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William H. Adams
PhD Student
2012 Wescoe Hall

MA - Chicago State University
BA - Chicago State University

Hannah Bailey
PhD Student
203D Bailey
213 Bailey Hall

B.A. English, Minor: Chicana Chicano Studies & Spanish, San Diego State University
M.F.A. Creative Writing, San Francisco State University

Saoussen Cheddadi
PhD Student
Bailey Hall
Alex Cloyd
MA/PhD Student
2611 Wescoe Hall
Ivery Goldstein
PhD Student
213C Bailey Hall
Chelsea Harbin

B.A. English, Minor Pre-Law, University of Texas San Antonio
M.A. American Studies, University of Alabama

Jenna Lyons
PhD Student
2611 Wescoe Hall
Caleb Lázaro Moreno
MA/PhD Student
213C Bailey Hall

B.A. Bible and Religion, Minor in Philosophy
Bethel College, North Newton (KS)

PhD Student
213C Bailey Hall
Nicole Price
PhD Student
203D Bailey Hall
Bobbi Rahder

B.S. Journalism, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
M.A. Museum Studies, University of Kansas


Shannon Ryall
MA/PhD Student
Bailey 213C

B.A. in Psychology, B.A. in American Multicultural Studies, Minor in Film Studies, Sonoma State University

Ben Schmack
PhD Student
2012 Wescoe Hall

M.A. - Northern Illinois University, Department of History
B.S. - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

Rachel Schwaller
PhD Student
Holly Shriner
MA Student
 Alex Stucky
PhD Student
2012 Wescoe Hall

MA-American Studies, University of Kansas
BA-in History and English, Bethel College

Carla Tilghman
PhD Student
Bailey Hall
Kathryn Vaggalis
PhD Candidate
203D Bailey

MA, American Studies, University of Kansas
BA, English and Women's Studies, Brigham  Young University



  • Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Hannah Bailey for being awarded the 2017 Graduate Studies Summer Scholarship.
  • Ph.D. candidate, Rachel Schwallerhas been awarded the Hall Center's Sias Fellowship for Spring 2018.  Congratulations, Rachel!
  • KU Special Education Department: With Ray Pence
  • Seizing Freedom: With David Roediger and Peter St. Clair
  • Tribute Or Tribulation? How do we commemorate history? What is the best way to remember a conflicted and painful past? And who gets to decide? Listen here »
  • CLAS names 1st associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (KU News link)
  • Congratulations to Ph.D. student Marilyn Ortega for being selected as one of the inaugural National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellows for 2017.
  • Ben Schmack won the Best Ph.D. Paper Award at the 2016 Northern Illinois University History Graduate Student Conference.  Congratulations, Ben!
  • Congratulations to Kathryn Vaggalis who received the Center for Migration Research Graduate Student Grant.
  • Ph.D. student Gamze Kati was one of the winners of the second annual IEHS graduate student blog competition this year.  Congratulations, Gamze!
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Nichole T. Rustin-Paschal
​"'The Kind of Man I Am': Jazzmasculinity and the World of Charles Mingus"
Thursday, March 2, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Murphy Hall Room 238

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A forum for interdisciplinary dialogue between renowned speakers, the university and the surrounding communities.
Schedule of Lectures


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