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
Nicole Cooley 1999 Queens College, CUNY assistant professor Artist The Afflicted Girls: A book of poetry abo theSalem Witch Trials
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"
Marina Moskowitz 2005-6 University of Glasgow assistant professor Peterson Seed Money: The Economies of Horticulture in 19th-Century America
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Martha Schoolman 2006-7 Miami University assistant professor Peterson American Abolitionist Geographies
Jessie Morgan-Owens 2012-13 Nanyang Technological University assistant professor AAS-NEH Letters of Light: Photographic Writing in the Literature of Abolition
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Jared Gardner 2000-1 Ohio State University assistant professor ASECS The Literary Museum: Periodicals and the Unsettling of American Literature
Faye Dudden 1988-89 Union College assistant professor Peterson Gender in Performance: Women in the American Theater, 1790-1870
Carsten Junker 2011-12 University of Bremen assistant professor Ebeling Reading Affect in Eighteenth-Century Abolitionist Debates
Susan Parrish 2003-4 University of Michigan assistant professor Botein Colonial and Early National American Almanac
Catherine Gammon 1996 University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Artist Research for a novel about the Salem witchcraft trials
Phillip Troutman 2010-11 George Washington University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Abolition Comix: Visual Semiotics in Antislavery Materials
Christen Mucher 2015-16 Smith College assistant professor AAS-NEH Before American History
David Anthony 2005-6 SIU Carbondale assistant professor NEMLA Shylock on Wall Street: Market Passion and the Capitalist Jew in Antebellum Sensationalism
Yvette Piggush 2011-12 Florida International University assistant professor AAS-NEH We Have No Ruins: Historical Fiction and American Artifacts in the Early United States, 1790-1850
Matthew Sivils 2012-13 Iowa State University assistant professor Schiller The Rise of American Environmental Literature, 1782-1847
Patricia Roylance 2008-9 Syracuse University assistant professor Last "Eclipse of Empire."
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Joseph Cullon 2005-6 Dartmouth College assistant professor Hench Colonial Shipwrights and their World: Men, Women, and Markets in Early New England
Elisa Tamarkin 2002-3 University of California, Santa Barbara assistant professor Sigety Family American Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and National Culture, 1820-1865
Christa Vogelius 2015-16 University of Copenhagen assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Ekphrasis and the Transnational Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
John McCurdy 2006-7 Eastern Michigan University assistant professor ASECS The Politics of Bachelorhood in Early America
David Stewart 1999-00 National Central University, Taiwan assistant professor NEMLA George Thompson and Men's Reading
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
Jacqueline Goldsby 2000-1 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson A Spectacular Secret: The cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life
Alice Fahs 1995-96 UC Irvine assistant professor Botein Publishing the Civil War: Northern Publishers and the Literary Marketplace of War.
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
Matthew Garrett 2011-12 Wesleyan University assistant professor NEMLA Episodic Poetics in the Early American Republic
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
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Greta LaFleur 2013-14 University of Hawai'I at Manoa assistant professor Peterson American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
Liam Riordan 1999-00 University of Maine assistant professor Tracy Newspapers and the Local Meaning of the Nation in the Delaware Valley
Ann Withington 1991-92 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Elite and Popular Culture in the Confederation and Early National Period
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Carla Pestana 1988-89 Ohio State University assistant professor Peterson Sectarianism in Colonial Massachusetts
David Silverman 2005-6 George Washington University assistant professor ASECS Brothertown: American Indians and the Problem of Race
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2006-7 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature
Mark Thompson 2012-13 University of Groningen assistant professor Peterson Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America
David Shields 1985-86 The Citadel assistant professor Haven Literary Neoclassicism during the 1740's and 1750's in Massachusetts
Jo-Ann Morgan 2007-8 Coastal Carolina University assistant professor Last "Mammies, Mulattos, and Matriarchs: African American Women in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture"
Megan Walsh 2013-14 St. Bonaventure University assistant professor NEMLA Broadview Editon of Frank J. Webb's 'The Garies and Their Friends'
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
Radiclani Clytus 2009-10 Tufts University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Envision Slavery: American Abolitionism and the Primacy of the Visual
Kabria Baumgartner 2015-16 College of Wooster assistant professor Peterson The Work of Time and Love: African American Women and Educational Activism in Early America
Hester Blum 2004-5 Penn State University assistant professor Reese "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Michael Harris 1972 University of Kentucky assistant professor US Steel Book Traders and Books in the Ohio Valley, 1800-1850

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