Adams, Ellen
ABD History
PhD received: 2011
Dissertation Title: Ellen Churchill Semple and American Geography in an Era of Imperialism
MA received: 2004
Thesis Title: “Of More Consequence Than the President” Frances Folsum Cleveland and the Role of the First Lady in the Late Nineteenth Century

Ashcraft-Eason, Lillian Poe
Professor Emeritus at Bowling Green State University
PhD received: 1975
Dissertation Title: “Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux: His Social and Political Interests and Influence”

Baker II, Emerson Woods
Professor of History at Salem State College, Salem, Massachusetts
PhD received: 1986
Dissertation Title: Trouble to the Eastward: The Failure of Anglo-Indian Relations in Early Maine

Barker, Gordon S.
Associate Professor, Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
PhD received: 2009
Dissertation Title: Anthony Burns and the North-South dialogue on Slavery, Liberty, Race, and the American Revolution
MA received: 2003
Thesis Title: John Marshall and Native Rights: The Law of Nation and the Scottish Enlightenment Influence

Barker, Ph.D., Eirlys M.
Professor, Thomas Nelson Community College
PhD received: 1993
Dissertation Title: 'Much Blood and Treasure': South Carolina's Indian Traders, 1670-1755

Bennett, Ph.D., Evan P.
Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University
PhD received: 2005
Dissertation Title:: “King Bacca’s Throne: Land, Labor, and Life in the Old Bright Belt since 1880”

Blang, Ph.D., Eugenie M.
Assistant Professor, Hampton University
PhD received: 2000
Dissertation Title: To Urge Common Sense on the Americans: United States' Relations with France, Great Britain, and the Federal Republic of Germany in the Context of the Vietnam War, 1961-1968

Boulton, Ph.D., Alexander O.
Professor, Villa Julie University (Stevenson University)
PhD received: 1992
Dissertation Title: The Architecture of Slavery: Art, Language, and Society in Early Virginia

Brennan Arehart, Kelly
email: [[kbarehart]]
Dissertation: "Men of Sorrow, Markets of Grief; business, technology, culture and the rise of the funeral industry, 1780-1930"

Brown, David
ABD History
Email: [[e|dabro3]]
Current Research: The rise and fall of the plantation system in the New World, the interaction of native and colonial cultures in the seventeenth century, and African-American tenant farmers in nineteenth century Virginia

Brudvig, Ph.D., Jon L.
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND
PhD received: 1996
Dissertation Title: Bridging the Cultural Divide: Hampton Institute’s Experiment in American Indian Education, 1876-1923

Burton, Ph.D., John D.
Associate Professor and Co-Director of American Studies, DePaul University
PhD received: 1996
Dissertation Title: Puritan Town and Gown: Harvard College and Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1636-1800
MA received: 1989
Thesis Title: The Robert Boyle Trust and Harvard's Missionaries to the Indians or Crimson Missionaries: Harvard College and the Robert Boyle Trust

Carroll, Fred
Ph. D. Candidate
Email: [[e|fjcarr]]
Current Research: How journalists, publishers, and readers redefined black news writing from 1977 to 1978 as they debated their relationships with racism, modernity, and black radicalism.

Cebula, Ph.D., Lawrence H.
Professor of history at Eastern Washington University
Dissertation Title: Religious Change and Plateau Indians, 1500-1850

Chambers, Ph.D., Thomas A.
Associate Professor, Niagara University
Dissertation Title: Fashionable Dis-Ease: Promoting Health and Leisure at Saratoga Springs, New York and the Virginia Springs, 1790-1860
Thesis Title: "A Good Mind Well Stored": Medicine, Society, Literature and Sensibility in the Journal of Abigail May, 1800

Chew, Ph.D., Richard S.
Associate Professor, Virginia State University
PhD received: 2002
Dissertation Title: The Measure of Independence From the American Revolution to the Market Revolution in the Mid-Atlantic

