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 Institutionsort descending Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Daniel Kilbride 2007-8 John Carroll University associate professor Peterson "The Grand Tour: European Travelers and American National Identities, 1750-1870"
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Laurence Shore 1981-82 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Daniels The Degradation and Dignity of Labor: Political Economy and the Southern Ruling Elite, 1850-76
Joseph Adelman 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein "The Business of Politics: Printers and the Emergence of Political Communications Networks, 1765-1789"
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Katherine Hijar 2004-5 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. candidate AHPCS "Sex, Violence, and Sport in American Popular Print Culture, 1820-1880"
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
Patrick Luck 2012-13 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson The Creation of a Deep South: Making the Sugar and Cotton Revolutions in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1790-1825
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
Joseph Adelman 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University lecturer AAS-NEH Revolutionary Networks: The Business of Printing and the Production of American Politics, 1763-1789
Patricia Watson 1984-85 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Hiatt Preacher-Physicians of Colonial New England
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Katherine Smoak 2014-15 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. Candidate in History Last Circulating Counterfeits: Making Money and Its Meanings in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
Nancy Siegel 2008-9 Juniata College assistant professor Last "Bodily Functions as Body Politic: Scenes of Protest in Eighteenth-Century Prints."
Birte Christ 2012-13 Justus-Liebig-University Giessen assistant professor Ebeling A Systematic Survey of Anti-Gallows Poetry in the Democratic Review, The Hangman/The Prisoners' Friend, and Selected Periodicals from 1842-1849
Thomas Davis 1980-81 Kent State University professor Daniels An Edition of Edward Taylor's Harmony of the Gospels
W Barber 1995 Kingsley Elementary School, Evanston, Illinois teacher K-12 The Ethnic 'Other' in Children's Literature
Christopher Phillips 2012-13 Lafayette College assistant professor Lapides The Hymn as a Vehicle for Children's Literacy, 1700-1850
Elizabeth Bethel 1985-86 Lander University associate professor Peterson Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation
Elizabeth Bethel 1986-87 Lander University associate professor RA Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation.
Faith Barrett 2013-14 Lawrence University associate professor Botein Poems and Parodies: Voice-Effects and the Profession of Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Faith Barrett 2006-7 Lawrence University assistant professor Botein 'To fight aloud is very brave': American Poetry and the Civil War
Katja Kanzler 2006-7 Leipzig University associate lecturer Ebeling Genre and Separate Spheres in Antebellum Women's Writing
Mark Valeri 1989-90 Lewis and Clark College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Eighteenth-Century Clergy and Economics in New England
Albrecht Koschnik 2009-10 Library Company of Philadelphia fellow ASECS American Conceptions of Civil Society, 1750-1850
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
Wendy Woloson 2005-6 Library Company of Philadelphia curator Peterson Underground Economies: People, Markets, and Used Goods in 18th- and 19th-Century America
Paul Langford 1974-75 Lincoln College, Oxford fellow Daniels British Attitudes towards the American Colonies during theAmerican Revolution
Andrew O'Shaughnessy 1986-87 Lincoln College, Oxford lecturer Peterson The Politics of the Leehard Islands
James Newton 1994 Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Sudbury, MA department chair and teacher K-12 Political Cartoons in the Age of Andrew Jackson
Russell Handsman 1993-94 Litchfield, CT independent scholar Peterson Challenging the Silences in New England History: John Milton Earle and the Indian People of Massachusetts
Marguerite Kirkpatrick 1997 Logan County High School library media specialist K-12 Study of journals, diaries, amateur newspapers, and letters of young people to use in curriculum development for interdisciplinary unites in social studies, language arts, family living and media classes
Heidi Durrow 2007 Los Angeles, CA fiction writer Baron research for novel about Miss Lala, famous strongwoman, circus aerialist and acrobat of the Victorian era
Carolyn Kras 2014 Los Angeles, CA writer, screen (TV, theater, stage) Hearst research for TV pilot script to take place in 1871 after the Great Chicago Fire
Janet Headley 2002-3 Loyola College associate professor Drawn to Art Structuring Urban Space: Public Monuments in Boston, 1825-1897
Carol Flueckiger 2009 Lubbock, TX painter Jay and Deborah Last research for body of paintings about feminism and early American reform practices
Perry Viles 1972-73 Lyndon State College assistant professor US Steel Adolescence in America since 1790
Franciszek Lyra 1989-90 M Curie-Sklodowska, Univ of Poland senior lecturer Peterson Revising the Canon of the First Two Centuries of American Literature
Melanie Sovine 1983-84 MacNeil Hospital clinical anthropologist AAS-NEH The Primitive Baptists and the Anti-Mason Party
Sarah Messer 1999 Madison, WI creative non-fiction writer/poet Wallace Red House: A non-fiction memoir of a place about one of the oldest continuously lived-in houses in New England
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
Cynthia Hamilton 1979-80 Manchester Metropolitan Senior Lecturer Peterson Representations of the Freedmen 1861-76
Christopher Cokinos 1998 Manhattan, Kansas creative writer Artist Research American attitudes toward and representations of now-extinct bird species and subspecies
Janet Pritchard 2008 Mansfield Center, CT photographier Jay and Deborah Last Views from Wonderland: exploration of making of Yellowstone National Park from 1870s - 1890s
John Lee 1996 Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA resident playwright Artist Orphan Trains
Gail Smith 1995-96 Marquette University assistant professor RA Reading the Word: Harriet Beecher Stow and Nineteenth Century American Hermeneutics
Sabine Schindler 2008-9 Martin Luther Univeristy Ph.D. candidate Ebeling Talk of the Nation: Public speaking, Cultural Performance, and the Negotiation of National Identity in Nineteenth-Century America, 1840-1880

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