Marise Bachand, Ph.D. of Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières • for research on plantation women and the urban south, 1790-1877.
Jill Baskin of the University of Virginia • for research on the visual culture of African Americans in Liberia, 1821-1865.
Megan Bever of the University of Alabama • for research on drinking and temperance in the American Civil War era.
Adrian Brettle of the University of Virginia • for research on Confederate expansionist ambitions during the American Civil War.
Josh Canale of Binghamton University • for research on Virginia’s revolutionary era executive bodies.
Abigail Cooper of the University of Pennsylvania • for research on Civil War slave refugee or contraband camps.
T. Clay Cooper of the University of Florida • for research on masculinity in the nineteenth-century South.
Christopher Curtis, Ph.D. of Claflin University • for research on the legal reconstruction of church property rights.
Adam Domby of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • for research on neighbor conflicts in Loudoun County during the Civil War.
Shannon Eaves of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • for research on the impact of sexual exploitation on enslaved women and the greater antebellum South.
Nicole Etcheson, Ph.D. of Ball State University • for research on Confederate, African American, and woman suffrage.
Max Grivno, Ph.D. of the University of Southern Mississippi • for research on plantation society in Virginia and Mississippi.
Matt Hall of the University of Florida • for research on how southerners used electricity in the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to create the contemporary urban South.
Délide Joseph of Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales • for research on the formation of the Haitian state and its migratory policy concerning African Americans from the United States, Caribbean blacks, and American Indians.
Matthew Karp, Ph.D. of Rowan University • for research on American slaveholding attitudes about foreign affairs across the antebellum and Civil War eras.
Philippa Koch of the University of Chicago • for research on religion and medicine in eighteenth-century America.
Alix Lerner of Princeton University • for research on aging slaves in the Old South.
Joshua Lynn of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • for research on the political ideology and culture of the Democratic party before the Civil War.
Spencer McBride of Louisiana State University • for research on clergymen during the Revolution and Early Republic.
Kent McConnell, Ph.D. of Phillips Exeter Academy • for research on religious attitudes and practices during the Civil War.
D. Todd Miller of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro • for research on the formation of British and American identity in the colonial Chesapeake region.
Elizabeth Brand Monroe, Ph.D. of Indiana University at Indianapolis • for research on William Wirt, U.S. Attorney General, 1817-1829, and his early career as a lawyer.
Kenneth Morgan, Ph.D. of Brunel University • for research on Hugh Perry Keane and Saint Vincent’s Irish planters.
Jason Phillips, Ph.D. of Mississippi State University • for research on how Americans anticipated the Civil War.
Shari Rabin of Yale University • for research on American Jewish life and community, 1820-1877.
Amber Surmiller of Texas Christian University • for research on the planters in Virginia, focusing on the Roger Jones family.
Gregory Urwin, Ph.D. of Temple University • for research on a social history of Lord Cornwallis’s 1781 Virginia campaign.
John Zaborney, Ph.D. of the University of Maine at Presque Isle • for research on non-elite white southerners.
Matthew Amato of the University of Southern California • for research on photographic images and image-practices in the cultures of slavery, antislavery, and post-emancipation America
Michael Bennett of High Point University • for research on the forces that restrained and then facilitated lawful and unlawful killing during the Civil War
Michael Bernath of the University of Miami • for research on the role of northern teachers and tutors in the Old South, 1790–1860
Charles Bodie, president of the Rockbridge Historical Society • for research on James McDowell (1795–1851), a Virginia governor and U.S. congressman
Michael Conlin of Eastern Washington University • for research on sectional identity in the political struggle over slavery in the antebellum era
Natalie Deibel of George Washington University • for research on the role sports, games, and other pastimes played in the lives of women and the formation of gender roles from 1600 to 1800
Zachary Dresser of Rice University • for research on religious thought in the postwar South
Bartow Elmore of the University of Virginia • for research on an environmental history of Coca-Cola
Allison Fredette of the University of Florida • for research on gender, regional identity, and the law in the border South, 1840–80
Claire Gherini of Johns Hopkins University • for research on the cultures and economies of health and healing between 1730 and 1800
Trenton (Cole) Jones of Johns Hopkins University • for research on prisoners of war and the American military culture during the Revolutionary War
Lindsay Keiter of the College of William and Mary • for research on changes in courtship and marriage in British North America between the 1750s and the Civil War
