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Graduate Studies

Letter from the Chair

Current Students Information

Recent Ph.D. Placements


Name Institution
Admiral, Rosemary Tenure-track Assistant Professor, History, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Texas at Dallas.
Cain, Courtney Tenure-track Assistant Professor, History and African American Studies, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
Galmarini-Kabala, Maria Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Global Studies Program and Dept of History, William and Mary College, Virginia
Glont, Anca Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
Greenstein, David Lecturer, Curriculum Dept., University Library, University of Illinois - Chicago, Chicago, IL
Jordan, Jason Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of New Haven in West Haven, CT
Kurhajec, Anna Lecturer, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Laut, Julianne Assistant Editor at the University of Illinois Press; Conference Coordinator for the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR)
McKinley, Eric Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program, Appointed as Senior Research Analyst, Engagement and Inclusion, American Public Media Group
McNulty, Rebecca Archivist at North Central College, Naperville, Illinois
Pope Obeda, Emily Lectureship, History and Literature, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


Name Institution
Appleford, Simon Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of History, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Eisen, Andrew Adjunct Professor, Stetson University, DeLand, FL
Fairbanks, Ruth Instructor, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
Georgescu, Diana Lecturer, UCL (University College London), London
Glont, Anca Adjunct Instructor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Greenstein, David Lecturer, Department of History, Middle Tennessee State University
Hageman, David Instructor, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA
Ingrassia, Brian Assistant Professor (tenure track) in US History at West Texas A & M University, Canyon, TX
Jordan, Jason Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Mays, Kyle PostDoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Mitchell, Rebecca Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Russian history, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
Poole, Benjamin Visiting Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Poppel, Zachary Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon
Smith, Rachel RN in the Medical ICU at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Winkelmann, Marie Assistant Professor (tenure track), University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV


Name Institution
Attig, Derek Wesley Foundation/Wesley United Methodist Church at the University of Illinois as Director of Communications
Babovic, Jovana Lecturer, The Department of History, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Beer, Michelle Adjunct Professor at Purdue University, North-Central
Carrington, Tyler Visiting Assistant Professor of German at Wheaton College (IL)
Clutario, Genevieve Assistant Professor, Department of History & Department of History and Literature, at Harvard
Drake, Janine Assistant Professor of History at University of Great Falls (Great Falls, Montana)
Ehrenberger, Kristen Third-Year Medical Student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine
Guiliano, Jennifer Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of History, Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN
Jakel, Elana Program Director of the Initiative for the Study of Ukrainian Jewry at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Jones, Ryan Assistant Professor of History (tenure track), SUNY Geneseo
Koroloff, Rachel Visitor, Post-Doc Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, Boston, MA
McDonnell, Lawrence Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of History, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Seawell, Stephanie Executive Director, Illinois Labor History Society
Tallie, Tyrone Assistant Professor of African History at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia
Tate, Lessie Visiting Professor, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas


Name Institution
Baum, Jacob Assistant Professor, Texas Tech.
Gaffney, Nick Full-time Instructor, North Virginia Community College
Galmarini, Maria Post-Doc Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Green, Sharony Assistant Professor, University of Alabama
Hartman, Ian Assistant Professor, University of Alaska-Anchorage
Holmes, Kwame Assistant Professor, University of Colorado
Jones, Ryan Lecturer, Department of History, Washington University (St. Louis)
Jug, Steven Adjunct Faculty, Baylor University
Mills, Brandon Lecturer, University of Colorado-Denver
Onaci, Edward Assistant Professor, Ursinus College
Rodriguez'G, Karen Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Research, University of IL Urbana-Champaign
Smith, Troy Assistant Professor, Tennessee Tech University
Thompson, Carmen Full-time faculty, Portland Community College
Yates, Brian Assistant Professor, St. Joseph (PA)


Name Institution
Ahlman, Jeffrey Assistant Professor, Smith College
Bruno, Andy Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University
Buric, Fedja Assistant Professor, Bellarmine University
Dills, Randy Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
Galmarini, Maria Assistant Professor, James Madison University
Hobson, Maurice Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Howard, Ashley Assistant Professor, Loyola University, New Orleans
Jones, Ryan Visiting Assistant Professor, Colby College
Kozlowski, Jason Assistant Professor, University of West Virginia (Labor Institute)
Pimblott, Kerry Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming
Praylow, Perzavia Assistant Professor, Augusta State University







Name Institution
Guiliano, Jennifer Assistant Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, Univ. of Maryland
Hartman, Ian Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage
Hobson, Maurice Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Holmes, Kwane Post Doctoral Fellow, Carter G. Woodson Center, University of Virginia
Ingrassia, Brian Visiting Assisting Professor, Middle Tennessee University
Morriss, Will Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY-Brockport
Smith, Troy Visiting Assistant Professor, Tennessee Tech University


Name Institution
Ahlman, Jeffrey Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Africana Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Blunt, Nile Instructor of History, Phillips Academy, Andover
Bruno, Andy Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Florida State University
Buric, Fedja Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Chang, Jing Jing Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada
Chio, Nathan Assistant Professor, North Shore Community College (Danvers, MA)
Demshuk, Andrew Assistant Professor, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Dills, Randall Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
Du, Yongtao

Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Frohardt-Lane, Sarah

Postdoctoral Fellow, Birmingham-Southern College

Hansen, Jason Assistant Professor, Furman University, South Carolina
Harris, Lane

Lecturer, Furman University

Hartman, Ian Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Alaska
Hilton, Marjorie

Assistant Professor, Murray State University, Kentucky

Hobson, Maurice Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Hoffman, Brian Visiting Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University
Holmes, Kwame Postdoctoral Fellow, Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American Studies, University of Virginia
Israel, Larry Assistant Professor, Macon State College
Kozlowski, Jason Visiting Assistant Professor, University of South Florida
Kohler-Hausmann, Julilly Assistant Professor, Cornell University
Mackaman, Thomas Assistant Professor, King's College, Pennsylvania
Mills, Brandon Lecturer, McGill University
Mitchell, Rebecca Postdoctoral Fellow, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University of Ohio
Shimizu, Akira Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis
Skidmore, Emily Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University
Tegegne, Habtamu, Assistant Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University
Tillman, Ellen Assistant Professor, Texas State University
Yates, Brian Assistant Professor, Marist College


Name Institution
Bravo, Anita Faculty, Rock Valley College
Dills, Randall Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Ford, Eileen   Assistant Professor, California State-Los Angeles
Guiliano, Jennifer Research Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina
Hansen, Jason Visiting Assistant Professor, Western Washington University
Hobson, Maurice Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi
Kinsey, Danielle

Assistant Professor, Carleton University (Ottawa)

Phoenix, Karen E. Visiting Lecturer, Georgia State University
Tillman, Ellen Visiting Assistant Professor, U.S. Military Academy, West Point
Williams-Black, Joy

Assistant Professor, Guilford College


Name Institution
Brian, Amanda (Modern Europe) Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University
Corrado, Sharyl (Russia) Assistant Professor, Peperdine University
Fraser, Erica (Russia) Assistant Professor, Goucher College
Hill, Karlos (African American) Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University
Hobson, Maurice (African American) Postdoctoral Fellow, W.E.B. DuBois Center, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Hoffman, Brian (US) Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California-San Francisco
Iddrisu, Abdulai (Africa) Assistant Professor, St. Olaf College
Kyong-McClain, Jeffrey (China) Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas
Morris, William (Modern Europe) Visiting Assistant Professor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Yates, Brian (Africa) Postdoctoral Fellow, Oberlin College


Name Institution
Clarke, Nathan (Latin America) Assistant Professor, Minnesota State University--Moorhead
Cooley, Will (US) Assistant Professor, Walsh University
Droubie, Paul (Japan) Assistant Professor, Manhattan College
Ford, Eileen (Latin America) Assistant Professor, California State University - Los Angeles
Hall, Bruce(Africa) Associate Professor, Duke University
Ingrassia, Brian (US) Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Kveberg, Gregory (Russia) Adjunct faculty, Columbia College
Nolan, Andrew (US) Program Director and Lecturer, Universities at Shady Grove, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Rosenow, Michael (US) Assistant Professor, Central Arkansas University
Williams-Black, Joy (Africa) Visiting Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University


Name Institution
Auslin, Misha (Japan) Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Dominguez, Niacnor (Latin America) Assistant Professor, Boise State University
Dragastinova, Theodora (E. Europe) Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Edwards, Jennifer (Medieval Europe) Assistant Professor, Manhattan College
Higbie, Frank (Tobias) (US) Associate Professor, UCLA
Hughes, Debbie (British Empire) Instructor, University of Mississippi
Jennings, Matthew (US) Assistant Professor, Macon State University, Georgia
Moran, Michelle (US) Associate Professor, Montgomery College
Nolan, Andrew (US) Visiting Assistant Professor, Binghamton University
Stroud, Gregory (Russia) Visiting Assistant Professor, Bennington College
Varga-Harris, Christine (Russia) Assistant Professor, Illinois State University
Van Deusen, Nancy (Latin America) Associate Professor, Queens University


Name Institution
Binnington, Ian (US) Assistant Professor, Alleghany College, Pennsylvania
Bullard, Katherine (US) Assistant Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey
d'Erizans, Alex (Military) Assistant Professor, Manhattan Borough Community College, New York
Dominguez, Nicanor (Latin America) Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame
Dragostinova, Theodora (E. Europe) Visiting Assistant Professor, Auburn University
Du, Youngtau (China) Assistant Professor, Washburn University
Ford, Eileen (Latin America) Visiting Assistant Professor, DePaul University
Hall, Bruce (Africa) Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo
Hageman, Steven (US) Assistant Professor, William Woods University
Miller, Elisa (US) Assistant Professor, Rhode Island College
Satterfield, George (US) Assistant Professor, Hawaii Pacific University
Scarboro, Chris (E. Europe) Assistant Professor, King’s College
Tebbe, Jason (Modern Europe) Visiting Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University
Wynn, Kerry (US) Visiting Assistant Professor, Washburn University