Doctoral Degrees Awarded

José Edwin Argueta Funes
Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2023
Megan Armknecht
Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2023
Noelle Bodick
Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2023
Jacqueline Brandon
Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2023
Sally Cochrane
Degree Year:
2023
William Theiss
Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2023
Niharika Yadav
Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2023
Robert Zeinstra
Degree Year:
2023
Walter F. Beers

Dissertation Title:

"“The Tottering House of the World”: The Ruralization of the Miaphysite Church in the Works of John of Ephesus (c. 507–88 C.E.)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Benjamin S. Bernard

Dissertation Title:

"Administering Morals in the French Enlightenment: Education, Sexuality, and Authority at the Parisian Collège, 1645-1763"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Joseph Glynias

Dissertation Title:

"Baghdad on the Orontes: Between Greek and Arabic Intellectual Worlds in Eleventh-Century Antioch"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Netta Green

Dissertation Title:

"Revolutionary Succession: Families, Inheritance Law, and the Social Sciences in France, 1789-1815"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Julia Grummitt

Dissertation Title:

"'The Great National Work': James Otto Lewis, Thomas McKenney, Henry Rowe Schoolcraft and the Visual Politics of American Empire, 1789-1871"

Degree Year:
2022
David Gyllenhaal

Dissertation Title:

"Collective Trauma and Divine Providence in Christian Late Antiquity"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Vicky Hioureas

Dissertation Title:

"A Sociocultural History of Violence in Twelfth-Century Byzantium"

Degree Year:
2022
Disha Karnad Jani

Dissertation Title:

"Between the Palace and the Square: Political Thought and Mass Struggle in the League Against Imperialism, 1927-1937"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Robert Konkel

Dissertation Title:

"Building Blocs: Raw Materials and the Global Economy in the Age of Disequilibrium"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Fabian Krautwald

Dissertation Title:
"Branches of Memory: Colonialism and the Making of the Historical Imagination in Namibia and Tanzania, 1914-1969"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Lucas McMahon

Dissertation Title:

"Information Transmission and the Byzantine State: Geography, Logistics, and Geopolitics, 600-1200"

Degree Year:
2022
Alison McManus

Dissertation Title:
"The Other Chemists' War: The Uses, Dual Uses, and Abuses of Chemical Weapons in World War II"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Ariana Myers

Dissertation Title:

"I Once Was Lost: Between Christian and Muslim in the Crown of Aragon, 1225-1330"

Degree Year:
2022
John Paniagua

Dissertation Title:

"The Amerindian Antilles, 1492-1800"

Degree Year:
2022
Florencia Pierri

Dissertation Title:

"Beastly Encounters: Animals in Early Modern Europe"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Ohad Reiss Sorokin

Dissertation Title:
""I [Suffer] Unfortunately from Intellectual Hunger": The Geistkreis, Desire for Knowledge, and the Transformation of Intellectual Life in the Twentieth Century"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Jaime Sánchez, Jr.

Dissertation Title:

"Becoming Democrats: Identity, Representation, and the Modern Democratic Coalition"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Abigail Sargent

Dissertation Title:

"Building Fences, Guarding Grain: Balancing Autonomy and Authority in Late Medieval Normandy and Kent"

Degree Year:
2022
Tara Suri

Dissertation Title:

"Selling Simians: Decolonization, Science, and ‘The Human’ In South Asia (1925-1984)"

Degree Year:
2022
Gina Surita

Dissertation Title:
"The "Currency of the Cell": Energy Cycles and the Remaking of Metabolism, 1900 – 1970"

Degree Year:
2022
Spencer Weinreich

Dissertation Title:
"Slow Tampering: A History of Solitary Confinement"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2022
Genie Yoo

Dissertation Title:

"Mediating Islands: Ambon Across the Ages"

Degree Year:
2022
Teal Arcadi

Dissertation Title:

"Remapping America: The Interstate Highway System and Infrastructural Governance in the Postwar United States"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
Joshua Bauchner

