Past and Current Massachusetts Historical Society Long-term Fellowship Recipients

These scholars received support through the MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowship Program.

2014-2015

Erin Kappeler
University of Maine Farmington
"Everyday Laureates: Poetic Communities in New England, 1865-1900"

John Stauffer
Harvard University
"Charles Sumner's America: A Cultural Biography"

2013-2014

Christopher Cameron
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"Liberal Theology in Early America, 1630-1830"

Jon Grinspan
University of Virginia/ Jefferson Scholars Foundation
"New Votes for New Parties: Young Americans and Third Parties in Antebellum Massachusetts"

Nancy Shoemaker
University of Connecticut
"Pursuing Respectability in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji"

Michael Vorenberg
Brown University

"The Appomattox Myth: Struggling to Find the End of the American Civil War"

2012-2013

Megan Bowman
University of California Santa Barbara
"Networking for Global Perfection: The International Dimension of Nineteenth-Century Fourierism"

Kristen Collins
Boston University School of Law
"Entitling Marriage: A History of Marriage, Public Money, and the Law"

Matthew Dennis
University of Oregon
"American Relics and the Material Politics of Public Memory"

Martha Hodes
New York University
"Mourning Lincoln: Personal Grief and the Meaning of the American Civil War"

2011-2012

Joshua R. Greenberg
Bridgewater State University
"Face to Face: American Engagement with Paper Money in the Early Republic"

Joanne Pope Melish
University of Kentucky
"Making Black Communities: White Laborers, Black Neighbors, and the Evolution of Race and Class in the Post-Revolutionary North"

Margot Minardi
Reed College
"American Citizens of the World: The Political Culture of Peace Reform, 1812-1865"

2010-2011

Rachel Van
Columbia University
"Free Trade and Family Values: Kinship Networks and the Culture of Early American Capitalism"

2009-2010

Crystal Feimster
University of North Carolina
"Sexual Warfare: Rape and the American Civil War"

Linford D. Fisher
Brown University
"The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America" (postponed to 2010-2011)

April Haynes
University of California, Santa Barbara
"Riotous Flesh: Confronting Gender and Sexuality through Grahamite Health Reform, 1830-1860"

2008-2009

Vincent Carretta
University of Maryland
Phillis Wheatley Biography

Carolyn Eastman
University of Texas
"Learning to See Gender in the 18th Century Atlantic World"

Michael Hoberman
Fitchburg State College
"New England/New Israel: Puritans and Jews in Colonial New England"

Meredith Neuman
Clark University
"Letter and Spirit: Literary Theories of the Sermon in Puritan New England"

2007-2008

Nian-Sheng Huang
Professor of History, California State University Channel Islands
“The Poor in Early Massachusetts, 1630-1830”

Lisa M. Tetrault
Assistant Professor of History, Carnegie Mellon University
“Memory of a Movement: Re-Imagining Woman Suffrage in Reconstruction America, 1865-1890”

2006-2007

Ruth Wallis Herndon
Assistant Professor of History, University of Toledo
"Children of Misfortune: The Fates of Boston's Poor Apprentices"

Lisa Wilson
Professor of American History, Connecticut College
"Cinderella's Family: Stepfamily Tradition in Eighteenth-Century New England"

2005-2006

Dean Grodzins
Associate Professor of History, Meadville Lombard Theological School
"American Heretic: Theodore Parker, Democracy, and Civil War."

David C. Hsiung
Charles A. Dana Professor of History, Juniata College
"The Environmental History of the American Revolution."

2004-2005

David Ciepley
Mellon Postdoctoral Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Other Liberal Tradition in America: The American Whigs and the Rationale for Formative Politics."

Woody Holton
Professor, Department of History, University of Richmond
"Minds Afire: Angry Farmers and the Origins of the United States Constitution."

2003-2004

Ellen Gruber Garvey
Associate Professor, Department of English, New Jersey City University
"Scrapbooks, Scissorizing and Book Destruction and Reconstruction: Interventions in Print Culture"

2002-2003

Iván Jaksic
Professor, Department of History, University of Notre Dame
"The Strange Fascination of Things Spanish: Ticknor, Prescott, and Friends"

Walter W. Woodward
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Dickinson College
"Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture (1606-1676)"


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