Past and Current Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowship Recipients

African American Studies Fellows, 1999-

Alumni Fellows, 2011-

Andrew Oliver Research Fellows, 1996-

Andrew W. Mellon Fellows, 1996-

Benjamin F. Stevens Fellows, 1996-

Boston Marine Society Fellows, 2002-2005

Cushing Academy Fellows, 2012-

Library Fund Fellow, 2001

Malcolm and Mildred Freiberg Fellows, 2009-

Marc Friedlaender Fellows, 1999-

The Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati Fellows, 1997-

Paine Publication Fund Fellow, 2010

Paul Revere Memorial Association Felllows, 1996-2003

Ruth R. & Alyson R. Miller Fellows, 1998-

Society of Colonial Wars of Massachusetts Fellows, 1997-2004

Twentieth-Century History Fellows, 2006-2010

W. B. H. Dowse Fellows, 1996-

African American Studies Fellowship

2014-2015
Westenley Alcenat
Columbia University

"Escape to Zion: Black Emigration and the Elusive Quest for Citizenship, 1816-1868"

2013-2014
Eric Otremba
Macalester College

"Enlightened Institutions: Science, Slavery, and Plantation Agriculture in the English Atlantic, 1626-1720"

2012-2013
Heather Cooper
University of Iowa
"Representing the Race: African American Performances of Slavery and Freedom in the Nineteenth Century"

2011-2012
Millington Bergeson-Lockwood
University of Michigan
"Not as Supplicants but as Citizens: Race, Party, and African American Politics in Boston, Massachusetts, 1864-1903"

2010-2011
Richard Boles
The George Washington University
"Divided Faiths: The Rise of Segregated Northern Churches"

2009-2010
Karen Woods Weierman
Associate Professor, Department of Languages and Literature, Worcester State College
"The Case of the Slave-Child, Med: The Geography of Freedom in Antebellum Boston"

2008-2009
Shevaun Watson
University of South Carolina
"African American Studies Testimony & Transformation: African American Rhetorical Performance, 1729-1829"

2007-2008
Hilary N. Green
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Educational Reconstruction: African-American Education in the Urban South, 1865-1890”

2006-2007
Maria Alessandra Bollettino
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Texan at Austin
"Slavery, War, and Empire: The Meaning of the Seven Years War for the African Atlantic World."

2005-2006
Christianna Elrene Thomas
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, The Ohio State University
"A Cry for Mercy: An Examination of African Americans and Religion in Eighteenth-Century New England."

2004-2005
Reginald Howard Pitts
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
"Harriet E. 'Hattie' Wilson: Life After Our Nig; or A Small Medium at Large"

2003-2004
Matt Clavin
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, American University
"'Men of Color, to Arms!' Remembering Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution in the American Civil War"

2002-2003
Thomas L. Doughton
Independent Scholar
"Good Masters Well Served: Slavery and African Americans in Cotton Mather's Boston"

2001-2002
Jeannine DeLombard
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Puget Sound
"'At the Bar of Public Opinion': Black Testimony and White Advocacy in Antebellum Literary Abolitionism"

2000-2001
Chernoh M. Sesay, Jr.
Ph.D. candidate, History Department, Northwestern University
"'all things are changeable': The Worlds of Prince Hall and the Development of Black Atlantic Identities, 1760-1820"

1999-2000
Lois Brown
Assistant Professor, Mount Holyoke College
"'Free at Last?' Former Slaves in Boston's Home for Aged Colored Women, 1861-1900"

Alumni Fellows

2014-2015
Mary Draper
University of Virginia
"The Urban World of the Early Modern British Caribbean"

2014-2015
Jonathan Koefoed
Indiana University - Purdue University Columbus
"Cautious Romantics: Trinitarian Transcendentalists and the Emergence of a Conservative Religious Tradition in America"

2013-2014
Kariann Yokota
University of Colorado
"Pacific Overtures: Transnational Encounters in the Pacific World, 1776-1853"

2012-2013
Lauri Coleman
College of William and Mary
"Interpretations of New England Weather in the Revolutionary Era"

2011-2012
Megan Prins
University of Arizona
"Winters in America, 1880-1930"

