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
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
John Corrigan 1990-91 University of Virginia assistant professor RA Reason, Passion, and Religion in the Eighteenth Century
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
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Dawn Coleman 2006-7 University of Tennessee assistant professor NEMLA Preaching and the Rise of the American Novel
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows
Martin Brückner 1998-99 University of Delaware assistant professor ASECS The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Cynthia Patterson 2008-9 University of South Florida, Lakeland assistant professor Last "'Exclusively from Original Designs': The Philadelphia Pictorials and the Graphic Arts."
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Eldon Turner 1987-88 University of Florida assistant professor RA Psalmody, Time and Cultural Change in Early New England
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
T.J. Tomlin 2010-11 University of Northern Colorado assistant professor Botein A Faith for All Persuasions: Almanacs and American Religious Life, 1730-1820
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Thomas Brown 1990-91 University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor Peterson The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part
Philip Gould 1999-00 Brown University assistant professor NEMLA A Barbaric Trade': Commerce, Antislavery, and Cultures of Manners in Anglo-America, 1770-1830
Lara Cohen 2008-9 Wayne State University assistant professor Botein "Counterfeit Presentments: Fraud and the Production of Nineteenth-Century American Literature."
Meredith Neuman 2008-9 Clark University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Letter and Spirit"
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Divided Ground: The Northern Borderland (US and Canada) to the Wake of the American Revolution
Adrian Weimer 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Afflictions and Consolation in Early New England
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
Vicki Hsueh 2004-5 Western Washington University assistant professor Peterson "Hybrid Constitutionalism: Negotiating Constitutions and Cultures in the Proprietary Colonies, 1625-1690"
Georgianne McVay 1972-73 Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science assistant professor US Steel Verbal Humor in the Caricatures of David Claypool Johnston
Kenneth Anderson 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow Research on the writings of James Fenimore Cooper
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Marilyn Baseler 1999-00 University of Texas at Austin assistant professor AAS-NEH Strangers within our gates': America's Immigrants, 1776-1820
Lauren Klein 2013-14 GA Insitute of Technology assistant professor Drawn-to-Art A Cultural History of Data Visualization, 1786-2013
Tanya Mears 2008-9 Norfolk State University assistant professor Peterson "'To Lawless Rapine Bred': Early New England Execution Literature Featuring People of African Descent."
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
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
Thomas Purvis 1987-88 Auburn University, Montgomery assistant professor AAS-NEH A Decade of Conflict:Anglo-American Mobilization in the Era of the Seven Years' War, 1754-1764
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
Lance Schachterle 1973-74 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor Mellon short-term fellow An edition of James Feniore Cooper's The Pioneers
Lloyd Pratt 2008-9 Michigan State University assistant professor NEMLA The Freedoms of a Stranger, 1830-1860
Cynthia Van Zandt 2001-2 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Botein Brothers among Nations: Kinship and Alliance in Early America
Leon Jackson 2003-4 University of South Carolina assistant professor Peterson The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in America, 1780s-1840s
Thomas Clark 2005-6 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling Toquevillian Moments: Transatlantic Visions of an American Republican Culture
Nicolas Barreyre 2011-12 University Paris Ouest Nanterre assistant professor Tracy Of Gold and Freedman: A Sectional History of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Christina Snyder 2012-13 Indiana University, Bloomington assistant professor Peterson The Indian Gentlemen of Choctaw Academy: Status and Sovereignty in Antebellum America
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
Daniel Lewis 2010-11 Northern Virginia Community College assistant professor Last The Popularity of 'Washington Crossing the Delaware' Prints in the Literary Marketplace, 1853-1861
Linda Frost 1993-94 Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre assistant professor RA The Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott and the Popular Press
Peter Onuf 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor AAS-NEH The Northwest Ordinance
Mark Peterson 1999-00 University of Iowa assistant professor Botein The Mather Family and the Construction of an Atlantic Protestant International
David Anthony 2000-1 Southern Illinois University at Carbondale assistant professor NEMLA White-Collar Gothic: Debtor Masculinity, Submission, and the U.S. Bank in Antebellum America
Gary Kornblith 1984-85 Oberlin College assistant professor Haven Master Mechanics in New England, 1780s-1850s
Ellen Westbrook 1992-93 Southern Mississippi University assistant professor Peterson Cultural Captives: Euro Amer Indian Literary Landscapes
James McElroy 1975-76 SUNY Plattsburgh assistant professor Daniels The Papers of John B Hough


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