Recent Graduates & Placement

Our Ph.D. students have moved on to successful careers in academia, the public humanities, and in the public domain.

Our graduates teach at top universities across the country, including the University of California System, University of Colorado, University of Indiana, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, Northwestern, Notre Dame, University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M, Williams College, and the University of Wisconsin.

Our graduates work in the public humanities, in roles such as State Historian, State Public Historian and Curator, and State Curator.

Our graduates work in the public domain in roles as diverse as freelance writer, editor, academic advisors, and elected office

  • Ackermann, Marsha – Lecturer I, History & Philosophy, Eastern  Michigan University
  • Ardizzone, Heidi – Assistant Professor of American Studies St. Louis University
  • Bass, Christine – Program Director, Women in Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Brent, Elizabeth – Freelance Writer
  • Brick, Howard – Professor , Louis Evans Chair in U.S. History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Casillas, Ines – Assistant Professor, Chicano Studies, UC-Santa Barbara
  • Chávez, John – Professor of History, Southern Methodist University
  • Ching, Paul – Teaching and Learning Consultant, University of Minnesota
  • Cui, Shu-Qin – Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Bowdoin College
  • De La Vega Hurtado, M. – Executive Director, International Film Seminar, NYC
  • Dillard, Angela – Professor and Director, Residential College, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Dolgon, Corey – Professor of Sociology and Director of Community Based Learning, Stonehill College.
  • Dupuis, Reshela – Education Advocate, Office of Hawaiian Affair
  • Foley, Neil – Professor of History, American Studies and the Center for Mexican American Studies and Associate Dean, University of Texas at Austin
  • Fujita Rony, Thomas – Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, California State University - Fullerton
  • Galvez, Rail-Estavan – Executive Director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center
    Genser, Wallace- Associate Director of Undergraduate Research, University of Pennsylvania
  • Harris, Lisa – Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan
  • Hass, Kristin – Associate Professor of American Culture, University of Michigan
  • Johnson, Colin – Assistant Professor of Gender Studies, Adjunct Professor in American Studies and History, Indiana University — Bloomington
  • Kim-Rajal, Patricia – Assistant Professor of Chicano and Latino Studies, Sonoma State University
  • Kusnerz, Peggy – Librarian, University of Michigan (retired), Associate Editor, History of Photography, panoramic photographer
  • Lebeau, Patrick – Professor of Writing & Rhetoric and American Indian Studies, Michigan State University
  • Lee, Sharon – Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow, Gender and Sexuality, New York Univesity
  • Lieberman, Robbie – Professor of History, Southern Illinois University — Carbondale
  • Lloyd, Brian – Associate Professor of History, University of California — Riverside
  • Lieu, Nhi – Assistant Professor American Studies and Asian American Studies, University of Texas-Austin
  • Low, John – Assistant Professor Comparative Studies, Ohio State University-Newark
  • Macfarlane, Lisa – Sr. Vice Provost Academic Affairs, University of New Hampshire
  • Macias, Anthony – Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California — Riverside
  • Maeda, Daryl – Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado — Boulder
       Majewski, Karen – Mayor, City of Hamtramck, Michigan
  • Mann, Katrina – Instructor, Truckee Meadows Community College
  • Marchevsky, Alejandra – Liberal Studies Faculty, California State University — Los Angeles
  • Masur, Kate – Associate Professor of History, Northwestern University
  • Metzl, Jonathan – Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Director, Program in Med, Health and Society, Professor of Psychiatry
  • Mitchell, William – Public Historian and Curator, New Haven, CT
  • Moon, Jennifer – Editor, Cornell Medical College
  • Morales, Cheli – Addictions Services Manager , Jackson County Health & Human Services, Medford, OR
  • Moreau, Joseph – History Instructor, Abraham Joshua Herschel High School, NY
  • Mott, Shani – Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
  • Nation, Richard – Professor and Chair of History & Philosophy, Eastern Michigan University
  • Paris, Leslie – Associate Professor of History, University of British Columbia-Vancouver
  • Pegler-Gordon, Anna – Associate Professor, James Madison College, Michigan State University
  • Peterson, Rachel – Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies, Grand Valley State University
  • Pittenger, Mark – Associate Professor of History, University of Colorado — Boulder
  • Macedo Pool, Maria Teresa – Instructor of Sociology, Cabrillo Community College, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Porter, Eric –  Professor of American Studies, University of California - Santa Cruz
  • Pratt, Anastasia – Clinton County Historian, SUNY Empire State Lecturer and Coordinator of Advanced Certificate in Pubic History
  • Rabinowitz, Paula – Professor of English, University of Minnesota
  • Ramirez, Pablo – Associate Professor of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
  • Rogers, Mark – Chair, Division of Humanities; Professor of Communication, Walsh University, Ohio
  • Rua, Merida – Associate Professor of Latina/o and American Studies, Williams College
  • Rubeck, Tracie – Academic Department Coordinator, Amherst College
  • Saranillio, Dean – Assistant Professor, Faculty Fellow in Gender and Sexuality, New York University
  • Shavelson, Susanne – Assistant Director, Institute for Informal Jewish Education, Brandeis University
  • Syrett, Nick – Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado
  • Textor, Alex – Freelance Writer
  • Theoharis, Jeanne – Associate Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Tilton, Jennifer – Associate Professor of Race and Ethnic Studies, University of Redlands
  • Umphrey, Martha – Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College
  • Vargas, George – Associate Professor of Communications and Theatre Arts, Texas A&M
  • Vargas, Zaneta – Curator, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives
  • Vargas, Zaragosa – Kenan Eminent Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Vecchiola, Carla – Senior Lecturer Honors Program, Wayne State University
  • Wang, Grace – Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of California — Davis
  • Wendorff, Laura – Professor, English Department, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Winand, Angela – Assistant Professor, African American Studies and Women and Gender Studies, University of Illinois Springfield
  • Winkler, Barbara Scott – Professor and Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Southern Oregon University
  • Wong, K. Scott – James Phinney Baxter III – Professor of History and Public Affairs Williams College
  • Worsley, Shawan Wade – Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts Department, University of San Francisco
  • Wu, Cynthia – Assistant Professor, Transnational Studies, SUNY Buffalo
  • Wu, William – Freelance writer
  • Zeller, Ariella – Dean of Student Affairs, University of the People On-line University
  • Zimmerman, Enid – Professor Emeritus, Indiana University Bloomington