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Thalia Chrysanthis

Ph.D. Student

Advisor: Chris Grasso
Email: [[tchrysanthis]]
Current Research: United States, Legal History, Women and Gender

Thalia Chrysanthis is a third year PhD student at W&M. She previously completed her M.A. in History at the College of William and Mary in 2021. She received her B.A. with Highest Honors in 2018 from the University of Michigan, majoring in History with a minor in Creative Writing. She earned the Stephen J. Tonsor History of Ideas Award for her undergraduate thesis on the Ninth Amendment in the Supreme Court’s birth control cases of the 1960s and ‘70s. As an M.A., she served as an apprentice in the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture for 2020-21, and continued as Historical Editing Fellow in the summer of 2021. She served as a TA for Global History in the Fall of 2021 and Spring of 2022. Her current interests include U.S. legal history, histories of women and gender(s), and how these intersect at moments of social and cultural change throughout U.S. history.