Dissertation Title:

"The Lives of the Mind: Scientific Concept and Everyday Experience from Psychophysics to Psychoanalysis"

Degree Year:
2021
Caitlin Harvey

Dissertation Title:

"Bricks and Mortar Boards: University-Building in the Settlement Empire, 1840-1920"

Degree Year:
2021
Corinne Kannenberg

Dissertation Title:

"The Matter of Sanctity: Material Devotion of Beguines and Beguin Heretics in Southern France, 1200–1300"

Degree Year:
2021
Kathryn Maxson

Dissertation Title:

"'That Rose from the Sea to Astound Us': Aquatic Biology, Neurons, and the Transformation of Neurobiology, 1891-1952"

Degree Year:
2021
Matthew McDonald

Dissertation Title:

"A Linguistic Archipelago: The Spread of European French in the Eighteenth Century"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
Madeline McMahon

Dissertation Title:

"Shepherding a Church in Crisis: Religious Life, Governance, and Knowledge in Early Modern Italy"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
Felice Physioc

Dissertation Title:

"Mobility and Markets: Postal Transport over the Colonial Andes, 1590-1820"

Degree Year:
2021
Kaspar Pucek

Dissertation Title:

"The Post-Communist Divergence: The Transformation of Economic Governance in Russia and Poland, c. 1965-2000"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
Amna Qayyum

Dissertation Title:

"The Demographic State: Population, Global Biopolitics, And Decolonization In South Asia, 1947-71"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
Katharina Isabel Schmidt

Dissertation Title:

"'The Law That We Feel Living Within Us': German Jurists and the Search for 'Life' in Modern Legal Science, 1900-1946"

Degree Year:
2021
Joseph Snyder

Dissertation Title:

"A King’s Treasury Could Not Compare: Making Clocks Tick in Fourteenth-Century Europe"

Degree Year:
2021
Jan van Doren

Dissertation Title:

"Cupiditate Ducti: Corruption in The Carolingian World"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
Julian Weideman

Dissertation Title:

"Islamic Reform on the Margins of Colonialism: Political Economy, Social History, and Intellectual Life at the Zaytuna Mosque-University"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
William Whitham

Dissertation Title:

"Statism and Anarchy: The Politics of Subversion in Spain, Italy, and the Soviet Union"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2021
John Alekna

Dissertation Title:

"Reunified Through Radio: Media, Technology, and Politics in Modern China 1923-1958"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
Skyler Anderson

Dissertation Title:

"Challenging Received Wisdom: The People of the Book and the Creation of an Islamic Tradition"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
Lorenzo Bondioli

Dissertation Title:

"Peasants, Merchants, and Caliphs: Capital and Empire in Fatimid Egypt"

Degree Year:
2020
Richard Calis

Dissertation Title:

"Martin Crusius (1526-1607) and the Discovery of Ottoman Greece"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
James Casey

Dissertation Title:

"States of Sacred Surveillance: Administration and Governance of Waqf in the Evolution of State Power and Capacity in Syria, 1920-1960"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
David Dunning

Dissertation Title:
"Writing the Rules of Reason: Notations in Mathematical Logic, 1847–1937"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
Josh Garrett-Davis

Dissertation Title:

"Resounding Voices: Native Americans and Sound Media, 1890–1970"

Degree Year:
2020
Michael Glass

Dissertation Title:

"Schooling Suburbia: The Politics of School Finance in Postwar Long Island"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
Dylan Gottlieb

Dissertation Title:

"Yuppies: Young Urban Professionals and The Making of Postindustrial New York"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
Charles Ashley Kollmer

Dissertation Title:
"From Elephant to Bacterium: Microbial Culture Techniques and Chemical Orders of Nature, 1875 – 1946"

Degree Year:
2020
Miles Macallister

Dissertation Title:

"The Scramble for the World: Competition and Cooperation Between the Imperial Powers"

Degree Year:
2020
Connor Mills

Dissertation Title:

