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2012

Claudia Arno
PhD in Greek & Roman History

How Romans Became “Roman”: Creating Identity in an Expanding World
(David Potter and Nicola Terrenato, co-chairs)
University of Michigan Law School

2012

Wojciech Beltkiewicz
PhD in History

As it was in the Beginning: Representations of Historical Continuity in the Defense of Ruthenian Greek-Rite Catholicism, 1539-1772
(Valerie Kivelson, Chair)
Visiting Instructor of History, Kenyon College, OH

2012

Ross Bowling
PhD in History

Mediating Expertise: Sensational Reportage in Weimar Berlin
(Scott Spector, Chair)
Presidential Management Fellow, Dept Health and Human Services, Washington D.C.

2012

Aaron Cavin
PhD in History

The Borders of Citizenship: Latinos, Asian Americans, and Metropolitan Politics in Silicon Valley
(
Matthew Lassiter, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Gettysburg College

2012

Isabelle deRezende
PhD in History

Visuality and Colonialism in the Congo: From the “Arab War” to Patrice Lumumba, 1880s to 1961
(Nancy R. Hunt, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Central Washington University

2012

Laura Ferguson
PhD in History

Gateway City: The Makings and Meanings of San Francisco's "Golden Gate," 1846-1906
(
Mary Kelly & Jay Cook, Chairs)
Postdoc (2012-13), Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Michigan

2012

Jennifer Finn
PhD in Greek & Roman History

Alexander the Great: Forming Political Identity in a Multicultural Empire
(David Potter and Margaret Root, Co-Chairs)
PhD Student in University of Michigan Department of Near Eastern Studies

2012

Kenneth Garner
PhD in History

Seeing is Knowing: The Education Cinema Movement in France, 1910-1945
(Joshua Cole, Chair)

2012

Jason Gavilan

Politics of Enlistment and the “U.S.-Philippine Nation”: Civilian and Enlisted Filipinos within (and beyond) the U.S. Navy, circa 1941-1965
(Scott Kurashige, Chair)

2012

Powel Kazanjian
PhD in History

The Beginnings of Bacteriology in American Medicine: Frederick Novy 1888-1933
(Joel Howell, Chair)
Professor, University of Michigan Medical School

2012

Sara Lampert
PhD in History

Performing Women, Public Womanhood, and the Transformation of the Nineteenth-Century Cultural Marketplace
(Jay Cook, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Presbyterian College

2012

Susanna Linsley
PhD in History

The American Reformation: The Politics of Religious Liberty, Charleston and New York 1770-1830
(Sue Juster, Chair) 
Postdoc (2012-13), Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Michigan

2012

Sarah McDermott Thompson
PhD in History

Creole Citizens of France: The Trans-Atlantic Politics of Antillean Education and the Creole Movement since 1945
(Joshua Cole & Rita Chin, Chairs)

2012

Nafisa Essop Sheik
PhD in History

Colonial Rites: Custom, Marriage Law and the Making of Difference in Natal, 1830s - c.1910
(David W. Cohen, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Johannesburg

2012

Jared Secord

Elites and Outsiders: The Greek-Speaking Scholars of Rome, 100 BCE - 200 CE
(Ray Van Dam, Chair)
Harper Smith Fellowship, Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Humanities, University of Chicago

2012

Stephen Sparks
PhD in Anthropology & History

Apartheid Modern: South Africa’s Oil from Coal Project and the History of a Company Town
(Gabrielle Hecht, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Johannesburg

2012

Joshua White
PhD in History

Catch and Release: Piracy, Slavery, and Law in the Early Modern Ottoman Mediterranean
(Rudi Lindner, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Virginia

2012

Colleen Woods
PhD in History

Bombs, Bibles, and Bureaucrats: The United States, the Philippines, and the Making of Global Anti-Communism, 1945-1960
(Penny Von Eschen, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park

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2011 Graduates

2011

Karen Acton
PhD in Greek & Roman History

Vespasian Augustus:  Imperial Power in the First Century CE
(
David Potter, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Classics Department, University of Arizona

2011

Danna Agmon
PhD in Anthropology & History

An Uneasy Alliance: Traders, Missionaries, and Tamil Intermediaries in Eighteenth-Century French India
(
Diane Owen Hughes & Sumathi Ramaswamy, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, History Department and ASPECT (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought), Virginia Tech

