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
Amanda Bilby 2007-8 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson "Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families"
Brenton Grom 2013-14 Case Western Reserve University PhD candidate Peterson The Death and Transfiguration of American Psalmody ca. 1805-1840
Marie-Stephanie Delamaire 2009-10 Columbia University PhD candidate AHPCS Transatlantic Encounters: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges, 1848-1867
Nancy Davison 1977-78 University of Michigan PhD candidate Daniels EW Clay, American Political Caricaturist of the Jacksonian Era
Matthew Pursell 2003-4 Brown University PhD candidate Peterson English Liberty, American Bondage: Servitude in the British Atlantic, 1630-1780
Jen Huntley-Smith 1998-99 University of Nevada, Reno PhD candidate Botein The Genius ofCivilization': The Publishing Industry and the Creation of WesternRegional Identity,1848-00
Randi Lewis 2012-13 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson To 'the most distant parts of the Globe': Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819
Jennifer Baker 1996-97 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Peterson Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America
Robert St George 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Boni Popular Literature and Reading in Massachusetts, 1640-1720
Isabelle Lehuu 1988-89 Cornell University PhD candidate Boni The New Readers in Antebellum America
Monique Patenaude 2008-9 University of Rochester PhD candidate Peterson "Comparative History of Black Communities in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, 1840-1870."
Margaret Newell 1988-89 University of Virginia PhD candidate Hiatt Economic Ideology and Development in New England, 1629-1820
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
Katherine Preston 1986-87 CUNY PhD candidate Peterson Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1830-65.
Sari Edelstein 2008-9 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson "The Novel & the News: Women and the Politics of U.S. Print Culture before 1900."
Kate Larson 2001-2 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Legacy Asante, Daughter of Zion: The Life and Memory of Harriet Tubman
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Peter Eisenstadt 1984 New York University PhD candidate Haven Weather and Weather Prediction in Colonial America
Daegan Miller 2010-11 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Witness Tree: Nature, Culture, and Progress in Nineteenth-Century America
Joanne Passet 1997-98 University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD candidate Peterson The American Debate on Marriage: Religion, Gender, and Social Radicalism, 1850-00
Brigitte Fielder 2011-12 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Animal Humanism: Abolitionists and Animals in the American Nineteenth Century
Karen Hansen 1988-89 UC Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Social Dimension of Laborers' Lives, 1810-60
Lucy Rinehart 1991-92 Columbia University PhD candidate Hiatt The Drama of Democracy: The Staging of America from the Revolution to the Civil War
Justin Clark 2012-13 University of Southern California PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Training the Eyes: Romantic Vision and Class Formation in Boston, 1830-1870
Candy Brown 1998-99 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
Lincoln Mullen 2013-14 Brandeis University PhD candidate Peterson Varieties of Religious Conversion
JoAnne Thomas 2000-1 Western Michigan University PhD candidate Peterson Good Bye, Old Arm': Songs of the Civil War
Peter Coclanis 1977-78 Columbia University PhD candidate Daniels Economy and Society in Colonial Charleston
Amy Hughes 2009-10 Brooklyn College PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Thoughts Bodied upon the State': Sensationalism and Reform in Nineteenth-Century America, 1842-1867
Blevin Shelnutt 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate AHPC New York City's Broadway and Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture
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
David Rawson 1997-98 College of William and Mary PhD candidate RA The Print Distribution/Consumer Nexus in Piedmont Virginia, 1760-1810.
Gloria Whiting 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson 'Endearing Ties': Black Family Life in Early New England
Mary Zundo 2007-8 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PhD candidate Last "Mapping Destiny: Cartography and Nineteenth-Century American Art of the Frontier"
Cindy Lobel 1999-00 CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Peterson Consuming Classes: Food, Eating, and Images of Consumption in the United States, 1790-1860
Jennifer Van Horn 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate AHPCS "The Object of Civility and the Art of Politeness in British America (1740-1780)."
Gretchen Adams 2000-1 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson The Specter of Salem in American Culture
Michael Clapper 1992-93 Northwestern University PhD candidate Peterson The `Popular' and `Elite' Disjunction in Art in the United States after the Civil War
Benjamin Fagan 2008-9 University of Virginia PhD candidate Tracy "'Righteousness Exalteth a Nation': Practices of Black Nationalism, 1827-1860."
Brandon Johnson 2002-3 University of Chicago PhD candidate Peterson Spirits on the Stage: Public Mediums, Spiritualist Theater, and American Culture, 1848 -1893
Marcus Daniel 1992-93 Princeton University PhD candidate Peterson Ribaldry and Billingsgate: Popular Journalism and Political Culture in the Early Republic
Seth Perry 2009-10 University of Chicago PhD candidate Reese The Bible and Religious Authority in Early-National America, 1770-1850
Tyesha Maddox 2015-16 New York University PhD candidate Peterson From Invisible to Immigrants: Political Activism and the Construction of Caribbean American Identity, 1890-1940
Brian Luskey 2003-4 Emory University PhD candidate Peterson The Marginal Men: Clerks and the Meanings of Class in Nineteenth-Century America
Christopher Pastore 2010-11 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson From Sweetwater to Seawater; An Environmental and Atlantic History of Narragansett Bay, 1636-1836
Claire Gherini 2011-12 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson 'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800
Betsy Homsher 1998-99 UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Peterson The Diaries of Sally Ripley Stearns
Mark Schantz 1987-88 Emory College PhD candidate Hiatt Piety in Providence: The class Dimensions of Religious Experience in Providence, Rhode Island, 1790-1860
Sarah Carter 2007-8 Harvard University PhD candidate Last "Object Lessons in Nineteenth-Century America"
Ann Braude 1985-86 Yale University PhD candidate Hiatt Women in American Spiritualism

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