"Base Towns: Everyday Life in and Around the Garrisons of Postwar Japan, 1945-1954"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
Ana Sekulic

Dissertation Title:

"Conversion of the Landscape: Environment and Religious Politics in an Early Modern Ottoman Town"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
David Walsh

Dissertation Title:

"The Right-Wing Popular Front: The Far Right and the American Conservative Movement from the New Deal to the 1960s"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2020
Elaine Ayers

Dissertation Title:

"Strange Beauty: Botanical Collecting, Preservation, and Display in the Nineteenth-Century Tropics"

Degree Year:
2019
Sarah Carson

Dissertation Title:

"Ungovernable Winds: The Weather Sciences in South Asia, 1864-1945"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Christian Flow

Dissertation Title:

"Writing the Thesaurus of Latinity: A Study in the History of Philological Practice"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Sean Fraga

Dissertation Title:

"Ocean Fever: Water, Trade, and the Terraqueous Pacific Northwest"

Degree Year:
2019
Joppan George

Dissertation Title:

"Airborne Colony: Culture and Politics of Aviation in India, 1910-1939"

Degree Year:
2019
Martha Groppo

Dissertation Title:

"The Enemies of Isolation: Rural Healthcare on the Frontiers of Empire, 1880-1920"

Degree Year:
2019
Dmitry Halavach

Dissertation Title:

"Reshaping Nations: Population Politics and Sovietization in the Polish-Soviet Borderlands, 1944-1948"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Anne Kerth

Dissertation Title:

""Art, Trade, and Mystery": African-American Artisans in Nineteenth-Century South Carolina"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Jessica Mack

Dissertation Title:

"A Campus for Mexico: Knowledge and Power in UNAM's University City"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Sarah Matherly

Dissertation Title:

"'The Age of Associated Effort': Communitarian Reform at Topolobampo, Mexico, 1872-1896"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
R. Isabela Morales

Dissertation Title:

"Willing Freedom: An American Family and the 19th-Century Landscape of Race"

Degree Year:
2019
Elisa Prosperetti

Dissertation Title:

"Every Available Penny: Expectations, Education and Development in Postcolonial West Africa"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Jonathan Quann

Dissertation Title:

"Ships of States: Global Shipping, the Emergency Fleet Corporation, and the Business of American Government, 1870-1930"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Ezelle Sanford III

Dissertation Title:

"A Source of Pride, a Vision of Progress: The Homer G. Phillips Hospital of St. Louis, MO (1937-1979)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Devika Shankar

Dissertation Title:

"A Perilous Port: Nature, Sovereignty and Development at the Edge of British India, 1860-1937"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Hollis Shaul

Dissertation Title:

"The Prince and the Priors: Carthusian Monasticism and the Experience of State-Building in Angevin Provence, 1245-1385"

Degree Year:
2019
Joel Suarez

Dissertation Title:

"Work and the American Moral Imagination, 1865-2000"

Degree Year:
2019
Paula Vedoveli

Dissertation Title:

"Private Capital, Public Credit: Brazil, Argentina, and the Problem of Credibility in International Capital Markets, 1852-1914"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2019
Anthony Acciavatti

Dissertation Title:

"Schools to Satellites: Enlightening and Entertaining Village India (1908-1974)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Richard Anderson

Dissertation Title:

"The City That Worked: Machine Politics and Urban Liberalism in Chicago, 1945-1963"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Zoë Rose Buonaiuto

Dissertation Title:

"Corpses, Cemeteries, Commemoration: Normandy from the Liberation to the 1960s"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Andrew Collings

Dissertation Title:

"The King Cannot Be Everywhere: Royal Governance and Local Society in the Reign of Louis IX"

Degree Year:
2018
Teresa Davis

Dissertation Title:

"America for Humanity: Law, Liberalism, and Empire in the South Atlantic (1870-1939)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Andrew Edwards

Dissertation Title:

