Recent Graduate Placements

2016

  • Andy Baer: "From Law and Order to Torture: Race and Policing in De-Industrial Chicago"; Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • Kyle Burke: "A Global Brotherhood of Paramilitaries: American Conservatives, Anticommunist Internationalism, and Covert Warfare in the Cold War"; Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy, Temple University.
  • Teri Chettiar: "The Psychiatric Family: Citizenship, Private Life, and Emotional Health in Welfare-State Britain, 1945-1979"; Harper and Schmidt Fellow, University of Chicago.
  • Charles Keenan: "The Lesser Evil: Papal Diplomacy and Religious Toleration in Early Modern Europe"; Assistant Director of the Core Curriculum at Boston College.
  • Richard Lutjens: "Jews in Hiding in Nazi Berlin, 1941-1945"; Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University.
  • Michael Martoccio: "Trust Thy Neighbor: International Cooperation and the Renaissance State"; Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • Nate Mathews: "The Zinjibari Diaspora, 1698-2014: Citizenship, Migration, and Revolution in Zanzibar, Oman, and the Postwar Indian Ocean"; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, The State University of New York at Binghamton.
  • Wen-Qing Ngoei: "The Arc of Containment: Britain, Malaya, Singapore, and the Rise of American Hegemony in Southeast Asia, 1941-1976"; Henry Chauncey '57 Postdoctoral Fellowship, International Security Studies Program at Yale University.
  • Austin Parks: "Picturing War in the Postwar Era: Japanese Photographic Coverage of the Vietnam War, 1963-1975"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Kalamazoo College.
  • Jason Ralph: "Universities and Their Stakeholders in Late Medieval Germany"; Associate, McKinsey & Company
  • Ian Saxine: "Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, and Land Speculators on the Maine Frontier, 1713–1763"; Visiting Assistant Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Peter Thilly: "Treacherous Waters: Drug Smuggling in Coastal Fujian, 1832-1938"; Instructor, University of Mississippi.

2015

  • Kyle Burke: "A Global Brotherhood of Paramilitaries: Covert Warfare and Conservative Politics in the Cold War"; Postdoctoral Fellow, Tamiment Library, New York University.
  • Ashley Johnson: "Deported from Detroit: Illegal Europeans, Nativism, and the Rise of Immigration Restrictions in Interwar America"; Visiting Assistant Professor, The State University of New York at Binghamton.
  • Donald Johnson: "Occupied America: Everyday Experience and the Failure of Imperial Authority in Revolutionary Cities under British Rule"; Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University.
  • Charles Keenan: " The Lesser Evil: Papal Diplomacy and Religious Toleration in Early Modern Europe "; Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies, Boston College.
  • Theresa Keeley: "Reagan's Gun-Toting Nuns: Catholicism and U.S.-Central American Relations"; Assistant Professor, University of Louisville.
  • Rebecca Marchiel: "Neighborhoods First: The Urban Reinvestment Movement in the Era of Financial Deregulation, 1966-1989"; Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi.
  • Celeste McNamara: "The Tragedy of Tridentine Reform in Late Seventeenth-Century Padua"; Assistant Professor, Warwick University.
  • Austin Parks: "Picturing War in the Postwar Era: Japanese Photographic Coverage of the Vietnam War, 1963-1975"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College.
  • Keith Rathbone: "A Nation in Play: Physical Culture, the State, and Society during France's Dark Years, 1932-1948"; Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Wooster.
  • Andrea Seligman: "Determining Value: Rufiji Ruvuma Communities, Trade, and the Wider East African – Indian Ocean World, c. 0-1700 C.E."'; Assistant Professor, The City College of New York.
  • Peter Thilly: "Treacherous Waters: Drug Smuggling in Coastal Fujian, 1832-1938"; Faculty Fellow in East Asian Studies and History, Colby College.
  • Melissa Vise: "The Threat of the Tongue: Illicit Speech in Late Medieval Italy (1250-1450)"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Italian Studies, New York University.

