Graduate Students in US History

Lawrence Bauer

US pre-1900, 2010

Dissertation

Raising Small Citizens: Democracy and the Political Socialization of American Children, 1865–1917


Jacob Betz

US pre-1900, 2005

Dissertation

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


Thomas Chappelear

US pre 1900
1994

Dissertation Project

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


Filiberto Chávez Jr.

US 1900–Present, 2011

Research Interests

American West; Southwest history; borderlands; citizenship; higher education; social movements; American legal history; US government; racial formations; social reform; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Native American history; Mexican American history; Latino history; urban history


Richard Del Rio

US 1900–Present, 2006

Dissertation

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


Christopher Dingwall

US pre-1900, 2007

Research Interests

US cultural history of the nineteenth century; slavery and emancipation in the Atlantic world; race in popular, literary, visual, and material cultures; memory in modernity and postmodernity; history and theory

Dissertation

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


Susannah Engstrom

US 1900–Present, 2006

Dissertation

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


Korey Garibaldi

US 1900–Present, 2009

Dissertation

Knock on Any Door: The Rise and Fall of Integration in American Culture, 1945–1968


Patrick William Kelly

International, 2008

Research Interests

Twentieth-century international history; the United States in the world; transnationalism in the Americas; transnational social movements; the global Cold War; and the global histories of human rights and humanitarianism

Dissertation

The Sovereignty Revolution: Transnational Human Rights Activism in the Americas in the Long 1970s

CV


Minyong Lee

US pre-1900, 2010

Dissertation

The California Gold Rush and Cross-Oceanic Circulation of Race and Empire, 1848–1898


Sarah Levine-Gronningsater

US pre-1900, 2008

Dissertation

Delivering Freedom: Gradual Emancipation, Black Legal Culture, and the Origins of Sectional Crisis in New York, 1759–1870


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


John McCallum

US pre-1900, 2006

Dissertation

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


Monica L. Mercado

US pre-1900, 2004

Research Interests

Women, gender, and sexuality; religion and American culture; US Catholicism; public history

Dissertation

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

CV


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

Race in Translation: Producing, Performing, and Selling African American Music in Postwar France, 1944–1974


Guy Emerson Mount

US pre-1900, 2011

Research Interests

Nineteenth-century United States and African American history; multiracial   identities and transracial experiences; Atlantic diaspora, slavery, emancipation, race, religion, gender, sexuality, modernity; the Gilded Age, capitalism, Jim Crow, the Progressive Era, and segregation; visual and sensory culture, nonhuman agency, ambiguity

CV


Kai Parker

US 1900–Present, 2009

Dissertation

City of My Soul: Messianism and Black Chicago's Freedom Struggle


Rachel Ponce

US pre-1900, 2005

Rachel Ponce is a joint-degree candidate in the Committee on the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science and Department of History.

Dissertation

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


Emily Remus

US pre-1900, 2006

Research Interests

American social and cultural history; women and gender; capitalism; consumer society; urban history; space and the built environment

Dissertation

Consumers' Metropolis: Gender, Class, and Space in Chicago, 1871–1914


Emily Romeo

US pre-1900, 2008

Research Interests

Colonial America; women's history; gender studies; violence and warfare; crime and punishment; puritanism

Dissertation

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


Adam Rowe

US pre-1900, 2011

Dissertation

The Transformation of American Republicanism, 1858–1877


Anthony Todd

US pre-1900, 2004

Dissertation

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


Daniel Webb

US pre-1900, 2008

Dissertation

Southern Athapascans and Western Science: Mapping an Ethnological History of the US-Mexico Borderlands, 1767–1887


Sarah Weicksel

US pre-1900, 2008

Dissertation

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

Publications:

  • “To Look Like Men of War: Visual Transformation Narratives of African American Union Soldiers," in Clio: Femmes, Genre, Histoire 40 (Making Gender With Things), (Forthcoming Fall 2014).
  • "Of Armor and Honor: Technology, Manhood and the Politics of Mortality," in Astride Two Ages: Technology and the American Civil War, ed. Barton Hacker (Smithsonian Institution Press, Forthcoming)

CV


Lael Weinberger

US 1900–Present, 2013

Research Interests

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


Hai Zhao

International, 2002

Research Interests

East Asian–US relations

Dissertation

The Manchuria Mirage: Geopolitics, Developmental State, and Industrialization in Manchuria, 1929–1960