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Completed Dissertations

2019

"At the 'Roots' of Italian Identity: 'Race' and 'Nation' in the Italian Resorgimento, 1796-1870"
Edoardo Barsotti
Mentor: Dr. Silvana Patriarca

The Making of Borough Customary Law in Medieval Britain
Esther Liberman Cuenca (Assistant Professor of History, University of Houston-Victoria)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Families on the Borderlands: Marriage and Kinship in Lower French Louisiana, 1700-1795
Jacqelyne Howard
Mentor: Dr. Salvador Acosta

Singing Out Between Tradition and Rebellion: Folk Music, Folk Womanhood and American Feminism in an Era of Social Change, 1954-1985
Christine Kelly
Mentor: Dr. Kirsten Swinth

2018

The Friar's Companion: A Franciscan Observant Vademecum in Late Medieval Italy
Maria Christina Bruno (Interim Associate Director of the Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University)
Mentor: Dr. Wolfgang Mueller

Seminaries of Identity: The Universities of Scotland and Ireland in the Age of British Revolution
Salvatore Cipriano Jr.
Mentor: Dr. Christopher Maginn

Sexual Violence, Interracial Relations, and Racism during the Allied Occupation of Italy: History and the Politics of Memory
Stephanie Depoala
Mentor: Dr. Silvana Patriarca

Rebellion and Reformation in Scotland: The Lords of the Congregation and the End of the Auld Alliance, 1547-1561
Jonathan Phillip Woods
Mentor: Dr. Christopher Maginn

2017

The Hospitals of Mainz, 1236-1367: Legal Privileges and Social Functions
Lucy Barnhouse (Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Wooster)
Mentor: Dr. Wolfgang Mueller

The Dragon and the Cloister: History and Rhetoric in the Writing of Stephen of Rouen
Elizabeth Grace Kuhl
Mentor: Dr. Nicholas Paul

Forgotten Neighbors: The Challenge of Uruguay- United States Relations During the Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1929-1945
Pedro Manuel Cameselle Pesce (Assistant Professor, Western Washington University)
Mentor: Dr. Hector Lindo-Fuentes

Contested Citizens: Irish and German Immigrants in New York City, 1880-1924
Elizabeth Jane Stack (Executive Director of the Irish American Heritage Museum in Albany, NY)
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Soyer

Recipes for Women's Healthcare in Medieval England
Kristin Uscinski (Instructor, Department of History, SUNY-Purchase)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Rebellion and Reformation in Scotland: The Emergence of the Lords of the Congregation, 1542-1560
Jonathan Woods (Instructor, Department of History, Fordham University)
Mentor: Dr. Christopher Maginn

2016

Cultural, Intellectual, and Political Perspectives: North Korea in the American Imagination, 1969-1983
Brandon Gauthier (Teacher, Derryfield School in New Hampshire)
Mentor: Dr. Michael E. Latham
Co-Mentor: Dr. Kirsten Swinth

A Re-Interpretation of the Power and Function of Late Medieval English Convocation
Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge (History Teacher, Woodward Academy, College Park, GA)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Violence and Terror: Imaginaries and Practices of Squadrismo in the Province of Ferrara, 1914-1922
Alessandro Saluppo (Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Padua and Visiting Researcher at the University of Oxford)
Mentor: Dr. Silvana Patriarca

Making a Scene: Comic Books, Punk Rock, Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture, and Creating Democratic Spaces in Franco’s Spain, 1955-1984
Louie Dean Valencia-García (Assistant Professor of Digital History, Texas State University)
Mentors: Dr. Rosemary Wakeman and Dr. Christopher Schmidt-Nowara

2015

"The Power to Define Reality": The Conservative Media's influence on American foreign policy 1964-1980
Laurence Jurdem (Independent Scholar in California)
Mentor: Dr. Michael Latham

Hawaii’s Twentieth Century Working Women: Labor feminists in their Own Right
Megan Monahan (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Cedar Crest College)
Mentor: Dr. Kirsten Swinth

Seeds of Communist Triumph: How Truman and Eisenhower Set the Stage for U.S. Failure in Vietnam
James Reynolds
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Soyer
Co-Mentor: Dr. Michael Latham

Cuba Para Cristo: Protestant Evangelists, American Expansionists and Cuban Independentistas, 1860-1965
Nicola Singh (Assistant Professor of History, Albertus Magnus College)
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Soyer
Co-Mentor: Dr. Michael Latham