Cindy Kierner of George Mason University • for research on the 1811 Richmond Theatre fire
Andrew Lang of Rice University • for research on garrison, occupation, and home guard military service during the Civil War
Janet Lindman of Rowan University • for research on friendship in early America
Jessica Linker of the University of Connecticut • for research on female naturalists in early America between 1720 and 1860
Allison Madar of Rice University • for research on the role and importance of indentured servants in eighteenth-century Virginia
Ashley Mays of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • for research on Confederate widows and grief in the postwar South
Matt McCook of Oklahoma Christian University • for research on the Second Great Awakening
Michelle Orihel of Southern Utah University • for research on the Virginia democratic movement and its reception in the late eighteenth century
Robert Owens of Wichita State University • for research on the role of mediators, both Indian and white, who tried to keep the peace on the Trans-Appalachian frontier in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Traci Parker of the University of Chicago • for research on African American saleswomen in department stores in the post–World War II era
James Rice of SUNY, Plattsburgh • for research on Bacon's Rebellion
Dorothy Spencer Rivera of the University of Maryland • for research on the social significance of childrearing in the British-American colonies
Catherine Saunders of George Mason University • for research on the influence of Emily Clemens Pearson's year at Mount Airy on her abolitionist fiction
Samantha Seeley of New York University • for research on mobility, citizenship, and freedom in the Early Republic
Blair Smith of the University of Dundee • for research on social hierarchy in Kentucky from the early 1770s to 1800
Matthew Spooner of Columbia University • for research on the reconstruction of southern slavery, 1778–1808
Colin Stephenson of Ohio State University • for research on the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions of 1798
Albert Tillson of the University of Tampa • for research on maritime workers in Revolutionary and antebellum Virginia
David Williard of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • for research on the courses former Confederate soldiers took in attempting to reclaim control over their personal lives and sense of manhood
Michael Woods of the University of South Carolina • for research on the role of emotion in antebellum sectional politics and the coming of the Civil War
Ben Wright of Rice University • for research on early American antislavery clergy and their political inactions and actions
Christopher Young of Indiana University Northwest • for research on the relationship between foreign affairs, public opinion, and the American presidency during the 1790s
John Barr of Lone Star College • research on criticism of Abraham Lincoln from the Civil War to present day.
William (Steve) Belko of the University of West Florida • research on the life and contributions of statesman and jurist Philip Pendleton Barbour (1783-1841).
Evan Bennett of Florida Atlantic University • research on Virginia tobacco culture in the twentieth century.
Seth Bruggeman of Temple University • research on George Washington Parke Custis's contributions to the history of American public memory.
Thomas Chambers of Niagara University • research on the contrast between Virginians' enthusiastic reception of the Marquis de Lafayette during his 1824 tour and the relative lack of interest in remembering or commemorating the Yorktown battlefield.
James Davis of the State University of New York at Fredonia • research on music in the daily life of soldiers and civilians during winter quarters of 1863-1864 in central Virginia.
Kelley Deetz of the University of California at Berkeley • research on the experiences of plantation cooks as laborers, family members, and individuals in eighteenth and nineteenth century Virginia.
Radoslaw Dylewski of Adam Mickiewicz University • a linguistic comparison of Civil War letters written by less literate privates from Virginia and New England.
Christine Eisel of Bowling Green State University • research on gendered speech and punishment in colonial Virginia.
John Ellis of Purdue University • research on the impact of early Methodists' radically egalitarian message on youths who lived in the Upper South.
Daniel Flaherty of the University of Oklahoma • research on Chickasaw diplomacy with Virginia during the end of the American Revolution and as an ally to the Confederate States of America in the Civil War.
Shennette Garrett of the University of Texas, Austin • research on black entrepreneurs in insurance and banking in Virginia before World War II.
William Hardin of Vanderbilt University • research on the Pleasants v. Pleasants case of 1800 involving the manumission of slaves by a Quaker anti-slavery activist and member of the Tidewater merchant-planter elite.
Vanessa Holden of Rutgers University • research on the participation of African American women, enslaved and free, in Nat Turner's rebellion.
James Jewell of North Idaho College • research on the Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) and how the battle shaped the course of events.
Matthew Karp of the University of Pennsylvania • research on antebellum southern attitudes toward international affairs.
