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Dissertations in Progress

PhD Dissertations in Progress

Alisa Beer
"Managing Monastic Libraries in Medieval England"
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Lisa Betty

"Black Migrations:  The Bronx/Guantanamo Context"  

Mentor:  Dr. Mark Naison

Giulia Crisanti
"Europeans are Lovin' It? Coca Cola, McDonald's and the Challenges to American Global Businesses in Italy and France, 1943-2015"
Mentor: Dr. Silvana Patriarca

Nicholas DeAntonis
"The Struggle to End the Saudi Arabian Slave Trade: The United States, the United Nations and Transnational Non-Governmental Organization, 1953-1963"
Mentor: Dr. Chris Dietrich

Jeffrey Doolittle Jr.
"Early Medieval Medical Culture at Montecassino"
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug

Tobias Hrynick

"According to the Law of the Marsh':  Medieval Wetland Drainage, Environmental Crisis, and the Invention of the Customs of Romney Marsh"  

Mentor:  Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski
 

Michael McKenna
"Creating the Worst Block in the City:  East 100th Street, 1900 - 1970"
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Soyer

Nathan Melson
“Franciscan Identity and Saintly Economy in Late Medieval Marseille, 1248-1483”
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug

Rachel Podd
"Health in Late Medieval England: The Impact of Age, Sex and Income on the Lived Experience"
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Christopher Rose
"The Nobility of Outremer: Identity and Power Among The Ibelins and Their Affinity"
Mentor: Dr. Nicholas Paul

Samantha Sagui
“Law, Order, and the Development of Urban Policing in Late Medieval England”
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski