PhD Student & Alumni Publications

2010 to Present

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.D.s

Jeffrey Reger, PhD 2018, “‘Lamps Never Before Dim Are Being Extinguished from Lack of Olive Oil’: Deforestation and Famine in Palestine at War and in Peace Under the Late Ottoman Empire and Early British Empire, 1910-1920” in Landscapes of the First World War, ed. Selena Daly, Martina Salvante, Vanda Wilcox, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Matthew Burton Bowman, PhD 2011, Christian: The Politics of a Word in America, Harvard University Press, 2018.

Megan Brandow-Faller, PhD 2010, Childhood by Design: Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700 – Present, Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.

Natana J. DeLong-Bass, PhD 2002, Islam: A Living Faith, Anselm Academic, 2018.

Michael R. Fischbach, PhD 1992, Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color, Stanford University Press, 2018.

Róisín Healy, PhD 1999, with Enrico Dal Lago and Gearóid Barry, 1916 in Global Context: An Anti-Imperialist Moment, Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

Curtis Murphy, PhD 2011, From Citizens to Subjects: City, State, and the Enlightenment in Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018.

Tait Keller, PhD 2006, with Richard P. Tucker, J. R. McNeill, and Martin Schmid, Environmental Histories of the First World War, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Andrew Robarts, PhD 2010, Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries, Bloomsbury Academic paperback edition, 2018.

Sarah B. Snyder, PhD 2006, From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy, Columbia University Press, 2018.

Erin Stewart Mauldin, PhD 2014, Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Siobhan Doucette, PhD 2013, Books are Weapons: The Polish Opposition Press and the Overthrow of Communism, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017.

Douglas R. Egerton, PhD 1985, with Robert L. Paquette, The Denmark Vesey Affair: A Documentary History, University of Florida Press, 2017.

Fredrick W. Gooding, Jr., PhD 2013, editor, with Michelle Harris, Sherrill L. Sellers, and Orly Clerge, Stories from the Front of the Room: How Higher Education Faculty of Color Overcome Challenges and Thrive in the Academy, Rowman and Littlefield Education, 2017.

Emrah Safa Gürkan, PhD 2012, Sultanın Casusları: 16. Yüzyılda İstihbarat, Sabotaj, ve Rüşvet Ağları, Kronik Yayıncılık, 2017.

York Norman, PhD 2005, Islamization in Bosnia: Sarajevo’s Conversion and Socio-economic Development, 1461 – 1601, Academica Press, 2017.

Felicia Rosu, PhD 2017, Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569 – 1587, Oxford University Press, 2017.

Publications of doctoral candidates

Bader Al-Saif, “Higher Education and Contestation in the State of Kuwait after the Arab Spring: Identity Construction & Ideologies of Domination in the American University of Kuwait,” in Eid Mohamed, Hannah R. Gerber, Slimane Aboulkacem (editors), Education and the Arab Spring: Resistance, Reform, and Democracy, Sense Publishers, 2016.

Greg Brew, “‘Our Most Dependable Allies:’ Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the Eisenhower Doctrine, 1956-1958,” Mediterranean Quarterly (Winter, 2015).

Jennifer De Vries, “The Proper Beguine’s Interaction with the Outside World: Some Beguine Rules from the Late Medieval Low Countries,” in K. Pansters and A. Plunkett-Latimer (eds.), Shaping Stability: The Normation and Formation of Religious Life in the Middle Ages (Brepols Publishers, 2016).

Douglas McRae, “El hombre hicotea y la ecología de los paisajes acuáticos en Resistencia en el San Jorge,” Tabula Rasa, No. 23 (Spring 2016) (Interdisciplinary publication of the Universidad Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca-Bogotá).

Alissa Walter, “Rural Women, Resistance, and the Egyptian Family Planning Program, 1965-1980,” The Journal of Women’s History (forthcoming).

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.D.s

Zeinab Abul-Magd, PhD 2008, and Elke Grawert, Businessmen in Arms: How the Military and Other Armed Groups Profit in the MENA Region, ​Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016.

Thomas Apel, PhD 2012, Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Science and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic, Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016.

John D. Buenker (ed.), PhD 1964, Milwaukee in the 1930s: A Federal Writers Project City Guide, Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2016.

Tula A. Connell, PhD 2011, Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee, Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2016.