A Community at War: the Bronx and Crack Cocaine
Noel Wolfe (Assistant Professor of History and Legal Studies and the Program Director for the Legal Studies Program at Nazereth College in Rochester, NY.)
Mentor: Dr. Mark Naison

2014

American Empire and the Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico
Darryl Brock (Assistant Professor of Latino Studies, CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College)
Mentor: Dr. Hector Lindo-Fuentes

The Monastic Choir Books of San Sisto in Piacenza and the Production of Liturgical Manuscripts in Fifteenth-Century Italy
Joanne Fillipone Overty
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug

Burke and Britons: Edmund Burke and the Contested Emergence of an Imperial British Identity
Johnathan Pettinato
Mentor: Dr. Nancy Curtin

2013

A Franciscan Inquisitor's Manual and its Compositional Context: Codex Casanatensis 1730
Geoffrey Clement, OFM (Professor, Saint Francis College, Brooklyn NY)
Mentor: Dr. Gyug

'Give Us War In Our Time' America's Irish Communities at War in the Civil War Era
Ryan Keating (Assistant Professor of History, California State University, San Bernardino)
Mentor: Dr. Paul Cimbala

2012

Letter to Marque, the City Council, and the Protection of Privileges in Late Medieval Marseille, 1250-1423
Christopher Beck (Instructor, Wright State University, Dayton, OH)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski and Dr. Daniel Smail

Between Beguines and Burghers: Civic Authority and the Changing Fortunes of Beguines in German Towns
Heidi Febert (Was Assistant Professor of History, Saginaw University, Michigan)
Mentor: Dr. Wolfgang Mueller

Between the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages: The Struggle for Ravenna in the Eighth Century
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen (Assistant Professor of History, Queensboro Community College, NYC)
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug

2011

An Inconvenient Forum: Power, Politics and the English Common Law Courts in the Age of Mansfield
Michael Conforti
Mentor: Dr. Nancy J. Curtin

Laurel Wilson Graduation

Laurel Wilson receives her PhD in History from Rev. Joseph McShane, SJ, President of Fordham University (2011)

'La Nouvelle Maniere': The Birth of Fashion in the Fourteenth Century
Laurel Wilson (Affiliated Scholar, Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

2010

Justice, Jurisdiction, and Choice: The Church Courts of Carpentras in the Fifteenth Century
Elizabeth Hardman (Associate Professor of History, Bronx Community College, CUNY)
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Smail

A Matter of Time: Church, Civic Administration, and the Idea of the Hour in Medieval France
Kenneth Mondschein (Writer, lecturer at American International College and Westfield State University)
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug

1990 - 1999

1999

Franciscan Apocalypticism and Reform: Ubertino de Casale’s Arbor vitae crucifixae Jesu
Gregory Beirich (Lecturer, California State University, Los Angeles, and CSU, Long Beach)
Mentor: Fr. Louis Pascoe, SJ

Political Power, Sexuality, and the Family: King George II and the Politicians, 1727-1760
David Flaten (Assistant Professor, Tompkins Cortland Community College)
Mentor: Dr. Nancy J. Curtin

Women’s Bodies, Men’s Souls: Sanctity and Gender in Ninth- and Tenth-Century Byzantium
Paul Halsall (Web Consultant, UK)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

The Jews of Medieval Toledo: Their Economic and Social Contact with Christians, 1125-1391
Nina Melechen (Independent Scholar, Nashville, TN)
Mentor: Dr. Joseph O’Callaghan

1998

Images of Abbot and Monastic Community in the Thought of Aelred of Rievaulx
Daniel M. LaCorte (Associate Professor, Western Michigan University)
Mentor: Fr. Louis B. Pascoe, SJ

League Polemics and Monarchical Crisis: A Religious and Cultural Analysis of the Catholic League during the Reign of Henry III (1576-1589)
Dalia M. Leonardo (Assistant Professor, CUNY Graduate Center)
Mentor: Dr. Bryant T. Ragan

1997

Queenship, Politics, and Government in the Medieval Crown of Aragon: The Lieutenancy of Maria of Castile, 1420-23 and 1432-53
Theresa M. Earenfight (Professor of History, Seattle University)
Mentor: Dr. Joseph F. O'Callaghan

Reform, Renewal, and Renaissance: The Thought of Cola di Rienzo in Its Historical Context
Thomas C. Giangreco (Government Documents, Walsh Library, Fordham University)
Mentor: Fr. Louis B. Pascoe, SJ