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Cook, Elizabeth
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: James P. Whittenburg
Email: ecook@email.wm.edu
Current Research: Material Culture, Early American History, Architectural History

Coombs, Ph.D., John C.
Associate Professor, Hampden-Sydney College
PhD received: 2004
Dissertation Title: Building the Machine": An Episode in the Development of Plantation Slavery in Colonial Virginia, 1630-1730

Coryell, Janet Lee
Professor, Western Michigan University
PhD Received: 1986
Dissertation Title: Neither Heroine Nor Fool: Anna Ella Carroll of Maryland

Coski, John M.
Historian and Vice President of Research and Publications, Museum of the Confederacy
PhD Received: 1987
Dissertation Title: The Triple Mandate: The Concept of Trusteeship and American Imperialism, 1898-1934

Costa, Ph.D., Thomas M.
Professor and Chair, University of Virginia-Wise
PhD received: 1991
Dissertation Title: Economic Development and Political Authority: Norfolk, Virginia, Merchant-Magistrates, 1736-1800

Crutchfield, Ph.D., Lisa
Associate Professor, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA
PhD received: 2007
Dissertation Title: “Indispensably Necessary”: Cultural Brokers on the Georgia Frontier, 1733-1765

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Daen, Laurel
NEH Long-term Fellow, Massachusetts Historical Society
Advisor: Karin Wulf
Year Graduated: 2016
Dissertation Title: The Constitution of Disability in the Early United States

Dann, John Christie
Was Director of the Clements Library at the University of Michigan from 1977-2007. Retired in 2007, now still at the university researching and teaching
PhD received: 1975
Dissertation Title: Humanitarian Reform and Organized Benevolence in the Southern United States, 1780-1830

David, James C.
PhD reveived: 2010
Dissertation Title: Dunmore's New World: Political Culture in the British Empire, 1745-1796
MA received: 2004
Thesis Title: The Politics of Emasculation: The Canning of Charles Sumner and Elite Southern Manhood on the Brink

Delaney, Ph.D., Theodore Carter
Associate Professor, Washington & Lee University
PhD received: 1996
Dissertation Title: Julia Gardner Tyler: A Nineteenth Century Southern Woman

DeStefanis, Ph.D., Anthony
Associate Professor, Otterbein University
PhD received: 2004
Dissertation Title: Guarding Capital: Soldier Strikebreakers on the Long Road to the Ludlow Massacre
MA received: 1996
Thesis Title: Trains, Trucks, and Traffic Jams: The Rise of Automotive Transportation, 1880-1956

Duff, Ph.D., Meaghan Noelle
Executive Director, Personalized Learning Consortium, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
PhD received: 1999
Dissertation Title: Designing Carolina: The Construction of an Early American Social and Geographical Landscape, 1670-1719
MA received: 1992
Thesis Title: The Influence of Irish Tudor and Stuart Plantation Experiences on the Evolution of American Colonial Theory and Practice

Dufour, Ronald Paul
PhD Received: 1982
Dissertation Title: Modernization in Colonial Massachusetts, 1630-1763

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Elliott, Cara
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Leisa Meyer
Email: caelliott@email.wm.edu
Current Research: History of Race and Gender, History of Children and Childhood, Twentieth-Century US History,

English, Ph.D., Beth A.
Director, Program on Women in the Global Community, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
PhD received: 2003
Dissertation Title: A Common Thread: Labor, Politics, and Capital Mobility in the Massachusetts Textile Industry, 1880-1934
MA received: 1997
Thesis Title: Work and Play: Recreation and Reality in a Southern Female Textile World

Feeley, Ph.D., Stephen D.
Assistant Professor, McDaniel College, Baltimore, MD
PhD received: 2007
Dissertation Title: Tuscarara Trails: Indian Migrations, War, and constructions of Colonial Frontiers
MA received: 2000
Thesis Title: Behind the United Front and the Effects of Anglo-Powhatan Relations on Settler Conflict and Consensus in Virginia, 1607-1675

