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
James Beard 1987-88 Clark University professor RA James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
Nancy Shoemaker 2006-7 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Whaling History of New England Indians
Catherine Albanese 1983-84 Wright State professor Haven The Divine Harmonia: Transcendentalism, Popular Religion, and Healing Movements in Nineteenth-Century America
Kay House 1977-78 San Francisco State University professor Daniels Editing Cooper's The Pilot
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Thomas Davis 1980-81 Kent State University professor Daniels An Edition of Edward Taylor's Harmony of the Gospels
Jonathan Gross 2007-8 DePaul University professor Peterson "Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Prose Clippings"
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
Nell Painter 1991-92 Princeton University professor Peterson A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth
Graham Hodges 1999-00 Colgate University professor Peterson David Ruggles: Black Apostle of Freedom
Michael Winship 2009-10 University of Texas professor AAS-NEH Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
Patricia Johnston 2007-8 Salem State College professor Last "Martyrs, Riots, Nuns, and Peasants"
Richard Fox 2000-1 University of Southern California professor Mellon Postdoctoral American Jesus
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
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
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
Alden Vaughan 1985-86 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America.
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
Ben McClary 1982-83 Middle Georgia State College professor Haven Samuel Lorenzo Knapp and His Milieu
Mary Kelley 1990-91 Dartmouth College professor Peterson Achieving Authority: Women in Public in Early America
Michelle Burnham 2011-12 Santa Clara University professor ASECS The Calculus of Risk: Temporality in the Revolutionary Atlantic and Pacific
Bruce Laurie 1993-94 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH The Search for Security in Nineteenth-Century America
Claire Parfait 2012-13 Universite de Paris 13 professor Reese African American Historians, 1830s-1930s: Book History and Historiography
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
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
Michael Broyles 1989-90 University of Maryland, Baltimore professor RA From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston
Louis Bisceglia 1988-89 San Jose State professor RA The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley
Gaylord Albaugh 1989-90 McMaster University professor RA American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
Mason Lowance 1972-73 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor US Steel Symbolic Expression in Puritan Writings, 1620-1776
Ronald Formisano 1991-92 University of Florida professor RA American Populisms
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
Gaylord Albaugh 1972-73 McMaster University professor U.S. Steel Foundation American Religious Newspapers and Periodicals, 1730-1830
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Joan Radner 2001-02 American Professor Mellon Performing the Paper: Rural Intellectual Life in Postbellum Northern New England
Robert Gross 2002-3 College of William and Mary professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Transcendentalist and Their World
Barbara Meldrum 1990-91 University of Iowa professor AAS-NEH Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Dynamics of Nineteenth-Century American Progress
Lance Schachterle 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor RA Research for an edition of Cooper's The Spy
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
Dwight Smith 1982-83 University of Miami at Ohio professor Haven The War of 1812: A Bibliography
Alden Vaughan 1986-87 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America..
Stephen Nissenbaum 1978-79 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Daniels Literature and Society in Jacksonian America: Writers Confront the Marketplace,
Harvey Graff 1988-89 University of Texas, San Antonio professor AAS-NEH Conflicting Paths: The Transformations of Growing Up, 1750-20
Michel Fabre 1991-92 University of Paris III professor Peterson The Creoles of Color: Cultural Production as a Basis of Group Identity
John Murrin 2001-02 Princeton Professor NEH Crisis and Upheaval in the English Atlantic World, 1673-1692
John Resch 1987-88 University of New Hampshire, Manchester professor RA Politics, Public Policy, and American Culture, 1815-25: The 1818 Revolutionary War Pension Act
David Minter 1980-81 Rice University professor Daniels Texts and Contexts: The Great Migration and King Philip's War
Annie Bissett 2015 Northampton, MA printmaker Last research for a project about the spirituality/religiosity of American national identity

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