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 descending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Carrie Bramen 2009-10 SUNY Buffalo associate professor NEMLA American Niceness: The Making of a National Type in Nineteenth-Century Culture
David Tatham 1974-75 Syracuse University associate professor Daniels The Life and Works of David Claypool Johnston
David Blight 1996-97 Amherst College associate professor Peterson Reunion and Race: the Civil War in American Memory, 1870-15
Betty Mitchell 1985-86 associate professor Haven Antebellum and Civil War Biography
Adam Nelson 2008-9 University of Wisconsin, Madison associate professor AAS-NEH "Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University"
Charles Fanning 1981-82 Bridgewater State University associate professor Daniels The Irish Voice in America: Nineteenth-Century Fiction
Martha McNamara 2004-5 University of Maine associate professor AAS-NEH "New England Visions: Landscape Representation in History and Art, 1790-1850"
William Gilmore-Lehne 1990-91 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor AAS-NEH The State of Knowledge on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution
Carol Singley 1997-98 Rutgers University associate professor Peterson Adoption in American Literature and Culture
Norma Basch 1990-91 Rutgers University associate professor AAS-NEH Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, andMythologies, 1770-1870
Deborah Van Broekhoven 1986-87 Brown University associate professor AAS-NEH Rhode Island Women in the Antislavery Network
Michael Winship 1993-94 University of Texas, Austin associate professor AAS-NEH The American Book in the Industrial Era
Jean Friedman 1985-86 University of Georgia associate professor Peterson Families at War: Northern and Southern Communities in the Civil War
Sally Kohlstedt 1982-83 Syracuse University associate professor Haven Natural History Museums: The Nineteenth Century
David Morgan 1997-98 Valparaiso University associate professor AHPCS Millenial Progress
Sally Griffith 1992-93 Villanova University associate professor Peterson Boosterism in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers
Scott McLaren 2012-13 York University associate professor Botein Nurseries of Faith: The New York Methodist Book Concern and the Growth of Methodist Sunday Schools in Upper Canada, 1815-1850
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Nancy Isenberg 2007-8 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson Dirty Politics in Early America
Susan Johnson 2000 St Mary's College of Maryland associate professor Sigety The Alternate Encyclopedia
Maris Vinovskis 1973-74 University of Michigan associate professor Rockefeller Changes in Family Values and Demographic Behavior and the Urban and Industrial Development of Massachusetts, 1770-1860
Karen Halttunen 1987-88 Northwestern University associate professor Peterson Murder and the Gothic Imagination in American Culture
Jeannine DeLombard 2007-8 University of Toronto associate professor AAS-NEH Ebony Idols: Famous Fugitive Slaves in Britain before the Civil War
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
Sarah Purcell 2007-8 Grinnell College associate professor Peterson The Politics of Mourning and the U.S. Civil War
Ellen Garvey 2008-9 New Jersey City University associate professor Peterson "Book, Paper, Scissors: Scrapbooks Remake American Print Culture."
Carol Berkin 1976-77 Baruch CUNY associate professor Daniels Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
William Gilmore-Lehne 1998-99 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey associate professor RA A Republic of Knowledge: Communications and the Rise of an Age of Reading in America, 1639-1861
Kathryn Sklar 1976-77 UCLA associate professor Daniels Female Education in New England, 1780-1820
Katherine Preston 2003-4 College of William & Mary associate professor Peterson Against the Grain: English-Language Opera Companies in Late Nineteenth-Century America
James Basker 1989-90 Barnard College associate professor NEMLA Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
Patricia Crain 2005-6 University of Minnesota associate professor AAS-NEH Spectral Literacy: Children, Property, and Media in the Nineteenth Century United States
Robert F. Forrant 2001-02 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Associate Professor Peterson Manufacturer to Industrial America: Worcester-area Machine Tool Firms and Skill, 1830-1875
Betsy Klimasmith 2008-9 University of Massachusetts, Boston associate professor Botein "Cities and Seductions: Sex and Early American Urban Fiction."
Beth Schweiger 2008-9 University of Arkansas associate professor AAS-NEH "Reading before Literacy: The Uses of English Grammar in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Daniel Williams 1993-94 University of Mississippi associate professor ASECS The Theft of Authorship
Maurizio Valsania 2007-8 University of Torino, Italy associate professor Last The Curse of History: Leaders' Distrust of American History, 1783-1828
Elizabeth Petrino 2007-8 Fairfield University associate professor Reese "'Kitchen in Parnassus': Lydia Sigourney as Poet, Activist, and Historian"
Jane Merritt 2008-9 Old Dominion University associate professor Peterson "The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
Helene Quanquin 2014-15 Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 Associate Professor Jenny d'Hericourt From The Liberator to The Nation: The Periodical Legacies of William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips
Paula Kopacz 1988-89 Eastern Kentucky University associate professor RA Women's Daily Life in Seventeenth-Century New England
Nian-Sheng Huang 2005-6 California State University Channel Islands associate professor Peterson The Poor in Early Massachusetts, 1630-1830
Maryemma Graham 1990-91 Northeastern University associate professor NEMLA Afro-American Authorship, 1746-06
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg 1976-77 University of Pennsylvania associate professor AAS-NEH Prescribed and Actual Gender Roles in the American Family, 1760-1895
John Coward 2010-11 University of Tulsa associate professor AHPCS Cartooning with Savages: A Cultural History of Native American Images in the Popular Press
Linck Johnson 1984-85 Colgate University associate professor AAS-NEH Walden in Its Time
Paula Bennett 1996-97 University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women's Poetry, 1850-00
Kent Ljungquist 1983-84 Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor RA The Aesthetic Categories of the Sublime, the Picturesque, and the Beautiful, as They Are Represented in American Literary Periodicals, 1820-1860

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