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
Jonathan Cook 1998-99 Peterson The Apocalyptic Imagination in the American Renaissance
Michael Komanecky 2007-8 independent scholar Last "Carleton Watkins' Photographs of the California Missions"
Gillian Cockshut 1985 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Catherine Parisian 2008-9 independent scholar Reese "A Publication History of the Works of Frances Burney."
Delphin Muise 1975-76 National Museum of Man, Ottawa, Ontario Rockefeller History of the Family
Martha Rojas 2004-5 Sweet Briar College AAS-NEH "Diplomatic Letters"
Christopher Clark 1990-91 Peterson To Live in the Common Cause: Communal and Cooperative Groups in Nineteenth-Century America
Nym Cooke 1982-83 Eagle Hill School Hiatt Lives of the Psalmodists
Mary Fuhrer 2014-15 independent scholar Last Tuberculosis and Popular Culture in New England, 1820-1840
Nym Cooke 1992-93 Eagle Hill School AAS-NEH Sacred Music in New England, 1720-1780: From Ritual Towards Art
Jonathan Prude 1977, 1980 Daniels The Coming of Industrial Order: A Study of Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1813-1860
Marcus Wood 1992-93 Worcester College, Oxford Peterson Aboliton Propaganda in Britiain and the United States, 1780-1860
Jonathan Prude 1977, 1980 Daniels The Meaning of Food in Early American History
Kimberly Gladman Jackson 2000 Same as 12/2/1999 Peterson Mysteries and Miseries: City Mysteries Novels and Class in Antebellum America
Robert Arner 1975-76 Daniels Comic Literature in Colonial America
John Bidwell 1978-79 Daniels A Biographical Directory of American Papermakers, 1690-1830
JoAnn Castagna 1990-91 University of Iowa academic advisor NEMLA Women, Sexuality, and Popular Culture: Sensation Novels andGender Ideology in Nineteenth-Century Newspapers
Jordan Watkins 2015-16 Utah Valley University adjunct Peterson 'Another Attucks': The African-American Response to Dred Scott
Elizabeth Reis 1999-00 University of Oregon adjunct assistant professor Legacy Heaven Help Us: Angles, Gender, and American Religions
Jackson Main 1987-88 University of Colorado, Boulder adjunct professor RA Leaders of several Newly Established Counties, ca 1800
Tess Taylor 2006 Hofstra Adjunct Professor Baron Book of poems titled The Family Chest
Ronald Zboray 1983-84 Pace Adjunct Professor in social science Boni A Fictive People: Antebellum Economic Development and the Reading Public for American Novels, 1837-57
Wilson Kimnach 1993-94 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH Literature of the Sermon in Eighteenth-Century America
Jack Larkin 2011-12 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH David Claypoole Johnston and the Representation of American Life, 1797-1865
Saul Cornell 1987-88 University of Pennsylvania Andrew W Mellon Fellow Hiatt The Political Thought and Culture of the Antifederalists
Alyson Pou 2004 New York, NY Artist Hearst A Slight Headache (solo performance)
Nancy Bowen 2012 Brooklyn, NY artist, mixed media Jay and Deborah Last research for series of collages titled "Angels and Almanacs"
Stephanie Wolff 2013 Norwich, VT artist, visual Jay and Deborah Last research for a suite of artist books and prints focusing thematically on weather and its intersection with human experience, with specific focus on the diaries of anna Blackwood Howell
Kent Walgren 1995-96 Salt Lake City, Utah Assistant Attorney General Peterson Bibliography of American Masonic and Antimasonic Imprints, 1734-1850
Jill Anderson 2003-4 Thomas Jefferson Foundation assistant editor Peterson "Nothing Done!': The Poet in Early Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Laura Kennelly 1994-95 Baldwin-Wallace College assistant editor Peterson Samuel West: Private Life in Revolutionary Times, 1739-1808
Klaus Schmidt 1995-96 University of Mainz, Germany assistant professor RA Between Periphery and Center:Studies in the Literatures and Cultures of British America, 1702-1776
Philip Gould 1999-00 Brown University assistant professor NEMLA A Barbaric Trade': Commerce, Antislavery, and Cultures of Manners in Anglo-America, 1770-1830
Lara Cohen 2008-9 Wayne State University assistant professor Botein "Counterfeit Presentments: Fraud and the Production of Nineteenth-Century American Literature."
Meredith Neuman 2008-9 Clark University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Letter and Spirit"
Adrian Weimer 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Afflictions and Consolation in Early New England
Wendy Roberts 2015-16 SUNY-Albany assistant professor AAS-NEH Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
Britta Sjogren 2003 San Francisco State University Assistant Professor Baron A Chain of Windows
Woody Holton 1999-00 Bloomsburg University assistant professor AAS-NEH Republics of Hope and the Empire of Despair: A Social Interpretation of the United States Constitution
Janice Simon 1993-94 University of Georgia assistant professor Peterson The Forest Interior in American Painting, 1840-00
Tanya Mears 2008-9 Norfolk State University assistant professor Peterson "'To Lawless Rapine Bred': Early New England Execution Literature Featuring People of African Descent."
Eldon Turner 1987-88 University of Florida assistant professor RA Psalmody, Time and Cultural Change in Early New England
Julie Winch 1987-88 University of Massachusetts, Boston assistant professor Peterson American Free Black and Emigration to Haiti in the 1820's
Vicki Hsueh 2004-5 Western Washington University assistant professor Peterson "Hybrid Constitutionalism: Negotiating Constitutions and Cultures in the Proprietary Colonies, 1625-1690"
Lloyd Pratt 2008-9 Michigan State University assistant professor NEMLA The Freedoms of a Stranger, 1830-1860
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Divided Ground: The Northern Borderland (US and Canada) to the Wake of the American Revolution
Cynthia Van Zandt 2001-2 University of New Hampshire assistant professor Botein Brothers among Nations: Kinship and Alliance in Early America
Leon Jackson 2003-4 University of South Carolina assistant professor Peterson The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in America, 1780s-1840s
Lee Heller 1994-95 Mercer College assistant professor RA The Uses of Fiction: Novel Reading and American Culture, 1720-1860
Thomas Brown 1990-91 University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor Peterson The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part

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