Department of History

MSC06 3760
Mesa Vista Hall , Room 1104
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 277-2451
Fax: (505) 277-6023

Graduates - 2000's

Ablard, Jonathan D.

Dissertation Title: "Madness in Buenos Aires: Psychiatry, Society, and the State in Modern Argentina"

Advisor: Hall, Linda B.
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Andres, Benny J.

Dissertation Title: "Power and Control in Imperial Valley, California: Nature, Agribusiness, Labor, and Race Relations, 1900-40"

Advisor: None given
Dissertation Completed: 2003

Barrera, B. James

Dissertation Title: "'We Want Better Education!' The Chicano Student Movement for Educational Reform in South Texas, 1968-72"

Advisor: Reyes, Barbara
Dissertation Completed: 2007
Current Placement: Associate Professor, South Texas College

Bello, Robert

Dissertation Title: "Barcelona, 1936-45: Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Historical Memory"

Advisor: Slaughter, Jane
Dissertation Completed: 2005
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Elmhurst College

Black, Chad

Dissertation Title: "Between Prescription and Practice: Governance, Legal Culture, and Gender in Quito, 1765-1830"

Advisor: Gauderman, Kimberly
Dissertation Completed: 2006
Current Placement: Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

Bramwell, Lincoln L.

Dissertation Title: "Wilderburbs: Nature, Culture, and the Rise of Rural Development in the Rocky Mountain West, 1960-2000"

Advisor: Hutton, Paul
Dissertation Completed: 2007
Current Placement: Chief Historian, U.S. Forest Service

Cain, Ellen

Dissertation Title: "God Grace, and Government: Taylor and Mary Early in the American Southwest, 1874-1881"

Advisor: Slaughter, M. Jane
Dissertation Completed: 2001

Carnett, Daniel R.

Dissertation Title: "A History of Southern Baptists in New Mexico, 1938-1995"

Advisor: Szasz, Ferenc M.
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Carriedo, Robert

Dissertation Title: "The Man Who Tamed Mexico's Tiger: General Joaquin and the Professionalization of Mexico's Revolutionary Army"

Advisor: Hall, Linda
Dissertation Completed: 2005
Current Placement: Officer USAF, United States Federal Government

Culhane, Jolane

Dissertation Title: "Carey McWilliams: An Intellectual Biography"

Advisor: Etulain, Richard W.
Dissertation Completed: 2001

Dorsey, Janine D.

Dissertation Title: "Episcopal Women Missionaries in Interior Alaska, 1894-1922"

Advisor: Szasz, Ferenc M.
Dissertation Completed: 2008

Erickson, Bruce A.

Dissertation Title: "Violence and Manhood: Military Culture on the Northern Frontier of Colonial New Spain"

Advisor: Hall, Linda B.
Dissertation Completed: 2001

Ericson, Brenda

Dissertation Title: "The Making of an Ally: Chiang Kai-shek and American Foreign Policy, 1936-41"

Advisor: Pugach, Noel
Dissertation Completed: 2004
Current Placement: Teacher, Maggie L. Walker Governor's School

Featherston, Judy

Dissertation Title: "The Development of the Tile Industry in New Spain"

Advisor: Hall, Linda B.
Dissertation Completed: 2007

Gardner, Dudley

Dissertation Title: "Two Paths One Destiny: A Comparison of Chinese Households and Communities in Alberta, British Columbia, Montana, and Wyoming, 1848-1910"

Advisor: Etulain, Richard W.
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Gjeltema, Bruce

Dissertation Title: "Jacob Casimera Morgan and the Emerging Authentic Navajo Voice"

Advisor: Connell-Szasz, Margaret
Dissertation Completed: 2005
Current Placement: Associate Professor, University of New Mexico-Gallup

Herrera, Carlos

Dissertation Title: "The King's Governor: Juan Bautista de Anze and Bourbon New Mexico in the Era of Imperial Reform, 1778-1788"

Advisor: Truett, Samuel J.
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Herron, John

Dissertation Title: "The Reality of Living: Science, Gender and Nature in American Culture, 1865-1965"

Advisor: Scharff, Virginia
Dissertation Completed: 2001

Hinck, Laurie S.