Deborah Lee, Ph.D. • research on Mary Lee (Fitzhugh) Custis and her involvement with the American Colonization Society.
Kay Wright Lewis of Rutgers University • research on the ideas of race war and extermination in antebellum America.
Whitney Martinko of the University of Virginia • research on the popular conceptions of progress and history in the United States by examining the ways in which Americans improved and preserved the landscape.
Kristine McCusker of Middle Tennessee State University • research on death rituals in the South, 1918-1945.
Benjamin Miller of the University of Florida • research on the construction of religious spaces by clergy in the Civil War era.
Paul Musselwhite of the College of William and Mary • research on the social and cultural significance of towns and cities in colonial Chesapeake society.
Daniel Peart of University College London • research on political action and political organization in the 1820s in the United States.
Robin Sager of Rice University • research on marital cruelty in antebellum Virginia, Texas, and Wisconsin.
Kendra Smith-Howard of the University of Albany, SUNY • research on the history of milk and dairy farming in the twentieth-century United States.
Thomas Strange of the University of Manchester • research on the role of the black preacher in the antebellum South.
Drew Swanson of the University of Georgia • research on the transition from dark leaf to bright leaf tobacco culture along the border of Virginia and North Carolina from 1840 to 1900.
Albert Tillson of the University of Tampa • research on watermen of Virginia's Chesapeake region during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Nicole Myers Turner of the University of Pennsylvania • research on the role of black churches in shaping the politics of freed communities in post-emancipation Virginia.
Jennifer Van Horn of the University of Virginia • research on the ways that elite British colonists in North America used objects to create and maintain their civility.
Jamie Warren of Indiana University • research on the experiences and meaning of death on antebellum slave plantations of the Chesapeake and southern seaboard regions.
Angela Zombek of the University of Florida • research on the development and evolution of nineteenth-century punishment and imprisonment, placing particular emphasis on the Civil War's impact on institutions of confinement.
James Alsop of McMaster University • research on Dr. Gustavus R. B. Horner and the development of naval medicine, 1826–1868.
Friederike Baer of Temple University • research on Baroness Friederike Riedesel and the living conditions of captured German and British troops in Virginia during the Revolutionary War.
Kevin Barksdale of Marshall University • research on the Appalachian backcountry and the interactions that occurred across the region between Amerindian groups .
Audrey Bonnet of Université Paris • research on the different ways the Jamestown celebrations have been organized as well as the invention of myths and traditions, the function of collective memory and popular culture, and the role and influence of symbols.
Elizabeth Crosman of University of Delaware • research on the evolution of Methodist lay assertiveness by examining the separation of the Republican Methodists begun by James O'Kelly, evangelist Lorenzo Dow's controversial career, and the struggle for lay representation led by Nicholas Snethen.
Jessica Dallow of University of Alabama at Birmingham • research on sporting artist Edward Troye and his patrons, including William Ransom Johnson and John Minor Botts.
James Davis of State University of New York at Fredonia • research on music in the daily life of soldiers and civilians during winter quarters of 1863–64 in central Virginia.
Patricia Davis of University of California, San Diego • research on the various media involved in the construction of an emergent black southern identity centered on collective memories of slavery and the Civil War.
James Denham of Florida Southern College • research on William P. Duval, a Virginia native who served as territorial governor of Florida from 1822 to 1834.
Carol Emberton of University at Buffalo • research on how Virginia's Readjuster Party used the issue of corporal punishment, particularly the abolition of the whipping post, to galvanize a progressive, biracial coalition that made Virginia unique in Reconstruction politics.
Lynette Garrett of American University • research on Confederate nationalism.
Hilary Green of University of North Carolina • research on African American education during Reconstruction.
Catherine Kerrison of Villanova University • research on Martha Jefferson Randolph, Maria Jefferson Eppes, and Harriet Hemings, the three daughters of Thomas Jefferson.
Gabriel Klehr of Johns Hopkins University • research on the conversion of slaves to evangelical forms of Christianity from roughly 1770 to 1830.
Michael Krivdo of Texas A & M University • research on the 1862 battle of Drewry's Bluff.
Barbaranne Liakos of University of Iowa • research on American paintings and prints of Civil War battle scenes produced from 1869 through 1894, and in particular, those by John Adams Elder, an artist from Fredericksburg.
