Placement History

PH.D. GRADUATES, JANUARY 1997 THROUGH MAY 2019, WITH PLACEMENT DATA 

These placement data are incomplete and (in some cases) out-of-date. If you see any inaccuracies, please e-mail corrections to Communications. An analysis of these data can be found here.

Explanation of terms:

T

=Tenured

 

TT

=Tenure-track

 

VAP

=Visiting Assistant Professor

 

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

 

 

Year Last Name First Name Dissertation Current Employer Job Title
2019 Creer Tyler   Brigham Young University Visiting Assistant Professor
2019 Butcher Tom Sexual Spectra: Biology and Sexual Politics in Europe, 1898-1933 University of Virginia Lecturer
2019 Cohen Jonathan For a Dollar and a Dream: State Lotteries and American Inequality on the job market  
2019 De Groot Michael Disruption: Economic Globalization and the New World Order of the 1970s Department of International Studies, Indiana University-Bloomington Assistant Professor (TT)
2019 Lurie Shira Politics at the Poles: Liberty Poles and the Popular Struggle for the New Republic University of Toronto University College Fellow in Early American History (rank of Assistant Professor)
2019 Thompson Joseph Sounding Southern: Music, Militarism, and the Making of the Sunbelt Mississippi State University Assistant Professor
2017 Berggren Kathleen Forging a Veteran-State Social Contract: The American Legion, 1919-1956 on the job market  
2017 Brown Willa The Gentlemen of the Woods: Myth, Memory and the American Lumberjack, 1870-1936 Harvard University Preceptor of Expository Writing (non-TT)
2017 Cirillo Frank The Day of Sainthood Has Passed: Abolitionists and the Golden Moment of the Civil War, 1861-1865 New York Historical Society Post-doc
2017 Cohen Benjamin Respect the Depths: Washington, D.C. and the Myth of Education Reform on the job market  
2017 Fredrickson Leif The Age of Lead: Metropolitan Change, Environmental Health, and Inner City Underdevelopment in Baltimore on the job market  
2017 Freeman Stephanie Looking over the Horizon: Nuclear Abolitionism and the End of the Cold War, 1979-1989 Dartmouth College Post-doc, Dickey Center
2017 Garmon, Jr. Frank State Taxes, Wealth, and Public Finances after the American Revolution, 1783-1815 Christopher Newport, Center for American Studies Post-doc
2017 Gismondi Melissa Rachel Jackson and the Search for Zion, 1760s-1830s University of Virginia Women, Gender, & Sexuality Lecturer (P/T)
2017 Hoffman Zachary Orienting the Empire: Russian Identity and East Asian Imperialism in the Conservative Press, 1894-1905 on the job market  
2017 Marshall Lauren Rewriting Empire: The South African War, The English Popular Press, and Edwardian Imperial Reform on the job market  
2017 McGee Andrew Mainframing America: Computers, Federal Systems, and the Governmental Origins of the U.S. Information Society, 1940-1985 Carnegie Mellon University Visiting Assistant Professor (non-TT)
2017 Mock Harold Dangerous Power: An International History of German Unification, 1969-1993 Georgia College Assistant Professor & Director of Leadership Programs (TT)
2017 Nix Shannon The Soul of Our Foreign Policy’: Human Rights, Ecumenical Activism, and the Struggle over U.S. Policy toward Central America, 1976-1982 on the job market  
2016 Ambuske James The Loss it Sustain'd by the Immense Drain of Men: The Imperial Politics of Scottish Emigration to Revolutionary America, 1756-1803 George Washington's Mount Vernon Digital Historian
2016 Avissar Nir Photoactivism: Political Iconography in France, 1944-1968 Treehouse International School (O-R)
2016 Barlow Rhonda John Adams and the Fight for an Independent American Foreign Policy Adams Family Papers Assistant Editor (O-R)
2016 Barton Mary Counter-Terrorism: An International History, 1919-1937 Dartmouth College Post-doc, U.S. Foreign Policy Fellow
2016 Belonick Paul Roman Restraint: Competition and Morals in the Roman Republic Washington and Lee University Visiting Professor of Law (non-TT)
2016 Brady Benjamin Regulating the World: American Law and the International Business U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Market Supervision Attorney-Adviser (O)
2016 Draper Mary The Tropical Metropolis: Cities and Society in the Early Modern British Caribbean Midwestern University Assistant Professor (TT)
2016 Hickmott Alec Living in the Country: Imagining Development and Remaking the Black Rural South, 1933-86 Amherst College Visiting Lecturer of History and Black Studies (non-TT)
2016 Hrdlicka James War and Constitution-Making in Revolutionary Massachusetts, 1754-1788 University of Pennsylvania Post-doc, Andrea Mitchell Center
2016 Marquez  Cecilia The Strange Career of Juan Crow: Latino/as and the Making of the U.S. South, 1940-2000 New York University Assistant Professor (TT)
2016 Stringham Noel Marking Nuer Histories: Gender, Gerontocracy, and the Politics of Inclusion in the Upper Nile from 1400-1931 Wheaton College Assistant Professor (TT)
2015 Ax Oscar Emotional States: Marriage and the Pursuit of Happiness in East and West Germany, 1949-1989 Yonergy Solar Sales Director (O)
2015 Bauer Jean Republicans of Letters: The Early American Foreign Service as Information Network, 1775-1825 Princeton University Associate Director, Center for Digital Humanities (O-R)
2015 Bibler Ryan Legal Settlements: Jurisdiction in the English Atlantic, 1603-1643 Silverchair Science and Communications Business Analyst (O)
2015 Brown Katherine Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law Huntington University Assistant Professor of Political Science (TT)
2015 Finger Thomas Harvesting Power: Transatlantic Merchants and the Anglo-American Grain Trade, 1795-1890 Northern Arizona University Assistant Professor of History and Associate Chair (TT)
2015 Geoghegan Kate The Specter of Anarchy, the Hope for Transformation: The Role of Non-State Actors in the U.S. Response to Soviet Reform and Disunion, 1981-1996 Harvard University, Davis Center Research Associate (O-R)
2015 Hicks Mary 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)
2015 Lashua Kristen Children at the Birth of Empire, c. 1600-1760 Vanguard University Assistant Professor of History and Political Science (TT)
2015 McCormick Evan Beyond Revolution and Repression: U.S. Foreign Policy and Latin American Democracy, 1980-1989 University of Texas at Austin, Clements Center for National Security Post-doc
2015 Perkins Cody Coloured Men, Moffies, and Meanings of Masculinity in South Africa, 1910-1960 American Hebrew Academy Social Studies Teacher (O-R)
2015 Richeson Tamika 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)
2015 Rosenwald Brian Mount Rushmore: The Rise of Talk Radio and Its Impact on Politics and Public Policy University of Pennsylvania Fox Leadership Program, Fellow (O-R)
2015 Turek Lauren 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)
2015 Zvengrowski Jeffrey The Stood Like the Old Guard of Napoleon: Jefferson Davis and the Pro-Bonaparte Democrats, 1815-1870 University of Virginia Assistant Editor, The Washington Papers (O-R)
2014 Brettle Adrian The Fortunes of War: Confederate Expansionist Ambitions during the American Civil War Tufts University Lecturer (non-TT)
2014 Caires Michael The Greenback Union: The Politics and Law of American Money in the Civil War Era American Civil War Museum Mellon Post-doc
2014 Cebul Brent Developmental State: The Politics of Business, Poverty, and Economic Empowerment from the New Deal to the New Democrats University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor
2014 Daniels Anne Growing Up in the Land of the Future: Youth Culture and Politics in Brazil, 1920-1985 Wilmington College Assistant Professor (TT)