"Money and the American Revolution: Changing Concepts of Money and Wealth, 1765-1786"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Merle Eisenberg

Dissertation Title:

"Building Little Romes: Christianity, Identity, and Governance in Late Antique Gaul"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Kellen R. Funk

Dissertation Title:

"The Lawyers' Code: The Transformation of American Legal Practice, 1828-1938"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Craig Green

Dissertation Title:

"Creating American Land: A Territorial History from the Albany Plan to the U.S. Constitution"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Saarah Jappie

Dissertation Title:

"Between Makassars: Site, Story, and the Transoceanic Afterlives of Shaykh Yusuf of Makassar"

Degree Year:
2018
Emily Kern

Dissertation Title:

"Out of Asia: A Global History of the Scientific Search for the Origins of Humankind, 1800-1965"

Degree Year:
2018
Allen Kim

Dissertation Title:

"Rhetoric, Polemic, and Narrative: The Social Life of Political Ideas in Duvalier and Early Post-Duvalier Haiti (1957-1987)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Jane Manners

Dissertation Title:

"Congress and the Problem of Legislative Discretion, 1790-1870"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Diana Andrade Melgarejo

Dissertation Title:

"The Postwar Colombian Congress: Economic Management, Women's Rights, and the Law, 1942-1957"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Ingrid Ockert

Dissertation Title:

"The Scientific Storytellers: How Educators, Scientists, and Actors Televised Science"

Degree Year:
2018
Randall Todd Pippenger

Dissertation Title:

"Crusading As a Family: A Study of the County of Champagne, 1179 to 1226"

Degree Year:
2018
Kalyani Ramnath

Dissertation Title:

"Boats in a Storm: Law, Politics, and Jurisdiction in Postwar South Asia"

Degree Year:
2018
Felix Rietmann

Dissertation Title:

"Seeing the Infant: Audiovisual Technologies and the Mind Sciences of the Child"

Degree Year:
2018
Morgan Robinson

Dissertation Title:

"An Uncommon Standard: A Social and Intellectual History of Swahili, 1864-1925"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Benjamin Sacks

Dissertation Title:

"Creating the Atlantic Port Town: Surveyors, Networks, and Geographies, 1670-1763"

Degree Year:
2018
Henry Shapiro

Outside Adviser(s):

Michael Cook

Dissertation Title:

"The Great Armenian Flight: The Celali Revolts and the Rise of Western Armenian Society"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Paris Amanda Spies-Gans

Dissertation Title:

The Arts Are All Her Own: How Women Artists Navigated the Revolutionary Era in Britain and France, ca. 1760-1830"

Degree Year:
2018
Tom Tölle

Dissertation Title:

"Dynasty, Destiny, and Disease in Early Modern European Politics"

Degree Year:
2018
Sean H. Vanatta

Dissertation Title:

"Making Credit Convenient: Credit Cards and the Political Economy of Modern America"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Ian S. Ward

Dissertation Title:

"The Oath of Loyalty and the Post-Carolingian Transformation, c.830-1000"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Bingyu Zheng

Dissertation Title:

The Way of the Idle Men: Leisure and Daily Life of Bannermen in Qing Beijing, 1750-1900

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2018
Dan Barish

Dissertation Title:

"The Emperor's Classroom: Pedagogy and the Promise of Power in the Qing Empire, 1861-1912"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Edna Bonhomme

Dissertation Title:

"Plagued Bodies and Spaces: Medicine, Trade, and Death in Ottoman Egypt and Tunisia, 1705-1830 CE"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Olivier Burtin

Dissertation Title:

"A Nation of Veterans: The American Legion and the Politics of Veterans' Citizenship"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Katlyn Carter

Dissertation Title:

"Practicing Politics in the Revolutionary Atlantic World: Secrecy, Publicity, and the Making of Modern Democracy"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Peter Conti-Brown

Dissertation Title:

"Founding the Federal Reserve: Narrative Institutional History and Central Banking in the United States, 1789-1955"

