Alumni and Student Accomplishments 2021
Our current History students and alumni are ending 2021 with a bang-let’s take a look at their incredible achievements!
Kathy Feeley (PhD 2004) has been named Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Redlands and has recently published “Listening Her Way to an Historic Victory: On Hillary Clinton’s 1999-2000 Senate Campaign,” in The Hillary Effect: Perspectives on Clinton’s Legacy and “‘The Great and Important Thing in Her Life’: Depicting Female Labor and Ambition in 1920s and 1930s U.S. Movie Magazines,” in Mapping Movie Magazines
Carl Lindskoog (PhD 2013) published his article, “Violence and Racism Against Haitians Was Never Limited to Agents on Horseback”, in The Washington Post, September 30th, 2021. He also joined Migration Scholar Collaborative (MiSC) (www.migrationscholarcollaborative.com) and co-authored this piece with fellow MiSC member Elliott Young: “Abolish Migrant Prisons: A Manifesto”, Public Books, July 6, 2021.
Timothy Lynch (PhD, 2004), the current Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Queensborough Community College, has just been named as the Interim President of the College of Staten Island.
Kat Mahaney (PhD, 2018) is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki.
Logan McBride (PhD, 2018) was hired as a Distinguished Lecturer at Macaulay Honors College, CUNY.
Stanly Mirvis (PhD, 2013) was promoted to Associate Professor at Arizona State University.
Diana Moore (PhD, 2018) has had her book Revolutionary Domesticity in the Italian Risorgimento Transnational Victorian Feminism, 1850–1890 published by Palgrave.
Laura J. Ping (PhD, 2018) was the David Jaffee Visual and Material Culture Fellow at the American Antiquarian. She is a NEH Postdoctoral fellow at The Library Company of Philadelphia . Laura also received a Gilder Lehrman Institute scholarly fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year. In 2022 she will be a Diamonstein-Spielvogel Fellow at the New York Public Library. Laura’s blog post “Insurrections Old and New: Teaching Perspective on the Events of January 6, 2021,” was published in Muster: How the Past Informs the Present, the Journal of the Civil War Era in 2021. Her article “A Tale of Two Bloomer Costumes: What Mary Stickley and Meriva Carpenter’s Bloomers Reveal About Nineteenth-Century Dress Reform.” was published in Dress, the Journal of the Costume Society of America. In April 2022 she will be speaking at the Library Company of Philadelphia’s Fireside Chat Series.
Luke Reynolds (PhD, 2019) accepted a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut’s Stamford Campus. His first book, Who Owned Waterloo? Battle, Memory, and Myth in British History, 1815-1852 will be published by Oxford University Press in June 2022.
Andrew DJ Shield (PhD 2015) published “Queer Migration and Digital Media” in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. His research was animated by Leiden University, where he is Assistant Professor of Migration History.
Branko Van Oppen (PhD, 2007) recently published his co-edited conference paper, “Hellenistic Sealings & Archives: Proceedings of The Edfu Connection, An International Conference”
Antonella Vitale (PhD, 2020) is the Co-founder/Deputy Director of Girls Saturday Academy.
Mark B. Wilson (PhD, 2017) published Dictator: The Evolution of the Roman Dictatorship (University of Michigan Press, 2021).