Fernandez, Ph.D., Mark F.
Professor, Loyola University, New Orleans
PhD received: 1991
Dissertation Title: The Appellate Question: A Comparative Analysis of Supreme Courts of Appeal in Virginia and Louisiana, 1776-1840

Ferrari, Ph.D., Mary C.
Associate Professor, Radford University
PhD received: 1992
Dissertation Title: Artisans of the South: A Comparative Study of Norfolk, Charleston, and Alexandria, 1763-1800

Field, Ph.D., Bruce E.
Executive Director, School-University Partnerships & Clinical Experiences, College of Education, University of South Carolina
PhD received: 1994
Dissertation Title: From Critics to Casualties: The National Farmers Union and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1945-1953

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Finley, Alexandra
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Scott Nelson
Current Research: Slavery; women, gender, and sexuality; history of capitalism
website: https://wm.academia.edu/AlexandraFinley

Fiorini, John
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi
PhD received: 2013
Dissertation Title: Deviants of Great Potential: Images of the Leopold-Loeb Case
MA received: 2005
Thesis Title: "Subconscious Influences: The Leopold-Loeb Case and the Development of an American Criminal Archetype"

Foret, Ph.D., Michael James
Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
PhD received: 1990
Dissertation Title: On the Marchlands of Empire: Trade, Diplomacy, and War on the Southeastern Frontier, 1733-1763

Galgano, Ph.D., Robert C.
Adjunct Instructor, University of Richmond
PhD received: 2003
Dissertation Title: Feast of Souls: Indians and Spaniards in the Seventeenth-Century Missions of Florida and New Mexico
MA recieved: 1996
Thesis Title: Idol Worship: Religious Continuity Among Aztec, Inca, and Maya Cultures in Colonial Latin America

Geiger, Ph.D., Brian K.
Assistant Director and Resident Manager, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Center for Bibliographic Studies & Research, University of California, Riverside, CA
PhD received: 2007
Dissertation Title: “In Praise of Bishop Valentine”: The Creation of Modern Valentine’s Day in Antebellum America
MA Recieved: 1998
Thesis Title: “A Good Book Is A Blessing:” The Life and Reading of Frances Whittle Lewis in Antebellum America

Gillin, Ph.D., Kate
History Instructor, Pomfret School
PhD received: 2007
Dissertation Title: “Women, Gender, and Racial Violence: South Carolina, 1865-1900”
MA received: 1997
Thesis Title: A Measure of Their Devotion: Women and Gender in the Civil War Virginia

Goldberg, Ph.D., Benjamin J.
Library Development Officer/Volunteer Coordinator, Williamsburg Regional Library
PhD received: 1998
Dissertation Title: The Vice Presidency of Richard M. Nixon: One Man's Quest for National Respect, an International Reputation, and the Presidency
MA received: 1993
Thesis Title: Motivations Behind the Suez Crisis

Grady, Ph.D., Paul
Associate Professor, University of South Carolina-Upstate
PhD received: 2006
Dissertation Title: Persistent Adversaries: Anglo-Spanish Rivalry and the Development of the Colonial Southeast 1670-1720

Gray, Ph.D., Elizabeth Kelly
Associate Professor, Towson University
PhD received: 2002
Dissertation Title: American Attitudes Toward British Imperialism, 1815-1860
MA received: 1998
Thesis Title: “Passage to more than India”: American Attitudes toward British Imperialism in the 1850s

Green, Ph.D., Gretchen Lynn
Doctoral Student in American Studies-University of Missouri, Kansas City
PhD received: 1991
Dissertation Title: A New People in an Age of War: The Kahnawake Iroquois, 1667-1760

Guasco, Ph.D., Michael J.
Associate Professor, Davidson College
PhD received: 2000
Dissertation Title: Encounters, Identities, and Human Bondage: The Foundations of Racial Slavery in the Anglo-Atlantic World