Degree Year:
2017
Patrick Luiz Sullivan De Oliveira

Dissertation Title:

"The Ascending Republic: Aeronautical Culture in France, 1860-1914"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Eugene Hillsman

Dissertation Title:

"Marijuana Policy in Late Twentieth-Century America: The Political Battle for Cultural Legitimacy, 1968-1996"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Tommi Lankila

Outside Adviser(s):

Alessandro Carroci

Dissertation Title:

"Saracen Maritime Raids in the Early Medieval Central Mediterranean and Their Impact in the South Italian Terraferma (650-1050)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Molly Lester

Dissertation Title:

"The Word as Lived: The Practice of Orthodoxy in Early Medieval Iberia, c. 500-711"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Martín Marimón

Dissertation Title:

"The Housing Question in Buenos Aires, 1900-1925. Reformism, Technical Imagination, and Public Opinion in an Expanding Metropolis"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Kathryn McGarr

Dissertation Title:

"Gentlemen of the Press: Post-World War II Foreign Policy Reporting from the Washington Community"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Nikhil Menon

Dissertation Title:

"Planned Democracy: Development, Citizenship, and the Practices of Planning in Independent India, c. 1947-1966"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
David Moak

Dissertation Title:

"La Capitale D'Hiver: Tourism, Consumer Capitalism, and Urban Transformation in Nice (1760-1860)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Lee Mordechai

Dissertation Title:

"Costly Diversity: Transformations, Networks, and Minorities in Byzantium, 976-1118"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Wangui Muigai

Dissertation Title:

"An Awful Gladness: African American Experiences of Infant Death from Slavery to the Great Migration"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Robyn Dora Radway

Dissertation Title:

"Vernacular Diplomacy in Central Europe: Statesmen and Soldiers Between the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires, 1543-1593"

Degree Year:
2017
Emily C.H. Riley

Dissertation Title:

"From Relief to Reconstruction to Development: Defining and Implementing Foreign Aid in Post-War Italy, 1943-1958"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Marcia C. Schenck

Dissertation Title:

"Socialist Solidarities and Their Afterlives: Histories and Memories of Angolan and Mozambican Migrants in the German Democratic Republic, 1975-2015"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
William Schultz

Dissertation Title:

"Garden of the Gods: Colorado Springs and the Fate of the Culture Wars"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Margaret Sena

Outside Adviser(s):

Peter Lake

Dissertation Title:

"The Underground Catholic Church in England, 1558-1625"; Adviser: Peter Lake

Degree Year:
2017
Alexis Siemon

Dissertation Title:

"Magistrates and the Law: Judicial Authority and Capital Cases in the Yongzheng Era, 1722-1735"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Marc Volovici

Dissertation Title:

"German and the Language Politics of Jewish Nationalism, 1870-1939"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Christina Welsch

Dissertation Title:

"The Sons of Mars and the Heirs of Rustam: Military Ideology, Ambition, and Rebellion in South India (1746-1812)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2017
Matthew A. Axtell

Dissertation Title:

"American Steamboat Gothic: Natural Histories of Commerce and Collective Action Within the Ohio River Basin, 1819-1879"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Michael J. Barany

Dissertation Title:

"Distributions in Postwar Mathematics"

Degree Year:
2016
Sarah Coleman

Dissertation Title:

"Redefining American: The Shifting Politics of Immigration Policy at the End of the Twentieth Century"

Degree Year:
2016
Catherine L. Evans

Dissertation Title:

"Persons Dwelling in the Borderland: Responsibility and Criminal Law in the Late-Nineteenth-Century British Empire"

Degree Year:
2016
Gregory Ferguson-Cradler

Dissertation Title:

"Liberalism in Numbers Only: Science, Politics, and State Power in Postwar Global Fisheries Management"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Cristina Florea

Dissertation Title:

"City of Dreams, Land of Longing: Czernowitz and Bukovina at the Crossroads of Empire"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Chris Florio

