History Department Graduate Student Directory 2009-2010
 

Name

Email

Data

Tom Alter talter3@uic.edu B.A. in History, Indiana University-Bloomington
M.A. in History, Texas State University-San Marcos Interests: North American Farm-Labor Politics

Stephanie L. Baker

slbaker@uic.edu

B.A. in History from Auburn University, M.A. in History from Brown University; Areas of Interest: Latin America, Mexico, Diplomatic History, Immigration

Katie Batza

cbatza1@uic.edu

B.A. and M.A. in History from Johns Hopkins University; Areas of Interest: Modern American Social History, Gay and Lesbian, Health, Women and Urban History

Aaron Max Berkowitz

aberko1@uic.edu

B.A. in Classics and M.A. in History from University of Illinois Chicago; Areas of Interest: US, Cold War, American Conservatism, Anti-Communism

Lauren Braun

lbraun3@uic.edu

B.A. in History from College of William and Mary; M.A. in American History from University of Illinois at Chicago; Areas of Interest: The global south, immigration and ethnic history, agricultural labor.

Dan Brunsvold

danbrunsvold@gmail.com

B.A. in History from UIC; Areas of Interest: US, Labor and Working Class History

Mark Bullock

bullockus73@hotmail.com

B.A. and M.A. in History from University of Illinois Chicago; Areas of Interest: Modern Europe, Modern Germany, Women and Gender, Labor

Theresa Christensen-Caballero

tchris1@uic.edu

B.A. in History and Women's Studies from University of California at Santa Barbara; Areas of Interest:  Latino/a History, Mexican-American Beauty Culture, U.S. Women's History

Anna Coyle

acoyle2@uic.edu

BA in German, Georgia State University
Interests: China, Colonialism, History of Medicine

Cory Davis

cdavis26@uic.edu

B.A. and M.A. in History from University of Missouri-Columbia; Areas of Interest: US, Business, Labor and Political Economy

Juanita Del Toro

jdelto1@uic.edu

B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Spanish from University of California, Riverside, M.A. in Latin American Studies from California State University, Los Angeles; Areas of Interests: Latin America, Central America, Mexican-American/ Chicana(o)

Tom Dorrance

tdorra2@uic.edu

B.A. in History from UC Berkeley, M.A. in History from San Francisco State University; Areas of Interest: US, Progressive Era and New Deal

Josh Fennell

jfenne1@uic.edu

B.A in History from the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Areas of Interest: Modern American Labor, Gender and Women’s History

Julie Fountain

jfount2@uic.edu

BA in History/Classics, Northwestern University Interests: Modern Britain, women's military service

Sarah Goldberger

sgoldb1@uic.edu

B.A. in History from University of Iowa and M.A. in Early American History from Old Dominican University; Areas of Interest: US History, Southern History, Early Modern Europe

Michael Goode

 

B.A. from Goshen College; Area of Interest: Early Modern British Atlantic World

Dan Harper

dharpe2@uic.edu

B.A. in History and French from Colorado State University, M.A. in History from University of Colorado at Boulder; Areas of Interest: Class Formation, the State, Poetry, Populism

Beth Browning Jacobs

browning.beth@gmail.com

Ph.D. in English, UIC
M.A. Linguistics, UIC
M.A. Philosophy, UIC
M.Ed. American International University
B.A. Philosophy, Miami University
Interests: Medieval Religious and Legal History

Catherine Jacquet

cjacqu1@uic.edu

B.A. in History and French from University of Connecticut, M.A. in History from UIC; Area of Interest: US Women’s History

Karen Johnson

karenjoyfricke@gmail.com

B.A. in History from Carleton College and M.A. in Christian Thought from Trinity International University; Area of Interest: History of race and ethnic relations in Chicago

Lara Kelland

lkella1@uic.edu

B.A. in American Studies and Cultural Studies from University of Minnesota, M.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities from University of Chicago; Areas of Interest: Public History, American Cultural History

Michal Kwiecien

michaelkw37@comcast.net

B.A. from UIC; Areas of Interest: Eastern European/Polish history, communism and nationalism, gender and sexuality, nation building, ethnic cleansing, and Stalinism

