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
Brian Carroll 2015-16 Central Washington University assistant professor of history AAS-ASECS Burning the Hearts of the Dead: Medicine, Migration, and New England Vampire Belief, 1782-1819
Natalie Joy 2016-17 Northern Illinois University assistant professor of history Peterson Abolitionists and Indians in the Antebellum Era
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
Adam Jortner 2014-15 Auburn University Assistant Professor of History ASECS Witchcraft and the Rise of American Religious Freedom, 1626-1789
David Zonderman 1989-90 Wisconsin at Madison Assistant Professor of history Peterson Uneasy Allies: Working Class Activists and Middle Class Reformersin Nineteenth-Century Boston and New York
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
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 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
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
Nian-Sheng Huang 2005-6 California State University Channel Islands associate professor Peterson The Poor in Early Massachusetts, 1630-1830
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
Wendy Katz 2008-9 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Last "The Politics of Art Criticism in the Penny Press, 1833-1862."
John Coward 2010-11 University of Tulsa associate professor AHPCS Cartooning with Savages: A Cultural History of Native American Images in the Popular Press
Carol Berkin 1976-77 Baruch CUNY associate professor Daniels Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution
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
Kevin Butterfield 2017-18 University of Oklahoma associate professor Peterson The Great Excitement
James Basker 1989-90 Barnard College associate professor NEMLA Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
Anne Verplanck 2011-12 Penn State University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Graphic Arts in Philadelphia, 1780-1880
Anthony Szczesiul 2005-6 University of Massachusetts - Lowell associate professor Peterson Reconstructing 'Southern Hospitality': Print Culture and the Invention of a Cultural Fiction
Maryemma Graham 1990-91 Northeastern University associate professor NEMLA Afro-American Authorship, 1746-06
Mitchell Snay 2000-01 Denison University associate professor Tracy A Nation of Our Own: Ethnic Nationalism in the Era of Reconstruction
Susan Williams 1997-98 Ohio State University associate professor Botein Writing Home: Female Authorship and Print Culture in America, 1820-00
Helene Quanquin 2014-15 Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 Associate Professor Jenny d'Hericourt From The Liberator to The Nation: The Periodical Legacies of William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips
Manisha Sinha 2004-5 University of Massachusetts associate professor AAS-NEH "Redefining Democracy: African Americans and the Movement to Abolish Slavery, 1775-1865"
Paula Petrik 1988-89 Montana State University associate professor RA Playthings for the Republic's Children: American Culture and the Business of Play
Jonathan Den Hartog 2012-13 Northwestern College associate professor AHPCS Transatlantic Antijacobinism
Christopher Grasso 1999-00 College of William and Mary associate professor Peterson Skepticism and American Faith: The Early Nineteenth Century
Karen Halttunen 1988-89 Northwestern University associate professor RA Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture.
Linck Johnson 1984-85 Colgate University associate professor AAS-NEH Walden in Its Time
Reiner Smolinski 2002-3 Georgia State University associate professor Peterson Authority & Interpretation: Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'
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
Melissa Homestead 2010-11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Reese E.D.E.N. Southworth's Serial Fiction
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
Hilary Wyss 2006-7 Auburn University associate professor ASECS Native Literacy and Education in Early America
Lisa Gitelman 2007-8 Catholic University associate professor Last "Early Photographs of Words Backwards"
Stacey Robertson 2007-8 Bradley University associate professor Tracy "'Hearts Beating for Liberty': Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest"
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
Jeffrey Walker 1992-93 Oklahoma State University associate professor ASECS Collegiate Literary Culture in Eighteenth-Century America
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

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