2014

  • Will Cavert: "Producing Pollution: Coal, Smoke, and Society in London 1550-1750"; Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas.
  • Neal Dugre: "Inventing New England: The Rise and Fall of the United Colonies in British North America, 1630-1684"; Assistant Professor, University of Houston-Clear Lake.
  • Ronnie Grinberg: "Jewish Intellectuals, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern American Conservatism, 1930-1980"; Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma.
  • Rebecca Marchiel: "Neighborhoods first: The Urban Reinvestment Movement in the Era of Financial Deregulation, 1966-1989"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Franklin & Marshall College.
  • Ian Saxine: "Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, and Speculators on the Maine Frontier, 1713-1763"; Visiting Instructor, Bates College.
  • Andrea Seligman: "Determining Value: Rufiji Ruvuma Communities, Trade, and the Wider East African – Indian Ocean World, c. 0-1700 C.E."'; Visiting Assistant Professor, Allegheny College.
  • Abigail Trollinger: "Becoming Entitled: Relief and Unemployment Insurance Before the New Deal"; Assistant Professor, St. Norbert College.
  • James Zarsadiaz: "Where the Wild Things Are: 'Country Living,' Asian American Suburbanization, and the Politics of Space in Los Angeles' East San Gabriel Valley, 1945-2005"; Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco.

2013

  • Teri Chettiar: "The Psychiatric Family: Citizenship, Private Life, and Emotional Health in Welfare-State Britain, 1945-1979"; Postdoctoral Fellow, Berlin Center for the History of Knowledge, Humboldt University and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.
  • James Coltrain: "Constructing Empires: Architecture, Power, and Provincial Identity in Early America"; Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska.
  • Kathryn de Luna: "Collecting Food, Cultivating Persons: Wild Resource Use in Central African Political Culture, c. 1000 B.C.E. to c. 1900 C.E."; Assistant Professor, Georgetown University.
  • D'Weston Haywood: "'Let Us Make Men': Black Newspapers and a Gendered Vision of Racial Advancement, 1915-1960"; Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
  • Jason Johnson: "Dividing Moedlareuth: The Incorporation of Half a German Village into the GDR Regime, 1945-1989"; Assistant Professor, Trinity University.
  • Theresa Keeley: "Reagan's Gun-Toting Nuns: Catholicism and U.S.-Central American Relations"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgetown University.
  • Anne Koenig: "Out of Their Minds: Madness, Medicine and Society in late Medieval Germany"; Assistant Professor, University of South Florida.
  • Celeste McNamara, "The Tragedy of Tridentine Reform in Late Seventeenth-Century Padua"; Visiting Assistant Professor, College of William & Mary.
  • Howard Pashman, "Making Revolution Work: Law and Politics in New York, 1776-1783"; Jerome Hall Postdoctoral Fellow in Law and Society, Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

2012

  • Stefanie Bator: "From 'Civilization' to Citizenship: American Reformers, Filipinos, and Colonialism in the Philippines, 1898-1946"; Instructor, Lake Forest Academy, Illinois.
  • Kathryn Burns-Howard: "Agents of Their Own Souls: The Family, Insanity and Individual Conscience in the Nineteenth-Century United States"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Miami University.
  • Emily Callaci: "Ujamaa Urbanism: History, Urban Culture and the Politics of Authenticity in Socialist Dar es Salaam, 1967-80"; Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Shawn Clybor: "Culture and Communism: Czechoslovakia and the Czech Avant-garde, 1920-1958"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Manhattan College.
  • James Coltrain: "Constructing Empires: Architecture, Power, and Provincial Identity in Early America"; Faculty Fellow, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska.
  • D'Weston Haywood: "'Let Us Make Men': Black Newspapers and a Gendered Vision of Racial Advancement, 1915-1960"; Arnold L. Mitchem Dissertation Fellow, Marquette University.
  • Darcy Hughes Heuring: "Health and the Politics of 'Improvement' in British Colonial Jamaica, 1914-1945"; Earl S. Johnson Instructor, Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago.
  • Courtney Kneupper: "German Identity and Spiritual Reform at the End of Time: Eschatological Prophecy in Late Medieval Germany"; Postdoctoral Fellow, International Consortium for Research in the Humanities, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
  • Erin-Marie Legacey: "Living with the Dead in Postrevolutionary Paris, 1795-1820s"; Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University.
  • Richard Lutjens, Jr.: "Jews in Hiding in Nazi Berlin, 1941-1945"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Loyola University Maryland.
  • Strother Roberts: "The Commodities of the Country: An Environmental Biography of the Colonial Connecticut Valley"; ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Brown University.
  • Crystal Sanders: "To Be Free of Fear: Black Women's Fight For Freedom Through the Child Development Group of Mississippi"; Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies, Pennsylvania State University.
  • Andrew Warne: "Making a Judeo-Christian America: The Protestant Right, Antisemitism, and the Politics of Pluralism"; Program Coordinator for Undergraduate Research, Center for Experiential Learning, Loyola University.

