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 descending Title of Project
Elaine Ginsberg 1976-77 West Virginia University associate professor Daniels Nineteenth-Century Novels of Female Adolescence
Jonathan Prude 1977, 1980 Daniels The Meaning of Food in Early American History
John Harley 1976-77 Exeter College reader Daniels Maps in Eighteenth-Century North American Libraries
Harry Stout 1980-81 University of Connecticut associate professor Daniels A Cultural History of the Sermon in Colonial New England
Stephen Nissenbaum 1978-79 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Daniels Literature and Society in Jacksonian America: Writers Confront the Marketplace,
Mary Quinlivan 1978-79 Universit of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor Daniels The Social Significance of the Children's Literature of Jacob Abbot
Nathan Hatch 1977-78 University of Notre Dame assistant professor Daniels From Revolution to Reaction
Henri Andre Van Huysen Mayer 1975-76 California at Berkeley Ph.D. Candidate Daniels American Views of Science, 1775-1810
John McCusker 1980-81 University of Maryland associate professor Daniels The Rum Trade
Janet Headley 2002-3 Loyola College associate professor Drawn to Art Structuring Urban Space: Public Monuments in Boston, 1825-1897
Katherine Miller 2014-15 University of Virginia Ph.D. Candidate in Art and Architectural History Drawn to Art The Office of the Supervising Architect's Experiments with Architectural Representation: Prints & Photographs
Maura D'Amore 2007-8 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Drawn to Art "Suburban Men: Masculine Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century America"
Sarah Gillespie 2006-7 City University of New York PhD candidate Drawn to Art 'One Thing New Under the Sun': The Cross-Currents of Science and Art in the American Daguerreotype, 1839-1850
Elizabeth Eager 2015-16 Harvard University PhD candidate Drawn to Art Drawing Machines: The Mechanics of Art in the Early Republic
Ross Barrett 2005-6 Boston University PhD. Candidate Drawn to Art Rendering Violence: Riots, Strikes, and Class Conflict in 19th-Century American Art and Visual Culture
Christopher Lukasik 2003-4 Boston University assistant professor Drawn-to-Art Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and the Face in American Literary and Visual Culture, 1780-1850
Bryan Curd 2010-11 Harrison Middleton University tutor Drawn-to-Art Facing Death: Portraiture and Mourning Ritual in America, 1775-1850
Sarah Roth 2000-01 University of Virginia PhD candidate Drawn-to-Art The Slavery Controversy in Antebellum Popular Culture
Laura Smith 2008-9 University of New Hampshire lecturer Drawn-to-Art "Material Domesticity: Textiles in Elizabeth Stoddard's 'The Morgesons'."
Joshua Brown 2011-12 The Graduate Center, City University of New York executive director Drawn-to-Art Studies in the Visual Culture of the American Civil War
Melanie Hernandez 2012-13 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Drawn-to-Art Currier & Ives's 'Darktown' Series: Recovering White Capital through Violent Satire
April Masten 2001-2 visiting assistant professor Drawn-to-Art The Work of Art
Kathleen Lawrence 2004-5 Boston University lecturer Drawn-to-Art "Margaret Fuller's Aesthetic Transcendentalism"
Lauren Klein 2013-14 GA Insitute of Technology assistant professor Drawn-to-Art A Cultural History of Data Visualization, 1786-2013
Gian Iachini 2009-10 University of Milan teaching assistant Drawn-to-Art 'Join, or Die': Pictures and Politics in the American Revolution
Michaël Roy 2013-14 Université Paris 13 Ph.D. Candidate in English d’Héricourt ’My Narrative Is Just Published’: The Production, Dissemination, and Reception of Antebellum Slave Narratives
Birte Christ 2012-13 Justus-Liebig-University Giessen assistant professor Ebeling A Systematic Survey of Anti-Gallows Poetry in the Democratic Review, The Hangman/The Prisoners' Friend, and Selected Periodicals from 1842-1849
Andrea Zittlau 2012-13 University of Rostock research assistant Ebeling Disfigurement and the Medical Gaze in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Carsten Junker 2011-12 University of Bremen assistant professor Ebeling Reading Affect in Eighteenth-Century Abolitionist Debates
Gudrun Löhrer 2010-11 John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University of Berlin visiting professor Ebeling A Cultural History of U.S.-American Banknotes in the Early Nineteenth Century
Alexandra Ganser 2009-10 Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg assistant professor Ebeling (Post)Colonial Economies and Spectacles of Consumption in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy from the Late 17th Century to 1900
Nicole Waller 2007-8 Johannes Gutenberg-Universität (Mainz) junior professor Ebeling American Encounters with Islam in the Atlantic World
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2006-7 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature
Kristina Hinz-Bode 2007-8 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling America's Cultural Deficits: A Transatlantic Debate and Its Reflection in American Literature
Katja Kanzler 2006-7 Leipzig University associate lecturer Ebeling Genre and Separate Spheres in Antebellum Women's Writing
Juliane Braun 2008-9 Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz Ph.D. candidate Ebeling Petit Paris en Amérique? – French Theatrical Culture in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana
Sabine Schindler 2008-9 Martin Luther Univeristy Ph.D. candidate Ebeling Talk of the Nation: Public speaking, Cultural Performance, and the Negotiation of National Identity in Nineteenth-Century America, 1840-1880
Thomas Clark 2005-6 University of Kassel assistant professor Ebeling Toquevillian Moments: Transatlantic Visions of an American Republican Culture
Kerstin Vogel 2005-6 University of Mainz instructor Ebeling Looking-Glass Legacies—The Writings of William Apess
Katharina Erhard 2004-5 University of Regensburg Ph.D. candidate Ebeling ‘An Empire in Many Respects the Most Interesting in the World’: Choreographies of Empire in Early American Plays
Bernd Herzogenrath 2003-4 University of Cologne researcher Ebeling Cotton Mather’s Conception of the Body
Karsten Kummer 2002-3 University of Bremen lecturer Ebeling Eighteenth-Century German-American Texts: A Study of Intercultural Negotiations and Relations
Heike Jablonski 2013-14 Heidelberg Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg Ph.D. Candidate Ebeling John Foxe in America
Nazera Wright 2013-14 University of Kentucky Assistant Professor of English Ford Girlhood in African American Literature, 1827-1949
Ben Lafferty 2014-15 Queen Mary, University of London Ph.D. in History Fulbright A Marketplace of Ideas: Printed Culture and Communications in Federalist Era New England
Edward Countryman 1983-84 Warwick University senior lecturer Haven Liberty, Liberalism, and the Making of Republican America
Donald Ratcliffe 1983-84 University of Durham PhD candidate Haven The 1812 Presidential Election in Ohio
Victor Neuburg 1984-85 School of Librarianship, Polytechnic of North London Senior Lecturer Haven Ballads and Chapbooks in Early America
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
J. Gary Williams 1983-84 University of Idaho associate professor Haven James Fenimore Cooper's Notions of the Americans

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