Paul du Quenoy, PhD 2005, Alexander Serov and the Birth of the Russian Modern, Palo Alto, CA: Academica Press, 2016.

William J. Duiker, PhD 1968, and Jackson J. Spielvogel, Essential World History, Wadsworth Publishing, 2016.

Peter O. Engelke, PhD 2011, and John McNeill, The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene since 1945, Belknap Press, 2016.

Douglas R. Egerton, PhD 1985, Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America, New York: Basic Books (forthcoming, November 2016).

Karin Friedrich, PhD 1996, and Pietro Omodeo, Duncan Liddle (1561-1613): Networks of Polymathy and the Northern European Renaissance, Leiden: Brill, 2016. 

Luis Fernando Granados, PhD 2008, En el espejo haitiano: Los indios del Bajío y el colapso del orden colonial en América Latina, México: Ediciones Era, 2016.

Róisín Healy, PhD 1999, with Enrico Dal Lago, and Gearóid Barry (eds.), Small Nations and Colonial Peripheries in World War I, Leiden: Brill, 2016.

Tait Keller, PhD 2006, Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in German and Austria, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Roger B. Manning, PhD 1961, War and Peace in the Western Political Imagination: From Classical Antiquity to the Age of Reason, New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Okezi Otovo, PhD 2009, Progressive Mothers/Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945, Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2016.

James A. Reilly, PhD 1987, The Ottoman Cities of Lebanon: Historical Legacy and Identity in the Modern Middle East, London: IB Tauris, forthcoming October 2016.

Andrew R. Robarts, PhD 2010, Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russia and Eastern European Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries, New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic Press (forthcoming, December 2016).

Felicia Rosu, PhD 2009, Contractural Majestry: Electoral Politics in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1571-1586, Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

Michael Socolow, PhD 2001, Six Minutes to Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics, Campaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, forthcoming November 2016.

Ryan A. Swanson, PhD 2008, and David K. Wiggins (eds.), Philly Sports: Teams, Games, and Athletes from Rocky’s Town, Fayetteville, AK: University of Arkansas Press, 2016.

Ryan A. Swanson, PhD 2008, and David K. Wiggins (eds.) Separate Games: African American Sport Behind the Wall of Segregation, Fayetteville, AK: University of Arkansas Press, 2016.

Jonathan Wyrtzen, PhD 2009, Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2016.

Hoda A. Yousef, PhD 2011, Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016.

Publications of doctoral candidates

Bader Mousa Al-Saif, doctoral candidate, “Neither Fulul nor Ikhwari: The Thought of Abdul Rahman Yusuf and the Rise of an Alternative Current in Post-Morsi Egypt,” Mathal: Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2015.

Clark Alejandrino, doctoral candidate, “A History of the 1902 Chinese Exclusion Act,” Richard Chu, ed., More Tsinoy Than We Admit: Chinese-Filipino Interactions over the Centuries, Quezon City: Vibal Foundation, 2015.

Gregory Brew, doctoral candidate, “‘Our Most Dependable Allies’: Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the Eisenhower Doctrine, 1956-1958,”  Mediterranean Quarterly (Fall 2015).

Nicholas Danforth, doctoral candidate, “Malleable Modernity: Rethinking the Role of Ideology in American Policy, Aid Programs, and Propaganda in Fifties’ Turkey,” Diplomatic History, Vol. 39, Issue 3 (June 2015): 477-503.

Anthony Eames, doctoral candidate, “Margaret Thatcher’s Diplomacy and the 1982 Lebanon War,” Mediterranean Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 4 (February 2015): 27-44.

Eric Gettig, doctoral candidate, “‘Trouble Ahead in Afro-Asia’:The United States, the Second Bandung Conference, and the Struggle for the Third World, 1964-65.” Diplomatic History, Vol 39, Issue 1 (January 2015): 126-156.

Laura Goffman, doctoral candidate, “The Transformation of the Gulf: Politics, Economics, and the Global Order,” Journal of International & Global Studies, Vol. 6, Issue 2 (April 2015): 95-96.

Michael J. Polczynski, doctoral candidate, “Seljuks on the Baltic: Polish-Lithuanian Muslim pilgrims in the court of Ottoman Sultan Süleyman I,” Journal of Early Modern History, 19 (2015): 1-29.

