Placement History

PH.D. GRADUATES, JANUARY 1997 THROUGH August 2016, WITH PLACEMENT DATA

These placement data are incomplete and not entirely up to date.  Please take the time to e-mail any corrections that you might have to Max Edelson or Jennifer Via. An analysis of these data can be found here.

Explanation of terms:

T

=Tenured

 

TT

=Tenure-track

 

VAP

=Visiting Assistant Professor

 

Term

=Temporary Employment

 

P/T

= Part-time Employment

 

O

= Other Employment

 

O-R

= Other Employment, but in field related to PhD, e.g. secondary teaching, museum, or editing

 

O-S

= Other Employment, but seeking academic employment 

 

Post-Doc

= Holds post-doc, and intending to seek academic employment

 

                                       

Degrees Awarded August 2016
Dissertator: Ambuske, James Patrick
Dissertation Title: “The Loss it Sustain'd by the Immense Drain of Men: The Imperial Politics of Scottish Emigration to Revolutionary America, 1756-1803”
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Miami University; MA, Miami University)
Employment: University of Virginia, School of Law, Post-Doc
 
Dissertator: Avissar, Nir
Dissertation Title: “Photoactivism: Political Iconography in France, 1944-1968”a
Advisor: Rosenfeld, Sophia A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Tel Aviv University; MA, Tel Aviv University)
Employment: Treehouse International School (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Hrdlicka, James Fred
Dissertation Title: “War and Constitution-Making in Revolutionary Massachusetts, 1754-1788”
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Notre Dame; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Pennsylvania, Jack Miller Center, Post-Doc
 
Dissertator: Marquez, Cecilia
Dissertation Title: “The Strange Career of Juan Crow: Latino/as and the Making of the U.S. South, 1940-2000”
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Swarthmore College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: New York University, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2016
Dissertator: Barlow, Rhonda Marie
Dissertation Title: “John Adams and the Fight for an Independent American Foreign Policy”
Advisor: Stagg, J.C.A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Lakehead University; MA, University of Calgary; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Adams Family Papers, Assistant Editor (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Brady, Benjamin Kagan
Dissertation title: "Regulating the World: American Law and the International Business"
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; JD, Stanford University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Market Supervision, Attorney-Adviser (O)
 
Dissertator: Draper, Mary Shayne
Dissertation title: "The Tropical Metropolis: Cities and Society in the Early Modern British Caribbean”
Advisor: Edelson, S. Max
Previous Degrees: (BA, Rice University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: On the Job Market
 
Dissertator: Hickmott, Alec Fazackerley
Dissertation title: "Living in the Country: Imagining Development and Remaking the Black Rural South, 1933-86"
Advisor: Harold, Claudrena N.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Sussex; MA, University of Sydney; Mphil, University of Sydney)
Employment: Amherst College, Visiting Lecturer of History and Black Studies (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Stringham, Noel Charles
Dissertation title: " Marking Nuer Histories: Gender, Gerontocracy, and the Politics of Inclusion in the Upper Nile from 1400-1931"
Advisor: Miller, Joseph C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Bethel University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Wheaton College, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2015
Dissertator: Geoghegan, Kate Benjamina
Dissertation title: "The Specter of Anarchy, the Hope for Transformation: The Role of Non-State Actors in the U.S. Response to Soviet Reform and Disunion, 1981-1996"
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Harvard University, Davis Center, Research Associate (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Zvengrowski, Jeffrey L
Dissertation title: "The Stood Like the Old Guard of Napoleon: Jefferson Davis and the Pro-Bonaparte Democrats, 1815-1870"
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Calgary; MA, York University)
Employment: On the Job Market
 
Degrees Awarded August 2015
Dissertator: Ax, Oscar Magnus
Dissertation title: “Emotional States: Marriage and the Pursuit of Happiness in East and West Germany, 1949-1989”.
Advisor: Confino, Alon
Previous Degrees: (BA, Uppsala Univ.; MA, Uppsala Univ.)
Employment: Yonergy Solar, Consultant and Sales Manager (O)
 
Dissertator: Bauer, Jean Ann
Dissertation title: “Republicans of Letters: The Early American Foreign Service as Information Network, 1775-1825”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Princeton University, Associate Director, Center for Digital Humanities (O-R)
 
Dissertator: McCormick, Evan Daniel
Dissertation title: “Beyond Revolution and Repression: U.S. Foreign Policy and Latin American Democracy, 1980-1989”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Boston University; MA, Yale University)
Employment: Southern Methodist University, Center for Presidential History, Post-Doc               
 
Dissertator: Rosenwald, Brian Asher
Dissertation title: “Mount Rushmore: The Rise of Talk Radio and Its Impact on Politics and Public Policy”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Pennsylvania, Fox Leadership Program, Fellow (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Turek, Lauren Frances
Dissertation title: “To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelicals, Human Rights, and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1969-1994”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Vassar College; MA, New York University MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Trinity University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2015
Dissertator: Bibler, Ryan Matthew
Dissertation title: “Legal Settlements: Jurisdiction in the English Atlantic, 1603-1643”.
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, California State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Silverchair Science and Communications, Business Analyst (O)
 
Dissertator: Brown, Katherine Elizabeth
Dissertation title: “Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BS, Cornell University; MA, University of Buffalo)
Employment: Huntington University, Assistant Professor of Political Science (TT)
 
Dissertator: Finger, Thomas David
Dissertation title: “Harvesting Power: Transatlantic Merchants and the Anglo-American Grain Trade, 1795-1890”.
Advisor: Russell, Edward P/Thomas, Mark F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of New York; MA, University of Arizona)
Employment: Northern Arizona University, Assistant Professor of History and Associate Chair (TT)
 
Dissertator: Hicks, Mary Ellen
Dissertation title: “The Sea and the Shackle: African and Creole Mariners and the Making of a Luso-African Atlantic Commercial Culture, 1721-1835”.
Advisor: Owensby, Brian P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Iowa; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Amherst College, Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Lashua, Kristen Grace McCabe
Dissertation title: “Children at the Birth of Empire, c. 1600-1760”.
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Pacific Lutheran University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Vanguard University, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science (TT)
 
Dissertator: Perkins, Cody S
Dissertation title: “Coloured Men, Moffies, and Meanings of Masculinity in South Africa, 1910-1960”.  
Advisor: Mason, John E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Michigan State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: American Hebrew Academy, Social Studies Teacher (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Richeson, Tamika Yolanda Nunley
Dissertation title: “Crimes of Discontent: The Contours of Black Women’s Law Breaking in Civil War Era Washington, D.C., 1830-1865”. 
Advisor: Varon, Elizabeth R.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Miami University of Ohio; MA, Columbia University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Oberlin College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2014
Dissertator: Flaherty, Randall Nelson Lewis
Dissertation title: “To ‘the Most Distant Parts of the Globe’: Trade, Politics, and the Maritime Frontier in the Early Republic, 1763-1819”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Monticello Foundation, International Center for Jefferson Studies, Fritz and Claudine Kundrun Fellow (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Kayaoglu, Barin
Dissertation title: “Loving and Hating America in Turkey and Iran: A Cold War Story of Alliance Politics and Authoritarian Modernization, 1945-1980”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Bilkent University; MA, Bilkent University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: American University of Iraq, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Moulds, Loren Stack
Dissertation title: “The Domestic Standard: American Homeownership and the State, 1917-1950”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Kalamazoo College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Virginia, School of Law, Digital Collections Librarian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Terry, John Thomas Rich
Dissertation title: “Imagining Nature and Creating Sacred Landscapes in Early Medieval England and Francia, c. 400-850”.
Advisor: Kershaw, Paul J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Arkansas; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Westminster School, History Teacher (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded August 2014
Dissertator: Caires, Michael Timothy
Dissertation title: “The Greenback Union: The Politics and Law of American Money in the Civil War Era”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, San Francisco State University; MA, San Francisco State University)
Employment: American Civil War Museum, Mellon Post-Doc
 
Dissertator: Cebul, Randall Brentson
Dissertation title: “Developmental State: The Politics of Business, Poverty, and Economic Empowerment from the New Deal to the New Democrats”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Hamilton College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Richmond, Digital Scholarship Lab, Mellon Post-Doc
 