2014 Dilbeck Dale War in Earnest: The Union and its Effort to Wage a Just War Oklahoma Baptist University Assistant Professor of History (TT)
2014 Flaherty Randall To ‘the Most Distant Parts of the Globe’: Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819 UVA Law School Special Collections Librarian
2014 Kayaoglu Barin Loving and Hating America in Turkey and Iran: A Cold War Story of Alliance Politics and Authoritarian Modernization, 1945-1980 American University of Iraq Assistant Professor (TT)
2014 Luebke Peter Shattering the Slave Power: Northern Soldiers Interpret Their Civil War Naval History and Heritage Command Historian (O-R)
2014 Moulds Loren The Domestic Standard: American Homeownership and the State, 1917-1950 UVA School of Law Digital Collections Librarian (O-R)
2014 Pierce Rachel Capital Feminism: Work, Politics, and Gender in Congress, 1960-1980 University of Gothenburg Adjunct Professor of History (non-TT)
2014 Ray Daren Disentangling Ethnicity in East Africa, ca. 1-2010 CE: Past Communities in Present Proactive Auburn University Assistant Professor of History (TT)
2014 Terry John Imagining Nature and Creating Sacred Landscapes in Early Medieval England and Francia, c. 400-850 Westminister School History Teacher (O-R)
2014 Weidner Heather The Ocean in the Atlantic: British Experience and Imagination in an Imperial Sea, ca. 1600-1800 Lynchburg College Adjunct Professor of History (non-TT)
2014 Wilson Lee 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)
2013 Allison James Sovereignty for Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination Christopher Newport University Assistant Professor of History
2013 Collins John One of Many: Martial Law and English Laws, c. 1500-c. 1700 Eastern Washington University Lecturer in History
2013 Dudley Brian The Constitution of This Realm: Political Decision-Making, Office-Holding, and Religious Change in England’s Parishes, 1559-1700 National Ground Intelligence Analyst (O-R)
2013 Gilliam George Building a Modern South: Political Economy in 19th-Century Virginia University of Virginia Lecturer in History
2013 Grinspan Jonathan The Virgin Vote: Young Americans in the Age of Popular Politics Smithsonian National Museum of American History  Curator of Political History
2013 Jacobs Amy Redefinig 'Veterans': The Vietnam War and the Making of Women Veterans 1979-97 Stevenson School History Teacher
2013 Kabalek Yaakov The Rescue of Jews and the Memory of Nazism in German, from the Third Reich to the Present Hebrew University Post-doc
2013 Le Zotte Jennifer From Goodwill to Grunge: Secondhand Consumerism in the 20th-Century United States University of North Carolina-Wilmington Assistant Professor of History
2013 Le Zotte Jennifer From Goodwill to Grunge: Secondhand Consumerism in the Twentieth-Century United States University of Nevada-Reno Lecturer (non-TT)
2013 Lee Rosemary A Printing Press for Shah Abbas: Science, Learning, and Evangelization in the Near East, 1600-50 University of Maryland-College Park MBA Candidate, School of Business
2013 Macekura Stephen Of Limits and Growth: Global Environmentalism and the Rise of 'Sustainable Development' in the 20th Century Indiana University, Bloomington Assistant Professor of History
2013 Nalty Sean We are going to Destruction as Fast as We Can: Slavery, the Rule of Law, and the Constitutional Union Party, 1849-1861   Banking (O)
2013 Nemchenok Victor A Dialogue of Power: Development, Global Civil Society, and the Third World Challenge to International Order, 1969-81 US Department of Defense Internal Affairs Analyst
2013 Nesbit Scott The Irony of Emancipation in the Civil War South University of Georgia Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities
2013 Otis Jessica By the Numbers: Understanding the World in Early Modern England George Mason University Assistant Professor of History, Director of Public Projects (TT)
2013 Spencer Scott Establishing Empire's State, Engineering Empire's Nation: The South African Constabulary, the Imperial Policing Network, and a Greater Britain, 1900-18 Winchester High School Social Studies Teacher
2013 Staller Jared Island of Imaginations: The Historical Dialectics between Experience and Observations in the Creation of Sao Tome, 1472-1953 Rice University History Lecturer
2013 Stefanelli Dana John A Capital City: Washington, D.C., and the Political Economy of American Federalism, 1781-1831 Marymount University Adjunct Faculty of History (non-TT)
2013 Stubbendeck Megan This Wrong Being Done to My People: Street Gangs, Historical Agency, and Crime Politics in Postwar America ArborBridge Senior Director of Instruction (O)
2013 Wood Nicholas Considerations of Humanity and Expediency: The Slave Trades and African Colonization in the Early National Antislavery Movement Spring Hill College Assistant Professor of History
2013 Yang Kai-chien Becoming Significant: The Development of a Rural Community in the Republican China Unknown Unknown
2012 Conklin Carli The Pursuit of Happiness in Historical Context University of Missouri Associate Professor of Law, School of Law
2012 Elmore Bart Citizen Coke: An Enviromental and Politcal History of the Coca-Cola Company Ohio State University Assistant Professor of History
2012 Herrington Philip The Exceptional Plantation: Slavery, Agricultural Reform, and the Creation of an American Landscape James Madison University Assistant Professor of History
2012 Kurtz William Roman Catholic Americans in the North and Border States during the Era of the American Civil War University of Virginia Managing Director and Digital Historian, Nau Center for Civil War History
2012 Lewis Margaret Infanticide in Early Modern Germany and the Experience of Augsberg, Memmingen, Ulm, and Nordlingen, 1500-1800 University of Tennessee-Martin Assistant Professor of History
2012 Lovelace Herbert International Legal History from Below: The Civil Rights Movement and the US Origins of the International Convention Indiana University School of Law Associate Professor of Law 
2012 Martinko Whitney Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1785-1860 Villanova University Assistant Professor of History
2012 Stryker Lawrence The Swedish Monarchy and the Copper Trade: The Copper Company, the Deposit System, and the Problems of 'Free Trade', 1600-40 D Block Metals LLC Sales and Purchases
2012 Wasserman-Soler Daniel Language Policy and Religious Instruction in Spain and Mexico, 1550-1600 Alma College Assistant Professor of History
2011 Alexander Erik 'A Revival of the Old Organization': Northern Democrats and Reconstruction, 1868-76 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Assistant Professor of Historical Studies
2011 Center Seth Confronting Decline: The Resilience of the Conception of the US Role in the World, 1968-75 US Department of State Research Historian
2011 Chapin Christy Ensuring America's Health: Publicly Constructing the Private Health Insurance Industry University of Maryland-Baltimore County Assistant Professor of History
2011 Cotter Cory Anglo-Dutch Dissent: British Dissenters in the Netherlands, 1662-88 George School History Teacher
2011 Harris M. Keith Across the Bloody Chasm: Reconciliation in the Wake of Civil War Independent Historian Independent Historian
2011 Hatter Lawrence Channeling the Spirit of Enterprise: Commercial Interests and State Formation in the Early American West, 1763-1825 Washington State University Assistant Professor of History
2011 Jones William Moving Mountains: Southern Appalachia and the Faith of the Nation, 1730-1835 Not found Not found
2011 Kolar Laura Conserving the Country in Postwar America: Federal Conservation Policy from Eisenhower to Nixon US Department of State Historian
