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Current PhD Students

History Department Graduate Student listing, by year of entry into the program

2016-2017

Emily Bowlus-Peck
Concentration:Early Modern Europe
Email: ebowlus@buffalo.edu

Richard Deverell
Concentration:
Email: rddevere@buffalo.edu

Nicolas Sauer
Concentration: Disability Studies
Email: nlsauer@buffalo.edu

Derek Taylor
Concentration: Early Modern Europe | English Reformation | Religious History
Email: derektay@buffalo.edu

2015-2016

Shanleigh Corallo
Concentration:  US (20th & 21st centuries)
Email: shanleig@buffalo.edu

Maria Daxenbichler
Concentration: US | US Women’s | History of Medicine
Email: mariadax@buffalo.edu

Michael Ely
Concentration: Disability and Insanity
Email: mely@buffalo.edu

Jonathan O’Brien
Concentration: Progressive Era US (role of voluntary associations)
Email: jdobrian@buffalo.edu

Alexandra Prince
Concentration: 19th century US
Email: alprince@buffalo.edu

Sean Sullivan
Email:sps@buffalo.edu

2014-2015

Elisabeth Davis
Concentration: Early Modern Europe
Email:  edavis4@buffalo.edu

Ethan Horgan
Concentration: Modern Britain
Email:  ehanhor@buffalo.edu

Jonathan Lower
Concentration: African American
Email:  jlower@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Masarik
Concentration: US women
Email:  egmasari@buffalo.edu

Christopher Notaro
Concentration: Modern Germany
Email:  crnotaro@buffalo.edu

Shuko Tamao
Concentration: Disability Studies
Email:  shukotam@buffalo.edu

2013-2014

Andrea Nero
Concentration:  Early US
Email: andreane@buffalo.edu

Justin Masucci
Concentration:  US/Latin America
Email:  jmasucci@buffalo.edu

David Strittmatter
Concentration:  Modern Britain and empire
Email: dstrittm@buffalo.edu

2012-2013

Joshua Schroeder
Email: jrschroe@buffalo.edu
Concentration: Early US

Marissa Rhodes
Email: marissac@buffalo.edu
Concentration: Early Modern Europe

John Marsland
Email: johnmars@buffalo.edu
Concentration: Modern Britain

Katie Smyser
Email: kasmyser@buffalo.edu
Concentration: Modern Britain

Qiong Liu
Email:  qliu22@buffalo.edu
Concentration: Modern China

2011-2012

Xiangli Ding
Email: xianglid@buffalo.edu
Concentration: China

Amanda Magdalena
Email: abmagdal@buffalo.edu
Concentration: Latin America, sexuality, sport
Dissertation: Beisboleras de Casa: Baseball as Agent of Gender and Racial Identity Construction for Chicana Women, 1920-1960

2010-2011

Elisabeth George
Email: elisabet@buffalo.edu
Concentration: 20th c. US / LGBT
Dissertation: LGBT Network Formation(s) in the Queen City and Beyond: Articulations of Dis/Identity and Community Mobilization in Southwest Missouri, 1945-2003
Advisor: Susan Cahn

Alexander Yarbrough
Email: davidyar@buffalo.edu
Concentration: Early Modern Europe / France
Dissertation: Policing Publishing in Enlightenment France: Jean-Omer Joly de Fleury (1715-1810), Magistrate and Censor
Advisor: Jonathan Dewald

 2009-2010

Colin Eager
Email: cdeager@buffalo.edu
Concentration: 19th-20th c.United States
Advisor: David Herzberg

2006-2007

Betsy Plumb
Email: blplumb@buffalo.edu
Concentration: United States
Advisor:  Michael Frisch

Recent Graduates:

Valerie Phillips
Dissertation:’Et Voilà La Mode’: Clothing, Taste, and the French Nobility, 1660-170
Advisor: Jonathan Dewald

Kathryn Lawton
Dissertation: Deinstitutionalzation and Disability Rights” Policy and Activism in New York State, 1975-2011
Advisor: Michael Rembis

Ling Ma
Dissertation: Gender, Law, and Society: Abortion in Early 20th-Century China
Advisor: Kristin Stapleton

Jennifer Nickeson
Dissertation: Transforming Appalachia: Motherhood and Reform in the Mountains, 1900-1940
Advisor:  Susan Cahn

William Pritchard
Dissertation: From Proclamation to Plessy: Conflict, Class, and Community in Post-Emancipation New Orleans.
Advisor: Carole Emberton

Michael Durfee
Dissertation: Crack Era Reform: A Brief History of Crack and the Rise of the Carceral State, 1985-1992
Advisor: David Herzberg

Averill Earls

Dissertation: Queering Dublin: Same-Sex Desire and Masculinities in Ireland, 1884-1964
Advisor: Patrick McDevitt

Philip Guingona

Dissertation: Crafted Links and Accidental Connections of Empire: A History of Early 20th Century Sino-Phillipine Interaction
Advisor: Roger Des Forges

Sarah Handley-Cousins
Dissertation: A Physical Wreck of His Former Self: Gender and Disability in the Civil War North
Advisor: Carole Emberton

William “Jake” Newsome
Dissertation: Homosexuals after the Holocaust: Sexual Citizenship and the Politics of Memory in Germany and the United States, 1945-2008
Advisor: Andreas Daum

Steve Peraza
Dissertation: Suing the Master: Litigation as Slave Resistance
Advisor: Jason Young

Violetta Ravagnoli
Dissertation: Networks without Borders: The Building of Chinese Ethnicity in Rome
Advisor: Kristin Stapleton

Kevin Ryan
Dissertation: Catholic Liberal Interracialism in the Archdiocese of Chicago in the 1960s and 1970s
Advisor: David Herzberg