Caritas Pirckheimer: Sixteenth-Century Chronicler
Joanne King Grafe (Adjunct Assistant Professor, Florida International University)
Mentor: Dr. W. David Myers

Stuart Petitions and the Failure of 'Good Rule': Protests of Commoners over Administrative Corruption, 1603-1642
Marianne F. LaPointe (Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, Stamford)
Mentors: Fr. Albert J. Loomie SJ and Dr. Susan Wabuda

Angelo of Clareno: Structure and Argument in the Historia Septem Tribulationum (awarded posthumously)
Anton Xuereb (†)
Mentor: Fr. Louis B. Pascoe, SJ

1996

Nicolas de Clamanges: Personal and Pastoral Reform in the Late Medieval Church
Christopher M. Bellitto (Associate Professor, Kean University
Mentor: Fr. Louis B. Pascoe, SJ

What Touches All: Coinage and Monetary Policy in Leon-Castile to 1230
James J. Todesca (Associate Professor, Armstrong Atlantic State University)
Mentor: Dr. Joseph F. O'Callaghan

1995

James Alexander, 1691-1756
Ellen M. Russell
Mentor: Dr. Robert F. Jones

1994

The Community of the Parish in Late Medieval Kent
Judy Ann Ford (Professor of Commerce, Texas A&M University)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski/p>

1993

Abbot Theodore and the Studites: A Case Study in Monastic Social Groupings and Political Conflict in Constantinople (787-826)
Peter J. Hatlie (Director and Academic Dean, University of Dallas Rome Program)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

1992

The Statutes of the Yorkist Period, 1461-1485: Their Significance and Impact on the Development of the State
Beverly A. Dougherty (retired)
Mentor: Dr. Joseph F. O'Callaghan

Lucas Alaman, Mexican Conservatism, and the United States: A History of Attitudes and Policy, 1823-1853
J. Pascal Gargiulo
Mentor: Dr. George Gill

Castilian Royal Government of the Kingdom of Toledo, 1085-1252
Theresa M. Vann (Curator of Malta Study Center, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library)
Mentor: Dr. Joseph F. O'Callaghan

1991

The Convent and the Community in the Diocese of Norwich from 1350 to 1540
Marilyn Oliva (Adjunct Associate Professor, Fordham University, and Editorial Board, Medieval Prosopography)
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

The Tranquility of the Realm in Fifteenth-Century Castile (1406-1474)
R. Fox Thurston (retired)
Mentor: Dr. Joseph F. O'Callaghan

1990

Merchant and Redcoat: The Papers of John Gordon Macomb July 1757 to June 1760
Joseph F. Meany, Jr. (Senior Historian New York State Museum)
Mentor: Robert F. Jones

1980 - 1989

1989

A Crucial Turning Point: The Council of Lviv 1946, Its Background and Consequences
George Pawliczko (Executive Director, American Institute of Banking of Greater New York)
Mentor: Bernice Rosenthal

1988

Ivan the Terrible as a Religious Type
Alexander L. Dvorkin (Professor and President of St-Iraneus of Lyon Center of Religious Studies, Moscow)
Mentor: John Meyendorff

Church-State Relations during the Reign of Fernando IV of Castile-León (1295-1312)
Paulette Lynn Pepin (Assistant Professor of Education, University of New Haven)
Mentor: Joseph F. O'Callaghan

1987

The Role of St. Catherine of Genoa (1447-1510) in the Reform of the Church
Richard Emil Marchese
Mentor: John C. Olin

The Role of Pagan Lithuania in Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox Religious Diplomacy in East-Central Europe (1345-77)
Rasa J. Mazeika (Director, Lithuanian Museum,Archives of Canada)
Mentor: John Meyendorff

1986

Humanism and Reform in the Life and Work of Gregorio Cortese 1483-1548
Francesco C. Cesareo (President of Assumption College, Worcester, MA.)
Mentor: John C. Olin

The Murphy-Weygand Agreement: The United States and French North Africa (1940-1942)
Elliott Burton Litsky
Mentor: Douglas W. Houston

1985

Jose de Diego: A Legislator in Times of Political Transition (1903-1918)
Delma S. Arrigoitia
Mentor: O. Carlos Stoetzer

1983

Cavalier-Propaganda Stereotypes in Seventeenth-Century England
Stephen J. Greenberg (Coordinator of Public Services, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Maryland)
Mentor: John C. Olin