2011 Mattes Armin Citizens of Common Intellectual Homeland: The Transatlantic Context of the Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood, 1775-1840 Not found Not found
2011 Murray-Miller Gavin Making France Modern: Democracy, Empire, and the Construction of French Modernity, 1848-70 Cardiff University Lecturer in Modern European History
2011 Ohman Martin Ambiguous Bonds of Union: American Political Economy and the Geopolitical Origins of Interregional Cooperation and Conflict, 1783-1821 University of Gothenburg Researcher
2011 Phillips Sawyer Laura The American Fair Trade Controversy: Law and Economics in Transition, 1890-1940 Harvard Business School Assistant Professor of Business Administration
2011 Shelden Rachel Washington Brotherhood: Friendship, Politics, and the Coming of the Civil War University of Oklahoma Assistant Professor of History
2011 Throckmorton Anne The Persistence of Saints in Early Modern England Randolph Macon College Assistant Professor of History
2011 Wilson James Bolts from the Blue: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the End of the Cold War US Department of State Research Historian
2011 Zimring David Crossing the Line: Northern-Born Men and Women in the Confederacy Montgomery College Assistant Professor of History
2010 Dean Adam An Agrarian Republic: How Conflict Over Land Use Shaped the Civil War and Reconstruction Lynchburg College Associate Professor of History
2010 Eldred Jason Imperial Spain in the English Imagination, 1563-1662 Westmont College Adjunct Professor of History
2010 Goff Lisa Shantytowns in the United States, 1820-90 University of Virginia Assistant Professor of English, Director of Institute for Public History
2010 Hayter Julian We've Been Overcome: Black Voter Mobilization and White Resistance in Richmond, Virginia, 1954-85 University of Richmond Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
2010 Meier Kathryn 'No Place for the Sick': Nature's War on Civil War Soldier Health in 1862 Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University Associate Professor of History
2010 Meyer Victoria Divining the Pox: The Controversy over Smallpox Inoculation in 18th-Century France University of Arizona Assistant Professor of History
2010 Mushal Amanda 'My Word is My Bond': Honor, Commerce, and Status in the Antebellum South The Citadel Associate Professor of History
2010 Nevin Mark Politicized Democracy: The Nixon Presidency and the Rise of Public Opinion Polling in American Politics Ohio University Assistant Professor of History
2010 Nicoletti Cynthia The Great Question of the War: The Legal Status of Secession in the Aftermath of the American Civil War, 1865-69 University of Virginia Professor of Law
2010 Sawyer Logan Federalism and Reform: Party Politics and Constitutional Argument in the Progressive Era Fight for Federal Child Labor Reform University of Georgia Associate Professor of Law, School of Law
2010 Stoermer Taylor Constitutional Sense, Revolutionary Sensibility: Political Cultures in the Making and Breaking of British Virginia, 1707-76 Johns Hopkins University Lecturer in Public History
2010 Winslow Stanley A Boy's Empire: The British Public School as Imperial Training Ground, 1850-1918 Not found Not found
2010 Wongsrichanalai Kanisorn The Burden of Their Class: College-Educated New Englanders and Leadership in the Civil War Era Angelo State University Associate Professor of History
2009 Botts Joshua Between Nightmares and Dreams: The Cold War and Neoconservative Strategic Culture, 1968-2000 US Department of State Historian
2009 Dierksheide Christa The Amelioration of Slavery in the Anglo-American Imagination, 1770-1840 University of Missouri Assistant Professor of History
2009 Geraghty David Emigrants, Exiles, Refugees, and Appeals for Land Grants in American Public Lands, 1783-1852 Longwood University Assistant Professor of History
2009 Gillis Matthew Gottschalk of Orbais: A Study of Power and Spirituality in a Ninth-Century Life University of Tennessee-Knoxville Assistant Professor of History
2009 Haberkern Phillip The Presence of the Past: History, Memory, and the Making of St. Jan Hus Boston University Assistant Professor of History
2009 Jortner Adam Reign of Witches: A Political History of American Miracles, 1780-1840 Auburn University Associate Professor of History
2009 Stoykovich Eric In the National Interest: Improving Domestic Animals and the Making of the United States, 1815-70 University of Maryland-College Park Historical Manuscript Project Archivist, University Libraries
2009 Torget Andrew Cotton Empire: Slavery and the Texas Borderlands, 1820-37 University of North Texas Associate Professor of History
2008 Blair Melissa Women's Organizations and Grassroots Politics: Denver, Durham, and Indianapolis, 1960-75 Warren Wilson College Assistant Professor of History
2008 Bridges David In Moscow's Image: Creating a Soviet State and Society in Kaliningrad Province, 1945-70 Not found Not found
2008 Haffner Jeanne Social Space Revolution: Aerial Photography, Social Science, and Urban Politics in Postwar France New-York Historical Society Assistant Curator
2008 Holt Daniel Acceptable Risk: Law, Regulation, and the Politics of American Financial Markets, 1878-1930 Senate Historical Office Assistant Historian
2008 Jackson Robert Fade In, Crossroads: The Southern Cinema, 1890-1940 University of Tulsa Professor of English
2008 Jorgensen Dolores Private Need, Public Order: Urban Sanitation in Late Medieval England and Scandinavia Lulea University of Technology  Associate Professor, Dept. of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences
2008 Martin Roderick The Reformation of Conscience: Rhetoric in the Lutheran Casuistry of Friedrich Balduin (1575-1627) Piedmont Virginia Community College Adjunct Assistant Professor
2008 Martinez Jaime For the Defense of the State: Slave Impressment in Confederate Virginia and North Carolina University of North Carolina-Pembroke Associate Professor of History
2008 Matthews Scott 'Up Against the World Like It Is': Documentary Expression in the South, 1925-65 Georgia State University Lecturer of History 
2008 McMahon Stephanie Money, Sex, and Tax Policy: Developments in Tax Avoidance and Martial Tax Returns, 1913-48 University of Cincinnati Professor of Law, College of Law
2008 Metcalf Cynthia From Morality Play to Celebrity: Women, Gender, and Performing Modernity in Egypt, c. 1850-1939 Independent Scholar Independent Scholar
2008 Murphy Brian Empire State Building: Interests, Institutions, and the Formation of States and Parties in New York, 1783-1845 Baruch College Associate Professor of History
2008 Nichols Christopher From Empire to Isolation: Internationalism and Isolationism in American Thought Oregon State University Associate Professor of History
2008 Ragosta John Fighting for Freedom: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Religious Liberty Oberlin College Visiting Assistant Professor of History
2008 Rakove Robert A Genuine Departure: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Nonaligned World Stanford University Lecturer
2008 Schermerhorn J. Calvin Against All Odds: Slavery and Enslaved Families in the Making of the Antebellum Chesapeake Arizona State University Associate Professor of History
2008 Speiser Mathew Seeking the Roots of the Lost Cause: The Continuity of Regional Celebration in the White South, 1850-72 Marymount School of New York History Teacher
2008 Van Cleve George A Slaveholders' Union: The Law and Politics of American Slavery, 1770-1821 Seattle University School of Law Affiliated Scholar
2008 Wilson Rai Foundations of Sand: Federalism, Formalism, and the Matter of Money in the African American Legal Experience, Florida, 1900-50 Francis Parker School Social Studies Teacher
