Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowship

Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowships are for research on any topic supported by the collections. Stipends derive from the income on an endowment provided by the late Hall J. Peterson and his wife, Kate B. Peterson. This fellowship is awarded to individuals engaged in scholarly research and writing - - including doctoral dissertations - - in any field of American history and culture through 1876.

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Date Name Affiliation Position
2023-24 Ronald Angelo Johnson Baylor University Associate Professor of History Mutual Entanglements: Transracial Ties between Haitians and Revolutionary Americans
2023-24 Grant Stanton University of Pennsylvania PhD Candidate in History White Allies in Revolutionary Massachusetts?: The Antislavery Commitments of Isaiah Thomas and Ezekiel Russell
2023-24 Samantha Plasencia Colby College Assistant Professor of English Signifying Against Anti-Blackness: Black Rhetorical Communities in Early America 1760-1830
2023-24 Helena Yoo Roth CUNY Graduate Center PhD Candidate in History American Timelines: Imperial Communications, Colonial Time-Consciousness, and the Coming of the American Revolution
2023-24 Alexander Chaparro-Silva University of Texas, Austin PhD Candidate in History Writing the Other America: Democracy, Race, and Print Culture in the Americas, 1830-1898
2023-24 Kathryn Angelica University of Connecticut PhD Candidate in History An Uneasy Alliance: Cooperation and Conflict in Nineteenth-Century Black and White Women's Activism
2023-24 Taneil Ruffin Princeton University PhD Candidate in History Haitian Revolution Refugees and Legal Cultures of Slavery and Freedom in the Atlantic World, 1791-1860
2023-24 Daniel J. Burge Kentucky Historical Society Associate Editor in Research and Collections The Washington Doctrine, A Continental History, 1800-1920
2022-23 Jeremy Zallen Lafayette College Associate Professor of History Saltwater Marronage: Making the Pacific into a Fugitive Geography
2022-23 Jean Franzino Boston College Visiting Assistant Professor of English Dis-Union: Disability, Narrative, and the American Civil War