Andrew Oliver Research Fellowship

2014-2015
Mark Thompson
University of Groningen
"Land, Liberty, and Property: Surveyors and the Production of Empire in British North America"

2013-2014
Katherine Smoak
Johns Hopkins University
"Circulating Counterfeits: Making Money and its Meanings in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic"

2012-2013
Katelyn Crawford
University of Virginia
"Mobility and Portrait Painting in the Late Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World"

2011-2012
Mary Katherine Matalon
University of Texas, Austin
"From Painting to Porcelain: American Women Collectors, c. 1780-1915"

2010-2011
Annie Rudd
Columbia University
"The Performance of Everyday Life: A History of the Photographic Pose"

2009-2010
Mazie Harris
Ph.D candidate, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
"'To Feast Our Bodily Eyes': Nineteenth Century American Portrait Vignettes and Card Albums"

2008-2009
Mary Niall Mitchell
University of New Orleans
"The Real Ida May: A Story of Slavery, Freedom, and Race in Antebellum America"

2007-2008
Christopher Reed
Professor, Art Department, Lake Forest College
“Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and the Construction of Masculinity”

2006-2007
Emily Gerhold
Ph.D. Candidate, Virginia Commonwealth University
"American Beauties: Breasts in Nineteenth Century American Art and Culture."

2005-2006
Caroline Baer Frank
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of American Civilization, Brown University
"China as Object and Idea in the Making of an American Identity, 1680-1820."

2004-2005
Wendy J. Katz
Professor, Department of Art & Art History, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
"The Truthful Likeness in 17th–Century Boston"

2003-2004
Christopher Lukasik
Assistant Professor, Departments of English and American Studies, Boston University
"Discerning Characters: Social Distinction and The Face in American Literary and Visual Culture, 1780-1850"

2002-2003
JoAnne Marie Mancini
Lecturer, Department of History, University College Cork
"A Culture in Colour: Chromolithography in Massachusetts, 1860-1900"

2001-2002
Carma R. Gorman
Assistant Professor, Art History, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
"Cultivating Audiences: Henry Sargent and the Marketing of Art in the United States, 1795-1845"

1999-2000
Shannon Ross McBriar
Ph.D. candidate in English Literature, Oxford University
The Works of Washington Allston

1998-1999
Phillip H. Round
Assistant Professor, Department of English, The University of Iowa
"Citizenship in Black and White: Early National Identity and the Popularity of Silhouettes."

1996-1997
Eric Robert Papenfuse
Ph.D. candidate, Yale University
"Canvas and Quill: John Singleton Copley, Mercy Otis Warren, and the Cultural Construction of American Independence."

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship

2014-2015

Laurie Dickmeyer
University of California Irvine
"Americans in Chinese Treaty Ports: The Interplay of Trade and Diplomacy in the Nineteenth-Century China and United States"

Mark Dragoni
Syracuse University
"Operating Outside of Empire: Trade and Citizenship in the Atlantic World, 1756-1812"

Jeffrey Egan
University of Connecticut
"Watershed Decisions: The Social and Environmental History of the Quabbin Reservoir, 1860-1941"

David Faflik
University of Rhode Island
"Passing Transcendental: Harvard, Heresy, and the Modern American Origins of Unbelief"

Alex Jablonski
SUNY Binghamton
"Subjects into Citizens: The Imperial Origins of American Citizenship"

Nathan Jeremie-Brink
Loyola University Chicago
"Gratuitous Distribution: Distributing African-American Antislavery Texts, 1773-1845"

Jordan Smith
Georgetown University
"The Invention of Rum"

Robin Smith
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
"The Labor of Poetry and the Poetry of Labor: Industrialization and the Place of Poetry in Antebellum America"

Meghan Wade
Southern Methodist University
"Stray Threads: Industrial Women's Writings and American Literature, 1826-1920"

2013-2014

Matthew Amato
University of Southern California
"Exposing Humanity: Slavery, Freedom, and Photography in America, 1840s to 1870s"

Richard Bell
University of Maryland
"Slavery's Black Market: A Micro-history"

Catherine Cangany
University of Notre Dame

"An Empire of Fakes: Counterfeit Goods in Eighteenth-Century America"