2011

Alexander Angelov
PhD in History

Conversion and Empire: Byzantine Missionaries, Foreign Rulers, and Christian Narratives (ca. 300-900)
(John V.A. Fine, Jr., Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, College of William and Mary

2011

Millington Bergeson-Lockwood
PhD in History

Not as Supplicants but as Citizens: Race, Party, and African American Politics in Boston, Massachusetts, 1864-1903
(Martha Jones, Chair)
2012-13 Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and Economy, Carnegie Mellon University

2011

Anne Berg
PhD in History

In and Out of War: Space, Pleasure and Cinema in Hamburg, 1938-1949
(Geoff Eley, Chair) 
Lecturer, Department of History, University of Michigan and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History

2011

Guillermo Bustos
PhD in History

The Crafting of Historia Patria in an Andean Nation: Historical Scholarship, Public Commemorations and National Identity in Ecuador, 1870’s-1940’s
(Rebecca Scott, Chair)
Profesor agregado, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Sede Ecuador

2011

Ian Campbell
PhD in History

Knowledge and Power on the Kazakh Steppe, 1845-1917
(Douglas Northrop, Chair)
Postdoc (2011-2012), Department of History, Harvard University
Assistant Professor (2012), Department of History, University of California, Davis

2011

Andrew Conroe
PhD in Anthropology & History

Generating History: Violence and the Risks of Remembering for Families of Former Political Prisoners in Post-New Order Indonesia
(Webb Keane, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Sociology / Writing and Critical Thinking, National University of Singapore

2011

Kealani Cook
PhD in History

Kahiki Native Hawaiian Relationships with Other Pacific Islanders 1850-1915
(Damon Salesa, Chair)
Adjunct Professor, Hawai'i Pacific University

2011

James Dator
PhD in History

Search for a New Land: Space, Power, and AfroCreole Resistance in the British Leeward Islands, 1624-1745
(Susan Juster & Julius Scott, Chairs)

2011

Dasa Francikova
PhD in History & Women's Studies

'All Czechs, but Particularly Women:' Women's Role and Place in Building the Modern Czech Nation, 1820s - 1850s
(Geoff Eley & Scott Spector, Chairs)
Visiting Lecturer (2011-2012), Feminist Studies Department, University of California Santa Barbara

2011

Daniel Hershenzon
PhD in History

Early Modern Spain and the Creation of the Mediterranean: Captivity, Commerce, and Knowledge
(Diane Owen Hughes, Chair)
Postdoc (2011-2012), Max Weber Program, European University Institute, Florence; Assistant Professor, Department of Modern & Classical Languages, University of Connecticut

2011

Lauren Hirshberg
PhD in History

Targeting Kwajalein: U.S. Empire, Militarization and Suburbanization and the Marshall Islands, 1944-1986
(Damon Salesa & Penny Von Eschen, Chairs)
Visiting Assistant Professor (2012-14), Department of History, University of California Los Angeles

2011

Jeff Kaja
PhD in History

Worlds in Motion: Internal Development and the Evolution of Transportation Systems in Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1800
(David Hancock, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, California State University Northridge

2011

Monica Kim
PhD in History

Humanity Interrogated: Empire, Nation, and the Political Subject in United States-controlled Prisoner of War Camps during the Korean War, 1942-1960
(Penny Von Eschen, Chair)
Postdoc (2012-13), Humanities Institute,University of Pennsylvania 
Assistant Professor (2013), SUNY Albany

2011

Kirsten Leng
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Contesting the "Laws of Life": Feminism, Sexual Science, and Sexual Governance in Germany and Britain, 1880-1914
(Kathleen Canning & Scott Spector, Chairs)
Postdoc (2011-2013), Gender Studies, Department of History and Sexualities Project, Northwestern University

2011

Mark Lotito
PhD in History

Wittenberg Historiography: Philipp Melanchthon and the Reformation of Historical Thought
(Michael Allen & Tom Tentler, Chairs)
Attorney, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP, Labor and Employment Practice Group

2011

Alex Lovit
PhD in History

“The Bounds of Habitation”: The Geography of the American Colonization Society, 1816-1860
(J. Mills Thornton, Chair)

