Completed Dissertations

2010-Present

2018-2019

Al-Saif, Bader
Middle East & North African History
“Reform Islam? The Renewal of Islamic Thought and Praxis in Modern and Contemporary Arabian Peninsula”
Advisor: Yvonne Haddad

Alejandrino, Clark
East & Central Asian History
Weathering History: Storms, State, and Society from the Fifth Century CE
Advisor: Carol Benedict & John McNeill

Berry, Chelsea
Transregional History
Poisoned Relations: Medicine, Sorcery, and Poison Trials in the Contested Atlantic, 1680-1850
Advisor: Alison Games

Brew, Greg
US History
Mandarins, Paladins, and Pahlavis: The International Energy System, the United States, and the Dual Integration of Oil in Iran, 1925-1964
Advisor: David Painter

Cornwell, Graham H.
Middle East & North African History
Sweetening the Pot: A History of Tea and Sugar in Morocco, 1850-1960
Advisor: Osama Abi-Mershed

Dannies, Kate
Middle East & North African History
Breadwinner Soldiers: Gender, Welfare, and Sovereignty in the Ottoman First World War
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Horn, Oliver
US History
From Model to Menace: U.S. Foreign Aid, Development, and Drugs in Cold War Colombia, 1956-1978
Advisor: David Painter

Kates, Adrienne
Latin American History
The Persistence of Maya Autonomy: Global Capitalism, Tropical Environments, and the Limits of the Mexican State, 1880-1950
Advisor: John Tutino

Mellor, Robynne
Environmental History
The Cold War Underground: An Environmental History of Uranium Mining in the United States, Canada, and the Soviet Union, 1945-1991
Advisor: John McNeill

Porta, Earnest
Middle East & North African History
Morocco in the Early Atlantic World, 1415-1603
Advisor: Osama Abi-Mershed

Raykhlina, Yelizaveta
Russian & Eastern European History
Russian Literary Marketplace: Periodicals, Social Identity, and Publishing for the Middle Stratum in Imperial Russia, 1825-1865
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Shi, Yue
East & Central Asian History
The Seven Rivers: Empire and Economy in the Russo-Qing Central Asian Frontier, 1860s-1910s
Advisor: James Millward

Abbott, Elena
Transregional History
Beacons of Liberty: Free-Soil Havens and the American Slavery Debate, 1813-1863
Advisor: Adam Rothman

Denning, Meredith
Environmental History
Connections and Consensus: Changing Goals for Transnational Water Management on Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, 1900-1972
Advisor: John McNeill

Hull, Catherine
US History
The Machine has a Soul: American Sympathizers with Italian Fascism
Advisor: Michael Kazin

Husain, Faisal
Environmental History
Flows of Power: The Tigris-Euphrates Basin Under Ottoman Rule, 1534-1831
Advisor: John McNeill

Kaplan, Isabelle
Russian & Eastern European History
The Art of Nation-Building: National Culture and Soviet Politics in Stalin-Era Azerbaijan and Other Minority Republics
Advisor: Michael David-Fox

Maurer, John
US History
An Era of Negotiation: SALT in the Nixon Administration, 1969-1972
Advisor: David Painter

Mevissen, Robert
European History
Constructing the Danube Monarchy: Habsburg State-Building in the Long Nineteenth Century
Advisor: James Shedel

Reger, Jeffrey
Middle East & North African History
Planting Palestine: The Political Economy of Olive Culture in the 20th Century Galilee and West Bank
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Smith, Jordan
Transregional History
The Invention of Rum
Advisor: Alison Games

Taylor, Stephanie
US History
‘I Have the Eagle:’ Citizenship and Labor in the Progressive Era, 1890-1925
Advisor: Joseph McCartin

Walter, Alissa
Middle East & North African History
The Ba’ath Party in Baghdad: State-Society Relations Through Wars, Sanctions and Authoritarian Rule, 1950-2003
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Yeaw, Katrina
Middle East & North African History
Women, Resistance and the Creation of New Gendered Frontiers in the Making of Modern Libya, 1890-1980
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Amelicheva, Mariya
Russian History
The Russian Residency in Constantinople, 1700-1774: Russian-Ottoman Diplomatic Encounters
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Benton, James
US History
Fraying Fabric: Textile Labor, Trade Politics, and Deindustrialization, 1933-1974
Advisor: Joseph McCartin

