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 Rank Fellowship Awardedsort descending Title of Project
Rosemarie Zagarri 1996-97 George Mason Associate Professor of history AAS-ASECS Gender and the First Party System
Brian Carroll 2015-16 Central Washington University assistant professor of history AAS-ASECS Burning the Hearts of the Dead: Medicine, Migration, and New England Vampire Belief, 1782-1819
Jessie Morgan-Owens 2012-13 Nanyang Technological University assistant professor AAS-NEH Letters of Light: Photographic Writing in the Literature of Abolition
Jeannine DeLombard 2007-8 University of Toronto associate professor AAS-NEH Ebony Idols: Famous Fugitive Slaves in Britain before the Civil War
Barbara Meldrum 1990-91 University of Iowa professor AAS-NEH Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Dynamics of Nineteenth-Century American Progress
Robert Bonner 2006-7 Dartmouth College visiting assistant professor AAS-NEH Crossings to Freedom: Fugitive Slaves and the Completion of American Liberty
Lee Heller 1989-90 Mercer College assistant professor AAS-NEH The Novel as Popular Literature: American Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Jean O'Brien-Kehoe 1998-99 University of Minnesota associate professor AAS-NEH Changing Identities: native American Peoples in Early New England
Wilson Kimnach 1993-94 Clark University affiliate professor AAS-NEH Literature of the Sermon in Eighteenth-Century America
Eldrid Herrington 2003-4 University College, Dublin assistant professor AAS-NEH Civil War, Revision, and Self-Representation
Peter Leavenworth 2007-8 University of New Hampshire PhD candidate AAS-NEH Accounting for Taste: The American Music Business in the Early Republic and Confrontations in Music Aesthetics, 1770-1825
Paula Bennett 1996-97 University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale associate professor AAS-NEH Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women's Poetry, 1850-00
Edward Larkin 2006-7 University of Delaware assistant professor AAS-NEH The Loyalist Origins of United States Culture
Donald Scott 1981-82 North Carolina State University associate professor AAS-NEH Public Lectures and the Formation of American Culture, 1830-1870
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
John King 1980-81 University of Michigan assistant professor AAS-NEH Puritan Psychomachy: Themes of Piety and Mental Pathology in Early America
Sacvan Bercovitch 1986-87 Harvard University professor AAS-NEH The Literary Market in 19th-Century America
Seth Rockman 2006-7 Brown University assistant professor AAS-NEH Self-Made and Slave-Made: Capitalism, Slavery, and the Rise of the Early American Economy
John Seelye 1985-86 University of Florida graduate research professor AAS-NEH The River in the Early American Republic
Michael Jarvis 2003-4 University of Rochester assistant professor AAS-NEH 'In the eye of All Trade': Bermuda and the Atlantic World, 1612-1815
Thomas Augst 2013-14 New York University associate professor AAS-NEH A Drunkard's Story: Social reform and mass culture in nineteenth-century America
Nancy Shoemaker 2006-7 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH The Whaling History of New England Indians
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
Sean Kelley 2008-9 Hartwick College associate professor AAS-NEH "Gone to Africa: A Rhode Island Slave Ship and the Making of a Diaspora"
Peter Onuf 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute assistant professor AAS-NEH The Northwest Ordinance
Emily Pawley 2009-10 University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate AAS-NEH 'The Balance Sheet of Nature': Calculating the New York Farm, 1825-1860
Catherine Corman 2000-1 Harvard University assistant professor AAS-NEH Reading, Writing, and Removal: Native American Literacies, 1820-1851
Maria Bollettino 2013-14 Framingham State University assistant professor AAS-NEH Slavery, War, and Britain's Atlantic Empire: Black Soldiers, Sailors, and Rebels in the Seven Years' War
Christine Heyrman 1979-80 UC Irvine assistant professor AAS-NEH The Culture ofCharity: Merchants, Ministers, and the Social Order of New England,1680-1740
Meredith Neuman 2008-9 Clark University assistant professor AAS-NEH "Letter and Spirit"
Alan Taylor 1989-90 Boston University assistant professor AAS-NEH William Cooper's Town
Betsy Erkkila 2014-15 Northwestern University Professor of English AAS-NEH Imagining the Revolution: Literature and Politics in Insurrectionary America
Lloyd Pratt 2009-10 Michigan State University assistant professor AAS-NEH The Freedoms of a Stranger: American and African American Literature, 1830-1860
Vincent DiGirolamo 2000-1 Colgate University assistant professor AAS-NEH Crying the News: Child Street Trading in America, 1830s-1890s
Marina Moskowitz 2013-14 University of Glasgow associate professor AAS-NEH Seed Money: Improvement and Exchange in the Nineteenth-Century American Garden
Beth Schweiger 2008-9 University of Arkansas associate professor AAS-NEH "Reading before Literacy: The Uses of English Grammar in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Linford Fisher 2014-15 Brown University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH The Land of the Unfree: Africans, Indians, and the Varieties of Slavery and Servitude in Colonial New England and the Atlantic World
Tanya Sheehan 2009-10 Rutgers University assistant professor AAS-NEH Blacks and Whites: Race and Early Photographic Humor
David Reynolds 1982-83 Northwestern University assistant professor AAS-NEH Beneath the American Renaissance
Karen Weierman 2000-1 Worcester State College assistant professor AAS-NEH One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820-1870
Jonathan Senchyne 2013-14 University of Wisconsin-Madison assistant professor AAS-NEH Our Paper Allegories: A Sense for the Material Text in Antebellum American Literature
Melanie Kiechle 2014-15 Virginia Tech University Assistant Professor of History AAS-NEH Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century America
Mary Beth Sievens 2009-10 SUNY-Fredonia Associate Professor AAS-NEH The Fruit of My Industry: Household Economy, the Market, and Consumer Society in New England, 1790-1865
Robert Shalhope 1995-96 Oklahoma State University George Lynn Cross professor AAS-NEH A Yeoman's Life: Hiram Harwood, 1806-1837
Fredrika Teute 1997-98 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Editor of Publications AAS-NEH Life on the Margins: Margaret Bayard Smith's Vision of Early Washington Society
Sean Moore 2014-15 University of New Hampshire Associate Professor of History AAS-NEH Slavery and the Making of the Early American Library: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade
Michael Winship 2009-10 University of Texas professor AAS-NEH Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950
Gloria Main 1978-79 independent researcher AAS-NEH The Massachusetts Farmer and his Family
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
Barbara Lacey 1996-97 Saint Joseph College associate professor AAS-NEH Religious Imagery Transformed: The Eighteenth-Century American Illustrated Imprint

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