2008 Witmer Andrew God's Interpreters: Protestant Missionaries, African Converts, and Conceptions of Race in the United States, 1830-1910 James Madison University Associate Professor of History
2007 Alexander Michael Disputing Vows: Struggling for a Spouse in the Paduan Episcopal Court, c.1400-1500 Miss Hall's School History Teacher 
2007 Mooney Alfonso Shadows of Dominion: White Men and Power in Slavery, War, and the New South Windhover Capital Management Financial Advisor
2007 Muravchik Stephanie Came to Believe: American Faith in an Age of Psychology California State University-San Bernardino Adjunct Professor
2007 Nehls Christopher A Grand and Glorious Feeling: The American Legion and American Nationalism between the World Wars Democracy Fund Associate, Research and Systems
2007 Reis Jehnie French and Foreign Students in Interwar Paris: Creating the Cite Universitaire Point Park University Assistant Professor, History 
2007 Sribnick Ethan Rehabilitating Child Welfare: Children and Public Policy, 1945-80 Goddard Riverside Community Center Freelance Writer and Consultant
2007 Vandermeulen David The Country of the Second Chance: Economic Failure and Recovery in Atchison County, Kansas, 1865-96 Independent Attorney
2006 Black Monica On Death in Germany: Perceptions of Death among Wehrmacht Soldiers, 1939-45 University of Tennessee-Knoxville Associate Professor of History
2006 Bolden Jesse  A Study of the Rise and Fall of the John McCown Liberation Movement in Hancock County, Georgia, 1870-1976 Retired Retired
2006 Brooks Clayton Conversations across the Color Line: Interracial Cooperation and the Making of Segregation in Virginia, 1900-30 Mary Baldwin College Assistant Professor of History (Part-time)
2006 Cuthbertson Susan Politics, Empire, and the Italian Nation, 1896-1949 Independent Scholar Independent Scholar
2006 Fleche Andre  The Revolution of 1861: The Legacy of 1848 and the American Civil War Castleton University Associate Professor of History
2006 Flemma Thomas The Creation of American California, 1840-56 North Shore Country Day School Head of School
2006 Hochstetler Laurie Women's Lives in the 17th-Century Parish: Case Studies from Old and New England Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science History Teacher
2006 Hoff Derek Are We Too Many? The Population Debate and Policymaking in the 20th-Century United States University of Utah Associate Professor of History
2006 Minton Amy A Culture of Respectability: Southerners and Social Relations in Richmond, Virginia, 1820-65 Not found Not found
2006 Morrissey Christof National Socialism and Dissent Among the Ethnic Germans of Slovakia and Croatia, 1938-45 Berlin School of English English Teacher
2006 Pierce Katherine Networks of Disunion: Politics, Print Culture, and the Coming of the Civil War Not found Not found
2006 Riedl John Language and the Making of Race in the United States, 1827-1900 Montgomery College Professor of History
2006 Stokes Laura Demons of Urban Reform: The Rise of Witchcraft Prosecution in Basel, Lucerne, and Nuremberg, 1430-1530 Stanford University Associate Professor of History
2005 Ackerman Michael 'Food Faddism' and Nutrition Science in the United States, 1920-80 CSRA Senior Software Developer
2005 Doody Colleen Anti-Communism in America: Detroit's Cold War, 1945-60 DePaul University Associate Professor of History 
2005 Drogula Fred The Office of the Provincial Governor under the Roman Republic and Empire: Conception and Tradition Providence College Professor of History
2005 Fisher Nevan A House Divided: Christmas Church and the Protestant Community in Anqing Nazareth College Associate Professor of History 
2005 Janney Caroline If Not for the Ladies: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Making of the Lost Cause Purdue University Professor of History
2005 Jennison Watson Cultivating Race: Slavery and Expansion in Georgia, 1750-1830 University of North Carolina-Greensboro Associate Professor of History 
2005 Lee Susanna Claiming the War: Stories of Loyalty in the Postwar South North Carolina State University Associate Professor of History 
2005 Mitchell Dayo The Ambiguous Distinctions of Descent: Free People of Color and the Construction of Citizenship in Trinidad and Dominica, 1800-38 Stanford University Associate Director, Sophomore College and Introductory Seminars
2005 Morton Jack Ohio's Gallant Fight: Northern State Politics during the Reconstruction Era, 1865-78 GE Accountant
2005 Murphy Sharon Security in an Uncertain World: Life Insurance and the Emergence of a Modern America Providence College Professor of History
2005 Owens James Between King and Conscience: Law, Politics, and Community in Early Modern England's Diocese of Winchester, 1520-1641 U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy General Counsel
2005 Parkinson Robert Enemies of the People: The Revolutionary War and Race in the New American Nation Binghamton University Associate Professor of History
2005 Thorndike Joseph The Price of Civilization: Taxation for Depression and War, 1932-45 Tax Analysts Contributing Editor
2005 Whitener Bradford Varieties of Historical Consciousness in 19th-Century Germany: Ranke, Dollinger, Marx Saint Mary's University Visiting Instructor of History
2004 Bon Tempo Carl Americans at the Gate: The Politics of American Refugee Policy, 1952-80 SUNY-Albany Associate Professor of History
2004 Bynum Cornelius Fighting for Identity: A. Philip Randolph's Search for Class-Consciousness in the Age of the Harlem Renaissance Purdue University Associate Professor of History
2004 Carp Benjamin Cityscapes and Revolution: Political Mobilization and Urban Spaces in North America, 1740-83 CUNY-Brooklyn College Associate Professor of History
2004 Celello Kristin Making Marriage Work: Marital Success and Failure in the United States, 1920-80 Queens College CUNY Associate Professor of History
2004 de Schweinitz Rebecca 'If They Could Change the World': Children, Childhood, and African American Civil Rights Politics Brigham Young University Associate Professor of History
2004 Delnore Allyson Political Convictions: French Deportation Projects in the Age of Revolutions, 1791-1854 University of Pittsburgh Associate Director, European Union Center
2004 Diefenderfer Lara Making and Unmaking Saints in 17th-Century Madrid St. Catherine's School Director of Upper School
2004 Hohenstein Kurt Coining Corruption: Deliberative Democracy, the Constitution, and the Making of the American Campaign Finance System, 1876-1976 University of California-Los Angeles Instructor, Extension School
2004 Hsieh Wayne The Old Army in War and Peace: West Pointers and the Civil War Era, 1814-65 United States Naval Academy Associate Professor of History
2004 Kirn John Voters, Parties, and Legislative Politics in New York State, 1846-76 John Tyler Community College Professor of History
2004 Mattozzi Louisa The Feminine Art of Politics and Diplomacy: The Roles of Duchesses in Early Modern Italy U.S. Department of State Program Officer
2004 Morsman Amy Revisiting the Big House: Plantation Households and Gender in Reconstruction Virginia Middlebury College Professor of History
2004 Murphy Mairè The Metropolitan Project: Leadership Policy and Development in St. Louis, Missouri, 1945-80 Washington University in St. Louis Academic Coordinator
2004 Neem Johann The Transformation of Civil Society in Massachusetts, 1780s-1840s Western Washington University Professor of History
2004 Richards Lawrence 'Union Free and Proud': America's Anti-Union Culture and the Decline of Organized Labor Miami University, Ohio Visiting Assistant Professor
2004 Schoen Brian The Fragile Fabric of Union: The Cotton South, Federal Politics, and the Atlantic World, 1783-1861 Ohio University Associate Professor of History

