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
Jane Merritt 2008-9 Old Dominion University associate professor Peterson "The Trouble with Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."
Stephen Middleton 1994-95 North Carolina State University associate professor Peterson The Black Laws of Ohio
Sonia Di Loreto 2016-17 University of Torino associate professor Peterson Margaret Fuller’s Transnational Archive
Maurizio Valsania 2007-8 University of Torino, Italy associate professor Last The Curse of History: Leaders' Distrust of American History, 1783-1828
Margaret Abruzzo 2013-14 University of Alabama associate professor Lapides Good People and Bad Behavior: Changing Views of Sin and Moral Responsibility
Elizabeth Petrino 2007-8 Fairfield University associate professor Reese "'Kitchen in Parnassus': Lydia Sigourney as Poet, Activist, and Historian"
W. Clark Gilpin 1982-83 Phillips Theological Seminary associate professor Haven Eighteenth-Century Protestant Concepts of the Church
Nian-Sheng Huang 2005-6 California State University Channel Islands associate professor Peterson The Poor in Early Massachusetts, 1630-1830
Carol Karlsen 1994-95 University of Michigan associate professor AAS-NEH Relations of Power, the Power of Relations: Iroquois Communities in Western New York, 1750-00
Elizabeth Bethel 1985-86 Lander University associate professor Peterson Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation
Ken Miller 2017-18 Washington College associate professor ASECS The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
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
John Coward 2010-11 University of Tulsa associate professor AHPCS Cartooning with Savages: A Cultural History of Native American Images in the Popular Press
Wendy Katz 2008-9 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Last "The Politics of Art Criticism in the Penny Press, 1833-1862."
Gregory Maertz 1996-97 St John's University associate professor Peterson Goethe's Translators, Critics, and Readers in Nineteenth-Century New England
Cathy Davidson 1984-85 Michigan State University associate professor Peterson The Origins of American Fiction
Nancy Isenberg 2003-4 University of Tulsa associate professor Peterson The Sexual Politics of Aaron Burr
Jeffrey Groves 1995-96 Harvey Mudd College Ref: Professor Michael Winship, UT Austin associate professor Peterson Ticknor and Fields: Literary Promotion and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
Anne Verplanck 2011-12 Penn State University associate professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Graphic Arts in Philadelphia, 1780-1880
Anthony Szczesiul 2005-6 University of Massachusetts - Lowell associate professor Peterson Reconstructing 'Southern Hospitality': Print Culture and the Invention of a Cultural Fiction
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
Erika Schneider 2017-18 Framingham State University associate professor Last Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books
Maura Lyons 2014-15 Drake University Associate Professor of Art History Last Popular Depictions of the 'Natural' Body of the Union Soldier
Gina Caison 2016-17 Georgia State University associate professor of English Last Feather
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
Christopher N. Phillips 2016-17 Lafayette College associate professor of English Burkhardt The Hymnal Before the Notes: A History of Reading and Practice
Esther Jones 2016-17 Clark University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Antebellum Black Speculation
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
Adrian Weimer 2017-18 Providence College associate professor of history AAS-NEH Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America
Ronald Zboray 1992-93 Texas at Arlington Associate Professor of history AAS-NEH Literary Enterprise in Antebellum America: Publishers, Novelists, and the Reading Public
Angela Pulley Hudson 2016-17 Texas A&M University associate professor of history Peterson Indian Doctresses in the Nineteenth-Century United States
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
Reeve Huston 2017-18 Duke University associate professor of history AAS-NEH Reforging American Democracy
Rosemarie Zagarri 1996-97 George Mason Associate Professor of history AAS-ASECS Gender and the First Party System
Kirsten Fischer 2016-17 University of Minnesota associate professor of history Peterson Vitalism in America: Elihu Palmer’s Radical Religion in the Early Republic
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

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