Emily LaBarbera-Twarog

elabar1@uic.edu

B.A. in Women’s Studies and M.A. in Labor Studies from University of Massachusetts Amherst; Areas of Interest: US History (Immigration), Labor History, Women’s History, Progressive Era, Great Depression, working class women’s activism

Gwynne Langley

glangley@gmail.com

B.A. in History and English from Scripps College, M.A. in History and Museum Education from Tufts University; Area of Interest: 19th century U.S. communal and reform movements

Joseph Lipari

joeylipari@hotmail.com

B.A. in Anthropology from Louisiana State University; Areas of Interest: African-American, Racial/State Violence

Corinne Louw

corinnelow@hotmail.com

B.A. in Graphic Design from Potchefstruom University, South Africa and M.A. in Art History from University of Illinois Chicago; Areas of Interest: Africa (Southern Africa) Women and Gender Studies, WRGUW

Allison O’Mahen Malcom

aomahe1@uic.edu

B.A. in History and Music from Knox College, M.A. in History from UIC; Areas of Interest: US, 19th Century Nativism and Anti-Catholicism

William P. Malone

wmalon1@uic.edu

B.A. in Spanish from Loyola University, M.A. in History from University of Chicago; Areas of Interest: Latin America, World, Cultural History

Jeff Nichols

jnicho6@uic.edu

B.A. in History and English from University of Iowa; Area of Interest: Chicago history

Jenna Nigro

jnigro2@uic.edu

B.A. in History and French from Allegheny College, M.A. in French Studies from N.Y.U.;
Areas of Interest:
Modern France, Senegal, Colonialism

Anne Parsons

aparso2@uic.edu

B.A. in Classics from Smith College, M.A. in History from N.Y.U.; Areas of Interest: US, Gender & Sexuality, Public History

Lisa Penn

lisampenn@yahoo.com

B.A. from University of Texas-Austin, M.A. from Purdue University; Areas of Interest: African American and AfroCaribbean History

Charles Perry

imaginarytruths@yahoo.com

BA in International Studies from the University of North Florida
MA in History from the University of Utah
Interests: Recent U.S., Sexuality, Cultural Politics

Ben Peterson

bpeter6@uic.edu

B.A. in History and Politics at Willamette University; Areas of Interest: US, Labor, Progressive Era

Adrienne Phelps Coco

aphelp2@uic.edu

B.A. in History of Vassar College; Areas of Interest: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century U.S. History, Gender and Disability

Wayne Ratzlaff

wratzl2@uic.edu

B.S.E. Social Sciences, Emporia State University; M.A. in History, UIC
Areas of Interest:
Modern American History, World History

Maria M. Ritzema

mritze1@uic.edu

B.A. in Telecommunications from Michigan State University,
M.A. in Urban Planning from UIC;
Area of Interest:
South Asia, Sri Lanka, Diaspora

John Rosen

jrosen2@uic.edu

B.A. in Modern European History from UC Santa Cruz, M.A. in U.S. History from San Francisco State University; Areas of Interest: U.S. 19th and 20th Centuries, Politics, Labor, Race

Tim Soriano

gorbls@comcast.net

B.A. in Political Science from the University of Mississippi and M.A. in History from DePaul University; Areas of Interest: West Africa and Modern France

Peter Strickland

pstric2@uic.edu

BA Carleton College, History
MA Loyola University Chicago, History
Interests: Modern Ireland and British Empire

Christopher van den Berge

cvande3@uic.edu

B.A. in History from UIC;
Areas of Interest:
Early Modern Europe, Imperial China

John Webb

 

B.A. in African American History from Eastern Illinois University, M.A. in Inner City Studies Education from NEIU, and M.A. in History from UIC; Areas of Interest: 20th Century African American Political History, Social Transformation Movements, Critical Race Theory

Benn Williams

bwilli7@uic.edu

B.A. from North Central College, MA. From University of Illinois at Chicago; Area of Interest: Modern Europe (comparative, Holocaust, food)

Gregory Wilson

 

B.A. and M.A. in United States History James Madison University; Areas of Interest: 19th Century African American Urban and Labor History



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