Christopher Florio
Princeton University
"The Poor Always with You: Impoverishment in the United States, 1835-1868"

Katherine Johnston
Columbia University
"The Experience of Hot Climates: Health, Race, and the Body in the British Atlantic World"

Nicholas Pellegrino
University of Nevada
"When in Rome: Early American Catholicism and the Separation of Church and State, 1763-1840"

Bryan Rosenblithe
Columbia University
"
Peripheral Interests: The Ceded Territories, the British Atlantic and the Origins of the American Revolution, 1758-1766"

David Singerman
MIT
"An Empire of Purity: Making the Modern Sugar Market"

Maria Zumaglini
Florida International University

"The Home, the School, and Everyday Forms of State Education: A Comparative Study of the Public School in Boston, Buenos Aires, and Montevideo"

2012-2013

Frances Clarke
University of Sydney
"Home Fires Burning: Keeping Warm in the Industrializing North"

Eberhard Faber
Princeton University
"'Everybody Talks of Visiting That Country': New England Reactions to the Louisiana Purchase, Territorial Rule, and Louisiana Statehood, 1803-1812"

Michael Hevel
University of Iowa
"'Betwixt Brewings': A History of College Students and Alcohol"

Ann K. Johnson
University of Southern California
"Cabinets of Miscellany and Meaning: Managing Information in Antebellum America"

Greta LaFleur
University of Hawai'I at Manoa
"American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1675-1815"

Jen Manion
Connecticut College
"Crossing Gender; Female Masculinity in the 18th and 19th Centuries"

Brooke Newman
Virginia Commonwealth University
"Island Masters: Gender, Race, and Power in the Eighteenth-Century British Caribbean"

Benjamin Park
University of Cambridge
"Localized Nationalisms in Post-Revolutionary America"

Brad Snyder
University of Wisconsin
"The House of Truth: The Men Who Created Modern Progressivism"

2011-2012

Sean Adams
University of Florida
"Home Fires Burning: Keeping Warm in the Industrializing North"

Jane Fiegen Green
Washington University, St. Louis
"The Boundary of Youth: Employment, Adulthood, and Citizenship in the Early United States"

Kerima Lewis
University of California, Berkeley
"Atlantic Fires Burning: Arson as a Weapon of Slave Resistance in the British American Colonies, 1675-1775"

Andrew Lipman
Syracuse University
"The Saltwater Frontier: Indians, Dutch, and English on Seventeenth-Century Long Island Sound"

Bonnie Lucero
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Race, Space, and Nation: Social Change amidst Imperial Transition in Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1895-1906"

Patricia Roylance
Syracuse University
"Anachronisms: The Temporalities of Early American Media"

Nancy Siegel
Towson University
"Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic"

Jared Taber
University of Kansas
"Last Dams Standing: Environmental Perspectives on Deindustrialization in Twentieth-Century Massachusetts"

Ben Wright
Rice University
"Early American Clergy and the Transformation of Antislavery: From the Politics of Conversion to the Conversion of Politics, 1770-1830"

2010-2011

Anthony Antonucci
University of Connecticut
"`When in Rome': American Relations with the Italian States from Thomas Jefferson to Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1790-1860"

Matthew Bahar
University of Oklahoma
"The People of the Dawnland and Their Atlantic World"

Irene Cheng
Columbia University
"Forms of Function: Self Culture, Geometry, and Octagon Architecture in Antebellum America"

Rachel Herrmann
University of Texas at Austin
"Food and War: Indians, Slaves, and the American Revolution"

Sarah Keyes
University of Southern California
"Circling Back: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900"

Susan Pearson
Northwestern University
"Registering Birth: Population and Personhood in American History"

Nathan Perl-Rosenthal
Columbia University
"Corresponding Republics: Private Letters and Patriot Societies in the American, Dutch and French Revolutions, ca. 1765-1792"

Marc Selverstone
University of Virginia
"Henry Cabot Lodge and the Withdrawal of American Troops from Vietnam"

David Silverman
The George Washington University
"Thundersticks: Firearms and the Transformation of Native America"

2009-2010

Carol Bundy
Independent Scholar
"McClellan's Visit to Boston, January 28-February 8, 1863"

