Graduate Teaching Assistantlrb6ka@virginia.edu
Office Hours: By Appointment.
Field & Specialties
Modern Europe, Imperial Russia, International Relations
PhD Candidate, History, University of Virginia, January 2015-Present.
M.A., History, University of Virginia, December 2014.
Thesis: "Pan-Slavism, State, and Society: Responses to the Balkan Crises on the Eve of the Russo-Turkish War, 1875-1877"
B.A., History and English Literature, Wofford College , May 2010.
Teaching Assistant, University of Virginia, 2013-Present.
HIEU 2162: Russia Since 1917 (Jeffrey Rossman, Spring 2015)
HIME 2012: Palestine 1948 (Alon Confino, Fall 2013)
HIST 2002: The Modern World: Global History Since 1760 (Philip Zelikow, Spring 2014)
HIST 3281: Genocide (Jeffrey Rossman, Fall 2014)
High School Teacher, Covenant Classical School, 2010-2012.
12th Grade: Senior Thesis Research Seminar
11-12th Grade: Modern European History
11-12th Grade: Modern European Literature
9th Grade: Ancient History
9th Grade: Ancient Literature
Awards & Honors
Albert Gallatin Graduate Research Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 2015-2016.
Buckner W. Clay Endowment for the Humanities Research Grant & Fellow of the Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures, University of Virginia, 2015-2016.
Lynde and Harry Bradley Fellow, 2014-2015.
Presidential Scholar, Wofford College, 2009-2010.
Community of Scholars Grant, Wofford College, 2008.