Dissertator: Pierce, Rachel Laura
Dissertation title: “Capital Feminism: Work, Politics, and Gender in Congress, 1960-1980”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Grinnell College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Gothenburg, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Wilson, Lee Bowden
Dissertation title: “Masters of Law: English Legal Culture and the Law of Slavery in Colonial South Carolina and the British Atlantic World, 1669-1783”.
Advisor: Edelson, S. Max
Previous Degrees: (BA, Loyola University; JD, Fordham University; MA, Fordham University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Clemson University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2014
Dissertator: Brettle, Adrian Robert
Dissertation title: “The Fortunes of War: Confederate Expansionist Ambitions during the American Civil War”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Cambridge; MA, University of Cambridge)
Employment: Tufts University, Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Daniels, Anne Megan
Dissertation title: “Growing Up in the Land of the Future: Youth Culture and Politics in Brazil, 1920-1985”.
Advisor: Owensby, Brian P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Lewis & Clark College; MA, University of Texas)
Employment: Wilmington College, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Dilbeck, Dale Hance
Dissertation title:  “War in Earnest: The Union and its Effort to Wage a Just War”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Oklahoma Baptist University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Oklahoma Baptist University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Luebke, Peter Clayton
Dissertation title: “Shattering the Slave Power: Northern Soldiers Interpret Their Civil War”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Naval History and Heritage Command, Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Ray, Daren Ellsworth
Dissertation title: “Disentangling Ethnicity in East Africa, ca. 1-2010 CE: Past Communities in Present Proactive”.
Advisor: Miller, Joseph C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Brigham Young University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Auburn University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Weidner, Heather Rose
Dissertation title: “The Ocean in the Atlantic: British Experience and Imagination in an Imperial Sea, ca. 1600-1800”.
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Swarthmore College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Lynchburg College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2013
Dissertator: Dudley, Brian Chapman
Dissertation title: “The Constitution of This Realm: Political Decision-Making, Office-Holding, and Religious Change in England’s Parishes, 1559-1700”.
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BS, United States Military Academy at West Point; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: National Ground Intelligence, Analyst (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Nesbit, Clark Scott
Dissertation title: “The Irony of Emancipation in the Civil War South”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Swarthmore College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Georgia, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities (TT)
 
Dissertator: Stubbendeck, Megan Ryan
Dissertation title: “This Wrong Being Done to My People: Street Gangs, Historical Agency, and Crime Politics in Postwar America”.
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Binghamton University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: ArborBridge, Senior Director of Instruction (O)
 
Dissertator: Wood, Nicholas Perry
Dissertation title: “Considerations of Humanity and Expediency
: The Slave Trades and African Colonization in the Early National Antislavery Movement”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Rutgers University; MEd, Rutgers University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Yale University, Cassius M. Clay, Post-Doc
 
Degrees Awarded August 2013
Dissertator: Collins, John Michael
Dissertation title: “One of Many: Martial Law and English Laws c. 1500-c. 1700”
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Northwestern University; MA, University of Cambridge)
Employment: Eastern Washington University, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Elias, Allison Louise
Dissertation title: “Standardizing Sex Discrimination: Clerical Workers, Labor Organizing, and Feminism”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Cornell Univ., Visiting Assistant Professor of Labor Relations, Law, and History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Grinspan, Jonathan C
Dissertation title: “The Virgin Vote: Young Americans in the Age of Popular Politics”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Sarah Lawrence College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Division of Political History, Museum Curator (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Kabalek, Yaakov Kobi
Dissertation title: “The Rescue of Jews and the Memory of Nazism in German, from the Third Reich to the Present”
Advisor: Confino, Alon
Previous Degrees: (BA, Ben-Gurion University; MA, Ben-Gurion University)
Employment: Hebrew University, Post-Doc
 
Dissertator: Le Zotte, Jennifer Kathleen
Dissertation title: “From Goodwill to Grunge: Secondhand Consumerism in the Twentieth-Century United States”.
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BS, University of Florida; MA, University of Florida)
Employment: University of Nevada-Reno, Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Nalty, Sean Patrick
Dissertation title: “We are going to Destruction as Fast as We Can: Slavery, the Rule of Law, and the Constitutional Union Party, 1849-1861”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Montana; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Banking (O)
 
Dissertator: Otis, Jessica Marie
Dissertation title: “By the Numbers: Understanding the World in Early Modern England”
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BS, College of William and Mary; MS, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Carnegie Mellon University, Digital Humanities Librarian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Stefanelli, Dana John
Dissertation title: “A Capital City: Washington, D.C., and the Political Economy of American Federalism, 1781-1831”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Florida State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Marymount University, Adjunct Faculty of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Yang, Kai-chien
Dissertation title: “Becoming Significant: The Development of a Rural Community in the Republican China”.
Advisor: Reed, Bradley W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, National Chengchi University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Unknown
 
Degrees Awarded May 2013
Dissertator: Allison, James Robert III
Dissertation title: “Sovereignty for Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination”.
Advisor: Russell, Edward P/McMillen, Christian W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; JD, University of North Carolina; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Christopher Newport University, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Gilliam, George Harrison
Dissertation title: “Building a Modern South: Political Economy in Nineteenth-Century Virginia”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BS, Columbia University; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Virginia, Department of History, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Jacobs, Amy Rebecca
Dissertation title: “Redefining “Veterans”: The Vietnam War and the Making of Women Veterans 1979-1997”.
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Washington; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Stevenson School, High school History Teacher (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Lee, Rosemary Virginia
Dissertation title: “A Printing Press for Shah ‘Abbas: Science, Learning, and Evangelization in the Near East, 1600-1650”.
Advisor: Osheim, Duane J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of the Holy Cross; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, M.B.A Candidate (O)
 
Dissertator: Macekura, Stephen Joseph
Dissertation title: “Of Limits and Growth: Global Environmentalism and the Rise of “Sustainable Development” in the Twentieth Century”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Dartmouth College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Indiana University, Assistant Professor of Global and International Studies (TT)
 
Dissertator: Nemchenok, Victor V
Dissertation title: “A Dialogue of Power: Development, Global Civil Society, and the Third World Challenge to International Order, 1969-1981”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: U.S. Department of Defense, Internal Affairs Analyst (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Spencer, Scott Carl
Dissertation title: “Establishing Empire’s State, Engineering Empire’s Nation: The South African Constabulary, the Imperial Policing Network, and a Greater Britain, 1900-1918”.
Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Boston College; MA, Boston College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Winchester High School, Teacher (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Staller, Jared Glenn
Dissertation title: “Island of Imaginations: The Historical Dialectics between Experience and Observations in the Creation of Sao Tome, 1472-1953”.
Advisor: Miller, Joseph C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Indiana University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Rice University, Visiting Assistant Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2012
Dissertator: Conklin, Carli Nicole
Dissertation title: “The Pursuit of Happiness in Historical Context”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BS, Truman State University; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Missouri, School of Law, Associate Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Martinko, Whitney Anne
Dissertation title: “Progress through Preservation: History on the American Landscape in an Age of Improvement, 1785-1860”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Harvard University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Villanova University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Stryker, Lawrence Paul
Dissertation title: “The Swedish Monarchy and the Copper Trade: The Copper Company, the Deposit System, and the Problems of “Free Trade,” 1600-1640”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, Lafayette College; MBA, University of Seattle)
Employment: Mendham Metals, LLC, Trader (O)
 
Degrees Awarded August 2012
Dissertator: Herrington, Philip Mills
Dissertation title: “The Exceptional Plantation: Slavery, Agricultural Reform, and the Creation of an American Landscape”
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Berry College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: James Madison University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2012
Dissertator: Elmore, Bartow Jerome
Dissertation title: “Citizen Coke: An Environmental and Political History of the Coca-Cola Company”
Advisor: Hale, Grace. E
Previous Degrees: (BA, Dartmouth College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Ohio State University, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Kurtz, William Burton
Dissertation title: “Roman-Catholic Americans in the North and Border States during the Era of the American Civil War”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Notre Dame; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Virginia, John L. Nau III Center, Digital Historian and Archivist (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Lewis, Margaret Brannan
Dissertation title: “Infanticide in Early Modern Germany & the Experience of Augsberg, Memmingen, Ulm and Nordlingen, 1500-1800”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, Furman University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Tennessee at Martin, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Lovelace, Herbert Timothy Jr.
Dissertation title: “International Legal History from Below: The Civil Rights Movement and the US Origins of the International Convention”.  
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; JD, University of Virginia, MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Indiana University School of Law, Associate Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Wasserman-Soler, Daniel I
Dissertation title: “Language Policy and Religious Instruction in Spain and Mexico, 1550-1600”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Alma College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2011
Dissertator: Alexander, Erik Benjamin
Dissertation title: “A Revival of the Old Organization": Northern Democrats and Reconstruction, 1868-1876”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Illinois; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Southern Illinois University, Assistant Professor of Historical Studies (TT)
 
