Corcoran Department of History PhD Recipients Placement Results

Last Updated: August 26, 2015

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Explanation of terms:

T = Tenured
TT = Tenure-track
Term = Temporary Employment
P/T = Part-time Employment
O = Other Employment
O-R = Other Employment, but in field related to PhD, e.g. secondary teaching, museum, or editing
O-S = Other Employment, but seeking academic employment
Post-Doc = Holds post-doc, and intending to seek academic employment

Calendar Year 2015

Degrees Awarded August 2015

Ax, Oscar (Confino), “Emotional States: Marriage and the Pursuit of Happiness in East and West Germany, 1949-1989”. On the Market

 Bauer, Jean (Onuf), “Republicans of Letters: The Early American Foreign Service as Information Network, 1775-1825”. Princeton University, Associate Director, Center for Digital Humanities (O-R)

 McCormick, Evan (Leffler), “Beyond Revolution and Repression: U.S. Foreign Policy and Latin American Democracy, 1980-1989”. Southern Methodist University, Center for Presidential History, Post-Doc           

 Rosenwald, Brian (Balogh), “Mount Rushmore: The Rise of Talk Radio and Its Impact on Politics and Public Policy”. University of Pennsylvania, Fox Leadership Program, Fellow (O-R)

 Turek, Lauren (Leffler), “To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelicals, Human Rights, and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1969-1994”. Trinity University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

 Degrees Awarded May 2015

Bibler, Ryan (Halliday), “Legal Settlements: Jurisdiction in the English Atlantic, 1603-1643”. Silverchair Science and Communications, Business Analyst (O)

 Brown, Katherine (McCurdy), “Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law”. Huntington University, Assistant Professor of Political Science (TT)

Finger, Thomas (Russell/Thomas), “Harvesting Power: Transatlantic Merchants and the Anglo-American Grain Trade, 1795-1890”. Northern Arizona University, Assistant Professor of History and Associate Chair (TT)

Hicks, Mary (Owensby), “The Sea and the Shackle: African and Creole Mariners and the Making of a Luso-African Atlantic Commercial Culture, 1721-1835”. Amherst College, Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History (TT)

Lashua, Kristen (Halliday), “Children at the Birth of Empire, c. 1600-1760”. Vanguard University, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science (TT)

Perkins, Cody (Mason), “Coloured Men, Moffies, and Meanings of Masculinity in South Africa, 1910-1960”.   American Hebrew Academy, Social Studies Teacher (O-R)

Richeson, Tamika (Varon), “Crimes of Discontent: The Contours of Black Women’s Law Breaking in Civil War Era Washington, D.C., 1830-1865”.  Oberlin College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Calendar Year 2014

Degrees Awarded December 2014

Flaherty, Randall (Onuf), “To ‘the Most Distant Parts of the Globe’: Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819”. University of Virginia, School of Law, Post-Doc

 Kayaoglu, Barin (Leffler), “Loving and Hating America in Turkey and Iran: A Cold War Story of Alliance Politics and Authoritarian Modernization, 1945-1980”. Independent Analyst and Consultant (O-R)

Moulds, Loren (Balogh), “The Domestic Standard: American Homeownership and the State, 1917-1950”. University of Virginia, School of Law, Digital Collections Librarian (O-R)

Terry, John (Kershaw), “Imagining Nature and Creating Sacred Landscapes in Early Medieval England and Francia, c. 400-850”. Westminster School, History Teacher (O-R)

Degrees Awarded August 2014

Caires, Michael (McCurdy), “The Greenback Union: The Politics and Law of American Money in the Civil War Era”. University of Virginia, Adjunct Professor of History, (Non-TT)

 Cebul, Randall (Balogh), “Developmental State: The Politics of Business, Poverty, and Economic Empowerment from the New Deal to the New Democrats”. University of Richmond, Digital Scholarship Lab, Mellon Post-Doc

Pierce, Rachel (Aron), “Capital Feminism: Work, Politics, and Gender in Congress, 1960-1980”. University of Gothenburg, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

Wilson, Lee (Edelson), “Masters of Law: English Legal Culture and the Law of Slavery in Colonial South Carolina and the British Atlantic World, 1669-1783”. Clemson University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Degrees Awarded May 2014

Brettle, Adrian (Gallagher), “The Fortunes of War: Confederate Expansionist Ambitions during the American Civil War”. University of Virginia, Department of History, Post-Doc

 Daniels, Anne (Owensby), “Growing Up in the Land of the Future: Youth Culture and Politics in Brazil, 1920-1985”. Navex Global, Trilingual Communications Specialist (O)

Dilbeck, Dale (Gallagher), “War in Earnest: The Union and its Effort to Wage a Just War”. Oklahoma Baptist University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Luebke, Peter (Gallagher), “Shattering the Slave Power: Northern Soldiers Interpret Their Civil War”. Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Highway Marker Program Historian (O-R)

Ray, Daren (Miller), “Disentangling Ethnicity in East Africa, ca. 1-2010 CE: Past Communities in Present Proactive”. Auburn University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Weidner, Heather (Halliday), “The Ocean in the Atlantic: British Experience and Imagination in an Imperial Sea, ca. 1600-1800”. University of Virginia, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

Calendar Year 2013

Degrees Awarded December 2013

Dudley, Brian (Halliday), “The Constitution of This Realm: Political Decision-Making, Office-Holding, and Religious Change in England’s Parishes, 1559-1700”. National Ground Intelligence (O-R)

 Nesbit, Clark Scott (Ayers), “The Irony of Emancipation in the Civil War South”. University of Georgia, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities (TT)

Stubbendeck, Megan (Hale), “This Wrong Being Done to My People: Street Gangs, Historical Agency, and Crime Politics in Postwar America”. ArborBridge, Senior Director of Instruction (O)

Wood, Nicholas (Onuf), “Considerations of Humanity and Expediency: The Slave Trades and African Colonization in the Early National Antislavery Movement”. Yale University, Cassius M. Clay, Post-Doc

Degrees Awarded August 2013

Collins, John Michael (Halliday), “One of Many: Martial Law and English Laws c. 1500-c. 1700”Eastern Washington University, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

 Elias, Allison (Aron), “Standardizing Sex Discrimination: Clerical Workers, Labor Organizing, and Feminism”. Cornell Univ., Visiting Assistant Professor of Labor Relations, Law, and History (Non-TT)

Grinspan, Jonathan (Gallagher), “The Virgin Vote: Young Americans in the Age of Popular Politics”. Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Research Associate (O-R)

Kabalek, Yaakov (Confino), “The Rescue of Jews and the Memory of Nazism in German, from the Third Reich to the Present”Hebrew University, Post-Doc

