PhD Students

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Dylan Proctor

Africa
Advisor: John McNeill and Timothy Newfield
Cohort Year: 2016
Research Interests: Historical Epidemiology; Health and Environment
dap129@georgetown.edu

Emily Norweg

United States
Advisor: Marcia Chatelain
Cohort Year: 2016
Research Interests: Twentieth-century Social Movements; Intersection of Race and Sex in American Society and Culture; Race and Women’s History, post-WWII
elb63@georgetown.edu

Andrey Gornostaev

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov/James Collins
Cohort Year: 2013
Research Interests: Early Modern Russia; Social History; Subaltern Studies; Transnational History; Mobility
ag1443@georgetown.edu

Greg Beaman

Transregional
Advisor: Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: New Orleans; Atlantic World; Urban & Built Environment
gab107@georgetown.edu

Dale Menezes

Transregional
Advisor: Ananya Chakravarti & Alison Games
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Comparative Empires, Early Modernity, Colonialism, Dutch Empire, Portuguese Empire
dlm131@georgetown.edu

Natalie Donnell

Europe
Advisor: James Collins
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Women and Gender; Political Culture; Court Culture; France; Low Countries
nad75@georgetown.edu

Jeffrey Ngo

East & Central Asia
Advisor: James Millward
Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Modern China and its Frontiers; Vietnam; U.S. Foreign Relations; British Empire in Asia; Human Rights; Global 1970s
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

Volodymyr Ryzhkovskyi

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Michael David-Fox
Cohort Year: 2012
Research Interests: Russian and Eastern European History; Intellectual History; Cultural History
vr297@georgetown.edu

Leigh Stephens

Europe
Advisor: James Collins
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Early Modern France; Violence and Language; The French Wars of Religion
lvs7@georgetown.edu

Mariia Telegina

Russia & Eastern Europe
Advisor: Gabor Agoston / David Goldfrank
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; Monetary History; Andean History
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: Ottoman Empire (1700-1918); Social and Environmental History of the Eastern Mediterranean; Western Anatolia; History of Global Capitalism; The Age of Revolutions
oea5@georgetown.edu

Bader Al-Saif

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Yvonne Haddad
Cohort Year: 2012
Research Interests: Arabian Peninsula; Islam; Intellectual & Conceptual History; Political-Cultural History
ba414@georgetown.edu

Daniel Cano

Latin America
Advisor: Erick Langer
Cohort Year: 2012
Research Interests: Latin America; Indigenous People; Nation-Making; Frontiers
dac239@georgetown.edu

Jacob Dingman

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

Anthony Eames

Transregional
Advisor: Kathryn Olesko / David Painter
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: Nuclear History; U.S.-U.K. Relations; Global Cold War
ame46@georgetown.edu

Chad Frazier

United States
Advisor: Katherine Benton-Cohen
Cohort Year: 2012
Research Interests: Citizenship; Civil Liberties; Law and Society; History of Education and Higher Education; US Imperialism in Puerto Rico
cdf32@georgetown.edu

Luke Frederick

United States
Advisor: Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Atlantic World; 19th-Century U.S.; Domestic Slave Trade; The Carceral State in Antebellum Washington D.C.
ljf39@georgetown.edu

Laura Goffman

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Judith Tucker
Cohort Year: 2012
Research Interests: Arab Gulf; Middle East; History of Medicine and Public Health
lfg28@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

Stefan Hock

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Mustafa Aksakal
Cohort Year: 2013
Research Interests: Ottoman Empire; Modern Turkey; Gender; Sexuality; The First World War
sgh28@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: Russo-Japanese relations; The Ainu; Sea of Okhotsk Region; Northern Asia-Pacific
cch73@georgetown.edu

Said Kaymakci

Europe
Advisor: Gabor Agoston
Cohort Year: 2013
Research Interests: History of Legal and Political Thought; Military History; Economic History; Ottoman History
ssk75@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

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: Postwar Italy and West Germany; Political Activism; Christian Democracy
brm47@georgetown.edu

Douglas McRae

Latin America
Advisor: Bryan McCann
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: Modern Latin America; Brazil; Urban History; Environmental History
dvm23@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

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

Patrick Scallen

Latin America
Advisor: John Tutino
Cohort Year: 2010
Research Interests: Latino/a History in the United States; Modern Central America; D.C. History
pds25@georgetown.edu

Hillar Schwertner

Latin America
Advisor: John Tutino
Cohort Year: 2013
Research Interests: Mexico and the Americas; Borderlands and Frontiers; Urbanization; Environmental History
hys6@georgetown.edu

Jackson Perry

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

Oliver Horn

United States
Advisor: David S. Painter
Cohort Year: 2011
Research Interests: U.S. and the World; Latin America; Colombia; Development; Illicit Drugs
olh@georgetown.edu

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

United States
Advisor: Adam Rothman
Cohort Year: 2014
Research Interests: 19th-century U.S.; American Political Development; Race and Science; Jesuits and Slavery
eb939@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

Kate Dannies

Middle East & North Africa
Advisor: Judith Tucker
Cohort Year: 2012
Research Interests: Gender; Law; World War I; Ottoman Empire; Modern Middle East
kd576@georgetown.edu

Thomas Foley

United States
Advisor: David S. Painter
Cohort Year: 2013
Research Interests: Energy; American Civil War; Slavery; Politics
tf97@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 Ottoman Empire in the Arab World; WWI in the Middle East; Medicine; Gender; Modernity in Wartime Middle East
bg506@georgetown.edu

Erica Lally

United States
Advisor: Michael Kazin
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Human Rights; National Security; International Relations
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

Tracy Mensah

Africa
Advisor: Meredith McKittrick
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: West Africa; Transnational Businesses; Media and Education History
tm1292@georgetown.edu

Abhishek Nanavati

East & Central Asia
Advisor: Jordan Sand
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Modern Japan; Modern Korea; Architecture/Urban Design; Food History; Social History
an605@georgetown.edu