Dissertator: Chapin, Christy Ford
Dissertation title: “Ensuring America's Health: Publicly Constructing the Private Health Insurance Industry”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University. of Virginia)
Employment: University of Maryland, Assistant Professor Political History (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded August 2011
Dissertator: Harris, Michael Keith
Dissertation title: “Across the Bloody Chasm: Reconciliation in the Wake of Civil War”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, LA City College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: The Americanist Independent, Editor (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Kolar, Laura Richardson
Dissertation title: “Conserving the Country in Postwar America: Federal Conservation Policy from Eisenhower to Nixon”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: U.S. Department of State, Research Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Mattes, Armin
Dissertation title: "’Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland:’ the Transatlantic Context of the Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood, 1775-1840”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (MA, Eberhard Karls University)
Employment: University of Missouri, Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy, Post-Doc
 
Dissertator: Murray-Miller, Gavin
Dissertation title: “Making France Modern: Democracy, Empire and the Construction of French Modernity, 1848-1870”.
Advisor: Berlanstein, Lenard R.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Hunter College; MA, Louisiana State University)
Employment: Cardiff University, Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Ohman, Martin C
Dissertation title: “Ambiguous Bonds of Union: American Political Economy and the Geopolitical Origins of Interregional Cooperation and Conflict, 1783-1821”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (MA, Upprala Univ.)
Employment: University of Gothenburg, Senior Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Sawyer, Laura Phillips
Dissertation title: “The American Fair Trade Controversy: Law and Economics in Transition, 1890-1940”
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Belmont University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Harvard University, Business School, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and International Economy (TT)
 
Dissertator: Wilson, James Graham
Dissertation title: “Bolts from the Blue: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the End of the Cold War”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Vassar College)
Employment: U.S. Department of State, Research Historian (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2011
Dissertator: Center, Seth A
Dissertation title: “Confronting Decline: The Resilience of the Conception of the U.S. Role in the World, 1968-1975”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: State Department, Research Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Cotter, Cory S
Dissertation title: “Anglo-Dutch Dissent: British Dissenters in the Netherlands, 1662-1688”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik/Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Oral Roberts University; MTh, University of Edinburgh; MPhil, University of Cambridge)
Employment: George School, History Teacher (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Hatter, Lawrence Bruce Alexander
Dissertation title: “Channeling the Spirit of Enterprise: Commercial Interests and State Formation in the Early American West, 1763-1825”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Reading; MA, Missouri University)
Employment: Washington State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Jones, William Brent
Dissertation title: “Moving Mountains: Southern Appalachia and the Faith of the Nation, 1730-1835”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BS, University of Georgia; MA, University of Georgia)
Employment: The Ministry (O)
 
Dissertator: Shelden, Rachel Aliyah
Dissertation title: “Washington Brotherhood: Friendship, Politics, and the Coming of the Civil War”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Stanford University; MA University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Oklahoma, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Throckmorton, Anne Ruth
Dissertation title: “The Persistence of Saints in Early Modern England”.  
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Randolph Macon College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Zimring, David Ross
Dissertation title: “Crossing the Line: Northern-Born Men and Women in the Confederacy”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of California; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Montgomery College, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 

Degrees Awarded December 2010

Dissertator: Eldred, Jason Eliot
Dissertation title: “Imperial Spain in the English Imagination, 1563-1662”.
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of St. Andrews)
Employment: Westmont College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Degrees Awarded August 2010
Dissertator: Hayter, Julian Maxwell
Dissertation title: “We've Been Overcome: Black Voter Mobilization and White Resistance in Richmond, VA, 1954-1985”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Washington; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Richmond, Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies (TT)
 
Dissertator: Meyer, Victoria N
Dissertation title: “Divining the Pox: The Controversy over Smallpox Inoculation in Eighteenth-Century France”.
Advisor: Rosenfeld, Sophia A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Arizona; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Arizona, Assistant Professor and Director of Bachelor of General Studies Program (TT)
 
Dissertator: Nicoletti, Cynthia Lisa
Dissertation title: “The Great Question of the War: The Legal Status of Secession in the Aftermath of the American Civil War, 1865-1869”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; JD, Harvard University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Virginia, Law School, Associate Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Sawyer, Logan Everett III
Dissertation title: “Federalism and Reform: Party Politics and Constitutional Argument in the Progressive Era Fight for Federal Child Labor Reform”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BS, University of North Carolina; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Georgia, Law School, Associate Professor of Law (T)
 
Dissertator: Wongsrichanalai, Kanisorn “Kid”
Dissertation title: “The Burden of Their Class: College-Educated New Englanders and Leadership in the Civil War Era”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Bowdoin College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Angelo State University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2010
Dissertator: Dean, Adam Wesley
Dissertation title: “An Agrarian Republic: How Conflict Over Land Use Shaped the Civil War and Reconstruction”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of California; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Lynchburg College, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Goff, Chlorie Elizabeth “Lisa”
Dissertation title: “Shantytowns in the United States, 1820-1890”.
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Collage of William and Mary; MS, Northwestern University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Virginia, Department of English & American Studies/Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Culture, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Meier, Kathryn Shively
Dissertation title: “No Place for the Sick": Nature's War on Civil War Soldier Health in 1862 Virginia”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of California; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Virginia Commonwealth University, Associate Professor of American Civil War and Environmental History (T)
 
Dissertator: Mushal, Amanda Reece
Dissertation title: “My Word is My Bond": Honor, Commerce, and Status in the Antebellum South”. Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: The Citadel, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Nevin, Mark David
Dissertation title: “Politicized Democracy: The Nixon Presidency and the Rise of Public Opinion Polling in American Politics”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, SUNY Albany; MA, St. John’s College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Ohio University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Stoermer, R.S. Taylor
Dissertation title: “Constitutional Sense, Revolutionary Sensibility: Political Cultures in the Making and Breaking of British Virginia, 1707-1776”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Redlands; JD, Tulane University; MA, John Hopkins University)
Employment: Harvard University, Research Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Winslow, Stanley Blakely Jr
Dissertation title: “A Boy's Empire:  The British Public School as Imperial Training Ground, 1850-1918”.
Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Vanderbilt University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: McLennan College, History Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2009
Dissertator: Gillis, Matthew Bryan
Dissertation title: “Gottschalk of Orbais:  A Study of Power and Spirituality in a Ninth-Century Life”.  Advisor: Kershaw, Paul J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Wisconsin; MA, Western Michigan University)
Employment: University of Tennessee, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Degrees Awarded August 2009
Dissertator: Botts, Joshua D
Dissertation title: “Between Nightmares and Dreams: The Cold War and Neoconservative Strategic Culture, 1968-2000”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Florida; MA, University of Florida)
Employment: U.S. Department of State, Research Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Torget, Andrew Jonathan
Dissertation title: “Cotton Empire: Slavery and the Texas Borderlands, 1820-1837”. .
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Texas A&M University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University North Texas, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2009
Dissertator: Dierksheide, Christa Breault
Dissertation title: The Amelioration of Slavery in the Anglo-American Imagination, 1770-1840”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA. University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Historian (O-R)     
 
Dissertator: Geraghty, David Alan
Dissertation title: “Emigrants, Exiles, Refugees, and Appeals for Land Grants in America’s Public Lands, 1783-1852”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Richmond)
Employment: Longwood University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Haberkern, Phillip Nelson
Dissertation title: “The Presence of the Past: History, Memory, and the Making of St. Jan Hus”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; MTS, Harvard University, MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Boston University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Jortner, Adam Joseph
Dissertation title: “Reign of Witches: A Political History of American Miracles, 1780-1840”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment:  Auburn University, Associate Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Stoykovich, Eric C
Dissertation title: “In the National Interest: Improving Domestic Animals and the Making of the United States, 1815-1870”.
Advisor: Russell, Edward P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Brown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Maryland, Archives and Special Collections, Archivist (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2008
Dissertator: Alexander, Michael Jeffrey
Dissertation title: “Disputing Vows: Struggling for a Spouse in the Paduan Episcopal Court (c.1400-1500)”.
Advisor: Osheim, Duane J/Schutte, Anne J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Vanderbilt University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Miss Hall’s School, History Teacher (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Bridges, David Keith
Dissertation title: “In Moscow’s Image: Creating a Soviet State and Society in Kaliningrad Province, 1945-1970”.
Advisor: Rossman, Jeff J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Furman College; MA, American University)
Employment: Unknown
 
Dissertator: Holt, Daniel Stephen
Dissertation title: “Acceptable Risk: Law, Regulation and the Politics of American Financial Markets, 1878-1930”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of New York; MA, University of New York)
Employment: Federal Judicial System, Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: McMahon, Stephanie Hunter
Dissertation title: “Money, Sex, and Tax Policy: Developments in Tax Avoidance and Martial Tax Returns, 1913-1948”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Oglethorpe University; JD, Harvard University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Cincinnati, College of Law, Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Rakove, Robert Benjamin
Dissertation title: “A Genuine Departure: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Nonaligned World”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Stanford University MA, Stanford University)
Employment: Stanford University, International Relations Program, History Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Speiser, Matthew Aaron
Dissertation title: “Seeking the Roots of the Lost Cause: The Continuity of Regional Celebration in the White South, 1850-1872”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College, MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Marymount School, History Teacher (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded August 2008
Dissertator: Blair, Melissa Estes
Dissertation title: “Women’s Organizations and Grassroots Politics: Denver, Durham, and Indianapolis, 1960-1975”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Kentucky; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Warren Wilson College, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science (TT)
 