Biasetto, Bruno
Latin American History
The Poisoned Chalice: Oil and Macroeconomics in Brazil (1967-2003)
Advisor: Bryan McCann

Calisir, M. Fatih
European History
A ‘Virtuous’ Grand Vizier: Politics and Patronage in the Ottoman Empire during the Grand Vizierate of Fazil Ahmed Pasha (1661-1676)”
Advisor: Gabor Agoston

Davies Lenoble, Geraldine
Latin American History
Filling the Desert: The Indigenous Confederacies of the Pampas and Northern Patagonia, 1840-1879
Advisor: Erick Langer

El Achi, Soha
European History
Children and Slave Emancipation in French Algeria and Tunisia, 1846-1892
Advisor: Osama Abi-Mershed

Gettig, Eric
Transregional History
Oil and Revolution in Cuba: Development, Nationalism, and the U.S. Energy Empire, 1902-1961
Advisor: David Painter

Gungorurler, Selim
European History
Diplomacy and Political Relations Between the Ottoman Empire and Safavid Iran, 1639-1822
Advisor: Gabor Agoston

Megowan, Erina
Russian & Eastern European History
For Fatherland, For Culture: State, Intelligentsia and Evacuated Culture in Russia’s Regions, 1941-1945
Advisor: Michael David-Fox

Mullins, Sylvia
European History
Myroblytes: Miraculous Oil in Medieval Europe
Advisor: James Collins

Pitts, Graham
Transregional History
Fallow Fields: Famine and the Making of Lebanon, 1914-1948
Advisor: John McNeill

Polczynski, Michael
Russian and Eastern European History
The Wild Fields: Power and Space in the Early Modern Polish-Lithuanian/Ottoman Frontier
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminski & Gabor Agoston

Rabah, Makram
Middle East and North African History
Conflict on Mount Lebanon: Collective Memory and the War of the Mountain
Advisor: Osama Abi-Mershed

Shen, Yubin
East and Central Asian History
Malaria and Global Networks of Tropical Medicine in Modern China, 1919-1950
Advisor: Carol A. Benedict

Sicotte, Jonathan
Russian and Eastern European History
Baku: Violence, Identity and Oil
Advisor: Michael David-Fox

Danforth, Nicholas
Modern European History
Memory, Modernity, and the Remaking of Republican Turkey:  1945-1960
Advisor: Mustafa Aksakal

Dixon, Patrick
US History
The Hamlet Factory Fire and the Political Economy of Poultry in the Twentieth Century
Advisor: Joseph McCartin

England, Christopher
US History
Land and Liberty: Henry George, the Single Tax Movement, and the Origins of the 20th Century Liberalism
Advisor: Michael Kazin

Gardner, Zackary
US History
Uniforming the Rugged: Gender, Identity, and the American Administrative State during the Progressive Era, 1898-1917
Advisor: Katherine Benton-Cohen

Gratien, Christopher
Middle East & North African History
The Mountains Are Ours: Ecology and Settlement in Late Ottoman and early Republican Cilicia, 1856-1956
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Gregory, Eugene John
East & Central Asian History
Desertion and the Militarization of Qing Legal Culture
Advisor: James Millward

Hammond, Kelly
East & Central Asian History
The Conundrum of Collaboration: Japanese Involvement with Muslims in North China, 1931-1945
Advisor: James Millward

Johnson, Glen
Russia & Eastern European History
The Reflection of Byzantine ‘Political Hesychasm’ In The Literature of The Second South Slavic Influence
Advisor: David Goldfrank

McCarron, Barry
US International History
The Global Irish and Chinese: Migration, Exclusion, and Foreign Relations Among Empires, 1784-1904
Advisor: Carol A. Benedict

