Emily Curtis Walters

Emily Curtis Walters is a third-year PhD student in Modern European History, specializing in modern Britain. Her research interests include representations of war and violence, theatre and performance, commemoration, internationalism, gender, and sexuality. Outside of the department, she participates in Northwestern's interdisciplinary cluster in Critical Studies in Theatre and Performance, and writes for GradHacker. Before coming to Northwestern, Emily earned a BA at the University of Pittsburgh and an MA at Slippery Rock University.

Her dissertation project is “‘Daddy, What Did You Do in the Great War?’: Warfare, Knowledge, and Generations in Britain, 1918-1945,” supervised by Professor Deborah Cohen.