Dissertator: Jackson, Robert Andrew
Dissertation title: “Fade In, Crossroads: The Southern Cinema, 1890-1940”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, Loyola Marymount College; PhD, New York University; MA, Univ. of Virginia)
Employment: University of Tulsa, Associate Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies (T)
 
Dissertator: Martin, Roderick Henry
Dissertation title: “The Reformation of Conscience: Rhetoric in the Lutheran Casuistry of Friedrich Balduin (1575-1627)”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, Clark University; MTS, Boston University)
Employment: Piedmont Community College, Adjunct Associate Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Martinez, Jaime Amanda
Dissertation title: “For the Defense of the State: Slave Impressment in Confederate Virginia and North Carolina”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees Awarded May 2008
Dissertator: Haffner, Jeanne Marie
Dissertation title: “Social Space Revolution: Aerial Photography, Social Science, and Urban Politics in Post War France”. 
Advisor: Rosenfeld, Sophia A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Chicago)
Employment: Dumbarton Oaks, Mellon Post-Doc
 
Dissertator: Jorgensen, Dolores Marie “Dolly”
Dissertation title: “Private Need, Public Order: Urban Sanitation in Late Medieval England and Scandinavia”.
Advisor: Carlson, W. Bernard
Previous Degrees: (BS, Texas A&M University; MA, University of Houston)
Employment: Lulea University, Environmental Studies, Associate Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Matthews, Scott Leslie
Dissertation title: “Up Against The World Like It Is: Documentary Expression In The South, 1925-1965”.
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Guilford College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Georgia State University, History Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Internship (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Metcalf, Cynthia Gray-Ware
Dissertation title: “From Morality Play to Celebrity: Women, Gender, and Performing Modernity In Egypt: c. 1850-1939”.
Advisor: Clancy-Smith, Julia
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Independent Scholar (O)
 
Dissertator: Murphy, Brian Phillips
Dissertation title: “Empire State Building: Interests, Institutions, and the Formation of States and Parties in New York, 1783-1845”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Haverford College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Baruch College, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Nichols, Christopher McKnight
Dissertation title: “From Empire to Isolation: Internationalism and Isolationism in American Thought”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, Wesleyan University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Oregon State University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Ragosta, John Andrew
Dissertation title: “Fighting for Freedom: How Virginia’s Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Religious Liberty”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BS, Grove City College; JD, University of Virginia; MA, George Washington University)
Employment: Oberlin College, Visiting Assistant Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Schermerhorn, Calvin Jack 
Dissertation title: “Against All Odds: Slavery and Enslaved Families in the Making of the Antebellum Chesapeake”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, St. Mary’s College; MTS, Harvard University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Arizona State University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Van Cleve, George William
Dissertation title: “A Slaveholders Union: The Law and Politics of American Slavery, 1770-1821”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; JD, Harvard University; MA, University of Oxford)
Employment: Independent Scholar (O)
 
Dissertator: Witmer, Andrew Daryl
Dissertation title: “God’s Interpreters: Protestant Missionaries, African Converts and Conceptions of Race in the United States, 1830-1910”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Taylor University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: James Madison University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees Awarded December 2007
Dissertator: Loss, Christopher Perry
Dissertation title: “Form Democracy to Diversity: The Politics of American Higher Education in the Twentieth Century”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Vanderbilt University, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education (T)
 
Dissertator: Wilson, Rai Imani 
Dissertation title: “Foundations of Sand: Federalism, Formalism, and the Matter of Money in the African-American Legal Experience, Florida, 1900-1950”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of California San Diego, History Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Degrees Awarded August 2007
Dissertator: Bracken, Hillary Jean
Dissertation title:Maternity and Child Welfare Reform in North India, 1900-1947”.
Advisor: Nair, Neeti
Previous Degrees: (BA, Dartmouth College; MA, University of California)
Employment: Gynuity Health Projects, New York, NY, SR Program Associate (O)
 
Dissertator: Gao, Bei
Dissertation title: “China, Japan and the Flight of European Jewish Refugees to Shanghai, 1938-1945”.
Advisor: Reed, Bradly W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Kitaleyshu; MA, University of Kitaleyshu)
Employment: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Assistant Professor of International Studies (TT)
 
Dissertator: May, Vanessa Harkins
Dissertation title: “Working in Public and in Private: Domestic Service, Women’s Reform And The Meaning of the Middle-Class Home in New York City, 1870-1940”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Vassar College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Seton Hall University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees awarded May 2007
Dissertator: Sribnick, Ethan G
Dissertation title: “Rehabilitating Child Welfare: Children and Public Policy, 1945-1980”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: New York Institute of Technology, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Non-TT)
 
Degrees awarded December 2006
Dissertator: Hochstetler, Laurie Anne
Dissertation title: “Sacred Rites: Religious Rituals and the Transformation of American Puritanism”
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, John Hopkins University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Unknown
 
Dissertator: Mooney, Alfonso John IV
Dissertation title: “Shadows of Dominion: White Men and Power in Slavery, War, and the New South”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Middlebury College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Windhover Capital Management, Financial Advisor (O)
 
Dissertator: Muravchik, Stephanie Natalya
Dissertation title: “Came To Believe: American Faith In An Age Of Psychology”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Maryland; MA, University of Maryland; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Claremont McKenna College, Visiting Assistant Professor (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Nehls, Christopher Courtney                                                              
Dissertation title: “A Grand and Glorious Feeling: The American Legion and American Nationalism between the World Wars”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia, MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: FierceMarkets, FierceCities Newsletter, Editor (O)
 
Dissertator: Reis, Jehnie I
Dissertation title: “French and Foreign Students in Interwar Paris: Creating the Cite Universitaire”.
Advisor: Berlanstein, Lenard R.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Tulane University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Point Park University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Vandermeulen, David John
Dissertation title: “The Country of the Second Chance: Economic Failure and Recovery in Atchinson County, Kansas, 1865-1896”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; JD, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Attorney (O)
 
Degrees awarded August 2006
Dissertator: Black, Monica
Dissertation title: “The Meaning of Death and the Making of Three Berlins: A History, 1933-1961”
Advisor: Confino, Alon
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Tennessee, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Pierce, Katherine Anna
Dissertation title: “Networks of Disunion: Politics, Print Culture, and the Coming of the Civil War”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Allegheny College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Unknown
 
Degrees awarded May 2006
Dissertator: Cuthbertson, Susan
Dissertation title: “Politics, Empire, and the Italian Nation, 1896-1949”.
Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, San Francisco State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Independent Scholar (O)
 
Dissertator: Fleche, Andre Michel
Dissertation title: “The Revolution of 1861: The Legacy of the European Revolutions of 1848 and the American Civil War”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Syracuse University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Castleton State College, Associate Professor & History Department Chair (T)
 
Dissertator: Flemma, Thomas James
Dissertation title: “Taming the ‘Chaos of a Mighty World’: Contesting California Culture, 1846-1856”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Stanford University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: The Hotchkiss School, Associate Head of School and Dean of Faculty, Chair of History Department (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Riedl, John M
Dissertation title: “Language and the Making of Race in the United States, 1827-1900”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Montgomery College, Professor of History and Political Science (T)
 
Dissertator: Stokes, Laura Patricia
Dissertation title: “Demons of Urban Reform: The Rise of Witchcraft Prosecution in Basel, Lucerne, and Nuremberg, 1430-1530”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, Reed College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Stanford University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees awarded December 2005
Dissertator: Brooks, Clayton McClure
Dissertation title: “Conversations across the Color Line: Interracial Cooperation and the Making of Segregation in Virginia, 1900-1930”.
Advisor: Hale, Grace E.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Roanoke College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Mary Baldwin College, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Hoff, Derek Seabury
Dissertation title: “Are We Too Many: The Population Debate and Policymaking in the Twentieth-Century United States”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, Carleton College; MA, University of Oregon)
Employment: University of Utah, Associate Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Minton, Amy Karen Rider
Dissertation title: “A Culture of Respectability: Southerners and Social Relations in Richmond, Virginia, 1820-1865”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Marymount University, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Dissertator: Morrissey, Christof Nikolaus
Dissertation title: “National Socialism and Dissent among the Ethnic Germans of Slovakia and Croatia, 1938-1945”.
Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, State University of New York; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Berlin School of English, Teacher (O-R)
 