Ngo, Lan, S.J.
East & Southeast Asian History
Nguyen-Catholic History (1770s-1890s) and the Gestation of Vietnamese Catholic National Identity
Advisor: Sandra Horvath-Peterson

Pimenov, Alexei
Russia & Eastern European History
Dissertation Title: “German Romantic Nationalism and Indian Cultural Tradition
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Roe, Alan
Russian & Eastern European History
Into Soviet Nature: Tourism, Environmental Protection, & the Formation of Soviet National Parks, 1950s-1990s
Advisor: John McNeill

Veloz, Larisa
Latin American History
’Even the Women Are Leaving’ Gendered Migrations between Mexico and the United States: Revolutionary Diasporas, Depression-Era Depatriations, and Wartime Bracero Controls, 1900-1950
Advisor: John Tutino

Wen, Shuang
Transregional History
Mediated Imaginations: Chinese-Arab Connections in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
Advisor: John Voll

Williams, Elizabeth
Middle East & North African History
Cultivating Empires: Environment, Expertise, and Scientific Agriculture in Late Ottoman and French Mandate Syria
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Bowlus, John V.
US History
Connecting Midstream: The Politics and Economics of Oil Transportation in the Middle East
Advisor: David Painter

Doucette, Siobhan
Russia & Eastern European History
Mightier than the Sword: Polish Independent Publishing, 1976-1989
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminski

Fernandez, Rodolfo
Latin American History
Revolution and the Industrial City: Violence and Capitalism in Monterrey, Mexico, 1890 to 1920
Advisor: John Tutino

Gooding, Frederick W. Jr.
US History
American Dream Deferred: Black Federal Workers in Washington, D.C., 1941-1981
Advisor: Michael Kazin

Hill, Michael R.
Transregional History
Temperateness, Temperance, and the Tropics: Climate and Morality in the English Atlantic World, 1553-1705
Advisor: Alison Games

Hower, Jessica S.
Transregional History
Tudor Imperialism: Exploration, Expansion, and Experimentation in the Sixteenth-Century British Atlantic World
Advisor: Alison Games

Hower, Joseph E.
US History
Jerry Wurf, the Rise of AFSCME, and the Fate of Labor Liberalism, 1947-1981
Advisor: Joseph McCartin

Isci, Onur
Middle East & North African History
Russophobic Neutrality: Turkish Diplomacy, 1936-1945
Advisor: Mustafa Aksakal

Puente Valdivia, Javier
Latin American History
Closer Apart: Indigenous and Peasant Communities and the State in Capitalist Peru, 1700-1990
Advisor: Erick Langer

Wiley, Christopher J.
Modern European History
Textbook Diplomacy: East German Student Exchange and the GDR’s Bid for Global Legitimacy, 1951-1990
Advisor: Aviel Roshwald

Williams, Andrea Elizabeth
Middle East & North African Environmental History
Planting Politics: Pastoralists and French Environmental Administration in the Nineteenth-Century Mediterranean
Advisor: John McNeill and Gabor Agoston

Yoder, April R.
Latin American History
Pitching Democracy: Baseball and Politics in the Dominican Republic, 1955-1978
Advisor: Bryan McCann

Corcoran, John M.
Russia & Eastern European History
Power in the Provinces: The Evolution of Local Government Practices in Imperial Russia, 1825-1917
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Francis-Fallon, Benjamin
US History
Minority Reports: The Emergence of Pan-Hispanic Politics, 1945-1980
Advisor: Michael Kazin

Harrison, Jennifer Pish
US History
Teacher Unionism and Civil Rights in Boston, 1963-1981
Advisor: Joseph McCartin

Hazelton, Andrew J.
US History
Open-Shop Fields: The Bracero Program and Farmworker Unionism, 1942-1964
Advisor: Joseph McCartin

Kern, Darcy A.
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
The Political Kingdom: Parliamentary Institutions and Languages of Legitimacy in England and Castile, 1450-1520
Advisor: Jo Ann Moran-Cruz

Krache Morris, Evelyn F.
US History
Into the Wind: The Kennedy Administration and the Use of Chemicals in South Vietnam
Advisor: David Painter