2011

  • Tristan Cabello: "Queer Bronzeville: Race, Homosexuality and Culture in Black Chicago 1935-1985"; Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Bowdoin College.
  • Genevieve Carlton: "Worldly Consumers: The Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy"; Assistant Professor, University of Louisville.
  • Elizabeth Casteen: "The Making of a Neapolitan She-Wolf: Gender, Sexuality, and Sovereignty and the Reputation of Johanna I of Naples"; Assistant Professor, Binghamton University, State University of New York.
  • Will Cavert: "Producing Pollution: Coal, Smoke, and Society in London 1550-1750"; Postdoctoral Junior Research Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge University.
  • Ronnie Grinberg: "Jewish Intellectuals, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern American Conservatism, 1930-1980"; Chancellor's Fellowship in Jewish Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder.
  • Stephanie Nadalo: "Constructing Pluralism in Seventeenth Century Livorno: Managing a Mediterranean Free Port (1537-1723)"; Exchange Fellow, American Academy in Rome and Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa.
  • Andreana Prichard: "African Christian Women and the Emergence of Nationalist Subjectivities in Tanzania, 1860-1960s"; Assistant Professor, Honors College of the University of Oklahoma.
  • Meghan Roberts: "Cradle of Enlightenment: Philosophes, Families, and Knowledge Making in Eighteenth-Century France"; Assistant Professor, Bowdoin College.
  • Crystal Sanders: "To Be Free of Fear: Black Women's Fight For Freedom through the Child Development Group of Mississippi"; Postdoctoral Fellow, Pennsylvania State University.
  • Andrew Wehrman: "The Contagion of Liberty: Medicine, Class, and Popular Politics in the American Revolution"; Assistant Professor, Marietta College.

2010

  • Gergely Baics: "Feeding Gotham: A Social History of Urban Provisioning, 1780-1860"; Assistant Professor, Barnard College.
  • Shawn Clybor: "Culture and Communism: Czechoslovakia and the Czech Avant-garde, 1920-1958"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Utah State University.
  • Michael Green: "'Chocolate Joe' in East Asia: Black Military Service and American Racial Politics, 1945-1954";Program Associate, Justice and Society Program, Aspen Institute.
  • Michael Guenther: "Enlightened Pursuits: Science and Politics in Revolutionary America, 1740-1800"; Assistant Professor, Grinnell College.
  • Stephen Mak: "Enemy Aliens in a World at War: America's Hidden Internment During World War II"; Instructor, Dalton School, New York.
  • Rhiannon Stephens: "Motherhood, Politics and Agriculture in Interlacustrine East Africa, ca. 1000-ca. 1860 CE"; Assistant Professor, Columbia University.
  • Zachary Wright: "Embodied Knowledge in West African Islam: Continuity and Change in the Gnostic Community of Shaykh Ibrāhīm Niasse"; Lecturer in the Liberal Arts at Northwestern University in Qatar.