Jan Cigliano
Independent Scholar
"John Hay: Genius of Diplomacy"

Lindsay DiCuirci
Ph.D candidate, Department of English, The Ohio State University
"History's Imprint: The colonial Book and the Writing of American History in the Nineteenth Century"

Jim Downs
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Connecticut College
"Sick From Freedom: The Unexpected Consequences of the American Civil War"

Caroline Frank
Visiting Lecturer, Department of American Civilization, Brown University
"Native American Enslavement in Southern New England, 1630-1730"

Elizabeth Gray
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Towson University
"Worlds of Pain: Opium and Early America"

Matthew Hudock
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, University of Delaware
"African American Colonization and Identity"

Whitney Martinko
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, University of Virginia
"Progress Through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1790-1860"

Rachel Shelden
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, University of Virginia
"Washington Brotherhood: Friendship and Politics in the Civil War Era"

Recipients Prior to 2009-2010

Benjamin F. Stevens Fellowship

2014-2015
Serena Zabin
Carleton College
"Occupying Boston: An Intimate History of the Boston Massacre"

2013-2014
Katie Booth
University of Pittsburgh
"The Performance of Miracles: Alexander Graham Bell's Mission to Save the Deaf"

2012-2013
Sarah Sutton
Brandeis University
"Industrializing the Family Farm: Dairy Farming, Milk Consumption, and the New England Landscape"

2011-2012
Randi Lewis
University of Virginia
"To 'the most distant parts of the Globe': Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819"

2009-2010
Lori Veilleux
Ph.D candidate, Department of Religious Studies, Brown University
"Religion, Science, and Boston's 1832 Cholera Epidemic"

2008-2009
Michael Block
University of Southern California
"New England Merchants, the China Trade, and the Origins of California"

2007-2008
R. Todd Romero
Assistant Professor of History, University of Houston
“Colonizing Childhood: Native American Children in Early New England”

2006-2007
Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai
PhD candidate, The University of Virginia
"New England's Elite: Young Northerners in the Civil War Era."

2005-2006
Deborah Walling
Department of English, Auburn University
"The Spiritual Trance: James Freeman Clarke's Ministry and Mesmerism."

2004-2005
Margaret Sumner
PhD Candidate, Department of History, Rutgers University
"Reason, Revelation, and Romance: The Social and Intellectual Construction of Early American College Communities, 1782-1860"

2003-2004
Nian-Sheng Huang
Associate Professor, Department of History, California State University Channel Islands
"The Poor in Massachusetts, 1630-1830"

2002-2003
William van Arragon
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Indiana University - Bloomington
"Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory, 1728-1892"

2001-2002
Jennifer Anderson
Ph.D. candidate, American and Atlantic World History, New York University
"Currencies of Environmental Knowledge: The Atlantic Mahogany Trade, c. 1700-1800"

1999-2000
Melissane Parm
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Boston University
"A Freedom to Suit Themselves: Negotiating Indian Identity on Cape Cod, 1757-1834."

1998-1999
Paul A. Van Dyke
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University of Southern California
"Port Canton, 1690-1840: Explorations of American Enterprise in an Expanding World."

1997-1998
Roger Francis Thompson
Professor of American History, University of East Anglia
"East Anglian Towns in Early New England."

1996-1997
Daniel A. Cohen
Associate Professor of History, Florida International University
"Rebecca Reed and the Burning of the Charlestown Convent: Gender, Class, and Sectarian Conflict in 19th-Century America"

Boston Marine Society Fellowship

2005-2006
Jane T. Merritt
Associate Professor, Department of History, Old Dominion University
"The Trouble With Tea: Consumption, Politics, and the Making of a Global Colonial Economy."

2004-2005
Kevin McDonald
PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of California.
"Praying Pirates, Mettlesome Merchants and Malagasy Matriarchs: The Making and Breaking of an Indo-Atlantic Trade World, 1645-1730."

