Fellows Directory

Each fellow's institutional affiliation and position at the time of the fellowship is listed. Fellows may be sorted by last name, fellowship cycles, and fellowship. Over five hundred books by fellows are based on research conducted during AAS fellowships.

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Last name First name Date Fellowship Affiliation Position Project
Bachman Ryan 2022-23 Last University of Delaware PhD candidate in history 'Done in Canton': Chinese Export Waxworks in American Museums
Backer Samuel 2020-21 AHPCS Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. candidate in history 'The Parlor and the Public': American Culture, 1870-1920
Backscheider Paula 1987-88 Peterson University of Rochester associate professor A Biography of Daniel Defoe
Badley Chip 2023-24 Hench University of California Santa Barbara Lecturer of English Writing Beauty: Painting and Queer Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Badley Dana 2018-19 Botein University of California, Santa Barbara Ph.D. candidate in English Aesthetic Sociality and Nineteenth-Century America
Bahar Matthew 2010-11 Legacy University of Oklahoma Ph.D. candidate People of the Dawnland and their Atlantic World
Bailey Candace 2019-20 Keller North Carolina Central University professor of music Nontraditional Patterns of Gendered Music Circulation
Bak Meredith 2010-11 Last University of California, Santa Barbara Ph.D. candidate Perception and Playthings: Optical Toys as Instruments of Science and Culture
Baker Anne 1999-00 Botein Reed College visiting assistant professor Geography Schoolbooks and Nation Formation in the Antebellum United States
Baker Anne 2001-2 Peterson Reed College visiting assistant professor of English Geography, National Form, and the American Renniassance
Baker Jennifer 1996-97 Peterson University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Currency of Words: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America
Baker Megan 2023-24 Drawn to Art University of Delaware PhD candidate in art history Pastel Rebellion: The Material Politics of North American Pastels, 1758-1814
Balachandran Orihuela Sharada 2015-16 NEMLA University of Maryland, College Park assistant professor Counterfeit Colony: Bootleg Currency and the Revolutionary Market
Baldwin Peter 2004-5 Tracy University of Connecticut assistant professor "American Night: Transforming the Nocturnal City, 1800-1930"
Balik Shelby 2003-4 Peterson University of Wisconsin - Madison Ph.D. candidate The Religious Frontier
Ballard Arielle 2017 Hearst Brockton, MA poet Research on interactions between black and indigenous people for a full-length book of poetry
Banks Kenneth 2005-6 AAS-NEH University of North Carolina, Asheville visiting assistant professor Slow Poison: French Contraband in the Early Modern Atlantic Economy, 1660-1800
Barbeau Lauren 2014-15 Last Washington University in St Louis Ph.D. candidate in English 'Worth of a Happier Domestic Fate': Domesticity as the Property of White Women
Barber W. 1995 K-12 Kingsley Elementary School, Evanston, Illinois teacher The Ethnic 'Other' in Children's Literature
Barrett Faith 2006-7 Botein Lawrence University assistant professor 'To fight aloud is very brave': American Poetry and the Civil War
Barrett Faith 2013-14 Botein Lawrence University associate professor Poems and Parodies: Voice-Effects and the Profession of Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America
Barrett Ross 2005-6 Drawn to Art Boston University Ph.D. Candidate Rendering Violence: Riots, Strikes, and Class Conflict in 19th-Century American Art and Visual Culture
Barreyre Nicolas 2011-12 Tracy University Paris Ouest Nanterre assistant professor Of Gold and Freedman: A Sectional History of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Bartlett Joshua 2018-19 Last State University of New York, Albany Ph.D. candidate in English The Many Lives of the Charter Oak
Basch Francoise 1983-84 Haven University of Paris professor Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America
Basch Francoise 1984-85 RA University of Paris professor Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America.
