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Current Students


Melissa Arredia

Lucy Barnhouse

Eduardo Barsotti

Alisa Beer

Samanta Brihaspat

Darryl E. Brock

M. Christina Bruno

Pedro M. Cameselle

Salvatore Cipriano

Stephanie De Paola

Jeff Doolittle

Matthew Duffy

Brandon K. Gauthier

Rudy Hartmann

Eoin Higgins

Jacquelyne Howard

Richard Hresko

David James

Erik Johnson

Laurence Jurdem

Christine Kelly

Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge

Elizabeth Kuhl

Stephen Leccese

Esther Liberman-Cuenca

Jason Mcdonald

Nathan Melson

Megan Monahan

Rev. Michael P. Morris

Anna Moscatiello

Joseph Sebastian Passaro

Frank Petrino

Johnathan Pettinato

James Reynolds

Christopher Rose

Samantha Sagui

Alessandro Saluppo

Hannah Shepard

Jenna Silvers

Nicola Singh

James Walker Smith

Sai Srikanth

Elizabeth Stack

Kristin Uscinski

Louie Dean Valencia Garcia

Thomas Valerio

Noel Wolfe

Jonathan Woods









Student Directory


The following is a list of students currently enrolled in graduate studies in history at Fordham. Where available, dissertation titles are included; those who are working on their dissertations may live outside the New York metropolitan area. Full directory information available on request to History faculty and graduate students.  aacosta@fordham.edu 


Medieval | Modern

Medieval History Students:
Name: Area of Interest: Email: Degree:
Lucy C. Barnhouse Medieval hospital care, high medieval religious movements, treatment of disease, especially leprosy, canon law barnhouse267@gmail.com Ph.D.
Alisa Beer Book history, the medieval book trade, manuscript culture, pilgrimage, devotional literature abeer@fordham.edu Ph.D.
M. Christina Bruno 15th-century Italian Franciscan preaching and canon law mbruno@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Jeff Doolittle Early medieval history of the Mediterranean region jdoolittle1@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Rudy Hartmann Crusading and the origin of chivalry, 13th-century County of Champagne, feudal castle tenure in Capetian France hartmann@fordham.edu M.A.
Richard Hresko Economics and technology of armor and weapons production in medieval urban England qed@pipeline.com Ph.D.
Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge "A Re-Interpretation of the Power and Function of Late Medieval English Convocation" elkeohane@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Elizabeth Kuhl Medieval England and France, medieval historiography, noble culture, pilgrimage, early English common law kuhl@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Esther Liberman-Cuenca "The Making of Borough Customary Law in Medieval Britain" esther.liberman.cuenca@gmail.com Ph.D.
Nathan Melson "Franciscan Identity and Saintly Economy in Medieval Marseille, 1248-1483" melson@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Anna Moscatiello Late medieval England, social and economic history, urban history, London amm306@gmail.com Ph.D.
Frank Petrino 13th- and 14th-century English and Scottish history, military and diplomatic history, manuscript studies frank_petrino@hotmail.com Ph.D.
Christopher Rose French of Outremer, historiography, Latin East chrisophermrose@gmail.com Ph.D.
Samantha Sagui "Law, Order, and the Development of Urban Policing in Late Medieval England" ssagui@gmail.com Ph.D.
Kristin Uscinski Medieval medicine, women's studies, Jewish studies, hagiography, canonization, medieval England kristinuscinski@yahoo.com Ph.D.
Thomas Valerio Crusades, East, Asia tvalerio1@hotmail.com M.A.






































