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
Jeanne Schinto 2015 Andover, MA non-fiction writer and journalist Baron research for 3-part series about the Walpole Society
Matt Dellinger 2016 nonfiction writer and digital archivist Baron The Brooklyn 14th Regiment
Lauren Yee 2009 San Francisco, CA playwright Baron research for interdisciplinary play exploring the concept of "performing racial identity in America"
Emily Laurance 2001 North Carolina at Chapel Hill Harpist, Academic Advisor Baron Research sacred music and theatrical songs in early nineteenth century America
Honoree Jeffers 2009 Norman, OK poet Baron research for book of poems titled "The Art of Mastering" whose centerpiece is a series about Phillis Wheatley, which imagines her interior life
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
Charles Clark 1985-86 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Boni The Public Prints: An Essay in Anglo-American JournalisticOrigins
Sherry Sullivan 1987-88 Universit of Alabama, Birmingham assistant professor Boni Noble Savage Iconography in 19th Century Giftbooks
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
Lewis Leary 1980-81 University of North Carolina William Rand Kenan, Jr. professor Boni Lectures in the United States, 1783-1829
Robert Winans 1984-85 Wayne State University assistant professor Boni Checklist of Catalogues of Books printed in 18th-century American Newspapers
Richard Simmons 1982-83 Birmingham College reader Boni British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760
Isabelle Lehuu 1988-89 Cornell University PhD candidate Boni The New Readers in Antebellum America
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
Gregory Nobles 1991-92 Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor Boni Straight Lines and Stability: The Imposition of Order on the Early American Frontier
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
Susan Parrish 2003-4 University of Michigan assistant professor Botein Colonial and Early National American Almanac
Joseph Rezek 2015-16 Boston University assistant professor Botein Transatlantic Currents, 1820-1860, for The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture
Louise Stevenson 2000-01 Franklin and Marshall College professor Botein Women's intellectual Life, 1750-1820
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
J. Brenton Stewart 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison PhD candidate Botein Informing the City: On the Print Culture of Antebellum Augusta, Georgia
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
Anna Stewart 2011-12 University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Botein Slave Narratives and Freedmen's Education
Grantland Rice 1993-94 Brandeis Univesity PhD candidate Botein The Transformation of Authorship in Early America
Kristen Highland 2012-13 New York University PhD candidate Botein At the Bookstore: Literary and Cultural Experience in Antebellum New York city
Karen Weyler 1995-96 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Botein Issues of Privacy and Publicity in the Early American Novel
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
Joseph Adelman 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein "The Business of Politics: Printers and the Emergence of Political Communications Networks, 1765-1789"
Kathleen Walkup 2014-15 Mills College Professor of Book Arts Botein Printing at the Margins
Anne Baker 1999-00 Reed College visiting assistant professor Botein Geography Schoolbooks and Nation Formation in the Antebellum United States
Lynda Yankaskas 2007-8 Brandeis University PhD candidate Botein "Borrowing Culture: Social Libraries and the Shaping of American Civic Life, 1731-1851"
Mark Peterson 1999-00 University of Iowa assistant professor Botein The Mather Family and the Construction of an Atlantic Protestant International
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
Amy Thomas 1990-91 Duke University PhD candidate Botein Reading in the Antebellum South
Daniel Cohen 1992-93 Florida International University assistant professor Botein Beyond Domesticity: Literary Images of Working-Class Women, 1790-1860
Lara Cohen 2008-9 Wayne State University assistant professor Botein "Counterfeit Presentments: Fraud and the Production of Nineteenth-Century American Literature."
Faith Barrett 2013-14 Lawrence University associate professor Botein Poems and Parodies: Voice-Effects and the Profession of Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Susan Williams 1997-98 Ohio State University associate professor Botein Writing Home: Female Authorship and Print Culture in America, 1820-00
Betsy Klimasmith 2008-9 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor Botein "Cities and Seductions: Sex and Early American Urban Fiction."
Lindsay DiCuirci 2013-14 University of Maryland assistant professor Botein History's Imprint: The Colonial Book and the Writing of American History, 1790-1855
Bernell Tripp 1991-92 University of Alabama PhD candidate Botein The Nineteenth-Century Black Press
Faith Barrett 2006-7 Lawrence University assistant professor Botein 'To fight aloud is very brave': American Poetry and the Civil War
D. Berton Emerson 2016-17 Pomona College visiting assistant professor of English Botein Local Rules: Vernacular Aesthetics and Alternative Democracies in Antebellum Print Culture
Hannah Carlson 2006-7 Boston University PhD candidate Botein In the Company of Books: Reading the Pocket Companion
Lynn Casmier-Paz 2009-10 University of Central Florida associate professor Botein Slave literacy, children's textbooks, and antebellum education
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
Justine Oliva 2016-17 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Botein Anne C. L. Botta and the Business of Friendship

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