Le Zotte, Jennifer (Hale), “From Goodwill to Grunge: Secondhand Consumerism in the Twentieth-Century United States”. Tarleton State University, Assistant Professor of History and Coordinator of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (TT)

Nalty, Sean (Holt), “We are going to Destruction as Fast as We Can: Slavery, the Rule of Law, and the Constitutional Union Party, 1849-1861”. Banking (O)

Otis, Jessica (Halliday), “By the Numbers: Understanding the World in Early Modern England”Carnegie Mellon University, Post-Doc

Stefanelli, Dana (Onuf), “A Capital City: Washington, D.C., and the Political Economy of American Federalism, 1781-1831”. Marymount University, Adjunct Faculty of History (Non-TT)

Yang, Kai-Chien (Reed), “Becoming Significant: The Development of a Rural Community in the Republican China”. Unknown

Degrees Awarded May 2013

Allison, James (Russell/McMillen), “Sovereignty for Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination”. Christopher Newport University, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

 Gilliam, George (Ayers), “Building a Modern South: Political Economy in Nineteenth-Century Virginia”. University of Virginia, Department of History, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

Jacobs, Amy (Hale), “Redefining “Veterans”: The Vietnam War and the Making of Women Veterans 1979-1997”. Stevenson School, High school History Teacher (O-R)

Lee, Rosemary (Osheim), “A Printing Press for Shah ‘Abbas: Science, Learning, and Evangelization in the Near East, 1600-1650”. University of Virginia, Adjunct Faculty of History (Non-TT)

Macekura, Stephen (Leffler), “Of Limits and Growth: Global Environmentalism and the Rise of “Sustainable Development” in the Twentieth Century”. Indiana University, Assistant Professor of Global and International Studies (TT)

Nemchenok, Victor (Leffler), “A Dialogue of Power: Development, Global Civil Society, and the Third World Challenge to International Order, 1969-1981”. Defense Department, Internal Affairs Analyst (O-R)

Spencer, Scott (Schuker), “Establishing Empire’s State, Engineering Empire’s Nation: The South African Constabulary, the Imperial Policing Network, and a Greater Britain, 1900-1918”. Tufts University, Applied Humanities Researcher and Project Manager (O-R)

Staller, Jared (Miller), “Island of Imaginations: The Historical Dialectics between Experience and Observations in the Creation of Sao Tome, 1472-1953”. Rice University, Visiting Assistant Professor of History (Non-TT)

Calendar Year 2012

Degrees Awarded December 2012

Conklin, Carli (McCurdy), “The Pursuit of Happiness in Historical Context”. University of Missouri, School of Law, Associate Professor (TT)

 Martinko, Whitney (Onuf), “Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1785-1860”. Villanova University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Stryker, Lawrence (Midelfort), “The Swedish Monarchy and the Copper Trade: The Copper Company, the Deposit System, and the Problems of “Free Trade,” 1600-1640”. Mendham Metals, LLC, Trader (O)

Degrees Awarded August 2012

Herrington, Philip (Hale), “The Exceptional Plantation: Slavery, Agricultural Reform, and the Creation of an American Landscape”.  James Madison University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

 Degrees Awarded May 2012

Elmore, Bart (Hale), “Citizen Coke: An Environmental and Political History of the Coca-Cola Company”.  University of Alabama, Assistant Professor of American and Global Environmental History (TT)

 Kurtz, William (Gallagher), “Roman-Catholic Americans in the North and Border States during the Era of the American Civil War”. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Assistant Editor (O-R)

Lewis, Margaret (Midelfort), “Infanticide in Early Modern Germany & the Experience of Augsberg, Memmingen, Ulm and Nordlingen, 1500-1800”. University of Tennessee at Martin, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Lovelace, Herbert (McCurdy), “International Legal History from Below: The Civil Rights Movement and the US Origins of the International Convention”.  Indiana University School of Law, Associate Professor (TT)

Wasserman-Soler, Daniel (Midelfort), “Language Policy and Religious Instruction in Spain and Mexico, 1550-1600”. Alma College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Calendar Year 2011

Degrees Awarded December 2011

Alexander, Erik (Holt), “A Revival of the Old Organization": Northern Democrats and Reconstruction, 1868-1876”. Southern Illinois University, Assistant Professor of Historical Studies (TT)

 Chapin, Christy (Balogh), “Ensuring America's Health: Publicly Constructing the Private Health Insurance Industry”. University of Maryland, Assistant Professor Political History (TT)

 Degrees Awarded August 2011

Harris, Michael Keith (Gallagher), “Across the Bloody Chasm: Reconciliation in the Wake of Civil War”.  The Americanist Independent, Editor (O-R)

 Kolar, Laura (Balogh), “Conserving the Country in Postwar America: Federal Conservation Policy from Eisenhower to Nixon”. State Department, Research Historian (O-R)

Mattes, Armin (Onuf), "’Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland:’ the Transatlantic Context of the Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood, 1775-1840”. University of Missouri, Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy, Post-Doc

Murray-Miller, Gavin (Berlanstein), “Making France Modern: Democracy, Empire and the Construction of French Modernity, 1848-1870”. Cardiff University, Lecturer (Non-TT)

Ohman, Martin (Onuf), “Ambiguous Bonds of Union: American Political Economy and the Geopolitical Origins of Interregional Cooperation and Conflict, 1783-1821”. University of Gothenburg, Senior Lecturer (Non-TT)

Sawyer (Phillips), Laura (Balogh), “The American Fair Trade Controversy: Law and Economics in Transition, 1890-1940”Harvard University, Business School, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and International Economy (TT)

Wilson, James Graham (Leffler), “Bolts from the Blue: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the End of the Cold War”. State Department, Research Historian (O-R)

Degrees Awarded May 2011

Center, Seth (Leffler), “Confronting Decline: The Resilience of the Conception of the U.S. Role in the World, 1968-1975”. State Department, Research Historian (O-R)

 Cotter, Cory (Midelfort/Halliday), “Anglo-Dutch Dissent: British Dissenters in the Netherlands, 1662-1688”. George School, History Teacher (O-R)

Hatter, Lawrence (Onuf), “Channeling the Spirit of Enterprise: Commercial Interests and State Formation in the Early American West, 1763-1825”. Washington State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Jones, William (Ayers), “Moving Mountains: Southern Appalachia and the Faith of the Nation, 1730-1835”. The Ministry (O)

Shelden, Rachel (Holt), “Washington Brotherhood: Friendship, Politics, and the Coming of the Civil War”. University of Oklahoma, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Throckmorton, Anne (Halliday), “The Persistence of Saints in Early Modern England”.  Randolph Macon College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Zimring, David (Gallagher), “Crossing the Line: Northern-Born Men and Women in the Confederacy”. Montgomery College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Calendar Year 2010