Jenny Masur of National Park Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom • research on runaway slaves and northern Virginia slaveholding families and plantations.
Sarah McLennan of College of William and Mary • research on the Jamestown 350th Anniversary Celebration in 1957.
Elizabeth Monroe of Indiana University • research on William Wirt, U.S. Attorney General, 1817–29, and his early career as a lawyer.
Megan Nelson of California State University, Fullerton • research on how the ruins of war challenged fundamental aspects of nationalism from 1861 to 1865 and in the years after the conflict.
C. Scott Nesbit of University of Virginia • research on the ideas of public forgiveness and reconciliation during Reconstruction.
Yvette Piggush of Florida International University • research on American social romanticism, 1790–1840.
Justin Pope of George Washington University • research on slave insurrections, conspiracies, and religious movements between 1729 and 1742.
Matthew Rhoades of West Texas A&M University • research on Alexander Spotswood and the fiscal-military state in Virginia during the years 1710–22.
Laura Sandy of University of Reading • research on plantation overseers, with particular regard to the part they played in slave management during the American Revolution.
Rachel Shapiro of University of Virginia • research on the influence of community life in Washington, D.C., on the course of American political events leading up to the Civil War, 1846–1862.
Faren Siminoff of Nassau Community College, New York City • research on James Robert Lee, a free man of color who became an Adventist preacher in Long Island.
Chad Vanderford of University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa • research on St. George Tucker, his sons, Henry and Beverley Tucker, and his grandson, John Randolph Tucker.
Annette Varcoe of Binghamton University • research on women's involvement in benevolent work during and after the Civil War.
Todd Wahlstrom of University of California, Santa Barbara • research on the economic and social history behind southern migration to Mexico after the Civil War.
Jennifer Weber of University of Kansas • research on the effect of the draft on both the United States and the Confederate States populations.
Jonathan Wells of University of North Carolina at Charlotte • research on the emergence and evolution of middle-class southerners in the post–Civil War period.
William S. Belko of the University of West Florida • research on the life and contributions of the noted American statesman and jurist Philip Pendleton Barbour (1783-1841).
Amanda Herbert Bilby of Johns Hopkins University • research on women's alliances in early modern Britain and America and the mechanics of female sociability.
David Brown of Manchester University • research on nonslaveholding whites on the eve of the Civil War.
Gary Bryant of the University of Houston • research on southern women entering the paid labor force during the Civil War.
Aaron Scott Crawford of the University of Tennessee • research on John Randolph of Roanoke from 1812 to 1833.
Kelley Deetz of the University of California at Berkeley • research on the effects of the domestic slave trade on the enslaved community at Bacon's Castle.
Chris Evans of the University of Glamorgan • research on the agricultural tools that were sent from Britain to the New World, focusing on the hoe, the mainstay of tobacco cultivation in the Chesapeake.
David Gleeson of the College of Charleston • research on Irish involvement with the Confederacy, with particular interest in the Keiley family papers.
Alejandro Gomez of Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales • research on the Haitian Revolution and the reaction of elite whites in Cuba, Jamaica, Venezuela, and Virginia.
Samuel Graber of the University of Iowa • research on how the divided American nation during the Civil War affected nationalist cultural constructions in Britain and America.
M. Keith Harris of the University of Virginia • research on Civil War veterans' efforts to articulate and perpetuate divisive memories of sectional conflict during the era conventionally treated as one of national reconciliation.
Warren R. Hofstra of Shenandoah University • a study of the wheat economy in the Shenandoah Valley.
Shona Johnston of Georgetown University • research on the role of Catholicism in the foundation and expansion of English interests in the Caribbean and mainland North America.
Brent Jones of the University of Virginia • research on how the diverse social, political, economic, and ecclesiastical circumstances of nineteenth-century southern Appalachia shaped religious structures and ideas differently in each state.
Catherine Jones of the University of South Carolina • research into how Virginia integrated the massive changes of emancipation and Confederate defeat into their intimate lives by examining the impact on black and white children.
Anthony Kaye of Penn State University • research on Nat Turner's rebellion in the context of Southampton County's neighborhood terrain.
Laura Keenan of the University of Pennsylvania • research on the origins and historical development of the Shawnees in the colonial Atlantic world.
Lauren LaFauci of the University of Michigan • research on the ways in which the power dynamics of southern slavery came to affect representations and experiences of the natural world by southerners.
