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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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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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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:   American West, race and religion in Progressive-Era America, Mormon history, American Indian 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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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: Argentina and Central America; Cold War Militaries; International Counterinsurgency Networks; and Gender & Sexuality.

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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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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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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 Identity; 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