Basch Norma 1990-91 AAS-NEH Rutgers University associate professor Framing American Divorce: Rules, Realities, and Mythologies, 1770-1870
Bascom Benjamin 2014-15 Peterson University of IL, Urbana-Champaign Ph.D. candidate in English State Affects and Republican Properties: Feeling Wrongly in the Early United States
Bascom Benjamin 2018-19 AAS-NEH Ball State University assistant professor of English Feeling Singular: Masculinity and Desire in the Early Republic, 1786-1822
Baseler Marilyn 1999-00 AAS-NEH University of Texas at Austin assistant professor Strangers within our gates': America's Immigrants, 1776-1820
Basker James 1989-90 NEMLA Barnard College associate professor Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
Bassett Lynne 2004-5 Peterson independent scholar "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production"
Baumgartner Kabria 2015-16 Peterson College of Wooster assistant professor The Work of Time and Love: African American Women and Educational Activism in Early America
Baumgartner Kabria 2022-23 AAS-NEH Northeastern University associate professor of history & Africana studies Revolutionizing the City: Black Youth and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Boston
Beales Kristen 2017-18 Peterson The College of William and Mary Ph.D. candidate Religion and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century America
Beales Ross 1977-78 AAS-NEH College of the Holy Cross assistant professor Concepts of Childhood and Youth of NewEngland
Beard James 1978-79 NEH Clark University professor James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography
Beard James 1987-88 RA Clark University professor James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
Beetham Sarah 2012-13 Last University of Delaware Ph.D. candidate Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865-1917
Begiebing Robert 1996 Wallace Manchester, NH writer The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton Or, A Memoir of Startling and Amusing Episodes from Itinerant Life
Bell Richard 2003-4 Botein Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Newspapers and the Cultural Significance of Suicide in America, 1760-1830
Bell Richard 2007-2008 Peterson University of Maryland assistant professor The Blackest Market: Patty Cannon, Kidnapping, and the Domestic Slave Trade
Bell Richard 2007-8 AAS-NEH University of Maryland assistant professor Do Not Despair: Suicide, Property, and Power in the Newly United States
Bell Richard 2022-23 Legacy University of Maryland, College Park professor of history The First Freedom Riders:Streetcars and Street Fights in Jim Crow New York
Bellesiles Michael 1984 Haven UC Irvine Ph.D. candidate Life, Liberty, and Land: Ethan Allen and the Frontier Experience in Revolutionary New England
Bellesiles Michael 1992-93 Peterson Emory University assistant professor The Origins of American Gun Culture, 1760-1840
Bellion Wendy 2011-12 Last University of Delaware associate professor The Space of Iconoclasm: New York and American Historical Memory
Belolan Nicole 2015-16 Last University of Delaware Ph.D. candidate Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861
Bennett Paula 1996-97 AAS-NEH University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale associate professor Dissenting Angels: The Emergence of Modern Subjectivity in American Women's Poetry, 1850-00
Bennett Zachary 2019-20 Last Rutgers University postdoctoral fellow in history Flowing Power: Rivers and the Remaking of Colonial New England
Bercovitch Sacvan 1986-87 AAS-NEH Harvard University professor The Literary Market in 19th-Century America
Bergamasco-Lenarda Lucia 1981-82 Daniels Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris Ph.D. candidate Women and Children in Colonial New England
Berger Molly 1993-94 Peterson Case Western Reserve University Ph.D. candidate Hotel Dreams: Luxury, Technology, and Urban Ambition in America, 1829–1929
Bergren Katherine 2019-20 Peterson Trinity College professor of English Ordinary Transatlanticism: Anonymous Parodies of Romantic Poetry from the Caribbean and U.S.
Beringer Alex 2018-19 Last University of Montevallo assistant professor of English Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century American Comic Strip
Berkin Carol 1976-77 Daniels Baruch CUNY associate professor Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution
Berman Cassandra 2015-16 Peterson Brandeis University Ph.D. candidate Motherhood, the Law, and the Court of Public Opinion: Contesting Maternity in Nineteenth-Century America
Bernier Julia 2014-15 Legacy University of MA, Amherst PhD candidate in American studies A Papered Freedom
Bernstein Robin 2008-9 Last Harvard University assistant professor "Racial Innocence: The Uses of Childhood in U.S. Racial Formation 1852-1930."