Hagedorn, Ph.D., Nancy L.
Associate Professor, SUNY-Fredonia
PhD received: 1995
Dissertation Title: 'A Friend to Go Between Them: Interpreters among the Iroquois, 1664-1775

Harvey, Sean P.
Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University
PhD received: 2009
Dissertation Title: American Languages: Indians, Ethnology, and the Empire for Liberty
MA received: 2004
Thesis Title: Commonwealth: Republican Rhetoric in the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1837-38

Hasenyager, Caroline
Visiting Assistant Professor, Virginia State University
PhD received: 2013
Dissertation Title: Peopling the Cloister: Women's Colleges and the Worlds We've Made of Them, 1837-1937

Hendricks, Ph.D., Christopher E.
Professor and Graduate Director, Armstrong Atlantic State University
PhD received: 1991
Dissertation Title: Town Development in the Colonial Backcountry-Virginia and North Carolina

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Hill, James L.
Advisor: Brett Rushforth
Email: jlhill@email.wm.edu
Current Research: Native American history, Colonial U.S. and Early Republic history, Atlantic World history

Hillman, Nancy Alenda (Moll)
PhD received: 2013
Dissertation Title: Drawn Together, Drawn Apart: Race and Reform in the Baptist Churches of Southeastern Virginia, 1800-1870

Holloway, Anna E.
Curator, USS Monitor Center, The Mariners' Museum
PhD Recieved: 2012
Dissertation Title: Ironclad Revolution: The History, Discovery, and Recovery of the USS Monitor
MA received: 1997
Thesis Title: On the Winds of the Wind: Changes in English Shipbuilding, Navigation and Shipboard Life, 1485-1650

Hudgins, Carter Lee
Director, Clemson University/College of Charleston Graduate Program in Historic Preservation
PhD Received: 1984
Dissertation Title: Patrician Culture, Public Ritual and Political Authority in Virginia, 1680-1740

Ingram, Ph.D., Daniel P.
Assistant Professor, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
PhD received: 2008
Dissertation Title: In the Pale’s Shadow: Indians and British Forts in Eighteenth-Century America
MA received: 1998
Thesis Title: Souls for the Lamb: Puritan and Moravian Mission Towns Compared

Jarvis, Ph.D., Michael J.
Associate Professor, Rochester University
PhD received: 1998
Dissertation Title: "In the Eye of All Trade": Maritime Revolution and the Transformation of Bermudian Society, 1612-1800

Jodziewicz, Thomas Walter
Professor at University of Dallas
PhD recieved: 1974
Dissertation Title: Dual Localism in Seventeenth-Century Connecticut: Relations Between the General Court and the Towns, 1636-1691

Johansen, Ph.D., Mary Carroll
Associate Professor, Holy Family University
PhD received: 1997
Dissertation Title: "Female Instruction and Improvement": Education for Women in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, 1785-1835
MA recieved: 1992
Thesis Title: The Relationship Between the Board of Trade and Plantations and the Government of Colonial Virginia, 1696-1775

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Jones, Christopher C.
ABD History
Advisor: Christopher Grasso
Email: ccjones@email.wm.edu
Current research: Dissertation: "Religion and Revolution in the Atlantic World: Methodism in North America and the Caribbean"

Kamoie, Ph.D., Laura Croghan
Assistant Professor, U.S. Naval College
PhD received: 1999
Dissertation Title: Three Generations of Planter-Businessmen: The Tayloes, Slave Labor, and Entrepreneuralism in Virginia, 1710-1830
MA received: 1994
Thesis Title: "The Negroes to Serve Forever": The Evolution of Blacks' Life and Labor in Seventeenth Century Virginia

Kane, Maria A.
ABD History
Email: [[e|makane]]
Current Research: The growth of contemporary evangelicalism in the United States

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Keiter, Lindsay M.
Advisor: Karin Wulf
Email: lmkeit@email.wm.edu
Current Research: Women and Gender, Early America, Social and Legal

