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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Fellowship
AAS-ASECS | AAS-NEH | AAS-NEMLA | AHPCS | Alstott-Morgan | Baron | Boni | Botein | Brown Family Collection | Burkhardt | Daniels | d'Héricourt | Drawn to Art | Ebeling | Ford | Fulbright | Haven | Hearst | Hench | Hiatt | Jaffee | K-12 | Keller | Korzenik | Last | Last (Artist) | Lapides | Legacy | Mellon Distinguished Scholars | Mellon Postdoctoral | Mellon Short-Term | Morgan | Packer | Peterson | RA (Research Associates) | Reese | Rockefeller | Schiller | Sigety | Sigety (Artist) |Tracy | U.S. Steel Foundation | Wallace

Hench Post-Dissertation Fellows

Established as the Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellowship in 1998, the Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship has been renamed in honor of John B. Hench, who retired in August 2007 as vice president for collections and programs after thirty-three years on the staff of the American Antiquarian Society.

Fellowship Affiliation Position Project
Altschuler Sari 2013-14 Hench University of South Florida assistant professor of English National Physiology: Literature, Medicine, and the Invention of the American Body, 1789-1860
Anderson Jennifer 2006-7 Hench New York University PhD candidate Nature's Currency: The Atlantic Mahogany Trade, 1725-1825
Badley Chip 2023-24 Hench University of California Santa Barbara Lecturer of English Writing Beauty: Painting and Queer Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Carbonell Caylin 2020-21 Hench College of William & Mary Ph.D. candidate in history ’At Home in My Master’s House’: Household, Labor, and Authority in Early New England
Cullon Joseph 2005-6 Hench Dartmouth College assistant professor Colonial Shipwrights and their World: Men, Women, and Markets in Early New England
Daly Ann 2021-22 Hench Mississippi State University assistant professor of history Minting America: The Politics, Technology and Culture of Money in the Early United States
Ford Bridget 2002-3 Hench University of California, Davis PhD Crossing Over: Religion, Race, and Nation in Civil War America
Gillis Brendan 2016-17 Hench Miami University of Ohio visiting assistant professor Conduits of Justice: Magistrates and the British Imperial State, 1732-1834
Gordon Adam 2011-12 Hench UCLA PhD in English Cultures of Criticism in Antebellum America
Gowan Emily 2022-23 Hench Boston University PhD candidate in English On the Margins: Steady-Sellers and the Problem of Inequality in Nineteenth-Century America
Haynes April 2009-10 Hench University of California, Santa Barbara PhD in history Riotous Flesh: Confronting Gender and Sexuality through Grahamite Health Reform, 1830-1860
Homestead Melissa 2000-1 Hench University of Pennsylvania PhD candidate Imperfect Title, Nineteenth-Century American Women Authors and Literary Property
Jones T. Cole 2014-15 Hench The Johns Hopkins University PhD in history Deprived of their Liberty: Enemy Prisoners and the Culture of War in Revolutionary America
Lepler Jessica 2008-9 Hench University of New Hampshire assistant professor 1837: Anatomy of a Panic
Lobel Cindy 2004-5 Hench CUNY Graduate Center PhD candidate Consuming Classes: Changing Food Consumption Patterns in New York City, 1780-1860
Marr Timothy 1999-00 Hench Yale Ph.D. candidate Imagining Ishmael: Studies of Islamic Orientalism in America from the Puritans to Melville
Martinko Whitney 2015-16 Hench Villanova University assistant professor Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1785-1860
McCarthy Molly 2003-4 Hench Brandeis University Ph.D. candidate A Page, A Day: A History of the Diary in America
McLaughlin Don James 2018-19 Hench University of Tulsa assistant professor of 19th-century American literature Infectious Affect: The Phobic Imagination in American Literature
Miller Rachel 2019-20 Hench Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University postdoctoral associate Capital Entertainment: Stage Work and the Origins of the Creative Economy, 1843-1912
Peterson Dawn 2012-13 Hench New York University Ph.D. in American studies Unusual Sympathies: Settler Imperialism, Slavery, and the Politics of Adoption in the Early U.S. Republic
Roberts Kyle 2007-8 Hench University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. candidate Evangelical Gotham: Popular Religious Belief in New York City, 1783-1845
Rood Daniel 2010-11 Hench University of California, Irvine Ph.D. in history Plantation Technocrats: A History of Science and Technology in the Slaveholding Atlantic World, 1830-1860
Saba Roberto 2017-18 Hench University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. in history American Mirror: The United States and the Empire of Brazil in the Age of Emancipation
Sentilles Renée 1998-99 Hench Franklin & Marshall College visiting assistant professor Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken's American Odyssey
Silverman David 2001-2 Hench Princeton University Ph.D. candidate Faith and Boundaries: Colonists, Christianity, and Community Among the Wampanoag Indians of Martha's Vineyard, 1600-1871

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