Berry Stephen 2015-16 Peterson Simmons College associate professor Importing the Exotic: Early American Maritime Encounters with World Religions
Bervin Jen 2023 Jay and Deborah Last Guilford, CT poet and interdisciplinary artist Research for “Measuring the Sun,” encompassing new and ongoing work on Emily Dickinson focused on artworks in the form of composites, concordances, visual indexes, and artist books
Bethel Elizabeth 1985-86 Peterson Lander University associate professor Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation
Bethel Elizabeth 1986-87 RA Lander University associate professor Afro-American Responses to the First Emancipation.
Bidwell John 1978-79 Daniels A Biographical Directory of American Papermakers, 1690-1830
Bidwell John 1994-95 ASECS Rochester Institute of Technology librarian Printing Supplies in Colonial America
Bidwell John 2020-21 Reese The Morgan Library & Museum Astor Curator and department head, printed books & bindings The Declaration of Independence: Prints, Broadsides, and Facsimiles
Bielawa Lisa 2018 Hearst New York, NY composer, producer, performer Sanctuary & Centuries in the Hours: A series of small works for the violin and voice, focusing on immigration
Bilby Amanda 2007-8 Peterson Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Letters, Recipes, and Gifts: Exploring Transatlantic Female Alliances within the Pollard and Salisbury Families
Billias George 1984-85 RA Clark University Jacob and Frances Hiatt professor The Influence of American Constitutionalism Abroad, 1776-00
Billias Margaret Neussendorfer 1982-83 AAS-NEH University of Texas, Permian Basin associate professor Bibliography of the Works of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
Bisceglia Louis 1988-89 RA San Jose State professor The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley
Bissett Annie 2015 Jay and Deborah Last Providence, RI printmaker A series of woodblock prints about the spiritual and religious influences on American identity during the colonial period
Blake David 2015-16 Tracy Stony Brook, NY lecturer Between Campus and Community: Popular Music in American College Student Life, 1850-1872
Blakeslee Thomas 2023-24 Brown Family Collection Harvard University PhD candidate, teaching fellow in history Domestic Disturbances: The Shaping of Black Fatherhood, Manhood, and Resistance in America
Blandford AJ 2016-17 Last Rutgers University PhD candidate Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys
Blankenship Avery 2023-24 Botein Northeastern University PhD candidate in English Kitchen Ventriloquisms
Bledstein Burton 1988-89 Peterson University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor A Language Event: The Middle Classes in American History, 1828-19
Bledstein Burton 1997-98 Botein University of Illinois, Chicago associate professor By the Book: Reference and Information as Authority in 19th-Century America
Blight David 1996-97 Peterson Amherst College associate professor Reunion and Race: The Civil War in American Memory, 1870-1915
Block Elizabeth 2023-24 Jaffee The MetropolitanMuseum of Art, NY senior editor, publications and editorial department Hairdressing in the 19th Century
Block Laurie 1995 Wallace Conway, MA filmmaker Television documentary on the Mexican War
Block Laurie 2007 Hearst Conway, MA filmmaker Documentary about Helen Keller
Blondheim Menahem 1987-88 Boni Harvard University Ph.D. candidate The News Frontier
Blum Hester 2004-5 Reese Penn State University assistant professor "The View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narrative and the Maritime Imagination"
Blumenthal Susanna 2016-17 AAS-NEH University of Minnesota professor of law and associate professor of history Humbug: A Legal History
Boggs Colleen 2015-16 AAS-NEH Dartmouth College professor Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
Bolker Jamie 2018-19 Peterson Fordham University Ph.D. candidate in English Lost and Found: Wayfinding in Early American Literature and Culture
Bolker Jamie 2021-22 AAS-NEH Newberry Library independent scholar Lost and Found: Wayfinding in Early America
Bollettino Maria 2005-6 Peterson University of Texas, Austin Ph.D. candidate Slaves and Slavery in the Seven Years' War
Bollettino Maria 2013-14 AAS-NEH Framingham State University assistant professor Slavery, War, and Britain's Atlantic Empire: Black Soldiers, Sailors, and Rebels in the Seven Years' War