 

 

Degrees awarded December 2003 

Dissertator: Bon Tempo, Carl Joseph

Dissertation title:“Americans at the Gate:  The Politics of American Refugee Policy, 1952-1980”.

Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson

Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Suny Albany, Associate Professor (T)

 

Dissertator: Mattozzi, Louisa Parker

Dissertation title:“The Feminine Art of Politics and Diplomacy:  The Roles of Duchesses in Early Modern Italy”.

Advisor: Schutte, Anne J/Osheim, Duane J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Agnes Scott College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:U.S. Department of State, Program Manager (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Richards, Lawrence G., Jr.

Dissertation title:“Union Free and Proud”:  America’s Anti-Union Culture and the Decline of Organized Labor”.

Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Texas; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Miami University Ohio, Visiting Assistant Professor (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Schoen, Brian Dale 

Dissertation title:“The Fragile Fabric of Union:  The Cotton South, Federal Politics, and the Atlantic World, 1783-1861”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Arkansas; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Ohio University, Associate Professor (T)

 

Degrees awarded August 2003

Dissertator: Garver, Valerie Louise

Dissertation title:Carolingian Aristocratic Women and the Transmission of Culture”. 

Advisor: Noble, Tom

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Kansas; MA, University of York)

Employment:Northern Illinois University, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor (T)

 

Dissertator: Kirn, John Frederick, Jr.

Dissertation title:Voters, Parties, and Legislative Politics in New York State, 1846-1876”.

Advisor: Holt, Michael F.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:John Tyler Community College, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Laub, Thomas Johnston

Dissertation title:The Politics of Occupation: The German Military Administration in France, 1940-1944”.

Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.

Previous Degrees: (BA, St. Lawrence University; MA, American University)

Employment:Delta State University, Assistant Professor of Social Science (TT)

 

Dissertator: Wullf (Diefenderfer), Lara Mary

Dissertation title:Making and Unmaking Saints in Seventeenth-Century Madrid”.

Advisor: Schutte, Anne J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Dickinson College; MTS, Harvard University)

Employment:St. Catherine’s School, Head of Upper School (O-R)

 

Degrees awarded May 2003

Dissertator: Hudgins, Nicole Herz

Dissertation title:Photographic Culture in Two Industrial Cities: Manchester and Lille, 1839-1914”.

Advisor: Berlanstein, Lenard R.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Northwestern University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Baltimore, Associate Professor of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies (T)

 

Dissertator: Irons, Charles Frederick

Dissertation title:“’The Chief Cornerstone’: The Spiritual foundations of Virginia’s Slave Society, 1740-1861”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Elon College, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: La Fleur, James Daniel

Dissertation title:The Culture of Crops on the Gold Coast (West Africa) from the Earliest Times to circa 1850”.

Advisor: Miller, Joseph A.

Previous Degrees: (MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Virginia, Lecturer (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Meacham, Sarah Hand

Dissertation title:From Women’s Province to Men’s domain: Gender, Technology, and Alcohol in the Chesapeake, 1690 to 1800”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Smith College; MA, Vanderbilt University)

Employment:Virginia Commonwealth University, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Sadosky, Leonard Joseph III

Dissertation title:Revolutionary Negotiations: A History of American Diplomacy with Europe and Native America in the Age of Jefferson”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Connecticut; MA, Miami University)

Employment:  Manahattan Institute, Adam Smith Society, Communications Manager (O)

 

Dissertator: Sheehan-Dean, Aaron Charles

Dissertation title:The Family War: Motivation and Commitment in the American Civil War”.

Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Northwestern University MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Louisiana State University, Fred C. Frey Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Vettel, Eric James

Dissertation title:“’Research Life!’ Bioscientists, the Bay Area, and a Research Revolution, 1946-1972”.

Advisor: Parshall, Karen

Previous Degrees: (BA, Stanford University; MA, Stanford University)

Employment:American Energy Society, President/CEO (O)

 

Degrees awarded December 2002

Dissertator: Dhavan, Purnima

Dissertation title:The Warriors’ Way: The Making of the Eighteenth-Century Khalsa Panth”.

Advisor: Barnett, Richard B.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Washington, Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor in History/Associate Professor (T)

 

Dissertator: Morris, Andrew James Francis

Dissertation title:Charity, Therapy, and Poverty: Private Social Service in the Era of Public Welfare”.

Advisor: Zunz, Olivier

Previous Degrees: (BA, Brown University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Union College, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Lamey (Sklaroff), Lauren Rebecca

Dissertation title:Ambivalent Inclusion: The State, Race, and Official Culture, 1930-1950”.

Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson

Previous Degrees: (BA, Wellesley College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of South Carolina, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Degrees awarded August 2002

Dissertator: Creasman, Allyson F

Dissertation title:Policing the Word: The Control of Print and Public Expression in early-Modern Augsburg, 1520-1648”.

Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Florida; JD, University of Florida; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Carnegie Mellon University, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Froysland, Haley Susan

Dissertation title:Para el Bien Comun: Charity, Health, and Moral Order in Bogotà, Colombia, 1850-1936”.

Advisor: Braun, Herbert T.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Hope College; MA, University of Florida)

Employment:Indiana University South Bend, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Degrees awarded May 2002

Dissertator: Campion, David Andrew

Dissertation title:Watchmen of the Raj: The United Provinces Police, 1870-1931 and the Dilemmas of Colonial Policing in British India”.

Advisor: Barnett, Richard B.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:  Lewis and Clark College, Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History and Department Chair (T)

 

Dissertator: Culpepper, Danielle

Dissertation title:Court, Convent, and Counter Reformation: Ursulines in the Farnese Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, 1575-1731”.

Advisor: Osheim, Duane J/Schutte, Anne J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Lewis and Clark College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Virginia Rare Book School, Director of Budget and Finance (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Fain, W. Taylor III

Dissertation title:Toll-Gates and Barbicans of Empire: The United States, Great Britain, and the Persian Gulf Region, 1950-1968”.

Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MSFS, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of North Carolina Wilmington, Associate Professor of History or Graduate Coordinator (T)

 

Dissertator: Ingram, Robert Glynn

Dissertation title:Nation, Empire, and Church: Thomas Secker, Anglican Identity, and Public Life in Georgian Britain, 1700-1770”.

Advisor: Halliday, Paul P/Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of the South; MA. University of Virginia)

Employment:Ohio University, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Jones, Bernie Donna-Maria 

Dissertation title:Critical Race Theory: Protesting Against Formalism in the Law, 1969-1999”.

Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Hunter College; JD, New York University; MA, Univ. of Virginia)

Employment:Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts (O)

 

Dissertator: Lee, Lauranett Lorraine

Dissertation title:Crucible in the Classroom: The Freedpeople and Their Teachers, Charlottesville, VA 1861-1876”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Mundelein College; MA, Virginia State University)

Employment:Virginia Museum, VA Historical Society, Curator of African American History (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Mizelle, Peter Christopher

Dissertation title:“‘Battle with Famine’: Soviet Relief and the Tatar Republic, 1921-1922”.

