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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Aleja Noel Allen

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Irish Studies in Modern European History

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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.

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Sarah Fairbanks-Loose

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medieval and Early Modern Europe, England, Witchcraft, Queenship, Power, Gendered Identities

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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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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Samantha Goodrich

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Early Modern Europe, The Middle East- 16th Century Ottoman Empire, Comparative History-Charles V and Suleyman, 16th Century Religion and Politics

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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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Danika Charmaine Grenko

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. University of New Mexico

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Military History, American History, the Civil War Era, Early and Modern Europe, WWII Era, History of Capitalism, and Borderland History

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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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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

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Natalie E. Latteri

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medieval Europe, Jewish-Christian Relations

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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Guy McClellan

PhD Student - email

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

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Austin Miller

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. University of New Mexico, 2015, Honors Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts and History

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: 18th and 19th century US West and Borderlands history with a focus on ritualized violence across frontiers and cultures; Environmental history

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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

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: U.S. West, the Southwest in the 19th and 20th centuries, Native American History, Environmental History, using nontraditional mediums to reach broad audiences

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Emily Northcutt

MA Student - email

Education: B.A. University of Oklahoma, 2016

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medieval Europe, Crusades, Religious History, Catholicism in the Middle Ages, Christian-Jewish-Muslim relations in the Middle Ages

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Victor Andrew Oneschuck

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Modern Latin American History with an emphasis on Chile, Memory Studies focusing on the relationship between memory and power, U.S. Foreign Policy

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Taylor Perk

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Modern Latin America, Cold War, Maoism, Transnationalism

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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

Laura Powell

PhD Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Latin American History, Andes, Race & Ethnicity, Politics & State Building, Indigenous People

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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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David Taylor

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Modern Latin American history

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Alice Wehling

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medieval and Early Modern England

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James White

MA Student - email

Area and Thematic Fields/Interests: Medieval History