Degrees Awarded December 2010

Eldred, Jason (Halliday), “Imperial Spain in the English Imagination, 1563-1662”. Westmont College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

 Degrees Awarded August 2010

Hayter, Julian (Balogh), “We've Been Overcome: Black Voter Mobilization and White Resistance in Richmond, VA, 1954-1985”. University of Richmond, Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies (TT)

 Meyer, Victoria (Rosenfeld), “Divining the Pox: The Controversy over Smallpox Inoculation in Eighteenth-Century France”. University of Arizona, Assistant Professor and Director of Bachelor of General Studies Program (TT)

Nicoletti, Cynthia (Gallagher), “The Great Question of the War: The Legal Status of Secession in the Aftermath of the American Civil War, 1865-1869”. University of Virginia, Law School, Associate Professor (T)

Sawyer, Logan (McCurdy), “Federalism and Reform: Party Politics and Constitutional Argument in the Progressive Era Fight for Federal Child Labor Reform”. University of Georgia, Law School, Associate Professor of Law (TT)

Wongsrichananlai, Kanisorn (Gallagher), “The Burden of Their Class: College-Educated New Englanders and Leadership in the Civil War Era”. Angelo State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Degrees Awarded May 2010

Dean, Adam (Ayers), “An Agrarian Republic:  How Conflict Over Land Use Shaped the Civil War and Reconstruction”. Lynchburg College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

 Goff, Lisa (Hale), “Shantytowns in the United States, 1820-1890”. University of Virginia, Department of English & American Studies/Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Culture, Adjunct Professor (Non-TT)

Meier, Kathryn Shively (Ayers), “No Place for the Sick": Nature's War on Civil War Soldier Health in 1862 Virginia”. Virginia Commonwealth University, Assistant Professor of American Civil War and Environmental History (TT)

Mushal, Amanda (Onuf), “My Word is My Bond": Honor, Commerce, and Status in the Antebellum South”. The Citadel, Associate Professor of History (T)

Nevin, Mark (Balogh), “Politicized Democracy: The Nixon Presidency and the Rise of Public Opinion Polling in American Politics”. Ohio University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Stoermer, Taylor (Onuf), “Constitutional Sense, Revolutionary Sensibility: Political Cultures in the Making and Breaking of British Virginia, 1707-1776”. Harvard University, Research Historian (Non-TT)

Winslow, Stanley (Schuker), “A Boy's Empire:  The British Public School as Imperial Training Ground, 1850-1918”. Divinity School (O-R)

Calendar Year 2009

Degrees Awarded December 2009

Gillis, Matthew (Kershaw), “Gottschalk of Orbais:  A Study of Power and Spirituality in a Ninth-Century Life”.  University of Tennessee, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

 Degrees Awarded August 2009

Botts, Joshua (Leffler), “Between Nightmares and Dreams: The Cold War and Neoconservative Strategic Culture, 1968-2000”. State Department, Research Historian (O-R)

 Torget, Andrew (Ayers), “Cotton Empire: Slavery and the Texas Borderlands, 1820-1837”. University North Texas, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Degrees Awarded May 2009

Dierksheide, Christa (Onuf), The Amelioration of Slavery in the Anglo-American Imagination, 1770-1840”. Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Historian (O-R)  

 Geraghty, David (Onuf), “Emigrants, Exiles, Refugees, and Appeals for Land Grants in America’s Public Lands, 1783-1852”. Longwood University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Haberkern, Philipp (Midelfort), “The Presence of the Past: History, Memory, and the Making of St. Jan Hus”. Boston University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Jortner, Adam (Onuf), “Reign of Witches: A Political History of American Miracles, 1780-1840”. Auburn University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Stoykovich, Eric (Russell), “In the National Interest: Improving Domestic Animals and the Making of the United States, 1815-1870”Library of Congress, Library Technician (O-R)

Calendar Year 2008

Degrees Awarded December 2008

Alexander, Michael J. (Osheim, Schutte), “Disputing Vows: Struggling for a Spouse in the Paduan Episcopal Court (c.1400-1500)”. Miss Hall’s School, History Teacher (O-R)

 Bridges, David (Rossman), “In Moscow’s Image: Creating a Soviet State and Society in Kaliningrad Province, 1945-1970”. Unknown

Holt, Daniel (Zunz), “Acceptable Risk: Law, Regulation and the Politics of American Financial Markets, 1878-1930”. Federal Judicial System, Historian (O-R)

McMahon, Stephanie Hunter (McCurdy), “Money, Sex, and Tax Policy: Developments in Tax Avoidance and Martial Tax Returns, 1913-1948”. University of Cincinnati, College of Law, Associate Professor (T)

Rakove, Robert (Leffler), “A Genuine Departure: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Nonaligned World”. Stanford University, International Relations Program, History Lecturer (Non-TT)

Speiser, Matthew (Gallagher), “Seeking the Roots of the Lost Cause: The Continuity of Regional Celebration in the White South, 1850-1872”. Marymount School, History Teacher (O-R)

Degrees Awarded August 2008

Blair, Melissa Estes (Aron), “Women’s Organizations and Grassroots Politics: Denver, Durham, and Indianapolis, 1960-1975”. Warren Wilson College, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science (TT)

 Jackson, Robert A. (Ayers), “Fade In, Crossroads: The Southern Cinema, 1890-1940”. University of Tulsa, Associate Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies (T)

Martin, Roderick (Middlefort), “The Reformation of Conscience: Rhetoric in the Lutheran Casuistry of Friedrich Balduin (1575-1627)”. Piedmont Community College, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History (Non-TT)

Martinez, Jaime A. (Gallagher), “For the Defense of the State: Slave Impressment in Confederate Virginia and North Carolina”. University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Degrees Awarded May 2008

Haffner, Jeanne (Rosenfeld), “Social Space Revolution: Aerial Photography, Social Science, and Urban Politics in Post War France”.  Harvard Historical Science Program, Research Associate (O-R)

 Jorgensen, Dolores (Carlson), “Private Need, Public Order: Urban Sanitation in Late Medieval England and Scandinavia”Umea University, Environmental Studies, Researcher (O-R)

Matthews, Scott L. (Hale), “Up Against The World Like It Is: Documentary Expression In The South, 1925-1965”Georgia State University, History Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Internship (Non-TT)

Metcalf, Cynthia Gray-Ware (Clancy-Smith), “From Morality Play to Celebrity: Women, Gender, and Performing Modernity In Egypt: c. 1850-1939”. Independent Scholar

Murphy, Brian P. (Onuf), “Empire State Building: Interests, Institutions, and the Formation of States and Parties in New York, 1783-1845”. Baruch College, Associate Professor of History (T)

