Dissertations in Progress

Our current Ph.D. students are doing research in these areas. 

  • Ian Burns, “In Service of Ireland: The Irish Volunteers, 1913-16.”
    Director: Sean Farrell
  • JoAnn LoSavio, Modern Mandala: A Transnational History of Southeast Asian Youth from Burma, Malaya, and Thailand in Great Britain and the United States, 1950-1970.” 
    Director Trude Jacobsen 
  • Kevin Luginbill, “Building an Imperial World: Imperial Ideologies and the Politics of the Tariff Reform Movement in the British Empire, 1900-14.”
    Director: Sean Farrell 
  • Matthew Maletz, “Revolution by Education: Indians and the Guatemalan State, 1944-54.”
    Director: Anne Hanley
  • Robert Marach, “Textbooks and Traitors: Civil War Veterans and Patriotic Education.”
    Director: James Schmidt 
  • J. Marcos Reynolds, “System of Indebtedness: Wage Garnishment and Minority Communities in Chicago, 1950-1969."
    Director: Rosemary Feurer 
  • Journey Steward, “Immigrants or Prostitutes? Panic over White Slavery in France, Britain and the United States.”
    Director: Sean Farrell