2017-2018 Dissertation Research Fellowships
Graduate students in the History Department received six Dissertation Research Fellowshipsfor the 2017-2018 academic year. Please find our awardees, their projects, and their committees below.
Dissertation Research Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year
Beeta Baghoolizadeh: "From Black and White to Blackface: the Economy of Race in Iran, from 1840-1941." Committee: Prof. Eve Troutt Powell; Prof. Kathleen Brown; Prof. Jamal Elias (Religious Studies)
Colin McGrath: "Building a New Local State: Urban Finance and Legal Rights under a New Federalism in Texas." Committee: Prof. Sarah Gordon, Prof. Wendell Pritchett (Law), Prof. Amy Offner
Rasul Miller: "Black Muslim Cosmopolitanism: The Global Character of NYC’s Black Orthodox Muslim Movements: 1936 – 1988." Committee: Prof. Mary Frances Berry, Prof. Eve Troutt-Powell, and Prof. Cheikh Anta Babou.
Camille Suarez: “Becoming California: A Multiracial Narrative of Conquest, Citizenship, and Sovereignty in California, 1846 – 1882.” Committee: Prof. Mary Frances Berry (chair), Prof. Eiichiro Azuma, Prof. Heather Williams (Africana), Prof. Steven Hahn
Kristian Taketomo: "Megalopolis, USA.: The Politics of Urbanization in Postwar America."
Sarah Winsberg: "Making Work: Lawyers and the Boundaries of Labor, 1780-1860." Committee: Prof. Sally Gordon (advisor), Prof. Dan Richter, and Prof. Kathy Brown.