Nichols, Christopher (Zunz), “From Empire to Isolation: Internationalism and Isolationism in American Thought”. Oregon State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Ragosta, John A. (Onuf), “Fighting for Freedom: How Virginia’s Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Religious Liberty”. Oberlin College, Visiting Assistant Professor of History (Non-TT)

Schermerhorn, Calvin Jack (Ayers), “Against All Odds: Slavery and Enslaved Families in the Making of the Antebellum Chesapeake”. Arizona State University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Van Cleve, George W. (Onuf), “A Slaveholders Union: The Law and Politics of American Slavery, 1770-1821”Seattle University, School of Law, Visiting Assistant Professor (Non-TT)

Witmer, Andrew D. (Ayers), “God’s Interpreters: Protestant Missionaries, African Converts and Conceptions of Race in the United States, 1830-1910”. James Madison University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Calendar Year 2007

Degrees Awarded December 2007

Loss, Christopher (Balogh), “Form Democracy to Diversity: The Politics of American Higher Education in the Twentieth Century”. Vanderbilt University, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education (T)

 Wilson, Rai Imani (McCurdy), “Foundations of Sand: Federalism, Formalism, and the Matter of Money in the African-American Legal Experience, Florida, 1900-1950”. University of California San Diego, History Lecturer (Non-TT)

Degrees Awarded August 2007

Bracken, Hillary (Nair), “Maternity and Child Welfare Reform in North India, 1900-1947”Gynuity Health Projects, New York, NY, SR Program Associate (O-R)

 Gao, Bei (Reed), “China, Japan and the Flight of European Jewish Refugees to Shanghai, 1938-1945”. University of North Carolina Wilmington, Assistant Professor of International Studies (TT)

May, Vanessa (Aron), “Working in Public and in Private: Domestic Service, Women’s Reform And The Meaning of the Middle-Class Home in New York City, 1870-1940”. Seton Hall University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Degrees awarded May 2007

Sribnick, Ethan (McCurdy), “Rehabilitating Child Welfare: Children and Public Policy, 1945-1980”. New York Institute of Technology, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Non-TT)

Calendar Year 2006

 Degrees awarded December 2006

Hochstetler, Laurie (Onuf), “Sacred Rites: Religious Rituals and the Transformation of American Puritanism”.  Western Washington University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

 Mooney, Alfonso (Ayers), “Shadows of Dominion: White Men and Power in Slavery, War, and the New South”. Windhover Capital Management, Financial Advisor (O)

Muravchik, Stephanie (Balogh), “Came To Believe: American Faith In An Age Of Psychology”. Claremont McKenna College, Visiting Assistant Professor (Non-TT)

Nehls, Christopher (Balogh), “A Grand and Glorious Feeling: The American Legion and American Nationalism between the World Wars”. FierceMarkets, FierceCities Newsletter, Editor (O)

Reis, Jehnie (Berlanstein), “French and Foreign Students in Interwar Paris: Creating the Cite Universitaire”. Point Park University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Vandermeulen, David (Zunz), “The Country of the Second Chance: Economic Failure and Recovery in Atchinson County, Kansas, 1865-1896”. Attorney (O)

Degrees awarded August 2006

Black, Monica (Confino), “The Meaning of Death and the Making of Three Berlins: A History, 1933-1961”.  University of Tennessee, Associate Professor of History (T)

 Pierce, Katherine Anna (Ayers), “Networks of Disunion: Politics, Print Culture, and the Coming of the Civil War”.  Sam Houston State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Degrees awarded May 2006

Cuthbertson, Susan (Schuker), “Politics, Empire, and the Italian Nation, 1896-1949”. (Geographically constrained search, for family reasons), Independent Scholar, LA (O)

 Fleche, Andre (Gallagher), “The Revolution of 1861: The Legacy of the European Revolutions of 1848 and the American Civil War”. Castleton State College, Associate Professor & History Department Chair (T)

Flemma, Thomas (Holt), “Taming the ‘Chaos of a Mighty World’: Contesting California Culture, 1846-1856”. The Hotchkiss School, Associate Head of School and Dean of Faculty, Chair of History Department (O-R)

Riedl, John (Ayers), “Language and the Making of Race in the United States, 1827-1900”. Montgomery College, Professor of History and Political Science (T)

Stokes, Laura (Midelfort), “Demons of Urban Reform: The Rise of Witchcraft Prosecution in Basel, Lucerne, and Nuremberg, 1430-1530”. Stanford University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Calendar Year 2005

Degrees awarded December 2005

Brooks, Clayton (Hale), “Conversations across the Color Line: Interracial Cooperation and the Making of Segregation in Virginia, 1900-1930”. Mary Baldwin College, Adjunct Professor (Non-TT)

 Hoff, Derek (Zunz), “Are We Too Many: The Population Debate and Policymaking in the Twentieth-Century United States”. Kansas State University, Associate Professor (T)

Minton, Amy (Ayers), “A Culture of Respectability: Southerners and Social Relations in Richmond, Virginia, 1820-1865”. Marymount University, Assistant Professor (TT)

Morissey, Christof (Schuker), “National Socialism and Dissent among the Ethnic Germans of Slovakia and Croatia, 1938-1945”. Independent scholar in Berlin (O)

Degrees awarded August 2005

Bolden, Jesse (Thomas), “A Study of the Rise and Fall of the John McCown Liberation Movement in Hancock County, Georgia, 1870-1976”. Ogeechee Ministries of God, Pastor & teacher (O)

 Jennison, Watson Woodson, III (Ayers), “Cultivating Race:  Slavery and Expansion in Georgia, 1750-1860”. University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Assistant Professor of History (TT) 

Lee, Susanna Michele (Ayers), “Claiming the Union:  Stories of Loyalty in the Post-Civil War South”. North Carolina State, Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Programs (T)

Degrees awarded May 2005 

Ackerman, Michael (Kett), Interpreting the “’Newer Knowledge of Nutrition’”:  Science, Interests, and Values in the Making of Dietary Advice in the United States, 1915-1965”. CSC, Senior Programmer/Analyst (O)     

 Doody, Colleen Patrice (Lichtenstein), Anticommunism in America:  Detroit’s Cold War, 1945-1960”. De Paul University, Associate Professor of History and Associate Department Chair (T) 

Drogula, Fred Kilday (Meyer), “The Office of the Provincial Governor under the Roman Republic and Empire (To AD 235):  Conception and Tradition”. Providence College, Associate Professor of History (T) 

Fisher, Nevan Andrew (Israel), “A House Divided:  Christmas Church and the Protestant Community of Anqing”.  Nazareth College, Associate Professor of History and Political Science, Director of International Studies, Director of the Center for International Education (T) 

