Greta Swain

Greta Swain

Greta Swain

Graduate Research Assistant

U.S. History: Early America, slavery, women and gender, spatial history, digital history, public history

Greta is a PhD candidate in U.S. history, specializing in Early America. She was selected to be a Digital History Fellow at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media for the 2017-18 academic year, and currently works there as a Graduate Research Assistant and Project Manager. Greta is also an Editor of Current Research in Digital History. Greta's dissertation combines her interests in early American history and digital history through a geospatial analysis of three generations of the George Mason family.

Grants and Fellowships

Joseph and Dorothy Censer Fellowship, George Mason University, 2019-2020

Digital History Fellowship, George Mason University, 2017-2018

Randy Beth Clarke Fellowship in American History, George Mason University, 2015-2016

Kurt Andrew Dodd Scholarship, George Mason University, 2015-2016


Master of Arts, History, George Mason University, 2017

Graduate Certificate, Digital Public Humanities, George Mason University, 2017

Bachelor of Arts, History, International Studies, Taylor University, 2014