Texas Tech University

Current Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students

Alfredo Aguilar
  • Dissertation: "African Americans in Mexico: International Race Relations"
    • Advisor: Dr. Miguel Levario
Willie Armstrong
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Julie Willett
John Aylesworth
  • Research: Vietnam War; Vietnamese Nationalism
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
James Barber
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Barbara Hahn
Brooke Bartosh
  • Dissertation: "Anointed Monarch, Warrior King: Chivalry, Sacrality, and Political Performance in Medieval English Kingship"
    • Advisor: Dr. John Howe
Amber Batura
  • Research: The Influence of Playboy Magazine in the Vietnam War
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
Joe Beard
  • Dissertation: "Trade, Adventure, Tension, and Triumph: British, American, and Chinese Relations in Canton, 1784-1844"
    • Advisor: Dr. Laura Calkins
Frank Bellizzi
  • Research: The Stone Campbell Movement and Women in American Religious History
    • Advisor: Dr. Mark Stoll
Dennis Berger
  • Dissertation: "Gaining a Measure of Respect: U.S. Army and Air Force Enlisted Members and Their Search for Agency, 1945-1990"
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
Olivia Bursch
  • ResearchNos Sentimos Libres: Healthcare, Socialism, and Women's Liberation in Castro's Cuba
    • Advisors: Dr. Laura Calkins and Dr. Jeff Mosher
  • Research: Early American West, Southwest/New Mexico in relation to New Spain, Territorial Mexico, and Territorial U.S. emphasizing memory and cultural relations
    • Advisor: Dr. Gretchen Adams
Aritra De
  • Research: Vietnam War, India, China
    • Advisor: Dr. Laura Calkins
Chad Demars
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Randy McBee
David Dixon
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Barbara Hahn
Katelin Dixon
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Gretchen Adams
Jenna Domeischel
  • Research: U.S. West
    • Advisor: Dr. Catherine Franklin
Steve Eldridge
  • Dissertation: "Polemical Appeals to Primitive Christianity and Biblicism among Orthodox and Heterodox New Englanders: A Transatlantic Analysis, 1636-1716"
    • Advisor: Dr. Mark Stoll
Joel Frary
  • Dissertation: "The Cult of the American Soldier"
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
Cesar Garcia
  • Dissertation: "A Matter of Tradition and Survival: The Recoursecentric Economy of the U.S.-Mexican Border Region, 1895-1935"
    • Advisors: Drs. Jorge Iber and Randy McBee
Frank Garro
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Julie Willett
John Gendron
  • Research: European History
    • Advisor: Dr. Abigail Swingen
 Jonathan Headford
  • Research: Sports history, sports fans, fandom.
    • Advisor: Dr. Jorge Iber
David Johnson
  • Dissertation: "Northern Vietnamese in the Southern Republic: Political, Economic, and Social Development in Ngo Diem, 1954-1963"
    • Advisor: Dr. Patricia Pelley
Carly Kahl
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
Bennett Kimbell
  • Dissertation: "The Enemy is Within Sight of Us: War, Empire, and Reform in Bourbon Texas, 1763-1783"
    • Advisor: Dr. Allan Keuthe
Clayton Kozan
  • Research: Mass Communications and U.S. Foreign Relations
    • Advisor: Dr. Justin Hart
Samantha Lack
  • Dissertation: "Innocent Deviants: Childhood Crime and Criminality in Early Modern England"
    • Advisor: Dr. Abigail Swingen
Cody Lass
  • Dissertation: "Being British in America: The Seven Years War and Colonial Identity"
    • Advisors: Drs. Gretchen Adams and Abigail Swingen
Geoffrey Lewis
  • Research: U.S. Foreign Relations
    • Advisor: Dr. Justin Hart
Nabanipa Majumder
  • Research: The Vietnam War and the Cold War
    • Advisor: Dr. Laura Calkins
David McDaniel
  • Dissertation: "The Grand Strategy of Castile-Leon from Alfonso VI to Alfonxo X"
    • Advisor: Dr. John Howe
Ian McDowell
  • Dissertation: "Desegregation and Resegregation in the Dallas Independent School District: The Importance of Sam Tasby and an Examination of Regression post-Tasby and Federal Oversight"
    • Advisor: Dr. Miguel Levario
Karen Milmine
  • Research: Deviant Confraternities in Early Modern Milan
    • Advisor: Dr. John Howe
Uyen Nguyen
  • Research: Understanding the Vietnam War from the GI Perspective: American Soldiers' Attitudes Toward the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN)
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
Kimberlee Ortiz
  • Research: The Effect of Korean Nationalism on Diplomacy
    • Advisor: Dr. Laura Calkins
Olga Posazhemikova
  • Research: World History
    • Advisor: Dr. Laura Calkins
 Reda Rafei
  • Research: Women in the Ottoman Empire
    • Advisor: Dr. Patrick Scharfe
Tracy Stewart
  • Dissertation: "1980 Farm Labor Strike in the Texas Panhandle"
    • Advisor: Dr. Julie Willett
Giang Trinh
  • Research: U.S. Policy toward the Ngo Dinh Diem government with a focus on the Buddhist Crisis
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
James Vice
  • Research: U.S. Environmental History.
    • Advisor: Dr. Mark Stoll
Courtney Vojtko
  • Research: 19th and 20th Century U.S. military history, specifically military theories and strategies surrounding WWII.
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
Austin Wheeler
  • Dissertation: "Isabeline Caciqusimo, 1833-1868: Sex, Decadence, and the People"
    • Advisor: Dr. Aliza Wong
Gretchen Williams
  • Research: Spanish Calé presence in Latin America.
    • Advisors: Drs. Aliza Wong and Stefano D'Amico

 

MA Students

Kimberly Calvert
  • Research: Great Britain
    • Advisor: Dr. Abigail Swingen
Tyler Collins
  • Research: U.S. West
    • Advisor: Dr. Miguel Levario
William Fey
  • Research: U.S. Southern History
    • Advisor: Dr. Sean Cunningham
Kayla Gray
  • Research: Europe
    • Advisor: Dr. Jacob Baum
Russell Hambright
  • Research: U.S. Diplomatic History
    • Advisor: Dr. Justin Hart
Katie Holt
  • Research: U.S. Environmental History
    • Advisor: Dr. Mark Stoll
Hany Kalash
  • Thesis: "History of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's Evolving Perception of Democracy since its Establishment up till the Arab Spring"
    • Advisor: Dr. Patrick Scharfe
Duncan Knox
  • Research: Politics in the American Revolution Era
    • Advisor: Dr. Gretchen Adams
Janice O'Connor
  • Research: Early Modern France
    • Advisor: Dr. Erin-Marie Legacey 
Chris San-Miguel
  • Research: Medieval History
    • Advisor: Dr. Gary Forsythe
David Scherer
  • Research: U.S. History
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam
Courtney Slavin
  • Research: American Revolution and Memory 
    • Advisor: Dr. Gretchen Adams
Juan Vela
  • Research: Greek and Roman History
    • Advisor: Dr. Gary Forsythe 
Justin Walker
    • Advisors: Drs. Ron Milam and Justin Hart
 Philip Webster
  • Research: Vietnam War
    • Advisor: Dr. Ron Milam