Kerrison, Ph.D., Catherine
Associate Professor, Villanova University
PhD received: 1999
Dissertation Title: By the Book: Advice and Female Behavior in the Eighteenth-Century South
MA received: 1994
Thesis Title: "Not a Child to Be Controlled": Autonomy and Dependence in Virginia Gentry Families, 1750-1780

King, Ph.D., Martha J.
Associate Editor, Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Princeton University
PhD received: 1992
Dissertation Title: Making an Impression: Women Printers in the Southern Colonies in the Revolutionary Era

Knight, Carol Lynn
PhD received: 1974
Dissertation Title: “The Political Image of William Pitt, First Earl of Chatham, in the American Colonial Press, 1756-1778”

Kreydatus, Ph.D., Beth A.
Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
PhD received: 2005
Dissertation Title: Marketing to the “Liberated” Woman: Feminism, Social Change, and Beauty Culture, 1960-2000
MA received: 2001
Thesis Title: Fashion's Foes: Dress Reform From 1850-1900

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Kyrova , Lucie
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Dr. Andy Fisher
Email: lxkyro@email.wm.edu
Current Research: Native American/Indigenous Peoples, Transnational Social Movements, Cold War

Laird, Ph.D., Matthew R.
Senior Researcher, James River Institute for Archaeology, Inc.
PhD received: 1995
Dissertation Title: The Price of Empire: Anglo-French Rivalry for the Great Lakes Fur Trades, 1700-1761
MA received: 1991
Thesis Title: "In the Hollow Lotos-Land": Discord, Order, and the Emergency of Stability in Early Bermuda, 1609-1623

Legg, Ph.D., Thomas J.
Associate Professor, West Chester University
PhD received: 1994
Dissertation Title: Quest for Glory: The Navy Career of John A. Dahlgren, 1826-1870

Levy, Ph.D., Philip
Associate Professor, University of South Florida
PhD received: 2001
Dissertation Title: Fellow Travelers: Indians and Europeans Together on the Early American Trail
MA received: 1995
Thesis Title: Exemplars of Taking Liberties: The Iroquois Influence Theory and the Problem of Evidence

Lewis, Ph.D., Johanna Miller
Professor and Graduate Coordinator, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
PhD received: 1991
Dissertation Title: Artisans in the Carolina Backcountry: Rowan County, 1753-1770

Lindgren, James M.
Professor, SUNY Plattsburg
PhD Received: 1984
Dissertation Title: The Gospel of Preservation in Virginia and New England: Historic Preservation and the Regeneration of Traditionalism

Long, Ph.D., Creston
Associate Professor, Salisbury State University
PhD received: 2002
Dissertation Title: Southern Routes: Family Migration and the Eighteenth-Century Southern Backcountry

Maris-Wolf, Ted
interim VP of Research at Colonial Williamsburg
PhD received: 2011
Dissertation Title: Liberty, Bondage, and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Free Black Expulsion Law and Self-Enslavement in Virginia, 1806–1864
MA received: 2002
Thesis Title: Between Slavery and Freedom: African Americans in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763-1863

Martin, Ph.D., Ann S.
Stanley and Polly Stone Professor and Director of the Material Culture Program in the Art History Dept. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD received: 1993
Dissertation Title: Buying into the World of Goods: Eighteenth-Century Consumerism and the Retail Trade from London to the Virginia Frontier

Mastromarino, Ph.D., Mark Anthony
Assistant Managing Editor of Books, Duke University Press
PhD received: 2001
Dissertation Title: Fair Visions: Elkanah Watson (1758-1842) and the Modern American Agricultural Fair
MA received: 1984
Thesis Title: “Cry Havoc and Let Loose the Dogs of War”: Canines and the Colonial America Military Experience

Mayer, Ph.D., Holly A.
Professor, Duquesne University
PhD received: 1990
Dissertation Title: Belonging to the Army: Camp Followers and the Military Community during the American Revolution

