College of Arts and Sciences

Department of History

Dissertations in Progress

The following students are currently working on their dissertations.

Dissertator: Laura Arata
Advisor: Robert Bauman
Dissertation Title: Race and the Wild West: Sarah Bickford and the Construction of Historical Memory in Virginia City, Montana, 1870 - 1930

Dissertator: Gregory James Atkins
Advisor: Matthew A. Sutton
Dissertation Title: Evangelical Mecca: Government, Business, and Christian Organizations in Colorado Springs

Dissertator: Jennifer Binczewski
Advisor: Jesse Spohnholz
Dissertation Title: Solitary Sparrows: Widowhood and the Catholic Community in Post-Reformation England, 1570-1620.

Dissertator: Heidi Kyle
Advisor: Ray Sun
Dissertation Title: Gatekeepers of Oblivion: The Behavior and Motivation of Female Personnel of Ravensbruck and Bergen-Belsen

Dissertator: Katie Perry
Advisor: Heather Streets-Salter
Dissertation Title: Mau Mau in the Metropole: British Parliament and the Case of the Mau Mau Revolt, 1952-1960

Dissertator: Nathan Roberts
Advisor: Steven Kale
Dissertation Title: Organizing Revolution in the French Empire: Anarcho-Syndicalist Labor Organizations in Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco, 1890-1918

Dissertator: Terisa J. Rond
Advisor: Sue Peabody
Dissertation Title: Such Wretched Creatures: Women, Crime, and Colony in the British Atlantic World

Dissertator: Christopher Schlect
Advisor: Matthew A. Sutton
Dissertation Title: Protestant Culture Wars in the 1930s

Dissertator: Benjamin J. Smith
Advisor: Robert McCoy
Dissertation Title: Democratizing the Columbia: A History of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council

Dissertator: Sikang Song
Advisor: David Pietz
Dissertation Title: Building the Smoking Society: Culture and Ecology of the Tobacco Industry in North China, 1912-1937

Dissertator: Mandy Townsley
Advisor: Raymond Sun
Dissertation Title: Specters of Empire: Irish Remembrance of the Great War, 1914-1938

Dissertator: Philip Travis
Advisor: Noriko Kawamura
Dissertation Title: Rouge State: The United States, Nicaragua and the Cold War Roots of the War on Terror

Dissertator: Jacki Hedlund Tyler
Advisor: Peter Boag
Dissertation Title: The Power of Political Chatter: Constructing Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Development of Oregon, 1830-1860

Dissertator: Ai Wang
Advisor: David Pietz
Dissertation Title: River, City and People: The Hai River and the Construction of 20th  Century Tianjin, 1897 – 1949

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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