Landry, Marc D.
Modern European Environmental History
Europe’s Battery: The Making of the Alpine Energy Landscape, 1870-1955
Advisor: John McNeill

Lurie, Guy
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
Citizenship in Later Medieval France, C. 1370- C. 1480
Advisor: James Collins

Scarborough, Daniel L.
Russia & Eastern European History
The White Priest at Work: Orthodox Pastoral Activism and Social Reconstruction in Late Imperial Russia
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Toprani, Anand
US History
Oil and Grand Strategy: Great Britain and Germany, 1918-1941
Advisor: David Painter

Apel, Thomas A.
US History
Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Yellow Fever and Common-Sense Natural Philosophy in the Early American Republic, 1793-1805
Advisor: Adam Rothman

Connell, Tula A.
US History
Frank Zeidler and the Conservative Challenge to Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee
Advisor: Joseph A. McCartin

Coral Garcia, Emilio M.
Latin American History
The Mexico City Middle Class, 1940-70: Between Tradition, the State, and the United States
Advisor: John Tutino

Guenther, Rita S.
Russia & Eastern European History
One Local Vote at a Time: Electoral Practices of Kazan Province, 1766-1916
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Gurkan, Emrah S.
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
Espionage in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean: Secret Diplomacy, Mediterranean Go-Betweens and the Ottoman Habsburg Rivalry
Advisor: Ágoston, Gábor

Higuchi, Toshihiro
US History
Radioactive Fallout, the Politics of Risk, and the Making of a Global Environmental Crisis, 1954–1963
Advisor: David Painter

Hofmeister, Björn
Modern European History
Between Monarchy and Dictatorship: Radical Nationalism and Social Mobilization of the Pan-German League, 1914-39
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Johnston, Shona
Transregional History
Papists in a Protestant World: The Catholic Anglo-Atlantic in the Seventeenth Century
Advisor: Alison Games

Maureira, Hugo A.
Latin American History
Los Culpables de La Miseria:’ Poverty and Public Health during the Spanish Influenza Epidemic in Chile, 1918-1920
Advisor: Erick Langer

McKenna, Catherine J.
Russia & Eastern European History
The Curious Evolution of the Liberum Veto: Republican Theory and Practice in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1639-1705
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminski

Murphy, Curtis G.
Russia & Eastern European History
Progress without Consent: Enlightened Centralism vis-a-vis Local Self-Government in the Towns of East Central Europe and Russia, 1764-1840
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminski

Noorlander, Danny L.
Transregional History
Serving God and Mammon: The Reformed Church and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World, 1621-1674
Advisor: Alison Games

Wang, Tao
US History
Isolating the Enemy: US-PRC Relations, 1953-1956
Advisor: Nancy B. Tucker

Yousef, Hoda A.
Middle East & North African History
Contested Knowledge: The Politics of Literacy in Egypt at the Turn of the 20th Century
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Al-Arian, Abdullah A.
Middle East & North African History
Heeding the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt, 1970-1981
Advisor: John Voll

Bowman, Matthew B.
US History
The Urban Pulpit: Evangelicals and the City in New York, 1880-1930
Advisor: Michael Kazin

Campion, Corey J.
Modern European History
Negotiating Difference: French and American Cultural Occupation Policies and German Expectations, 1945-1949″
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Engelke, Peter O.
Modern European History
Green City Origins: Democratic Resistance to the Auto-oriented City in West Germany, 1960-1990
Advisor: Roger Chickering and John McNeill

Gummer, S. Chase
Modern European History
The Politics of Sympathy: German Turcophilism and the Ottoman Empire in the Age of the Mass Media, 1871-1914
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Robarts, Andrew R.
Russia & Eastern European History
A Plague on Both Houses?: Population Movements and the Spread of Disease across the Ottoman-Russian Black Sea Frontier, 1768-1830s
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Rotramel, Seth A.
Modern European History
International Health, European Reconciliation, and German Foreign Policy after the First World War, 1919-1927
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Vallve, Frederic
Latin American History
The Impact of the Rubber Boom on the Indigenous Peoples of the Bolivian Lowlands, 1850-1920
Advisor: Erick Langer