2009

  • Kathryn de Luna: "Collecting Food, Cultivating Persons: Wild Resource Use in Central African Political Culture, c. 1000 B.C.E. to c. 1900 C.E."; Assistant Professor, Rice University.
  • Elise Lipkowitz: "'The Sciences are Never at War?': The Republic of Science in the Era of the French Revolution, 1789-1815."; Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows, University of Michigan.
  • Guy Ortolano: "The 'Two Cultures' Controversy: Radicals, Technocrats, and the Crisis of Postwar Liberalism"; Assistant Professor, New York University.
  • Christopher J. Sparshott: "The Popular Politics of Loyalism during the American Revolution, 1774-1790"; Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Northwestern University in Qatar and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.
  • Owen Stanwood: "Creating the Common Enemy: Catholics, Indians, and the Politics of Fear in Imperial North America, 1678-1700"; Assistant Professor, Boston College.
  • Rhiannon Stephens: "Motherhood, Politics and Agriculture in Interlacustrine East Africa, ca. 1000-ca. 1860 CE"; Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
  • Matthew Sterenberg: "The Waste Land, Middle Earth, and the Morris Mini: Mythic Thinking and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Britain"; Assistant Professor of European History, Waseda University.

2008

  • Michael Allen: "'The War's Not Over Until the Last Man Comes Home:' Body Recovery in the Aftermath of the Vietnam War"; Assistant Professor, Northwestern University.
  • Nicholas S. Baker: "From a Civic World to a Court Society: Culture, Class, and Politics in Renaissance Florence, 1480-1550"; Macquarie University.
  • Jeremy Berndt: "Closer than Your Jugular Vein: Muslim Intellectuals in a Malian Village, 1900 to the 1960s"; Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto.
  • Kathryn de Luna: "Collecting Food, Cultivating Persons: Wild Resource Use in Central African Political Culture, c. 1000 B.C.E. to c. 1900 C.E."; Assistant Professor, Southern Connecticut State University.
  • Karl A. Gunther: "The Intellectual Origins of English Puritanism, ca. 1525-1572"; Assistant Professor, University of Miami.
  • Suzanne LaVere: "Out of the Cloister: Scholastic Exegesis of the Song of Songs, 1100-1340"; Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.
  • Brian Maxson: "Costumed Words: Humanists, Diplomacy, and the Cultural Gift in Fifteenth-Century Florence"; Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University.
  • Michael McCoyer: "Darkness of a Different Color: Mexicans and Racial Formation in Greater Chicago, 1916-1960"; Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State.
  • Godwin Murunga: "When Segregation Serves Nationalist Interests: Sanitation, Town Planning and the Growth of African Nationalism in Nairobi, 1899-1938"; Lecturer, Department of History, Archaeology and Political Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Alphonse Otieno: "Forest Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial Kenya, 1940-1990s"; Visiting Instructor, Georgetown University.
  • Christopher Rogers: "A Dissident's Revolution: Religious Antinomians in American Culture, 1740-1830"; Visiting Assistant Profesor, DePaul University.
  • Frank Rzeczkowski: "Reimagining Community: Intertribal Relations on the Northern Plains, 1885-1925"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Xavier University.
  • Tobin Shearer: "'A Pure Fellowship': The Danger and Necessity of Purity in White and
  • African-American Mennonite Racial Exchange, 1935-1971"; Assistant Professor of History and Coordinator of African American Studies Program, University of Montana.
  • Bradley Simpson: "Modernizing Indonesia: United States - Indonesian Relations, 1961-1967"; Assistant Professor, Princeton University.
  • Dana E. Weiner: "Racial Radicals: Antislavery Activism in the Old Northwest, 1830-1861"; Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University.

