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Current History Graduate Students

Lizbeth Abbott, M.A.

Meredith Allen, M.A.

Edward Aw, M.A.

Alisa Beer, Ph.D. (ABD)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Benjamin Bertrand, Ph.D.
Intersections of violence and society in Medieval Europe, with a special emphasis upon the ways that violence served to construct identity in different communities

Lisa Betty, Ph.D.
Modern history focusing on the themes of Labor, Migration, and Diaspora in the Americas, the Caribbean and Africa

Ronald Braasch, Ph.D.
Medieval History, Military History, The Hundred Years’ War, The Crusades

Collinn Bonnell, M.A.

Jared Brooks, M.A.

Owen Clow, Ph.D.
20th-century American history, with emphasis on the American South, modernity & modernization, and political violence.

Giulia Crisanti, Ph.D. (ABD)
"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, Ph.D. (ABD)
"The Struggle to End the Suadi Arabian Slave Trade: The United States, the United Nations, and Transnational Non-Governmental Organization, 1953-1963"
Mentor: Dr. Chris Dietrich

Patrick DeBrosse, Ph.D.
High Medieval Europe, especially its noble culture, the crusading movement, the construction of narrative history, and the Angevins domains.

Alex DeWitt, S.J., M.A.
Church history, specifically Jesuit history of Great Britain and Ireland at the time of the Reformation; early modern; humanism

Taylor Dickinson, M.A.
Medieval England; concepts of power and national identity; governance and administration; feudal corruption and oppression

Jeff Doolittle, Ph.D. (ABD)
“Early Medieval Medical Culture at Montecassino”
Mentor: Dr Richard Gyug

Ryan Fallon, M.A.

Kasey Fausak, Ph.D.

Sally Gordon, M.A.

Germaine Harbaugh, M.A.

Douglass Hamilton, Ph.D.

Heather Hill, Ph.D.

William Hogue, Ph.D.
US Diplomatic History, US Foreign Relations in Latin America, Religion and American Foreign Relations.

Emily Horihan, Ph.D.
Urban history, NYC history, immigration, suburbanization

Tobias Hrynick, Ph.D.
Medieval environmental history, and the history of wetland management.

MaryElizabeth Lennon, Ph.D.

Sean Loritz, Ph.D.

Jordyn May, Ph.D.
Visual culture of the Woman Suffrage Movement in America

Garret McDonald, Ph.D.
History of forced labor and its relationship to Russian/Soviet society

Michael McKenna, Ph.D.

Nathan Melson, Ph.D.

Matt Mulhern, Ph.D.
Ph.D. student, Global Cold War. Diplomatic History. U.S. Foreign Relations. Advisor - Dr. Christopher Dietrich

Christie Olek, Ph.D.
Social history of medicine, the healer-patient relationship, medieval hospitals, women, and gender 

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

Kraig Puccia, M.A.

Amanda Racine, Ph.D.

Christopher Rose, Ph.D. (ABD)
"The Nobility of Outremer: Identity and Power among the Ibelins and their Affinity, 1174-1374"
Mentor: Dr Nicholas Paul

Samantha Sagui, Ph.D. (ABD)
"Law, Order, and the Development of Urban Policing in Late Medieval England"
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Michael Sanders, Ph.D.
The interactions of Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the late Middle Ages, particularly on the Iberian peninsula.

Peyton (Amanda) Seabolt, Ph.D.

Glauco Schettini, Ph.D. (ABD)
"The Catholic Counterrevolution: A Global Intellectual History, 1780s-1840s"

Mentors: Drs. Silvana Patriarca and Magda Teter

Kaitlin Shine, Ph.D.
Nineteenth-and twentieth-century Europe; Italy, Great Britain and Germany; First World War; Nationalism; Race and Gender Studies; Memory Studies; Fascism; History of the Senses; Wartime Trauma; Post-War Transitions; and Migration.

Nicole Siegel, Ph.D.

Megan Stevens, M.A.

William Tanner Smoot, Ph.D.
Early and High Medieval England; religious history and culture; monasticism

Damien Strecker, Ph.D.
African American political thought, urban history, race, colonialism, Reconstruction

Ryan Sullivan, Ph.D.