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Cooper Wingert

United States
Advisor: Chandra Manning
Cohort Year: 2020
Research Interests: U.S. Civil War; Slavery and Abolition; Underground Railroad; 19th-century US
chw52@georgetown.edu

Perry Young

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox
Cohort Year: 2020
Research Interests: History of the Soviet Union; History of Russia; History of Scandinavia; Marxism-Leninism; Marxism-Leninism-Stalinism
py94@georgetown.edu

Dina El-Baradie

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Osama Abi-Mershed
Cohort Year: 2020
Research Interests: nationalism and national identity; gender; Egyptian military; masculinities
dme57@georgetown.edu

Diogo Bercito

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Osama Abi-Mershed
Cohort Year: 2020
Research Interests: Middle East, Latin America, migration, nationalism, gender
drb113@georgetown.edu

Sopanit Angsusingha

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Judith Tucker
Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: Women and Gender in the Arab World; British Mandate of Iraq; Comparative Colonialisms; Christian-Muslim Relations
sa1386@georgetown.edu

Joao Rabello Sodre

Latin America
Advisor: Bryan McCann
Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: Dictatorship; democratization; race and ethnicity; cultural history; interdisciplinary approaches
jr1834@georgetown.edu

Calla Cameron

Latin America
Advisor: Bryan McCann
Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: Human rights; political violence; ethnic violence; Peru; indigenous movements
cjc314@georgetown.edu

J. Killion

Europe
Advisor: James Shedel
Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: Urban History; Austrian History; History of the Urban Environment; History of Vienna
jak330@georgetown.edu

Emma Moesswilde

Environmental
Advisor: Dagomar Degroot
Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: Climate; Agriculture; Early Modern Europe; British Isles; Rural Life
ecm119@georgetown.edu

Loren Galesi

Environmental
Advisor: John R. McNeill
Cohort Year: 2020
Research Interests: Environmental history; Atlantic history; material history; food history
llg38@georgetown.edu

Ishmael Annang

Africa
Advisor: Kathryn de Luna
Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: Precolonial Africa; Environmental history; Atlantic; Indigenous slavery
ina11@georgetown.edu

Matthew La Lime

Africa
Advisor: Meredith McKittrick
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: West Africa; Development; Agricultural and Environmental History; Africa and the U.S.; Global Capitalism
mcl236@georgetown.edu

Trishula Patel

Africa
Advisor: Meredith McKittrick
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Twentieth-century Africa; Racial and Ethnic Identity Politics in Southern Africa; Modern South Asia; African Colonial and Postcolonial Literature
trp30@georgetown.edu

Tracy Mensah

Africa
Advisor: Meredith McKittrick
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: West Africa; Business history; Social history; Consumer history
tm1292@georgetown.edu

Emily Norweg

United States
Advisor: Marcia Chatelain
Cohort Year: 2016
Research Interests: Mass Incarceration; Education; The Carceral State; Race and Racism in the 20th and 21st Centuries
elb63@georgetown.edu

Armen Manuk-Khaloyan

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Mustafa Aksakal
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Ottoman Empire; Transnationalism; Mass Society; Human Rights; World War I
am3861@georgetown.edu

Greg Beaman

Transregional
Advisor: Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: slavery; urban development; 18th and 19th century Atlantic Louisiana; early United States
gab107@georgetown.edu

Dale Menezes

Transregional
Advisor: Ananya Chakravarti
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Colonialism; South Asia, Early Modern Empire, Decolonization, Commodity History
dlm131@georgetown.edu

Natalie Donnell

Europe
Advisor: James Collins
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Women and Gender; Nobility and Court Studies; Transregional History; French History
nad75@georgetown.edu

Jeffrey Ngo

East & Central Asia
Advisor: James Millward
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Chinese Territorial and Maritime Frontiers; Modern Vietnam; U.S. Foreign Relations; British Empire; Sovereignty; Immigration and Refugees; Human Rights
cn460@georgetown.edu

Anna Smelova

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox Research Interests: Late Imperial Russia; Temperance Movement; History of Russian Orthodox Church; Anthropology of Religion
as4412@georgetown.edu

Elisha Henry

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Soviet and Cold War History; Information History; Strategic Messaging
ebh47@georgetown.edu

Philip Kiffer

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Soviet Union; Ego Sources; Surveillance; Policing; Stalin; Khrushchev
pbk11@georgetown.edu

