PhD Student Bios



  • Matthew Robert Bowling
  • Benjamin Brands

    Benjamin Brands

    U.S. Army, Professional Military Education, Professionalization, American Civil War

  • Jordan F Bratt

    Jordan F Bratt

    U.S. History: 19th century religious history, mormon history, digital history

  • Justin M. Broubalow

    Justin M. Broubalow

    U.S. History: 20th century, policy history, foreign affairs, immigration, state development

  • Brandan P Buck

    Brandan P Buck

    U.S. History: 20th-century U.S. political and diplomatic history, U.S.-Afghan relations, digital history, the security state, the American Right, anti-imperialism, and noninterventionism.

  • Clarke Bursley

    Clarke Bursley

    World History: Modern Japan in a global context, U.S. foreign relations, military history, national security state, propaganda


  • Kenneth S Capps

    Kenneth S Capps

    U.S. History: Military History with a specific focus on comic books published during the Vietnam era that reflect the collective memory and cultural significance of World War II.

  • Anne Champlin
  • Gail Coleman
  • Shana Bushyhead Condill

    Shana Bushyhead Condill

    U.S. History: Native history, public history, and museum studies

  • Laura Crossley

    Laura Crossley

    U.S. History: Indigenous histories, Gilded Age and Progressive Era, world's fairs, digital history, public history


  • Jessica Dauterive

    Jessica Dauterive

    U.S. History: Cultural History, Digital History, Public History

  • Anne Dobberteen

    Anne Dobberteen

    U.S. History: Social and Cultural History of Aviation & Air defense on the WWII Home Front; Visual Culture; Military History; Women’s History; History of Washington, D.C.; Public History

  • Spencer Duncan

    Spencer Duncan

    World History: Premodern Muslim World, Medieval Spain, and the Crusades




  • Janet K Hammond

    Janet K Hammond

    Early Modern Europe, Digital History, Public History

  • Mark David Harnitchek

    Mark David Harnitchek

    U.S. History: American Colonial Period, the American Revolution, the Early Republic

  • Pearl Harris-Scott

    Pearl Harris-Scott

    World History: East Asia, Sub-saharan Africa, Empire and Gender in the 19th and 20th centuries

  • Caitlin Hartweave

    Caitlin Hartweave

    U.S. History: Gender and gender-non-conformity in the 18th century Atlantic world

  • Daniel T Howlett

    Daniel T Howlett

    U.S. History: Early America, Disability History, Religious History, Digital History

  • Janine Hubai

    Janine Hubai

    U.S. History: U.S History, Digital History, Race Relations, American Indian History, Military History, Civil-Military Relations, Public History



  • Hannah LeComte

    Hannah LeComte

    U.S. History: Women and Gender, Girlhood, Public History, Oral History

  • John R. Legg

    John R. Legg

    U.S. History: Native American History, Digital and Public History, Spatial History, Refugee Studies


  • Hayley Madl

    Hayley Madl

    North American Indigenous History, Community Engaged Indigenous History, Digital History, Digital Reconstruction and Memory

  • David William Marsich

    David William Marsich

    U.S. History: Early America, American religious history, political and cultural history

  • Caitlin McGeever

    Caitlin McGeever

    U.S. History: Religious history, gender and family, slavery, Early America and the Atlantic World

  • Brian D. Medley

    Brian D. Medley

    U.S. History: Navassa Island and the guano empire (yes, those are things). Broad interests include the long nineteenth-century; expansion and empire; national security.

  • Alexandra Miller

    Alexandra Miller

    U.S. History: Spatial History, Environmental History, Urban Studies, Gender, Race, US Progressive Era, Modern Europe

  • Luz Adriana Mueller



  • Amber Pelham

    Amber Pelham

    U.S. History: Public and Digital History; Local and Community History; Migration; Labor History

  • Chester Pelsang

    Chester Pelsang

    U.S. History: Colonial and Revolutionary America, British Caribbean, Oceanic Empires, Public and Digital history

  • Nicole Penn

    Nicole Penn

    U.S. History: Religion, Gender, Politics, Military History



  • Noreen Sait

    Noreen Sait

    U.S. History: 19th Century History, Labor History, 19th Century American West, Military History

  • Savannah Scott

    Savannah Scott

    U.S. History: 20th century U.S. history, digital history, women's history

  • Tom Seabrook

    Tom Seabrook

    U.S. History: My interests include memory, technology (especially the built environment), and local history.

  • John Sheehan
  • Tom G Stickney

    Tom G Stickney

    U.S. History: Military History, US Army History

  • Kristofer Stinson

    Kristofer Stinson

    U.S. History: Early American history; American religious history; intellectual culture; antiquity; reception

  • Allison Stowers

    Allison Stowers

    U.S. History


  • LaQuanda Walters Cooper

    LaQuanda Walters Cooper

    U.S. History: Black public history, digital studies, history/social studies education, history of educational institutions

  • Theodore L Warren
  • Rachel Anne Whyte

    Rachel Anne Whyte

    U.S. History: Indigenous History, Public and Digital History, Museum Studies

  • Ashleigh N Williams

    Ashleigh N Williams

    European History: Modern Europe; Military History and Societies; Race, Gender, and Non-conforming Sexualities