2007

  • Aaron Astor: "Belated Confederates: Black Politics, White Guerillas, and the Collapse of Conservative Unionism in Kentucky and Missouri, 1860-1872"; Assistant Professor, Division of Humanities, Maryville College.
  • Nicholas S. Baker: "From a Civic World to a Court Society: Culture, Class, and Politics in Renaissance Florence, 1480-1550"; Visiting Professor, Washington & Lee University.
  • Justin Behrend: "Building Democracy from Scratch: African American Politics and Community in the Postemancipation Natchez District"; Assistant Professor, the State University of New York (SUNY), Geneseo.
  • Jeremy Berndt: "Closer than Your Jugular Vein: Muslim Intellectuals in a Malian Village, 1900 to the 1960s"; Lecturer, Tufts University.
  • James Brennan: "Nation, Race and Urbanization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 1916-1976"; Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • Charlotte Brooks: "Ascending California's Racial Hierarchy: Asian Americans, Housing, and Government in California, 1920-1955"; Assistant Professor, Baruch College, CUNY.
  • Carole Emberton: "The Problem of Violence in Western Culture: The American South during Reconstruction, 1865-1877"; Assistant Professor, the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo.
  • Karl A. Gunther: "The Intellectual Origins of English Puritanism, ca. 1525-1572"; Lecturer, Rice University
  • Christopher Hodson: "Refugees: Acadians and the Social History of Eighteenth-Century Empire, 1755-1785"; Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University.
  • Scott Rohrer: "From Demons to Dependents: U.S.-Japanese Social Relations During the Occupation, 1945-1952"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University.
  • Christopher J. Sparshott: "The Popular Politics of Loyalism during the American Revolution, 1774-1790"; Adjunct Lecturer, Northwestern University and North Park College
  • Dana E. Weiner: "Racial Radicals: Antislavery Activism in the Old Northwest, 1830-1861"; Lecturer, University of Arizona.

2006

  • Aaron Astor: "Dubious Victors: Black Politics, Guerrilla Violence and the Collapse of Conservative Unionism in the Border States, 1860-1872"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Albion College.
  • Justin Behrend: "Building Democracy from Scratch: African American Politics and Community in the Postemancipation Natchez District"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Mount Holyoke College.
  • Carole Emberton: "The Problem of Violence in Western Culture: The American South during Reconstruction, 1865-1877"; Visiting Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University.
  • Brett Gadsden: "'All We Wanted Was a Bus for the Colored': The Ironies of School Desegregation in Delaware, 1948-78"; Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Emory University.
  • Erik Gellman: "'Death Blow to Jim Crow': The National Negro Congress, 1936-1947"; Assistant Professor, Roosevelt University.
  • Jarod Roll: "Road to the Promised Land: Landless Farmers and the Struggle for Rural Independence in the Southeast Missouri Lowlands, 1890-1945"; tenure-track position, department of American Studies, University of Sussex.
  • Sarah Ross: "The Intellectual Family: School for Gifted Women in Renaissance Italy and England"; Post-Doctoral Fellow, Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts & Assistant Professor, Boston College.
  • Chernoh Sesay: "'all things here are frail and changeable:' The Lost Worlds of Prince Hall and the Development of Black Identities, 1775-1807"; Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, DePaul University.
  • Amy Whipple: "'Ordinary People': The Cultural Origins of Popular Thatcherism in Britain, 1964-1979"; Assistant Professor, Xavier University.

2005

  • David Brodnax, Sr.:"Breathing the Freedom's Air: The African American Struggle for Equal Citizenship in Iowa, 1830-1900"; Assistant Professor, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois.
  • Marisa Chappell: "From Welfare Rights to Welfare Reform: The Politics of AFDC, 1964-1984"; Assistant Professor, Oregon State University.
  • Thomas Hajkowski: "Voice of a Nation?: The British Broadcasting Corporation and National Identities in the UK, 1922-1953"; Assistant Professor, College Misericordia, Dallas, Pennsylvania.
  • Christopher Hodson: "Refugees: Acadians and the Social History of Eighteenth-Century Empire, 1755-1785"; Post-Doctoral fellow, MacNeill Center, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Karen Leroux: "Public Service and Citizenship: Women's Work in U.S. Public Education, 1866-1902"; Assistant Professor, Drake University.
  • Guy Ortolano: "The 'Two Cultures' Controversy: Radicals, Technocrats, and the Crisis of Postwar Liberalism"; Assistant Professor, Washington University, St. Louis.
  • Jeremy Prestholdt: "Consumption, Exchange, and Social Transformation of the Swahili Coast, ca. 1650-1850"; Assistant Professor, UC San Diego.
  • Bradley Simpson: "Modernizing Indonesia: United States - Indonesian Relations, 1961-1967"; Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
  • Owen Stanwood: "Creating the Common Enemy: Catholics, Indians, and the Politics of Fear in Imperial North America, 1678-1700"; Assistant Professor, Catholic University, Washington, D.C.