Advisor: Geraci Robert P/Rossman, Jeff J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Dickinson College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Central Intelligence Agency (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Norris, Stephen Michael

Dissertation title:Russian Images of War: The Lubok and Wartime Culture, 1812-1917”.

Advisor: Geraci, Robert P.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Millikin University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Miami University of Ohio, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Assistant Director and Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Norton, Peter Daniel

Dissertation title:Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City”.

Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Delaware; MA, University of Delaware)

Employment:University of Virginia, Department of Engineering and Society, Center for Transportation Studies, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Schroer, Timothy Louis

Dissertation title:Race after the Master Race: Germans and African Americans, 1945-1949”.

Advisor: Confino, Alon

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Dallas; JD, Harvard University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of West Georgia, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Sheehy, Peter Phillips

Dissertation title:The Triumph of Group Therapeutics: Therapy, the Social Self, and Liberalism in America, 1910-1960”.

Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Columbia University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Independent Scholar (O)

 

Degrees awarded December 2001

Dissertator: Roth, Sarah Nelson

Dissertation title:Rebels and Martyrs: The Debate over Slavery in American Popular Culture, 1822-1865”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Widener University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Widener College, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the African and African American Studies Program (T)

 

Degrees award August 2001

Dissertator: Dierenfield, Kathleen Murphy

Dissertation title:Marion Talbot: the Dean of Educated Women”.

Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, College of St. Catherine; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Canisius College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Taylor (Murrell), Amy Elizabeth

Dissertation title:The Divided Family in Civil War America, 1860-1870”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Duke University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Kentucky, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Schuyler, Lorraine Gates

Dissertation title:The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Politics in the 1920's”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Richmond, Chief of Staff, Office of the President (O)

 

Dissertator: Taylor, Scott Kenneth

Dissertation title:Honor and Violence in Castile, 1600-1650

Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik, Eire, Carlos

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Kentucky, Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies (T)

 

Degrees awarded May 2001

Dissertator: Broome, Michael Jon

Dissertation title:Horses' Heads, Mint Drops, Talking Rats, and Bell Ringers: Mid-Nineteenth Century American Politics and the Wild World of Political Cartoons”.

Advisor: Holt, Michael F.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Haverford College; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Senior Advisor (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Koerner, Steven Richard

Dissertation title:The Conservative Youth Movement: A Study in Right-Wing Political Culture and Activism, 1950-1980”.

Advisor: Kett, Joseph F.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Recurrent Energy, Director of Government Affairs (O)

 

Dissertator: Milazzo, Paul Charles

Dissertation title:Legislating the Solution to Pollution: Congress and the Development of Water Pollution Control Policy, 1945-1975”.

Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Amherst College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Ohio University, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Van Hook, Laurie West

Dissertation title:The Allies, the Axis, and the Serb-Croat Muddle, 1939-1945”.

Advisor: Schucker, Stephen A.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Bates College; JD, University of Richmond; MA, University of Richmond)

Employment:U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Historian (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Watkinson, Patricia Ferguson

Dissertation title:Empire's Champion: Leo Amery and the Imperial Idea, 1900-1945”

Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.

Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Randolph-Macon College, Assistant Professor (TT)

 

Degrees awarded August 2000

Dissertator: Clevenger, Bryson Edward

Dissertation title:Ireland and the Ultraradicals: A Rhetoric of Engagement and Detachment in British Working-Class Ideology”.

Advisor: Thomas, Mark

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of South Florida; MA, University of New Orleans)

Employment:Piedmont Community College, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Dorr, Gregory Michael

Dissertation title:Segregation's Science: The American Eugenics Movement and Virginia, 1900-1980”.

Advisor: Kett, Joseph F.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Dartmouth College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Lone Pine Tree Care, Owner (O)

 

Dissertator: Guba, James Edward

Dissertation title:Cardinal Jacques Davy Du Perron: Conversion, Schism, and Politics in Early Modern France”.

Advisor: Osheim, Duane J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:The Ministry (O)

 

Dissertator: Hammond, Mitchell Lewis Love

Dissertation title:The Origins of Civic Health Care in Early Modern Germany”.

Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Victoria, British Columbia, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

 

Dissertator: Koschnik, Albrecht

Dissertation title:Voluntary Associations, Political Culture, and the Public Sphere in Philadelphia, 1780-1830”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (MA, John Hopkins University)

Employment:  Independent Scholar (O)

 

Dissertator: Lewis, Andrew Benjamin

Dissertation title:Wandering in Two Worlds: Race, Citizenship, and Education in Virginia since 1945”.

Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Red Room, Blog Writer (O)

 

Dissertator: Sheets, Kevin Brooks

Dissertation title:Et Tu, America? The Rise and Fall of Latin in Schools, Society, and the Culture of the Educated Man”.

Advisor: Kett, Joseph F.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Gettysburg College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:SUNY Cortland, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Troutman, Phillip Davis

Dissertation title:Slave Trade and Sentiment in Antebellum Virginia”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Tennessee; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:George Washington University, Assistant Professor of Writing (TT)

 

Degrees awarded May 2000

Dissertator: Dorr, Lisa Johanna Lindquist

Dissertation title:'Messin' White Women': White Women, Black Men, and Rape in Virginia, 1900-1960”.

Advisor: Lane, Anne J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, College of Wooster; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Alabama, Associate Professor of History and College of Arts & Sciences, Associate Dean (T)

 

Dissertator: Eisenach, Emlyn

Dissertation title:Marriage, Concubinage, and Marriage Dissolution in Sixteenth-Century Verona”.

Advisor: Schutte, Anne J/Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Chicago, Admissions Office (O)

 

Dissertator: French, Scot Andrew

Dissertation title:Remembering Nat Turner: The Rebellious Slave in American Thought, 1831 to the Present”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Syracuse University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Central Florida, Director of Center for Digital History and Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Holloran, John Robert

Dissertation title:Professors of Enlightenment at the University of Halle, 1690-1730”.

Advisor: Megill, Allan D/Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, History Department Chair & Teacher (O-R)

 

Dissertator: LaLonde, Kristine Lynn

Dissertation title:Transformations of Authority: Reform, Rebellion, and Resistance in the Catholic Church of the 1960's”.

Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Lipscomb University, Associate Dean and Professor (T)

 

Dissertator: Mahan, Erin Rose

Dissertation title:The Burdens and Dilemmas of the Atlantic Alliance: John F. Kennedy, Charles de Gaulle and Western Europe, 1961-1963”.

Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Furman University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Office of the Secretary of Defense, Chief Historian (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Mulroney, Kelly Ann

Dissertation title:Team Research and Interdisciplinarity in French Social Science, 1925-1952”.

Advisor: Megill, Allan D.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Oxford)

Employment:Dealertrack Technologies, Vice President of Product Strategy (O)

 

Dissertator: Potter, Dorothy Turner 

Dissertation title:The Cultural Influences of W. A. Mozart's Music in Philadelphia: 1786-1861”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Lynchburg College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Lynchburg College, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Samuelson, Richard Adam 

Dissertation title:The Adams Family and the American Experiment”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Bates College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:California State San Bernardino, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Degrees awarded December 1999

Dissertator: Halperin, Terri Diane

Dissertation title:Dangerous to Liberty: The United States Senate, 1789-1821”.

Advisor: Stagg, J.C.A

Previous Degrees: (BA, Wesleyan University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Richmond, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Hampson [now Patterson], Mary Regina Seeger

Dissertation title:Domesticating the Reformation: Religious Revolution and the Vocabulary of English Popular Piety”.