2000-2010

Brandow-Faller, Megan
Modern European History
An Art of Their Own: Reinventing ‘Frauenkunst’ in the Female Academies and Artist Leagues of Late-Imperial and First-Republic Austria, 1900-1930
Advisor: James Shedel

Fulwider, Benjamin
Latin American History
Driving the Nation: Road Transportation and the Postrevolutionary Mexican State, 1925-1960
Advisor: John Tutino

Mamedov, Mikail N.
Russia & Eastern European History
“Imagining the Caucasus in Russian Imperial Consciousness, 1801-1864”
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Morrison, Christopher A.
US History
A World of Empires: United States Rule in the Philippines, 1898-1913
Advisor: Nancy B. Tucker

Palmer, Aaron J.
US History
“‘All Matters and Things Shall Center There’: A Study of Elite Political Power in South Carolina, 1763-1776
Advisor: Alison Games

Sakul, Kahraman
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
An Ottoman Global Moment: War of Second Coalition in the Levant
Advisor: Gabor Agoston

Sexton, Mary D.
US History
The Wages of Principle and Power: Cyrus R. Vance and the Making of Foreign Policy in the Carter Administration
Advisor: David Painter

Shlala, Elizabeth
Middle East & North African History
“Mediterranean Migration, Cosmopolitanism, and the Law: the Italian Community of Nineteenth-Century Alexandria, Egypt”

Wilkinson, Xenia V.
Latin Amerian History
Tapping the Amazon for Victory: Brazil’s ‘Battle for Rubber’ of World War II
Advisor: Erick Langer

Abul-Magd, Zeinab A.
Middle East & North African History
Empire and Its Discontents: Modernity and Subaltern Revolt in Upper Egypt, 1700-1920
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Byrnes, Melissa K.
Modern European History
“French Like Us? Municipal Policies and North African Migrants in the Parisian Banlieues, 1945-1975”
Advisor: Aviel Roshwald

Granados, Luis F.
Latin American History
“Cosmopolitan Indians and Mesoamerican Barrios in Bourbon Mexico City: Tribute, Community, Family and Work in 1800”
Advisor: John Tutino

Lauziere, Henri
Middle East & North African History
The Evolution of the Salafiyya in the Twentieth Century through the Life and Thought of Taqi al-Din al-Hilali
Advisor: John Ruedy

Otovo, Okezi T.
Latin American History
To Form a Strong and Populous Nation: Race, Motherhood, and the State in republican Brazil
Advisor: Bryan McCann

Rosu, Felicia
Russia & Eastern European History
Contractual Majesty: Electoral Politics in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1571-1586
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminski

Swanson, Ryan
US History
“Jim Crow on Deck: Baseball during America’s Reconstruction”
Advisor: Michael Kazin

Wackerfuss, Andrew T.
Modern European History
The Stormtrooper Family: How Sexuality, Spirituality, and Community Shaped the Hamburg SA
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Wyrtzen, Jonathan D.
Middle East & North African History
Constructing Morocco: The Colonial Struggle to Define the Nation, 1912-1956
Advisor: John Voll

Bulmus, Birsen
Middle East & North African History
The Plague in the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1838
Advisor: Kathryn Olesko

Elliott, Robin Gates
Russia & Eastern European History
Saddling the Cow: The Collectivization of Agriculture in Poland, 1948-1956
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminski

Fedyashin, Anton A.
Russia & Eastern European History
“Auchtotonous and Practical Liberals: Vestnik Evropy and Modernization in Late Imperial Russia”
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Lambert, Margo M.
US History
Francis Daniel Pastorius: An American in Early Pennsylvania, 1683-1719/20
Advisor: Alison Games

Lin, Catherine Kai-Ping
East & Central Asian History
Nationalism in International Politics: The Republic of China’s Sports Foreign-Policy-Making and Diplomacy from 1972-1981
Advisor: Carol A. Benedict