McCarthy, Ph.D., David S.
Assistant Professor of History at Richard Bland College of William and Mary
PhD received: 2008
Dissertation Title: The CIA and the Cult of Secrecy
MA received: 2003
Thesis Title: The Making of a Tragedy: American Intervention in Lebanon, 1982-1984

McCleskey, Ph.D., Col. Nathaniel Turk
Professor, Virginia Military Institute
PhD received: 1990
Dissertation Title: Across the First Divide: Frontiers of Settlement and Culture in Augusta County, Virginia, 1738-1770

McConnell, Michael N.
Associate Professor Emeritus, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
PhD Received: 1983
Dissertation Title: The Search for Security: Indian-English Relations in the Trans-Appalachian Region, 1758-1763

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McLennan, Sarah
Advisor: Leisa Meyer
Email: semcle@email.wm.edu
Current Research: United States; Cultural History and Public Memory; Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Moore, Ph.D., Stephen T.
Associate Professor of History, Central Washington University
PhD received: 2000
Dissertation Title: Bootlegging and the Borderlands: Canadians, Americans, and the Prohibition-Era Northwest

Morgan, Timothy Everett
PhD Received: 1976
Dissertation Title: Turmoil in an Orderly Society: Colonial Virginia, 1607-1754; A History and Analysis

Morris, Caroline C.
PhD recieved: 2012
Dissertation Title: The “Voice of Virginia”: WRVA and Conversations of a Modern South.

Moyer, Ph.D., Paul Benjamin
Associate Professor, SUNY-Brockport
PhD received: 1999
Dissertation Title: Wild Yankees: Settlement, Conflict & Localism Along Pennsylvania's Northeast Frontier, 1760-1830
MA received: 1994
Thesis Title: A Riot of Devils: Indian Imagery and Popular Protest in the Northeastern Back Country, 1760-1845

Muhlfeld, Ph.D., Sharon Marie Sauder
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Moravian College
PhD received: 2007
Dissertation Title: Ambiguous Alliances: Native American Efforts to Preserve Independence in the Ohio Valley, 1768-1795
MA received: 2001
Thesis Title: "So Long as the Sunne and Moone Endureth": Religion and Empire in England, 1576-1614

Musselwhite, Paul
Assistant Professor, Dartmouth
PhD received: 2011
Dissertation Title: Conflict and Companionship: A Social History of Factions in Proprietary South Carolina,
MA received: 2006
Thesis Title: Conflict, Coexistence, and Community: Settlement Politics and the Emergence of a Social Network in Proprietary South Carolina, 1670-1700

Nelson, Ph.D., Lynn Albert
Professor, Middle Tennessee State University
PhD received: 1998
Dissertation Title: The Agroecologies of a Southern Community: The Tye River Valley of Virginia, 1730-1860

Newby-Alexander, Ph.D., Cassandra
Associate Professor, Norfolk State University
PhD received: 1992
Dissertation Title: "The World Was All Before Them": A Study of the Black Community in Norfolk, Virginia, 1861-1884

Nicholls, Ph.D, Michael L.
Professor, Utah State University
PhD received: 1972
Dissertation Title: “Origins of the Virginia Southside, 1703-1753: A Social and Economic Study”

Oast, Ph.D., Jennifer
Assistant Professor, Bloomsburg University, PA
PhD received: 2009
Dissertation Title: Forgotten Masters: Institutional Slavery in Virginia, 1680-1860
MA received: 2000
Thesis Title: Educating Eighteenth Century Black Children: The Bray Schools

Ooten, Ph.D., Melissa
Associate Director of the Women Involved in Living and Learning (WILL), University of Richmond, Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
PhD received: 2005
Dissertation Title: Screen Strife: Race, Gender, and Movie Censorship in the New South, 1922-1965
MA received: 2001
Thesis title: "A Bad Case of Fossilized Tradition": The Discourse of Race and Gender in Women's Battle for the Ballot in Richmond, Virginia 1909-1920

