Graduate Students

Current Graduate Students

  • History Graduate Students

    Seriyye Akan - Middle East and Ottoman; Science, Technology, and Medicine; Women, Gender, and Sexuality 

    • Working Title: Reading Darwin in Turkish, Ottoman Responses to Biological Evolution Theory, 1860s-1920s

    Bilal Ali - Global; South Asia

    • Working Title: How Pakistan International Airlines defined the nation-state of Pakistan?

    Aiduosi Amantai - East Asia; Russian and Soviet History; Environmental History 

    • Working Title: Beyond Imperial Narratives: Trade and Travel in the Turkic Chinese-Russian Borderland from the 1750s to the 1900s

    Ryan Asher - Modern United States; Cold War; African American History 

    • Working Title: Beyond Ham & Eggs: The National School Breakfast Program, 1965-1980

    Zach Blackmer - United States; African Diaspora; Global 

    • Working Title: Legacies of Hate: A History of the Far Right

    Jenna Bonner - US Modern; Women, Gender, and Sexuality

    • Working Title: ’The Person Called the Universal Friend:’ Gender, Divinity, and Language in the Society of the Public Universal Friend

    Rebecca Burrows - Science, Technology, and Medicine; Modern Europe; Violence


    Lorena Campuzano Duque - Latin America; Environmental History; Science, Technology, and Medicine 

    • Working Title: The People's Gold: Mining Landscapes and the Building of a Mining Industry in Antioquia, Colombia, 1540-1958

    Timothy Carapella - Early Modern Europe; Russian and Soviet History; Violence 

    • Working Title: Between Doctrine and Action: French Nobles and the Royalist Emigration

    Nathan Ciulla - Global; Imperialism and Colonialism; Economic History


    Madelynn Cullings - Early Modern Europe; Medieval Europe; Art History 

    • Working Title: Veronese at the Church of San Sebastiano: Adaptations of the Story of Esther

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    Sam Cummings - United States; Imperialism and Colonialism; Race and Ethnicity


    Jennifer Darlak - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Race and Ethnicity


    Zachary Deibel - United States; Early Modern Europe; Urban History 

    • Working Title: Learning and the State in Eighteenth Century America

    Numan Deniz - Middle East and Ottoman; Urban History

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    Gary Emerson - US History 19thC/Modern; History of Medicine and Public Health; Ancient Slavery 

    • Working Title: In the Shadow of “Hellmira”: Elmira Remembers its Civil War Prison

    Melissa Franson - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Early Modern Britain 

    • Working Title: The Ties That Bound Them Together: The Rural Catskills Homefront and Civil War Battlefront

    Erika Grimminger - Science, Technology, and Medicine; United States (Civil War and Reconstruction); Medieval and Early Modern Europe 

    • Working Title: Crossing the Boundaries of Disability During the Civil War

    Julia Haager - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Race and Ethnicity 

    • Working Title: Teaching Responsible Reproduction

    Kelly Hambel - Medieval Europe; Urban History; Women, Gender, and Sexuality


    Caroline Harvey - Science, Technology, and Medicine; British Political Economy; Literature and science 

    • Working Title: As if the danger were real and frequent’ Premature Interment and Negotiating Burial Reform in Great Britain, 1800-1848

    Troy Hunter - United States; Imperialism and Colonialism; Race and Ethnicity


    Bradley Hutchison - Middle East and Ottoman; United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality 

    • Working Title: Staffing the Middle East: Migration, Education, and Empire at the American University of Beirut, 1919-1958

    Youngin Jang - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Global


    Hannah Jones - Medieval Europe; Women, Gender, and Sexuality

    • Working Title: Poor Women in the New Jerusalem: Clare of Assisi in the Franciscan Apocalypse

    David Kaminsky - Modern Europe; Russian and Soviet History; Middle East and Ottoman 

    • Working Title: Stateless State Builders: Russian Refugees in Interwar Yugoslavia

    Seán Thomas Kane - Early Modern Europe; Imperialism and Colonialism; Environmental History 

    • Working Title: Cannibals and Sloths: Encounters between Worlds in Sixteenth-Century French Brazil - Profile

    Sibel Karakoc - Middle East and Ottoman; Russian and Soviet History; Jewish History 

    • Working Title: The Political Economy of the Greco-Turkish Population Exchange

    Sahika Karatepe - Middle East and Ottoman; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Science, Technology, and Medicine 

    • Working Title: The Making of a Gendered Working Class in the late Ottoman Empire

    Benjamin Kellman - United States; Jewish History; Race and Ethnicity 

    • Working Title: Close But No Cigar: The Lesson of Binghamton's Jewish History

    Man Joong Kim - Global; Urban History; South Asia 

    • Working Title: Transnational History of Urban Planning and Architecture during the Cold War Era

    Yong-Hyeon KIM - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Urban History 

    • Working Title: Boys Will Be New Boys: Masculinity in the Boys' Club Activities of the Eastern Urban Settlement House, 1900-30

    Christina Klein - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Latin America


    Josh Kluever - United States; Environmental History; Latin America 

    • Working Title: Hiding in Plain Sight: American Socialists at the State Level, 1899-1945

    Colin Kohlhaas - United States; Violence; Race and Ethnicity 

    • Working Title: Irish-American Violence and Ethnic Identity in Chicago, 1890-1920

