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
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
Britt Rusert 2011-12 Temple University postdoc fellow Peterson Experiments in Freedom: Black Popular Science and the Struggle against Slavery
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Rebecca Tannenbaum 1994-95 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson A Woman's Calling: Women's Medical Practice in Early New England
Rafia Zafar 1999-00 Washington University associate professor Peterson And Called it Macaroni': Eating, Writing, Becoming American
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
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
Curtis Hinsley 1986-87 Colgate University associate professor Peterson Anthropology in Boston, 1860-20
Susan Graham 2005-6 University of Minnesota PhD. Candidate Peterson Female Dorrites and Antebellum Partisanship
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
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
Melissa Homestead 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century AmericanWomen Authors and Literary Property
Timothy Helwig 2005-6 University of Maryland PhD. Candidate Peterson Race, Nativism, and the Making of Class in Antebellum City-Mysteries
Paul Foos 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Mexican Wars, 1835-1853: Manifest Destiny and American Society
Leon Jackson 2003-4 University of South Carolina assistant professor Peterson The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in America, 1780s-1840s
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
Christina Snyder 2012-13 Indiana University, Bloomington assistant professor Peterson The Indian Gentlemen of Choctaw Academy: Status and Sovereignty in Antebellum America
Marcus Daniel 1992-93 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson Ribaldry and Billingsgate: Popular Journalism and Political Culture in the Early Republic
Betsy Homsher 1998-99 UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Peterson The Diaries of Sally Ripley Stearns
Rachel Wheeler 1996-97 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Forgotten Conversation: The Indian European Negotiation of Religion in the Eighteenth Century Northeast
Karen O'Brien 2001-02 Northwestern Ph.D. Candidate Peterson Making the Personal Political: Religion, Obligation and Identity in the American Revolution
Nian-Sheng Huang 2005-6 California State University Channel Islands associate professor Peterson The Poor in Early Massachusetts, 1630-1830
Lisa Brooks 2001-2 Cornell University PhD. Candidate Peterson Recovering the Voices of Our Ancestors
Christopher Florio 2014-15 Princeton University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson The Poor Always with You: Poverty in an Age of Emancipation, 1833-1877
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
Mark Thompson 2012-13 University of Groningen assistant professor Peterson Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America
Cathy Davidson 1984-85 Michigan State University associate professor Peterson The Origins of American Fiction
Shane White 1990-91 University of Sydney lecturer Peterson Black Festivals in the United States, 1750-1860
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Emahunn Campbell 2013-14 University of Massachusetts - Amherst PhD candidate Peterson The Construction of the Black Criminal
Elizabeth Johnston 2005-6 Harvard College teaching assistant Peterson Choosing Freedom, Risking Slavery: African Americans, Antislavery Advocates, and the Courts in Massachusetts, 1830-1860
Thomas Brown 1990-91 University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor Peterson The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part
Bret Carroll 1997-98 University of Texas, Arlington visiting assistant professor Peterson Religion and Masculinity in Antebellum America
Jeffrey Groves 1995-96 Harvey Mudd College Ref: Professor Michael Winship, UT Austin associate professor Peterson Ticknor and Fields: Literary Promotion and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865
Clare Lyons 1992-93 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Sex Among the 'Rabble': Gender Transitions in the Age of the Revolution, Philadelphia 1750-1830
Gloria Whiting 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson 'Endearing Ties': Black Family Life in Early New England
Ryan Carr 2013-14 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Arts and Sciences of American Expression: 1820-1890
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
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Benjamin Carp 2001-2 University of Virginia PhD. Candidate Peterson Cityscapes and Revolution: Urban Spaces and Revolutionary Mobilization in North America, 1740-1790
Scott Casper 1990-91 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural and Literary Contexts of Antebellum Campaign Biography and Children's Biography
Philip Gura 1989-90 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill William S. Newman Distinguished Professor Peterson The Reverend Nathan Fiske and the Cultural Transformation of Central Massachusetts
Franciszek Lyra 1989-90 M Curie-Sklodowska, Univ of Poland senior lecturer Peterson Revising the Canon of the First Two Centuries of American Literature
Jordan Watkins 2015-16 Utah Valley University adjunct Peterson 'Another Attucks': The African-American Response to Dred Scott
Jennifer Anderson 2004-5 New York University Ph.D. Peterson "Nature's Currency: The Atlantic Mahogany Trade in the 18th Century"
Catherine Allgor 1995-96 Yale PhD. Candidate Peterson Political Parties: Society and Politics in Washington City, 1800-1832

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