Ma, Haiyun
East & Central Asian History
New Teachings and New Territories: Religion, Regulation, and Regions in Qing Gansu, 1700-1800
Advisor: James Millward

Oyen, Meredith
US History
Allies, Enemies, and Aliens: Migration and U.S.-Chinese Relations, 1940-1965
Advisor: Nancy B. Tucker

Sbaiti, Nadya J.
Middle East & North African History
Lessons in History: Education and the Formation of National Society in Beirut, Lebanon, 1920s-1960s
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Vann, Martin E.
Modern European History
Encounters with Modernity: Jews, Music, and Vienna, 1880-1914
Advisor: James Shedel

Ameskamp, Simone
Modern European History
On Fire: Cremation in Germany, 1870s-1934
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Carter, Karen E.
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
Creating Catholics: Catechism and Primary Education in Early Modern France
Advisor: James Collins

Gruber, Isaiah J.
Russia & Eastern European History
The Russian Orthodox Church and the Time of Troubles, 1598-1613
Advisor: David Goldfrank

Keller, Tait S.
Modern European History
Eternal Mountains–Eternal Germany: The Alpine Association and the Ideology of Alpinism, 1909-1939
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Scalenghe, Sara
Middle East & North African History
Being Different: Intersexuality, Blindness, Deafness, and Madness in Ottoman Syria
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Snyder, Sarah B.
US History
The Helsinki Process, American Foreign Policy, and the End of the Cold War
Advisor: Nancy B. Tucker

Stoneman, Mark R.
Modern European History
Wilhelm Groener, Officering, and the Schlieffen Plan
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Uchimura, Kazuko
US History
Miners without Unions: Life and Work in West Virginia’s New River Gorge Mining Towns, 1900-1933
Advisor: Joseph McCartin

Zickafoose, Virginia Paige
Russia & Eastern European History
Virtuous Crown, Virtuous Res Publica: The Henrician Constitutional Declaration of Poland-Lithuania Interregnum, 1572-1574
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminksi

Zimmers, Stefan
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
Wisdom, Kingship, and Royal Identity: An Examination of the Discourse on Kinship and Rulership in the Anglo-Saxon Era
Advisor: Jo Ann Moran Cruz

Belli, Meriam
Middle East & North African History
Remembrance of Nasserian Things Past: A Window to the History and Memory of the Nasser Years
Advisors: John Voll and James Collins

Du Quenoy, Paul
Russia & Eastern European History
Harlequin’s Leap: Performing Arts Culture and the Revolution of 1905 in Saint Petersburg
Advisor: Richard Stites

Foley, Sean E.
Middle East & North African History
Shaykh Khalid and the Naqshbandyya-Khalidiyya, 1776-2005
Advisor: John Voll

Joseph, Sabrina E.
Middle East & North African History
The Islamic Law on Tenancy and Sharecropping in Late Sixteenth- through Early Nineteenth-Century Syria
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Khachaturian, Lisa
Russia & Eastern European History
Cultivating Nationhood in Imperial Russia: the Periodical Press and the Formation of a Modern Eastern Armenian Identity
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Martin, Kevin W.
Middle East & North African History
Enter the Future! Exemplars of Bourgeois Modernity in Post-World War II Syria
Advisor: Judith Tucker

Merrow, Alexander C.
Modern European History
The Catholic Historical Discipline in Imperial Germany, 1876-1901
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Negroponte, Diana V.
US History
Conflict Resolution at the End of the Cold War
Advisor: Nancy B. Tucker

Norman, York A.
Middle East & North African History
An Islamic City? Sarajevo’s Islamization and Economic Development, 1461-1604
Advisor: John Voll

Roedell, Christopher A.
Modern Europe
The Beasts That Perish: The Problem of Evil and the Contemplation of the Animal Kingdom in English Thought, c. 1660-1839
Advisor: Kathryn Olesko

Shearer, Valerie J.
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
A Good Deed is Never Forgotten: Credit and Mutual Exchange in Seventeenth-Century France
Advisor: James Collins

Vrtis, George H.
US Environmental History
The Front Range of the Rocky Mountains: An Environmental History, 1700-1900
Advisor: John McNeill