Janney, Caroline (Gallagher), “If not for the Ladies’:  Ladies’ Memorial Associations and the Making of the Lost Cause”. Purdue University, Professor (T) 

Owens, James Clayton, Jr. (Halliday), “Between King and Conscience:  Law, Politics, and Community in Early Modern England’s Diocese of Winchester, 1520-1641”. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, Attorney (O)

Parkinson, Robert Glenn (Onuf), “Enemies of the People:  The Revolutionary War and Race in the New American Nation”. Shepherd College, Ray and Madeline Johnston Endowed Chair in American History, Associate Professor (T) 

Thorndike, Joseph Jacobs, III (Lichtenstein), “The Price of Civilization:  Taxation for Depression and War, 1932-1945”. Northwestern University, School of Law, Adjunct Professor (Non-TT)

Whitener, Bradford Duane (Megill), “Varieties of Historical Consciousness in Nineteenth-century Germany:  Ranke, Dollinger, and Marx”. Saint Mary’s University, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

Calendar Year 2004

Degrees awarded December 2004 

Mitchell, Dayo (Drayton), “The Ambiguous Distinctions of Descent:  Free People of Color and the Construction of Citizenship in Trinidad and Dominica, 1800-1838”. Stanford University, Academic Advising Director (O)

 Morton, Jack D. (Holt), “Ohio’s Gallant Fight:  Northern State Politics during the Reconstruction Era, 1865-1878”. Cengage Learning, Staff Accountant (O)

Murphy, Sharon A. (Thomas), Security in an Uncertain World:  Life Insurance and the Emergence of Modern America”. Providence College, Professor of History (T

Degrees awarded August 2004

CelelloKristin M. (Aron), “Making Marriage Work:  Marital Success and Failure in the United States, 1920-1980”. Queens College, Associate Professor of History (T) 

 De Schweinitz, Rebecca L. (Aron), “‘If They Could Change the World’:  Children, Childhood, and African-American Civil Rights Politics”. Brigham Young University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Delnore, Allyson J. (Rosenfeld), “Political Convictions:  French Deportation Projects in the Age of Revolutions, 1791-1854”. University of Pittsburgh, Associate Director of the European Union Center, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History (Non-TT)

Hsieh, Wayne (Ayers & Gallagher), “The Old Army in War and Peace: West Pointers and the Civil War Era, 1814-1865”United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Associate Professor of History (T)

Degrees awarded May 2004 

Bynum, Cornelius Lyn (Zunz), “Fighting for Identity:  A. Philip Randolph’s Search for Class-Consciousness in the Age of the Harlem Renaissance”. Purdue University, Associate Professor of History and Associate Director of the African American Studies and Research Center (T) 

 Carp, Benjamin Louis (Onuf), “Cityscapes and Revolution:  Political Mobilization and Urban Spaces in North America, 1740-1783”. Brooklyn College, CUNY, Associate Professor and Daniel M. Lyons Chair of History (T) 

Hohenstein, Kurt Alan (Mccurdy), “Coining Corruption:  Deliberative Democracy, the Constitution, and the Making of the American Campaign Finance System, 1876-1976”. Winona State, Assistant Professor of History and Co-Director of the Law and Society Program (TT)

Morsman, Amy Feely (Aron), “The Big House after Slavery:  Virginia’s Plantation Elite and their Postbellum Domestic Experiment”. Middlebury College, Associate Professor of History (T)          

Murphy, Maire Agnes (Zunz), “The Metropolitan Project:  Leadership, Policy and Development in St. Louis, Missouri, 1945-1980”. Washington Univ. St. Louis, American Culture Studies, Academic Coordinator (O-R)

Neem, Johann Nuru (Onuf), The Transformation of Civil Society in Massachusetts, 1780s-1840s”. Western Washington University, Professor (T)

Calendar Year 2003

Degrees awarded December 2003 

Bon Tempo, Carl (Lichtenstein), “Americans at the Gate:  The Politics of American Refugee Policy, 1952-1980”. Suny Albany, Associate Professor (T)

 Mattozzi, Louisa Parker (Schutte & Osheim), “The Feminine Art of Politics and Diplomacy:  The Roles of Duchesses in Early Modern Italy”. U.S. State Department, Program Manager (O)

Richards, Lawrence G., Jr. (Lichtenstein), “Union Free and Proud”:  America’s Anti-Union Culture and the Decline of Organized Labor”. Miami University Ohio, Visiting Assistant Professor (Non-TT)

Schoen, Brian Dale (Onuf), “The Fragile Fabric of Union:  The Cotton South, Federal Politics, and the Atlantic World, 1783-1861”. Ohio University, Associate Professor (T)

Degrees awarded August 2003 

Garver, Valerie (Noble), “Carolingian Aristocratic Women and the Transmission of Culture”.  Northern Illinois University, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor (T)

Kirn, John (Holt), “Voters, Parties, and Legislative Politics in New York State, 1846-1876”. John Tyler Community College, Associate Professor of History (T)

Laub, Thomas (Schuker), “The Politics of Occupation: The German Military Administration in France, 1940-1944”. Delta State University, Assistant Professor of Social Science (TT)

Wullf (Diefenderfer), Lara (Schutte), “Making and Unmaking Saints in Seventeenth-Century Madrid”. St. Catherine’s School, Head of Upper School (O-R)

Degrees awarded May 2003 

Hudgins, Nicole Herz (Berlanstein), “Photographic Culture in Two Industrial Cities: Manchester and Lille, 1839-1914”. University of Baltimore, Associate Professor of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies (T)

Irons, Charles (Ayers), “’The Chief Cornerstone’: The Spiritual foundations of Virginia’s Slave Society, 1740-1861”. Elon College, Associate Professor of History (T)

LaFleur, James (Miller), “The Culture of Crops on the Gold Coast (West Africa) from the Earliest Times to circa 1850”. University of Virginia, Carter G. Woodson Institute, Adjunct Faculty (Non-TT)

Meacham, Sarah (Onuf), “From Women’s Province to Men’s domain: Gender, Technology, and Alcohol in the Chesapeake, 1690 to 1800”. Virginia Commonwealth University, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of History (T)

Sadosky, Leonard (Onuf), “Revolutionary Negotiations: A History of American Diplomacy with Europe and Native America in the Age of Jefferson”. Weill Cornell Medical College, Digital Content Producer (O)

Sheehan-Dean, Aaron (Gallagher), “The Family War: Motivation and Commitment in the American Civil War”. Louisiana State University, Fred C. Frey Professor of History (T)

Vettel, Eric (Parshall), “’Research Life!’ Bioscientists, the Bay Area, and a Research Revolution, 1946-1972”. American Energy Society, President/CEO (O)

