Graduate Program honors students at awards reception
The Graduate Program recognized and congratulated graduate students for honors, awards, publications, and degrees earned.
Posted: May 20, 2010
Graduate Advisor Jim Sidbury announces awards and degrees earned
Lathrop Prize for best Dissertation:
Tyler Fleming, “King Kong, Bigger than Cape Town: A History of a South African Musical”; and,
Veronica Martinez-Matsuda, “Making the Modern Migrant: Work, Community, and Struggle in the Federal Migratory Labor Camp Program, 1935-1947”
Perry Prize for best Master’s Report:
Rachel Herrmann, “Cannibals All?: Starvation, Abundance, and Anglo-Indian Foodways in Colonial Virginia”
Estep Prize for best seminar paper in Latin American History:
James Jenkins, “A Diplomatic Counterrevolution: Nicaraguan Indians, Native American Activists, and U.S. Foreign Policy 1979-1990”
Lauren Hammond, Aragorn Storm Miller, Kristin Cheasty Miller
University Continuing Fellowships for 2010-11:
Paul Conrad, Jesse Cromwell
One-semester History Department Fellowships during academic year 2010-11:
Summer Pre-Dissertation Fellowships:
Departmental Summer Dissertation Fellowships:
Liberal Arts Graduate Research Grants:
Outside Awards and/or Fellowships:
Jessica Achberger — Ward Fellowship
Juandrea Bates — Mellon Dissertation Fellowship in the Humanities in Original Source; Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowship for Portuguese; LLILAS Disseration research grant; alternate for the Fulbright-Hays
Ben Breen — Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowship for Portuguese; J.B. Harley Fellowship in the history of cartography for summer study in London
Jesse Cromwell — John Carter Brown Library Short Term Fellowship
Chris Dietrich — ISS Predoctoral Fellowship in Security Studies at International Security Studies at Yale University
Stephen Dove — Fulbright (Guatemala); Fulbright-Hays (Guatemala); Presbyterian Historical Society Research Fellowship; International Education Fee Scholarship
Peter Hamilton — International Education Fee Scholarships for summer research in Hong Kong
Christopher Heaney — Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (SSRC DPDF)
Rachel Herrmann — New York Public Library Short-Term Fellowship; Resident Research Fellowship at the David Library of the American Revolution; Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship from the Massachusetts Historical Society; Coffelt Fellowship from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Emily Hillhouse — Academic-year Dissertation Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowship
James Jenkins — Ford Predoctoral Fellowship
Brian Jones — Short-Term Fellowship at the Huntington Library; Short-Term Fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library
Libby Nutting — Academic-year Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowship for Arabic
Marc-William Palen — New York Public Library Short-Term Fellowship; Embassy of Canada Doctoral Student Research Award; Marc Friedlaender Fellowship, Massachusetts Historical Society; SHAFR Robert A. and Barbara Divine Graduate Student Travel Grant
Julia Rahe — Tinker Summer Research Grant
Cristina Salinas — CMAS Dissertation Fellowship
Sharon Silzel — Summer Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowship for Arabic at American University in Cairo
Cameron Strang — Cecilia L. Johnson Grant for Visiting Graduate Scholars, University of Florida Special Collections Library; W.M. Keck Foundation Fellow, Huntington Library; Dissertation Research Fellowship of the Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science (PACHS); Institute for Southern Studies Visiting Research Fellowship, University of South Carolina; Louisiana History Research Fellowship, Louisiana State University Library Special Collections
Laurie Wood — Best paper award for the TAMU Graduate History Conference for, "'The Legislative Tableau': Local Colonial Governance in Martinique, ca. 1786"
Mandy Young-Kutz — Texas Exes Joe B. Frantz Scholarship
Students who earned doctorate degrees:
Maria Allessandra Bollettino
Robert Erik Bruce
Julie Elaine Hughes
Heather Rose Peterson
Students who earned master's degrees:
Rachel Lauren Ozanne
Susan Claire Somers
Saheed Aderinto — Assistant Professor, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.
Kristi Barnwell — Assistant Professorship, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, Ill.
Lissa Bollettino — Assistant Professorship, Framingham State College outside of Boston, Mass.
Bonar Hernandez — Assistant Professor, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, Pa.
Veronica Martinez-Matsuda — Two-year Visiting Professor, Cornell University's School of Industrial Labor Relations, Ithaca, N.Y.