Leigh Stephens

Europe
Advisor: James Collins
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Early Modern France; Global History; History of Emotions; Violence and Language; Women and Gender
lvs7@georgetown.edu

Mariia Telegina

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Gabor Agoston / Greg Afinogenov
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Early Modern Eastern Europe and the Ottoman Empire; Diplomacy; Material Culture
mt1219@georgetown.edu

James Torres

Latin America
Advisor: Erick Langer
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Economic History, Mining History, Economic Development, Andean History, Trade Networks
jvt7@georgetown.edu

Cory Young

United States
Advisor: Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: Slavery and Abolition; Regional Formation in the Early U.S. Republic; the History of Capitalism; Atlantic World History
cjy28@georgetown.edu

Önder Akgül

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Mustafa Aksakal
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: History of Capitalism; Environmental History; Late Ottoman History; Middle East; Mediterranean World
oea5@georgetown.edu

Victoria Broadus

Latin America
Advisor: Bryan McCann
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Brazilian history; Afro-Brazilian cultural forms; slavery and post-abolition; Black Atlantic; jazz and popular music of the Americas
vrb7@georgetown.edu

Jacob Dingman

East & Central Asia
Advisor: James Millward
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: Tibet; China; Western exploration of Asia; History of Photography
jsd75@georgetown.edu

Luke Frederick

United States
Advisor: Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Racism, Policing, and Incarceration in Antebellum Washington, DC; Slavery and Capitalism; The Black Atlantic
ljf39@georgetown.edu

Jason Halub

East & Central Asia
Advisor: James Millward
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Modern China; Identity and Nationalism; Martial Culture
jkh49@georgetown.edu

Idun Hauge

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Judith Tucker
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Modern Lebanon; Gender; Visual Culture; Cultural History
ish10@georgetown.edu

Abigail Holekamp

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox
Cohort Year: 2013
Research Interests: Late Imperial and Early Soviet Russia; Modern Europe; Cultural and Intellectual History
aah57@georgetown.edu

Chelsea Hudson

East & Central Asia
Advisor: Jordan Sand
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Ainu; Russo-Japanese relations; Sea of Okhotsk region; Legality of Indigeneity
cch73@georgetown.edu

Thomas Loyd

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: Soviet Union; Africa; Cold War; Global Education; Comparative Empire
trl44@georgetown.edu

Brent McDonnell

Europe
Advisor: Anna von der Goltz
Cohort Year: 2016
Research Interests: Far-Right Activism in Italy and West Germany after 1945; Transnational and Comparative History; Political Violence; Cultural History of Political Movements
brm47@georgetown.edu

Chad Reger

United States
Advisor: Katherine Benton-Cohen / Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Plains Indians; Military History; Airpower; Strategy; Diplomacy
car257@georgetown.edu

Jackson Perry

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: John R. McNeill
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: North Africa; Italy; Environment; History of Science
jrp77@georgetown.edu

Jakob Burnham

Europe
Advisor: James Collins
Cohort Year: 2016
Research Interests: Early Modern French Empire; Indian Ocean World; Urban Colonial History; Women and Gender
jb2675@georgetown.edu

Paula Chan

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox
Cohort Year: 2016
Research Interests: Soviet Union; World War II; Information History
pc771@georgetown.edu

Yuan Gao

East & Central Asia
Advisor: James Millward
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Central Eurasia; Russia; China; Food; The Environment
yg207@georgetown.edu

Benan Grams

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Mustafa Aksakal
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: The role of epidemics in the historical trajectory of the Middle East, with focus on the Levant; medicine, gender and empire; history of knowledge transmission and production in 19th century; WWI in Arab cities and their subsequent social and political impact on the region; History of nationalism and identity politics in the Ottoman Empire.
bg506@georgetown.edu

Erica Lally

United States
Advisor: Michael Kazin
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: National Security, Civil Liberties, Surveillance State, Citizenship, Gender
el786@georgetown.edu

Debra Mayfield

United States
Advisor: Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: 19th-Century U.S.; French Revolutionary Period; Slavery and Reconstruction; 19th-Century Women’s History
dm1480@georgetown.edu

Abhishek Nanavati

East & Central Asia
Advisor: Jordan Sand
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Food History; Urban Design; Race, Medicine, and Environment; Asia-Pacific; Social History of Military Occupations
an605@georgetown.edu