Ours, Robert Maurice
Emeritus Professor in West Virginia University’s Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism
PhD Received: 1974
Dissertation Title: “Virginia's Funding Legislation, 1869-1875: Its Background, Principal Features, Related Measures, and Effects”

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Pariseau, Justin A.
Assistant Professor, Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois
Master's received: 2005
Thesis Title: A Schoolhouse Behind Every Cannon: Freed people’s Education and Reconstruction in Virginia, 1864-1876
PhD Received: 2015
Dissertation Title: Sea of Change: Race, Abolitionism, and Reform in the New England Whale Fishery

Paulett, Ph.D., Buddy
Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
PhD received: 2007
Dissertation Title: Trading Lines: Mapping the Pathways and Peoples of the Southeastern Deerskin Trade, 1732-1775
MA received: 2000
Thesis Title: "To Lay What Restraint They Could": Deerskins, Regulators, and Social Disorder in the South Carolina Backcountry, 1761-1772

Perez, Ph.D., Lawrence Jeffrey
Executive Director for Communications and Government Affairs, Shawnee State University
PhD received: 2000
Dissertation Title: "Bonds of Friendship and Mutual Interest": Virginia's Waterways Improvement Companies, 1784-1828

Perreault, Ph.D., Melanie L.
Professor, Salisbury State University
PhD received: 1998
Dissertation Title: First Contact: Early English Encounters with Natives of Russia, West Africa, and the Americas, 1530-1614

Pfannestiel, Ph.D., Todd J.
Associate Professor, Clarion University
PhD received: 2001
Dissertation Title: Rethinking the Red Scare: The Lusk Committee and New York State=s Right Against Radicalism, 1919-1923

Phipps, Ph.D., Sheila Rae
Associate Professor, Appalachian State University
PhD received: 1998
Dissertation Title: 'I Feel Quite Independent Now': The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee
MA received: 1996
Thesis Title: “As If I Were A Confederate Soldier:”Mary Greenhow Lee and the Civil War She Waged in Winchester, Virginia

Piecuch, Ph.D., Jim
Associate Professor, Kennesaw State
PhD received: 2005
Dissertation Title: Three Peoples, One King: Loyalists, Slaves, and the American Revolution in the Deep South, 1775-1782

Pompeian, Edward
Ph. D.
PhD Received: 2014
Dissertation Title: Spirited Enterprises: Venezuela, the United States, and the Independence of Spanish America, 1789-1823
MA received: 2007
Thesis Title: Philip Fithian's Private Journals and Personal Journies: Self-improvement, Fidelity, and Rebellion, 1766-1776

Preston, Ph.D., David
Professor, Department of History at The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina
PhD received: 2002
Dissertation Title: The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Iroquoian Borderlands, 1720-1780
MA received: 1997
Thesis Title: The Texture of Contact: Indians and Settlers in the Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1718-1755

Puglisi, Michael J.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs- Emory & Henry College
PhD Received: 1987
Dissertation Title: The Legacies of King Philip's War in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
MA Received: 1982
Thesis Title: Revitalization or Extirpation: Anglo-Powhatan Relations, 1622-1644

Ridner, Ph.D., Judith A.
Associate Professor and Chair, Muhlenburg University
PhD received: 1994
Dissertation Title: "A Handsomely Improved Place": Economic, Social, and Gender-Role Development in a Backcountry Town, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1750-1810
MA received: 1988
Thesis Title: The Society of United Irishmen and the Rebellion of 1798

Schocket, Ph.D., Andrew M.
Associate Professor, Bowling Green State University
PhD received: 2001
Dissertation Title: Consolidating Power: Technology, Ideology, and Philadelphia's Growth in the Early Republic

Shaffer, Ph.D., Wade L.
Professor and Chair, West Texas A&M University
PhD received: 1993
Dissertation Title: The Richmond Junto and Politics in Jacksonian Virginia

