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 Datesort ascending Institution Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Carsten Junker 2011-12 University of Bremen assistant professor Ebeling Reading Affect in Eighteenth-Century Abolitionist Debates
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
J. Brenton Stewart 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison PhD candidate Botein Informing the City: On the Print Culture of Antebellum Augusta, Georgia
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
Sari Altschuler 2011-12 City University of New York, The Graduate Center PhD candidate Legacy National Physiology: George Lippard and Antebellum Medical Discourse
Steven Smith 2011-12 University of Missouri PhD candidate Reese A World the Printers Made: Print Culture in New York, 1730-1830
Aston Gonzalez 2011-12 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Kneeling and Fighting: African American Artists' Depiction of Black Humanity
John Demos 2011-12 Yale University Samuel Knight Professor of History Emeritus Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Claire Gherini 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson 'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800
Anna Stewart 2011-12 University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Botein Slave Narratives and Freedmen's Education
Matthew Garrett 2011-12 Wesleyan University assistant professor NEMLA Episodic Poetics in the Early American Republic
Nicolas Barreyre 2011-12 University Paris Ouest Nanterre assistant professor Tracy Of Gold and Freedman: A Sectional History of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
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
John Leary 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Underdevelopment: Latin America in the U.S. Imagination
Matthew Amato 2011-12 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Exposing Humanity: Photographic Dimensions of American Slavery, Antislavery, and Emancipation, 1840s to 1870s
Susan Branson 2011-12 Syracuse University associate professor Peterson Animal Magnetism: Science and Pseudo-science in American Society, 1800-1860
Joseph Adelman 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University lecturer AAS-NEH Revolutionary Networks: The Business of Printing and the Production of American Politics, 1763-1789
Amber LaPiana 2011-12 Washington State University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Mapping Literary Regionalism
Julien Mauduit 2011-12 Universite du Quebec a Montreal PhD candidate Peterson 'Locofocoism' and the Canadian Revolution (1837-1842): from a selection of pamphlets, newspapers, and other printed materials
Adam Gordon 2011-12 UCLA Ph.D. in English Hench Cultures of Criticism in Antebellum America
Wendy Bellion 2011-12 University of Delaware associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Space of Iconoclasm: New York and American Historical Memory
Benjamin Cooper 2011-12 Washington University in St Louis lecturer Peterson Writing American Soldiers: Nineteenth-Century Varieties of Military Experience
Lara Cohen 2011-12 Wayne State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Notes from Underground: Nineteenth-Century American Print Subcultures
Anne Verplanck 2011-12 Penn State University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Graphic Arts in Philadelphia, 1780-1880
Jonathan Nash 2011-12 University at Albany, SUNY PhD candidate Peterson 'Not the best company': Children and Incarceration in the Early United States, 1787-1850
Gina Marie Caison 2011-12 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'To the Dear Reader': Rhetorical Audiences and Histories in Boudinot, Simms, and the Antebellum Newspaper
Christine DeLucia 2011-12 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Making Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip's War (1675-78)
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
Carolyn Eastman 2011-12 University of Texas assistant professor AAS-NEH Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World of Print
Lisa Hayes 2011 Bowie, MD playwright Baron research on Colonial America just before the Revolutionary War to be used in writing two museum theater plays for the Accokeek Foundation's Natonal Colonial Farm, a living history museum in Maryland
Brian Teare 2011 San Francisco, CA poet Hearst research for inter-disciplinary project including poetry and photographs, with focus on spirit photography and spiritualism
Cam Terwilliger 2011 Somerville, MA fiction writer Baron research for novel, Yet Wilderness Grew in Our Hearts, set in northeastern colonies during the Frech and Indian War
Kelle Groom 2011 New Smyrna Beach, FL poet Hearst research for memoir about Thomas Greenough, the last surviving Wampanoag Indian on the Bass River reservation in South Yarmouth, MA
Mary Beth Ellis 2011 Cincinnati, OH non-fiction writer Jay and Deborah Last research for project involving PBS documentary currently under development by historan and author Richard Brookhiser about theory that Hamilton and other Founding Fathers were "proto-bloggers"
Matthew Bahar 2010-11 University of Oklahoma PhD candidate Legacy People of the Dawnland and their Atlantic World
Melissa Homestead 2010-11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Reese E.D.E.N. Southworth's Serial Fiction
Daniel Rood 2010-11 University of California, Irvine Ph.D. in history Hench Plantation Technocrats: A History of Science and Technology in the Slaveholding Atlantic World, 1830-1860
Hugh McIntosh 2010-11 Northwestern University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civil War Advertising and the Popular Novel
Sara Lampert 2010-11 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson Women and the Making of the Nineteenth-Century Culture Industry
T.J. Tomlin 2010-11 University of Northern Colorado assistant professor Botein A Faith for All Persuasions: Almanacs and American Religious Life, 1730-1820
Peter Reed 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor NEMLA Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and American Performance Cultures, 1790-1865
Laura Murray 2010-11 Queen's University associate professor Tracy What is an Newspaper? Exchange and Citation Practices in Antebellum American Dailies
Daegan Miller 2010-11 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Witness Tree: Nature, Culture, and Progress in Nineteenth-Century America
Aaron Marrs 2010-11 U.S. Department of State historian Peterson Moving Forward: A Social History of the Transportation Revolution
Meredith Bak 2010-11 University of California, Santa Barbara PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Perception and Playthings: Optical Toys as Instruments of Science and Culture
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Christopher Oliver 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civic Visions: The Panorama and Popular Amusement in American Art and Society, 1845-1870
Gudrun Löhrer 2010-11 John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University of Berlin visiting professor Ebeling A Cultural History of U.S.-American Banknotes in the Early Nineteenth Century
Christopher Pastore 2010-11 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson From Sweetwater to Seawater; An Environmental and Atlantic History of Narragansett Bay, 1636-1836

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