1982

A History of the Ranger Battalions in World War II
Jerome J. Haggerty
Mentor: George J. Gill

1981

The State Department and Peacemaking, 1917-1920: Attitudes of State Department Officials Toward Wilson's Peacemaking Efforts
Maryann Civitello
Mentor: George J. Gill

The Development of the Cortes in the Crown of Aragon, 1064-1327
Donald Kagay (Professor, Albany State University)
Mentor: Joseph F. O'Callaghan

Demetrius Cydones (c. 1324-c. 1397): Intellectual and Diplomatic Relations Between Byzantium and the West in the Fourteenth Century
Frances Kianka
Mentor: John Meyendorff

Demetrius Cydones (c. 1324-c. 1397): Intellectual and Diplomatic Relations Between Byzantium and the West in the Fourteenth Century
Kenneth A. Lill
Mentor: Roger Wines

1980

The Role and Impact of Rockefeller Philanthropy during the Progressive Era
Brother John W. Klein
Mentor: Robert F. Himmelberg

Novalia: A Study in Cistercian Economic Policy and Practices from 1098 to 1215
Anne M. Mannion (Associate Professor, Fordham University)
Mentor: Joseph F. O'Callaghan

The Question of Representation in Prussia under the Grand Master Heinrich von Plauen (November 9, 1410-October 9, 1413)
Markian Pelech
Mentor: Joseph F. O'Callaghan

1970 - 1979

1979

The American Catholic Political Position at Mid-Century: Archbishop Hughes as a Test Case
Charles P. Connor
Mentor: Francis Xavier Curran, SJ

The Urban Bull Moose: A Case Study in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
Richard James Donagher
Mentor: Robert F. Himmelberg

Anglo-American Relations and the Question of Palestine, 1945-1947
Miriam Joyce Haron
Mentor: John P. Entelis

The United States and the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1940-1945
Annette Palmer
Mentor: Douglas W. Houston

Theobald of Champagne: Count, Crusader, and King
Janush Rozankowski
Mentor: Joseph F. O'Callaghan

1976

The Ecclesiastical Reforms of the Patriarch Athanasius of Constantinople (1289-1293; 1303-1309)
John L. Boojamra
Mentor: John Meyendorff

The Response of Public and Private Philanthropy to the Panic of 1819 in New York City
Vincent F. Bonelli
Mentor: Robert F. Jones

The Fire Department of the City of New York, 1835-1898: A Study in Institutional Adaptability
Donald J. Cannon
Mentor: Robert F. Himmelberg

The Influence of Republican Ideology on New Yorkers, 1775-1800: An Examination of the British Libertarian Tradition
Maria T. Eufemia
Mentor: Robert F. Jones

The King's Prerogative to Dissolve Parliament and the Dissolution Crisis of December 1783
Lawrence Schaefer
Mentor: Maurice R. O'Connell

1975

The Unpublished Letters of Gregory Akindynos
Angela Constantinides Hero
Mentor: John Meyendorff

Joseph Hume and the Whigs, 1830-1841: A Study of Inter-Party Cooperation
Paul Robert Ziegler
Mentor: Maurice R. O'Connell

1974

Patrocinium: The Concept of Personal Protection and Dependence in the Later Roman Empire and the Early Middle Ages
Thomas B. Andersen
Mentor: Charles P. Loughran, SJ

Daniel O’Connell and Religious Freedom
Sister Helen Coldrick
Mentor: Maurice R. O’Connell

Anglo-American Relations Regarding the Far East 1937-1941
Richard J. Grace
Mentor: Robert Himmelberg

John A. Andrew, Abolitionist Governor, 1861-1865
John M. Hamrogue
Mentor: John A. Carpenter

The Sudeten Crisis of September 1938: An Inquiry Into German Motives and Objectives
Roman Legedza
Mentor: Roger A. Wines

The Hébertists: Study of a French Revolutionary Faction in the Reign of Terror, 1793-94
Charles B. McNamara
Mentor: A. Paul Levack

The Napoleonic Image in the Press of Toulouse, 1830-1848
Anna-Maria Moggio
Mentor: A. Paul Levack

The Parliamentary election Influence and Activities of the Third Duke of Portland, 1760-1780
Allan Nelson
Mentor: Maurice R. O’Connell

The Confiscation and Sale of the Loyalist Estates and Its Effect on the Democratization of Landholding in New York, 1779-1800
John T. Reilly
Mentor: Robert F. Jones