Dissertation Title: "Jackson Hole, Wyoming"

Advisor: Scharff, Virginia
Dissertation Completed: 2009
Current Placement: Co-owner, Silvertip Mountain Center shop

Howard, Nancy Jill

Dissertation Title: "Native American Cultural Brokers"

Advisor: Connell Szasz, Margaret
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Hughes, Scott

Dissertation Title: "The Unclosed Circle: Los Alamos and the Human and Environmental Legacy of the Atom, 1943-1963"

Advisor: Szasz, Ferenc M.
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Jager, Rebecca

Dissertation Title: "Native Women as Culture Brokers"

Advisor: Hutton, Paul A.
Dissertation Completed: 2007
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Idaho

James, Pamela

Dissertation Title: "Wartime on the Homefront: Women in New Mexico, 1939-1945"

Advisor: Szasz, Ferenc M.
Dissertation Completed: 2001

Karmen, Abbe

Dissertation Title: "U.S. Real Estate History"

Advisor: Scharff, Virginia
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Key, David

Dissertation Title: "Progressivism and Imperialism in the American Southwest, 1880-1912"

Advisor: Connell-Szasz, Margaret and David Farber
Dissertation Completed: 2006
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Tusculum College

Kleiner, Catherine

Dissertation Title: "Doin' It for Themselves: Lesbian Land Communities in Oregon, 1970-95"

Advisor: None given
Dissertation Completed: 2003

Klimek, Kimberly

Dissertation Title: "Eve, Mary, and the Amazons: The Writings of Women within History and its Relation to the European Intellectual Culture, 950-1150"

Advisor: Steen, Charlie R.
Dissertation Completed: 2009
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Loomis, Erik S.

Dissertation Title: "Environment and Work in the Pacific Northwest Lumber Industry, 1800-1940"

Advisor: Scharff, Virginia
Dissertation Completed: 2008
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island

Loosbrock, Richard D.

Dissertation Title: "Living with the Octopus: Life, Work, and Community in a Western Railroad Town"

Advisor: Connell-Szasz, Margaret and Elizabeth Jameson
Dissertation Completed: 2005
Current Placement: Associate Professor of History, Adams State University

Macmahon, Sandra

Dissertation Title: "Tuberculosis, the Navajos, and Western Healthcare Providers, 1920-60"

Advisor: None given
Dissertation Completed: 2003

Marioon, Javier

Dissertation Title: "Caciques y Caudillos: Indigenous Participation in the Andean Wars of Independence"

Advisor: Bieber, Judy
Dissertation Completed: 2004
Current Placement: Department Chair, Associate Professor of History, Emmanuel College

Martin, James W.

Dissertation Title: "Cultures of Business, Work and Leisure in the United Fruit Company's Caribbean, 1880-1940"

Advisor: Hall, Linda B.
Dissertation Completed: 2008
Current Placement: Associate Professor, Montana State University

McDonald, Dedra S.

Dissertation Title: "Negotiated Conquests: Domestic Servants and Gender in the Spanish and Mexican Borderlands, 1598-1860"

Advisor: Jameson
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Morely Mattivi, Judith

Dissertation Title: "Making History: Historic Preservatic and the Creation of Western Civic Identity"

Advisor: Scharff, Virginia
Dissertation Completed: 2002

Richards, Barbara

Dissertation Title: "Imagining the Political: El Taller De Grafica Popular in Mexico, 1934-49"

Advisor: Hall, Linda B.
Dissertation Completed: 2002

Roche, Jeffrey

Dissertation Title: "Origins of the New Right: High Plains Political Culture"

Advisor: None given
Dissertation Completed: 2001

Ross, Lia

Dissertation Title: "Revisiting Decadence: Interpersonal Relationships in 15th-Century Historical Narrative of France, Burgundy, and England"

Advisor: Rubenstein, Jay
Dissertation Completed: 2004

Sanders, Jeffrey C.

