Graduate Students in US History

C.J. Álvarez

20c U.S. history
2008

Research interests

U.S.-Mexico border; U.S.-Mexico relations; Latino history; Immigration; the State; Black markets; International firearms trade

Dissertation Project

The Shape of the Border: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide, 1848-Present

CV

Evelyn Atkinson

US 1900-present
2013

Lawrence Bauer

US pre 1900
2010

Jacob Betz

US pre 1900
2005

Dissertation Project

Race, Mission, and the Americanization of the United States Catholic Church, 1865-1910

Mariana Brandman

US 1900-present
2012

Thomas Chappelear

US pre 1900
1994

Dissertation Project

Many Whips are Inside Men:  White-Collar Work and Corporate Selfhood in America, 1942-1972

Filiberto Chavez

Filiberto Chávez

US 1900-pres
2011

Research Interests

American West; Southwest History; Borderlands; Citizenship; Higher Education; Social Movements; American Legal History; U.S. Government; Racial Formations; Social Reform; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Native American History; Mexican-American History; Latino History; Urban History

Daina Coffey

US 1900-present
2012

Enrique Davila

US 1900-present
2011

Richard Del Rio

US 1900-present
2006

Dissertation Project

Dope Town Hustlers: Pharmacy Markets and Illicit Narcotics in Early 20th-Century Chicago

Christopher Dingwall

US pre 1900
2007

Research Interests

U.S. cultural history of the 19th century; slavery and emancipation in the Atlantic World; race in popular, literary, visual, and material cultures; memory in modernity and postmodernity; history and theory

Disseration Project

Selling Slavery: Memory, Culture, and the Renewal of America, 1876-1920

Susannah Engstrom

US 1900-present
2006

Dissertation Project

The Potentials of Performance: Professionalism and Cultural Democracy in the Twin Cities, 1930-1969

Rachel Feinmark

US 1900-pres
2006

Dissertation Poject

Look for the Union Label: The American Federation of Labor and the Jewish Labor Committee's Partnership for Economic Justice and International Human Rights, 1933-1955

Ashley Finigan

US 1900-present
2011

Christina Flores

US 1900-present
2012

Korey Garibaldi

US 1900-present
2009

Sonia Gomez

US 1900-present
2011

Ariana Guerrero

US 1900-present
2009

Trish Kahle

US 1900-present
2012

Christopher Kindell

US pre 1900
2012

Nicholas Kryczka

United States Pre-1900
2013

Minyong Lee

US pre 1900
2010

Sarah Levine-Gronningsater

US pre 1900
2008

Dissertation Project

Delivering Freedom: Gradual Emancipation, Black Legal Culture, and the Origins of Sectional Crisis in New York, 1759-1865

Renata Limon

US 1900-pres
2010

Toussaint Losier

US 1900-present
2006

Dissertation Project

Underserved and Overprotected: Black Youth, Grassroots Mobilizations, and the Politics of Mass Incarceration in Chicago 1968-2000

Emily Masghati

United States 1900-present
2013

John McCallum

US pre 1900
2006

Dissertation Project

Democratic Violence and the Moral Legacies of the "Good War": United States Political Culture in an Age of Global Conflict, 1937-1950

Erin McCullugh

US pre 1900
2012

Monica L. Mercado

Monica L. Mercado

US pre 1900
2004

Research Interests

Women, gender, and sexuality; Religion and American Culture; U.S. Catholicism; Public History

Dissertation Project

Womanhood and the Word: Gender, Print, and Catholic Identity in Nineteenth-Century America

CV

Sarah Miller-Davenport

US 1900-present
2006

Research Interests 

U.S. and the World, 20th Century U.S. History, American Cultural History, Decolonization Studies

Dissertation Project

State of the New: Hawai‘i Statehood and Global Decolonization in American Culture, 1945-1978

CV

Shaul Mitelpunkt

Shaul Mitelpunkt

US 1900-present
2007

Research Interests

U.S. foreign relations; cultural history; soldiers and society; film and history; Israeli history; memory and commemoration, material culture.

Dissertation Project

Uncle Sam's Unruly Apprentice: The Cultural Politics of the Israeli-American Relationship in the 1960s and 1970s

Celeste Day Moore

US 1900-present
2006

Research Interests

African-American history; African diasporic studies; transnational history; popular culture; technology; sound studies; global American studies

Dissertation Project

Race in Translation: Producing, Performing, and Selling African-American Music in Greater France, 1944-1974

Guy Emerson Mount

US pre 1900
2011

Research Interests

19th Century US, African American History, Multiracial Identities, Atlantic Diaspora, Slavery, Emancipation, Race, Religion, Gender, Sexuality, Modernity, Gilded Age, Capitalism, Jim Crow, Progressive Era, Segregation, Visual/Sensory Culture, Non-Human Agency, Ambiguity; Transracial Experiences.

CV

Francisco Najera

US 1900-present
2010

Kai Parker

US 1900-present
2009

Traci Parker

US pre 1900
2006

Dissertation Project

Remaking the "Cinderella of Occupations": African American Saleswomen and the American Department Store, 1945-1991

Rachel Ponce

Joint US pre 1900 / CHSS
2005

Dissertation Project

Homicidal Monomania: Insanity, Criminal Responsibility, and Medicine in America, 1835-1882

Pablo Rangel

United States 1900-present
2013

Emily Remus

Emily Remus

US History
2006

Research Interests

American Social and Cultural History; Women and Gender; Capitalism; Consumer Society; Urban History; Space and the Built Environment

Dissertation Project

Consumers' Metropolis: Gender, Class, and Space in Chicago

Allison Robinson

United States 1900-present
2013

Emily Romeo

Colonial Women’s History
2008

Research Interests

Colonial America; Women’s History; Gender Studies; Violence and Warfare; Crime and Punishment; Puritanism

Dissertation Project

A Continuum of Violence: Women's Lives in War and Peace in Colonial New England

Adam Rowe

US pre 1900
2011

Vincent Sanchez

US 1900-present
2011

Savitri Sedlacek

United States 1900-present
2013

Sloan Speck

US 1900-present
2003

Emily Swafford

Emily Swafford

US 1900-present
2006

Research Interests

U.S. political history, America and the world, U.S. military history, Women and gender, Cold War

Dissertation Project

Democracy’s Proving Ground: U.S. Military Families in Germany Between World War II and Vietnam

 

Anthony Todd

US pre 1900
2004

Dissertation Project

An Ethical Bohemia: Institutions, Social Networks and the Origins of the Progressive Class in Chicago, 1871-1910

Daniel Webb

US pre 1900
2008

Dissertation Project

Southern Athapascans and Western Science: Mapping an Ethnological History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1767-1887

Sarah Weicksel

US pre 1900
2008

Dissertation Project

The Fabric of War: Clothing, Culture and Violence in the American Civil War Era

Lael Weinberger

United States 1900-present
2013

Research Interests

Legal history; the United States in the world; international law; human rights; law and religion