1973

A History of Catholic Life in the Diocese of Albany, 1609-1864
Martin J. Becker
Mentor: Francis Xavier Curran, SJ

Patriarch Nicholas Mysticos and the Fourth Marriage of Leo VI, the Wise
Nicholas G. Itsines
Mentor: John Meyendorff

John Acton and the Church of Pius IX
Sister Kathleen C. Keating
Mentor: James Hennessey, SJ

The Influence of St. Bernard on Episcopal Elections in France, 1138-1153
Joseph R. Leahey
Mentor: Joseph F. O’Callaghan

Contributions to the Criticism and Interpretation of the Lex Baiuvariorum: A Comparative Study of the Alamannic and Bavarian Codes
Theodore John Rivers
Mentor: Charles P. Loughran, SJ

The Political Process in New York State, 1816-1824: A Study in Political Morality and Changing Attitudes Toward the Party System
Raymond J. Russo
Mentor: John A. Carpenter

The Spindle City: Labor, Politics and Religion in Fall River, Massachusetts, 1870-1905
Philip R. Silvia
Mentor: Robert Himmelberg

Emancipation in Barbados 1830-1850, A Study in Planter Accommodation
Bruce Taylor
Mentor: O. Carlos Stoetzer

Mark Eugenicus and the Council of Florence: A Historical Re-Evaluation of His Personality
Constantine Tsirpanlis
Mentor: John Meyendorff

The Social Welfare Program of Pope Gregory the Great
John V. Wilkinson
Mentor: Charles P. Loughran, SJ

1972

The Household of Theobald Archbishop of Canterbury: A Study in the Twelfth Century English Episcopal Household
Ruth Brantl
Mentor: Joseph F. O’Callaghan

Henry Seymour Conway and the Commons’ Cause, 1741-1784
Francis P. DeStefano
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

The Oxford Movement in Decline: Lord John Russell, the Tractarians and the Church of England, 1846-1852
John Nikol
Mentor: Maurice R. O’Connell

The Legal Position of the Soldier and Veteran in the Roman Empire
Robert Renz
Mentor: Charles P. Loughran, SJ

Famine and Plague as Factors in the Collapse of the Roman Empire in the Third Century
Daniel Weitz
Mentor: Charles P. Loughran, SJ

1971

The Great Powers and the Chinese Revolution, 1911-1913
Rose Pik Siu Chan
Mentor: Douglas W. Houston

Great Britain and the Problem of Imperial Defense: The Far East, 1919-1923
Howard L. English
Mentor: Douglas W. Houston

New York in Transition, 1783-1786
Mary O’Connor English
Mentor: Joseph R. Frese, SJ

The Problem of Eastern Galicia at the Paris Peace Conference: A Re-Examination in the Light of American Materials in the Archives of the United States
Leo John Haczynski
Mentor: Oscar Halecki

The Irish Executive and the North Ministry, 1777-1782
Thomas Michael Molloy
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

A History of the Metropolitan Office at Rheims from Hincmar (845-882) to the Romana Ecclesia of Innocent IV (1243-1254)
Peter P. O'Keefe
Mentor: Joseph F. O’Callaghan

The Origin of the Democratic Party in Rhode Island, 1824-1836
Edward Francis Sweet
Mentor: John A. Carpenter

1970

A Study of the Administration of John Aylmer, Bishop of London, 1577-1594
Janet Marguerite Leonard
Mentor: Albert J. Loomie, SJ

1960 - 1969

1969

England in the Foreign Policy of Francis I: 1515-1525
John James Brennan
Mentor: Albert J. Loomie, SJ

The High Cost of Living Controversy, 1919-1920
John J. Hanrahan
Mentor: Robert J. Himmelberg

United States National Defense and Trans-Pacific Commercial Air Routes 1933-1941
Francis Xavier Holbrook
Mentor: Edward J. Berbusse, SJ

The Beginnings of Christian Monachism
George Pililis
Mentor: Jeremiah O’Sullivan

Commendatory Abbeys and the Order of Citeaux; a Study of Papal-Gallican Rivalry
William John Telesca
Mentor: Jeremiah O’Sullivan

1968

Commendatory Abbeys and the Order of Citeaux; a Study of Papal-Gallican Rivalry

Mother Madeleine Chi Sung-Chun, RSCJ
Mentor: Douglas W. Houston

The Government of Spain under Joseph Bonaparte, 1808-1814
Rafael Leon Cortada
Mentor: A. Paul Levack