2004

  • Wallace Best: "Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Racial Ideology and Religious Culture in the Black Churches of Chicago, 1915-1963"; Assistant Professor of African and African American Religious Studies, Harvard Divinity School.
  • David Collins: "The Latin Lives of the Saints in Germany, 1470-1520: Humanists, History, and the Rhetoric of Sainthood"; Assistant Professor, Georgetown University.
  • Sarah Fenton: "Rebel Angels: American Literature Across the Civil War"; Assistant Chair, Northwestern University.
  • Christopher Hodson: "Refugees: Acadians and the Imperial Atlantic, 1755-1785."; Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University.
  • Mark Jurdjevic: "Citizens, Subjects, and Scholars: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance, 1480-1608"; Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa.
  • Neil Kodesh: "Beyond the Royal gaze: Ganda Clans and the Construction of an African Metahistory"; Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Karen O'Brien: "Pragmatic Toleration: Lived Religion, Obligation, and Political Identity in the American Revolution"; Assistant Professor, Ramapo College of New Jersey.
  • Monique O'Connell: "Venice Outside the Lagoon: Family and Politics in Fifteenth Century Venetian Crete"; Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University.
  • Elizabeth Prevost: "Anglican Women Missionaries and the Culture of Spirituality in Africa, 1875-1930"; Assistant Professor, Grinnell College.
  • Frank Rzeczkowski: "Reimagining Community: Intertribal Relations on the Northern Plains, 1885-1925"; Visiting Assistant Professor, DePaul University.
  • Amy Whipple: "'Ordinary People': The Cultural Origins of Popular Thatcherism in Britain, 1964-1979"; Visiting Assistant Professor, DePaul University.

2003

  • Michael Allen: "'The War's Not Over Until the Last Man Comes Home:' Body Recovery in the Aftermath of the Vietnam War"; assistant professor, North Carolina State University.
  • Michael Bailey: "Heresy, witchcraft and reform : Johannes Nider and the religious world of the late Middle Ages"; assistant professor, Iowa State University.
  • James Brennan: "Nation, Race and Urbanization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 1916-1976"; assistant professor, University of London (SOAS).
  • Charlotte Brooks: "Ascending California's Racial Hierarchy: Asian Americans, Housing, and Government in California, 1920-1955"; assistant professor, SUNY-Albany.
  • Leslie Dunlap: "In the Name of the Home: Temperance Women and Southern Grass-Roots Politics, 1873-1933"; assistant professor, Willamette University.
  • Sean Field: "The Princess, the Abbess, and the Friars: Isabelle of France (1225-1270) and the Course of Thirteenth-Century Religious History" ; assistant professor, University of Vermont.
  • Thomas Hajkowski: "Voice of a Nation?: The British Broadcasting Corporation and National Identities in the UK, 1922-1953"; visiting assistant professor, Loras College, Iowa.
  • David Johnson: "The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government"; visiting assistant professor, University of South Florida.
  • Jeremy Prestholdt: "Consumption, Exchange, and Social Transformation of the Swahili Coast, ca. 1650-1850"; assistant professor, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Marc Rodriguez: "Obreros Unidos: Migration, Migrant Farm Worker Activism, and the Chicano Movement in Wisconsin and Texas, 1950-1980"; Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame.
  • Scott Rohrer: "From Demons to Dependents: U.S.-Japanese Social Relations During the Occupation, 1945-1952"; visiting assistant professor, Illinois College.
  • Frank Rzeczkowski: "Reimagining Community: Intertribal Relations on the Northern Plains, 1885-1925"; visiting assistant professor, Northwestern University.
  • Lorelle Semley: "Ketu Identities: Islam, Gender, and French Colonialism in West Africa, 1850s-1960s"; assistant professor, Wesleyan University.
  • Bradley Simpson: "Modernizing Indonesia: United States - Indonesian Relations, 1961-1967"; assistant professor, Idaho State University.
  • James Wolfinger: "The Rise and Fall of the Roosevelt Coalition: Race, Labor, and Politics in Philadelphia, 1932-1955"; assistant professor, DePaul University.

