Stephanie Lawton

Field & Specialties

United States 19th Century
Greek and Roman Classics in American Politics and Political Culture



M.A./ Ph.D.    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia                                                                     Early American History, expected May 2019
Master’s essay: “Substance or Window-Dressing?: Classical Conceptions of Patriotic Citizenship  in the Eulogies of George Washington and Andrew Jackson”
Advisor: Dr. Gary Gallagher

B.A.    University of California Los Angeles                                                                                                   History, June 2013
Summa Cum Laude with College Honors and Highest Departmental Honors
Honors Thesis: The Tribunes of the Plebs and the True Struggle of the Orders, 494-287 B
Advisor: Dr. John Langdon
A.A.        Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, California
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts and Music, May 2011, High Honors


Lawton, Stephanie. “Winston Churchill: The Demise of an Imperial Diehard.” Quaestio, The Undergraduate History Journal. UCLA Theta Upsilon Chapter, Phi Alpha Theta. Vol. 7. (2012-2013).

Papers and Presentations:                                                                                                                                   Spring 2015:            Early American Seminar, University of Virginia

Academic Honors and Awards                                                                                                                                June 2013:     Carey McWilliams Award Honorable Mention, UCLA Department of History, for “The Tribunes of the Plebs and the True Struggle of the Orders in the Roman Republic, 494-287 BC,”(2013), Departmental Honors Thesis.
June 2013:     UCLA College Honors
2011-2013:    Dean’s Honors List, UCLA
2008-2011:     Dean’s Special Honors List, Allan Hancock College

Professional Affiliations:
American Historical Association
Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
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