Calendar Year 2002

Degrees awarded December 2002

Dhavan, Purnima (Barnett), “The Warriors’ Way: The Making of the Eighteenth-Century Khalsa Panth”. University of Washington, Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor in History/Associate Professor (T)

Morris, Andrew (Zunz), “Charity, Therapy, and Poverty: Private Social Service in the Era of Public Welfare”. Union College, Associate Professor of History (T)

Lamey (Sklaroff), Lauren (Lichtenstein), “Ambivalent Inclusion: The State, Race, and Official Culture, 1930-1950”. University of South Carolina, Associate Professor of History (T)

Degrees awarded August 2002

Creasman, Allyson (Midelfort), “Policing the Word: The Control of Print and Public Expression in early-Modern Augsburg, 1520-1648”. Carnegie Mellon University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Froysland, Haley Susan (Braun), “Para el Bien Comun: Charity, Health, and Moral Order in Bogotà, Colombia, 1850-1936”. Indiana University South Bend, Associate Professor of History (T)

Degrees awarded May 2002

Campion, David (Barnett), “Watchmen of the Raj: The United Provinces Police, 1870-1931 and the Dilemmas of Colonial Policing in British India”. Lewis and Clark College, Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History and Department Chair (T)

Culpepper, Danielle (Osheim, Schutte), “Court, Convent, and Counter Reformation: Ursulines in the Farnese Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, 1575-1731”. University of Virginia Rare Book School, Director of Budget and Finance (O-R)

Fain, W. Taylor III (Leffler), “Toll-Gates and Barbicans of Empire: The United States, Great Britain, and the Persian Gulf Region, 1950-1968”. University of North Carolina Wilmington, Associate Professor of History or Graduate Coordinator (T)

Ingram, Robert (Halliday, Midelfort), “Nation, Empire, and Church: Thomas Secker, Anglican Identity, and Public Life in Georgian Britain, 1700-1770”. Ohio University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Jones, Bernie Donna-Maria (McCurdy), “Critical Race Theory: Protesting Against Formalism in the Law, 1969-1999”. Suffolk University, Law School, Associate Professor (T)

Lee, Lauranett (Ayers), “Crucible in the Classroom: The Freedpeople and Their Teachers, Charlottesville, VA 1861-1876”. Virginia Museum, VA Historical Society, Curator of African American History (O-R)

Mizelle, Peter (Geraci, Rossman), “‘Battle with Famine’: Soviet Relief and the Tatar Republic, 1921-1922”. Central Intelligence Agency (O-R)

Norris, Stephen (Geraci), “Russian Images of War: The Lubok and Wartime Culture, 1812-1917”. Miami University of Ohio, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Assistant Director and Professor of History (T)

Norton, Peter (Balogh), “Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City”.  University of Virginia, Department of Engineering and Society, Center for Transportation Studies, Associate Professor of History (T)

Schroer, Timothy (Confino), “Race after the Master Race: Germans and African Americans, 1945-1949”. University of West Georgia, Professor of History (T)

Sheehy, Peter (Balogh), “The Triumph of Group Therapeutics: Therapy, the Social Self, and Liberalism in America, 1910-1960”. Independent Scholar (O)

Calendar Year 2001

Degrees awarded December 2001

Roth, Sarah Nelson (Ayers), “Rebels and Martyrs: The Debate over Slavery in American Popular Culture, 1822-1865”. Widener College, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the African and African American Studies Program (T)

 Degrees award August 2001

Dierenfield, Kathleen Murphy (Aron), “Marion Talbot: the Dean of Educated Women”. Canisius College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

Taylor (Murrell), Amy Elizabeth (Ayers), “The Divided Family in Civil War America, 1860-1870”. University of Kentucky, Associate Professor of History (T)

Schuyler, Lorraine Gates (Ayers), “The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Politics in the 1920's”. University of Richmond, Chief of Staff, Office of the President (O)

Taylor, Scott Kenneth (Eire, Midelfort), “Honor and Violence in Castile, 1600-1650”. University of Kentucky, Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies (T)

Degrees awarded May 2001

Broome, Michael Jon (Holt), “Horses' Heads, Mint Drops, Talking Rats, and Bell Ringers: Mid-Nineteenth Century American Politics and the Wild World of Political Cartoons”. White House, Personnel Office Associate (O)

Koerner, Steven Richard (Kett), “The Conservative Youth Movement: A Study in Right-Wing Political Culture and Activism, 1950-1980”. Consultant, Washington DC (O)

Milazzo, Paul Charles (Balogh), “Legislating the Solution to Pollution: Congress and the Development of Water Pollution Control Policy, 1945-1975”. Ohio University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Van Hook, Laurie West, (Schucker), “The Allies, the Axis, and the Serb-Croat Muddle, 1939-1945”. Derby & Bierce, Free Lance Write (O)

Watkinson, Patricia Ferguson, (Edsall), “Empire's Champion: Leo Amery and the Imperial Idea, 1900-1945”. Randolph-Macon College, Assistant Professor (TT)

Calendar Year 2000

Degrees awarded August 2000

Clevenger, Bryson Edward (Thomas), “Ireland and the Ultraradicals: A Rhetoric of Engagement and Detachment in British Working-Class Ideology”. University of Virginia, Research Advisor and Librarian for Philosophy (O-R)

Dorr, Gregory Michael (Kett), “Segregation's Science: The American Eugenics Movement and Virginia, 1900-1980”. Lone Pine Tree Care, Owner (O)

Guba, James Edward, (Osheim), “Cardinal Jacques Davy Du Perron: Conversion, Schism, and Politics in Early Modern France”. The Ministry (O)

Hammond, Mitchell Love (Midelfort), “The Origins of Civic Health Care in Early Modern Germany”. University of Victoria, British Columbia, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Koschnik, Albrecht (Onuf), “Voluntary Associations, Political Culture, and the Public Sphere in Philadelphia, 1780-1830”. Independent Scholar (O)

Lewis, Andrew Benjamin (Gaston), “Wandering in Two Worlds: Race, Citizenship, and Education in Virginia since 1945”. Red Room, Blog Writer (O)

Sheets, Kevin Brooks (Kett), “Et Tu, America? The Rise and Fall of Latin in Schools, Society, and the Culture of the Educated Man”. SUNY Cortland, Associate Professor of History (T)

Troutman, Phillip Davis (Ayers), “Slave Trade and Sentiment in Antebellum Virginia”. George Washington University, Assistant Professor of Writing (TT)

Degrees awarded May 2000

Dorr, Lisa Johanna (Lane), “'Messin' White Women': White Women, Black Men, and Rape in Virginia, 1900-1960”. University of Alabama, Associate Professor of History and College of Arts & Sciences, Associate Dean (T)