2002

  • Christopher Beneke: "Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism"; assistant professor, Bentley College.
  • James Brennan: "Nation, Race and Urbanization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 1916-1976"; visiting assistant professor, Northwestern University.
  • Louisa Burnham: "So Great a Light, So Great a Smoke: The Heresy and Resistance of the Beguins of Languedoc (1314-1330)"; assistant professor, Middlebury College.
  • Sean Field: "The Princess, the Abbess, and the Friars: Isabelle of France (1225-1270) and the Course of Thirteenth-Century Religious History"; visiting assistant professor, Marquette University.
  • Mark Jurdjevic: "Citizens, Subjects, and Scholars: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance, 1480-1608"; post-doctoral fellow, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University.
  • Monique O'Connell: "Venice Outside the Lagoon: Family and Politics in Fiftennth Century Venetian Crete"; lecturer, Standford University.
  • Graham Peck: "Politics and Ideology in a Free Society: Illinois from Statehood to Civil War"; assistant professor, St. Xavier University.
  • Lorelle Semley: "Ketu Identities: Islam, Gender, and French Colonialism in West Africa, 1850s-1960s"; visiting instructor, Bryn Mawr College.

2001

  • Karl Appuhn: "Environmental Politics and State Power in Early Modern Venice, 1300-1650"; assistant professor, University of Oregon.
  • Christopher Beneke: "Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism"; assistant professor, The Citadel.
  • Marcus Cox: "From Racial Uplift to Personal Advancement: African American Attitudes Toward Military Service in the Deep South, 1941-1973"; assistant professor, The Citadel.
  • Dario Gaggio: "In Gold We Trust: The Development of the Italian Gold Jewelry Districts from the Late 19th Century to the Post-W.W.II Economic 'Miracle'"; assistant professor, University of Michigan.
  • Seth Jacobs: "'Sink or Swim with Ngo Dinh Diem': Religion, Orientalism, and United States Intervention in Vietnam, 1950-1957"; assistant professor, Boston College.
  • Christopher Manning: "William L. Dawson and the Limits of Black National Leadership, 1942-1966"; assistant professor of history and political science, Loyola University, Chicago.
  • Laura Sinclair Odelius: "Bringing the Empire Home: Narratives of Empire and the Shaping of Racial Identity in Nottingham, 1945-1962"; assistant professor, Houston Baptist University.
  • Graham Peck: "Politics and Ideology in a Free Society: Illinois from Statehood to Civil War"; visiting assistant professor, Rhodes College.
  • Marc Rodriguez: "Obreros Unidos: Migration, Migrant Farm Worker Activism, and the Chicano Movement in Wisconsin and Texas, 1950-1980"; assistant professor, Princeton University.
  • Brett Shadle: "'Girl Cases': Runaway Wives, Eloped Daughters and Abducted Women in Gusiiland, Kenya, c. 1900 - c. 1965"; assistant professor, University of Mississippi.

