Past and Current Massachusetts Historical Society Long-term Fellowship Recipients
These scholars received support through the MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowship Program.
University of Massachusetts – Amherst
Men for All Seasons: Sumner, Stevens, and the Making of Radical Reconstruction
A Passion for Patents: Inventiveness, Citizenship and American Nationhood
Harvard Law School
Designing Money in Early America: Experiments in Political Economy (1680-1775)
Redeeming Verse: The Poetics of Revivalism
University of Maine Farmington
"Everyday Laureates: Poetic Communities in New England, 1865-1900"
"Charles Sumner's America: A Cultural Biography"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"Liberal Theology in Early America, 1630-1830"
University of Virginia/ Jefferson Scholars Foundation
"New Votes for New Parties: Young Americans and Third Parties in Antebellum Massachusetts"
University of Connecticut
"Pursuing Respectability in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji"
"The Appomattox Myth: Struggling to Find the End of the American Civil War"
University of California Santa Barbara
"Networking for Global Perfection: The International Dimension of Nineteenth-Century Fourierism"
Boston University School of Law
"Entitling Marriage: A History of Marriage, Public Money, and the Law"
University of Oregon
"American Relics and the Material Politics of Public Memory"
New York University
"Mourning Lincoln: Personal Grief and the Meaning of the American Civil War"
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"
"American Citizens of the World: The Political Culture of Peace Reform, 1812-1865"
"Free Trade and Family Values: Kinship Networks and the Culture of Early American Capitalism"
University of North Carolina
"Sexual Warfare: Rape and the American Civil War"
Linford D. Fisher
"The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America" (postponed to 2010-2011)
University of California, Santa Barbara
"Riotous Flesh: Confronting Gender and Sexuality through Grahamite Health Reform, 1830-1860"
University of Maryland
Phillis Wheatley Biography
University of Texas
"Learning to See Gender in the 18th Century Atlantic World"
Fitchburg State College
"New England/New Israel: Puritans and Jews in Colonial New England"
"Letter and Spirit: Literary Theories of the Sermon in Puritan New England"
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”
Ruth Wallis Herndon
Assistant Professor of History, University of Toledo
"Children of Misfortune: The Fates of Boston's Poor Apprentices"
Professor of American History, Connecticut College
"Cinderella's Family: Stepfamily Tradition in Eighteenth-Century New England"
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."
Mellon Postdoctoral Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Other Liberal Tradition in America: The American Whigs and the Rationale for Formative Politics."
Professor, Department of History, University of Richmond
"Minds Afire: Angry Farmers and the Origins of the United States Constitution."
Ellen Gruber Garvey
Associate Professor, Department of English, New Jersey City University
"Scrapbooks, Scissorizing and Book Destruction and Reconstruction: Interventions in Print Culture"
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)"