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
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Myron Gray 2012-13 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson French Music in Federal Philadelphia
Peter Leavenworth 2004-5 University of New Hampshire Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Confrontations of Taste: American vs. European Standards of Music Aesthetics in the Early Republic"
Richard Schwarzlose 1984-85 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson The Origins of the Newspaper Press
April Alliston 1994-95 Princeton assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Daniel Radus 2014-15 Cornell University Ph.D. Candidate in English Peterson The Eulogy on Tour: Kinship and the Transnational History of Native New England
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
Polly Ha 2006-7 University of Cambridge PhD candidate Peterson The Decalogue and Formation of Denomination
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
Thomas Brown 2003-4 University of South Carolina associate professor Peterson The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
Jennifer Baker 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America
James Raven 1994-95 Magdalene College, Cambridge fellow; director Peterson The Importation of Books to North America in the Eighteenth Century
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
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"
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
Katherine McCaffrey 2004-5 Boston University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Reading Glasses: American Spectacles from Benjamin Franklin's Bifocals to Mithril"
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Lindsay Regele 2014-15 Brown University Ph.D. Candidate in History Peterson Manufacturing Advantage: The Federal Government, Diplomacy, and the Origins of American Industrialization, 1790-1840
Karl Kroeger 1987-88 University of Colorado, Boulder music librarian Peterson The Complete Works of William Billings
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Philip Gura 1998-99 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill William S. Newman Distinguished Professor Peterson America's Instrument: The 19th Century Banjo
Candice Harrison 2006-7 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Exchange in Philadelphia's Public Markets, 1770-1859
Britt Rusert 2011-12 Temple University postdoc fellow Peterson Experiments in Freedom: Black Popular Science and the Struggle against Slavery
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
Jonathan Gross 2007-8 DePaul University professor Peterson "Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Prose Clippings"
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
Christopher Phillips 2004-5 University of Cincinnati associate professor Peterson "South of North: The Civil War on the Middle Border"
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Christopher Clark 1990-91 Peterson To Live in the Common Cause: Communal and Cooperative Groups in Nineteenth-Century America
Steven Stoll 1998-99 Yale University assistant professor Peterson Larding the Lean Earth: Agriculture and he Environment in America, 1800-1850
Natasha Lightfoot 2006-7 New York University PhD candidate Peterson Race, Class, and Resistance: The Aftermath of Emancipation in Antigua, 1831-1858
Erika Gasser 2003-4 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson The Afflicted Grew Presently Well: Witchcraft and Possession in Old and New England, 1600-1700
Sergei Zhuk 1996-97 Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine Associate Professor of history Peterson 'Brothers in Divorce': Quakers' Attitudes toward Sectarian Religious Groups of Early America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Nancy Isenberg 2007-8 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson Dirty Politics in Early 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
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Ilyon Woo 2004-5 Columbia University Ph.D. candidate Peterson "Mother against Mother"
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
Sally Hadden 1994-95 University of Toledo associate professor Peterson Slave Patrols ofthe Old South and Newspapers as Disseminators of Legal Information
Gabriel Loiacono 2006-7 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson The People and the Poor: Experiences and Ideas of Poverty in Rhode Island, 1780-1888
Ellen Gilbert 2003-4 Rutgers University independent scholar Peterson St. Wulstan Society Papers
David Zonderman 1989-90 Wisconsin at Madison Assistant Professor of history Peterson Uneasy Allies: Working Class Activists and Middle Class Reformersin Nineteenth-Century Boston and New York
Paul Jones 2007-8 Ohio University assistant professor Peterson The Newgate Novel Comes to America: Antebellum Crime Fiction and the Anti-Gallows Movement
Christina Snyder 2012-13 Indiana University, Bloomington assistant professor Peterson The Indian Gentlemen of Choctaw Academy: Status and Sovereignty in Antebellum America
Eleanor McConnell 2006-07 Brandeis Ph.D. Candidate Peterson A Scarce Plenty: Economics, Citizenship, and Opportunity in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1760-1820
Philip Gura 2002-3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Peterson Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th Century Music Trade
Brian Carroll 2008-9 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson "Military Masculinities in New England: Anglo-American and Native-American Soldiers, 1689-1763."
Nancy Hagedorn 1987-88 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Mediating the Exchange of Cultures: Interpreters among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
James Lundberg 2006-7 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Reading Horace Greeley's America, 1834-1872
Clare Lyons 1992-93 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Sex Among the 'Rabble': Gender Transitions in the Age of the Revolution, Philadelphia 1750-1830

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