2011

Rob Maclean
PhD in History

After Modern Jazz: The Avante-Garde and Jazz Historiography
(Penny Von Eschen, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

2011

Janam Mukherjee
PhD in Anthropology & History

Hungry Bengal; War, Famine, Riots, and the End of Empire, 1939-1946
(Barbara Metcalf, Chair)

2011

Graham Nessler
PhD in History

A Failed Emancipation? The Struggle for Freedom in Hispaniola during the Haitian Revolution, 1789-1809
(Richard Turits, Chair)
Postdoc (2011-2012), Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Michigan
Adjunct Assistant Professor (2012), Texas A & M, Commerce

2011

Angela Parker
PhD in History

Taken Lands: Territory and Sovereignty on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, 1934-1960
(Phil Deloria, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of Native American Studies, Dartmouth College

2011

Ray Patton
PhD in History

Screamed Poetry: Rock in Poland’s Last Decade of Communism
(Brian Porter-Szücs, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Geography and Political Science, Drury College

2011

Andrew Ross
PhD in History

Urban Desires: Practicing Pleasure in the “City of Light,” 1848-1900
(Joshua Cole, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Kenyon College

2011

Aaron Sealy
PhD in History

In Their Place: Marking and Unmarking Shi’ism in Pahlavi Iran
(Juan Cole, Chair)

2011

Brian Zottoli
PhD in History

Reconceptualizing Southern Vietnamese History from the 15th to the 18th Centuries: Competition along the Coasts from Guangdong to Cambodia
(Victor Lieberman, Chair)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Science Research Council

 

2010 Graduates

2010

Dea Boster
PhD in History

Unfit for Bondage: Disability and African American Slavery in the United States 1800-1860
(Martin Pernick, Chair)
Lecturer, Columbus State Community College, Columbus OH

2010

Heloise Finch-Boyer
PhD in Anthropology & History

We could have had a revolution!:  “creolizing” French citizenship and social rights in La Reunion, a French Overseas Department 1946-2009
(David W. Cohen, Chair)
Curator, National Maritime Museum, Greenwhich, UK

2010

Tracy Flemming
PhD in History

Negro: Travel and the Pan-African Imagination During the Nineteenth Century
(Mamadou Diouf and Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, African and African American Studies, Grand Valley State University

2010

Lily Geismer
PhD in History

Don’t Blame Us: Grassroots Liberalism in Massachusetts, 1960-1990
(Matthew Lassiter, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Claremont McKenna College

2010

Emanuela Grama
PhD in Anthropology & History

Searching for Heritage, Building Politics: Architecture, Archaeology, and Representations of the Past in Romania (1947-2007)
(Gillian Feeley-Harnik & Katherine Verdery, Chairs)
PostDoctoral Fellow, European University

2010

Monty Hindman
PhD in History

The Rise and Fall of Wealth Taxation: An Inquiry into the Fiscal History of the American States
(Terrence McDonald, Chair)
Program Manager, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota

2010

Clay Howard
PhD in History

The Closet and the Cul de Sac: Sex, Politics, and Suburbanization in Postwar California
(Matthew Lassiter, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, College of the Holy Cross

2010

Sergio Huarcaya
PhD in Anthropology & History

Othering National Identity Alterity and Indigenous Activism in Otavolo, Ecuador
(Fernando Coronil & Bruce Mannheim, Chairs)
PostDoctoral Fellow, University of London, Royal Holloway

2010

Najeeb Jan
PhD in History

The Metacolonial State: Pakistan, the Deoband ‘Ulama and the Biopolitics of Islam
(Juan Cole and Nicholas Dirks, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Geography Department, University of Colorado Boulder

2010

Daniel Livesay
PhD in History

Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Migration from the West Indies to Britain, 1750-1820
(David Hancock, Chair)
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, College of William and Mary

2010

Diana Mankowski
PhD in History

Gendering the Disco Inferno: Sexual Revolution, Liberation and Popular Culture in 1970s America
(Jay Cook and Matthew Lassiter, Chairs)

2010

Cynthia Marasigan
PhD in History

Ambivalent Belligerents: African American Soldiers, Filipino  Revolutionaries, and the Philippine-American War
(Penny Von Eschen, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Departments of History and Asian & Asian-american Studies, SUNY Binghamton