Degrees awarded August 2005
Dissertator: Bolden, Jesse
Dissertation title: “A Study of the Rise and Fall of the John McCown Liberation Movement in Hancock County, Georgia, 1870-1976”.
Advisor: Thomas, William G. III
Previous Degrees: (BA, Virginia Union University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Ogeechee Ministries of God, Pastor & teacher (O)
 
Dissertator: Jennison, Watson Woodson, III 
Dissertation title: “Cultivating Race:  Slavery and Expansion in Georgia, 1750-1860”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Assistant Professor of History (TT) 
 
Dissertator: Lee, Susanna Michele
Dissertation title: “Claiming the Union:  Stories of Loyalty in the Post-Civil War South”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of California; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: North Carolina State, Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Programs (T)
 
Degrees awarded May 2005 
Dissertator: Ackerman, Michael
Dissertation title: “Interpreting the “’Newer Knowledge of Nutrition’”:  Science, Interests, and Values in the Making of Dietary Advice in the United States, 1915-1965”.
Advisor: Kett, Joseph F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Brown University; MA, Brown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: CSC, Senior Programmer/Analyst (O)    
 
Dissertator: Doody, Colleen Patrice
Dissertation title: “Anticommunism in America:  Detroit’s Cold War, 1945-1960”.
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, James Madison University)
Employment: De Paul University, Associate Professor of History and Associate Department Chair (T)
 
Dissertator: Drogula, Fred Kilday
Dissertation title: “The Office of the Provincial Governor under the Roman Republic and Empire (To AD 235):  Conception and Tradition”.
Advisor: Meyer, Elizabeth A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Kenyon College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Providence College, Associate Professor of History (T) 
 
Dissertator: Fisher, Nevan Andrew
Dissertation title: “A House Divided:  Christmas Church and the Protestant Community of Anqing”.
Advisor: Israel, John W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Wake Forest University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Nazareth College, Associate Professor of History and Political Science, Director of International Studies, Director of the Center for International Education (T) 
 
Dissertator: Janney-Lucas, Caroline Elizabeth
Dissertation title: “If not for the Ladies’:  Ladies’ Memorial Associations and the Making of the Lost Cause”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Purdue University, Professor (T) 
 
Dissertator: Owens, James Clayton, Jr.
Dissertation title: “Between King and Conscience:  Law, Politics, and Community in Early Modern England’s Diocese of Winchester, 1520-1641”.
Advisor: Halliday, Paul D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, James Madison University; MA, University of Virginia; JD, University of Virginia)
Employment: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, Attorney (O)
 
Dissertator: Parkinson, Robert Glenn
Dissertation title: “Enemies of the People:  The Revolutionary War and Race in the New American Nation”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Tennessee; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Binghamton University, Assistant Professor (TT) 
 
Dissertator: Thorndike, Joseph Jacobs, III
Dissertation title: “The Price of Civilization:  Taxation for Depression and War, 1932-1945”.
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Northwestern University, School of Law, Adjunct Professor (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Whitener, Bradford Duane
Dissertation title: “Varieties of Historical Consciousness in Nineteenth-century Germany:  Ranke, Dollinger, and Marx”.
Advisor: Megill, Allan D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, California State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Saint Mary’s University, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Degrees awarded December 2004 
Dissertator: Mitchell, Dayo Nicole
Dissertation title: “The Ambiguous Distinctions of Descent:  Free People of Color and the Construction of Citizenship in Trinidad and Dominica, 1800-1838”.
Advisor: Drayton, Richard
Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Stanford University, Academic Advising Director (O)
 
Dissertator: Morton, Jack Devon
Dissertation title: “Ohio’s Gallant Fight:  Northern State Politics during the Reconstruction Era, 1865-1878”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Cengage Learning, Staff Accountant (O)
 
Dissertator: Murphy, Sharon Ann
Dissertation title: “Security in an Uncertain World:  Life Insurance and the Emergence of Modern America”.
Advisor: Thomas, Mark
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Providence College, Professor of History (T) 
 
Degrees awarded August 2004
Dissertator: Celello, Kristin Mary
Dissertation title: “Making Marriage Work:  Marital Success and Failure in the United States, 1920-1980”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Wake Forest University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Queens College, Associate Professor of History (T) 
 
Dissertator: De Schweinitz, Rebecca Lyn
Dissertation title: “‘If They Could Change the World’:  Children, Childhood, and African-American Civil Rights Politics”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Brigham Young University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Brigham Young University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Delnore, Allyson Jaye
Dissertation title: “Political Convictions:  French Deportation Projects in the Age of Revolutions, 1791-1854”.
Advisor: Rosenfeld, Sophia A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Westminster College; MA, University of Massachusetts)
Employment: University of Pittsburgh, Associate Director of the European Union Center, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Hsieh, Wayne
Dissertation title: “The Old Army in War and Peace: West Pointers and the Civil War Era, 1814-1865”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L/Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees awarded May 2004 
Dissertator: Bynum, Cornelius Lyn
Dissertation title: “Fighting for Identity:  A. Philip Randolph’s Search for Class-Consciousness in the Age of the Harlem Renaissance”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Purdue University, Associate Professor of History and Associate Director of the African American Studies and Research Center (T) 
 
Dissertator: Carp, Benjamin Louis
Dissertation title: “Cityscapes and Revolution:  Political Mobilization and Urban Spaces in North America, 1740-1783”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Brooklyn College, CUNY, Associate Professor and Daniel M. Lyons Chair of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Hohenstein, Kurt Alan 
Dissertation title: “Coining Corruption:  Deliberative Democracy, the Constitution, and the Making of the American Campaign Finance System, 1876-1976”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Nebraska; JD, University of Nebraska; MA, University of Nebraska)
Employment: Winona State, Assistant Professor of History and Co-Director of the Law and Society Program (TT)
 
Dissertator: Morsman, Amy Feely
Dissertation title: “The Big House after Slavery:  Virginia’s Plantation Elite and their Postbellum Domestic Experiment”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Wake Forest University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Middlebury College, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Murphy, Maire Agnes
Dissertation title: “The Metropolitan Project:  Leadership, Policy and Development in St. Louis, Missouri, 1945-1980”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, St. Louis University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Washington Univ. St. Louis, American Culture Studies, Academic Coordinator (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Neem, Johann Nuru 
Dissertation title: “The Transformation of Civil Society in Massachusetts, 1780s-1840s”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Brown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Western Washington University, Professor (T)
 
Degrees awarded December 2003 
Dissertator: Bon Tempo, Carl Joseph
Dissertation title: “Americans at the Gate:  The Politics of American Refugee Policy, 1952-1980”.
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Suny Albany, Associate Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Mattozzi, Louisa Parker
Dissertation title: “The Feminine Art of Politics and Diplomacy:  The Roles of Duchesses in Early Modern Italy”.
Advisor: Schutte, Anne J/Osheim, Duane J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Agnes Scott College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: U.S. Department of State, Program Manager (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Richards, Lawrence G., Jr.
Dissertation title: “Union Free and Proud”:  America’s Anti-Union Culture and the Decline of Organized Labor”.
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Texas; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Miami University Ohio, Visiting Assistant Professor (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Schoen, Brian Dale 
Dissertation title: “The Fragile Fabric of Union:  The Cotton South, Federal Politics, and the Atlantic World, 1783-1861”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Arkansas; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Ohio University, Associate Professor (T)
 
Degrees awarded August 2003
Dissertator: Garver, Valerie Louise
Dissertation title:Carolingian Aristocratic Women and the Transmission of Culture”. 
Advisor: Noble, Tom
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Kansas; MA, University of York)
Employment: Northern Illinois University, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Kirn, John Frederick, Jr.
Dissertation title:Voters, Parties, and Legislative Politics in New York State, 1846-1876”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: John Tyler Community College, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Laub, Thomas Johnston
Dissertation title:The Politics of Occupation: The German Military Administration in France, 1940-1944”.
Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, St. Lawrence University; MA, American University)
Employment: Delta State University, Assistant Professor of Social Science (TT)
 
Dissertator: Wullf (Diefenderfer), Lara Mary
Dissertation title:Making and Unmaking Saints in Seventeenth-Century Madrid”.
Advisor: Schutte, Anne J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Dickinson College; MTS, Harvard University)
Employment: St. Catherine’s School, Head of Upper School (O-R)
 
Degrees awarded May 2003
Dissertator: Hudgins, Nicole Herz
Dissertation title:Photographic Culture in Two Industrial Cities: Manchester and Lille, 1839-1914”.
Advisor: Berlanstein, Lenard R.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Northwestern University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Baltimore, Associate Professor of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies (T)
 