Government for the People: The Leadership of the Progressive Party in Connecticut
Herbert F. Janick
Mentor: Robert F. Himmelberg

The Eleventh Century Background of Citeaux
Rev. Bede Karl Lackner, S. O. Cist.
Mentor: Jeremiah F. O’Sullivan

The Pitt Administration and the Irish Roman Catholics, 1791-1801
James McLane Murphy, SJ
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

Iconoclasm: A Study of the Hagiographical Evidence
Aristeides Papadakis
Mentor: Charles P. Loughran, SJ

Melchior Khlesl and the Habsburg Bruderzwist, 1605-1612
Rudolf J. Schleich
Mentor: Roger Wines

The Immediate Origins of the Constitution of the Year III
Eileen Koehler Soldwedel
Mentor: A. Paul Levack

The Sudeten German Question in the League of Nations
Sophie Anna Welisch
Mentor: Roger Wines

1967

The Presidential Election of 1836
Sister Mary Raimonde Bartus, FDC
Mentor: John A. Carpenter

Liturgy and Politics in Ninth Century Gaul
Mother Marie De Chantal Bunting, OSU
Mentor: Charles P. Loughran

The Statute Legislation of Edward I and Its Effect Upon the English Cistercians to 1399
Lawrence Arthur Desmond
Mentor: Jeremiah F. O’Sullivan

Frisia and the Frisians at the Time of St. Willibrord
Henry C. Hoeben, SMA
Mentor: Jeremiah F. O’Sullivan

1966

The Making of a Jacksonian Democrat: Levi Woodbury, 1789-1831
Vincent Julian Capovski

Lord Ashley in the House of Commons
Sister Zoé Glenski
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

The Slovak Question in Polish Foreign Policy, 1934-1939
Thaddeus Vladimir Gromada
Mentor: Casimir Cecys

Honorius of Autun: Honorius Augustodunensis—Twelfth Century Enigma
Rev. Carl Andrew Volz
Mentor: Jeremiah F. O’Sullivan

1965

Benjamin F. Butler: Lawyer and Regency Politician
Rev. William Dennis Driscoll
Mentor: Robert V. Remini

Politics and Administration in Ireland, 1760-1766
Joseph A. Eulie, Jr.
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

Rhode Island and the Imperial Reorganization of 1763-1766
Walter Francis Mullen
Mentors: Rev. Joseph Frese, SJ and Rev. Francis X. Curran, SJ

The Role of Dubois in French Foreign Affairs, 1715-1721
Sister Mary Madeline Walsh, CSJ
Mentor: A. Paul Levack

1964

Negro Slavery Among the Cherokee Indians, 1540-1866
Michael Donald Roethler, OSB
Mentor: Robert V. Remini

1963

Charles Townshend, A Study of His Political Conduct
Rev. Cornelius Philip Forster, OP
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

The Teschen Question and the Paris Peace Conference: A Re-examination in the Light of Materials in the Archives of the United States
Eugene Francis Vincent Kusielewicz
Mentors: Oscar Halecki and Ross J. S. Hoffman

1962

The Public Career of Charles R. Crane
Leo Joseph Bocage
Mentor: A. Paul Levack

Thomas E. Watson and the Catholic Laymen’s Association of Georgia
Brother Edward L. Cashin, FMS †
Mentor: Vincent Hopkins, SJ

Hendrick B. Wright: A Study in Leadership
Daniel J. Curran
Mentor: Robert V. Remini

John Fitzgibbon, Earl of Clare
William Denis Griffin
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

1961

Napoleon III and the Redeeming of Venetia, 1864-1866
Rev. John William Bush, SJ
Mentor: Ross J. S. Hoffman

New Hampshire History and the Public Career of Meshech Weare, 1713-1786
Avery John Butters
Mentor: Joseph R. Frese, SJ

Alexander Komuloviè, 1593-1598
Rev. Venard Joseph Byrne, CP
Mentor: Oscar Kalecki

The Eastern Catholic Church and Czar Nicholas I
Wasyl Lencyk
Mentor: Oscar Halecky

The English Cistercians: Taxation by King and Pope, 1216-1377
Sister James Eugene Madden
Mentor: Jeremiah O'Sullivan

United States Naval Policy in the Pacific, 1930-1941
Thaddeus Vincent Tuleja
Mentor: A. Paul Levack