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 Cyclesort descending Institution Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
T.J. Tomlin 2010-11 University of Northern Colorado assistant professor Botein A Faith for All Persuasions: Almanacs and American Religious Life, 1730-1820
Peter Reed 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor NEMLA Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and American Performance Cultures, 1790-1865
Laura Murray 2010-11 Queen's University associate professor Tracy What is an Newspaper? Exchange and Citation Practices in Antebellum American Dailies
Daegan Miller 2010-11 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Witness Tree: Nature, Culture, and Progress in Nineteenth-Century America
Aaron Marrs 2010-11 U.S. Department of State historian Peterson Moving Forward: A Social History of the Transportation Revolution
Meredith Bak 2010-11 University of California, Santa Barbara PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Perception and Playthings: Optical Toys as Instruments of Science and Culture
Tim Cassedy 2010-11 New York University PhD candidate Peterson The Character of Communication, 1790-1810
Elizabeth Dillon 2010-11 Northeastern University associate professor AAS-NEH Gender, Sex, and Modernity: Geographies of Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Christopher Oliver 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civic Visions: The Panorama and Popular Amusement in American Art and Society, 1845-1870
Christopher Pastore 2010-11 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate Peterson From Sweetwater to Seawater; An Environmental and Atlantic History of Narragansett Bay, 1636-1836
Jessica Collier 2010-11 University of California, Irvine PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Transcendental Classroom: Childhood Education and Literary Culture in Antebellum America
Xi Chen 2010-11 University of Washington, Seattle PhD candidate Peterson The Life and Times of John B. Gough
Daniel Lewis 2010-11 Northern Virginia Community College assistant professor Last The Popularity of 'Washington Crossing the Delaware' Prints in the Literary Marketplace, 1853-1861
Sean Harvey 2010-11 Northern Illinois University visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH American Languages: Indians, Ethnology, and the Empire for Liberty
Gudrun Löhrer 2010-11 John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University of Berlin visiting professor Ebeling A Cultural History of U.S.-American Banknotes in the Early Nineteenth Century
Anne Roth-Reinhardt 2010-11 University of Minnesota PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture 'Retouching' American History: Narrative and Graphic Illustrations within Nineteenth-Century Historical Fiction
Elizabeth Pryor 2010-11 Smith College assistant professor Peterson The United States Itinerancy of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw, 1812-1840
Volker Depkat 2010-11 University of Regensburg professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture The Visualization of Legitimacy
Glenda Goodman 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Peterson Songs Crossing the Atlantic: The Making of Musical Hybrids
John Coward 2010-11 University of Tulsa associate professor AHPCS Cartooning with Savages: A Cultural History of Native American Images in the Popular Press
Kyle Volk 2010-11 University of Montana assistant professor AAS-NEH Tyrannies of Moral Majorities: The Minority Rights Revolution in Antebellum America
Phillip Troutman 2010-11 George Washington University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Abolition Comix: Visual Semiotics in Antislavery Materials
Adrian Weimer 2010-11 University of Mississippi assistant professor Peterson A Cultural History of Afflictions and Consolation in Early New England
Kerin Holt 2010-11 Utah State University assistant professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture Reading the Federal Republic: Considering the Place of the States in the Early U.S.
Philip Herrington 2010-11 University of Virginia PhD candidate Peterson The Plantation as Imagined in Antislavery Discourse, 1830-1860
David Silverman 2010-11 George Washington University associate professor ASECS Thundersticks: Firearms and the Transformation of Native America
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
Bryan Curd 2010-11 Harrison Middleton University tutor Drawn-to-Art Facing Death: Portraiture and Mourning Ritual in America, 1775-1850
Sarah Arndt 2010-11 Trinity College, University of Dublin PhD candidate Reese The Book Trade and Print Culture: A Comparative Analysis of Belfast and Baltimore, 1760-1825
Alison Klaum 2010-11 University of Delaware PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Pressing Flowers: American Floral Prints and Preserving Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Sarah Keyes 2010-11 University of Southern California PhD candidate Peterson Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900
Caitlin Rosenthal 2010-11 Harvard University PhD candidate Botein Accounting for Control: Book-keeping in early Nineteenth-Century America
Matthew Bahar 2010-11 University of Oklahoma PhD candidate Legacy People of the Dawnland and their Atlantic World
Melissa Homestead 2010-11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Reese E.D.E.N. Southworth's Serial Fiction
Daniel Rood 2010-11 University of California, Irvine Ph.D. in history Hench Plantation Technocrats: A History of Science and Technology in the Slaveholding Atlantic World, 1830-1860
Hugh McIntosh 2010-11 Northwestern University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Civil War Advertising and the Popular Novel
Brian Teare 2011 San Francisco, CA poet Hearst research for inter-disciplinary project including poetry and photographs, with focus on spirit photography and spiritualism
Cam Terwilliger 2011 Somerville, MA fiction writer Baron research for novel, Yet Wilderness Grew in Our Hearts, set in northeastern colonies during the Frech and Indian War
Kelle Groom 2011 New Smyrna Beach, FL poet Hearst research for memoir about Thomas Greenough, the last surviving Wampanoag Indian on the Bass River reservation in South Yarmouth, MA
Mary Beth Ellis 2011 Cincinnati, OH non-fiction writer Jay and Deborah Last research for project involving PBS documentary currently under development by historan and author Richard Brookhiser about theory that Hamilton and other Founding Fathers were "proto-bloggers"
Lisa Hayes 2011 Bowie, MD playwright Baron research on Colonial America just before the Revolutionary War to be used in writing two museum theater plays for the Accokeek Foundation's Natonal Colonial Farm, a living history museum in Maryland
Hannah Farber 2011-12 University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate Peterson The Insurance Industry in the Early Republic
Michelle Burnham 2011-12 Santa Clara University professor ASECS The Calculus of Risk: Temporality in the Revolutionary Atlantic and Pacific
Jack Larkin 2011-12 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH David Claypoole Johnston and the Representation of American Life, 1797-1865
Joshua Brown 2011-12 The Graduate Center, City University of New York executive director Drawn-to-Art Studies in the Visual Culture of the American Civil War
Adam Shapiro 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison postdoctoral fellow Reese William Paley and the Natural Theology Tradition in America
Brigitte Fielder 2011-12 Cornell University PhD candidate Center for Historic American Visual Culture Animal Humanism: Abolitionists and Animals in the American Nineteenth Century
Kara French 2011-12 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor PhD candidate Peterson The Politics of Sexual Restraint: Debates over Chastity in America, 1780-1850
J. Brenton Stewart 2011-12 University of Wisconsin-Madison PhD candidate Botein Informing the City: On the Print Culture of Antebellum Augusta, Georgia
Yvette Piggush 2011-12 Florida International University assistant professor AAS-NEH We Have No Ruins: Historical Fiction and American Artifacts in the Early United States, 1790-1850

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