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
Linford Fisher 2014-15 Brown University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH The Land of the Unfree: Africans, Indians, and the Varieties of Slavery and Servitude in Colonial New England and the Atlantic World
Kate Mulry 2016-17 California State University, Bakersfield assistant professor of history ASECS Unwholesome Tinctures: Inoculation and Questions of Heredity in the Early Eighteenth-Century Anglo Atlantic
Brian Rouleau 2014-15 Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of History Schiller Empire's Children: Youth Culture and the Expansionist Impulse
Katherine Grandjean 2017-18 Wellesley College assistant professor of history AAS-NEH The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
James Dun 2014-15 Princeton University Assistant Professor of History Tracy Dangerous Neighbors
Melanie Kiechle 2014-15 Virginia Tech University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century America
Abigail Cooper 2016-17 Brandeis University assistant professor of history AAS-NEH ‘Lord, Until I Reach My Home’: Inside the Refugee Camps of the American Civil War
Harold Langley 1973-74 Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian associate curator Mellon short-term fellow American Press Reaction to the Peace of Ghent
Carolyn Lawes 1990-91 UC Davis associate instructor Peterson The Second Great Awakening and the Development of Commercial Capitalism in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1820-48
Katja Kanzler 2006-7 Leipzig University associate lecturer Ebeling Genre and Separate Spheres in Antebellum Women's Writing
Robinson Murray 1979-80 Essex Institute associate librarian Daniels Bibliography of New Hampshire Imprints
James Green 1989-90 Library Company of Philadelphia associate librarian Botein The Transformation of the American Book Trade, 1785-1825
James Green 1986-87 Library Company of Philadelphia associate librarian Boni The Book Distribution Network of Mathew Carey, 1785-1820
Manisha Sinha 2004-5 University of Massachusetts associate professor AAS-NEH "Redefining Democracy: African Americans and the Movement to Abolish Slavery, 1775-1865"
Jonathan Den Hartog 2012-13 Northwestern College associate professor AHPCS Transatlantic Antijacobinism
Mary Quinlivan 1978-79 Universit of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor Daniels The Social Significance of the Children's Literature of Jacob Abbot
Mitchell Snay 2000-01 Denison University associate professor Tracy A Nation of Our Own: Ethnic Nationalism in the Era of Reconstruction
Barry Levy 1998-99 University of Massachusetts, Amherst associate professor AAS-NEH The Ordeal of Early American Equality: Orphans, Poor Children, and the Massachusetts Labor Regime, 1630-1820
Donald Marti 1974-75 University of Indiana, South Bend associate professor Daniels Movements for Agricultural Improvements in 19th-Century New England and New York
Melissa Homestead 2010-11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Reese E.D.E.N. Southworth's Serial Fiction
Charles Fanning 1981-82 Bridgewater State University associate professor Daniels The Irish Voice in America: Nineteenth-Century Fiction
Hilary Wyss 2006-7 Auburn University associate professor ASECS Native Literacy and Education in Early America
Geoffrey Plank 1996-97 University of Cincinnati associate professor ASECS The Culture of Conquest, Acadia or Nova Scotia in the British Colonial Imagination, 1690-1759
Lisa Gitelman 2007-8 Catholic University associate professor Last "Early Photographs of Words Backwards"
Christopher Grasso 1999-00 College of William and Mary associate professor Peterson Skepticism and American Faith: The Early Nineteenth Century
David Blight 1996-97 Amherst College associate professor Peterson Reunion and Race: the Civil War in American Memory, 1870-15
Reiner Smolinski 2002-3 Georgia State University associate professor Peterson Authority & Interpretation: Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'
Susan Branson 2011-12 Syracuse University associate professor Peterson Animal Magnetism: Science and Pseudo-science in American Society, 1800-1860
William Gilmore-Lehne 1990-91 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor AAS-NEH The State of Knowledge on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution
Kathryn Morse 2007-8 Middlebury College associate professor AHPCS "The View from Here: American Environmental History through Images"
Stacey Robertson 2007-8 Bradley University associate professor Tracy "'Hearts Beating for Liberty': Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest"
Janet Headley 2002-3 Loyola College associate professor Drawn to Art Structuring Urban Space: Public Monuments in Boston, 1825-1897
Helene Quanquin 2009-10 University Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle associate professor Peterson 'With feebler voices?' Men and the American Women's Rights Movement, 1830-1890
Thomas Brown 2003-4 University of South Carolina associate professor Peterson The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
Jean Friedman 1985-86 University of Georgia associate professor Peterson Families at War: Northern and Southern Communities in the Civil War
David Nord 1986-87 University of Indiana, Bloomington associate professor Peterson Journalism and Cities in American History
Daniel Kilbride 2007-8 John Carroll University associate professor Peterson "The Grand Tour: European Travelers and American National Identities, 1750-1870"
Norma Basch 1990-91 Rutgers University associate professor AAS-NEH Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, andMythologies, 1770-1870
Cornelia Dayton 2004-5 University of Connecticut associate professor AAS-NEH "Self and Sanity in Early New England"
Camille Dungy 2005 San Francisco State University Associate Professor Hearst Suck on the Marrow, Chew on the Bone
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
Shirley Samuels 1988-89 Cornell University associate professor NEMLA Politics and the Family in the Early Republic
Sally Kohlstedt 1982-83 Syracuse University associate professor Haven Natural History Museums: The Nineteenth Century
James Sidbury 2002-3 University of Texas at Austin associate professor Mellon Postdoctoral Conceptions of Africa in Early African-American Culture, 1760-1830
David Silverman 2010-11 George Washington University associate professor ASECS Thundersticks: Firearms and the Transformation of Native America
Marc Shell 1981-82 SUNY Buffalo associate professor AAS-NEH Money and Symbolism in America:Case Studies
Todd Thompson 2017-18 Indiana University of Pennsylvania associate professor Peterson Savage Laughter: Nineteenth-Century Humor and the South Seas
J. Gary Williams 1983-84 University of Idaho associate professor Haven James Fenimore Cooper's Notions of the Americans
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1998-99 University of Minnesota associate professor AAS-NEH Changing Identities: native American Peoples in Early New England
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture

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