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 descending Title of Project
Sara Smith 2015 Greenfield, MA choreographer Baron research for a movement-theatre piece about the life and work of a fictional 19th century geologist and prophet
Margaret Rozga 2014 Milwaukee, WI poet Baron research for collection of poems inspired by the life of Jessie Benton Fremont
Martha Carlson-Bradley 2008 Hillsborough, NH poet Baron research for collection of poems, New England Primer
Jeanne Schinto 2015 Andover, MA non-fiction writer and journalist Baron research for 3-part series about the Walpole Society
Charles Hirshberg 2005 New York, NY Writer Baron Vistas of Destiny: Thomas Wentworth Higginson in Worcester
Lewis Leary 1980-81 University of North Carolina William Rand Kenan, Jr. professor Boni Lectures in the United States, 1783-1829
Charles Clark 1985-86 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Boni The Public Prints: An Essay in Anglo-American JournalisticOrigins
Ronald Zboray 1983-84 Pace Adjunct Professor in social science Boni A Fictive People: Antebellum Economic Development and the Reading Public for American Novels, 1837-57
Isabelle Lehuu 1988-89 Cornell University PhD candidate Boni The New Readers in Antebellum America
Michael Hackenberg 1986-87 University of Chicago assistant professor Boni The Subscription Publishing Phenomenon; William Still's Selling of The Underground Railroad in Philadelphia; The Firm of Deming and Francis in Wethersfield, Conn; The Career of Robert Sears of New York
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
Sherry Sullivan 1987-88 Universit of Alabama, Birmingham assistant professor Boni Noble Savage Iconography in 19th Century Giftbooks
Gregory Nobles 1991-92 Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor Boni Straight Lines and Stability: The Imposition of Order on the Early American Frontier
Richard Simmons 1982-83 Birmingham College reader Boni British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
John Canup 1990-91 Texas A&M University assistant professor Boni New England Culture and the Pacific
James Green 1986-87 Library Company of Philadelphia associate librarian Boni The Book Distribution Network of Mathew Carey, 1785-1820
Menahem Blondheim 1987-88 Harvard University PhD candidate Boni The News Frontier
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
Joseph Rezek 2015-16 Boston University assistant professor Botein Transatlantic Currents, 1820-1860, for The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture
Anne Baker 1999-00 Reed College visiting assistant professor Botein Geography Schoolbooks and Nation Formation in the Antebellum United States
Jen Huntley-Smith 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno PhD candidate Botein The Genius ofCivilization': The Publishing Industry and the Creation of WesternRegional Identity,1848-00
Mark Peterson 1999-00 University of Iowa assistant professor Botein The Mather Family and the Construction of an Atlantic Protestant International
D. Berton Emerson 2016-17 Pomona College visiting assistant professor of English Botein Local Rules: Vernacular Aesthetics and Alternative Democracies in Antebellum Print Culture
Justine Oliva 2016-17 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Botein Anne C. L. Botta and the Business of Friendship
Kathleen Walkup 2014-15 Mills College Professor of Book Arts Botein Printing at the Margins
J. Brenton Stewart 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison PhD candidate Botein Informing the City: On the Print Culture of Antebellum Augusta, Georgia
Karen Weyler 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Botein Issues of Privacy and Publicity in the Early American Novel
Anna Stewart 2011-12 University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Botein Slave Narratives and Freedmen's Education
Fredrika Teute 1994-95 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications Botein Writing a Woman's Life in the Early Republic
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
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
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
David Nord 1996-97 University of Indiana, Bloomington professor Botein The Religious Roots of Mass Media in America, 1800-1860
Michael Carter 2005-6 University of Southern California PhD. Candidate Botein Mathew Carey and the Public Emergence of Roman Catholicism in the United States, 1789-1839
Joseph Adelman 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein "The Business of Politics: Printers and the Emergence of Political Communications Networks, 1765-1789"
Susan Williams 1997-98 Ohio State University associate professor Botein Writing Home: Female Authorship and Print Culture in America, 1820-00
Coleman Hutchison 2005-6 Northwestern University PhD. Candidate Botein Occasioning Verse and Volume
Lynda Yankaskas 2007-8 Brandeis University PhD candidate Botein "Borrowing Culture: Social Libraries and the Shaping of American Civic Life, 1731-1851"
David Rawson 1993-94 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Botein The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810
Bernell Tripp 1991-92 University of Alabama PhD candidate Botein The Nineteenth-Century Black Press
Katy Chiles 2014-15 University of Tennessee Assistant Professor of English Botein Raced Collaboration: The Idea of Authorship and Early African American and Native American Literature
Thora Brylowe 2017-18 University of Colorado, Boulder assistant professor Botein Impressions and Folds: The Ecology of Romantic-Era Paper
Steven Harthorn 2002-3 University of Tennessee, Knoxville PhD candidate Botein James Fenimore Cooper and the American Literary Market, 1838-1851
Clare Mullaney 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Botein American Imprints: Disability and the Material Text, 1858-1932
John Evelev 1996-97 Duke University recent PhD Botein Tolerable Entertainment:' Herman Melville, the Literary Profession, and the Cultural Life of Antebellum New York
Faith Barrett 2013-14 Lawrence University associate professor Botein Poems and Parodies: Voice-Effects and the Profession of Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Jim Casey 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Botein Editing a Revolution in Newspaper Printing, 1847-1849
Ann Johnson 2002-3 Fordham University assistant professor Botein Engineering Handbooks as Carriers of Knowledge into the Field

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