Doctoral Candidates - United States History

Peter BorgPeter Borg
Dissertation:
"Christianity at a Crossroads: Milwaukee's White Urban Churches in the Age of Suburbanization"

 

 

 

Brian Burns Brian Burns
Research Interests: U.S. Military, Foreign Relations, and Cultural History

Maggie Hoffman - PhotoMaggie Nettesheim-Hoffmann
Research Interests:
U.S history during the Gilded Age and Progressive Eras with a focus on the history of capitalism and philanthropy
Dissertation: The Benefactors of Milwaukee: Philanthropy, Economics, and Faith in Constructing Capitalism, c. 1860-1930
Advisor: Dr. Alison Clark Efford

Gayle Kiszely Gayle Kiszely
Research Interests: Modern U.S history with a focus on evangelical religion and community


Bill Fliss Bill Fliss
Research Interests:
U.S. Religious history and the Catholic Church Dissertation: Born in defiance: The Public Career of Rev. Virgil C. Blum, S.J.
Advisor: Fr. Steven Avella


Cory PhotoCory Haala
Research Interests:
Modern U.S. history, Midwestern history; Political history; American Liberalism; Social history; Digital humanities
Advisor: Fr. Steven Avella

Doctoral Students - United States History

 

Ben Linzy - PhotoBenjamin Linzy
Research Interests:
Middle East and North Africa, Comparative Colonialism, Transnational crime, Slavery
Advisor: Dr. Michael Donoghue

 

 


No PhotoLisa Rose Lamson
Research Interests:
Race and Gender; Children and Childhood; 19th Century Baltimore, Education and Legal policies
Advisor: Dr. James
Marten

 

 


No PhotoBrian Hoefel
Research Interests:
19th Century U.S.; Cultural history; Race and Gender
Advisor: Dr. Alison Clark Efford

 

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Christian Krueger
Research Interests:
Early America; Animal History
Advisor: Dr. James Marten

 


No PhotoKevin Wienke
Research Interests:
Progressive Era and Gilded Age; Animal Studies; Class and Race
Advisor: Dr. Alison Clark Efford

 

Masters Students - United States History

 

No PhotoKendall Cosley
Research Interests: 20th Century; U.S. Military History

No PhotoMathew Goetz
Research Interests: Early U.S history; Atlantic history

No PhotoMathew Hentz
Research Interests: Modern U.S., Modern Europe; Atlantic Intellectual History

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Timothy Houge
Research Interests:
20th Century U.S.; Cold War; Race and International Relations

 

 

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Dayton Lueck
Research Interests:
Modern U.S.; Collective Memory

 

 

 

 

No PhotoJeff Markey
Research Interests:
U.S. History

 

 

 

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Peter Melling
Research Interests:
U.S. History

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Sean O'Farrell
Research Interests:
20th Century; Youth History

 

 

 

Joseph PredebonJoseph Predebon
Research Interests: 20th Century U.S History; Foreign Policy; Immigration

 

 

 

No PhotoAdam Petersen
Research Interests: Modern U.S.; Foreign Policy

 

 

 

No PhotoAlexander Smith
Research Interests:
19th Century U.S history; Intellectual History; Religious history

 

 

Doctoral Candidates - European History

 

alissaAlissa Condon
Research Interests: Modern Europe and Ireland, specifically World War I and its effects on nationalism, public memory, and commemoration in post-war Ireland
Advisor: Dr. Timothy McMahon

 

Matt DouglasMatthew Douglas
Research Interests:
17th and 18th century criminal history; Early Modern masculinity; Religious conflict in France
Advisor:
Dr. Julius Ruff

 

 

olga Olga Shchennikova
Research Interests:
Modern European History
Advisor: Dr. Alan Ball

 

 

 

Michelle PhotoMichele Weber
Research Interests:
Modern European History
Advisor: Dr. Peter Staudenmaier

 

No PhotoAbigail Bernhardt
Research Interests:
Modern Ireland; Sport and Nationalism; Political and Social movements
Dissertation: On Sides: Reading Irish National Identites through Soccer, 1920-1998

Advisor: Dr. Timothy McMahon

 

 

Doctoral Students - European History

 

patrickPatrick Bethel
Research Interests:
Modern Irish history; Rural conflict
Advisor: Dr. Timothy McMahon

 

 

 

No PhotoBenjamin Nestor
Research Interests:
Modern Germany and the Holocaust; History of Antisemitism and Race
Advisor:
Dr. Peter Staudenmaier

 

 

 

Masters Students - European History

 

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Alex Belovsky
Research Interests:
French Revolution and Napoleonic France

 

 

 

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William Denzer
Research Interests:
Modern Europe; Modern America, 20th Century Europe

 

 

 

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Lucas Greenwalt
Research Interests:
Modern Europe

 

 

 

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Ryan Myers
Research Interests:
British Empire

 

 

 

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Steven A. Vickers, Jr.
Research Interests:
Modern Europe; 20th Century Ireland and Italy; Fascism


 

Masters Students - Medieval and Global History

 

No PhotoAaron Kinskey
Research Interests: Medieval Europe; Religion

 

 

 

No PhotoJustin Smith
Research Interests: Early Islamic history; Umayyad Caliphate

 

 

 

Mindy - WebMindy Williams
Research Interests: Medieval European history

 

 

 

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