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
Brian Rouleau 2014-15 Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of History Schiller Empire's Children: Youth Culture and the Expansionist Impulse
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
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
Natalie Joy 2016-17 Northern Illinois University assistant professor of history Peterson Abolitionists and Indians in the Antebellum Era
Adam Jortner 2014-15 Auburn University Assistant Professor of History ASECS Witchcraft and the Rise of American Religious Freedom, 1626-1789
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
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Steven Deyle 2009-10 University of Houston associate professor Tracy Honorable Men: Isaac Bolton, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the Murder of James McMillan
Ken Miller 2017-18 Washington College associate professor ASECS The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
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
Maris Vinovskis 1973-74 University of Michigan associate professor Rockefeller Changes in Family Values and Demographic Behavior and the Urban and Industrial Development of Massachusetts, 1770-1860
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
Norma Basch 1990-91 Rutgers University associate professor AAS-NEH Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, andMythologies, 1770-1870
Jean Friedman 1985-86 University of Georgia associate professor Peterson Families at War: Northern and Southern Communities in the Civil War
David Narrett 2001-02 University of Texas at Arlington associate professor ASECS Borderland Republics: Vermont, West Florida, Texas, and the Politics of Union, 1760-1846
Sally Kohlstedt 1982-83 Syracuse University associate professor Haven Natural History Museums: The Nineteenth Century
Jeffrey Pasley 2004-5 University of Missouri - Columbia associate professor ASECS "Jeffersonian Democracy Revisited: Popular Political Culture in Print, 1800-1828"
Wendy Bellion 2011-12 University of Delaware associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Space of Iconoclasm: New York and American Historical Memory
Neil Kamil 2012-13 University of Texas at Austin associate professor AAS-NEH Artisans of 'Inventive Genius': Atlantic Refugees, Niche Economies, and Portable Devices in the Manufacture of Polite Matter, 1640-1789
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
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
James Snead 2009-10 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The 'Kentucky Mummy': Encounters with Antiquity in the Early Nineteenth-Century America
Robert F. Forrant 2001-02 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Associate Professor Peterson Manufacturer to Industrial America: Worcester-area Machine Tool Firms and Skill, 1830-1875
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Kathryn Sklar 1976-77 UCLA associate professor Daniels Female Education in New England, 1780-1820
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture
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
Susan Johnson 2000 St Mary's College of Maryland associate professor Sigety The Alternate Encyclopedia
Carrie Bramen 2009-10 SUNY Buffalo associate professor NEMLA American Niceness: The Making of a National Type in Nineteenth-Century Culture
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
Daniel Williams 1993-94 University of Mississippi associate professor ASECS The Theft of Authorship
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
Paula Kopacz 1988-89 Eastern Kentucky University associate professor RA Women's Daily Life in Seventeenth-Century New England
Carol Berkin 1976-77 Baruch CUNY associate professor Daniels Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution
Mark Peterson 2003-4 University of Iowa associate professor Burkhardt Boston in the Atlantic World, 1630-1860
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
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
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
James Basker 1989-90 Barnard College associate professor NEMLA Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
John Nerone 1996-97 Institute of Communications Research, IL associate professor AAS-NEH US Newspapers from the Revolution to the Industrial Revolution

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