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 ascending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Rebecca Tannenbaum 1994-95 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson A Woman's Calling: Women's Medical Practice in Early New England
Matthew Amato 2011-12 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Exposing Humanity: Photographic Dimensions of American Slavery, Antislavery, and Emancipation, 1840s to 1870s
William Hamilton 1979-80 Yale University PhD candidate Daniels Preachers and Professionalism
Jacqueline Jones 1974-75 University of Wisconsin, PhD candidate Daniels Northern Teachers in the Post-Civil War South
Candice Harrison 2006-7 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Exchange in Philadelphia's Public Markets, 1770-1859
Marla Miller 1994-95 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD candidate Peterson `My Daily Bread Depends Upon My Labor': Gender and Artisanry in Early America
Lucia Bergamasco-Lenarda 1981-82 Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris PhD candidate Daniels Women and Children in Colonial New England
Sueanna Smith 2015-16 University of South Carolina PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural Work of the Early American Fraternla Sphere
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"
Martha Burns 1993-94 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
Donald Ratcliffe 1983-84 University of Durham PhD candidate Haven The 1812 Presidential Election in Ohio
Holly Heinzer 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson On the Move: The Means and Meanings of Travel in Northeastern America, 1750-1850
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Walter Woodward 1997-98 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Magic in Colonization: Religion, Science and the Occult in the Creation of New England Culture
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
Katherine Mintie 2015-16 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Last Legal Lenses: Intellectual Property Laws and American Photography, 1839-1890
Jennifer Hughes 2007-8 Emory University PhD candidate Last "Telling Laughter: A Cultural History of American Humor, 1830-1900"
Catherine Haulman 1999-00 Cornell University PhD candidate Peterson The Empire's New Clothes: The Politics of Dress in America, 1765-1820
Kelly Sisson 2008-9 University of Michigan PhD candidate Peterson "King Corn in American Culture, 1862-1936."
Wendy Roberts 2009-10 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson Revival Poetry and the Formation of the Evangelical Ear in Eighteenth-Century America
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
Philip Herrington 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson The Plantation as Imagined in Antislavery Discourse, 1830-1860
Wendy Greenhouse 1987-88 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Tudors and Stuarts in Antebellum America
Louis Masur 1982-83 Princeton University PhD candidate Hiatt The Culture of Executions in America, 1776-1860
Jessica Linker 2012-13 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Last 'It is my best wish to behold Ladies among my hearers': Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860
Jim Casey 2015-16 University of Delaware PhD candidate Botein Editing a Revolution in Newspaper Printing, 1847-1849
Lisa Koenigsberg 1984-85 Yale University PhD candidate Haven Professionalizing Domesticity
Katherine Preston 1985-86 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65
Daniel Richter 1981-82 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Societies on the Eighteenth Century New York Frontier
Spencer Keralis 2009-10 New York University PhD candidate Legacy Children of Wrath: Violence, Remembrance, and the Making of Youth in Antebellum America
Harlow Sheidley 1983-84 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Hiatt Sectional Nationalism: Massachusetts Conservatives and the Epic of New England, 1815-1836
Christopher Oliver 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civic Visions: The Panorama and Popular Amusement in American Art and Society, 1845-1870
Aston Gonzalez 2011-12 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Kneeling and Fighting: African American Artists' Depiction of Black Humanity
Steven Wilf 1988-89 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Public Executions and the Rituals of Order in the Late 18th Century
Rachel Walker 2015-16 University of Maryland PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture A Beautiful Mind: Reading Faces in the Ango-Atlantic World, 1760-1860
Valerie McKito 2007-8 Texas Tech University PhD candidate Peterson "In the Shadow of Victory: Loyalists in the Aftermath of the Revolution"
Marcia Pankake 1974-75 University of Minnesota PhD candidate Daniels American Travel Accounts, 1610-1812
David Rawson 1993-94 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Botein The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
Nenette Luarca-Shoaf 2009-10 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Place of the Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture and Imagination
Caitlin Rosenthal 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Accounting for Control: Book-keeping in early Nineteenth-Century America
Allison Lange 2011-12 Brandeis University PhD candidate AHPCS Transformative Images of Woman Suffrage, 1776-1920
David Weir 1984-85 Princeton University PhD candidate Hiatt The Convenant in New England, 1620-80
William Wagner 2006-7 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Legacy Divided Landscapes: Geographic Literacy and the Mapping of Sectional Conflict in America, 1846-1865
Michael Bellesiles 1984 UC Irvine PhD candidate Haven Life, Liberty, and Land: Ethan Allen and theFrontier Experience in Revolutionary New England
James Kabala 2007-8 Brown University PhD candidate Legacy "A Christian Nation?: Religion and the State in the Early American Republic, 1787-1844"
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1987-88 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Community Dynamics in the Indian-English Town of Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790
Kathryn Mudgett 1999-00 Northeastern University PhD candidate Peterson Dana, Melville, Justice Story, and the Law and Literature of the Sea
Rachel Lin 2002-3 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson The Rhode Island Slave Traders and their Communities, 1750-1807

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