Doctoral Alumni

Rufki Salihi

Dissertation Title: "Making a Nation Abroad: The Role of Migrant Colonies in the Establishment of Albania"

Advisor: Kenyon Zimmer

Date: August 2017

Nicole Leopoldie

Dissertation Title: "The Franco-American Love Affair: Transnational Courtship and Marriage Patterns during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries"

Advisor: Thomas Adam

Date: August 2017

Isabelle Rispler

Dissertation Title: "'Lands of the Future:' German-Speaking Idenity, Networks, and Territoriality in the South Atlantic, 1820-1930 "

Advisor: Kenyon Zimmer

Date: August 2017

Bryan Garret

Dissertation Title: "Otherness and Belonging in 'Democratic Empires:' The Syrian Diaspora and Transatlantic Discourses of Identity, 1890s-1930s"

Advisor: Kenyon Zimmer

Date: April 2016

Jay Goldin

Dissertation Title: "Settlement House Scenes: Migrants and the Performing Arts in Transatlantic Perspective"

Advisor: Kenyon Zimmer

Date: April 2016

Karen Beasley

Dissertation Title: "The Ciné Never Sets...: British Cinema as a Transatlantic Cultural Commodity, 1921-1938"

Advisor: Elisabeth Cawthon

Date: April 2016

Nathaniel Kogan

Dissertation Title: "Every Good Man is a Quaker, and that None but Good Men are Quakers: Transatlantic Quaker Humanitarians, Disability, and Marketing Enlightened Reform, 1730-1834"

Advisor: Sarah Rose

Date: April 2016

Kristen Burton

Dissertation Title: "Intoxication and Empire: Distilled Spirits and the Creation of Addiction in the Early Modern British Atlantic, 1650-1800"

Advisor: Christopher Morris

Date: April 2016

Mylynka Cardona

Dissertation Title: "The Six Lives of Alexine Tinné: Gender Shifts in the Atlantic World, 1835-1915"

Advisor: Imre Demhardt

Date: April 2015

David Smith

Dissertation Title: "Organic Farmers, German Vintners, and the Atomic Monster of Seabrook: A Trans-Atlantic History of Social Activism and Nuclear Powers from New England to West Germany"

Advisor: Christopher Morris

Date: April 2015

Stephanie McIntyre

Dissertation Title: "A Study in Married Women's Rights and Repatriation in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Latin America: Citizenship, Gender and the Law in Transatlantic Context"

Advisor: Elisabeth Cawthon

Date: April 2014

Bradley Borougerdi

Dissertation Title: "Cord of Empire, Exotic Intoxicant: Hemp and Culture in the Atlantic world, 1600-1900"

Advisor: Christopher Morris

Date: April 2014

Pawel Goral

Dissertation Title: "Cold War Rivalry and the Perception of the American West: Why both Westerners and Easterners Became Cowboys and Indians"

Advisor: Thomas Adam

Date: March 2012

Jeff Dillman

Dissertation Title: "From Paradise to Tropics: Landscape in the British West Indies to 1800"

Advisor: John D. Garrigus

Date: December 2011

David Watry

Dissertation Title: "Transatlantic Brinksmanship: The Anglo-American Alliance and Conservative Ideology, 1953-1956"

Advisor: Joyce S. Goldberg

Date: November 2011

Gene Rhea Tucker

Dissertation Title: "Place-Names, Conquest, and Empire: Spanish and Amerindian Conceptions of Place in the New World"

Advisor: Douglas W. Richmond

Date: May 2011

Harold Harris

Dissertation Title: "Race and Cricket: The West Indies and England at Lord’s, 1963"

Advisor: Alusine Jalloh

Date: May 2011

Gregory Kosc

Dissertation Title: "Performing Masculinity and Reconciling Class in the American West: British Gentlemen Hunters and their Travel Accounts, 1865-1914"

Advisor: Stanley H. Palmer

Date: November 2010

Julie Holcomb

Dissertation Title: "'There is Death in the Pot': Women, Consumption, and Free Produce in the Transatlantic World, 1791-1848"

Advisor: Sam W. Haynes

Date: June 2010

Wendell Hunnicutt

Dissertation Title: "Romilly and Rush: The Parallel Paths of Penal Reform in Britain and America, 1780-1830"

Advisor: Steven G. Reinhardt

Date: June 2010

Michele Kinney

Dissertation Title: "'Doubly Foreign': British Consuls and Slavery in the Antebellum South, 1830-1860"

Advisor: Stanley H. Palmer

Date: May 2010

Todd Holzaepfel

Dissertation Title: "British Influences on the American and Canadian West: Capital, Cattle and Clubs, 1870-1910"

