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
Burton Bledstein 1988-89 University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor Peterson A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Christopher Lukasik 2013-14 Purdue University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Image in the Text
Jeannine DeLombard 2007-8 University of Toronto associate professor AAS-NEH Ebony Idols: Famous Fugitive Slaves in Britain before the Civil War
Donald Scott 1979-80 North Carolina State University associate professor Daniels The Public Lecture in Mid-th Century America
Harry Stout 1980-81 University of Connecticut associate professor Daniels A Cultural History of the Sermon in Colonial New England
Maura Lyons 2014-15 Drake University Associate Professor of Art History Last Popular Depictions of the 'Natural' Body of the Union Soldier
Justine Murison 2014-15 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Associate Professor of English NEMLA American Infidelity: Secularity, Slavery, and the Making of U.S. Fiction
Ronald Zboray 1992-93 Texas at Arlington Associate Professor of history AAS-NEH Literary Enterprise in Antebellum America: Publishers, Novelists, and the Reading Public
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
Carol Faulkner 2014-15 Syracuse University Associate Professor of History Peterson The End of Marriage: Adultery in Nineteenth-Century America
Sean Moore 2014-15 University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of History AAS-NEH Slavery and the Making of the Early American Library: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade
Rosemarie Zagarri 1996-97 George Mason Associate Professor of history AAS-ASECS Gender and the First Party System
Louis Winkler 1978-79 Pennsylvania State University astronomer Daniels Popular Astronomical and Astrological Thought in New England before 1800
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
William Miles 1984-85 Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan bibliographer Haven History and Bibliography of American Presidential Election Campaign Newspapers
Maureen Cummins 2000 book artist, Brooklyn, NY Hearst Artist Heretics, Heathens, and Hellians; Animals,Cannibals and Savages; and Witches, Bitches, and Faggots
Christina Tree 1995 Cambridge, MA Boston Globe contributor and guidebook author Wallace History of New England Tourism
R. Sikoryak 2006 New York, NY Cartoonist Baron Comic Strip Adaptation of Moby Dick
Udo Hebel 2000-1 University of Regensburg chair Peterson Forefathers' Day Orations and Celebrations between the American Revolution and the Civil War
Robert Naeher 2006-7 Emma Willard School chair Peterson Puritan Prayer, Expressive Voice, and the Shaping of Identity
Joycelyn Moody 2002-3 Hamilton College Chair, Women's Studies Peterson Silent Language: Enslaved Women and the Production of Literature without Literacy
Peter Kuczynski 1987-88 Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany chairman RA The Contemporary Reception of Nathaniel Hawthorne
John Fondersmith 1978-79 Municipal Planning Office, Washington DC chief Daniels History of American Travel Guidebooks
Sara Smith 2015 Greenfield, MA choreographer Baron research for a movement-theatre piece about the life and work of a fictional 19th century geologist and prophet
Kriota Willberg 2006 New York, NY Choreographer Hearst Updated version for a performance of The Black Crook 
Melanie Sovine 1983-84 MacNeil Hospital clinical anthropologist AAS-NEH The Primitive Baptists and the Anti-Mason Party
Peter Wirzbicki 2014-15 University of Chicago Collegiate Assistant Professor, Harper/Schmidt Society of Fellows Packer Black Intellectuals, White Abolitionists, and Revolutionary Transcendentalists
Sarah Messer 1999 Madison, WI creative non-fiction writer/poet Wallace Red House: A non-fiction memoir of a place about one of the oldest continuously lived-in houses in New England
Denise Miller 2016 creative writer Hearst Travelogos: African American and the Struggle for Safe Passage
Christopher Cokinos 1998 Manhattan, Kansas creative writer Artist Research American attitudes toward and representations of now-extinct bird species and subspecies
Wendy Woloson 2005-6 Library Company of Philadelphia curator Peterson Underground Economies: People, Markets, and Used Goods in 18th- and 19th-Century America
Wendy Reaves 1976-77 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute curator of prints Daniels 18th-Century American Portrait Engravings
Dwight McBride 2015-16 Northwestern University Daniel Hale Williams Professor of African American Studies, English, and Performance Studies Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Poetics, Politics, and Phillis Wheatley
Dale Cockrell 1994-95 College of William and Mary David N and Margaret C Bottoms professor AAS-NEH Demons of Disorder: The Early Blackface Minstrel and His World
Wayne Franklin 1994-95 Northeastern University Davis distinguished professor AAS-NEH A Biography of James Fenimore Cooper
James Newton 1994 Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Sudbury, MA department chair and teacher K-12 Political Cartoons in the Age of Andrew Jackson
Hallie Hobson 2001 Meredith Monk Development Associate Hearst Watchnight, a olay on the eve of Emancipation
Thaddeus Tate 1982-83 Institute of Early American History and Culture director RA The Organization of the Colonial Landscape
Deborah Madsen 1995-96 University of Leicester director RA Colonial Legacies: A History of the Pynchon and Hawthorne Families
Margaret Ford 1984-85 Argosy Bookstore, New York City director Haven Ann Franklin, Colonial Newport Printer
Nancy Rubin Stuart 2005 CUNY Director, Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar Hearst Mercy Otis Warren
Elmer O'Brien 1990-91 United Theological Seminary director; professor RA American Christianity and the Media
Katrina Browne 2000 Berkeley, California documentary filmmaker Hearst Trace of the Trade research the history and legacy of the slave trade in New England
Cassandra Smith 1999 Chicago, IL doll artist Artist Slaves, Free Blacks, Runaways: Dolls of the Antebellum United States
Lynn Thomson 2013 New York, NY dramaturg, theater director Baron research for for play tittled "The Time Traveler's Trip to Niagara Falls"
Michael Winship 1989-90 University of Texas, Austin editor Peterson Publishers Trade Sales in the Nineteeth Century United States
Fredrika Teute 1997-98 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications AAS-NEH Life on the Margins: Margaret Bayard Smith's Vision of Early Washington Society
Fredrika Teute 1994-95 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications Botein Writing a Woman's Life in the Early Republic
Mark Valeri 1998-99 Union Theological Seminary ET Thompson Professor ASECS Religion, Moral Discipline and the Market in Early America
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

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