2010

A. Azfar Moin
PhD in History

Islam and the Millennium: Sacred Kingship and Popular Imagination in Early Modern India and Iran
(Barbara Metcalf, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Southern Methodist University

2010

Minayo Nasiali
PhD in History

Native to the Republic: Negotiating Citizenship and Social Welfare in Marseille “Immigrant” Neighborhoods since 1945
(Rita Chin and Joshua Cole, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Arizona

2010

Isabela Quintana
PhD in History

Neighborhood Borders, National Boundaries: Gender, Space and Border Formation in Chinese and Mexican Los Angeles, 1871-1938
(Maria Montoya and Philip Deloria, Chairs)
UC President's Postdoc (2011) , Department of History, University of California, Irvine; Postdoc (2012), Latina/o Studies, University of Illinois  at Urbana-Champaign; Assistant Professor (2013), New Mexico State University

2010

Will Redfern
PhD in History

Sukarno’s Guided Democracy and the Takeovers of Foreign Companies in Indonesia in the 1960s
(Rudolf Mrazek and Victor Lieberman, Chairs)
Postdoc, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Michigan

2010

Sam Temple
PhD in History

Mountain, Moor and Marsh: The Politics of Environmental Transformation in Southern France, 1850-1950
(Joshua Cole and Laura Downs, Chairs)
Lecturer, Expository Writing Program, University of Oklahoma

2010

Sudipa Topdar
PhD in History

Knowledge and Governance: Political Socialization of the Indian Child within Colonial Schooling and Nationalist Contestations in India (1870-1925)
(Tom Trautman and Sumathi Ramaswamy Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Illinois State University

2010

Lenny Ureña
PhD in History

The Stakes of Empire: Colonial Fantasies, Civilizing Agendas and Biopolitics in the Prussian-Polish Provinces (1840-1914)
(Geoff Eley and Brian Porter-Szücs, Chairs)
Assistant Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, International Institute, University of Michigan

2010

Ying Zhang
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Politics and Morality during the Ming-Qing Dynastic Transition (1570-1670)
(CS Chang and Wang Zheng, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Ohio State University

2009 Graduates

2009

Allison Abra
PhD in History

On With the Dance: Nation, Culture, and Popular Dancing in Britain, 1918-1945
(Kali Israel and Sonya Rose, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, History Department, University of Southern Mississippi

2009

Nate Andrade
PhD in Greek & Roman History

“Imitation Greeks”: Being Syrian in the Greco-Roman World (175 BCE - 275 CE)
(Ray Van Dam and David Potter, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, West Virginia University

2009

Catherine Cangany
PhD in History

Frontier Seaport: Detroit’s Transformation into an Atlantic Entrepot, 1701-1837
(David Hancock, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Notre Dame

2009

Victoria Castillo
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Indigenous “Messengers” Petitioning for Justice: Citizenship and Indigenous Rights in Peru, 1900-1945
(Sueann Caulfied, Chair)
Lecturer, Departments of History and Women's Studies, University of Michigan

2009

Sherri Charleston
PhD in History

The Fruits of Citizenship: African Americans, Military Service, and the Cause of Cuba Libre, 1898-1914
(Michelle Mitchell and Rebecca Scott, Chairs)
Law Student, University of Wisconsin

2009

Shuang Chen
PhD in History

Where Urban Migrants Met Rural Settlers: State Categories, Social Boundaries, and Wealth Stratification in Northeast China, 1815 - 1913
(James Lee, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Iowa

2009

Robert Chidester
PhD in Anthropology & History

Class, Community, and Materiality in a Blue-Collar Baltimore Neighborhood:  An Archaeology of Hampden-Woodberry
(Henry Wright, Chair)
Faculty Researcher, University of Maryland
Principal Investigator for Archaeology, Mannik & Smith Group

2009

Daniel DeSelm
PhD in History

Unwilling Pilgrimage: Vikings, Relics, and the Politics of Exile during the Carolingian Era (c. 830-930)
(Paolo Squatriti, Chair)
Term Faculty, George Mason University