    Mariia Koskina - Imperialism and Colonialism; Russian and Soviet History; Environmental History 

    • Working Title: Giving a Green Light to Development: State and Personal Encounters with Nature in Cold War Siberia

    Ronald Ladouceur - US Modern; Media History; Political/Public History 


    Danielle LaRose - Ancient/Roman History; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Race and Ethnicity

    Profile Website


    James Lavelle - Early Modern Europe; Latin America; Race and Ethnicity 

    • Working Title: Making Republicans: The French Directory’s Politics of Culture

    Profile Website


    Leonard Lederman - United States; Jewish History

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    Francisca Leiva - Latin America; Race and Ethnicity; United States 


    Chunhua Li - East Asia; Imperialism and Colonialism; Science, Technology, and Medicine 

    • Working Title: Rediscovering Gong An Bu: A Changing Chinese Community in Late Dutch Colonial East Indies, from the 1850s to 1942

    Yue Liang - East Asia; Environmental History; Science, Technology, and Medicine 

    • Working Title: When Disaster Strikes: the 1954 Yangzi River Flood, Disaster Politics, and Environmental Management

    Zhixin Luo - East Asia; Imperialism and Colonialism; Urban History


    Dean Mattschull - Modern Europe

    • Working Title: Colonial Crusade: British Legal Policy and the Anglicization of Malta

    Jessica McGee - Medieval Europe; Women, Gender, and Sexuality


    Haley Menze - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality 

    • Working Title: The West and Women’s Suffrage

    Jessica Minieri  - Medieval Europe; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Race and Ethnicity

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    Jennifer Montgomery - Modern Europe; Early Modern Europe; International Nursing Theory 

    • Working Title: Ties among Nations: The Transnational Relationships of German Nurses in Peace and Wartime, 1904–1938

    John Murad - United States; Mid 20th Century; Mass Atrocity/Genocide? Armenian Massacre


    Amanda Ortiz Molina - Latin America; Economic History; United States 

    • Working Title: Credit in New Granada 1720-1810: Financing and Weaving Visions of Progress and Colonial Rule

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    Zeynep Otluoglu Dursun - Comparative Empires; Nationalism; Gender 

    • Working Title: Turkic Muslim Emigres: Soviet Nation Making in pan-Eurasian Context

    James Podgorski - East Asia; Environmental History; Science, Technology, and Medicine 

    • Working Title: Geopolitics and the Environment: South Korea and the United States During the Cold War

    Geoffrey Ramirez - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Race and Ethnicity

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    Devon Randall - East Asia; Imperialism and Colonialism; East Asia


    Nicole Raterman - Medieval Europe; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Violence


    Juanita Rodriguez - Latin America; Imperialism and Colonialism; Race and Ethnicity 

    • Working Title: Visual Narratives of the Agrarian Reform in Colombia, 1960-70

    Timur Saitov - Middle East and Ottoman; Russian and Soviet History; Human Rights & International Law 

    • Working Title: Russian Exiles in post-WWI Istanbul: Modern Refugees and the Transition from Ottoman Imperial to Turkish Republican Rule

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    Robert Schmidt  - United States; Environmental History; Race and Ethnicity


    Erica Schumann - United States; Environmental History; Global 

    • Working Title: The Well-Calculated Household: Ideology and Enumeration in Early American Domesticity

    Timi Sgouros - Medieval Europe; Early Modern Europe; Women, Gender, and Sexuality 

    • Working Title: Mobile Nuns: The Transgressing of Cloister Walls in the Middle Ages

    Danielle Snali - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Science, Technology, and Medicine


    Kadir Sarp Sök - Middle East and Ottoman; Race and Ethnicity; Violence 

    • Working Title: The Role of the Red Crescent in the Resettlement of Forced Immigrants (1911-1923) 

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    Marco Ali Spadaccini - Early Modern Europe; Middle East and Ottoman; Economic History 

    • Working Title: Faith in the Infidel: Muslim merchants in 16th c. Papal Ancona

    Katie Stankiewicz - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Middle East and Ottoman 

    • Working Title: ‘Censorship is an Unpleasant Word’: Pressure Groups and Self-Regulation of the Film Industry, 1934-1968

    Jason Tercha - United States; Early Modern Europe; Environmental History 

    • Working Title: Networking American Landscapes: Railroads and their Social Effects on Antebellum Virginian Landscapes and Communities

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    Juliana Thompson - United States; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Medieval Medicine


    Yunus Emre Tortamis - Middle East and Ottoman; Science, Technology, and Medicine; Environmental History

    Profile Website


    John Trinidad - Africa and African American History; Political Islam; Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention 

    • Working Title: Foreign Missionaries and the Local Church in Ivory Coast

    Profile Website


    Mary Tuttle - Russia & Eastern Europe; Migration & Diaspora; Digital Humanities


    Ting Cheung Wong - East Asia; Environmental History; Violence


    Chieh-Ju Wu - East Asia; Science, Technology, and Medicine; Urban Modernity 

    • Working Title: Science, Snakes and the Tropics: Japanese Colonialism in Taiwan, 1895-1945

    Chuning Xie - East Asia; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Urban History 

    • Working Title: Two wives vying for one husband: marriage and family in Resistance War and Civil War