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What Makes a Yeoman? Status, Religion, and Material Culture in Later Medieval England    

Louisa Foroughi

Louisa Foroughi

Louisa Foroughi
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

The Discovery of the Consumer: Economic Reform and Social Regulation, 1865-1904
Stephen Leccese
Mentor: Dr. Christopher Dietrich

Stephen Leccese

Stephen Leccese

A Clash of Ideals: Human Rights and Non-Intervention in U.S. Foreign Policy, 1977-1988
James Smith
Mentor: Dr. Christopher Dietrich 


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

Edoardo Marcello Barsotti

Edoardo Marcello Barsotti

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 (Assistant Dean, Student Professional Development, GSAS, Fordham
Mentor: Dr. Kirsten Swinth


The Friar's Companion: A Franciscan Observant Vademecum in Late Medieval Italy
M. Christina Bruno (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. (Assistant Director of Career Education, Graduate School Advising, and Pre-Law Advising, Boston College)
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


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


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


"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


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 (Instructor, Westchester Community College)
Mentor: Dr. Nancy Curtin


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


Letter to Marque, the City Council, and the Protection of Privileges in Late Medieval Marseille, 1250-1423
Christopher Beck (Instructional Designer, Purdue University)
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


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 Ph.D. 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


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


Politics and Emotion in Thirteenth-Century Iberia
Jennifer Speed 
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Smail

The Tropological Universe: Alexander Neckam's Encyclopedias and the Natures of Things at the Turn of the Thirteenth Century
Tomas Zahora 
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug 


From Medieval Tutiorism to Modern Probabilism:  'Spoils of Egypt' and the Making of the Jesuit Conscience between Loyola and Pascal
Robert A. Maryks 
Mentor: Dr. W. David Myers

"Far Beyond Her Nature and Her Sex:"  The Creation of A Protestant Hagiography in England, 1590-1640
Lyndell O'Hara 
Mentor: Dr. Susan Wabuda 

Rex Francorum - Imperator Augustus - gratia Dei rex:  The "Language" of Authority in the Carolingian World (751-877)
Ildar Garipzanov
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug

Chronicle and Community in Northern Italy, 1240-1360
Laura Morreale 
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Smail

English Mint Administration, Moneyers and Monetary Reform in the Reign of Henry I
Gilbert M. Stack
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski 

"Monarchy and Military Practices During the Reign of Alfonso XI (1312-50)"
Nicolas Agrait
Mentor: Dr. Joseph F. O'Callaghan

"Lordship of Towns in Medieval England:  Lay Seigneurs in the West Midlands and Welsh March Between the Conquest and the Plague"
Steven Christopher Spishak
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

Hospitality, Conviviality and the English Gentry:  Social Networks of the Landed Elite in Late Medieval Suffolk
Elizabeth Gibson Kunz
Mentor: Dr. Maryanne Kowaleski

"St. Elizabeth of Hungary and the Franciscan Tradition"
Lori Pieper 
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug 

"The Power of Liturgy and the Liturgy of Power in Eleventh-and-Twelfth Century Italy"
Louis Iorio Hamilton
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug 

"Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in the Wake of the Great Irish Rebellion of 1798"
James G. Patterson
Mentor: Dr. Nancy Curtin

"Sanctifying the World:  Ritual Blessings and Lay Piety in Medieval Religion and Society"
Derek Andrew Rivard 
Mentor: Dr. Richard Gyug 

"Huldrych Zwingli's Reformation:  Changes in Religious and Social Customs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Zuerich and its Environs"
Rosmarie Sunderland
Mentor: Dr. W. David Myers

"Lyrical Dialectic as Historiographical Discourse in the Italian Dialogues of Giordano Bruno"
Gilmar Visoni-Alonzo
Mentor: Dr. W. David Myers 

1990 - 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

1960 - 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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
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