2009

Sara Babcox First
PhD in History

The Mechanics of Renown; or, the Rise of a Celebrity Culture in Early America
(Mary Kelley and Sue Juster, Chairs)
Visiting Assistant Professor, History and American Studies, Miami University, OH

2009

Madina Goldberg
PhD in History

Russian Empire - Tatar Theater: The Politics of Culture in Late Imperial Kazan
(William Rosenberg, Chair)

2009

Andrew Highsmith
PhD in History

Demolition Means Progress: Race, Class, and the Deconstruction of the American Dream in Flint, Michigan
(Matthew Lassiter and J. Mills Thornton, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, College of Public Policy, University of Texas San Antonio

2009

Matthew Ides
PhD in History

Cruising for Community: Youth, Politics and Culture in Los Angeles, 1910-1970
(Matthew Lassiter and Regina Morantz-Sanchez, Chairs)
Lecturer, Department of History and the University College,University of North Carolina

2009

Robert Kruckeberg
PhD in History

The Wheel of Fortune in Eighteenth-Century France: The Lottery, Consumption, and Politics
(Dena Goodman, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Troy College

2009

Peter Lawless
PhD in History

The Nomad Past: German Histories, Italian Journeys, and the Visible Texture of Time
(Geoff Eley and Scott Spector, Chairs)
Medical student

2009

Ji Li
PhD in History

Becoming Faithful: Christianity, Literacy, and Female Consciousness in Northeast China, 1830-1930
(James Lee, Chair)
Senior Instructor in History, Chinese University of Hong Kong

2009

Sonja Luehrmann
PhD in Anthropology & History

Forms and Methods: Teaching Atheism and Religion in the Mari Republic, Russian Federation
(Alaina Lemon, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Simon Fraser University

2009

Craig MacAllister
PhD in History

New England’s Calhounites: The Henshaw Faction of Massachusetts Democratic Party, 1828-1850
(J. Mills Thornton, Chair)

2009

Will Mackintosh
PhD in History

Expected Sights: The Origins of Tourism in the United States
(Mary Kelley, Chair)
Assistant Professor, University of Mary Washington

2009

Afshon Ostovar
PhD in History

Guardians of the Islamic Revolution Ideology, Politics, and the Development of Military Power in Iran (1979-2009)
(Juan Cole, Chair)
Middle East Analyst at CNA, Adjunct Faculty at Johns Hopkins University

2009

Monica Patterson
PhD in Anthropology & History

Constructions of Childhood in Apartheid's Last Decades
(David W. Cohen, Chair)
Banting Fellow, Concordia University-Montreal

2009

LaKisha Simmons
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Black Girls Coming of Age: Sexuality and Segregation in New Orleans, 1930-1954
(Hanna Rosen and Michelle Mitchell, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, SUNY Buffalo

2009

Deborah Solomon
PhD in History

Imperial Lessons: Discourses of Domination and Dissent in the 1929 Kwangju Student Protests
(Leslie Pincus, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History and Political Science, Otterbein College

2009

Peter Soppelsa
PhD in History

The Fragility of Modernity: Infrastructure and Everyday life in Paris, 1870-1914
(Joshua Cole and Gabrielle Hecht, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Oklahoma

2009

Stefan Stantchev
PhD in History

Embargo: The Origins of an Idea and the Implications of a Policy in Europe and the Mediterranean, ca. 1100 - ca. 1500
(Diane Owen Hughes, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Arizona State University

2009

Angela Dowdell Thompsell
PhD in History

Real Men/Savage Nature: British Big Game Hunting in Africa, 1880-1914
(Kali Israel and Sonya Rose, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, SUNY Brockport

2009

Alice Weinreb
PhD in History

Matters of Taste: The Politics of Food and Hunger in Divided Germany 1945-1971
(Kathleen Canning and Scott Spector, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University

2009

Christian Williams

PhD in Anthropology & History

Exile History: An Ethnography of the SWAPO Camps and the Namibian Nation
(David W. Cohen, Chair)
PostDoctoral Fellow, Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape

 

2008 Graduates

2008

Jose Amador
PhD in History

“Redeeming the Tropics”: Public Health and National Identity in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Brazil, 1890-1940
(Sueann Caulfield, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Miami University, OH