Yubin Shen, doctoral candidate, “Too young to date! The origins of zaolian (early love) as a social problem in 20th-century China,” History of Science, Vol. 53, No. 1 (2015): 86-101.

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.Ds.

Emrah Gurkan, PhD 2012, “Political Initiatives ‘From the Bottom Up’ in the Ottoman Empire: Halcyon Days in Crete,” Journal of Early Modern History Vol. 19, Issue 1 (2015): 89-92.

Emrah Gurkan, PhD 2012, “Mediating Boundaries: Mediterranean Go-Betweens and Cross-Confessional Diplomacy in Constantinople, 1560-1600,” Journal of Early Modern History, Vol. 19, Issue 2/3 (2015): 107-128.

Richard E. Joregensen, PhD 1973, O Tomocachi (Friend), BookBaby, 2015.

Henri Lauziere, PhD 2008, The Making of Salafism and the Evolution of Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century, New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.

Randall D. Law, PhD 2001, The Routledge History of Terrorism, New York: Routledge, 2015.

Guy Lurie, PhD 2013, “Citizenship in Late Medieval Champagne: The Towns of Châlons, Reims, and Troyes, 1417-circa 1435,” French Historical Studies, Vol. 38, Issue 3 (2015): 365-390.

Kevin W. Martin, PhD 2005, Syria’s Democratic Years: Citizens, Experts, and the Media in the 1950s, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2015.

Charles P. Neimeyer, PhD 1993, War in the Chesapeake: The British Campaigns to Control the Bay, 1813-1814, Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2015.

Meredith Oyen, PhD 2007, The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015.

Shuang Wen, PhD 2015, “Two Sides of the Story: How Historians and Journalists Can Work Together,” AHA Perspectives (October 2015).

Andrew Wackerfuss, PhD 2009, Stormtrooper families: homosexuality and community in the early Nazi movement, New York: Harrington Park Press, 2015.

Publications of doctoral candidates

Daniel Cano, doctoral candidate, “The Disappearing Mestizo: Configuring Difference in the Colonial New Kingdom of Granada,” Historia Critica, Issue 54 (Sep-Dec 2014): 227-230.

Graham Cornwell, doctoral candidate, “The Great War on the Moroccan Front”, a chapter in The World During the First World War, ed. by Helmut Bley and Anorthe Kremers (Essen: Klartext, 2014).

Nicholas Danforth, doctoral candidate, “The Myth of the Caliphate: The Political History of an Idea,” Foreign Affairs This Week, November 2014.

Nicholas Danforth, doctoral candidate, “Multi-Purpose Empire: Ottoman History in Republican Turkey,” Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 50, No. 4 (July 2014): 655-679.

Julia Famularo, doctoral candidate, “Far From Hong Kong, ethnic minority regions in China are a tinderbox of tension”, an op-ed piece in Reuters News, 8 October 2014.

Christopher Gratien and Graham Pitts, doctoral candidates, “Towards an Environmental History of World War I: Human and Natural Disasters in the Ottoman Mediterranean”, a chapter in The World During the First World War, ed. by Helmut Bley and Anorthe Kremers (Essen: Klartext, 2014).

Faisal Husain, doctoral candidate, “In the Bellies of the Marshes: Water and Power in the Countryside of Ottoman Baghdad,” Environmental History 19.4 (2014): 638-664. Winner of the Leopold-Hidy Prize for Best Article in Environmental History (announced March 21, 2015, by the American Society for Environmental History).

Isabelle Kaplan, doctoral candidate, “Speaking Soviet in Kyrgyzstan,” Kritika: Explorations in Russian & Eurasian History, Vol. 15, Issue 2 (Spring 2014): 451-457.

Michael Polczynski, doctoral candidate, “The Relation of Sefer Muratowicz: 1600-1601 unofficial embassy of Zygmunt III Vasa to Shah’Abbas I,” in The Turkish Historical Review, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2014): 59-93.

Michael Polczynski, doctoral candidate, and Mark Polczynski, “Using Data Mining Clustering Algorithms to Classify Features for Choropleth Maps,” Transactions in GIS, 2014.

Michael Polczynski and Mark Polczynski, “A Microsoft VBA Application for Generating Heat Maps,” Transactions in GIS, Vol. 18, Issue 5 (October 2014).

