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

Current Graduate Students

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Carter Barnwell

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Modern Europe, Spanish History, Politics and Culture; Frontiers and Borderlands; Intellectual History

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Ramona L. Caplan

PhD Student - email

Education: M.A. University of New Mexico, American Western History; B.A. University of New Mexico, History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: American Western History

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Rachael Cassidy

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: The American West

Marcus Castillo

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Concentrations in Modern Eastern Europe and Asia; interested in Russia and the Middle East; emphasis on politics, culture, international law and geopolitics

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James Michael Creighton

MA Student 

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medieval History, History of Christianity, Crusades, Medieval interrelations between cultures and religions, Ancient History (particularly focusing on Roman History)

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Margaret  DePond

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: American West, Women, Gender, and Sexuality, California History, Leisure and Tourism.

Elena Friot

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Modern United States, War and Society, Memory and Commemoration, Digital Humanities

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Olivia Gannon

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. The University of New Mexico, History and Spanish

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Crusades, Christian-Jewish-Muslim interactions, medieval Gaul and England, Anglo-Saxon kingship

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Susan Garcia

PhD Student - email

Education: M.A. University of New Mexico; B.A. University of New Mexico

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: European, Medieval, Early Modern; War and Society

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James V. Gleason

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. The University of New Mexico, History and Political Science

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Modern Europe in relation to the African diaspora and postcolonial identities;French History; the intersections of race, ethnicity, politics and culture

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Zonnie M. Gorman

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Native American/U.S. West, Native Masculinity and War, 20th Century U.S. Military History, WWII

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Kristen Griego

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. The University of New Mexico, Chemistry

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: History of Science and Education, Medieval History, Religious History, Epistemology

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Joseph Paul Hall-Patton

PhD Student - email

Education: B.A. University of Nevada, Las Vegas; M.A. California Polytechnic State University

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: American West, American violence, local history, public history

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Reilly Hatch

PhD Student - email

Education: B.A. Brigham Young University; M.A. Texas Christian University

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: The American Southwest; Borderlands; Indian and Hispanic societies in the Spanish Empire's Far North; Environmental History; Violence, Theft, and Slavery in 17th and 18th Century New Mexico

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Carolynn Hojnowski

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. The University of New Mexico, History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Early-Modern Europe, England, France, culture, women and gender, social history

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Alexandro Jara

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: 20th Century Urban History, Latino History, Transnational and Immigration History

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Nicolas Kennedy

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. University of New Mexico, History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: United States, Modern Europe, and political, economic, labor, and socialist history

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Barbara Korbal

PhD Student - email

Education: M.A. Purdue University, American Studies; B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, English and Theatre (Double Major)

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: U.S. History; Gender, Sexuality, Race and Class Formation and Social Protest in the U.S.; Feminist Studies; Archive Theory and Practice

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Steven R. Kostelecky

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Modern U.S. History: Radio, Politics, and Culture

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Cameron Langner

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: American and Latin American History

Michael Sean Limmer

MA Student - email

Education: BA University of New Mexico, Anthropology and History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Creolization in late antiquity and the early middle ages, Roman culture and influence post-476, European identity in the post-Roman west

Jairo Marshall

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Family and Childhood in the U.S. West

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Michelle M. Martin

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: United States History to 1877, Race/Ethnicity and Gender in the American West and the Indian Territory, American Indian History, Public History. Michelle is also the founder and author of history blog, Adventures in History.

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Dylan Maynard

PhD Student - email

Education: B.A. Monmouth University; M.A. New York University

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Latin America; Specifically, political culture, identity, and "the right” in the Southern Cone

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Chase H. McCarter

PhD Student - email

Education: M.A. University of Alabama, History; B.A. University of Alabama, History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Brazil; U.S. South; 19th Century U.S./Latin American Relations; Transnational History; Cultural History; Ex-Confederate Diaspora to Latin America

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Guy McClellan

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: US West and Environmental History

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Edrea Mendoza

PhD Student - email

Education: M.A. Louisiana State University, History, B.A. University of Denver, History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Latin America, Mexico, Mexican women's history, borderlands history, gender, race and , class in the Mexican Revolution, women in the Mexican Revolution

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Todd Morrison

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Historical archaeology, Late Antiquity, Celtic and Germanic peoples, the Early Middle Ages, Medieval and Early Modern Britain, and Eurasian nomads

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Kaveh Mowahed

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medicine, mental illness, and public health in the American Southwest in the 19th and 20th centuries; Native and environmental histories; using accessible mediums to reach broad audiences

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Carlyn N. Pinkins

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: U.S. since 1877, Race and Ethnicity, 20th Century American Indian History, African -Americans in the Southwest

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Andrej Radic

PhD Student - email

Education: B.S. University of California, Chemistry; M.A. San Diego State University, History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Politics and Economy, War and Society, Race and Ethnicity

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Angela Reiniche

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Social and Environmental Histories of the North American West, Cultural Landscapes of Medicine and Tourism, Women and Gender, Historic Preservation, and Digital Humanities

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John William Simila

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. St. Cloud State University, History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medieval Monasticism, Early Jewish-Christian Relations, Zionist Thought, Anti-semitic Iconography

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Lean Sweeney

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Race and Ethnicity in Latin America, Space and Violence in Latin America, Latin American Borderlands, Indigenous Mexico, Crime and Criminality in Modern Latin America, Latin American Popular Culture, Human Rights in Latin America

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Joseph Ukockis

PhD Student 

Education: M.A. Northern Arizona University; B.A. University of Arizona

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: U.S. West and Borderlands; Labor and Environment; Race, Ethnicity, and Idenity; Violence

Eden Vigil

MA Student - email

Education: BA UNM Intercultural Communications and History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Christian-Islamic-Jewish intercultural relations, crusades and counter-crusades, medieval Arabic historiography

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Marie  von Haas

PhD Student - email

Education: MA University of Colorado, Denver, Global History, American West BA University of Colorado, Denver , International Studies

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Transpacific Immigration History; U.S. History before and after 1877; and World War I & II