Graduate Students in US History

C.J. Álvarez

C.J. Álvarez

US 1900–Present, 2008

Research interests

US-Mexico border; US-Mexico relations; Latino history; immigration; the state; black markets; international firearms trade

Dissertation

The Shape of the Border: Policing the US-Mexico Divide, 1848–2010

CV

Evelyn Atkinson

US 1900–Present, 2013

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

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 Jr.

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

Daina Coffey

US 1900–Present, 2012

Enrique Davila

US 1900–Present, 2011

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

Disseration

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

Ashley Finigan

US 1900–Present, 2011

Christina Flores

US 1900–Present, 2012

Korey Garibaldi

US 1900–Present, 2009

Dissertation

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

Sonia Gomez

US 1900–Present, 2011

Ariana Guerrero

US 1900–Present, 2009

Trish Kahle

US 1900–Present, 2012

Patrick Kelly

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

Christopher Kindell

US pre-1900, 2012

Nicholas Kryczka

US Pre-1900, 2013

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, 1759–1865

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

US 1900–Present, 2013

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

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; US Catholicism; public history

Dissertation

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

CV

Sarah Miller-Davenport

Sarah Miller-Davenport

US 1900–Present, 2006

Research Interests 

The United States and the world, twentieth-century US history, American cultural history, decolonization studies

Dissertation

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

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

Francisco Najera

US 1900–Present, 2010

Kai Parker

US 1900–Present, 2009

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

Pablo Rangel

US 1900–Present, 2013

Emily Remus

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

Allison Robinson

US 1900–Present, 2013

Emily Romeo

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

Vincent Sanchez

US 1900–Present, 2011

Savitri Sedlacek

US 1900–Present, 2013

Sloan Speck

US 1900–Present, 2003

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

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