Bonica Joseph 2009-10 Peterson Middle Tennessee State University visiting assistant professor Open Secrets: The Cultural Politics of Secrecy and the Formation of the Early American Republic
Bonneau Nicholas 2015-16 Peterson University of Notre Dame Ph.D. candidate Unspeakable Loss: North America's Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735-1765
Bonner Robert 1998-99 Tracy University of Southern Maine assistant professor Newspapers and the Confederate Sphere
Bonner Robert 2006-7 AAS-NEH Dartmouth College visiting assistant professor Crossings to Freedom: Fugitive Slaves and the Completion of American Liberty
Boonshoft Mark 2016-17 Alstott-Morgan New York Public Library post-doctoral research fellow Monarchical Education and the Making of the American Republic, 1730-1812
Boos Lance 2018-19 Last Stony Brook University Ph.D. candidate in history The Development of a British Atlantic Musical Marketplace in the Eighteenth Century
Booth Jonathon 2016-17 Peterson Harvard University PhD candidate Criminal Law and Post-Emancipation Society in the Atlantic World
Bornstein Sandra 1996 K-12 Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, New York, NY teacher The American Reaction to Darwin's Theory of Evolution
Bouldin Elizabeth 2022-23 ASECS Florida Gulf Coast University associate professor of history Teachers of the Light: Quaker Women Educators in the Age of Reason
Boutelle RJ 2014-15 Peterson Vanderbilt University Ph.D. candidate in English Transamerican Visions of Freedom and the Circuits of U.S. Abolitionism
Bowden Ann 1992-93 Peterson University of Texas, Austin Ransom scholar A Descriptive and Historical Bibliography of Sir Walter Scott, 1792-1836
Bowen Nancy 2012 Jay and Deborah Last Brooklyn, NY mixed media artist Series of collages titled "Angels and Almanacs"
Bramen Carrie 2009-10 NEMLA SUNY Buffalo associate professor American Niceness: The Making of a National Type in Nineteenth-Century Culture
Branson Susan 2011-12 Peterson Syracuse University associate professor Animal Magnetism: Science and Pseudo-science in American Society, 1800-1860
Braude Ann 1985-86 Hiatt Yale University PhD candidate Women in American Spiritualism
Braun Juliane 2008-9 Ebeling Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz Ph.D. candidate Petit Paris en Amérique? – French Theatrical Culture in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana
Braun Juliane 2022-23 AAS-NEH Auburn University assistant professor of English Translating the Pacific: Nature Writing, Print Culture, and the Making of Transoceanic Empire
Brekke-Aloise Linzy 2003-4 AHPCS Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Fashioning a Republic: Consumption, Clothing, and American Culture, 1776-1836
Brekus Catherine 1991-92 Hiatt Yale University Ph.D. candidate Female Preaching and Evangelical Religion in America, 1740-1840
Brevoort Deborah 2012 Baron North Bergen, NJ playwright Research for a historical play about George and Martha Washington and the role of fashion in shaping American identity
Brewer Priscilla 1984-85 Hiatt Brown University Ph.D. candidate Technology and Domestic Ideology in the Nineteenth-Century
Bright Anders 2022-23 Last University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate in history Luck’s Metropolis; Lotteries, Finance, and Class in New York, 1780-1830
Brill Amy 2005 Baron Brooklyn, NY writer Movement of the Stars: A fictional account of a female astronomer in the early 1800s Nantucket
Brock Geoffrey 2001 Hearst Fayetteville, Arkansas poet Voices Bright Flags: Poems based on American historical events
Brodie Janet 1988-89 Peterson California State Polytechnic University lecturer Women and Freethought in the US , 1820-60
Brooke John 1982-83 Haven Amherst College visiting assistant professor Worcester County Politics, 1789-1840
Brooks Lisa 2001-2 Peterson Cornell University Ph.D. Candidate Recovering the Voices of Our Ancestors
Brooks Lisa 2022-23 Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Amherst College Henry S. Poler '59 Presidential Teaching Professor of English and American Studies Tracking Molsemsis: An Environmental History of Eastern Coyotes
Broomall James 2022-23 AHPCS Shepherd University assistant professor of history Battle Pieces: The Art and Artifacts of the American Civil War Era
Brown Candy 1998-99 Peterson Harvard University Ph.D. candidate Salt to the World: A Cultural History of Evangelical Reading, Writing, and Publishing Practices in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