Peter Leavenworth of the University of New Hampshire • research on the gradual Europeanization and secularization of American popular music in the early national period.
Stephen Marc of Arizona State University • research on how the black community was described and defined in the early part of the 20th century in textual and illustrated documents.
Christian McWhirter of the University of Alabama • research on the role of music during the Civil War.
Gregory Mixon of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte • research on black southern militias in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia during the period 1865-1910.
Ami Pfugrad-Jackisch of the University of Michigan, Flint • research on the role secret fraternal organizations played in the creation of white male unity and civic brotherhood in antebellum Virginia.
Sheila Phipps of Appalachian State University • research on male and female labor experiences during the Civil War.
Mark Quintanilla of Hannibal-LaGrange College • research on Michael Keane, an Irish colonist in the West Indies.
Angelita Reyes of Arizona State University • research on the African American Skipwiths of Prestwood after emancipation.
Katherine Rieder of Harvard University • research on the meanings embedded in a variety of colonial personal possessions.
Karen Ryder of the University of Delaware • research on slave insurance and the role of slavery in the development of early life, fire, and marine insurers.
Jewel Spangler of the University of Calgary • research on the Richmond theater fire in history and memory.
Patrick Spero of the University of Pennsylvania • research on Lord Dunmore's War and conflicts between Dunmore's militias and the Shawnees.
Russell Stoermer of the University of Virginia • research on the transformation of Anglo-Virginia politics in the period between the creation of the United Kingdom and the American Revolution.
Susan Vogel of Ruhr-Universitat Bochum • research on Mary Lee Custis.
Mark Wetherington of the Filson Historical Society • research on the lives and deaths of Col. Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth and James William Jackson.
Brian Wills of the University of Virginia's College at Wise • research on George Henry Thomas.
Andrew Witmer of the University of Virginia • research on African foreign missions and American conceptions of race during the nineteenth century.
Natalie Zacek of the University of Manchester • research on the development of thoroughbred horse breeding and racing in Virginia.
Albert Zambone of Purdue University North Central • research on the role of Anglican concepts of moderation played in forming Virginian concepts of moderation.
Matthew Mace Barbee of Bowling Green State University • research on the history and historical memory of Richmond's Monument Avenue from the end of the World War II through the unveiling of the Arthur Ashe Monument.
Jodi A. Barnes of American University • research on the historical archaeology of tenant farming in the Brown Mountain Creek area of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Joshua Beatty of the College of William and Mary • research to develop a cultural history of the Stamp Act Crisis.
David A. Brown of the College of William and Mary • research on the changing landscapes of southeastern Chesapeake plantations, particularly the Fairfield plantation in Gloucester.
Kevin Butterfield of Washington University • research on Americans' proclivity for voluntary associations in the early to middle nineteenth century.
William J. Campbell of McMaster University • research on the varied interests of the parties involved in the 1768 Treaty at Fort Stanwix regarding land in the Ohio River Valley.
Benjamin L. Carp of the University of Edinburgh • research on the use of pyromachy during the Revolutionary War B its impact on military strategy, civilians' political allegiances, and the collective memory of the war.
Katherine Chilton of Carnegie Mellon University • research on the gender and labor relations of both free and enslaved African Americans in Richmond, comparing the dynamics before and after Emancipation.
Karen L. Cox of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte • research on Confederate culture from the late nineteenth century through World War II.
Wayne K. Durrill of the University of Cincinnati • research on Nat Turner and the Southampton Slave Insurrection.
Glenn T. Eskew of Georgia State University • research on jazz lyricist Johnny Mercer and jazz music in Virginia.
Ellen Eslinger of Depaul University • research on free black society in rural Virginia from the early to middle nineteenth century.
Kali N. Gross of Drexel University • research on the early life of Mary Hannah Tabbs, a native Virginian, who stood trial for committing a horrific and notorious murder in 1887 Philadelphia.
Gerardo Gurza-Lavalle of the Instituto Mora, Mexico City • research into a variety of early nineteenth century reform initiatives put forth in an effort to "modernize" Virginia slavery.
Uriel Heyd of Royal Holloway, University of London • research on the dynamics and "mental topography" of the eighteenth century press via a comparative examination of English and Colonial newspapers.
Warren R. Hofstra of Shenandoah University • a study of the wheat economy in the Shenandoah Valley.