2008

Jonathan Arnold
PhD in History

Theoderic, the Goths, and the Restoration of the Roman Empire
(Ray Van Dam, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Tulsa

2008

Shiva Balaghi
PhD in History

Nationalism and Cultural Production in Iran, 1848-1906
(Geoff Eley, Chair)
Postdoc, Cogut Center for the Humanities, Brown University

2008

Monica Burguera
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Class, Gender, and the Political Meanings of Philantropy: Redefining Women and the Social in Liberal Madrid (1837-1843)
(Geoff Eley and Sonya Rose, Chairs)

2008 

Robert Chenault
PhD in Greek & Roman History

Rome Without Emperors:  The Revival of a Senatorial City in the Fourth Century CE
(Ray Van Dam, Chair)
Assistant Professor, History & Classical Studies Departments, Willamette University

2008

Anna Cichopek
PhD in History

Jews, Poles, Slovaks:  A Story of an Encounter, 1944-48
(Todd Endelman and Brian Porter-Szücs, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Western Ontario

2008

Saskia Coenen-Snyder
PhD in History

Acculturation and Particularism in the Modern European City: Synagogue Building and Jewish Identity in Northern Europe
(Todd Endelman, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of South Carolina

2008

Nathan Connolly
PhD in History

By Eminent Domain: Race and Capital in the Building of an American South Florida
(Matthew Lassiter, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Johns Hopkins University

2008

Isabel Cordova
PhD in History

Transitioning: The History of Childbirth in Puerto Rico, 1948-1990s  
(Sueann Caulfield, Chair)
Assistant Professor, History & Political Science Departments, Nazareth College

2008

Marie Cruz Soto
PhD in History

Inhabitating Isla Nena, 1514-2003: Time-Space Narrations, Imperial Dramas and Vieques, Puerto Rico
(Fernando Coronil, Chair)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University

2008

Christina DeLisle
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Native Lives/Navy Wives: The Cultural and Historical Relations between American Naval Wives and Chamorro Women in Guam 1898-1945
(Penny Von Eschen, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

2008

Jonathan Eacott
PhD in History

Owning Empire: The Matter of India in the English-speaking World, 1730-1830
(David Hancock, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of California Riverside

2008

Saadia Eisenberg
PhD in History

Reading Medieval Religious Polemic: The 1240 Debate between Friar Nicholas Donin and Rabbi Yehiel of Paris
(Diane Owen Hughes and Stefanie Siegmund, Chairs)

2008

Doris Essah
PhD in History

Fashioning Hairdressing in Southern Ghana: The Roles of Education, Professionalism and Cultural Heritage, 1990 to the Present
(Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Guildford College

2008

Joshua First
PhD in History

Scenes of Belonging: Cinema and the Nationality Question in Soviet Ukraine, 1960-1980
(William Rosenberg, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Croft Institute for International Studies, University of Mississippi

2008

Brendan Goff
PhD in History

The Heartland Abroad: The Rotary Club's Mission of Civic Internationalism
(Matthew Lassiter and Richard Candida-Smith, Chairs)
Visiting Assistant Professor, New College of Florida

2008

Edin Hajdarpasic
PhD in History

Whose Bosnia? National Movements, Imperial Reforms, and the Political Re-Ordering of the Late Ottoman Balkans, 1840-1875
(John Fine and Geoff Eley, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Loyola University, Chicago

2008

Emil Kerenji
PhD in History

Jewish Citizens of Socialist Yugoslavia: Politics of Jewish Identity in a Socialist State, 1944-1974
(Todd Endelman and John Fine, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of South Carolina

2008

Clapperton Mavhunga
PhD in History

The Mobile Workshop: Mobility, Technology, and Human-Animal Interaction in Gonarezhou (National Park), 1850-Present
(Gabrielle Hecht, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Program in Science, Technology & Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008

Amanda Moniz
PhD in History

Labours in the Cause of Humanity in Every Part of the Globe: Transatlantic Philanthropic Collaboration and the Cosmopolitan Ideal, 1760-1815
(David Hancock, Chair)
Postdoc, Yale University

2008

Jennifer Palmer
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Atlantic Crossings: Race, Gender, and the Construction of Families in Eighteenth-Century La Rochelle
(Dena Goodman, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Georgia