Brown Dona 1986-87 Hiatt Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute visiting instructor Tourism in New England
Brown Joshua 2011-12 Drawn to Art The Graduate Center, City University of New York executive director Studies in the Visual Culture of the American Civil War
Brown Kathleen 1997-98 Mellon Postdoctoral University of Pennsylvania assistant professor Foul Bodies and Infected Worlds: Cleanliness and Cultural Authority in Early Modern England and America, 1500-1900
Brown Lois 2000 NEMLA Howard University Ford Foundation postdoctoral fellow Made to Sell, Made to Save: The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature
Brown Lois 2000-1 NEMLA Mount Holyoke College assistant professor 'Made to Sell, Made to Save': The Black Child in American Anti-Slavery Literature
Brown Richard 1977-78 AAS-NEH University of Connecticut professor Communications Networks in Pre-Industrial America
Brown Richard 1992-93 AAS-NEH University of Connecticut professor The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America,1650-1865
Brown Thomas 1990-91 Peterson University of Detroit Mercy assistant professor The Routinization of Charisma in the Early Democratic Part
Brown Thomas 2003-4 Peterson University of South Carolina associate professor The Reconstruction of American Memory: Civic Monuments of the Civil War
Browne Katrina 2000 Hearst Berkeley, CA filmmaker Traces of the Trade: Research on the history and legacy of the slave trade in New England
Broyles Michael 1989-90 RA University of Maryland, Baltimore professor From Psalmody to Symphony: How American Musical Attitudes Developed in Antebellum Boston
Bruce Emily C. 2023-24 Schiller University of Minnesota Morris associate professor of history Siblings on the Move: German, Irish, and French Canadian Families, 1840–1930
Brückner Martin 1998-99 ASECS University of Delaware assistant professor The Culture of Geographic Letters in Early America
Bryer Rebekah 2020-21 Last Northwestern University Ph.D. candidate in theater National Acts: Performance, Commemoration, and the Construction of National Identity in the Aftermath of the Civil War
Brylowe Thora 2017-18 Botein University of Colorado, Boulder assistant professor Impressions and Folds: The Ecology of Romantic-Era Paper
Buchkoski Courtney 2018-19 Legacy University of Oklahoma Ph.D. candidate in English Benevolent Colonization: Emigration Aid and the American West, 1820-1880
Bullock Steven 1992-93 RA Worcester Polytechnic Institute associate professor American Freemasonry
Burd Camden 2018-19 Peterson University of Rochester Ph.D. candidate in history The Ornament of Empire: Nurserymen and the Making of the American Landscape
Burge Daniel J. 2023-24 Peterson Kentucky Historical Society associate editor in research and collections The Washington Doctrine, A Continental History, 1800-1920
Burke Martin 1994-95 Peterson University College, Galway, Ireland lecturer Signs of the Cross: Protestants, Catholics, and the Construction of Religious Identities in America, 1700-1800
Burnham Michelle 2011-12 ASECS Santa Clara University professor The Calculus of Risk: Temporality in the Revolutionary Atlantic and Pacific
Burns Martha 1993-94 Peterson Brown University Ph.D. candidate A Piano in the Parlor: Music and Gentility in America 1790-1860
Burstein Andrew 1997-98 Peterson University of Northern Iowa assistant professor Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution of America’s Romantic Self-Image
Bush Jr. Sargent 2002-3 Peterson University of Wisconsin, Madison professor The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Bushman Claudia 1991-92 Peterson independent scholar America Discovers Columbus
Bushman Claudia 2014-15 Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Columbia University professor of American studies emerita Boston in 1870
Bushman Richard 2014-15 Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Columbia University Gouverneur Morris Professor of History emeritus Farmers in the Production of the Nation
Butler Leslie 1998-99 Peterson Reed College visiting assistant professor James Russell Lowell and the Cultural Politics of Antebellum American Nationalism
Butterfield Kevin 2017-18 Peterson University of Oklahoma associate professor The Great Excitement
Bynum Tara 2016-17 AAS-NEH Rutgers University postdoctoral fellow in English Reading Pleasures

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