Graduate Student Directory

M.A. Students

Blake Bergstrom

Dominic Charles

John Delisio

Jason Dencklau

Emily Gamache

Gregory Gibson

Matthew Green

Jeremiah Hencke

Hillary Hughes

Rachel Johnson

Cole Kucera

Taylor Provost

Sara Pulliam

Hamzah Saif

Lawrence Waller

Andrew Whitley

Ariel Wilks

Michael Williams



Ph.D. Students

Adam Aviles

Mark Alexander

Lauren Angel

Elham Bakhtary

Zayad Bangash

Maria Baranova 

Matthew Bias

Chelsea Davis

Kathryn Densford

Candice Ellis

James Feenstra

Melissa Geddis-Blount

Zhongtian Han

William Horne

Lauren Jannette

Michael Johnson

Seth LaShier

Milorad Lazic

Ronald Leonhardt

Brittany Lewis

Martin Margolis

Andreas Meyris

Ryan Musto

Kieran O'Keefe

Alexa Price

Terrance Rucker

Rohail Salman

Josh Segal

Kyla Sommers

Michael Tune

Ashley Valanzola

Nathan Wuertenberg

Qingfei Yin

Benjamin Young

Naz Yucel


PhD student Kate Densford receives 2016-17 Fulbright Fellowship

Kate Densford

PhD student Kate Densford has been awarded a 2016-17 Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in Austria and the Czech Republic for her dissertation on "The Collapse of Provincial Austria in the First World War." Congratulations, Kate!

Graduate Awards and Fellowships

Departmental Awards, 2018


National Awards and Fellowships, 2018

Lauren Angel was awarded an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship to complete her thesis entitled "Hot Bodies, Cold War: Dancing America in Person and Performance."

Ashley Valanzola was awarded the Southern Historical Association's John L. Snell Memorial Prize for her essay "Plus Utile et Plus Hereux: La Gazette de France on Integrating Jews into the French Citizenry, 1783-1788."

PhD alumnus Ben Young (PhD '18) received a postdoctoral fellowship at the U.S Naval War College.

PhD alumna Kelly Obernuefemann (PhD '01) received the 2018 Women In American History Award from the Ninian Edwards chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Alton, IL. 

PhD alumna Tamar Rabinowitz has been awarded a two-year Mellon/ACLS Public Scholar Fellowship.

Chelsea Davis was awarded a Bernadotte Schmitt Grant from the AHA to support research for her dissertation on "Cultivating Imperial Networks: British Colonial Wine Production at the Cape of Good Hope and South Australia, 1806–1910."


National Awards and Fellowships, 2017

Mark Alexander participated in the Warren Fellowship for Future Educators at the Holocaust Museum Houston. 

Ruby Johnson was awarded a 2017 Cosmos Scholar Grant to work on her dissertation "Privatizing Welfare: Mormon Women and Utah's New Deal Alternative."

Alexa Price was awarded a Cosmos Club Grant to pursue research for her dissertation on "Nostalgia, Heroism, and British Conceptions of the Historical Sailor at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century."

Ryan Musto won a Nuclear Security Fellowship at Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paolo, Brazil to pursue dissertation research. 

Nathan Wuertenberg received a Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati Fellowship.