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
Francoise Basch 1983-84 University of Paris professor Haven Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
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
Richard Lyman 1983-84 Simmons College professor RA The Economic and Social Context of the Lincoln Family, 1810-1840
Claire Parfait 2012-13 Universite de Paris 13 professor Reese African American Historians, 1830s-1930s: Book History and Historiography
Joyce Appleby 1994-95 UCLA professor ASECS The First Generation of Americans
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Ezra Greenspan 2009-10 Southern Methodist University Professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar William Wells Brown: An African-American Life in Letters
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
Michelle Burnham 2011-12 Santa Clara University professor ASECS The Calculus of Risk: Temporality in the Revolutionary Atlantic and Pacific
David Hall 1981-82 Boston University professor AAS-NEH History of Popular Culture in Colonial New England
Robert Begiebing 1996 New Hampshire College professor Artist The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton, Artist: Or, A True Account of Startling and Amusing Incidents from Itinerant Life
Kay House 1977-78 San Francisco State University professor Daniels Editing Cooper's The Pilot
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
Thomas Davis 1980-81 Kent State University professor Daniels An Edition of Edward Taylor's Harmony of the Gospels
Bruce Steiner 1982-83 Ohio State University professor Haven Lawyers, Dissenting Churches, and Connecticut's Republican Party, 1790-1820
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Catherine Albanese 1983-84 Wright State professor Haven The Divine Harmonia: Transcendentalism, Popular Religion, and Healing Movements in Nineteenth-Century America
Akira Kikuchi 1991-92 Otaru Univ of Commerce professor RA The Development of American Society from the Colonial Period to the Early Nineteenth Century
Brett Mizelle 2013-14 CSU, Long Beach professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Killing Animals in American History
Robert Gross 2002-3 College of William and Mary professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Transcendentalist and Their World
Alden Vaughan 1982-83 Columbia University professor AAS-NEH Indians and Europeans in British North America
Kenneth Moynihan 1992-93 Assumption College professor AAS-NEH A History of Worcester
James Beard 1987-88 Clark University professor RA James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
Francoise Basch 1984-85 University of Paris professor RA Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America.
Richard Brown 1992-93 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Mary Kelley 1990-91 Dartmouth College professor Peterson Achieving Authority: Women in Public in Early America
Nell Painter 1991-92 Princeton University professor Peterson A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth
Michael Broyles 1989-90 University of Maryland, Baltimore professor RA From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
Ronald Formisano 1991-92 University of Florida professor RA American Populisms
Gaylord Albaugh 1989-90 McMaster University professor RA American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
Ben McClary 1982-83 Middle Georgia State College professor Haven Samuel Lorenzo Knapp and His Milieu
Gaylord Albaugh 1972-73 McMaster University professor U.S. Steel Foundation American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Alden Vaughan 1985-86 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America.
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
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
Bruce Laurie 1993-94 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH The Search for Security in Nineteenth-Century America
Louis Bisceglia 1988-89 San Jose State professor RA The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley
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
Robert Arner 1991-92 University of Cincinnati professor NEMLA The Politics of Knowledge in the Early Republic: American Encyclopedias from the Federal Period to the Jacksonian Era
Mason Lowance 1972-73 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor US Steel Symbolic Expression in Puritan Writings, 1620-1776
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
Michel Fabre 1991-92 University of Paris III professor Peterson The Creoles of Color: Cultural Production as a Basis of Group Identity

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