Jeff Reger, a Doctoral candidate, translated The Arab Spring: Revolutions for Deliverance from Authoritarianism: Case Studies, edited by Hassam Krayem, L’Orient des Livres, 2014.

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.D.s

Abdullah Al-Arian, PhD 2011, Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat’s Egypt, Oxford University Press, 2014.

Anthony D. Andreassi, PhD 2005, Teach me to be generous: The first century of Regis High School in New York City, New York: Empire State Education; Fordham University Press, 2014.

Waskar Ari, PhD 2005, Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals, Duke University Press, 2014.

Matthew Bowman, PhD 2011, The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism, New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Susan Burch, PhD 1999, Disability Histories, Urbana, IL: University of Illinois, 2014.

James Class, PhD 2004, New Israel Counters Napoleon: The Religious Language of Russian Poets in 1812, Leiden: Brill, 2014.

Roisin Healy, PhD 1999, The Shadow of Colonialism on Europe’s Modern Past, Basingstoke, Hamshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Lawrence John Mcandrews, PhD 1986, What They Wished For: American Catholics and American Presidents, 1960-2004, Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2014.

Charles P. Neimeyer, PhD 1993, The Chesapeake Campaign, 1813-1814, Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2014.

Aaron Palmer, PhD 2009, A Rule of Law: Elite Political Authority and the Coming of the Revolution in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1763-1776, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2014.

Sara Scalenghe, PhD 2006, Disability in the Ottoman Arab World 1500-1800, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

David Curtis Skaggs, Jr., PhD 1966, William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2014.

Michael G. Smith, PhD 1991, Rockets and Revolutions: A Cultural History of Early Spaceflight, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2014.

Ryan A. Swanson, PhD 2008, When Baseball Went White: Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Dreams of a National Pastime, University of Nebraska Press, 2014.

Publications of doctoral candidates

Nicholas Danforth, doctoral candidate, “The Writing of Modern Turkey,” Nationalities Papers, Vol. 41, Issue 6 (November 2013): 1136-1146.

Joshua Kueh, doctoral candidate (PhD 2014), “Adaptive Strategies of Parián Chinese: Fictive Kinship and Credit in Seventeenth-Century Manila” in Philippine Studies, Vol. 61, No. 3 (2013): 362-384.

Barry McCarron, doctoral candidate, “Mao’s China and the Sino-Soviet Split: Ideological Dilemma,” Journal of International and Global Studies, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (November 2013): 120-122.

Michael Polczynski, doctoral candidate, and Mark Polczynski, “A Microsoft Excel Application for Automatically Building Historical Geography GIS Maps,” Transactions in GIS, 2013.

Michael Polczynski, doctoral candidate, and Mark Polczynski, “Using the K-Means Clustering Algorithm to Classify Features for Choropleth Maps” Cartographica, 2013.

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.D.s

Zeinab Abul-Magd, PhD 2008, Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013 (BOOK PRIZE: Roger Owen Book Award, Middle East Studies Association Meeting, 2015).

Meriam Belli, PhD 2005, An Incurable Past: Nasser’s Eygpt Then and Now, Gainesville, University of Florida Press, 2013.

Douglas Egerton, PhD 1985, The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of American’s Most Progressive Era, New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2013.

Dina Rizk Khoury, PhD 1991, Iraq in Wartime: Soldiering, Martyrdom, and Remembrance, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Evelyn Krache Morris, PhD 2012, “Think Again: Mexican Drug Cartels,” in Foreign Policy, 2013.

Guy Lurie,  PhD 2013, “The Attorney-General in Eighteenth-Century England,” Journal JurispurdenceVol. 18 (July 2013): 125-146.

Michael Rouland, PhD 2005, and Gulnara Abikeyeva, Birgit Beumers (editors), Cinema in Central Asia: Rewriting Cultural Histories, London: I.B. Tauris, 2013.

Kahraman Şakul, PhD 2009, Towards a New Military History: Warfare, Technology and Experimental Reconstruction, Tarih Vakfı (History Foundation) Press, 2013.

Jeffrey Veidlinger, PhD 1998, In the Shadow of the Shtetl: Small-town Jewish Life in Soviet Ukraine, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. Recipient of the 2014 Canadian Jewish Book Award.