Advisor: Stanley H. Palmer

Date: December 2009

Melissa Canady Wargo

Dissertation Title: "The Bordes-Binford Debate: Transatlantic Interpretive Traditions in Paleolithic Archaeology"

Advisor: Steven G. Reinhardt

Date: July 2009

Andrea Haga

Dissertation Title: "Shaping British Identity: Transatlantic Anglo-Spanish Rivalry in the Early Modern Period"

Advisor: Steven G. Reinhardt

Date: July 2009

Benjamin Mark Allen

Dissertation Title: "Naked and Alone in a Strange New World: Early Modern Captivity and its Mythos in Ibero-American Consciousness"

Advisor: Douglas W. Richmond

Date: August 2008

Zachary Wingerd

Dissertation Title: "Symbol of Conquest, Alliance, and Hegemony: The Image of the Cross in Colonial Mexico"

Advisor: Douglas W. Richmond

Date: August 2008

Liam Iwig-O’Byrne

Dissertation Title: "How Methodists Were Made: The Arminian Magazine and Spiritual Transformation in the Transatlantic World, 1778-1803"

Advisor: Stanley H. Palmer

Date: May 2008

Diane DeWaters

Dissertation Title: "The World War II Conferences in Washington D.C. and Quebec City: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston S. Churchill"

Advisor: Joyce S. Goldberg

Date: May 2008

Robert Sherwood

Dissertation Title: "The Cartography of Alexander von Humboldt: Images of the Enlightenment in America"

Advisor: Richard Francaviglia

Date: May 2008

Paul James Moore

Dissertation Title: "Kiowa Changes: The Impact of Transatlantic Influences"

Advisor: Kenneth Philp

Date: December 2007

Charles Brazell

Dissertation Title: "Reluctant Restorationist: Thomas Campbell’s Trial and its Role in His Legacy"

Advisor: Stanley H. Palmer

Date: December 2007

Initial Placement: Adjunct Instructor, Dallas County Community College District*

Jeffrey Stone

Dissertation Title: "Mapping the 'Red Manace': British and American News Maps in the Early Cold War Period, 1945 to 1955"

Advisor: Richard Francaviglia

Date: May 2007

Jerome Randall Barnes

Dissertation Title: "Giovanni Battista Ramusio and the History of Discoveries: An Analysis of Ramusio's Commentary, Cartography, and Imagery in 'Delle Navigationi et Viaggi'"

Advisor: David Buisseret

Date: August 2007

Cynthia Chambers

Dissertation Title: "Cannibalism in a Cultural Context: Cartographic Imaging and Iconography of New World Indigenous Peoples during the Age of Discovery"

Advisor: Dennis Reinhartz

Date: December 2006

Stephen Butler

Dissertation Title: "Away o’er the Waves: The Transatlantic Life and Literature of Captain Mayne Reid"

Advisor: Stanley H. Palmer

Date: December 2006

Robert Ansiaux

Dissertation Title: "Early Belgian Colonial Efforts: The Long and Fateful Shadow of Leopold I"

Advisor: Dennis Reinhartz

Date: December 2006

Thomas Aiello

Dissertation Title: "Dallas, Cotton, and the Transatlantic Economy, 1855-1956"

Advisor: Robert B. Fairbanks

Date: August 2006

Emmanuel Mbah

Dissertation Title: "Land/Boundary Conflict in Africa: The Case of Former British Colonial Bamenda, Present-Day North-West Province of the Republic of Cameroon, ca. 1916-1996"

Advisor: Alusine Jalloh

Date: May 2006

Alistair Maeer

Dissertation Title: "The Cartography of Commerce: The Thames School of Nautical Cartography and England’s Seventeenth-Century Overseas Expansion"

Advisor: David Buisseret

Date: May 2006

Jennifer Hudson-Allen

Dissertation Title: "Discovering Lillie Langtry: Aestheticism and the Development of a Transatlantic Market in Beauty, 1880-1927"

Advisor: Elizabeth A. Cawthon

Date: May 2005

Paulette Hasier

Dissertation Title: "French Mapping of Illinois Country, 1650-1750: A Cartobibliography"

Advisor: Dennis Reinhartz

Date: December 2004

Timothy L. Sullivan

Dissertation Title: "The Devil's Brethren: Origins and Nature of Pirate Counterculture, 1600–1730"

Advisor: David Buisseret

Date: May 2003

James D. Wortham

Dissertation Title: "Sharing the Water: A History of the Acequias of Northern New Mexico, 1598-2002"

Advisor: David Buisseret

Date: December 2002

Timothy G. Grammer

Dissertation Title: "Wellington and Lee: Anglo-American Images of the Victorian Hero"

Advisor: Stanley H. Palmer

Date: December 2002