Graduate Student Directory


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Almog, AsafEarly American History, Atlantic History, Early Modern European Intellectual History
Status: 1st Year
Ambuske, JimEra of the American Revolution and the Early Republic, Age of Revolutions, British North America in the 18th Century, Scottish-American colonial relations, Scottish Enlightenment and Empire, Digital Humanities.
Status: ABD
Avissar, Nir20th century French cultural history
Status: ABD
Ax, OscarModern Europe, Germany, History of Emotions, Cultural History
Status: ABD
Barlow, Rhonda Military and Diplomatic History; Historiography
Status: ABD
Barton, MaryWar & Society, Early Counter-Terrorism and Terrorism
Status: ABD
Beadle, Meaghan20th century American Culture, History of Photography
Status: 2nd Year
Belonick, Paul
Status: ABD
Berggren, KathleenWar and Society, Twentieth Century U.S.
Status: ABD
Bibler, Ryan
Status: ABD
Blair, Ross R. 20th Century American Culture
Status: ABD
Boudet, LeiaImperial Russia
Status: 2nd Year
Bowden, LeeColonial North America and the West Indies; Legal History; Slavery; Environmental History
Status: ABD
Bowman, BrianAnglo-Atlantic World; Legal and Criminal History; History of Slavery;
Status: 1st Year
Brady, Benjamin
Status: ABD
Brettle, Adrianc19th U.S. Political, U.S. Civil War, Early Modern & Victorian Britain
Status: ABD
Brooks, Nicholas
Status: ABD
Brown, Willa American West, Gender History, 19th Century American History
Status: ABD
Brown, KateAmerican Legal History
Status: ABD
Butcher, TomModern Europe, Intellectual History, Germany, Nationalism
Status: ABD
Caires, Michael 19th Century U.S.,Civil War and Reconstruction , Political Economy, Politics, and Law.
Status: ABD
Cebul, Brent Post-WWII U.S. Politics, State, and Society
Status: ABD
Chawla, SwatiSouth Asia
Status: 1st Year
Cirillo, FrankU.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, 19th Century U.S., U.S. South, Abolitionism
Status: ABD
Cohen, JonathanModern US; 20th century social and cultural history; Law in the Jim Crow South;
Status: 1st Year
Cohen, BenjiHistory of Public Education; Political History
Status: 2nd Year
Cornelius, Christopher
Status: ABD
Daniels, Anne20th-Century Brazil, Modernity, Youth Culture
Status: ABD
Davison, BenjaminModern United States, American Cultural and Political History, Food History, World History, U.S. South.
Status: ABD
De Groot, MichaelCold War transatlantic relations, American foreign policy
Status: 2nd Year
Dilbeck, D.H.American Civil War Era, Religious History, War and Society
Status: ABD
Draper, MaryEarly Modern Caribbean, British Colonial North America and the West Indies, Atlantic World, Material Culture
Status: ABD
Erlandson, Erik20th Century U.S., Political Economy, Legal History
Status: 2nd Year
Evans, Alexandra20th Century U.S. Diplomacy, Foreign Policy and the American Presidency, Reagan Administration
Status: 1st Year
Farr, Jason American Revolution; Atlantic World; Appalachian Frontier
Status: ABD
Finger, ThomasEnvironmental History, History of Technology, 19th Century US
Status: ABD
Flaherty, David Colonial North America; Early Modern Atlantic; American Revolution; Frontier America 1600-1900
Status: ABD
Fredrickson, LeifEnvironmental History, American History, Urban History, Baltimore
Status: ABD
Freeman, StephanieU.S. Foreign Relations, 20th Century International
Status: ABD
Furniss, JackUS Civil War, 19th Century US, US Political
Status: 2nd Year
Garmon, Frank American Economic and Business History, Taxation and Public Finance in the Early Republic, History of Technology
Status: ABD
Geoghegan , Kate 20th Century U.S. Foreign Policy, Soviet History
Status: ABD
George-Nichol, Jesse
Status: 2nd Year
Givens Johnson, RachaelEarly modern European intellectual history, gender and religion, Enlightenment Spain
Status: 1st Year
Haumesser, Lauren19th Century America, Antebellum American Politics, Women's and Gender History
Status: 1st Year
Hickmott, Alec African American History; 20th Century US South; Rural History; Intellectual History; Postcolonialism
Status: ABD
Hicks, MaryColonial Brazil, Gender, Slavery and Manumission, Pre-Colonial West Africa, Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
Status: ABD
Hoffman, ZacharyImperial Russia, East Asia, Popular Culture
Status: ABD
Hrdlicka, James
Status: ABD
Hursh, Kimberly Colonial Latin America, Religious and Intellectual
Status: 1st Year
Jackobson , Hamutal
Status: ABD
Kayaoglu, Barin International History; U.S. Foreign Relations; U.S.-Middle East Relations; Turkey; Iran
Status: ABD
Ladner, Elizabeth U.S. South; Immigration, Labor
Status: ABD
Lashua, Kristen Early modern England and its empire, early modern Europe, the Atlantic World, and the history of childhood
Status: ABD
Lewis, Randi Maritime trade in the Early Republic; Early American politics.
