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 ascending Title of Project
Lynne Bassett 2004-5 independent scholar Peterson "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production"
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
Peter Martin 1995-96 Emory College PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Immigrant Church: The French-Canadian Religious Identity in New England
Jane Merritt 2008-9 Old Dominion University associate professor Peterson "The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."
Cynthia Hamilton 1979-80 Manchester Metropolitan Senior Lecturer Peterson Representations of the Freedmen 1861-76
Stephen Mihm 2001-2 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Alchemists: Counterfeiters and Counterfeiting in Antebellum America
Alan Ruffman 1997-98 Geomarine Associates Ltd president Peterson Historic Meterology and the 1775 Hurricane
Anthony Szczesiul 2005-6 University of Massachusetts - Lowell associate professor Peterson Reconstructing 'Southern Hospitality': Print Culture and the Invention of a Cultural Fiction
Heather Nathans 1998-99 Tufts University PhD candidate Peterson Avoiding Party Matters: The Boston Theatre Rivalriesof the 1790's
Harvey Green 1997-98 Northeastern University professor Peterson Myth and History in American Literary and Material Culture, 1850-10
Yvette Piggush 2009-10 Florida International University assistant professor Peterson We Have No Ruins: Antiquarianism, Archives, and National Identity in the United States, 1790-1840
Robert Mills 2015-16 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The Pirate and the Sovereign
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
Christine DeLucia 2011-12 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Making Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip's War (1675-78)
Phyllis Cole 2004-5 Penn State Delaware County professor Peterson "Feminist Writers and the Periodical Press in Antebellum America"
Monique Patenaude 2008-9 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870."
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Wendy Warren 2005-6 Yale University PhD. Candidate Peterson African Slavery in New England, 1638-1700
Walter Woodward 1997-98 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Magic in Colonization: Religion, Science and the Occult in the Creation of New England Culture
Helene Quanquin 2009-10 University Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle associate professor Peterson 'With feebler voices?' Men and the American Women's Rights Movement, 1830-1890
David Anthony 1996-97 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson Scandalous Aesthetics: Masculine Emotion and the Birth of the Public Sphere in Antebellum America
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
Philip Herrington 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson The Plantation as Imagined in Antislavery Discourse, 1830-1860
Hannah Farber 2011-12 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Insurance Industry in the Early Republic
David Gellman 2004-5 DePauw University assistant professor Peterson "Liberty's Legacy: The Jay Family and the Problems of American Freedom"
William Ward 1987-88 University of Durham professor emeritus Peterson An International History ofthe Great Awakening
Kelly Sisson 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "King Corn in American Culture, 1862-1936."
Daniel Wewers 2005-6 Harvard University PhD. Candidate Peterson Divisible Under God: American Religion, Politics, and the Idea of Secession, 1783-1833
Drew Lopenzina 2014-15 Old Dominion University Assistant Professor of English Peterson Cultural Biography of William Apess
Wendy Roberts 2009-10 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson Revival Poetry and the Formation of the Evangelical Ear in Eighteenth-Century America
Katherine Chavigny 1993-94 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson American Confessions: The Formation of Antebellum Addiction Narratives
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Curtis Hinsley 1986-87 Colgate University associate professor Peterson Anthropology in Boston, 1860-20
Sarah Keyes 2010-11 University of Southern California PhD candidate Peterson Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
Vicki Hsueh 2004-5 Western Washington University assistant professor Peterson "Hybrid Constitutionalism: Negotiating Constitutions and Cultures in the Proprietary Colonies, 1625-1690"
Nicholas Wrightson 2006-7 Jesus College, Oxford University PhD. Candidate Peterson "Locating Philadelphia in the Print Culture of the British Atlantic World, c. 1730-65"
Louis Masur 1998-99 City College of New York professor Peterson The American Republic in 1831
Derrick Spires 2008-9 Vanderbilt University PhD candidate Peterson "Reimagining a 'Beautiful but Baneful Object': Black Writers' Theories of Citizenship and Nation in the Antebellum U.S."
Matthew Wittmann 2005-6 University of Michigan PhD. Candidate Peterson American Popular Culture and the Pacific World in the Nineteenth-Century
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
James Snead 2009-10 George Mason University associate professor Peterson The 'Kentucky Mummy': Encounters with Antiquity in the Early Nineteenth-Century America
Jill Anderson 2003-4 Thomas Jefferson Foundation assistant editor Peterson "Nothing Done!': The Poet in Early Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Melissa Homestead 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century AmericanWomen Authors and Literary Property
Sara Lampert 2010-11 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson Women and the Making of the Nineteenth-Century Culture Industry
Claire Gherini 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson 'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800
Angela Hudson 2004-5 Yale University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Indians. Slaves, and Surveyors on the Federal Road, 1790s-1840s"
Paul Foos 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Mexican Wars, 1835-1853: Manifest Destiny and American Society
Ann Bowden 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin Ransom scholar Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of SirWalter Scott, 1792-1836

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