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 Rank Fellowship Awardedsort ascending Title of Project
Michael Joseph 1997-98 Rutgers University librarian Peterson McLoughlin Bros, 1858-1878
Michael Sappol 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Singing the Body Electric
Myron Gray 2012-13 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson French Music in Federal Philadelphia
Vicki Hsueh 2004-5 Western Washington University assistant professor Peterson "Hybrid Constitutionalism: Negotiating Constitutions and Cultures in the Proprietary Colonies, 1625-1690"
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Matthew Wittmann 2005-6 University of Michigan PhD. Candidate Peterson American Popular Culture and the Pacific World in the Nineteenth-Century
Jill Lepore 1993-94 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Commemorating Cruelty: Writing and Remembering King Philip's War, 1675-76
Karen Hansen 1988-89 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Social Dimension of Laborers' Lives, 1810-60
Brian Carroll 2008-9 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson "Military Masculinities in New England: Anglo-American and Native-American Soldiers, 1689-1763."
Benjamin Carp 2001-2 University of Virginia PhD. Candidate Peterson Cityscapes and Revolution: Urban Spaces and Revolutionary Mobilization in North America, 1740-1790
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
Jill Anderson 2003-4 Thomas Jefferson Foundation assistant editor Peterson "Nothing Done!': The Poet in Early Nineteenth-Century American Culture
James Lundberg 2006-7 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Reading Horace Greeley's America, 1834-1872
Mary McCarl 1987-88 Boston University PhD candidate Peterson More Confessions of Thomas Shepard's Cambridge Parishioners, 1648-49
Jordan Watkins 2015-16 Utah Valley University adjunct Peterson 'Another Attucks': The African-American Response to Dred Scott
Randi Lewis 2012-13 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson To 'the most distant parts of the Globe': Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819
Angela Hudson 2004-5 Yale University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Indians. Slaves, and Surveyors on the Federal Road, 1790s-1840s"
Daniel Kilbride 2007-8 John Carroll University associate professor Peterson "The Grand Tour: European Travelers and American National Identities, 1750-1870"
Elisabeth Nichols 1997-98 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson Pray Don't Tell Anybody That I Write Politics': Private Reflections and Public Admonitions in the Early Republic
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
Wendy Woloson 2005-6 Library Company of Philadelphia curator Peterson Underground Economies: People, Markets, and Used Goods in 18th- and 19th-Century America
Charles Hanson 1991-92 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson From the Quebec Act to the French Alliance:Anti-Catholicism in Revolutionary New England
Sari Edelstein 2008-9 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson "The Novel & the News: Women and the Politics of U.S. Print Culture before 1900."
Rachel Chernos Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD. Candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
Britt Rusert 2011-12 Temple University postdoc fellow Peterson Experiments in Freedom: Black Popular Science and the Struggle against Slavery
Shelby Balik 2003-4 University of Wisconsin - Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Religious Frontier
Paul Erickson 1998-99 University of Texas, Austin PhD candidate Peterson Welcome to Sodom: The Cultural Work of the American City-Mysteries Novel, 1840-1860
Gesa Mackenthun 2006-7 University of Rostock professor Peterson The Conquest of Antiquity: Geographical Discovery and Romantic Scholarship in the USA
Ben Wright 2015-16 Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College assistant professor Peterson Antislavery and American Salvation
Patrick Luck 2012-13 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson The Creation of a Deep South: Making the Sugar and Cotton Revolutions in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1790-1825
Peter Leavenworth 2004-5 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Confrontations of Taste: American vs. European Standards of Music Aesthetics in the Early Republic"
Valerie McKito 2007-8 Texas Tech University PhD candidate Peterson "In the Shadow of Victory: Loyalists in the Aftermath of the Revolution"
Christopher Florio 2014-15 Princeton University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson The Poor Always with You: Poverty in an Age of Emancipation, 1833-1877
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
Nicole Eustace 2008-9 New York University assistant professor Peterson "War Ardor: Sex and Sentiment in the War of 1812."
Thomas Brown 2003-4 University of South Carolina associate professor Peterson The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
Robert Naeher 2006-7 Emma Willard School chair Peterson Puritan Prayer, Expressive Voice, and the Shaping of Identity
Colin McCoy 1998-99 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Partisans and Pamphleteers: The Literature of Persuasion in Jacksonian America, 1820-1845
Mikki Smith 2012-13 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson "Even a Boy's Press Has a 'Power'": Amateur Journalism and Youth Information Culture, 1867-1890
Katherine McCaffrey 2004-5 Boston University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Reading Glasses: American Spectacles from Benjamin Franklin's Bifocals to Mithril"
Bret Carroll 1997-98 University of Texas, Arlington visiting assistant professor Peterson Religion and Masculinity in Antebellum America
W Lhamon 1998-99 Florida State University George M. Harper professor Peterson Jump Jim Crow: Plays, Lyrics, and Street Prose of the First Atlantic Popular Culture
Erin Forbes 2008-9 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson "Popular Crime Writing and the Publications of David Walker and Edgar Allan Poe."
Joseph Rainer 1995-96 University of Mississippi visiting instructor Peterson Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs
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
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
Margaret Nash 2006-7 University of California, Riverdale assistant professor Peterson Higher Education for Women and the Formation of Gender, Class, and Race Identity in the United States, 1840-1875
William Todd 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin professor emeritus Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of Sir Walter Scott, 1792-1836
Mary Kelley 1990-91 Dartmouth College professor Peterson Achieving Authority: Women in Public in Early America
Joseph Bonica 2009-10 Middle Tennessee State University visiting assistant professor Peterson Open Secrets: The Cultural Politics of Secrecy and the Formation of the Early American Republic

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