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 Institutionsort descending Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Menahem Blondheim 1987-88 Harvard University PhD candidate Boni The News Frontier
Daniel Wewers 2005-6 Harvard University PhD. Candidate Peterson Divisible Under God: American Religion, Politics, and the Idea of Secession, 1783-1833
Elizabeth Eager 2015-16 Harvard University PhD candidate Drawn to Art Drawing Machines: The Mechanics of Art in the Early Republic
Thomas Coens 2002-3 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson The Formation of the Jackson Party, 1822 - 1829
John Huffman 2009-10 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Documents of Identity in the Early Republic
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
John Kelly 1973-74 Harvard University teaching fellow Mellon short-term fellow The Scientific Contents and Popular Use of American Almanacs
Gloria Whiting 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson 'Endearing Ties': Black Family Life in Early New England
Meredith McGill 1995-96 Harvard University assistant professor Peterson American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting Rewriting Romanticism Fashioning the Marketplace
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
Anne McLucas 1985-86 Harvard University associate professor Peterson The Connection Between American Folk Song and Theatre
Elaine Swift 1985-86 Harvard University PhD candidate Hiatt Reconstitutive Congressional Change:The Case of the US Senate, 1789-1841
Sarah Carter 2007-8 Harvard University PhD candidate Last "Object Lessons in Nineteenth-Century America"
Sacvan Bercovitch 1986-87 Harvard University professor AAS-NEH The Literary Market in 19th-Century America
Robin Bernstein 2008-9 Harvard University assistant professor Last "Racial Innocence: The Uses of Childhood in U.S. Racial Formation 1852-1930."
Brett Grainger 2012-13 Harvard University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Vital Landscape: Evangelicals and Nature in America, 1740-1870
Elliot Davis 1990-91 Harvard University teaching assistant Hiatt American DrawingBooks, 1820-80: Practical Guides for Artist and Artisan
Linzy Brekke 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate AHPCS Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Caitlin Rosenthal 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Accounting for Control: Book-keeping in early Nineteenth-Century America
Richard Bell 2003-4 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Jeffrey Groves 2011-12 Harvey Mudd College professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture A Practical Study of the Isaiah Thomas Press at the American Antiquarian Society
Jeffrey Groves 1995-96 Harvey Mudd College Ref: Professor Michael Winship, UT Austin associate professor Peterson Ticknor and Fields: Literary Promotion and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865
Heike Jablonski 2013-14 Heidelberg Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg Ph.D. Candidate Ebeling John Foxe in America
Thomas Dunn 1998 Henniker, New Hampshire playwright Artist Research for a play about Winslow Homer and his early career,1856-1875
Stephanie Solomon 2010 Hermosa Beach, CA performer Jay and Deborah Last research in order to collect visuals for film titled "American Voices: Spirit of Revolution"
Martha Carlson-Bradley 2008 Hillsborough, NH poet Baron research for collection of poems, New England Primer
Tess Taylor 2006 Hofstra Adjunct Professor Baron Book of poems titled The Family Chest
Lois Brown-Monson 2000 Howard University Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow NEMLA Made to Sell, Made to Save’: The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature”
Melissa Homestead 2000-1 Huntingdon College visiting assistant professor Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellow Imperfect Title: Nineteenth-Century American Women Authors and Literary Property
Kenneth Morgan 1982-83 Hyde Sixth Form, Cheshire, England instructor Haven Shipping and Trade Patterns in the North Atlantic in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century
Catherine Parisian 2008-9 independent scholar Reese "A Publication History of the Works of Frances Burney."
Michael Komanecky 2007-8 independent scholar Last "Carleton Watkins' Photographs of the California Missions"
Mary Fuhrer 2014-15 independent scholar Last Tuberculosis and Popular Culture in New England, 1820-1840
Joseph Stubenrauch 2008-9 Indiana University PhD candidate Last "Faith in Goods: Religion and the Consumer Revolution."
William van Arragon 2000-01 Indiana University PhD candidate Peterson Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892
Christina Snyder 2012-13 Indiana University, Bloomington assistant professor Peterson The Indian Gentlemen of Choctaw Academy: Status and Sovereignty in Antebellum America
John Nerone 1996-97 Institute of Communications Research, IL associate professor AAS-NEH US Newspapers from the Revolution to the Industrial Revolution
Thaddeus Tate 1982-83 Institute of Early American History and Culture director RA The Organization of the Colonial Landscape
Matthew Sivils 2012-13 Iowa State University assistant professor Schiller The Rise of American Environmental Literature, 1782-1847
Jeanne Mackin 1999 Ithaca, New York novelist Artist Adam's Hunger: The Lost Journal of Brillat-Savarin's Travels in the New World
Nicholas Wrightson 2006-7 Jesus College, Oxford University PhD. Candidate Peterson "Locating Philadelphia in the Print Culture of the British Atlantic World, c. 1730-65"
Juliane Braun 2008-9 Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz Ph.D. candidate Ebeling Petit Paris en Amérique? – French Theatrical Culture in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana
Nicole Waller 2007-8 Johannes Gutenberg-Universität (Mainz) junior professor Ebeling American Encounters with Islam in the Atlantic World
Daniel Kilbride 2007-8 John Carroll University associate professor Peterson "The Grand Tour: European Travelers and American National Identities, 1750-1870"
Russell Duncan 1993-94 John Carroll University assistant professor Peterson Joshua Fights the Civil War: James Montgomery, 'Bleeding Kansas,' and Black Equality
Richard Stillson 2000-01 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Botein Communication and Information Dispersal in the California Gold Rush
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
Carolyn Eastman 1997-98 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson A Nation of Speechiers: Oratory, Print, and the Making of Gendered American Public, 1780-1850
Patrick Luck 2012-13 Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Peterson The Creation of a Deep South: Making the Sugar and Cotton Revolutions in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1790-1825

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