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
Joseph Rainer 1995-96 University of Mississippi visiting instructor Peterson Peddler Folklore in Southern Almanacs
Daniel Kilbride 2007-8 John Carroll University associate professor Peterson "The Grand Tour: European Travelers and American National Identities, 1750-1870"
Benjamin Irvin 2000-1 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Representative Men: A Cultural History of the Continental Congress
Nicholas Guyatt 2013-14 University of York, UK assistant professor Peterson The Scale of Beings and the Prehistory of 'separate but equal'
Nicole Eustace 2008-9 New York University assistant professor Peterson "War Ardor: Sex and Sentiment in the War of 1812."
Nancy Hagedorn 1987-88 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Mediating the Exchange of Cultures: Interpreters among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
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
Robert Naeher 2006-7 Emma Willard School chair Peterson Puritan Prayer, Expressive Voice, and the Shaping of Identity
Helena Ifeka 1999-00 Columbia University PhD candidate Peterson The Parkman Relations
Yan Li 1986-87 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson The Transformation of the Massachusetts Constitution, 1780-1860
Michael Carlebach 1986-87 University of Miami assistant professor Peterson The Origins of Photojournalism in America, 1839-80
Kristen Beales 2017-18 The College of William and Mary Ph.D. candidate Peterson Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
Eleanor McConnell 2006-07 Brandeis Ph.D. Candidate Peterson A Scarce Plenty: Economics, Citizenship, and Opportunity in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1760-1820
Valerie McKito 2007-8 Texas Tech University PhD candidate Peterson "In the Shadow of Victory: Loyalists in the Aftermath of the Revolution"
Andrew Lewis 2000-1 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson Antiques of State: Archaeology in Early Republican America
Philippa Koch 2013-14 University of Chicago Divinity School PhD candidate Peterson Persistent Providence: Religion and Epidemics in Eighteenth-Century America
Pamela Schirmeister 1994-95 New York University assistant professor Peterson A Cultural Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
Erin Forbes 2008-9 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson "Popular Crime Writing and the Publications of David Walker and Edgar Allan Poe."
Nancy Hagedorn 1998-99 St John's University assistant professor Peterson Interpreters Among the Iroquois, 1664-1775
Margaret Nash 2006-7 University of California, Riverdale assistant professor Peterson Higher Education for Women and the Formation of Gender, Class, and Race Identity in the United States, 1840-1875
Catherine Kelly 1999-00 University of Oklahoma assistant professor Peterson Things Useful and Ornamental: Gender, Culture, and Gentility in the Bourgeois Republic
Bradley Dean 1987-88 University of Connecticut PhD candidate Peterson Thoreau as Lecturer
Bret Carroll 1997-98 University of Texas, Arlington visiting assistant professor Peterson Religion and Masculinity in Antebellum America
Kevin Butterfield 2017-18 University of Oklahoma associate professor Peterson The Great Excitement
Kimberly Gladman Jackson 2000 Same as 12/2/1999 Peterson Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America
Krystyn Moon 2000-1 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson From 'John Chinaman' to 'Japanese Sandman': China and Japan in American Music, 1850-1920
Robert Friedel 1989-90 University of Maryland associate professor Peterson Documenting Changes in Household Materials, 1800-87
Greta LaFleur 2013-14 University of Hawai'I at Manoa assistant professor Peterson American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
Gillian Cockshut 1985 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Ellen Garvey 2008-9 New Jersey City University associate professor Peterson "Book, Paper, Scissors: Scrapbooks Remake American Print Culture."
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
Martha Schoolman 2006-7 Miami University assistant professor Peterson American Abolitionist Geographies
Cindy Lobel 1999-00 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Peterson Consuming Classes: Food, Eating, and Images of Consumption in the United States, 1790-1860
Scott Casper 1990-91 Yale University PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural and Literary Contexts of Antebellum Campaign Biography and Children's Biography
Dexter Gabriel 2017-18 University of Connecticut assistant professor Peterson Performing Freedom in the Mighty Experiment
Joseph Bonica 2009-10 Middle Tennessee State University visiting assistant professor Peterson Open Secrets: The Cultural Politics of Secrecy and the Formation of the Early American Republic
Elaine Jackson-Retondo 1997-98 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Penitentiary as an Artifact of the Cultural Landscape - A Comparative Analysis, 1780-1860
Sarah Purcell 2007-8 Grinnell College associate professor Peterson The Politics of Mourning and the U.S. Civil War
JoAnne Thomas 2000-1 Western Michigan University PhD candidate Peterson Good Bye, Old Arm': Songs of the Civil War
Jean Friedman 1985-86 University of Georgia associate professor Peterson Families at War: Northern and Southern Communities in the Civil War
Marco Marin 2013-14 University of Trieste postdoctural fellow Peterson The Political Catechisms for Schools and Children in the United State (1790-1850)
Sueanna Smith 2015-16 University of South Carolina PhD candidate Peterson The Cultural Work of the Early American Fraternla Sphere
Robert Gunn 2008-9 The University of Texas at El Paso assistant professor Peterson "Ethnology and Empire: John Russell Bartlett and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands."
David Nord 1986-87 University of Indiana, Bloomington associate professor Peterson Journalism and Cities in American History
Megan Haley-Newman 1996-97 College of William and Mary PhD candidate Peterson Pest Control Strategies and Their Social Implications in the Chesapeake Area, 1600-1800
Ellen Westbrook 1992-93 Southern Mississippi University assistant professor Peterson Cultural Captives: Euro Amer Indian Literary Landscapes
Eric Stoykovich 2006-7 University of Virginia, Charlottesville PhD candidate Peterson Live Stock Nation: How Farm Animals Domesticated the Northern United States during the Early Republic, 1794-1876
Kathryn Mudgett 1999-00 Northeastern University PhD candidate Peterson Dana, Melville, Justice Story, and the Law and Literature of the Sea
Scott Casper 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno associate professor Peterson First Families: Presidents at Home in the American Imagination, 1789-20

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