Melinda Zook, PhD 1993, Protestantism, Politics, and Women in Britain, 1660-1714, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Publications of doctoral candidates

Graham Cornwell, doctoral candidate, with Mona Atia, “Imaginative geographies of Amazigh activism in Morocco,” Social and Cultural Geography, Vol. 13, Issue 3 (May 2012): 255-274.

Curtis Murphy, doctoral candidate (PhD 2012), “Burghers versus Bureaucrats: Enlightened Centralism, the Royal Towns, and the Case of the Propinacja Law in Poland-Lithuania, 1776-1793,” Slavic Review, Vol. 71, Issue 2 (Summer 2012): 385-409.

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.D.s

Matthew Bowman, PhD 2011, The Mormon People: The Making of an American Faith, New York, Random House, 2012.

Birsen Bulmus, PhD 2008, Plague, quarantines, and geopolitics in the Ottoman Empire, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012.

James Carafano, PhD 2001, Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press.

Mary Ann Fay, PhD 1993, Unveiling the Harem: Elite Women and the Paradox of Seclusion in Eighteenth-Century Cairo, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2012. Awarded Best First Book Award from Phi Alpha Theta and Honorable Mention from the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies.

Anton Fedyashin, PhD 2007, Liberals under autocracy: modernization and civil society in Russia, 1866-1904, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012.

Karin Friedrich, PhD 1996, Brandenburg-Prussia, 1466-1806: The Rise of a Composite State, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Stuart Douglas Goldman, PhD 1970, Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army’s Victory that Shaped World War II, Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2012.

Isaiah Gruber, PhD 2006, Orthodox Russia in Crisis: Church and Nation in the Time of Troubles, DeKalb, IL: NIU Press, 2012. Honorable Mention in the 2012 Early Slavic Distinguished Scholarship Award.

Sabrina Joseph, PhD 2006, Islamic law on peasant usufruct in Ottoman Syria: 17th to early 19th century, Leiden: Brill, 2012.

E. Brian Latell, PhD 1975, Cuba’s Intelligence Machine, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Christopher Lazarski, PhD 1993, Power Tends to Corrupt: Lord Acton’s Study of Liberty, Northern Illinois University Press, 2012.

Diana Villiers Negroponte, PhD 2006, Seeking Peace in El Salvador: The Struggle to Reconstruct a Nation at the End of the Cold War, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Ian Reifowitz, PhD 2000, Obama’s America: A Transformative Vision of our National Identity, Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books.

Barry M. Rubin, PhD 1978, Israel: An Introduction, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Karen Carter, PhD 2006, Creating Catholics: Catechism and Primary Education in Early Modern France, University of Notre Dame Press, 2011.

Jennifer Hull Dorsey, PhD 2002, Hirelings: African American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland (Cornell University Press, 2011).

Paul Du Quenoy, PhD 2005, Stage Fright: Politics and the Performing Arts in Imperial Russia, University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011.

Patrick Kelly, PhD 1970, Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011.

Sarah Snyder, PhD 2006, Human Rights Activism and the End of the Cold War: A Transnational History of the Helsinki Network, Cambridge 2011. Awarded the Bernath Book Prize in February 2012.

Publications of doctoral candidates

Adam Grode, doctoral student, “Making a Difference Through the Arts: Strengthening America’s Links with Asian Muslim Communities,” Asia Society’s Special Report, 2010.

Emrah Gurkin, doctoral candidate (PhD 2012) “The Center and the Frontier: Ottoman Cooperation with the North African Corsairs in the Sixteenth Century” Turkish Historical Review, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (November 2010): 125-162.

Emrah Gurkan, doctoral candidate (PhD 2012), “Christian Allies of the Ottoman Empire,” Europaeische Geschichte Online.

Anita Kondoyanidi, doctoral candidate, “The Liberating Experience: War Correspondents, Red Army Soldiers, and the Nazi Extermination Camps,” The Russian Review, Vol. 69, Issue 3 (July 2010): 438-462.

Guy Lurie, doctoral candidate (PhD 2013), “Sir John Fortescue’s Legal Prestige”, History of Political Thought, XXXII: 2, (Summer 2011): 293-315.

Hoda Yousef, doctoral candidate (PhD 2012) “Malak Hifni Nasif: Negotiations of a Feminist Agenda between the European and the Colonial,” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, Winter 2010.

