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 ascending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Jacob Crane 2013-14 Tufts University PhD candidate Schiller Walled Gardens: The Society of Friends, Nationalism, and the Common School, 1770-1840
Eric Stoykovich 2006-7 University of Virginia, Charlottesville PhD candidate Peterson Live Stock Nation: How Farm Animals Domesticated the Northern United States during the Early Republic, 1794-1876
Kariann Yokota 1999-00 University of California, Los Angeles PhD candidate Peterson A Culture of Insecurity: The Early Republic as a Post-Colonial Nation, 1789-1830
Susan Ryan 1997-98 UNC, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson Race and the Language Benevolence in Antebellum America
Steven Harthorn 2002-3 University of Tennessee, Knoxville PhD candidate Botein James Fenimore Cooper and the American Literary Market, 1838-1851
Jessica Collier 2010-11 University of California, Irvine PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Transcendental Classroom: Childhood Education and Literary Culture in Antebellum America
Anna Stewart 2011-12 University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Botein Slave Narratives and Freedmen's Education
Mark Mastromarino 1989-90 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Hiatt Elkanah Watson and Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Polly Ha 2006-7 University of Cambridge PhD candidate Peterson The Decalogue and Formation of Denomination
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Stephen Rice 1995-96 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Incorporating the Machine: Labor, Fatigue, and the Problem of Self-Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Industrial America
Kevin Sheets 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Latin America, The Dead Language, Schools, and the Culture of the Educated Man
Marie-Stephanie Delamaire 2009-10 Columbia University PhD candidate AHPCS Transatlantic Encounters: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges, 1848-1867
Matthew Pursell 2003-4 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780
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
Menahem Blondheim 1987-88 Harvard University PhD candidate Boni The News Frontier
Randi Lewis 2012-13 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson To 'the most distant parts of the Globe': Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819
Paul Erickson 1998-99 University of Texas, Austin PhD candidate Peterson Welcome to Sodom: The Cultural Work of the American City-Mysteries Novel, 1840-1860
Monique Patenaude 2008-9 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870."
Peter Way 1988-89 University of Maryland PhD candidate Hiatt Rough Labor: The Digging of North America's Canals, 1780-1860
Charles Hanson 1991-92 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson From the Quebec Act to the French Alliance:Anti-Catholicism in Revolutionary New England
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
Konstantin Dierks 1998-99 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson Letter Writing, Gender, and the Middling Sort in America, 1750-1800
Sari Edelstein 2008-9 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson "The Novel & the News: Women and the Politics of U.S. Print Culture before 1900."
Kate Larson 2001-2 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Legacy Asante, Daughter of Zion: The Life and Memory of Harriet Tubman
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Daegan Miller 2010-11 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Witness Tree: Nature, Culture, and Progress in Nineteenth-Century America
Brigitte Fielder 2011-12 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Animal Humanism: Abolitionists and Animals in the American Nineteenth Century
Justin Clark 2012-13 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Training the Eyes: Romantic Vision and Class Formation in Boston, 1830-1870
Elisabeth Nichols 1997-98 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson Pray Don't Tell Anybody That I Write Politics': Private Reflections and Public Admonitions in the Early Republic
Sean Trainor 2013-14 Pennsylvania State University PhD candidate Peterson Men's Grooming Advertisements and the Making of the White Male Body
Cindy Lobel 1999-00 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Peterson Consuming Classes: Food, Eating, and Images of Consumption in the United States, 1790-1860
JoAnne Thomas 2000-1 Western Michigan University PhD candidate Peterson Good Bye, Old Arm': Songs of the Civil War
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
Bridget Ford 1998-99 UC Davis PhD candidate Legacy People of Sorrow , Childern of Grace: Race and Religion in the Antebellum West
Amy Hughes 2009-10 Brooklyn College PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Thoughts Bodied upon the State': Sensationalism and Reform in Nineteenth-Century America, 1842-1867
Timothy Marr 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Islamic Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century America
William Astore 1994-95 Oxford University PhD candidate RA Observing God: Thomas Dick (1774-1857), Religion and Popular Astronomy in Great Britain and America, 1823-57
Nicole Belolan 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Last Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861
Catherine Brekus 1991-92 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Female Preaching and Evangelical Religion inAmerica, 1740-1840
Gloria Whiting 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson 'Endearing Ties': Black Family Life in Early New England
Emahunn Campbell 2013-14 University of Massachusetts - Amherst PhD candidate Peterson The Construction of the Black Criminal
Mary Zundo 2007-8 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Last "Mapping Destiny: Cartography and Nineteenth-Century American Art of the Frontier"
Jennifer Van Horn 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate AHPCS "The Object of Civility and the Art of Politeness in British America (1740-1780)."
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
Alice Fahs 1991-92 New York University PhD candidate Hiatt Publishing the Civil War: Northern Publishers and the Literary Marketplace of War
Benjamin Fagan 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate Tracy "'Righteousness Exalteth a Nation': Practices of Black Nationalism, 1827-1860."
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893
Rebecca Tannenbaum 1994-95 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson A Woman's Calling: Women's Medical Practice in Early New England

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