Dissertator: Irons, Charles Frederick
Dissertation title: “’The Chief Cornerstone’: The Spiritual foundations of Virginia’s Slave Society, 1740-1861”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Elon College, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: La Fleur, James Daniel
Dissertation title:The Culture of Crops on the Gold Coast (West Africa) from the Earliest Times to circa 1850”.
Advisor: Miller, Joseph A.
Previous Degrees: (MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Virginia, Lecturer (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Meacham, Sarah Hand
Dissertation title:From Women’s Province to Men’s domain: Gender, Technology, and Alcohol in the Chesapeake, 1690 to 1800”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Smith College; MA, Vanderbilt University)
Employment: Virginia Commonwealth University, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Sadosky, Leonard Joseph III
Dissertation title:Revolutionary Negotiations: A History of American Diplomacy with Europe and Native America in the Age of Jefferson”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Connecticut; MA, Miami University)
Employment:  Manahattan Institute, Adam Smith Society, Communications Manager (O)
 
Dissertator: Sheehan-Dean, Aaron Charles
Dissertation title:The Family War: Motivation and Commitment in the American Civil War”.
Advisor: Gallagher, Gary W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Northwestern University MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Louisiana State University, Fred C. Frey Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Vettel, Eric James
Dissertation title: “’Research Life!’ Bioscientists, the Bay Area, and a Research Revolution, 1946-1972”.
Advisor: Parshall, Karen
Previous Degrees: (BA, Stanford University; MA, Stanford University)
Employment: American Energy Society, President/CEO (O)
 
Degrees awarded December 2002
Dissertator: Dhavan, Purnima
Dissertation title:The Warriors’ Way: The Making of the Eighteenth-Century Khalsa Panth”.
Advisor: Barnett, Richard B.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Washington, Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor in History/Associate Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Morris, Andrew James Francis
Dissertation title:Charity, Therapy, and Poverty: Private Social Service in the Era of Public Welfare”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, Brown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Union College, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Lamey (Sklaroff), Lauren Rebecca
Dissertation title:Ambivalent Inclusion: The State, Race, and Official Culture, 1930-1950”.
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, Wellesley College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of South Carolina, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees awarded August 2002
Dissertator: Creasman, Allyson F
Dissertation title:Policing the Word: The Control of Print and Public Expression in early-Modern Augsburg, 1520-1648”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Florida; JD, University of Florida; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Carnegie Mellon University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Froysland, Haley Susan
Dissertation title:Para el Bien Comun: Charity, Health, and Moral Order in Bogotà, Colombia, 1850-1936”.
Advisor: Braun, Herbert T.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Hope College; MA, University of Florida)
Employment: Indiana University South Bend, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees awarded May 2002
Dissertator: Campion, David Andrew
Dissertation title:Watchmen of the Raj: The United Provinces Police, 1870-1931 and the Dilemmas of Colonial Policing in British India”.
Advisor: Barnett, Richard B.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University MA, University of Virginia)
Employment:  Lewis and Clark College, Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History and Department Chair (T)
 
Dissertator: Culpepper, Danielle
Dissertation title:Court, Convent, and Counter Reformation: Ursulines in the Farnese Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, 1575-1731”.
Advisor: Osheim, Duane J/Schutte, Anne J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Lewis and Clark College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Virginia Rare Book School, Director of Budget and Finance (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Fain, W. Taylor III
Dissertation title:Toll-Gates and Barbicans of Empire: The United States, Great Britain, and the Persian Gulf Region, 1950-1968”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MSFS, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Associate Professor of History or Graduate Coordinator (T)
 
Dissertator: Ingram, Robert Glynn
Dissertation title:Nation, Empire, and Church: Thomas Secker, Anglican Identity, and Public Life in Georgian Britain, 1700-1770”.
Advisor: Halliday, Paul P/Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of the South; MA. University of Virginia)
Employment: Ohio University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Jones, Bernie Donna-Maria 
Dissertation title:Critical Race Theory: Protesting Against Formalism in the Law, 1969-1999”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Hunter College; JD, New York University; MA, Univ. of Virginia)
Employment: Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts (O)
 
Dissertator: Lee, Lauranett Lorraine
Dissertation title:Crucible in the Classroom: The Freedpeople and Their Teachers, Charlottesville, VA 1861-1876”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Mundelein College; MA, Virginia State University)
Employment: Virginia Museum, VA Historical Society, Curator of African American History (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Mizelle, Peter Christopher
Dissertation title: “‘Battle with Famine’: Soviet Relief and the Tatar Republic, 1921-1922”.
Advisor: Geraci Robert P/Rossman, Jeff J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Dickinson College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Central Intelligence Agency (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Norris, Stephen Michael
Dissertation title:Russian Images of War: The Lubok and Wartime Culture, 1812-1917”.
Advisor: Geraci, Robert P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Millikin University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Miami University of Ohio, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Assistant Director and Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Norton, Peter Daniel
Dissertation title:Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Delaware; MA, University of Delaware)
Employment: University of Virginia, Department of Engineering and Society, Center for Transportation Studies, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Schroer, Timothy Louis
Dissertation title:Race after the Master Race: Germans and African Americans, 1945-1949”.
Advisor: Confino, Alon
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Dallas; JD, Harvard University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of West Georgia, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Sheehy, Peter Phillips
Dissertation title:The Triumph of Group Therapeutics: Therapy, the Social Self, and Liberalism in America, 1910-1960”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Columbia University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Independent Scholar (O)
 
Degrees awarded December 2001
Dissertator: Roth, Sarah Nelson
Dissertation title:Rebels and Martyrs: The Debate over Slavery in American Popular Culture, 1822-1865”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Widener University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Widener College, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the African and African American Studies Program (T)
 
Degrees award August 2001
Dissertator: Dierenfield, Kathleen Murphy
Dissertation title:Marion Talbot: the Dean of Educated Women”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of St. Catherine; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Canisius College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Taylor (Murrell), Amy Elizabeth
Dissertation title:The Divided Family in Civil War America, 1860-1870”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Duke University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Kentucky, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Schuyler, Lorraine Gates
Dissertation title:The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Politics in the 1920's”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Richmond, Chief of Staff, Office of the President (O)
 
Dissertator: Taylor, Scott Kenneth
Dissertation title:Honor and Violence in Castile, 1600-1650
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik, Eire, Carlos
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Kentucky, Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies (T)
 
Degrees awarded May 2001
Dissertator: Broome, Michael Jon
Dissertation title:Horses' Heads, Mint Drops, Talking Rats, and Bell Ringers: Mid-Nineteenth Century American Politics and the Wild World of Political Cartoons”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Haverford College; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Senior Advisor (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Koerner, Steven Richard
Dissertation title:The Conservative Youth Movement: A Study in Right-Wing Political Culture and Activism, 1950-1980”.
Advisor: Kett, Joseph F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Recurrent Energy, Director of Government Affairs (O)
 
Dissertator: Milazzo, Paul Charles
Dissertation title:Legislating the Solution to Pollution: Congress and the Development of Water Pollution Control Policy, 1945-1975”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Amherst College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Ohio University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Van Hook, Laurie West
Dissertation title:The Allies, the Axis, and the Serb-Croat Muddle, 1939-1945”.
Advisor: Schucker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Bates College; JD, University of Richmond; MA, University of Richmond)
Employment: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Watkinson, Patricia Ferguson
Dissertation title:Empire's Champion: Leo Amery and the Imperial Idea, 1900-1945”
Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Randolph-Macon College, Assistant Professor (TT)
 
Degrees awarded August 2000
Dissertator: Clevenger, Bryson Edward
Dissertation title:Ireland and the Ultraradicals: A Rhetoric of Engagement and Detachment in British Working-Class Ideology”.
Advisor: Thomas, Mark
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of South Florida; MA, University of New Orleans)
Employment: Piedmont Community College, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Dorr, Gregory Michael
Dissertation title:Segregation's Science: The American Eugenics Movement and Virginia, 1900-1980”.
Advisor: Kett, Joseph F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Dartmouth College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Lone Pine Tree Care, Owner (O)
 
Dissertator: Guba, James Edward
Dissertation title:Cardinal Jacques Davy Du Perron: Conversion, Schism, and Politics in Early Modern France”.
Advisor: Osheim, Duane J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: The Ministry (O)
 
Dissertator: Hammond, Mitchell Lewis Love
Dissertation title:The Origins of Civic Health Care in Early Modern Germany”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Victoria, British Columbia, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Koschnik, Albrecht
Dissertation title:Voluntary Associations, Political Culture, and the Public Sphere in Philadelphia, 1780-1830”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (MA, John Hopkins University)
Employment:  Independent Scholar (O)
 
Dissertator: Lewis, Andrew Benjamin
Dissertation title:Wandering in Two Worlds: Race, Citizenship, and Education in Virginia since 1945”.
Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Red Room, Blog Writer (O)
 