Dissertation Title:

"The Poor Always with You: Poverty in an Age of Emancipation, 1833-1879"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Maeve Glass

Dissertation Title:

"These United States: A History of the Fracturing of America"

Degree Year:
2016
Reut Harari

Dissertation Title:

"Medicine on the Battlefield: the History of Military Media in Modern Japan"

Degree Year:
2016
Heidi Hausse

Dissertation Title:

"Life and Limb: Technology, Surgery, and Bodily Loss in Early Modern Germany, 1500-1700"

Degree Year:
2016
Evan Hepler-Smith

Dissertation Title:

"Nominally Rational: Systematic Nomenclature and the Structure of Organic Chemistry, 1889-1940"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Alix Lerner

Dissertation Title:

"Aging in Bondage: Slavery, Debility, and the Problem of Dependency in the Old South"

Degree Year:
2016
Andrea Oñate-Madrazo

Dissertation Title:

"Insurgent Diplomacy: The Internationalized Revolutions of Nicaragua and El Salvador, 1976-1992"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Jenna Phillips

Dissertation Title:

"Sound, Violence, and the Period Ear in Thirteenth-Century France"

Degree Year:
2016
Sarah Seo

Dissertation Title:

"The Fourth Amendment, Cars, and Freedom in Twentieth-Century America"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Fidel Tavarez

Dissertation Title:

"The Commercial Machine: Reforming Imperial Commerce in the Spanish Atlantic, c. 1740-1808"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Melissa Teixeira

Dissertation Title:

"South Atlantic Corporatism: Development, Law, and Citizenship in Brazil and Portugal, 1919-1945"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Brian Walsh

Dissertation Title:

"The Rape of Tokyo: Legends of Mass Sexual Violence and Exploitation During the Occupation of Japan"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Adrian Young

Dissertation Title:

"Mutiny's Bounty: Anthropologists, Pitcairn Islanders, and the Making of a Natural Laboratory on the Edge of Britain's South Seas Empire"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2016
Megan Brankley Abbas

Dissertation Title:

"Knowing Islam: The Entangled History of Western Academia and Modern Islamic Thought"

Degree Year:
2015
Alex Chase-Levenson

Dissertation Title:

"Quarantine, Contagion, and Imaginative Geography in the British Mediterranean World, 1780-1870"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Henry M. Cowles

Dissertation Title:

"A Method Only: The Evolving Meaning of Science in the United States, 1830-1910"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Margarita Fajardo

Dissertation Title:

"The Latin American Experience with Development: Social Sciences, Economic Policies, and the Making of a Global Order, 1944-1971"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Nabaparna Ghosh

Dissertation Title:

"Being Urban: Space, Community, and Everyday Life in Colonial Calcutta (1800-1930)"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Matthew Growhoski

Dissertation Title:

"'A Fable like a Historic': Literary Politics in Early Stuart Britain, 1603-1642"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Tikia K. Hamilton

Dissertation Title:

A "Model" System: Race, Education, and Politics in the Nation's Capital, 1932-1972

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Justene Hill

Dissertation Title:

“Felonious Transactions: Slave Economies and Localized Law in South Carolina, 1787-1860”

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Rebecca Wynne Johnson

Dissertation Title:

"Praying for Deliverance: Childbirth and the Cult of the Saints in the Late Medieval Mediterranean"

Degree Year:
2015
Paul Kreitman

Dissertation Title:

"Feathers, Fertilizer and States of Nature: Uses of Albatrosses in the US-Japan Borderlands"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Radha Kumar

Dissertation Title:

"Police Matters: Law and Everyday Life in Rural Madras, c.1900-1960"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Meg Leja

Dissertation Title:

"Dissecting the Inner Life: Body and Soul, Medicine and Metaphor in the Carolingian Era"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2015
Valeria Lopez Fadul

Dissertation Title:

"Languages, Knowledge, and Empire in the Early Modern Iberian World (1492-1650)"