Advisor: Havran, Martin J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Washington and Lee University; MA, College of William and Mary)

Employment:Independent Scholar & Editor, NY (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Hay, William Anthony 

Dissertation title:Henry Brougham and the Whigs in Opposition, 1808-1830”.

Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of the South; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Mississippi State University, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Rothman, Joshua Daniel

Dissertation title:'Notorious in the Neighborhood': Interracial Sex and Interracial Families in Early National and Antebellum Virginia”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:  University of Alabama, Professor of History and Director of Summersell Center for the Study of the South (T)

 

Dissertator: Wright, Dianne Swann

Dissertation title:A Way Out of No Way: Learning the Ways of Freedom in the New South, 1865-1930”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Maryland; MAT, James Madison University)

Employment:Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Director of African American and Special Programs, (O-R)

 

Degrees award August 1999

Dissertator: Fort, James Bruce III 

Dissertation title:The Politics and Culture of Literacy in Georgia, 1800-1920”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Did not enter job market, Independent scholar (O)

 

Dissertator: Kastor, Peter John

Dissertation title:'An Apprenticeship to Liberty': The Incorporation of Louisiana and the Struggle for Nationhood in the Early American Republic, 1803-1820”

Advisor: Stagg, J.C.A

Previous Degrees: (BA, Franklin & Marshall College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Washington University, St. Louis, Professor of History and Department Chair (T)

 

Dissertator: Trees, Andrew Spencer

Dissertation title:'A Character to Establish': Personal and National Identity in the New Nation”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Roosevelt University, Montesquieu Forum, Post-Doc

 

Degrees awarded May 1999

Dissertator: Carlsmith, Christopher Henry

Dissertation title:Schooling and Society in Bergamo, 1500-1650”.

Advisor: Osheim, Duane J/Schutte, Anne J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Stanford University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Professor of History and Transfer Coordinator (T)

 

Dissertator: D'Andrea, David Michael

Dissertation title:Civic Christianity in Fifteenth-Century Treviso: The Confraternity and Hospital of Saint Maria Dei Battuti”.

Advisor: Osheim, Duane J/Schutte, Anne J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Rhode Island; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)

 

Dissertator: Gutzman, Kevin R.C.

Dissertation title:Old Dominion, New Republic: Making Virginia Republican, 1776-1840”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Texas; MA, University of Texas; JD, University of Texas; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Western Connecticut State University, Professor of History and Graduate Coordinator (T)

 

Dissertator: Harmon, Clifford Douglas

Dissertation title:Balance and Power: Napoleonic Administration in the Department of Isere, 1800-1815”.

Advisor: Berlanstein, Lenard R.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Auburn University; MA, University of New Orleans)

Employment:Bridgewater College, Instructor of History (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Henneke, Christian Edmund

Dissertation title:The Art of Diplomacy under the Early Stuarts, 1603-42”.

Advisor: Havran, Martin J.

Previous Degrees: (BS, Virginia Polytechnic & State University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:McGuire, Woods, Battle, & Boothe Law, Partner (O)

 

Dissertator: Howard, Agnes Rose

Dissertation title:The Blessed Echoes of Truth: Catechisms and Confirmation in Puritan New England”.

Advisor: Innes, Steve

Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Gordon College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Klein, Jennifer Lisa

Dissertation title:Managing Security: The Business of American Social Policy, 1910-1960”.

Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson

Previous Degrees: (BA, Barnard College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Yale University, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Landphair, Juliette Lee

Dissertation title:For the Good of the Community: Reform Activism and Public Schools in New Orleans, 1920-1960”.

Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Tulane University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Mary Washington, Vice President for Student Affairs (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Lassiter, Matthew David

Dissertation title:The Rise of the Suburban South: The 'Silent Majority' and the Politics of Education, 1945-1975”.

Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Furman University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Michigan, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Michel, Gregg Laurence

Dissertation title:The Southern Student Organizing Committee and the Radicalization of White Southern Students, 1964-1969”.

Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Texas, San Antonio, Associate Professor of History and Department Chair (T)

 

Dissertator: Rohrer, Stephen Scott

Dissertation title:Planting Pietism: Religion and Community in the Moravian Settlements of North Carolina, 1750-1830”.

Advisor: Stagg, J.C.A

Previous Degrees: (BA, Syracuse University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:National Journal, Senior Editor (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Rubin, Anne Sarah

Dissertation title:Redefining the South: Confederates, Southerners, and Americans, 1863-1868”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Van Hook, James Carlton

Dissertation title:Rebuilding Germany: The Creation of the Social Market Economy, 1945-1957”.

Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Ohio University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Central Intelligence Agency (O-R)

 

Degrees awarded December 1998

Dissertator: Nickles, Shelley Kaplan

Dissertation title:Object Lessons: Household Appliance Design and the American Middle Class, 1920-1960”.

Advisor: Zunz, Olivier

Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Delaware)

Employment:Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Division of Social History, Curator (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Saxon, Timothy Dale

Dissertation title:The German Side of the Hill: Nazi Conquest and Exploitation of Italy, 1943-45”.

Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Averett College; MDiv Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Liberty University, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Wells, Coleman Harwell 

Dissertation title:Remapping America: Market Research and American Society, 1900-1940”.

Advisor: Zunz, Olivier

Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College; MA, University of Iowa)

Employment:Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Associate Professor (T)

 

Degrees awarded August 1998

Dissertator: Dickson, Keith Dean

Dissertation title:The Divided Mind of Douglas Southall Freeman and the Transmission of Southern Memory”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Virginia Military Institute; MA, University of Richmond)

Employment:Joint Staff College, National Defense University, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Jacobs, Meg

Dissertation title:The Politics of Purchasing Power: Political Economy, consumption Politics, and State-Building, 1909-1959".

Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson

Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Associate professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Pittman, Lester Groves

Dissertation title:Missionaries and Emissaries: The Anglican Church in Palestine, 1841-1948”.

Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.

Previous Degrees: (BA, The Citadel; MA, University of Southern California; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Trident Technical College, History Instructor (Non-TT)

 

Dissertator: Rampton, Martha

Dissertation title:The Gender of Magic in the Early Middle Ages”.

Advisor: Noble, Tom

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Utah; MA, University of Utah)

Employment:Pacific University, Oregon, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Shurmer, Robert Matthew

Dissertation title:Deconstructing the Nation State: The Cromwellian Invasion and Occupation of Scotland, 1650-1660”.

Advisor: Havran, Martin J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Notre Dame; MLitt, University of Aberdeen; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:St. Albans School, History Department Chair (O-R)

 

Degrees Awarded May 1998

Dissertator: Boesen, Matthew Charles

Dissertation title:From Charter to Constitution: Local Self-Government in Revolutionary Massachusetts, 1774-1780”.

Advisor: Innes, Steve

Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Woodberry Forest School, History Teacher & Dean of Faculty (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Cunningham, Carleton Sewel III

Dissertation title:Anglo-French Trade, War and Diplomacy in the Early Stuart Age”.

Advisor: Havran, Martin J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of the South; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, History Teacher (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Goldberg, Eric Joseph

Dissertation title:Creating a Medieval Kingdom: Carolingian Kingship, Court Culture, and Aristocratic Society under Louis of East Francia (840-76)”.

Advisor: Noble, Tom

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:M.I.T, Associate Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Gunnoe, Charles Dewey, Jr.