Dissertation Title: "Inventing Ecotopia: Nature, Culture, and Urbanism in Postwar Seattle, 1955-85"

Advisor: Scharff, Virginia
Dissertation Completed: 2005
Current Placement: Associate Professor of History, Washington State University

Schlatter, Evelyn A.

Dissertation Title: "Aryan Cowboys, White Supremacists: Ideology and the Search for a New Frontier, 1960-1995"

Advisor: Jameson
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Scott, Amy L.

Dissertation Title: "The Republic of Boulder: Hippie Haven to Hipeoisie"

Advisor: Scharff, Virginia and Farber, David
Dissertation Completed: 2007
Current Placement: Associate Professor and Director of Women's Studies Program, Bradley University

Shreve, Bradley

Dissertation Title: "Red Power Rising: The Origins of Pan-Indian Activism, 1944-69"

Advisor: Connell Szasz, Margaret
Dissertation Completed: 2007
Current Placement: Managing Editor, Tribal College Journal, American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Sippial, Tiffany

Dissertation Title: "Desiring Nation: Prostitution and the Struggle for a Cuban Identity, 1870-1920"

Advisor: Hutchison, Elizabeth Q.
Dissertation Completed: 2007
Current Placement: Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies, Auburn University

Solomon, Carlos

Dissertation Title: "California Son: The Life of Pio Pico"

Advisor: None given
Dissertation Completed: 2003

Sommer, Barbara A.

Dissertation Title: "Negotiated Settlements: Native Amazonians and Portuguese Policy in Para, Brazil, 1758-1798"

Advisor: Bieber, Judy
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Stamatov, Suzanne

Dissertation Title: "Family, Kin, and Community in Colonial New Mexico"

Advisor: Hall, Linda
Dissertation Completed: 2004

Sullivan, Michael A.

Dissertation Title: "Healing bodies and Saving the Race: Women, Public Health, Eugenics, and Sexuality, 1890-1950"

Advisor: Slaughter, M. Jane
Dissertation Completed: 2002

Thomas , Tiffany

Dissertation Title: "Desiring Nation: Prostitution, Modernity, and Citizenship in Cuba, 1840-1920"

Advisor: Hutchison, Elizabeth
Dissertation Completed: 2007

Van Valen, Gary

Dissertation Title: "The Ventriloquist Messiah and His Follower? Mojo Indian Responses to the Rubber Boom in Eastern Bolivia, 1860-1930"

Advisor: None given
Dissertation Completed: 2003

Watson, Carolyn E.

Dissertation Title: "Citizenship, Religion, and Revolution in Cuba"

Advisor: Hutchison, Elizabeth Q.
Dissertation Completed: 2009
Current Placement: Interim Settlement Counselor, Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Independent Researcher; Freelance Translator

Wehrenpfennig, Joerg

Dissertation Title: "The Limits of Accommodation: How Khrushchev, Ulbrich, and the Western Allies Failed to Neutralize West Berlin, 1958-60"

Advisor: Pugach, Noel
Dissertation Completed: 2004

Weixelman, Joseph O.

Dissertation Title: "Hidden Heritage: Pueblo Indians, National Parks, and the Myth of the Vanishing Anasazi"

Advisor: Connell-Szasz, Margaret
Dissertation Completed: 2004
Current Placement: Associate Professor, Wayne State College

Will de Chaparro, Martina E.

Dissertation Title: "God Gives and God Takes Away: Death and Dying in Colonial New Mexico, 1760-1850"

Advisor: Hall, Linda B.
Dissertation Completed: 2000

Williams, Robert

Dissertation Title: "'Saving Radieance': U.S.-Broadcast Reformers, ETV, and the Invention of National Public Television"

Advisor: Farber, David
Dissertation Completed: 2001

Ye, Lin

Dissertation Title: "In China's Shadow: United States Foreign Policy toward Hong Kong, 1945-1972"

Advisor: Pugach, Noel H.
Dissertation Completed: 2001