Andreassi, Anthony D.
US History
‘Begun in Faith and Grit and God!’: The Sisters of the Divine Compassion, 1869-1954
Advisor: Emmett Curran

Ari-Chachaki, Waskar T.
Latin American History
Race and Subaltern Nationalism: The AMP Activist-Intellectuals in Bolivia, 1921-1964
Advisor: Erick Langer

Brooke, George Mercer III
US History
A Matter of Will: Sir Robert Thompson, Malaya, and the Failure of American Strategy in Vietnam
Advisor: Nancy B. Tucker

De Bryun Kops, Henriette (Rahusen)
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
Liquid Silver: The Wine and Brandy Trade between Rotterdam and Nantes in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century
Advisor: James Collins

Rouland, Michael R.
Russian & Eastern European History
Music and the Making of the Kazak Nation, 1920-1936
Advisor: Richard Stites

Bryne, Daniel
US History
Adrift on a Sea of Sand: The Search for United States Foreign Policy Toward the Decolonization of Algeria, 1942-1962
Advisor: David Painter

Class, James N.
Russia & Eastern European History
Russian Messianism in the Napoleonic Wars
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov

Coventry, Michael T.
US History
‘God, Country, Home and Mother’: Soldiers, Gender, and Nationalism in Great War America
Advisor: Dorothy Brown

Drummond, Elizabeth A.
Modern European History
Protecting Poznania: Germans, Poles, and the Conflict Over National Identity, 1886-1914
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Goldyn, Bartholomew H.
Russia & Eastern European History
Cities for a New Poland: State Planning and Urban Control in the Building of Gdynia and Nowa Huta
Advisor: Andrzej Kaminski

Hill, Brendan L.
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
Puritans in the Public Sphere: The Societies for Reformation of Manners and the Continuity of Calvinism in Early Eighteenth Century England
Advisor: Jo Ann Moran Cruz

Ivey, Linda L.
US Environmental History
Poetic Industrialism: Ethnicity, Environment and Commercial Horticulture in California’s Pajaro Valley, from the Progressive Era through the Great Depression
Advisor: John McNeill

Linford, Rebecca R.
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
The Women of the Quarter Sessions: A Study of Women’s Involvement in Crime in Lancashire County, 1590-1606
Advisor: Jo Ann Moran Cruz

Nichols-Busch, Tracy
Russia & Eastern European History
A Class on Wheels: Avtodor and the Automobilization of the Soviet Union 1927-1935
Advisor: Richard Stites

Schutts, Jeff Richard
Modern European History
Coca-Colonization, ‘Refreshing Americanization, or Nazi Volksgetrank’: The History of Coca-Cola in Germany, 1921-1961
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Zejmis, Jakub
Russia & Eastern European History
Belarus: Religion, Language and the Struggle for National Identity in a Soviet-Polish Borderland, 1921-1939
Advisor: Richard Stites

Abi-Mershed, Osama
Middle East & North African History
Domination by Consent: The Bureaux Arabes and Public Instruction in Colonial Algeria, 1831-1870
Advisor: John Ruedy

Belmonte, Monica L.
US History
Reining in Revolution: The United States Response to British Decolonization in Nigeria in an Era of Civil Rights, 1953-1960
Advisor: Nancy B. Tucker

Brewer, M. Jonah
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
Gold, Frankincense, and Myrhh: French Consuls and Commercial Diplomacy in the Ottoman Levant, 1660-1699
Advisor: James Collins

Caffrey, Patrick Joseph
East & Central Asian Environmental History
The Forests of Northeast China, 1600-1960: Environment, Politics, and Society
Advisor: Carol A. Benedict

Davenport, Lisa E.
US History
Jazz, Race, and American Cultural Exchange: An International Study of U.S. Cultural Diplomacy, 1954-1968
Advisor: David Painter

DeLong-Bas, Natana J.
Middle East & North African History
Muhammed Ibn Abd al-Wahhab: An Intellectual Biography
Advisor: John Voll

