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Tyler J. Goldberger

Ph.D. Student

Advisor: Hiroshi Kitamura
Current Research: Historical Memory, Nationalism and National Identity, America in the World

Tyler Goldberger is a third year doctoral student interested in historical memory. He explores place, space, and cultural productions following civil wars and conflicts in the United States, Spain, and Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries. He also researches the role of monuments, memorials, and mausoleums in shifting the political and cultural landscapes of regions attempting to commemorate their pasts. Tyler received his M.A. from William & Mary (2020) and B.A. in History and Spanish from Duke University (2019), graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. He was awarded the Walter J. Zable Graduate Recruitment Fellowship at William & Mary as well as the Carl J. Strikwerda Award for Excellence at the 2020 William & Mary Graduate Research Symposium. As a HASTAC Scholar, Tyler is involved with the digital humanities and public history work to make scholarship more accessible to a broader audience.