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Recent Ph.D. Dissertations

Garrett Gatzemeyer, 2018: "Bodies for Battle: Systematic Training in the U.S. Army's Physical Culture, 1885-1958" 

Brett Bias, 2018: "Good Catholics, Bad Acts: Sacrilege, Blasphemy and Lived Religion in the Early Modern Spanish Empire"

Drew Burks, 2018: “The Persistence of Advertising Culture: Commerce and Consumers in Multi-Ethnic Galicia, 1911-1921”

Adam Newhard, 2018: “Spiritual Motherhood: Gendered Interpretations of the Spanish Laity's Religious Authority (1580-1730)”

Brian Edward Rumsey, 2018: “Littoral Limits: Flood Insurance and the Quantification of Risk in the United States, 1914-2018”

Christopher Carey, 2017: “The Bombing of the USS Cole: How U.S. Foreign and Military Policy Led to 9/11”

Nicholas Cunigan, 2017: “Mercurial Relations: Extreme Weather and Indigenous Resistance in the Dutch Atlantic”

Evgeny Grishin, 2017: “Becoming a Schismatic: The Concepts of the "Schism" and "Schismatic" in the Church and State Discourses of Seventeenth and Eighteenth-century Russia”

Taylor Hersh, 2017: “‘Many Paths in This Road of the Spirit’": The Flexibility of Women’s Religiosity in Early Modern Spain”

John Hess, 2017: “Coping with Crisis: Military Government Officials, U.S. Policy, and the Occupation of Bavaria, 1945-1949”

William Hickox, 2017: “‘An Uprising of the People’: Military Recruitment in New York State During the Civil War”

George Klaeren, 2017: “Encountering the Enlightenment: Science, Religion, and Catholic Epistemologies across the Spanish Atlantic, 1683-1813”

Amber Roberts Graham, 2017: “‘The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer’: Horsemanship as Physical Evidence of Noble Character under the Stuart Kings of England, 1603-1685”

Richard Anderson, 2016: “Special Observers: A History of SPOBS and USAFBI, 1941-1942”

Jeremy Antley, 2016: “Measuring Tolstoy's Peasants: Old Believer Settlement in Oregon through the 1960's and 1970's”

Harley Davidson, 2016: “Managing the Empire’s Wealth: Environmental Thought during Spain’s Golden Age, 1492-1618”

Benjamin Guyer, 2016: “The Semantics of Reformation: Discourses of Religious Change in England, c. 1414 – 1688”

David Holden, 2016: “Managing Men and Machines: US Military Officers and the Intellectual Origins of Scientific Management in the Early Twentieth Century”

Michael Jeter-Boldt, 2016: “Discourses of Distance: Conceptions of Geographic and Cultural Space in the British Atlantic, 1607-1776”

Juergen Krueger, 2016: “Who paid the bill? German and American fiscal responsibilities in the revival of Germany after World War II”

Hang Le-Tormala, 2016: “Postwar Journeys: Transnational Peace Efforts of American and Vietnamese Peoples, 1975-2012”

Mary McMurray, 2016: “From Dependents to Interdependence: The Army Wife Ideal and the Making of Army Family Policy, 1942-1983”

Jaclyn Miller, 2016: "Cultivating Capital: Country Bankers and the Transformation of the Central Great Plains, 1870-1940"

Robert Miller, 2016: "Constructing a Spatial Imaginary: The Formation and Re-presentation of Monte Carlo as a Vacation-Leisure Paradise, 1854-1970"

Irene Olivares, 2016: “Politics of Communication: Writing, Gender, and Royal Authority in the Spanish Empire (1556-1665)”

Jared Tabor, 2016: “Thinking Like a Floodplain: Water, Work, and Time in the Connecticut River Valley, 1790-1870”

Claire Wolnisty, 2016: "Austral Empires: Southern Investment in Latin America, 1845-1877"

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