Sea
Betsy Homsher 1998-99 UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Peterson The Diaries of Sally Ripley Stearns
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
Tanya Mears 2008-9 Norfolk State University assistant professor Peterson "'To Lawless Rapine Bred': Early New England Execution Literature Featuring People of African Descent."
Max Mishler 2014-15 New York University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Boundaries of Freedom: Abolition, Punishment, and the Atlantic Origins of Mass Incarceration
Jeffrey Malanson 2009-10 Boston College PhD candidate Peterson Addressing America: Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
Paula Backscheider 1987-88 University of Rochester associate professor Peterson A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Laura Schiavo 1999-00 George Washington University PhD candidate Peterson A Collection of Endless Extent and Beauty': Stereographs, Perception, Taste, and the American Middle Class
Marcus Daniel 1992-93 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson Ribaldry and Billingsgate: Popular Journalism and Political Culture in the Early Republic
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Ellen Westbrook 1992-93 Southern Mississippi University assistant professor Peterson Cultural Captives: Euro Amer Indian Literary Landscapes
Janet Brodie 1988-89 California State Polytechnic University lecturer Peterson Women and Freethought in the US , 1820-60
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Jane Merritt 2008-9 Old Dominion University associate professor Peterson "The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."
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
Jeffrey Groves 1995-96 Harvey Mudd College Ref: Professor Michael Winship, UT Austin associate professor Peterson Ticknor and Fields: Literary Promotion and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865
Rebecca Tannenbaum 1994-95 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson A Woman's Calling: Women's Medical Practice in Early New England
Leslie Butler 1998-99 Reed College visiting assistant professor Peterson James Russell Lowell and the Cultural Politics of Antebellum American Nationalism
Sueanna Smith 2015-16 University of South Carolina PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural Work of the Early American Fraternla Sphere

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