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2013 - 2016

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Awards/Honors

Market Access International, Inc. Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences. April 2014. Kristina Poznan, PhD, History.

2013 Best Article Award, Mormon History Association for "Mormonism in the Methodist Marketplace: James Covel and the Historical Background of Doctrine and Covenants 39-40," BYU Studies Quarterly 51:1 (2012): 67-98. June 2013. Christopher C. Jones, PhD, History.

George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society, 13th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, College of William & Mary. 2013. Kristina Poznan, PhD, History.

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Graduate Student Travel Award. July 2016. Holly White, PhD, History.

Shortlisted for Best Student Article, Write to End Violence Against Women Awards. Frances Bell, MA/PhD, History.

Fellowships

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Research Grants

Samuel Flagg Bemis Dissertation Research Grant, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. 2014. Kristina Poznan, PhD, History.

East European Studies Title VIII Short-Term Research Scholarship, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C. September 2013. Kristina Poznan, PhD, History.

The World is My Parish United Methodist History Grant, General Commission on Archives and History, United Methodist Church. 2013. Christopher C. Jones, PhD, History.

Dean’s Research Fund Grant, The College of William and Mary. 2016. Kristen Beales, PhD, History.

Provost Summer Grant for Graduate Research, The College of William and Mary. 2016. Kristen Beales, PhD, History.

Dean’s Conference Travel Fund Grant, The College of William and Mary. 2016. Kristen Beales, PhD, History.

Hagley Museum and Library Exploratory Research Grant. 2016. Holly Nicole Stevens White, PhD, History.

Conference Presentations

Itinerant Preachers and Ecclesiastical Borderlands: Methodist Missionaries in British North America and the Caribbean, 1784-1815, American Society of Church History/Ecclesiastical History Society, Oxford, England. April 2014. Christopher C. Jones, PhD, History.

Evangelical Religion and Revolution in the Atlantic World: The Methodist Experience in Canada and the Caribbean, American Society of Church History, Washington, D.C. January 2014. Christopher C. Jones, PhD, History.

Playing American: Toys in the Era of the American Revolution presented at Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey. November 7-9 2013. Amelia Butler, PhD, History.

'I greatly fear that some interference will become necessary to resque her:' Out-of-court Responses to Spousal Abuse in the Early Republic, Society for the History of the Early American Republic, 35th Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri. July 20 2013. Lindsay Keiter, PhD, History.

Funding Nation-Building Abroad: Immigrant Contributions to Hungarian and Slavic National Projects of the Habsburg Empire, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention, Boston, MA. November 2013. Kristina Poznan, PhD, History.

Imperial Spaces and Ecclesiastical Borderlands: Methodism in British North America, 1776-1815, North American Conference on British StudiesPortland, Oregon. November 2013. Christopher C. Jones, PhD, History.

An Encroachment on our religious rights': Race and Religious Toleration in the Methodist Atlantic World, Spectacle of Toleration Conference, Newport, Rhode Island. October 2013. Christopher C. Jones, PhD, History.

“Exhorting or Extorting? George Whitefield’s Theological Finance,” Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Annual Conference. June 23-26, 2016. Kristen Beales, PhD, History.

"Finding the Domestic in the Domestic Slave Trade: the Domestic Economy of the Richmond Slave Market" Region and Nation in American Histories of Race and Slavery Conference, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. Alexandra Finley, PhD, History.

"Family/Business: the Private Sides of Business and Empire in Antebellum America" Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Denver, Colorado. Alexandra Finley, PhD, History.

"The Sexual Economy of the New Orleans Slave Market"  Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians, New Orleans. Alexandra Finley, PhD, History.

"The Permeability of Public Buildings in Antebellum Virginia." September 2016. Elizabeth Cook, PhD, History.

"French Creoles, Nativism, and the Memory of the Battle of St. Louis, 1847," Missouri Conference on History, March 11, 2016. Anna Roberts, MA, History.

“Early Republican Negotiations of Age and Marriage, 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early Republic. July 23, 2016. Holly White, PhD, History.

"Girls her age are considered as children: Negotiated Conceptions of Age and Life Stage in the Early Republican Mid-Atlantic, 2016 Virginia Forum. Holly White, PhD, History.

Publications

Bill Leon Smith, "Animals Made Americans Human: Sentient Creatures and the Creation of Early America's Moral Sensibility." The Journal of Animal Ethics, Vol. 2, No.2, University of Illinois Press, 126-140. Fall 2012. Bill Leon Smith, MA, History.

Review of New Directions in Slavery Studies: Commodification, Community, and Comparison, Edited by Jeff Forret and Christine E. Sears, Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (In Press). Alexandra Finley, PhD, History.

Alumni Employment

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