Dissertation title:Thomas Erastus in Heidelberg: A Renaissance Physician during the Second Reformation, 1558-1580”.

Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Previous Degrees:(BA, College of William and Mary; MATS, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)

Employment:Aquinas College, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Hopkins, Robert Smith III

Dissertation title:U.S. Strategic Aerial Reconnaissance and the Cold War, 1945-1961”.

Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; MA, Creighton University)

Employment:U.S. Air Force, Retired (O)

 

Dissertator: Lengel, Edward George 

Dissertation title:'Perverse and Ill-Fated People': British Perceptions of the Irish, 1840-1860”.

Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.

Previous Degrees: (BA, George Mason University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:White House Historical Association, Chief Historian (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Lenner, Andrew Clark

Dissertation title:The Federal Principle in American Law and Politics, 1790-1833”.

Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Financial Advisor (O)

 

Dissertator: Love, Richard

Dissertation title:The Cigarette Capital of the World: Labor, Race, and Tobacco in Richmond, Virginia, 1880-1980”.

Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Maryland; MA, University of Maryland)

Employment:National Ground Intelligence, Analyst (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Mosser, Virginia Ruth

Dissertation title:Strange Mercies: The Search for Miracles in the Habsburg Monarchy from the Reign of Leopold I”.

Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of California; MA, University of California; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Southern Virginia University, Associate Professor of History & German (T)

 

Dissertator: Myers, Andrew Herbert

Dissertation title:Black, White, and Olive Drab: Military-Social Relations during the Civil Rights Movement at Fort Jackson and in Columbia, South Carolina”.

Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Davidson College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:  University of South Carolina, Spartanburg, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Smith, John Douglas

Dissertation title:Managing White Supremacy: Politics and Culture in Virginia, 1919-1939”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Independent Scholar, Author (O)

 

Dissertator: Sprey, Ilicia Jo

Dissertation title:Papal Legates in English Politics, 1100-1272”.

Advisor: Everett, Crosby U.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Vermont; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Ivy Tech Community College, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and University Transfer Division, Dean and Professor (T)

 

Dissertator: Stephenson, Robert Scott

Dissertation title:With Swords and Plowshares: British and American Military Society in the Trans-Allegheny West, 1754-1774”.

Advisor: Innes, Steve

Previous Degrees: (BA, Juniata College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Museum of the American Revolution, Director of Collections and Interpretation (O-R)

 

Degrees Awarded December 1997

Dissertator: Freeman, Joanne Barrie

Dissertation title:Affairs of Honor: Political Combat and Political Character in the Easy Republic”.

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Yale University, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Smith, Mark Augustus

Dissertation title:Crisis, Unity, and Partisanship: The Road to the Sedition Act”. 

Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.

Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:John Burroughs School, St. Louis, History Teacher (O-R)

 

Degrees Awarded August 1997

Dissertator: Grover, Ruhi

Dissertation title:Rhythms of the Timber Trade: Forests in the Himalayan Punjab, 1850-1925”.

Advisor: Hauser, Walter

Previous Degrees: (BA, Delhi University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Otago, New Zealand, Blenheim Advisors, India Education Sector (O-R)

 

Degrees Awarded May 1997

Dissertator: Burnett, Robert Scott

Dissertation title:Creating the 34th Congress: House and Senate Elections, 1854-1855”.

Advisor: Holt, Michael F.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:UVA bookstore (O)

 

Dissertator: Flower, John Myers

Dissertation title:Portraits of Belief: Constructions of Chinese Cultural Identity in the Two Worlds of City and Countryside of Modern Sichuan Province”.

Advisor: Israel, John W.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Haverford College; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Sidwell Friends School, Director of Chinese Studies Program (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Gough, Terrence James

Dissertation title:The Battle of Washington: Soldiers and Businessmen in World War I”.

Advisor: Harbaugh, Bill

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Miami; MA, University of Miami)

Employment:U.S. Army Center, Military Historian (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Haggard, Robert Francis

Dissertation title:The Persistence of Victorian Liberalism: Social Reform in Britain during the 'Great Depression', 1869-1899”.

Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Thomas Jefferson Post-Presidential Papers Project, Senior Associate Editor (University of Virginia & Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation) (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Kimball, Gregg David

Dissertation title:Place and Perception: Richmond in Late Antebellum America”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of New Hampshire; MA, University of Maryland)

Employment:Library of Virginia, Director of Public Services and Outreach (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Lewis, Charlene Boyer 

Dissertation title:Ladies and Gentlemen on Display: Planter Society at the Virginia Springs, 1790-1860”.

Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.

Previous Degrees: (BA; Kalamazoo College; MA, American University)

Employment:Kalamazoo College, Professor and Director of American Studies (T)

 

Dissertator: OBrion, Catherine Greet

Dissertation title:A Mighty Fortress is Our God': Building a Community of Faith in the Virginia Tidewater, 1772-1845”.

Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Supreme Court of Virginia Archives, Virginia State Law Library, Librarian-Archivist (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Ramsey, Michael Gary Lawrence

Dissertation title:No Solid Ground on Which to Stand: Diego Martinez Barrio and the Second Spanish Republic”.

Advisor: Braun, Herbert T.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Tennessee; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:Union College, Professor of History (T)

 

Dissertator: Roberts, Daniel McDonald

Dissertation title:The Puritan Political Organization of Civil War London: The Legacy of Lord High Mayor Isaac Peningtron”.

Advisor: Havran, Martin J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Presbyterian College, MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; MA, University of Richmond)

Employment:University of Richmond, Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and History and Liberal Arts Department Chair (T)

 

Dissertator: Robertson, Lindsay Gordon

Dissertation title:Johnson v. M'Intosh: Land, Law and Politics of Federalism, 1773-1842”.

Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Davison College; MA, JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of Oklahoma, College of Law, Professor (T)

 

Dissertator: Schiller, Reuel Edward

Dissertation title:Policy Ideals and Judicial Action: Expertise, Group Pluralism and Participatory Democracy in Intellectual Thought and Legal Decision-Making, 1932-1970”.

Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:University of California, Hastings College of Law, Professor (T)

 

Dissertator: Smith, Hilary Borbon

Dissertation title:'Community' and 'Belonging' in Early Modern England: Life in the Trent River Valley, 1520-1640”.

Advisor: Havran, Martin J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Richmond; MA, University of Leicester)

Employment:St. Paul’s on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, Episcopal Minister (O)

 

Degrees Awarded Fall 1996

Dissertator: Holowinsky, Yurij Basil

Dissertation title:Visions of a Democratic Russia: America and Russian Liberalism, 1900-1917”.

Advisor: Sablinsky, Walter

Previous Degrees: (BA, Rutgers University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:St. Josaphat, Ukrainian Catholic Seminary Bishop (O)

 

Dissertator: Munsick, David Roger, Jr.

Dissertation title:English Government and Society under the Cromwells, 1649-1660: Reflections on a Failed Regime”.

Advisor: Havran, Martin J.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Washington and Lee University; MA, University of Virginia)

Employment:The Covenant School, Charlottesville, VA (O-R)

 

Dissertator: Snead, David Lindsey

Dissertation title:Eisenhower and the Gaither Report: The Influence of a Committee of Experts on National Security Policy in the late 1950's”.

Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.

Previous Degrees: (BA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; MA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University)

Employment:Liberty University, Professor of History (T)