 

 
Modern History Students

Modern American | Modern European


Modern American History Students

Name: Area of Interest: Email: Degree:
Melissa Arredia Early America, gender arredia@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Edoardo Barsotti 19th-century European and U.S. history, American Civil War, Italian Risorgimento ebarsotti@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Samantha Brihaspat Colonial American social, cultural,and religious formations in the early period brihaspat@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Darryl E. Brock American empire and the Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico darrylbrock21@yahoo.com Ph.D.
Pedro M. Cameselle 19th-century nation building, U.S.-Latin American relations, immigration cameselle@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Matthew Duffy Military history of the American Revolutionary war mduffy15@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Brandon K. Gauthier U.S. foreign relations, DPRK-E.S. relations bgauthier@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Eoin Higgins Colonial U.S. history, postwar 20th-century U.S. history -- M.A.
Jacquelyne Howard Gulf South jhoward14@fordham.edu Ph.D.
David James Abolitionist movement, Civil War dpaj@aol.com Ph.D.
Erik Johnson American constitutional history and development johnsonerikjohn@aol.com M.A.
Laurence Jurdem American political history, American conservatism jurdem@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Christine Kelly 20th century U.S. social movements, American radicalism, race relations, cultural responses to power and resistance. ckelly62@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Stephen Leccese American history, particularly the early Republic to the Civil War. srleccese@gmail.com  
Jason Mcdonald WWII, especially film and photography, Pacific War, Western European war, Eastern front, general American history jasonmcd@mfaproductions.com Ph.D.
Megan Monahan "Hawaii's Twentieth-Century Working Women: Labor Feminists In Their Own Right" megane.monahan@gmail.com Ph.D.
Rev. Michael P. Morris History of the Catholic Church in the U.S., Catholic Church and labor michael.morris@archny.org Ph.D.
James Reynolds "Seeds of Communist Triumph: Why the U.S. Failed in Laos and How that Defeated Containment in Vietnam" jareynolds@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Hannah Shepard Irish Presbyterianism, Fenianism, immigration, the American West, 19th-century Ireland and America hshepard1@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Jenna Silvers "Spiritualism in Texas in the Nineteenth Century" jennasilvers@mac.com Ph.D.
Nicola Singh "Con la Patria O Contra la Patria? American Protestant Missionaries and U.S. Expansion in Cuba, 1898-1960" enochniki@yahoo.com Ph.D.
James Walker Smith Diplomatic and legal history jsmith21@fordham.edu M.A.
Sai Srikanth 20th-century U.S. legal history, America's role in international organizational formation and international agreements / treatises ssrikanth@fordham.edu M.A.
Elizabeth Stack Immigration from Ireland and Germany to 19th- and 20th-century America, gender roles, labor movements, crime, charity estack@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Noel Wolfe 20th-century American and African American history nwolfe1@fordham.edu Ph.D.






































































Modern European History Students


Name: Area of Interest: Email: Degree:
Edoardo Barsotti 19th-century European and U.S. history, American Civil War, Italian Risorgimento ebarsotti@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Salvatore Cipriano Early modern Europe, Britain and Ireland scipriano2@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Stephanie de Paola Italy, fascism, memory and history, Italy and the Holocaust sdepaola@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Joseph Sebastian Passaro Late 19th-century and early 20th-century Italy and the process of state-building along cultural and economic lines. jpassaro@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Johnathan Pettinato "Burke and Britons: Edmund Burke and the Contested Emergence of an Imperial British Identity" pettinato@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Alessandro Saluppo "Fascism and Violence: The Rise of Squadrismo in Ferrar, 1914-1925" saluppo@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Hannah Shepard Irish Presbyterianism, Fenianism, immigration, the American West, 19th-century Ireland and America hshepard1@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Elizabeth Stack Immigration from Ireland and Germany to 19th- and 20th-century America, gender roles, labor movements, crime, charity estack@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Louie Dean Valencia García 20th-century Spain, European youth culture and social movements, cultural history, urban studies, the Movida Madrilena, everyday life, the production of space, globalization, counter-publics and subcultures, gender and sexuality studies, queer theory lvalencia@fordham.edu Ph.D.
Jonathan Woods Early Modern Britain and Ireland jonphillipwoods@gmail.com Ph.D.


 

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