2003-2004
Stephen Berry
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Program in Religion, Duke University
"Those Who Go Down to the Sea in Ships"

2002-2003
Matthew McKenzie
Ph.D. Candidate, American History, University of New Hampshire
"Navigating Federalism: Science, Public Policy and the Boston Marine Society in Early Republican Boston, 1790-1803"

Cushing Academy Fellowship

2014-2015
Sean Munger
University of Oregon
"Ten Years of Winter: The Cold Decade and Environmental Consciousness in the Early 19th Century"

2013-2014
Mary Fuhrer
Independent Scholar
"Recovering the Illness Narratives of Consumptives in the Boston Almshouse, 1800-1850"

2012-2013
Jennifer Staver
University of California Irvine
"Energy, Work, and Power along the Pacific Coast of North America, 1768 to 1820"

Library Fund Fellowship

2001-2002
Orlando Felix Garcia Martinez
Director Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cienfuegos
Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1879-1920

Malcolm and Mildred Freiberg Fellowship

2014-2015
Kristina Garvin
Ohio State University
"
Past and Future States: The Cultural Work of the Serial in U.S. Literature, 1786-1814"

2013-2014
Denise Gigante
Stanford University
"
The Book Madness: A Story of Book Collectors in America"

2012-2013
Katherine Grandjean
Wellesley College
"'Terror ubique tremor': Communicating Terror in Early New England, 1677-1713"

2011-2012
Amy Morsman
Middlebury College
"Reading, Writing, Race & Respectability: "Yankee Schoolmarms," Race Reform, and Northern Views on Reconstruction"

2010-2011
Mary Kelley
University of Michigan
"American Reading and Writing Practices, 1760-1860"

2009-2010
Alea Henle
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, University of Connecticut
"Preserving the Past, Making History: Historical Societies, Editors, and Collectors in the Early Republic"

Marc Friedlaender Fellowship

2014-2015
Kristen Burton
University of Texas Austin
"John Barleycorn vs. Sir Richard Rum: Alcohol, the Atlantic, and the Distilling of Colonial Identity, 1650-1800"

2013-2014
Lindsay Schakenbach
Brown University
"Manufacturing Advantage: The Federal Government, Diplomacy and the Origins of American Industrialization, 1790-1840"

2012-2013
Rick Kennedy
Point Loma Nazarene University
"Cotton Mather Biblia Americana Volume 8"

2011-2012
Jonathan Beecher Field
Clemson University
"Antinomian Idol: Anne Hutchinson & American Historiography"

2010-2011
Marc-William Palen
University of Texas at Austin
"The Cleveland 'Conspiracy': Mugwumpery, Free Trade Ideology, and Foreign Policy in Gilded-Age America"

2009-2010
Matthew Hale
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Goucher College
"The French Revolution and American National Identity"

2008-2009
Margery Heffron
"Researching the Papers of Louisa Catherine Adams at the MHS"

2007-2008
Kenneth P. Minkema
Executive Director, Jonathan Edwards Center, Yale University
“Biblia Americana”

2006-2007
Virginia Gilmartin
Ph.D. Candidate, Rutgers University
"Henry Adams: Imagining Women."

2005-2006
Linus B. Kafka
Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles
"The World and Henry Adams: Cosmopolitan Intellectuals and the Making of Modern America."

2004-2005
Bradford J. Wood
Professor, Department of History, Eastern Kentucky University
"The James Murray Letters and Colonial North Carolina"

2002-2003
William C. diGiacomantonio
Associate Editor, First Federal Congress Project
"Thatcher Letters"

2001-2002
Margaret A. Lowe
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Bridgewater State College
An edition of the diary of Marion Lawrence Peabody

2000-2001
Richard A. Samuelson
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Virginia
Brooks Adams's Biography of John Quincy Adams

1999-2000
Elizabeth Miles Nuxoll
Robert Morris Papers
"The Personal and Family Papers of Robert Morris."

The Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati Fellowship

2014-2015
Daniel Soucier
University of Maine
"Navigating Wilderness and Borderland: The Invasion of Canada, 1775-1776"

2013-2014
Zara Anishanslin
College of Staten Island/CUNY
"Rebelling Subjects, Revealing Objects: The Material and Visual Culture of Making and Remembering the American Revolution"

2012-2013
Holger Hoock
University of Pittsburgh
"Scars of Independence: Practices and Representations of Violence in the American Revolutionary War"

2011-2012
Trenton Jones
Johns Hopkins University
"Deprived of Their Liberty": Prisoners of War and American Military Culture

2010-2011
David Preston
The Citadel
"Braddock's Veterans: Paths of Loyalty in the British Empire, 1755-1775"

2009-2010
Jeffrey Kosiorek
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Hendrix College
"The Power of Our Patriot Fathers: Memory, Commemoration, and the American Revolution in the 19th Century"

2008-2009
Jeffrey Malanson
Boston College
"Addressing America: Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics and Diplomacy, 1796-1850"

2007-2008
Peter C. Messer
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Mississippi State University
“Revolution By Committee: Law, Language and Ritual in Revolutionary America”

2006-2007
Professor Daniel J. Hulsebosch
New York University-School of Law
"Writs to Rights: The Transformation of the Anglo-American Common Law in the Age of Revolution."

2005-2006
John Anthony Ruddiman
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Yale University
"'Becoming men of some consequence' Young Men of the Continental Army in Revolutionary War and Peace."

2004-2005
Stephen C. Bullock
Professor, Department of Humanities and Arts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
"The Politics of Politeness: Culture, Class, and Power in Provincial America, 1690-1776."

2003-2004
Keith Beutler
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Death of the Parents: Loss of the United States' Founding Generation and Historicized Epistemologies of Memory, 1790-1840"

2002-2003
Christopher A. Sleeper
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of California, Riverside
"Boston's Beachcombers: The Economic, Social and Legal Milieus of Boston's Maritime Community, 1740-1810"

2001-2002
Benjamin Carp
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University of Virginia
"Cityscapes and Revolution: Urban Spaces and Revolutionary Mobilization in North America, 1740-1790"

2000-2001
Karen O'Brien
Ph. D. candidate, Northwestern University
"Making the Personal Political: Religion, Obligation, and Identity in the American Revolution";

1999-2000
George Quintal, Jr.
Independent Scholar
"Participants in the Boston Tea Party."

1998-1999
Walter L. Sargent
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University of Minnesota
"The Soldiers of Plymouth, 1775-1783: Citizen Soldiers or Sunshine Patriots?"

1997-1998
Max Cavitch
Ph.D. candidate, Department of English, Rutgers University
"Revolutionary Mourners: The Poetic Response to George Washington's Death."

Paine Publication Fund Fellowship

2010-2011
Edward Hanson
The Papers of Robert Treat Paine

Paul Revere Memorial Association Fellowship

2003-2004
Donald Burke
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Wayne State University
"James Otis and the Political Culture of Whig Constitutionalism"

2002-2003
Daniel McDonough
Associate Professor of History, University of Tennessee at Martin
"Boston Under British Occupation, 1774-1776"

2001-2002
Gayle E. Sawtelle
Visiting Research Collaborator, Department of History, Princeton University
"The commercial landscape of pre-industrial Boston"

2000-2001
Louis Arthur Norton
Master's candidate, History Department, University of Connecticut
"Paul Revere and the Penobscot Expedition, 1779"

1998-1999
Robert Martello
Ph.D. candidate, Science, Technology, and Society Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Paul Revere's Copper Rolling Mills"

1997-1998
Rob Martello
Ph.D. candidate, Science, Technology, and Society Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Paul Revere's Copper Rolling Mills"

1996-1997
Wayne Bodle
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Iowa
"Alchemy in Reverse?: New England's 'Copper' and the Transformation of the American Mineralogical Imagination."

Ruth R. & Alyson R. Miller Fellowship

2014-2015

Kate Culkin
Bronx Community College
"'For the Love of Your Sister': Ellen Tucker Emerson, Edith Emerson Forbes, and the Emerson Legacy"

Rachel Walker
University of Maryland

"A Beautiful Mind: Physiognomy and Female Intellect, 1750-1850"

2013-2014

Marisa Benoit
University of Oxford
"Comparing Attitudes toward Infertility in Early Modern England and Colonial New England"

Marie Stango
University of Michigan

"Antislavery and Colonization: African American Women in Nineteenth Century West Africa"

2012-2013

Bonnie Lucero
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
"Privates, Prostitutes, and Pardos: Women and Racial Conflict in Cienfuegos, Cuba, circa 1898"