Ben Narvaez — Assistant Professor, Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C.
- "Impact of the Present: Evolution of Modern African Historiography.” Chapter in Toyin Falola: The Man, the Mask, the Muse, Niyi Afolabi, ed. Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press, 2010.
- “The Dragon has Not Just Arrived: the Historical Study of Africa’s Relations with China.” The History Compass. Forthcoming, May 2010.
- Review of Prestholdt, Jeremy's, Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2008. World History Bulletin, Fall 2009.
- Review of Murray, Williamson and Lacey, Jim, eds., The Making of Peace: Rulers, States, and the Aftermath of War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. World History Bulletin, Spring 2010.
- Review of Mitchell, Laura J., Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa (An Exploration of Frontiers, 1725- c.1830). New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. World History Bulletin, Spring 2010.
"On the Celtic-American Fringe: Irish-Mexican Encounters in the Texas-Mexican Borderlands,” in Proceedings of the 26th Harvard Celtic Colloquium.
- Forthcoming Summer/Fall 2010 (with Gregory Barton) "Forestry as Foreign Policy: Anglo-Siamese Relations and the Origins of Britain’s Informal Empire in the Teak Forests of Northern Siam, 1883-1925," Itinerario: International Journal of the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction (Cambridge University Press).
- Forthcoming December 2010 "The El Dorado of Forestry: the Eucalyptus in India, South Africa and Thailand, 1850-2000," The International Review of Social History (Cambridge University Press).
- "An Imperial, National and State Debate: The Rise and Near Fall of the Australian Forestry School, 1927-1945," Environment and History 15 (2009): 217-44 (White Horse Press).
- "Make a Museum out of the Old Australian Forestry School," Canberra Times, April 28, 2010.
- "Thinking of Moving Abroad? How to Begin Applying for Foreign Jobs," Perspectives on History: Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association, April 2010.
- "Cuts Are Inevitable So Let's Join the Debate," Times Higher Education, January 7, 2010.
“Hymnody and Liturgy in the Azusa Street Revival, 1906-1908.” Pneuma, The Journal for the Society of Pentecostal Studies 31(2) (2009): 242-263.
Cradle of Gold: The Story of Hiram Bingham, A Real-Life Indiana Jones, and the Search for Machu Picchu (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
- “The Moral Republic in the Early Nineteenth-Century Colombia” in Anales (12), Institute of Iberoamerican Studies. Göteburg, 2010.
- “Las peregrinaciones del yo: Samper y Obando” [The Pilgrimages of the Self: Samper and Obando] in Zandra Pedraza et al. (eds) Actualidad del Sujeto. Conceptualizaciones, prácticas, genealogías [The Current Subject. Conceptualizations, practices, genealogies]. Bogotá: Universidad del Rosario, IESCO, Universidad de los Andes, 2010.
- Actualidad del Sujeto. Conceptualizaciones, prácticas, genealogías [The Current Subject. Conceptualizations, Practices, Genealogies]. Edited book with Zandra Pedraza, et al. Bogotá: Universidad del Rosario, IESCO, Universidad de los Andes, 2010.
- “The Martyrdom of Monseñor Angelelli: The Popular Creation of Martyrs in Twentieth-Century Argentina,” The Journal of Religion & Society, Omaha: Creighton University.
- “Economics and Democracy: An Interview with Miguel Alemán Velasco,” Portal, Issue 4, 2008-2009, Austin: University of Texas Press.
Review essay on new directions in imperial history with particular respect to its geography, Journal of Historical Geography (forthcoming in June).
"Traveling Ideas: Mossadegh's Visit and the Anti-Imperial Struggle in Egypt." Jama'a Journal, vol. 18.
- “Michael Cresap and the Promulgation of Settler Land Claiming Methods in the Backcountry, 1765-1774,” in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (forthcoming in June, 2010).
- The History of Science in Latin America and the Caribbean; Julia Rodriguez, Jan Golinski, and Cameron B. Strang, eds., (Durham: University of New Hampshire, 2010). Available online at www.hoslac.org.
- Review of Thomas E. Crocker, Braddock’s March: How the Man Sent to Seize a Continent Changed American History (Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2009). In The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (forthcoming in 2010).
“The Medina Charter: A Historical Case of Conflict Resolution,” Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Volume 20, Issue 4, October 2009.