Alexis Broderick Neumann

Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.F.A.,  Washington University in St. Louis

aneu@sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

Stephanie McCurry
Roger Chartier
Steven Hahn
Sarah Barringer Gordon

Research Interests: 

Nineteenth-century U.S., African American History, Slavery and Emancipation, Cultural History and Theory, Women and Gender

Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

B.A. Hebrew University of Jerusalem (major: Philosophy)

mtamara@sas.upenn.edu

Fields:

Early Modern History, Intellectual History, Jewish History, Europe

Dissertation Committee:

David Ruderman (Advisor)
Roger Chartier
Elhanan Reiner (Tel Aviv University)

Dissertation Title (temporary) :

Research Interests: 

History of the Organization of Knowledge, Book and Print History, History of Jewish Law

Alexandra L. Montgomery

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

MA Dalhousie University (2012)
BA Dalhousie University (2010)

almontg@sas.upenn.edu

Dissertation:

Projecting Power in the Dawnland: Colonization Schemes, Imperial Failure, and Competing Visions of the Gulf of Maine World, 1710-1800

Personal Statement:

Research Interests: 

Early modern North America, the northeast, Native American history, migration, family history, borderlands, empire, settler colonialism, violence, land speculation.

Other Affiliations: 

2016-2017 Elizabeth R. Moran Fellow, American Philosophical Society
2017-2018 Marguerite Bartlett Hamer Dissertation Fellow, McNeil Center for Early American Studies

Colin McGrath

J.D./Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.A. in History, Northwestern University, 2010.

colinmcg@sas.upenn.edu
Research Interests: 

American legal history, metropolitan history, civil rights law, fair housing law, federal urban development policy, municipal finance, low-income housing finance.

Samuel L. Lacy

Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.A., Biblical & Theological Studies, Bethel University (2003)
M.Div., M.A., Princeton Theological Seminary (2009) 
Fulbright Research Fellowship, Universität Mainz & Institut für Europäische Geschichte (2010)
A.M., History, University of Pennsylvania (2013)

lacys@sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

Barbara Savage (Advisor)
Mary Frances Berry
Michael Zuckerman

Research Interests: 

American Legal History; American Religious History; 19th & early 20th century African American Social and Cultural History; Christianity & Public Policy; History of Higher Education

Konstanze H. Kunst

Ph.D. Student
kunst@sas.upenn.edu

Tina A. Irvine

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

B.A., History, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, DePauw University (2009) 

M.A.T. Marian University (2011)

M.A. University of Pennsylvania (2015)

tirvine@sas.upenn.edu

Fields: 

United States History (Thomas J. Sugrue)

Cultural History (Kathy L. Peiss)

Comparative Race, Gender, and Sexuality (Kathleen M. Brown)

Committee:

Research Interests: 

Women and gender, social reform, Appalachia, the South, Americanization, immigration, eugenics, race and race making, citizenship, history of science and medicine, history of sexuality and reproduction

Courses Taught: 

(Spring 2015) Teaching Assistant, “History of Sexuality in the United States”

(Spring 2014) Teaching Assistant, “America in the 1960s”

(Fall 2013) Teaching Assistant, “The Rise and Fall of the American South”

Danielle Holtz

Lecturer
Education: 

Barnard College, Columbia University, B.A. in History (2005)
List College, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, B.A. in Bible (2006)
M.A in History, University of Pennsylvania (2010)

daholtz@gmail.com

Committee:

Walter McDougall (Chair)
Kathleen Brown
Warren Breckman
Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

CV (file): 
Research Interests: 

19th and 20th Century US History; United States in the World; Transnational History of Ideas; History of Medicine, Science, and Technology; US Political History; US Political Economy; International Relations and US Foreign Policy

Selected Publications: 

"Thomas Paine."  The Oxford Companion to United States History. Timothy Lynch, Christopher McKnight Nichols, and David Milne eds. Oxford University Press

“Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder."  The Oxford Companion to United States History. Timothy Lynch, Christopher McKnight Nichols, and David Milne eds. Oxford University Press

“United States Strategic Bombing Survey."  The Oxford Companion to United States History. Timothy Lynch, Christopher McKnight Nichols, and David Milne eds. Oxford University Press

Other Affiliations: 

Assistant Editor, Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Robert Hegwood

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

B.S. summa cum laude Portland State University (2008)
MA World History Portland State University (2011)

rhegwood@sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

Fred Dickinson
Eiichiro Azuma

Personal Statement:

CV (file): 
Research Interests: 

Modern Japanese History, Japanese American history, economic history, race, immigration, and nationalism

Other Affiliations: 

University of Tokyo, Center for Pacific and American Studies (2014-2015)

Alex Hazanov

Ph.D. Student
Education: 

BA, summa cum laude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2007, MA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

hazanov@sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

Benjamin Nathans
Peter Holquist
Thomas Childers

Proposed Dissertation:

Research Interests: 

Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet history
Cold War history
Late 20th century international history
The history and sociology of travel

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