Siener, William H.
Executive Director, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
PhD Received: 1982
Dissertation Title: Economic Development in Revolutionary Virginia: Fredericksburg, 1750-1810

Smith, Ph.D., Robert W.
Assistant Professor, Worcester State University
PhD received: 1991
Dissertation Title: A Republican Abroad: John Adams and the Diplomacy of the American Revolution

Sturtevant, Andrew
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
PhD received: 2011
Dissertation Title: Jealous Neighbors: Rivalry and Alliance Among the Native Communities of Detroit, 1701-1766
MA received: 2005
Thesis Title: Flag Planting and Mapmaking English claims to North American

Taylor, Ph.D., Gavin
Senior Lecturer and Associate Chair, Concordia University
PhD received: 2000
Dissertation Title: Ruled with a Pen: Land, Language, and the Invention of Maine

Teute, Fredrika Johanna
PhD Received: 1976
Dissertation Title: The Commercial Endeavors of a Virginia Merchant During the Confederation Period: The Rise and Fall of Richard Blow, 1781-1790

Trembanis, Sarah Lorraine
Assistant Professor of History, Immaculata University, PA
PhD received: 2006
Dissertation Title: “They Opened the Door Too Late”: African Americans and Baseball, 1900-1947
MA received: 2002
Thesis Title: Strange Bedfellows: Eugenics, White Supremacists, and Marcus Garvey in Virginia 1922-1927

Trembanis, Sarah Shaver
Assistant Professor of History at Immaculata University
PhD received: 1975
Dissertation Title: Elizabeth City County, Virginia, 1780-1820: A Study of Economic and Social Structure of a Tidewater County in the Early National Period

Vadasz, Thomas Patrick
PhD Received: 1975
Dissertation Title: The History of an Industrial Community: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1741-1920” This was published in 1978

Vandal, Gilles
Professor at Sherbrooke University in Quebec
PhD Received: 1978
Dissertation Title: The New Orleans Riot of 1866: The Anatomy of a Tragedy

Van West, Carroll
Tennessee State Historian
PhD Received: 1982
Dissertation Title: "The Money Our Fathers Were Accustomed To": Banks and Political Culture in Rutherford County, Tennessee, 1800-1850

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Wallace, Chase
Email: [[e|cawallace]]
Current Research: The rise and decline of the plantation in the Old Southwest

Ward, Ph.D., Matthew
Lecturer in History, University of Dundee, UK
PhD received: 1992
Dissertation Title: "La Guerre Sauvage": The Seven Years' War on the Virginia and Pennsylvania Frontier

Weber, Ph.D., John W.
Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University, VA
PhD received: 2008
Dissertation Title: The Shadow of the Revolution: South Texas, the Mexican Revolution, and the Evolution of Modern American Labor Relations
MA received: 202
Thesis Title: A Literature of Combat: African-American Prison Writers of the Vietnam Era

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White, Holly
Ph.D. Student (ABD)
Advisor: Karin Wulf
email: hnstevens@email.wm.edu
Current Research: Childhood and Youth; Gender and Family in Early America

Wren, J. Thomas
Professor Emeritus, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond
PhD Received: 1988
Dissertation Title: Republican Jurisprudence: Virginia Law and the New Order 1776-1830
MA Received: 1985
Thesis Title: Anatomy of a Law Practice: John Marshall at the Bar - The Early Years, 1780-1788

Zelm, Ph.D., Antoinette Van
Programs Manager at Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University
PhD received: 1998
Dissertation Title: On the Front Line of Freedom: Black and White Women Shape Emancipation in Virginia, 1861-1890

Zelner, Ph.D., Kyle F.
Associate Professor, University of Southern Mississippi
PhD received: 2003
Dissertation Title: The Flower and Rabble of Essex County: A Social History of the Massachusetts Bay Militia and Militiamen during King Philip's War, 1675-1676