Dissertator: Sheets, Kevin Brooks
Dissertation title:Et Tu, America? The Rise and Fall of Latin in Schools, Society, and the Culture of the Educated Man”.
Advisor: Kett, Joseph F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Gettysburg College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: SUNY Cortland, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Troutman, Phillip Davis
Dissertation title:Slave Trade and Sentiment in Antebellum Virginia”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Tennessee; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: George Washington University, Assistant Professor of Writing (TT)
 
Degrees awarded May 2000
Dissertator: Dorr, Lisa Johanna Lindquist
Dissertation title:'Messin' White Women': White Women, Black Men, and Rape in Virginia, 1900-1960”.
Advisor: Lane, Anne J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of Wooster; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Alabama, Associate Professor of History and College of Arts & Sciences, Associate Dean (T)
 
Dissertator: Eisenach, Emlyn
Dissertation title:Marriage, Concubinage, and Marriage Dissolution in Sixteenth-Century Verona”.
Advisor: Schutte, Anne J/Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Chicago, Admissions Office (O)
 
Dissertator: French, Scot Andrew
Dissertation title:Remembering Nat Turner: The Rebellious Slave in American Thought, 1831 to the Present”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Syracuse University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Central Florida, Director of Center for Digital History and Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Holloran, John Robert
Dissertation title:Professors of Enlightenment at the University of Halle, 1690-1730”.
Advisor: Megill, Allan D/Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, History Department Chair & Teacher (O-R)
 
Dissertator: LaLonde, Kristine Lynn
Dissertation title:Transformations of Authority: Reform, Rebellion, and Resistance in the Catholic Church of the 1960's”.
Advisor: Balogh, Brian H.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Michigan; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Lipscomb University, Associate Dean and Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Mahan, Erin Rose
Dissertation title:The Burdens and Dilemmas of the Atlantic Alliance: John F. Kennedy, Charles de Gaulle and Western Europe, 1961-1963”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Furman University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Chief Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Mulroney, Kelly Ann
Dissertation title:Team Research and Interdisciplinarity in French Social Science, 1925-1952”.
Advisor: Megill, Allan D.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Oxford)
Employment: Dealertrack Technologies, Vice President of Product Strategy (O)
 
Dissertator: Potter, Dorothy Turner 
Dissertation title:The Cultural Influences of W. A. Mozart's Music in Philadelphia: 1786-1861”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Lynchburg College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Lynchburg College, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Samuelson, Richard Adam 
Dissertation title:The Adams Family and the American Experiment”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Bates College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: California State San Bernardino, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Degrees awarded December 1999
Dissertator: Halperin, Terri Diane
Dissertation title:Dangerous to Liberty: The United States Senate, 1789-1821”.
Advisor: Stagg, J.C.A
Previous Degrees: (BA, Wesleyan University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Richmond, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Hampson [now Patterson], Mary Regina Seeger
Dissertation title:Domesticating the Reformation: Religious Revolution and the Vocabulary of English Popular Piety”.
Advisor: Havran, Martin J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Washington and Lee University; MA, College of William and Mary)
Employment: Independent Scholar & Editor, NY (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Hay, William Anthony 
Dissertation title:Henry Brougham and the Whigs in Opposition, 1808-1830”.
Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of the South; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Mississippi State University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Rothman, Joshua Daniel
Dissertation title:'Notorious in the Neighborhood': Interracial Sex and Interracial Families in Early National and Antebellum Virginia”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment:  University of Alabama, Professor of History and Director of Summersell Center for the Study of the South (T)
 
Dissertator: Wright, Dianne Swann
Dissertation title:A Way Out of No Way: Learning the Ways of Freedom in the New South, 1865-1930”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Maryland; MAT, James Madison University)
Employment: Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Director of African American and Special Programs, (O-R)
 
Degrees award August 1999
Dissertator: Fort, James Bruce III 
Dissertation title:The Politics and Culture of Literacy in Georgia, 1800-1920”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Georgetown University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Did not enter job market, Independent scholar (O)
 
Dissertator: Kastor, Peter John
Dissertation title:'An Apprenticeship to Liberty': The Incorporation of Louisiana and the Struggle for Nationhood in the Early American Republic, 1803-1820”
Advisor: Stagg, J.C.A
Previous Degrees: (BA, Franklin & Marshall College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Washington University, St. Louis, Professor of History and Department Chair (T)
 
Dissertator: Trees, Andrew Spencer
Dissertation title:'A Character to Establish': Personal and National Identity in the New Nation”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Roosevelt University, Montesquieu Forum, Post-Doc
 
Degrees awarded May 1999
Dissertator: Carlsmith, Christopher Henry
Dissertation title:Schooling and Society in Bergamo, 1500-1650”.
Advisor: Osheim, Duane J/Schutte, Anne J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Stanford University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Professor of History and Transfer Coordinator (T)
 
Dissertator: D'Andrea, David Michael
Dissertation title:Civic Christianity in Fifteenth-Century Treviso: The Confraternity and Hospital of Saint Maria Dei Battuti”.
Advisor: Osheim, Duane J/Schutte, Anne J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Rhode Island; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor of History (TT)
 
Dissertator: Gutzman, Kevin R.C.
Dissertation title:Old Dominion, New Republic: Making Virginia Republican, 1776-1840”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Texas; MA, University of Texas; JD, University of Texas; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Western Connecticut State University, Professor of History and Graduate Coordinator (T)
 
Dissertator: Harmon, Clifford Douglas
Dissertation title:Balance and Power: Napoleonic Administration in the Department of Isere, 1800-1815”.
Advisor: Berlanstein, Lenard R.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Auburn University; MA, University of New Orleans)
Employment: Bridgewater College, Instructor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Henneke, Christian Edmund
Dissertation title:The Art of Diplomacy under the Early Stuarts, 1603-42”.
Advisor: Havran, Martin J.
Previous Degrees: (BS, Virginia Polytechnic & State University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: McGuire, Woods, Battle, & Boothe Law, Partner (O)
 
Dissertator: Howard, Agnes Rose
Dissertation title:The Blessed Echoes of Truth: Catechisms and Confirmation in Puritan New England”.
Advisor: Innes, Steve
Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Gordon College, Adjunct Professor of History (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Klein, Jennifer Lisa
Dissertation title:Managing Security: The Business of American Social Policy, 1910-1960”.
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, Barnard College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Yale University, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Landphair, Juliette Lee
Dissertation title:For the Good of the Community: Reform Activism and Public Schools in New Orleans, 1920-1960”.
Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Tulane University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Mary Washington, Vice President for Student Affairs (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Lassiter, Matthew David
Dissertation title:The Rise of the Suburban South: The 'Silent Majority' and the Politics of Education, 1945-1975”.
Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Furman University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Michigan, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Michel, Gregg Laurence
Dissertation title:The Southern Student Organizing Committee and the Radicalization of White Southern Students, 1964-1969”.
Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Texas, San Antonio, Associate Professor of History and Department Chair (T)
 
Dissertator: Rohrer, Stephen Scott
Dissertation title:Planting Pietism: Religion and Community in the Moravian Settlements of North Carolina, 1750-1830”.
Advisor: Stagg, J.C.A
Previous Degrees: (BA, Syracuse University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: National Journal, Senior Editor (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Rubin, Anne Sarah
Dissertation title:Redefining the South: Confederates, Southerners, and Americans, 1863-1868”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Princeton University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Van Hook, James Carlton
Dissertation title:Rebuilding Germany: The Creation of the Social Market Economy, 1945-1957”.
Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Ohio University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Central Intelligence Agency (O-R)
 
Degrees awarded December 1998
Dissertator: Nickles, Shelley Kaplan
Dissertation title:Object Lessons: Household Appliance Design and the American Middle Class, 1920-1960”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Delaware)
Employment: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Division of Social History, Curator (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Saxon, Timothy Dale
Dissertation title:The German Side of the Hill: Nazi Conquest and Exploitation of Italy, 1943-45”.
Advisor: Schuker, Stephen A.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Averett College; MDiv Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Liberty University, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Wells, Coleman Harwell 
Dissertation title:Remapping America: Market Research and American Society, 1900-1940”.
Advisor: Zunz, Olivier
Previous Degrees: (BA, Williams College; MA, University of Iowa)
Employment: Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Associate Professor (T)
 
Degrees awarded August 1998
Dissertator: Dickson, Keith Dean
Dissertation title:The Divided Mind of Douglas Southall Freeman and the Transmission of Southern Memory”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Virginia Military Institute; MA, University of Richmond)
Employment: Joint Staff College, National Defense University, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Jacobs, Meg
Dissertation title:The Politics of Purchasing Power: Political Economy, consumption Politics, and State-Building, 1909-1959".
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Associate professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Pittman, Lester Groves
Dissertation title:Missionaries and Emissaries: The Anglican Church in Palestine, 1841-1948”.
Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, The Citadel; MA, University of Southern California; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Trident Technical College, History Instructor (Non-TT)
 
