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 Datesort ascending Institution Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Nicholas Crawford 2018-19 Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse postdoctoral fellow AAS-ASECS Sustaining Slavery: Plantation Provisioning and the Politics of Health in the British Caribbean, c. 1775-1838
Greg Childs 2018-19 Brandeis University assistant professor of history AAS-NEH Scenes of Sedition: Racial Politics in Bahia during the Age of Revolution
Dana Badley 2018-19 University of California, Santa Barbara Ph.D. candidate in English Botein Aesthetic Sociality and Nineteenth-Century America
Sonia Hazard 2018-19 Franklin & Marshall College visiting assistant professor of religious studies AAS-NEH The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
Magdalena Zapedowska 2018-19 University of Massachusetts, Amherst Ph.D. candidate in English Botein Black Dissent and Black Freedom: Revolution, Emigration, Reform, 1850-1870
Elspeth Martini 2018-19 Montclair State University professor of history AAS-NEH Humanitarian Authority and Indigenous Dispossession in the U.S. and British Empires
Tanya Pohrt 2018-19 Lyman Allyn Art Museum project curator Drawn-to-Art Mary Way and Elizabeth Way Champlain: Miniaturists of the Early Republic
Adam Thomas 2018-19 Miami University (Ohio) visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH An Unparalleled Time of Difficulty and Danger: Slave Rebellion, Emancipation, and Memory in the Atlantic World
Emilia Le Seven 2018-19 Université Paris Diderot Ph.D. candidate in English-Speaking Cultures d’Héricourt Cooper’s Sea Romances and the American Grand National Narrative
Erika Pazian 2018-19 Graduate Center of the City University of New York Ph.D. candidate in art history AHPCS Visual Culture and National Identity during the U.S.-Mexican War
Don James Brown 2018-19 Swarthmore College visiting assistant professor of English Hench Infectious Affect: The Phobic Imagination in American Literature
Tatania Prorokova 2018-19 Philipps-Universität Marburg adjunct instructor in American Studies Ebeling Climate Change, the Environment, and the Industrial Revolution in the U.S.
Adam Laats 2018-19 State University of New York, Binghamton professor of teaching, learning, and educational leadership Alstott-Morgan Toe the Line: Joseph Lancaster and the Delusion of Early School Reform
Benjamin Bascom 2018-19 Ball State University assistant professor of English AAS-NEH Singular: Masculinity and Desire in the Early Republic, 1786-1822
Hesam Sharifian 2017-18 Tufts University Ph.D. candidate Last Americanizing Shakespeare in Print
Adrian Weimer 2017-18 Providence College associate professor of history AAS-NEH Godly Petitions: Puritanism and the Crisis of the Restoration in America
Samantha Sommers 2017-18 University of California, Los Angeles Ph.D. candidate Reese Reading in Books: Theories of Reading from Nineteenth-Century American Fiction
Kathrinne Duffy 2017-18 Brown University Ph.D. candidate Last Doctrine of the Skull: Phrenology and Public Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
Roberto Saba 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. in history Hench American Mirror: The United States and the Empire of Brazil in the Age of Emancipation
Kathleen Hilliard 2017-18 Iowa State University associate professor Peterson Bonds Burst Asunder: The Revolutionary Politics of Getting By in Civil War and Emancipation, 1860-1867
Katherine Harnish 2017-18 Washington University in St. Louis Ph.D. candidate Drawn to Art Painting Ephemera in the Age of Mass Production
Charlene Lewis 2017-18 Kalamazoo College professor Legacy The Traitor's Wife: Peggy Arnold and Revolutionary America
Dianne Roman 2017-18 independent researcher Tracy The Boston Olive Branch and Its Woman: Compositors, Editors, and Authors
Jaclyn Schultz 2017-18 University of California, Santa Cruz Ph.D. candidate Schiller Learning the Value of a Dollar
Sonia Hazard 2017-18 Duke University Ph.D. candidate Last The Touch of the Word: Evangelical Cultures of Print in Antebellum America
Juliana Chow 2017-18 Saint Louis University associate professor of English AAS-NEH Lacunae: Vital Language and the Casualties of Natural History
Patrick O'Connor 2017-18 University of Montana Ph.D. candidate Peterson The Health of the State: Tobacco and the Paradox of Public Power, 1862-1933
Christopher Allison 2017-18 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Jaffee Protestant Relics: Encountering and Collecting the Body in Early America, 1770-1850
Hannah Anderson 2017-18 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Peterson Lived Botany: Domesticity, Settler Colonialism, and Ecological Adaption in Early British North America
Michaela Rife 2017-18 University of Toronto Ph.D. candidate AHPCS Wonderful Mining Country: Promoting Western Resource Extraction
Peter Onuf 2017-18 University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence The Worlds of Isaiah Thomas
Elizabeth Hopwood 2017-18 Loyola University Chicago instructor Last Eating the Atlantic: Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Caribbean Tables and Texts
Katherine Grandjean 2017-18 Wellesley College assistant professor of history AAS-NEH The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
John Shufelt 2017-18 Brown University visiting associate professor Peterson Newspaper Accounts of the Coolie Slave Trade
JoAnn Conrad 2017-18 California State University, East Bay adjunct professor Lapides Women's Work: Women Illustrators in Commercial Media during the Golden Age of Illustration
Kristen Beales 2017-18 The College of William and Mary Ph.D. candidate Peterson Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
Brandon Layton 2017-18 University of California, Davis Ph.D. candidate Alstott-Morgan Children of Two Fires: Childhood, Diplomacy, and Change among the Choctaws and Chickasaws
Leslie McAbee 2017-18 Univeristy of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Ph.D. candidate Last Exotic Animals and the American Conscience, 1840-1900
Samantha Harvey 2017-18 Boise State University professor of English AAS-NEH Reading the Book of Nature: Imagination, Observation, and Conservation in Transatlantic Romanticism
Nancy Siegel 2017-18 Towson University professor Peterson Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic
Judith Ridner 2017-18 Mississippi State University associate professor Last Clothing the Babel: The Material Culture of Ethnic Identity in Early America
Kevin Butterfield 2017-18 University of Oklahoma associate professor Peterson The Great Excitement
Ken Miller 2017-18 Washington College associate professor ASECS The Strange Case of Bathsheba Spooner: A Tale of Sex and Murder in Revolutionary America
Rachel Miller 2017-18 University of Michigan Ph.D. candidate Last Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern State, 1860-1910
Reeve Huston 2017-18 Duke University associate professor of history AAS-NEH Reforging American Democracy
Todd Thompson 2017-18 Indiana University of Pennsylvania associate professor Peterson Savage Laughter: Nineteenth-Century Humor and the South Seas
Whitney Robles 2017-18 Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Last Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820
Dexter Gabriel 2017-18 University of Connecticut assistant professor Peterson Performing Freedom in the Mighty Experiment
Thora Brylowe 2017-18 University of Colorado, Boulder assistant professor Botein Impressions and Folds: The Ecology of Romantic-Era Paper
Erika Schneider 2017-18 Framingham State University associate professor Last Lost in Translation, Found in Print: American Gift Books

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