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O’Connell Initiative Research Grant Awardees

Research Grant Past Awardees

2016-17

Faculty Research Grants

Dave Hamlin (Professor, History Department)
“Economic Warfare and International Order”

Samantha Iyer (Assistant Professor, History Department)
“The Poverty of Plenty: Politics of Good in India, Egypt, and the U.S., 1870s-1970s”

Rosemary Wakeman (Professor, History Department)
“Global Crossroads: London, Bombay, Shanghai"

Graduate Travel Grants

Nicholas DeAntonis (PhD candidate, History Department)
“Courting the ‘Slave King’: Eisenhower Doctrine, Slavery in Saudi Arabia, and Civil Rights Activism”

2018-2019

Faculty Research Grants 

Christopher R. W. Dietrich (Associate Professor, History Department)
“American Nationalism and Foreign Oil in the Cold War Era”

Yuko Miki (Associate Professor, History Department)
“Emancipation’s Shadow: Illegal Slavery in the Brazilian Atlantic”

Graduate Travel Grants

Nicholas DeAntonis (PhD candidate, History Department)
“John F. Kennedy & Saudi Arabia: How the Civil Rights Movement Helped Abolish Slavery in Saudi Arabia”

Stephen Leccesse (PhD candidate, History Department)
“Emerging from the Sub-Cellar: John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil and the Rise of Corporate Public Relations in Progressive America, 1902-1908”