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
Jean Silver-Isenstadt 1995-96 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Pure Pleasure: The Shared Life and Work of Mary S Gove Nichols and Thomas Low Nichols in American Health Reform
Dexter Gabriel 2017-18 University of Connecticut assistant professor Peterson Performing Freedom in the Mighty Experiment
Catherine Thompson 2006-7 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson From Autonomy to Dependency?: Patient-Physician Relations, 1750-1850
Konstantin Dierks 1998-99 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson Letter Writing, Gender, and the Middling Sort in America, 1750-1800
Stephen Berry 2015-16 Simmons College associate professor Peterson Importing the Exotic: Early American Maritime Encounters with World Religions
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
John Huffman 2009-10 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Documents of Identity in the Early Republic
David Jaffee 1988-89 CUNY assistant professor Peterson The People of the Wachusett: Town Founders and Village Historians of New England, 1630-1860
Phillip Troutman 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Geographies of Family and Market: Enslaved Migration in Antebellum Virginia and Washington, DC
Lily Santoro 2007-8 University of Delaware PhD candidate Peterson "The Science of God's Creation: Popular Science and Christianity in the Early Republic"
Rebecca McNulty 2003-4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Education for Empire: Manual Labor, Civilization, and the Family in Nineteenth-Century American Missionary Education
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Joseph Cullon 2000-1 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Work of Many Hands: Ships and the Economic Culture of Early New England
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
April Masten 2008-9 State University of New York, Stony Brook associate professor Peterson "The Challenge Dance: Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Popular Culture."
Abby Goode 2017-18 Plymouth State University assistant professor Peterson Democratic Demographics: a Literary Genealogy of American Sustainability
Ann Bowden 1992-93 University of Texas, Austin Ransom scholar Peterson A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of SirWalter Scott, 1792-1836
Faye Dudden 1988-89 Union College assistant professor Peterson Gender in Performance: Women in the American Theater, 1790-1870
Joycelyn Moody 2002-3 Hamilton College Chair, Women's Studies Peterson Silent Language: Enslaved Women and the Production of Literature without Literacy
Carrie Hyde 2009-10 Rutgers University PhD candidate Peterson Alienable Rights: Negative Styles of U.S. Citizenship, 1798-1868
Lisa Tetrault 2007-8 Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Peterson "Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1895"
Scott Miltenberger 2003-4 University of California, Davis PhD candidate Peterson All Gotham's Creatures: Animals and the Middle Class in New York City, 1783-1898
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Jacqueline Goldsby 2000-1 Cornell University assistant professor Peterson A Spectacular Secret: The cultural Logic of Lynching in American Literature and Life
Tanya Mears 2008-9 Norfolk State University assistant professor Peterson "'To Lawless Rapine Bred': Early New England Execution Literature Featuring People of African Descent."
Kenneth Haltman 1993-94 Bryn Mawr College postdoctoral fellow Peterson The Invention of Ethnographic Portraiture
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Kathleen Hilliard 2017-18 Iowa State University associate professor Peterson Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Honor Sachs 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The Best Poor Woman's Country: Women, Gender, and Politics in the Eighteenth-century Kentucky Backcountry
Jeffrey Malanson 2009-10 Boston College PhD candidate Peterson Addressing America: Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
Katherine Preston 2003-4 College of William & Mary associate professor Peterson Against the Grain: English-Language Opera Companies in Late Nineteenth-Century America
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Udo Hebel 2000-1 University of Regensburg chair Peterson Forefathers' Day Orations and Celebrations between the American Revolution and the Civil War
Jane Merritt 2008-9 Old Dominion University associate professor Peterson "The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture
Patrick O'Connor 2017-18 University of Montana Ph.D. candidate Peterson The Health of the State: Tobacco and the Paradox of Public Power, 1862-1933
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Reiner Smolinski 2002-3 Georgia State University associate professor Peterson Authority & Interpretation: Cotton Mather's 'Biblia Americana'
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
Christopher Grasso 1999-00 College of William and Mary associate professor Peterson Skepticism and American Faith: The Early Nineteenth Century
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Matthew Pursell 2003-4 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780
Xi Chen 2010-11 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Peterson The Life and Times of John B. Gough
Paula Backscheider 1987-88 University of Rochester associate professor Peterson A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Michael Winship 1989-90 University of Texas, Austin editor Peterson Publishers Trade Sales in the Nineteeth Century United States
Holly Heinzer 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson On the Move: The Means and Meanings of Travel in Northeastern America, 1750-1850
Monique Patenaude 2008-9 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870."

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