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.D.s

Osama Abi-Mershed, PhD 2003, Apostles of Modernity: Saint-Simonians and the Civilizing Mission in Algeria, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010.

Susan Burch (PhD 1999) and Alison Kafer, eds. Deaf and Disability Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2010.

Douglas Egerton, PhD 1985, Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War, New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2010.

Sean Foley, PhD 2006, The Arab Gulf States: Beyond Oil and Islam, Boulder, CO: Lynne Riener Press, 2010.

Karin Friedrich, PhD 1996, The Cultivation of Monarchy and the Rise of Berlin: Brandenburg-Prussia, 1700, Surrey, England: Burlington, VA: Ashgate, 2010.

Benno P. Lowe, PhD 1978, Gloucester Vale, 1483-1560, Surrey, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010.

2000 to 2009

Publications of doctoral candidates

Anita Kondoyanidi, (doctoral candidate) co-author, “The Conservative Dissident: The Evolution of Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s Political Views,” Revista De Instituciones, Ideas Y Mercados, October 2009.

Publications of Georgetown History Ph.D.s

Susan Buck-Morss, PhD 1975, Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009.

Ruth Cline, PhD 2000, translated Geoffrey Grossus, The Life of Blessed Bernard of Tiron?Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2009.

Paul Du Quenoy, PhD 2005, Stage Fright: Politics and the Performing Arts in Late Imperial Russia, University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009.

Douglas Egerton, PhD 1985, Death or Liberty: African Americans and Revolutionary America, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Sean Foley, PhD 2006, The Arab Gulf States: Beyond Oil and Islam, Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2009.

Maurice Jackson, PhD 2001, Let This Voice Be Heard: Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 2009.

Lisa Khachaturian, PhD 2006, Cultivating nationhood in imperial Russia: The periodical press and the formation of a modern Armenian identity, New Brunswick: Transactions Press, 2009.

Randall D. Law, PhD 2001, Terrorism: A History, Oxford: Polity Press, 2009.

Gillian McGillvray, PhD 2002, Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and Politics in Cuba, 1868-1959. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009). Finalist for the Canadian Historical Association’s 2009 Wallace K. Ferguson Prize for the outstanding scholarly book by a Canadian citizen in a field of history other than Canadian.

Karl D. Qualls, PhD 1998, From Ruins to Reconstruction: Urban Identity in Soviet Sevastopol after World War II, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2009.

Catherine Sampsell-Willman, PhD 2002, Lewis Hine as Social Critic, Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2009.

Barbara J. Skinner, PhD 2001, The Western Front of the Eastern Church: Uniate and Orthodox Conflict in 18th-century Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia, DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2009.

Jeffrey Veidlinger, PhD 1998, Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. Canadian Jewish Book Award Winner; J.I. Segal Prize Winner.

Karin Friedrich (PhD 2006) and Barabara M. Pendzich (PhD 1998), eds, Citizenship and Identity in a Multi-national Commonwealth: Poland-Lithuania in Context, 1569-1795 (Leiden: Brill, 2008). Articles in this collection by PhDs Felicia Rosu (2009) and Virginia Zickafosse (2006).

Christopher Lazarski, PhD 1993, The Lost Opportunity: Attempts at Unification of the Anti-Bolsheviks, 1917-1919, University Press of America, 2008.

Maria Ristaino, PhD 1977, The Jacquinot Safe Zone: Wartime Refugees in Shanghai, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008.

Zoe Schneider, PhD 1997, The King’s Bench: Bailiwick Magistrates and Local Governance in Normandy, 1670-1740 (Rochester and London: University of Rochester Press, 2008).

Vivian Elyse Semerdjian, PhD 2003, “Off the straight path”: Illicit sex, law, and community in Ottoman Aleppo, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2008.

Janice S. Sumler-Edmond, PhD 1978, The Secret Trust of Aspasia Cruvellier Mirault: The Life and Trials of Free Women of Color in Antebellum Georgia, University of Arkansas Press, 2008.

Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp, PhD 2001, So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico: Middle Eastern Immigrants in Modern Mexico. University of Texas Press, 2007.

Peter Cole, PhD 1997, Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive Era Philadelphia. University of Illinois Press, 2007.