Lindsay Moore
Boston University
"Women, Power, and Litigation in the English Atlantic World, 1630-1700"

2011-2012

Kathryn Goetz
University of Minnesota
"A Consuming Femininity: Gender, Culture and the Material Worlds of Young Womanhood, 1750-1850"

Jessica Linker
University of Connecticut
"'It is my wish to behold Ladies among my hearers': Early American Women and Practices of Natural History, 1720-1860"

2010-2011

Nora Doyle
University of North Carolina
"'A Higher Place in the Scale of Being': Experience and Representation of the Maternal Body in America, 1750-1865"

Laura Prieto
Simmons College
"New Woman: New Empire: 1898 and Its Legacies for Women in the United States"

2009-2010

Sara Lampert
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, University of Michigan
"The Public Woman: Taking to the Stage in 19th Century America"

Deborah McNally
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, University of Washington
"Within Patriarchy: Puritan Women in Massachusetts's Congregational Churches, 1630-1715"

2008-2009

Rachel Cope
Syracuse University
"'In Some Places a Few Drops and Other Places a Plentiful Shower': The Religious Impact of Revivalism on Women in the 19th Century"

Serena Zabin
Carleton College
"Street Politics and the Boston Massacre"

2007-2008

Dana Magill Cooper
Assistant Professor of History, Stephen F. Austin State University
“Our American Cousin: Mary Endicott Chamberlain”

Ann Schofield
Professor of American Studies and Women’s Studies, University of Kansas
“Women in Black: A Comparative Study of Class, Gender and Mourning in Britain and the United States”

2006-2007

Bonnie Laughlin Schultz
Ph.D. Candidate, Indiana University
"'COULD I NOT DO SOMETHING FOR THE CAUSE?': The Brown Women and John Brown's Female Networks"

Helene Quanquin
Universite Sorbonne
"Men and American Feminism, 1830-1890"

2005-2006

Natalie A. Dykstra
Assistant Professor of English, Hope College
"Still Life: The Photographs of Marian 'Clover' Adams"

Mary Trautman
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, Case Western Reserve University
"She's All at Sea: Space, Place, and Women's Writing on Water"

2004-2005

Judith Ann Giesberg
Professor, Department of History, Villanova University
"Northern Women's Work and Poverty in the U.S. Civil War."

April Rose Haynes
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Bodies of Knowledge: Women's Activism and Ideas in the Popular Health Movement, 1830-1860."

Marla R. Miller
Professor, Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"The Last Mantua Maker: Gender, Commerce and Change in Boston, 1789-1840."

2003-2004

Linzy A. Brekke
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University
"Fashioning America: Consumption, Clothing and the Politics of Appearance, 1783-1836"

Laurie Hochstetler
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of Virginia
"Places of Faith: Parish Structure and Women's Lives in Seventeenth-Century Old and New England"

Rebecca Rix
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History; Legal History Fellow, Yale Law School, Yale University
"Gender and Reconsitution: The Family and Individual Basis of Democracy Contested, 1880-1933"

2002-2003

Lee Chambers-Schiller
Associate Professor of History, University of Colorado at Boulder
"'Rocking the Nation Like a Cradle:' Maria Weston Chapman and the Construction of Political Womanhood"

Kate Davies
Permanent Lecturer, Eighteenth Century Literature and Culture, University of York
"Republican Sensibilities: Women, Writing and Atlantic Political Culture 1760-1810"

Judith S. Graham
Lecturer, Department of History, Boston College
"World War I Letters of Eleanor (Nora) Saltonstall"

2001-2002

Ellen A.Foster
Ph.D. candidate, Department of Literature, Duquesne University
"C.M. Sedgwick's Representations of American Nationhood"

Karen Leroux
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Northwestern University
"Servants of Democracy: Women's Work in U.S. Public Education, 1866-1902"

Teresa Anne Murphy
Associate Professor, American Studies Department, The George Washington University
"Angels of History: Women and Historical Imagination in the Early Republic"

2000-2001

Natalie A. Dykstra
Assistant Professor of English, Hope College
The Life and Photography of Marion 'Clover' (Hooper) Adams

Monica D. Fitzgerald
Ph.D. candidate, History Department, University of California, Davis
"Saints and Sinners: Defining Gender in a Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts Town and Church"

Erin Elizabeth McMurray
Ph.D. candidate, American History, New York University
Early 20th-century history of the Girl Scouts and Camp Fire Girls

1999-2000

Jenifer B. Elmore
Ph.D. candidate, Department of English, Florida State University
The Personal Writings of Catharine Sedgwick.

