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
James Green 1986-87 Library Company of Philadelphia associate librarian Boni The Book Distribution Network of Mathew Carey, 1785-1820
James Green 1989-90 Library Company of Philadelphia associate librarian Botein The Transformation of the American Book Trade, 1785-1825
Daniel Williams 1993-94 University of Mississippi associate professor ASECS The Theft of Authorship
Carol Berkin 1976-77 Baruch CUNY associate professor Daniels Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution
Lynn Casmier-Paz 2009-10 University of Central Florida associate professor Botein Slave literacy, children's textbooks, and antebellum education
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
William Gilmore-Lehne 1998-99 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor RA A Republic of Knowledge: Communications and the Rise of an Age of Reading in America, 1639-1861
Paula Kopacz 1988-89 Eastern Kentucky University associate professor RA Women's Daily Life in Seventeenth-Century New England
James Basker 1989-90 Barnard College associate professor NEMLA Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
Daniel Cohen 2007-8 Case Western Reserve University associate professor AAS-NEH Burning the Charlestown Convent: Private Lives, Public Outrage, and Contested Memory in Nineteenth-Century America
James Snead 2009-10 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The 'Kentucky Mummy': Encounters with Antiquity in the Early Nineteenth-Century America
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Kent Ljungquist 1983-84 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA The Aesthetic Categories of the Sublime, the Picturesque, and the Beautiful, as They Are Represented in American Literary Periodicals, 1820-1860
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
Carrie Bramen 2009-10 SUNY Buffalo associate professor NEMLA American Niceness: The Making of a National Type in Nineteenth-Century Culture
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
Helene Quanquin 2014-15 Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 Associate Professor Jenny d'Hericourt Fellowship From The Liberator to The Nation: The Periodical Legacies of William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips
John Nerone 1996-97 Institute of Communications Research, IL associate professor AAS-NEH US Newspapers from the Revolution to the Industrial Revolution
Susan Porter 1987-88 Ohio State University, Lima associate professor RA Performance Practice in Early American Musical Theatre
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
Maryemma Graham 1990-91 Northeastern University associate professor NEMLA Afro-American Authorship, 1746-06
Linck Johnson 1984-85 Colgate University associate professor AAS-NEH Walden in Its Time
Paula Bennett 1996-97 University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women's Poetry, 1850-00
Steven Bullock 1992-93 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA American Freemasonry
Thomas Augst 2013-14 New York University associate professor AAS-NEH A Drunkard's Story: Social reform and mass culture in nineteenth-century America
Leonard von Morze 2015-16 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor Reese Contextualizing Christian Jacob Hutter: German-American Printing and Book Distribution in the Atlantic World
Karen Halttunen 1988-89 Northwestern University associate professor RA Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture.
Cornelia Dayton 1991-92 UC Irvine associate professor ASECS Madness, Dependency, and Gender in Early New England
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
Nancy Isenberg 2007-8 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson Dirty Politics in Early America
Margaret Abruzzo 2013-14 University of Alabama associate professor Lapides Good People and Bad Behavior: Changing Views of Sin and Moral Responsibility
Scott McLaren 2012-13 York University associate professor Botein Nurseries of Faith: The New York Methodist Book Concern and the Growth of Methodist Sunday Schools in Upper Canada, 1815-1850
Carol Karlsen 1994-95 University of Michigan associate professor AAS-NEH Relations of Power, the Power of Relations: Iroquois Communities in Western New York, 1750-00
Susan Williams 1997-98 Ohio State University associate professor Botein Writing Home: Female Authorship and Print Culture in America, 1820-00
Elizabeth Bethel 1985-86 Lander University associate professor Peterson Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation
Paula Petrik 1988-89 Montana State University associate professor RA Playthings for the Republic's Children: American Culture and the Business of Play
W. Clark Gilpin 1982-83 Phillips Theological Seminary associate professor Haven Eighteenth-Century Protestant Concepts of the Church
Jeannine DeLombard 2007-8 University of Toronto associate professor AAS-NEH Ebony Idols: Famous Fugitive Slaves in Britain before the Civil War
Jeffrey Walker 1992-93 Oklahoma State University associate professor ASECS Collegiate Literary Culture in Eighteenth-Century America
Sarah Purcell 2007-8 Grinnell College associate professor Peterson The Politics of Mourning and the U.S. Civil War
Ellen Garvey 2008-9 New Jersey City University associate professor Peterson "Book, Paper, Scissors: Scrapbooks Remake American Print Culture."
Gregory Nobles 1991-92 Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor Boni Straight Lines and Stability: The Imposition of Order on the Early American Frontier
Cathy Davidson 1984-85 Michigan State University associate professor Peterson The Origins of American Fiction
Jeffrey Groves 1995-96 Harvey Mudd College Ref: Professor Michael Winship, UT Austin associate professor Peterson Ticknor and Fields: Literary Promotion and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Christopher Lukasik 2013-14 Purdue University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Image in the Text
Margaret Neussendorfer 1982-83 University of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor AAS-NEH Bibliography of the Works of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
Jeffrey Sklansky 2006-07 Oregon State Associate Professor ACLS Burkardt The Rise and Fall of the 'Money Question' in the Nineteenth-Century United States

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