Dorsey, Jennifer H.
US History
Free People of Color in Rural Maryland, 1783-1832
Advisor: Alison Games

Ludes, James M.
Modern European History
A Consistency of Purpose: Political Warfare and the National Security Strategy of the Eisenhower Administration
Advisor: Aviel Roshwald

Semerdjian, Elyse
Middle East & North African History
Off the Straight Path: Gender, Public Morality, and Legal Administration in Ottoman Aleppo, Syria
Advisor: John Voll

Zalar, Jeffrey T.
Modern European History
Knowledge and Nationalism in Imperial Germany: A Cultural History of the Association of Saint Charles Borromeo, 1890-1914
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Abugideiri, Hibba E.
Middle East & North African History
Egyptian Women and the Science Question: Gender in the Making of Colonized Medicine, 1893-1929
Advisor: John Voll

Alvaro-Velcamp, Theresa
Latin American History
Peddling Identity: Arabs, Conflict, Community and the Mexican Nation in the Twentieth Century
Advisor: John Tutino

Caplan, Gregory A.
Wicked Sons, German Heroes: Jewish Soldiers, Veterans and Memories of World War I in Germany
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Duggan, Michael F.
US History
Chauncey Wright and Forward-Looking Empiricism, a History of Ideas
Advisor: Emmett Curran

Hamilton, Joanna
Early Modern & Late Medieval European History
The Merchants of Vannes: 1670-1730
Advisor: James Collins

Hoerle, Scott
Modern European History
Hans Friedrich Blunck: Poetry, Politics, and Propaganda, 1888-1961
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Janik, Elizabeth Koch
Modern European History
Music in Cold War Berlin: German Tradition and Allied Occupation, 1945-1951
Advisor: Roger Chickering

Law, Randall
Russia & Eastern European History
Humanity’s Workshops: Progressive Education in Russia and the Soviet Union, 1856-1927
Advisor: Richard Stites

McGillivray, Gillian
Latin American History
Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Power, and Politics in Cuba, 1868-1948
Advisor: John Tutino

McGinn, John
US History
Balancing Defense and Détente in NATO: The Harmel Framework and the 1968 Crisis in Czechoslovakia
Advisor: David Painter

Sampsell, Catherine M.
U.S. History
‘To Grab a Hunk of Lightning’: An Intellectual History of American Depression-Era Photography
Advisor: Emmett Curran

1990-2000

Brüggemann, Julia
Through the Prism of Prostitution: State and Society in Hamburg, 1800-1914

Burch, Susan
Biding the Time: American Deaf Cultural History, 1900 to World War II

Cline, Ruth Harwood
The Congregation of Tiron in the Twelfth Century: Foundation and Expansion

Dale, Melissa S.
With the Cut of a Knife: A Social History of Eunuchs During the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and Republican Periods (1912-1949)

Davis, Rebekah
Development as a Tool of Diplomacy: The Domestic Models for U.S. Policy in the Jordan River Valley, 1939-1956

Heineman, Paul
In Defense of an Anachronism: The Cossack Question on the Don, 1861-1914

Khalafallah, Haifaa
Rethinking Islamic Law: Genesis and Evolution in the Islamic Legal Methods and Structures. The Case of a 20th Century ‘Alim’s Journey into His Legal Traditions. Muhammad Al-Ghazali (1917-1996)

Pisiotis, Argyrios K.
Orthodoxy Versus Autocracy: The Orthodox Church and Clerical Political Dissent in Late Imperial Russia, 1905-1914

Pujals, Sandra
When Giants Walked the Earth: The Society of Former Political Prisoners and Exiles of the Soviet Union, 1921-1935

Reifowitz, Ian
Civic Nationalism in a Multiethnic Society: Conceptions of a Supraethnic Austrian Identity, 1848-1918

Ritenour, Perry
Chinese Banking and Foreign Trade (1949-1979) with a Focus on Guangdong

Taylor, Karen
Cher espoir de la nation sainte: The Maison Royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr

Wiggers, Richard
Creating International Humanitarian Law [IHL]: World War II, the Allied Occupations, and the Treaties that Followed