Henriette De Bruyn Kops, PhD 2005, A Spirited Exchange: The Wine and Brandy Trade Between France and the Dutch Republic in Its Atlantic Framework, 1600-1650. Brill, 2007.

Jeffrey F. Taffett, PhD 2001, Foreign Aid as Foreign Policy: The Alliance for Progress in Latin America. Routledge, 2007

Karen Taylor, PhD 2000, Facts on File Companion to the French Novel, Companion to 20th-century Literature Series: NY, 2007.

Thabit AJ Abdullah, PhD 1992, Dictatorship, Imperialism, and Chaos: Iraq since 1989, London: Zed Books, 2006.

Douglas Brinkley, PhD 1989, The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, New York: Morrow, 2006.

Susan Buck-Morss, PhD 1975, Thinking Past Terror: Islamism and Critical Theory on the Left, London: Verson, 2006.

James Jay Carafano, PhD 2001, GI Ingenuity: Improvisation, Technology, and Winning World War II.Praeger Security International, 2006.

Martha Hanna, PhD 1989, Your Death Would Be Mine: Paul and Marie Pireaud in the Great War.Harvard University Press, 2006.

Roger Burrow Manning, PhD 1961, An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army, 1585-1702, Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Lawrence John Mcandrews, PhD 1986, The Era of Education: the Presidents and the Schools, 1965-2001, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006.

Susan L. Poulson, PhD 1990, Challenged by co-education: Women’s Colleges since the 1960s, Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.

Jeffrey Veidlinger, PhD 1998, The Moscow State Yiddish Theater: Jewish Culture on the Soviet Stage. Indiana University Press, revised ed., 2006. National Jewish Book Award Winner; Barnard Hewitt Award Winner; Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title; The George Freedley Memorial Award Finalist.

Douglas Brinkley, PhD 1989, The Boys of Pointe du Hoc: Ronald Regan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, New York: Morrow, 2005.

David Henry Burton, PhD 1953, Taft, Roosevelt, and the Limits of Friendship, Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2005.

Elizabeth Janik, PhD 2001 Recomposing German Music: Politics and Musical Tradition in Cold War Berlin. Brill, 2005.

Karen Taylor, PhD 2000, co-editor, Early Modern Europe. Issues and Interpretations Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2005.

Elizabeth Zelensky, PhD 1994, Windows to Heaven: Introducing Icons to Protestants and Catholics, Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2005.

Sara E. Chapman, PhD 1997, Private Ambition and Political Alliances in Louis XIV’s Government: The Phélypeaux de Pontchartrain Family 1650-1715, Rochester and London: University of Rochester Press, 2004.

Natana J. DeLong-Bas, PhD 2003, Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Susan L. Poulson, PhD 1990, Going coed: Women’s experiences in formerly men’s colleges and universities, 1950-2000, Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004.

Barry M. Rubin, PhD 1978, Hating America: A History, New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Mona Russell, PhD 1998, Creating the New Egyptian Woman: Consumerism, Education, and National Identity, 1863-1922. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Joseph E. Slater, PhD 1999, Public workers: Government employee unions, the law, and the state, 1900-1962, Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 2004.

Ekaterina Nizharadze Vladimirov, PhD 1999, The World of Provincial Bureaucracy in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Russia Poland. Mellen Press, 2004.

David Henry Burton, PhD 1953, Taft, Wilson, and World Order, Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 2003.

Michael Fischbach, PhD 1992, Records of Dispossession: Palestinian refugee property and the Arab-Israeli conflict, New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

Ian Reifowitz, PhD 2000, Imagining an Austrian Nation: Joseph Samuel Bloch and the Search for Supraethnic Austrian Identity, 1846-1918. Columbia University Press, 2003.

Ellen L. Fleischmannm, PhD 1996, The Nation and Its “New” Women: The Palestinian Women’s Movement, 1920-1948. University of California Press, 2003.

Roisin Healy, PhD 1999, The Jesuit Specter in Imperial Germany. Brill, 2003.

Richard F. Hill, PhD 2001, Hitler Attacks Pearl Harbor: Why the United States Declared War on Germany. Lynne Rienner, 2003.

Scott Hoerle, PhD 2001, Hans Fredrich Blunck: Poet and Nazi Collaborator, 1888-1961. Lang, 2003.