2008

Aleksandra Pfau
PhD in History

Madness in the Realm: Narratives of Mental Illness and Communities in Late Medieval France
(Diane Owen Hughes and Helmut Puff, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Hendrix College

2008

Jinny Prais
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Imperial Travelers: The Formation of West African Urban Culture, Identity, and Citizenship in London and Accra, 1925-1935(Mamadou Diouf and Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, Chairs)
Postdoc, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University

2008

Kidada Williams
PhD in History

In the Space of Violence: African Americans and the Politics of Racial Supremacy and Survival after Emancipation
(Michelle Mitchell, Chair)
Assistant Professor, History Department, Wayne State University

 

2007 Graduates

2007

Thomas Alvarez
PhD in History

The Place Between: The New York Independent Colored Movement and the Democratic Party, 1883-1905
(J. Mills Thornton III, Chair)

2007

Sarah Arvey
PhD in Anthropology & History

Labyrinths of Love: Sexual Propriety, Family, and Social Reform in the Second Cuban Republic, 1933-1958
(Rebecca Scott, Chair)
Manager/Researcher, Lance Armstrong Foundation

2007

Chandra Bhimull
PhD in Anthropology & History

Empire in the Air:  Speed, Perception, and Airline Travel in the Atlantic World
(Sonya Rose, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Colby College

2007

Rebecca Brannon
PhD in History

Reconciling the Revolution: Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Community in the Wake of Civil War in South Carolina, 1775-1860
(Sue Juster, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, James Madison University

2007

Tamar Carroll
PhD in History

Grassroots Feminism: Direct Action Organizing and Coalition Building in New York City, 1955-1995
(Matthew Lassiter and Regina Morantz-Sanchez, Chairs)Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Rochester

2007

Michael Chiang
PhD in History

Lessons in Bureaucracy: The Politics of Crisis Management and the Pedagogy of Reform in Qing China
(Ernest Young, Chair) 
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Drake University

2007

Erika Gasser
PhD in History & Women's Studies

 

Manhood, Witchcraft, and Possession in Old and New England, 1580-1740
(Carol Karlsen, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cincinnati

2007

Juan Hernandez
PhD in History

Walking with the Shadows of the Past: History, Space and Violence in Chile’s Transition
(Fernando Coronil, Chair)
Adjunct Professor, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras

2007

Caroline Jeannerat
PhD in Anthropology & History

An Ethnography of Faith: Personal Conceptions of Religiosity in the Aouspansberg, South Africa, in the 19th and 20th Centuries
(David W. Cohen, Chair)
Lecturer in History, St. Augustine College of South Africa

2007

Katrin Jellema
PhD in Anthropology & History

When You Drink from the Stream, Remember the Source:  A Moral Geography of Memory in Renovation-Age Vietnam
(Gillian Feeley-Harnik, Chair)
Program Director, Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Marlboro College, VT

2007

Mia Lee
PhD in History

Art and Politics in West Germany: The Cultural Origins of 1968
(Geoff Eley, Chair)
Visiting Assistant Professor, American University Cairo

2007

Marti Lybeck
PhD in History

Gender, Sexuality, and Belonging: Female Homosexuality in Germany, 1890-1933
(Kathleen Canning and Geoff Eley, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Wisconsin La Crosse

2007

Roberta Pergher
PhD in History

A Tale of Two Borders: Settlement and National Transformation in Libya and South Tyrol under Fascism
(Geoff Eley and Dario Gaggio, Chairs)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Kansas

2007

Rebekah Pite
PhD in History & Women's Studies

Creating a Common Table: Doña Petrona, Cooking, and Consumption in Argentina, 1928-1983
(Sueann Caulfield, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Latin American History, Lafayette College

2007

Bhavani Raman
PhD in History

Document Raj: Scribes and Writing in Early Colonial-Rule Madras, 1771-1860
(Sumathi Ramaswamy, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Princeton University

2007

Tamara Walker
PhD in History

Ladies, Gentlemen, Citizens and Slaves: Dressing the Part in Lima, 1723-1854
(Rebecca Scott, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania

2007

Taymiya Zaman
PhD in History

First-Person Narratives and the Writing of Mughal Empire
(Juan Cole, Chair)
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of San Francisco