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
Edward Andrews 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson "Saints our of Savages: Native American and African Missionaries, 1750-1775"
Adrian Weimer 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Afflictions and Consolation in Early New England
Phyllis Hunter 1992-93 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Ship of Wealth: New England Merchants, Colonial Capitalism, and the Rhetoric of Money
Candy Brown 1998-99 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
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
Jonathan Nash 2011-12 University at Albany, SUNY PhD candidate Peterson 'Not the best company': Children and Incarceration in the Early United States, 1787-1850
Polly Ha 2006-7 University of Cambridge PhD candidate Peterson The Decalogue and Formation of Denomination
Christopher Clark 1990-91 Peterson To Live in the Common Cause: Communal and Cooperative Groups in Nineteenth-Century America
Kathryn Koo 2005-6 Saint Mary's College of California assistant professor Peterson In the House of God: Cotton Mather and the Making of Puritan Slavery
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
Colin McCoy 1998-99 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson Partisans and Pamphleteers: The Literature of Persuasion in Jacksonian America, 1820-1845
Stephen Berry 2015-16 Simmons College associate professor Peterson Importing the Exotic: Early American Maritime Encounters with World Religions
Myron Gray 2012-13 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson French Music in Federal Philadelphia
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
David Waldstreicher 1992-93 Yale PhD. Candidate Peterson Nationalism and Celebration in Post-Revolutionary America, 1780-1836
Phillip Troutman 1997-98 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson Geographies of Family and Market: Enslaved Migration in Antebellum Virginia and Washington, DC
Joanne Wegner 2014-15 University of Minnesota Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Captive Economies: Commodified Bodies in Colonial New England, 1630-1763
W Lhamon 1998-99 Florida State University George M. Harper professor Peterson Jump Jim Crow: Plays, Lyrics, and Street Prose of the First Atlantic Popular Culture
Britt Rusert 2011-12 Temple University postdoc fellow Peterson Experiments in Freedom: Black Popular Science and the Struggle against Slavery
Joseph Rainer 1995-96 University of Mississippi visiting instructor Peterson Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs
Candice Harrison 2006-7 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Exchange in Philadelphia's Public Markets, 1770-1859
Jennifer Manion 2005-6 Rutgers University PhD. Candidate Peterson Women's Crime and Penal Reform in Early Pennsylvania, 1776-1835
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
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
Linford Fisher 2007-8 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson "The Politics of Conversion: Indian Agency, Religious Change, and Race in Southern New England, 1736-1775"
Kent Walgren 1995-96 Salt Lake City, Utah Assistant Attorney General Peterson Bibliography of American Masonic and Antimasonic Imprints, 1734-1850
Jennifer Anderson 2004-5 New York University Ph.D. Peterson "Nature's Currency: The Atlantic Mahogany Trade in the 18th Century"
Yan Li 1986-87 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Transformation of the Massachusetts Constitution, 1780-1860
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Natasha Lightfoot 2006-7 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Race, Class, and Resistance: The Aftermath of Emancipation in Antigua, 1831-1858
Marina Moskowitz 2005-6 University of Glasgow assistant professor Peterson Seed Money: The Economies of Horticulture in 19th-Century America
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Nancy Hagedorn 1987-88 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Mediating the Exchange of Cultures: Interpreters among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Nicholas Bonneau 2015-16 University of Notre Dame PhD candidate Peterson Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
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
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Jonathan Gross 2007-8 DePaul University professor Peterson "Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Prose Clippings"
Thomas Augst 2004-5 University of Minnesota assistant professor Peterson "The Sobriety Test: Temperance and the Melodramas of Modern Citizenship"
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
Kelly Wisecup 2014-15 University of North Texas Assistant Professor of English Peterson Objects of Encounter
Stephen Mihm 2001-2 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Alchemists: Counterfeiters and Counterfeiting in Antebellum America
Gabriel Loiacono 2006-7 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson The People and the Poor: Experiences and Ideas of Poverty in Rhode Island, 1780-1888
Anthony Szczesiul 2005-6 University of Massachusetts - Lowell associate professor Peterson Reconstructing 'Southern Hospitality': Print Culture and the Invention of a Cultural Fiction
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Michael Bellesiles 1992-93 Emory University assistant professor Peterson The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Mikki Smith 2012-13 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Peterson "Even a Boy's Press Has a 'Power'": Amateur Journalism and Youth Information Culture, 1867-1890
Nancy Isenberg 2007-8 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson Dirty Politics in Early America
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Kimberly Gladman Jackson 2000 Same as 12/2/1999 Peterson Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America
Lynne Bassett 2004-5 independent scholar Peterson "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production"

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