Eisenach, Emlyn (Schutte, Midelfort), “Marriage, Concubinage, and Marriage Dissolution in Sixteenth-Century Verona”. University of Chicago, Admissions Office (O)

French, Scot Andrew, (Ayers), “Remembering Nat Turner: The Rebellious Slave in American Thought, 1831 to the Present”. University of Central Florida, Director of Center for Digital History and Associate Professor of History (T)

Holloran, John Robert (Megill, Midelfort), “Professors of Enlightenment at the University of Halle, 1690-1730”. Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, History Department Chair & Teacher (O-R)

LaLonde, Kristine Lynn (Balogh), “Transformations of Authority: Reform, Rebellion, and Resistance in the Catholic Church of the 1960's”. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Chief Innovation Officer (O)

Mahan, Erin Rose (Leffler), “The Burdens and Dilemmas of the Atlantic Alliance: John F. Kennedy, Charles de Gaulle and Western Europe, 1961-1963”. Office of the Secretary of Defense, Chief Historian (O-R)

Mulroney, Kelly Ann (Megill), “Team Research and Interdisciplinarity in French Social Science, 1925-1952”. Dealertrack Technologies, Vice President of Product Strategy (O)

Potter, Dorothy Turner (Onuf), “The Cultural Influences of W. A. Mozart's Music in Philadelphia: 1786-1861”. Lynchburg College, Professor of History (T)

Samuelson, Richard Adam (Onuf), “The Adams Family and the American Experiment”. California State San Bernardino, Associate Professor of History (T)

Calendar Year 1999

Degrees awarded December 1999

Halperin, Terri Diane (Stagg), “Dangerous to Liberty: The United States Senate, 1789-1821”. University of Richmond, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

Hampson [now Patterson], Mary Regina Seeger (Havran), “Domesticating the Reformation: Religious Revolution and the Vocabulary of English Popular Piety”. Independent Scholar & Editor, NY (O-R)

Hay, William Anthony (Edsall), “Henry Brougham and the Whigs in Opposition, 1808-1830”. Mississippi State University, Associate Professor of History (T)

Rothman, Joshua Daniel (Ayers), “'Notorious in the Neighborhood': Interracial Sex and Interracial Families in Early National and Antebellum Virginia”. University of Alabama, Professor of History and Director of Summersell Center for the Study of the South (T)

Wright, Dianne Swann (Ayers), “A Way Out of No Way: Learning the Ways of Freedom in the New South, 1865-1930”. Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Director of African American and Special Programs, (O-R)

Degrees award August 1999

Fort, James Bruce III (Ayers), “The Politics and Culture of Literacy in Georgia, 1800-1920”. Did not enter job market, Independent scholar (O)

 Kastor, Peter John (Stagg), “'An Apprenticeship to Liberty': The Incorporation of Louisiana and the Struggle for Nationhood in the Early American Republic, 1803-1820”. Washington University, St. Louis, Professor of History and Department Chair (T)

 Trees, Andrew Spencer (Onuf), “'A Character to Establish': Personal and National Identity in the New Nation”. Author (O)

 Degrees awarded May 1999

Carlsmith, Christopher Henry (Osheim, Schutte), “Schooling and Society in Bergamo, 1500-1650”. University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Professor of History and Transfer Coordinator (T)

D'Andrea, David Michael (Osheim, Schutte), “Civic Christianity in Fifteenth-Century Treviso: The Confraternity and Hospital of Saint Maria Dei Battuti”. Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

Gutzman, Kevin R.C. (Onuf), “Old Dominion, New Republic: Making Virginia Republican, 1776-1840”. Western Connecticut State University, Professor of History and Graduate Coordinator (T)

Harmon, Clifford Douglas (Berlanstein), “Balance and Power: Napoleonic Administration in the Department of Isere, 1800-1815”. Bridgewater College, Instructor of History (Non-TT)

Henneke, Christian Edmund (Havran), “The Art of Diplomacy under the Early Stuarts, 1603-42”. McGuire, Woods, Battle, & Boothe Law, Partner (O)

Howard, Agnes Rose (Innes), “The Blessed Echoes of Truth: Catechisms and Confirmation in Puritan New England”. Gordon College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

Klein, Jennifer Lisa (Lichtenstein), “Managing Security: The Business of American Social Policy, 1910-1960”. Yale University, Professor of History (T)

Landphair, Juliette Lee (Gaston), “For the Good of the Community: Reform Activism and Public Schools in New Orleans, 1920-1960”. University of Mary Washington, Vice President for Student Affairs (O-R)

Lassiter, Matthew David (Gaston), “The Rise of the Suburban South: The 'Silent Majority' and the Politics of Education, 1945-1975”. University of Michigan, Associate Professor of History (T)

Michel, Gregg Laurence (Gaston), “The Southern Student Organizing Committee and the Radicalization of White Southern Students, 1964-1969”. University of Texas, San Antonio, Associate Professor of History and Department Chair (T)

Rohrer, Stephen Scott (Stagg), “Planting Pietism: Religion and Community in the Moravian Settlements of North Carolina, 1750-1830”. National Journal, Senior Editor (O-R)

Rubin, Anne Sarah (Ayers), “Redefining the South: Confederates, Southerners, and Americans, 1863-1868”. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Professor of History (T)

Van Hook, James Carlton (Schuker), “Rebuilding Germany: The Creation of the Social Market Economy, 1945-1957”. Central Intelligence Agency (O-R)

Calendar Year 1998

Degrees awarded December 1998

Nickles, Shelley Kaplan (Zunz), “Object Lessons: Household Appliance Design and the American Middle Class, 1920-1960”. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Division of Social History, Curator (O-R)

 Saxon, Timothy Dale (Schuker), “The German Side of the Hill: Nazi Conquest and Exploitation of Italy, 1943-45”. Liberty University, Associate Professor of History (T)

 Wells, Coleman Harwell (Zunz), “Remapping America: Market Research and American Society, 1900-1940”. Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Associate Professor (T)

 Degrees awarded August 1998

Dickson, Keith Dean (Ayers), “The Divided Mind of Douglas Southall Freeman and the Transmission of Southern Memory”. Joint Staff College, National Defense University, Professor of History (T)

Jacobs, Meg (Lichtenstein), “The Politics of Purchasing Power: Political Economy, consumption Politics, and State-Building, 1909-1959". Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Associate professor of History (T)

Pittman, Lester Groves (Edsall), “Missionaries and Emissaries: The Anglican Church in Palestine, 1841-1948”. Trident Technical College, History Instructor (Non-TT)

Rampton, Martha (Noble), “The Gender of Magic in the Early Middle Ages”. Pacific University, Oregon, Associate Professor of History (T)

Shurmer, Robert Matthew (Havran), “Deconstructing the Nation State: The Cromwellian Invasion and Occupation of Scotland, 1650-1660”. St. Albans School, Washington DC (O-R)