Thomas J. Humphrey of Cleveland State University • research on the development and dynamics of land tenancy in Virginia during the Revolutionary era.
William P. Hustwit of the University of Mississippi • research on James J. Kilpatrick's life, role in the Civil Rights Movements, and views on segregation.
Charles F. Irons of Elon University • research on Virginia black evangelicals' influence on their white coreligionists in the nineteenth century.
Jeffrey Kosiorek of the University of Southern California • research on Revolutionary War commemoration in nineteenth-century America.
Angela M. Leonard of Loyola College in Maryland • research on the Virginia gravesites of enslaved people of African descent.
John G. McCurdy of Eastern Michigan University • research on the politics of bachelorhood in early America.
Gregory Mixon of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte • research on black southern militias in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia during the period 1865-1910.
Diane Mutti-Burke of the University of Missouri B Kansas City • research on Paulina and Thomas Stratton, slaveowners in Salem, Virginia who migrated to central Missouri, in preparation for the publication of Paulina Stratton's diary.
Elizabeth Pryor Minister Plenipotentiary and Senior Advisor to the U.S. Congress • research on Robert E. Lee's correspondence to investigate his attitudes toward slavery, his marriage, and his decision to fight for the Confederacy.
Justin Roberts of Johns Hopkins University • research on enslaved peoples' work regimes on Chesapeake plantations in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Daniel Rood of the University of California at Irvine • research on the slave labor that drove antebellum southern ironworks and the ironworks' role in America's expanding international business interests.
J. L. Calvin Schermerhorn of the University of Virginia • research on how enslaved people in the Virginia Chesapeake resisted family disruption caused by slave trafficking in the antebellum period.
Yael A. Sternhell of Princeton University • research on the human mobility that rapidly accelerated in the South, particularly Virginia, during the Civil War.
Eric Taylor of the University of Pennsylvania • research on the relationship between historical memory and political struggle in Virginia from 1865 to 1902.
Joan-Maria Thomas-Andreu of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili • research on Alexander Weddell's ambassadorship to Spain and his role in U.S./Spain relations at the onset of World War II.
Robert E. Wright of New York University • research on holders of the U. S. national debt who registered their bonds in Virginia in the 1790s and early nineteenth century.
Gretchen Adams of University of New Hampshire • research on the changing meaning of the Salem witchcraft trials in American history.
Dara Baker of Harvard University • research on how the developing ideas about citizenship during the antebellum period converged with the emerging two-party political system.
Susan Barber of College of Notre Dame of Maryland • research on the history of prostitution in Richmond, Virginia (1830–1880) and rape and sexual assault during the Civil War.
Patricia Brady of New Orleans, Louisiana • research on a biography of Martha Washington. Edwin Combs, University of Alabama • researching the nineteenth-century southern economy and the American Civil War.
Lynda Crist of Papers of Jefferson Davis • research on Volume 11 of the Papers of Jefferson Davis, which covers the last nine months of the Civil War
Brian Daugherity of College of William and Mary • research on the role of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in the struggle over school desegregation in Virginia in the 1950s and 1960s
Rand Dotson of Louisiana State University • research on the history of Roanoke, Virginia, from 1880 to 1930.
K. R. Constantine Gutzman of John Jay College, CUNY • research on Jeffersonian Republican hegemony in Virginia after 1800 and the contemporary Virginia opinion of John Marshall's tenure as chief justice of the United States.
Daniel Kilbride of John Carroll University • research on Americans visiting Europe from 1790 to 1870.
Annette Laing of Georgia Southern University • research on transatlantic personal relationships and identity in the age of the American Revolution.
Diana Laulainen-Schein of University of Minnesota • research on witchcraft in early modern England and the colonial Chesapeake.
Deborah Lee of George Mason University • research on Ann Randolph Meade Page and the role of women in the antislavery movement in the Upper South.
Randy Lichtenberger of Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest • research on early nineteenth-century Virginia diaries.
Hilary Moss Brandeis University • research on African American education in the North and Upper South prior to the Civil War.
Karen O'Brien of Northwestern University • research on religion, obligation, and identity in the American Revolution.
Victoria Ott of University of Tennessee, Knoxville • research on young elite women in the Civil War and Reconstruction South, 1861–1877.
Jason Phillips of Rice University • research on how southerners handled defeat following the Civil War.
