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

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”

Natalie Shibley

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

B.A., African-American Studies and History, cum laude, Columbia University (2012)

M.A., Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania (2014)

shibley@sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

  • Barbara Savage
  • Kathy Peiss
  • Dorothy Roberts
  • Heather Williams
Dissertation:
"Sexual Contagion: The Politics of Sexuality and Public Health in the U.S. Military, 1941-1993"
Research Interests: 

African American history; 20th century U.S. political and social history; history of gender and sexuality; history of medicine and public health

Jooyeon Hahm

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

M.A., University of Pennsylvania (2014)
B.A., University of Pennsylvania (2012)

jhahm@sas.upenn.edu

Fields:

Modern Japan, Late Imperial & Modern China, Comparative Gender

Committee:

Research Interests: 

Family, Family Law, Marriage, Intimacy

Smita Ghosh

J.D./Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.A. History, Swarthmore College
J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School

smghosh@law.upenn.edu
Committee
Personal Statement
CV (file): 
Research Interests: 

Immigration law, civil rights and school integration, history of race in America, transnational history.

Anne Fleming

Education: 

Yale College, B.A.
Harvard Law School, J.D.

aflem (at) sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

Sarah Barringer Gordon
Thomas J. Sugrue
Michael Katz
Walter Licht

Research Interests: 

American History; Legal and Constitutional History; History of Poverty and Social Welfare; History of Capitalism

Wendy Doyon

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

M.A., B.A., University of Washington

wdoyon@sas.upenn.edu
Selected Publications: 

The History of Archaeology through the Eyes of Egyptians. In Unmasking Ideology in Imperial and Colonial Archaeology, edited by Bonnie Effros and Guolong Lai, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 2018.

On Archaeological Labor in Modern Egypt. In Histories of Egyptology: Interdisciplinary Measures, edited by William Carruthers, Routledge, 2015.

The Poetics of Egyptian Museum Practice. British Museum Studies in Ancient Egypt and Sudan 10 (2008).

Presenting Egypt's Past: Archaeology and Identity in Egyptian Museum Practice.  M.A. Thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 2007.

 

Joan Plonski

Graduate Coordinator
Department Budget Coordinator
College Hall 208B
215 898.5701

Email: jplonski at upenn.edu

Tukufu Zuberi

Historical demography, Africa and African-American
Professor, Sociology; Director, Africana Studies Program
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