Dissertator: Rampton, Martha
Dissertation title:The Gender of Magic in the Early Middle Ages”.
Advisor: Noble, Tom
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Utah; MA, University of Utah)
Employment: Pacific University, Oregon, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Shurmer, Robert Matthew
Dissertation title:Deconstructing the Nation State: The Cromwellian Invasion and Occupation of Scotland, 1650-1660”.
Advisor: Havran, Martin J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Notre Dame; MLitt, University of Aberdeen; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: St. Albans School, History Department Chair (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded May 1998
Dissertator: Boesen, Matthew Charles
Dissertation title:From Charter to Constitution: Local Self-Government in Revolutionary Massachusetts, 1774-1780”.
Advisor: Innes, Steve
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Woodberry Forest School, History Teacher & Dean of Faculty (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Cunningham, Carleton Sewel III
Dissertation title:Anglo-French Trade, War and Diplomacy in the Early Stuart Age”.
Advisor: Havran, Martin J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of the South; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, History Teacher (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Goldberg, Eric Joseph
Dissertation title:Creating a Medieval Kingdom: Carolingian Kingship, Court Culture, and Aristocratic Society under Louis of East Francia (840-76)”.
Advisor: Noble, Tom
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: M.I.T, Associate Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Gunnoe, Charles Dewey, Jr.
Dissertation title:Thomas Erastus in Heidelberg: A Renaissance Physician during the Second Reformation, 1558-1580”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MATS, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
Employment: Aquinas College, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Hopkins, Robert Smith III
Dissertation title:U.S. Strategic Aerial Reconnaissance and the Cold War, 1945-1961”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; MA, Creighton University)
Employment: U.S. Air Force, Retired (O)
 
Dissertator: Lengel, Edward George 
Dissertation title:'Perverse and Ill-Fated People': British Perceptions of the Irish, 1840-1860”.
Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, George Mason University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: White House Historical Association, Chief Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Lenner, Andrew Clark
Dissertation title: The Federal Principle in American Law and Politics, 1790-1833”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Financial Advisor (O)
 
Dissertator: Love, Richard
Dissertation title:The Cigarette Capital of the World: Labor, Race, and Tobacco in Richmond, Virginia, 1880-1980”.
Advisor: Lichtenstein, Nelson
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Maryland; MA, University of Maryland)
Employment: National Ground Intelligence, Analyst (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Mosser, Virginia Ruth
Dissertation title:Strange Mercies: The Search for Miracles in the Habsburg Monarchy from the Reign of Leopold I”.
Advisor: Midelfort, H.C. Erik
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of California; MA, University of California; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Southern Virginia University, Associate Professor of History & German (T)
 
Dissertator: Myers, Andrew Herbert
Dissertation title:Black, White, and Olive Drab: Military-Social Relations during the Civil Rights Movement at Fort Jackson and in Columbia, South Carolina”.
Advisor: Gaston, Paul M.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Davidson College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment:  University of South Carolina, Spartanburg, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Smith, John Douglas
Dissertation title:Managing White Supremacy: Politics and Culture in Virginia, 1919-1939”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Independent Scholar, Author (O)
 
Dissertator: Sprey, Ilicia Jo
Dissertation title:Papal Legates in English Politics, 1100-1272”.
Advisor: Everett, Crosby U.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Vermont; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Ivy Tech Community College, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and University Transfer Division, Dean and Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Stephenson, Robert Scott
Dissertation title:With Swords and Plowshares: British and American Military Society in the Trans-Allegheny West, 1754-1774”.
Advisor: Innes, Steve
Previous Degrees: (BA, Juniata College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Museum of the American Revolution, Director of Collections and Interpretation (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded December 1997
Dissertator: Freeman, Joanne Barrie
Dissertation title:Affairs of Honor: Political Combat and Political Character in the Easy Republic”.
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Yale University, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Smith, Mark Augustus
Dissertation title:Crisis, Unity, and Partisanship: The Road to the Sedition Act”.  
Advisor: Onuf, Peter S.
Previous Degrees: (BA, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: John Burroughs School, St. Louis, History Teacher (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded August 1997
Dissertator: Grover, Ruhi
Dissertation title:Rhythms of the Timber Trade: Forests in the Himalayan Punjab, 1850-1925”.
Advisor: Hauser, Walter
Previous Degrees: (BA, Delhi University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Otago, New Zealand, Blenheim Advisors, India Education Sector (O-R)
 
Degrees Awarded May 1997
Dissertator: Burnett, Robert Scott
Dissertation title:Creating the 34th Congress: House and Senate Elections, 1854-1855”.
Advisor: Holt, Michael F.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: UVA bookstore (O)
 
Dissertator: Flower, John Myers
Dissertation title:Portraits of Belief: Constructions of Chinese Cultural Identity in the Two Worlds of City and Countryside of Modern Sichuan Province”.
Advisor: Israel, John W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Haverford College; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Sidwell Friends School, Director of Chinese Studies Program (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Gough, Terrence James
Dissertation title:The Battle of Washington: Soldiers and Businessmen in World War I”.
Advisor: Harbaugh, Bill
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Miami; MA, University of Miami)
Employment: U.S. Army Center, Military Historian (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Haggard, Robert Francis
Dissertation title:The Persistence of Victorian Liberalism: Social Reform in Britain during the 'Great Depression', 1869-1899”.
Advisor: Edsall, Nicholas C.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of North Carolina; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Thomas Jefferson Post-Presidential Papers Project, Senior Associate Editor (University of Virginia & Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation) (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Kimball, Gregg David
Dissertation title:Place and Perception: Richmond in Late Antebellum America”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of New Hampshire; MA, University of Maryland)
Employment: Library of Virginia, Director of Public Services and Outreach (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Lewis, Charlene Boyer 
Dissertation title:Ladies and Gentlemen on Display: Planter Society at the Virginia Springs, 1790-1860”.
Advisor: Aron, Cindy S.
Previous Degrees: (BA; Kalamazoo College; MA, American University)
Employment: Kalamazoo College, Professor and Director of American Studies (T)
 
Dissertator: OBrion, Catherine Greet
Dissertation title:A Mighty Fortress is Our God': Building a Community of Faith in the Virginia Tidewater, 1772-1845”.
Advisor: Ayers, Edward L.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Supreme Court of Virginia Archives, Virginia State Law Library, Librarian-Archivist (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Ramsey, Michael Gary Lawrence
Dissertation title:No Solid Ground on Which to Stand: Diego Martinez Barrio and the Second Spanish Republic”.
Advisor: Braun, Herbert T.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Tennessee; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: Union College, Professor of History (T)
 
Dissertator: Roberts, Daniel McDonald
Dissertation title:The Puritan Political Organization of Civil War London: The Legacy of Lord High Mayor Isaac Peningtron”.
Advisor: Havran, Martin J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Presbyterian College, MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; MA, University of Richmond)
Employment: University of Richmond, Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and History and Liberal Arts Department Chair (T)
 
Dissertator: Robertson, Lindsay Gordon
Dissertation title:Johnson v. M'Intosh: Land, Law and Politics of Federalism, 1773-1842”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Davison College; MA, JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of Oklahoma, College of Law, Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Schiller, Reuel Edward
Dissertation title:Policy Ideals and Judicial Action: Expertise, Group Pluralism and Participatory Democracy in Intellectual Thought and Legal Decision-Making, 1932-1970”.
Advisor: McCurdy, Charles W.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Yale University; JD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: University of California, Hastings College of Law, Professor (T)
 
Dissertator: Smith, Hilary Borbon
Dissertation title:'Community' and 'Belonging' in Early Modern England: Life in the Trent River Valley, 1520-1640”.
Advisor: Havran, Martin J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, University of Richmond; MA, University of Leicester)
Employment: St. Paul’s on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, Episcopal Minister (O)
 
Degrees Awarded Fall 1996
Dissertator: Holowinsky, Yurij Basil
Dissertation title:Visions of a Democratic Russia: America and Russian Liberalism, 1900-1917”.
Advisor: Sablinsky, Walter
Previous Degrees: (BA, Rutgers University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: St. Josaphat, Ukrainian Catholic Seminary Bishop (O)
 
Dissertator: Munsick, David Roger, Jr.
Dissertation title:English Government and Society under the Cromwells, 1649-1660: Reflections on a Failed Regime”.
Advisor: Havran, Martin J.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Washington and Lee University; MA, University of Virginia)
Employment: The Covenant School, Charlottesville, VA (O-R)
 
Dissertator: Snead, David Lindsey
Dissertation title:Eisenhower and the Gaither Report: The Influence of a Committee of Experts on National Security Policy in the late 1950's”.
Advisor: Leffler, Melvyn P.
Previous Degrees: (BA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; MA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University)
Employment: Liberty University, Professor of History (T)
 
 

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