Shinzo Kawamura, PhD 1999, Kirishitan shinto soshiki no tanj? to hen’y?: “konfurariya” kara “konfurariya” e. Tokyo: Kyobunkan, 2003.

Roger Burrow Manning, PhD 1961, Swordsmen: The martial ethos in the three kingdoms, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Steven Phillips, PhD 1998, Between Assimilation and Independence: The Taiwanese Encounter with Nationalist China, 1945-1950. Stanford University Press, 2003.

Amira Sonbol, PhD 1981, Women of Jordan: Islam, Labor, and the Law, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2003.

George M. Brooke, PhD 2004, Ironclads and big guns of the Confederacy: The journal and letters of John M. Brooke, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002.

Susan Burch, PhD 1999, Signs of Resistance: American deaf culture history, 1900 to World War II, New York: New York University Press, 2002.

James Carafano, PhD 2001, Waltzing into the Cold War: The struggle for occupied Austria, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2002.

Douglas Egerton, PhD 1985, Rebels, reformers, & revolutionaries: Collected essays and second thoughts, New York: Routledge, 2002.

Terence J. Fay, PhD 1974, Gallicanism, Romanism, and Canadianism, Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002.

Alan Gallay, PhD 1986, The Indian Slave Trade: The rise of the English empire in the American South, 1670-1717, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2002.

Richard F. Hill, PhD 2001, Hitler attacks Pearl Harbor: Why the United States declared war on Germany, Boulder, CO: L. Rienner, 2002.

James A. Reilly, PhD 1987, A Small Town in Syria: Ottoman Hama in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Bern and London: Peter Lang, 2002.

Barry M. Rubin, PhD 1978, The tragedy of the Middle East, Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Thabit AJ Abdullah, PhD 1992, Merchants, Mamluks, and Murder: The political economy of trade in 18th-century Basra, Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2001.

Edmund A. Ghareeb, PhD 1978, War in the Gulf, 199-1991: The Iraq-Kuwait Conflict and Its Implications, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Loretta Long Hunnicutt, PhD 1998, The life of Selina Campbell: A fellow soldier in the cause of restoration, Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2001.

Vernon L. Pedersen, PhD 1993, The Communist Party in Maryland, 1919-57, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.

Marcia Ristaino, PhD 1977, Ports of last resort: the diaspora communities of Shanghai, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001.

Eileen Scully, PhD 1994, Bargaining with the State from Afar: American Citizenship in Treaty Port China. Columbia University Press, 2001.

Susan Buck-Morss, PhD 1975, Dreamworld and catastrophe: The passing of mass utopia in East and West, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000.

William J. Duiker, PhD 1968, Ho Chi Minh: A Life, Hachette Books, 2000.

Michael Fishbach, PhD 1992, State, Society, and Land in Jordan, Leiden: Brill, 2000.

Karen Friedrich, PhD 1996, The Other Prussia: Royal Prussia, Poland, and Liberty, 1569-1772. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Amira Sonbol, PhD 1981, The new Mamluks: Egyptian society and modern feudalism, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2000.

Jeffrey G. Veidlinger, PhD 1998, The Moscow State Yiddish Theater: Jewish Culture on the Soviet Stage, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000.


Thomas Barrett, PhD 1997, At the Edge of Empire: The Terek Cossacks and the North Caucasus Frontier, 1700-1860. Westview, 1999.

David Alan Rich, PhD 1993, The Tsar’s Colonels: Professionalism, Strategy, and Subversion in Late Imperial Russia. Harvard University Press, 1999.

Melinda Zook, PhD 1993, Radical Whigs and Conspiratorial Politics in Late Stuart England. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999.

Hubertus Jahn, PhD 1999, Patriotic Culture in Russia During World War I. Cornell University Press, 1995.

Michael Smith, PhD 1991, Language and Power in the Creation of the USSR. Mouton de Gruyter, 1998.

Rebekah Davis, PhD 2000, Conservation and Culture: The Soil Conservation Service, Social Science, and Conservation on Tribal Land in the Southwest, 1934-1994. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, 1997.

Benno Lowe, PhD 1990, Imagining Peace: A History of Early English Pacifist Thought, 1340-1560. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.

Joseph Morgan, PhD 1993, The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975. University of North Carolina Press, 1997.