Degrees Awarded May 1998

Boesen, Matthew Charles (Innes), “From Charter to Constitution: Local Self-Government in Revolutionary Massachusetts, 1774-1780”. Woodberry Forest School, History Teacher, Noland Memorial Foundation Fellowship Coordinator, Dean of Faculty (O-R)

Cunningham, Carleton Sewel III (Havran), “Anglo-French Trade, War and Diplomacy in the Early Stuart Age”. Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, History Teacher (O-R)

Goldberg, Eric Joseph (Noble), “Creating a Medieval Kingdom: Carolingian Kingship, Court Culture, and Aristocratic Society under Louis of East Francia (840-76)”. M.I.T, Associate Professor of History (T)

Gunnoe, Charles Dewey, Jr. (Midelfort), “Thomas Erastus in Heidelberg: A Renaissance Physician during the Second Reformation, 1558-1580”. Aquinas College, Professor of History (T)

Hopkins, Robert Smith III (Leffler), “U.S. Strategic Aerial Reconnaissance and the Cold War, 1945-1961”. US Air Force, Retired (O)

Lengel, Edward George (Edsall), “'Perverse and Ill-Fated People': British Perceptions of the Irish, 1840-1860”. University of Virginia, Papers of George Washington, Professor and Editor in Chief (T)

Lenner, Andrew Clark (McCurdy), “The Federal Principle in American Law and Politics, 1790-1833”. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Financial Advisor (O)

Love, Richard (Lichtenstein), “The Cigarette Capital of the World: Labor, Race, and Tobacco in Richmond, Virginia, 1880-1980”. National Ground Intelligence, Analyst (O)

Mosser, Virginia Ruth (Midelfort), “Strange Mercies: The Search for Miracles in the Habsburg Monarchy from the Reign of Leopold I”. Southern Virginia University, Associate Professor of History & German (T)

Myers, Andrew Herbert (Gaston), “Black, White, and Olive Drab: Military-Social Relations during the Civil Rights Movement at Fort Jackson and in Columbia, South Carolina”. University of South Carolina, Spartanburg, Professor of History (T)

Smith, John Douglas (Ayers), “Managing White Supremacy: Politics and Culture in Virginia, 1919-1939”. Independent Scholar, Author (O)

Sprey, Ilicia Jo (Crosby), “Papal Legates in English Politics, 1100-1272”. Ivy Tech Community College, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and University Transfer Division, Dean and Professor (T)

Stephenson, Robert Scott (Innes), “With Swords and Plowshares: British and American Military Society in the Trans-Allegheny West, 1754-1774”. Museum of the American Revolution, Director of Collections and Interpretation (O-R)

Calendar Year 1997

Degrees Awarded December 1997

Freeman, Joanne Barrie (Onuf), “Affairs of Honor: Political Combat and Political Character in the Easy Republic”. Yale University, Professor of History (T)

Smith, Mark Augustus (Onuf), “Crisis, Unity, and Partisanship: The Road to the Sedition Act”.  John Burroughs School, St. Louis, History Teacher (O-R)

Degrees Awarded August 1997

Grover, Ruhi (Hauser), “Rhythms of the Timber Trade: Forests in the Himalayan Punjab, 1850-1925”. University of Otago, New Zealand, Blenheim Advisors, India Education Sector (O-R)

 Degrees Awarded May 1997

Burnett, Robert Scott (Holt), “Creating the 34th Congress: House and Senate Elections, 1854-1855”. UVA bookstore (O)

Flower, John Myers (Israel), “Portraits of Belief: Constructions of Chinese Cultural Identity in the Two Worlds of City and Countryside of Modern Sichuan Province”. Sidwell Friends School, Director of Chinese Studies Program (O-R)

Gough, Terrence James (Harbaugh), “The Battle of Washington: Soldiers and Businessmen in World War I”. US Army Center, Military Historian (O-R)

Haggard, Robert Francis (Edsall), “The Persistence of Victorian Liberalism: Social Reform in Britain during the 'Great Depression', 1869-1899”. Thomas Jefferson Post-Presidential Papers Project, Senior Associate Editor (University of Virginia & Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation) (O-R)

Kimball, Gregg David (Ayers), “Place and Perception: Richmond in Late Antebellum America”. Library of Virginia, Director of Public Services and Outreach (O-R)

Lewis, Charlene Boyer (Aron), “Ladies and Gentlemen on Display: Planter Society at the Virginia Springs, 1790-1860”. Kalamazoo College, Professor and Director of American Studies (T)

OBrion, Catherine Greet (Ayers), “A Mighty Fortress is Our God': Building a Community of Faith in the Virginia Tidewater, 1772-1845”. Supreme Court of Virginia Archives, Virginia State Law Library, Librarian-Archivist (O-R)

Ramsey, Michael Gary Lawrence (Braun), “No Solid Ground on Which to Stand: Diego Martinez Barrio and the Second Spanish Republic”. Union College, Professor of History (T)

Roberts, Daniel McDonald (Havran), “The Puritan Political Organization of Civil War London: The Legacy of Lord High Mayor Isaac Peningtron”. University of Richmond, Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and History and Liberal Arts Department Chair (T)

Robertson, Lindsay Gordon (McCurdy), “Johnson v. M'Intosh: Land, Law and Politics of Federalism, 1773-1842. University of Oklahoma, College of Law, Professor; Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy, Faculty Director; Inter-American Center for Law and Culture, Associate Director; Supreme Court of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes, Special Justice; Special Counsel on Indian Affairs to the Governor of Oklahoma (T)

Schiller, Reuel Edward (McCurdy), “Policy Ideals and Judicial Action: Expertise, Group Pluralism and Participatory Democracy in Intellectual Thought and Legal Decision-Making, 1932-1970”. University of California, Hastings College of Law, Professor (T)

Smith, Hilary Borbon (Havran), “'Community' and 'Belonging' in Early Modern England: Life in the Trent River Valley, 1520-1640”. St. Paul’s on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, Episcopal Minister (O)

Calendar Year 1996

Degrees Awarded Fall 1996

Holowinsky, Yurij Basil (Sablinsky), “Visions of a Democratic Russia: America and Russian Liberalism, 1900-1917”. St. Josaphat, Ukrainian Catholic Seminary Bishop (O)

Munsick, David Roger, Jr. (Havran), “English Government and Society under the Cromwells, 1649-1660: Reflections on a Failed Regime”. The Covenant School, Charlottesville, VA (O-R)

Snead, David Lindsey (Leffler), “Eisenhower and the Gaither Report: The Influence of a Committee of Experts on National Security Policy in the late 1950's”. Liberty University, Professor of History  (T)



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