Recent Ph.D.s and Placements
This page lists recent Ph.D.s awarded and placement information.
"Civilizing the World": Progressive Religion and Politics from Chicago to the Middle East, 1890-1925”
“Peasants into Farmers: The Jeunesse agricole catholique and the Modernization of Rural France, 1930-1960”
“Union Made: Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago”
"Unido a la Historia por Fecunda y Viril Tradicion": Race, Gender and the Military in Cold War Peru (1961-1980)”
Danielle DuBois Gottwig
“Before the Culture Wars: Conservative Protestants and the Family, 1920-1980”
“Written into the West: Print-Visions and the Revolutionary Inheritance in Early National America’s ‘Western Country”
"American Revelations: Biblical Interpretation and Criticism In America, Circa 1700-1860"
"The Religious Roots of the First Amendment: Dissenting Protestantism And the Seperation of Church and State"
"Caging the Red Menace: "Russian Immigration and Anti-Radicalism during the First Red Scare in Chicago, 1917-1921"
"Inventing" Eurasia: The Life and Ideas of Petr Nikolaevich Savitskii (1895 - 1968)"
“The Politics of Religion in Soviet-Occupied Germany: The Case of Berlin-Brandenburg 1945-1949"
"Our Country:' Northern Evangelicals and the Nation in the Civil War and its Aftermath"
"Negroes for Sale": The Slave Trade in Antebellum Kentucky"
"The Social Structures and Cultural Politics of the Irish Civil War"
"Labor's Desert: Mexican Workers, Unions and Entreprenerial Conservatism in Arizona, 1917-1972"
"Searching for Slavery: Slavery and Freedom in the Ohio River Valley Borderland, 1787-1850"
"Left Behind" The Evangelical Left and the Limits of Evangelical Politics"
Tammy Van Dyken
"In the Sweet Bye and Bye"
"Student Idealist and the Spector of Natural Science, 1870 - 1910"
"Reconcilliation in Occupied Germany, 1944 - 1954"
"In the Shadow of the Eagle's Wings: The effects of removal on the unremoved Potawatomi"
“Sicily and the Medieval Mediterranean: Communication Networks and Inter-regional Exchange”
“Unmade: Manhood and Self-Making in the American Civil War”
“Consumed: Reuben A. Torrey and the Creation of Corporate Fundamentalism, 1880-1930”
"La Grande Muette': Gender, Race, and Anti-Republicanism in the French Army, 1918-1934"
"Religion, Race and Rights in Catholic Louisiana, 1938-1970"
“Mixing the Chalice: the Formation of Christian Identity in Early Medieval Bavaria”
“Patriotism and Piety: The Religious Dimension of Federalist Political Culture”
“Thomas L. Kane and the Culture of Reform”
“Spiritual Capital: Religion, Wealth, and Social Status in Philadelphia, 1880-1950”
"Polemical Pain: Slavery, Suffering, and Sympathy in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Moral Debate"
"From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Southernization of Southern California, 1939-1969"
"Writing Legitimacy: Gender and Conduct in the Book of the Knight of the Tower"
Kristin Kobes DuMez
"The Forgotten Woman's Bible: Katharine Bushnell, Lee Anna Starr, Madeline Southard, and the Construction of a Woman-Centered Protestantism in America, 1870-1930"
"The Intellectual Origins and Original Understanding of the Religious Liberty Provisions"
"Warfare, the Royal Image, and National Identity: Succession and Propaganda During the Hundred Years War, 1337-1422"
"Hell with the Lid Taken Off: A Cultural History of Air Pollution - Pittsburgh"
"The Rise and Fall of the Garvey Movement in the Urban South, 1918-1942"
"Between Heaven and Harvard: Protestantism and the American Boarding School Experience, 1778-1940"
"Cooperation, Compromise and Conflict Avoidance: Family Relationships in the House of Andechs, CA. 1100-1204"
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Mob: Violence Against Religious Outsiders in the U.S. South, 1865-1910"
"Religious Conflict and Social Order in Nineteenth-Century Russia: Orthodoxy and the Protestant Challenge, 1812-1905"
"The Formation of Christian Europe: Baptism under the Carolingians"
"Selling Jesus to Modern America: Campus Crusade For Christ, Evangelical Culture, and Conservative Politics"
"'The Bond of Union': The Old School Presbyterian Church and the American Nation"
"Education and Civilization in the French Third Republic: The University of Saint-Joseph, 1875-1914"
Directed by Thomas Kselman
Heath Carter, Assistant Professor, Valparaiso University (IN)
Martina Cucchiara, Assistant Professor, Bluffton University (OH)
Melinda Grimsley-Smith, Coordinator of International Scholarships, Western Kentucky University
Amber Handy, Assistant Professor, Mississippi University for Women
Lourdes Hurtado, Assistant Professor, Franklin College (IN)
Stephen Molvarec (ABD), Jesuit Novitiate
Sheila Nowinski, Assistant Professor, Siena Heights University (MI)
Glen Ryland (ABD), Assistant Professor, Mount Royal University (Canada)
Charles Strauss, Assistant Professor, Mount St. Mary’s University (MD)
Danielle DuBois, Archivist, National Archives
Andrea Turpin, Assistant Professor, Baylor University (TX)
Nicholas Miller, Associate Professor, Andrews University (MI)
Martin Beisswenger, Moscow State University
Sean Brennan, Assistant Professor, University of Scranton (PA)
Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Professor, FL Community College-Jacksonville
Gavin Foster, Assistant Professor, Concordia University (CN)
Michael Lee, Assistant Professor, Eastern University (PA)
Grant Brodrecht, Director, The Geneva School (FL)
Angel Cortes, Assistant Professor, Holy Cross College (IN)
Steven Schroeder, Assistant Professor, University of Fraser Valley (CN)
William Secunda, University of Michigan
David Swartz, Assistant Professor, Asbury University (KY)
Sarah Davis-Secord, Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Arlington
Michael DeGruccio, Assistant Professor, St. Peter’s College (NJ)
Andrew Orr, Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University (TX)
Justin Poche, Assistant Professor, College of Holy Cross (MA)
Jonathan Den Hartog, Assistant Professor, Northwestern College (MN)
Matthew Grow, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Indiana
Tomasz Rzeznik, Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University (NJ)
John Turner, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Alabama
Samy Zaka, Assistant Professor, Rock Valley College (IL)
Margaret Abruzzo, Associate Profesor, University of Alabama
Darren Dochuk, Associate Professor, Purdue University (IN)
Laura Dull, Associate Professor, Delta College (MI)
Kristin DuMez, Associate Professor, Calvin College (MI)
Jonathan Lyon, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
Patrick Mason, Associate Professor, Claremont Graduate University (CA)
Richard Bademan, Director, MacLaurin Institute (MN)
Claudrena Harold, Associate Professor, University of Virginia
Frederick Jordan, Dep’t Chair, Woodberry Forest School (VA)
Mark McCarthy, Dep’t Chair, Montreat College (NC)
Marcus Meuwese, Associate Professor, University of Winnipeg (CN)