Status: ABD
Liese, Matthew
Status: ABD
Lin, ShaneHistory of Information, Cryptography, Computing
Status: ABD
Lindberg, NicholasRoman Economics, Entertainment, Ancient Ethnography
Status: 2nd Year
Luebke, Peter
Status: ABD
Márquez, Cecilia20th Century U.S. History, African American History, Latino/Chicano History, Comparative Civil Rights History, Gender History
Status: ABD
Marshall, Lauren Modern English History; late 19th century British imperialism/culture; South African History
Status: ABD
McBrien, JustinEnvironmental History, Climate Change, History and Sociology of Disaster
Status: 2nd Year
McCormick, Evan U.S. Foreign Relations, 20th Century American History, Modern Latin America, U.S.-Latin American Relations, Democratization and Human Rights
Status: ABD
McGee, Andrew Meade 20th Century U.S. Political and Cultural; American Political Development; Global Environmental and Technological
Status: ABD
Miller, Allen U.S. Early Republic; Technology
Status: ABD
Miller, Scott
Status: 1st Year
Mock, Harold modern Europe; Germany; European diplomatic history; transatlantic relations
Status: ABD
Moulds, Loren20th Century U.S. Cultural, Environmental, Gender, Urban History
Status: ABD
Nix, Shannon20thC U.S. Diplomatic History, International and Transnational Politics of Human Rights
Status: ABD
Perkins, Cody History of Cape Town, Coloured identity, gender and sexuality
Status: ABD
On Leave: Overseas Fall 2013, Spring 2014
Pierce, Rachel Women & Gender; 20th Century U.S. Political Culture
Status: ABD
Ray, Daren Ethnicity and Social Identification, Colonialism/Imperialism, Indian Ocean, Early Africa, Modern Africa, Interdisciplinary Methodologies
Status: ABD
Richeson, Tamika19th Century U.S. Social and Cultural History, African American History, Women and Gender, Criminal Justice
Status: ABD
Rosenblith, GilletAfrican American Studies, 20th Century United States
Status: 2nd Year
Rosenwald , Brian 20th Century American Political, Congress, Political Media, Mass Media, U.S.-Middle Eastern Relations, Constitutional Law/Legal History
Status: ABD
On Leave: Fall 2013, Spring 2014
Senefeld , Emily20th Century US Cultural History; the South; working-class culture
Status: ABD
Sicher, Peter19th Century US
Status: 1st Year
Smith, David Cultural and Intellectual History; Religion and the Enlightenment; New England
Status: ABD
Sorber, DrewEarly Medieval and Late Antique Europe; Religious, Cultural and Intellectual history; Apocalyptic thought
Status: 1st Year
Stringham, Noel Northeast Africa, South Sudan, Pastoralists, Age-sets, Marriage and Cultural Gendering
Status: ABD
Terry, John Early medieval monasticism, Late Antiquity, hagiography, sacred space, environmental history, conversion processes
Status: ABD
Thompson, JosephModern US, Popular Culture, US South
Status: 1st Year
Turek , Lauren 20th century American history, religion and foreign policy
Status: ABD
Wallace, Lauren
Status: 2nd Year
Zvengrowski, JeffThe antebellum South, the Civil War, and intellectual history.
Status: ABD



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