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
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Martha Burns 1993-94 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Andrew Lewis 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Antiques of State: Archaeology in Early Republican America
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Louis Masur 1998-99 City College of New York professor Peterson The American Republic in 1831
Scott Sandage 1993-94 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Deadbeats, Drunkards, and Dreamers: The Problem of Failure in Nineteenth Century America
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
RJ Boutelle 2014-15 Vanderbil University Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson Transamerican Visions of Freedom and the Circuits of U.S. Abolitionism
Andrew Burstein 1997-98 University of Northern Iowa assistant professor Peterson Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution ofAmerica’s Romantic Self-Image
Nancy Newman 1997-98 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson Good Music for a Free People: The Germania Musical Society in the United States, 1848-1854
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Elise Lemire 1994-95 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Discourses of Miscegenation in United States, 1800-1865
Karen Halttunen 1995-96 UC Davis professor Peterson Jacob's Pillows: Natural History and Memory in the Making of New England
Molly Berger 1993-94 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Modern Hotel in America, 1829-29
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Michael Sappol 1996-97 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson Singing the Body Electric
Cindy Lobel 1999-00 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Peterson Consuming Classes: Food, Eating, and Images of Consumption in the United States, 1790-1860
Michael Winship 1989-90 University of Texas, Austin editor Peterson Publishers Trade Sales in the Nineteeth Century United States
Claudia Bushman 1991-92 independent scholar Peterson America Discovers Columbus
JoAnne Thomas 2000-1 Western Michigan University PhD candidate Peterson Good Bye, Old Arm': Songs of the Civil War
Jill Lepore 1993-94 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Commemorating Cruelty: Writing and Remembering King Philip's War, 1675-76
Susan Branson 2011-12 Syracuse University associate professor Peterson Animal Magnetism: Science and Pseudo-science in American Society, 1800-1860
Mary McCarl 1987-88 Boston University PhD candidate Peterson More Confessions of Thomas Shepard's Cambridge Parishioners, 1648-49
Kathryn Mudgett 1999-00 Northeastern University PhD candidate Peterson Dana, Melville, Justice Story, and the Law and Literature of the Sea
Michael Joseph 1997-98 Rutgers University librarian Peterson McLoughlin Bros, 1858-1878
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 Singley 1997-98 Rutgers University associate professor Peterson Adoption in American Literature and Culture
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
Jonathan Cook 1998-99 Peterson The Apocalyptic Imagination in the American Renaissance
Russell Handsman 1993-94 Litchfield, CT independent scholar Peterson Challenging the Silences in New England History: John Milton Earle and the Indian People of Massachusetts
Benjamin Cooper 2011-12 Washington University in St Louis lecturer Peterson Writing American Soldiers: Nineteenth-Century Varieties of Military Experience
Elizabeth Bethel 1985-86 Lander University associate professor Peterson Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation
Laura Schiavo 1999-00 George Washington University PhD candidate Peterson A Collection of Endless Extent and Beauty': Stereographs, Perception, Taste, and the American Middle Class
Karen Hansen 1988-89 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Social Dimension of Laborers' Lives, 1810-60
Christine DeLucia 2011-12 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Making Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip's War (1675-78)
Colin McCoy 1998-99 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Partisans and Pamphleteers: The Literature of Persuasion in Jacksonian America, 1820-1845
Robert F. Forrant 2001-02 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Associate Professor Peterson Manufacturer to Industrial America: Worcester-area Machine Tool Firms and Skill, 1830-1875
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
Robert Wright 1999-00 Temple University visiting assistant professor Peterson Early American Finance: Revolution, Integration, Expansion
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
Barbara Wojtusik 1993-94 Bristol, CT, Eastern High School teacher Peterson The Somers Mutiny
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
Joseph Rainer 1995-96 University of Mississippi visiting instructor Peterson Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs
Charles Hanson 1991-92 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson From the Quebec Act to the French Alliance:Anti-Catholicism in Revolutionary New England
Hannah Farber 2011-12 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Insurance Industry in the Early Republic
Scott E. Gac 2001-02 University of New York Ph.D. Candidate Peterson The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Culture of Antebellum Reform
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper

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