1998-1999

Kirsten Sword
Ph.D. candidate, Program in the History of American Civilization, Harvard University
"Wayward Wives, Runaway Slaves and the Limits of Patriarchal Authority in Early America."

Society of Colonial Wars of Massachusetts Fellowship

2004-2005
Christian A. Crouch
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, New York University
"Imperfect Reflections: French use of Indian Warfare and the Six Nation's use of European Patronage During The Seven Years' War, 1754-1761"

2002-2003
John E. Grenier
Assistant Professor of History, United States Air Force Academy
"The Mi'kmaq Insurgency of the Seven Years' War"

2001-2002
Christopher Bilodeau
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Cornell University
"The Making of Maine: Sébastien Râle, the Eastern Abenakis, and the Expansion of Colonial New England"

Denver A. Brunsman
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Princeton University
"From Riots to Rights: Opposition to British Naval Impressment in Transatlantic Perspective, 1689-1815"

1999-2000
Kirk Davis Swinehart
Ph.D. candidate, Department of American Studies, Yale University
"Indians in the House: Sir William Johnson among the Mohawks, 1738-1824."

1997-1998
Jenny Hale Pulsipher
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Brandeis University.
"Crisis of Authority: Massachusetts Bay Colony in King Phillip's War"

Twentieth Century History Fellowship

2010-2011
Brian Gratton
Arizona State University
"Henry Cabot Lodge and the Politics of Immigration Restriction"

2009-2010
Derek Attig
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, University of Illinois
"Race, Region, and the Idea of America in 20th Century Bookmobility"

2008-2009
Bernadette Beredo
University of Hawaii
"From Colonial Bureau to Commonwealth Institution: Cultures of Government Archives in the Phillipines, 1898-1935"

2007-2008
Kenneth Weisbrode
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University
“The State Department’s Bureau of European Affairs and American Diplomacy, 1909-1989”

2006-2007
Brian K. Kennedy
Ph.D. Candidate, The Ohio State University
"A Divisive Decade: How Foreign Events and Cultural Conflicts Divided Americans During the 1930s"

W. B. H. Dowse Fellowship

2014-2015

Melissa Johnson
University of Michigan
"Regulating the Word: Religious Reform and the Politics of Knowledge in the Seventeenth-Century Anglo-Atlantic"

Adrian Weimer
Providence College
"Rumors and the Restoration in Boston"

2013-2014

Jill Bouchillon
University of Stirling
"Friendship in Colonial New England, 1750-1775"

Christine DeLucia
Mount Holyoke College
"The Memory Frontier: Memorializing King Philip's War in the Native Northeast"

2012-2013

Nichole George
University of Notre Dame
"Riots and Remembrance: America's Idols and the Origins of American Nationalism"

Reiner Smolinski
Georgia State University
"Cotton Mather: The Life of a Puritan Intellectual"

2011-2012

Robyn McMillin
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
"Science in the American Style, 1680-1815: A School of Fashion and Philosophy, of Liberty and People"

Tyler Boulware
University of West Virginia
"Next to Kin: Native Americans and Friendship in Early America"

2010-2011

Sara Damiano
The Johns Hopkins University
"Financial Credit and Professional Credibility: Lawyers and Laypeople in New England Ports, 1700-1776"

Neal Dugre
Northwestern University
"Creating New England: Intercolonial Political Culture and the Birth of a Region in the Seventeenth-Century English Atlantic"

2009-2010

Justin Pope
Ph.D candidate, Department of History, George Washington University
"Whispers and Waves: Insurrection, Conspiracy, and the Search for Salvation in the British Atlantic, 1729-1742"

Richard Rath
Visiting Residential Scholar, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania
"The Disenchantment of America: Mediating the Senses in the 18th-Century Atlantic World"

Recipients prior to 2009-2010


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