2000

  • Wallace Best: "Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Racial Ideology and Religious Culture in the Black Churches of Chicago, 1915-1963"; assistant professor, department of religious studies, University of Virginia.
  • James Burkee: "Our God is a God of Order: Conflict and Schism in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1954-1975"; Concordia College, Bronxville.
  • Seth Cotlar: "In Paine's Absence: The Trans-Atlantic Dynamics of American Popular Political Thought, 1789-1804"; assistant professor, Willamette University.
  • Ryan Dye: "Catholic Loyalism or Irish Nationalism? The Associational and Political Culture of Liverpool Catholicism, 1829-1886"; assistant professor, St. Ambrose University, Iowa.
  • Patrick Griffin: "The People with No Name: The Ulster Presbyterian Transatlantic Experience and Identity in a British Atlantic World"; assistant professor, Ohio University.
  • Deeana Klepper: "Nicholas of Lyra's Questio de Adventu Christi and the Franciscan Encounter with Jewish Tradition in the Middle Ages"; assistant professor, Boston University.
  • Carol Loar: "'Go and Seek the Crowner': Coroners' Inquests and the Pursuit of Justice in Early Modern England"; assistant professor, University of Central Arkansas.
  • Gregory Mann: "The Tirailleur Elsewhere: Military Veterans in Colonial and Post-Colonial Mali, 1918-1968"; assistant professor, Columbia University.
  • Lynn Mollenauer: "The Politics of Poison: Courtiers and Criminals in the Affair of the Poisons, 1679-1682"; assistant professor, University of North Carolina, Wilmington.
  • Brad Schrager: "Yamsee Indians and the Challenge of Spanish and English Colonialism in the North American Southeast, 1660-1715"; assistant professor, Miami University of Ohio.
  • Adam Schwartz: "The Third Spring: Roman Catholic Conversion and Rebellion Against Modernity in the Thought of G.K. Chesterton, Graham Greene, Christopher Dawson and David Jones"; assistant professor, Christendom College, Virginia.
  • Naoko Shibusawa: "America's Geisha Ally: Race, Gender and Maturity in Refiguring the Japanese Enemy, 1945-1964"; assistant professor, University of Hawaii.

1999

  • Michael Bailey: "Heresy, Witchcraft and Reform : Johannes Nider and the Religious World of the Late Middle Ages"; visiting assistant professor, University of Cincinnati.
  • Gregory Barton: "Empire Forestry and the Origins of Conservationism and Environmentalism, 1855-1939"; assistant professor, University of Redlands.
  • David Gellman: "Inescapable Discourse: the Rhetoric of Slavery and the Politics of Abolition in Early National New York"; assistant professor, DePauw University, Indiana.
  • Samantha Kelly: "A Second Solomon : the Theory and Practice of Kingship at the Court of Robert of Naples (1309-1343)"; assistant professor, Rutgers.
  • Laura McGough: "'Raised from the Devil's Jaws': a Convent for Repentant Prostitutes in Venice, 1530-1670"; assistant professor, College of Charleston.
  • Pius Nyambara: "History of Land Acquisition in Gokwe, northwestern Zimbabwe, 1945-1997"; assistant professor, Jackson State University.
  • Steven Reich: "The Making of a Southern Sawmill World: Race, Class, and Rural Transformation in the Piney Woods of East Texas, 1830-1930"; James Madison University.
  • Amanda Seligman: "Block by Block: Racing Decay on Chicago's West Side, 1948-1968"; assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
  • Keith Shear: "Constituting a State in South Africa: the Dialectics of Policing, 1900-1939"; University of Birmingham, UK.
  • Lynn Shibeci: "London Auction Market and the Commodification of English Taste, 1766-1823"; assistant professor, University of New Mexico.
  • Virginia Stewart: "The Intercourse of Letters: Familiar Correspondence and the Transformation of American Identity in the Eighteenth Century"; University of North Carolina, Wilmington.
  • Judith Walden: "Constructing Identity: Public Housing in Dublin, Ireland, 1939-1969"; assistant professor, College of Ozarks.