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Degree Year:
2015
Ninad Pandit

Dissertation Title:

"The Bombay Radicals and the Left in Colonial India"

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Degree Year:
2015
Andrei Pesic

Dissertation Title:

"The Enlightenment in Concert: The Concert Spiritual and Religious Artworks in Secular Spaces, 1725-1790"

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Degree Year:
2015
Farah Peterson

Dissertation Title:

"Statutory Interpretation and Judicial Authority, 1776-1860"

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Degree Year:
2015
James R. Pickett

Dissertation Title:

"The Persianate Sphere during the Age of Empires: Islamic Scholars and Networks of Exchange in Central Asia, 1747-1917"

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Degree Year:
2015
Giuseppe (Joseph) A. Ricci

Dissertation Title:

"Nomads in Late Antiquity: Gazing on Rome from the Steppe, Attila to Asparuch (370-680 C.E.)"

Degree Year:
2015
Christian Casey Sahner

Dissertation Title:

"Christian Martyrs and the Making of an Islamic Society in the Post-Conquest Period"

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Degree Year:
2015
Humberto Schwarzbeck-Aguirre

Dissertation Title:

"Political Theories of the Instant, 1914-1939"

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Degree Year:
2015
Nadia Wadzinski

Dissertation Title:

"Current Events: Galvanism and the World of Scientific Information, 1790-1830"

Degree Year:
2015
Dov Weinryb Grohsgal

Dissertation Title:

"Southern Strategies: The Politics of School Desegregation and the Nixon White House"

Degree Year:
2015
Hagar Barak

Dissertation Title:

"Capetian Corporate Qualities: The Administration of the Auvergne Under Alphonse of Poitiers, 1241-1270"

Degree Year:
2014
Nimisha Barton

Dissertation Title:

"Foreign Affairs, Family Matters: Gender and Acculturation in Paris, 1914-1940"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2014
Alexander Bevilacqua

Dissertation Title:

"Islamic Letters in the European Enlightenment"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2014
Keisha N. Blain

Dissertation Title:

"'For the Freedom of the Race': Black Women and the Practices of Nationalism, 1929-1945"

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Degree Year:
2014
Frederic N. Clark

Dissertation Title:

"Dividing Time: The Making of Historical Periodization in Early Modern Europe"

Degree Year:
2014
Hannah-Louise Clark

Dissertation Title:

"Doctoring the "Bled": Medical Auxiliaries and the Administration of Rural Life in Colonial Algeria, 1904-1954"

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Degree Year:
2014
Zachary Kagan Guthrie

Dissertation Title:

"Labor, Mobility and Coercion in Central Mozambique, 1942-1961"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2014
Rotem Geva Halperin

Dissertation Title:

"The City as a Space of Suspicion: Partition, Belonging and Citizenship in Delhi, 1940-1955"

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Degree Year:
2014
Jennifer Dominique Jones

Dissertation Title:

"The 'Fruits of Mixing': Homosexuality and the Politics of Racial Empowerment, 1945-1975"

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Degree Year:
2014
Sarah M. Kampbell

Dissertation Title:

"The Economy of Conflict: How East Mediterranean Trade Adapted to Changing Rules, Allegiances and Demographics in the 10th and 12th Centuries A.D."

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Degree Year:
2014
Christopher Michael Kurpiewski

Dissertation Title:

"The Confessor's Daughters: Women Religious and the Dominican Order in Medieval Germany"

Degree Year:
2014
Victoria Lee

Dissertation Title:

"The Arts of the Microbial World: Biosynthetic Technologies in Twentieth-Century Japan"

Degree Year:
2014
Jessica K. Lowe

Dissertation Title:

"Murder in the Shenandoah: Commonwealth v. John Crane and Law in Federal Virginia"

Adviser(s):
Degree Year:
2014
Nicholas G. Marinides

Dissertation Title:

"Lay Piety in Byzantium, ca. 600-730"

Degree Year:
2014