James Rice of Plattsburgh State University of New York • research on Indians, colonists, and environments in the Potomac Basin, 700–1850.
Honor Sachs of University of Wisconsin-Madison • research on gender and politics in the eighteenthcentury Kentucky backcountry.
Nancy Schurr of University of Tennessee, Knoxville • research on Confederate hospitals during the Civil War.
Thomas Schwartz of Vanderbilt University • research on the foreign policy of the Lyndon Johnson Administration toward Europe.
Aaron Sheehan-Dean of University of Virginia • research on Virginia soldiers before and during the Civil War.
Werner Steger of Dutchess Community College, SUNY • research on the formation of political and social identity among artisans and immigrants in Richmond, Virginia, 1847-1865.
Joanne Thomas of Western Michigan University, • research on Civil War music.
Moshe Usadi of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • research on William H. Holcombe.
LeeAnn Whites of University of Missouri-Columbia • research on the Minor family.
Susan Williams of Oakland, California • research on the Civil War photography of Andrew J. Russell.
Ann Alexander of Mary Baldwin College • research on John S. Wise and fictional representations of Reconstruction
Dara Baker of Harvard University • research on how the developing ideas about citizenship during the antebellum period converged with the emerging two-party political system
Edward Baptist of University of Miami • research on enslaved African Americans forcibly moved to the frontiers of the plantation South between 1790 and 1860
Edward Bond of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University • research on the life and times of James Blair, Virginia's commissary (or representative of the Bishop of London) from 1689 until his death in 1743
Robert Bonner of Michigan State University • research on nationality in the slaveholding South
Peter Bridges of Arlington, Va • research on a biography of John Moncure Daniel
Andrew Burstein of University of Northern Iowa • research on the ambition of William Wirt
Ronald Butchart of University of Georgia • research on the freedmen's teachers in Virginia, 1861-1875
Evelyn Causey of University of Delaware • research on the experiences of southern men in colleges and universities between 1820 and 1860
Chris Curtis of Emory University • research on ideas of property in nineteenth-century Virginia
Christopher Fennell of University of Virginia • research on regional analysis of historical processes which shaped the pace of development in northern Virginia in the late eighteenth to mid nineteenth centuries
Sarah Hand of University of Virginia • research on alcohol, race and gender in early Virginia
Alec Haskell of John Hopkins University • research on the reputation and the nature of public authority in Colonial Virginia
Warren Hofstra of Shenandoah University • research on the consequences of British policy and European settlement for the cultural landscape and economic geography of the eighteenth-century Virginia frontier
Odai Johnson of University of Washington • research on the "Colonial American Stage"
Julia King of Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory • research on the landscape and the use of history in 19th Century Virginia: identifying the Jamestown Pilgrims, 1798-1865
Sarah Lawrence of Pennsylvania State University • research on the birth control movement among rural African Americans in Virginia
Ann Smart Martin of University of Wisconsin-Madison • research on women's lives in eighteenth and early nineteenth century Virginia -- a study of consumerism and the retail trade in backcountry Virginia, 1760-1820
Maurice Melton of Andrew College • research on the Confederacy's military industry, 1861-1865
J. Tracy Power of South Carolina Department of Archives and History • research on George Washington Custis Lee
Kirby Randolph of University of Pennsylvania • research on African Americans and mental illness
James Rice of State University of New York-Plattsburgh • research on wars, migrations, and the frontier origins of American Culture, 1000-1850
Terri Snyder of California State University, Fullerton • research on women and political culture in Virginia, 1720-1830
Janice Stennette of East Carolina University • research on labor contracts between freedmen and southerners in Virginia, 1865-1870
Linda Sturtz of Beloit College • research on women, property, and power in Colonial Virginia"
JoAnne Thomas of Western Michigan University • research on songs of the Civil War
Michael Trotti of lthaca College • research on the Jim Crow Richmond
Camille Wells of University of Virginia • research on Menokin -- domestic architecture and genteel housing in early Virginia
Cheryl Wells of University of South Carolina • research on the effect of time and temporal consciousness on the American Civil War and its participants
John Wigger of University of Missouri-Columbia • research on Francis Asbury, leader of the Methodist movement in America from the 1770's until his death in 1816
Susan Williams of Oakland, Cal. • research on Civil War photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell in Richmond and Petersburg, April to June 1865