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
2024-25 Mindy L. Buchanan-King University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill PhD Candidate (Un)Veiling Disease: Women’s Breast Cancer and Concealed Diagnoses
2024-25 Abby Clayton Indiana University, Bloomington PhD Candidate Narrating Abolition: Scissors-and-Paste Reform in the Emerging Anglosphere
2024-25 Hunter Davis Moskowitz Northeastern University PhD Candidate Labor and Race in the Global Textile Industry: Lowell, Concord and Monterrey in the Early 19th Century
2024-25 Amy Earhart Texas A&M University Associate Professor of English The Millican Massacre: Newspaper Transmission and Extension of Reconstruction Racial Violence
2024-25 Wyatt Erchak Carnegie Mellon University PhD Candidate Private Wrongs: A Hidden History of the American Civil War’s First Black Regiment
2024-25 Li-hsin Hsu National Chengchi University Professor Racial and Ecological Intimacies in the Mid-nineteenth-century Atlantic Silk Imagination
2024-25 Jennifer W. Reiss University of Pennsylvania PhD Candidate in History Undone Bodies: Women and Disability in Early America
2024-25 Damien Rousseliere Institut Agro Professor Accounting, Remuneration and Labor Conflicts in 19th American Utopian Communities: A comparison between Northampton Association of Education and Industry and other Communes
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